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Joe Wikert's Digital Content Strategies

There are so many op-eds these days on when or if to self-publish but more so, features on the inferiority of self-published works just by virtue of …

The Entrepreneurs Handbook: 52 Essential Resources for Startups

The thought of launching a Startup is incredibly intimidating with most failing to survive their first few years, it can often result in an …

5 Practical Tips for Perfecting Your Startup Pitch

We are living in the age of the entrepreneur — more people are starting up, and it's ever important to stand out in the crowd. When pitching …

How to Make Sure There's a Market for Your Business Idea

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You've got a killer new product or a service that will have the world beating a path to your door. But is it really something people want? Or is it just something you think they want?<p>Having solid information about what your customers want …

22 Crowdfunding Sites (and How To Choose Yours!)

It's not just Kickstarter anymore. Here's a road map.<p>Crowdfunding used to be pretty simple. Artists, inventors, and filmmakers posted their ideas, and funders chipped in a few bucks to make something happen. Kickstarter, the site that triggered the crowdfunding movement, was the cornerstone. In …

Startups

10 Enterprise Networks to Improve Company Communication

Deloitte predicts over 90% of Fortune 500 companies will have partially or fully implemented an enterprise social network by the end of 2013. An ESN …

How to Turn Your Startup Into a Lean, Mean Marketing Machine

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Marketing your startup can get expensive and often the strategy you choose doesn't work as planned. How can you promote your products or services without spending a lot of money or time developing comprehensive marketing plans?<p>You've …

33 Startups That Died Reveal Why They Failed

However, this survivorship bias is problematic. Jason Cohen of Smart Bear Software does a nice job articulating this issue stating:<p>Luckily, the startup community often courageously shares their stories — even when things don't end well.<p><i>This list was compiled by ChubbyBrain and was suggested by</i> …

Startups

7 Tips for Startup Success

“I dreamt of being an Entrepreneur one day, and hence I’m here!”, if this is what inspired you to be a part of the horse race, then you are …

Startups

Where Young Entrepreneurs Meet and Start Up | Young Entrepreneur | Entrepreneur.com

Feedback can be an incredible tool to help your business grow.<p>Rose Leadem 2 min read<p>BOXFOX co-founder and COO Sabena Suri wants to help other young women find their confidence.<p>Nina Zipkin 10 min read<p>Melanie Perkins, the co-founder and CEO of popular design platform Canva, and her team are …

5 Best Reasons to Start a Business This Year | Inc.com

Most people in business are motivated by money.<p>For some, it's a necessary evil--part and parcel with owning a business. They don't particularly enjoy the financial aspect of running a business, but they know it's a <i>very</i> necessary part of what they do.<p>For others, it's more enjoyable. Finances are a …

Entrepreneurship

10 Startup Founders Tell Us: The Best Advice I've Ever Received

When you’re thinking about starting a company or first in the entrepreneurial trenches, any nugget of advice you can get from someone who’s been …

21 Useful iPhone Apps We're Obsessed With Right Now

Many of these app makers are raising a ton of money to enhance, remix, or try to take down kings like photo-favorite Instagram, travel comparison service Kayak, and even Apple's own camera app.<p>Take for example LandCam, a brand-new camera that will have you itching to ditch Apple's stock camera. …

20 Life-Changing Fonts You Can Download For Free

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Typography

The Business App 50: The Best Apps To Help You Do Your Job

These devices have transformed our daily lives. While much attention is given to the coolest consumer apps, mobile apps that help you do your job better are arguably even more important.<p>With that in mind, we've assembled a collection of apps that can help you be a rock star at work.<p>We curated this …

Famous Quotes Illustrated

Malaysian illustrator Tang Yau Hoong started a personal project where he took some famous quotes and Illustrated them to his taste. Take a look at …

If You Want A Big Exit A La Tumblr, Make People Love Your Story

Entrepreneurs seeking larger exits should put slightly less faith in superlative technology and pay more attention to the story of why they matter.<p>Change the world. Keep your soul. Still get stinking rich. That’s the sparkle in the eye of many entrepreneurs.<p>Today, companies on the fast track to top …

3 Steps to Protecting Intellectual Property | Inc.com

Many start-up owners are concerned with the intellectual property (IP) of their company, and they should be. IP is a valuable asset that needs to be protected, insured, and, sometimes, even risked.<p>Seasoned entrepreneurs understand the need to take risks with their IP, typically by sharing …

Intellectual Property

The 20 Most Powerful Words in Business | Inc.com

Success in business is relatively simple: Make good decisions more often than you make bad ones, and you win. Make bad decisions too often, and you lose.<p>Simple? Yes. Easy? No. Particularly because, as your business grows and becomes more complex, more and more people get involved in the …

Management

3 Innovative Ways Startups Are Driving Results Over Social Media

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Some small businesses are getting creative and earning their social media followers' trust -- and their dollars -- by ditching the one-way hard sell that's all too common on Facebook and Twitter.<p>They understand that social-media platforms …

The Sales Rule Most Entrepreneurs Break

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Have you ever been in a situation where you are the buyer and the sales experience is uneasy, maybe even aggressive or confrontational? We all have.<p>Here's a common scenario: A customer says: "I'm looking for quotes on life insurance, but …

3 Secrets to Creating a Better Marketing Plan | Inc.com

You’ve scheduled the retreat. You’ve got a banker’s box chock full of Sharpies and Post-Its. And you’re ready to get to work on another year of marketing planning.<p>But before you clear the schedules, reformat the corporate template, and ask your creative team to come up with a snappy “2014 Plan to …

Marketing

10 Questions to Ask When Creating a Social-Media Marketing Plan

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ever heard the saying "Failing to plan is planning to fail?" That old but wise adage often rings true when it comes to social media marketing. Creating a detailed, goal-oriented social-media strategy is just as important as having a rock …

Top 50 Startups in New York City you need to know about

<i>Courtney Boyd Myers and Erica Berger are the founders of 3460 Miles, a bi-weekly newsletter that connects the New York and London tech, design, and social good communities. Sign up for their newsletter and find them on Twitter and Facebook.</i><p>New York City is chock full of startups shaking up …

11 Questions Every Entrepreneur Must Be Able to Answer | Inc.com

As a serial entrepreneur--I founded digital creative agency Ciplex and more recently the social greeting card company Open Me--I'm constantly striving to improve the businesses I'm leading. I do this by regularly asking myself and my team a slew of questions to fine tune what we're already doing …

Business Strategy

7 Tips for Making Powerful New Connections | Inc.com

Business and personal success is all about making the right connections--new colleagues, employees, customers, friends, and partners--and finding the people who will lead you to new opportunities. But for many, it's more about volume than true connection.<p>We live in a world that is increasingly …

Art Galleries

How to use crowdsourced design to boost your startup’s productivity

DesignCrowd is an online crowdsourcing marketplace for design. You set a reward and post a pitch for different types of design projects: a logo, …

Startups

5 Ways to Get Out of Startup Mode And Grow Your Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs stay in startup mode way too long. Keeping a small business in startup mode requires you to stand on the brake. If you keep telling people you're "just a startup," you will never take actions for real growth.<p>It's time to …

How to Sell Your Idea in Less Than 3 Minutes | Inc.com

One thing I have learned over the last few decades of listening to entrepreneurs pitch their ideas is this: it takes me less than three minutes to either tune out or want to know much more. In general, if you can’t win over a potential investor in those critical three minutes, you will need to keep …

Entrepreneurship

Fotógrafo fatura R$ 35 mil em um dia vendendo fotos no Instagram

O fotógrafo americano Daniel Arnold conseguiu arrecadar US$ 15 mil (aproximadamente R$ 35 mil) vendendo fotos no Instagram.<p>Com pouco dinheiro e sem …