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5 Tips to Make Your Big-Business Background Work for Your First Startup
Make More Happen

5 Tips to Make Your Big-Business Background Work for Your First Startup

Applying what you already know and focusing on universal fundamentals are just a couple of ways to approach starting your own business.
Susan Hunt Stevens
How Can You Tell If That 'Commitment to Fostering an Entrepreneurial Culture' Is for Real?
Innovation

How Can You Tell If That 'Commitment to Fostering an Entrepreneurial Culture' Is for Real?

The corporate world loves entrepreneurialism in word but not always in deed. Answer these five questions to determine what sort of company you're working for.
Alan J. Murray
Big Companies That Embrace Intrapreneurship Will Thrive
Innovation

Big Companies That Embrace Intrapreneurship Will Thrive

Without innovation, enterprises get too "comfortable" with past successes, and eventually go out of business.
George Deeb
8 Iconic Brands That Have Disappeared
Brands

8 Iconic Brands That Have Disappeared

Remember these? Take a trip down memory lane.
3 People You Need to Know to Get Paid By Your Next Big Customer
Marketing Bootcamp

3 People You Need to Know to Get Paid By Your Next Big Customer

Doing business with big companies means it might be a while before you're paid. Here are three key people to know to speed up the process.
Gene Marks
Why Big Brands Want to Be More Like Your Startup
Growth Strategies

Why Big Brands Want to Be More Like Your Startup

As an entrepreneur, you have opportunities and qualities more and more big companies are clamoring to emulate. Here are three and how to capitalize on them.
Peter S. Cohan
Before Google Glass, There Was Transcend
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Before Google Glass, There Was Transcend

We look at how one startup with a product similar to Google's Glass plans to leverage the tech giant's publicity push -- and how you can, too.
Laura Entis
3 Marketing Lessons from the Rise and Fall of Ron Johnson
Leadership

3 Marketing Lessons from the Rise and Fall of Ron Johnson

J.C. Penney's ousted CEO made some bold marketing moves to try and turn the brand around. Customers weren't happy. Here are three key take-aways for your own marketing strategy.
Jim Joseph
Last-Minute March Madness Marketing Tips
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Last-Minute March Madness Marketing Tips

Everybody is talking about March Madness and if you're a smart marketer, so are you. Here are several low-cost strategies to get in on the action before it's too late.
Jim Joseph
Tips for Getting Your Product in Big Box Stores
Marketing Bootcamp

Tips for Getting Your Product in Big Box Stores

To you get big-box retailers to stock your product, know your competition, hone your pitch and be prepared.
Christopher Hann
Can Starbucks, GE and MillerCoors Save Small Business?
Finance

Can Starbucks, GE and MillerCoors Save Small Business?

Big companies have recently announced plans to provide loans to small businesses.
Carol Tice
Seven Tips for Selling to Big Businesses
Marketing Bootcamp

Seven Tips for Selling to Big Businesses

Many small businesses make blunders in trying to sell to Fortune 500. Here's how to land a big account from the other side of the negotiating table:
Carol Tice
The Most Overlooked Market for Small Business
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The Most Overlooked Market for Small Business

Small businesses don't often think of big businesses as possible clients. But for those that do, here's a new online tool that's designed to help entrepreneurs make big-biz sales.
Carol Tice