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  1. Entrepreneurship, It’s Personal

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    Nash Kabbara, co-founder of Motors On Wheels and ZipZoomAuto provides insight on building and sustaining a business. About Me When I was about 12 years old, mom would stop the car at the local bakery; I would jump out with a pocket full of change and buy a dozen pastries. It’s Sunday, family dinner day, […]

  2. Overcome the Startup Stigma: 5 Ways to Make Your Small Business Look More Professional

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    This is a guest post by RightSignature, a popular web service that provides an easy, fast way to get any document filled out and signed online – contract, NDA, form, you name it. You have a dream. But no matter how brilliant your business idea, there is a dangerous ravine you need to cross in […]

  3. 4 Common Web Design Pitfalls & How to Remedy Them

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    This guest post is by Alex Stetson, a web marketer for Super Web-O-Matic; Webomatic is a Boston-based business that brings high-end web design to main street businesses in an affordable website package. So your business is up and running. You have customers, you’re getting calls but you aren’t getting as many leads from your website […]

  4. 5 Tips for the New Social Media Manager (or Kid)

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    Guest Post This guest post is written by Gerry Praysman. Gerry is the resident Buzz Marketer at Brainshark, the leading provider of on-demand video presentations anytime, anywhere. The college graduation season is behind us and a fresh batch of wily youngsters is inundating the workforce. One of the fastest growing job opportunities today is in […]

  5. 4 Tips to Increase Your Productivity When You Work from Home

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    Common among writers is the romantic vision of the lone author, working at home day and night on his or her masterpiece, who finally, upon completing it and seeing it published, is elevated to the status of a cultural icon. A true success story, right? These kinds of stories are lovely to read about and […]

  6. I’ve Got A Business Idea, But Now What?

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    Picture it: You’re toiling away at your corporate 9-5 every day. You push paper and hone in on skill sets to make a profit for other people but all the while you secretly have bigger dreams for yourself. But then, a lightning bolt hits! You come up with a business idea with so much potential that it doesn’t make sense not to pursue it. But wait, you’re terrified. Where do you even begin? Should you quit the job that’s providing you with a solid paycheck? How can you be sure that your idea will succeed?

  7. 7 Productivity-Boosting Ways to Add Extra Time to Your Day

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    This guest post is written by Alyssa Gregory.  Alyssa is a small business collaborator who provides small business help through the Small Business Bonfire, a social, educational and collaborative community for entrepreneurs. Unfortunately, a magical time-creating machine that will let you expand a day on a whim doesn’t exist, despite how much we wish it […]

  8. An Unlikely Entrepreneur

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    Laura Legendary, the founder and owner of of Eloquent Insights, is our featured entrepreneur and guest author this week. She gives us a look into her life and accessibility issues on the web. You spend your days as maestro of carefully controlled chaos. Conducting conference calls, contacting clients, closing contracts. You email, tweet, blog, post […]

  9. Virtual Zeta Takes The Guesswork Out Of Outsourcing

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    This post is part of the Spreadable Startup Series, which tells stories of entrepreneurs trying to change the world. Since starting a custom online jewelry business at age nineteen, Maren Kate has been finding creative ways to make a living on the internet, and doing it her own way. Her blog, escapingthe9to5.com, has become a strong brand that reflects Maren’s desire to live a life unrestricted by the traditional bounds of time and location. Alongside an obvious predisposition to entrepreneurship, Maren credits much of her success to what she describes as her “secret weapon” – a knack for finding and retaining great outsourced talent.

  10. 10 Tips for Writing Better Email

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    Sonja Jacob, the Founder and Chief Cultivator at The Cultivated Word LLC, and the creator of the Grasshopper “Entrepreneurs Can Change the World” video, gives us ten tips for writing better email. People receive more email in their inboxes today than ever before–an estimated two million email messages are sent every second–so why not make […]