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How Luke’s Lobster Is Clawing Its Way to the Top

In this ongoing series, we are sharing advice, tips and insights from real entrepreneurs who are out there doing business battle on a daily basis. (Answers have been edited and condensed for clarity.) Who are you and what’s your business? My name is Luke Holden and I am CEO of Luke’s Lobster. We are a vertically-integrated restaurant group that works directly with ...

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11 Things You Must Know Before Driving for Uber or Lyft

If you dream of being your own boss, ditching the 9-to-5 life and setting your own schedule, you aren’t alone. Uber and Lyft, the early pioneers of the ride-sharing economy, have attracted hundreds of thousands of drivers looking for the same lifestyle. Related: 15 Best and Worst Cities in America to Start a Small Business But before you take the plunge ...

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Where to Intern If You Really Want to Be an Entrepreneur

Being an entrepreneur can be challenging, exhilarating, and fulfilling. Running your own business requires unwavering commit, focus and determination. It’s not an easy path, but for some people being an entrepreneur is a passion that can’t be ignored. There is no straight line to becoming an entrepreneur, but there are things you can do to set yourself up for success. ...

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N’Sync’s Joey Fatone Bites Into the Hot Dog Business

He sings, he dances, and now Joey Fatone, a founding member of boy band supergroup N’Sync, turns his attention to weiners. We’ll let him explain…  Who are you and what’s your business? I’m Joey Fatone and I own Fat One’s Hot Dogs & Italian Ice. After being part of a mega successful act like N’Sync and scoring acclaim in such popular ...

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How to Start a Blog and Make Money Online

Ever thought about launching your own blog? Ever wondered what it takes, not only to start up that blog, but also to successfully build it over time to make money online or generate a passive income? Clearly, you’re not alone. Millions of people try their hand at blogging, but so few actually ever generate a substantial income from their efforts. ...

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63 Businesses to Start for Under $10,000

You know you want to start something for yourself. You just need to funnel your ambition and time into an idea that’ll earn extra cash, make you proud, and possibly lead to a full-time venture—and that amazing moment you get to say “I quit!” to your boss. But what great idea should you say “I start!” to? From childcare, fix-it services, ...

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4 Steps to Building a Stellar Personal Brand

As an entrepreneur, you want to build a personal brand that shines—and sparkles. And pops. In essence, you want to be seen. You see other brands with loyal followings, and you wonder how you can get there, too. You know your message or product is unique. You just want to get your message out there… To stand out from the ...

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Use This Trick to Quickly Come Up With 10 Great Business Ideas

If you trust the ads in your Facebook feed, you probably think there is a magic formula hidden from normal people that gives special guru’s unlimited success in business just by doing simple things you never thought about. News flash — that’s a lie.   There is no big secret of startup gurus. There is no silver bullet. There’s nothing that will ...

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Entrepreneurs Are Artists of Life, According to This Founder

In this ongoing series, we are sharing advice, tips and insights from real entrepreneurs who are out there doing business battle on a daily basis. (Answers have been edited and condensed for clarity.) Who are you and what’s your business? I am Grace Kraaijvanger, founder of The Hivery, a creative and collaborative coworking space designed to support women throughout all phases and ...

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