Nina Zipkin

Nina Zipkin

Entrepreneur Staff
Staff Writer. Covers leadership, media, technology and culture.

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Growth Strategies

How to Create an Internship Program That Works

With banks and media companies being criticized for their internship programs, here are four ways interns and business owners can make the most of the internship experience.
Growth Strategies

Payroll, Meet Accounting: ZenPayroll and FreshBooks Join Forces

Payroll service ZenPayroll and cloud accounting software company FreshBooks are combining their services in a move that could help small-business owners.
Technology

Facebook Buys Social Startup Branch to Spearhead New 'Conversations' Group

Facebook has snapped up Branch for a reported $15 million and appointed the Branch team to run its new Conversations group in New York.

The Most Unsubscribed Email Lists of 2013

If you unsubscribed from a 1-800-Flowers email list this past year, you were hardly alone. Check out which companies were most subscribed and unsubscribed in 2013 according to user data from email management tool Unroll.me.
Entrepreneurs

If I Knew Then: Indiegogo Co-Founder Makes His Mark Helping Others Follow Their Passion

While Indiegogo CEO and co-founder Slava Rubin has made a successful business out of giving his fellow entrepreneurs the opportunity to share their work, he has had his fair share of missteps in achieving that mission.
Technology

Biz Stone's Answer to the Search Engine Has Arrived, But Will Anyone Use It?

Twitter co-founder Biz Stone has launched a Q&A app called Jelly with the mission of making the world 'a more empathetic place.'
Technology

New Study Details Who Is Using Social Media and When

These demographic statistics on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and other sites can help you kick up your marketing a notch or two this year.
Growth Strategies

Zappos Gives Job Titles the Boot

Zappos plans to do away with standard hierarchy in the New Year and implement a corporate structure called 'Holacracy.'
Growth Strategies

Should Your Salary Be Made Public?

Social media startup Buffer is all about transparency, going so far as to publish employee salaries online.
Franchises

McDonald's Kills Employee Resource Site After Another Gaffe

Another piece of misguided advice on McDonald's employee McResource Line has landed the fast-food chain in hot water.
Technology

Hulu Aims for $1 Billion in Revenue Despite Rocky 2013

The media-streaming service has had an interesting year, but its eyes are on the prize.
Technology

Have 1,000 Followers? You're in the 96th Percentile of Twitter Users.

A data journalist's deep dive into the Twitterverse revealed that the median Twitter account has just one follower.
Leadership

Tell Us: What Would You Do With 17 Days Off?

While President Obama's supporters and detractors don't agree on much, they can probably agree on this: an uninterrupted, 17-day long break would certainly be nice.
Small Business Heroes

Surprise: Beyoncé Drops New Album With No Warning Whatsoever

The stealth release of the singer's fifth album came as a shock, but could signal a change in the future of music promotion.
Growth Strategies

5 Great Traits Effective Entrepreneurs Share

New Year's resolutions season is upon us and what better way to start 2014 than by understanding what truly drives success.