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Rules of Entrepreneurship from Founders in the Trenches

Entrepreneurship is easier said than done. As with most things in life, it has its own set of rules. It doesn’t matter what kind of business you run, …

GoDaddy Debuts Van Damme Ad For "Courageous" Small Business Owners

GoDaddy, which calls itself the largest Web host and domain register on the Internet, announced a new brand strategy to appeal to “courageous” small …

Your Roadmap To Becoming A Successful Entrepreneur

Managing a small business is not an easy victory for all. It demands a different view of life and a unique way of setting goals to ensure success. …

Grumpy Cat Weather App Delivers Weather Forecasts to Your Phone

Grumpy Cat is everywhere. This kitty marketing machine has worked her way into nearly all facets of popular culture, but the sour-faced feline turned …

Small Business News: An Acquisition, a Rebrand and a Shutdown - Small Business Trends

If you didn’t get time this week to keep up with the latest, we’ve got you covered. The Small Business Trends editorial team has the latest and …

Brevity Is the Soul of Wit: Producing Creative Brief Content

When it comes to content marketing, it can often feel like more is better. More content means more sharing, and more sharing means more exposure and …

5 Small Business Social Media Mistakes

Small businesses can use social media to boost sales and gain attention from potential customers. Unfortunately, a lot of small businesses make …

Scaling Social Media - Why Employees are Your Best Brand Advocates

<i>Confronted with the need to enter the social media space, companies are challenged with forecasting and allocating resources. At the same time, other</i> …

For Small Businesses: When Is the Best Time to Start Building Your Social Networks?

During a neighborhood gathering I met a small business owner and after sharing our respective backgrounds, he proceeded to tell me his troubles with …

15 Tips for Improving Customer Loyalty

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><b>The marketing experts on Entrepreneur's Team Digital provide answers to your common questions about building an online presence. Got a question? Ask it in our comment section below or on Twitter using #TeamDigital. Each week, we'll</b> …

How Pepsi uses Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Google+

<b>In the latest of our posts looking at how major brands use the four main social networks I’ve decided to turn the spotlight on Pepsi.</b><p>The drinks brand …

Grow Your Chamber Through Content Marketing - Frank J. Kenny's Chamber Pros Community

Want to grow your chamber through digital media and <b>content marketing</b>?<p>And I don’t mean kinda grow it. I mean massive growth. I mean radical growth. …

#CMWorld Search & Social Twitter Chat

Featuring Lee Odden @LeeOdden and Content Marketing Institute’s Joe Pulizzi @JoePulizzi. Weekly chat series leading up to Content Marketing World 2013 in Cleveland, Ohio.

REPORT: Facebook Will Sell 15-Second Video Ads For $2.5 Million A Day

Fifteen seconds is the same length as an Instagram video.<p>The video ad feature a big bet for Facebook. Apple, for instance, once attempted to charge $1 million for an ad in its iAd mobile system but was forced to gradually draw down the price when clients balked.<p>Facebook is attempting to capture the …

Mari Smith Facebook Marketing Tips & Examples for Boosting Social Media Success

When you think of social media, surely Facebook tops most people’s list as the “go to” social network. The demographics may have changed since the …

4 Powerful LinkedIn Tips To Generate Sales

Many people think of LinkedIn as just another social networking tool that lets them connect with people who share their career interests. Those in …

No Ifs, Ands or Butts: Get Your Employees Fit!

Are your employees sitting at their desks all day?<p>If so, chances are they’re not maximizing their productivity—and they could be racking up your …

Cash Isn’t Always King: Accepting Credit Cards Can Increase Business

If you don’t already accept credit cards at your business, you are missing out. There are many advantages to accepting payments via credit card, but …

Five Steps to Create Viral Content

Having a piece of content go viral is a dream for most marketers. It’s the ultimate reward because viral content, after all, means something was so …

7 Fighters Poised to Make a Run in the UFC's Featherweight Division

The featherweight division is something of a Wild West in the UFC. There is a stand-tall sheriff in Jose Aldo who is beginning to show signs of slowing down. Chan Sung Jung is the new man from out of state who wants his badge (or in this case, the belt). Behind him are a pack of blood-thirsty …

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Usain Bolt insists phenomenal feats are all down to talent and not drugs

Triple London 2012 Olympic champion Usain Bolt said on Thursday he was “made to inspire” and that his world-beating exploits on the track were down to natural talent and not performance-enhancing drugs.<p>The credibility of men’s sprinting has been thrown into question in recent weeks by the news that …

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Dennis Rodman wrote a children's book about a wild bull named Dennis

Dennis Rodman has written a book. And no, it’s not a sequel to the seminal 1997 best-seller <i>Bad As I Wanna Be,</i> which is currently on-sale used at Amazon for $0.01, but a kids book. For children. Young people.<p>To use an old joke, I think there are probably fewer <i>unsigned</i> copies of Rodman’s book than …

Articles about modern prefab addition mid century california classic on Dwell.com - Dwell

A 1950s Joseph Esherick home in Berkeley, California, inspires an addition that pays homage to the past yet is poised to host the...<p>When Andy Linsky, a realtor specializing in mid-century homes, and his partner Michael Thomas, set out to build a home of their...<p>Architect Janet Bloomberg infused a …

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The Blink Factor: Time Management Can Build or Break Your Business

Once upon a time, we were building a website for a client who wanted to save time and money by supplying their own photographs rather than paying for …

"Must Read" Small Business News This Past Week - Small Business Trends

In case you missed it, here is the “must read” small business news from the past week. Highlights include a new e-commerce tool from mobile payment …

5 Ways Business Intelligence and Online Marketing Can Work Together

When you really think about it, online marketing and business intelligence were born to work with each other. Both fields are built on utilizing data …

5 Tips to Pitch Investors the Right Way

It’s that time – you have to pitch in front of a prospective investor, convince them and get the necessary funds for your startup. This can be a …

If You Want To Be A Successful Entrepreneur, There Is No Such Thing As Work-Life Balance

Let me get the throat clearing out of the way first.<p>I suppose somewhere on earth you can find a successful entrepreneur who spends as much time on his/her personal life as they do their professional life.<p>But I have never met one. (More about this in a minute.)<p>And, yes, you could say it “well it all …

Scaling for Growth: Benefits of a Business Phone System in the Cloud

Growing businesses have at least one thing in common. They all need the ability to “scale”, i.e., be able to grow without infrastructure and systems …