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3 Reasons to Ditch Your Social Networks to Really Network

Social media may be second nature, but if you really want to connect, you'll have to leave the office or pick up the phone. Business coach Antonio Neves offers some choice networking tips.
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4 Tips for Creating a Firm Foundation for Your Startup

Business consultant Joshua Medcalf on the importance of passion and dedication when launching a business.
Starting a Business

Appboy Founder on Turning a Chance Encounter into Entrepreneurship Gold

Here's how two young treps found their co-founder on the street, and went on to launch a successful venture-backed startup.
Starting a Business

4 Things Young Entrepreneurs Need to Know About the JOBS Act

When it comes to landing startup capital, crowdfunding can be a young entrepreneur's best friend. Given the new crowdfudning law, though, here are a few changes that'll pay to know sooner than later.
Starting a Business

3 Reasons to Be Proud of Your Brick-and-Mortar Shop

Student entrepreneur Sarah Haselkorn on the daily rewards she gets from operating a physical location.
Growth Strategies

What Happens in Vegas Stays in Vegas, Unless You're Tony Hsieh

At SXSW, Zappos founder and CEO Tony Hsieh stops by the Samsung Blogger Lounge to discuss the revitalization project of Downtown Las Vegas, the new SXSW V2V program and more.
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Biggest Mistakes: How Ginger + Liz Learned to Play Nice With Vendors

When the nail-polish making duo Ginger Johnson and Liz Pickett began their production efforts, finding the right vendors to work with was easier said than done. Here's why having a plan B can mean all the difference.
Marketing

Don't Waste Another Networking Opportunity: 6 Tips for Following Up

With SXSW in full swing, effective networking strategies -- including ideas for following up -- should be top of mind.
Entrepreneurs

Russell Simmons Sets His Sights on YouTube with 'Post-Racial' Programming

For all of the future media startups out there, consider this tip from Uncle Rush: Go digital my friend. Here, the entrepreneur icon describes his plans for the future YouTube network 'All Def Digital.'
Marketing

SXSW Hopefuls: 3 Young Startups on Their Strategies for Getting Discovered

Few startups would balk at the opportunity to make a big splash at SXSW Interactive. We check in with three startups that hope to do just that.
Starting a Business

Why the World Needs More Brilliant 'Stupid' Ideas

Next time someone says your business idea has more 'hair than brains,' consider the countless examples of fellow stupid-successful entrepreneurs.
Starting a Business

4 Reasons Why Now Is the Perfect Time to Start Up

When it comes to launching a business, you can make countless excuses, but you have to have faith. Here's how to confidently take the plunge.
Starting a Business

Stop Saying 'I'm Sorry:' 3 Reasons Why Apologizing Prevents Progress

It's just not helpful to say you're sorry. Instead, focus on the problem and how to prevent it from happening again, suggests business coach Antonio Neves.
Growth Strategies

How Today's Young Female Entrepreneurs Embrace Their Feminine Mystique

The days where women were seen and not heard may be long gone, but challenges remain -- especially upon entering the typically male-dominated world of entrepreneurship.
Starting a Business

How Much Traction Is Enough for Investors?

Besides the famed "hockey stick" adoption rate, here are a few ideas for showing investors why they should pay attention to your startup.
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