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Bryan Burkhart, H.BLOOM: 27 Million And Counting

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Lauren Drell | Posted 08.10.2011 | Small Business

Starting your own business is a noble -- not to mention exciting, rewarding and often crazy -- undertaking. The experience is an adventure, to say the...

Jordan Cooper, Hyperpublic: 27 Million And Counting

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Lauren Drell | Posted 07.28.2011 | Small Business

Starting your own business is a noble -- not to mention exciting, rewarding and often crazy -- undertaking. The experience is an adventure, to say the...

Bringing Back The Boombox Using Old Suitcases: The Next Big Idea?

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Patrick Sauer | Posted 08.11.2011 | Small Business

Over the past half-century or so, portable music players became commonplace and have rocked the proverbial party in many forms. Back when kids bought ...

Emily Dubner, Baking For Good: 27 Million And Counting

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Lauren Drell | Posted 08.10.2011 | Small Business

Starting your own business is a noble -- not to mention exciting, rewarding and often crazy -- undertaking. The experience is an adventure, to say the...

Rod Kurtz

Finding A Better Way To Drink

HuffingtonPost.com | Rod Kurtz | Posted 08.10.2011 | Small Business

It's no secret that investment bankers like to unwind with a drink or two after a long day of work. But for brothers Courtney and Carter Reum, the art...

Kerry Bannigan, Nolcha: 27 Million And Counting

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Lauren Drell | Posted 07.28.2011 | Small Business

Starting your own business is a noble -- not to mention exciting, rewarding and often crazy -- undertaking. The experience is an adventure, to say the...

Get A Bacon Maple Bar ... Or Get Married

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Laura Tiffany | Posted 07.28.2011 | Small Business

Richard "Tres" Shannon and Kenneth "Cat Daddy" Pogson found both infamy and adoration the day they opened Voodoo Doughnut, a most unusual doughnut sho...

Tony Haile, ChartBeat: 27 Million And Counting

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Lauren Drell | Posted 07.28.2011 | Small Business

Starting your own business is a noble -- not to mention exciting, rewarding and often crazy -- undertaking. The experience is an adventure, to say the...

Alexi Mintz And Kate Duff, 3Floz.com: 27 Million And Counting

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Lauren Drell | Posted 07.28.2011 | Small Business

Starting your own business is a noble -- not to mention exciting, rewarding and often crazy -- undertaking. The experience is an adventure, to say the...

Rod Kurtz

Ask Rod, Episode 26: How Can We Improve Our Marketing?

HuffingtonPost.com | Rod Kurtz | Posted 01.26.2012 | Small Business

Executive Editor Rod Kurtz helps a cardboard furniture company take its marketing to the next level and a 79-year-old board game inventor get her prod...

Tonnie Rozier, Tonnie's Minis: 27 Million And Counting

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Lauren Drell | Posted 07.28.2011 | Small Business

Starting your own business is a noble -- not to mention exciting, rewarding and often crazy -- undertaking. The experience is an adventure, to say the...

Ashley Connors And Hannah Lavon, Hoopla: 27 Million And Counting

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Lauren Drell | Posted 07.28.2011 | Home

Starting your own business is a noble -- not to mention exciting, rewarding and often crazy -- undertaking. The experience is an adventure, to say the...

Cori Paul, Artbox Alley: 27 Million And Counting

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Lauren Drell | Posted 07.28.2011 | Small Business

Starting your own business is a noble -- not to mention exciting, rewarding and often crazy -- undertaking. The experience is an adventure, to say the...

Alexis Maybank And Alexandra Wilkis Wilson, Gilt Groupe: My First Million

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Lauren Drell | Posted 08.11.2011 | Small Business

Sample sales are a time-honored New York shopping tradition. For years, shoppers in the know would swarm to often underground locations, elbowing one ...

America's Coolest Movie Theater

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Patrick Sauer | Posted 07.28.2011 | Small Business

With the holiday season, the annual conundrum sets in: Time is scarce, but entertainment options are plentiful. You know, the garden variety merry eve...

Dana Oates, dbO Home: 27 Million And Counting

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Lauren Drell | Posted 07.28.2011 | Small Business

Starting your own business is a noble -- not to mention exciting, rewarding and often crazy -- undertaking. The experience is an adventure, to say the...

Where World Records Meet Stupid Human Tricks: The Next Big Idea?

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Patrick Sauer | Posted 08.10.2011 | Small Business

It's St. Patrick's Day in New York City, and there's a raucous soiree going on at Joe's Pub. But this isn't your typical green beer kind of party. The...

Cat Greenleaf, LUST: 27 Million And Counting

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Lauren Drell | Posted 07.29.2011 | Small Business

Starting your own business is a noble -- not to mention exciting, rewarding and often crazy -- undertaking. The experience is an adventure, to say the...

Katia Beauchamp And Hayley Barna, Birchbox: 27 Million And Counting

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Lauren Drell | Posted 07.29.2011 | Small Business

There are an estimated 27 million small businesses in the United States. And 27 Million and Counting is our attempt to capture as many of these unique...

The Silly Stand For Silly Bandz

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Geoff Williams | Posted 08.09.2011 | Small Business

As most parents know all too well, Silly Bandz have taken the nation's tweens by storm. The rubber band-like bracelets shaped like animals, musical in...

Jordan Passman, scoreAscore: 27 Million And Counting

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Lauren Drell | Posted 07.29.2011 | Small Business

Starting your own business is a noble -- not to mention exciting, rewarding and often crazy -- undertaking. The experience is an adventure, to say the...

Ted Pidcock, Teddy The Dog: 27 Million And Counting

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Lauren Drell | Posted 07.29.2011 | Small Business

Starting your own business is a noble -- not to mention exciting, rewarding and often crazy -- undertaking. The experience is an adventure, to say the...

Starting A Food Truck: 5 Things You Need To Know

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Julia L. Rogers | Posted 08.09.2011 | Small Business

Fueled by Twitter and the nation's growing interest in innovative fast-food options, food trucks have proliferated over the past few years. While food...

Elly McGuire, New Yorkie Greeting Cards: 27 Million And Counting

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Lauren Drell | Posted 07.30.2011 | Small Business

Starting your own business is a noble -- not to mention exciting, rewarding and often crazy -- undertaking. The experience is an adventure, to say the...

Kirk Spahn And Trenton Ulicny, TY KU: 27 Million And Counting

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Lauren Drell | Posted 07.30.2011 | Small Business

Starting your own business is a noble -- not to mention exciting, rewarding and often crazy -- undertaking. The experience is an adventure, to say the...