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How to Create an Endless Stream of Clients for Your Coaching Business

Feeding the internet's insatiable appetite for content is how you get known to the people who will want your services.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The internet has created the opportunity to start a business teaching a topic you know, are passionate about and have …

Munich Startup Triples As It Takes Share From IBM, Accenture In $15 Billion Market

Can artificial intelligence do the work of high-powered consultants?<p>A Munich-based startup founded by a math major is doing just that. His fast-growing software startup offers companies like 3M, Cisco, and General Electric better results at a fraction of the cost — and he’s grabbing market share in …

Artificial Intelligence

Medicine's Secret Weapon Against Brain Cancer Is Weed

Glioblastoma is an aggressive form of cancer that attacks the brain. It is, for now, an extremely difficult disease to overcome — most people live …

10 Ways to Take Your Small Business Website to the Next Level - Small Business Trends

For small businesses, having an effective website is no longer optional. But there’s a lot that goes into making your website really work for your …

Small Business

The Making of the Most Potent Weed Oil on the Market

“We're creating a product that is 3 to 5 times the value of gold.”<p>About five miles from Denver's dispensary district, otherwise known as the Green Mile, sits a small, unassuming building on the western bank of the Platte River. If it weren't for the barred windows and keypad door locks, it would be …

11 Expert Ways to Build an Impeccable Reputation

Warren Buffett famously advised that “it takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it.”<p>These 11 entrepreneurs have built …

The Only Email Template You Need to Get That Crucial Introduction

For an entrepreneur, connections are everything, and there's nothing more powerful for building those connections than a personal, warm introduction.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For an entrepreneur, connections are everything. There's nothing more powerful for …

4 Ways to Improve Your Online Marketing Skills

Pin<p>Tweet<p>Share<p>Online marketing is a skill you can’t go without if you are a freelancer, online business owner, or an aspiring digital entrepreneur.<p>Too …

Why Starting a Company Alone Is Never a Good Idea

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Young Entrepreneur Scores 25,000 Subscribers In 30 Days, Then Monetizes Like This

This week I had a return visit with Benjamin P. Hardy, the 28-year-old entrepreneur who’s one of the most-read voices on Medium.com. As you may recall, he accumulated 50,000 subscribers in 16 months.<p>Now there’s more. Hardy’s done more experimenting in the month since our visit and in 30 days has …

Hardy

Land banks to spend $21M to raze blighted central Ohio homes

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Agencies that acquire real estate on behalf of the city of Columbus and surrounding Franklin County plan to spend nearly $21 …

These 7 Free Podcasts Will Save You $100,000 On a Wharton MBA

Want to learn about digital marketing? Monetizing your content? Scaling your startup? There's a podcast for that.<p>I had a great experience studying for my MBA at Wharton. I learned about subjects I had never studied at college or picked up in my first job as an account manager at an advertising …

Will Marijuana Kill You? Active Use Linked To Weakened Heart Muscles, Study Finds

Active users of marijuana may be doubling their risk of stress cardiomyopathy, a malfunction of the heart muscle malfunction that can mimic the …

Four Ways for Entrepreneurs to Deal With Hitting a Wall in Their Career

<i>By Tom Chalmers</i><p>To start a business you have to be part-dreamer. Whether it's the recognition or to change the world for the better, all entrepreneurs have images that keep them driving forward. And on the good days, that's the easy part.<p>When I started my first business in a shop under my shared …

Entrepreneurship

A Special Guide to Growing Stronger, Feeling Better and Bouncing Back After Failure

It's not the mistake that matters, but how you bounce back.<p>This story appears in the November 2016 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Entrepreneurship is no walk in the park.<p>The mistakes leaders make can have personal impact. Take it from the founder of Renoun, a startup specializing in professional …

Entrepreneurship

Why You Need a Personal Brand as a Small Business Owner

Branding applies to businesses and people alike. If you’re a small business owner, crafting a personal brand is an important piece on the way to …

Junk food shortening lives of children worldwide, data shows

Obesity, type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure at unprecedented levels due to spread of fast food and sugary drinks<p>Junk food and sugary drinks are taking an enormous toll on children around the world, with soaring numbers who are obese and millions developing conditions such as type 2 diabetes …

BrightFarms raises $30.1 million to set up futuristic greenhouses across the U.S.

Agriculture tech startup BrightFarms has raised $30.1 million in Series C funding to bring its high-tech greenhouses, and fresh produce, across the U.S.<p>The company is on a mission to make all fresh fruit and vegetables locally, rather than require them to be hauled from long distances or imported …

Day of Healthy

As challenging as it may seem, removing those few extra pounds and keeping them off for good is not an impossible task. For many obese and overweight …

How We Turned A Fun Idea Into A 6 Figure Business In Just 1 Year

by <b>Maxwell Finn</b> on September <b>14, 2016</b><p><b>UPDATE: This post has gone viral so we want to give every reader 15% off their first order as a special thank you!</b> …

Washington state to increase testing pot for pesticides

SEATTLE (AP) — More than two years after Washington state launched legal marijuana sales, it's planning to test pot for banned pesticides more …

5 Essential Elements of Modern Website Design Every Small Business Owner Should Know

Modern website design is a moving target, as designers and marketers constantly push to find better ways to display information and attract the attention and patronage of visitors. That said, in recent years the following elements have each come into their own as indispensably features of modern …

With new growing techniques, small, urban facilities can replace acres of farmland

Racks upon racks of spinach, arugula and kale are stacked high, washed in purple light in an otherwise dimly lit indoor facility. The plants are watered, fed and exposed to LED lights via automation, leaving people in lab coats, plastic shower caps and gloves to mill about, plucking ripe produce …

Say hello to Detroit's American Girl doll

DETROIT-- She’s got that Motown sound and that Detroit swagger.<p>Melody Ellison, American Girl’s newest historical BeForever doll, is set to make her debut on Saturday in Detroit. The character is a nine-year-old Detroit girl and aspiring singer who finds her voice amid the civil rights movement in …

Dylan McCaffrey takes home top prize at Harbaugh's Michigan QB camp

For the second year in a row the quarterback committed to Jim Harbaugh and offensive coordinator Jedd Fisch has won the Aerial Assault quarterback …

The 10 Most Beautiful Coastal Towns in Spain

Spain has more than 1,000 miles of Mediterranean coastline (just for starters), a mix of ancient port cities and resort towns that draw the European aristocracy. But true beauty isn't confined to seaside landscapes—the food of San Sebastián, the art of Málaga, the marbled walkways of Alicante make …

Recruiting Secrets LinkedIn Doesn’t Want You To Know

<b>How To Recruit On LinkedIn, Fast, Without Breaking The Bank</b><p>Recently I discussed the slowdown in tech hiring, which is already reflected in today’s …

5 Professionals to Hire to Grow Your Business

When your business is just getting off the ground, it’s often just you and your partners burning both the midnight oil and the candle at both ends. …

The Hitchhikers Guide To Cannabidiol Hemp Oil

<b>What is Cannabidiol?</b><br>Cannabidiol is my favorite cannabinoid that is found in cannabis sativa. Most people refer to it as CBD, cannabidiol is evolving …