Lydia Belanger

Lydia Belanger

Entrepreneur Staff / Associate Editor
Lydia Belanger is an associate editor at Entrepreneur.com. She writes about how companies and their founders are solving problems in our connected and conflicted world. Her interests include the retail industry, the gig economy, social entrepreneurship and surprising business applications of emerging technologies. She previously worked as a contributing researcher for Wired.

More From Lydia Belanger

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How This Instagram Artist Turned Her Passion for Fashion Into a Freelance Career

Jeanette Getrost has illustrated collections, product packaging and even party guests for fashion and beauty brands.
The Way We Work

'Put Them Near a Park' and Other Things This Coworking Founder Finds Companies Miss When Picking an Office Space

Industrious co-founder and CEO Jamie Hodari explains what people want in a workplace.
Cryptocurrency

IBM Is Experimenting With a Cryptocurrency, Which It Says Is More Stable

It's basically a blockchain-backed dollar -- but you can't convert your money to it (yet).
Marketing

Build-A-Bear Workshop Is Caught Off Guard for Its 'Pay Your Age' Promo and Forced to Turn Away Customers

The company says it experienced 'unprecedented' customer turnout and provides a lesson on preparation for entrepreneurs.
Money

10 Entrepreneurs Behind Finance Companies Share What They Think About Money

Founders of Robinhood, Kabbage, Wealthfront and more share their wisdom on everything from saving to investing to the power of new technologies.
The Way We Work

Why This Entrepreneur Thinks Uber Drivers Should Be His Employees

ShiftPixy founder Scott Absher is certain a reckoning is coming for gig-economy platforms that hire contractors to pinch pennies.

If Your Boss Isn't Telling You How to Improve, Here's How You Can Find Out for Yourself

Ask around and ask often for specifics about what you need to do to succeed.

Why This Fashion Company That Pays Its Workers Above-Average Wages Teaches Money Management

The co-founders of the socially conscious shoe seller Nisolo realized that increasing their producers' incomes was just the beginning of improving their lives.
Gmail

All the Features You Need to Know About in the New Version of Gmail

They're designed to boost your productivity and keep your messages more secure.
Amazon

Amazon Will Let Entrepreneurs Start Their Own Delivery Business and Earn Up to $300,000 a Year

The new program will allow individuals with no logistics experience to operate a fleet of Amazon delivery vehicles.
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This Chef Went From Writing Cookbooks and Starring on Food Network to Being a YouTube Influencer

Irish chef Donal Skehan had already made a name for himself by the time he moved to L.A. to join the city's vibrant community of YouTube creators.
The Way We Work

This Company Wants to Help You Convince Your Boss to Let You Work From Home All of 4th of July Week

A marketing campaign for virtual meeting and messaging apps empathizes with workers who are bummed that Independence Day falls on a Wednesday this year.

If Another Woman Is Being Rude or Uncivil to You at Work, Here's What You Can Do

Neither of you is the enemy. Evaluate where you're both coming from.
Instagram

Everything You Need to Know About IGTV, Instagram's New Longform Video App

It will be a standalone app as well as a section within the regular Instagram app.
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