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10 Business Tips for Building a Multimillion-Dollar Company

Here's what you need to know if you want to start a business.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Are you trying to start a business? In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Neil Patel gives his 10 most important business tips you can use to start building a …

Business Strategy

14 changes to make in your 30s that will set you up for lifelong success

Sam Walton founded Walmart at age 44; Julia Child published her first cookbook at 60. Your best years may be way ahead of you.<p>It'll depend a lot on …

4 Tips to Growing a Multimillion-Dollar Business With Zero Debt and No Investors

Attracting valuable clients requires that you invest in revenue drivers, existing clients -- and yourself<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Despite the New York Times' report that we're in the midst of a "startup slump," a staggering percentage of startup leaders would say …

Entrepreneurship

Every investor needs to know these 12 valuation ratios

An uninformed investor: "This stock is so cheap! The current stock price is only $0.50!"<p>A smart investor: "Umm…the stock price means nothing. Your stock's EBITDA multiple is negative!"<p>I know. Cheesy example. But hopefully, it gets the point across. Just because the stock price is trading under $1 …

Investing

I ditched my financial advisor for an app, and saving money has never been easier

At the risk of sounding cliché, I'm a millennial with almost no investing experience. I have a 401(k) retirement account, but all my non-retirement savings has been stashed in a standard savings account from Bank of America.<p>With interest rates low and my savings not doing much, I decided it was …

Retirement

How This Dessert Shop Got 20,000 Instagram Followers in 6 Months Without Advertising

What you can learn from this New York dessert shop's social media strategy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How does an ice cream shop in a crowded city grow a mass following in less than six months with zero advertising budget?<p>Instagram.<p>New Territories is a dessert shop …

Hong Kong

32 Proven Ways to Make Money Fast

Some day you'll always have enough for rent without worry. In the meantime, you have to hussle.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In a bind? Need some fast cash? We're talking here about small bursts of capital, not millions of dollars -- enough to satisfy your monthly …

Personal Finance

How to Become the Best in the World at What You Do | Inc.com

It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. You know exactly what you want to do, but there are endless obstacles in your way.<p>There is so much competition -- thousands or millions of people competing to do exactly what you want to do.<p>How do you get out of the rat race?<p>How do you advance …

Motivation

How to Train Your Brain to Get What You Want in 60 Days | Inc.com

In April 2015, I got serious about my goal to become a professional writer. I had written an e-book, <i>Slipstream Time Hacking,</i>and was anxious to know how to traditionally publish it. At that time, I had just barely put up my own website and had a subscriber base of zero.<p>I decided literary agents …

Self-improvement

6 Elements of a Million-Dollar Brand

It takes a lot of effort to make your company look like a winner.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It's obvious that a path to a million-dollar anything will be immensely difficult and require a lot of dedication. Once you’ve decided that you can dedicate yourself to …

Customer Service

12 Millionaire Habits to Start Making Serious Money Soon and Build Wealth in a Hurry

Get-rich-quick schemes rarely work but doing the right things every day rarely fails.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There's a mindset that's prevalent these days. It's one of instant gratification in an on-demand society that looks for quick results with very little …

Self-improvement

There Is a Best Time to Publish on Social Media and You Can Determine When It Is

You work hard to post good content. Don't let it be overlooked because of poor timing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You constantly pump out great content, so it’s only natural you want it to be seen by the most people possible.<p>Strategic timing of the posts and sharing …

Inspiration

5 Steps to Becoming a Major League Digital Influencer

This "Entrepreneur" contributor built up half a million followers in three years. How'd he do it?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Influencer marketing is now growing faster than digital marketing, according to research from Quora.<p>So it probably comes as no surprise that …

Marketing

Boost Your Rankings With the Ultimate Local SEO Cheat Sheet (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Here’s a question for you...where does your business appear in search engine results?<p>First page? Second page? Even further back?<p>The fact of the matter is, where your business lands in search engine results matters, quite a bit in fact. …

Customers

Make $50,000 Per Month Through Facebook Advertising With These Top Tips

Develop a strategy that can propel your business forward.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There's nothing more rewarding than smashing through sales plateaus, and Facebook ads can help push your business to new heights. However, throwing money at the platform or creating …

Business Strategy

4 Steps to an Unforgettable Social Media Strategy for B2B Companies

Social media should be profitable in the B2B sector, if you deploy the right strategy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’ve successfully used Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube and Twitter to generate leads and sales for my digital marketing agency, The Media …

Marketing

25 Ways to Save $250 (or More) Monthly That Most Business Owners Are Ignoring

The fastest way to fatten the bottom line is to shrink pointless expenses.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I get it -- money is tight. So, how does saving $250 a month sound? There are tons of ways business owners can save hundreds of dollars (or more) each month. Sadly, …

Personal Finance

Why You Should Launch a Brand, Not a Product

Five reasons brands are what really matter to your consumers -- and your bottom line.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Contrary to what many entrepreneurs may think, a product is not a brand. Many companies just starting out launch products -- a new innovation or new way …

Hung Up

40 Simple Daily Rituals for Getting Ahead in Business and Life | Inc.com

The most successful people you know didn't get where they are by doing things like everyone else. One thing they likely have in common: Consistently doing the right things day in and out. Here's what dozens of high achieving executives say are their secrets to getting ahead in business and life.<p>1. …

Mark Twain

Finding Investors Through LinkedIn

How can this business network platform help you land business funding? Read more to find out.<p><i>The following excerpt is from the staff of Entrepreneur Media’s book</i> Finance Your Business<i>. Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes<p>Thanks to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission lifting the …

Investing

7 Ways to Turn Instagram Followers Into Customers for Life

Use these seven ways to reach out to prospects and make them want to buy from you, over and over again.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from Kim Walsh Phillips’s book</i> Ultimate Guide to Instagram for Business<i>. Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & …

Marketing

A Navy SEAL explains 8 secrets to grit and resilience

Sometimes you just want to quit. You know you shouldn’t but nothing seems better than crawling back into bed and hiding under the covers. (I am there …

Nobel Prize

A Step-by-Step Guide to Migrate Your Site to HTTPS

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Online security is becoming an increasingly important area for businesses of every size. And one of the most basic forms of online security entails switching to HTTPS hosting.<p>Of course there are loads of factors to consider, but aside …

Information Security

Want to Raise Inspired Kids? A Navy SEAL Commander Says Teach Them These 10 Things | Inc.com

A few years ago, a retired Navy SEAL commander named Bill McRaven gave a graduation speech at the University of Texas. His words went viral, starting with his advice that no matter what you do, if you want to be successful, you should make your bed in the morning.<p>McRaven, who had been in charge of …

Self-improvement

Tony Robbins: For a better quality of life, answer these 3 questions

Whether it's having a more successful business, a healthier body, a stronger relationship or all of the above, people are always on the lookout for …

Tony Robbins

Keep Moving or Die: 3 Tips to Prevent Analysis Paralysis

If you can't keep up with the pace of business, your company is as doomed as your wishy-washy decision-maker's job.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Late last year, one of BMW’s chief labor representatives chastised the company for taking too long to develop …

Management

25 Alan Watts Quotes That Will Blow Your Mind Wide Open

Alan Watts was a British philosopher who spoke about Asian philosophies for a Western audience. He wrote over 25 books and was an excellent orator on …

10 Startup Friendly Tools to Help Your Lead-Generation Efforts

Here are a list of some the best tools out there to help get customers to come knocking in no time.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For startups, it can be hard to close a deal. Hell, it's hard enough even to get prospects to walk in the door. As the new kid on the …

Marketing