Each week, OPEN Forum's editors round up the most compelling entrepreneurial news and advice from our contributors and others. Here are this week’s highlights.
Adding a video, writing tweetable headlines and tagging photos are just some of the ways you can make your small business' news stand out. Plus:
An e-mail newsletter can be a valuable tool if implemented correctly. Use these 7 tips
to improve your e-mail communications.
Tony Hsieh talks about leadership, hiring mistakes and his $350-million personal investment in Las Vegas' downtown. Plus: Brad Feld talks about
his sleep patterns, startup culture in Boulder, and the future of technology.
The small-business author and MSNBC host brings you some of her favorite business tips from her new book. Plus: For small businesses, employee turnover takes an especially hard financial toll on the company. Here's how
to retain your key workers.
This infographic looks at how to read microexpressions and find what they tell you about a client's real impressions. Plus: Conflict looms large in a small business. Here's how
to cope with a direct report whom you can't stand, but who is too essential to fire.
Chris Anderson, Wired's editor-in-chief and the thought-leading author of The Long Tail, shows you how the Maker Movement is redefining both entrepreneurship and manufacturing. Plus: This infographic
explains some of the trickiest and most important aspects of a venture capital term sheet.
A number of laws are set to expire or go into effect at the new year. If no agreement is reached, the combined result will higher taxes. Plus:
Here are some strategies
for small-business owners to make sure your child stands a better chance at financial aid.
Just because you've outgrown the scrappy, all-hands-on-deck stage doesn't mean you have to sell out. Here's how to cope with growing pains. Plus:
Online marketing can help bring in a lot of business. Here are the mistakes
to avoid, and an easy five-step marketing plan to follow.