Rick Daruler

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Don't Waste Time On A Startup Business Plan -- Do These 5 Things Instead

Traditionally, startup businesses draft a business plan for three specific reasons: to articulate their vision for the business, to document how they plan to solve key challenges, and to pitch their business idea to potential investors.<p>But what if I told you that business plans for startup …

Entrepreneurship

This Luxe Sneaker Startup Just Launched Chelsea Boots—and You're Going to Want a Pair

Another modern classic from Oliver Cabell.<p>If it isn't already, Oliver Cabell should be on your radar. This is the brand, after all, that has inspired hundreds of people to jump on the waitlist for its luxe, limited-edition sneakers by providing a pitch-perfect combo of quality, style, and …

Steve Jobs Followed 7 Unbreakable Laws of Success That Apply to Any Business

When Steve Jobs passed away in 2011, the ABC News program <i>20/20</i> asked me to share some of the insights I gleaned from writing three books on Jobs and Apple. The seven rules I offered are still relevant today and helped to propel Apple recently to a $1 trillion market value.<p>Here are the seven rules …

Apple Store

How to Create a Facebook Marketing Campaign that Boosts ROI

Facebook is the most widely used social media platform with 1.45 billion active daily users; the platform is an amazing opportunity for you to find a …

Italian-Made Shoe Brand Arno's Latest Collection Will Have You Starry Eyed

ARNO Cooperative launched just about six months ago with a perfectly-edited collection of wear-everyday boots, shoes bags plus a leather moto jacket. The collaboration between a San Francisco publicity maven (Defne Crowe) and an American shoe designer (Rachel Arnow) living in Italy launched with a …

3 Things U.S. Startups Do Better Than European Startups

It's no real surprise U.S. companies dominate the list of top startups.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The excitement of potential defines startup culture. The hope for success pulses through newly rented offices like electricity, charging everyone to hustle so that …

10 Books Every Aspiring Millionaire Must Read

If you aspire to the summit, learn from those who have already climbed mountains.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You have big dreams and big goals -- you want to be a successful entrepreneur or business leader and join the millionaires’ club. But how do you go about …

Here Are 5 Ways a Non-Technical Person Can Go About Building a Startup

We all have ideas. Sometimes we believe our ideas will disrupt an industry by becoming the foundation for a profitable business. And sometimes, some …

How to Gracefully Handle and Then Make the Most of Professional Rejection

Grieve, but move on.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>At some point, rejection happens to all of us, and it can be a difficult experience to come back from. How you handle yourself and what you do next can be critical to your professional advancement and your personal …

How to Stand Out: Make Yourself Equal and Then Make Yourself Different

Knowing what makes you different gives you a competitive advantage that cannot be matched.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Standing out is one of the toughest things to do in a crowded market. You are too busy chasing your dream job and wanting to do your passion project …

Two regular people explain how they became millionaires in their 30s

By any definition, becoming a millionaire by your 30s isn't easy, unless you happen to come from a lot of money. Tips abound on how you can accumulate wealth through saving and smart investments, but unless you're putting away a <i>lot</i> of cash, a seven-figure net worth at such a young age can seem like …

Traffic & Conversion Summit 2018 Reading List: 26 Books for Digital Marketers

Looking to do some reading (or audiobook listening) on your plane ride over to Traffic & Conversion Summit 2018?Scroll through Amazon, and you’ll …

Digital Marketing

Why Your Most Important Business Move Might Be Joining A Mastermind

One of the hard parts of being an entrepreneur is the psychological weight of being the key decision-maker. Every decision and metric depends on you.<p>Figuring out how to organize your time, stay accountable, and make everything happen without losing your mind is a real challenge. I don’t say this …

Entrepreneurship

Which Type of Entrepreneur Are You: Bedrock or High-Risk?

There are two fundamentally different kinds of entrepreneurs. It doesn't matter which you are, so long as you know which you are.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs come in all shapes and sizes, from all kinds of backgrounds, and with many different types of …

7 Real-Life Business Lessons You Can Learn From Billionaires

The only variable you really control is how hard you work.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The “three-comma club” consists of those in industry, art and commerce who have achieved the exclusive honor of reaching a net worth of more than one billion dollars. From …

The 4 Cs of successful analytics

Authored by Gherardo Infunti, Solution Director<p>Drop him a line at gherardo.infunti@oracle.com<p><i>Choosing a modern data analytics platform can be a</i> …

7 Ways You're Sabotaging Your Business Without Knowing

As an entrepreneur, things won’t always go your way – especially when you’re just starting out. When that happens, you might find yourself questioning everything about your business – from your team to your strategy and even down to the product itself. While the answer often lies in one of them, …

3 Things You Have to Know About the Changes to Pass-Through Income

The 20 percent deduction may be a game-changer, but you have to know what it means for your business.<p>As the calendar ticks forward to April 17th, the pressure of tax season, tax reporting, and getting the best deal on your return will only increase. Running your business, keeping up with technology …

How to Start an Online Business in 10 Simple Steps

Eager to start an online business or start a new blog, but not sure where to start? With improving technology, including excellent online tools and …

6 Things a Work-From-Home Entrepreneur Can Tell You

You are on your own when you decide to go solo – so inevitably you should be your biggest advocate<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>About this time last year, I had happily quit a job that …

Why Most People Never Start a Business and Why Some Do

It's easy to think that business people have an inherent 'business sense' that can't be learned, but this is very far from the truth<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>In Asia, in fact, all …

A man who studied rich people for 5 years found there are 3 aspects of etiquette they never shirk

Your parents may have been onto something when they stuck you in middle school cotillion class.<p>It turns out, the wealthiest, most successful people …

Self-improvement

Ultimate Pitch Deck To Build A Billion Dollar Startup

Let’s be honest — most business plans are dull. No one has time to read a business plan unless they have already made the mental decision to fund you, and are just checking the boxes of due diligence. Experienced business pros and investors know that business plans change. In fact, the funding you …

Entrepreneurship

‘Steven Spielberg of porn’: Stop stealing my adult films

An adult-film director who claims to be the Steven Spielberg of skin flicks wants online thieves to stop pilfering his art, according to a …

Why do Some Companies Grow Consistently While Others Struggle

Sustained growth, while boring, is very desirable by management, employees, and suppliers<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>The first lesson I learned as an entrepreneur is that growing a …

How to Use Data-Backed Influencer Marketing to Grow Your Startup Business

The world of business is undergoing massive transformations.Being a business graduate, I was used to studying about companies that were big corporate …

Learn Why Small Businesses Fail and How You Can Avoid Failure

According to Innovation, Science & Economic Development Canada statistics thousands of businesses exit the marketplace every year in Canada. Business …

3 Reasons to Start Copying Your Competitors Today

You don't have to steal strategies or plagiarize work to learn from your competitors-find out how.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I know what you’re thinking. “Copy my competitors? Isn’t that unethical? Isn’t that <i>illegal</i>? I’m not doing that!” But wait—hear me out. I’m …

Marketing

Stripe now lets marketplaces onboard new sellers in less than 2 minutes

Stripe, the fast-growing fintech startup that’s now worth around $9 billion, has announced that it’s making it easier for marketplace companies to onboard new sellers.<p>Founded in 2010 by Irish brothers Patrick and John Collison, Stripe provides the technical and banking infrastructure to enable …

9 Ways Your Life Will Change When You Quit Your 9-to-5 to Start a Business

The reality as an entrepreneur is that the only easy day was yesterday.<p><i>What's the hardest step in the employee-to-entrepreneur transformation and how did you overcome it? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better</i> …