Starting a Business

Growth Strategies

Philanthropy as a Business Model?

Dancing Deer Baking Co. has made philanthropy an integral part of its business -- and it's still coming out on top.
Antonio Neves
How a Gen-Y'er Launched a Personal Branding Firm
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How a Gen-Y'er Launched a Personal Branding Firm

The 27-year-old founder of Millennial Branding talks about managing a growing stable of products and services.
OpenIndie.com: Reeling in Funds from Fans
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OpenIndie.com: Reeling in Funds from Fans

How crowdfunding financed a startup to help filmmakers flourish.
Eileen P. Gunn
Four Steps to Make Ads More Effective
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Four Steps to Make Ads More Effective

How to test and measure marketing results to save time and money.
Brad Sugars
Starting a Business

A Great Business Plan Begins With Engaging the Customer

Entrepreneurs need to spend less time at their computer imagining their new business and more time with real, live customers.
Reality Check: TV Shows Starring Entrepreneurs
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Reality Check: TV Shows Starring Entrepreneurs

A look at television programs that follow the lives of small-business owners.
Starting a Business

How to Start a Bar/Club

Be the toast of the town, the life of the party--and a successful entrepreneur? Yep. You can have it all when you open a bar.
Entrepreneur Staff
Direct Sales: Golden Opportunity or Hype?
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Direct Sales: Golden Opportunity or Hype?

Selling door-to-door can be big business. We explore the pros and cons.
Michelle Goodman
A Site to Fight Cyber Bullying Gets Funding
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A Site to Fight Cyber Bullying Gets Funding

SocialShield's platform for monitoring kids' online activity attracts $10 million in funding.
Gwen Moran
Lifesaving Commerce
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Lifesaving Commerce

Katharina Harf’s management savvy and some celebrity assists help her nonprofit donor center perform like a business.
Gwen Moran
A 21st Century Spin on the Matchmaking Business
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A 21st Century Spin on the Matchmaking Business

Jasbina Ahluwalia is making the ancient tradition of Indian matchmaking a 21st century business.
Making a Fermented Tea Trendy
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Making a Fermented Tea Trendy

Two Silicon Valley entrepreneurs give kombucha a champagne-colored makeover.
Jennifer Wang
It Passes the Mom Test
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It Passes the Mom Test

A former law student develops an online business that lets anyone -- even his tech-challenged mother -- create a website.
Joel Holland
Money From the Masses
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Money From the Masses

Crowdfunding sites let entrepreneurs leverage the power of peer persuasion.
Gwen Moran
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