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Entrepreneurship

Our Favorite Reader Answers to Our National Small Business Week Questions

Our social media fans sound off on their favorite entrepreneurs and what entrepreneurship means to them.
Andrea Hardalo
These Are the Top 10 Best Cities to Launch a Small Business
National Small Business Week

These Are the Top 10 Best Cities to Launch a Small Business

A recent survey from WalletHub identified the cities that have the best small-business environments.
Nina Zipkin
7 Free Events and Webinars Entrepreneurs Can Take Advantage of During National Small Business Week
Small Businesses

7 Free Events and Webinars Entrepreneurs Can Take Advantage of During National Small Business Week

Here's how you can get involved in the Small Business Administration's week-long celebration of the American entrepreneur.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
How a Transparent Team Culture Can Improve Customer Service
Inspiring Your Team

How a Transparent Team Culture Can Improve Customer Service

It's no longer enough to rely on imagery and messaging if you want to be taken seriously by your audience.
Peter Mühlmann
The Feds Have $2.5B Available to Fund Innovative Small Companies
Grants

The Feds Have $2.5B Available to Fund Innovative Small Companies

The Small Business Administration is crisscrossing the nation to educate entrepreneurs about how to apply for grants focused on early stage companies.
Kedma Ough
4 Keys to Marketing on Twitter
Twitter

4 Keys to Marketing on Twitter

With over 302 million active users, Twitter is a platform you need to get in on.
Nathan Resnick
The 8 Values Every Company Should Live By
Company values

The 8 Values Every Company Should Live By

Values are an important part determining how great a company's culture can be.
Craig Cincotta
Putting People Over Profit in Business and Life
Inspiring Your Team

Putting People Over Profit in Business and Life

The best ways to interact with your employees to create an incredible culture, how to get essential feedback to course correct yourself, and what the role of fear is in making your startup a success.
Lewis Howes
5 Things Real Leaders Do Every Day, According to Henry Ford
Leadership

5 Things Real Leaders Do Every Day, According to Henry Ford

Summer is the perfect time for every entrepreneur to turn up the heat on developing their leadership skills.
Adam Toren
These Brother and Sister Entrepreneurs Were Just Named the National Small Business Persons of the Year
National Small Business Week

These Brother and Sister Entrepreneurs Were Just Named the National Small Business Persons of the Year

One of the founders of the family-owned and operated Missouri Star Quilt Company reflects on moments of intense struggle -- and serious doubt.
Catherine Clifford
Want to Look Smart on Social Media? 5 Tips From Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.
National Small Business Week

Want to Look Smart on Social Media? 5 Tips From Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

Execs from Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter tell you what you need to know.
Carly Okyle
Battle-Tested Startup Advice From 6 Awesome Entrepreneurs
National Small Business Week

Battle-Tested Startup Advice From 6 Awesome Entrepreneurs

The six finalists in the running for National Small Business Person of the Year share what they wish they'd known as they were getting started.
Catherine Clifford
Personalizing Ads Can Boost Marketing for Small Businesses
National Small Business Week

Personalizing Ads Can Boost Marketing for Small Businesses

Tailoring ads to customers is in the tradition of the local shopkeepers who knew their customers by name.
Andre Bourque
Small Businesses Celebrating on a Tight Budget This Year.
National Small Business Week

Small Businesses Celebrating on a Tight Budget This Year.

Entrepreneurs can be successful even in the worst of times, but let's hope they aren't forced into that position for much longer.
Susan Solovic