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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.

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How to Choose the Right Business Alarm System
By Business News Daily Editor | January 24, 2019

Knowing the right questions to ask helps.

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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.

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'Mompreneurs' Reveal Tricks for Work-Life Balance
By Business News Daily Editor | January 23, 2019

Tips from mompreneurs on how to manage personal and professional responsibilities.

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$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.

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

Apple cofounder Steve Jobs revolutionized the computer industry.

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Lost in Translation: 7 Funny Product Names
By Chad Brooks | January 20, 2019

No wonder no one wanted to buy those chickens.

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

Giving businesses a necessary service at an affordable price.

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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.

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45 Business Ideas We Loved in 2011
By Business News Daily Editor | January 18, 2019

We're gearing up to give you more great business ideas in 2012, but first, here's a roundup of the top business ideas we featured in 2011. We hope they inspire you to do start your own business in...

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

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

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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.

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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...

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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.

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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.

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TMI? Newest Entrepreneurs Advocate Open Source Culture
By Chad Brooks | January 16, 2019

Companies give employees more access in an effort to stem workplace volatility.

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From Jibbitz to Geopalz, Entrepreneur Combines Savvy and Luck
By Business News Daily Editor | January 16, 2019

Sometimes success really is all about timing. Just ask Rich Schmelzer, whose business ventures largely have been defined not only by strong business plans and strategic planning, but also by the...

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Superior Customer Service Turns Crisis into Opportunity
By Business News Daily Editor | January 16, 2019

Do your best to serve the customer and turn a negative situation into a positive one.

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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.

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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.

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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.'

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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3 Brothers Work Together to Create and Sell 'Super Coffee'
By Saige Driver | October 16, 2018

Three brothers work together to create healthy coffee and creamers. Here are the advantages and disadvantage of working with family.

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9 Photographers Share What They Love (and Hate) About Their Jobs
By Saige Driver | October 15, 2018

Professional photographers share the things they enjoy and dislike most about their careers.

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PopSockets Endured Astonishing Growth by Focusing on People
By Matt D'Angelo | October 03, 2018

PopSockets grew 71,424 percent in three years, jumping from a company based in a garage to a global phenomenon. Founder David Barnett talked to us about he managed this.