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No matter your industry, you'll eventually find yourself going head-to-head with a bigger competitor. So what's the best
Executive Editor Rod Kurtz explains how to hire tech geeks, why more investors are looking overseas and what you can do to stay on Aaron Sorkin's good side.
Moving your company's manufacturing overseas can be a tempting way to trim your budget. But what about the hidden costs? And
With tens of millions of users, Twitter has become fertile ground for finding new customers. But how do you get started? And
Every designer or inventor dreams of seeing their products on store shelves. But how do you get them there? And what can
A small business is never going to beat Walmart, Target and other big-box retailers on price. So how can they convince customers
With all the responsibilities a business owner has, who's get time for social media? As it turns out, Facebook and Twitter
In this installment of 'Ask Rod,' HuffPost Small Business editor Rod Kurtz takes reader questions about how to effectively promote on Twitter.
Sure, you've got some loyal customers. But how do you get them to spread the word to new ones? And there's no better advertising
Hiring employees is perhaps the most important decision a business owner has to make. After all, the wrong player can prove
Switching to a new location is a challenge for any retailer -- but it can also open up new opportunities. So what's the best
Running a business is tough. But you don't have to go it alone. Executive Editor Rod Kurtz is back to introduce the all-new
Executive Editor Rod Kurtz is back in studio with advice on conquering the Twittersphere and getting your product on store
Executive Editor Rod Kurtz offers tips on creating multiple revenue streams and working from home. Please pardon the outtakes
Executive Editor Rod Kurtz explains how to hire tech geeks, why more investors are looking overseas and what you can do to
Executive Editor Rod Kurtz advises students at the University of Pennsylvania about graduate school, angel investors and
Executive Editor Rod Kurtz offers tips on preserving company culture and converting online shoppers into online buyers. The
Executive Editor Rod Kurtz helps a cardboard furniture company take its marketing to the next level and a 79-year-old board
Executive Editor Rod Kurtz explains where to find quality talent and why you may not need a patent for your invention. Plus
Executive Editor Rod Kurtz discusses the dos and don'ts of starting a business and how to boost your Google search ranking