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How marketers can reach consumers online

It’s harder to come up with a list of things you <i>can’t</i> buy on the internet than it is to think of the myriad things that are available for purchase …

Funding, Fintech and the Fed: A Small Business Owner's Guide to Rate Hikes

Following the December 2016 rate hike and looking ahead to the future, there are two sectors that small business owners should keep a close eye on.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Given the Fed’s recent rate increase and three more increases expected this year, the …

How You Should Handle a Large Windfall of Money

Getting large sums of money does not happen very often but it does happen. The first thought most people have are lottery winners. But a typical …

Personal Finance

6 awesome ways, procrastinating makes you smarter and productive.

Procrastination is a long word with a literal meaning, that is lingering down the things for long.<p>The title is about all good things about …

How to Train Employees so They Can Leave but Treat Them so Well They Never Want to

When employees do leave and you've coached, educated, and trained them, they'll leave on better terms and be more inclined to advocate for your brand to future partners, clients, and even potential employees.<p>Last year, I said goodbye to a team member who I'd worked pretty closely with for nearly …

Want To Live A More Fulfilling Life? You Need To Understand This Concept First

<i>“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” –</i> George Bernard Shaw<p>If you’ve ever asked someone for advice about life, …

12 KPIs you must know before pitching your startup

It is critically important for the founders of a company to intimately understand the company’s key performance indicators (KPIs). Founders cannot hope to grow a company in any meaningful way without an almost obsessive focus on its KPIs.<p>Why? Because KPIs, if constructed correctly, give management …

How Long Does It Really Take to Rank at the Top of Google’s Search Results? (A Data Driven Answer)

Yep, it’s a controversial subject among SEOs.But, you probably already know this: I recommend link building. The very word “link building” has a bad …

5 Reasons Most Leaders Are Not Qualified To Lead

I was selected for a leadership fast-track program at my first job after college. Entry to the program, similar to many corporate academy programs, was based on performance – meaning sales. But I expected the program to have different measurements for promotion to leadership positions. It didn’t. …

Corporate Culture

Why Everyone At Your Company Should Have This Simple Job Description

For leaders of entrepreneurial organizations, nothing is more important or challenging than building the right team.<p>Startups and small businesses are dynamic environments that require people to think on their feet, identify challenges, and take unilateral action on a regular basis.<p>That’s why we’ve …

Entrepreneurship

4 Signs You're Ready to Move On to Your Next Product, Project or Company

You'll never "feel" totally ready, even if the time is right to forge ahead.<p><i>By Adam Steele, owner of Loganix.</i><p>I thought running one company was a thrill, but you know what's really fun? Running multiple companies. I'm managing four right now, and in my mind, it's just practical. Managing a single …

5 Reasons Why Most People Don't Become Wealthy

From confidence to clarity, there are a number of reasons holding you back from success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Brian Tracy discusses five reasons why most people never experience the wealth they desire.<p>To start, it's …

5 free online classes to improve your financial literacy

Education has become a personal finance issue of late, with countless Millennials deep in student loan debt. But thanks to massively open online courses (MOOCs), you can learn—whether about money or music or marketing—for free.<p>Sometimes there is a fee for graded coursework, but you can still access …

5 Ways to Tell If Someone Is Untrustworthy

Trust is the superglue of relationships, but if you spot these behaviors, it's time to find a new partner to do business with.<p>I'm going to ask you to trust me on this. It's a lesson I've learned the hard way, and it may be one of the most important ones I have to pass on.<p>It's been said that the …

3 Ways to Have a Bigger Impact in Your Personal and Professional Life

Oh, and these strategies also minimize stress, which is no small thing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In my travels all over the world, speaking to different organizations of all sizes, there are two common questions that I always seem to receive at some point before …

Influencers: Instagram Is the Most Engaging Platform (Report)

Influencer marketing has come into its own this year, with marketers and influencers gaining a better understanding of the power it holds. However, …

Financial Benefits of Marriage Every Investor Needs to Know

With the Supreme Court handing down a sweeping opinion in favor of marriage equality in the Obergefell v. Hodges case, the freedom to marry is now …

Where House Flippers Can Get Financing

Until recently, home flippers—investors who buy houses to improve and resell for a quick profit—had few options for financing. Now, traditional lenders and crowdfunding firms are increasingly willing to put up the money.<p>Luxury-home flips can be lucrative, but risky. “With one flip, you could make …

Claim This Deduction for Your Small Business to Avoid Leaving Money on the Table This Tax Season

One expert says there's a big way to save your business money, but some small-business owners refuse to take it.<p>It's that time of the year, and we wouldn't blame you if you tensed up knowing that tax season has arrived, because for some small business owners, it can be a daunting few months.<p>But the …

This Seven-Step Guide For Dishing Out Feedback Is Totally Idiot-Proof

Keep this in your back pocket, first-time managers.<p>Giving critical feedback isn’t easy, especially if you’re new at it. But it doesn’t need to be half as hard as many managers think. The main thing is to keep it short and specific. Every good feedback conversation has to accomplish three goals:<p>Draw …

7 Tips for Replacing Bad Habits with Positive Habits

How to create a happy life by implementing "The Slight Edge" philosophy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether it’s smoking cigarettes, being late, drinking soft drinks, blaming others or biting our nails, we all have personal and professional bad habits that we would …

What You Should Do to Overcome The Peter Principle

Here is why one of the staples of modern management theory is wrong, and what you should do about it.<p>In 1969, Canadian Author Lawrence Peter developed an unorthodox concept that became known as The Peter Principle. Paraphrased, it states that employees will always rise to their level of …

17 Smart Things the Most Productive People Do Every Day

Want to attain productivity nirvana?<p>To be a productivity guru, you need a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort, according to Paul J. Meyer.<p>Here are 17 smart habits to adopt that will help you be your most productive self every day.<p>1. Book Time in Your Calendar for Tasks<p>…

30 life-changing secrets to success we wish someone had told us by 30

If you don't make mistakes in your 20s? Then you're probably not doing it right.<p>In fact, some lessons you really must learn the hard way.<p>Next time …

The Most Effective Ways to End an Email So That You Get a Response

We all send and receive a deluge of emails every day and no one wants their messages to be ignored, but what’s the best way to end a message so that …

28 Best Habits to Have in Business

Cultivate good habits and you'll be making progress on autopilot.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The world's most successful businesses are run by entrepreneurs who harbor the right habits to ensure their longevity and staying power in the marketplace. The truth is that …

Building Wealth

Professional financial advisers share fresh insights and best practices for working with clients to build and protect wealth.<p>September 20, …

Retirement

This Flowchart Helps You Decide If That Impulse Purchase Is a Good Idea

In the moment, you can justify pretty much any purchase decision. Maybe you do need a third coffee maker and more flannel shirts—they’re 40% off! But …

Startups: When and how to go vertical

In their early days, many software companies find themselves asking which customers to target. That may mean choosing between small businesses and …

3 mistakes to avoid if you want to make a million

Most people would love to be a millionaire. However for many, reaching this goal seems like an unachievable task. But it doesn’t have to be.<p>Getting …