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10 Steps to Starting a Side Business While Working a Full-Time Job

We are living at a time of unlimited potential. Never before have we experienced such a rapid growth in the number of young entrepreneurs who’ve …

15 Things You Will Need for Your Internet Home Business - Small Business Trends

Whether you are launching an ecommerce site, starting up an online consulting business, creating copy or video for online clients or selling products …

How to Turn an Idea into an Income Stream in 5 Clear Steps

Want to make side money? Follow these 5 stages to monetize your startup idea.<p>In today's world, a single income is an antiquated idea.<p>Dorie Clark, adjunct professor of business administration at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business and author of the book "Entrepreneurial You", sums up the …

Entrepreneurship

10 Apps Every Entrepreneur Needs

If you're an entrepreneur who is running your own company, chances are you have experience with the product you're building or selling. You probably do not have expertise with invoicing, analytics, or payments, among other things. That's why a good app can be so handy.<p>Just because you're a sole …

Fashion trends of 2017 all about female empowerment

The year 2017 will go down in the fashion books as the moment women reclaimed their power. From the Women's March in January to the swell of the …

How to Write Posts That Actually Get Read and Shared

I had a call the other day with an entrepreneur who told me that his blog articles are like an echo chamber; it feels like he is talking to himself. …

5 Soft Skills Every Entrepreneur Needs To Master (Otherwise Your Business Will Fail)

Soft skills are the most undervalued part of entrepreneurship.<p>Entrepreneurs love to live in the clouds.<p>It's so much easier to talk about the big vision, the grand achievement, the cliche mantras that those who have already achieved "success" claim inevitably ladder up to a massively successful …

Brandless, The No-Brand Brand, Actually Teaches Brands The Importance Of Branding

In 1986, the New York Times ran an article titled <i>No-Frills, No Sales</i>. It tracked the rise and fall of generics — those simply-packaged products devoid of flashy branding sold at a discount. The concept was simple: consumers would enjoy the same quality product without paying extra for the costs of …

How a Professor Turned Her Passion Project into a Multimillion-Dollar Online Store

If you're wondering how a corporate trainer transitioned into one of the leaders in the metaphysical space, you are not alone.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Athena Perrakis is the founder and CEO of Los Angeles based Sage Goddess, the world's largest source of sacred …

Entrepreneurship

10 tips for starting a small business that you haven't heard already

Starting a small business is incredibly difficult. These 10 tips provide some guidance on starting a small business.<p>If you've thought about opening …

Small Business

This Entrepreneur Went From Felon to CEO of a Million-Dollar Business. How Did He Do It?

What you can learn from these experts' advice.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Mario Armstrong says that when people -- especially entrepreneurs -- lose their <i>way,</i> it's often because they lose their <i>why.</i> They forget the reason …

Entrepreneurship

Want to Be a Millionaire? Do This One Thing.

It's about who you know and who you want to become.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Peter Voogd explains that becoming a millionaire is just as much about who you know as it is what you know. This might sound like advice you've …

Thought Leadership

The Founder Of Cool Cold Brew Shares The Keys To A Killer Crowdfunding Campaign

Why do some crowdfunding campaigns overfund beyond company expectations, while others struggle to get out of the starting blocks? While a lot comes down to things like choosing the right platform for your business and doing detailed planning and research, behind every a killer campaign is an …

Design the Life of Your Dreams Using These Simple Tips

An Entrepreneur contributor outlines how to design your life the way an artist would.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Years ago, my father shared a simple bit of wisdom with me that you’ve probably heard before: <i>Life is too short,</i> he said<i>. T</i>oo short to do something you're …

General Electric

ESSENCE 50: 'Healthy Roots' Founder Yelitsa Jean-Charles Advises Budding Entrepreneurs To Trust Their Process

ESSENCE is proud to celebrate extraordinary Black women who are breaking glass ceilings as flourishing entrepreneurs with compelling backstories. …

These 5 Pieces of Advice From Elon Musk, Tim Cook and Mark Zuckerberg to Young People Are Good for All of Us

Even advice-givers need advice once in a while.<p>Part of the unspoken role of a leader is to provide advice. Whether it's from within your organization or outside its walls, people want to know what you think. And occasionally, you might find that you yourself are in search of advice.<p>For those …

Tim Cook

5 Entrepreneurs Who Changed Careers at Midlife and Triumphed

A successful career is a very cushy comfort zone but some choose to get out anyway.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>“Career anxiety is our latent talent howling through our minds, desperate not to go to the grave unspent.”<p>These beautiful words are from <i>The Book of Life</i>, …

Middle Age

App will take care of snow shovelling

On Thursday, Calgary-based company MowSnowPros officially launched its on-demand landscaping services app in Winnipeg, Red Deer and Saskatoon.<p>If …

What Business Are You Really In?

In this interview with Branding expert Jeff Madoff, we explore the idea of what business you’re actually in. Technology may change, competitors may come and go, but when it comes down to it, the business you’re in should stay constant.<p>Jeff also shares a few examples of companies who didn’t stay …

Why Starting A Business Doesn't Have To Mean Quitting Your Job

When I look back at the last 18 months, from when my coaching business got started to where I am now, I can't quite believe the transformation.<p>Back …

How Being 'the Emotional Type' Can Actually Help Your Entrepreneurial Career

Emotions can help you make better business decisions. Here are seven ways that can happen.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I don’t know when it happened, but somewhere during my transition from consultant to business school professor, I developed an implicit belief that …

Emotional Intelligence

5 Ways Fear of Failure Can Ruin Your Business

Our fears play a big role in our lives. Fear of failure undermines of our ability to succeed.<p>In our society, failure has become some sort of taboo. None of us like to talk about it. But we all know it's there. Its looming presence almost beckons us towards it. It entices us with the impossible …

Motivation

#6 Practices That an Entrepreneur Must Not Adopt

Setting shorter term deadlines creates a sense of urgency, an antidote to procrastination<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Learning that 80 to 90 per cent of start-ups fail in the growth …

Entrepreneurship

10 Ways to Motivate Yourself When You're Really Not Feeling It

When your business is small and your challenges are big, success depends on your willingness to keep putting one foot in front of the other.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Can you imagine Elon Musk ever waking up on a Monday morning only to press the snooze button …

Customers

The Top Reasons Startups Fail [Infographic]

Down through the years, some startups really struck gold. When Accel Partners invested $14.8 million in a website called “thefacebook.com” back in 2005, they made a return of $5.6 billion – 378 times their original outlay. More often than not, however, startups tend to fail brutally. According to …

Startups