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Hemp Is the Multibillion-Dollar Cannabis Opportunity Few Have Heard About

If the move to make it legal succeeds, entire industries could be revolutionized.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Today, the U.S. is the world’s largest consumer of hemp products. But because of the federal prohibition imposed on cannabis and hemp, the U.S. is importing …

Cannabis

Blogging Tips: How to Write the Best Headline in the World

Follow these headline tips when blogging for your business!As you’re blogging for your business, how much time to do you spend on headlines? The …

Infographics

8 Keys to Coming Off as the Expert in Whatever You Sell

Solve their problem instead of simply selling them something.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The most successful salespeople in the world don’t come across as salespeople at all. Instead, they carry themselves as experts in their industry who can solve key challenges …

Selling

9 food parts you should never throw away

Nutrition

Blockchain Is the Future, But It's Confusing. Here's an Explanation in Plain English

Blockchain. If you're like me a year ago, the mere mention might make you go "huh?"<p>Blockchain. If you're like me a year ago, the mere mention might make you go "huh?"<p>You keep hearing the word and it isn't going away. You admit defeat of your lack of knowledge and find yourself Googling "What is …

Blockchain

Pot sales still high 3 months after recreational marijuana debuts

A dank bud of marijuana may never become as popular as a frosty mug of beer in California.<p>But the popularity of cannabis is soaring, and not just …

Cannabis

Growth-Hacking 101

<i>Growth-hacking</i> is more than just the latest buzzword to sweep through the marketing world. Instead, it’s something that should be of urgent interest …

Marketing

Disconnect Between Mobile Searches, Purchases Frustrates Consumers

Some 48% of consumers participating in a recent survey either agree or strongly agree that searching and buying products directly from a brand’s …

eCommerce

The 4 Most Important Questions to Ask In Every Business Situation

Success can be maximized by simply knowing what questions to ask and when to ask them.<p>To perform well, you must be prepared. That's why I have a handful of go-to questions for common entrepreneurial situations.<p>Whether I'm interviewing a candidate or pondering company growth, trying to land a …

self-aware

The One Truth You Should Know That Most Leaders Keep Quiet

While our lives and careers can often find themselves in predictable patterns—go to school, get a job, work hard, and rise to the top—there’s one little secret that most leaders never like to talk about. It’s a subject that can make any one of us anxious to admit. It’s a reality that, at first …

Leadership

Four Pieces Of Leadership Advice For Women Executives Everywhere

<i>What is the best advice you can give to women CEOs about leadership and startups? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Heidi Zak, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of ThirdLove, on Quora:</b><p>Everyone …

Entrepreneurship

How Blockchain May Benefit Stagnant Markets Like Transportation

Blockchain's smart contracts may help create a faster, more efficient shipping process.<p>Declining markets are typically those in which annual industry revenue steadily decreases due to the saturation of a market, a decline in the market size, or the introduction of technology or a product that acts …

Blockchain

Quick-Start Planning Sessions for Small Businesses

Quick-Start Business Planning for Small Businesses<p>Business Planning Doesn't Have to Be Time Consuming<p>Updated November 07, 2016<p>Business planning is …

Small Business

200+ Business Ideas - One is right for you!

200+ Business Ideas For 2014<p>Pick A Business, Any Business, Just Think Of 2014 As Your Time To Shine!<p>Updated September 08, 2016<p>2014 is The Year of The …

Small Business

Documenting Components

Serve a System’s Audiences with Well-Architected Content<p><i>#1 of 6 of the series Documenting Components:</i><b><br>Overview</b> | Intros | Examples | Design | Code | …

UI Design

The Best Mentors Ask These 8 Questions

An essential part of being a good mentor is asking the right questions. Here’s a cheat sheet to get you started.<p>It’s hard to deny that good mentors are important. The best workplaces have formal programs to develop mentoring relationships. LinkedIn has even launched a feature to help you find one. …

Leadership

The Two Words I Don’t See Other Women Using Enough On LinkedIn

One serial entrepreneur says she’s noticed a troubling pattern in the way other women business owners self-identify online.<p>I’ve noticed a disconcerting trend while networking on LinkedIn lately. Around last year, I began reaching out to connections who self-identify as “entrepreneurs” and …

Entrepreneurship

15 Top Leadership Books Every Current or Future Boss Should Read

There's something here for everyone, whatever your level of leadership.<p>Ever since Robert K. Greenleaf wrote his seminal essay, <i>The Servant as Leader</i>, the servant leadership movement has risen from obscurity to the very principles of how the most successful companies on the planet operate and …

Leadership

4 Areas to Look When Agile Isn’t Working In Your Organization

You’ve implemented Agile into your organization and hired professionals with Agile experience on their résumé to back it up. Yet, something is still …

Project Management

How to Write a Killer 'About Me' Page

Your “About Me” page is one of the single most powerful ways to define your brand, stand out from your competition, and make potential clients feel …

Marketing

1 Question That Can Completely Change Your Career

If you want to reach your goals, start by helping others reach theirs.<p>What's the secret to success? How did our favorite leaders make it to the top?<p>Some entrepreneurs will tell you the secret is you've got to hustle to make it. Others say if you never give up, you'll get there eventually, and still …

Entrepreneurship

You're the Boss: Insurance Concerns for Small Retail Employers

CHICAGO, March 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CNA understands that trustworthy, dependable employees are crucial to small business' success. While we want to believe that all our employees are honest and respectful, it's also important to guard against any problems that can be posed by those who are …

The Workplace

Here's What to Know and Include in a Freelance Writing Contract

Learn How to Write a Freelance Writers Contract<p>Updated August 13, 2017<p>Never, ever start your freelance writing work without some kind of agreement in …

Weed the People: Cannabis Delivery Meets Mobile Data Science

Credit: Illustration by Walter Newton<p>When Eaze, a cannabis delivery app, first began its battle in 2014 to win over the hearts and minds of …

License Holders Begin to Position to Dominate the California...

Marijuana Licenses in California – Part 1<p><b>Guest post by Ed Keating, Co-Founder and Chief Data Officer at Cannabiz Media</b><p>In a new 5-part series here on …

Cannabis

B2B Reads: Psychological Triggers and the Myth of Growth Hacking

In addition to our Sunday App of the Week feature, we also summarize some of our favorite B2B sales & marketing posts from around the Web each week. …

Marketing

A Simple PowerPoint Ebook Template for Mere Marketing Mortals

Learn how to use this PowerPoint template to create a professional, reader-friendly, lead generating ebook.

Smart methods to keep an eye on your competition

<b>[RELATED: Sharpen your skill set and integrate new best practices to revive tired PR strategies.]</b><p><b>Examine their websites.</b> That means more than just …

2017 in Mobile: Stats and Tactics for Mobile Marketers

2017 has been quite a successful year for mobile commerce, as mobile sales ratios and numbers boosted more than expected.Since 2018 is just around …