Ebrahim Nalwala

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7 Steps to a Finance-Centered Business Plan

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>While many entrepreneurs can easily get started with a one-page business plan, the simple approach isn’t necessarily the right approach for every startup. If you’re going to need financing or investors, you’ll need to build a …

Small Business

Better Conversion Rates Depend on Better Website Design

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For any online business, the one single metric that overrides all others in significance is conversion rate. Conversion rates mean business. To convert, you need to get a few things right, including content, SEO, social media, …

Customers

How to Win the Game of Life

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you flip a coin 20 times and it comes up ‘heads’ each time, the odds of getting another ‘heads’ on the 21st flip is still 50-50. In a pure game of chance, past results have no effect on future outcomes. There is simply no way …

Business Strategy

10 Secrets From Leading Sales Execs

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ever wonder why some company’s sales programs are more successful than others?<p>During a recent forum at Emergence Capital that included Bill Binch, Marketo’s EVP of Worldwide Sales, followed by panels dedicated to sales …

Customers

Make Your Marketing Message Stand Out on Social Media

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In</i> Market Like You Mean It<i>, marketing expert Al Lautenslager explains how you can engage your customers, create brand believers and gain fans for everything you sell. In this edited excerpt, the author explains how you can</i> …

Social Media

The Internet of Things May See Huge Growth, So Companies Want in Now

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>These days, users are aware of the exchange of their personal information and make a decision if what they get in return is worth the invasion. When it comes to the smart home, some people are willing to give up their data to …

Internet of Things

7 Crucial Steps to Building a Champion Sales Team

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Joe runs a company with 19 salespeople, a mix of veterans and newcomers. Sales have been flat for the past 18 months even though the economy has improved. He is constantly making futile attempts to get his team to prospect more. …

Human Resources

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

12 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like …

Creativity