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Advice From Barbara Corcoran to Marc Ecko: Entrepreneur's Hottest Videos of 2013

Here, we count down our most-viewed videos from the last 12 months.

Leave It to the Dogs to Build an International Brand

The founders of dog-product company Kyjen dishes on how their brand is able to stand out in a crowded market.

Baby's Next Doctor Visit -- Through Instant Message?

Entrepreneur McKay Thomas started in pool tables, moved on to baby goods and is now focused on a healthcare app that gives moms a direct line to doctors. He talks about what inspired the new venture and why he thinks most face-to-face doctor visits are overrated.

It's Time to Embrace Your Brand

As we enter a new year, here are four things to consider about how your company is perceived both internally and externally.

Why Hating the Competition Will Get You Nowhere

Entrepreneurs often view competitors as their arch enemy, but often rivals will make their own startup stronger. Here is five reasons why.

Want a Brand That Lives? Put Some Heart Into It

For the entrepreneur behind Walk2Connect, turning his passion into a career he loves involved building a brand that has "a beating heart behind" it.

How Staying True to Your Company DNA Can Grow Your Brand

Danielle Snyder of jewelry line DANNIJO talks about how rubbing shoulders with celebs, socializing her life and being selective with partnerships helped her brand become a success.

The Man Behind the 'Bible of Bro Culture'

Rude, crude, sexist and often mean-spirited, David Portnoy's Barstool Sports has become a go-to for young men. But can Portnoy continue to cash in on controversy?

The Single Most Important Habit of Successful Entrepreneurs

Find out how the presence or absence of just one critical habit can determine your business success or failure.

How This Woman Went From Creating Nativity Scenes to Having 165 Retail Locations

The founder of furniture company Sticks dishes on how she turned her hobby into a full-on career by building the brand inside and out.

Finding Growth By Changing Your Mindset

No one wins with traditional marketing. With the right mindset and approach, you too can hack your business's growth.

Why Our Growing American Affluence Should Be Celebrated, Not Condemned

A new study suggests many Americans reach the dream of affluence. How? Because we're a country of smart, driven entrepreneurs.

What Captivates the Captivating Tony Haile of Chartbeat

Chartbeat's CEO talks about why sailing around the world and traveling to the North Pole isn't all that that different from running a media analytics company.

10 Trends for 2014: We Seek Imperfect, Human Moments. With Our Smartphones at the Ready.

New York City-based advertising agency JWT defines the 10 trends that are expected to shape how we think and what we want in the New Year and beyond.

Why Flexibility Is Your Key to Personal Branding Success

Approach your personal brand with an open mind and a willingness to adjust as you shift courses and you'll see positive results.

4 Steps to Creating a Successful Job-Swapping Program

Educate employees and inspire innovation by incorporating your own version of the job-swap techniques big companies use.

Why You're Branding Even When You Think You're Not

Building a brand means being consistent about the decisions you make -- especially when your personal brand is on the line.

Why Entrepreneurs Should Organize Into 'Reefs'

When joining a community of other entrepreneurs, look for businesses that share your long-term goals, even if they are in different industries.

If I Knew Then: Co-Founder of Natural Beauty Products Company on Staying Positive and Being Patient

Ido Leffler, co-founder of Yes To Inc., has accomplished a lot in the last seven years, and he's learned that good things come to those who wait.

7 Things Great Entrepreneurs Don't Do

What separates real entrepreneurs from the pack? A little tough love for the entrepreneurial generation.

The Benefits of Flat Design

With its emphasis on white space, bold buttons and clear typography, flat design has the potential to let products shine.

How to Build a Business Plan For Your Personal Brand

Your company branding deserves a business plan, so why not your personal branding? Here's how to get started.

6 Reasons Why Vine and Instagram Videos Are Great for Your Business

Short-form social videos can turn your cinematic dreams into marketing gold.

3 Popular Time-Management Tricks That Don't Work

You've heard this advice over and over again, but we hate to break it to you – it's BS. We debunk three of the most popular productivity techniques and tell you what you should be doing instead.

How to Create and Leverage a Stellar Board of Advisors

For our series The Grind, young entrepreneur Franco Capurro opens up about how he nabbed an amazing board of advisors by turning to his network and leveraging his current mentors.

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