David Port

Entrepreneur Contributor

David Port is a freelancer based in Denver who writes on small business, and financial and energy issues.

How One Company Made Reporting Expenses Less of a Hassle
Business Optimization

How One Company Made Reporting Expenses Less of a Hassle

Learn how this growing haircare company tamed an unruly issue.
4 Brilliant, Risky (Let's Just Call It Crazy) Ways Real Entrepreneurs Made It Big
Radicals & Visionaries

4 Brilliant, Risky (Let's Just Call It Crazy) Ways Real Entrepreneurs Made It Big

Maverick moves that paid off big and proved the naysayers wrong.
This Tech Founder Runs His Company Between Surf Sessions in Hawaii
Radicals & Visionaries

This Tech Founder Runs His Company Between Surf Sessions in Hawaii

The staff of the social media management app Buffer can work anywhere in the world. Here's how the company was designed for nomadic employees.
How Craft Brewing Inspired This Denver Winemaker
Radicals & Visionaries

How Craft Brewing Inspired This Denver Winemaker

Ben Parsons is bringing top-shelf wine to the masses with Infinite Monkey Theorem, sometimes in cans sold as four-packs.
This Swim School's Model Makes Life Easy for Franchisees
Radicals & Visionaries

This Swim School's Model Makes Life Easy for Franchisees

Matt Lane and Paul Gerrard tested the waters before franchising SafeSplash, and it's been making waves ever since.
These Founders Called 1,000 Customers Personally -- and They'd Do it Again
Radicals & Visionaries

These Founders Called 1,000 Customers Personally -- and They'd Do it Again

Geoffrey Woo and Michael Brandt personally reached out to customers after orders of their product was delayed. It was weeks of work, but they don't regret it. Read on to see why.
Good Call: This App Let's Virtual Teams Stay Connected
Business Optimization

Good Call: This App Let's Virtual Teams Stay Connected

This app lets you have multiple business lines and features in your pocket.
How Changing an App Platform Allowed This Meal-Replacement Startup to Grow
Business Optimization

How Changing an App Platform Allowed This Meal-Replacement Startup to Grow

When you can't keep up with your booming product, it might be time to change your tech.
How This Company Combines Qualities From Craigslist and Airbnb to Solve Staffing Issues
Business Optimization

How This Company Combines Qualities From Craigslist and Airbnb to Solve Staffing Issues

Instawork, a new online service, solves a restaurant's hiring woes.
3 Ways to Create the Company Culture You Want
Company Culture

3 Ways to Create the Company Culture You Want

These methods will help you build a company with good vibes and good people.
How Dog Whisperer Cesar Millan Learned New Tricks for His Website
Business Optimization

How Dog Whisperer Cesar Millan Learned New Tricks for His Website

Sometimes, paid SEO marketing vehicles aren't enough.
How a Data-Driven Meal Delivery Service Cooks Up Exactly What Customers Want
Business Optimization

How a Data-Driven Meal Delivery Service Cooks Up Exactly What Customers Want

With help from some San Francisco-based software, Munchery can track customers' order histories and preferences. The results taste like success.
How an Old-School Handyman Used an App to Repair His Business
Performance Ignited

How an Old-School Handyman Used an App to Repair His Business

An app that tracks invoices, payments and appointments helped put this handyman ahead of the curve.
4 Examples of Risks Leading to Reward
Radicals & Visionaries

4 Examples of Risks Leading to Reward

Meet the mavericks whose eccentric ideas paid off big.
'Check' It Out: Why This Restaurant Group Began Using a Tableside Payment System
Driving Business - Driving Success

'Check' It Out: Why This Restaurant Group Began Using a Tableside Payment System

Four Dickie Brennan's restaurants are using a new payment system, and it's a hit with customers and staff.