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Share What You Know and People Will Buy What You Sell

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What do Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg, Steve Jobs and Bill Gates all have in common? Each is an amazing salesperson. They’re able to get in front of others, clearly present their vision and persuade people to buy in.<p>By necessity, every …

Marketing

7 Tips for Handling Frequent Rejection

Welcome to the life of the entrepreneur: You're going to hear 'no' a lot, so get used to it--and learn to get better at it.<p>When you're in the early days of starting a company, rejection is a daily fact of life. It can come at you from all sides: your family, potential customers, investors, …

Self-help

14 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read in '14

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether they're battle-tested veterans or fresh-faced newbies, entrepreneurs undergo an intense learning process when establishing and launching a business. Even those who've been through it before typically face a certain amount of …

Entrepreneurship

Remember, Persistence Pays Off. Stay Motivated With These 5 Tips.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The most important goals you set for yourself will take time to achieve. That’s a fact.<p>At some point, though, I can pretty much guarantee that you’re going to feel frustrated things aren’t moving faster. But, the truth is, hurrying won’t …

Motivation

4 Ways to Negotiate Your Way to a 'Yes'

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Certain entrepreneurial skills can’t be taught in school. And, in my opinion, one of these is knowing how to negotiate your way to a “yes.” Sometimes it can be hard to get people to understand your vision. Without being able to comprehend …

Entrepreneurship

The Pricing Conundrum: Figuring Out the Right Strategy For You

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’re like me, as a new entrepreneur, I felt both excited and terrified as I tried to work through the initial labyrinth of defining and building my business. Often the most terrifying question from a potential client was, “So what do …

Business Strategy

The One and Only Secret for Achieving Massive Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Turn on the TV or flip through your favorite magazine and chances are you will come across some ad or article that promises massive success in your life or business if you just buy this particular product or do this one particular thing. …

Motivation

5 Uncommon Ways to Win a Customer's Heart

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Your customers are the lifeblood of your business. So whether you own an ecommerce business or a brick-and-mortar store, letting your customers know how much you value them is important. And once you start thinking about your business in …

Customers

How to Curb the Stress Factor at Your Startup

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’re a business manager or executive, you’ve probably thought about how stress manifests itself at your workplace and hurts your business: absenteeism, tension at the conference table and poor morale. This is especially the case if …

Employment

10 Questions to Ask When Working With an Accountant

Solely relying on free or inexpensive online small-business accounting tools instead of investing the services of a trained professional accountant can be a costly mistake that entrepreneurs make all too often. Don’t be one of them.<p>Springing for a licensed accountant can be worth every extra penny …

Small Business