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Don't Wait to Turn a Hobby Into a 'Jobbie'
Business Plans

Don't Wait to Turn a Hobby Into a 'Jobbie'

You can turn a passion into a business, but you need a focused plan.
Carol Roth
Entrepreneurs Must Always Have Answers for These 5 Questions
Personal Branding

Entrepreneurs Must Always Have Answers for These 5 Questions

A leader can always articulate a vision and comment on current events.
Chuck Cohn
How to Become a Carbon-Neutral Business
Starting a Business

How to Become a Carbon-Neutral Business

Courtney and Carter Reum, founders of liquor company VeeV Acai Spirit, offer tips on creating a green and sustainable brand.
Colleen DeBaise
Using an iPad to Boost Productivity
Business Accelerated

Using an iPad to Boost Productivity

Jaime and Mark Van Wye, owners of dog-training franchise Zoom Room, say they're running a more efficient business thanks to tablet technology. Here are their iPad tips.
Colleen DeBaise
How a Startup's Social Vision Wins Customers
Ready To Launch

How a Startup's Social Vision Wins Customers

Warby Parker donates a pair of eyeglasses for every one it sells, a "one-for-one" model that's helped the ecommerce business blow through sales targets.
Colleen DeBaise
Targeting the 'It Girl' Customer
Data-Driven Marketing

Targeting the 'It Girl' Customer

The co-founders of Rent the Runway outline five strategies they've used to build a high-tech fashion company.
Colleen DeBaise
A Fashion Startup Goes Viral
Data-Driven Marketing

A Fashion Startup Goes Viral

Divya Gugnani, co-founder of fashion site Send the Trend, tells how she built a social business with about 200,000 Facebook fans in less than a year.
Colleen DeBaise