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URL :http://blogs.forbes.com/meghancasserly/
Filed Under:Issues & Causes / Feminism
Posts on Regator:549
Posts / Week:2.8
Archived Since:February 24, 2011

Blog Post Archive

How The Startup Economy Is Creating $1 Billion Freelance Paychecks

Thanks to a culture that demands fast and affordable tech and creative work, freelancer are experiencing a boom in earnings. 2013 prediction? A cumulative paycheck of $1 billion.

Influencer Marketing: How Your Business Can Benefit From Popchips’ Secret Recipe

America's most promising snack food company leans on celebrity for its mainstream marketing. But there's one ingredient that's even more critical to the company's 'cool factor' success: You.

Hillary Goes Private: What’s Next For America’s Most Powerful Woman?

As Hillary Clinton exits public life (for now), we weigh the odds on this Power Woman's next big move.

Does Your Startup Need A Social Media Expert? Five Questions To Find Out

Social media may be the "new telephone" for the business-world. But do you really need an operator??

The Five Sales Tactics Every Entrepreneur Must Master

Sales may not be "cool," or come naturally to navel-gazing founders, but mastering these five skills is critical to getting any business off of the ground.

Where The Magic Happens: Workspaces Of The Most Influential Leaders

LinkedIn asked their most influential users to upload photos of the workspaces they call home. Here's what happened.

The 10 Best-Paying College Majors — And Why Business Isn’t One Of Them

The National Association of Colleges and Employers looks at the college majors that win graduates the highest entry-level salaries. surprise, surprise, they're all in tech.

Forbes Up-And-Comers: The Jewelers, The Makeout Queen And The Wall Street Whisperer

Introducing the Up-and-Coming entrepreneurs from the February 11, 2013 issue of Forbes Magazine.

To Sell Skinny, ThinkThin’s Model Founder Gambles On Good-For-You Candy

For a brand based on eating delicious foods and still staying slim, will high-fiber, high-protein candy be the next big thing?

Popchips: The Next $1 Billion Snack Food Or Just Full Of Hot Air?

Keith Belling's plan for the cool snack food popchips is modeled on the outrageous success of vitaminwater, from its private equity backing to its celebrity shilling. Crazy--or can lightning strike twice?

Google To Glam: One Woman’s Career Reboot Finds Cash In Lashes

Anna Phillips, founder and CEO of Texas' The Lash Lounge, on how she turned a layoff into a new future in entrepreneurship.

Stalking Competitors (And Nine More Things Entrepreneurs Screw Up On LinkedIn)

According to LinkedIn analysis, the biggest mistakes small business owners make on LinkedIn aren't self-promotion or even spammy emails--they're not making the most of the tools at their disposal.

The Four Skills That Will Get You Hired By A Startup

From coding to sales development, the skills to showcase to make yourself attractive to the new captains of industry.

Virtual Piggy Puts Allowances Online–Could It Be Paypal For Kids?

How one quantum-physicist mom put her tech chops to use building a COPPA-compliant online allowance and e-commerce tool for kids.

Been There, Done That: Four Fundraising Secrets From BaubleBar

On their 2 year anniversary BaubleBar founders Amy Jain and Daniella Yacobovsky share their advice on raising more than $5 million in venture capital.

Rocks, Paper, CEO: Finding The Best Leader For Your Startup

Too many startup CEOs land the lead gig by default--and suffer the consequences of a bad choice when it comes time to fundraise. Experts weigh in on the tour qualities to identify the right leader for your team.

Women In (Big) Business: How XX-Driven $10 Million Plus Firms Could Take The Lead

New U.S. Census data reveals a silver lining to the stagnating numbers of women leading $1 million businesses. Want a hint? Look at the top.

Eventbrite’s Epic 2012 Raises IPO Flags For The New Year

In 2012 online ticketer Eventbrite passed $1 billion in all-time ticket sales and managed a whopping $600 million for the year. Founder Kevin Hartz says his next financing will be an IPO... but how soon can we expect it?

Three Critical Steps To Acing The Next-Generation Job Interview

Hiring trends are changing this year. Experts say the future is the challenge-based interview and that job candidates should be prepared to Show not Tell in 2013.

What Every Female Founder Can Learn From Mark Zuckerberg’s Success

"Think Like Zuck" reveals the secrets of Mark Zuckerberg's meteoric rise to success. Its author, Ekaterina Walter talked with Forbes about what every founder can learn from his strategy.

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