Charles Porterfield

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50 million-dollar business ideas you can launch for cheap (or even free)

It’s no longer taboo for people to ditch the daily 9-to-5 grind and start their own business. In fact, it’s beyond easy starting a business for …

Small Business

Make $50,000 Per Month Through Facebook Advertising With These Top Tips

Develop a strategy that can propel your business forward.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There's nothing more rewarding than smashing through sales plateaus, and Facebook ads can help push your business to new heights. However, throwing money at the platform or creating …

Why Stackshare is quietly becoming a secret weapon for developers and Silicon Valley CTOs

On Stackshare, Airbnb lists over 50 services in its “stack,” Slack lists 24, and Spotify lists more than 31; these stacks are collections of different pieces of software that each company is using to run their operations, and range from infrastructure tools to communications tools to container …

Startups

13 Ways You're Sabotaging Your Startup Before You Start It | Inc.com

In a previous post, I explained that investors are now, or will soon be, using big data--including browsing and purchasing history--to decide whether you're worth betting on.<p>I asked the source for that post, Steve Goodman, founder and CEO of Restless Bandit, for some pointers for protecting …

Investing

Why Entrepreneurs Don't Need Business Experience to Start Their Own Company

Shaun Neff never had a full-time job before he started his company, and it worked out okay for him.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>On this episode, Entrepreneur Network partner Business Rockstars spotlights designer Shaun Neff, who talks about the power of branding, …

Try This Fat-Melting Core Workout For Washboard Abs

​This core and cardio combo will shred your six-pack<p>If you've been looking for something extra to sweat away the fat and sculpt your abs, you've found it. This cardio and core finisher strategically combines moves that will turn up your metabolism to shed fat and chisel your abs.<p>The combination of …

Workouts

Don't Just Have an Idea: How to Take the Next Step With Your Business Venture

Don't let fear or anything else prevent you from diving in and turning your dream into reality.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneur Network partner Kate Volman understands the anxiety and uncertainty that comes with branching out and doing something new. Whether …

The Most Brilliant Business Ideas

Check out some of our favorites from Entrepreneur's 'Brilliant Ideas' series in the magazine.<p>This story appears in the June 2017 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Entrepreneurship is about ideas. It is the foundation of everything -- an insight into how to improve something, or what consumers want, …

60 Top Motivational Quotes That Will Inspire You to Be an Outstanding Leader | Inc.com

Being a leader--being the boss--can feel like the hardest job of all. No matter how large your team, no matter how collaborative and engaged your employees, ultimately it's up to you--which means you need to find inspiration and motivation inside yourself.<p>At the same time, though, it's possible to …

Motivation

How to fund a small business without risking your retirement

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>Launching a business at any age is an exciting undertaking. But starting one can also be …

Justices to decide on sentences for young prison 'lifers'

But the 75-minute high court argument in the case of a Louisiana man who has been imprisoned since 1963 ended with a distinct possibility that the justices could dismiss the case on technical grounds and perhaps take up another inmate's plea in the spring.<p>The court spent more time debating whether …

Harvard Law School

iOS Dev: Why Apple TV Is 'Game Over' For Xbox One And PS4

UPDATE: A lot of people are interested in this subject, so here’s a column with more of my own thoughts. Even if we’re not at “Game Over” yet, there’s no reason to assume the industry won’t change.<p>Last week, the gaming world had become curious about Apple’s long-awaited next installment Apple TV. …

Smart TV

New Afghanistan pact means America's longest war will last until at least 2024

The longest war in American history will last at least another decade, according to the terms of a garrisoning deal for US forces signed by the new Afghanistan government on Tuesday.<p>Long awaited and much desired by an anxious US military, the deal guarantees that US and Nato troops will not have to …