David Port

Entrepreneur Contributor

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

The Fix

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.
Driving Business - Driving Success

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.
Taking Risks

4 Examples of Risks Leading to Reward

Meet the mavericks whose eccentric ideas paid off big.
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.
Franchisees

Franchisees: Don't Say 'I Do' to a Franchisor Unless the Chemistry Is Right

The right franchisee-franchisor relationship works something like a successful marriage.
Growth Strategies

Playing to Win: How Gamification Helped Boost This Company's Sales

The term may get a bad rap, but stoking employees' competitive fire helped this company dramatically increase its sales.
Take It From The Pros

Turn Your Company Car Into a Marketing Campaign on Wheels

A look at three companies who are using their cars to jump start conversation and generate revenue.
Finance

The Best Way to Buy a Company Car

Take the time to consider your particular circumstances before deciding on a payment plan.
Growth Strategies

Simple Ways to Make Driving Easier

From sites that allow you to negotiate directly with lease owners, to apps that offer real-time reports on traffic, these tools take some of the stress out of driving.
How To

How to Start a Business in 10 Days

Our hyper-intense, super-condensed guide to launching a new profitable business.
Starting a Business

When Starting Up, These 6 Things Can Wait

Part of becoming profitable quickly is knowing what matters now and what can be pushed back several weeks or months
worth-knowing

Startup Wisdom From 3 Millionaire Entrepreneurs

We've gathered advice from entrepreneurs who made millions on their first businesses and are applying that hard-won wisdom to their new startups.
Technology

The Entrepreneur Who Will Change Your Mobile Phone Bill

Republic Wireless is a $19-per-month voice, text and data service that relies on Wi-Fi as its primary network.
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