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10 Secrets to Make Anything Go Viral

There's a lot you can learn from an alcohol delivery app, a shower cap, a makeup brush, and some underwear.<p>Like many bright-eyed and bushy-tailed teenagers, when I started my first internship in the industry I wanted to form my career, I had no concept of what I was going to be doing. I truly had …

Marketing

3 Essential Social Media Tools Every Entrepreneur Needs to Survive (and Grow)

Today, every entrepreneur needs to master the latest social media tools to survive--and thrive.<p>A few years ago, then 27-year-old Millennial woman entrepreneur Avi Loren Fox made a hooded-scarf out of some cozy old sweaters--simply because she wanted one, and couldn't find it in stores. When she …

Social Media

5 Simple Ways to Drive Targeted Traffic To Your Website

In business, nothing happens until there's sale. With online marketing, nothing happens until you've delivered targeted traffic to your site.<p>You may …

All You Could Ever Want To Know About Social Media Marketing | Founder's Guide

Social Media is instrumental for most modern businesses. With some hosting millions of users everyday, and some users spending most of their time on …

4 Tips to Influence Buyers and Win Social Referrals

Retailers are always in search of new customers, and social media is an untapped gold mine for customer acquisition. Research by CeBIT shows that 74 …

eCommerce

10 Website Marketing Tactics You Can't Ignore

Your website without marketing is just another pretty face.<p>Nothing will happen until you start marketing your website.<p>There will be no traffic, no …

Stop Whining and Start Hustling

Nothing is better than meaningful success, and nothing is worse than regret.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everybody knows at least one person who is often complaining about their problems. It seems like the world is completely against this person, and …

Entrepreneurship

Here's How One Millennial Entrepreneur Turned Failure Into $10 Million

Success knows no age and no limits!<p>Every entrepreneur has their own story. Some find success rather quickly and without much effort, while others deal with failure. Then, there are people like Sam Ovens who find success early in life but experience their own fair share of troubles along the way.<p>Sam …

Entrepreneurship

Business plans are a waste of time. Shoot now and adjust later.

There is of course an important caveat to the admittedly brash and generalising statement above. If you are looking for money to start your new …

10 Success lessons from Mark Zuckerberg – “Youngest Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share115<p>Tweet<p>Share29<p>+15<p>Shares 149<p>Mark Zuckerberg is the youngest billionaire on the planet who created the Facebook social network that now has more …

3 Easy Ways to Get More from Your Brand's B2B Content

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Delivering engaging, relevant content is the name of the game right now in marketing. Interestingly enough, as marketers center their efforts and investment on content-driven activities, most struggle with content creation. …

Marketing

9 Things Successful People Do When They Meet Someone

These steps that can put you in control of the results in any first encounter.<p>Preparing for meetings is critical, whether you're having them internally or doing a deal with a critical partner. It's no less important to prepare for a first meeting with anyone.<p>You never know in advance the roles you …

Success

The Truth About Overnight Success And 5 Ways to Relax the Pressure For Success

I don't often use the word "hate" because it's a waste of energy, but in 2013 something I read in The Answer, by John Assaraf caused me to pull that "H" word out.<p>Assaraf says for any idea, there is a gestational period that goes with it, much like a baby gestating in the womb for nine months before …

10 Biggest myths about being an entrepreneurs

Share2<p>Tweet<p>Share6<p>+12<p>Shares 10<p>Becoming an entrepreneur has been on top of wish list of most people. After all, who don’t want to be a boss at least …

Entrepreneurship

The One Rule For Having a Successful Career

Careers have changed dramatically over the last decade. There’s no such thing as a <i>lifer</i> or sticking to a single company for the duration of your …

Here’s How to Design a Logo You’ll Want to Wear on a T-Shirt

You’ve been hard at work building your brand identity and you’re almost ready to take it public. As we were all reminded by the recent Instagram design overhaul, like it or not, logos matter, and designing one is a crucial final step in biz planning.<p>You know one thing: You want it to be good — …

7 Ways To Perfect Your Email Newsletter

In an era dominated by cutting-edge platforms like Instagram and SnapChat, email may seem like an archaic digital medium (an oxymoron, to many of us). Yet, thousands of marketers continue to claim that email marketing isn’t just effective—but that it’s the highest-ROI strategy they use. In a recent …

Marketing

5 Landmarks That Define the Unique Selling Point for Your Business

7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you are planning to start a business, the first thing you need to do is to find out why people would patronize your product or service over the competition. This quality is your Unique Selling Proposition, or USP. It is …

Marketing

3 lessons on success from an Arab businesswoman

Professional Arab women juggle more responsibilities than their male counterparts, and they face more cultural rigidity than Western women. What can …

5 ways being single could sabotage your success

If you're like the majority of Americans, you're single. And contrary to what 90s rom-coms would have you believe, this doesn't necessarily mean you're a lonely narcissist — in fact, your single status can actually be a great thing.<p>As a single person, you're more likely to be social, enjoy some …

6 Ways To Invest Your Time and Money In Your 20s For Long-Term Success

Your 20s is a time where you’re only just starting your career. 20.2 million students have just left education and its time to start the path that …

The Only 3 Things to Do (Over and Over) to Make Your Brand Stand Out

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Customers want more than an experience. They want emotion.<p>Customers want a brand that they feel they need in their lives, according to the “The Brand Gap” by Marty Neumeier. The definition of a “brand is a person’s gut feeling …

Customer Experience

4 Groundbreaking Market Strategies to Skyrocket Your Startup

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many companies invest heavily to perfect their product development process, hoping the result will entice customers to buy. But most entrepreneurs overlook market trends that could attract more customers and sustain their …

Marketing