DeAndre Molden

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How Transparency Can Help You Succeed on Twitter

Discover how you can be engaging, share your passions and talk about your brand as it relates to real people in order to attract a following.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In his book Tweet Naked, online marketing expert and social media agency CEO Scott Levy provides</i> …

Transparency

Turn Around Your Business in 5 Steps

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For many businesses, there comes a time in the startup phase when cash is short, revenues are not growing fast enough and anxiety about the long-term sustainability of the business is growing. Your team is unsure of their own personal …

Business Strategy

Why Our Job Market Is Dying Before Our Eyes

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The world doesn't end with a bang, as T.S. Eliot wrote, but with a whimper, and thus it is with the U.S. job market.<p>The brutally disappointing employment report released by the Labor Department Friday showed that just 74,000 new jobs were …

Economics

10 Tips on How to Be a Better Entrepreneur in 2014

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The start of a new year is a great time to put our work habits under a microscope, toss the ideas that haven't been working and put new action into play. Each year has its lessons, so it's always good to reflect on what you've learned and …

Entrepreneurship

How to Attract the Right Kind of Twitter Audience

First, determine your strategy -- local leads, a national following or international visibility -- then follow these tips for attracting an audience.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In his book</i> Tweet Naked<i>, online marketing expert and social media agency CEO Scott Levy</i> …

Marketing

6 Characteristics Great Thought Leaders Share

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Thought leaders share a lot of the same behaviors. Rather than stand on a pedestal, they foster approachability. Rather than work in obscurity, they make sure they are "discoverable." Rather than pretending they've got it all figured out, …

Thought Leadership

3 Agreement Types Every Entrepreneur Needs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In my fifteen years of helping small businesses, the most common question I hear from budding business owners is, “What kind of legal agreements do I need?” As a good lawyer, I used to answer with the response entrepreneurs hate most: “It …

Small Business

Why Reputation Management Is Critical to Your Personal Brand

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following is the tenth in the series "Personal Branding For A Better Life," in which marketing expert Jim Joseph applies big brand marketing lessons to help you build a successful personal brand.</i><p>Never before have we been able to …

Public Relations

5 Steps to Supercharging Engagement on Twitter

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Twitter engagement is not an easy task. Instead of simply broadcasting news and other details about your company you need to engage your followers and give them reason to read every post you tweet.<p>Increasing engagement on Twitter requires …

InterAct

4 Critical Skills for a Changing World

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Bob Dylan wrote “The Times They Are A-Changin’” in the midst of the cultural and political upheaval of the 60s. What I remember most about those days were the endless fights with my parents over my long hair, my frayed bellbottom jeans, …

Critical Thinking

Finding Growth By Changing Your Mindset

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s a long-held secret in Silicon Valley that is starting to leak out. If you look around at some of the newest billion-dollar companies, you’ll find that most of them haven’t reached those heights through traditional marketing. …

working knowledge

How to Get Influencers to Help You

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all need help to succeed, whether it’s crucial advice from a seasoned professional, a testimonial about our product or service, or an introduction to an important contact. For better or for worse, sometimes it’s not what you know, but …

Success

Young Women Are Earning Almost as Much as Men for First Time Ever

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Young women entering the workforce can expect to be paid almost as much as the guys around them. The playing field still isn’t entirely level, but it's flatter than it's ever been. How close are we? In 2012, women between the ages of 25 …

Demographics

How to Combat Your Fear of Rejection

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Our fear of rejection is so powerful, it’s stops most of us in our tracks -- whether we realize it or not. It prevents us from moving forward in our professional and personal lives. As a result, we’re afraid to set goals. We’re unwilling …

Entrepreneurship

Why Self-Discipline Will Make You Unstoppable

A one time management expert explains how commitment and discipline are directly related to successful achievement.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In his book</i> No B.S. Time Management for Entrepreneurs<i>, business coach and consultant Dan Kennedy reveals the steps behind</i> …

Time Management