Community

Hard Times

Running a Business While Dealing With a Personal Loss

How do you face tremendous emptiness and grief when you have a company to run? Find out how other entrepreneurs found their way.
Business Lessons

What I Learned From the Hispanic Community About Entrepreneurship

Consider Latinos' often overlooked contribution to the U.S. economy. As American society continues to diversify, the lessons of one group can be applied to others.
Success Strategies

For Entrepreneurs in Developing Countries to Succeed, They Need This

Just like entrepreneurs living in Silicon Valley, founders in developing countries need one important element to thrive.

3 Steps for Turning Customers Into Investors

Can't get a bank loan? Customers and community members can be your best investors. Here's how to make that happen.
Success Strategies

7 Principles for Propelling Your Startup to Success

Enterprises like Google, Netflix and Apple seem to follow them and you should, too.
apologies

Seeking Truce With Drag Community, Facebook Will Amend Its 'Real-Name' Policy

After hundreds of accounts were suspended for the use of drag names like Sister Roma and Lil Miss Hot Mess, Facebook said it was rethinking certain policies.
Community

The Experts Agree: Great Entrepreneurs Keep Good Company

Three experts have written that to really get ahead in life and business, you need to be surrounded by people who care for and support you.
B2B

To Nurture Business Customer Loyalty, Foster Community

Connecting customers with each other to discuss common challenges builds tight bonds with you.
Online Community

5 Examples Your Brand Can Follow to Build an Online Community

If you're feeling lonely while you toil out there on the web, take some lessons from these vibrant websites. What they did, you can do.
Networking

3 Alternatives for People Who Hate Networking Events

The old ways of networking are dying. There are options to build organic relationships that every entrepreneur can utilize and enjoy at the same time.
Relationship Building

Rediscovering That Ancient Yet Awesome Tool of Business -- In-Person Relationships

Shared experiences and live interactions can build a bond that lasts, creating a customer for the long run.
Customer Engagement

Make Your Marketing Message Stand Out on Social Media

Learn how to make your message stand out in the crowd by being fresh, relevant and interesting, and sharing and engaging with fellow community members.
Food

Soon, You Could Own a Device That Scans Your Food for Gluten

Two MIT alums want to create a technology and community that will keep people with gluten sensitivities and other food allergies safe.
World Cup

5 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn From the World Cup

Much like the teams, the games and the fans, there are lessons learned that can be applied to the life of an entrepreneur.
Growing a Business

How You, the Local Business Owner, Can Take on Amazon

You can slay the online giant (somewhat) -- by doing these eight things consistently.