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What to Consider When Trying to Market on Social Media
Social Media Marketing

What to Consider When Trying to Market on Social Media

You don't have to be on every social media platform, but you do need to be consistent about posting.
Brett Relander
Warby Parker Co-Founder On the Next Generation of Social Entrepreneurship
Warby Parker

Warby Parker Co-Founder On the Next Generation of Social Entrepreneurship

Neil Blumenthal hopes the next class of change-making innovators set their targets on fixing government.
Catherine Clifford
Social Enterprises Can Raise Serious Funding, If the Product Is Great
Social Entrepreneurs

Social Enterprises Can Raise Serious Funding, If the Product Is Great

A headphones company with a cause shows that dedicating a portion of profits to charity is only part of the process.
Adam Callinan
4 Ways Your Company Benefits From Giving Back
Philanthropy

4 Ways Your Company Benefits From Giving Back

Using profits to improve the community that hosts your company doesn't hurt the bottom line, it helps immeasurably.
John Boitnott
How to Tap the Power of Social Media to Forge Customer Loyalty
Social Media

How to Tap the Power of Social Media to Forge Customer Loyalty

Think less about leads and much more about your relationship with the fans you have.
Brett Relander
Forget Cat Cafes, It's Time for a Coffee Joint for Dogs
Dogs

Forget Cat Cafes, It's Time for a Coffee Joint for Dogs

A new Indiegogo campaign is attempting to open America's first dog café in Los Angeles.
Kate Taylor
If You Can't Beat 'Em, Join 'Em: Why Two Competitors Joined Forces in the Fight to Beat Cancer
Competition

If You Can't Beat 'Em, Join 'Em: Why Two Competitors Joined Forces in the Fight to Beat Cancer

Sometimes it makes sense to merge with your competition. Yael Cohen Braun and Julie Greenbaum didn't always think so, but they do now.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
How Tony Hawk Skated Past Rookie Business Mistakes on His Ride to Success
Celebrities

How Tony Hawk Skated Past Rookie Business Mistakes on His Ride to Success

The legendary skateboarder describes his early entrepreneurial wipeouts and the hard lessons he learned from them.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Twitter Co-Founder Launches 'World Positive' Investing Fund
Social Entrepreneurs

Twitter Co-Founder Launches 'World Positive' Investing Fund

Ev Williams and a handful of seasoned Silicon Valley entrepreneurs unveil their latest project: Obvious Ventures.
Catherine Clifford
How This Mom Got the Kids to Buckle Up While She Launched Their Family Business
Family Businesses

How This Mom Got the Kids to Buckle Up While She Launched Their Family Business

The frustration of fastening the seat belts of three youngsters in the back seat inspired an invention. Now the kids are part of the business.
Daphne Mallory
You Can Do Good by Doing Well, If You Pick the Right Social Enterprise Model
Social Entrepreneurs

You Can Do Good by Doing Well, If You Pick the Right Social Enterprise Model

Since both consumers and energetic young employees prefer companies dedicated to social good, philanthropy is a viable business strategy.
Christie Garton
How One Investor Is Finding Profit in Social Change
Impact Investing

How One Investor Is Finding Profit in Social Change

First, his peers laughed at him. Now, they want in on supporting social entrepreneurs.
David Bank
TOMS Founder: 'Focus on Your Passion. Nothing Else Matters.'
If I Knew Then

TOMS Founder: 'Focus on Your Passion. Nothing Else Matters.'

After failing at launching a cable network, Blake Mycoskie found his passion in social entrepreneurship. Here is how he turned TOMS into a global force for good.
Nina Zipkin
The Rise of the Young Social Entrepreneur
Young Entrepreneurs

The Rise of the Young Social Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurship is about solving a problem, not starting a company.
Ankur Jain