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Tricks to Creating a High-Quality Video With Your iPhone

July 22, 2014 in Entrepreneur Magazine, News

You don't need a massive budget to create high-quality commercial-like videos. You just need an iPhone and a few tips.

Why I Follow 15,000 People on Twitter

July 22, 2014 in Entrepreneur Magazine, News

Twitter can be a great way to connect with new personal and business contacts. Here are the ways I use the social network to my benefit.

Tackling Food Safety And Supply Chain Issues ICix Raises $25 Million

July 22, 2014 in News, TechCrunch

Screen Shot 2014-07-22 at 7.41.15 AM Tainted peanut butter, rotten eggs, bacteria-ridden fruits and vegetables, and chemically compromised merchandise are literally the spoils of the globalization of industry, and the bane of the big businesses that sell most people the food they eat and products they buy. For years, companies promised to manage and monitor the process of provisioning for global retailers with tools that would… Read More

I Admit It. I Have No Idea What I’m Doing. (And That’s a Good Thing.)

July 22, 2014 in Entrepreneur Magazine, News

When starting up, it's OK if you don't know what you're doing some of the time. Here's why you should always keep an open mind and keep learning.

Beats By Dre’s Splashy New Headquarters: No Apple Influence Here

July 22, 2014 in Fast Company, News

Southern California history meets daytime disco in Beats's Culver City headquarters.

Apple may have acquired Beats Music and Beats Electronics in May, but the new Beats by Dre headquarters in Culver City couldn't be farther from the all-white aesthetic favored by Jonathan Ive and Steve Jobs or Norman Foster's spaceship-in-the-garden landing soon in Cupertino. "We come from hip-hop, hardcore punk, and indie rock. Hype Williams to Paul Williams, Robert Mapplethorpe to Robert Kelly. How do you design for that without being cliché?" asks Luke Wood, cofounder of the company with Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine.

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Franchise Players: Learning to Manage Entry-Level Employees

July 22, 2014 in Entrepreneur Magazine, News

Devang and Chaitali Kothari didn't realize that the biggest challenge in franchising would be learning to be good managers.

What Keeps the Founder of Sam Adams Going After 30 Years

July 22, 2014 in Entrepreneur Magazine, News

Jim Koch has had the same title for the last three decades, but he's as excited as ever to go to work each day. Here's why.

Apple Gets An Exhaustive iWatch Patent

July 22, 2014 in News, TechCrunch

iwatch Apple has received a patent from the USPTO (via AppleInsider) that covers multiple kinds of smartwatch devices, including a modular design that includes a smart strap with built-in sensors and controls that can host a plug-in personal media device (like the previous iPod nano) and an all-in-one that likely bears more resemblance to the coming iWatch we’ve been hearing so many rumors… Read More

Murphy’s Law (Or Worse) Can Derail Your Business Pitch. Anticipate the Unexpected.

July 22, 2014 in Entrepreneur Magazine, News

It's not always possible to bring a valued partner along to a presentation but it can better the odds at success.

Better Conversion Rates Depend on Better Website Design

July 22, 2014 in Entrepreneur Magazine, News

Costumers judge your site first by how it looks and performs, then content.