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Connecting with Customers
Treat your customers like friends: Give them something for free. With that mindset, you'll shine.
Is it possible that the author of the mega-seller "4-Hour Workweek" had questions to ask me? Yes. That's part of his formula for success.
An Entrepreneur contributor outlines how to design your life the way an artist would.
Just because entrepreneurs have social media at their disposal doesn't always mean they should use it.
Ever question why bartenders pour beer into pitchers at an angle when they don't have to? Inventor David Fedewa made money off that one.
By taking away risk, Quirky has empowered everyday people to take action on their creative product ideas.
Proud Source Water teamed with Fishbone Packaging to help eliminate plastic from the bottled water industry.
First piece of advice: Start with a story about vulnerability. It makes you relatable and trustworthy in the eyes of your audience.
Startup Success Stories
Ryford Estores always liked today's short, short hairstyles. But he got fed up with the long waits at the barbershop.
Gene Luoma solved a universal problem -- clogged drains -- with a strip of plastic from his garage. His device has sold 33 million units.
The hugely successful inventor of the Huggable Hanger always puts her customer first.
The Next Great Game Challenge highlights how licensing and crowdfunding can intersect.