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How to Make at Least $1,000 Your First Month of Ecommerce

Growing your brand and acquiring customers during the first month of business is crucial, even if you're not profitable.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The thought of making money while you sleep is enticing. Imagine waking up in the morning to your biggest order of the …

eCommerce

13 Small Business Apps #Girlboss Entrepreneurs Swear By

From writing your first business plan to actually launching your #girlboss small business, quitting your day job and becoming an entrepreneur is no easy task. But after all the caffeine-fueled nights and stressful budget meetings, there’s no better feeling than turning your passion into a career …

5 Weeks to Your Best Body Ever: What to Eat

Our 1,350-calorie-a-day diet features foods that are great at stopping that famished feeling.

Healthy Eating

Sales Leadership – 6 Steps to Becoming an Effective Sales Leader

A sales leader is a person who manages a group of sales representatives and increases the sales teams performance. It doesn’t matter if the product …

5 Best Leadership Blogs of 2016 - You Should Visit

Some people are natural born leaders; others need to earn this title the hard way, by working hard, visiting leadership blogs, learning business …

Biggest Startup Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

No matter the industry or your experience, launching a new company is a risky endeavor. Forbes contributor Tom Taulli reached out to some successful founders and asked what lesson they advise entrepreneurs to keep in mind.

Everything Digital

10 Experiments to Test Your Startup Hypothesis

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You know that a new idea has gained dominance when it becomes practically a cliché.<p>This is what I’ve seen happen with the “lean startup,” a philosophy of viewing your startup as a scientific experiment in search of a business model. This …

Product Management

Pandora May Begin Offering 24 Hour Ad-Free Subscriptions For A Dollar

Music streaming is pretty cheap, but for some, it simply isn’t cheap enough. There are those who are willing to listen to ads or go without full catalogs, rather than hand over even a few dollars a month, and if someone isn’t willing to give less than ten dollars for unlimited access to millions of …

The Best Business Dashboard Apps For Small Businesses

The modern business is bursting at the seams with data, but making sense of it all can feel like the job of a master mathematician. Because there’s …

7 Essential Habits of a Healthy Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>So there I was, exhausted at the end of a long work day, frustrated by a particularly stressful drive home and contemplating pouring a stiff bourbon and withering away on the couch for a couple hours.<p>Then something happened.<p>My habits took …

Entrepreneurship

Productivity expert David Allen on getting things done in a digital world

David Allen can sound something like a guru. The author of the productivity bible <i>Getting Things Done</i> likes to talk about "mismanaged inputs," the things that "pull on your psyche" and the nirvana people experience when they fully empty their email inbox.<p>"Have you ever tasted what it was like to …

21 Easy Things To Do On Sunday That Will Make Mondays Suck Less

Because Mondays really don't have to be so awful.

5 Reasons People May Not Be Following Your Leadership

There are times throughout a leader's tenure that he/she must look behind them and see if anyone is following. Are the goals that have been set being accomplished? Is the organization moving in a positive direction? Are people working together to achieve the desired outcomes?<p>Losing your influence …

25 Executives Share The Daily Habits Responsible for Their Success

You might be surprised at the daily habits that help successful leaders get ahead in business and life.<p>Examine the people running profitable companies and you'll find leaders who often share one remarkable trait: consistency. Check out these quotes from 25 successful executives regarding the daily …

8 Websites Every Entrepreneur Should Keep in Bookmarks

We all come across thousands of websites while looking for something we need, or following a trail of links, or simply surfing aimlessly – and once …

Social Media

10 Must-Have Tools to Launch Your Product

Launching a product doesn't have to be a completely manual process. There are several tools to help automate and streamline product development and launch.<p>When it comes to product development there are a lot of moving parts. In the software and app market in particular, that checklist includes …

Don’t Turn Your Sales Team Loose Without a Strategy

When formulating a strategy, markets and segments are important categories to consider. But a market never buys anything. Only customers buy. To borrow a telecom industry metaphor, a deal with a customer is the “last mile” in connecting any strategy with business development efforts and marketplace …