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13 Red Flags That Will Get Your Pitch Rejected Every Time

Investors are people too. A positive first impression can quickly turn negative if you innocently seem to violate business basics while profiling your new venture.<p>After listening to hundreds of startup pitches, and reading even more business plans, most new venture investors develop their own …

Investing

20 Confidence-Boosting Tricks You'll Love

If you’re self-assured, believe whole-heartedly in your abilities, know your judgements to be sound, and feel prepared for any of life’s challenges, …

Self-improvement

4 Steps to Reinventing Yourself After Hitting Rock Bottom

Failure is the unpleasant beginning of being reborn as an entrepreneur.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Hitting rock bottom -- as energetic, smart and business-savvy entrepreneurial -- types, this dreadful phrase is simply not in our vocabularies.<p>But it happens -- even …

Motivation

8 Real Estate Market Trends in 2016

Maybe you are thinking about buying a home or selling your current one? Or you are considering investing in real estate? Then, you need to know the …

Real Estate

The 14 Phrases Every VC Wants to Hear in Your Pitch

<i>This article is part of</i> Tools of the Trade<i>, a weekly series in which a variety of experts share actionable tips for achieving fast and effective</i> …

Venture Capital

The Top 10 Branding Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make - OLBlog

A big part of starting a business is having a plan then having thediscipline to act on it. Being part of a startup isn’t always glamorous, and often …

Should You Invest In Real Estate In The Northeast?

<b>Best Investments in the Northeast</b><p><b>Quick Hits: These are not high-growth markets, the opportunity is for long-term growth at low risk . Rentals near expanding healthcare concentrations, especially, can have good success. Although population growth has been modest, the low living costs – particularly</b> …

Real Estate

12 Business Metrics That Every Company Should Know

<b>HOW DO YOU</b> measure your company’s performance?<p>The way <i>not</i> to do it is by following your gut feeling. Running a successful business requires a thorough …

9 Things the Most Successful People Do Every Day

Dany Garcia, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's manager and business partner, on goals, decision making, professional relationships... and achieving more than you ever thought possible.<p>I'm fortunate to know a number of incredibly successful people. I always learn at least one thing from conversations with …

Success

20 Business Ideas to Start With Little or NO Money

Business Ideas<p>Have you always dreamed of being your own boss and taking control of your time, but never had any clue on what idea to start with? If …

The 4 Essential Questions Your Content Must Answer in Less than 15 Seconds

A rodeo cowboy gets eight seconds to become a champion. What can content marketers do with nearly twice that time?HubSpot reports it takes less than …

Marketing

The 10 most affordable housing markets in the US

Coldwell Banker recently released its annual Home Listing Report, which tracks the most affordable real estate markets in the US. Each of the top 10 are either in major cities or within commuting distance of a major metropolis, including Detroit and Cleveland at No. 1 and No. 2, respectively.<p>To …

Real Estate

6 Marketing Tools You Probably Haven’t Heard of But Should Be Using

<i>This piece originally appeared on AllBusiness.com.</i><p>Between your company’s presence on social media to its website traffic, your marketing strategy …

Marketing

7 Costly startup traps that entrepreneurs should not fall for

Share17<p>Tweet<p>Share7<p>+14<p>Shares 28<p>All new business ideas at most of the times come from people who are working full time, possibly raising a family and …

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15 common supplement ingredients that could make you seriously sick

From omega-3s to prenatal vitamins, supplements can provide major benefits. But a new analysis from Consumer Reports reveals many ingredients found in popular supplements could seriously compromise your health.<p>Unlike prescription drugs and OTC medicines like ibuprofen or aspirin, "supplements are …

24 Laws Of Eating For Muscle

A great workout is just the beginning when it comes to building muscle. Here are some key nutrition and supplementation tips for the other 23 hours …

John Cena’s Workout Routine Is INSANE!

We all know John Cena for his reign as the world’s most famous professional wrestler and for his leading roles in various movies. But did you know …

Why Teams Fail: The C-Word

Silicon Valley is bubbling these days. Uber recently raised $3.5B (that’s right, that’s B for Billions). Almost 60% of San Francisco’s houses are now valued above $1M (fewer than 20% were just a few years ago). And the US National Basketball (featuring major Golden State Warriors players) just came …

Team Building

Top 7 Cheapest Cities for Buy-and-Hold Investment Properties

If you’re among the many investors looking to obtain a buy-and-hold investment property on a budget, then you’ll appreciate this list! If you want to …

How to Buy an Investment Properties With No Money

You’ve heard, “in order to make money, you have to spend money.” But, how true is that? In fact, there are ways to make money in real estate with no …

Real Estate

How To Dominate Content Marketing With Machine Learning Tools

The internet is loaded with too much content.<p>Whether you’re blogging, publishing a video, or sharing an image, you are contributing to the 2.5 …

Marketing

6 Must-Have Real Estate Investment Tools

Before starting any real estate investment, you want to have a number of tools ready that will simplify and make certain tasks more efficient. It’s …

5-Day Bodybuilding Schedule for Men

One of the most popular bodybuilding workout schedules is a five-day split, in which you train one of five parts of your body on a each day of the …

5 Cheap Startup Tools for Businesses on a Shoestring Budget

Founding a startup today is a lot more doable than it has been over the past decade. It still isn’t cheap, though, especially if you want to build …

Project Management

4 Tools That Make Your Small Business Look Big

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being a small company has its benefits: You’re agile, able to change directions at a moment’s notice. You’ve got autonomy, as your business is independent of a giant conglomerate. No, you’re not attracting the same number of consumers as …

Small Business

3 Must Use Tools For Entrepreneurs Doing Under Six-Figures

If you read that article that I did called Entrepreneur, don't make this hard. You'll totally get this quick insight I am going to share with you about tools. These three areas are the most frequent areas that I see Entrepreneurs struggle unnecessarily. They make it hard either because they won't …

Project Management

The Right Way to Sauce Pasta

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>"I'll have a glass of the grappa, please," I said to the bartender at the Italian restaurant down the street from my house.<p>"You are the first person I have ever seen order that," she exclaimed in response. I asked her how long she'd been working there, figuring it …

The 9 states that got walloped by foreclosures in 2015

The good news, according to real estate research firm RelatyTrac, is that foreclosure proceedings dropped 3% in 2015 to their lowest level since 2006.<p>Additionally, foreclosure starts were at a 10-year low.<p>The bad news is that foreclosures increased for 24 states and bank repossessions increased …

Real Estate

5 Things Not to Do Running a Small Business

Founder and Creative Director of Undefined Creative<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I've been a creative entrepreneur since 2005. My first design company was a partnership with my significant other. It was largely a freestyle experiment in running a business, conducted …

Entrepreneurship