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Turning Small Details Into Big Business

Harley Finkelstein | Posted 03.31.2014 | Small Business
Harley Finkelstein

By Ashlee Kozel, The Dandy Lion Boutique November 18, 2011 was the annual Christmas parade in downtown Enterprise, Alabama. Right outside what is n...

Mark Cuban Answers Your Questions

Harley Finkelstein | Posted 03.30.2014 | Small Business
Harley Finkelstein

What if we let you ask anything to any of our 10 mentors? Recently, we crowdsourced some questions for Mark Cuban, the owner of the Dallas Mavericks and star of ABC's Shark Tank. Here's what he had to say in response to the top five questions we received.

How We Turned Pinterest Into Our Biggest Traffic Driver

Harley Finkelstein | Posted 03.29.2014 | Small Business
Harley Finkelstein

By Joey Nelson, Southern Swim This past December, we launched Southern Swim on Shopify. Southern Swim represents the culture and lifestyle...

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...

Jillian Berman

How One Man Turned A Job Crisis Into A Career | Jillian Berman | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

It started out just like any other evening at work. Dwain Schenck was sitting in his cubicle waiting for some feedback on a newsletter he was working ...

Why Women Should Rethink the Bodysuit

Harley Finkelstein | Posted 01.20.2014 | Small Business
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By T.C. Daniel, Bradamant I have always been a bit of a Rabble Rouser, so it doesn't surprise me that my Shopify business is built on two revolutio...

You've Been Telling Time Wrong

Harley Finkelstein | Posted 03.19.2014 | Small Business
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By Ben Klinger, Studio Ve We've decided to reinvent the clock. Our series of wall clocks, sold on our Shopify store, are more like art installation...

What Are the Biggest Payment Trends of 2014?

Harley Finkelstein | Posted 03.17.2014 | Small Business
Harley Finkelstein

By Bob Angus, PayPal How customers want to pay is going through dramatic change. Just think about how you shopped this past holiday season. Innova...

14-Year-Old Girl Successfully Launches Adorable Pillow Startup

Harley Finkelstein | Posted 03.16.2014 | Small Business
Harley Finkelstein

By Sydney Loew, Poketti I never thought that I would design, manufacture, and sell a stuffed animal on Shopify, especially at age fourteen. I atten...

If You Could Ask Gary Vee 1 Question, What Would It Be?

Harley Finkelstein | Posted 03.15.2014 | Small Business
Harley Finkelstein

Take a look at Gary Vaynerchuk's Twitter profile and you'll immediately see why he's considered a social media guru. The founder of Wine Library - on...

4 Lessons I Learned in the Shark Tank

Harley Finkelstein | Posted 03.12.2014 | Small Business
Harley Finkelstein

By Julie Busha, Slawsa To say that I walked out of ABC's Shark Tank in a state of complete shock might qualify as the biggest understatement in the w...

How To Sell a Product That Isn't a Sandra Bullock Movie

Harley Finkelstein | Posted 03.10.2014 | Small Business
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By Jonathan Ybarra, Streetcars Shoes I'm sitting in my office. I'm sitting in my office wishing that my business were a Sandra Bullock movie. ...

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...

5 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me About Entrepreneurship

Harley Finkelstein | Posted 03.08.2014 | Small Business
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By Dylan Jawahir, Battle Balm After leaving college with a degree in hand, I would have never believed that I'd be in my current position a decade ...

Want to Learn New Ways to Increase Sales?

Harley Finkelstein | Posted 03.04.2014 | Small Business
Harley Finkelstein

By Jake Gasaway, Stitch Labs As independent business owners and entrepreneurs, we have a tendency to isolate ourselves and get tunnel-vision about wh...

How My Accidental Product Could Change the Way You Exercise

Harley Finkelstein | Posted 03.04.2014 | Small Business
Harley Finkelstein

By Michael Volkin, Strength Stack 52 It might sound like a sales pitch, but I created a product that might forever change the way you exercise, and ...

Building a Business Based on Positivity

Harley Finkelstein | Posted 03.01.2014 | Small Business
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By Sandra Centorino, Say It Forward My daughters and I launched a store, the sole purpose of which is to bring back positivity and encourage face-to-...

Idahoans Crowdfund a Giant Potato Drop for New Year's Eve 

Harley Finkelstein | Posted 02.26.2014 | Small Business
Harley Finkelstein

By Amanda Larrinaga, BOISE, IDAHO - This New Year's Eve, the famous ball in Times Square won't be the only memorable icon ringing in th...

How to Gamify Christmas

Harley Finkelstein | Posted 02.22.2014 | Small Business
Harley Finkelstein

By Shelly Albaum, The Christmas Game We all have romantic visions of meaningful Christmas celebrations, which are recorded in movies and books about...

How To Have An Anti-Corporate Christmas

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.25.2014 | Small Business

Sure, anyone can pick up a Christmas gift this year made by a major corporation, but the truly thoughtful might be more pleased with what they find if...

Selling a Christmas Tree You've Never Seen Before

Harley Finkelstein | Posted 02.17.2014 | Small Business
Harley Finkelstein

By Sarah Monkton, The Jubiltree Company Our alternative Christmas tree company began as an innocent family project one holiday. At the time, I neve...

Why I Launched a Christmas-Themed Business

Harley Finkelstein | Posted 02.16.2014 | Small Business
Harley Finkelstein

By James McCarthy, The Christmas Shirt Company ♬ It's nuts roasting by an open fire, Sweat drops, dripping from your nose. Thermostat ca...

How I Doubled My Sales Using Shopify

Harley Finkelstein | Posted 02.12.2014 | Small Business
Harley Finkelstein

By Dylan Clifton, Perception Apparel Since switching my online store to Shopify's platform, my sales have more than doubled. But that's not where my...

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...

Building a Heart- (and Hand-) Warming Business From the Ground Up

Harley Finkelstein | Posted 02.09.2014 | Small Business
Harley Finkelstein

By Jocelyn Alsdorf, GiveGloves There is no doubt that we care about what happens to other people, no matter how far away they may be. Just look at ...