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18 ways to write better business copy

When you’re launching a business, the budget is probably tight.<p>It’s tough to differentiate between a wise investment and a wasteful rabbit hole, but …

Marketing

Serious Entrepreneurs Have 2 Goals: Passive Income and Multiple Revenue Streams

The biggest difference between a job and a business is that a business keeps making money for you when you're off the clock.<p>4 min read<p>The phrase “passive income” has been so overused that it may provoke somewhat negative feelings. You’ve probably seen Facebook ads portraying the “laptop” lifestyle …

Small Business

A Definitive List of Everything You Can Get for Free While Stuck at the Airport

You’re waiting for your flight at the airport and the inevitable happens — your flight is cancelled. Not for one hour, not for two — but for 24 …

The Best Road Trips in America

In a frantic, hyperconnected world, there’s one place you can relax: on the open road. So skip the long lines and hostile TSA agents, and take the …

Everything You Need to Know Before Traveling to South America

South America is a continent bursting with cultural richness from its music to its cuisine to the arts, sports, and dance. With its myriad …

South America

10 Photos That Will Make You Want to Visit Thailand Right Now

The number of foreign visitors to Thailand has doubled in the past decade, and it's easy to see why. The country radiates beauty at every turn—from lush jungles to dramatic caves, golden temples to skies aglow with lanterns. Whether you're looking to soak up ancient culture or relax on one of the …

Thailand

A Guide For First-Time Solo Travelers

Don’t wait on anyone else ― just book the trip.<p>It was 2011 when I embarked on my first solo traveling adventure. I was in my late 20s, working as a middle manager in a secondary school, a mortgage, nice car, serious boyfriend - all of the things that you fantasise about when you are younger that …

The optimal road trip across the U.S. according to machine learning

Machine Learning

This couple spent a year exploring Southeast Asia — here's the budget they used to make it work

Since then, they've spent most of their time on the road, traveling everywhere from Mongolia to Vietnam to Tajikistan.<p>And they do it on a budget.<p>Over the course of a year traveling through Thailand, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, and four days in Singapore, they spent a total of USD $26,209 — an …

From $0 to Millionaire: How 6 Entrepreneurs Went Broke, Then Became Successful

When they hit rock bottom, they turned disaster and persistence into millions.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Going broke. Hitting rock bottom. Crashing and burning. Whatever you call it, these mega-successful entrepreneurs—and members of The Oracles—have lived it. They …

The Pre-Startup Checklist That Can Help You Avoid Business Failure

Why do so many new businesses fail? Maybe it’s because too many would-be entrepreneurs concentrate on the wrong issues before the actual startup happens. For example, the IRS has published a checklist for starting a business that deals with things like business structure and applying for an …

Small Business

Take 5 Minutes To Read And Improve Your Writing Skills Forever

Let’s be honest. You are here to for a crash course on writing. And you want a short yet comprehensive guide.<p>Before I start, I want to clarify a good …

Writing

I’m the Founder of a Multimillion-Dollar Business: Here’s Why I Owe It All to a Decision I Made at 25.

"Ten years ago when I was a 25-year-old founder, I felt this intense pressure to focus on what was right in front of me. Instead, I made a decision …

How to Get 500 Supporters for Your Next Business Idea

Find an audience before you invest time, money and energy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Have you ever had an idea you thought was brilliant, then spent weeks planning and working to bring it to life, only to share it with the world to find out no one cares?<p>It's a …

Cheat Sheet to Year 2 as an Entrepreneur | Inc.com

By your second year as an entrepreneur, things really begin to gel. You've launched. You've got some momentum. You're talking to potential investors.<p>And now, you've got to keep it all going. You've got to keep all the plates in the air as you drive everything to the next level.<p>In part 2 of this …

Business Strategy

Theme Park Bits: More 'Avatar' Land Details, Universal's Crazy New Waterpark System, and 'Rivers of Light' Finally Arrives – /Film

In this edition of Theme Park Bits:<p><b>Pandora: The World of Avatar</b> rides teased at new website.<br>• Universal’s <b>Volcano Bay</b> reveals more about their …

Walt Disney Company

Giveaway: Where to Go When

Real travel does require a bit of workSo says Craig Doyle, the consultant editor for Dorling Kindersley’s <i>Where to Go When</i>. And he’s right. But …

Cooking (Canada)

How to Make $1,828 From Every Blog Post You Publish

Earning money from your blog can seem like an uphill battle. It can be particularly disheartening if you’re brand new to it and playing “catch up” …

Marketing

6 Things You Might Not Know About the Blue Lagoon, Iceland's Not-So-Natural Wonder

Many of us have the Blue Lagoon on our bucket list for its icy-blue steaming waters, but there's so much more the Iceland hot spot has to offer. Guests are promised a memorable and unique experience complete with food and drinks, spa services, and cool facilities. There's more to it than a hot …

European Travel

Meet the Mayans: a tour of the real Yucatán, Mexico

Escape the fleshpots of the Yucatán coast and head inland – you’ll find people eager to share their jungle home with visitors, and a world of hidden temples and natural pools<p>After dinner, Juanito and I sit drinking beer. Outside is all the clamour of the jungle night. We talk about the big hotels …

Mexico

Financial Secrets From A 20-Something Blogger Who Makes $100K Per Month

We’ve all seen the scam emails, tweets, and comments. “I make $7000 dollars a week working from home! Find out how!!!” Or some variation thereof. If you believe that, I always think, then I have a Nigerian prince I’d love to introduce you to.<p>Which is why, when I heard Michelle Schroeder-Gardner’s …

Build your business for the 21st century with this A-to-Z modern marketing instruction

There are more moving parts than ever to build a successful business, what with factors like social media, deep analytics and an ever-broadening pool of competitors to consider. Getting potential customers to your business takes expert knowledge of the market landscape, and you can lock it down …

The One Email Every Founder Should Know How To Write To Investors

You have to keep your investors in the loop, even when you aren’t fundraising. Here’s how.<p>So you raised your first round of funding. Good for you! Seriously, it takes a tremendous amount of work to close a round, so you should feel great about that. But regardless of the size of your round or the …