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Taking Well-Planned Risks Is Part of Entrepreneurship

What do immigrants and entrepreneurs have in common?

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Women Entrepreneurs Have A New BFF And She Is Always There For You

Exceptionally smart assistance is now ready to help women entrepreneurs, no matter the size of your company, the stage or where they are.

 

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Could The Next Steve Jobs Be A Black Woman? Not If She Only Gets Funding Crumbs

Women, and black women in particular, have an uphill battle for funding no matter how innovative and successful they are.

 

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Reinventing The Travel Experience To Meet The Needs Of Women

Women -- especially the hardest working -- need to relax. And, like other needs, it is a market niche.

 

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How Technology Transforms Dreamers Into Economic Powerhouses

Want to create more jobs? Technology can bring back jobs from China.

 

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Entrepreneurs Disrupt Costly Legal Fees For Startups And Small Businesses

Startups and small businesses complain that lawyers are expensive and costs are unpredictable. Lawyers complain that finding clients and getting paid is difficult. Sounds like an industry begging for some entrepreneurial thinking.

A wave of companies are using technology to provide affordable fixed-priced legal services to startups and small businesses, and referrals and payment to lawyers. Some products provide diagnostic tools that identify gaps in legal coverage that open businesses to risk. In the same way that the healthcare industry tries to  provide lower-cost preventive services to reduce the cost of more expensive long-term care, tech-enabled legal companies provide startups and small businesses with precautionary legal agreements and contracts to reduce the possibility of much more expensive legal action down the road. These legal websites are based on the premise that by bringing down the costs of lawyers, more companies will use legal services.

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Manners Matter: 7 Tips for Behaving Well When You Email

by Mardy Sitzer

Rude, thoughtless, or just self-serving – some emails feel like finger nails on a chalkboard.

Woman Entrepreneur Builds Her Business by Leading Tech Revolution in Construction

New York City’s construction industry is getting a makeover. Instead of cosmetics, a haircut and new clothes, its using technology to cut costs, save time and reduce risks.

How Necessity Is the Mother of Creating a Business

In 1995, Julie Azuma, the mother of a newly diagnosed autistic daughter, went from store to store, trying to find the educational materials her daughter needed. Along the way, she’d joined a listserve -- remember those? -- for parents of autistic children so she knew that other parents were as frustrated as she was.

What Everybody Needs to Know About Online Marketing

What you don’t know can hurt you, especially if what you don’t know leaves your business back in the 20th century while your customers are well on their way into the 21st.

In that case, you are losing opportunities to grow, to reduce costs, and to build customer loyalty.



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