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The Best Days and Times to Send Your Email (Infographic)

Here are some tips to help you boost your email marketing efforts.<p>From creating copy to the best time to hit send, email marketing is not an easy task, but there are certain things you can do to help make your campaign successful.<p>If you really want to get your email opened and read, one of the most …

Marketing

Quantity Is Good but Quality Is King in Networking

It is not what you know or who you know but how well you know each other that counts.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A few years ago, I had a long conversation with a good friend who was considered a networking expert in Europe. He did a lot of work with online …

Networking

How the World's Smartest People Learn Things Faster

The surest sign of a genuine mastery of a topic is the ability to explain it simply to someone who knows nothing about it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a hard working entrepreneur you’re faced with a variety of challenges, each of which needs to be resolved to grow …

Richard Feynman

27 Quotes to Change How You Think About Problems

Great minds give you the benefit of their experience.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It happens to even the most seasoned of entrepreneurs. You’ve built momentum for your latest project, you’re excited to embrace new challenges and you’ve visualized success at the end …

Motivation

How to Advertise for Mother's Day (Infographic)

This holiday can be a big money maker for some small businesses.<p>Holidays are one of the best opportunities for brands to advertise. And with Mother’s Day right around the corner, you should start planning your marketing strategy now.<p>On average, 87 percent of Americans celebrate Mother’s Day (this …

3 Ways to Read Your Customers' Minds

Try these scrappy ways to gather intelligence and write sales copy that prospects can't resist<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Admit it. As a business owner, you know you secretly dream about prospective customers or clients reading your sales copy or seeing your …

Craig Simpson's Top 10 Must Read Books for Marketing Professionals

Become a better marketer by picking up some of these impactful books.<p><i>Entrepreneur Reads is a series designed to bring to our readers the best books we've found to help motivate your entrepreneurial drive. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to be notified of new features.</i><p><i>We've asked direct marketer</i> …

Barnes & Noble

7 Books Every Marketer Should Read Before Selling Anything

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I'm the first to admit I don’t know everything about marketing. As a 23-year-old, I’d say I’m a novice -- in life as well as business. I can't claim to understand the nuances and psychological principles of persuasion, but I do have …

Marketing

10 Qualities of Authentic People

There is no better teacher than life and no better leadership lessons than what you've learned from experience.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In a society roided-out on bling, cash, ego, nakedness and status we have lost our authenticity. We have lost morals and what …

Leadership

10 Marketing Blogs All CMOs Should Read

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Online marketing isn’t a passive game; it demands active participation. New trends emerge quickly, and new information spreads like wildfire. You know your competition is going to be quick on the uptake, so if you want to stay ahead of …

Marketing

Warren Buffett: 5 Things You Can Learn From the Man Who Invested $1 Billion in Apple

<i>This story originally published on June 23, 2016.</i><p>Known for his frumpy appearance, it’s not obvious at first glance that Warren Buffett is today worth more than $65 billion. Sure, he runs a multinational holding company Berkshire Hathaway and has a golden touch with stock picks, but Buffett prefers …

Investing

Think You're Special? You Just Might Be.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Millennials have definitely gotten a bad rap as a generation of narcissistic brats. While I don’t think it makes any sense to label entire groups of people based on age or any other criteria for that matter, even if it were true, that’s …

Motivation

5 Key Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When I sat down to write my book, <i>An American Hedge Fund</i> (which I now make free to the public), I wrote it with one key goal in mind, to provide entrepreneurs like me with access to the information they need to be as successful as …

Entrepreneurship

Warren Buffett's 3 Top Pieces of Advice for Entrepreneurs

<i>This story originally published on June 16, 2016.</i><p>Warren Buffett doesn’t dole out advice to just any audience. Though he often gets invited to give remarks at colleges and universities, he saves his wisdom for addresses to small-business owners -- or those who aspire to become entrepreneurs.<p>At last …

Entrepreneurship

7 Management Lessons From a 7-Time CEO

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The way I manage companies has always deviated philosophically from standard textbook practices.<p>Yet, as CEO of my now-seventh company, I can cite many, many practical tips I wish first-time CEO Jack Sweeney -- circa 1993 -- had known in …

Extreme Sports

10 Behaviors of Genuinely Successful People

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We live in a strange time. People can call themselves anything they want and get away with it. If you believe what they write about themselves, pretty much everyone’s a CEO, an entrepreneur, a leader, a startup founder, an award-winning …

Success

These 10 Peter Drucker Quotes May Change Your World

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Click to Enlarge+<p>My first college business professor was a fanatical Peter Drucker devotee.<p>He launched our course with a dissection of Drucker's <i>The Effective Executive</i> and concluded with a thorough reading of <i>The Practice of …

Management

To Avoid Hiring a Toxic Employee, Look for These 6 Qualities (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Of all of the decisions you will make as a business owner, none is more important than deciding who to hire. Each person adds to -- or detracts from -- the company culture you’re trying to create, and a bad hire can slow productivity, …

Infographics

6 Skills of Self-Made Millionaires That You Should Be Using, Too

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Heed the advice of those who have reaped success. Here are six skills used by self-made millionaires that you should be using and building upon each day.<p>Start Slideshow<p>Carlos Slim Helu, Mexican business magnate and philanthropist, said, …

3 Short Books to Read to Maximize Your Productivity and Marketing

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>While it’s nearly February and you're wondering where on earth January went, you may be already teetering on the edge of reneging on their New Year’s resolutions.<p>If your resolution was to up the ante in scanning business books to improve …

Productivity

3 Essential Stories You Need on Your Website to Attract Customers

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Want to have more customers, opt-ins on your website and clicks on your “Buy Now” button? Do what Hollywood does -- use <i>stories</i> to sell your products and services.<p>This makes sense: At some point, you've probably gone to a meeting featuring …

Customers

The 7 Biggest Marketing Mistakes Every Startup Makes

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>No matter what kind of business you start, some marketing mistakes are inevitable. But startups in particular must navigate a unique set of marketing challenges: restricted budgets, limited resources and the pressing need to build brand …

Marketing

5 Websites That Offer GIFs to Enhance Your Social Media Marketing

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><b>GIF,</b> <i>noun. Alternate:</i> "Graphics Interchange Format" -- picture format<p>a set of standards and file format for storage of digital color images and short animations<br>• a file or image stored in this format<p>GIFs are increasingly popular on social …

Infographics

The Most Important Metric You Can Track

Don't ignore cost per conversion. Here's why and how to track it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In</i> Ultimate Guide to Local Business Marketing<i>, Google AdWords expert Perry Marshall and lead generation expert Talor Zamir introduce you to the basic framework behind a</i> …

AdWords

You'll Never Get New Customers If You Don't Target New Markets

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many entrepreneurs assume that everyone will love their solution as much as they do, so they tune their marketing focus based on their own needs and wants. That’s the right place to start, but real growth and scale requires attracting …

Social Media