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The Secrets of the World's Most Successful Mobile Apps

The Secrets of the World's Most Successful Mobile Apps

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From Evernote to Instagram to Snapchat, here's a look at how these apps found their early success.
December 12, 2013 in Apps & Software
Lessons From the Boston Red Sox That Can Help Your Business in the New Year

Lessons From the Boston Red Sox That Can Help Your Business in the New Year

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As 2014 approaches, consider these three important lessons gleaned from the World Series baseball champions.
December 12, 2013 in Growth Strategies
If I Knew Then: Tech Entrepreneur's Challenging Upbringing Led to Passion for Solving Problems

If I Knew Then: Tech Entrepreneur's Challenging Upbringing Led to Passion for Solving Problems

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Serial entrepreneur Naveen Jain learned the importance of team building from the last crisis he expected to handle on his own.
December 11, 2013 in Young Entrepreneurs
When Planning for the Future, Keep Your Past in Perspective

When Planning for the Future, Keep Your Past in Perspective

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In order to grow and improve your startup, it helps to take a close look at hidden and existing assets.
December 5, 2013 in Growth Strategies
LISTEN: Gary Vaynerchuk on Social Media, Fear and What It Takes to Build a Successful Business

LISTEN: Gary Vaynerchuk on Social Media, Fear and What It Takes to Build a Successful Business

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In this podcast, the entrepreneur, author and social-media expert dishes on how to surround yourself with 'winning' players, what he strives for most and more.
December 3, 2013 in The 'Treps

What This Female CEO Learned About Gender Bias After Pitching 200 VCs

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Women tend to undersell their vision compared to men when pitching VCs, but there's more to successful pitching than a big promise. Here's one CEO's lessons.
November 21, 2013 in Financing
How to Design Your Way into Customers' Hearts

How to Design Your Way into Customers' Hearts

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Lessons from a landscape architecture firm on how to build a brand that's mindful of the customer experience.
November 21, 2013 in Branding
SoulCycle's Secret to Turning Customers into Die-Hard Fans

SoulCycle's Secret to Turning Customers into Die-Hard Fans

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It's possible to build a cult-like following for your brand. Here's how.
November 13, 2013 in Branding
The Startup Turning Point: When You Need to Ask for Help

The Startup Turning Point: When You Need to Ask for Help

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The stories of entrepreneurs who needed just one big breakthrough, and the four scenarios that got them there.
November 12, 2013 in Starting a Business
Go Daddy Founder Bob Parsons: I Owe My Success to the Marines

Go Daddy Founder Bob Parsons: I Owe My Success to the Marines

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Go Daddy founder and Vietnam War veteran Bob Parsons is working to help veterans transition to civilian life through business and charity.
November 11, 2013 in Success Stories
On Starting Up From Three Veteran Entrepreneurs

On Starting Up From Three Veteran Entrepreneurs

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You may think you know what tough is, but these three vets can tell you a few stories.
November 11, 2013 in Startup Basics
Chobani's Secret to Making Customers Feel Like Family

Chobani's Secret to Making Customers Feel Like Family

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Branding your business starts from the inside out. Here are four ways to build a brand your customers will love.
November 7, 2013 in Branding
4 Lessons in Success From Millionaire Entrepreneurs

4 Lessons in Success From Millionaire Entrepreneurs

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Three entrepreneurs share their stories of success (and failure) in building multi-million dollar companies.
October 23, 2013 in Startup Basics
What I Learned in Business From Failing in College Football

What I Learned in Business From Failing in College Football

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I was a practice-field hero, and football failure. What I was missing in the game and in business was the cerebral side.
October 23, 2013 in Success Stories
Why Mixing Business With Pleasure Is Your Recipe For Success

Why Mixing Business With Pleasure Is Your Recipe For Success

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There's a way to do what you love and make a living at it. Here's one entrepreneur's success story.
October 11, 2013 in Business Management
How the Robertsons of Duck Dynasty Conquered America

How the Robertsons of Duck Dynasty Conquered America

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With a focus more on values and less on drama, A&E's Duck Dynasty stands out from the reality series crowd.
September 20, 2013 in Marketing
Richard Branson on the Secret to Virgin's Sustained Success

Richard Branson on the Secret to Virgin's Sustained Success

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Running a successful ever-growing business means having to set certain best practices in place. Here's how Virgin's CEO does it.
September 16, 2013 in The 'Treps
The No. 1 Reason Business Ideas Fail and How You Can Avoid It

The No. 1 Reason Business Ideas Fail and How You Can Avoid It

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Give up too soon on your idea and of course it will be destined for failure. Here are four essential tenets of inventing and product development that will keep you on track to succeed.
September 16, 2013 in Business Ideas
The Unbeatable Rightness of Branson

The Unbeatable Rightness of Branson

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This Labor Day weekend, we're turning Entrepreneur.com over to Sir Richard Branson. Here is why we think he's one mogul worth learning from.
August 29, 2013 in Profiles
A Facebook Alum Builds an Intelligent Sales Platform

A Facebook Alum Builds an Intelligent Sales Platform

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Darian Shirazi turned down a $35 million acquisition offer from Google, and leveraged his massive local database to provide real-time information for sales teams targeting the U.S. small-business market.
August 20, 2013 in Business Ideas
Video: Skateboarding World Champion Pierre Andre on Building the Etnies EmpirePlay Video

Skateboarding World Champion Pierre Andre on Building the Etnies Empire (Video)

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The mind behind game-changing skating shoe designs shares the yearlong journey that took him from living on the streets of Venice Beach to the premiere stages of freestyle.
August 14, 2013 in Innovation
Why Bartending and Other Odd Jobs Can Help You Start a Business

Why Bartending and Other Odd Jobs Can Help You Start a Business

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Being creative and diverse about your work experience is a smart way to prepare yourself for running your own company. Here's one entrepreneur's unusual path.
August 7, 2013 in Startup Basics
Startup Wisdom From 3 Millionaire Entrepreneurs

Startup Wisdom From 3 Millionaire Entrepreneurs

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We've gathered advice from entrepreneurs who made millions on their first businesses and are applying that hard-won wisdom to their new startups.
August 5, 2013 in Success Stories
How a Squinting Dog Inspired a $3 Million Company

How a Squinting Dog Inspired a $3 Million Company

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When their border collie had trouble seeing during a game of fetch, Roni and Ken Di Lullo invented Doggles, tinted sport goggles for dogs.
July 26, 2013 in Success Stories
How a Coffee Lid Turned into a Million-Dollar Idea

How a Coffee Lid Turned into a Million-Dollar Idea

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Just days after going on sale, a tiny startup's product sells out. Here is how a drinking lid for Mason jars turned into an instant moneymaker.
July 14, 2013 in Business Ideas

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