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24 Exceptional Women-Hosted Podcasts for Entrepreneurs in 2017

Many of the most informative podcasts for entrepreneurs have a female perspective.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Earlier this week, I shared my top picks for Best Podcasts for Entrepreneurs in 2017. The article received a phenomenal response from readers, gaining …

Entrepreneurship

15 Tax Deductions You Should Be Making for Your Home Business

As the holidays glide by and 2016 wraps up, tax season will be here before you know it.<p>There’s usually a very audible groan when this phrase comes up, particularly for those who run their own businesses. Self-employment tax is one of the toughest costs to handle for startups, and it’s easy to get …

Personal Finance

8 Accounting To-Dos for Your End-of-the-Year Checklist

Winging it won't work. Keeping books up-to-date and planning ahead for tax filings is essential for good company growth.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>An understaffed accounting department caused big trouble for the city of Spokane, Washington. During an audit of the …

Small Business

5 Great Books To Read In June

Some of the recent favorites we’ve reviewed in the BuzzFeed Books newsletter.

30 Top Cities for Women Entrepreneurs - Small Business Trends

Embed this Infographic on your Site<p><a href=”https://smallbiztrends.com/2016/05/top-cities-for-women-entrepreneurs.html” title=”Top Cities for Women …

The Top 10 Workout Songs for March 2016

<i>Flickr: Stuart Grout</i><p>This month's top 10 list draws heavily from the Top 40 chart and club scene. While this reliance on pop tunes and big beats might make the list seem one-dimensional at first, there are just enough curve balls to keep it interesting.<p>On the pop front, you'll find new singles from …

Top 10

5 Ways to Improve Local Visibility Online - Small Business Trends

Every small business needs local visibility online to grow.<p>Whether you sell products exclusively online or operate a brick-and-mortar storefront, …

The Minaal Daily and Carry-on 2.0 - your travel speed boost.

<b>The campaign is over, but our journey is just getting started. Be part of it:</b><p><i>First we did long-haul. Now we do life.</i><p><i>***</i><p>We started as two random guys …

The Ultimate Christmas Gift Guide for Designers

The countdown to Christmas is officially on, and if you’re looking for inspiration on what to buy the designer in your life then this curated …

A Google Analytics filter that improves on the "Search Term Not Provided" message

How to move forward when you have too many ideas

True entrepreneurs have an uncanny knack for seeing opportunity in everyday circumstances. What to some people, is merely a frustration — for instance, the absence of an app to handle some desired tracking function — is a clear source of inspiration for the entrepreneurially-minded.<p>But seeing …

Customer Service

58 Business Apps and Tools to Make Your Life Easier as an Entrepreneur

As an entrepreneur, you’re constantly looking for tools to help give you that edge above the competition.<p>Whether that be a tool to manage your …

See How Much Of Miami, New Orleans, And New York Will Be Underwater Because Of Climate Change

Anywhere from 20 million to 31 million people today live on land that will be endangered if nothing is done. These areas include portions of 1,200 to …

Climate Change

2015 Social Media Marketing Industry Report

Do you wonder how your peers are using social media?<p>Wondering if you should focus on Pinterest, Instagram or SlideShare? Thinking of getting into …

10 Things You Are Not Doing in Google Analytics | SEJ

Google Analytics is undoubtedly one of the most powerful web analytics tools available today. It has tons of features that can help you measure your …

11 Eating Habits That Will Uncover Your Abs

Your six-pack solution is finally here. The video above features the essential exercises guaranteed to blast flab from your belly—no crunches …

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. Adblock Plus has launched a mobile browser.</b> That could prove a costly headache for companies like Google.<p><b>2. These are the hottest pre-IPO ad tech startups of 2015.</b> These are the private companies that could be filing for an IPO or subject to acquisitions in the coming months.<p><b>3. The Pirate Bay</b> …

Advertising

RANKED: The hottest pre-IPO ad tech startups of 2015

This ranking looks at the hotter companies subject to IPO (or at least big exit deal) rumors right now. Our data comes from CrunchBase, LinkedIn, our own reporting, and that of other business publications. We've tried to rank them by revenues, but have also taken into account headcounts, venture …

Startups

Let's Put Our Cities on the Map

Without a local business listing on a search engine, small businesses are missing out on potential customers.<p>That means a lot of small businesses are …

6 Ways to Market Your Small Business for Less Than $100

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For large brands with big marketing and advertising budgets, one or even several hundred dollars is just a drop in the monthly marketing budget. But for entrepreneurs and small business owners, every dollar counts – and investments need …

Small Business

6 Ways to Improve Customer Experience and Reduce Abandoned Carts - Small Business Trends

Do you know what your e-commerce shopping cart abandonment rate is? That’s a critical question if you sell online.<p>If you don’t know, you may be …

Top 7 Mistakes With Mobile Friendly Web Design - Small Business Trends

Unless you’ve been staying away from the Internet these last few weeks, you know that on April 21 Google is going to be rolling out a mobile …

5 Guest Blogging Tips That Build Your Brand Successfully

Over the years, it’s become clear that the quickest way to build a brand online is to invest in content marketing, and link up with bloggers and …

10 Ideas for Maximizing Your Business Online - Small Business Trends

Your company needs some kind of online presence if you want to succeed in today’s business world. Whether it’s a blog, social media or some other …

5 Online Marketing Techniques of Successful Real Estate Agencies - Small Business Trends

Now more than ever, the Internet has become the primary method used by home buyers when looking for a new home. Online searches and listings have …

The Biggest Branding Mistake Small Businesses Make - Small Business Trends

Whether you’re just starting a new small business or you’re already a successful small business owner, it’s very possible that you’re about to make …

The digital media comeback story of last year? Myspace

Between December 2013 and December 2014, the one-time Facebook competitor MySpace grew 469%. Yes, yes, the pioneering social network, started in 2003, grew only from a ludicrously low base in 2013. But even in absolute numbers, MySpace is now bigger, in the US, than the fast-growing upstart …

MySpace

App Store revenue likely to double by 2018, generating $20B – IDC/App Annie

Data from IDC and App Annie suggested that both Apple and Google are likely to see their app store revenues doubling within the next four years, reports <i>Re/code</i>. Based on Apple’s 2014 total revenue of $10B, this would suggest that Apple is likely to hit total revenue of $20B in 2018, with developers …

Apps

5 Ways to Write Your Way to a Killer Brand

A professional blog on your website is just the beginning to building your personal brand, and attracting new subscribers. Creating unique and fresh …