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$0 to $1,000 in a Day: The Traffic Secret to Turn Your Visitors Into Customers

Here is how to cash in on your first 1,000 true fans.<p>Not all traffic is created equal. Entrepreneurs often spend thousands of dollars and hundreds of hours attracting the wrong customers and not reaping the benefits of sales. Let’s put an end to that now.<p>In our third video for $0 to $1,000, a …

10 Ways for You to Become a Self-Made Millionaire

It's great to have a get-rich-quick idea, but building a business takes much more. Here are priorities from those who have made it<p>Almost every entrepreneur I know wants to become a millionaire--like Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Amazon's Jeff Bezos, and many others.<p>They don't realize that achieving …

An Entrepreneur's Letter To His Son

As a father, I’ve taken to writing letters to my son in an attempt to document the lessons I’ve learned throughout my time as an entrepreneur.<p>So far, I’ve kept all of these private, but given the state of the world and some of my experiences as of late I thought it would be appropriate to share …

4 Hours Listening to Tony Robbins Will Teach You More About Business Than 4 Years in College

If you're looking to learn about growing a company, why not learn from someone who has built 30 of them?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Some people roll their eyes at the very mention of Tony Robbins, but I recently attended one of his events, and while I can understand …

From Broke to Billions: 5 Strategies These Billionaires Used to Get Rich

Today, as it's been for all our recorded history, getting rich entails building and adding an abundant amount of value to the world.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are 2,043 billionaires in this world. Approximately one-quarter of them are from the US. …

Is Your Work Ethic Better than Average? Find Out in 5 Questions.

How does your work ethic compare to the average person?<p>Having a great work ethic is something that employees and employers admire and look for in a leader or job candidate. If you don’t have it, it’s something to build and strive for. Possessing a work ethic means you take pride in fairness, …

The Best Blogs to Help Entrepreneurs Boost Their Personal and Business Finances

Need free advice on finances? These blogs will help.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The more information you have, the better the decisions you’re likely to make. That goes for everything in life and business, but it's especially important when it comes to money. Your …

Jeff Bezos's Initial Focus on Books Constitutes the Greatest Execution of a Beachhead Marketing Strategy Ever

Emerging entrepreneurs can learn valuable lessons from Bezos's approach.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Jeff Bezos recently briefly overtook Bill Gates to become the richest man in America. It’s a reminder, much like Amazon’s most recent $13.7-billion acquisition of …

Are You Selling Something Nobody Wants to Buy?

If you've made changes to your messaging, targeting and timing, still without results, you may need to tell yourself some hard truths.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A good go-to-market strategy involves testing product-market fit and validating your idea with a minimum …

10 Tips for Creating an Online Marketing Strategy to Consistently Bring in Customers - Small Business Trends

Creating an online marketing strategy to get more customers can be a great step for your business. But creating an online marketing strategy that …

How To Improve Your Ecommerce Conversions: 6 Key Elements

In 2016 retail ecommerce sales in the US will total just under $400 billion. By 2020 that number is predicted to grow to as high as nearly $700 billion. To date in 2016 the average US ecommerce conversion rate across all devices is 2.76% But regardless of whether your ecommerce website falls above …

Here's Why Your Innovation Strategy Will Fail

Different types of problems need different types of solutions<p>,A decade ago, Apple looked unbeatable. It's launch of the iPhone completely revolutionized mobile phones and made good on Steve Jobs' vision of creating a hub of devices that connected people to technology. What's more, he did it with …

6 Sales Tips Every Entrepreneur Should Follow Today

Sales is about persistence and repetition which is why most people fail.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Entrepreneur has an affiliate partnership with Hurdlr so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Network marketers are born hustlers. Multimillion-dollar …

From $0 to Millionaire: How 6 Entrepreneurs Went Broke, Then Became Successful

When they hit rock bottom, they turned disaster and persistence into millions.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Going broke. Hitting rock bottom. Crashing and burning. Whatever you call it, these mega-successful entrepreneurs—and members of The Oracles—have lived it. They …

The Computerized Lettuce Factory Of The Future

Farming, even in its modern, hyper-industrialized form, still relies on some very old-school technology: the sun, dirt, seasons, tractors. It's all a bit messy and inefficient, at least by the standards of modern technologists, who are more accustomed to server farms that churn through data …

Aquaponics

Answering These 7 Questions Reveals Your Path to Success

Ask authentic questions and live the answers that come naturally come from within.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The quickest way to increase and live our ideas of success is to pose questions which lead us into our own self-discovery. The purpose of asking questions …

Self-improvement

100 of the coolest buildings in Los Angeles

From Spanish-style adobe to Art Deco to Googie to Midcentury Modern to new experimental forms, Los Angeles is one of the most eclectic cities for …

How to create and maintain a strategic approach to design thinking

Design has evolved beyond making objects – organizations now want to learn how to think like designers, and apply design principles to the workplace itself.<p>One company at the forefront of this methodology is Philips.<p>Few globally reaching product companies have a 126-year history, and even fewer …

Design

5 Daily Habits That Will Increase Your Productivity Levels

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article originally was published on Jan. 1, 2015.</i><p>“How can I become more productive?” is a question that will continue to always come up.<p>Everyone wants to get more done and feel a sense of accomplishment as each day comes to an end. …

This Founder Ditched His Career at 40 and Turned a Hunch Into Millions

The only way to find out what will happen is to go ahead and try, says the creator of High West Whiskey.<p><i>Editor’s Note: Entrepreneur’s</i> <i>“20 Questions”</i> <i>series features both established and up-and-coming entrepreneurs and asks them a number of questions about what makes them tick, their everyday success</i> …

How to Succeed in Business Beyond Your Wildest Dreams

Use these principles in business and in life.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We live in a chaotic world, where the dichotomy between the haves and the have-nots is increasingly more apparent with each subsequent year. It's a world where people are immersed in a …

How to Find Your Profitable Idea

Like a lot of good things in life, it is hiding in plain view.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most people get really anxious when it’s time to start developing ideas for their business.<p>Lots of people love the idea of brainstorming ideas...but can never actually find an …

Download 243 Free eBooks on Design, Data, Software, Web Development & Business from O’Reilly Media

Last week we highlighted for you 20 Free eBooks on Design from O’Reilly Media. Little did we know that we were just scratching the surface of the …

Netatmo challenges Nest with smart smoke detector, adds siren to camera

A new HomeKit-capable smoke detector, plus a loud camera accessory.<p>LAS VEGAS—The French company Netatmo quietly added two new products to its smart …

Smart Homes

How to Turn Your Hobby into a Profitable Business Venture

Work on your hobby, learn about sales and marketing and dedicate yourself to steady improvement.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Do you have a life skill that you’re currently only using in your free time? Though you may assume it’s only suitable as a hobby, there’s a …

How Entrepreneurs Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable

Countless entrepreneurs, from Richard Branson to Mark Zuckerberg, have professed the importance of pushing yourself past your "comfort zone."<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You can’t be a successful entrepreneur if you’re afraid of being uncomfortable. Strange as that …

20 Management Tips That Will Transform You Into An Amazing Leader

Entrepreneurs learn something new everyday, but these tidbits will put you ahead of the game.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A successful career doesn’t just require great ideas and a good work ethic -- it also takes the right people. In order to work well with others, …