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Monday, Sep 24, 2012 at 3:56 PM
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By Marti Konstant, Edited by: David Wolinsky

From Chicago Startup to Acquisition: The Ultimate Guide

From Chicago Startup to Acquisition: The Ultimate Guide

Open Kernel Labs, a Chicago-based emerging tech company, was recently acquired by General Dynamics. The company went from startup to acquisition in just six years. Here, Marti Konstant, OK Labs’ vice president... Read »

Friday, Sep 21, 2012 at 4:03 PM
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By Nick Sarillo, Edited by: David Wolinsky

Why a Little Crazy is OK

Why a Little Crazy is OK

Everyone told me writing a book while running my businesses would be crazy. It’s not the first time I’ve been called crazy and probably won’t be the last. To me, what’s crazy is for anyone to do something... Read »

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2012 at 6:22 PM
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By Jill Salzman, Edited by: David Wolinsky

Local Startup BitBend is Poised to Revolutionize the Travel Industry

Local Startup BitBend is Poised to Revolutionize the Travel Industry

Have you heard? There's a small Chicago startup that's about to change the way we plan our travel. It's kind of a big deal. BitBend is about to revolutionize the travel industry. For the price of a latte, you... Read »

Thursday, Sep 13, 2012 at 1:21 PM
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By Steve Robinson, Edited by: David Wolinsky

How To Boost Email Readership

How To Boost Email Readership

You already know how challenging it is to maintain your marketing efforts when you have so many other responsibilities associated with running your business. This is why entrepreneurs turn to email marketing.... Read »

Tuesday, Sep 11, 2012 at 1:59 PM
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By Jabez LeBret, Edited by: David Wolinsky

The Case For Paying Employees for Extra Work

The Case For Paying Employees for Extra Work

Over the last several years it has become commonplace for management to ask their full-time employees to work more hours. With the adoption of cloud software and ease at which employees can now login and work... Read »

Tuesday, Jul 3, 2012 at 9:48 AM
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By Guy Wicke, Edited by: David Wolinsky

How to Shine in a Media Interview

How to Shine in a Media Interview

Huzzah! A journalist wants to talk to you about your business! Congratulations! But now you have to talk! How do you avoid sweating and stumbling your way through a painfully forgettable interview? For most... Read »

Monday, Jul 2, 2012 at 2:02 PM
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By JD Gershbein, Edited by: David Wolinsky

How to Sustain Biz Momentum During a Holiday

How to Sustain Biz Momentum During a Holiday

Whereas holidays are important human events and provide much-needed respites from the demands of our professional lives, there’s nothing more damaging to business momentum than a holiday in the middle of the... Read »

Wednesday, Jun 25, 2014 at 2:13 PM
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By Danny Wurst, Edited by: David Wolinsky

Taking Advantage of Yelp Deals as a Biz Owner

Taking Advantage of Yelp Deals as a Biz Owner

Consumers turn to Yelp to help them make a spending decision and this is why we encourage business owners to take advantage of Yelp’s free suite of tools to assure their Yelp listing, or “virtual storefront,” is... Read »

Thursday, Apr 5, 2012 at 3:35 PM
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By Brad Spirrison, Edited by: David Wolinsky

Siri Founder on the Future of Chicago Tech, Humanity

Siri Founder on the Future of Chicago Tech, Humanity

With Groupon in SEC purgatory, it may come time sooner rather than later to anoint a new poster child for Chicago’s growing but still somewhat fledgling tech community. Who’s the best candidate? You might... Read »

Tuesday, Mar 20, 2012 at 11:11 AM
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By Jabez LeBret, Edited by: David Wolinsky

SXSW Report: How the Lytro Camera Can Revolutionize Your Business

SXSW Report: How the Lytro Camera Can Revolutionize Your Business

With SXSW, the major 10-day trade show, music festival and film fest wrapping up on Sunday, intrepid Inc. Well contributor Jabez LeBret will be writing posts about the best things he saw in Austin that can... Read »

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