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The 33 Directories Every Start-Up Should Be Registered On

<i>David Arnoux is Head of Growth at Twoodo building the future of teamwork. He’s also a Growth Evangelist at Growth Tribe. Follow him on Twitter or G+. This post first appeared on the Twoodo blog.</i><p>If you subscribe to the notion, “build it and they will come” then you can stop reading here. If, …

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Adopting The Lean Startup Approach

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Most startups fail to take off. The traditional method of starting a business has been to come up with a business plan, get investors to back it, …

7 Ways to Shift Your Perspective About the Dreaded 'No' in Sales

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s an old saying: The strongest fish is the one that swims upstream.<p>When you're rejected in a business context, it can feel as if things have come to a complete halt. But in reality these rejections give you something to push …

Top 10 Ways to Make Money Online -- With Integrity

This story originally appeared on Lewis Howes<p>How to make money online.<p>When I read about making money on most sites it always seems to be a little cheesy or some type of link hacking system that is to good to be true.<p>There are, however, some great individuals who do it right. In the video below I’ll …

A 10-Point Checklist to Confirm You Can Be an Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As entrepreneurs, we are in complete control of our destiny. We steer our own ship, and have two possible outcomes: Sailing into a glorious sunset or crashing and watching the ship sink. This scenario appeals to true entrepreneurs and …

5 Productivity Tricks From the Pros

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ever feel like there’s never enough time in the day to get the important things done? Well, you’re not alone. Studies show that we are working harder, sleeping less and have more stress in our lives than ever before. And since many of us …

3 Essential Laws of Management No Entrepreneur Can Afford to Ignore

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What you measure improves.<p>There is some debate over whether Thomas S. Monson or Karl Pearson first uttered those words, but it’s become an accepted business truism.<p>I call it the Law of Measurement.<p>I have found that in managing goals, …

Kickstarter has a new king: Coolest, an all-in-one cooler

Back when it introduced its first smartwatch, there's no doubt that Pebble took the crowdfunding world by storm. But, more than two years after Pebble broke <i>and</i> set new records on Kickstarter, a cooler is now doing the same. As of today, Coolest is the most successful Kickstarter ever, at least in …

8 Ways to Drive Entrepreneurial Stress Out From Your Life

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In the business world, there's a certain cache attached to being able to soak up all that stress.<p>But people can’t keep putting themselves under a lot of pressure for a long time without consequences. Eventually something’s going to give.<p>A …

What Makes a Great Boss?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I was not a great boss. There, I said it. Do I feel badly about that? Not really. After all, nobody’s perfect. Besides, I don’t think I was a terrible boss; it just wasn’t what I excelled at.<p>Just so we’re clear, when I say ‘boss’ I mean …