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62 DIY Projects To Transform Your Backyard

Blooming flowers and fresh rain can only mean one thing: spring has definitely sprung! That means summer will be here before you know it. If getting …

Landscaping

How to spot successful start-ups, and invest in them

The junior stock market often entices investors looking for exciting, fast-growing companies. The Alternative Investment Market (Aim) is home to an abundance of businesses that have grown from minnows in their fields to household names.<p>Online retail giant Asos is one of the market’s biggest success …

Investing

What the Color of Your Logo Says About Your Company (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you are building a company that depends on making people feel sexy and sophisticated, it’s probably going to confuse your consumers if you your logo is bright green.<p>That’s because different colors are associated with different …

Graphic Design

A Harvard professor reveals a strategy that can help you stop worrying

We all deal with this when life gets challenging.<p>There is a way to overcome worry that doesn't involve alcohol or a straitjacket.<p>The answer is thousands of years old — but now science is validating those ancient ideas. You've probably even heard of it: Mindfulness.<p>Yeah, it's all the rage now. But …

Mindfulness

How This Couple Retired In Their 30s To Travel The World

Jeremy graduated from college on a Friday, started working on cell phone design at Motorola on a Monday and worked 80 hours a week for the next four or five years. What fueled his work ethic was $40,000 in debt — $35,000 from student loans and $5,000 in credit card debt for food and other …

Retirement

5 Businesses on the Brink of an IPO

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When peer-to-peer marketplace Etsy, party-supply retailer Party City and electronic-trading firm Virtu Financial all made splashy debuts on the stock-market last Thursday, the offerings seemed to reignite a relatively tepid IPO market.<p>And …

Wall Street

Franchise Players: A Former Drill Sergeant Who Hopes to Help Other Vets Through Franchising

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Franchise Players</i> <i>is Entrepreneur’s Q&A interview column that puts the spotlight on franchisees. If you're a franchisee with advice and tips to share, email</i> <i>ktaylor@entrepreneur.com</i><i>.</i><p>Ron Adams retired from the U.S. Army after 24 years of …

Entrepreneurship

7 Secrets of Self-Made Multimillionaires

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In a special webcast on April 28, 2015, 5 p.m. EST, Grant Cardone will show you how to make millions of dollars for your business using the phone. Register now for this webcast and you could earn gifts for participating.</i><p>First, understand …

Entrepreneurship

10 Signs You're Not Cut Out to Be an Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>About half of Americans dream of opening their own businesses, according to a recent survey by the UPS Store, but with 50% of small businesses failing within the first five years, how do you know if you're an entrepreneur ... or a …

Entrepreneurship

A Beginner's Guide to Starting and Marketing an App

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Building a mobile app for the first time? You no doubt have many questions: Is it worthwhile? Does it make sense? How will people know about it?<p>Having helped build more than a hundred apps from categories ranging from social networking, …

Apps

5 Tips For Great Outdoor Photography

It’s summer (although perhaps not in the UK), and that means it’s time to practice your outdoor photography a little bit more. The trouble is though, …

Top Franchises You Can Launch for Less Than $50,000

This story appears in the August 2013 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Business ownership doesn't have to be super-expensive. Sure, some franchises cost thousands--even millions--of dollars to start. But a growing number of franchisors are coming up with homebased and mobile options, as well as new …

Small Business

10 Reasons Your Photos Suck (and How to Fix Them)

Why You Should Read This<p>If you’re trying to improve your photography, it helps to know where you’re going wrong.<p>This article will point out where …

These Are The Top 20 Tech Investors You Should Follow On Twitter

PeekAnalytics, a social media analytics company, ranked the top tech investors on Twitter based on influence.<p>PeekAnalytics did this using its PullQuotient metric.<p>"Influence, for the purposes of this calculation, is gauged by how well connected someone's Twitter followers are not just on Twitter, …

Social Media