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6 Keys to Develop Your Reputation as an Expert

It's about connecting content you're passionate about with an audience that wants to consume it.<p>The term "platform" is widely used in the publishing, speaking and business worlds to describe your ability to reach people who want to hear your message. Your platform reflects your brand, positioning, …

Marketing

How to look like a big business

<i>With technology increasingly intertwined with all aspects of business,</i> CNET@Work <i>can help you -- prosumers to small businesses with fewer than five employees -- get started.</i><p>In 1999, Rob Cheng left a comfortable job heading up sales, marketing and support at Gateway, one of the biggest PC makers of …

Is It a Hobby or a Business? 5 Things You Need to Know to Monetize Your Hobby.

Pay attention to this distinction because you can bet that the tax man is going to.<p>8 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We Americans are known for our creativity, ingenuity and entrepreneurial spirit. Those of us who actually are entrepreneurs are always thinking …

Small Business

Hire The Best Freelancers As Cheap As $5 To Get Your Work Done

<b>Take Risks</b> – Don’t be afraid to take a risk on Fiverr. In the worst case scenario, it’s only a $5 loss!<p><b>Exception</b> – One exception is when you are …

How to Get 500 Supporters for Your Next Business Idea

Find an audience before you invest time, money and energy.<p>12 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Have you ever had an idea you thought was brilliant, then spent weeks planning and working to bring it to life, only to share it with the world to find out no one …

Marketing

Why Social Media Is Beneficial For Small Business Owners: 5 Sites And The Best Ways To Use Them

Keeping up with the growing number of social media sites and trying to put your small businesses mark on the map can seem overwhelming. <i>What platform</i> …

How to Calculate the Success of a Direct Mail Campaign

The first thing you need to determine? The close rate needed to break even.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the services we perform through Whitestone Partners, our consulting firm, is to analyze the return on investment (ROI) of different types of …

Direct Marketing

10 Small Business Website Errors That Drive Customers Away

Visitors seldom leave a small business website with a <i>neutral</i> impression. For most prospects, your small business is an unknown quantity, so their first impression of your company will either make them more comfortable doing business with you or less comfortable. For this reason, you want their …

Small Business

How to Make Bacon-Wrapped Meatloaf at Home | The Art of Manliness

Meatloaf is a classic Midwestern dish for fall and winter gatherings. Meaty, ketchup-y, and warm, it fills the stomach <i>and</i> the soul.<p>The standard …

Everything your small business needs to know about the evolving world of marketing

What the <i>heck</i> is an "influencer"?<p>Marketing has changed a lot since the glory days of Madison Avenue – and for small business owners, sometimes the …

How To Make Money With Web Marketing | Affiliate Marketing Programs

Affiliate promotion is an excellent way for many business owners. By using the information in this article, you can also enjoy profits from this …

A Stock Analyst Lost $1 Million on a Penny Stock. He Spent the Next 10 Years Investigating How.

Chris DiIorio had just lost a million dollars.<p>This was back in 2006. DiIorio, who was 39 at the time, had recently moved with his new wife from …

Investing

7 Biggest Mistakes Small Business Owners Make

<b>Trying to be a Jack-of-all-Trades</b><br>One of the biggest mistakes when you start out is trying to do it all. Budgets are tight, and you can’t afford to …

Small Business