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These 32 Handy Products Are Trending On Amazon Because They're Effing Brilliant

When was the last time you organized your cabinets or found a way to scrub your counter so well that it gleamed? Annoying chores like this can be a …

20 Weird But Genius Items On Amazon That Are Sure To Sell Out

Amazon has quickly become my favorite place to shop online — and it seems like I'm not the only one who appreciates the convenience of buying …

The Top 10 Books Every Leader Must Read

Being a leader requires a strong drive to learn, something these 10 authors dwell on.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Were you to ask any great leader in the world for his or her secret to success, the answer would be simple: listening. That's because the best leaders …

16 things you need to let go of if you want to be successful

When it comes to achieving success, there’s a lot of focus on the things that you need to add to your life, like learning a new skill or finding a …

Self-improvement

9 Business Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read in 2017

Read these business books in 2017 to stay ahead of the curve (or at least keep up).<p>At the end of 2016, New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman's book <i>Thank You for Being Late</i> opened our eyes to the accelerations of technology and globalization happening in the world today--accelerations that will …

7 Tools That Startups Should Know About Right Now

Bootstrapped startups and the entrepreneurs who run them need software and applications that help them do heavy lifting without having to hire large teams.<p>Being an entrepreneur is no easy task, and while patience and perseverance are desirable qualities, having a few tools of the trade puts the …

25 Best Marketing Subreddits (That You Should Join Today)

Reddit is a powerful social network to connect with like-minded people, discuss ideas and views, and of course, share amazing content that the …

How to Get Actionable Data from Google Analytics in 10 Minutes

It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of Google Analytics.There aren’t many free, intuitive programs that give you the kind of super-valuable …

Google Analytics

10 Steps to quickly become a successful entrepreneur

Share18<p>Tweet<p>Share100<p>+13<p>Shares 121<p>Succeeding as an entrepreneur takes hard work and persistence because, unfortunately, there is no business-startup …

10 Business Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read in 2017

Bill Gates recently released his favorite books of 2016. Claiming he averages about one book a week, the billionaire business magnate says reading is …

25 books by billionaires that will teach you how to run the world

Whether you want to launch an empire or become the best in your field, who better to consult than those who have achieved the peak of professional …

7 Successful E-Commerce Companies That Made It Big With Content Marketing

Across industries and niches, these 7 companies grew on the back of content marketing<p>Every day, new competitors rise up as weaker companies run out of steam and fall off the map. Industries, especially e-commerce, are constantly churning, with new businesses opening up shop, and older, failed …

GetResponse's Automation Tool Launches Out Of Beta

Email marketing company GetResponse officially launched its new automation solution on Thursday after three months of Beta testing.<p>During its Beta …

15 Movies All Entrepreneurs Love

Regardless if you’re a seasoned entrepreneur or thinking about throwing in the white towel in regards to your 9-to-5 job, one of the best sources of …

Silent Partner – Quiet Snoring Noise Like Magic

Price: $59Silent Partner by QuietLife Technologies is the world’s first noise cancelling sleep product. Using their patented Sub-Wavelength …

How to Start a Buying Frenzy: Two Creative Sales Campaigns Designed for Massive Growth

What marketing campaigns are you running to attract new customers and reactivate existing buyers?These are two good ones:• The Flash Sale Funnel<br>• The …

The Top 10 movies for entrepreneurs

Share13<p>Tweet<p>Share24<p>+17<p>Shares 44<p><i>Get our latest app for startup stories, news, ideas, research and analysis.</i> <i>Install Now »</i><p>If you ask my friends that go …

Entrepreneurship

10 Free Online Marketing Tools Every Small Business Owner Needs

[Estimated read time: 5 minutes]<p>Every small business owner needs tools to get their marketing campaigns off the ground. Frankly, too many of these …

6 Types of Facebook Ads that Will Win Customers and Keep Them Coming Back

Advertisers on Facebook have access to over 1,300 targeting options, 15 types of campaigns, and over 1.59B users. It's no wonder Facebook's …

5 Steps to Building a Cart Recovery Email Strategy That Will Increase Your Conversions

For an e-commerce business, shopping cart abandonment is the most common and most inevitable scenario. A Baymard Institute study states that 68.63% …

Highstreet turns your online store into a mobile shopping app

<i>Each week we’re profiling one company that has been selected for Boost – our early-stage startup growth program. Catch up with these companies in person at The Next Web Conference in Amsterdam on May 26-27.</i><p>Looking to go mobile with your online store? Your site might already have a responsive design …

How to Grow Your Business With Giveaways and Viral Contests

Growing a business can feel like a bit of a marathon. In some cases, it takes months to bring a business up to speed.But does it have to take <i>that</i> …

Increasing Sales Beyond Your Site: Channel-Specific Distribution Strategies

There is no doubt that in 2016, the most successful brands will be omnichannel in nature. This means that they will be selling anywhere the customer …

5 Productivity Tools To Keep You and Your Business on Track in 2016

When you’re running a business, time is your most valuable resource. Each day, entrepreneurs are inundated with endless emails, phone calls and …

8 Ways to Skyrocket Real User Reviews for Your Ecommerce Products

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you can’t get reviews for your ecommerce product, you may as well not be in business. That's a harsh statement, but it’s true.<p>Product reviews are the currency of ecommerce. Algorithms rely on them. Consumers trust them. SEO uses them. …

Dipper Turns Stylish Necklace into Functional Headphones

Headphones all look the same. They all support the same traditional cable or wireless buds design that most audio enthusiasts are familiar with. …

Two tech billionaires just interviewed each other in my Stanford class — here's what they said

Here is an essay version of my class notes from Class 18 of Stanford University's CS183C — Technology-enabled Blitzscaling — taught by Reid Hoffman, John Lilly, Chris Yeh, and Allen Blue.<p>Errors and omissions are my own. Credit for good stuff is Reid, John, Chris Yeh, and Allen's entirely.<p>This class …