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Cupcake Remedy: A Your Business Makeover by OPEN Forum
 
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For more info, please visit: http://www.openforum.com/yourbusinesstv Each week, MSNBC's Your Business features experts to share their secrets for improving your business. A viewer wrote to us about her neighborhood bake shop. The company started while the owner was undergoing cancer treatment, and things weren’t looking good for the store. It was in so much trouble that the business came close to closing. So, we got our Your Business makeover team together and headed to Denver to try and help save this cupcake shop.
Small Business Makeover: Ellis Island Tropical Tea by OPEN Forum
 
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For more info, please visit http://www.openforum.com/yourbusinesstv. Each week, MSNBC's Your Business features experts to share their secrets for improving your business. Nailah Ellis-Brown wants to grow her regional beverage company into a national brand. The founder of Ellis Island Tropical Tea in Detroit says she’s absolutely determined to succeed. She’s getting a small business makeover to help her achieve her dream.
Kale Yeah: A Your Business Makeover by OPEN Forum
 
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For more info, please visit: http://www.openforum.com/yourbusinesstv Each week, MSNBC's Your Business features experts to share their secrets for improving your business. With no previous experience, an entrepreneur couple in Daytona Beach, Florida turned their idea into a profitable business called Kale Café. Fast-forward and now they have two locations, several kids and they want to delve into business expansion – it’s a lot to juggle. So to help them create a recipe for success, we decided to assemble some experts to give them a “Your Business” makeover!
Why One Entrepreneur Won’t Turn Her Yarn Company into an Ecommerce Business by OPEN Forum
 
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For more info, please visit http://www.openforum.com/yourbusinesstv. Each week, MSNBC's Your Business features experts to share their secrets for improving your business. Many entrepreneurs are embracing the internet to boost sales, but not everyone is doing it. The owner of a yarn store refuses to set up shop online because it’s not how she wants to run her business. She prefers to interact with her customers on the phone, by email or face to face any day of the week instead of managing her sales through a website.
Crafting A Biz: Turning Hobbies Into Small Businesses by OPEN Forum
 
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For more info, please visit: http://www.openforum.com/yourbusinesstv Each week, MSNBC's Your Business features experts to share their secrets for improving your business. No matter how much you love doing something, it takes a lot of hard work and dedication to make it a success. Etsy, the ecommerce marketplace for handmade crafts, has helped guide and support many entrepreneurs who have turned their hobbies into actual businesses.
Knitting with the Stars: Actress Karen Allen Turns Her Passion Into Profits by OPEN Forum
 
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For more info, please visit: http://www.openforum.com/yourbusinesstv Each week MSNBC's Your Business features experts to share their secrets for improving your business. This week, for actress and entrepreneur Karen Allen, finding a work-life balance was key to cultivating her love of designing knitwear. As her son was growing up, that passion evolved into a store called "Karen Allen Fiber Arts" in Great Barrington, MA. Now that her child is grown, Allen has had to find a work-work balance once again as she continues her career as an actress and director while still running her small business.
Main Street USA: Welcome to Hamilton, MO by OPEN Forum
 
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For more info, please visit: http://www.openforum.com/yourbusinesstv Each week MSNBC's Your Business features experts to share their secrets for improving your business. This week, Main Street in Hamilton Missouri, like many small towns in America has been struggling to survive with storefronts empty and crumbling. In this edition of Main Street USA, we'll see how the Missouri Star Quilt Company grew, and how the Doan family who started the business in 2008 saw an opportunity to improve their Main Street. Their growing business has been bringing quilting enthusiasts to town to shop, sew, meet up and grab a bite.
How an Inspiring Young Woman With Down Syndrome Grew Her Cookie Business by OPEN Forum
 
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For more info, please visit http://www.openforum.com/yourbusinesstv. Each week, MSNBC's Your Business features experts to share their secrets for improving your business. Down Syndrome may have prevented Collette Divitto from getting a job, but it didn't stop her from starting her own company. Her mission now is to grow Collettey's Cookies so that she can hire other capable people with disabilities. Everyone in the cookie business from Mrs. Fields to Kathleen King, the founder of Tate's, is rooting for Collette.
Disrupting Distribution: Dirty Lemon And Conversational Commerce by OPEN Forum
 
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For more info, please visit: http://www.openforum.com/yourbusinesstv Each week, MSNBC's Your Business features experts to share their secrets for improving your business. Have you ever heard of conversational commerce? If not, pay attention because it’s changing the way consumers shop. Want to know how it works? We followed the company Dirty Lemon, which has ditched traditional distribution methods in the beverage industry and is relying 100% on text messaging.
How Boxed CEO Chieh Huang Repackaged the Wholesale Business
 
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When Chieh Huang founded Boxed in his New Jersey garage in 2013, he transformed the wholesale market by taking it online. The Boxed CEO talks about identifying areas of potential growth, embracing change and building a supportive company culture.
Four Tips for Successfully Interviewing Prospective Employees by OPEN Forum
 
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For more info, please visit: http://www.openforum.com/yourbusinesstv Each week MSNBC's Your Business features experts to share their secrets for improving your business. This week, interviewing is an art, and it's not easy. How do you really get to know if someone is the right fit for your company? Is it possible by asking them just a few questions? Kathryn Minshew, the founder and CEO of career platform and job discovery tool The Muse, has some advice for conducting the perfect interview.
How to Successfully Run Multiple Businesses by OPEN Forum
 
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For more info, please visit: http://www.openforum.com/yourbusinesstv Each week MSNBC's Your Business features experts to share their secrets for improving your business. As a business owner you spend a lot of time trying to ensure the success of your business. So, it takes a lot more passion, patients and know-how to run several businesses. How do you make it work? Serial Entrepreneur Eric Casaburi has a bunch of tips to help you successfully run multiple businesses.