Claire Louise

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100 Incredible Resources For Tech Entrepreneurs And Startups

Note: Please support the creator of this article by viewing it on DailyTekk.com (where I originally published it)!<p>Dude. Startups are hard. But they …

4 Ways to Fund Your New Business Without Borrowing a Dime

Becoming a small business owner or freelancer is a great way to regain control of your schedule while having limitless potential for income and …

Notabli: An Example of Successful Design Driven Entrepreneurship

One of the more fascinating pieces of data I've seen in a while showed that design-driven companies outperform the S&P by 228% over 10 years. We see evidence of this shift toward design in places like the venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins who hired John Maeda away from his job as President of …

What No One Tells You About Being An Entrepreneur

Being an entrepreneur is all I've ever known. After a failed stint at college (it was too slow and all I wanted to do was get out there and make my own way), I started my first business at the age of 18. Back then I don't think I even really knew what an entrepreneur was. It certainly wasn't …

9 Practices at Home and Work That Increase Productivity

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Both salaried workers and entrepreneurs need to know what tools to use to become more productive at work. This is especially important for new startups, where the margin for error is not generous.<p>According to the Bureau of Labor …

20 Lists Every Entrepreneur Should Create

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being a startup founder who is obsessed with my own personal growth, I frequently get sucked into blog posts with titles like “The top 5 traits of all successful entrepreneurs.” These articles tend to cite characteristics such as passion, …

Can You Believe These Crazy Beauty Products Exist?

If you thought sheet masks and konjac sponges were odd, just wait until you see the weird beauty tools and devices available on the Internet. These …

Tip Sheet: A Girl's Guide to Straightening Treatments

In honor of National Brazilian Blowout Day, we asked a chemist for a quick breakdown of what you need to know before you book your appointment.<p>August 21 marks National Brazilian blowout day, but there are a variety of treatments one can undergo to achieve those straight, glossy strands. We asked …

10 Easy Ways to Look Instantly Less Frumpy

These simple style hacks make every outfit cooler.<p><b>1. Wear your vest on top of your coat, so everyone can see it.</b><p>It's a great way to dress up a basic, inexpensive jacket. Choose a puffer in a bright color for a fun, sporty look, or go glam with fur or feathers.<p><i>On the right: Gray Wool Coat, H&M, $80;</i> …

The Power of Mobile Apps For Retailers in 2015

In today’s era, consumer use mobile shopping is increasing so rapidly. We have created an infographic with statistics that illustrates the …

Etsy’s Stock Is A Decoupage of Market Schadenfreude

Turns out that Etsy’s first day of trading might have been as cuckoo bananas as it actually looked.<p>After soaring to Icarian (if Icarus had made his …

This New Contest Is like Shark Tank for Makers

As a maker, it’s one thing to have a great idea, but it’s another thing to get it to actually sell. With the explosion of sites like Etsy, DaWanda, Hatch and our very own Brit + Co store starting a business has become easier than ever. Set up a site, start making your product and boom, you’re in …

App of the Day: Etsy

[dropcaps]We all have that one artsy friend that makes those really cool rings, dresses, or paintings. While we are super grateful to have said …

The top 20 Etsy sellers in Toronto by category

Toronto based Etsy sellers have managed to stand out in the crowded craft scene, taking raw materials and spinning them into retail gold through …

The Gold Standard: Can You Sell Luxury Goods On Twitter?

Can you use 140 characters to sell a £10,000 necklace, a 500 year-old painting, or a one-of-a-kind designer outfit? We think so. Twitter’s potential …

8 specialty websites that let you book a luxury hotel room for cheap

Insiders know where to book a luxe hotel on the cheap. Of course there are the major online travel agencies like Priceline, Orbitz, and Hotels.com, but those are just a starting point for in-the-know travelers.<p>Here are eight websites that let you book luxury hotels for less.

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11 Libraries So Astounding You'll Leave Your E-Reader at Home

You'll need a passport.<p>To visit the incredible collections featured in the aptly-named new book, Libraries, you won't need a library card, but you will need a passport. This piece originally appeared on ELLEDECOR.com.

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41 Simple Ways to Make Yourself More Creative

Here’s what the scientific research says:<p>Travel.<br>• Or just expose yourself to other cultures.<br>• Or stay where you are and learn their language.<br>• Don’t …

How to Make a Color Washed Book Page Wreath - Town & Country Living

I think it’s officially spring wreath making time. Rather than go with the typical floral creation, I’m opting for something a little different. I’ve …

12 Stylish Bedroom Decorating Ideas That (ALSO!) Make For A Better Night's Sleep

Yes, it's important that your bedroom is beautiful. But more than that? Comfortable and relaxing enough for sound sleep, night after night. Here, four top designers explain what it takes.<p>Yes, it's important that your bedroom is beautiful. But more than that? Comfortable and relaxing enough for …

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12 Things You Should Never Say to a Beauty Junkie

Unless it's about my new invigorating face mask, I'm not listening.<p><b>1. Most men: "I like natural girls, though."</b> You like natural <i>looking</i> girls. As in, they're not painted in a rainbow of colors. But they most definitely have at least four products on that flawless face.<p><b>2. Whoa! That lipstick is …

Shrink Your Pores with Easy Skin Care Steps

Pores are so important to skin health. They allow hair, which keeps our bodies warm, to grow through the skin. They secrete an oily substance known …

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Liberty partners with The Filter to bring discovery and personalisation technology to its online store

Iconic retailer Liberty and The Filter have announced a partnership to bring next generation personalisation capabilities to Liberty customers.<p>The …

Luxury The Lagerfeld Way

Suzy Menkes INTERNATIONAL VOGUE EDITOR<p>Karl Lagerfeld's recipe for success? Not letting your feet touch the ground, he told Suzy Menkes during the …

Clothing Manufacturing Gets a Makeover

A Christian-owned company in Nepal works to empower, not exploit. Update: Shortly after we posted this interview with the founder of a …