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August 2012

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August 2012

Entrepreneur | August 2012
August 2012
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6 Lessons in How to Build a Successful App

Development firm inMarket shares the secrets to building a successful app.

JOBS Act Legislation Opens Up Crowdfunding

Under the new legislation, the typically small round of capital that flies under the regulatory radar for most startups has been expanded to $1 million a year.

Brother and Sister Team Start a Trendy Used Clothing Franchise

Inspired by her franchise-owning parents, Chelsea Sloan started Uptown Cheapskate with her brother Scott while she was still in college.

4 Tools for High-Def Video Conferencing

Bring clarity to your next meeting with one of these four video conferencing tools, then choose which way you want to connect.

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How Dividing Your Savings Can Help You Reach Your Goals

Splitting your money into a multiple, targeted savings accounts can help you see budgeting benchmarks more clearly.

How Chobani Yogurt Used Social Media to Boost Sales

The company has nearly $1 billion in annual revenue thanks to a combination of social media and real world engagement.

A Former Broker Taps Into His Passion for Vintage Guitars

A CEO's knack for buying low and selling high combined with his love of vintage musical instruments led him to revive Chicago Music Exchange.

How to Navigate the Tricky Terrain of a Business Lunch

Who should pay? Are you talking too much? The Esquire guy breaks down the business lunch and why it's so much more than just a meal.

Selecting the Best Shared Workspace for Your Tech Needs

Shared workspaces are a great option for small companies, Watercooler's Jenifer Ross shares how to make sure the office has everything you need.

Mobile Advertising Platform Delivers Real Leads

AdLeads lets companies launch geo-tagged campaigns that sidestep the cost-per-click model, in favor of sign-ups.

Crowdtilt Makes Group-Funding Available to Everyone

The social fundraising site powers money raising efforts for everything from charities to joint vacation rentals.

Website Makes Boutique Fashions Available Anywhere

Shoptiques brings cutting-edge creations from brick-and-mortar boutiques online.

Entrepreneur Offers Alternatives to the High Cost of Solar Energy

OneRoof Energy wants to change the way homeowners think about solar energy, and how much it costs.

Two Medical Pros Change Course With an Urgent-Care Franchise

A doctor and nurse team up to open the first Doctors Express urgent-care franchise in Florida.

How to Find a Distributor for Your Product

Expert advice for finding a product distributor: listen to your customers.

Website Creates Author Community for the Self-Published

Libboo.com aims to improve the quality of self-published books and create a community of authors and readers.

Business Advice from 9 Successful Entrepreneurs

These big names in business share the lessons they have learned on the road to success.

Storm Chaser Turns Entrepreneur

Weather buff Martin Lisius founded Tempest Tours after years of chasing storms himself.

Young Entrepreneur Creates a Multimedia Music App

Part music magazine, part discovery engine, the free iPad app Groovebug pairs downloaded music with photos, videos, and reviews.

Stay Connected to Home While Traveling with Internet Radio

From baseball games to traffic reports and local music, streaming radio can bring the world to you, no matter where you are.

New Care-Service Franchise Opportunities

From child care, healthcare, senior care and more, this sector of the franchise industry is thriving.

How to Jump-Start Your Business With an Accelerator Program

Two entrepreneurs fast-tracked their startup with help form Launchpad LA.

8 Ways to Make Your Business Cards Stand Out

We might be living in a digital world, but paper business cards remain a vital part of networking, here's how to make yours memorable.

Small Business Strategies for Managing Rising Health-Care Costs

Ballooning premiums and shifting government regulations can make dealing with employee health insurance a nightmare, here's how to cope.

How Two Entrepreneurs Created an Environmentally Friendly Camp Stove

BioLite CampStove could be a force in reducing air pollution and deforestation all while charging your cellphone and toasting s'mores.

3 Tech Companies That Started in Bend, Ore.

Bend, Ore., is a up-and-coming location for young entrepreneurs, here are three companies that got their start in the city.

Why Bend, Ore., Is the Next Big City for Entrepreneurship

Bend, Ore., offers serious benefits to small businesses and entrepreneurs, including growth rate, investment, government perks and lifestyle balance.

The Top Traits of Successful Franchise Owners

'Franchise King' Joel Libava claims he has cracked the code to what makes a successful franchise owner. Find out if you have what it takes.

Alternatives to In-House App Development

There are several ways to get your app published on iTunes, here's what you need to know.

How to Build Your Business by Working With the Competition

One entrepreneur grew his niche business by collaborating with bigger companies that didn't consider him competition.

How Social Media Is Changing the Way Politicians Gather Information

A new generation of pollsters is taking advantage of social media to analyze and aggregate public opinion of candidates.

3 Companies That Are Making Politics Cool Again

High-tech political junkies are finding new ways to reach voters.

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