Stu Englander

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Andrew Carnegie, On Achieving Wealth And Prosperity

Andrew Carnegie was one of our nation’s first entrepreneurs. In the late 19th century, he was the mastermind behind the growth of the steel industry. Carnegie made his fortune building the Carnegie Steel Company, which he later sold to J.P. Morgan. Having amassed outsized wealth, often cited as one …

Self-improvement

Mueller asteroid hurtling toward Planet Trump

No matter how many times Donald Trump kisses Vladimir Putin’s dictatorial butt at their pseudo summit in Helsinki, all they will make there is …

Ohio State football player says he’ll feel like baseball player with new uniform rule

Starting this season, college football players will be required to wear pants that will cover a player’s knee pads. The new uniform code is not being …

10 ridiculously simple steps for writing a book

“Writing is easy. All you have to do is cross out the wrong words.” — Mark Twain<p>As the bestselling author of five books, I can tell you without …

Why Your Small Business Should Have A Content Marketing Strategy

For some time now, paid advertising has been used as a reliable strategy to gain new customers. Unfortunately, paid ads are becoming less effective. …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

If You Describe Your Target Customer With This Word, You've Already Failed

Peter Voogd and Austin Netzley explain some of the most common mistakes new entrepreneurs make.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every entrepreneur makes mistakes along the way. It's only natural. But, Entrepreneur Network partner Peter J. Voogd wants to help readers and …

Entrepreneurship

How to Make a Fortune With $100

Seven entrepreneurs share businesses you can start from practically nothing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many would-be entrepreneurs never start because they're waiting for the perfect idea or don't have enough disposable capital to break out of the rat race.<p>These …

Entrepreneurship

These 13 words and 10 tips will help salespeople close more deals faster

And according to marketing-software maker HubSpot, there are certain words salespeople should use to boost their chances of closing more deals, and, beyond that, there are certain characteristics common to top salespeople.

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5 Ways to Generate Word-of-Mouth as a Small Business

Ninety-two percent of consumers trust referrals from people they know, and 77 percent of consumers are more likely to buy a new product when learning about it from friends or family.<p>This story originally appeared on Bizness Apps<p>Humans rely on their network to make decisions about where to go, what …

Customer Experience

Thai Stir-Fried Noodles With Beef

If you're a fan of Asian noodles, be sure to try these Chinese-inspired Thai beef stir-fried noodles!<p>This stir-fry is delicious, healthful and makes …

Recipes

5 Easy 30-Minute Dinner Recipes That Will Save Your Week

You got this.<p>The thing with dinner is that <i>no one</i> feels like making it. People are tired at the end of a work day ― fully spent. But if a healthy, delicious dinner can be made in just 30 minutes, there really is no excuse for not making it. Any of us can muster up enough energy for a half-hour of …

Cooking

A Modern Guide to Social Media Content Marketing, Part 3: LinkedIn

<i>This is the third installment in a five-part series of articles focusing on best practices to up your content marketing game on the “big four”</i> …

How to Make at Least $1,000 Your First Month of Ecommerce

Growing your brand and acquiring customers during the first month of business is crucial, even if you're not profitable.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The thought of making money while you sleep is enticing. Imagine waking up in the morning to your biggest order of the …

eCommerce

Are You Aware Of This Brand-New Way To Make Money On Facebook?

Did you know that Facebook users watch 100 million hours of video every day? It's true. My household accounts for about 30 percent of that number. We like watching kittens, OK?<p>There are more than a billion people using Facebook every day, and video has exploded on the social media platform over the …

The Best Way to Stand Out on LinkedIn (According to LinkedIn)

Take a tip from LinkedIn's top bloggers and discover how to attract more clients and generate more sales leads with your content in 2017.<p>In today's online marketplace, content is currency. Love it or hate it, you <i>must</i> create useful, actionable free content if you want to "buy" the time and attention …

Diversify your income: All my ideas for making money online

You needed more income streams yesterday.<p>“Many small streams will form a big river.” — Swedish proverb<p>Most Americans have one stream of income (a …

5 Lessons Learned From the World's Greatest Uber Driver

Recently, on the way to LAX airport I took an Uber ride that would change my perspective of how I saw employees. There is this "entrepreneur" label that we use every day that suggests you are either an employee or a business owner. If you remove shares from the equation, then we are all technically …

How Your Purpose Answers Why Your Brand Exists

Forget the lengthy paragraph descriptions of what your brand does. Consumers only care about your why.<p>Behind every business lies a purpose that explains a brand's existence. Sometimes referred to as your company's "why," this purpose gives your brand meaning and defines its place in the world. Your …

The Ugly Truth About Being an Entrepreneur

I’m here to give it to you straight friends: the gritty truth about being an entrepreneur.<p>Many individuals would gladly sacrifice the 9–5 grind for a …

4 Digital Marketing Tips That Will Set Your Small Business Apart

By now you’ve probably heard it enough to know that in today’s digital age every business must have an online presence in order to effectively reach …

Marketing

This Is How To Be Productive Without Being Miserable: 8 Proven Secrets

There’s plenty of good advice on how to be productive. But most of it makes you feel like you need to turn yourself into a machine. You don’t want to …

The Ultimate SEO Checklist For Any Small Business

<b>DID YOU KNOW: 89% OF CUSTOMERS BEGIN THEIR BUYING PROCESS WITH A SEARCH INSIDE OF GOOGLE?</b><p>Search Engine Optimisation is a minefield for most small …

Airbnb, Uber, and Others Used 'Time Collapsing' to Skyrocket From Zero to Millions

Fast-growth companies speed up success by incorporating digital tools and breakthrough innovation into the core of their business.<p>In 2007, Airbnb appeared on the scene and completely changed the world of travel and hospitality. But unbeknownst to its three, 30-something founders, they forged a new …

Top 10 Free Business Plan Templates For Small Businesses

If you are struggling to transform your startup ideas into action than it’s a wonderful thought to start an entrepreneurial career. All you need to …

10 Important Reasons Entrepreneurs Need to Take Blogging Seriously

How the heck do they do it?<p>You know who I'm talking about. I'm talking about those successful entrepreneurs who get tons of business and engagement online.<p>Sure, they hustle just as much as you do. They attend the same networking events. But there's a difference.<p>They seem to have much more business …

Marketing

Here‘s How Entrepreneurs Go From $0 To $5M in Funding

During the writing of my book, <i>The Art of Startup Fundraising</i>, I tried to distill all of my learnings during my years connecting startups with …

13 effective ways your startup can use Periscope to grow the business

By now, most digital-savvy startups are not only popping up on Pinterest and Facebook, but also on Snapchat and Instagram. Visual and video-driven …