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Want More Consulting Clients? Use These 6 Simple Strategies | Inc.com

During my career as a small business coach/consultant, there have certainly been times of struggle, especially in the beginning years. Most consultants wonder where the next client will come from. They may ask, "Are my rates too high?" and many even wonder if their rates are too low. The typical …

Financial Planning 101

Introduction to Financial Planning<p>Updated September 09, 2016<p>Personal finance covers a wide variety of money topics including budgeting, expenses, …

5 ways to build a powerful, persuasive speech

When you’re tasked with a business presentation, there’s more on the line than making yourself understood. Your goals are bigger: winning new …

Do you have what it takes to start your own franchise?

Do you have an entrepreneurial spirit or experience running a company but want an established brand behind you before you venture out on your …

Email Marketing Hacks: Read This Checklist Before Hitting Send

Sending a bulk email is an irreversible process. You cannot undo it, edit it, or pull it back from the subscriber’s inbox.<p>It’s done, and you can do …

Why and How to Improve Your Writing as a Web Designer or Developer

As web designers and developers, you may not view writing as an essential tool for your business. You’re busy focusing on the specialized skills that …

10 books every digital marketer should read

Now that we're into the second month of 2014, you've probably already broken or abandoned most of your New Year's resolutions. (Or maybe that's just …

3 Split Tests to Improve Your Direct Mail Results

If you want to increase your response rate, make sure you are ALWAYS testing something new.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Of course you want better results from your mailings. The worst thing you can do is to become complacent and think the mailing piece you’ve got is …

10 Powerful Ways to Master Self-Discipline

Like everything else that brings progress, the greatest struggle is always with ourselves.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It may be hard to believe when you’re facing a hot-fudge sundae or the prospect of sleeping in versus hitting the gym, but studies show that people …

What Is A Digital Marketing Strategy?

Do you really know what a digital marketing strategy is or are you blurring the lines with marketing tactics? Read on to discover the clear …

32 Ways to Advertise Your Business For Free!

Advertising for your business doesn’t have to be expensive. In fact, you can advertise your business for free <i>and</i> it can be a lot of fun! In today’s …

This Flowchart Helps You Find Your Leadership Style

If you ever have to step up and manage people, it can be pretty difficult to figure out the best way to do it in a way that both works with your …

Leadership

Forget Marijuana Stocks: Buy These 3 Biotech Stocks Instead

Why are investors so excited and intrigued by marijuana stocks? Some want to ride the wave of growing acceptance of cannabis-based products. Others like the momentum. I think, though, that investors can find better risk-versus-reward potential in three biotech stocks: <b>Organovo Holdings</b> (NASDAQ: …

Green Charge: The Energy Storage Startup Transforming A $100 Billion Market

The energy storage industry has grown to become a $100 billion market, projected to reach $250 billion by 2040.<p>This massive valuation is due, in part, to more than 50% of consumer energy bills being attributed to peak hour charges. Noticing the need to make energy usage more affordable and …

Clean Energy

10 Investing Rules You Should Know by Heart

So you want to invest -- or perhaps you're already investing. That's great! After all, relatively few of us have pensions to look forward to in retirement, so it's more on us than ever to sock money away for the future and grow a meaningful nest egg. As you invest, here are 10 rules you should know …

How to Write a Small Business Marketing Plan

Starting a small business takes grit, passion, determination, and focus. Coming up with an idea that is profitable and fills a market need is no …

Foam rolling: 5-minute routine to stretch your body

Foam rolling, also called self-myofascial release, is performed using a cylindrical piece of foam. There are many different ways you can use a foam roller, all of which are intended to release muscle tightness and tension, increase blood flow and increase your range of motion.<p>Foam rolling is one of …