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TV Host Amber Mac: 'It's Not About Innovation, It's About Adaptation'

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.28.2014 | Small Business

Being a successful entrepreneur isn't about reinventing the wheel, according to Canadian TV personality Amber Mac. It's about making the technology th...

Coffee Shop Serves Up A Hot Cup Of Hunk

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 02.13.2014 | Small Business

Piping hot coffee won’t be the only thing steaming in a new Washington coffee shop. The aptly named Hot Cup of Joe, which opens on Valentine’s...

Is Paula Deen Coming Back To TV?

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 02.13.2014 | Small Business

Paula Deen may be down, but she’s certainly not out. Her recently formed company, Paula Deen Ventures, has reportedly received a sizable investm...

Bad News For 'Dumb Starbucks' Store

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.12.2014 | Small Business

Los Angeles' parody "Dumb Starbucks" store is no more. The joke coffee shop, which opened Friday in the city's Los Feliz neighborhood, was shutter...

Quitting Her Six-Figure Job Was The Best Thing This Woman Has Ever Done

Forbes | Sarah McKinney | Posted 02.07.2014 | Small Business

Forbes It takes a lot of courage to quit your job and start a venture of your own. It takes something entirely else to walk away from a finance job...

Being Smart Won't Get You Ahead, This Will

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 02.07.2014 | Small Business

Intellect is beside the point when you're starting a business, according to author and angel investor Tim Ferriss. Author of the bestselling "4-Hou...

Restaurant's Beyonce-Themed Valentine's Day Menu Is Amazing

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.04.2014 | Small Business

"I Am Pasta Fierce" isn't what Beyonce says when she's hungry, but it is an entree you can order at a New York restaurant that's offering an entire Be...

America Is Finally Getting A Cat Cafe

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 02.04.2014 | Small Business

You want some kitten with that coffee? The San Francisco Bay Area is getting the United States’ first and second cat cafes, a feline phenomenon ...

Tech Gurus Think Hipster Coffee Is The Next Big Thing, Apparently

The Huffington Post | Robin Wilkey | Posted 01.31.2014 | Small Business

Did you just say $25 million? Excuse us for spitting out our cold-brewed coffee. According to a report by Kara Swisher of Re/Code, Blue Bottle Cof...

This Small Business Will Be Getting A Free Ad At The Super Bowl

AP | By JOYCE M. ROSENBERG | Posted 04.01.2014 | Small Business

A small business that makes toys for girls will have its 30 seconds in the spotlight during the Super Bowl. GoldieBlox will appear in a...

Successful Entrepreneurs Who Followed Their Bliss

CNBC | Daniel Bukszpan | Posted 01.29.2014 | Small Business

CNBC When people go into business for themselves, they frequently choose the solo version of what they were already doing. So someone who works for...

Lil Jon: 'Grab Your N*** And Make It Happen'

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 01.27.2014 | Small Business

Want to find success? Hip-hop star Lil Jon has some rather pointed advice for you. The 42-year-old rapper and businessman behind the early 2000s hi...

Here's How To Profit Off Your Passion For Art

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business

Have you ever dreamed of turning your passion for art into a full-fledged business? A well-known photographer has some advice for how to make it happ...

Supermodel Selita Ebanks: 'Commit And Proceed'

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business

For former Victoria's Secret model and entrepreneur Selita Ebanks, it's not just having a lot of ideas that counts. It's also having the determination...

How Online Retailers Are Preparing For Black Friday & Cyber Monday

Harley Finkelstein | Posted 01.25.2014 | Small Business
Harley Finkelstein

'Tis the season for online sales. As the biggest sales weekend of the year approaches, online merchants small and large are preparing to entice cus...

Women in Business: Q&A with Debbie Sterling, Founder of GoldieBlox

Laura Dunn | Posted 01.25.2014 | Small Business
Laura Dunn

Debbie Sterling is an engineer and founder of GoldieBlox, a toy company out to inspire the next generation of female engineers. She has made it her mi...

Shopify BuildaBiz Winner GoldieBlox's Video Goes Viral

Harley Finkelstein | Posted 01.25.2014 | Small Business
Harley Finkelstein

That video depicts a trio of playful young girls setting up an elaborate Mouse Trap-style apparatus to the tune of the Beastie Boys' classic hit, "Girls." The lyrics are rewritten to empower girls who are tired of seeing only pink, princessy toys for girls.

3 Things Missing From Women's Bike Apparel and How We're Changing It

Harley Finkelstein | Posted 01.25.2014 | Small Business
Harley Finkelstein

We were tired of our jeans losing the battle against our everyday commute. We were tired of looking for performance-ready apparel that works for the office too. This is what drove our inspiration for our very first product: The Perfect Bike Pant for women bike commuters.

Top Shops in the Build a Business Competition

Harley Finkelstein | Posted 01.25.2014 | Small Business
Harley Finkelstein

After setting up e-commerce sites on Shopify's platform and choosing a category to compete in, there's only one thing left to do: Sell. Here are some of the top shops currently in the competition. Learn the story behind their store.

FUBU Founder: Entrepreneurs Will Save The Economy

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.26.2013 | Small Business

The beauty of e-commerce, according to FUBU founder and Shark Tank investor Daymond John, is not having to hide out in people's shrubbery. There wa...

How Building the Next Doorbell Turned Into Building a Business

Harley Finkelstein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business
Harley Finkelstein

The day I had the idea for DoorBot, I missed an important package because I couldn't hear the doorbell. During my frustration of missing it, I looked down at my phone and thought: This is where my door should be answered.

Behold, The Sriracha Bacon Lollipop!

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 12.16.2013 | Small Business

It seems like there's a sucker born every minute. Promising "candied salty spicy peppery porky goodness," Texas-based Lollyphile recently announced...

Rethinking High Heels: One Woman's Business Idea

Harley Finkelstein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business
Harley Finkelstein

May we all strive to set an example for budding entrepreneurs and dreamers alike. When you support small businesses, you give the business owner hope and confidence to continue living their dreams. There is no greater gift.

This Wasn't Made Using Computers

Harley Finkelstein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business
Harley Finkelstein

By Andy Bauch, HippoBricks My art studio, HippoBricks, faces some unique challenges since all the pieces we build for our clients are made from...

How My Game Show Appearance Jumpstarted My Business

Harley Finkelstein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business
Harley Finkelstein

By Adam Wright, The Wright Sauce I consider myself a really lucky guy. In a matter of months, a product I developed has been featured on na...