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Gluten-Free Lifestyle Offers a Growing Market for Entrepreneurs

  In May 2009, Jessica Mindell was all set to bake the first batch of gluten-free granola she would sell under the label of her new business, Jessica's Natural Foods. She borrowed her father-in-law's SUV and drove all the way from Birmingham, Mich. to Chicago, where two contracted bakers Article source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/entrepreneur/latest/~3/4q_NgmSLiRw/story01.htm By: Entrepreneur presented [...]

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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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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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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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5 Tips for Transforming Your Hobby Into a Business From the ‘Toy Hunter’

"Do what you love and the money will follow." Entrepreneurs have heard this advice countless times through the years. What's wrong with it? Most people who try to turn their leisure pastimes into a business fail at it miserably. They end up with a big, expensive hobby, not a successful small Article source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/entrepreneur/latest/~3/isCGDbmL130/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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