Travis Johns

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Develop the Body Language of a Leader With These 5 Exercises

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Speech is habit, and through Vocal Awareness you will learn how to move from unconscious behavior to conscious behavior in every encounter so that you are always in charge of how you want to be known.<p>Our body language speaks volumes. The …

Why Marketers Should Care About Rich-Media Content

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Rich media, a form of engaging content that should already be incorporated into your marketing strategy, has become the latest marketing buzzword. So what is it and why should you care?<p>Online marketers are constantly looking for ways to …

Where E-Commerce Is Booming. Hint: Think Outside the U.S. (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everyone in the U.S. knows Amazon, but not everyone knows Alibaba or Flipkart.<p>In the next five years, that’s going to change.<p>China and India are expected to see faster e-commerce sales growth over the next five years than any other …

How To Launch A Startup Without Writing Code

A startup should be about solving a customer problem -- which does not always mean building a product from scratch.

A Simple Tool That Could Sell Your Idea for You

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I rely on the same, simple, inexpensive tool to help me pitch all of my ideas. I call it the one-page sell sheet. When crafted correctly, sell sheets stop people in their tracks.<p>Early in my career, I would make a sales call, set up a …

Pay Attention to Personal Liability

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’re an owner, director or executive of a small business, you may not have all the legal protection you think you have.<p>Most employers operate as a corporation or limited liability company (LLC). Use of such frameworks generally …

5 Ways to Get PR for Your Startup Without Spending a Pretty Penny

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Getting exposure for a project you’ve sacrificed sleep, money and social time for may seem like the highest priority right before launch. The problem is most startup budgets won’t bank a clever publicity campaign or a high-end PR …

3 Professionals Entrepreneurs Need for Their Personal Lives

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an entrepreneur, you are driven to work hard and perform at your best. Too often, though, you probably tend to focus on your business and neglect the other aspects of your life. While you may be the first to hire an assistant or barter …

4 Ways to Look Like an Expert When You're Just Starting Out

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you’re first starting your business, you want to project competence and gravitas – after all, no one wants to be your guinea pig. But the truth is, you probably don’t have that much experience yet. This will obviously change as you …

My Mentor Is 30 Years Younger Than Me (and Taught Me 5 Incredible Lessons)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>This month I acquired a new mentor and she’s not my usual type. She has very little traditional industry experience and limited hindsight I can leverage. She has never excelled at a formal education environment but perhaps that's because …

10 Steps to Creating a Business Persona Ready for Any Opportunity

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Even if you are creative, passionate, charming and have amazing business ideas and skills, you can still be unprepared for many of the opportunities that come your way.<p>If any of your distinct skills and ideas are going unused, it may be …