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	Branding's Cardinal Sins: 3 Common Mistakes to Avoid

Branding's Cardinal Sins: 3 Common Mistakes to Avoid

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In launching a new company, resist the urge to be overly creative and dull when dreaming up your brand name. See our list of branding's cardinal sins.
March 17, 2013 in Marketing Basics
	Opportunity Spotting: 4 Trends for Young Treps from SXSW 2013

Opportunity Spotting: 4 Trends for Young Treps from SXSW 2013

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In the aftermath of this year's SXSW Interactive festival, we pinpointed four top trends that young entrepreneurs should consider.
March 15, 2013 in News and Trends
	Millennials and Money: A Look at How Young People Shop and Spend in America (Infographic)

Millennials and Money: A Look at How Young People Shop and Spend in America (Infographic)

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Young people tend to shop more than their older counterparts, and they use technology as they shop in greater numbers too. Here, check out other striking stats on millennials' shopping habits.
March 14, 2013 in Business Ideas
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Social media may be second nature, but if you really want to connect, you’ll have to leave the office or pick up the phone. Business coach Antonio Neves offers some choice networking tips.

4 Tips for Creating a Firm Foundation for Your Startup

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Business consultant Joshua Medcalf on the importance of passion and dedication when launching a business.
March 13, 2013 in Starting a Business

Appboy Founder on Turning a Chance Encounter into Entrepreneurship Gold

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Here's how two young treps found their co-founder on the street, and went on to launch a successful venture-backed startup.
March 13, 2013 in Profiles
	4 Things Young Entrepreneurs Need to Know About the JOBS Act

4 Things Young Entrepreneurs Need to Know About the JOBS Act

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When it comes to landing startup capital, crowdfunding can be a young entrepreneur's best friend. Given the new crowdfudning law, though, here are a few changes that'll pay to know sooner than later.
March 13, 2013 in Venture and Angel Investors

3 Reasons to Be Proud of Your Brick-and-Mortar Shop

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Student entrepreneur Sarah Haselkorn on the daily rewards she gets from operating a physical location.
March 12, 2013 in Young Entrepreneurs
	What Happens in Vegas Stays in Vegas, Unless You're Tony Hsieh

What Happens in Vegas Stays in Vegas, Unless You're Tony Hsieh

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At SXSW, Zappos founder and CEO Tony Hsieh stops by the Samsung Blogger Lounge to discuss the revitalization project of Downtown Las Vegas, the new SXSW V2V program and more.
March 12, 2013 in Business Ideas

Biggest Mistakes: How Ginger + Liz Learned to Play Nice With Vendors

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When the nail-polish making duo Ginger Johnson and Liz Pickett began their production efforts, finding the right vendors to work with was easier said than done. Here’s why having a plan B can mean all the difference.
March 11, 2013 in Profiles
	Don't Waste Another Networking Opportunity: 6 Tips for Following Up

Don't Waste Another Networking Opportunity: 6 Tips for Following Up

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With SXSW in full swing, effective networking strategies -- including ideas for following up -- should be top of mind.
March 11, 2013 in Networking
	Russell Simmons Sets His Sights on YouTube with 'Post-Racial' Programming

Russell Simmons Sets His Sights on YouTube with 'Post-Racial' Programming

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For all of the future media startups out there, consider this tip from Uncle Rush: Go digital my friend. Here, the entrepreneur icon describes his plans for the future YouTube network 'All Def Digital.'
March 10, 2013 in Business Ideas
BY | March 8, 2013 in Marketing Basics
	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.

Why the World Needs More Brilliant 'Stupid' Ideas

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Next time someone says your business idea has more 'hair than brains,' consider the countless examples of fellow stupid-successful entrepreneurs.
March 8, 2013 in Starting a Business
	4 Reasons Why Now Is the Perfect Time to Start Up

4 Reasons Why Now Is the Perfect Time to Start Up

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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.
March 7, 2013 in Starting a Business

Stop Saying 'I'm Sorry:' 3 Reasons Why Apologizing Prevents Progress

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It’s just not helpful to say you’re sorry. Instead, focus on the problem and how to prevent it from happening again, suggests business coach Antonio Neves.
March 7, 2013 in How To Start a Business
	How Today's Young Female Entrepreneurs Embrace Their Feminine Mystique

How Today's Young Female Entrepreneurs Embrace Their Feminine Mystique

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The days where women were seen and not heard may be long gone, but challenges remain -- especially upon entering the typically male-dominated world of entrepreneurship.
March 6, 2013 in Young Entrepreneurs
	How Much Traction Is Enough for Investors?

How Much Traction Is Enough for Investors?

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Besides the famed "hockey stick" adoption rate, here are a few ideas for showing investors why they should pay attention to your startup.
March 5, 2013 in Venture and Angel Investors

Can't Code? 4 Tips for the Non-Techie Young ‘Trep

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Student entrepreneur David Gabeau on why computer-programming experience isn’t critical to launching a successful tech startup.
March 5, 2013 in Young Entrepreneurs

Biggest Mistakes: What Artsicle Learned from Its First Hire

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When co-founders Scott Carleton and Alex Tryon of the art-rental and purchase platform needed help around the office, they soon learned that preparation and clarity are key in hiring employees.
March 4, 2013 in Grow Your Business
	How to Turn Your Youth into Your Ultimate Asset

How to Turn Your Youth into Your Ultimate Asset

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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.
March 4, 2013 in Starting a Business
	The Danger of Discounts and How to Avoid Them

The Danger of Discounts and How to Avoid Them

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In starting up, tech talent can be hard to find. But what about a grade-A sales force? Consider these words of caution.
March 3, 2013 in Pricing
	Working Too Much or Too Little? 3 Tips for Finding Balance

Working Too Much or Too Little? 3 Tips for Finding Balance

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If working 16-hour days isn't proving sustainable, consider these tips for striking a balance.
March 2, 2013 in Work/Life Balance
	Web Startup Will Find the Best Parking Spot

Web Startup Will Find the Best Parking Spot

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Ben Sann was a junior in high school when he came up with an idea for a website that would post the rates of parking garages all over New York. BestParking.com has now grown to include six cities.
March 2, 2013 in Business Ideas
	Top 10 Inspirational Entrepreneurship Quotes

Top 10 Inspirational Entrepreneurship Quotes

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Amid the rigors of launching a business, feeling drained or tapped out can happen to the best of us. Here are a few inspiring lines, sure to drive a spark through any crummy day.
March 1, 2013 in The 'Treps
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