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3 Facts To Consider Before Expanding Your Startup Tech Company

Jose Vasquez | Posted 05.17.2014 | Small Business
Jose Vasquez

That urge to rapidly expand your business to reach new demographics, meet new needs, and of course net new sales, is both reasonable and healthy. However, there's a flip side to expansion that many entrepreneurs neglect.

Silicon Valley's Problem

Cole Diamond | Posted 05.14.2014 | Technology
Cole Diamond

"Tech" has devolved into a gold-rush of mass-hysteria led by a throng of wantrepreneurs with little to no regard for Computer Science.

Women Business Owners Shed Light on Top Small Business Trends in 2014

David L. Brown | Posted 05.12.2014 | Small Business
David L. Brown

More than 600 women business owners (WBOs) have shared what they think it takes to start or grow a small business, and it all comes down to optimism.

9 Mantras to Make Your Entrepreneurial Journey Stress-Free

Rahul Varshneya | Posted 05.13.2014 | Small Business
Rahul Varshneya

Whatever be your circumstances or challenges, these rules will keep you warm when the chill sets in. These rules will keep you going in the toughest of times.

A Modern Day Persephone

Persephone Zill | Posted 05.11.2014 | Women
Persephone Zill

My parents named me Persephone, a name that has come to bear fruit for me -- but not before I was called Per-sa-PHONE and Per-SIF-any for most of my l...

Five Important Lessons On How To Attract High End Clients

Brian Horn | Posted 05.12.2014 | Small Business
Brian Horn

Think of your main product as the "meat" of the sandwich. To complete your sandwich, you want to include bonuses that become the "bread" of your sandwich -- one for below your meat, and another that goes above it.

Supporting Female Entrepreneurs Isn't a Task for Women Alone

Claire Topalian | Posted 05.11.2014 | Women
Claire Topalian

Diversity is a natural component to creativity and innovation. Without varying perspectives and experiences, true innovation eventually comes to a standstill.

R(evolutionary)

Ian Cinnamon | Posted 05.11.2014 | Small Business
Ian Cinnamon

As entrepreneurs go and found new companies, they shouldn't focus so much on whether their technology is novel or just incremental. Founders should focus on the most important aspect of any business: creating something their customers actually want.

Uncovering the Right Wine

Britney Campbell | Posted 05.10.2014 | Taste
Britney Campbell

I've seen quite frequently that there is a correlation between wine, age group, and demographic.

Authority Marketing is a New Focal Point for Entrepreneurs

Brian Horn | Posted 05.07.2014 | Small Business
Brian Horn

In general, that maxim may be true. However, if you're in competition with someone who is using authority marketing strategies, you'll find yourself at a huge disadvantage. In this specific case, all things are not equal.

I Turned My Smartphone Off For 72 Hours and the World Didn't Explode

Tammy Kahn Fennell | Posted 05.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Tammy Kahn Fennell

I discussed with my husband, and we decided to book a trip to New Hampshire to one of those really old hotels (think The Shining without the murders). I figured what better place to unplug than a hotel that had people visiting quite happily and tech-free for almost 125 years.

Secret Recipe for Startup Success

David Mandell | Posted 05.06.2014 | Small Business
David Mandell

Building a startup is, with absolute certainty, one of the most difficult journeys someone can embark on. Sleepless nights accompany early mornings and the looming taste of coffee and whiskey never quite leave your taste buds.

Celebrating Women Entrepreneurship With Julia Hartz and Daphne Koller

Heather Hummel | Posted 05.06.2014 | Business
Heather Hummel

In light of Women's Day (March 8,2014), we chatted with Julia Hartz of Evenbrite and Daphne Koller of Coursera, two of today's leading women entrepreneurs who kindly shared their wisdom, trials and triumphs with us.

To Exist Is to Change

Faisal Hoque | Posted 05.06.2014 | Business
Faisal Hoque

Tomorrow is today. If we or our organization are waiting for things to get better, we're missing the point: It's up to us to make things better now.

Redefining How You Spend Time

Jeff Steinmann | Posted 05.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Steinmann

When opportunity comes along, ask yourself if it will allow you to spend more or less time inside your living circle. Don't go outside your living circle any more than you have to. Every minute spent outside your living circle is a minute of your life that you've lost forever. 

Silicon Valley and Entrepreneurship Go Hand in Hand

John Rampton | Posted 05.04.2014 | Business
John Rampton

In a recent interview, VigLink CEO Olive Roup talks about the benefits and challenges of starting a new company and growing a business in Silicon Valley, shedding some light on what it's like to be a business owner in the tech capital of the world.

Why You Aren't Meeting Investors

Seth Goldstein | Posted 05.05.2014 | Business
Seth Goldstein

Nobody teaches you these rules. And people are too polite to tell you when you violate them. Understanding and following the laws of email are crucial to ensuring you get investor meetings.

The New Power Generation

Ann Shoket | Posted 05.05.2014 | Teen
Ann Shoket

The girls you see superglued to their phones aren't just distracted or self-involved, as teenagers are often dismissed as being. Those girls are creating their personal brands on Twitter, launching fashion careers on Tumblr and starting their own businesses on Etsy.

Entrepreneurship Through the Western Looking Glass

Penina Rybak | Posted 05.04.2014 | Business
Penina Rybak

I've realized that this is one of the most profound examples of the importance of the proverbial traveler's journey.

How Small Business Success Can Happen At Any Age

John Tarnoff | Posted 05.03.2014 | Fifty
John Tarnoff

John's resume is notable for the range of his experience. He was a career military man, and retired medically from the Army as a 71L, Clerk-Typist; an 11B, Infantryman; and 05C, SCUBA Diver. He had endured physical challenges, including losing the sight in his right eye, and had problems with his knees.

What Schoolteachers Know About Problem-Solving That Entrepreneurs (And Those Who Support Them) Don't Quite Get

Rob Lalka | Posted 05.03.2014 | Impact
Rob Lalka

Too often, early-stage businesses have a sole focus: "What do I need to say to raise money?" Startups are more successful when founders are most open to learning -- and not just from the investors they are trying to please.

5 Reasons Why You Will Remain A Wantrepreneur

Rahul Varshneya | Posted 05.03.2014 | Small Business
Rahul Varshneya

Aspiring entrepreneurs often don't even start up. The reasons are aplenty, but if you can get over these five, you have got a chance to start your first venture.

Living Successfully With Host Jacqueline M. Wood of E!'s Party On

Nova Lorraine | Posted 04.30.2014 | Entertainment
Nova Lorraine

After receiving critical acclaim for her portrayal of strong-willed vixen Steffy and two Daytime Emmy Nominations, Wood gave up what seemed to be a career on fire to host E! Television's new series, Party On.

Follow Your Feeling, Not the Money Trail

Mitch Ditkoff | Posted 04.30.2014 | Business
Mitch Ditkoff

They gave me their business cards. I gave them mine. But on the way home, I began to feel a creeping sense of dislocation and dread -- like I was auditioning for a movie I wasn't quite sure I wanted to be in.

5 Areas That Will Continue to Challenge Entrepreneurs in 2014

Kari Warberg Block | Posted 04.29.2014 | Business
Kari Warberg Block

Speaking from experience, being an entrepreneur is a huge responsibility.