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No Marketing Budget? 3 Proven Strategies for Direct Selling
Marketing

No Marketing Budget? 3 Proven Strategies for Direct Selling

For cash-strapped startups, spending big bucks on marketing isn't a possibility. Instead, here's how to drum up customers directly.
Michael Costigan
Kidpreneur Maya Penn on Starting Up and Giving Back
Entrepreneurs

Kidpreneur Maya Penn on Starting Up and Giving Back

Twelve-year-old Maya Penn makes organic accessories and clothing and donates 10 percent of profits to local charities.
Kara Ohngren Prior
4 Tips for Creating an Exit Strategy for Your Startup
Starting a Business

4 Tips for Creating an Exit Strategy for Your Startup

Social entrepreneur and educator Steve Mariotti on the importance of forecasting your long-term plans from the start.
Steve Mariotti
Young Treps Kick Off New Sports Ventures
Starting a Business

Young Treps Kick Off New Sports Ventures

As U.S. schools cut back on arts and sports programs, administrations are increasingly turning to private providers and startups to fill the gap.
Neil Parmar
5 Traits Top Entrepreneurs Have in Common
Starting a Business

5 Traits Top Entrepreneurs Have in Common

Want to know what you have in common with the world's top entrepreneurs? Look no further: Business coach Antonio Neves sums it up right here.
Antonio Neves
5 Tips for Customizing Your Pitch for Every Investor
Starting a Business

5 Tips for Customizing Your Pitch for Every Investor

Like entrepreneurs, investors also tend to specialize in certain industries. Here's how to cater to all of them.
Adam Lieb
College Startup Re-Imagines Bike Sharing
Starting a Business

College Startup Re-Imagines Bike Sharing

ViaCycle set out to design a GPS-enabled, stationless bike-share system.
Lessons in Traditional PR. . . From a 14-Year-Old Philanthropist
Entrepreneurs

Lessons in Traditional PR. . . From a 14-Year-Old Philanthropist

How local and national publicity helped Julien Leitner, the 14-year-old founder of the Archimedes Alliance, spark change and move the world, $2 at a time.
Negative Nelly Must Be Stopped: How to Make Objective Decisions
Growth Strategies

Negative Nelly Must Be Stopped: How to Make Objective Decisions

In running your young company, the decisions you make now could reverberate for years. Here's how to ensure you're making the right ones.
Matthew Toren
4 Ways to Stretch Your Startup Budget as a Student Trep
Starting a Business

4 Ways to Stretch Your Startup Budget as a Student Trep

College campuses are rife with money-saving opportunities. Here's where to look.
Marissa Hu
Biggest Mistakes: How JackThreads Overcame Its Growing Pains
Growth Strategies

Biggest Mistakes: How JackThreads Overcame Its Growing Pains

When the menswear flash-sale site first started up, planning ahead for growth would have helped. Here, founder Jason Ross dishes on his company's biggest mistake and overcoming it.
Diana Ransom
Quirky Startup Perks: 'A Mating Call' for Tech Talent?
Growth Strategies

Quirky Startup Perks: 'A Mating Call' for Tech Talent?

Between bacon-wrapped cash, winery outings and a year's supply of PBR, startups are rolling out all the stops for top talent.
Susan Johnston
What Type of Entrepreneur Are You?
Starting a Business

What Type of Entrepreneur Are You?

When starting up, it helps to know your strengths. Here's how to parse them out.
Martin Zwilling
In Search of Buzz: What It Is and How to Build It
Marketing

In Search of Buzz: What It Is and How to Build It

Generating interest among the media, customers and clients is the goal, but how to make that happen can often get confusing and costly. Here are three tips.
Dave Clarke