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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.
After investors backed out, pastry chef Jessie Isaacs turned to her customers to raise money to open her storefront. In this video, she provides tips on how to crowdfund.
Kenny Lao of Rickshaw Dumpling uses Twitter and Facebook to update his restaurant's fans on a "moment-to-moment" basis. Here are his tips on managing a social-media schedule.
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.
The co-founders of Rent the Runway outline five strategies they've used to build a high-tech fashion company.
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.
Two architects in Providence, R.I., contained their plans and found new reasons to recommit themselves to their city along the way.
When creating videos for marketing purposes, keep this advice in mind.
PCs with touch-based interfaces have a small business upside: They can morph into everything from interactive retail kiosks to data-entry terminals.
When banks aren't lending, entrepreneurs are increasingly turning to online pawn shops like this one.
With the success of one startup, Kiha Lee financed another.
Big companies have recently announced plans to provide loans to small businesses.
Online sales are still booming in Spain, Brazil, China, Russia and Mexico, and their ecommerce growth rates are expected to outpace U.S. growth in the next four years. Here are eight tips for e-tailers seeking to improve their appeal to overseas shoppers.
Follow these three steps to land a top-notch software engineer for your tech startup.
A new reality TV show provides a behind-the-scenes look at how some fast growth businesses are able to land venture capital funding.
How to attract more traffic to your blog and convert more of your visitors into buying customers.
Sure you're marketing with Twitter and Facebook, but are you doing it well? Here are the most common traps you might be falling into.
Small-business accounting is moving online, where it's becoming cheaper, more powerful--and a lot more confusing
These downloadable applications can improve productivity, ROI and time management for businesses of all sizes.
Quick response codes are getting a lot of positive buzz these days. Can they bring some to your business?
At this year's Clinton Global Initiative, micro-lending platform Kiva.org makes a new commitment to still-struggling small businesses.
Follow these steps to help steer clear of some of the most common shipping errors.
With a little strategy, Twitter can boost your connections and website traffic.
In this month's Can't Live With/Can't Live Without column, two business owners explain their opposing views on the remote computing service for web sites.