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US Unemployment Rate Rises

We do not normally take a rise in the unemployment rate as being good news. And yesterday it was announced that the US unemployment rate has indeed risen. And yet this is good news: it shows that one of the most pernicious overhangs of the Great Recession is finally fading away. The effects of long …

3 Habits of Highly Successful Entrepreneurs

I have worked with some of Silicon Valley's best entrepreneurs and unfortunately some dismal ones too. Because we are all part of the Software Revolution, the Valley attracts the world's most ambitious and gives everyone a chance to build something great. So what determines if you will build what …

People with this personality type are more likely to become entrepreneurs — here's why

Science suggests there's one personality type that's more likely to ditch the corporate structure and work for themselves.<p>A new report from Truity Psychometrics, a provider of online personality and career assessments, found in its ranking of the personality types most likely to be self-employed …

5 Online Marketing Basics Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs spend a considerable amount of time learning how to boost their businesses. Marketing is key to the success of a business and online marketing is ever so important. According to Constant Contact, 84 percent of people say …

Marketing's Next Big Thing: The Internet Of Things

Recently I wrote about how marketing executives need to be both entrepreneurial and tech-savvy. It might be enlightening to look more closely at the “tech” that marketers need to be savvy about.<p>The ubiquity of digital technology offers a level of interaction with consumers that yesterday’s …