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15 Reasons You Should Start Your Own Small Business Today

If you're an aspiring entrepreneur waiting to start your own small business or side hustle, here are plenty of reasons to quit waiting.<p>Want to get really, really rich? Starting your own business is the best way. Want your upside to be unlimited? Starting your own business is the best way. Want to …

Self-improvement

12 Reasons You Should Join an Accelerator to Advance Your Startup

You can thrive with a little help from your friends.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You have a startup, but you are at the point where you could use advice, direction and a little funding. That’s when you hear about accelerators located around the country that offer …

5 Money-Saving Hacks That Can Make You Millions

You don't have to cut coupons for big savings.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneur Network partner Jeff Rose doesn't ride his bike to work every day just to save a few bucks on gas. He doesn't eat five-day-old leftovers just to save on food costs. He certainly …

Can't We All Just Get Along? 5 Steps to Building Better Relationships.

To succeed, you need to increase your versatility when it comes to people who are different from you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Our granddaughter Madi recently complained about her teacher, Mrs. P. Mrs. P, it seems. is tougher than Madi’s previous teachers were and …

What Every Startup Must Do to Get Investor Ready

Raising capital isn't easy, but luckily you can make all the right things ahead of time to be good to go when opportunity knocks. Fortune favors the prepared founder.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Advances in technology have given way to a proliferation of new …

7 Real-Life Business Lessons You Can Learn From Billionaires

The only variable you really control is how hard you work.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The “three-comma club” consists of those in industry, art and commerce who have achieved the exclusive honor of reaching a net worth of more than one billion dollars. From …

Is It Possible to Start a Business With $500? These Startup Founders Say Yes | Inc.com

I first started my business when I had very limited funds in my bank account. I had quit my job unexpectedly and between student loans and New York City rent, my savings account looked pitiful. Business books and advisors might recommend having at least six months of runway saved before launching …

Small Business

How This 25-Year-Old Earns A Passive Revenue of $400K A Year While Traveling The World

It’s been almost two years since I left my corporate life in New York City to work remotely and travel the world. When I first left my apartment, job, and other comforts, I was terrified: I had no idea whether it was possible to build a business on the road, let alone make a decent living from …

Entrepreneurship

13 Expert Instagram Hacks to Increase Engagement | Inc.com

Over the past year, I've been going all inon Instagram. I've talked to experts and sought out advice on how to turn this channel into a primary means of engaging my audience, versus just an afterthought place to post fun photos from my adventures.<p>I interviewed a fellow entrepreneur who uses his …

Marketing

Microsoft's 'Ink to Code' builds an app UI from your sketches

Sometimes, inspiration strikes in inconvenient places, and the best you can do to make sure the idea doesn't escape you is to write it down on scraps of paper or a napkin. The latest experimental project out of Microsoft's Garage program, which encourages employees to work on their innovative …

Microsoft Visual Studio

3 Strategies for Growing Your Online Business Fast

Wooing customers requires a sincere devotion to giving people value.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Jay Abraham is one of the world's leading business consultants and mentors to people like Tony Robbins, Daymond John, Joe Polish, Stephen R. Covey and Russell Brunson. …

3 Internet-Based Businesses You Can Start in 2018

Online experiences connect people worldwide to your brand and the solutions you offer -- without requiring a big budget to launch your digital storefront.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>No doubt many people resolved to boost their income during the new year. (Of course, …

How 2 Entrepreneurs Turned Their Side Hustles Into Multi-Million Dollar Startups

You have to work in an industry a while to identify the really big pain point there that will become your million-dollar opportunity.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you look at the personal histories of the world’s top entrepreneurs, you soon learn that their first …

Finally Starting Your Business This Year? Here's Your Ultimate 12-Point Checklist | Inc.com

It's 2018,and you are really doing it. You have long imagined your product on the endcap at Walmart and practiced what you'll say when Mark Cuban grills you about your competitive edge. But this year, you are finally launching a business. Where do you start? We asked some of the top business minds …

Entrepreneurship

It's No Guessing Game: Why You Need to Scale Predictably to Grow Your Business | Inc.com

How do early-stage companies position themselves for growth? Before scaling, founders think about the following five things according to Donna Levin, social entrepreneur and Co-Founder of Care.com. Care.com is the world's leading online site for helping families find and manage family care with …

Business Strategy

Working With Over 1,000 Startups, Most Still Believe These 3 Myths About Starting a Business | Inc.com

We officially live in a new age of employment. Companies like Uber and Lyft, Rover and AirBnB have given rise to an exploding gig economy, while companies like Etsy and Shopify offer a resurgent category of "makers" unprecedented access to sell goods around the world with little overhead. At the …

Entrepreneurship

How One Mysterious Startup Is Riding the Bitcoin Wave

With hardly a year of operations under its belt and scant results to show for it, UBI Blockchain Internet is riding buzzwords to a stock boom.<p>It’s …

23 Daily Habits That Separate High Achievers From Everyone Else | Inc.com

If getting ahead can seem like a struggle, know this: To be highly successful, you need to be highly disciplined. I've asked hundreds of executives and entrepreneurs about the things they do every day which help them succeed, and inevitably they credit simple routines which have been proven over …

Customer Service

Tax Geek Tuesday: Making Sense Of The New '20% Qualified Business Income Deduction'

On December 22nd, President Trump signed into law the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, finalizing a once-in-a-generation overhaul of the existing Code and leaving the once-burdensome tax law so simple, we’ll all be preparing our returns on postcards come the spring of 2019.<p>HAHAHAHAHAHA<p>/wipes tear from …

Retirement

50 Work-From-Home Jobs Paying as Much or a Lot More Than the Average American Salary

The money can be pretty good but you're on your own. For some people that's the best part.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There was a time when working from home was a pipe dream. Thanks to technology like Slack, there’s been a surge of legit jobs you can do from …

A platform for start ups to pitch ideas

Start ups looking for investment, mentoring, or any support now have a platform to pitch the ideas.<p>Sivarajah Ramanathan, founder and CEO of …

How self-made millionaires get rich working for others

If you never thought that you could become a millionaire by working for someone else, think again.<p>Tom Corley, the author of "Rich Habits," explains what executives do to set themselves apart.<p><i>Following is a transcript of the video.</i><p><b>Tom Corley:</b> There are really three groups of millionaires.<p>Hi, this is …