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Archaeology

How Old Is the Bible?

Some in the collection of texts that comprise the Bible are sacred to over <b>54</b>% of the world’s population who believe in <b>Abrahamic</b> religions. These …

Habits of Successful Digital Entrepreneurs

I was sitting at the desk overlooking the beach. It could have been Boracy, Bali or Byron Bay.<p>The website traffic was looking good and the digital …

What Your Small Business Should Do To Look Like A Social Media Pro

As social media use continues to grow, so does the number of marketing opportunities for small businesses. Nearly two-thirds of U.S. adults now use social networking sites, according to Pew Research, up from just 7 percent in 2005.<p>“That’s just a remarkable adoption curve,” said Sean Miller, lead …

Small Business

How to Start a Business With Little to No Money

Starting a business is the aspiration of every entrepreneur who’s ever lived, as well as every person who’s ever been stuck in a nine-to-five job and …

Small Business

3 Marketing Strategies That Will Surely Sink Your Startup

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Do you like when other people prove you wrong?<p>I think it's probably safe to say that most people don't like to be wrong. It's kind of like the natural aversion to the nails-on-chalkboard sound.<p>Recently, I asked my fans to send me examples …

Marketing

Transform | Digital transformations and the new face of business

A conversation on digital transformation

Yesterday marked the first day of what we hope will be a long tradition. Our new flagship event for business leaders — the Microsoft Envision …

New Orleans

How to Overcome 5 Excuses That Kill Entrepreneurship

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’ve always wanted to be an entrepreneur, and you finally have your business idea. It’s a great idea that solves a huge problem in an elegant way. This idea can scale, and go global. There’s no one in the space today, or the existing …

Entrepreneurship

Lessons From The Epic Fails Of Well-Funded Startups

Funding doesn’t always guarantee success. These five startups failed after raising close to $100 million and more each from investors.<p>In the startup world, failure is a given. Fail fast is the founder’s mantra. Make a mistake, learn from it, move on, say the experts. When startups are well …

Startups

A History of Islam by Ryan Reeves

In AD 622, Muhammad and his followers took flight from Mecca to Medina—an event known as the <i>Hijra</i>. This date is seen as the beginning point of the …

5 Classics Every Entrepreneur Should Make Time to Read | Inc.com

There are a few books out there that have stood the test of time in the business world. They helped shape the industry years ago, and they continue to remain true to this day. If you have high aspirations for yourself and haven't read these five books, you are doing yourself a disservice. They are …

Motivation

6 Marketing Tactics for Small Business Success in 2016

Small businesses often lack something that their larger counterparts have: a big marketing budget.<p>But what small businesses lack in budget, they can …

How Much Money Do You Need to Be Successful?

In the last couple of years, I noticed this leap in entrepreneurial marketing from learning relationship sales to marketing to make six or seven figures. At first I thought, "Sure, I want to know how to make that much money." And then I started feeling like entrepreneurial success was changing …

Self-improvement
Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship

15 Steps to Writing a Startup Marketing Plan

To grow your new small business, you need to write a <b>startup marketing plan</b>. Creating a marketing plan can help you in many ways including customer …

Small Business

The 5 Biggest Mistakes to Avoid When Starting a Business in 2016

<i>This piece originally appeared on Entrepreneur.com.</i><p>If you are planning on starting a business this year you are undoubtedly full of excitement. While …

Small Business

This Is What Happens When You Set Unrealistic Expectations

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

Entrepreneurship

How I Launched A Successful Startup Without Quitting My Day Job

Successfully moonlighting as an entrepreneur is all about time, money, and motivation.<p>Three months after starting my first job out of college, I began to work on a startup on the side—and I haven’t stopped since. For three years, it was a juggling act: I would keep plugging away at my business …

Commuting

4 Powerful Leadership Lessons From Jesus | Inc.com

Was Jesus Christ a great leader?<p>Putting religious and spiritual beliefs aside, no one in history has been discussed more, worshipped more, had more songs and books written about and inspired more artwork. He also created one of the world's most sustained organizations (the church). So, Jesus was …

Leadership

5 Things Not to Do When Running a Small Business

I’ve been a creative entrepreneur since 2005. My first design company was a partnership with my significant other. It was largely a freestyle …

Small Business

The Most Important Thing You Can Do Before Starting a Business

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

Startups

The 4 Ps of Content Marketing – Abel Delgado – Medium

The 4 Ps of Content Marketing<p>One of the basic marketing tenets is focusing on the 4 Ps — product, place, price and promotion. At the risk of sounding …

Marketing

Ask the experts: How can I grow my business?

Our live Q&A threw up some valuable business growth advice. Try these tips on building a website, cutting costs and marketing on a budget<p>As a busy small business owner, it can sometimes be hard to keep sight of your overarching goal – growing your company. When you are owner, manager, marketer and …

Small Business

The 3 Questions Every Business Owner Must Ask | Inc.com

Have you ever found yourself wanting to grow your business, but holding yourself back because you were afraid you'd have to sacrifice your life to do it?<p>Feeling as if your only two choices were to grow the business by working harder, longer hours, <b>or</b> to settle for less but at least get some of your</i> …

Business Strategy

10 Experiments to Test Your Startup Hypothesis

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You know that a new idea has gained dominance when it becomes practically a cliché.<p>This is what I’ve seen happen with the “lean startup,” a philosophy of viewing your startup as a scientific experiment in search of a business model. This …

Product Management

Here's Why Most Businesses Fail: 6 Mistakes New Entrepreneurs Make

<i>This article was originally published on Elite Daily</i>.<p>You want your business to succeed.<p>I get it.<p>Who doesn't want to see a business -- into which a person dedicates blood, sweat and tears -- blossom? But, just so you know, 80 percent of businesses fail within their first years.<p>That statistic is …

Entrepreneurship

Startup branding and thinking beyond 'I need a logo'

Connecting and dividing are key elements to Kim Knoll’s work. After working independently as freelancers, she and her husband Kyle Eertmoed joined forces in January 2011 to co-found design and branding firm Knoed Creative Inc. Most of their clients are small businesses, including furniture retailer …