Francheska Bautista

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5 Ways Open Government Data Can Inspire Startup Innovation

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When trying to build a successful startup, it’s easy to become so absorbed in your day-to-day profit making so that you neglect the bigger picture. And before long, you’ve fallen out of touch with your target audience and its …

5 Simple Cures to Work Smarter and Save Time

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’ve heard the expression “work smarter, not harder” before, but what does that mean exactly? When your inbox is packed, there's a giant stack on your desk and the phone keeps ringing, how are you supposed to get it all done smarter?<p>The …

2015 Collaboration Trends That Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>No entrepreneur is an island. None of us finds success without a little help from those around us. Effective collaboration is paramount for business success, whether starting your first business or your fifth.<p>A recent ebook featuring …

Is There Too Much to Do or Are You Not Delegating Enough?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The holidays are upon us. These are frenetic days for many - shopping for gifts, hosting and attending parties, battling for parking spaces in crowded malls, and more.<p>These fun activities are on top of your regular activities at home and …

The Science Behind Why Small Teams Work More Productively

This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>Bigger doesn’t mean better when it comes to work. Jeff Bezos, the CEO of Amazon famously coined this with the two pizza rule:<p>One former executive recalled that, at an offsite retreat where some managers suggested that employees should start communicating more …

10 Strategies for Working Much Smarter

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you’re in Australia, England, or America; blue-collared, white, or pink, we’ve all got 24-hours to work with. Success comes down to what we’re able to do in those hours. No entrepreneur can keep the sun from setting or add hours …

My 7-Day Work Week Experiment

This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>Recently, I religiously tried to follow a new routine I created for myself: a 7-day work week routine.<p>The idea was quite simple: I would work 7 days a week, rest 7 days a week, go to the gym 7 days a week, reflect 7 days a week. This was less about working …

An Expert Guide to Idea Curation: How to Get More Ideas for Great Content

This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>Where do blog post ideas come from? This one came from someone else’s headline.<p>We are constantly inspired by the amazing work of others, and we owe a lot to the deep thinking and amazing resources that are readily available within the industry.<p>How can we get …

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The Complete Guide to Creating the Perfect Facebook Page for Your Business

This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>As small business owners and brand managers, you’ve probably heard that you need to be on Facebook.<p>Great! So where should you start? And is there an easy blueprint to follow?<p>We’ve experimented a lot with various Facebook marketing tips over the past several …

27 Formulas That Can Drive Clicks and Engagement on Social Media

This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>You’ve heard it said that storytelling is an essential element to drawing the reader into your content and driving more engagement.<p><b>So how can you add this element to the blogposts you write?</b><p><b>Can you fit a captivating story into a social media update, even one</b> …

4 Free Must-Use Analytics Tools for Social-Media Marketers

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Marketers in all industries are realizing the value of social media in reaching customers online. Through effective use of sites such as Facebook and Twitter, brands can earn word-of-mouth advertising as users recommend their products or …

What You Celebrate About 2014 Can Tell You What to Focus on in 2015

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For many business owners, the next two weeks will be the least productive of the year. Unless you’re in the business of helping people get through the winter, helping them enjoy the holidays or channeling the Grinch or Ebenezer Scrooge, …

10 Tips to Find and Win the Best Clients

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With 2014 rapidly coming to a close, there’s no better time to plan for next year. As an entrepreneur or business owner, that planning should include methods to attract new clients.<p>However, instead of just attracting any client for the …

What Makes Leaders Innovative? New Study Identifies The 10 Keys

“All the money in the world, all the research and development resources in the world aren’t really worth a hoot, without innovative leadership. Money does not follow ideas; it follows leaders,” said Forbes Contributor Henry Doss in his recent post about innovation. Many organizations would like to …

The beginner's guide to creating a podcast, according to the pros

Podcasts are so hot this season.<p>With the outpour of podcast obsessions (thanks, <i>Serial</i>), we've probably all thought to ourselves, "How hard can it …

How One Video Game Became a Million-Dollar Professional Sport

Last October, the Staples Center was filled with hundreds of thousands of passionate fans, though not the type you would expect in the storied sports …