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Spotlight: Justins Nut Butter’s Justin Gold, Entrepreneur of 2012 Finalist

Editor's Note: Each year, we honor a top entrepreneur in our annual Entrepreneur contest. Meet the finalists in the running for Entrepreneur of 2012 and vote for your favorite to win. Here, a look at Justin Gold, founder of Justin's Nut Butter. Justin Gold’s squeeze-it nut butter packets have Article source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/entrepreneur/latest/~3/9br26iTw8MI/story01.htm By: Entrepreneur presented [...]

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How Teen Inventor Went From Sketch to Prototype in 6 Months

  Necessity may indeed be the mother of invention. Sometimes, though, an actual mother is the necessity — for the inventor at least. That’s the case for Carter Kostler, a 14-year-old ninth-grader from Virginia Beach, Va., whose parents invested time, research and personal funds to make his vision a reality. Article source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/entrepreneur/latest/~3/rfUBf85p4Xs/story01.htm By: Entrepreneur [...]

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5 Things Startups Can Learn From ‘Great American Food Truck Race’

Every new small business that an entrepreneur starts faces daunting challenges. If you'd like to see them all summed up in a single hour, consider tuning in to Great American Food Truck Race, the popular Food Network show that recently kicked off its third season. Hosted by celebrity chef Article source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/entrepreneur/latest/~3/oEaWingD5yA/story01.htm By: Entrepreneur presented [...]

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Australian Taxation Office video series

       Friday 14 September 2012   The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has released a series of GST video tips that aim to help small businesses understand the Goods and Services Tax (GST) and how to better meet their tax obligations. The videos offer practical tips to help you Article source: http://www.business.gov.au/bepsyndication2005/go.aspx?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.business.gov.au%2FNewsandfeatures%2F2012%2FSep%2FPages%2FAustralian-Taxation-Office-video-series.aspx&ContentId=8113&PageType=BusinessGovAuLink&PartnerUID= By: Government Business presented [...]

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Don’t Forget ‘Positioning’ in Your Marketing

  In my work as a marketing consultant, clients in creative fields often say to me: "Before I do any marketing, I have to figure out my positioning." What exactly is positioning? It might sound like marketing jargon to you, but it's an important concept for any entrepreneur to understand. I Article source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/entrepreneur/latest/~3/VLnUaFJNrhE/story01.htm By: Entrepreneur [...]

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Finding Start-Up Success Through Serious School Spirit

  Editor’s Note: YE’s Startup of the Month is a regular column that highlights new companies with interesting launch stories. To be considered for a future column, tell us about your startup. While a student at the University of Oregon, Abraham Choe wanted to show some school spirit by Article source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/entrepreneur/latest/~3/-SqaKpKY-1g/story01.htm By: Entrepreneur presented [...]

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3 Things You Need to Know About LinkedIn’s Company Pages

It's no longer enough to just drive traffic to your website, you need to engage your web visitors and create an online journey that leads them quickly to the content they're searching for. LinkedIn understands the need to engage their members so they recently released an updated version of Article source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/entrepreneur/latest/~3/EGyDdlIYo4Q/story01.htm By: Entrepreneur presented [...]

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The Shark Tank Effect: Top Success Stories from the First 3 Seasons

Based in: Alexandria, Va. Founded by: Heath Hall and Brett Thompson Product: Barbecue sauce Shark Tank appearance: Sept. 13, 2009 Show highlight: The Sharks were skeptical when Thompson and Hall said they had 10,000 units of their sauce ready to go. “What if the 10,000 don’t sell?” cracked Kevin Harrington. Article source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/entrepreneur/latest/~3/gtz9lcHnKJI/story01.htm By: Entrepreneur [...]

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Small Business Support Line reaches 60 000 calls

       Friday 07 September 2012   The Small Business Support Line has celebrated its third birthday by answering its 60 000th call from small business. Since it began operating in September 2009, the Support Line has successfully resolved calls ranging from advice for starting a business, through to Article source: http://www.business.gov.au/bepsyndication2005/go.aspx?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.business.gov.au%2FNewsandfeatures%2F2012%2FSep%2FPages%2FSmall-Business-Support-Line-reaches-60000-calls.aspx&ContentId=8104&PageType=BusinessGovAuLink&PartnerUID= By: Government Business presented [...]

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10 Top Reasons Why First-Time Entrepreneurs Fail

  "For entrepreneurs — especially those just starting out — businesses succeed as much as they fail. I’ve seen this time and again as a mentor and entrepreneur. But statistics also suggest that the failure rate for new startups within the first five years is as high as 50 percent. Article source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/entrepreneur/latest/~3/6N-hi9d9LLs/story01.htm By: Entrepreneur [...]

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