Talk about 'Contagious,' sea cucumbers demand a high price, avoiding fundraising foibles, an ancient economic cluster, debate over working from home heats up, avoiding startup hell… this week’s notable news and tantalizing tidbits for young treps:
The social-media site that’s found its way into practically every entrepreneurs’ toolkit turns 7 years old today. Here, we chat with the site’s co-founder and get his best tips for newbie founders.
If you're seeking a regular diet of inspirational messages, look no further than your Twitter app.
The 'next big thing' in social media might not have debuted this week, but SXSW 2013 was not without noteworthy startups.
If amassing a huge following is the first priority of startups these days, modern social activists have some key lessons for you.
Love it or hate it, Yelp is one of the most widely used and respected search and review services among consumers. Some tips for making your business stand out.
In the tradition of solving consumers' problems, two young treps set out to eradicate the hangover.
Grom Social is a network for kids, Facebook's more lucrative Hacker Cup, a Pinterest for cats and more.
A recent study shows that fewer than one-third of big brands that have Twitter accounts answer customer tweets. They interact more on Instagram or Pinterest.
Forget Graph Search, has Facebook reached its saturation point? The future of brick and mortar, CES highlights, American Idol’s new star-studded faces, the must see films of 2013… This week’s notable news and tantalizing tidbits for young treps.
Revinate helps hoteliers track customer reviews from across the web by pulling reviews from top hospitality sites and feedback from social media.
While social-media sites have obviously been a boon for startups, there's no replacement for an old-fashioned handshake.
From business books to online classes, learning the ropes of starting up is easier than ever. TED talks can also be enlightening for aspiring young entrepreneurs.
You don't need a giant ad budget to get your customers pumped up about your company. Sometimes all you need are a few super fans.
Ideas for creating engaging visual content, then getting your fans share them and promote your brand.
With 2012 very nearly in the rearview mirror, check out this list of what you are going to hear about, talk about and spend your money on in 2013.
A look at the mistakes of some of the biggest brands, and what you can learn from them.
CES, the Webbys, Disrupt NYC, South by Southwest, Social Media Week, National Small Business Week, Global Entrepreneurship Week, the Clinton Global Initiative… A non-exhaustive list of this year’s top 10 startup events for young treps.
How dealing with angry customers can be an opportunity to show the world how your company cares about customer service.
How to make the social network's video conferencing tool work for your business.
The founder of iDoneThis shares his top tips for amping up your startup's content-marketing strategy.
From unflattering photos to leaving commentators hanging, here's how you could be damaging your reputation on social media and not even know it.
In this special 'Ask Entrepreneur' feature, marketing expert Jason Falls discusses how business owners can convert followers into paying customers.
In this installment of Young Visionaries, social entrepreneur Ben Goldhirsh describes his vision for creating a platform for people interested in doing good.
Users of the popular photo editing app can now post images to the web -- but it might not be right for everyone.