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My Struggle to Manage Our Lawyers

Before I have time to mention that my company is a poor start-up, I’ve been sent a bill for $20,000.

Prepare for All Your Meetings in 5 Minutes or Less With Charlie

You could use a personal assistant to help you prep for that meeting. Here's one that you don't even have to pay.

The Fundamentals of Creating an Outstanding Sales Funnel

A typical sales funnel gathers as many potential clients as possible and converts them into sales. Here's how to build a successful sales funnel.

The Case for Entrepreneurship: Self-Expression, Empowerment, and Freedom

Entrepreneurship is a noble and necessary vocation. Entrepreneurship provides the opportunity for self-expression, empowerment, and autonomous freedom.

Print magazine features working Facebook ‘Like’ buttons

Brazil-based C&A has created the Like Ad, a magazine commercial that lets readers 'like' products on Facebook by pressing buttons embedded in the print publication.

Business Ideas in the News: Frankenstein Pumpkins

How one farmer has created his own monster biz selling pumpkins for $75 each.

Zuckerberg Visits China, Speaks Mandarin, Draws Cheers

The Facebook CEO pleased the audience at a Beijing university by giving a talk in the country's official language.

Should You Listen to Microsoft's Satya Nadella for Career Advice? Hell No

Microsoft head Satya Nadella recently told a conference of women in tech that they should not ask for a raise. Instead, they should trust in "faith" and "karma."...

How to Drive Sales With Effective Calls to Action

Many marketers tend to tread carefully on calls to action while trying to promote their businesses. Here's how you can strategically use the CTA to your business's advantage.

Simple device makes cheap whiskey taste oak-aged in 24 hours

A new Kickstarter campaign called Whiskey Elements wants to help consumers enjoy the taste of top shelf whiskey by customizing their own store-bought bottle.

Today in Small Business: A Lesson in Pricing

Is franchising a scam? A start-up gets a valuation of $2 billion. Should car manufacturers be allowed to sell directly to consumers?

FTC Cracking Down on “Free Trials”

The Federal Trade Commission is putting the kibosh on companies that bait customers with supposedly free trial officers.

Measuring Your Social Media ROI

Social media dominates small business owners' marketing tactics -- but measuring social media ROI is still a challenge. Rieva Lesonsky shares some tips.

Begin with a Referral in Mind

A referral is the result of a job well done, exceeded expectations, and delivering an experience worth talking about. Always begin with a referral in mind.

E-paper watch features 24 designs at the push of a button

From Japan, the FES Watch uses e-paper surfaces to enable wearers to pick a new design whenever they want.

What Would You Pay for This Wholesale Distributor?

Several competitors have tried to take market share away from this company, but it has very strong customer loyalty.

Today’s Startup Founders are All Going to Give Up and Buy Franchises

According to one anonymous startup consultant, most of today’s young entrepreneurs who’s first real work experience is in an internet startup, will turn to franchising in their late thirties. “There’s a point in everyone’s life, when they need to do something real. There will be a point where they can’t live on energy drinks and […]

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