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Upload and Retrieve Image using SAP HANA XS & SAP UI5 | SAP Blogs

Hello,<p>One of the most common use case in building XS based Native HANA Application is working with file uploads like image, csv etc.,<p>In this blog I …

10 Types of Businesses You Can Build After 5 p.m.

Entrepreneur and Marketer, Co-founder of Web Profits<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>That daytime job of yours may be terrific. But there’s one thing that is far more rewarding and meaningful than good pay and benefits: being your own boss.<p>Still, think carefully before …

Never Sacrifice Any of These 5 Areas of Your Life for Work

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Personal success author Napoleon Hill once said, “Great achievement is usually born of sacrifice, and is never the result of selfishness.” Even mega-hit songstress Beyoncé Knowles said, “Power means hard work and sacrifice.”<p>Perhaps your …

5 Key Elements That Make Startups Successful

Stepping out into the world of business is an exciting prospect. However, the overload of information to take in as a new startup can be …

Here's how fitness startups can become the next Fitbit

Fitness is clearly a rising category in tech; in addition to FitBit's 20M+ fitness trackers in the wild, many other startups are trying to cater to the active lifestyle. Across the board, the host of new fitness products today are focused on delivering a few key value propositions to their users. …

Ten bootstrapping tips to help turn your idea into a reality

The majority of startups are started without capital injection from venture capitalists and angel investors. The real numbers are eye opening – VCs fund only 0.05 per cent of startups while angel investors are responsible for funding 0.91 per cent. Take a moment to really think about those …

Write Ugly: How to Write 20 Posts In 48 Hours

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>Despite spending the last half decade writing for a living, I still have a serious issue with getting down to the ugly, dirty business of putting words on paper.<p>“The most intimate digital technology festival on the planet”CNBC liked TNW Conference that …

3 Ways to Take a Teaching Side Business to a $2M Operation

<i>This post comes from Conrad Wadowski, Co-Founder at Fedora and TNW Academy Instructor who teaches Profitable Course Idea (free for now).</i><p>In 2014, John Azzi and Eliot Arntz started a side business that grew from a part-time operation to $2 million in sales.<p>When they started a little over a year ago, …

Advantages of Using eCommerce Software in Your Retail Business - Small Business Trends

You need money to buy anything, but not necessarily everything.<p>Again, if you think that only money can make you more money, that is not what I …

20 Secrets to Creating the Perfect Home Office

Some small business owners do their work everyday at their business address or in co-working spaces. Others work in less structured spaces like …

25 brutal workout finishers for rapid fat loss and muscle-building

You’re soaking wet, you’re tired, you’re hungry—but the blood’s still pumping and you know you’ve got a bit left in the tank.<p>You also know it’s that …

Fitness

How to Use the 80/20 Rule to Work Smarter, Not Harder | Inc.com

"Hey, quick question … " "Just wanted to check in … " "Can you confirm … ?"<p>If you're like most entrepreneurs, email requests like these are so common you barely even notice them anymore. You'll shoot back a quick response and return to your task--only to receive another "urgent" message minutes …

Time Management

50 Best Websites for Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

There are many websites out there that can help entrepreneurs grow a bigger, better business--but there are many more time-suck websites. How can you tell the difference? By depending on a cheat sheet for the best websites for entrepreneurs.<p>Here, a cheat sheet of 50 to get you started:<p><b>1.</b> …

Entrepreneurship

The Classes You Need to Take to Become an Entrepreneur | Inc.com

With the rising costs of college tuition, and the fact that you don't have to have a degree to be an entrepreneur, do you really need to go to school? After all, Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, and Walt Disney were all successful despite dropping out of college.<p>Heck. Tumblr founder David …

Copywriting Tips for the Novice Blogger

Write.<p>That’s right. Write something. Anything. It might be awful. It could be truly amateurish. It doesn’t matter. Write. Right now.<p>Let me talk you through this, a fictitious, but real enactment. I’ve done it many times before and it usually goes something like this…<p>I ask the obvious question, …

10 Words You Should Never Use to Describe Yourself | Inc.com

Consider the word "charismatic." If someone called me charismatic, I will be incredibly flattered (and hugely surprised). But if I call <i>myself</i> charismatic, you will think I'm a jerk--and rightly so.<p>Here are 10 more words that are awesome when used by others to describe you, but that you should never …

7 Productivity Apps You Can't Live Without

Get even more done with some of these new and updated applications.

15 Productivity Hacks For a Startup Parent

I limit myself to very little general or world news. For tech news I just head over to Techmeme every morning and scan the top stories.<p>Think about it – we don’t consume much news when we are on a vacation. What happens when we are back? Nothing changes. If it is really important, you’ll hear it …

The 6 Best Ways to Build Website Traffic

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This excerpt is part of Entrepreneur.com's Second-Quarter Startup Kit which explores the fundamentals of starting up in a wide range of industries.</i><p><i>In Start Your Own e-Business, the staff at Entrepreneur Press and writer Rich Mintzer</i> …

4 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Branding Your Startup

Defining your goals, setting yourself apart, and surrounding yourself with the right people are only the first steps.<p>In the complex and overcrowded startup ecosystem, competition is fierce, and arguably there are no truly original ideas.<p>Building a powerful brand is vital to differentiate you from …

10 Proven Ways to Build a Website that Customers Will Love

Good design keeps the user happy, the manufacturer in the black, and the aesthete unoffended.- Raymond Loewy<p>While it can be a tough balance to …

10 Surprising Pricing Strategies That Can Boost Sales

<i>Gregory Ciotti is the marketing director at Help Scout. This post originally appeared on the Help Scout blog.</i><p>Utilizing smart pricing strategies when selling your wares—be they products, services or subscriptions—is a <i>must</i> if you want to succeed in a competitive marketplace.<p>The <b>worse</b> thing you can do …

5 Great Front-End Developer Tools You Must Try

<i>Arnaud Breton is a full-stack developer at mention with a specific focus on the front-end side and user experience. This post originally appeared on the mention blog.</i><p>Over the last few years, we’ve seen tremendous growth in an entirely new generation of Web applications. These apps have become much …

94 Percent of People Think Buying From Small Businesses is Important

You may be happy to know that the majority of people think it’s important to frequent and buy from small businesses.<p>An annual survey conducted by The …

Young Designer Wows the World of Women's Business Attire with AELLA

Creating women’s pants probably doesn’t sound like the most exciting business venture. But professional women might also notice a lack of options …

How to hire telecommuters: 7 must-ask questions

For employees, it's easy to enumerate the advantages of working remotely, such as flexibility, work/life balance, and avoiding an hour-long commute …