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What Is Media? It's Everything, That's What.

Cooper Smith Koch | Posted 10.14.2013 | Business
Cooper Smith Koch

Now, there are countless options, outlets and approaches you can take to promote a client, and you have to be good at a dozen of them to even be considered a decent PR pro.

10 Ways To Know If You're A Social Leader [INFOGRAPHIC]

Vala Afshar | Posted 10.13.2013 | Business
Vala Afshar

Social business leaders know that we are not a team because we work together. We are a team because we trust, respect and care for each other. Socia...

Top 3 Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make When Issuing Equity

Lili Balfour | Posted 03.31.2014 | Small Business
Lili Balfour

Too often, I see entrepreneurs freely giving away equity as compensation without realizing the extent of dilution they are causing.

Perception And Perspective

Neal Jenson | Posted 10.12.2013 | Small Business
Neal Jenson

In business, we might not be able to do much to change our employees, or change the core operations of our company, but we can nurture the things we see are important to our company and improve the perception.

Entrepreneurship and the Middle Class: Growing Our Economy From the Middle Out

Karen Mills | Posted 10.11.2013 | Small Business
Karen Mills

America's economic growth is driven by twin engines -- the stability and success of the world's strongest middle class, and the ingenuity and drive of our country's entrepreneurial spirit.

Republicans Don't Understand Entrepreneurship

Sean McElwee | Posted 10.11.2013 | Business
Sean McElwee

Republicans claim to be the party of entrepreneurship: by cutting taxes, red tape and regulations, they make it easier for small businesses to get started. But, in fact, this is all backwards. In truth, Republicans don't promote entrepreneurship, they help out already successful businesses.

The Realization of Life

Faisal Hoque | Posted 10.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Faisal Hoque

"I have had my invitation to the world's festival, and thus my life has been blessed. My eyes have seen and my ears have heard. It was my part at thi...

How To Be More Quotable, Connected And Collaborative

Vala Afshar | Posted 10.09.2013 | Business
Vala Afshar

The only constant is change. The unprecedented speed of innovation, and technology led business transformations, is introducing process and communicat...

The New Cool Kid on the Block: How Food Trucks Evolved From Roach Coaches to Cultural Phenomena

Jane Seo | Posted 10.08.2013 | Business
Jane Seo

Do these food trucks have different customer bases, media and marketing strategies, and even different food? Is there a correlation between class and food?

9 Reasons Why Strategic CIOs Love Startups

Vala Afshar | Posted 10.08.2013 | Technology
Vala Afshar

It seems there is a new article almost every day talking about how CIOs and IT departments are fighting to maintain relevance in our changing economy ...

She Learned the Hard Way to Appreciate Her Employees

Karin Kamp | Posted 10.08.2013 | Small Business
Karin Kamp

When Harvard Law graduate, Sheela Murthy, started her own law firm specializing in immigration law she was putting in 16-hour days and expected her small team of paralegals to do the same.

Why Google Is Evil

Ira Israel | Posted 10.07.2013 | Technology
Ira Israel

Google had a wonderful search engine but unfortunately has become some sort of perverse game that we are all forced to play. And while the people at Google and their shareholders continue to earn billions, small businesses like mine suffer.

Mobile Marketing: Is Your Business Missing Out?

Gabriel Shaoolian | Posted 10.07.2013 | Small Business
Gabriel Shaoolian

Mobile marketing is not the future, it is the NOW. If your small business is not findable on every single device, you may be missing out on a big share of the market.

Mom Unwraps A Secret Family Recipe And Now She's Rolling In Dough

Posted 08.07.2013 | Home

One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to ha...

Here's The Most Important Principle To Getting Rich

CNBC | Jeanine Ibrahim | Posted 08.06.2013 | Small Business

CNBC Ah, the dream to be rich. It's a simple albeit complicated desire for which many wish, yet few achieve. The definition varies, monetarily o...

The Top 100 Best And Most Collaborative U.S. Colleges [INFOGRAPHIC]

Vala Afshar | Posted 10.06.2013 | Business
Vala Afshar

A recent Harvard Business Review post suggested that higher education is being disrupted by 'digital natives', including K-12 institutions that ar...

3 Hidden Dangers That Are Sucking the Profits Out Of Your Business

Denise Gosnell | Posted 10.05.2013 | Business
Denise Gosnell

I firmly believe that these hidden dangers will suck the life out of even the greatest companies in America and around the world if they are not addressed.

And the New SBA Administrator Is...

Chris Hurn | Posted 10.05.2013 | Small Business
Chris Hurn

It's up to the next SBA Administrator to champion America's small businesses, keep the ball rolling, and make good decisions that will improve the SBA and do more to help small business owners succeed, grow, create jobs, and help our economy continue its recovery. Who will be the new face of the SBA?

In Business With Your Partner's Spouse?

A. Jude Avelino | Posted 10.05.2013 | Small Business
A. Jude Avelino

A major problem most overlooked by business partners is what happens to the business upon the death or disability of one of the partners?

5 Businesses You Can (and Probably Should) Start Now

Seyi Fabode | Posted 10.04.2013 | Small Business
Seyi Fabode

The job market is slowly getting back, companies are hiring, people are changing careers or finding jobs that move them out of underemployment that's been the case since the depression.

Chocolate Shop Owner Writes Heartbreaking Note About Closing Doors

The Huffington Post | David Winograd | Posted 08.03.2013 | Small Business

U.K. chocolatier Simon Dunn is drawing attention to the rising costs for small businesses with a farewell note he wrote after closing his shop in Wilm...

5 Things Motherhood Taught Me About The Work World

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 10.03.2013 | Fifty
Sharon Greenthal

There are many things I did learn as a stay-at-home mom that have been helpful to me as I've grown from a personal blogger to the co-founder and editor of an online magazine.

Are You Running a Blog or a Business?

Sucheta Rawal | Posted 10.02.2013 | Taste
Sucheta Rawal

Some bloggers contribute to magazines, write books or restaurant guides, teach cooking classes and even become a local authority on food. A few lucky ones are able to get a job in a related field. But the bitter truth is 75% of food bloggers do not make any money from their blogs.

The Economic Guessing Game: Will It Beat You, or Will You Beat It?

Bill McBean | Posted 10.02.2013 | Small Business
Bill McBean

The point is if you want your business to succeed in times like this, as an owner, you have to be proactive and be able to act fast on two fronts: how you operate your business, and secondly how you react to opportunity or threats.

6 Reasons Why I'd Hire Anthony Weiner

Gene Marks | Posted 10.02.2013 | Small Business
Gene Marks

Let's stop beating up on Anthony Weiner. Okay, New Yorkers: you don't want him as mayor, that's your business. But I'll hire him.