Michcail Pusey

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How I Finally Snagged My Dream Domain Name

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One entrepreneur explains how she was able to get the perfect URL for her startup and what lessons she learned along the way. Last week, after almost two full years of being called S.W. Basics, we finally secured our dream url: …

What to Do When the Big Fish You Hired Roils Your Startup's Small Pond

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When an entrepreneur is starting a new company, there is great temptation to hire one or more "big shots.'' These are, usually, very talented people who attract attention and investment. That’s all well and good as long as the big shot is …

Even If Your Goals Seem Out of Reach, Stay Motivated With These 6 Strategies

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article originally appeared on Aug. 29, 2014</i><p>I’ve been working on one project in particular for what seems like forever now -- and I’m growing frustrated. I have nothing to show for my hard work. The project feels as if it has come to …

Everything You Need for a Winning Crowdfunding Campaign (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Successful crowdfunding is a bit of an art. You have to win over the hearts of people enough that they are willing to open their wallets. There is no one-size-fits-all method.<p>What platform should you use? While it’s generally agreed that …

3 Ways to Overcome Fear Immediately

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If there is one thing that holds millions of people back each day from growing as an individual, achieving high levels of success and becoming the best version of themselves, fear is definitely at the top of the list.<p>High achievers, …

Consider Inventing as a Form of Investment

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Like any traditional business venture, inventing involves spending money to make money. Therefore, when contemplating the commercialization (and monetization) of an idea for an invention, think about all opportunities you have to spend …

Making a 700-Mile Commute Work

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When Kevin Bobowski was recruited a year ago, Bobowski wasn’t in the market for a new job. Still, he was intrigued with the opportunity to head up the marketing and sales development efforts for fast-growing firm Offerpop, a leading …

Letter to a Young Entrepreneur: 3 Things to Remember

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Sometimes, inspiration comes from unlikely places.<p>Rainer Maria Rilke is a favorite well-known poet of the early 20th century. One of the great legacies he left behind is a volume entitled <i>Letters to a Young Poet</i> which was published …

5 Steps for Building a Great Startup Team

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>No matter how strong your idea is, the fate of your startup ultimately rests on your team being able to work well to execute it. But how can you be certain that you’ve assembled the right team to drive success? Here are five steps to use …

8 Ways to Effectively Lead Entrepreneurial Employees

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A person doesn't have to own a business to be an entrepreneur. Many people with an entrepreneurial mind-set wait years to start their own companies. Othersnever start their own companies.<p>In the meantime, they work for you. Yet they’re …

Strip the Unnecessary Out of the Day to Day and Get Stuff Done

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In corporate speak, “getting efficient” is code word for closing offices and removing sloppy excess, a polite excuse for letting people go without actually calling it a firing.<p>In a small business, it means doing more with what you have. …

6 Steps to Create an Effective BYOD Plan (Infographic)

With workplaces more mobile and interconnected than ever, many employees have the ability to work from home or on the go. While at first glance, having a bring your own device (BYOD) policy in your office can help with flexibility and cutting costs, it could also lead to security issues and major …

3 Reasons Your Business Isn't Growing

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’ve had a number of recent discussions with entrepreneurs in companies with at least a couple of years under their belts, so not exactly startups, and I’ve noticed a chief complaint: "Why won't my company grow faster?"<p>This is an easy …

9 Tips for Packing Your Brand's Message Into a 15-Second Instagram Video

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It has been shown through data, most recently by Forrester Research, that Instagram represents by far, the best platform for marketers to interact with consumers. Brands are beginning to understand that having a presence on the platform …

5 reasons not to retire in the U.S.

When it comes to retiring, more baby boomers are finding greener (and cheaper) pastures overseas.<p>More than half a million retirees receive their …

10 things rich people know that you don’t

As a financial adviser, I have occasionally found myself feeling envious of certain clients. Not because of their wealth — but because they were …

The 5 most important things I’ve learned working for a startup (and watching Anchorman)

Two years ago, I joined a startup. I was the first employee, actually. I had absolutely no clue what to expect and even less of a clue as to what I was doing.<p>The truth is, joining a startup kind of feels like joining a crazed gang. You aren’t entirely sure what’s going to happen next and how you’re …

Chris Anderson: Point & Click Manufacturing on Autodesk

40+ Passive Income Ideas and Ways to Make Extra Money

Do you want to earn $100, $1000 — or even more — on the side? You can start earning extra income today with the help of this list of ideas I’ve put …

Investing

Extra Income Guide: How to Make Extra Money

This guide is intended to provide readers with ideas, how-to tips, and resources on <b>building multiple income streams and generating extra income</b>. If …

How Much House Can I Afford? 6 Ways to Find Out

If you want to purchase a home, you might wonder, “how much house can I afford to buy?” With the mortgage rates still close to its all-time lows and …

Business

The 1936 book that every business person should read

Strauss Zelnick is chief executive and chairman of the company that makes Grand Theft Auto, BioShock and other cutting-edge videogames. But he says the book that has most influenced him is Dale Carnegie’s 1936 bestseller, <i>How to Win Friends and Influence People</i>.<p>“The title is unfortunate because it …

Self-improvement

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