Larry Alton

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Freelance Writer & Former Entrepreneur

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6 Travel Hacks From Experienced Business Travelers

Bring a tennis ball with you on your next trip. No, really.

How Ecommerce Is Changing Warehouses for the Better

Ecommerce has expanded to the offline world, and now industries are merging.

Is a Pivot Imminent? These 5 Signs Say 'Yes.'

Remember: a pivot can be a good thing. Just ask Twitter, Groupon and Nintendo.

4 Ways to Build a Profitable Website From Your Own Experience

It's hard not to fantasize about building your own wealth online, but actually the idea isn't as unlikely as you think.

6 Office Space Ideas for the Frugal Entrepreneur

First off, thanks to the cloud, you may not need an office space at all.

The 5 Emotions That Drive Customer Loyalty

If you want a customer to be loyal to your brand, you need to establish a sense of familiarity.

These 3 Entrepreneurs Show That Wealth Isn't Always About Greed

Rather than judge entrepreneurs for making money, let's start asking how we can participate in their philanthropic projects.

How to Build a Business When You Can't Quit Your Job

Starting a business is scary, and quitting a job that pays the bills is risky. Here's advice on how to mitigate the risk.

The 6 Biggest Branding Errors Most Startups Make

Your brand is the sum of everything you do. You owe it to yourself to invest the time and money needed to lay the right foundation for your business brand.

Why Every Small Business Needs a Backup and Disaster Recovery Plan

Protect your business by investing in a solution that aids in data backup and disaster recovery.

4 Potential Lawsuits to Watch Out for in Small Business

Avoiding lawsuits isn't as thrilling as winning litigation but it's far less expensive.

5 Pieces of Common Startup Advice That Do More Harm Than Good

Endless repetition has made some business aphorisms sound right, but do they hold up? Let's think it through.

7 Delusions About Hiring You Need to Avoid

If you can avoid these hiring delusions, you can set more realistic expectations and make more objective decisions.

How Purple, Uber and Airbnb Are Disrupting and Redefining Old Industries

Let's take a look at three companies who've turned traditional company concepts on their heads.

Shy Entrepreneurs Can Use the Power of Silence and More to Master Negotiating

Learn how to leverage your strengths if you fall toward the introverted side among the deal-makers.