My Queue

There are no Videos in your queue.

Click on the Add to next to any video to save to your queue.

There are no Articles in your queue.

Click on the Add to next to any article to save to your queue.

There are no Podcasts in your queue.

Click on the Add to next to any podcast episode to save to your queue.

You're not following any authors.

Click the Follow button on any author page to keep up with the latest content from your favorite authors.

Local

Starting a Business

6 Tips for Starting a Business That's an Instant Hit With Locals

Looking to start a business that resonates with locals? Take a cue from Proper Hospitality co-founder Brian De Lowe, who makes sure each of his new hotels authentically reflects its community.

If Business Is Booming, Why Is Main Street America Still Full of Empty Storefronts?

Whether or not you have a retail store, you've seen the problem: Storefronts are shuttered on streets nationwide. And when one store closes, others will follow. How do we fix it?

How This Business Leader's Focus on Local Turned His Business Around

Getting over 430 locations on board was no easy feat.

Don't Let Your Butt Dominate Your Brain

Are you too focused on local problems and ideas?

How Entrepreneurs Can Succeed Outside of Silicon Valley

With startups popping up all over the U.S., here is how to make the most of your local community.

More From This Topic

Community

4 Ways to Use Your Local Community to Scale Your Business

After finding success in Denver, here is what we learned about how to tap into your community to expand your company.
Pokémon

Free Ways to Use Pokémon GO to Increase Business

No PokéStop? No problem. All you need is your smartphone and a bit of creativity.
Artificial Intelligence

The New Reality: AI-Enhanced Relationships

Intelligent automation has hit local businesses, and it's actually outperforming humans.
Google

Why Local Businesses Should Pay Extra Attention to Google Maps

Want to score more web traffic and in-person visits? Better start promoting your business on Maps.
Small Business Growth

Why Collaboration Is an Easier Route to Small Business Growth

In business, as in life, there is strength in numbers.
Project Grow

Why You Should Be Looking Locally for Customers

Small businesses can -- and should -- target consumers closest to home. Here's how.
Ready For Anything

3 Proven Ways Entrepreneurs Can Get Media Exposure

Press coverage puts your message in front of a larger audience in a way that is more educational than an advertisement and establishes you as an expert and thought leader in your industry.
McDonald's

McDonald's Explores Canadian Flavors and Adds McLobster to the Menu

The treat is being sold for a limited time in select markets as part of the 'Great Canadian Taste Adventure' campaign.
India

Late to the Party, Global Banks Try to Muscle Into India's Startup Boom

The banks missed out on the initial flurry of deal-making to their better-connected but much smaller domestic rivals.
Entrepreneurs

6 Benefits for You and Your Community From Supporting Local Entrepreneurs

Locally owned businesses give communities a unique character but those businesses need loyal customers to survive.