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How Reality TV Helped One Young Trep Jump-Start His Fledgling Brand
Marketing

How Reality TV Helped One Young Trep Jump-Start His Fledgling Brand

Ben Flajnik, star of ABC's hit show 'The Bachelor,' describes the rigors and advantages of starting up in the spotlight.
Matt Villano
Your Small-Business Could Get a Makeover Courtesy of CNBC
Growth Strategies

Your Small-Business Could Get a Makeover Courtesy of CNBC

CNBC announces casting call for new reality show 'The Big Fix', where small-businesses will receive a makeover from Camping World CEO Marcus Lemonis.
Lindsay LaVine
A&E's 'Be the Boss' Gives Employees a Chance to Win a Franchise
Franchises

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.
Dinah Wisenberg Brin
Shark Tank Popularizing Entrepreneurship (Infographic)
Entrepreneurs

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.
Catherine Clifford
3 Lessons About Pricing From A&E's Storage Wars
Growth Strategies

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.
Jennifer Goforth Gregory
Lessons in Second Chances From 'Project Runway All Stars'
Starting a Business

Lessons in Second Chances From 'Project Runway All Stars'

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

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.
Stephanie Vozza
Shark Tank's Lessons in the Art of Negotiation
Finance

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.
Jeremy Liew
On Sharks, Scrubbies and Why Money Isn't Everything
Starting a Business

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.
Jeremy Liew
3 Lessons in Business From a Reality TV Backstabber
Growth Strategies

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
Starting a Business

Two Entrepreneurs' Marketing Plan: Crowdfunding a Reality Show

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

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.
Jason Fell
Is Your Business Ready for an Incubator? 5 Tips from a 'TechStars' Grad
Finance

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.
Carol Tice
5 Things Your Family Business Can Learn From Animal Planet's 'Tanked'
Growth Strategies

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.
Carol Tice