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15 Baseline Tech Skills All Entrepreneurs Should Have

<b>QUESTION:</b> WHAT IS ONE BASELINE TECH SKILL SHOULD ALL ENTREPRENEURS HAVE A GOOD HANDLE ON BEFORE STARTING UP?<p>KNOW HOW TO WIREFRAME<p><i>“Being able to</i> …

How Today's Young Female Entrepreneurs Embrace Their Feminine Mystique

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Women are the new black.<p>With today’s 24-hour news cycle, there’s no shortage of powerful, female newsmakers -- from Sheryl Sandberg and her "lean in circles" to Arianna Huffington’s empire. And happily, the Paris Hilton …

Women Entrepreneurs

6 Easy Ways to Kill Your Social Media Reputation

Want to lose followers and alienate people? It's easier to do than you might think.<p>I'm continually amazed at how far social networking has progressed since 2011. Back then, when I wrote about how to increase your followers in the September issue, there was still a sense that posting on Twitter and …

Social Media

How to Give Your Web Apps a Real Speed Boost

If your apps take any more than a few seconds to load, you better be ready to kiss your users goodbye. When it comes to page abandonment, there’s no quicker way to lose loyalty than slow load time.<p>An infographic from KISSmetrics shows that 12 percent of respondents say they expect load times on …

LinkedIn

oDesk and the Future of the Workforce Marketplace

In addition to speaking at IDCEE’13 in Kyiv, Cooper had another goal in visiting Ukraine (and Russia, a couple of days before that). In mid-October, oDesk held a programming contest for freelancers registered on the platform. The competition was intended for software developers from Russia and …

Be Willing to Suffer for Success and Other Must-Read Business Tips

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>A roundup of the best tips of the week from Entrepreneur.com.</i><p>Success doesn't come easily to most people, not even to talented entrepreneurs who are willing to work hard. "Doing something you love will make you work harder at it, …

Entrepreneurship