Philip Long Phi Nguyen

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3 Things Every Sales Team Needs to Be Thinking About in 2017

Thinking about your sales team's goals for 2017? Drift's VP of Sales shares 3 things you can do to improve conversion rates and drive more revenue.<p>Read the full story on the Drift blog here: http://blog.drift.com/sales-team-tips

10 ways companies are driving innovation

During this year’s Super Bowl, Ford aired a commercial showing how it’s working on new ways to solve transportation problems. Many companies are engaged in similar efforts as they strive to remain one step ahead of market-changing startups like Uber, WhatsApp, Slack, and Snap. And when internal …

Innovation

Avoid these mistakes that doom many start-ups

Runaway start-up successes such as Alibaba and Uber have prompted big dreams from Silicon Valley to Beijing. But before quitting your day jobs, …

Startups

5 Investment Firms Reveal What They Look for in Startups

There's more competition than ever before to get startup funding. Here's how to break through the pack.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Running a startup is expensive. If you’re an entrepreneur, you already know this, and likely have “find money” high on your priority …

Why Consumers Don't Trust Your Brand Content And How To Fix It

The reality? Most marketers believe they’re spending too much, that the content they create is less engaging than their audiences desire — and they’re right. That’s why adblock continues to grow. Their brand’s content falls flat, simply because it’s inauthentic. Regardless of how many people viewed …

Marketing

What It Takes To Digitize Your Business (Hint: Courage Required)

<i>This piece was coauthored with Mayur Gupta, Global VP of Growth & Marketing at Spotify</i><p>“Digital transformation” is on the tip of every business leader’s tongue these days. The business world continues to digitize at rapid speed – breaking down barriers and innovating new business models – and …

Innovation

5 Recruiting Red Flags - Don't Hire These Candidates

As an entrepreneur, how do you hire the right employees? What in the interview process gives you clues to the type of employee the candidate will be? Hands down, the hardest job I have is hiring. The people you bring on to help execute your vision can, quite literally, make or break your company. …

Employment

The 5 Stages Startups Must Go Through to Make That First $1 Million

What stage of business is your startup in?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all want our startup businesses to hit that coveted $1 million per year in revenue. The unfortunate truth is that only 4 percent of us actually make that goal.<p>This past year my company scaled …