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Brightup Is A Smart Home Lighting System That Works With Your Existing Bulbs And Lamps

Smart home lighting is a growing field, with entrants including Philips and LIFX, but one other new contender has a different approach that might appeal more to some. The Brightup system consists of plug socket hardware and in-wall dimmers, connected to and controlled by a central hub via Z-Wave RF …

How to Generate Publicity on a Shoe-String Budget

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><b>Q: What marketing or PR techniques do you believe will create the most website traffic for a startup with a lean budget?</b><i><br>-Janine Darling</i><p><b>A:</b> It’s important to debunk the myth there is some sure-fire way to unlock hundreds of …

Public Relations

12 Challenges Faced By The Fastest-Growing Companies

There’s a common misconception that fast-growing startups have it made: They’ve found a business recipe for success and are on the fast track to making millions. Unfortunately, that’s not the case — high growth equals high uncertainty. Think starting a business from zero is a risk? Try taking a …

The Cold, Hard Facts About Small Business Hiring (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>No matter how much technology and the ways we do business change, one thing that remains constant is that hiring is the key to growth. When you add employees, you give your business the potential to expand the services it offers as well …

Small Business

You’ve probably never heard of New York’s most valuable startup—and it’s worth $1.2 billion

<i>This piece has been corrected.</i><p>For the digitally savvy, startups founded in New York’s “Silicon Alley” such as Tumblr, Foursquare and Etsy have become household names. But ever heard of MongoDB? The open-source, document database company, backed by high-profile investors like Altimeter Capital and …

Startups

Borrow These 5 Smart Startup Habits To Maximize Your Productivity

Startups create systems of efficiency to make organizations maximally awesome. That works for individuals, too.<p>“Entrepreneurship, by definition, is the art of creating systems that generate more value for less effort,” Contently cofounder Shane Snow writes on LinkedIn. “Startups realize that the …

Startups

If you want to make money from apps, forget about the app store

Considering the number of free apps that clutter the world’s many app stores and the pittance paid by mobile advertising networks to app developers, it was only natural that app makers would find other ways to make money from creating mobile software. A recent report by VisionMobile, a London-based …

Apps

Here's An Excellent Presentation About The Rise Of Mobile And The Massive Implications

It's on the rise of mobile and what it means for the industry.<p>It's full of great charts like the one on the right about Microsoft. We first spotted it on Slideshare. We asked Evans if we could republish it, and he said yes.<p>Anyway … dig in!

Accounting Apps for Your Number-Crunching Needs

5 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Business on Main<p>If your business has never installed an accounting package or hasn't had the need to look into new software for a few years, the market has definitely changed. Not only are there new, proven models for purchasing and using financial …

Small Business