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How Denny's Weirdness Wins the Social Media Game

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Restaurant chains' social media accounts are usually predictable, filled with food photos, promotions and deals.<p>Then, there's Denny's.<p>Instead of sticking to traditional scripts of promotions and deals, Denny's social media posts are more …

Social Media

Korean Bitcoin Exchange Korbit Raises $400K From Angels, Bitcoin Opportunity Fund

As Bitcoin trading and use spreads through medium-sized countries, local exchanges, wallets and processors are popping up left and right.<p>South Korea’s Korbit is one of the latest and it’s picking up $400,000 in funding from angels including Tim Draper, AngelList co-founder Naval Ravikant, SV …

Bottle of Macallan Whisky Sells for Record-Shattering $628,205

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>This weekend, a single bottle of rare Macallan 'M' whisky sold for $628,205 at a Sotheby's auction in Hong Kong.<p>The purchase, which was well over the expected price range of $258,000 to $516, 000, crushed the previous record of $460,000 …

American Whiskey

The Making of a Perfect Speech, Courtesy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

This story originally appeared on PR Daily<p>On its face, it seems somehow glib to try to draw practical lessons from Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech, delivered on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, Aug. 28, 1963.<p>This speech transcended speechwriting and speech-giving technique. This …

Public Speaking

5 Of The Most–Um, Uh–Common Speaking Mistakes

Sounds like: errors you didn’t know you were making.<p>Public speaking quickly can turn into a disaster, like the wreck that <i>Transformers</i> director Michael Bay got into at the Consumer Electronics Show.<p>But from what <i>Business Insider</i> reports, the most common problems we face with speaking are more of the …

Public Speaking

The Shark Tank Effect: Top Success Stories from the First 3 Seasons

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Each fall, startup junkies tune in to ABC’s <i>Shark Tank</i> to watch the Sharks rip the business concepts and to drool over the money some entrepreneurs score. But what happens after the cameras stop rolling?<p>As season four starts tonight, we …

Entrepreneurship

9 Traits of Companies That Beat the Odds | Inc.com

Companies usually start out with nobel intent: An idea, a product, or a culture that its founders hope will be different--the one that stands out among the many. They hope to be the kind of company that others seek to emulate and the most talented people wants to work for.<p>And while every …

Innovation