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The Founders of These 6 Startups Just Won a Trip to Hang With Richard Branson on His Private Island

July 14, 2015 - 7:00am
The winners of Shopify's Build a Business contest will also be joined by Shark Tank's Daymond John, Seth Godin and Tim Ferris.

Why Franchisees Should Allow For Three Years Until Business 'Clicks'

July 14, 2015 - 6:30am
Don't expect immediate entrepreneurial success when you open a franchise, says Darren Williams.

On Its 20th Birthday, 20 Fascinating Facts About Amazon That You Didn't Already Know

July 14, 2015 - 6:00am
Jeff Bezos' father was a high-wire circus performer, and he initially wanted to call his ecommerce startup 'Relentless.'

How to Fire a Family Member in a Family-Run Business

July 13, 2015 - 6:00pm
To fire a family member may be one of the most difficult challenges a family business will face. Here is how to ensure the process is as painless as possible.

4 Tools Entrepreneurs Can Use to Increase Productivity

July 13, 2015 - 5:30pm
Start by using your eyes, ears and brain.

The 2 Most Common Company Culture Mistakes You Need to Avoid

July 13, 2015 - 5:15pm
The paradox of culture is that it is intangible but can crush your company.

5 Innovative Ideas for Engaging Your Fickle Audience

July 13, 2015 - 5:00pm
People are deluged with marketing but you can still earn their attention.

A Franchisee Who Switched From Health Care to Auto Care

July 13, 2015 - 4:30pm
Steve Peterson was drawn to Christian Brothers Automotive's own statement of care, about honesty, integrity and reliability.

A Complex Answer to a Simple Question Might Have Just Saved Dell's Owners Millions

July 13, 2015 - 4:15pm
The computer maker won a legal fight that stemmed from the buyout of Dell in 2013 by founder Michael Dell and his private equity partner.

How to Fire Someone Without Ruining Your Employer Brand

July 13, 2015 - 4:00pm
The employee you fired isn't going to love you but not hating you on social media is the next best thing.

Considering Crowdfunding? Why You Need a Strong Business Plan First.

July 13, 2015 - 3:30pm
Without one, you'll become one of the vast majority of hopeful entrepreneurs who find themselves without enough capital to keep moving.

Crowdfunding Is More Like 'Crowd-Frauding'

July 13, 2015 - 3:15pm
As crowdfunding becomes more popular, there is a risk that most people will lose money in the rush.

Why You Need High Quality Apps to Stay Relevant

July 13, 2015 - 3:00pm
Small businesses investing in mobile need to make sure their apps make it into the magic two-dozen or so apps that customers use regularly.

What Does Mobile Success Really Look Like?

July 13, 2015 - 2:45pm
Whether you're a mobile startup or a well-established brand, accurately defining your goals is a significant step on your way to mobile success.

Your Employees Will Love You for Offering These 3 Family Benefits

July 13, 2015 - 2:30pm
Nothing does more to stimulate employee loyalty than giving your team practical help balancing job and family obligations.

The Do's and Don'ts for Restful Sleep

July 13, 2015 - 2:00pm
From eating 'slumber foods' to playing the didgeridoo, a look at the tried and tested ways to get a good night's sleep.

Do We Really Need to Shake Hands?

July 13, 2015 - 1:30pm
Many people are grossed out by moist or sweaty hands, and some fear germs and dirt, but what's the alternative?

What Prime Day Means for Amazon and Other Ecommerce Brands

July 13, 2015 - 1:15pm
There's plenty of excitement in the hours leading up to Prime Day, but one thing is for sure: Amazon is making a savvy business decision that further establishes the company as one of the most progressive brands.

8 Costly Startup Expenses That Are Actually Worth the Investment

July 13, 2015 - 1:00pm
Not willing to spend any money to grow your startup? Think twice about these things.

Christmas in July: Walmart, Amazon Throw Down in Epic Discount Battle

July 13, 2015 - 12:47pm
Given competing sales from two of the world's biggest retailers, other businesses may be bound for slow traffic this week.

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