Reality Check http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/reality-check The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Reality Check en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Tue, 29 Apr 2014 14:30:00 GMT Before You Strike Out on Your Own, Know These 3 Realities Entrepreneurship is a sexy word with lots of promise, but like anything, there are some challenges to this dream. Be prepared! Tue, 29 Apr 2014 14:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233423 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233423 Adam Toren Entrepreneurship is a sexy word with lots of promise, but like anything, there are some challenges to this dream. Be prepared! Take a Step Back. Set a Realistic Goal for Your Crowdfunding Campaign. You're not likely to raise a $1 million on Kickstarter. Here's how you should go about raising funds for your project. Thu, 23 Jan 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230951 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230951 Kendall Almerico You're not likely to raise a $1 million on Kickstarter. Here's how you should go about raising funds for your project. 3 Lessons About Pricing From A&E's Storage Wars What the popular show about bidding on storage units can teach you about getting the best price. Fri, 16 Nov 2012 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/224790 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/224790 Jennifer Goforth Gregory What the popular show about bidding on storage units can teach you about getting the best price. Lessons in Second Chances From 'Project Runway All Stars' Five lessons for entrepreneurs from designers who are getting a second chance at success. Fri, 09 Nov 2012 12:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/224901 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/224901 Lindsay LaVine Five lessons for entrepreneurs from designers who are getting a second chance at success. 3 Rookie Entrepreneurial Mistakes from 'Start-Ups: Silicon Valley' BravoTV debuted a new reality show based on startups, but the format is more frat party than computer geek. Thu, 08 Nov 2012 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/224909 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/224909 Stephanie Vozza BravoTV debuted a new reality show based on startups, but the format is more frat party than computer geek. How Inventors Could Benefit From a New Entrepreneurial-Themed Movie The Home Shopping Network offers the opportunity of a lifetime as a tie-in to a forthcoming Seth Rogen movie. Fri, 26 Oct 2012 14:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/224802 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/224802 Carol Tice The Home Shopping Network offers the opportunity of a lifetime as a tie-in to a forthcoming Seth Rogen movie. 3 Lessons in Business From a Reality TV Backstabber A two-time 'Big Brother' contestant shares what he's learned. Thu, 18 Oct 2012 08:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/224695 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/224695 Reyna Gobel A two-time 'Big Brother' contestant shares what he's learned. Two Entrepreneurs' Marketing Plan: Crowdfunding a Reality Show Startup:NYC pilot lacks drama to hook audiences and funding. Fri, 12 Oct 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/224643 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/224643 Carol Tice Startup:NYC pilot lacks drama to hook audiences and funding. The Email That Snagged an Investment from Shark Tank's Mark Cuban You don't have to go on Shark Tank to catch the eye of a major league angel investor. Here's how one entrepreneur got funding by just sending an email. Fri, 28 Sep 2012 10:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/224527 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/224527 Carol Tice You don't have to go on Shark Tank to catch the eye of a major league angel investor. Here's how one entrepreneur got funding by just sending an email. Is Your Business Ready for an Incubator? 5 Tips from a 'TechStars' Grad One of the reality show's most successful startups, Onswipe, offers advice on how they did it. Fri, 21 Sep 2012 08:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/224493 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/224493 Carol Tice One of the reality show's most successful startups, Onswipe, offers advice on how they did it. 5 Things Your Family Business Can Learn From Animal Planet's 'Tanked' Running a business with your family can be tough. The eccentric brood on Animal Planet's "Tanked" compromise to make it work. Fri, 14 Sep 2012 08:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/224416 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/224416 Carol Tice Running a business with your family can be tough. The eccentric brood on Animal Planet's "Tanked" compromise to make it work. 5 Things Startups Can Learn From 'Great American Food Truck Race' The Food Network show highlights some of the foundations of building a business. Fri, 07 Sep 2012 10:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/224359 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/224359 Carol Tice The Food Network show highlights some of the foundations of building a business. 5 Tips for Transforming Your Hobby Into a Business From the 'Toy Hunter' What the reality show about toy collecting can teach you about turning your passion into a profitable business. Fri, 31 Aug 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/224319 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/224319 Carol Tice What the reality show about toy collecting can teach you about turning your passion into a profitable business. 7 Steps to Landing and Profiting from Celebrity Customers What the team on Animal Planet's Tanked learned from working with Tracy Morgan Fri, 17 Aug 2012 09:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/224211 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/224211 Carol Tice What the team on Animal Planet's Tanked learned from working with Tracy Morgan What You Can Learn About Branding From 'Project Runway' Putting a unique spin on your business can help you stand out from the crowd. Fri, 10 Aug 2012 10:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/224170 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/224170 Carol Tice Putting a unique spin on your business can help you stand out from the crowd. Why Man vs. Food Is Worth Watching How the Travel Channel show soared to success thanks to the host's winning personality. Fri, 03 Aug 2012 06:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/224115 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/224115 Carol Tice How the Travel Channel show soared to success thanks to the host's winning personality. The Reality TV Show that Wants Your Offscreen Ideas Too 'Everyday Edisons' producer Edison Nation has major connections and can help you bring your idea to market. Fri, 27 Jul 2012 06:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/224069 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/224069 Carol Tice 'Everyday Edisons' producer Edison Nation has major connections and can help you bring your idea to market. The Art and Craft of Listening to Your Critics Scathing feedback from experts is a staple of many a reality TV show. More business owners could benefit from hearing the brutal truth -- if they act on it. Fri, 20 Jul 2012 02:02:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/224047 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/224047 Carol Tice Scathing feedback from experts is a staple of many a reality TV show. More business owners could benefit from hearing the brutal truth -- if they act on it. Reality TV Show May Hit Too Close to Home in Silicon Valley A new Bravo show that follows startups through their growing pains is riling the high-tech hotbed. A look at what may be behind all the griping. Fri, 13 Jul 2012 03:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/223983 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/223983 Carol Tice A new Bravo show that follows startups through their growing pains is riling the high-tech hotbed. A look at what may be behind all the griping. 6 Low-Cost Ideas for an Interior-Design Makeover Does your restaurant or store need a face-lift? Consider these budget-minded tactics from a recent episode of 'Restaurant Impossible.' Fri, 29 Jun 2012 03:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/223904 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/223904 Carol Tice Does your restaurant or store need a face-lift? Consider these budget-minded tactics from a recent episode of 'Restaurant Impossible.'