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Hiring our heroes

Hiring our heroes

05/20/16 08:01AM

An army veteran turned entrepreneur made it his mission to hire troops returning to civilian life. He says hiring our country’s finest is an important way to give back and a smart way to build up his workforce with dedicated and committed employees. watch

Text therapy: Technology vs. tradition

Text therapy: Technology vs. tradition

05/20/16 07:41AM

The couch and the appointment book are things of the past at Talkspace. Unlimited texting is the new way you can communicate with a therapist. While the company is only a few years old, its priority is advancing the conversation about mental health even if its approach is controversial. watch

Top tip: Make your biz pop

Top tip: Make your biz pop

05/20/16 07:38AM

Serial entrepreneur Jen Groover, the founder of “Empowered by Jen Groover,” tells us why you should experiment with a retail model that includes a pop-up shop. watch

Turning followers into customers

Turning followers into customers

05/13/16 07:54AM

Having a strong presence on social media is great for any small business, but if it doesn’t lead to revenue, what’s the point? Karen Leland, the president of the Sterling Marketing Group, has a few ideas for influencing followers to buy. watch

Elevator pitch: Sycamore Lights

Elevator pitch: Sycamore Lights

05/13/16 07:51AM

Sycamore Lights are eco-friendly luminaries that are safe to use anywhere because there’s no open flame. Let’s find out what our panelists think of this small business which is now in the spotlight. watch

Opening up: Turning employees into owners

Opening up: Turning employees into owners

05/13/16 07:50AM

A few years ago, the owners of a Maryland architectural firm opened up their books for all employees to see. Now, the founders are taking yet another step to get employees involved. They’re turning everyone into owners. watch

5 tools to boost web traffic & increase sales

5 tools to boost web traffic & increase sales

05/13/16 07:49AM

Potential customers are probably checking out your website every day, but how many of those visitors actually make a purchase? Here are five tools for getting more people to click on your digital home and boost sales from Entrepreneur magazine. watch

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