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

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

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

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.'
Shira Lazar
SXSW Hopefuls: 3 Young Startups on Their Strategies for Getting Discovered
Marketing

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.
Kara Ohngren Prior
Starting a Business

Why the World Needs More Brilliant 'Stupid' Ideas

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

4 Reasons Why Now Is the Perfect Time to Start Up

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.
Adam Toren
Stop Saying 'I'm Sorry:' 3 Reasons Why Apologizing Prevents Progress
Starting a Business

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

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.
Antonio Neves
How Today's Young Female Entrepreneurs Embrace Their Feminine Mystique
Growth Strategies

How Today's Young Female Entrepreneurs Embrace Their Feminine Mystique

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.
Rebekah Iliff
How Much Traction Is Enough for Investors?
Starting a Business

How Much Traction Is Enough for Investors?

Besides the famed "hockey stick" adoption rate, here are a few ideas for showing investors why they should pay attention to your startup.
Martin Zwilling
Can't Code? 4 Tips for the Non-Techie Young ‘Trep
Starting a Business

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

Student entrepreneur David Gabeau on why computer-programming experience isn't critical to launching a successful tech startup.
David Gabeau
Biggest Mistakes: What Artsicle Learned from Its First Hire
Growth Strategies

Biggest Mistakes: What Artsicle Learned from Its First Hire

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.
Diana Ransom
How to Turn Your Youth into Your Ultimate Asset
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.
Adam Toren
The Danger of Discounts and How to Avoid Them
Growth Strategies

The Danger of Discounts and How to Avoid Them

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

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

If working 16-hour days isn't proving sustainable, consider these tips for striking a balance.
Joe Barton
Web Startup Will Find the Best Parking Spot
Starting a Business

Web Startup Will Find the Best Parking Spot

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.
Jodi Helmer