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Top 15 Websites Every Small Business Owner Must Know in 2015

Recommended for You<p>It doesn’t matter whether you own a small business with no employees, or a large company. It is important that you always stay on …

3 Things You Need To Know As An Entrepreneur

It’s tough out there for aspiring entrepreneurs. You have to take the right risks and make the right sacrifices for long-term success.<p>One of the smartest things an aspiring entrepreneur can do is learn from other successful entrepreneurs who are a few to several steps ahead in realizing their goals …

Entrepreneurship

5 Effective Twitter Strategies You Don't Know

In 2001, when my business partner and I first founded our education company, Imagine Easy Solutions, getting the word out about our product was very different compared to today.<p>We didn’t have communities like Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, or Pinterest to spread our message. Instead, we spent days …

Marketing

The 6 Key Components Of Writing A Business Plan

Having prepared a good business plan before starting your venture can often be the difference between startup success and failure. I am not saying you need a 50 page detailed report, as investors don’t typically have the time to read them anymore. But, it is more about taking the time to think …

Small Business

The 4 Essential Research Strategies in Content Marketing | Inc.com

In the world of content marketing, strategy is king. The Content Marketing Institute's 2015 B2C Benchmark Report shows that 47 percent of the most effective content marketers have a documented strategy, while only 5 percent of the least effective do. This trend is mirrored in B2B content marketing, …

Marketing

6 Things Wise Leaders Do To Engage Their Employees

An article in the New York Daily News reports that nearly 70% of U.S. employees are miserable at work. According to the story, research conducted by the Gallup Poll suggests that the majority of American’s dislike or feel disengaged on the job. Needless to say, this is disturbing news. It’s also an …

Employee Engagement

Increase the Odds of Achieving Your Goals by Setting Them with Your Spouse

Do a quick Google search of “work-life balance” and over 260 million results will flood your screen. But the current conversation often treats “work” and “life” as separate and, all too often, in tension. We make annual resolutions, detailed daily plans, and to-do lists, but we do so as individuals …

77 Most Important Questions and Answers on Starting a Business

couldn't connect to host<p>117shares<p>This is probably one of the biggest collection of questions and answers on starting a business, originally shared on …

Local SEO - Local SEO Advice

Local SEO is a valuable and fundamental component of any digital marketing strategy. The point of an online search engine is to return usable, …

Kim Kardashian Lands Second Vogue Cover And Looks Pretty Amazing

Major congrats are in order for none other than Kim Kardashian West!<p>The 34-year-old has landed her second Vogue cover, this time for its Australian edition. But instead of being decked out in a wedding gown and cuddled by husband Kanye West, the reality star went with a more natural look for the …

Hungry Hippo Rolls

Did you know that the first soup recipe, made in 6000 BC, was hippopotamus soup? Just imagine the pot they needed to cook it in!<p>Luckily, this recipe …

Our Best Slow-Cooker Recipes

Ginger, cumin, and cinnamon take ordinary chicken to a new level without any extraordinary effort.<p><i>Need recipe inspiration? Sign up for our Everyday Food Newsletter and get the most delicious recipes delivered to your inbox.</i>

5 Ways Big Data Will Change Sales and Marketing in 2015 | Inc.com

The era of "Big Data" is clearly upon us as sales and marketing professionals. For those of you who've been checked out of Hotel Reality for a while, big data is a bit of a catchall phrase and definitely one of the more hyped terms of the past couple of years.<p>Simply put, big data refers to a …

Big Data

How to work smarter: Tips from 10 CEOs

This time of year, we all resolve to find ways to be more efficient: to lead teams better, be smarter about how we manage our time, and find wiser …

8 Daily Habits That Will Make 2015 Explosive

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The new year is here and most entrepreneurs are looking at how they will raise their game in 2015. Many of you may want to ramp up your personal development and productivity to a whole new level to reach some major goals.<p>When it comes to …

7 Email Habits You Need To Break

Your email habits might be conveying a message you didn’t mean to send. Here’s how to clean up your communications in 2015.<p>How many times a day do you click “reply” or hit “send”? Likely too many to count.<p>Opening our inbox has become as second nature as brushing our teeth in the morning. Many of us …

8 Sales and Marketing Questions to Help Your Business Systematically Scale | Inc.com

Klayton owned a successful retail and service contracting company in Atlanta, Georgia. When I first met him he was in his early thirties and had a steadily growing business. But, he had reached a point in the business that he was bogging down managing the day-to-day of running the company and as a …

Marketing

An Infographic Illustrating the Evolution of Corporate Logos

This data visualization created by The Logo Company illustrates how the logos of companies like Apple, Microsoft, Pepsi, and BMW have evolved over …

How Designers Turn Data Into Beautiful Infographics

Behind the scenes of information architects’ creative processes.<p>The best infographics are clear, easy to digest, and eye-catching. But the process of distilling data into a neat little chart, bar graph, or venn diagram usually requires pages and pages of messy preparatory sketches, which are rarely …