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Starting a Business

Instagram Dreams? Wake Up. VCs Still Want to See the Money

With so many startups trying to follow in Facebook's -- and now Instagram's -- footsteps, they're forgetting one very important element: money.
Growth Strategies

How Instagram Went From Idea to $1 Billion in Less Than Two Years

Here's a quick history of the meteoric rise of the popular file-sharing app, which is being acquired by Facebook despite its absence of revenue.
Growth Strategies

Instagram Founders Agree to Facebook Buyout

The popular photo sharing app will likely be acquired for $1 billion, reports say.
Starting a Business

The Business Model for Disruption

For groundbreaking companies like Twitter and Pinterest, business plans take a backseat to growing traffic. Thanks to the excitement over the expected Facebook IPO, it's starting to feel like the dot-com boom all over again.
Marketing

Facebook Timeline and Business Pages, Perfect Together

Facebook's Timeline becomes mandatory for all Pages tomorrow. Here's how to use the format to your best advantage.
Marketing

What You Need to Know Before Advertising on Facebook

Entrepreneur writer Mikal Belicove recommends having these three details in place before advertising on the big social network.
Finance

What the SEC Crackdown on Secondary Markets Means for Startups

Secondary markets like SharesPost and SecondMarket present exciting new ways to increase a private company's liquidity -- but there are also dangers.
Marketing

How to Turn Facebook Fans into Paying Customers

Entrepreneur Magazine writer Mikal Belicove explains what it takes to get your fans to buy what you're selling.
Marketing

How Zombies Became a Social-Media Firebomb

Movies and TV shows like 'The Walking Dead' have taken hold of the nation's imagination. See what you can learn from a zombie.
Marketing

How to React to Negative Comments on Facebook

Mikal Belicove offers tips for actively dealing with unflattering comments on the social network.
Social Media

How to Find the Time to Post to Facebook Regularly

Consider this advice to help organize your content on the social networking site.
Marketing

The Reasons Your Business Should Be on Facebook

If engagement with customers is a priority, then being on Facebook might be right for your business. Entrepreneur Magazine writer Mikal Belicove explains.
Marketing

How to Engage Fans on Facebook

Mikal Belicove shares his top three tips for sparking conversations on your page.
Project Grow

Jason Falls on Facebook Fan Page Mistakes

A look at common fumbles business owners make when trying to attract fans on the social network.
Marketing

How to Find Your Authentic Voice on Social Media

How do you engage customers on social media--without sounding like you're marketing to them? Let the Esquire guy be your guide.
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