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6 Ways to Think Outside the Box When Marketing Your Small Business

Sometimes budget limits small businesses from executing their marketing ideas, but not every successful strategy requires a lot of money. Here are …

Small Business

15 Must-Reads Small Business Owners Can Choose from This Summer

Summer is often a time of rest and relaxation, with plenty of time to sit out by the pool or on the beach with a good book. It’s no surprise that …

Self-improvement

How to Accomplish More in 4 Days Than Most People Do in 4 Weeks

Practice and self-control are key.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all know that it takes hard work to achieve our goals. And in the world of business and entrepreneurship, we often hear how we must be willing to sacrifice weeks, months, even years of slaving away to …

Time Management

Want More Instagram Followers? Here Are 12 Proven And Successful Organic Strategies

Instagram is the star child of the social media scene at the moment. Its popularity is on a continuous rise, and the implementation of Instagram Stories mid last year has only amplified that fact. This week— they announced the addition of their latest feature, IGTV; adding long-form video to the …

Social Media

How To Make Your Business Stand Out From The Competition And Win More Customers

Anyone who operates an online business can’t survive without a steady flow of traffic. Facebook’s algorithm change, which devastated organic reach, is the latest in a long history of reasons why many sites go from thriving to dying.<p>Case in point: Render Media went from being the “second …

How to Build a Profitable Business That Investors Would Go Crazy Over

Read this even if you don't want to sell your business.<p>If you own a business and want to sell it, you're in for a great time. Why? The economy has never been better. Investors are coming out of the woodwork to snap up companies. This is especially true in the home service industry where Google, …

Small Business

9 best books for entrepreneurs

With so many workers feeling underpaid, underappreciated and overworked, it’s no wonder so many of us are venturing out on our own and becoming …

Want to Be a Successful Entrepreneur? Here Are Three Truths You Must Know

Being an entrepreneur requires persistence and bravery on an everyday basis.<p><i>Dillon Kivo, founder and CEO of Kivo Media Group.</i><p>We all want to be successful at what we do, whether we are teachers with big hearts, college kids with big goals or dreamers with big visions. Unfortunately, only a handful …

New study finds majority of small businesses unprepared for cash crisis

Neva Peterson founded a bookkeeping and consulting business in Las Vegas five years ago, mainly on a shoestring budget, working alone from a home …

The Challenges Facing Women Entrepreneurs (and How to Overcome Them)

Updated March 14, 2018<p>Over the past 20 years, the number of women-owned businesses has grown 114 percent, according to a 2017 report by American …

Here Are the Best Inspirational Quotes for 2018

Another year and another 365 quotes--the most inspirational things anybody has ever said.<p>Want inspirational quotes? Each year for the past several years, I've gathered the best inspiring quotes, one for each of the coming 365 days. Here's our latest installment: the top inspirational quotes for …

Design the Life of Your Dreams Using These Simple Tips

An Entrepreneur contributor outlines how to design your life the way an artist would.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Years ago, my father shared a simple bit of wisdom with me that you’ve probably heard before: <i>Life is too short,</i> he said<i>. T</i>oo short to do something you're …

General Electric

3 Things You Need to Do Every Day to Maintain Your Entrepreneurial Drive

You can't keep working 24/7 without energy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Business Rockstars spotlights Joe McCann, CEO of NodeSource, who explains the three things you should do every day to improve your energy levels so you …

Entrepreneurship

The Critical Differences Between Cash Flow and Profit

Even if you're not an accounting expert, misunderstanding cash flow and profits is bad for business. Here's a crash course.<p>Kirk W. McLaren is an Entrepreneur's Organization (EO) <i>member in Washington, D.C. and CEO of</i> Foresight CFO<i>, a strategic financial management and accounting services firm that</i> …

Learn About Social Media Algorithms, Augmented Reality and More Changing Business Trends - Small Business Trends

The tools, platforms and methods you use to grow your business are constantly changing. So you need to keep up with all the latest updates and …

10 Facebook PPC Tips to Make Your Life Easier - Small Business Trends

Facebook PPC has become one of the most effective advertising strategies in the history of advertising. With over two billion users, virtually any …

Sending The Right Message: Best Practices For Marketing Your Small Business Via Email

According to Statista, there were 233 million U.S. email users in the United States by the end of 2015, which will reach nearly 254.7 million by the …

Personalized Email Marketing For Small Businesses: A How-To

Small businesses can achieve growth with personalized emails such as birthday messages. But they should remember that consumers increasingly open …

Why Every Business Needs to Have a Digital Disaster Plan

Whether it’s a fire at your location, a flood or a tornado, disasters can put your company out of business either temporarily or permanently. Between …

How to Use Facebook Ads to Get More Attention for Your Brand - Small Business Trends

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) is running out of ad inventory, warned Mari Smith, Facebook guru, at last month’s Unbounce Conference. As the site has grown — …

Latch Onto These 10 Business Trends to Boost Your Growth Rate

Working smarter means finding new efficiencies, respecting your team's time and reducing interruptions that distract you from your goals.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Top entrepreneurs understand the key to success is continual analysis and improvement. A number of …

Small Business

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Favorite Business-Related Podcasts Startup Founders Recommend

Podcasts are a wonderful source of information and entertainment, and there are numerous ones available that focus on the business world. But are …

Self-improvement

Small business: Here are simple, cheap ways to reward employees

Employees are at the heart of your small business. They serve the customers, make your product or provide your services, fill and process orders, get the shipping out the door. Without good employees, it’s tough to build a successful, profitable company. But in small businesses, money can often be …

Here's Why You Don't Have The Time To Achieve Your Big Goals

If you’re having trouble finding time for your big goals, you’re not alone. We recently asked over 1,500 leaders: “Did you successfully complete your goals for today?” and provided three responses to choose from: “Yes,” “No,” and “I have no idea.” The most common response was “I have no idea.” The …

70 Powerful Habits That Will Get Your Life Back on Track

People lose their way from time to time, but resetting is easier than you think.<p><i>What can I do to quickly get myself back on track? originally appeared on Quora--the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Yehong Zhu on</b> …

10 Fundamental Truths That Will Change Your Life

You can achieve amazing things if you stay focused on the right things.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s surprising how easy it is to lose sight of the important things in life. Busy schedules and regular routines have a tendency to put the brain on autopilot.<p>When …

Self-improvement

8 Ways to Stop Feeling Burnout (and Start Sustaining Success)

It's time to be selfish for your own well-being.<p>You have a short fuse when you're stuck in a state of perpetual exhaustion. When you're stressed and overwhelmed for long periods of time, your energy levels evaporate along with your patience, and your passion for activities you once enjoyed …