Joanna L. Krotz
Joanna L. Krotz writes about small-business marketing and management issues. She is the co-author of the"Microsoft Small Business Kit
" and runs Muse2Muse Productions, a New York City-based custom publisher.
At last, eco-friendly products and services are paying off in new and scalable ways. See how green can work for you by checking out these forward-looking business models.
Fresh out of college with an enviable consultant job, Andrea Lo decided to quit so she could create Piggybackr, an online platform that helps kids raise money for causes.
Crowdfunding -- whether through donated contributions or equity investments -- is coming of age as a game changer for startups. Here's how to create a persuasive pitch.
She left a banking career in New York for a sunnier life in California. Now, Andrea Servadio is co-founder of Fitdog Sports Club, which must grow to stay ahead of the pack.
Call center technology can now combine, customize and expand your customer communications while reducing costs. So would outsourcing boost your business?
Today's gamut of beliefs and sensitivities can turn holiday business gifts into an etiquette minefield. Here's how to give grateful good cheer without crossing any lines.
Winemaker Randall Grahm created the famously successful Bonny Doon Vineyard by making wines no one else dared attempt. Now, he's moved on to an even riskier bet.
Starting a Business
Dedicated to producing sustainable all-natural bath and body products, Amy and David Rzepka bank on bees to build their expanding home-based business.
Can customers view your business website on a smartphone? Should your business have an app? We walk you through the basics of going mobile.
Business Moving Forward
Seventy-five percent of small-business owners have no real succession plan -- a potential recipe for disaster. This entrepreneur's accidental fate tells a cautionary tale.
Starting a Business
Every entrepreneur should have a killer elevator speech that'll grab investors' attention. Here's how to write one.
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