Can social media make your company smarter?

January 21, 2011

USA-LAW/BRAINYou’ve started a fan page for your company on Facebook. You’ve attracted a few followers on Twitter. You’ve got a presence on Foursquare, and you’ve started offering deals to customers through Groupon. Seems you’ve got that whole social media thing figured out.

6 essential tips for a young entrepreneur

January 20, 2011

USA/-Cara Mico is the executive director at Demeter Design and a contributor to Under30CEO. The opinions expressed are her own. –

from Felix Salmon:

Norway, entrepreneurial paradise

January 20, 2011

Max Chafkin has a fantastic story in Inc magazine about how to structure an economy so as to encourage entrepreneurship, full employment, and general happiness and contentment, all while drastically reducing inequality. It's easy, in fact: all you need to do is become Norway.

from Breakingviews:

Cheap start-up costs leave VCs with poor choices

January 19, 2011

By Robert Cyran
The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

4 tips for marketing to millennials

January 19, 2011

Wine expert Gary Vaynerchuk rose to celebrity status through non-traditional marketing, making a name for himself and his family’s New Jersey wine business on the Internet through his popular video blog, Wine Library TV.

3 worst ways to find a potential investor

January 19, 2011

stop-sign-e1286542310834– Adam Hoeksema is the founder and CEO of ExecutivePlan and a contributor to Under30CEO. The opinions expressed are his own. –

DIY PR: 5 rules for getting the publicity you want

January 18, 2011

USA-ECONOMY/– Danita King is Principal and Founder of PR Noir and a contributor to Under30 CEO. The opinions expressed are her own. –

Anything business can do, the Internet can do better

January 17, 2011

— Chris Dixon is co-founder of Hunch and creator of Founder Collective, and an investor in many early-stage companies like Skype and Foursquare. Previously he co-founded Siteadvisor, which was acquired by McAfee. This blog originally appeared on cdixon.org. The views expressed are his own. —

Want to keep your employees? Try better benefits

January 14, 2011

USA/A better hiring mood and a labor market overflowing with quality candidates could make CEOs complacent when it comes to retaining staff.

4 pieces of advice on health insurance for entrepreneurs

January 14, 2011

USA/ – Ryan Hanley is a Commercial Account Executive for the Guilderland Agency, Inc. and a contributor to Under30CEO. The opinions expressed are his own. –