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Hundreds Support Small Business Influencer Awards

Small business owners, tech company executives, other people who support the small business community — all gathered last week for the Small Business Summit and the 4th Annual Small Business Influencer Awards ceremony immediately afterward. Show More Summary

Another Reason to Fix the Gender Inequality in Entrepreneurship

Women comprise 50 percent of the population. So why don't they launch half of the country's new companies?

Texas Non-Profit Franchises a Blimpie to Build Homes for Needy Families

This creative south Texas non-profit director turned to franchising to help build homes for needy families.

App rewards those who don’t touch their phone while driving

Romania's SafeDrive wants to encourage good behavior by using a gamified points system that offers discounts on products and services when drivers leave their phone alone.

Teachings About Fear and Uncertainty in Business – Maybe?

I’m a planner by trade. I always had a plan. (Pardon my bragging, but I’m the first name that comes up in unpaid search when you Google “business plan expert.”) But I never truly believed the plan or trusted it. In fact, for me at least,...Show More Summary

Adjustable standing desk is made out of cardboard

Currently seeking funding through Kickstarter, Refold is a portable and sturdy standing desk made of cardboard that doesn't break the bank and is good for the environment.

How Airbnb Solved the Bizarre Problem of Too Many Positive Reviews

Airbnb found that its user reviews skewed too... positive. Here's how the company encouraged more honesty and fewer little white lies from customers.

Wal-Mart Ups the Ante on Holiday Shopping

A week after Target announced free shipping during the holiday season, Wal-Mart unveiled its own set of shipping discounts for shoppers.

So Maybe Money Really Does Buy Happiness?

A worldwide study finds that rising national income is highly correlated with rises in personal satisfaction and overall happiness.

The Power of Storytelling to Build Your Business

Jessica Johnson, president of Johnson Security Bureau, believes competitors will tell your story if you don't tell it yourself.

Female Founders: How I Managed Maternity Leave

How do you set boundaries and balance priorities when both your team and your newborn are depending on you?

How This Entrepreneur Remains a Collaborative Leader

As a leader, a collaborative approach may take your team and your business to new heights.

Marcus Lemonis: How to Move Your Business Forward

Turnaround king Marcus Lemonis, star of the CNBC Show 'The Profit," speaks to Inc. 5000 entrepreneurs about why it's essential to work the front line, the importance of volunteering, and how focusing on human capital can improve your business.

3 Halloween Entrepreneurs That Will Scare the Daylights Out of You

These frightening businesses are growing fast by consistently scaring the wits out of their customers.

Success with Social Marketing: How to Build A Strong Customer Following Using Social Media (Video)

Do you struggle with social marketing in your small business? Are you lost when it comes to using social media to help GROW your business and build a strong customer following? If you answered “YES” to either question, then we have a...Show More Summary

Distributors Got You Down? Consider Changing the Channel

Third-party distributors might seem the easiest way to sell, but don't fall for it.

When Intuition Is More Powerful Than Data

Ken Austin, founder of Avion Tequila, explains why an ounce of gut is worth a pound of data.

Mary Lou Song of Fuel451: Using Ad Tech to Turn Videos into Digital Marketing Campaigns

According to a report earlier this year by ZenithOptimedia, global ad spending is on track to grow 5.5% this year to $537 billion, with Internet advertising expected to account for almost one-quarter of that, at $121 billion. And while...Show More Summary

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