Tony Granville

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4 Steps to Building an Unstoppable Offshore Dream Team in 24 Hours

How this entrepreneur is re-inventing the hiring process.<p>In our digital era, workforces are more mobile and agile than ever before. The old model of hiring a herd of nine-to-fivers is quickly becoming obsolete; instead, specialist contractors are assembling across continents and time zones to form …

Entrepreneurship

The 20 Best Glutes Exercises of All Time

We’re in the midst of a glutes renaissance. Thanks to Instagram, the increased focus on functional fitness, and/or Jennifer Lopez, men and women are …

Jennifer Lopez

Why I Give Away My Knowledge for Free -- and How That Helps Me Drive Sales

Sharing what he knows, this contributor has found, helps people connect with him, making them more likely to become paying customers.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>By any conceivable measure, the performance of my YouTube channel is abysmal. My videos average 700 …

6 Ways to Drastically Improve Your Website's Conversion Rate

Get more out of your existing audience with these six tips.<p>Founder, Market Domination Media®<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A lot of my online marketing consulting clients have the same dilemma when they come to me for advice -- their traffic numbers are solid, but the …

How Storytelling Can Elevate You Above the Competition | Inc.com

Storytelling is an integral part of being human, and it's the way we've emotionally connected with one another for thousands of years. It should come as no surprise that brands use storytelling to connect with their consumers to great effect. After all, 92 percent of consumers say that they want …

Marketing

How To Collect Money From Slow-Paying Customers

For many small and midsized companies, collecting cash on a timely basis from customers is one of the greatest challenges they face. It is often a delicate balance between maintaining good customer relationships while letting the customer know that your business success and continuity is dependent …

Small Business

How to Produce Content That Doubles Your Sales Funnel Conversion Rate

Understanding your potential customers will ultimately make them paying customers.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Are you producing irresistible content for your audience? I hope so, because the truth is, there seems to be no other way. It doesn't matter whether you're …

Ion Thruster Prototype Breaks Records in Tests, Could Send Humans to Mars

A thruster that's being developed for a future NASA mission to Mars broke several records during recent tests, suggesting that the technology is on …

15 Content Marketing Tools You Can’t Live Without

As many as 88% of B2B marketers use content marketing as part of their marketing strategy.Are you part of that 88%?If you are, you’re probably well …

Marketing

Writing In A Journal Has Helped Me Create My Future And Achieve My Goals . | Inc.com

Of all the things that have been helpful to me in personal growth and goal achievement, using my journal daily is at the foundation.<p>Writing in my journal <i>every single day</i> is the glue that holds everything else together.<p>My journal is the context for my dreams. It's my favorite place to be.<p>It's where …

Productivity

It's Not Too Late to Build a Following on Facebook and YouTube (Here's How) | Inc.com

Social media platforms like Facebook, YouTube and LinkedIn are getting more crowded by the day. However, just because you're up against stiff competition doesn't mean you should give up yet. There are simple strategies you can implement and accounts you can follow to equip yourself with the tools …

Marketing

Newly engineered antibody could kill off 99% of HIV strains

The International Aids Society has heralded the finding as an "exciting breakthrough."<p>The human body has difficulty fighting HIV because of the way that the virus changes and mutates — a single patient can have numerous unique strains of the infection present in their body simultaneously.<p>However, a …

How to Create a Marketing Funnel That Will Increase Sales and Profits

Learn what types of content will move consumers through the funnel and help you earn conversions.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It takes time to convince people to make a purchase. One of the best ways to move people through the buyer journey is to create a conversion …

7 Steps to Quickly Becoming an Influential Expert in Any Field

Developing the relationships you need to succeed can't be done if you are self-absorbed and transactional.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Developing highly influential work is a process that can be mastered. Not only mastered, this process can be replicated again and …

0 Followers on Social Media? Here's How to Effectively Promote Your Content Anyway.

Who said you need social media followers to get more traffic to your blog?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>So, you've started a blog, but you don't (yet) have the social media following to drive traffic there with a simple tweet or Facebook post. How do you do it?<p>In this …

Why You Don't Need an Email List to Start a Business

An email list is important, but it's not necessary to start.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There's no denying that email marketing plays a huge role in the growth of many successful businesses. Unfortunately, some digital marketers become so caught up with the idea of …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Tomorrow looks to make it easier to draw up plans for a will and life insurance

Talking about filling out a will and setting up life insurance is probably one of the more sensitive subjects you’ll tackle as you get older — but Dave Hanley says it’s something that a lot of people end up dodging altogether.<p>That’s why he started Tomorrow, a company that makes it easier to set up …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

QUT creates Australia's first lithium-ion batteries and offers to teach others how

Ever felt the urge to build a battery?<p>Now it is possible after the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) created Australia's first lithium-ion …

6 Reasons You Don't Need a Business Partner

In this entrepreneur's view, the risks are far too great.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>People starting off on their entrepreneurial journey often feel the need to partner up before they launch a company. That's what I did when I started in December of 1999 and as I …

Client Portals Are the New Norm -- Here's How to Set Yours Up Painlessly

Client portals make tasks easier and more convenient for customers, and they save companies time and money. What's not to like?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When customers sign on with service providers, a brand new relationship between the client and the vendor …

5 Places to Use Storytelling in Your Marketing to Drive Sales

Humans are wired for story. The customers you attract that way bring their trust and loyalty, causing you to live happily every after.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most people absolutely hate selling, and for good reason. The entire idea of bothering someone, trying …

5 Ways to Spot Fake Online Coaches (So You Can Find the Great Ones)

Investing in yourself is a smart decision. Make sure you get what you're paying for.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The online-learning industry is one of today's most glamorous -- and booming -- fields. Perform a quick Google search, and you'll find hundreds (if not …

5 Ways to Do Original Research Faster and More Cheaply

Recycling existing ideas (with subtle new twists) is easy, but what customers really want is new data they've never seen before.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In the content-marketing world, the most successful businesses are those that produce the highest-value …

Index is a clean, colorful app for organizing your ideas and digital content

The makers of Index are hoping they’ve created the only app you’ll need to access all your files, notes and links.<p>“We’re giving people a full control panel for the digital world,” founder Brian Cox told me.<p>Cox said he actually developed Index for his own personal use five years ago. And while he …

3 Unconventional Sales Tactics That Will Close More Deals

If you keep marketing the same way you have in the past, you'll keep getting the same results. Try something different.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are a lot of articles on how a business owner can learn to close more deals or sell more product. These articles …

4 Strategies for a Strong Early Marketing Plan

Start marketing before your launch, and customize your approach to the product and its target market.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Joining the likes of Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat, Pinterest is adding capability for video advertisements that may give other social …

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 …

How to Use Facebook Video Ads to Move People Through Your Sales Funnel

Are you using video in your Facebook ad campaigns? Wondering how video can best move people through your sales funnel? In this article, you’ll learn …

Social Media