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3 Easy Steps to Make Your Salespeople More Effective

Need to build a sales team for your business? Here's what you need to know.<p>As a founder, your job is to give every team member the tools and resources they need to be successful on their own.<p>For sales teams, especially, founders are notorious for giving them very little resources and expecting them …

Selling

$0 to $1,000 in a Day: How to Build an Ecommerce Business That Could Make You Millions

For our first video in the series $0 to $1,000, ecommerce expert Trevor Chapman chats about the type of site you need, the basics you must have before you launch and how to use email the right way.<p>1 min read<p>Before you can run, you need to learn how to walk. The same logic goes for building a …

eCommerce

Want to Close the Sale? Do This 1 Thing

Top sales people know that you greatly improve your odds of closing the sale by what you do in the first few minutes of your sales conversation. Here is an insider technique to use up front that will help you close more business in the end.<p>Every sales person thinks the sale is made in the final …

Business Strategy

A Small-Business Guide to Google Analytics (Infographic)

Don't let the platform intimidate you -- let it help you.<p>2 min read<p>Google Analytics can at first seem complicated and scary. However, once you get a few things down, you’ll be well on your way to mastering the application and growing your business.<p>Analytics and data measuring tools are incredibly …

Small Business

Here’s Our Simple Secret to an Amazing Omelet

Guess what? There's no such thing as a perfect omelet. But there is such a thing as an easy, fluffy, and flavorful omelet—every time.<p>Omelets can be …

Breakfast

How Microsoft, Nabisco, and GM Make Customers Happier by Raising Prices

You can charge more for your product and simultaneously create more customer loyalty.<p>Business owners often worry that if they raise their prices, they'll lose customers and understandably so, since customers are likely to feel gouged when told they must pay more money for the exact same …

Customer Service

3 Key Concepts That Will Make You A Better Person And Entrepreneur

Always make your future bigger than your past<p>Dan Sullivan is the founder of Strategic Coach, which is arguably the #1 coaching program for entrepreneurs in the world. He wrote a really great book called, THE LAWS OF LIFETIME GROWTH.<p>In this article, I'm going to focus on three of those laws. But …

Self-improvement

Do This Right Now to Get More Hours in the Day Tomorrow

In her new book Off The Clock, TED speaker and time management expert Laura Vanderkam swears by time dividends. Here's how to get more hours this week<p>Time management expert Laura Vanderkam, whose new book <i>Off The Clock: Feel Less Busy While Getting More Done</i> is out today, taught me something …

Investing

Here Are the Personal Mission Statements of Elon Musk, Richard Branson, and Oprah Winfrey

Your heroes know that a personal mission statement can clarify goals and guide decision making.<p>You know why your business needs a mission statement--writing one clarifies your value and purpose, and having one helps to both communicate that information to others and guide day-to-day decision …

Oprah Winfrey

4 Hours Listening to Tony Robbins Will Teach You More About Business Than 4 Years in College

If you're looking to learn about growing a company, why not learn from someone who has built 30 of them?<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Some people roll their eyes at the very mention of Tony Robbins, but I recently attended one of his events, and while I can …

Self-improvement

This $12 Travel Accessory Is Blowing Up on Amazon

Packing hacks often divide travelers—the fold-or-roll debate is just the start—but there's one little-known product that seems to have unanimous …

Shopping

By Passing These 4 Tests This $7 B Company Keeps Doubling Its Stock

How can a leader use acquisitions to boost growth? Take a disciplined approach by making sure it passes four tests.<p>As an Adobe Systems investor, I continue to be pleased by how the company keeps its shares moving up. So far in 2018, Adobe's total return to investors is nearly 36 percent, according …

eCommerce

They Built Their Companies From Scratch. Now These 16 Founders Share Exactly What You Need to Know About Growing a Business

"Adapt to the unexpected," says Away co-founder Jen Rubio.<p><b>Business advice from entrepreneurs, startup founders, and CEOs comes in handy.</b>• <b><br>We asked 16 entrepreneurs to share some words of wisdom, based on lessons they've learned and mistakes they've made along the way.</b>• <b><br>That wisdom includes: Let other</b> …

A Financial Planner Interviewed 233 Rich People About Their Habits. Here's What You Can Learn

It turns out the wealthy really do think different.<p>Do rich people think differently from everyone else? It turns out the answer is yes. But the good news is that anyone can learn their mental habits. If you do, it will be good for your bank account and your career. You may even wind up wealthy …

1 Important Thing Every Investor Wishes Founders Knew

They might love your company's pitch, but they'll forget why. Here's how to remind them.<p>You had an amazing meeting with an investor. Your product demo crushed. The dialogue was great. They told you how much they loved your space. The meeting was only supposed to last 45 minutes but you ran 90. The …

6 Strategies for Building the Relationships You Need to Succeed in Business

Some people who believe they were born to build a business only focus on the product. Here is how to add the required relationship talent<p>Unfortunately, people who are great at inventing things, and have high creativity, often don't have strong interpersonal skills or interests.<p>As a mentor to …

The Highly Effective, Counterintuitive Way to Stumble Upon Your Next Brilliant Idea

Don't ask for great ideas only when brainstorming solutions to challenging problems.<p>When brainstorming, we typically ask people to give us their best ideas. But what if the path to finding great ideas is to intentionally find start with terrible ones?<p>Think about the world prior to vaccines. What …

14 Amazon Shopping Tricks Everyone Should Know

1<p>You Can Trade In Unwanted Items for Cash.<p>Amazon accepts a long list of electronics (tablets, phones, cameras, video games, and more), as well books …

Holographic projector created by Chinese start-up

A Chinese startup has developed a projector that can create holographic images.<p>The device, controlled by a mobile phone, works by using a fan-like blade lined with LEDs and was made by DSEE.LAB in Nanjing.<p>CEO Zhou Quan says the product’s hardware is relatively simple, making it lower cost than …

The 22 Sexiest Bikinis of 2018 Are So Hot, Your Computer Might Burst Into Flames

Turn on the air conditioner and take a seat, because we found the hottest bikinis of 2018. If you want something boldly colored, barely there, or insanely flattering, we found it all. Show off all your best assets and channel your inner bombshell in these picks. They come in an array of price …

Clothing

90 Percent of Interviewers Would Disqualify a Job Candidate for This 1 Reason

Not sending a thank you note, however, surprisingly won't lose you any points.<p>With so many job interview how-to guides out there, you'd think we'd all be nailing them by now. A new survey from recruiting solutions company JazzHR, however, shows that candidates still are making employers all over …

Here is Why Grocery Stores Sell Bread In Paper Bags

Why sell in paper at all?<p>When you pick up a loaf of bread at a bakery or in the bakery section of the Piggly Wiggly or Harris Teeter, frequently it …

9 pitfalls to avoid in building a successful machine learning program

During my past two decades working in the IT field, I’ve seen artificial intelligence technologies move from conceptual to practical — with machine learning techniques at the forefront, becoming more accessible, even for teams without specialized expertise.<p>With increased use of predictive modeling …

From tail height and posture to pricked ears and eye contact, vet and clinical animal behaviourist Kendal Shepherd reveals what your dog is trying to tell you

Veterinary Medicine

The 8 highest-paying side hustles on Fiverr

From Uber driving to dog walking, side hustles are a popular way to earn some extra cash. But if you really want to rake it in, it's good to know …

Small Business

What Customers Really Want: It Might Surprise You

You don't need the resources of Amazon or Netflix to make the moves that will keep your customers coming back for more.<p>With the unparalleled success of companies such as Amazon getting constant media attention, it's easy to assume that customers only want products or services that come cheap and …

6 Things Anybody Can Do to Have Better Conversations

You don't need to be a natural charmer to have memorable and meaningful conversations.<p>We've all been there. You're at a family or work event and stuck in a conversation that's going nowhere. When you're in a dead end conversation, it can feel like you're drowning in quicksand. As time passes, you …

TED Talks

Jeff Bezos Knows How to Run a Meeting. Here's How He Does It

When it comes to getting more out of business meetings, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos may have cracked the code.<p>Bad meetings: We've all experienced them. Whether it's poor planning, too much talking, or lack of preparation, bad meetings waste precious time and money.<p>But Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos …

4 Small Tweaks That Could Save Your Business Millions

Long-term success in business isn't about being innovative or disruptive. It's about making small but significant changes that cut costs and drive revenue.<p>Running a business of any size can be a challenge, filled with major decisions overwhelming you at every moment. But what if just a few slight …

7 Ways Business Leaders Get Stuck (And How To Get Back On Track)

In a rut? Unable to scale? Communications breakdown? Time to make a change.<p><i>Andy Bailey, CEO and head coach of business coaching firm Petra Coach, serves in an advisory role on the Gazelles Council, leaders of the Scale Up movement. We asked Andy for insight about how business leaders get stuck and</i> …