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A&E's 'Be the Boss' Gives Employees a Chance to Win a Franchise

A&E's 'Be the Boss' Gives Employees a Chance to Win a Franchise

A new reality show gives star employees a chance to compete for a huge promotion, and gives franchises valuable brand exposure.
Shark Tank Popularizing Entrepreneurship (Infographic)

Shark Tank Popularizing Entrepreneurship (Infographic)

Can't get enough Shark Tank? We take a closer look at the facts and figures about the popular business show.
3 Lessons About Pricing From A&E's Storage Wars

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.
Lessons in Second Chances From 'Project Runway All Stars'

Lessons in Second Chances From 'Project Runway All Stars'

Five lessons for entrepreneurs from designers who are getting a second chance at success.
3 Rookie Entrepreneurial Mistakes from 'Start-Ups: Silicon Valley'

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.
Shark Tank's Lessons in the Art of Negotiation

Shark Tank's Lessons in the Art of Negotiation

The entrepreneur behind a leftover-saving plate attempts to make the sharks bid against each other.
On Sharks, Scrubbies and Why Money Isn't Everything

On Sharks, Scrubbies and Why Money Isn't Everything

In this new series, an investor takes a closer look at a deal for a promising scrubbing sponge business on the hit business television show.
3 Lessons in Business From a Reality TV Backstabber

3 Lessons in Business From a Reality TV Backstabber

A two-time 'Big Brother' contestant shares what he's learned.
Two Entrepreneurs' Marketing Plan: Crowdfunding a Reality Show

Two Entrepreneurs' Marketing Plan: Crowdfunding a Reality Show

Startup:NYC pilot lacks drama to hook audiences and funding.
Are You the Next Steve Jobs? A New Reality TV Show Might Be Looking for You

Are You the Next Steve Jobs? A New Reality TV Show Might Be Looking for You

Simon Cowell and will.i.am are at the helm of a new show searching for the next great tech leader.
Is Your Business Ready for an Incubator? 5 Tips from a 'TechStars' Grad

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.
5 Things Your Family Business Can Learn From Animal Planet's 'Tanked'

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.
The Shark Tank Effect: Top Success Stories from the First 3 Seasons

The Shark Tank Effect: Top Success Stories from the First 3 Seasons

Just in time for the premiere of season four, a look back at 11 of Shark Tank's most successful entrepreneurs.
5 Things Startups Can Learn From 'Great American Food Truck Race'

5 Things Startups Can Learn From 'Great American Food Truck Race'

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'

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.
7 Steps to Landing and Profiting from Celebrity Customers

7 Steps to Landing and Profiting from Celebrity Customers

What the team on Animal Planet's Tanked learned from working with Tracy Morgan
Why Man vs. Food Is Worth Watching

Why Man vs. Food Is Worth Watching

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

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.
The Art and Craft of Listening to Your Critics

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.
Reality TV Show May Hit Too Close to Home in Silicon Valley

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.
Retail Decor Tips from the Star of 'Tabatha Takes Over'

Retail Decor Tips from the Star of 'Tabatha Takes Over'

The outspoken business-makeover specialist Tabatha Coffey of Bravo reality show fame dishes on how to keep customers coming back.
6 Low-Cost Ideas for an Interior-Design Makeover

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.'

Forget 'Jersey Shore,' MTV Wants to Put You in the Spotlight

As shows like 'Shark Tank' and 'Undercover Boss' captivate American audiences, MTV is looking to similarly capitalize -- putting out casting calls for young treps who want to be stars.
7 Lessons Every Young Entrepreneur Can Learn From 'Shark Tank'

7 Lessons Every Young Entrepreneur Can Learn From 'Shark Tank'

Even as the shark-infested TV show can be intimidating, the business lessons are plentiful. Here are some inspired tips that even off-camera entrepreneurs can learn.
Cupcake Wars, Cupcake Champions and the Magic of Brand Extensions

Cupcake Wars, Cupcake Champions and the Magic of Brand Extensions

TV spin-offs have something to teach business owners about getting more mileage out of their brands. Consider these five lessons from Cupcake Wars, Project Runway and other reality-TV favorites.

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