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Female founders group wants to encourage more women entrepreneurs to start businesses

It’s widely known that the technology startup scene is dominated by male founders and investors. But if for some reason you doubt that, consider that in 2017 just 17 percent of companies had a female founder, a number that hasn’t changed in <i>five</i> years, according to Crunchbase. Companies with at …

Entrepreneurship

The Best Social Apps To Network On The Go

If you’re anything like me, you’re almost always on the go! With a busy lifestyle, it can get so tricky to keep track of personal and work relationships in your life, build your network, and keep up with important events.<p>Sound like you? Well not to fear, because I’ve curated a list of some of the …

How Daymond John Shuts Down Skeptics--and Why He Thinks Most Entrepreneurs Are Wasting Their Time

The entrepreneur and TV star explains the value of goals and grit--and 'Shark Tank' idiots.<p>Don't tell Daymond John there isn't enough time in the day to get everything done. He might just tell you off.<p>After all, the father of three is running three businesses he's launched--the urban clothing brand …

Entrepreneurship

How to Become a Millionaire by Your 30s, According to Millennials Who Have Done It

'Cancel Netflix. Stay off Instagram.'<p>By any definition, becoming a millionaire by your 30s isn’t easy, unless you happen to come from a lot of money. …

Personal Finance

This Entrepreneur is Accessorizing the Millennial

The entrepreneur has recently received an investment of $650,000 from the Singapore-based Lion Rock Capital<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>It takes a moment to realize where your passion …

Entrepreneurship

Why Your Brand Plan Is More Important Than Your Business Plan

If people don't know who you are and what you represent, they won't do business with you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Why should you care about branding? Because these days, everyone will Google you before they visit your restaurant, buy your products, hire you to …

Small Business

5 Things NOT to Do With Your Generational Marketing

Are you in tune with what different generations of shoppers want? Probably not: A recent survey reports marketers are often off base about what …

Why Building a Community Is the Best Thing You Can Do for Your Brand (and How to Do It)

Does your brand have a community? If not, here's how to get started (and why you should).<p>There are many strategies that exist to create, shape, or support your brand. You can invest in positive PR opportunities, use a marketing campaign to reach a new target demographic, or even undergo a rebrand …

11 LinkedIn Experts Share their Best Unusual Hack for LinkedIn Marketing

Learn from these LinkedIn Marketing unicorns on how to amp up your LinkedIn presence<p>Through the years, LinkedIn continues to grow as a platform to generate quality leads for businesses. In fact, 80% of B2B leads come from LinkedIn, and fully 79% of B2B marketers say that Linkedin has been an …

4 Strategies For Brand Elevation In 2018

Elevating your brand in 2018 takes some strategies that should combine a mix of out of the box innovation and tried and true marketing.<p>We live in the …

3 Reasons Millennials Might Choose Online Learning Over A Traditional Degree

Traditional education tracks have been the most common way to further your career for decades, but recently online learning has begun to compete in that space.<p>Common career advice to young adults graduating high school is to get a degree, because you can only go so far without one. However, there …

Online Learning

South Korea aims for startup gold

Joanna Glasner Contributor<p>Joanna Glasner is a reporter for Crunchbase.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Not a minimalist? Startups will gladly store, manage and deliver your items<br>• The state of the unicorn<p>Back in 2011, when South Korea won its longshot bid to host the 2018 Winter Olympics, the country …

Startups

Daymond John's Rise and Grind Habits for a Successful Business and Life

The Shark investor shares his success secrets.<p>This story originally appeared on Lewis Howes<p>Today you’re in for a real treat. I interviewed a friend of mine -- and king of dad jokes -- Daymond John. He was telling so many dad jokes that had me rolling, I didn’t even think we were going to be able to …

Entrepreneurship

This 'Shark Tank' Shark Always Flies Economy. Here's the Surprising Reason Why

All the money in the world--and an economy class ticket. Here's why.<p>The rich aren't like you and me.<p>They live in different neighborhoods.<p>Bill Gates says they need to pay more taxes (himself included).<p>When they own NBA teams, they actually want them to lose. (We're looking at you, Mark Cuban.)<p>And …

Behind-the-scenes secrets of 'Shark Tank' from a CEO who landed a deal with Kevin O'Leary

Although it's just a few minutes on TV, a segment on ABC's "Shark Tank" can be a make-or-break moment for the small business owners competing to land …

Top 3 SMS Marketing Considerations

Business owners, marketers, and salespeople are continually on the lookout for more effective and efficient ways to market their business to gain …

How to Buy a Business, Email Marketing and Other Articles You May Have Missed This Week

<b>Small Business Reading List</b> By Rieva Lesonsky<b></b> <b>Best Practices</b>• How to buy a business in 3 steps<br>• 13 creative ways to make Presidents’ Day pay off<br>• 5 secrets …

Small Business

Should Your Small Business Use Twitter?

<i>This post about Twitter was adapted from a blog by Kenny Soto that originally appeared on</i> <i>SCORE</i><i>.</i> Despite recent controversies, Twitter still has …

How to Optimize Mobile Marketing for Brick-and-Mortar Businesses

<i>(Editor’s note: This post originally appeared on the Infusionsoft blog. Read the original post here.)</i>Does your brick-and-mortar business offer …

Marketing

Company gives small businesses, nonprofits free promo products

Every month, Aurora-based Quality Logo Products donates $500 in promotional products to a small business or nonprofit in need of a marketing …

Daymond John Breaks Down Every Number He Uses to Keep His Investments Successful [VIDEO] | Inc.com

Entrepreneurship

Oh, No! Not Another Article About Millennials!

Avocado toast and Snapchat pics aren't all millennials are about, and these ten success stories help prove that.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Millennials, defined as the generation born between 1981 and 1997, surpassed boomers as the nation’s largest generation in …

Blockchain

3 Signs It's Time to Close Your Business and Start Something New

Sometimes, cutting your losses and moving on is your fastest path to success.<p>One of the most agonizing choices an entrepreneur inevitably faces is whether or not to close their business. But rather than make this choice on <i>their</i> terms, most business owners wait until liquidity issues doom their …

Business Strategy

Are you a Lifelong Learner?

Entrepreneurialism is a great teacher. But what if you need a more knowledgeable professor?<p><i>At the core of the</i> <i>Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO)</i><i>'s</i> <i>mission is an unrelenting commitment to helping both young and experienced entrepreneurs learn and grow to new levels of leadership, in business and beyond.</i> …

Most of America's Fastest Growing Companies Aren't in Tech. Here's Where to Find Them.

Surprise! Most fast growers are in non-tech fields like retail, construction and government services.<p>In a game of word association, the prompt "entrepreneur" might elicit responses like "Silicon Valley," "venture capital," and (pick one) "Zuckerberg"/"Musk"/"Jobs." But, in actuality, the large …

4 Tips for Picking Up Your Business After a Marketing Fail

There’s plenty of inspirational and sometimes helpful stories on recovery from failure told by successful entrepreneurs. However, while articles like …

Marketing

Business Mentor: How to successfully use social media for business

The core of any business revolves around the right marketing strategy to gain leverage over competitors. And knowing how much time, effort and money …

21 Best Marketing Conferences You'll Want to Attend - Small Business Trends

Marketing conferences are beneficial especially when you’re trying to network with other marketers around the globe. Networking is a fundamental …

Marketing

10 Top Suggestions for Increasing Sales, Getting Found in Search and More - Small Business Trends

If you want to improve your small business’s sales, you can go about it a lot of different ways. You can change the way you approach sales calls, you …

Small Business