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Top 10 Geekiest Cities in America

Donny Gamble | Posted 05.20.2015 | Technology
Donny Gamble

Once upon a time, "geek" was considered a derisive label. The word alone conjured images of suspenders, pocket protectors, and wedgies. But with time, that has changed, as those skills formally relegated to geekdom have proven to be fundamental in a technology-driven economy.

Mompreneur Spotlight: Founder of Hint Water, Kara Goldin

Anjali Varma | Posted 05.05.2015 | Small Business
Anjali Varma

When Kara Goldin started putting fruit in her water 10 years ago, she had no idea that she had stumbled upon a business idea that would eventually lead to the creation of a new category in the beverage industry, grow to a 40 million dollar company, and help her lose over 25 pounds in the process.

What Is "Mobilegeddon" and Should You Be Worried?

Erika Dickstein | Posted 05.05.2015 | Small Business
Erika Dickstein

If you listen to Business Insider "millions of small business" will be crushed. If you take a look at the Washington Post, they are using the term "apocalypse". So, what is going on? Is this that big of a deal? Let's unpack this.

5 Channels to Find Reliable Millennial Employees

Anjali Varma | Posted 04.13.2015 | Small Business
Anjali Varma

Finding reliable, talented, hard-working employees is a continual challenge for most small business owners. Many will argue that finding reliable, talented, hard-working millennial employees is even more of a challenge.

Reality TV Can Be Secret Ingredient for Chef's Success

Sandy Abrams | Posted 04.10.2015 | Small Business
Sandy Abrams

Start with a food competition show, add a talented cook, stir in some drama and charm and you've cooked up a new celebrity chef. Is that enough for success in the highly competitive restaurant business?

5 Tips For Developing Compelling Content

Anjali Varma | Posted 09.22.2014 | Small Business
Anjali Varma

A common excuse for not blogging is "I have nothing to blog about." However, if you run a business and cater to a customer base you do have something to talk about! It might take a bit of creativity, but the content is there.

Duct Tape Selling: An Interview with John Jantsch

Phil Simon | Posted 07.14.2014 | Books
Phil Simon

John Jantsch has created quite the niche for himself. He is an author, speaker, and marketing consultant who specializes in assisting small businesses...

The Art of Y: Space for a Natural Energy Drink?

Alex Schattner | Posted 07.07.2014 | Business
Alex Schattner

It was a beautiful morning in Long Island City when I visited the headquarters of Frava, a natural energy juice.

How A Football Mindset Can Transform Your Company

Culture-ist | Posted 03.31.2014 | Small Business
Culture-ist

As baseball player Yogi Berra once said, "if you don't know where you're going, you probably won't get there." Football teams know where they're going. But do you and your company?

MOMPRENEURS: Paper Is Still Alive & Well

Sandy Abrams | Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business
Sandy Abrams

"When I'm at the office, I give 100 percent, then I can be 100 percent at home when I walk in the door."

MOMPRENEURS: The Monetization of Mom Bloggers

Sandy Abrams | Posted 11.20.2012 | Small Business
Sandy Abrams

"I wasn't blogging just for the creative outlet. I wanted to create something from nothing and build a business."

Mompreneurs: Fighter Pilot's Wife Designs Babiators Shades

Sandy Abrams | Posted 06.26.2012 | Small Business
Sandy Abrams

The founders started discussing the idea in mid-2010, incorporated Babiators LLC in the fall of 2010 and officially launched the product in May 2011. Today, Babiators can found in more than 250 stores and 15 countries worldwide.

Mompreneurs: Filmmaker Preserves Milestone Moments For Families

Sandy Abrams | Posted 06.20.2012 | Small Business
Sandy Abrams

Christina's entrepreneurial journey that would mirror her own stages of life. In 2011 Christina had her second child. As she became pregnant this second time around, she wanted to help other moms through producing special keepsake videos.

Mompreneurs: Should You Consider a Franchise?

Sandy Abrams | Posted 06.11.2012 | Small Business
Sandy Abrams

For women in particular, there are so many low cost as well as home-based franchise brands. In the past, it seemed that franchising was geared more for the brick and mortar, high investment, high strung entrepreneurs.

Mompreneurs: From Product Idea To Miracle

Sandy Abrams | Posted 04.25.2012 | Small Business
Sandy Abrams

Like many mompreneurs, the thought of knowing there's got to be a better way took hold of Shelly Ehler. She knew she had to make her ShowNo Towel.