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Learn How to Tell the Story of Your Idea

An essential part of success is being able to explain how your business will make people's lives better.<p><i>In this ongoing series, we are sharing advice, tips</i> <i>and insights from real entrepreneurs who are out there doing business battle on a daily basis. (Answers have been edited and condensed for</i> …

Entrepreneurship

20 Surprising Things You Can Do With Google Search

You can get really specific about the results you want, as well as the ones you don't.<p>Googling has become second nature to most of us, with many people consulting the search engine dozens of times per day.<p>The company’s flagship product is powered by a plethora of algorithms designed to dole out the …

SEO

7 Angel Investors to Watch in the Startup World

Angel investors are the people who make it their mission to help fund and foster growing startups through their own contributions. Angel investing is …

LinkedIn's CEO Just Gave Some Brilliant Life Advice. Here It Is in 1 Sentence

For an executive of his magnitude, Jeff Weiner has never lost sight of what truly matters in life.<p>Since taking over as LinkedIn's CEO in 2009, Jeff Weiner has accomplished a great deal to earn him the title of Highest Rated CEO.<p>He has grown LinkedIn's membership base from 33 million to more than …

These 10 CEOs’ Top To-Do List Hacks

Should you ditch that to-do list app for a paper planner—or scrap both entirely? Here’s how 10 execs stay organized day in and day out.<p>You’ve never quite figured out the best way to organize your to-do list–join the club. Perhaps you’ve got dozens of pages of to-dos stored away in the Notes app on …

The Three Elements Of Well-Functioning Teams

Well-functioning teams are the foundation of modern workplace, and a source of competitive advantage for corporations that develop innovative products and deliver superior performance to investors.<p>Well-functioning teams include three elements: a strong sense of loyalty and commitment to the …

5 Ways to Convert Employees into Intrapreneurs

It can be difficult to empower employees and get them to behave like entrepreneurs. It's not an easy thing to do despite the benefits, including creating a culture of iteration, innovation, and learning among your employees.<p>Lean Startup teaches startups and organizations the world over how to use …

5 Things the Best Leaders Do Every Day

Start by recognizing your staff members for their good work. And do it in public.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article is included in</i> Entrepreneur Voices on Effective Leadership<i>, a new book containing insights from more than 20 contributors, entrepreneurs, and</i> …

Employment

5 Tools Your Online Business Needs for a Super-Productive 2017

From accounting functions to the ability to keep track of your team members' tasks, these five apps and software packages are non-negotiable.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You already know that running a business is hard work. The late hours, the managing of customers …

Apps

10 Ways to Market Your Business Online for $500

You won't worry that your budget isn't big enough when you know how to squeeze the most from every buck.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The internet provides unlimited potential in terms of customer reach and opportunity, and while there is some online marketing that …

Marketing

How This Small Team Turned a $200 Marketing Budget Into $202,000 in Annual Revenue

Amazing what a community can do.<p>The term "growth hacking" is somewhat ethereal. To anyone outside the world of digital marketing, the word "hacking" implies some level of black magic, a twisting of the curtain resembling a magic trick that turns nothing into something. But for those who devote …

25 Ridiculously Delicious #FoodPorn Worthy Places to Go on Your Cheat Day

Put these spots on your food bucket list immediately.<p>You know when you want to eat all of the things but are so overwhelmed by hanger that you can't actually make a decisions? Allow me to guide you through this, along with Jessica Hirsch aka @CheatDayEats — the mastermind behind those sexy food …

12 Facebook Groups To Join Before Quitting Your Day Job To Work For Yourself

One entrepreneur says Facebook is a bottomless resource for first-time business owners. You just have to know where to look.<p>I now generate 95% of my consulting clients through Facebook groups. But even before I built up my business on the social network, I relied on a handful of Facebook groups to …

Behind the Scenes: How We’ve Built a $5M/Year Business in 3 Years With Content Marketing

We’re pulling back the curtain on three years of intensive learning and doing.<p>Last Thursday, I shared the story of how our startup almost died.<p>We …

Marketing

Researchers developed a facial photo-matching game that reverses racial bias in children

In a recent study from Yale University, preschool teachers were found to spend more time watching African-American children, and especially boys, for signs of misbehavior, than they did children of other races.<p>Sadly, this didn’t surprise anyone who knew it to be true from experience.<p>What fewer of …

The 8 Technical Skills Modern Entrepreneurs Should Pick Up

Today’s entrepreneurship environment is…complicated. Never before have you had such an extensive array of methods, techniques, tactics, strategies, and ideas for growing your business.<p>The landscape is bewildering in its variety and astonishing in its complexity. And in this brave new world of …