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3 Ways to Get Your Amazon Customers to Buy Directly From You

Listing products on Amazon has its advantages, but it can be costly.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Small-business owners are faced with a difficult decision when it comes to reaching a larger audience online: Either they can invest valuable resources in marketing, or …

eCommerce

Blogging Tips: How to Write the Best Headline in the World

Follow these headline tips when blogging for your business!As you’re blogging for your business, how much time to do you spend on headlines? The …

Infographics

26 Inexpensive Customer Delight Ideas Worth Trying to Fuel Business Growth

A base of one-time buyers is a recipe for a sinking business. Your company can only live off of short-term customers for so long — to thrive, it …

Marketing

Six Fast-Track Tips For Starting A Content Marketing Program

Imagine this. It’s a few months into 2018 and your business hasn’t started the new content plan you created during EOY planning. Sound relatable? With the busy schedules of brand leaders and the typical function of a modern company, this is not an uncommon story. But content marketing is becoming …

Marketing

The Best Website Builder for Small Businesses

After researching 17 of the top website-building services and hosts, building 20 websites with seven of the most promising ones, and changing …

Small Business

How This Founder Turned Her Newsletter, Girls' Night In, Into a Full-Time Job

Step one: Identify an underserved audience. Step two: Serve it really well.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Alisha Ramos, 28, knows that the cool kids stay in on Friday night. She is the founder of Girls' Night In, a newsletter-based lifestyle brand and community that …

Entrepreneurship

You Don't Need to Be on YouTube to Make Money With Video Content

With changes to YouTube's Partner Program, many small content creators are looking elsewhere.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There's been a dramatic shift within the digital world, and consumers are no longer simply consuming content. Everyone with a smartphone who …

Media Industry

The 7 Biggest Secrets Of Social Media Influencers

Have you ever seen someone on social media, maybe someone in your profession, with a hundred thousand followers and wondered, how the heck did they get so popular?<p>They’re certainly experts, and are good with their words, but there’s often nothing spectacular about them. Given enough time to …

Public Relations

How I Make a Full-Time Income in My Spare Time -- And How You Can, Too

Affiliate marketing is simple, but it's not easy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a young man, I learned how to make money online, initially to pay off my mother’s debt. I’ve used these same skills to create a lifestyle that many dream about, flying 96 times just this …

Marketing

5 Ways To Establish A Personal Brand On The Internet

Odds are, you already Googled everyone from your Tinder date to your prospective employer. But did you ever stop to think that they probably Google YOU as well? Tinder aside, 93% of employers said they will search for your social media profiles during the interview process. What does your online …

Employment

Here's Why You Shouldn't Design Your Brand for Instagram -- and What to Do Instead

Here are steps entrepreneurs need to take to build a strong brand that outlives the Instagram moment.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When it comes to building a brand, entrepreneurs need to focus on developing a solid foundation of trust with customers -- not just …

Marketing

What Airbnb Did to New York City

Airbnb’s effects on the city’s housing market have been dramatic, a report suggests. And other cities could soon see the same pattern.<p>There are two kinds of horror stories about Airbnb. When the home-sharing platform first appeared, the initial cautionary tales tended to emphasize extreme guest …

Housing

53 design terms and tips to help marketers level-up

When I first started out in marketing, I didn’t quite predict that I’d be a part-time designer, too.<p>Now, in 2016, visual content is more than 40X more likely to get shared on social media than other types of content and it’s become obvious and even necessary for all of us marketers to have at least …

UI Design

Can You Make Money for Living from Blogging?

Simple answer is “Yes”. However, the real answer to – can you make money for living from blogging – question is much broader. Although it’s slightly …

Marketing

8 Traits of Outstanding People

Outstanding isn't something a person has, it is something a person does.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We know that the outstanding stand amongst us because we can feel it when we’re around them. They have something special inside we wish we possessed inside of …

Motivation

User Experience Is the Most Important Metric You Aren't Measuring

Though critical, user experience is often overlooked in website and app design.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>User experience is often overlooked in website and app design and, indeed, the design of many things. How many times have you felt compelled to push a door …

UX Design

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 …

Marketing

10 Tech Tools That Will Help You Get Instagram Followers

Build your audience with these 10 tips.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Any business serious about long-term success needs to focus on increasing its brand visibility through social media. However, with so much competition, many struggle to navigate through the …

Marketing

The 33 Best White Paints According To Top Interior Designers

White paint can make or break a room. Here, what you need to know about the best shades.<p>If you think there is a universal white paint out there, you're wrong. White paints come in a spectrum of hues just like any other color, and there are definitely some stand outs among the many options out …

Home Decorating

5 Things That Can Really Influence How Others Perceive You

It can be as simple as being curious about the other person.<p>There are several ways you can elicit a great first impression from someone you just met. Here are five proven strategies to get you started.<p>1. Be curious.<p>Want to be the most interesting person in the room? In a previous article, I posed …

Albert Einstein

How Zappos And Nordstrom Use Convenience To Create Confidence

Convenience is one of the powerful customer service and customer experience differentiators. Adding the concept of convenience into your service and experience strategy is a powerful way to disrupt a competitor, if not an entire industry.<p>There are many ways to integrate convenience into the …

eCommerce

Here's What Introverts Find so Annoying About What Extroverts Think

If you're someone who clearly identifies with being on either side of the personality fence, you know how challenging it can be living and working with people who can be so different from yourself.<p>Anywhere from a third to half of the population fits the definition of being introverted, meaning …

Psychology

Ten Skills Every Manager Needs -- But 90% Of Managers Lack

Dear Liz,<p>I’m the Training Manager in a great firm. I have developed and delivered customer service training, communication skills training and several other courses, but now I have a new and bigger challenge. My CEO asked me to develop an in-house leadership development program. I’m very excited …

Leadership

10 Tips for Web Design That Drives Sales

If your website has a lot of traffic but few conversions, it's time to figure out the problem.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every business owner wants a website that encourages visitors to take the next step: buy or contact. This step is called conversion, and it’s …

Web Design

25 Simple WordPress Themes for Basic and Quick Websites

If you’re not quite sure of the way your personal or business blog should look like, then choosing a simple and clean template is always the …

Web Design

To Make Money Online Do These 3 Things First

Making a living online is very easy after you've put in a lot of really hard work.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everyone wants to make money online. It's the proverbial dream. But, is this dream an achievable reality for most people who are just starting out on the …

Money

A respected analyst says BuzzFeed's brutal jobs cull shows it is caught in a 'perfect storm' of 4 problems

BuzzFeed's jobs cull shows how it is caught in a "perfect storm" of problems, according to a respected media analyst.<p>The media company has laid off 100 staff in recent weeks, 39 of whom worked in the UK. The redundancies have been quick and clean, with trade union the National Union of Journalists …

Digital Advertising

How to Deliver a Powerful Speech in Less than 10 Minutes | Inc.com

Oprah Winfrey accepted the Cecil B. de Mille Award at the 2018 Golden Globes with a riveting speech that opened with a childhood memory not many people will forget. With just a few words, Oprah painted a picture for the audience that acts as a reminder to all aspiring (and seasoned) speakers about …

Public Speaking

How to Turn an Idea into an Income Stream in 5 Clear Steps | Inc.com

In today's world, a single income is an antiquated idea.<p>Dorie Clark, adjunct professor of business administration at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business and author of the book "Entrepreneurial You", sums up the reason why <i>multiple</i> income streams should be the norm.<p><i>"Everybody knows if you have</i> …

Entrepreneurship