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Learn Digital Photography with Harvard University’s Free Online Course

Since the taking of the very first photograph in 1826, photography has developed, as it were, in ways hardly imaginable to its first few generations …

The 11 Best Social Media Automation Tools For Content Marketers

Social media is all about being quick and responsive these days.<p>If you want to save your time while working on your digital marketing strategy, then …

Social Media

This Gorgeous Shoe Store In Norway Signals The Future Of Retail

The global design firm Snøhetta forges an intimate storefront and visual identity for a bespoke shoemaker.<p>Stepping into Faust is like going to church, but the sermon is all about bespoke shoes. The austere storefront is outfitted with dove-gray carpets and walls. Oak-wood display shelves and …

Clothing

Would You Try This Man's Wacky Sales Pitches? (You Should -- They Worked!)

2 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>This story appears in the February 2016 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Doug Baldasare faced the dilemma of every new entrepreneur: How do you get in front of buyers when you don’t have sales to show? His company, …

Rite Aid

Most Startups Fail. How can you be different?

The large majority of startups fail, several sources say 9 out of 10, but this proportion only includes those that have reached the stage where they …

How Emotional Intelligence Can Boost Your Career -- And Save Your Life

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is a time in the life of every predicament where it is ripe for resolution. Emotions provide the cue to act when a problem is big enough to see, yet still small enough to solve. By understanding your emotions, you can move …

Emotional Intelligence

8 Steps to Achieving Your Loftiest Goals in 2016

7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As 2015 comes to a close and we approach the beginning of a new year, it is time to get proactive in developing an expansion plan for your life and business for 2016. There is much wisdom to be gleaned from 2015. Reflect back …

Motivation

Personal Branding Strategy: How to Get Really Famous

Everyone has a personal brand. Like a business, your brand is your reputation. It’s how people perceive you and what they say about you. You have a …

Marketing

7 Crucial Parts of a Successful Outreach Strategy

<i>This is a guest contribution from Jonathan John.</i><p>If you’ve been reading how-to blog and content marketing blogs for very long, then you’ve no doubt …

Marketing

A Crushing Content Strategy for Your Startup – Here’s How You Get One

You’ve launched; you’ve got some investment money (or not). Now what? Every new business has the same challenges and the same goals whether it was …

Marketing

Forbes Welcome

Do not ignore advice on making your first marketing plan

When we start marketing without much planning we get some results; but we don’t know if we are on-track or not. We don’t have any idea if we are …

Marketing

4 Essentials for Being in Business Happily Ever After With Your Spouse

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I started a business with my wife.<p>Yes, we’re still together, and yes, the startup is still going strong. As impossible as it sounds, we’re not the only ones who have found success blending our personal and professional lives. In …

Entrepreneurship

The 5 Slides You Must Have In Your Pitch Deck

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><b>Q: When preparing to pitch investors, what are the slides you should include in your deck?</b><p><b>A:</b> In that first meeting, most investors need just 20 minutes to decide if your idea is something they’re excited to pursue. So creating a …

Investing

7 Things Everyone Should Know But Nobody Tells You About Start Ups

Ben Parr is an outgoing journalist, author, venture capitalist and entrepreneur. He is the author of <i>Captivology: The Science of Capturing People's Attention</i>, a book on the science and psychology of attention and how to capture the attention of others.<p>Ben is Co-founder and Managing Partner of …

33 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

And it doesn't come with a manual.<p>Luckily, there's a multitude of excellent books from founders, VCs, and CEOs who have been through it all.<p>Here's a collection of some of the best books on management, leadership, and entrepreneurship for anyone from seasoned entrepreneurs to those just starting out.<p>…

Beat the Facebook Algorithm With These 13 Techniques

Over the past year, Facebook has been rolling out algorithm updates that have resulted in decreased visibility for business’s organic page posts – in …

7 Huge Founder Mistakes--And What You Can Learn From Them

What's the biggest mistake you've made when taking a business risk? Seven entrepreneurs share theirs, along with the hard-won lessons that came out of them.<p><i>Founder Confessions is a weekly series brought to you by StartupsAnonymous.com, a place where entrepreneurs can share stories, confess, and ask</i> …

Entrepreneurship

PayPal Alternative PayStand Launches -- No Transaction Fees

A new online payment system promises its users no transaction fees.<p>Instead, a monthly fee from PayStand will allow your small business to accept …