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You Can Create A 6-Figure Business With These 8 Simple Steps

One of the most important things for entrepreneurs to figure out once they start a business is how to make money. Not just a few hundred every now and then, but a six-figure revenue consistently.<p>I recently spoke to Jenn Scalia who’s been able to do just that. She’s an online visibility coach and …

Selling

Here’s How To Become a Morning Person

You have grand ambitions: to start a business, to write a book. But chances are you work long hours, or household responsibilities consume your days. …

Timekit wants to make it easy to build your own online booking system

Timekit, a Danish startup that offers a developer-friendly online booking platform, has closed $1.7 million in seed funding. The round was led by Connect Ventures, with participation from a group of rather noteworthy angel investors.<p>The latter includes former Spotify CTO Andreas Ehn, Libratone …

Startups

4 Ways Founders Destroy Their Startups With Poor Marketing

It’s no secret that startups are fragile entities and that a lot of things have to go the right way in order for them to survive and thrive. At the …

Future of sports betting: The bettors

<i>Editor's note: Part 1 of ESPN's future of sports betting series focused on the paths to legalization in the United States and what the resulting</i> …

Loonie outlook turns dour, what to put in a TFSA, and how an online broker accidentally zapped $150,000

<i>This is an online version of the twice-weekly Globe Investor newsletter. Want to subscribe? Click here to sign up or visit The Globe's newsletter page and scroll down to the Globe Investor Newsletter.</i><p>Let me tell you about the time my bank scooped $150,000 out of my account by accident.<p>It happened a …

Wildlife expeditions in Yellowstone: Visiting Wyoming is no mere walk in the park

Print<p>Related<p>It was cold, drizzling and the sky was sadly gray and gloomy. All six of us in the safari van were thinking about getting warm, and …

National Parks

The top fantasy football sleepers in 2016 drafts

Getting ahead by drafting fantasy football sleepers requires many components of strategy (and a little luck). Putting oneself in the best situation to weather pitfalls of drafting risky players tends to define the commonality found in those who end up reaping the rewards of these sleepers.<p>If an …

The Best Time to Raise Money for Your Startup

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

Entrepreneurs: Why Planning Matters And How To Do It Better

While many argue that business plans are no longer needed to start up a company, the very exercise of trying to foresee the future five years from now can be extremely helpful for entrepreneurs. Indeed, research published in the <i>International Small Business Journal</i> demonstrates that engaging in …

Entrepreneurship

Create a windfall of tax savings by making interest deductible

It's not often that you'll find money coming as a tax-free windfall. A few years ago, some taxpayers in Washington, D.C., were given an average of about $30,000 (U.S.) by merely forgoing the right to alter the façade of the buildings they owned, which were historical properties. The crazy thing was …

Startup valuations: All investors are not equal- Technology News, Firstpost

<b>By Manish Saxena</b><p>Valuation of startups has always been an intriguing subject. What is even more intriguing is how the valuation figures of these …

Venture Capital

Were the Edmonton Oilers wrong to draft another high-flying forward? Jesse Puljujarvi’s skill set gives no cause for concern

The Edmonton Oilers, one of the worst teams in the NHL, have again used their pick in the draft to select a highly-skilled, high-flying forward, …

5 Rules for Building a Great Relationship With an Angel Investor

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

12 Blog Monetization Strategies Used To Make $124,074

To become the kind of blogger that makes more money in one month than your parents did in an entire year, it takes more than just quality content.<p>It …

Stock market expert: world's biggest economic collapse is coming

Greg Mannarino sits down with Filip Karinja to discuss a wide range of topics including the global economy, US economy, central banks, the federal …

Did these people just have a bad day, or did Costco make them crazy?

<b>By Rob Carrick</b><p>My wife and I have been Costco clients for a long time, but we recently let our membership slide. I kind of decided for us that we'd keep our distance from Costco after driving into a local store and encountering your basic parking nightmare of tense drivers competing for just a few …

7 Snapchat accounts every aspiring founder should follow

Snapchat's an immensely powerful tool for storytelling, engaging with audiences, and disseminating advice. Here are some accounts founders should …

Social Media

Entrepreneurs Should Always Be Dabbling in Side Businesses. Here's Why.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When we first start out in business, we need money, right? Rarely does a new business or 9-to-5 job provide enough of it. One way to make more money is through a side business.<p>Side gigs offer us another way, not as intense as full-blown …

Small Business

Halifax woman, 22, with $50,000 debt: “I haven’t made enough money to support myself."

<b>Name:</b> Melissa McPhee<p><b>Age:</b> 22<p><b>Annual income:</b> approximately $23,000<p><b>Savings:</b> None<p><b>Debt:</b> over $50,000 in student debt owed to her parents, plus $1,700 in credit card debt<p><b>What she does:</b> Marketing and communications co-ordinator at a winery<p><b>Where she lives:</b> Halifax<p>Melissa McPhee certainly can’t be accused of …

Today Is A Historic Day For Startup Investing, And Some Entrepreneurs Are Worried

Despite the headlines, some people think the new SEC investing rules may do more harm than good.<p>Today is a big day if you are hoping to become a wealthy venture capitalist. The SEC has enacted new rules making it possible for nonaccredited investors to invest their money in early-stage startups. …

How To Build A Business On Instagram: Advice From The Million-Plus-Followers Club

We’re in the midst of a social-media revolution with billions of people flocking to apps like Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat. It’s no wonder that these platforms hold so much allure to newcomers. Clearly, tapping into the sheer power and reach of a platform like Instagram and others can help to …