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5 Ways Mark Zuckerberg Took Risks, for Better or Worse

Join us in a city near you at Entrepreneur’s Accelerate Your Business event series kicking off Feb 23. View cities and dates » See a bunch of geeks gathered around a game board, and you might expect to find a couple of 12-sided dice, a warrior and a wizard. But in the early days of Facebook, Tuesday night was game ...

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Staying Up To Date: Using Technology In Marketing

Shep Hyken is a customer service and experience expert, and the Chief Amazement Officer of Shepard Presentations. He is a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling author and has been inducted into the National Speakers Association Hall of Fame for lifetime achievement in the speaking profession. Shep works with companies and organizations who want to build loyal relationships with their customers ...

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Sustainable Capitalism Is the Next Big Thing in Investing

It was only a matter of time before someone found a way to marry capitalism and social investing. Thanks to Al Gore, that time may be near. The former U.S. vice president and his firm, Generation Investment Group, are pioneering a new type of investing that focuses on long-term financial returns through sustainable projects. Although small by traditional standards — Generation currently ...

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Attorney Discusses How To Protect All Of Your Assets

Autumn Witt Boyd is an attorney that specializes in registering copyrights, trademarks and advising clients on intellectual property matters.       Autumn Witt Boyd (Photo courtesy of Autumn Witt Boyd)     Why should I form an LLC or corporation for my business?   Your personal assets will be protected from a lawsuit involving the business.   Your business ...

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10 Ways to Become a Millionaire in Your 20's

Imagine if you could become a millionaire. How great would it be to have the money you need to live the lifestyle you have always wanted? Now imagine if you could do this in your 20’s? Even if you think it sounds like a stretch, it is possible to become a millionaire at a young age. I became a millionaire ...

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[INFOGRAPHIC] Avoid These Bad Body Language Flubs

What you say with your body language can have just as big of an effect on a business conversation as what your words actually say. Do you know that your body language is letting people know what you want it to? Make sure to take a look at your body language patterns, and take these mistakes out of your body’s ...

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Instagram Rolls Out 60-Second Video Option for Advertisers

While most social-media platforms emphasize their commitment to brevity — Vine’s six-second videos, Twitter’s 140-character per tweet limit and Snapchat’s vanishing messages — one company is hoping to extend attention spans. Instagram is rolling out a new feature for advertisers today: an option for minute-long ads. Previously, advertisers had a maximum time limit of 30 seconds to convey their messages, ...

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Foursquare Adds Travel Recommendations Feature

Your small business has a new reason to be listed — or a reason for updating your listing — on Foursquare. The social geo-location site has introduced a new feature called Foursquare Trip Tips. It’s a Foursquare and Foursquare user-curated guide for upcoming trips you log into the site. Users need to simply provide their travel destination, dates, and any applicable ...

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[INFOGRAPHIC] Don’t Be Foolish & Think Blogging Is Just For Writers

You want people to know more about your company and help push your business forward, but what’s a good way to reach prospective customers? Blogs are becoming increasingly popular and are a very accessible way for entrepreneurs to work on marketing their products and expertise. What other positives can you get from posting regularly on a company blog?     ...

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Video Marketing: How to Stretch Your Dollars

There was a time when video was an afterthought for many of us. Then things changed. Currently Google, which owns YouTube, brings in 1.1 billion unique monthly visitors; YouTube brings in approximately 1 billion. However, despite these staggering numbers, only a small amount of US based small businesses use YouTube; only 9% according to an article published in Entrepreneur magazine ...

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