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If a Customer Says Your Product or Service Is Too Expensive, This Is What You Should Say

It's fairly simple, once you break it down.<p>There is a big difference between selling your cost versus selling your value.<p>Companies that sell on cost comparison end up losing in the end. It's very difficult to build a profitable and sustainable company when your primary strategy is to undercut the …

Customer Service

Why Successful People Spend 10 Hours A Week On “Compound Time”

Warren Buffett, Albert Einstein, Oprah Winfrey all do this one thing outside their to-do-lists everyday.<p>One question has fascinated me my entire …

Creativity

Make Sure Your Startup Name Is Legitimate with Viable

The importance of a short, unique, pertinent startup name cannot be understated. After all, it will be the first thing most potential customers see …

8 Lighting Tricks Interior Designers Use to Create Atmosphere

It's all about layering.<p>When thinking about the flow of space, ambience and atmosphere in your home, lighting can be one of the most fundamental elements. Brighter lights can make you feel alert and awake, where as dimmer, softer lights can be relaxing and sleep-inducing.<p>Wayfair's Resident Style …

The 7 most incredible train trips to take in Europe

If you care more about the journey than the destination, take the scenic route on a luxe European train tour. Get sweeping views of the mountians and hills while you travel in style on these breathtaking train routes.

3 Ways to Use Design Principles to Create a Better Company Culture

Put others at the center of your work and you will touch their heart.<p>Business is all about people. This is what I learned from Alan Mulally, former Ford CEO, who not only saved Ford Motor Company from bankruptcy but saw employee satisfaction double during his tenure in Dearborn. So--how do you make …

Ford Motor Company

10 Success lessons from Peter Thiel – “PayPal Founder, Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share15<p>Tweet<p>Share37<p>+11<p>Shares 53<p>Peter Thiel is a silicon valley entrepreneur who founded two multi billion dollar companies, PayPal and Palantir. As a …

10 Bad work habits entrepreneurs must avoid at all costs

Share81<p>Tweet<p>Share119<p>+115<p>Shares 215<p>“Success does not lie in results, but in efforts; being the best is not so important, doing the best is all that …

What is the skill of Entrepreneurship all about? Why startups are emerging like never before?

This guest column is authored by Bhavik Sarkhedi, Founder, Write Right<p>Following the suit of the 9am-5pm job becomes inevitably mundane over the …

Entrepreneurship

Driving Response Through Creativity In Email Marketing

2 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Email marketing has proven to be an effective form of consumer interaction with brands. According to the Relevancy Group, this channel generates …

Marketing

16 Secrets to Being Exceptionally Likable

Likable people are humble enough to know that they are not better than anyone else but they are wise enough to know they are different from the rest.<p>Contemporary research shows that happy people tend to be are more productive, more creative, more connected and more likable.<p>So who wouldn't want to …

Emotional Intelligence

No, Successful People Aren't Superhuman. They Just Do These 10 Things

If you are looking for ways to jumpstart your career, or thinking of jumping ship to start your own business, here are some insights on how to prepare.<p>Does it sometimes seem like people all around you are getting promoted, or leaving to start their own business, while all your hard work and …

personaldevelopment

A Nobel prize-winning physicist identified three simple steps to mastering any subject

I wasn’t always a good learner. I thought learning was all about the hours you put in. Then I discovered something that changed my life.<p>The famous Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman understood the difference between “knowing something” and “knowing the name of something,” and it’s one of …

Self-improvement

In Silicon Valley, savvy founders are networking all around town by driving for Uber and Lyft

The first thing Jason Coleman did when he finally decided to start Yarden, the urban gardening business he had dreamt about, was to drive 40 hours per week for Lyft, shuttling passengers between Oakland, Berkeley, San Francisco, and Silicon Valley.<p>The connections just rolled in. Coleman says he met …

Silicon Valley

A beginner's guide to drinking espresso

Yes, there's both a right and a wrong way to drink espresso, which is why we tapped a real live Italian — Luca Di Pietro, coffee industry vet and founder of Tarallucci e Vino in New York — to give us the inside scoop on how to drink it like a local.<p>Coffee beans are coffee beans. Despite what the …

Bizarre Horror Board Game on Track To Become Biggest Kickstarter of All Time

A Kickstarter for the reprint of a fantasy-horror board game called <i>Kingdom Death: Monster</i> has raised nearly $5 million dollars since launching …

25 books by billionaires that will teach you how to run the world

That's why we've rounded up 25 books by self-made billionaires. From the business insights of Bill Gates to the leadership lessons of Richard Branson, the wisdom collected in these pages extends far beyond the classroom.<p>Learn how these masters of industry achieved the impossible, in their own words.

3 Low Cost Ad Campaigns Every Business Should Use

These are the first 3 ad campaigns I always setup.<p>They are cheap.<p>They are effective.<p>And I want to say they (always) generate a positive ROI, but I’m …

AdWords

Photo Collage Ideas and Layouts For Budget Wall Decor

There's nothing like photos to give your home a warm, personal feel, and remind you of the people and the memories most important to you. That's why …

Germans Can Now Pay For A Subway Ticket By Watching Ads On Their Phones

WelectGo lets you get a lot of value for basically just not paying attention for a few minutes.<p>Would you watch a few ads on your smartphone if it meant you got a free ride on the tram or subway? Of course you would, especially if you discovered you didn’t have any change for a ticket. You’re no …

How to launch a small business: 5 secrets to a successful startup company

Quietly daydreaming about starting your own company?<p>The United States may not have the best health care, education or political democracy in the …

Small Business

10 Success lessons from Jack Ma – “Wealthiest Man in Asia” for entrepreneurs

Share54<p>Tweet<p>Share38<p>+11<p>Shares 93<p>Jack Ma, a short, lean man in his early fifties who came across a computer when he was 31, went on to build the most …

Why You Should Never Try to Build a Company Without a Partner

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

How your body fares when you quit or cut back on meat

<b>With</b> <b>research</b> <b>suggesting that vegetarians live longer and are less likely to be obese, there's a sound case for ditching meat, or at least cutting it</b> …

Nutrition

How to turn any non-touchscreen laptop into touchscreen?

How to turn any non-touchscreen laptop into touchscreen?<p>Now turn your Window or Mac Laptop into a touchscreen laptop from this tech. This gadget turn …

Homemade Ramen Recipes That'll Hug You From The Inside Out

These are not your instant soups.<p>If the mention of ramen brings to mind the packets of Maruchan ready-to-make soup that you can get for less than a dollar, then the introduction to a proper bowl of this soup is going to rock your mind. Ramen is one of the best gifts Asia has ever given the world ― …

5 Personal Goals You Should Set Before Starting a Business

<i>Before you start a business, you should accomplish these five personal goals.</i><p>Starting a business is exciting, but just because you have a great idea doesn't mean your business will stand a high chance of succeeding. There are thousands of variables that affect your eventual performance in the …

7 New Ways to Drink Coffee

The latest ways to get your caffeine fix<p>Forget flat whites and cappuccinos. Blue-algae lattes and espresso tonics are the latest ways to get a coffee fix. Here are a few of the weird and wonderful trends taking the world by storm:<p><b>1. Blue-algae lattes</b><p>Australia is famous for its coffee culture, and …

Author of new Silicon Valley tell-all says this is what outsiders most often get wrong about Mark Zuckerberg

To Antonio García Martínez, the former Facebook employee who wrote the new Silicon Valley tell-all "Chaos Monkeys," the 2010 Academy Award-winning film "The Social Network" is a piece of pure fiction loosely inspired by actual events.<p>And though the film about the birth of Facebook, directed by …