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Richard Branson Highlights 5 Altruistic Companies

  The band R.E.M. has a great song titled "It's the End of the World As We Know It (and I Feel Fine)." I have often wondered if we should officially adopt it as the anthem of Capitalism 24902 — a new way of doing business that works toward the Article source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/entrepreneur/latest/~3/lugW3cXYvlY/story01.htm By: Entrepreneur [...]

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3 Ways to Generate Better Leads on Facebook

  In any marketing campaign, one of the best ways to get higher conversion rates and generate more leads is to segment your messages by audience demographics. This had always been difficult to do on Facebook, but the social network recently announced the rollout of a new targeting feature Article source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/entrepreneur/latest/~3/qm38LmL8EzQ/story01.htm By: Entrepreneur presented [...]

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7 Low-Cost Design Ideas for Small Retail Spaces

  When Julie Owen bought Cocobolo Interiors in 2008, she set about adding more contemporary items to the Armonk, N.Y., shop. But with only 3,000 square feet, she struggled to figure out where to put her expanding line of furniture, lighting fixtures and accessories. Her solution: create sections within the Article source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/entrepreneur/latest/~3/CbcvJyfwnIk/story01.htm By: Entrepreneur [...]

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5 Underutilized LinkedIn Marketing Tools

When it comes to nurturing professional relationships and developing a community, LinkedIn is one of the best resources. But while entrepreneurs might already be aware of important features such as its custom groups or the Question and Answer section, there are a number of tools and features that the professional Article source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/entrepreneur/latest/~3/4Ud-7xd-nuk/story01.htm By: Entrepreneur [...]

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How to Win in Retail

The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which analyst John Reeves and advisor David Meier discuss topics around the investing world. There have been a number of articles out there saying retailers have to be tech-savvy to compete. McDonald's has always been using technology to Article source: http://www.dailyfinance.com/2012/09/05/how-to-win-in-retail/ By: admin

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4 Ways to Stop Making Excuses and Follow Your Passion

Remember waking up before dawn to jump into the lake at summer camp? The hardest part was the moment right before you jumped, when you knew the water would be freezing cold but didn't yet trust that you'd acclimate. For would-be entrepreneurs who want to follow their passion but haven't Article source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/entrepreneur/latest/~3/vkhUNa2ez_Q/story01.htm By: Entrepreneur [...]

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Is Apple Retail TROUBLED?

Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) retail business has been in the news for the wrong reasons lately and now a new report says the company’s store employees are increasingly turning into a rather unhappy lot. The blog ifoAppleStore cites several internal sources to assert that the workers are unhappy that the Article source: http://wallstcheatsheet.com/stocks/is-apple-retail-troubled.html/ By: admin

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The Creator of ‘The Best Sandwich in America’ Shares His Secrets to Success

Business is booming for Tommy DiNic's, a family-run sandwich stand at the Reading Terminal Market in downtown Philadelphia that was established in 1954. Its roast pork, provolone and broccoli rabe sandwich was recently crowned the Best Sandwich in America by Travel Channel Man vs. Food host Adam Richman. Richman toured Article source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/entrepreneur/latest/~3/1MD5JAFdX-o/story01.htm By: Entrepreneur [...]

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What PayPal’s Partnership With Discover Means to Business Owners and Consumers

The announcement last week that PayPal is partnering with Discover Financial Services to offer a retail “digital wallet” payment option could result in a windfall for millions of brick and mortar merchants who already accept the Discover Card. Beginning in May of 2013, PayPal’s 50 million customers in the U.S. Article source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/entrepreneur/latest/~3/XqZfWmYM2as/story01.htm By: Entrepreneur [...]

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Calling in the big guns

Being passionate about your business idea is critical, but unless you can back it up with industry-specific expertise, you won’t get far. Luke Watson, founder and managing director of DashLuxe, knows how important it is to seek out established players in your sector and take full advantage of their street Article source: http://www.startupsmart.com.au/my-best-mistake/calling-in-the-big-guns.html By: StartUpSmart [...]

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