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How to Build a Million-Dollar Company in 1 Year--With No Funding | Inc.com

In August 2015 a popular virtual assistant (VA) company, Zirtual, announced it was shutting down--leaving behind nearly 2,500 clients and 400 employees. At the time, I was already deeply ingrained in the productivity space and figured the news offered a big opportunity to try to fix the existing …

Project Management

7 Ways To Create A Killer Marketing Video [Infographic]

Given the prevalence and popularity of online video content, it's no doubt something you've thought about, if not tried already, in your marketing …

Marketing

Have An Online Store? Use This 1 Simple Psychological Trick To Sell More | Inc.com

Have you ever purchased a product online just because it had the most positive reviews? Or ate at a restaurant because it had the longest line in town?<p>Then you'll be pleased to know that the same psychological processes that led you to make those purchases can be leveraged to get others to make …

eCommerce

10 hot data analytics trends — and 5 going cold

Data analytics are fast becoming the lifeblood of IT. Big data, machine learning, deep learning, data science — the range of technologies and …

UX Design

Sometimes “Small Data” Is Enough to Create Smart Products

When thinking about practical applications for artificial intelligence in your business, it’s easy to assume that you need vast amounts of data to get started. AI is fueled by data, and so it only makes sense that the more data you have, the smarter your AI gets, right? Not exactly.<p>When it comes to …

Artificial Intelligence

How Two Startup Founders With No Product, No Users and No Real Proof Their Company Would Work Raised $3 Million — Then Built a Company Worth $1.3 Billion

They received over 75 "no's" until they finally got a "yes".<p>Robinhood is a commission-free stock trading app that was recently valued at $1.3 …

You Don't Need A Fancy Education To Start A Data Analytics Career

When I taught statistics classes, the diverse backgrounds of my students was a constant source of variety and challenge.<p>At the start of nearly every introductory class, someone would timidly apologize. “Please bear with me. I haven’t used statistics since I was in school. That was ten [or 8, or 3, …

Data Science

9 DATA SOURCES TO INSPIRE YOUR NEXT PIECE OF CONTENT

<i>This article originally appeared on Column Five.</i><p>Data storytelling is one of the best ways to create unique, original, and credible content marketing, …

Infographics

This Is How Entrepreneurs Can Dominate The Clock (But Most Don't) | Inc.com

Source: Stephen Covey, 7 Habits of Highly Effective People<p>It helps to sort the 'To-do' list with precision and can assist substantially in time tracking. Therefore, you will have a clear idea of how the process should be executed and which tasks need to be prioritized before anything else. Once you …

Time Management

How to start incorporating machine learning in the enterprise arena

The world is long past the Industrial Revolution, and now we are experiencing an era of Digital Revolution. Machine learning, artificial intelligence, and big data analysis are the reality of today’s world.<p>I recently had a chance to talk to Ciaran Dynes, Senior Vice President of Products at Talend …

Big Data

12 Fearless Founders on Where They Find Inspiration | Inc.com

The founders who made <i>Inc.'</i>s list of the 25 most disruptive startups of 2017 know a groundbreaking idea when they see one. They're working on everything from growing diamonds in a lab to transporting people from Chicago to Detroit in just 25 minutes. So <i>Inc.</i> decided to ask these innovative founders …

Startups

Will big data create a new untouchable business elite?

Dark side of the boon<p><b>Will the ascent of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning built by big data create an unstoppable inequality of</b> …

Artificial Intelligence

How to Use Google Analytics to Improve Your Web Design Projects

You’re aware there’s competition out there. And you know the key to success is differentiating yourself from your peers in order to stand out and win …

Analytics

4 Tips for Building a Million-Dollar Business

The reason so many new businesses fail? Expectation misalignment.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Seventy-five percent of startups fail, many of them epicly. Of the thousands of companies founded every year,a mere fraction survive. And, of those few remaining, only a …

Entrepreneurship

40 Simple Daily Rituals for Getting Ahead in Business and Life | Inc.com

The most successful people you know didn't get where they are by doing things like everyone else. One thing they likely have in common: Consistently doing the right things day in and out. Here's what dozens of high achieving executives say are their secrets to getting ahead in business and life.<p>1. …

Mark Twain

Mark Zuckerberg Reveals the 5 Strategies That Helped Facebook Grow at an Insane Rate

These moves bring 'move fast and break things' to life.<p><i>Editor’s Note: In the new podcast</i> <i>Masters of Scale</i><i>,</i> <i>LinkedIn co-founder and Greylock partner Reid Hoffman</i> <i>explores his philosophy on how to scale a business -- and at</i><i>Entrepreneur.com</i><i>, entrepreneurs are responding with their own ideas and</i> …

Social Media

Inside Google's AI Rewrite: Building Machine Learning into Everything

PCMag spent a day at Google's Silicon Valley headquarters exploring how artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are finding their way into …

Artificial Intelligence

The Difference Between Business Intelligence and Business Analytics

For your business to thrive, you need to know what’s working, what’s not, and how to improve. That much is obvious. But figuring out how to go about …

The Secret to Hiring an Amazing Employee Requires Doing Something Most Leaders Aren't | Inc.com

If you spend your days wondering how to attract top talent to your team, you've probably done everything you can to get them in the door. You're ready to offer the best candidates a competitive salary, impressive benefits, and much, much more if they'll just agree to work for your company.<p>But what …

University of Washington

4 Simple Things Every Team Wants From Their Leader | Inc.com

While it can be difficult to become a great leader and to achieve great things, practicing great leadership is actually quite easy. There is a tendency to overcomplicate or overthink what leadership is, but actually, leadership can be very simple. I have worked with teams all over the world, from …

Leadership

7 tips to execute your startup idea, from 3 entrepreneurs who did it

So, you have your own startup idea you can't get it out of your mind. How do you bring it to life?<p>During InnovFest unbound, an event in Singapore …

Real Estate

How to Get People (Literally) Invested In Your Social Mission: 5 Steps | Inc.com

It seemed like a good idea at the time: farming cassava in Mozambique to produce ethanol and bring safe, affordable cooking energy to communities that have traditionally relied on burning coal and other solid fuels, while also improving farming practices. Three billion people burn coal and other …

Investing

Pay your respects to dead tech companies at the Startup Graveyard

An innovative idea. Funding. Hype. Positive press. Kick-ass leadership, and a talented technical team. All of these things are vital for startup success. But they don’t guarantee it.<p>There are lots of companies that looked promising, but ultimately collapsed under the weight of their own …

104 of the Best Free Data Sources for Your Next Infographic

The best way to make a great infographic? Make sure it has great data. It’s the key to telling a good story and—when properly visualized—makes that …

Silicon Valley VC: 7 things to study if you want a high-paying job in the future

Josh Elman of Silicon Valley venture capital firm Greylock Partners knows about keeping an eye out for the next hot industry.<p>In the early 2000s Elman …

Silicon Valley

10 Impactful Visual Content Ideas For Brands

Visual Content is at the heart of any successful content strategy.<p>Given that brands are producing tons of content – blogs, videos, infographics etc, …

Infographics

The Ins and Outs of SWOT Analysis for Marketing Growth

Use this remarkable tool to realign your marketing campaign with what will give you the best results.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What if there was an analysis tool that helped to shine a spotlight on all the critical aspects of a company’s situation so that an …

Marketing

These Entrepreneurs Won't Mind If You Copy Their Best Growth Strategies

Behind every high-growth business, there is a stroke of a genius kind of idea that put the wheels in motion.<p>If you talk to any entrepreneur, they’ll tell you that a great business idea without a tangible growth plan is worth as much as a car with an empty gas tank. You won’t get far. In fact, you …

Marketing

18 Executives Are Asked, 'What Will Company Cultures Look Like in the Future?' The Answers Are Priceless | Inc.com

In 2014, Merriam Webster's dictionary awarded "culture" the most popular word of the year. Today, culture remains a buzz word that's a hot topic in the C-Suite and board room.<p>And for good reason. A healthy organizational culture is now being lauded as the secret weapon to win the hearts and minds …

Team Building