August, 2014 |

By: Dan Antonelli, Contributor, The road to being a true-blue entrepreneur is paved with spectacular stories of crash-and-burn. It requires a certain type of stamina that few possess and an insatiable desire to do better than the day before. Such a demanding lifestyle has no boundaries in place, except for those self-imposed. This alone can prove deadly for

Small-to-medium businesses should always look for ways to outshine the opposition, and thanks to the world of digital media there has never been more opportunity for the creative, hard-working company to flourish. There’s a lot of advice on angles to pursue and methods to employ in building a reputation, and here are five that you can’t afford to ignore. Read

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JUST $53,897. That was the humble fundraising goal Ryan Grepper set on July 8, lowering his expectations for the second Kickstarter campaign for his Coolest Cooler creation, a hi-tech cooler jam-packed with all sorts of fun gizmos — from a built-in ice crushing blender to Bluetooth speakers and a USB charger. See, the first time Grepper took to the crowd-funding

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Many experts in social media don’t believe in the power of formal education — through either certificate or degree programs at colleges and universities — for anyone seeking to brush up on social media skills. Conferences, on-your-own learning and practical experience are better vehicles for absorbing knowledge about social media, they say. Read more

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