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5 Ways SEO Is Going To Change In 2015

Jose Vasquez | Posted 12.15.2014 | Small Business
Jose Vasquez

It's starting to look like 2015 is going to be an even bigger year, and savvy search marketers are already starting to plan their strategies. If you want to stay ahead of the competition, keep your eyes peeled for these five changes likely to come with the new year

Podcast Review: Bullseye With Jesse Thorn: Chris Rock and John Cleese

Marc Hershon | Posted 12.13.2014 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

The guests that pass through the portals of Bullseye with Jesse Thorn run the gamut of show business and the conversations can get serious. Still, given the host's comedy connections, no one would debate that his show counts as a comedy podcast.

13 Ways to Reduce Stress at the Office Without Embarrassing Yourself

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 12.15.2014 | Small Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world's most promising young entrepreneurs.

3 Ways to Recapture a Potential Lead

Jose Vasquez | Posted 12.08.2014 | Small Business
Jose Vasquez

Sometimes, leads simply don't convert, but with these strategies you can recapture a percentage of those lost opportunities.

13 Things That Stand Out on a Resume

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 12.08.2014 | Small Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

An applicant's resume tells their story. As such it should be easy to follow their timeline. If there are holes in that chronology or there are multiple overlapping projects, I'm going to need some explanation.

How Big Companies Can Accelerate Innovation

Vala Afshar | Posted 12.06.2014 | Business
Vala Afshar

Almost every large company understands that it needs to deal with ever-increasing external threats by continually innovating. To ensure their survival and growth, corporations need to keep inventing new business models. This challenge requires new organizational structures and skills.

This Crowdsourcing Startup Empowers Locals

Dieter Holger | Posted 12.05.2014 | Technology
Dieter Holger

Americans are frustrated with the powers that be but that doesn't mean they should ignore local issues directly affecting them. In Santa Cruz citizens are proposing solutions to the water crisis with the help of crowdsourcing startup Civinomics. How? With an app of course.

14 Amazing Resources Many Entrepreneurs Don't Know About

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 12.05.2014 | Small Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world's most promising young ...

6 Marketing 101 Tips for Technology Entrepreneurs

Marty Zwilling | Posted 12.04.2014 | Business
Marty Zwilling

Marketing is everything these days. You can have the best technology, but if customers don't know you exist, or they don't know how your technology so...

Scrappy, Dogged and Just the Right Dose of Crazy: What it Takes to be an Entrepreneur

Lisa Abeyta | Posted 12.01.2014 | Small Business
Lisa Abeyta

At a recent Startup Weekend, one of the attendees asked me what I thought were the most important traits for an entrepreneur to posses to be successful.

Focus On Profits Is Not Enough For A Great Business

Marty Zwilling | Posted 11.28.2014 | Business
Marty Zwilling

It's a lot more productive and a lot less risky to start early in building your record of the positives on social, environmental, and people responsibility, rather than wait and hope never to be caught in an excessive profits scandal, child labor issue, or poor sustainability practice.

10 Trust Secrets You Need to Practice in Business

Marty Zwilling | Posted 11.24.2014 | Business
Marty Zwilling

One of the first harsh realities that every entrepreneur has to learn is that most of the things that are critical to startup success are outside of their direct control. Just because you dream it and build it, doesn't mean they will come.

11 Best Tips for Finding Quality, Affordable Office Space

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 11.20.2014 | Small Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world's most promising young ...

Roadmap to Leaving your Corporate Job and Starting a Creative Business (Part 3 of 6)

Sumeera Rasul | Posted 11.20.2014 | Small Business
Sumeera Rasul

As a designer, designing and developing a product is the most crucial part of your business. Many designers struggle to create products that establish a sustainable demand among their customers.

Chobani Launches Food Incubator to Disrupt Industry

Jack Hidary | Posted 11.21.2014 | Business
Jack Hidary

Will Catalyze Next Generation of Food Entrepreneurs The food industry is in desperate need of disruption. Americans spend more than $1.6 trillio...

5 Questions To Ask Before Seeking Startup Funding

Jose Vasquez | Posted 11.10.2014 | Small Business
Jose Vasquez

Before you start looking for ways to fund your startup, make sure you can answer these questions.

Crowdsell - Das Marketingpotential der Community nutzen

Franziska Prill | Posted 11.17.2014 | Germany
Franziska Prill

Crowdsell bietet die Plattform, um außergewöhnliche und innovative Produkte kennenzulernen und mit etwas Fleiß sogar zu gewinnen. Dazu erfüllen die Mitglieder eine bestimmte Anzahl an Aufgaben. Jeder, der mitmacht, kann sich also zu den Ersten zählen diese Produkte ausprobieren zu können.

A Perspective on When a Business Plan Adds Value

Marty Zwilling | Posted 11.14.2014 | Business
Marty Zwilling

As a startup mentor and investor, I am approached regularly by aspiring entrepreneurs who assert that business plans are a waste of time. They cite so...

How to Fund Your Startup -- With VCs, Angels and Crowdinvesting

Victoria Silchenko | Posted 11.05.2014 | Business
Victoria Silchenko

"Every one of my books had killed me a little more," - this profound and highly personal quote by American author Norman Mailer has become one of my f...

6 Ways to Train Interns Quickly and Efficiently

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 11.03.2014 | Small Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

What is one tool or method you use to train temporary interns quickly and efficiently? The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur...

Escape From Corporate America -- Be an Entrepreneur

Marty Zwilling | Posted 10.31.2014 | Business
Marty Zwilling

According to several recent reports, job satisfaction for employees is at an all-time low. An online survey published earlier this year found that nea...

What it is Like to Start a Small Business

Gillian Small | Posted 10.29.2014 | Small Business
Gillian Small

Officially a month into my new business venture, I've fully immersed myself in my company. While each day is an incredible learning experience, I've certainly felt a vast range of emotions over the past few weeks (and I'm sure there is more to come).

5 Tips for Entrepreneurs to Manage Their Finances

John Rampton | Posted 10.29.2014 | Small Business
John Rampton

The only problem is that not all entrepreneurs are able to manage their finances -- which isn't a knock since not all of us familiar with areas like accounting.

A New Platform for Social Enterprise Startups in the U.S.

Lorainne Lopez | Posted 10.28.2014 | Impact
Lorainne Lopez

The number of social enterprises in the United States has more than doubled since 2006. There is strong growth and support for these enterprises, and ...

8 Quick Ways To Save Money In A Startup

Jose Vasquez | Posted 10.27.2014 | Small Business
Jose Vasquez

When starting a new company, you'll need to take cost-saving measures to ensure your cash flow stays positive.