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Making a Benchtop Jointer Out of Plywood

Gökmen Altuntas is like a woodworker’s answer to a Von Neumann machine (a machine that replicates itself). Over the coarse of the videos on this channel, you get to see a whole workshop being homemade, one tool at a time. In one of the recent videos, it’s a benchtop jointer that gets constructed …

Woodworking

How I Built an $18 Million Company With No VC Funding – and How You Can Too

Taking on money can mean your mistakes are bigger. Growing organically can save you from yourself.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everywhere you turn, there's talk about startups making it big. Airbnb may be the next tech unicorn. Brave raised $35 million in under 30 …

Wood Stain is Not Wood Finish

I often come across people who are confused about the difference between a stain and a finish. They’ll use a phrase such as “I want to stain the …

This innovative farm grows food three times faster than a regular garden

Eat Lokal<p>Ikea is no longer content to help people simply design their kitchens — the Scandinavian retailer is now considering ways to help customers …

Ikea has debuted an indoor farm that grows greens 3 times as fast as in a garden

Ikea is known for its flat-pack kitchen tables, islands, and cabinets.<p>Now the home-furnishings retailer is experimenting with a product that would allow it to harvest salad greens in-store.<p>Space10, Ikea's innovation lab, has designed a prototype of a mini-farm that can grow greens and herbs indoors.<p>…

Aquaponics

5 Best Web Practices To Grow Your Small Business Online

We all know that more and more people are utilizing the web when it comes to making a decision on choosing which products and services to buy. And yet, it’s hard to believe that there’s still a good amount of businesses that aren’t honing in on this online trend.<p>In fact, 29% of small businesses …

Small Business

5 Steps to Building Your Personal Brand From Scratch

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What would you like people to say about you?<p>As Jeff Bezos (founder of Amazon) famously said, “Your brand is what people say about you when you’re not in the room.”<p>Your personal brand is the sum total of what you do, how you do it and why …

10 Ventures Young Entrepreneurs Can Start for Cheap or Free

Don't be discouraged. You can afford to leave the 9-to-5 rat race.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you're a young entrepreneur who's sick of the 9-to-5 rat race, you should start thinking out of the box. You need to find an idea that will allow you to start your own …

The one place you’re not applying essential oils—but should

If you’re on board the essential oils train, chances are you spritz and slather onto your pulse points like a pro. And maybe you even spread the …

A Beginner's Guide to Using Essential Oils

The Ultimate Essential Oil Guide: Which Ones to Use and for What

The world of essential oils is vast, intriguing, and honestly, a tad confusing. Are these plant extracts <i>actually</i> that powerful? (Yes.) Do I need to …

10 Reasons Why 7 Out of 10 Businesses Fail Within 10 Years

There's a fierce tide of potential for failure in business. Half of all businesses won't make it to the five-year mark.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>While startup life seems glamorous at best when it comes to dizzying valuations and unsustainable bubbles that help to …

With No Website or Marketing Department, He Became a Millionaire Selling Potato Peelers on Park Avenue

Joe Andes was a master salesman of the old school. He made his fortune one $5 sale at a time, working on a busy Manhattan street corner.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs and sales people are always looking for new sources of inspiration. Inspiration is part …

5 Behaviors That Can Make You Rich Within 10 Years | Inc.com

<i>What are some options to become rich in ten years? 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 Gordon Miller, works at G3i Ventures LLC, on Quora:</b><p>So, the key to being rich 10 years from now is …

Quora

10 Proven Ways to Make Millions on Social Media

Sales and marketing is a numbers game. With 2.5 billion people online and more added every day, are the numbers working for you?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Marketers go where the people are, and marketing dollars follow. Last year, for the first time ever, marketers …

The Naturalistic Sculpture Discovery

Sculpture is a reflection of an art that gives you inspirational meaning either in life or specific rituals connections. Nowadays, it’s not only …

Google Just Gave Every Startup a Huge Gift With 1 Amazing, Free Website | Inc.com

Starting a startup isn't easy. Most startup founders struggle with juggling the myriad of success factors required to get things off the ground. Many new ventures fail.<p>It all just got a lot easier thanks to Startup with Google.<p>With one fell swoop, Google just provided proven tools, best practices, …

Startups

If You Want to Be Successful, You Need to Sweat the Small Stuff

Too often, we focus on big opportunities and outcomes in front of us and forget about basic preparation, which ends up reducing or limiting our success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I think that Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is a genius. This is not …

DIY Curtain Projects You Can Totally Pull Off

Some people might consider curtains a luxury, others a necessity. If you think about the many benefits that curtains provide, I'd err on the side of …

Budget Remodeling Ideas Hiding in the IKEA 2018 Catalog

We all know IKEA is a slam dunk for stylish and affordable furniture and accessories, and their annual catalog is pure eye candy for fans looking to …

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Pricing Innovative Products

<b>Is Price Really The Issue, Anyway?</b><p>Innovative products are hard to sell in most B2B markets. And with no direct comparators, they are hard to price. The danger is that you see the problem of “hard to sell” as a pricing issue, when it’s really something else. Understand that something else and you …

Selling

10 Easy, Natural Ways To Make Your Home Smell Amazing

Simmer lemons, rosemary and vanilla extract stove-top for a light, fresh scent that lingers for days.<p>Pop quiz: Which smells better — actual lavender or a “lavender-scented product”? (We all know the answer.) Next time, before you grab a scented plug-in, look to one of these ten totally natural — …

Use These 5 Tips To Optimize Your Website's Homepage

Your homepage is some of the most important real estate on your entire website. While it’s true that many of your website visitors probably enter through landing pages or direct links to products or services, a huge number of them still come through the homepage. And, for many, this will be the …

UI Design

Branding For Small Businesses Made Simple

There’s a lot of content out there that is written to help small business owners do their own marketing, but it’s often written by marketers who are adept in things like analytics, content marketing, and technical jargon. It may be written using terms you don’t understand and business processes …

Marketing

3 Steps to Increase Your Average Revenue Per Customer

When an auto-body shop sent a "thank you" to a customer, he posted it on Reddit, resulting in upvotes from 1,500 potential customers.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the best ways to boost your business revenue is simply to get more money from your existing …