Daniel Kariuki

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What to Post on Each Social Media Platform: The Complete Guide to Optimizing Your Social Content

Not all content needs to be shared everywhere. And not all content is suitable for every social media platforms.<p>It’s all right to post entirely …

Infographics

What This 13-Year-Old Entrepreneur Can Teach You About Setting Up for Success

He hasn't made millions or been on Shark Tank, but there's a lot we can learn from this 8th grader about what it takes to be an entrepreneur and position yourself to be successful.<p>Last year, I wrote a story about 15 year old lacrosse player, Rachel Zeitz who saw an opportunity, combined it with her …

Entrepreneurship

If You Hear One of These Negative Comments When You Pitch Your Big Idea, It Could Mean You Positively Nailed It

Why it can sometimes pay to ignore your team's good-natured naysaying.<p>Creative Director of MicroArts<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We’ve all been there. You’re sitting in that meeting for the new campaign, business opportunity or product launch and a truly different …

Business Strategy

What to Do When Your Business Fails Miserably

Few successful entrepreneurs make it big on their first business venture. In fact, 830 of the world's 960 self-made billionaires made their money …

Female founders in Chicago still struggle to secure funding

The well-documented gap in venture capital funding also exists in Chicago.<p>In the last five full years, Chicago startups with at least one woman founder never received more than 20 percent of the venture capital funding or deal flow in the Chicagoland area, according to data provided to Chicago Inno …

Venture Capital

When I Started My Business, I Almost Lost My Life Savings. Here's How I Handled the Stress.

Preserving your sanity during the early days of your startup is easier said than done, especially when it comes to your own personal finances.<p>Two years ago, I quit my job and started my own business at the age of 25.<p>I was full of hope, optimism, motivation, hustle -- every entrepreneurial cliché …

5 Quick Bootstrapping Tips for Entrepreneurs

How to finance your own business.<p>Bootstrapping your business can be a smart and effective way to go. It gives you an added level of control and independence, as you can follow your own vision (within your financial limits) and not be bound to the opinions of investors.<p>It will likely require a great …

New images show progress on the next world's tallest building

New images of Santiago Calatrava‘s Dubai Creek Tower have emerged, showing construction progress on what is expected to become the world’s tallest …

Daily Design Inspiration

Part of the Daily Design Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. This is where you'll find the most interesting things/finds/work …

This Graphic Design Certification Could Be the Key to Your Career Growth

No two products are the same, but all products have something in common: they all use graphic design. A well-designed logo and attractive packaging …

Here Are The Exact Words To Use On Social Media To Get More Customers

How you phrase your calls to action on social media can be the difference between just racking up impressions online and actually generating sales.<p>Every month, I consult with a variety of entrepreneurs and brands on their social media strategy. When I first meet with them, they always raise the …

Marketing

5 Ways to Build an Audience for Your Blog and 10 Ways to Make Money Once You Have

To succeed as a blogger you must be diligent, methodical and have something to say people are interested in hearing.<p>Entrepreneur, software engineer, author, blogger and founder of WanderlustWorker.com<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you're looking to start a blog, or …

Marketing