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	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
BY | March 10, 2013 in Business Ideas
	Russell Simmons Sets His Sights on YouTube with 'Post-Racial' Programming
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.'
	SXSW Hopefuls: 3 Young Startups on Their Strategies for Getting Discovered

SXSW Hopefuls: 3 Young Startups on Their Strategies for Getting Discovered

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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.
March 8, 2013 in Marketing Basics

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
BY | March 4, 2013 in Starting a Business
	How to Turn Your Youth into Your Ultimate Asset
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.
	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
	Unreasonable at Sea: An Update From Cesar Harada of Protei

Unreasonable at Sea: An Update From Cesar Harada of Protei

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It's been six weeks since the traveling treps of Unreasonable at Sea set sail. We check in with one young entrepreneur about his progress so far.
February 28, 2013 in Business Ideas

How Informational Meetings Can Expand Your Network and Influence

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Want to network and bone up on the industry you’re hoping to launch into? Business coach Antonio Neves offers some tips for how to master the art of informational meetings.
February 28, 2013 in Starting a Business

How a Stolen North Face Jacket Sparked a New Business Idea

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Inspired by chaotic coat-checking systems at bars, this young trep built a startup that landed the attention of Shark Tank and Mark Cuban. See how he made it happen.
February 28, 2013 in Young Entrepreneurs

How a Stolen North Face Jacket Sparked a New Business Idea

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Inspired by chaotic coat-checking systems at bars, this young trep built a startup that landed the attention of Shark Tank and Mark Cuban. See how he made it happen.
February 28, 2013 in Young Entrepreneurs
	How to Have a Social Life as a Young Trep

How to Have a Social Life as a Young Trep

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With a busy startup schedule, it can be hard to devote any time to forging new relationships or even keeping old ones. Here's how to make time for the ones you love -- and yourself.
February 27, 2013 in Work/Life Balance

6 Tips for Crafting a Killer Business Name

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Social entrepreneur and educator Steve Mariotti on why naming your business is one of the most important decisions you’ll make.
February 27, 2013 in Starting a Business
	The Future of the Subscription Economy

The Future of the Subscription Economy

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Last year may have given rise to a surge in startup-subscription services, but will larger competitors joining in this year spoil the mood?
February 26, 2013 in Business Ideas

Want to Start Up? Get a Job First

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Student entrepreneur Brian Ballan on the importance of gaining industry experience before launching your own business.
February 26, 2013 in Young Entrepreneurs
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