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

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.
Carol Tice
5 Things Startups Can Learn From 'Great American Food Truck Race'
Starting a Business

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

The Food Network show highlights some of the foundations of building a business.
Carol Tice
5 Tips for Transforming Your Hobby Into a Business From the 'Toy Hunter'
Starting 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.
Carol Tice
7 Steps to Landing and Profiting from Celebrity Customers
Starting a Business

7 Steps to Landing and Profiting from Celebrity Customers

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

Why Man vs. Food Is Worth Watching

How the Travel Channel show soared to success thanks to the host's winning personality.
Carol Tice
The Reality TV Show that Wants Your Offscreen Ideas Too
Starting a Business

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.
Carol Tice
The Art and Craft of Listening to Your Critics
Starting a Business

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

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.
Carol Tice
Retail Decor Tips from the Star of 'Tabatha Takes Over'
Starting a Business

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.
Gwen Moran
6 Low-Cost Ideas for an Interior-Design Makeover
Starting a Business

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.'
Carol Tice
Forget 'Jersey Shore,' MTV Wants to Put You in the Spotlight
Starting a Business

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.
Kara Ohngren Prior
7 Lessons Every Young Entrepreneur Can Learn From 'Shark Tank'
Growth Strategies

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.
Jonah Lupton
Cupcake Wars, Cupcake Champions and the Magic of Brand Extensions
Marketing

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.
Carol Tice
Reality Show Win Sweetens Outlook for California Cupcake Business
Starting a Business

Reality Show Win Sweetens Outlook for California Cupcake Business

Nothing can catapult a business into the big time like staring in a reality TV show. We check in with one young entrepreneur who scored a win on 'Cupcake Wars.'
Dinah Wisenberg Brin