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Want to Work from Home and Save Money? Amazon, Apple, IBM, and Dell Are Hiring for These Remote Jobs

Technical or non-technical positions, there's something here for just about everyone.<p>FlexJobs, a leader in the flexible job movement that's currently disrupting the traditional workforce, has released data about how working remotely will save you money.<p>The average person can save between $4,668 to …

Employment

How to Get Every Employee on Board With Your Company Goals in 4 Simple Steps

To unify your organization around a shared vision, begin by defining and communicating your objectives companywide.<p><i>By Kirsten Blakemore Edwards (@KirstenBeMe), MA CPCC, Executive Facilitator at Partners In Leadership</i><p>Nearly every metaphor for corporate success has one thing in common: teamwork. From …

Employee Engagement

3 Easy Steps to Grow Your Email List

Email marketing doesn't work unless you build a list of people who are interested in your products or services.<p>6 min read<p><i>The following excerpt is from</i> <i>Susan Gunelius</i><i>’ book</i> Ultimate Guide to Email Marketing for Business. <i>Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes | IndieBound<p>Email marketing …

Marketing

Company offers help to pot entrepreneurs

BOSTON – Hoping to give entrepreneurs a leg up amid the crush of businesses fighting for a piece of the newly-legal marijuana market, a company that …

Cannabis

How Much You Should Actually Pay Your Startup Employees

A guide to establishing flexible and equitable pay at your startup.<p>Founders are subject to an extraordinary level of pressure as they work to establish their businesses, and often experience even more pressure as a result of rapid growth. As new ventures evolve, employees must grow in lockstep if …

Employee Engagement

How to Build a Website, Go Viral and Develop Your Digital Brand

Here are three steps to establishing your small business's online presence.<p>8 min read<p>If you want to turn your small business into a big one, at some point you’re going to need to go digital. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, “U.S. retail ecommerce sales for the fourth quarter of 2017, adjusted …

Marketing

13 Ways to Develop Laser-Like Focus

Here are some surprising ways to help boost your focus and performance.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you want to be successful, you have to find strategies that will help you focus despite all of the distractions that prevent you from doing the task at hand. …

Time Management

Meet The Startup That Makes Building Apps Quick And Easy

Twenty years ago, the idea of building a software business cheaply was almost unheard of. With the rise of platforms like Squarespace and WordPress, starting an internet company has become both accessible and affordable. Today, in a matter of minutes, you can create and host your first website. …

Startups

How much does it cost to launch your own startup in 2018?

Bootstrapping is a method of creating a company while using minimal financial resources. But how much exactly will you need to spend? Here’s a …

Small Business

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

How a 34-year-old turned $200 into a company he sold for over $10 million in a matter of months

Thirteen years ago as a broke college student, Trevor Chapman took a job selling pest control door-to-door to make extra money. Eventually, he …

eCommerce

How Coinone Is Harnessing South Korea's Cryptocurrency Fever

Until recently, South Korea’s fever for cryptocurrency trade has been nearly unparalleled. With only about two million traders, the small country of 50 million was one of the largest markets for Bitcoin and Ethereum last summer.<p>Cha Myunghun, CEO of major crypto exchange Coinone, says the …

Cryptocurrency

3 Simple, Free Apps for Accessing Your Home Computer From Anywhere

You’re at work, or on the other side of the world, or both, and you need something from your computer at home—in years gone by, you would need an IT …

Linux

6 Actions I Take Every Day To Build A Six-Figure Writing Business

<b>The most significant determinant of financial success as a freelance writer is having a plan for growth, and sticking to it.</b>You need to market and …

Bought bitcoin last year? Here’s how to save money on your crypto taxes

Last month the IRS issued a serious warning through a press release to anyone that does not pay taxes on their cryptocurrency profits. The statement says that “taxpayers could be subject to criminal prosecution…Anyone convicted of tax evasion is subject to a prison term of up to five years and a …

7 Ways to Boost Your Small Business Marketing

If you are an avid reader of our blog, you know how imperative we think small business marketing is. Marketing is important to every business’s …

Marketing

Ready to Achieve Your Dreams? It Comes Down to Making 1 Simple Change

Too many people think dreaming big is the way to success. It's not, unless you have a process to back it up.<p>At some point in your life, you've probably heard the following advice:<p>When it comes to setting goals, dream big and shoot for the stars--because, you know, why not? I mean, if others can do …

13 types of videos that could power up your business

You’ve been thinking about investing in video content, but you’re not sure where to start.<p>Video is certainly worthy of investment, but it’s important …

Don't Have a Degree in Advertising? Here's How Anyone Can Write Copy That Sells.

These six tips will help you write professional copy, even if you're a complete novice.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How do certain brands consistently churn out killer copy? Copy so good it not only sells products, but entertains, empathizes and makes customers …

Marketing

Speed Up Your Internet And Boost Your Privacy With This Simple Change

Cloudflare is a company that knows a thing or two about preventing unwanted intrusions. They’re one of the Internet’s most-trusted providers of protection against DDoS attacks. Normally Cloudflare protects the whole website. Now Cloudflare wants to help protect your privacy.<p>In the wake of the …

Privacy

How To Safely Access The Dark Web

The deep web and its inner recess, the dark web - those less well-trodden parts of the internet beyond the reach of Google and Bing - are not for the …

10 digital tools to grow your Instagram following

Any business serious about long-term success needs to focus on increasing its brand visibility through social media. However, with so much …

Marketing

50,000 sites infected with cryptocurrency mining malware

The cryptocurrency mining malware epidemic is getting out of hand: nearly 50,000 sites have been surreptitiously infected with crypto-jacking scripts, according to security researcher Troy Mursch from Bad Packets Report.<p>Relying on source-code search engine PublicWWW to scan the web for pages …

How To Launch A Product Without Starting A Business Part II

In a previous article, I laid out the many reasons why people with product ideas should consider licensing as an avenue for bringing them to market.<p>Primarily because speed to market is more important than ever, I believe licensing is the best route for most simple consumer product ideas. …

Licensing

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 …

Can You Get Rich From the New Tax Law by Becoming a Company?

The new tax law gives big benefits to corporations. If you’re a working stiff employed by one of them, you may be tempted to hand in your notice and start one of your own.<p>It may be possible, but be careful. There’s more to running a business than declaring it to be so, as far as the Internal …

Finance

The Financial Realities Behind High-End Wine Pricing

Wines at the most expensive and prestigious end of the spectrum continue to grow in popularity. And prices, which have been climbing for years, show no signs of slowing down. But for all of the attention that the most sought-after wines get — their scores are parsed; their SRPs and performance at …

Wine

How to build a personal landing page online

Control your image.<p>What do people see when they search for you online? To control these results, you need a personal landing page. This hub lets you promote yourself to potential employers, advertise a freelance business, network with colleagues in the same line of work, or just help people contact …

Web Design

7 ideas for social media posts

For your audience to be engaged, they need to know, like and trust you.Keeping your following involved is a great way to build a community of fans …

Infographics

Stories of Mysterious Tunnels and Subterranean Cities

There’s something fundamentally mysterious about caves and tunnels. Maybe it’s their darkness or the fact that they open into the very body of the …