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How to Create a Trending Hashtag

Nika Stewart | Posted 10.14.2015 | Business
Nika Stewart

Ever wonder how to get your event hashtag to trend? Here's a story of an event that went viral in a few hours...

3 Deadly Traps That 'Wantrepreneurs' Fall Into

Daniel DiPiazza | Posted 10.14.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Daniel DiPiazza

In 2011, I went from working at a restaurant making $2.17/hour (plus tips) to launching one... then two... then THREE successful, profitable businesse...

Entrepreneurs Are Everywhere Show No. 6: Al Milukas, and Zahra Aljabri and James Faghmous

Steve Blank | Posted 10.14.2015 | Business
Steve Blank

Sometimes your passion is what you think about outside your day job. And sometimes solving your own needs turns into a startup opportunity. Passion a...

Going Against the Flow: Austin McChord, Founder of Datto

Charu Sharma | Posted 10.14.2015 | Technology
Charu Sharma

Austin McChord, founder of Datto was featured on the 2015 Forbes 30 under 30 List. He has faced his business' shift from hardware to virtual with open...

5 Ways to Maximize Your 'Time ROI'

John Bowen | Posted 10.13.2015 | Business
John Bowen

Having freedom of time is a big reason we became entrepreneurs. We want to spend our hours doing what we love to do professionally, while also having enough time away from the business to pursue our other passions. Unfortunately, we usually end up working "half time" -- meaning 12 hours a day instead of the entire 24.

Tech Entrepreneur Takes Pain & Expense Out of Flower Delivery

Renny McPherson | Posted 10.13.2015 | Business
Renny McPherson

Ajay Kori is one of the founders of UrbanStems, an on-demand flower delivery service created to spread happiness by making gifting fun and easy. UrbanStems launched during a blizzard on Valentine's Day 2014 in Washington DC and has since expanded into Manhattan, Brooklyn and the DC Metro Area.

Franchise or Independent: What's Right for You?

Nellie Akalp | Posted 10.13.2015 | Business
Nellie Akalp

Once you've decided that you are ready for a career as a small business owner, you'll find yourself faced with another decision to make. Do you want to operate an independent business, or a franchise?

The 5 Productivity Tricks That Are Making Entrepreneurs Less Productive

Jose Vasquez | Posted 10.20.2015 | Business
Jose Vasquez

There's no shortage of "productivity hacks" and tricks out there--and I've even written about some of my personal favorites before--but not all shortcuts to productivity are as efficient as they seem.

Adopt These 3 Traits for a Positive Mindset

Lisa Abeyta | Posted 10.13.2015 | Impact
Lisa Abeyta

With almost eighty million results to sift through, it is possible to find advice or information on just about anything and everything. But, in reality, the biggest determining factor in achieving success cannot be found on a website, in a book or in advice personally shared from the best of mentors.

Why Blue Collar Entrepreneurs Have So Much Opportunity to Succeed

Yura Bryant | Posted 10.13.2015 | Business
Yura Bryant

When you think of entrepreneurship, you probably think of a tech company founder or someone who performs some type of white collar profession. But entrepreneurship has no boundaries and can be developed where any source of great demand can be found.

5 Things High School Students Asked Me About Success

Richard Lorenzen | Posted 10.13.2015 | Business
Richard Lorenzen

Last week I had the honor and privilege to be invited to speak to a number of classes at public high schools in Philadelphia about my success in business and how I did it at a young age.

Do You Know How to Create the Perfect Content Strategy? Kimanzi Constable Is Killing It.

Ramon Nuez | Posted 10.13.2015 | Business
Ramon Nuez

Why does this strategy work, because you are writing for an audience of business owners, entrepreneurs and influencers. These individuals are thirsty for mind-blowing articles, and if you are the author of the article, that business owner may ask you to share your article with his company.

Empire and Scandal on Entrepreneurship

Daphne Mallory | Posted 10.12.2015 | Entertainment
Daphne Mallory

I have a confession. I wake up early to get business done. The one thing that keeps me awake is not coffee. It's watching episodes of my favorite tele...

3 Lies We Tell Ourselves About Entrepreneurship

Daniel DiPiazza | Posted 10.09.2015 | Business
Daniel DiPiazza

Self-employment is still amazing, and I wouldn't trade it for the world. The upsides definitely outweigh the downsides.

The Innovator's Mindset: Envisioning the Future

James Canton | Posted 10.13.2015 | Business
James Canton

Is Google now working on artificial intelligence and deep learning to turn the web into just a more efficient search engine, or are they creating a new a type of synthetic intelligence that can predict and help our civilization?

The Importance of Learning to Fail Gracefully

Saudia Davis | Posted 11.20.2015 | Business
Saudia Davis

One of my favorite quotes comes from the great female entrepreneur Oprah Winfrey: "Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failing is another stepping stone to greatness."

Top 30 Millionaire Habits for Incredible Success

Timothy Sykes | Posted 10.08.2015 | Business
Timothy Sykes

Habits are extremely powerful. Think about the most basic things you do every day, such as your morning and nighttime routines. These aren't even things you think about, you just do them because you've always done them.

Rise of the Rest-Portland: Attitude Is Everything

Ross Baird | Posted 10.07.2015 | Business
Ross Baird

The final day of this fall's "Rise of the Rest" tour led us to visit Portland, Maine--a beautiful town with a great history, and a startup ecosystem that is just beginning to emerge.

3 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Prevent Burnout

Smita Singh | Posted 10.07.2015 | Business
Smita Singh

You don't have to burn out to use these simple secrets in your life today. As they they prevention is better than cure, use these in your life and business and you will see a huge difference. And of course don't forget to get some "me" time.

Entrepreneurs Are Everywhere Show, No. 5: Daniella Yacobovsky and Jane Moritz

Steve Blank | Posted 10.07.2015 | Business
Steve Blank

Nature and nurture together shape successful entrepreneurs. And it's possible to balance work and family when doing a startup. Family relationships i...

10 Tips for Raising Your First Million

Shane Paul Neil | Posted 10.06.2015 | Business
Shane Paul Neil

So you have a great idea, some early customers on your new app, and what you think is "product-market fit." Good for you! Now, your goal should be scale your company as fast as possible, acquire as many customers, own your category, exit, and buy a beach home.

3 Types of Entrepreneurs Who Thrive in Startups

Jose Vasquez | Posted 10.20.2015 | Business
Jose Vasquez

There are many types of entrepreneurs, all of which have different goals, different passions, different attitudes and different approaches. We're all united by our desire to take charge of a business, but I love to see that diversity manifest in the marketplace.

Why Every Start-Up Needs A Pair of Pom Poms

Charlotte Moore | Posted 10.06.2015 | Business
Charlotte Moore

What was it that finally made you start your own business? Perhaps you couldn't stand another thankless day in your old job, or you were inspired by the success of other entrepreneurs, or just felt brave enough to finally take the leap. No matter the reason, once you've done it, there's no need to go it alone.

4 Reasons Your Small Business Needs to Be Online

Yura Bryant | Posted 10.29.2015 | Business
Yura Bryant

Small business owners typically make the mistake of keeping their business small. What I mean by this is that they think small and operate small and t...

Cyber Threats to Your Business: 4 Ways to Safeguard Your Assets

John Bowen | Posted 10.05.2015 | Business
John Bowen

Marc Goodman recently shared his top strategies for how entrepreneurs can thwart cyber criminals -- and prevent our most sensitive and important assets from getting hacked.