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14 Things You Better Love Before Becoming an Entrepreneur

Imagine somebody asked you to write on a piece of paper the things you love doing. If what came to mind was “partying, hanging out with friends, going to the beach, meeting new people, traveling,” you might ready to go on vacation or spring break.<p>If on the other hand, you wrote “learning, making …

3 Steps for Crafting a Crowdfunding Pitch

The hardest part of getting any endeavor off the ground is to secure funding<b>.</b> Traditionally, in order to gain enough funding for a project, …

Boost your crowdfunding campaign with these 10 tips

After the initial donations flow in, you need to gain more momentum for your crowdfunding campaign. Here are 10 ways to do it.<p>You worked for months …

Five Powers of Encouragement

I spent most of last week coaching leaders on their skills, abilities and results through the use of 360 assessments. While the experience, scope and …

7 Psychological Tricks For Winning A Negotiation

This kind of thinking can mean the negotiation is lost before the salesperson has even started to prepare for it. The first war to be won is the battle inside the salesperson against defeatist thoughts. By becoming clear on desired outcomes, he or she has the greatest chance at negotiation success …

The top 22 mistakes of first-time CEOs

I have been building this list of CEO mistakes for many years based on my own experiences. This is not rocket science — some of these points may seem obvious when you read them — but it is really tough to know what you haven’t experienced, and I wish I’d had a list like this when I was a first-time …

10 Top Things to Do to Make You Successful | Inc.com

Success is something all of us aspire to. It does not come easy, unfortunately, and it will not just occur overnight. It'll take hard work, perseverance, and time. To become successful, one has to mirror the typical practices of individuals who already are successful and follow their footsteps. …

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Finance News & Topics

It's high time fintech small-business lenders should be regulated.<p>Mark Abell 5 min read<p>As the tax deadline draws closer, reduce the stress on your business by following these tips.<p>Bill Smith 4 min read<p>It's the often unseen trigger -- that invisible 'something' -- that gets them to bite. Seek it, …

How to Set Social-Media Goals That Will Move Your Marketing Forward

This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>How do you know when spaghetti is ready to eat? Throw a noodle against a wall and see if it sticks.<p>It’s a super simple hack for Italian dinner night. It’s not such a great metaphor for social media goal-setting.<p>That being said, I have participated in more …

Strategies to Drive Shoppers to Your Online Store

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ecommerce sites face countless challenges and numerous rivals. However, crafty business owners can learn from the experts to get ahead and get tractions. Keep in mind these tips for driving users to your ecommerce ecommerce site.<p><b>Pick a</b> …

Stand Out From the Crowd: 3 Ways to Put a Spotlight on Your Company

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><b>Q: If two companies are selling similar products, how can you differentiate yourself so customers buy from you and not your competitor?</b><p><b>A:</b> Truth be told, I do think that if you’re starting a business that’s just selling the same thing as …

The Last Thing You Want Your Customers to Do: Think

Logical vs. emotional response<p>The classic economic theory describes consumers as rational economic actors that select an alternative only after considering all the relevant information. However, while the logical process is certainly a key factor in considered purchases such as insurance or …

8 Ways PR Helps Sales (and 1 Way It Doesn't)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Did you know that public relations can be one of the most powerful ways to jumpstart sales? Here are eight ways PR can help your sales and one where it doesn’t.<p>1. Draw attention<p>The big difference between public relations and advertising …

21 Ways to Achieve Wealth and Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In his book, <i>Rich Habits -- The Daily Success Habits of Wealthy Individuals</i>, Tom Corley outlines several habits that distinguish the wealthy from the nonwealthy.<p>It got me to think, How many people operate on autopilot and don’t stop to …

This 'Rule' Can Help Uncover Your Creativity

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Paul Erdos was a strange man. He lived out of two suitcases, never learned how to cook his own meals, worked up to 19 hours per day, took amphetamines daily and washed them down with caffeine, and gave away nearly all of the money that he …

The Complete Guide to Creating the Perfect Facebook Page for Your Business

This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>As small business owners and brand managers, you’ve probably heard that you need to be on Facebook.<p>Great! So where should you start? And is there an easy blueprint to follow?<p>We’ve experimented a lot with various Facebook marketing tips over the past several …

5 Fundamentals Successful Entrepreneurs Build Into Their Strategy

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you were to study successful entrepreneurs what you would find might surprise you. The things that make them successful aren’t a mystery. There weren’t any “silver bullets” that propelled them to success.<p>Too often, we’re looking for …

5 Ecommerce Mistakes to Avoid During the Holiday Season

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’ve worked with small-business owners for many years, and have seen the good, the bad and the ugly, especially during the holiday season.<p>I’ve seen online merchants capitalize on holiday shopping, but I’ve also seen critical errors that …

5 Strategies to Instill Brand Loyalty in Today's Young Customers

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Big brands dominate. They have established market share and typically huge marketing and advertising budgets to defend it. They also have experience, talent and profound reach. It is enough of a competitive barrier to entry to scare away …

No Money to Start a Business? No Problem. Try These 5 Options.

Entrepreneur and Marketer, Co-founder of Web Profits<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You might be limited to a strict budget when you want to start a business, but that doesn’t mean you don’t have any options. It is possible to start a business with very little money, if …

14 Amazingly Free Stock Photo Websites

CEO of Plato Web Design<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you've ever tried searching for free stock photos on the Internet, you probably know what a ridiculous hassle it can be.<p>As a general rule, free stock photos are extremely difficult to find. A huge portion of the …