Robert Davis

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5 Fundamental Tactics for Making Your First 6 Figures, No Matter What Industry You're In

Whatever your service or product, there are only so many ways to connect, build trust and make that all-important first sale.<p>5 min read<p>With billions of people using the internet and social media every day, there has never been a better time to generate revenue as an entrepreneur. Yet, if you spend …

Small Business

Dollar Tree is one of the only chains that Amazon can't beat — and it runs the most appalling store we've ever seen

Dollar stores are thriving and opening hundreds of new locations in the midst of the biggest wave of retail bankruptcies and store closures in decades.<p>The stores' success boils down to a combination of three factors that are nearly impossible to replicate online: low prices, convenience, and a …

Dollar Tree

7 Ways to Create a Killer Marketing Video (Infographic)

Here's how your business can use video to better engage your audience and tell your brand's story.<p>Video content is in more demand than ever right now, with 43 percent of consumers wanting to see more videos from marketers. Statistics have also shown that focusing on video content has huge benefits …

14 CEOs reveal the No. 1 job skill they look for in employees

There's no shortage of career advice out there and everyone from your favorite self help gurus to your least favorite in-law thinks they're an expert on the subject.<p>Good advice — useful, nuanced, and proven — is harder to come by.<p>After all, it's tough to suss out what employers value in their …

Explore Inspiring GoPro Videos & Win

GoPro and Flipboard have teamed up to give one lucky Flipboard fan the chance to win a free trip to Hawaii.<p>How to enter:<p>1) Explore the GoPro magazine on Flipboard.<p>2) Tap the heart on your favorite GoPro videos.<p>3) You’re automatically entered for a chance to win a free GoPro trip to Hawaii or a …

GoPro

This Startup Is Helping Teen Influencers Make Thousands of Dollars a Month on Snapchat

Once upon a time, teenagers simply got a paper route or worked at the supermarket to earn a little spending cash. Oh, what fools we were.<p>“Last month, …

I Started My Business on a Spreadsheet -- Here's Why All Bootstrapped Companies Need to Start Lean

Start small, prove out the real business need, concentrate on learning how to sell or convert and then retain customers, and you're setting yourself up for bootstrapped business success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In late 2012, I was burned out. I basically had two …

How to Increase Your Sales Using These 8 Google Analytics Reports

Google Analytics provides hundreds of different metrics.But that’s also part of the problem: There’s too many!You’d need days or weeks to completely …

Analytics

3 Stocks With eBay-Like Return Potential

Here are three stocks that could put the online auction king's stock returns from the past year to shame.<p>With <b>eBay</b>'s (NASDAQ:EBAY) stock up an …

This luxury goods site is a ‘retail playground’ for the 1 percent

Call it the Amazon for the 1 percent.<p>A 3-year old e-commerce site that sells super-luxury goods — think $190,000 tricked-out Jeeps and $19,000 …

Small Travel Trailers Under 3,500 lbs - From Teardrop Campers to Fiberglass Trailers

In our journey to downsize, we looked at quite a few small travel trailers. The number one requirement was the camper had to be lightweight. …

19 psychological tricks that will help you ace a job interview

That means they're susceptible to the same psychological preferences and cognitive biases that affect the rest of us. Simple tweaks to the way you speak and hold yourself can make you seem much more likeable, competent, and hireable in their eyes.<p>With that in mind, we rounded up a list of easy …

How Instagram and Snapchat Are Distorting Your View of Entrepreneurship

Your biggest misconceptions on entrepreneurship might be coming from social media. Here's how to avoid them.<p>Working with entrepreneurs has been one of the most interesting things I've done in my career. Particularly because I've been working in this space for nearly 10 years, before it was cool and …

Passive Income Blueprints: 5 Business Models for Any Niche - Small Business Trends

Have you ever looked at people who claim to earn tons of money for very little work and asked yourself, “What’s their secret?”<p>Well, I’ll tell …

Small Business

Faulty Tests Create Fake Drug Crimes

In 2007 Don Bolles, drummer for the punk rock band the Germs, was arrested for possession of the banned depressant GHB, commonly known as the "date …

Crime

Want to Game LinkedIn? Here's the Cheat Code

LinkedIn's co-founder is a huge fan of playing games - and therein lies the key to unlocking the world's largest social network for professionals.<p>With a net worth of close to $5 billion, LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman credits much of his entrepreneurial success to playing strategy games.<p>"Business …

The 5 Best Hi-Fi Bluetooth Speakers

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> This post has been updated for 2017.<p>High fidelity and Bluetooth generally won’t be found in the same sentence. And it’s still the …

22 ways to earn passive income

Making money while you sleep.<p>Has a nice ring to it, doesn't it?<p>After reading books like "Rich Dad Poor Dad" and "4 Hour Work Week," I became interested obsessed with making passive income.<p>Whenever someone needs additional income, the stereotypical suggestion offered is to "get a part-time job."<p>But …

100 podcasts that will make you smarter and more successful

Flickr/Garry KnightPodcasting is a great way to learn and be inspired. It's a new use of technology that hearkens back to the original social medium, storytelling.<p>If you have an interest in entrepreneurship, tech, leadership, business, creativity, or just learning and expanding your mind, here are …

Entrepreneurship

Arizona inspectors find Theranos lab issues

PHOENIX — Before the Silicon Valley lab-testing company Theranos suspended use of its finger-prick blood draws in September because of U.S. Food and Drug Administration concerns, the company tangled with Arizona lab regulators over testing instruments and lab practices.<p>Theranos, which operates …

Theranos

This May Be The Best Carry-On Suitcase Idea We've EVER Seen

You can ride it!<p>When it comes to carry-on bags, expert travelers know the average duffel simply will not do. With airlines periodically cracking down on carry-on requirements and passengers shaming others for exceeding the bag size limit, it's crucial to maximize every inch of suitcase space …

Coffee Shops

665 Logo Templates for Professional Use

Check out this huge bundle consisting of 665 logo templates for highly professional use.<p>There it is, another great bundle of countless logos and …

Graphic Design

The 16 social media apps everyone should have

Many of the best social networking apps out there have been around for a while, but as smartphones get smarter, so do the apps, and you can now do more than ever.<p>From fan favorites like Instagram and Facebook to newcomers like live-streaming Periscope, there's never been a better time to find a …

How Facebook Plans to Become THE Online Shopping Destination and Dominate eCommerce

<i>"On Facebook we've seen that people are coming to our platform not only to connect with friends and family but also with products and brands. In</i> …

eCommerce

8 Ways Startups Spend Resources Without Adding Value

Every entrepreneur I know is short on resources, including time, money, and skills. The last thing they can afford is to waste any of these, but in my mentoring and coaching activities, I see it happening all too often. Waste in a startup is any activity that spends resources, but creates no value …

Build your own water pump and filtration system

Never run out of water again with this simple but effective DIY water pump, filtration and purification system

True Story: I Swear By This Trick to Fall Asleep Fast

It was the week before my best friend’s wedding, and my anxiety (nerves, plus excitement) had reached epic levels. I wasn’t sleeping, to say the …

How to Build Your Net Worth | The Art of Manliness

Do you feel like you’re not getting ahead with your finances? That no matter how hard you work or how much extra money you earn, you’re still in the …