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How PowerVoice Is Cashing In on Paid Tweets
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How PowerVoice Is Cashing In on Paid Tweets

PowerVoice enables social media personalities to promote brands for bucks.
Gwen Moran
How a Pile of Student Debt Inspired a Venture-Backed Startup
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How a Pile of Student Debt Inspired a Venture-Backed Startup

ReadyForZero racked up $4.5 million in funding to help consumers pay their bills.
Gwen Moran
Paper Shower Looks to Clean Up
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Paper Shower Looks to Clean Up

This new company puts the standard hand wipe to shame.
Michelle Juergen
How Three Businesses Broke Into the Mommy Market
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How Three Businesses Broke Into the Mommy Market

These entrepreneurs tapped into a lucrative market -- and so can you.
Jennifer Wang
Skincare Startup's Lesson for Online Brands: Looks Matter
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Skincare Startup's Lesson for Online Brands: Looks Matter

The owner of a skincare line wises up to a basic tenet of packaging and watches online sales take off.
Jennifer Wang
Entrepreneurs: Are You a User?
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Entrepreneurs: Are You a User?

Did you start your business after creating a product for your own use? If so, your chances of landing venture capital and finding business success are better than for other types of startups.
Carol Tice
CharityBuzz's Big Idea: Altruistic Online Auctions
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CharityBuzz's Big Idea: Altruistic Online Auctions

An upscale auction site offers ultimate access to big-name talent -- and charities reap the rewards
Gwen Moran
Idea for an Organic Potting Soil Business Hits Pay Dirt
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Idea for an Organic Potting Soil Business Hits Pay Dirt

Mark Highland's Organic Mechanics is blooming.
Margaret Littman
Get Out of Town With Wanderfly
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Get Out of Town With Wanderfly

This New York-based travel inspiration service offers recommendations that can send users packing.
Michelle Juergen
On Zaarly, You Can (Usually) Get What You Want
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On Zaarly, You Can (Usually) Get What You Want

This San Francisco startup is a matchmaker for renters and owners.
Jennifer Wang
Happiness Pays Off With Kiip
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Happiness Pays Off With Kiip

Kiip relies on the games we play to connect marketers with potential customers.
Jennifer Wang
Building a Business on Regifting
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Building a Business on Regifting

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.
Gwen Moran
How to Bootstrap Your Business
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How to Bootstrap Your Business

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.
Michelle Goodman
Snowboard Upstarts Break New Ground
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Snowboard Upstarts Break New Ground

The snowboarding industry is on fire, as evidenced by these two newcomers proving it with their own spin.
Jennifer Wang