Growth Strategies

Entrepreneurs: Are You a Mover -- Or a Head-Shaker?
Growth Strategies

Entrepreneurs: Are You a Mover -- Or a Head-Shaker?

The downturn has created two classes of business owners, according to a recent survey. Here's what the movers do that the head-shakers don't.
Carol Tice
Calling All Independent Merchants
Growth Strategies

Calling All Independent Merchants

From now until Thanksgiving, tell us about one item that you sell that is the perfect gift for someone special. We'll consider it for our upcoming Indie Merchant Holiday Gift Guide.
Entrepreneur Staff
How the Business of Halloween Grew Up
Growth Strategies

How the Business of Halloween Grew Up

Halloween is a booming business in the U.S. that's captured the imaginations of both children and adults. But that hasn't always been the case. We spoke with the president and CEO of Rubie's Costume Co., and asked him how the holiday became so supersized.
Diana Ransom
The Family Business Behind Charlie Sheen, Batman and Other Halloween Favorites
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The Family Business Behind Charlie Sheen, Batman and Other Halloween Favorites

From humble roots, Rubie's Costume Co., has grown into a global enterprise while staying family-owned -- thanks to ghosts, goblins and Lady Gaga.
Diana Ransom
How Steve Jobs Saved Apple
Growth Strategies

How Steve Jobs Saved Apple

When he returned in 1997, one of Jobs' first goals was to review the company's bloated product line. Part of our blog series this week on the autobiography of Steve Jobs.
Jason Fell
A Five-Step Guide to Reinventing Your Business
Growth Strategies

A Five-Step Guide to Reinventing Your Business

How do you know when it's time to alter the strategy of your business? Here's how to pivot to a better business model midstream.
Seven Tips for Hosting Webinars that Rock
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Seven Tips for Hosting Webinars that Rock

If you're looking to grow your business, deepen customer relationships and raise your profile, consider putting on Webinars. Here are tips for getting started.
Carol Tice
How to Take Your Business to the Next Level
Growth Strategies

How to Take Your Business to the Next Level

Consider these three successful strategies to kick-start growth in your company.
Kelly K. Spors
Cities Should Market Their Problems to Entrepreneurs
Starting a Business

Cities Should Market Their Problems to Entrepreneurs

For small towns across the U.S. to grow again after the worst recession since the Great Depression, here's a suggestion: Ask entrepreneurs for help.
Mikal E. Belicove
Does Your Small Business Suffer from Owner Neglect?
Run a Better Business

Does Your Small Business Suffer from Owner Neglect?

If you've been checked out and letting your business's problems multiply, restaurant expert Jon Taffer from the series 'Bar Rescue' has some tips on how to turn things around.
Carol Tice
How Online Retailers Can Ride the Exports Growth Wave
Growth Strategies

How Online Retailers Can Ride the Exports Growth Wave

Online sales are still booming in Spain, Brazil, China, Russia and Mexico, and their ecommerce growth rates are expected to outpace U.S. growth in the next four years. Here are eight tips for e-tailers seeking to improve their appeal to overseas shoppers.
Carol Tice
At LinkedIn Town Hall, Entrepreneurs' Questions Go Unanswered
Growth Strategies

At LinkedIn Town Hall, Entrepreneurs' Questions Go Unanswered

In the President's LinkedIn Town Hall, Barack Obama answered many questions about how to help the unemployed. But some small-business owners say he didn't discuss their needs enough.
Carol Tice
Three Business Lessons from 'Moneyball'
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Three Business Lessons from 'Moneyball'

Here are the top takeaways from the story of how the Oakland A's changed the way baseball teams do business.
Jason Fell
Obama Asks for Entrepreneurs' Questions on LinkedIn
Growth Strategies

Obama Asks for Entrepreneurs' Questions on LinkedIn

President Barack Obama is currently taking questions on LinkedIn. The request brought more than 700 comments within hours, and lots of them aren't very polite.
Carol Tice
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