Ben Lee

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How to Write the Perfect Business Plan: A Comprehensive Guide

Thinking of starting a business? Here's the best step by step template for writing the perfect business plan for your startup.<p>Maybe you think you don't need a step by step guide to writing a great business plan. Maybe you think you don't need a template for writing a business plan. After all, some …

Small Business

Bounty Hunter (ICO) Definition | Investopedia

Tech<p>We sat down with Joe Lubin, co-founder of Ethereum, to have him explain what the popular crypto platform does, and why you should …

Doing These 4 Things Will Make You Happier, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

The Top 7 Business Planning Software Tools for Startups

Do you need a business plan for your company, but don’t have the time to craft a 40-page conventional document? Perhaps you’re looking for something …

5 Creative Ways to Find Your First Client

As we’ve discussed before, securing your very first client can often times feel like an uphill battle. While you may have a passion for writing and …

6 Wall Street blogs you should be reading

<b>Joe Weisenthal, Business Insider:</b> Traders read Business Insider’s Weisenthal for a simple reason: “The blog always has some good stuff in it,” summed …

The Secret to Making Facebook Ads Work for Your Business

For those who are having trouble creating a Facebook ad that will generate leads and sales, here are the steps you need to take.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Did you know that the attention of a goldfish is nine seconds? Ours is shorter -- we only have an attention …

Marketing

How a Cosmetics Entrepreneur Is Using Pop-Up Stores & Social Media to Power a $120 Million Business

His will was no match for his curiosity.<p>So Amar Gandhi, a partner at My Makeup Brush Set, a Canadian-based online seller of makeup brushes and …

Pop Up Shops, Retail Rentals, Venues for Hire

Retail

A master list of free tools for lean startups

Any entrepreneur worth their salt will be excited at the thought of accessing free yet functional tools. Been there, done that, and having run from …

21 time-saving Pinterest tools

If you’re managing multiple social media accounts—multiple channels for you and multiple channels for your brand perhaps—it sure helps to save time with the right tools.<p>We’ve found time-saving tools for Twitter and Facebook and our daily social media marketing workflows. Now that we’ve turned …

Infographics

5 Invoicing and Accounting Tools for New Entrepreneurs

From Due to ZenPayroll: You have alternatives to the guy in the thick glasses and bowtie.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Startups fail for so many reasons. According to business sources, fully 90 percent fail -- a hard and bleak truth of entrepreneurship. As an …

Small Business

60 awesome free tools to create a visual marketing campaign on a budget – Learn

<i>Creating a visual marketing campaign is not just about telling the story of your brand or product, but finding the right tools to do it.</i><p>The …

Laying Down The Law For Social Media Contests

Are you playing by the rules with your User-Generated Content?<p>You can help your clients engage their community more authentically than ever before by …

New Zealand startup Xero scores $147 million from Silicon Valley investor

New Zealand cloud accounting company Xero has raised NZ$147.2 million in funding, as the company continues to accelarate rapidly and grow globally.<p>US …

Are You Getting The Most Out of Your Conferences?

I had a wonderful time at Michael Port’s Heroic Public Speaking event. There was a lot of value offered for those who attended. As a speaker, I loved …

Public Speaking

Zoom Your Personal and Business Brand on Twitter with These 8 Tips

Are you one of those people who sees others tweeting and talking in 140 characters to build their brand and wish you knew how to do the same? You see …

Social Media

5 Essential and Time-Saving Social Media Automation Tools for Marketers

Are you pressed for time but want to feed content to your social media marketing channels regularly?<p>Do you find yourself doing repetitive social …

Secrets to improve your email marketing success rate

On Thursday, 19 February 2015, Backström presented a workshop at the Colosseum Luxury hotel in Century City, focused on practical tips and techniques …

7 Actionable Search Engine Optimization Strategies You Need To Do Today

As you dive deeper into the world of Internet marketing, you learn that one thing is usually a constant:<p><b>SEO takes hard work.</b><p>It’s why people outsource …

8 Simple Ways to Generate Leads With Social Media

Before we can talk about lead generation on social media, let’s define exactly what we mean when we talk about leads. Leads are, quite simply, …

Social Media

All New Sophisticated B2B Marketing Guide for LinkedIn

It wasn’t that long ago that most business marketers thought of LinkedIn purely as a place for online resumes and prospecting future hires. Today, …

Marketing

How social proof can help your website

Social Proof is the 'new marketing', the art of creating positive influence around your brand using our natural reliance on others for cues that …

10 startups to watch from Mongolia

Mongolia is a market rarely covered by startup media, including <i>Tech in Asia</i>. When we embarked on our search for the best startups in this near-arctic …

WeChat helps bitcoin get a festive boost from Chinese New Year gifting

Bitcoin enthusiasts in China exchanged a total of RMB 10 million (US$1.6 million) in Chinese New Year gifts using the cryptocurrency, according to …

Chinese New Year

Pixelapse + Dropbox

Today, we’re proud to announce that we’re joining Dropbox!We started Pixelapse with the mission of building the definitive version control and …

Could La’Zooz Be The Ride-Sharing App We’ve Been Waiting For?

To be worthy of its name, the sharing economy needs platforms that are owned by the people who use them.<p>Uber and Lyft bill themselves as ride-sharing services. But when you get down to it, they are really taxi apps because drivers make trips that they would not otherwise be making in exchange for a …