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Carol Roth is a national media personality, ‘recovering’ investment banker, investor, speaker and author of the New York Times bestselling book, The Entrepreneur Equation. She is a judge on the Mark Burnett (Shark Tank, The Voice, Survivor, The Apprentice) produced technology competition series, America's Greatest Makers, airing on TBS and an on-air contributor for the national cable television station CNBC, the preeminent name in business news. Previously, Carol was the host and co-producer of The Noon Show, a current events talk show on WGN Radio, one of the top stations in the country, and a frequent guest on Fox News, CNN, Fox Business and other stations. Carol's multimedia commentary covers business and the economy, current events, politics and pop culture topics. Carol has helped her clients complete more than $2 billion in capital raising and M&A transactions. She is a Top 100 Small Business Influencer (2011-2015) and has her own action figure. Twitter: @CarolJSRoth

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The Best Interview Questions to Ask a Prospective Hire

Interviewing a new employee is sort of like a first date. Everyone tries to put their best foot forward and it can take weeks or months to discover what that person is really like or if they are a good fit. So, to make it easier […]
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Your PR Person Sucks

PR is helpful in creating exposure for you, your business and/or your products and services. I have been on both sides of the PR process (as a client and as part of the media receiving pitches) and it seems that as media has evolved, many PR […]
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Benefiting from Other Businesses’ Misfortunes

The economy has been tough for a while and many businesses have been struggling, put out of business and more are likely to exit soon. If you have a competitor that is struggling, on their way out or has already exited, their misfortune can create an […]
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Social Media: 3 Social Media Mistakes in Business

Let’s face it; everybody and their mother (and their grandmother!) are on social media in one form or another. And it is so important for businesses be a part of it as well, so that they can leverage all that the social media platform has to […]
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Too Many Entrepreneurs Drink the Passion Flavored Kool-aid

Why Modern Entrepreneurs Won’t Succeed Under the Influence…   A New Entrepreneurial Paradigm (aka It’s Not 1930 Anymore) With a struggling economy, the current zeitgeist is that we need innovation, entrepreneurship and small business activity to become the engine for sustainable growth. Entrepreneurship has long been […]
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Using Facebook for Mobile Marketing (Free eBook)

Free eBook- How to use Facebook for Mobile Marketing* Mobile is one of the biggest business trends for advertising.  What if you could combine your efforts on Facebook with mobile marketing to generate more leads and customers? You can learn how to optimize your Facebook presence […]
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I Don’t Care About You, I Only Care About Me

I am in the fortunate position to be able to receive a lot of asks from people.  I get asked for help sponsoring or lending my name and contacts to projects and businesses.  I get asked to sit on advisory boards.  I get asked to guest […]
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2013: Business-Related New Year’s Resolutions

Now that 2013 is officially upon us, most of us are reflecting on the past year and making our own resolutions about what we want for the new year. So, in that spirit, I have asked the wonderful contributor network of business owners, advisors and […]
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Can You Be too Clever in Business? Playing with My Balls

I love when businesses and people push the envelope. I have been known to do it from time-to-time myself (I know, the understatement of the century). I’ve even written about the WTF factor. But, what about when your brand becomes that envelope-pusher? Can you be too […]
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Holidays: Tips for Attracting Customers

Now that the holiday season has officially started, customers are bombarded with all kinds of businesses vying for their monetary attention. So, how can a business break through the noise to attract customers this holiday season? To help answer this question, I have asked the fabulous […]
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