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How to Become the Coca-Cola of Your Industry Practically Overnight

Soon, everything they taught you about Facebook advertising and lead generation will not work. This is why.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In the next 24 months, direct lead generation will be inaccessible for most businesses. Soon, everything they taught you about …

Marketing

Top 5 Ways to Go Into Business for Yourself

Research your target, time it right and then it's all about follow through.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Business makes the world go around. You can either work for one or make your own. I’ve always believed that it’s better to control your own destiny, though.<p>The way …

Entrepreneurship

The Boozy Secret Behind Crispy, Oven-Baked Chicken Tenders

(Image credit: Joe Lingeman)<p>Walk into any restaurant with big screens blaring and you are sure to find boneless chicken wings on the menu. Nothing …

Cooking

5 Tips to Help You Be the Sort of Leader Employees Love to Work For

How to appreciate your employees and earn their trust.<p>Consultant, coach, public speaker, investor and freelance writer<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Clients are important, but they aren't the number one priority of successful organizations -- employees are.<p>When a …

The Workplace

Helping freshmen succeed: Tips from college advisers

As students settle in to their new lives as college students, I know how hard it is for parents to become <i>college</i> parents. As both a professor and faculty adviser to incoming college freshmen, I’ve worked with many students adjusting to life on campus.<p>While parents naturally want to do all they can …

College & University

Car-sharing startup Turo raised another $92 million to help people pay for their dream cars

Car-sharing startup Turo has raised $92 million in series D funding at an undisclosed valuation, the company said today (Sept. 6). The round was led by German auto company Daimler and South Korean conglomerate SK Holdings, and brings Turo’s total financing to $193 million. The company also …

The world’s 10 smartest companies are all in the US and China

Once again, the US dominates an examination of the smartest future-focused companies, but Chinese sci-tech superstars are making gains.<p><i>MIT Technology</i> …

Machine Learning

Ignoring These Website Fundamentals Is Sinking Your Social Media Efforts

Social media is very big for businesses right now: Research shows that social media advertising budgets worldwide have doubled in the past two years …

Public Relations

6 websites that will help you build your résumé if you don’t know where to start

A slick, impressive résumé is a must-have for all job seekers.<p>But for people who are just entering or returning to the job market, it can be tricky to know where to start.<p>Fortunately, there are websites out there that'll do most of the résumé-related heavy-lifting for you.<p>I recently scoured the …

Employment

Don't Let Money Be an Obstacle to Starting a Business -- 5 Reasons Why

If money is your only holdup for realizing your dream, do some research -- you might find more opportunities than you'd expect.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I've found that a surprising number of professionals -- the majority, in fact -- have dreamed about, or at …

Small Business

7 High-Converting Facebook Ad Targeting Strategies

Google Ads and Facebook Ads are the two major platforms for advertising online.While Google has its advantages, today’s focus is going to be on …

Marketing

10 Business Ideas for Young Entrepreneurs In Their Spare Time

These jobs that have low startup costs and are part-time are perfect for the young business person getting started.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurship is about finding cost-efficient solutions to problems that may get in the way of your success. Rather than …

Entrepreneurship
Innovation

If You Are Serious About Achieving Success…Master Your Mindset

This curated column is authored by Thomas Oppong, Founding Editor at Alltopstartups IfThe post If You Are Serious About Achieving Success…Master Your …

Self-improvement

5 Signs You Need to Start Building Your Personal Brand

Time, time, time -- find it, grab it -- and build your personal brand now.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Personal <b>branding</b> has been a trending topic since 2008. It has become a common suggestion to start a personal brand to grow your business and get a higher paid job. …

Entrepreneurship

This 1 Phrase Will Help You Develop Self-Control, According to Science | Inc.com

Our bad habits have an uncanny ability to get in the way of doing our best at work and in life.<p>But a new study has found a simple, yet effective weapon in the fight against our very worst vices.<p>Researchers writing in The Journal of Consumer Research looked at the differences between people who say …

Framing

The One Set of Skills Every Leader Needs (but Many Lack) | Inc.com

The answer varies widely depending whom you ask. Whether you're talking to researchers or practitioners, there's not a lot of consensus. But there's one trait that most agree can mark the difference between a good leader and a great leader.<p>Strangely enough, it's also a skill that many leaders …

Leadership

The Best 10 Life Lessons I Learned by Running My Own Business

Starting a business is almost worth it just for what it teaches you about life, and yourself.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When we are in school, everything feels super important. Most of us work toward a degree, and make every effort to get out into the “real” world …

Entrepreneurship

You Only Need One Pan for This Lemon Chicken with Olives

If you're lucky enough to have a back patio, front porch, or even just a fire escape, now is the time to enjoy dinner al fresco. There's really …

Cooking