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Want to Be Seen as a True Leader? Acquire These 5 Habits

Most people assume they are a leader because they have a title. The reality is, a title has nothing to do with it.<p>There are thousands of professionals all across the world who call themselves a leader in their respective business. The reality is, the vast majority of these people are a leader in …

Team Building

5 Game-Changing Podcasts To Listen To On Your Commute

Podcasts are an excellent and free way to help you to continue learning and set you up for long term success.<p>If you're like me and have a commute to the office, you treat your car, subway, plane, bus or train ride as a classroom. This travel time, whether it's 10 minutes or two hours, is an …

Self-improvement

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7 Influencer Marketing Insights You Need to Know Today

It was an invitation.<p>Written with a spelling mistake or two and from someone I didn’t know. I went close to ignoring it.<p>“<i>I think you are doing a</i> …

7 Habits of Highly Effective Freelancers

<i>This story was originally published by Money.</i><p>When I started freelancing more than a decade ago, I was determined not to become one of “those” …

How to Know You’ve Found a Great Investor

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

The One Quality Most People Want From A Leader

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

The Instagram Photo That Launched a Travel Brand – Digital Marketing News This Week

This week, we’re talking about travel marketing on Instagram.<p>To be more precise, we’re talking about one specific Instagram photo, taken by couple …

Don’t Make These Fatal PowerPoint Errors in Your Next Presentation - Small Business Trends

We’ve all used PowerPoint at one point or another. The Microsoft presentation tool operates as the sturdy backbone of pretty much every school …

Public Speaking

More Startups Would Be Successful if They Learned How to Do This

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

Why Acceptance of Failure is Critical to Startup Success

I talk about failure a lot because I think it can be tremendously instructive and I think that success without failure often masks underlying …

9 Tips to Write the Best Facebook Ads Ever (with Examples)

I’m constantly on Facebook, scrolling through my feed reading the news and looking at pics of cute Pomeranians. I’m not alone—the social media …

Social Media

Use These 8 Marketing Tools to Grow Your Startup 🚀

Oh, startup growth. It seems so many of us are looking for an ever-elusive formula for growing our user base cheaper, better, and faster. In the end, …

Floodgate’s Ann Miura Ko on the four powers all venture-backed startups share

Not all businesses are meant for venture capital. To be more precise, according to our latest interview with Ann Miura Ko, “roughly 25 companies per year exit for $500 million-plus.”<p>Floodgate and Miura Ko describe these companies as ‘thunderlizards’, and they enumerate four required powers that …

6 Common Myths (Busted) About Social Media Marketing for Startups

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Chances are, you startup has it hard when it comes to marketing. Your brand identity is soft, maybe not even fully formed. You don’t have a lot of revenue coming in, and you have limited capital to work with.<p>What's more, you …

Marketing

How 5 Photographers Are Monetizing Their Instagram Followings

In Instagram’s early days, few photographers realized the photo-sharing platform’s full potential. Often, it was used as an alternative portfolio or …

Social Media

Marketers Lack the Skills to Improve Digital Customer Experiences, Survey Finds

Digital customer experiences are an increasingly important part of the marketing playbook, but many marketers lack the tools and know-how to take …

Customer Experience

The Anatomy of a Killer Startup Name -[Infographic]

<i>NOTE: This was originally posted on our</i> <b>Venngage blog</b><i>. If you like data be sure to check out the other</i><b>articles on our blog</b><i>.</i><p>Right after a group of …

Video Drives More Ecommerce Conversions than Social Media (Infographic) - Small Business Trends

If your business is getting a lot of attention online but still struggling to make sales, a new study could give you some idea why.<p>Third party …

eCommerce

Not an Artist? Try the Easy-to-Use, Free Image Creation Software, FotoJet - Small Business Trends

You only need to spend five seconds on the web to appreciate how much people love visuals. From social media to websites, the Internet is plastered …

Infographics

4 Interview Questions Every Startup Boss Should Ask

<i>The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

10 Clever Ways to Improve Your Small Business Mobile Strategy - Small Business Trends

We’re living in a golden age of business technology. Evolving ecommerce solutions are making it simpler than ever to reach customers across the …

Marketing

How Facebook helped this guy’s e-commerce store go from zero to $100K+ in 3 months

22-year-old Melvin Chee from Melbourne, Australia went from experimenting with e-commerce dropshipping during his semester break to a 6-figure business in just 3 months. He had previously started several different businesses, many of which failed spectacularly. Some of his efforts were featured on …

15 Ways to Create Effective PowerPoint Presentations - Small Business Trends

When it comes to work presentations, we all know that Microsoft PowerPoint is king. The slide show presentation program single-handedly powers a …

Public Speaking

This Silicon Valley bigshot investor has a shocking idea for startups: profits matter

All that matters is growth — if you have product-market fit, you'll get users. Initially, investors are looking for a usage curve that goes steeply up and to the right. Eventually, you'll figure out how to earn revenue from those users, either by charging them or through a third-party who wants …

‘The hacker mentality’: The new sets of skills agency execs seek today

With the rapid advancements in marketing and technology in recent years, the skills and traits necessary to excel in an agency setting look different …

Advertising Industry

7 Netflix Documentaries Every Entrepreneur Should Watch

<i>This piece originally appeared on The Hustle.com.</i><p>Netflix (nflx) is great for Friday nights spent on the couch, long study breaks in the library, and</i> …

Rookie Mistakes: The Top 5 Reasons Most Startups Fail

Learn from the trenches about how startups fail: not focusing on the customer's problem, spending too much on marketing, and hiring the wrong people.<p>Like most entrepreneurs, I know a little about failure.<p>I've worked for a bunch of companies, and founded a few. Fortunately for me most succeeded, but …

Business Strategy

If You’re Petrified of Giving a Presentation, Read This

<i>Glossophobia</i>. If ever there was an innocuous-sounding phobia name, this just might be it. But as anyone who suffers from it knows, it’s anything but …

10 Office Space Ideas You Can Use Right Now

Not all startup offices need ping-pong tables and beer on tap to come across as fresh and modern. That’s why we asked 10 entrepreneurs from Young …