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How to Raise Your Credit Score by 100 Points in 5 Months

Entrepreneur Network partner Jeff Rose wants to help you improve your credit.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Jeff Rose wants to help you improve your credit score. But, before we get there, it's important to know what your …

If You Want to Actually Get a Response to Your Email Pitch, Here's What You Need to Do

Do these five things to woo your leads into responding.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Pitching has always been a key aspect of building a successful business. You simply cannot do without it in today's work environment. Given that the average office worker receives 121 …

Why Do Most Startups Fail? Because Founders Get Stuck Making This 1 Shameful Mistake

Startups don't fail because startups are risky. Startups fail because their founders often lack a sense of self awareness.<p>Startups are seen as risky.<p>People that quit their jobs to become founders are called "dreamers"--or <i>uncontrollable creative types</i>. People who choose to work for startups are seen …

What Are The Best Tactics To Get PR For A Bootstrapped Startup?

Startups try to create their image to the public in the best possible way they can. After all, they need a good response from the public to make sure …

Public Relations

Why IoT startup MailHaven returned to Louisville after a Silicon Valley stint

Last year, Kela Ivonye relocated from his home base in Louisville, Kentucky to Silicon Valley for an extended period of time to participate in not just one, but two startup accelerator programs. But even though the two-time founder appreciated the funding, mentorship, and partnerships he gained …

Startups

9 Vital Customer Analytics Every Manager Should Know

To succeed and grow, a business needs to be able to acquire, retain, satisfy and engage their customers effectively. Customer analytics are vital for assessing how well your business does this. Let’s look at some of the key customer analytics in use today.<p><b>Customer satisfaction analysis</b><p>Customers who …

Analytics

Splunk: How Operational Intelligence Works On Big Data

The arrival of real-time operational intelligence is now a thing. It is a technology practice and an increasingly adopted tech industry term, but what is it? We might define real-time operational intelligence (RTOI, if you prefer) as a principal and/or a methodology for approaching big data …

Big Data

12 Business Ideas You Can Start Working on Right Now

Ready to become an entrepreneur, but lacking a great idea? We've got a dozen of the best.<p>You've got the itch. You're fed up with your day job. You're totally self-motivated and willing to work a ton. You don't mind taking a little risk if it could lead to something great. You can network like a …

Like It or Not, Egotistical Jerks Make Great Entrepreneurs

Hard to believe it’s been nine years since Stanford professor Bob Sutton ignited a national movement against bad bosses with his breakout bestseller,</i> …

5 Keys to Retaining Your Best Employees

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Great employees create freedom, multiply your efforts, and increase your bottom line. However, bad employees steal your energy, take your time, and can close the doors to your business. We can spend more time taking care of negative …

The founder of a $40 million company says this is the biggest difference between entrepreneurs and successful business owners

Erin Condren, the founder of an eponymous $40 million stationery company, says there's a simple trait that divides those who manage to bring their businesses to the next level ... and those who can't.<p>She says <b>entrepreneurs who end up being successful business owners are the people who are willing to</b> …

12 Powerful Habits I Have Stolen From Ultra-Successful People

As you may already know I am very curious about habits, behavior psychology and how it all affects success. For over two years I have been …

Motivation

5 Ways To Unlock The Best Parts Of Yourself

You're reading 5 Ways To Unlock The Best Parts Of Yourself, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying …

Motivation

Here are 10 daily habits that could make you a millionaire

<i>Editor's Note: An earlier version of this article stated that Daniel Ally became a self-made millionaire at age 24. We are no longer confident in those assertions and have removed them.</i><p>You have to pay the cost if you want to be the boss.<p>The cost is discipline. No leader can achieve success without …

5 Big Reasons To Have A Solid Social Media Marketing Strategy

In today's increasingly digital business landscape, any growing business that wants to build and sustain long-term success must have a strong social …

11 Creative Marketing Tips to Generate Digital Visibility

It’s easy to get into a marketing rut, and simply publish a post and walk away. Sometimes we need a few creative marketing tips to shake up our …

Marketing

What You Can ( Shouldn't) Automate for Social Media Marketing Success - #infographic

What You Can (& Shouldn't) Automate for Social Media Marketing Success - #infographic<p>As far as the significance of automation in the success of …

KPMG Announces Agreement With IBM Watson To Deliver Cognitive-Powered Insights

KPMG LLP and IBM today announced plans to apply IBM’s Watson cognitive computing technology to KPMG’s professional services offerings.The agreement, …

Quill Engage Product Overview

One of the most prestigious universities in the country is currently offering an online class for those who’d like to improve their business acumen

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>If you are interested in learning how to interpret data from some of the best and brightest, Coursera has linked up with Duke …

The ultimate guide to metrics for business leaders

By letting data be your North Star, you'll establish a strong connection between every aspect of your business and the relevant metrics, driving your team to progress and problem solve more effectively and helping the company reach its full potential.<p>But to capture the metrics that will help your …

140+ Statistics on Content Marketing in Europe

While close in proximity, the dynamics involved with characterizing a topic like content marketing for a large group of countries like Europe is more …

13 Point SEO Checklist for Websites (+ Resources)

Adapted image: Steven Depolo via Flickr<p>Building your own website? So am I. Here is a no-frills list of important SEO elements that will help maximize …

Engines

How To Improve Engagement on Google Plus - infographic

Do you use Google+ in your marketing mix?<p>Are you wondering how to get the most out of GooglePlus?<p>With more than 300 million+ in-stream active users, …

6 Questions Every Critical Thinker Should Ask

November 11, 2014<br>They key to critical thinking is the ability to pose challenging and provocative questions to yourself. To think critically is to …

10 More Charts That Are Changing Content Marketing — The Content Strategist

We talk a lot about <i>data-driven content creation</i> at Contently—basically, it’s just a fancy way of saying that you measure what works, and then double …