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Has the search for a great, available business name got you down? We can help. With over 50,000 names to choose from, you can browse, get inspired, and find the unexpected yet perfect name for your company.

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If you’re like most entrepreneurs, you can’t truly start working on your idea until it has a name, and finding the perfect name takes much more of your valuable time than it should. The cycle – brainstorming, checking availability, and negotiating – tends to lead to a dead end.

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If you need the perfect outfit, you visit your favorite store, right? It’s easier and faster to select a great option from a list instead of designing the options. This is why traditional branding agencies get

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50 Business Ideas for Creative Entrepreneurs

If you consider yourself to be creative, then you’ve already got one of the essential traits of a successful entrepreneur. But you can use your creativity for more than just building a business plan and solving unique problems. You can actually build a business that’s fully centered around creativity. Here are 50 unique business ideas for creative entrepreneurs.



Small Business Ideas for Creative Entrepreneurs

Art Seller

If you’re a visual artist, you can create original drawings, paintings or prints of your work and build a business around selling them. You can go to local art fairs or sell on sites like Etsy.

Wedding Photographer

If photography is more your medium, providing photography services at weddings can be a lucrative business.

Jewelry Maker

You can also use your creativity to craft wearable art like necklaces and earings. You can use wire, beads or any number of other materials to

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Creative Entrepreneurship Online Course – Berklee Online

Syllabus

Lesson 1: The Entrepreneurial Mindset

  • Deconstructing the Entrepreneurial Myth
  • Seeing the World Entrepreneurially
  • What Makes Entrepreneurs Entrepreneurial?
  • Entrepreneur Profile: Roger Brown, Founder, Bright Horizons, President, Berklee College of Music

Lesson 2: Learn to Observe: Balancing Left and Right Brain

  • Five Skills Successful Innovators Share
  • What Is Your Innovator’s DNA?
  • Seeing What Others Don’t
  • Good Things Come to Those Who Observe
  • Entrepreneur Profile: Diane Hessan (The Startup Institute)

Lesson 3: Developing Your Vision, Getting Input and Reducing

  • Connect with Your Intentions
  • Techniques on Discovering Your Intentions
  • Why Should People Care?
  • Asking the Right People the Right Questions
  • Entrepreneur Profile: Bill Warner (Founder of Avid and Wildfire)

Lesson 4: Prototyping and Iterating

  • Falling in Love with the Problem
  • Prototyping
  • Learning to Iterate, Or, Living in Permanent Beta
  • Entrepreneur Profile: Rich Goodstone (co-founder of Superfly)

Lesson 5: Sizing Up Your Market and Competition

  • Understanding Your Market
  • Sizing Up Your Market: Top Down
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The 10 Most Creative Small Businesses

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Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People in Business represent the best and the brightest in innovation and creation, but the companies they rep aren’t all powerhouses–yet. Here are 10 of the most creative small business drawn from our list of the 100.

1. Foursquare

No company is banking on our obsession with geolocation as well as Foursquare. The social networking app rewards users with points and badges for checking in at physical locations. Foursquare secured $1.35 million in funding this fall, and has more than 1 million users. The company has formed partnerships with Conde Nast, Zagat, the New York Times, and HBO to offer rewards to users, and with its fast growing network (10 people check-in every second), we can only expect more to be on the way. [Naveen Selvadurai #30]

2. Behance

Three years ago, Behance was born as a Web-based platform for creatives–a place to show of

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The Most Creative Entrepreneurs in Business

Last year’s list of the 100 Most Creative People in Business spanned industries of all sizes–this year’s list, which launches later this month, promises to be just as expansive and eclectic. Here we present the top entrepreneurs of 2009 and how these innovators finished out of the aughts.

Tyler Perry:
His name is tacked onto many productions, always adding a Midas touch. His films have grossed almost $400 million worldwide, and he’s been ranked the sixth highest-paid man in Hollywood. Even with two hit shows on TBS, nearly 20 films under his belt, a dozen stage plays, and producer credits that include the Oscar-winning Precious, Tyler Perry is far from finished–he currently has more than five films in development.

Jil Sander:
The creative director for Japanese retailer Uniqlo, Jil Sander brought her brand of high-fashion worldwide last year. After overseeing a hugely successful collection called +J, which first debuted

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