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10 YouTube Videos Every Entrepreneur Should Watch

Want business advice from Warren Buffet? Inc.com compiled a list of videos that every entrepreneur should watch.<p><i>This post originally appeared at Inc.com. To read more, check out:</i><p><i>The Best Industries to Start and Grow a Business in 2011</i><p><i>
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51 free online resources for starting a business

Being an entrepreneur means sticking your neck — and wallet — on the line for a product you believe in.<p>It won't be cheap.<p>There will be plenty of costs, some you've never expected.<p>Thankfully, there are free tools to start a business available online.<p>We've compiled this list of free tools to start a …

What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Mornings are an underutilized tool to aid productivity.<p>Let me explain.<p>We’re often at our peak in the mornings. This is why Mark McGuinness suggests …

Time Management

How can I be more effective in networking?

Brandon Lee<br>1.) Add value<br>2.) Add value<br>3.) Add value<br>People have this idea that networking is sleazy and that it's about trying to <i>get</i> something from …

5 Networking Apps You Need In Your Sales Toolbox

Making quotas, prospecting, closing deals… they all come down to a single factor: the strength of your network.A strong network can make a day at the …

How To Build Your Business and Gain Thousands of Followers Through LinkedIn

In the world of business-focused social media marketing, there is only one name worth mentioning: <b>LinkedIn</b>.It is by far the biggest and most popular …

Top 5 Places Entrepreneurs Meet Investors

by Jason Demers |<p>Getting startup capital can be easy if you have a good idea and know the right investor. If you’ve spent serious time thinking about …

Startups Transforming Your Home

Investors are pouring money into startups that are changing consumers’ home lives. While some startups are providing services that help with …

Startups

Smart Startups Learn How to Create and Manage Hype

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Creating a successful startup is all about marketing these days, no matter how compelling your solution. Technologists have long believed that marketing is only required when selling the next pet rock, but in this age of …

Startups

The startup scene in Israel is going bonkers, and the Chinese are swooping in

Business Insider just spent a week in Israel meeting with over a dozen tech companies and VCs. They all told us:<p><b>Everyone is dreaming of becoming the next unicorn.</b> Instead of selling their startups for $1 million to $30 million, founders are turning down multimillion acquisition offers, wanting to …

Ten reasons why startups need to invest in content marketing

<i>Disclaimer: This post has been contributed by RP Singh, founder of KontentCart (KontentCafe has been rebranded as KontentCart) as a promotion for the</i> …

Marketing

5 Most Important Financial Metrics for Startups

Small business success comes from planning, goal setting, and progress checkups. Businesses, small and large, use metrics to measure the progress of …

5 Startups Disrupting the Wedding Industry

According to a recent study, the American wedding industry is worth well over $55 billion. That is nearly one-fifth of the global wedding market that is valued at around $300 billion. Considering that an average wedding in the United States costs a whopping $30,000, this is an industry that is ripe …

The 4 Hardest Lessons for Startups to Learn — SitePoint

Google’s restructuring.<p>Zen99’s closed.<p>Zirtual’s disappeared (then reappeared).<p>And Homejoy’s abandoned ship.<p>That’s a lot of bad news for a hungry, …

17 startups in Asia that caught our eye

Here’s our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week. If you have startup tips or story suggestions, feel free to email us. …

Social Media

7 Podcasts That Will Make You A Smarter Entrepreneur

A year ago, I had never listened to a podcast in my entire life. They seemed like this weird thing that old people might do (if you’re old and that …

Should Entrepreneurs Attend Business School?

After three to four years in the corporate world, most ambitious young professionals start thinking about the next step in their career. For those …