Gwen Moran

Gwen Moran

Gwen Moran is a freelance writer and co-author of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Business Plans (Alpha, 2010).

A Smarter Way to Buy and Sell Tickets Gets Venture Capital Funding
Finance

A Smarter Way to Buy and Sell Tickets Gets Venture Capital Funding

SeatGeek's engine for predicting ticket pricing in the secondary market attracts a $1 million VC infusion.
A Nonprofit Gives Tampa Kids Resources to Do Their Homework
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A Nonprofit Gives Tampa Kids Resources to Do Their Homework

An IT company leader works to provide technology and education to Tampa kids.
Virtual Events to Showcase Your Brand

Virtual Events to Showcase Your Brand

Virtual events can be a low-cost source of lead generation for businesses on a budget
Should You Raise Money from Small Investors?
Finance

Should You Raise Money from Small Investors?

Should you raise money for your company a little bit at a time?
Finance

A New Way to Tap Funds You're Owed for Cash

An unconventional platform delivers an auction-based way to cash in on funds owed to your company.
How to Build Your Own Brand Buzz
Marketing Bootcamp

How to Build Your Own Brand Buzz

You don't necessarily need professional help to get the word out. Try these tactics for good old-fashioned self-promotion.
Beware High 401(k) Fees
Business Optimization

Beware High 401(k) Fees

What you need to know about the charges behind 401(k) plans to keep your employees happy.
A Site to Fight Cyber Bullying Gets Funding
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A Site to Fight Cyber Bullying Gets Funding

SocialShield's platform for monitoring kids' online activity attracts $10 million in funding.
Avoid These Web Design Sins
Technology

Avoid These Web Design Sins

Avoid these design missteps and reap the rewards.
Lifesaving Commerce
Starting a Business

Lifesaving Commerce

Katharina Harf’s management savvy and some celebrity assists help her nonprofit donor center perform like a business.
Money From the Masses
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Money From the Masses

Crowdfunding sites let entrepreneurs leverage the power of peer persuasion.
The Giving Spirit
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The Giving Spirit

From sustainable farming to reforestation, VeeV is turning happy hour into a charitable act.
Marketing Bootcamp

Masters of the Tweet

With more than 19,000 followers, Ben Parr is a social media pro. So, who does he follow?
An Investment for Healthy Living
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An Investment for Healthy Living

A social network that promotes healthier living through group support and motivation attracts a $5 million VC investment.
Beware Growing Retail Fraud
Finance

Beware Growing Retail Fraud

The National Retail Federation estimates that retail fraud cost the industry $9.6 billion in 2009.