Ava Chen

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6 Changes Organizations Should Make Today

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In today's competitive landscape, companies need to be efficient or get left behind. That said, companies are often stuck in their ways, leaving opportunity for growth out cold. Here are some things I would do if I took over your business …

5 Tips to Creating a Successful Content-Marketing Campaign

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The phrase “content marketing” is all over the web these days. Content has become a conglomeration of many things: webinars, blog posts, videos, social network shares and more. It sounds like a great idea. If done right, a well-executed …

5 Questions to Determine If You're Ready to Be an Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The only difference between people who want to be entrepreneurs and the ones who actually are is the work and the risk of getting started. If you feel like you want to be an entrepreneur but aren’t certain if you’re ready yet, here are …

5 Lessons For Entrepreneurs From The World Cup Social Media Frenzy

Is there a place online where the World Cup <i>isn’t</i> being talked about right now? I only ask because my Twitter feed is filled with hashflags and #Brazil2014. Instagram is overloaded with soccer players cheesing it up. And my Facebook feed has been taken over by people sharing the latest …

Technology’s Role In Direct Democracy

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Michael Papay is CEO and co-founder, along with David Timby, of</i> <i>Waggl</i><i>, a communication tool designed to source input and create engagement with audiences one question at a time.</i><p>An influx of communication and collaboration technologies since the beginning of the 21st century has helped …