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3 Entrepreneurs Who Gave Away Free Content to Build Multimillion-Dollar Businesses

Building authority by giving it away.<p>Years ago, savvy entrepreneurs learned there was an opportunity to make a lot of money selling information online. While that opportunity still exists, many top marketers have chosen to make their information available to the masses for free... and have profited …

10 Easy Ways to Make Sure You Finish the Things You Start

Small steps will take you far, but also get ready to make some bigger leaps to finish the project.<p><i>How can I force myself to finish projects? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Milena Rangelov</b> …

You Have a Great Business Idea? Hold On. Ask These 15 Questions First

We have all heard it, "I have an amazing business idea!" Wait, do you? Better ask yourself these 15 questions first.<p>How do you know if you've got a great business idea?<p>Before you proceed with your venture, it's a great idea to do some market research and assess the potential for success.<p>Here are 15 …

10 legal mistakes made by startups

Setting up your startup involves a lot of work and effort. Many things need attention, including developing a proof of concept, finding …

Common Legal Mistakes That Startups Make

<i>These questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answers by Ben Parr, Author of Captivology; Venture Capitalist; Curator of Tech Caucus; ex-Mashable, on Quora.</b><p>Q: What are the key points that you look …

Top 20 Reasons Startups Fail (Infographic)

Could you be sabotaging your own entrepreneurial success?<p>It's a reality all entrepreneurs must come to terms with: the potential for failure.<p>Over 51% of businesses will fail in their first five years (U.S. Census data), and even 25-30% of venture-backed businesses fail.<p>If you want to innovate and …

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Why Startups Succeed

Hint: It’s rarely pegged to funding.<p>Back in the spring, I digested a study entitled “<i>The Single Biggest Reason Startups Succeed</i>” conducted by …

8 Things Super-Achievers Do Routinely To Be Insanely Productive

Imagine if you could use 5 simple shortcuts while working in Excel, and increase your productivity without wasting time for searching information in …

10 steps to starting a business while keeping your full-time job

I listed a number of reasons why this makes sense. I even included some practical steps.<p>But I didn't go far enough.<p>So here's a guest post from Ryan Robinson, an entrepreneur and marketer who teaches people how to create meaningful self-employed careers.<p>(His online courses "Launching a Business …

8 Tips To Help You Make The Leap From Employee to Entrepreneur

Growth August 31, 2015 41 Reads share<p>For those considering making the leap from the safety of a full-time job to the unknown of becoming an …

5 mistakes standing between you and your first million

The total number of millionaire households reached 9.6 million in 2013, but has topped 10.2 million already in 2015.<p>With the technology, resources, mentorship, research, and information available, it's becoming easier than it has in the past. Sadly, most still won't reach the seven-figure annual …

17 Simple Steps to Starting a Business While Working Full Time

If you dream of starting your own business but are tied down with a full-time job, here are 17 simple steps to get it up and running.<p>If you're serious about starting your own business and you have a full-time job that you can't walk away from, it's possible to get there from here. Follow these 17 …

What Could A Bestseller Book Achieve For Your Business?

<i>“ ‘Bestseller’ is a manipulated term. If you want to be a bestselling author, take out a $100,000 loan and buy 15,000 of your own books from Amazon.” Internatonal bestselling author</i> <i>Patrick Snow via BookPromotionHub.com</i><p>From my own experience, Snow’s tongue-in-cheek price tag is low. I know authors …

The 3 Letters That Could Help Your Business Grow Like Uber

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Uber’s runaway success, which the company more colorfully describes as “seamlessly connecting riders to drivers through our apps,” is a conspicuous source of inspiration for anyone building a business based on the smartphone revolution. …