Community

Starting a Business

Your Community as a Startup Ecosystem

Here are the key factors for building an entrepreneurship community in your town.
Starting a Business

Community and Other C-Words to Build a Business On

Through core values that include a focus on collaboration, a company can make money without selling a thing.
Finance

How Community Banks Are Wooing Small-Business Customers

The money is coming back in business borrowing-- so why don't businesses want it? Here's a look at what some innovative community banks are doing to try to be your lender.
Marketing

Three Ways to Give Back to Your Community at Holiday Time

Doing good is good for business and your brand. Here are three ideas for cause marketing that can work on a small scale.
Finance

Can Entrepreneurs Count on Community Banks?

Small banks have been quietly shutting their doors in greater number. Here's how their loss could affect your business.

Why and How to Build Customer Relationships with Website Comments

Tap into the social nature of your website's visitors to boost relationships with customers and your company's reach.
Finance

Small-Biz Loan Money Finally Trickles to Community Banks

The Treasury Department recently opened the spigot on the $30 billion Small Business Loan Fund. But is it too little, too late?
Entrepreneur 360

Three Tips for Building an Online Community

Focus on the interests of your community, not just your own product, and you're likely to end up with loyal customers.
Starting a Business

Innovator: DeviantART's Angelo Sotira

How Angelo Sotira turned 14 million independent artists into a groundbreaking social network.
Marketing

A Community of One's Own

Why social CRM may make more sense than Facebook
Franchises

Culture, Community and Chicken Fingers

How Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers is controlling growth and protecting its legacy
Finance

Community Development Financial Institutions

Loans for businesses that can't get loans
Growth Strategies

Volunteering as a Benefit

Learn how some companies are offering employee volunteer programs that are motivating and retaining current employees, and attracting new ones.

Community Service

Now you can take your ads to specific communities of mobile phone users.
Growth Strategies

Creating Community at Your Office

Your employees are feeling more socially isolated. Should you help?