Shams Elnahaar

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How to Validate Your Business Ideas Without Spending a Dime

Here are two extremely cheap (read: free) ways to test ideas.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Last night in the shower, you had an ingenious idea for a new business. You rushed to the desk to write it down, with water still dripping down your back. Your [insert the …

2017 Marketing Must Dos

Keep up with the ever changing marketing landscape.<p>Over the past year, the marketing landscape has changed — what worked last year may not be as …

Organization & Management Tools Every Entrepreneur Needs to Boost Productivity

Relying on technology can help save you time, energy and frustration.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’ve heard it time and time again: You’ve got to work smarter, not harder. The best way for any entrepreneur to work smarter is to have the best organization and time …

11 Jaw-Dropping Examples of Portrait Photography

When you think of what makes a portrait visually impactful, what comes to mind?For me, I’d have to say it’s how the shot is framed.I know that might …

Landscape Photography

Answering, 'So, What Do You Do?'

This is my inaugural column for Forbes.com, where I’ll share thoughts on how you can communicate more effectively. Therefore, by way of introduction, I thought you might find it helpful to learn a different approach to introducing <i>yourself</i> to others. In business, we’re always meeting new people – on …

Employment

Tools and Tips for Still Life iPhoneography

Some professional photographers are bashful to admit that they sometimes set their DSLRs aside for their iPhones. But, when push comes to shove, the …

5 Architects Who Turned to Selling Products, Not Architecture

<i>This article was originally published by Archipreneur as "Turning Ideas into Products: 5 Architects who Successfully Sell their Designs."</i><p>The …

A Crash Course For Freelancers On Using Google To Find Leads

Google is an amazing tool for a lot of reasons. It remains the gateway to the internet, with 60 trillion pages indexed and 2 trillion searches annually. There are plenty of freelance sites and job boards out there to help you find clients, but don’t forget Google as another powerful option.<p>Here’s a …

Employment

10 Reasons Why People Quit

There are times in every entrepreneur's life when he or she feels like giving up -- here's how to stay in the game.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurship is no walk in the park, and every entrepreneur will experience times when he or she feels like giving …

11 Free Tools and Services That Every First-Time Entrepreneur Should Use

I bootstrapped my startup Jodilogik and launched the application inThe post 11 Free Tools and Services That Every First-Time Entrepreneur Should Use …

Startups (India)

7 Productivity-Boosting Apps for Busy Entrepreneurs

Worthwhile technology gives you back your time and sanity.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you're running your own business, you know a thing or two about juggling -- working top-speed on numerous projects while trying to find enough hours in the day to get everything …

Entrepreneurship

Meet the Man Who Sold 4 Companies for Over a Billion Dollars

Tom Ellsworth shares his thoughts on the future of business and entrepreneurship.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Patrick Bet-David meets with entrepreneur Tom Ellsworth (also known as "The Biz Doc") to discuss the future of …

4 Ways Founders Destroy Their Startups With Poor Marketing

It’s no secret that startups are fragile entities and that a lot of things have to go the right way in order for them to survive and thrive. At the …

The 21 hottest women-founded startups to watch in 2017

There has never been a better time to be a woman in the startup world.<p>There's no denying we have a long way to go. After all, venture capital firms are made up of mostly men, and some continue to suggest that women aren't cut out for the tech world at all. And way more VC money is offered to male …

Startups

5 Crucial Steps for Launching a Business This Year

Find an unmet niche in your industry and implement a strong business map to successfully launch your new business.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Establishing your own business can be one of the most exciting parts of your career. Starting your own business offers many …

10 Visual Marketing Tips to Master Social Media Engagement

There’s a lot of buzz surrounding content marketing at the moment. It seems like a lot of the advice out there is all about maximizing quality and …

Infographics

Science Says Listening to These 5 Songs Will Make You Remarkably Happy | Inc.com

For as long as sound has existed, music has always been tied to deep emotion in all living beings. It's one of the stimuli that are most likely to evoke a memory or intense reaction, one of the strange phenomena that allow humans to access a different mental or emotional space than the one they …

Brain Imaging

Download 243 Free eBooks on Design, Data, Software, Web Development & Business from O’Reilly Media

Last week we highlighted for you 20 Free eBooks on Design from O’Reilly Media. Little did we know that we were just scratching the surface of the …

5 Simple Mindsets Powerful Enough to Assure Your Success

Life is filled with obstacles but none are so onerous as the ones in our own minds. Remove those and nothing will stop you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Unless we choose to be great, we will be mediocre at best. What does it take to be great? It takes an empowered …

6 Types of Businesses You Can Start With Almost No Cash

Have a craft creation to sell? Good at home repair? Resale transactions? Voila! You can become an entrepreneur-on-the-cheap.<p>Founder and CEO, AudienceBloom<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’re like millions of Americans, you dream of starting your own business. But …

The Best Books of 2016 for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners | Inc.com

Finding new ways to look at the same problems can be all you need to take your business to the next level. But that means finding ideas and perspectives that don't result in incremental changes but in <i>major</i> changes.<p>The following books (in no particular order) will help you do just that.<p>I loved Cal's …

Self-improvement

15 Powerful Plugins For Photoshop And Sketch

Photoshop and Sketch are powerful tools widely used by designers and developers. Sometimes it might seem that features are endless. But it can get better.<p>What could help significantly increase the efficiency and quality of the work are powerful plugins.<p>Here you will find a list of 15 plugins for …

Tutorials