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Web Biz Basics: Launching a business website

By Brian Smith on February 1st, 2009

With a little hard work, a business plan and a hosting service, anybody can start their own web-based company.

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Relationships Matter: An inside look at entrepreneur Jay Wright's game changing plays

By on September 2nd, 2015

You've heard it before. Business can be cutthroat, vile and cruel. Or so it would seem. But a lot of the prevalent thinking in today's buzzing, unconventional boardrooms is that it's the people that matter most. Relationships matter. Building a strong bridge between the people you serve and the ideas that you want to bring to fruition is monumental to achieving success as a millennial entrepreneur.

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Why Content Marketing Is Anything but Soft

By on August 12th, 2015

Content marketing is the most effective way to attract people to your brand. If you're just starting out, you're in for a lot of fun. At first, it may seem insurmountable, but before you know it, you'll achieve the glory of successful content marketing.

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Finding a Balance: copywriter Jessica Brown does it all

By Abbie Tumbleson on August 1st, 2015

Most of us would rather work to live than live to work. And if we're lucky, we find a way to get paid doing something we enjoy. That's a big player in the game of balancing your personal life with your professional life.

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Women in the Workplace: We're here to stay

By on June 24th, 2015

If kissing your husband off to work and spending your day cleaning the house doesn't sound appealing to you, you're probably one of the many women not only in the workforce but leading it. With 7.8 million women-owned businesses in the U.S., making up 28.7 percent of all nonfarm companies in the country, according to National Women's Business Council, women in the workplace are here to stay.

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Starting Your Summer Business

By Missy Lacock on May 1st, 2015

Having a summer job is awesome, but being your own boss is even more awesome. Not sure how to start your own summer business? Don't worry--entrepreneur Steve Corcoran, co-founder and CEO of LawnStarter in Austin, Texas, is here to answer your questions.

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Squeezing Money Out Of Strangers: 10 fundraisers that hit pay dirt

By Chelsey Mick on February 1st, 2015

Got a passion in need of promotion? If you need a little help raising money for a cause (no matter what it is), you’ll probably want to take a few notes.

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Paying To Network: The costs of trade shows

By on December 10th, 2014

Trade shows are where industry experts and professionals gather to network, show off their wares, and close business deals. Whether you have a great idea you're looking to introduce to the public or just want to break into the industry, trade shows are where to do it.

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Failure To Adapt: 10 companies that went the way of the dinosaurs

By Margo Pecha on October 31st, 2014

These companies' mistakes are proof that getting stuck in the old ways comes with a cost.

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How To Attract Talent On A Budget

By on June 16th, 2014

You've finally gotten your new business off the ground, and now you're tasked with finding the right group of smart, eager individuals to help your venture succeed. You'll want to hire people who are clever, innovative, and unquestionably competent. There's just one problem: You’ve got limited funds.

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