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Skincare Startup's Lesson for Online Brands: Looks Matter
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The owner of a skincare line wises up to a basic tenet of packaging and watches online sales take off.
March 16, 2012 in Success Stories
Want to Simplify Life? Dare to Think Tiny

Want to Simplify Life? Dare to Think Tiny

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Tumbleweed Tiny House Co. founder Jay Shafer is an evangelist for the updated small-is-beautiful movement.
March 11, 2012 in Lifestyle
Gemvara Mines Business Success With Customized Bling

Gemvara Mines Business Success With Customized Bling

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A look at the growth spurt of this design-your-own jewelry company, and how its focus on customization helps it stand out in a crowded market.
January 23, 2012 in Profiles
Building a Business on Regifting

Building a Business on Regifting

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With Shift My Gift, recipients can donate the money Aunt Gladys wanted to spend on them instead of having to find space for yet another useless tchotchke.
November 25, 2011 in Success Stories
How to Bootstrap Your Business

How to Bootstrap Your Business

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Starting up a business is a full-time job. So how do you manage it when you already have a full-time job? Here's how a few entrepreneurs juggled both to payoff.
November 22, 2011 in Startup Basics
Snowboard Upstarts Break New Ground

Snowboard Upstarts Break New Ground

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The snowboarding industry is on fire, as evidenced by these two newcomers proving it with their own spin.
November 22, 2011 in Success Stories
Fab Forward: How Fab.com Found a Niche in a Design Deal Social Hub

Fab Forward: How Fab.com Found a Niche in a Design Deal Social Hub

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With their site stuck in neutral, two entrepreneurs changed gears and paved a new road to success.
October 18, 2011 in Success Stories
How to Become Your Own Boss

How to Become Your Own Boss

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The creators of natural sleep aid Dream Water share how they ditched corporate life and gained national success.
October 5, 2011 in Startup Basics
How a Craftsman Turned His Handiwork into a Cutting-Edge Business

How a Craftsman Turned His Handiwork into a Cutting-Edge Business

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He was definitely cut out for this business: Quintin Middleton shows off his chops with high-quality culinary cutware.
September 29, 2011 in Success Stories
How to Start a Business in a Recession

How to Start a Business in a Recession

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Economic cycles come and go, but businesses must thrive in good times and bad. Fat Straws Bubble Tea's Terry Pham launched during a recession and survived two downturns. Learn how Pham and other entrepreneurs made a go of it in tough times.
September 27, 2011 in Startup Basics
An Entrepreneur With a Cheeky Message and a Social Conscience

An Entrepreneur With a Cheeky Message and a Social Conscience

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Sir Richard's delivers free condoms to developing nations, trading on the buy one, give one away model made famous by TOMS shoes.
September 26, 2011 in Success Stories
Building a (Nearly) Million-Dollar Brand on a Startup Budget

Building a (Nearly) Million-Dollar Brand on a Startup Budget

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How Perky Jerky has taken its caffeine-infused recipe to the masses.
March 25, 2011 in Guerrilla Marketing

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