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Confusion coming with California's legal marijuana

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ready or not, California kicks off recreational marijuana sales on Jan. 1. And, mostly, it's not.<p>Los Angeles and San Francisco are among many cities still struggling to fashion local rules for pot shops and growers. Without the regulations, there could be limited options in many …

Cannabis

3 Ways to Get Your Business Up and Selling on Amazon

You can trust that we maintain strict editorial integrity in our writing and assessments; however, we receive compensation when you click on links to …

What Happens to Tattoo Ink After It's Injected into Your Skin?

It takes a brave soul (in some cases, emboldened by a strong drink or two) to get a tattoo. And while people may spend time considering what design …

Particles

Why This Former Tech CEO Thinks One of the Biggest Business Risks Is Fear

Former Hewlett Packard (HPQ) CEO Carly Fiorina knows a thing or two about leadership.<p>And based on her years of experience, there is one key problem …

Carly Fiorina

If You Really Want a Master Class on Online Business, Read These 6 Books | Inc.com

With low barriers to entry within the online marketplace, almost anyone can start an online business...but that doesn't mean everyone who does will know how to succeed. If you don't have time to sign up for an intensive business course and you just want to learn some key lessons to online business …

Online

Tai Lopez's 7 Steps to Start Your Own Marketing Agency

The social media master builds and scales multimillion-dollar businesses using these strategies.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most people dream of starting their own business and creating a life that lets you travel and have fun while getting paid. The problem is that …

Small Business

Are You Underestimating Your Mobile Marketing Potential?

Mobile apps and ads only scratch the surface of the future of mobile marketing. For businesses that are ready to exploit that potential, <b>Mobile</b> …

Marketing

Master the Art of Digital Marketing for Your Small Business with These 3 Crucial Tips

Over the past few years, digital marketing has become a major priority for many small businesses. Previously a “nice to have”, digital marketing is …

Walmart, Google, and Amazon Are Changing the Way We Shop. Here's What That Means for Small Businesses | Inc.com

Walmart and Google have heard the future, and that future sounds like ordering products using your voice. Their alliance will allow customers to shop for Walmart products using the voice-activated Google Assistant or Google Home speaker--in a clear shot at Amazon, whose Echo speaker was a …

Automation

Zombie startups: why are entrepreneurs failing to grow their businesses?

For all the support they promise startups, business accelerators are arguably not delivering. Too many startup founders are not getting to the finishing line of a big pay day on exit or stock market launch.<p>The UK is ranked third in the world by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and …

Venture Capital

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet for Your Business Loan Search | Inc.com

Looking to expand your business or bridge cash flow? Then you've probably been reading up on small business loans and you're probably realizing that the loan approval process can be more daunting than you thought?.<p>Worse, a lack of knowledge may mean that you'll either be rejected outright or sucked …

Personal Finance

How to Be a Part-Time Day Trader

How to Be a Part-Time Day Trader<p>How Much Work Being Part-Time Really Takes<p>Updated September 05, 2017<p>You may be interested in day trading, but don't …

Trading

New laws on fake news to be introduced next year: Shanmugam

SINGAPORE: New laws to regulate Singapore’s online space and tackle the spread of fake news are expected to be introduced next year, said Law and …

Want Better Social Advertising? Break Down the Walls

Over the past decade, the use of social platforms grew rapidly, expanding into every aspect of our lives. According to Pew Research Center, 69 …

Public Relations

This Free Website Helps High School Students Line Up College Scholarships

Here's what you should know.<p>Diolanda Caballero’s ears perked up when a guidance counselor mentioned a new website where students could earn …

College & University

3 Awesome Reasons Why Businesses Need Social Media

Still on the fence about social media marketing? Here are three ways social can help boost your marketing efforts.

Social Media Marketing

PB129: How to Create Your Facebook Advertising - 3 Types of Ads to Consider

Darren: Hi there, it’s Darren from ProBlogger here. Welcome to Episode 129 of the ProBlogger Podcast. Today, we’re going to talk about Facebook …

How to Instantly Increase Your Income by 20%

You should always focus in bringing in more clients, but don't neglect your finances and taxes.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Entrepreneur has an affiliate partnership with Hurdlr so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>We want to let you in on a little …

Personal Finance

5 Undeniable Benefits of Online Reviews: Why It Just Keeps Getting Better

56 percent of consumers select a business if it has positive reviews/ratings in the local pack, writes Sherry Bonelli. And that's just the …

Consumers Weigh Digital Video Ad Experience Against TV

When it comes to TV ads and digital video ads, many viewers would rather stream video to their TV than watch commercials on regular television, …

Televisions

How to Decide Which Social Video Platform Is Right for Your Brand

It’s no secret that social video has been on the rise for the past year, as new features like Instagram Stories and Messenger Day join growing tools …

Marketing

21 Secret Facts About Successful Online Businesses That Nobody Understands

There are a lot of misconceptions about what it takes to run a successful online business. I find that even experienced business owners often underestimate the time, energy and skill it takes to really succeed online.<p>This post will look at 21 “secret” facts that set successful online businesses …

Small Business

The Perfect Business Proposal Template: How to Prepare a Business Proposal

Ways to Land More Clients with a Winning Proposal<p>Creating a winning proposal can offer you a large financial gain. Research has shown statistically …

Small Business
Marketing

Not an inside job: How two analysts became SEC whistleblowers

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The seal of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on the wall at SEC headquarters in Washington<p>By Sarah N. …

Surveillance

How to Get Started as a Paid Consultant to Companies

When people realize how much you know they'll want to hire you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When it comes to the speaking industry, entrepreneurs tend to focus on speaking at events and conferences. It’s the traditional path that is known and understood. Being a paid …

Marketing

I've spent nearly 15 years working in finance, and here are the 7 best pieces of advice I can give you about money

The good news is that the financial lessons I learned are not just for the Wall Street elite, which is why I want to share them with you.<p>I founded Make Lemonade to simplify personal finance and to help people make smarter financial decisions.<p>Here is my advice on how to make the most of your money.

Personal Finance

7 Ways to Leverage Your Strengths as an Introverted Leader | Inc.com

While extroverts may get more than their fair share of the conversation at that business meeting or networking event, the introverts among them can still make a strong impression. Being quiet doesn't disqualify you from building customer trust, making a sale or being productive -- in fact, it can …

Personality

11 Steps to Starting a Successful Business in Your 20s

Your 20s are meant for hustling.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Your 20s are meant for hustling. While your friends are enjoying “Sunday Funday” and going out on a Thursday night, you can be growing your own business and laying the foundation for your future …

Entrepreneurship

How Small Marketing Teams Can Achieve Big Content Wins

Content marketing can be one of the most effective strategies for organizations that want to build engaged audiences and garner long-term marketing …

Marketing