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How To Stay Motivated in the Trenches

Small business expert Kevin Hiser of QStart Labs answers readers' top questions about entrepreneurship.
Kevin Hiser
Why Most Loyalty Programs Are Missing the Point
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Why Most Loyalty Programs Are Missing the Point

Many times, companies reward frequent shoppers for their patronage. But a better way to measure loyalty extends beyond the cash register.
Irving Fain
College Students Who Pivoted Into Entrepreneurship
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College Students Who Pivoted Into Entrepreneurship

Picked the wrong major? Young entrepreneurs like Austin Hackett of CrowdHall and Julie Sygiel of Underbrella are finding success outside their college degrees.
Brian Patrick Eha
Finding Start-Up Success Through Serious School Spirit
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Finding Start-Up Success Through Serious School Spirit

University of Oregon grad Abraham Choe wanted more university-branded goods. So he launched a business to make it happen.
Kara Ohngren Prior
How Teen Inventor Went From Sketch to Prototype in 6 Months
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How Teen Inventor Went From Sketch to Prototype in 6 Months

Fourteen-year-old entrepreneur Carter Kostler is hoping his fruit-infused water bottle will be his ticket to entrepreneurial success.
Dinah Wisenberg Brin
10 Top Reasons Why First-Time Entrepreneurs Fail
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10 Top Reasons Why First-Time Entrepreneurs Fail

You never want to make the same mistake twice, but isn't success sweeter when you don't make any? Here are some reasons why businesses fail and tips for how to avoid it.
Martin Zwilling
Starting a Business

How to Raise Real Cash for Your Startup

Small business expert Kevin Hiser of QStart Labs answers readers' top questions about entrepreneurship.
Kevin Hiser
5 Ways to Generate Genuine Feedback for Your New Product
Growth Strategies

5 Ways to Generate Genuine Feedback for Your New Product

After glowing reviews from his family, student entrepreneur Brian Ballan sought the truth from objective strangers.
Brian Ballan
Starting a Business

Rock The Post's Tanya Privé on the Future of Crowdfunding

This start-up crowdfunding site isn't just up against giants like Kickstarter and Indiegogo, it also has the JOBS Act to contend with. Here, the founder dishes on the site's progress and overcoming obstacles.
Lambeth Hochwald
Steve Blank on Getting Small Businesses Growing Again
Growth Strategies

Steve Blank on Getting Small Businesses Growing Again

The old ways of doing business no long apply, says professor Steve Blank. Entrepreneurship is exploding among those who grok that.
Colleen DeBaise
Picked the Wrong Major? Here's How to Pivot Into Entrepreneurship
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Picked the Wrong Major? Here's How to Pivot Into Entrepreneurship

Young entrepreneurs like Austin Hackett of CrowdHall and Julie Sygiel of Underbrella are finding success outside their college degrees.
Brian Patrick Eha
How to Handle Problem Employees -- And Fire Them if Needed
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How to Handle Problem Employees -- And Fire Them if Needed

No one envy's an entrepreneur when it's time to let problem employees go. Here's how to make the process as smooth as possible.
Adam Toren
Meet Entrepreneur's College Entrepreneur of 2012 Finalists
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Meet Entrepreneur's College Entrepreneur of 2012 Finalists

Each year, Entrepreneur looks to spotlight a young entrepreneur in its annual College Entrepreneur contest. Meet the finalists in the running for College Entrepreneur of 2012 and vote for your favorite to win.
Diana Ransom
What the Founder of Travel Site Trippy Can Teach You About Entrepreneurship
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What the Founder of Travel Site Trippy Can Teach You About Entrepreneurship

Serial entrepreneur J.R. Johnson launched his first company 12 years ago at age 28. Here's what he wishes he knew then.
Shira Lazar