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My online business earned $67,000 in 5 days, and it was much simpler than you'd think

I had no idea what it would take to make that kind of money so quickly. Honestly, I didn't think it was possible. It seemed like the type of thing that would happen to someone else, not me.<p>At the very least I thought it would require:<p>After all, that's what I saw other people doing.<p>But I'm happy to …

Business Strategy

How To Hack Your Brain To Destroy Procrastination, According To Harvard Research

<b>How to beat the "Tomorrow Syndrome" that almost everyone faces.</b><p>People procrastinate for many reasons, but the result is always the same: they rush to get the task done at the last minute or miss the deadline. Even though it feels frustrating to procrastinate, people still continue this bad habit. …

Procrastination

5 simple ways to increase traffic to your website

Richard Branson, Elon Musk, Peter Thiel and Other Successful Entrepreneurs' Favorite Interview Questions

The unusual questions these bosses ask to find out what they need to know about prospective employees.<p>Savvy executives know that interview questions like, "What's your biggest strength?" and, "What's your biggest weakness?" aren't as telling as they seem.<p>That's why they steer clear of these clich …

Employment

Something Extraordinary Is Happening in the World, And Most People Haven't Noticed

Most of us haven't quite realized there is something extraordinary happening.<p>A few months ago, I freed myself from standard-procedure society. I …

To Create a Great LinkedIn Profile, Put These Things Front and Center - Small Business Trends

Some people call LinkedIn the Facebook of the working world. While the platform definitely draws comparisons, employers don’t search it to be updated …

Employment

11 ways unsuccessful people mismanage their time

Time management: it's the difference between a regular day and a disastrous 24 hour ordeal in which major projects don't get submitted, dogs don't get walked, and important prescriptions don't get picked up.<p>Some are naturally good at managing their time. Others learn. A few people scrape by due to …

Time Management

How to build a killer sales team, according to a $1.7 billion marketing-software maker

Having a strong sales team is critical for any company trying to sell its product.<p>But it's not easy to put together the right mix of people that can maximize your sales potential.<p>HubSpot, a marketing-software company worth $1.7 billion, has published this slide deck with tips on how to build a …

Communicate

3 Email Mistakes That May Have Cost Trump Millions

Learn why Donald Trump's first fundraising email looked like it came from a "Nigerian Prince" and went to spam<p>Donald Trump's first fundraising email has set new records. Never before has a US presidential candidate's email campaign had such high spam complaints.<p>According to numerous sources, …

Donald Trump

The new smart TV Xiaomi Mi TV 3 with 70-inch diagonal officially presented | Xiaomi

The smart 4K TV uses a 70” Sharp display, exquisite metal frame, and flagship specs like the MStar 6A928 processor. Mi TV3 - a new word in Smart TV …

Everybody calm down — a recession isn't right around the corner

The weak jobs report at the beginning of June sparked a sudden bearish slant to the outlook, causing r ecession fears to bubble up once again in the past few weeks.<p>Big-time investors from George Soros to Bill Gross sounded off about the impending doom of the economy. Strategists across the research …

Markets

How to Make a Good Sales Pitch in 7 Steps

<b>Crafting a good sales pitch is not easy.</b><p>That's because a <i>sales pitch</i> is no longer a “pitch” in the sense that you throw information at your customer …

How We Grew Our Web Traffic By 5,000% In 3 Months (With Zero Advertising)

<i>554.</i><p>That’s how much monthly website traffic we had to our website three months ago.<p>20 visitors a day may sound encouraging if you’re starting a personal project, but when your goal is to build a successful business with a team counting on you…<p>Well, you’re probably screwed.<p>And if we continued at …

The future of energy in 4 charts

It's not just climate change that's spurring countries around the world to reassess their energy infrastructure.<p>As a new World Energy Council report …

Mobile App Development: How to Create a Useful App

These days, it's easy to get caught up in cool, new technology and mobile apps while forgetting about the user. Bethany Poole, group marketing …

3 Ways to Ensure Your Company Is Improving Everyone's Future

The future of work relies heavily on today's managers.<p>As a business owner, CEO or manager, you want your company to contribute to a brighter future.<p>After all, heading a company that is contributing to a future that is ethical, sustainable and successful is a legacy that you and your company would …

Employee Engagement

7 essential Google Analytics reports every marketer must know

You may be using Google Analytics, but are you using it to its full potential? Contributor Khalid Saleh lays out 7 key reports with which every …

Google Analytics

From Broke To A Billionaire Overnight - Here‘s How You Do It

I have covered the subject of fundraising extensively in this blog and also in my book <i>The Art of Startup Fundraising,</i> since fundraising is one of the …

5 mindsets that have helped successful people bounce back from failure

Milton Hershey was a 'nobody' who, according to Biography, became the American manufacturer and philanthropist who founded the Hershey Chocolate Company and popularized chocolate candy throughout much of the world.<p>He started three separate candy ventures before he found success. None of them worked …

Self-improvement

You Can't Find Investors Without Doing This

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Entrepreneurship

4 types of time-wasting personalities, and how to get over them

It turns out that certain types of people are actually prone to ineffective time management.<p>Being the productivity nut that I am, I naturally probed a bit deeper on this one and asked Brownlee to describe her four personality types, and how to stop struggling if you have one of them.

Time Management

7 Red Flags: Is The Startup You're Considering About To Fail?

Angel investors have many techniques for selecting the most promising startups to invest in. But sometimes, we still get caught on a sinking ship. When that happens, it’s important to take action quickly. That’s why I was intrigued when I read Alejandro Cremades’ book, <i>The Art of Startup …

Venture Capital

5 Tips For Branding Yourself for Success

Success as a corporate executive, entrepreneur or professional requires careful, calculated branding, both to enter the arena and to stay in the game. Top corporate executives, Hollywood icons and high-profile athletes have long tapped into the branding model to create and build a personal brand. …

What Everyone Gets Wrong About Interviewing

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Employment

Never Hire Someone Without Asking This

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Employment

How to grow your startup with no budget

As an entrepreneur, you master a wide range of skills: You’re resilient, passionate, a leader, and always focused on your company’s success. The vast majority of entrepreneurs also come from a technical background, and the core team they build around them is often comprised of people with similar …

5 Metrics You Should Be Measuring

It can be easy to miss a few critical metrics. Consider these five metrics that you may not have incorporated in your analytics.<p>Technology has …

Marketing

Why I Stopped Angel Investing (and You Should Never Start)

I started angel investing almost by accident, which sounds strange to say. Who "accidentally" invests tens of thousands of dollars into highly speculative ventures? Well, I did.<p>A friend introduced me to Clayton Christopher who was raising money for his new liquor company Deep Eddy. Their first …

Entrepreneurship