Jeremy Barber

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Top 5 Blog Posts of the Week:Marbled Pattern Trend, Natural Cleaning Products, and More

From the marbled pattern trend to natural cleaning products that work, here's our weekly roundup of the shelter blogosphere.<p><b>This week's favorite links:</b><p>On Trend: Marbled Patterns. Centsational Girl<p>Natural Cleaning Products That Actually Work. Little Green Notebook<p>Turning an Armoire into a Home Bar. …

Beauty-in-a-box startup Birchbox pulls in $60M

As other “stuff in a box” startups have folded, Birchbox has thrived.<p>The New York City startup, which sells $10 curated boxes of beauty samples to around 800,000 subscribers, has raised $60 million in new funding, reports Fortune. The new funding reportedly brings Birchbox’s valuation to around …

Working From Home? Avoid These Not-So-Obvious Distractions.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>So you got motivated to start your own business, or maybe even convinced your boss that you're ready to be more productive in a less distracting environment, and you're just pumped that you now get to work from home.<p>At face value it …

8 Writing Strategies for People Who Say They Can't Write

If you want to launch and grow a business, chances are you're going to have to put words on the page. Probably many words on many pages. Which means there's no room for saying you "hate writing" or "can't write."<p>In many cases, the more important the writing task, the more the would-be writer …

Should You Focus on SEO or Pay-Per-Click Marketing?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A common question that every entrepreneur has regarding driving visitors to his or her website is whether they should use search-engine optimization or pay-per-click advertising. These are two of the most effective traffic sources and …

Your Nonprofit Needs These 5 Types of Donors

<i>The following excerpt is from The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc. & Corbin Collins’ book</i> Start Your Own Nonprofit Organization, 2nd Edition<i>. Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & Noble | IndieBound<p>As your nonprofit organization develops, you'll find you don’t have just one type of donor. Here are the …

13 Growth Hacks From Some of the World's Most Successful Tech Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In studying companies that are already successful, you can see patterns that can be replicated. Picasso is credited with having said something to the effect that good artists copy; great artists steal. And that concept is certainly …

It's Up to Us to Make Our Own Fate

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>We gallop through our lives like circus performers balancing on two speeding side-by-side horses -- one foot is on the horse called “fate,” the other on the horse called “free will.” And the question you have to ask every day is -- which</i> …

14 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read in '14

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether they're battle-tested veterans or fresh-faced newbies, entrepreneurs undergo an intense learning process when establishing and launching a business. Even those who've been through it before typically face a certain amount of …

Facebook Wants to Display Your Ads, Well, Everywhere

The social network reportedly will launch a new mobile ad network later this month, allowing companies to run highly targeted ads on apps and other third-party platforms.<p>It was only a matter of time before Facebook responded to users' requests and built its own ad network.<p>According to Re/code, the …