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10 Passionate Business Ideas for Your Next Startup

Every business starts with an idea.<p>Whether you're a budding entrepreneur or you're mired in the proverbial rat race, if you're looking to start a new business this year, there are definitely some ideas better than others. At the end of the day, you'll need to ask yourself what you're passionate …

5 Best Motorcycles For Navigating City Streets

Navigating any concrete jungle can be hell — especially if you call the asphalt wilds your commute. Driving into the city is certified insanity and …

Motorcycles
eCommerce

10 Questions to Prepare You for Competitors Who Haven't Noticed You Yet

Most new businesses vastly under-estimate their competition, or wait for a crisis to react. Follow these recommendations to stay ahead of the game.<p>When you are starting a business with an exciting new idea, it's easy to dismiss potential competitors as not being in the same space, or too fat, dumb, …

Management

Gig economy got you broke and anxious? Save yourself with a skills audit

In 2009, Farai Chideya was laid off. She’d been working as the host of the NPR radio show <i>News & Notes—</i>but the post-recession economy of the US took no prisoners. In her goodbye note, Chideya wrote:<p>“I’ve worked for magazines, television, and as an Internet consultant. I’ve freelanced and written …

Employment

How to Build a 7-Figure Online Empire

Plus, how to use that empire as an agent for good.<p>Leading Authority for Young Entrepreneurs<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Peter Voogd interviews entrepreneur and philanthropist Marie Forleo about her massive success and how …

Entrepreneurship

Make these 5 essential investing moves when you’re in your 20s to 30s

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>If you believe recent reports from the web, you probably think millennials are financial …

4 Easy Fixes That Actually Make Your Resume Stand Out

They will take you less than five minutes.<p>If you're like most job seekers, the thought of sitting down to update your resume can seem pretty darned unpleasant. Anxiety provoking. Full-on dreadful.<p>You get the drift.<p>Part of the reason it feels like this is that you probably assume it's going to take …

Employment

No country comes even close to China in self-made female billionaires

China is home to more self-made female billionaires than any other nation, according to Hurun Report. The Shanghai-based research firm marked International Women’s Day on March 8 by sharing its latest numbers. It counts 88 such billionaires in the world, and says China has 56 of them.<p>Topping the …

China
Park Geun-hye

How East and West think in profoundly different ways

Psychologists are uncovering the surprising influence of geography on our reasoning, behaviour, and sense of self.<p>As Horace Capron first travelled through Hokkaido in 1871, he searched for a sign of human life among the vast prairies, wooded glades and threatening black mountains. “The stillness of …

Psychology

The skills your kids should cultivate to be competitive in the age of automation

We’re all getting used to the thought that in a not-so-distant future, competition for jobs won’t just be other humans, it will also be an intelligent robot, self-driving car, or other artificial agent. But in our gut, we know this can’t be the full truth, that there’s a more nuanced story. We at …

Artificial Intelligence

How to Make at Least $1,000 Your First Month of Ecommerce

Growing your brand and acquiring customers during the first month of business is crucial, even if you're not profitable.<p>CEO of The Media Captain<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The thought of making money while you sleep is enticing. Imagine waking up in the morning to …

eCommerce

The 5 Stages Startups Must Go Through to Make That First $1 Million

What stage of business is your startup in?<p>Co-founder of Yazamo<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all want our startup businesses to hit that coveted $1 million per year in revenue. The unfortunate truth is that only 4 percent of us actually make that goal.<p>This past year …

Business Strategy

7 Things This Millionaire (and Introvert) Can Teach You About Becoming Self-Made

If you want to live life on your own terms, these rules may help you get there.<p>Mike Dillard became a millionaire in his late 20s. He spent the first five years after college trying to become a successful entrepreneur--quite unsuccessfully. One day, a mentor said to him, "There are people all around …

The Six Types Of Tech Innovation You Meet In China

Perception always trails reality, sometimes by over a decade. Despite China’s persistent copycat image, several waves of innovation co-exist in the country today. Some companies have evolved from imitator to inventor, some focus on “fast-following,” while others create original products, or overlap …

Innovation

Get Inspired by This Tool That Lets You Browse People's Startup Pitches

There's now a site where companies can post and watch pitch videos.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A new platform called HumbleRise seeks to help startups make connections. It allows entrepreneurs to browse through video applications to Y Combinator, a competitive …

YCombinator
Entrepreneurship

12 Steps to Building a Successful Ecommerce Site in 12 Months

CEO of The Media Captain<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Some experts predict that ecommerce will surpass $2 trillion in sales in the next few years - it’s the fastest growing and one of the most valuable industries.<p>When you can shop online, seamlessly checkout, and then …

eCommerce

Venture capitalists say they’ll keep pumping money into startups even with Trump as president

US markets aren’t the only ones being relatively sanguine about a Donald Trump presidency. Venture capitalists say they’re optimistic that funds will continue to flow to startups in Silicon Valley, even with the uncertainty unleashed by the 2016 election.<p>“Investors’ instinctive reaction is to pull …

Venture Capital

6 Strategic Business Practices For Freelance Entrepreneurs

<i>Screenshot: Freelance Entrepreneur</i><p>The daily life of the freelance entrepreneur can be really filled with lots of irregularities and uncertainties but most of us would rather be self employed than have a 9-5 job and work for someone else.<p>But just because we've decided to leave the corporate life …

How treating your health like a video game is the key to success

<b>There's the sweating, the grunting, the uncomfortable breathing and above all – the pressure to do everything in skin-tight lycra. Yep, motivating</b> …

Millennials hate groceries. Here’s how local food entrepreneurs will taste more success.

Shifting consumer food habits may force grocery stores to go the path of newspapers if they fail to adapt.<p>This cultural change creates a massive …

Investing With a Purpose: Looking Beyond ‘Socially Responsible Investing’

<b>Updated June 2017</b><p><b>Podcast Transcript</b><p>Host: Peter Thompson, Senior Regional Fiduciary Manager, Philanthropic Services – Northeast, Wells Fargo Private …

Investing
North Dakota

This CV landed me interviews at Google and more than 20 top startups

During my senior year of college, I decided that I wasn't going to become another boomerang kid that moved back home, jobless and with no plan for …

7 Books That Will Make You an Idea Factory

A Coursera co-founder and former Google exec on the books that help him come up with so many great ideas.<p>Contrary to popular belief, the vast majority of great ideas don't just pop out of thin air. Most are actually the unexpected combination of two or more concepts from different branches of …

10 Success lessons from Guy Kawasaki – “Former Apple evangelist, Venture capitalist” for entrepreneurs

Share14<p>Tweet<p>Share33<p>+12<p>Shares 49<p>Guy Kawasaki is one of the most famous entrepreneurs alive today. He has worked for Apple and Google, written for …

Entrepreneurship