Biz Reads: Get Creative!

April over at takes a look at some books for creative entrepreneurs you might have missed. The Creative Entrepreneur by Lisa Sonora Beam This is a DIY visual guidebook for making business ideas real. Do you ever wonder why business, numbers, and marketing aren’t that easy for artists and other creatives? It’s because we

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Never Get a “Real” Job: How to Dump Your Boss, Build a Business and Not Go Broke

After getting out of college, Scott Gerber had to move back in with his parents because of his student loan debts. While his mother encouraged him to “get a real job”, Gerber decided to use the last $700 in his bank account to start a business. The company, called Sizzle It makes short promotional videos,

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A New Way To Read

Rumors have been swirling for some time, but the search giant has formally unveiled Google eBooks. According to a company blog post, users who access the eBookstore will be able to “browse and search through the largest ebooks collection in the world with more than three million titles including hundreds of thousands for sale.” The

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Book: The Intelligent Entrepreneur

This book sounds interesting: In 1998, three Harvard Business School graduates (two men and one woman) turned down six-figure salaries at big corporations, bet on themselves, and launched their own new companies. By their ten-year reunion, their audacity had paid huge dividends. They’d made many millions of dollars, created hundreds of jobs–and left their mark

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