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The Best Small Business Management Tips from 31 Top Entrepreneurs

As a small business owner, you have <i>a lot</i> of weight on your shoulders.<p>How you manage your small business is a key determinator of your success. …

Small Business

Amortization Schedule vs. Payment Schedule: What’s the Difference?

<b>What is an Amortization Schedule?</b><p>An amortization schedule shows how a business loan amortizes as you pay off the debt over regular payments. The …

Personal Finance

Exit Strategy for Small Business: 9 Ways to Move On

9 Exit Plans for Small Business<p>Become a lifestyle entrepreneur<br>• Pass the business along to a family member<br>• Find an acquirer<br>• Puruse an “acquihire”<br>• Have …

Small Business

7 Useful Ways to Successfully Network with Other Small Businesses

As a small business owner, you probably don’t have a lot of time. But it’s important to carve out a bit of time to network, especially with other …

Small Business

17 Inspirational TED Talks on Motivation

Entrepreneurs know better than anyone how hard it can be to get and stay motivated. No matter how obsessed you are with your business, maintaining …

Motivation

4 Futuristic Technologies Your Small Business Should Use Now

<i>Content Sponsored by Comcast Business</i><p>Adopting leading-edge technology in your business has its pros and cons.<p>First, the downsides: When you’re at the …

Small Business

5 Ways to Kick Your Technology Addiction

Do you have a friend who can’t stop staring at their smartphone? Does this same friend unlock their phone over 60 times a day because of FOMO? Does …

Detox

10 Marketing Tricks From the Pros

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Marketing is the lifeblood of any startup – without it, the company will be sure to …

Marketing

Is Your Marketing Message Getting Muddled?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When it comes to formulating your marketing message, it is imperative to be clear, …

Marketing

7 Marketing Truths Every Business Leader Should Know

<b>Brands win … still.</b> <br>Many thought e-commerce would level the playing field and render branding irrelevant. Not only has that not happened, I can make …

Marketing

6 Ways to Get Customers Hooked and Raving About Your Brand

What’s better than happy customers? Happy customers who tell all their friends about your brand. If your end goal was customer satisfaction, take a …

Marketing

15 Tips for Improving Customer Loyalty

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><b>The marketing experts on Entrepreneur’s Team Digital provide answers to your common</b> …

Customer Experience

Batteries have a dirty secret

Energy storage is considered a green technology. But it actually increases carbon emissions.<p>Energy storage (batteries and other ways of storing electricity, like pumped water, compressed air, or molten salt) has generally been hailed as a “green” technology, key to enabling more renewable energy …

Fossil Fuels

Want to Become a Consultant? There's an App for That. Actually, There Are 3.

If you have skills that others need, consider the apps Clarity, Moonlighting and Upwork.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you're a seasoned entrepreneur, you're likely expert at something other entrepreneurs need help with -- be it complex accounting issues, or how to …

Independent work: Choice, necessity, and the gig economy

The McKinsey Global Institute examines all the ways people are earning income, as well as the challenges independent work presents.<p><b>Working nine to</b> …

10 Mindsets That Will Radically Improve Your Performance

Success is something all career-driven individuals desire yet it eludes many people — at least at the levels desired. Why are some businesspeople …

Self-improvement

Stop Saying "Actually" to Avoid Making People Feel Stupid

There are tons of words worth removing from your writing, but one that many of us say too often out loud is "actually." As Buffer employee Carolyn …

Customers

Beautiful Designs Framed By Black Window Trims

Choosing dark colors for the window frames or painting the trim black is a neat trick which can offer many advantages. Black is a timeless neutral. …

WEEKEND AT HOME / 108

i’m seeing pink seating everywhere, and i can’t help but swoon over it. from a blush pink sofa, to a pink velvet booth in a restaurant there’s …

Sofa

Tour the Perfectly Styled Oslo Home of Katerina Dima

A beautiful interior filled with fab designs.

Interior Design

May 10, 2016 at 4:37pm UTC

25 lovely homeware bits under £10 that'll instantly update your bedroom

You might want it all. (Soz.)<p>In the world of YouTube homeware hauls and Instagram interior inspo, it's easier than ever to get sucked into spending loads of money on things for your bedroom, only to be over them by the time next season comes round. Which is where these 25 pieces of cheap home decor …

16 Attic Design Ideas to Take Your Space Way Beyond Storage

Is your attic currently only being used for storage? If so, you’re not alone. Too many of us are guilty of taking older or rarely used items and …

Interior Design

How Milan Design Week became 'the place to be'

Milan's Salone del Mobile is the world's top event in the design calendar. While some criticize the participation of big brands such as Google and …

Handmade Glass Objects That Look Like Art

Rendered in layers of loose, playful forms and soft colors, these pieces show the material's full potential<p>Sarah Medford, Photography by Bea di Giacomo, Set Design by David de Quevedo<p>Scroll<p><b>INNER CIRCLE</b><br>Venetian-born Massimo Micheluzzi evokes the watery currents around the Murano lagoon in his …

Dow Jones

10 Classic Nautical Decorations That'll Ready Your Home for Summer

We've got anchors and ship wheels a-plenty.<p>1 of 10<p>Pottery Barn<p>Pottery Barn Malta Lantern<p>$34 and up<p>This outdoor lantern will keep the porch lit for …

Decorations

The 15 Best Porch Swings for Summer

These will turn your porch into your new favorite space.<p>Front porches are an easily-forgotten space in the home decoration hierarchy, even though they're the first thing you see when you get home. Thankfully, all it takes is one piece to liven the space up. In preparation for summer, we put …

31 Magical Things You *Need* For Your The Ultimate Unicorn-Themed Party

As far as kids are concerned, their birthday is an excellent chance to celebrate whatever they're most obsessed with at the moment. And with the …

Business and Entrepreneurship

Your hobbies are what you do naturally with love and passion which is a great starting point for a business. You already participate in your hobby, …

Small Business