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Q&A: Taylor Culliver & Dilip Rajan -- CoFounders, Vyrtex

Viputheshwar Sitaraman | Posted 11.11.2015 | Technology
Viputheshwar Sitaraman

After a soft launch at the University of Pennsylvania in September, Vyrtex, a new social content curation platform, is ready to take things to the nex...

The Types of Internet-Based Businesses That Always Sell

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 11.12.2015 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

Which types of website are popular with potential buyers? Through my time as CEO of a brokerage centered around buying and selling websites, I've seen what works and doesn't. The following list goes through six types of sites that sell (and three that don't).

Using ALM to Solve Your Software Project Challenges

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 11.09.2015 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

Kevin Castle is partner and CTO of Technossus, a technology consulting firm. Castle is instrumental in every major healthcare project the company tack...

6 Ways to Build Better Relationships With Your Clients and Your Network

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 10.29.2015 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

Nicole Smartt is the Vice President and co-owner of Star Staffing. If you look at my company's internal structure, you'll notice we are missing a key...

Why We Like To Listen To The Underdog Stories Of Strangers

The Huffington Post | Jillian Capewell | Posted 11.06.2015 | Arts

Peter Bresnan isn’t famous. At least, not yet, but that’s what he’s trying to be -- or, if not famous, at least funny -- in his new...

6 Ways to Determine Whether to Pay Yourself or Reinvest Into Your Business

BusinessCollective | Posted 11.05.2015 | Business

Business is going exceptionally well and you're starting to see your company's financials trending in a positive direction. As a young founder whose b...

How to Offer Positive Feedback in Stressful Situations

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 11.05.2015 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

Is your team getting stressed out at work? Are they having a hard time managing their many responsibilities? Contrary to popular belief, this could actually present opportunities for breakthrough ideas.

How to Be Happy When Things Aren't Going Your Way

Jeff Steinmann | Posted 11.04.2015 | Business
Jeff Steinmann

Quitting is no good, so let's talk about how to deal with those things that inevitably will go wrong without getting frustrated or angry.

3 Tried-and-True Ways To Become Better At Managing People

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 11.04.2015 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

The delivery of some honest feedback can often lead to more problems. While in my first few years I was brutally honest, I've since learned that brutal honesty can be instantly demoralizing.

3 Keys to More Leads and Sales Via Email Marketing Automation

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 11.03.2015 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

Strategy should be based on your desired outcome. What is it you are trying to accomplish through these emails? Is it to encourage subscribers to call about a specific service you're offering?

3 Ways to Make Your Video Content More Actionable

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 11.02.2015 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

Parveen Panwar is passionate about online advertising and ad technology. He has created digital strategy for various video branding campaigns and made...

How SMBs Can Capture Digital Marketing Success

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 10.30.2015 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

Mobile marketing continues to soar to new heights. According to new figures from eMarketer, mobile ad spending in the U.S. is expected to increase by 50 percent, reaching $28.72 billion and accounting for 49 percent of all digital ad spending in 2015.

3 Brain Dead Simple Steps to Stop Procrastinating

Jeff Steinmann | Posted 10.29.2015 | Business
Jeff Steinmann

Everybody has that friend. That guy or gal who never keeps a commitment. You ask them to do something, maybe they offer to help you with something, come out for a drink or send you an email with some information. They NEVER do it.

Empowering Veterans Through Entrepreneurship

Jack Nadel | Posted 10.30.2015 | Business
Jack Nadel

Every day, Americans wake up to frightening headlines from all across the globe. Warring factions of terrorist groups, especially in the Middle East and Africa, show no signs of desiring peace, and the threat of nuclear attack is ever present.

What We Did When Our Early-Stage Startup Lost a Key Partner

BusinessCollective | Posted 10.29.2015 | Business

Laura Johnson is a co-founder of Salty Girl Seafood, Inc., a sustainable seafood company founded in 2014 and headquartered in Santa Barbara, Californ...

5 Reasons Every Entrepreneur Should Watch 'Shark Tank'

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 10.29.2015 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

As an entrepreneur, there are only two reasons that could possibly explain why you haven't yet heard of Shark Tank. You're either living under a very large rock, or you're hanging out under a very small one.

Pitch@Palace: Accelerating Entrepreneurship in the UK

Advertising Week | Posted 10.28.2015 | Business
Advertising Week

One of the more profound relationships that has developed in our years with Advertising Week Europe is HRH, The Duke of York. What we've learned in ou...

Advice From Startupbootcamp Amsterdam

Lisa Chau | Posted 10.28.2015 | Business
Lisa Chau

Patrick de Zeeuw (right) at Startupbootcamp Amsterdam In April, I before I met with Deputy Mayor Kajsa Ollongren during The Next Web conference in t...

5 Ways to Measure the ROI of Customer Love

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 10.28.2015 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

Robi Ganguly is the CEO of Apptentive, the easiest way for every company with an app to talk with their customers. The Google Ventures-backed company ...

Fuel Your Resolve: Mission Over Impossible

Lisa Abeyta | Posted 10.27.2015 | Impact
Lisa Abeyta

When Sara Corry entered her yearlong HauteHopes Entrepreneur in Residence program with us in February of 2015, Sara told my Hautepreneurs cofounder, Jessica Eaves Mathews, that her biggest barrier to success was the lack of an e-commerce site to sell her company's hand-sewn scrubs.

How to Become a Business Influencer

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 10.27.2015 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

The ultimate goal for any successful professional is to become an influencer in their respective field. Influencers are individuals with followings and a voice in the industry -- they lead and set direction for others.

The Deadly Ds: 4 Reasons Your Rockstars Have Stopped Performing

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 10.26.2015 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

As an employee begins underperforming, their colleagues will likely have to step in and pick up the slack (often at the expense of your team's morale). To stop a small problem from snowballing, help your employees with these issues as soon as you notice them.

4 Crucial Talent Retention Strategies for Designing Your Benefits Package

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 10.23.2015 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

Zain Hasan is the founder and CEO of National Insurance Consulting Group Inc. Prior to NICG, Hasan's unique experience of working as the representativ...

The Fatal Flaws Of Our Education System

Donna Harris | Posted 10.22.2015 | Education
Donna Harris

Across the board, the students wanted to be given the answer to the test. Their rationale? You have to do well on the test so you can get into a good college so that you can get a good job. And there you have the underlying assumption behind our entire educational system.

Being Resilient: Overcoming Challenges You'll Face as an Entrepreneur

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 10.22.2015 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

Resilience -- the ability to either overcome challenges or bounce back from setbacks -- is huge in the world of startups.