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How to Convince People to Do Your Marketing For You

Image via BigStockPhoto.comWhat if you could keep your job, score awesome word-of-mouth for your brand, and turn some of your content production over …

Marketing

The 3 trends that will shape the health industry in 2015 - MaRS

At the start of 2014, the Market Intelligence team looked ahead and identified three hot trends (wearables, Obamacare and next-generation sequencing) …

6 Trends That Will Define The Workplace In 2015

From a huge increase in job-hopping and the bizarre trend of working from petrol stations, to a worldwide Gen-Y takeover, corporate life will see some significant shifts this year.<p>Understanding these is imperative to success in the corporate world, both as an employee and an employer.<p>This could be …

Savvy Sales Techniques For Startups

Even if you have come up with a winning product or service idea, it won’t bring your startup business success unless you know how to sell it. There …

Startups

From 0 to $1B - Slack's Founder Shares Their Epic Launch Strategy

“HELL YEAH WE'RE USING @SlackHQ AT WORK I. LOVE. SLACK.”<p>“Dear @SlackHQ, I love you. Yours, Dan”<p>“@SlackHQ YOU COMPLETE ME”<p>You’ve probably heard about …

Product Management

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Banks open the spigots slowly

Borrowing gets easier for small firms, but lenders still favor larger loans.<p>When restaurateur Amin Himani took out a seven-year, $700,000 loan …

Pros and Cons of Peer-to-Peer Lending

Peer-to-peer lending can be the answer to all kinds of situations in which you need to get your hands on some cash. Maybe you want to reduce or …

RBS says it will send small firms to peer-to-peer lenders

New partnership comes as part of a push for improved small business financing<p>Royal Bank of Scotland has teamed up with a pair of peer-to-peer lenders to offer alternative loans to small companies that are rejected by the bank, in the industry's latest attempt to improve access to corporate …

Why so many business owners are turning to online business loans

Online lending is increasingly a faster, easier solution for small businesses. OnDeck <i>This post is sponsored by OnDeck.</i><p>Financing has always been a challenge for business owners, and it's only become more difficult since 2008.<p>Traditional lenders, like banks and credit unions, collectively moved …

Small Business

You Got Into College. Now What?

Congratulations! After months of agonizing over applications, essays and SAT scores, you have received an acceptance letter from the college of your choice. Now, as an officially college bound student (or parent of a student) you may be feeling a new sense of anxiety over how to cover the cost of …

Young, Broke And Creditworthy

After graduating from Princeton in 2003, Louis Beryl took a job in New York City trading energy derivatives. While his new employer, Morgan Stanley, promised to reimburse his relocation expenses, he needed $8,000 to front the costs of the move–not the sort of thing a 22-year-old with little credit …

Why We Need 'Startup Maniacs' To Grow The US Economy

As a result, he has to constantly increase his <i>metaphysical bandwidth</i>. He doesn't sleep much. He creates one new project after another. Some ideas work. Some don't. Some get funding and take off. Others languish.<p>Sound familiar?<p>David had me ready to jump on board with a new startup he created to help …

Startups

7 Ridiculously Useful Tips For Job Hunters

Work.<p>The dreaded, daily, servitude that burdens your already tired and weary shoulders. Beaten, bedraggled and crestfallen you slump out of your bed at 6am, ready for another day of instant coffee, TPS reports and habitual sighing.<p>If any part of that sounds like you -or your daily routine – then …

Four key leadership lessons from top female executives

Recent studies have revealed something that many savvy women have known all along: women are good for business. With so many women-run startups cropping up and more companies looking to create diverse boardrooms, women are proving to deliver tangible and intangible advantages. A recent analysis by …

Despite Falling Display Ad Sales, Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer Maintains a ‘Startup’ Mentality

During a call with analysts today announcing quarterly results, Yahoo chief Marissa Mayer remarked that if her company—founded in the mid-1990s—were …

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The 24-Minute Morning Routine That Will Make You an Entrepreneurial Rock Star

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Time is one of your most coveted and scarce resources as an entrepreneur, so maximizing pockets of time in your day through a productive routine is crucial.<p>Probably the most important period of your day is when you first wake up. Your …

Time Management

5 Ways to Work from Home More Effectively

More people are foregoing a lengthy commute and working from home. Whether you are a full-time freelancer or the occasional telecommuter, working outside an office can be a challenge. What are the best ways to set yourself up for success? How do you stay focused and productive? And how do you keep …

Match Your Productivity Approach to the Way You Work

Within weeks of starting my first job out of college, I was sent to the in-house time management training program. I dutifully attended the class and used the planner as instructed. But as the weeks went by, I noticed that my productivity hadn’t improved. And I wasn’t the only one. As I looked …

4 Incredibly Simple Ways to Become More Innovative

Here's how you can make your quest for innovation a daily habit.<p><i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>Innovation. It's easy to talk about it--it's probably one of your department's key goals or built into your company's …

6 Best Practices for Working From Home

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>More and more entrepreneurs are working remotely. They may have an "office" at home, in a co-working space or even at the nearest coffee shop. Fortunately, technology has allowed everyone -- even entrepreneurs who commute to a traditional …

Productivity

3 steps to a better work-life balance

In the rush of office life, work-life balance can be easy to look past, but companies do so at their peril.<p>For any entrepreneur with a business to grow, passion is a prerequisite. However, even something as important as passion needs to be counterbalanced. It may not seem intuitive when you're …

Close Deals Faster With These 5 Steps

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The first thing I would look at in any sales process is how to shorten and simplify it. I focus on this because of the countless times I have seen buyers demonstrate a sensitivity to time.<p>Whether filling up the gas tank, checking out a …

Demonstration

5 questions to ask a financial adviser before hiring one

<i>My husband and I have been reluctant to work with a financial adviser because my husband doesn't trust anyone. What questions should we ask to be sure that we're getting someone who is competent and reliable? -- Deb J., Maryland</i><p>It's no secret that the financial industry has a trust problem. Money …