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The Hardest -- and Easiest -- Punctuation Marks to Use (Infographic)

July 17, 2014 - 8:00am

A ranking of 15 punctuation marks according to how difficult they are to learn and use. Do you agree with these ratings?

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Franchise Players: An Advertising 'Mad Man' Takes On In-Home Care Franchising

July 17, 2014 - 7:30am

Ken Kuck explains how he and his wife became franchisees in the space.

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Marissa Explains It All: 5 Motivating Quotes From Yahoo's CEO

July 17, 2014 - 7:30am

Some insights and takeaways from Marissa Mayer on her two-year anniversary as chief executive.

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2 Surefire Ways to Tell Whether Your Startup Can Win, If You Avert Clouded Judgment

July 16, 2014 - 6:30pm

The goal is figure out if a new contender can whip its rivals at meeting customer needs. But confirmation bias can sully good judgment.

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What Sectors of the Economy are Hot and How to Take Advantage

July 16, 2014 - 6:00pm

Job seekers and employees alike are discovering new and more efficient ways to adjust to a more robust hiring market.

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5 Warning Signs a Startup Is a Bad Investment

July 16, 2014 - 5:30pm

It's hard to pick winning investments but there are often clear signs of a losing investment.

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The 6 Biggest Mistakes People Make When Creating Infographics

July 16, 2014 - 5:00pm

When done correctly, infographics are a powerful tool to tell stories and inform an audience. When done poorly, a brand's integrity comes into question.

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This Startup Wants to Bring Personal Breathalyzers to the Masses

July 16, 2014 - 4:54pm

The BACtrack Vio is a keychain-sized breathalyzer alongside which users can track their intoxication levels via a smartphone app.

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User Experience is Integral to Winning App Design

July 16, 2014 - 4:30pm

It may seem obvious, but the easier and more useful your app is, the more likely it will be a success.

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The 7 Elements Investors Look for in Your Funding Pitch

July 16, 2014 - 4:00pm

Present all the facts that drew you to your great idea, season with your passion and you will wow investors.

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Should You Offer Time Off to Fathers of Newborns?

July 16, 2014 - 3:30pm

Here are four questions to consider as you debate instituting a paternity leave policy.

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A New Way to Pay Online: Visa Launches 'Visa Checkout'

July 16, 2014 - 3:22pm

Visa's new product saves your card number and shipping information, allowing you to checkout online in just a few clicks.

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How Much Can Your Startup Really Grow? Do Your Homework.

July 16, 2014 - 3:00pm

You must analyze the market and the opportunity to see if you should move forward, or pivot.

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Weird Al's 'Word Crimes' Could Actually Make You a Better Communicator

July 16, 2014 - 2:56pm

The curly-haired songwriter's parody of 'Blurred Lines' provides some important grammar tips.

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Don't Just Have Social-Media Conversations, Design Them

July 16, 2014 - 2:30pm

Consider these four elements as you plan your strategy to engage with potential customers.

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LivingSocial Poaches New CEO, Gautam Thakar, From eBay

July 16, 2014 - 2:07pm

Following widespread layoffs and evolving business models at the daily deals site, Thakar will succeed founder Tim O'Shaughnessy in August.

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Your Personal Brand Lives at Night, Too

July 16, 2014 - 2:00pm

Here are four questions to think about as you consider how your social life affects your work persona.

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Who Should Be Deemed 'Sophisticated' Enough to Be an Investor?

July 16, 2014 - 1:52pm

Regulators argue that the income requirements for accredited investors -- which were set in 1982 -- are in desperate need of an adjustment. Entrepreneurs and investors, meanwhile, don’t want to see access to capital limited.

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Samsung Reportedly Looking to Snatch Up Startup SmartThings For $200 Million

July 16, 2014 - 1:39pm

Watch out, Nest. If the rumors are true, the South Korean electronics giant could soon take a bite out of the sizzling home-automation market with the purchase of SmartThings.

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How to Rebrand Yourself as an Entrepreneur

July 16, 2014 - 1:30pm

Whether you are looking to leave your corporate job or just start a new startup venture, the goal is always the same. You want to show others, as rapidly as possible, that you should be taken seriously in your new identity.

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