Young Entrepreneurs

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.
Growth Strategies

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.
Ready for Anything

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.
Starting a Business

Can't Code? 4 Tips for the Non-Techie Young ‘Trep

Student entrepreneur David Gabeau on why computer-programming experience isn't critical to launching a successful tech startup.
Growth Strategies

Biggest Mistakes: What Artsicle Learned from Its First Hire

When co-founders Scott Carleton and Alex Tryon of the art-rental and purchase platform needed help around the office, they soon learned that preparation and clarity are key in hiring employees.
Starting a Business

How to Turn Your Youth into Your Ultimate Asset

As a young entrepreneur, wisdom and experience may not be your forte but energy and enthusiasm can offer a keen tradeoff. Here's how to use youth most effectively.
Ready for Anything

The Danger of Discounts and How to Avoid Them

In starting up, tech talent can be hard to find. But what about a grade-A sales force? Consider these words of caution.
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