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Why do most start-ups fail?

<i>Dear Start-up,</i><p><i>You showed me your uniques, your page views, your downloads. You showed me your transactions, and your growth rate. You told me how</i> …

Uber Wants To Conquer The World, But These Companies Are Fighting Back (Map)

Ride-hailing apps are scrambling to grab market share as demographics shift and smartphones proliferate. The map above shows where already dominates — and where Uber is the Lyft to someone else’s Uber. Here are the companies that stand between Uber and its world domination in each continent:<p><i>Full</i> …

I spent a week using the taxi app Gett, and now I know how Uber will destroy its competitors

I'm addicted to the app. I'll try to get an Uber even when there is an empty taxi idling in front of me, just on principle (and because it's usually cheaper). I love the way Uber has freed me of the need to own a car. I love the way its driver-passenger rating system encourages mutually reciprocal …

Transportation

10 podcasts to sharpen your sales skills

In the competitive 21st century marketplace, it’s more important than ever to keep your sales skills sharp. Regardless of how busy you are, podcasts provide an opportunity to continue learning without disrupting your daily routine. Whether you’re traveling, exercising or sitting in a waiting room, …

Selling

Read These 7 Books Before You Quit Your Job

About to ditch employed life for entrepreneurship? Get through this reading list first.<p>You have a great business idea. You have a passionate need to escape cubicle life. You even have an outstanding work ethic and a healthy dose of risk tolerance. You're all set to quit your gig and be an …

25 Popular Email Templates For Your Business

Ready to use templates are very popular as they save lot of time. It’s better to use these templates than starting with a scratch. Simply download a …

7 Phrases You Will Never Hear a Great Leader Say

When you're a leader, your words set the tone for those around you. Others are likely to take your ideas to heart. If you aspire to greatness in leadership, here are some phrases to strike from your vocabulary.<p>Great leaders know that how they communicate is almost as important as what they …

5 Ways to Know If Your New Business Idea Will Really Work

You might have the most amazing business idea ever, but how do you know if it will actually work? Here's how to tell.<p>From millennials to small investors, all sorts of people are looking for new business ideas, but not all of them end up founding successful businesses. Startup ideas trend so …

The 10 Most Important Things You Should Pay Attention to in Analytics

“<i>I never guess. It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts</i>.” – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle<p>I love this quote by Doyle, as it helps me visualize myself as sort of the Sherlock Holmes of digital …

One of the newest, most viable forms of clean energy could beat all other existing options

One of the newest, and seemingly most viable forms of clean energy, could be poised to outperform all of the existing options, including solar: algae biofuel.<p>Algae are found throughout the Earth's oceans, where they employ photosynthetic processes to create energy using sunlight. Some types of …

Biofuel

The coding illusion: you don’t need tech skills to work at a startup

Admit it — for the 1.85 million students who just earned a college diploma, there’s no cooler calling right now than working at a fast-growing startup. Recent graduates know that startups offer more responsibility and less paper-pushing: there’s no such thing as entry level when you’re a company’s …

Startups

Ten new marketing concepts your company needs to understand right now

The basics of marketing will, for the most part, stay the same but the landscape is continuously evolving. Technology is speeding everything up and companies who want to get the message out about their business need to constantly educate themselves on new trends. Here are ten key concepts you need …

Activities For Developing Mindfulness In Children

Mindfulness

9 Simple Email Hacks to Increase Open Rates

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is a reason email marketing has been around for so long -- it works, if done correctly. No matter how strong your relationship is with your customers, your emails are still fighting for precious inbox attention. It only takes about …

Marketing

22 of the Best Email Marketing Tools for Small Businesses

Social media – the undisputed king in the marketing domain… And then there’s email. Think of it as a grandparent to social media marketing. Don’t be …

Marketing

Just Promoted To Manager? Here Are 5 Strategies For Success

It’s a quiet afternoon at work when you get a phone call from your boss, asking you to come up to her office for a quick chat.<p><i>Could it be?</i> You ask yourself… <i>Am I finally getting a promotion??</i><p>You’ve been waiting for this. You’ve put in hours of work, smiled through thousands of late nights, and taken …

How Do Content Strategies For B2B And B2C Businesses Differ?

Successful marketing strategies for B2B and B2C markets are very different. A strategic content marketing campaign is an essential part of modern marketing efforts – inbound and outbound – and the content you publish matters more now than ever before. But depending on the context – B2B or B2C – …

35 Real Ways to Actually Make Money Online

How many articles are there about making money online? Thousands? Millions? Enough? Probably. But there’s a problem. Too many of them are just sales …

Personal Finance

Explore Apple's Marketing Tools - Key To Their Success

Apple is on top of their game in a way like no other, it enjoys unfathomable success. With every new release whether its an iPhone, iPad, MacBooks or …

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. Kevin Bacon is starring in an ad for eggs.</b> "Because nobody knows eggs better than bacon."<p><b>2. Advertisers are paying insanely high rates to get their ads on Snapchat.</b> Re/code claims advertisers are paying a CPM (cost per mille/1000) of $100, twice as much as most premium video ad products.<p><b>3. Here</b> …

Advertising

How to Learn Social Media Marketing: 31 Resources for Beginners

Social media is no longer an optional marketing channel -- it's a necessary one.But that doesn't mean results are a given. When it comes to social …