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SXSW Hopefuls: 3 Young Startups on Their Strategies for Getting Discovered

SXSW Hopefuls: 3 Young Startups on Their Strategies for Getting Discovered

Few startups would balk at the opportunity to make a big splash at SXSW Interactive. We check in with three startups that hope to do just that.
How to Write a Press Release That Gets Noticed

How to Write a Press Release That Gets Noticed

Everything you need to know about getting your information into the hands of the media.
4 Reasons Why Now Is the Perfect Time to Start Up

4 Reasons Why Now Is the Perfect Time to Start Up

When it comes to launching a business, you can make countless excuses, but you have to have faith. Here's how to confidently take the plunge.
Can You Afford to Quit Your Day Job?

Can You Afford to Quit Your Day Job?

How to determine if you can afford to work on your startup full-time.
Seth Godin on Why You Can't Wait to Get Noticed

Seth Godin on Why You Can't Wait to Get Noticed

Success won't be handed to you and the traditional safety net has disappeared, so why not jump in?
The Pros and Cons of Launching Your Business From Home

The Pros and Cons of Launching Your Business From Home

You'll save money, but will clients find you unprofessional? What to consider when setting up your business from home.
'Impact Entrepreneurship' Places Importance on Social Consciousness

'Impact Entrepreneurship' Places Importance on Social Consciousness

As a social-impact entrepreneur, you need more than a passion for doing good. Here's how some 'treps are putting their chops to work to run successful enterprises and make the world a better place.
How to Conduct Effective Job Interviews

How to Conduct Effective Job Interviews

The basics of what you need to know about interviews from what questions to ask to how to judge non-verbal clues, and more.
How to Provide More Benefits Without Busting the Bank

How to Provide More Benefits Without Busting the Bank

Ideas for making the most of employee benefits.
The Incubator Bringing Washington D.C.'s Entrepreneurs Together

The Incubator Bringing Washington D.C.'s Entrepreneurs Together

1776 Washington D.C.'s is 15,000-square-foot 'incubation platform' that includes an accelerator and co-working space.
How to Turn Your Youth into Your Ultimate Asset

How to Turn Your Youth into Your Ultimate Asset

As a young entrepreneur, wisdom and experience may not be your forte but energy and enthusiasm can offer a keen tradeoff. Here's how to use youth most effectively.
How to Design a Business Card That Gets Noticed

How to Design a Business Card That Gets Noticed

If you don't have the money to hire a professional designer, here are several tips to help you create your eye-catching business cards.
3 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Naming Your Business

3 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Naming Your Business

Here's a look at three entrepreneurs who have changed company names and the lessons they learned.
The Essential Elements of Building an E-Commerce Website

The Essential Elements of Building an E-Commerce Website

From assessing your customer's needs to registering a domain, here's what you need to consider before you start selling online.
Startup Hiring: The Basics of Pre-Screening Job Candidates

Startup Hiring: The Basics of Pre-Screening Job Candidates

What to look for in a candidate's resume and application.
A Look Inside Washington D.C.'s Startup Scene

A Look Inside Washington D.C.'s Startup Scene

Politicians aren't the only movers and shakers in the U.S. capital. A highly educated population and revitalized urban core make Washington, D.C., an ideal spot for launching a new venture, according to these eight startups.

How Informational Meetings Can Expand Your Network and Influence

Want to network and bone up on the industry youÂ’re hoping to launch into? Business coach Antonio Neves offers some tips for how to master the art of informational meetings.
7 Qualities to Look For in a Lawyer

7 Qualities to Look For in a Lawyer

Once you have a list of attorneys to consider, be sure to watch what they say and do before you sign them on.
Seth Godin on Dealing With Critics and Rejection

Seth Godin on Dealing With Critics and Rejection

The popular marketing guru on how to deal with rejection and still unlock your ability to do amazing things.
Most New Business Ideas Hatching for 6 or More Months

Most New Business Ideas Hatching for 6 or More Months

A new report shows that most new business owners spend months working on their business plan prior to starting up.

How a Stolen North Face Jacket Sparked a New Business Idea

Inspired by chaotic coat-checking systems at bars, this young trep built a startup that landed the attention of Shark Tank and Mark Cuban. See how he made it happen.

How a Stolen North Face Jacket Sparked a New Business Idea

Inspired by chaotic coat-checking systems at bars, this young trep built a startup that landed the attention of Shark Tank and Mark Cuban. See how he made it happen.
How to Have a Social Life as a Young Trep

How to Have a Social Life as a Young Trep

With a busy startup schedule, it can be hard to devote any time to forging new relationships or even keeping old ones. Here's how to make time for the ones you love -- and yourself.
Startup Hiring: How to Craft the Best Job Posting Matches the Job

Startup Hiring: How to Craft the Best Job Posting Matches the Job

Crucial tips for recruiting the best job candidates.
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