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5 Best Online Businesses to Start in 2017 [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Internet is making it easier for people who didn’t think it was possible to open their own business with the distinct possibility of doing so. In …

The neuroscience of motivation—and how it can change your life

Whether you’re an entrepreneur, freelancer, or manager, there’s no underestimating the power of motivation.<p>Motivation is what energizes, maintains, …

The Conversational Habit of Smart Communicators That 99 Percent of People Are Afraid Of

If more people chose this communication practice when things go south, we'd see way less conflict.<p>Lets all agree on one thing: Communication is the source of much conflict in the workplace.<p>Sometimes the unpredictability of human nature will kick in. You've seen it -- someone does or says something …

7 secrets of entrepreneurs who turned side gigs into baller full-time jobs

Matthew Cummings' glass company went viral at an awkward time: while he was in the middle of managing a pop-up shop at a brewery event. "Etsy’s app …

Answer These 7 Questions Before Starting Your Side Business

Take stock of the assets you have and create a realistic plan to define your purpose, gather resources and develop market insights.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Are you sure you can build a successful side business? It's smart to start thinking along these lines while …

The Age of Modern Warfare

<i>This article was originally published at Stratfor.com.</i><p>Historians love anniversaries, and this year we’re having a lot of them. In an earlier column I looked back exactly 100 years to April 1917, when Lenin made his famous journey from Zurich to Petrograd. This laid the foundation for a distinctive …

20 Simple And Creative Ways to Earn Money

<i>“How to save money fast?”</i><p>This is the question asked by all of us not in the top 1% of rich people.<p>If you are looking for ways to drastically reduce …

Be proactive and avoid startup failure

Founders and investors agree on one point: a high percentage of startups fail. How can they turn this around and address this problem?<p>Assembling a …

12 Challenges Startup Culture Must Overcome In Order To Thrive in 2017

Entrepreneurship is on the rise, and for good reason. There’s more funding available than ever before, educational courses and content on how to start your own business are easily accessible, and community-driven coworking and innovation hubs are popping up all over the country. It’s a good time to …

Want to Come Up With Brilliant Ideas? Do This 1 Thing First

The key to creativity is building a culture that stimulates people's intrinsic motivation in the work they're doing.<p>There's no single magic formula for generating brilliant ideas. But there is a magic formula for increasing the odds it will happen. And the key is building a culture that stimulates …

The Ultimate Start-Up Guide

Hard Won Advice from Venture CapitalistsMany of us love to read stories of the beginnings of Apple or Facebook. We imagine what those early days were …

How Entrepreneurs Can Turn Trash Into Profit (Literally)

Embracing the circular economy can bring business success and appeal to customers -- and maybe even save the world.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A few weeks ago, I spent days with my toes in the Pacific Ocean watching whales breach with their babies beside them. I …

How to Start an eCommerce Business on a Shoestring Budget

Do you want to achieve financial independence? The internet offers a slew of opportunities that can help you.<p>You can build an authoritative niche …

14 Things You Better Love Before Becoming an Entrepreneur

Imagine somebody asked you to write on a piece of paper the things you love doing. If what came to mind was “partying, hanging out with friends, going to the beach, meeting new people, traveling,” you might ready to go on vacation or spring break.<p>If on the other hand, you wrote “learning, making …

101 Ways to Make an Extra $500 a Month While Keeping Your Full-Time Job

Whether you want to pay off your credit card debt or save money for your dream vacation, we could all use a little extra cash.<p>This story originally appeared on Due<p>Whether you want to pay off your credit card debt or save money for your dream vacation, we could all use a little extra cash. Of …

Basics of Digital Marketing for Startups

Digital marketing is the most affordable marketing tactic which aThe post Basics of Digital Marketing for Startups appeared first on iamwire.

3 Things To Do Before Starting Your First Ecommerce Business

Starting your first ecommerce business can seem like a daunting task. These 3 steps will simplify the process and ensure you start off strong.<p>There's no shortage of information available on how to start an online business.<p>A quick Google search reveals millions of articles, videos and books on the …

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11 mental habits to give up if you want to succeed

When we aim to become happy and have a successful outlook, we often focus on getting to the next station in life.<p>Happiness is seemingly always "someday" in the near-distant future — like once we finally land that promotion or find the right partner.<p>I'm a huge proponent of setting new aspirational …

The One Habit of Self-Made Millionaires

Master the trait that separates the millionaires from the middle class.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The more time Lewis Schiff spent speaking about the seven behaviors of highly successful entrepreneurs from his book <i>Business Brilliant</i>, the more he became struck with …

Building a startup? Build an audience, first.

A few days ago I received an email from someone asking for advice on how to find a technical co-founder for his startup idea. My feedback:<p><b>Build an</b> …

3 Reasons You Should Consider Starting Your Own Business

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

The Success Is In The Details When Starting Your Own Business

There are plenty of entrepreneurs that will tell you that the success is in the details when trying to make a business profitable. For working …

The First 5 Steps to Launching a Successful Ecommerce Business

Make sure you get the right information at the right time.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s no shortage of information online on how to start an ecommerce business. A quick Google search reveals millions of results on the subject. But all that information might be …

The Secret to Starting a Business Is Managing the Changes

Going in a new direction requires adjustments. The key is doing what needs to be done at your pace.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting something, whether it's a new business, product or service, exercise or morning routine is exciting, motivating and comes with a …

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Three Ways To Attract Success Into Your Life With Little Effort

Throughout the centuries, thought leaders have alluded to the possibility that success, just like any other thing, can be attracted into one’s life simply by thinking and doing. In her timeless 1940 novel, <i>The Secret Door to Success</i>, new thought author and metaphysical writer Florence Scovel Shinn …

10 Ridiculously Simple Business Tips That Will Help You Beat Your Competition

Business can be brutal because… well, that’s business!<p>For every success you have in growing your market share, another business or other businesses …

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This Entrepreneur Teaches Millennials How to Quit Their Jobs and Start Their Lives

Daniel DiPiazza's new book is a commonsense approach to the business of having a great life.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that starting a business has become trendy. Everybody on social media seems to be talking about …

10 Great Cities For Young Entrepreneurs In 2017

According to a recent study by Nerdwallet.com, a personal finance compan, these metropolitan areas have the right ingredients for young entrepreneurs to be successful in 2017.

4 Side Gigs You Can Start Today

When you really have things running right you will make money while you sleep.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s no secret that we’re shifting gears into a “gig-economy.” The typical 9-to-5 workday is slowly becoming a thing of the past as skilled freelancers are able …