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How T-Shirt Company The 7 Line Created Customers and a Community
By Andrew Martins | February 16, 2019

Queens native Darren Meenan isn't only a small business owner – he's a New York Mets fan as well. At 38, the BMX rider-turned-entrepreneur shares how he turned fans' heartbreak into a clothing brand,...

Warren Buffett Biography
By Business News Daily Editor | February 04, 2019

Warren Buffett's investment strategy has made him one of the richest men in the world.

Software Lets Users Customize Online Product Purchases
By Business News Daily Editor | January 31, 2019

Citizen Made proves selling custom products online doesn't have to cost companies a fortune.

Insightly Founder Anthony Smith on CRM for Small Business
By Nicole Fallon | January 31, 2019

Anthony Smith, the globe-trotting creator of project management and CRM system Insightly, shares his insights into the world of tech entrepreneurship.

Do What You Love: The Architectural Photographer
By Nicole Fallon | January 31, 2019

Nico Marques has combined his interests in architecture, art and photography by photographing buildings for various clients and publications. Here's how he ended up doing what he loves.

The Entrepreneurist: Jordan Fliegel
By Business News Daily Editor | January 29, 2019

What can businesses learn from Jordan Fliegel, particularly about passion in business?

Pizza App Slice Empowers Local Pizzerias to Beat Out Big Chains
By Matt D'Angelo | January 26, 2019

This pizza-ordering platform is focused on providing local business owners with technology to leverage customer data and increase sales.

T-Shirt Entrepreneur Gets Nostalgic with American-Made Goods
By Business News Daily Editor | January 26, 2019

Entrepreneur Ryan Vesler hasn’t forgotten the good old days. In fact, he created a business out of remembering them.

Young Landscaper Grows Business Into Thriving 'Weed' Franchise
By Business News Daily Editor | January 25, 2019

What can you learn from Gairad DeCastro who was able to open two businesses before turning 24?

Geeky Girl Reality on Staying Dedicated to Your Audience
By Sammi Caramela | January 25, 2019

Here's why and how Geeky Girl Reality stays dedicated to their audience, and what you can learn from them.

Oprah Winfrey Biography
By Business News Daily Editor | January 24, 2019

From humble beginnings, Oprah Winfrey has gone on to become a business leader and entrepreneur.

The Entrepreneurist: UsTrendy
By Business News Daily Editor | January 23, 2019

UsTrendy is an online fashion marketplace that hopes to help fashion designers break into the industry. Sam Sisakhti tells us how ecommerce saved the business.

$500 and a Dream, the Road to Becoming a Hollywood PR Agent
By Jeanette Mulvey | January 23, 2019

Think you have to know someone to make it in Hollywood? Think again.

Steve Jobs Biography
By Business News Daily Editor | January 22, 2019

Apple cofounder Steve Jobs revolutionized the computer industry.

Hourly Nerd Offers Affordable Business Consulting
By Business News Daily Editor | January 18, 2019

Giving businesses a necessary service at an affordable price.

From Brando to Springsteen, Schott NYC Still Dresses the Stars
By Business News Daily Editor | January 18, 2019

Schott NYC's jackets have been worn by everyone from the Ramones to Jay-Z and they still make them here in America.

The Entrepreneurist: Jett McCandless
By Business News Daily Editor | January 18, 2019

What can you learn from Jett McCandless and his company Carrier Direct?

Meet the Queen of King Size Bows
By Nicole Fallon | January 18, 2019

An unsuccessful search for a really big bow led Lynda King to create one of her own — and turn big bows into a thriving business.

E-Commerce Technology Helps Social Entrepreneur Support Cancer Research
By Nicole Fallon | January 17, 2019

When social entrepreneur Jessica Ekstrom started her business, she had no idea how to set up an e-commerce store. Here's how Shopify and other technologies have helped her bring hope to young cancer...

Agawam Cinemas Clearly Knows the Right Way to Reopen a Business
By Bennett Conlin | January 17, 2019

After unexpectedly closing, a small-town Massachusetts movie theater reopened thanks to the efforts of a local resident.

Doctor Entrepreneur Franchises Custom Weight-Loss Business
By Business News Daily Editor | January 16, 2019

Rebecca Cipriano is building a business around solving a common problem.

CEO of Cuts Clothing on Managing a Remote Team
By Sammi Caramela | January 15, 2019

Steven Borrelli, CEO of Cuts Clothing, shares how he manages a fully remote team.

Staying Quirky With Quirk Books
By Andrew Martins | January 13, 2019

Quirk Books President Brett Cohen shares his small publishing company's determination to stay fun, grow smart and keep its identity in the face of success.

How The 125 Collection Inspires and Empowers Others
By Saige Driver | January 13, 2019

The co-founders of The 125 Collection share how they overcame obstacles to inspire and empower others with their 'quote candles.'

Ethos Health Young Farmers Incubator Brings Mentorship to the Next Level
By Adam Uzialko | January 07, 2019

Ethos Health saw a need for young farmers in the industry, so the company designed an incubator program to mentor the next generation of American farmers.

GrandyOats Builds Impeccable Culture, Finds Success in Maine
By Bennett Conlin | December 06, 2018

By hiring the right people and embracing Maine's culture, GrandyOats built a successful small business for that community.

How One T-Shirt Company Affects Social Change
By Saige Driver | December 01, 2018

Teddy the Dog has donated thousands of dollars after a tragedy. Here's how your business can become more socially responsible.

Misfits Market Sprouts New Use for Selling 'Ugly' Produce
By Adam Uzialko | November 07, 2018

Misfits Market is carving out a niche by turning visually imperfect organic produce that would otherwise be thrown out into a marketable product and more affordable alternative to supermarket produce.

Cuvee Coffee on Turning an Experiment Into a Thriving Business
By Sammi Caramela | November 03, 2018

Mike McKim, founder and CEO of Cuvee Coffee, shared his experience with turning his experimental hobby into a thriving business.

Lesson for Entrepreneurs: If You Can Visualize It, You Can Build It
By Matt D'Angelo | November 02, 2018

Toeing the line between staying open to new ideas and knowing when to push ahead with your own vision can be one of the toughest challenges.