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SmartBrief on Entrepreneurs

News for entrepreneurs to turn good ideas into great businesses

SmartBrief on Entrepreneurs

How Facebook developed its hacker ethos

4/16/2014

  • First Round Capital

Founders are the predominant influence on a startup's culture, according to Molly Graham, who helped to develop Facebook's identity as a place for hackers. "Companies tend to reflect everything about … Read More

SmartBrief on Main Street

News and advice for small-business owners

SmartBrief on Main Street

Key goals for better e-mail marketing

4/16/2014

  • MarketingProfs

Concentrate on increasing subscriber engagement, boosting revenue and responding to customer behavior in order to improve your e-mail marketing outcomes, writes Karen Talavera of Synchronicity Marketi… Read More

NAWBO® SmartBrief

Information and advice for women business owners

NAWBO® SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Women Business Owners

How to collaborate your way to startup success

4/16/2014

  • Women 2.0 blog

SunnyKarma, a startup that provides a fundraising platform for charities, illustrates the value of working with other organizations that might be seen as your competition, writes Olga Mack. However, b… Read More

SmartBrief on Small Business

Small-business news

SmartBrief on Small Business

Key factors to consider when choosing a retirement plan

4/16/2014

  • MarketWatch

Less than a third of small businesses offer their employees pension plans, but a number of options are available that can suit nearly any enterprise, according to experts. When choosing a retirement p… Read More

Location SmartBrief: Business Game Changer

News on location business intelligence and data

Location SmartBrief: Business Game Changer

Published in partnership with: LBx Journal

Hacking group to harness location data for climate change insight

4/16/2014

  • Guardian (London), The

"Civic hackers" in Philadelphia have formed a group called Code for Philly that plans to collect air pollution and temperature data from sensors attached to buses throughout the city. The project seek… Read More

IFA SmartBrief

The latest franchising news and trends

IFA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Franchise Association

Marriott campaign targets the modern traveler

4/16/2014

  • Skift

A spirit of innovation is afoot at Marriott International. To crowdsource the next-generation traveler's ideas for the best hotel experience, the company last summer launched Travel Brilliantly, a thr… Read More

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