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The Apps' Business is Providing Massive Opportunity for Entrepreneurs: Here's How

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>In the 90s, everyone was talking about building websites. Getting a website was a big deal then. Today, it’s so much easier to build a website with tools …

The 11 highest-paying tech jobs in America in 2016

Glassdoor sifted through the salaries reported by employees who have these jobs, limiting its search to salary reports from the past year, to come up with median salaries.<p>The website also looked at the demand for these jobs, based on the current number of job openings on its site.

​8 mental habits the most successful people learn to break

That bit of wisdom comes from Sandja Brügmann, serial entrepreneur and founder of the Passion Institute, a recently launched online educational program and consultancy for executives and entrepreneurs.<p>"Once we have developed understanding of how we interfere with our visions and goals, then comes …

Self-improvement

This One Thing Has Become The New SEO Reputation Management Secret This Year

<i>Guest post by Jon Rognerud.</i>As a business and/or brand, nothing is more important than maintaining a solid reputation throughout your respective …

Public Relations

25 Black Hat Techniques That Are Killing Your SEO

Think black hat SEO is a thing of the past? Think again.<p>Unfortunately, underhanded and shady practices are still alive and well in the SEO world. While most SEOs and website owners don’t intentionally set out to deceive the search engines, ignorance is no excuse; using these strategies to get ahead …

Black Hat

How to Make Money Online: The Basics

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Let’s say you’re a newbie to the world of online sales and are looking to make money online, but you’re starting with a small startup budget. With the blinding wealth of information available for new business owners, knowing how to spend …

10 Ridiculous Beliefs That Are Killing Your Success

<b>You have big dreams!</b><p>But there are too many obstacles in your path, aren’t there?<p>You aren’t as ‘<i>lucky</i>‘ as those who have made it big.<p><i>Do you really</i> …

The 1-Page Financial Plan: 10 Tips for Getting What You Want From Life

Carl Richards is well-acquainted with money-mistakes — not only because of his work as a certified financial planner, but also because of his personal experience.<p>During the last housing bubble, Richards moved to a new city, was swept up by the frothy housing market and bought a $575,000 house — …

Personal Finance

How to Write a Great Business Plan: Key Concepts | Inc.com

Some entrepreneurs succeed without a business plan. With great timing, solid business skills, entrepreneurial drive, and a little luck, some founders build thriving businesses without ever creating even an informal business plan.<p>But the chances are more likely that those entrepreneurs fail.<p>Will a …

Small Business

56% Of Enterprises Will Increase Their Investment In Big Data Over The Next Three Years

70% of IT decision-makers consider their organization’s ability to exploit value from big data as critical to their future success.<p>65% say they risk becoming irrelevant and/or uncompetitive if they do not embrace big data.<p>64% are seeing big data changing traditional business boundaries, enabling …

Big Data

How To Brand Yourself As An Expert In Your Field In 10 Steps

Have you ever heard of a little business term called “pre-framing”? Basically, this is how people perceive you before really knowing you.<p>If you know …

Marketing

The Secret to Dropping More than 30 Pounds Fast

It's no secret that muscle is more metabolically active than fat, so by having more lean muscle on your skeleton, you'll burn more calories even at rest. Fortunately, Darden says he discovered a super-efficient way to build muscle while losing weight: It's called "negative training," and Darden …

The Biggest Business Comebacks Of The Past 20 Years

Our verdict is in: Apple staged the most impressive recovery of the last 20 years. Here are 19 others that overcame hard times.<p>Apple: The Most Impressive Business Comeback Of The Past 20 Years<p>In our fast-changing, startup-crazed economy, it can seem like only the newest companies have the agility …

10 reasons your belly fat isn’t going away

A little bit of belly fat is actually good for you: it protects your stomach, intestines, and other delicate organs. But too much fat is anything but healthy. Extra fat cells deep in your abdomen (aka visceral fat) generate adipose hormones and adipokines—chemical troublemakers that travel to your …

Nutrition

8 Things You Should Never Eat if You're Trying to Lose Weight

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, "low-fat" foods are actually your enemy.<p>Lots of experts say it's stupid to forbid yourself from eating certain foods – that denying yourself something you really want to eat can ultimately lead to binge eating and eventual weight gain. So dessert isn't on this …

The Secret To Insane Productivity? Will Power

<i>Omer Perchik is the founder of Any.do, a suite of life management apps for helping the modern individual get things done at work, in life, and with family. He’s also a productivity expert exploring the new behaviors of productive people through personal technologies. You can find him on twitter</i> …

Productivity

The 6 mistakes derailing your health and fitness goals

There is nothing worse than working hard and still not succeeding. It is one thing not to reach your health and wellness goals if you are eating fries every day and skipping workouts, but it is extremely frustrating to give it your all and strike out.<p>Believe me, I get it. I have broken down in …

Why the Lean Start-Up Changes Everything

Launching a new enterprise—whether it’s a tech start-up, a small business, or an initiative within a large corporation—has always been a hit-or-miss proposition. According to the decades-old formula, you write a business plan, pitch it to investors, assemble a team, introduce a product, and start …

The 8 Biggest Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make

EUREKA!<p>You have an idea for a new business. You are sooo excited that you start telling your friends and family about it (mistake). You are confident …

7 Steps to Build Habits of Steel and Beat Procrastination

It was 5:49 a.m. on Super Bowl Sunday. Sunrise at the Sandpearl Resort in Clearwater Beach, where I was staying with friends, was 7:18 a.m. I had …

Procrastination

5 Popular Habits of Happy & Successful People

Does your life flow effortlessly, or do you find yourself in an overwhelming mess thinking “<i>There aren’t enough hours in the day!</i>” on a daily …

Success

Why Companies Don't Do What The CEO Says

Mark Langley believes he has three answers to a question that perplexes chief executives. Why don’t companies do what the CEO tells them to on major projects?<p>Langley is president and chief executive of the Project Management Institute, the world’s largest global project management association, …

Project Management

4 eating habits that could boost your critical thinking

Although it's rarely given the attention it deserves, the food choices that you make every day affect your critical thinking skills, and determine whether you can make important decisions when it really counts.<p>There's no magic pill that will make you a great critical thinker. However, you can make …

How Do I Build a Business Plan? (Infographic)

You have a powerful idea for the next big thing, but before you sell it to anyone, you have to get it all down on paper. It’s time to make a business plan.<p>How do you know if you’re headed in the right direction? Washington State University created an infographic that provides 10 guidelines to help …

Helpful Infographic Visualizes What a "Net-Zero" Home Looks Like

The falling cost of energy-efficient equipment means that in the not-so-distant future, we'll see more net-zero homes. But, what is that exactly? A net-zero energy home is one that uses about 60 to 70 percent less energy than a conventional dwelling, and the balance of its energy needs are supplied …

Wind Power

The Attitude Shift That Guarantees Your Success

Being grateful is good for your mind and your health–but did you know it’s good for business, too?<p>One of the biggest secrets to success in life and business is simple, powerful, and sadly dismissed by many people—and especially entrepreneurs–as unimportant. It’s called gratitude.<p>The simple act of …

Seven startup metrics all entrepreneurs must track

Do you know what your numbers are telling you about your sales, customer retention and cash flow?<p>Not spending enough time gauging your business's progress can be just as harmful as wasting your time with needless emails or Excel sheets. You may be so focused on getting your business to the next …

3 Examples Of Great Personal Branding

Personal branding can be a real stumper for many people. It’s hard to look at yourself objectively, especially when it’s to think about your …

Six things they don’t tell you when you start your own business

After working in the glossy world of corporate life, a business professional who goes it alone might at first find the change a shock.<p>Here are a few of the things nobody thinks to mention until you've already set up shop.<p><b>1. Being an entrepreneur is lonely.</b> Because the company is a startup, there's …