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57 Startup Lessons I've Learned The Hard Way

<b>Editors Note:</b> This is a guest post by Slava Akhmechet, founder of RethinkDB. You can follow him on Twitter here.<p>There are already very good lists of startup lessons written by really talented, experienced people (here and here). I’d like to add another one. I learned these lessons the hard way in …

Facebook Marketing for Small Business: What You Need to Know

Shares 3K<p>Is your business on Facebook?<p>Are you wondering how a small business can benefit from Facebook marketing?<p>To learn about the opportunities for …

5 Social Media Monitoring Tools to Simplify Your Marketing

Shares 4K<p>Are you measuring your social media efforts?<p>Do you know what’s working?<p>Over the years, there have been dozens of social media monitoring …

Marketing

Dominate Your Industry: How to Become the Best in Your Field

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The notion of a miraculous genius being born smarter and more capable than the rest of us mere mortals charms our curiosity. Robert Greene, author of the popular <i>The 48 Laws of Power</i> (Penguin, 2000), would disagree. The fascination we have …

Entrepreneurship

Great Companies Are Led By Missionaries, Not Mercenaries

Since 2000, famous billionaire investor John Doerr, partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, has often discussed an important aspect of the world’s greatest entrepreneurs.<p>In a 2000 interview reported by Knowledge@Wharton, Doerr described the five characteristics that distinguish truly great …

Blacks and Hispanics More Likely Than Whites to Use Twitter

With fully 67 percent of Internet users on social networks, social media is an established mainstream activity. But while 67 percent of the online …

Pew Research Center

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