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Showpad closes $50M Series C to keep growing its SaaS sales productivity platform

SaaS startup Showpad which has built a platform designed to improve other businesses’ sales productivity has closed a $50 million Series C funding round, led by Insight Venture Partners — with Insight’s MD Jeff Horing now joining the Showpad board. Existing Showpad investors Dawn Capital and …

Tony Robbins: Want Success? Rewire Your Mind.

7 min read<p>Brought to you by Entrepreneur Network<p>Tony Robbins is in the business of breakthroughs. He helps people achieve personal and professional breakthroughs with his wildly popular motivational seminars, his life strategy coaching to CEOs, U.S. Presidents and billionaire hedge fund managers, …

Business Strategy

14 websites to bookmark if you want to get rich

Rich people appreciate the power of learning long after college is over.<p>"The world class knows that college is just the beginning of lifelong learning," writes self-made millionaire Steve Siebold in his book, "How Rich People Think." "That's why you'll see the great ones attending seminars, …

How to cultivate winning writing habits

As many professional writers will tell you, good habits are everything.<p>If procrastination or writer’s block sets in, the writer’s bank account might …

Writing

Q-and-A With The Book Designer - Self-Publishing Consultation

• Are you thinking about publishing your own book?<br>• Do you want to get in on this work-at-home business but don’t know how?<br>• Do you have a book you think …

Writing

10 Entrepreneurs Who Started a Wildly Successful Business After 40

Whether it’s Jack Dorsey or Mark Zuckerberg, America loves the story of the scrappy, young founder. Lost in that narrative is the fact that many …

Haven't Heard of Proactive Net? It Will Revolutionize Customer Experience.

7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As you’re scrolling around the web today, trying to take care of important chores as quickly as possible, imagine a scenario where the internet has a sixth sense about what you are trying to do. I don’t mean in a nefarious, …

Customer Experience

How This Guy Grew 6 Million Dollar Companies Before Turning 35

Here are David Cummings' 4 controversial moves to making million dollar companies<p>94% of companies never hit $1 million in revenue in a year. Those that cross the million dollar mark are doing something that the others aren't.<p>Building million dollar companies from scratch<p>If anyone knows how to …

Venture Capital

How to Start a Business On (Almost) No Money

<i>This piece originally appeared on Entrepreneur.</i><p>You’re excited to start a business. Maybe you have an idea, or you’re just fascinated with the idea of …

18 choices millionaires make that the rest of us don't

Getting rich isn't reserved for a lucky, select few.<p>"Like most things in life, becoming good at attracting money is no different than becoming good at anything else, be it being a sub-par golfer, losing weight, or mastering a second language," writes self-made millionaire Steve Siebold, author of …

How to become a highly paid freelancer while keeping your day job

Since I began freelancing just over a year ago, I've had the opportunity to work with nearly a dozen high-growth startups and world-class experts.<p>What's more, I've never had to negotiate for the premium prices I charge for my content marketing services.<p>Because I've done such an effective job of …

The Best Time Management Apps for Small Business Owners

Tracking and managing employee time can be, well, time-consuming--and as a small business owner, you don't have any time to waste.<p>But you can get that time back with the right time management solution. The apps below can streamline the time-tracking process--and not only that, many of them also …

Check Out This CIA Operative's 9-Step Hotel Safety Checklist

2 min read<p>When you spend 10 years checking in and out of hotels in the not-so-safest parts of the world, bed bugs are the least of your problems.<p>Drew Dwyer, a veteran of the Marines and a former CIA operative, knows this better than most. Here Dwyer shares his hotel check-in safety checklist that …

Survivalism

Here's How Much Different Types of Doctors Are Paid

Doctors are among the highest paid professionals in the U.S., beating out lawyers, software developers, and finance managers in one recent analysis. …

The Answer to This One Question Will Skyrocket Your Sales

Can all your sales problems be solved with a single question?<p><i>Dr. Karl Blanks is an Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO) member from London. He is the co-founder of Conversion Rate Experts, a consultancy that scientifically grows many of the world's most successful web business, including Google, Apple,</i> …

Customers

The 8 Technical Skills Modern Entrepreneurs Should Pick Up

Today’s entrepreneurship environment is…complicated. Never before have you had such an extensive array of methods, techniques, tactics, strategies, and ideas for growing your business.<p>The landscape is bewildering in its variety and astonishing in its complexity. And in this brave new world of …

Marketing

7 Tools to Uncover Customer Needs & Map the Customer Journey to Create Better Experiences

Marketers have become increasingly focused on the importance of understanding the customer journey and using data to lead their marketing strategies. …

7 money basics to teach your kids in elementary school if you want them to grow up to be rich

Less than half of states in the US require that students at public high schools take a personal finance class before they graduate.<p>"Even if they have personal finance being taught in high school, that's too late," explains Gregg Murset, certified financial planner and founder of MyJobChart.com, a …

Want to Start a Freelance Business? 12 Successful Freelancers Share Their Best Advice

Experience is a great teacher, but so is learning from people who have been there and done that -- extremely well.<p>You have the skills. You have the desire. You have the persistence, work ethic, and belief in yourself required to start your own business and become a successful freelancer.<p>But what …

Entrepreneurship

10 Writing Lessons I Learned From Interviewing 30 Best-Selling Authors

Stay focused and get more writing done<p>Having interviewed more than 30 bestselling authors over the past year on my podcast, I've learned a lot about how they overcome distractions and mental blocks and get down to work each day.<p>I like to ask them about their writing process: How they get started …

Creative Writing

10 Bad Habits for Small Business Owners to Overcome

We’re all prone to have some bad habits in our personal lives, and regardless of how much our family and friends may cringe at them, we shouldn’t …

99 Insanely Useful Resources for Freelancers

Becoming a freelancer nearly a decade ago was one of the best decisions I’ve made in my career. It gave me freedom, flexibility, and the chance to …

How To Fund Your Startup: The Ultimate Startup Funding Guide

In my work as a consultant to entrepreneurs, the issue of startup funding and capital always comes up. I’ve yet to work with an entrepreneur who says …

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How the world’s ultra-rich make their money

A new global rich-list published by research company Hurun reveals the industries that excelled the most over the past year – and which industries …

Real Estate

What to Budget for in Retirement

Retirement is not an age; it’s a financial number. It’s the amount of money you’ll need each month to live out your retirement dream. The logical …

How to find the best investors for your startup

Many startups raise money from investors in order to progress to the next stage. Whether you have a great idea that you want to turn into a business, …

Venture Capital