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Marketing

4 Body Language Cues You Need to Know When Networking

You might be hurting your networking efforts without even realizing it. Body language sends a strong message to people. Here are four cues to watch out for to be better at networking.
Starting a Business

5 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week

The Senate's epic fail surprises no one as interest rates on Stafford student loans double today, the end of Google Reader is nigh, Independence Day is predicted to be a legendary travel bonanza, according to a recent Orbitz survey, NEXT helps Parisian treps validate their startup ideas, Startup Weekend heads to Amsterdam… This week's notable news and startup events for young treps.
Starting a Business

The Two Must-Have Elements for Attracting Startup Funding

Venture capitalist Paul Lee offers advice on what entrepreneurs should do get noticed by investors.
Marketing

Bonnaroo's Founder on Hosting a Blockbuster Bash

Rick Farman, the co-founder of Superfly Presents, the company behind music festival Bonnaroo, offers advice about successful events.
Starting a Business

Bonnaroo Founder's 9 Tips for Throwing a Blockbuster Bash

Rick Farman, the co-founder of Superfly Presents, the production company behind music festival Bonnaroo, provides young entrepreneurs advice about crafting a successful event.
Marketing

Networking Like a Pro: How to Host a Successful Business Mixer

Hosting a networking event can be really rewarding, but it takes careful planning to get the most out of it. These simple tips will help make your business mixer fun and successful.
Marketing

How to Apply PR Skills at Networking Events

If you are your own brand, it makes sense that you should employ your professional acumen when presenting yourself to potential clients.
Starting a Business

11 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week

RedBull launches a music-tech startup accelerator, 3rd Ward offers a networking opportunity in Brooklyn, HUB Bay Area helps social treps with PR, Berlin startups slay dragons, VCs and treps square off, the SBA gets social, NY Tech Day kicks off, TechCrunch Disrupt unleashes in NYC again, the Webbys wants your votes… This week's notable news and startup events for young treps.
Small Business Heroes

7 Steps for Planning a Kick-Ass Networking Event

For young entrepreneurs eager to raise their credibility up a notch, consider hosting a real-world networking event. Here are a few tips for pulling it off.
Marketing

Want to Really Network? Stop Using Social Networks

While social-media sites have obviously been a boon for startups, there's no replacement for an old-fashioned handshake.
Growth Strategies

Dell's Women's Entrepreneur Network Heads to Turkey?

Why the computer giant has set its sights on women entrepreneurs -- and what it hopes to accomplish in Istanbul this June.
Marketing

6 Steps to Better Networking for Young Entrepreneurs

Most people don't enjoy networking events, but few regret attending once they've made keen connections. Here are several insider tips to help you make the most out of networking events.
Technology

Apple and the Kid App Maker Revolution

The tech giant opened its developer conference up to teens as young as 13 this year. But perhaps the company should be even more inclusive? We take a look at the even-younger app makers making waves today.