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The Complete 35-Step Guide For Entrepreneurs Starting A Business

Starting a business entails understanding and dealing with many issues—legal, financing, sales and marketing, intellectual property protection, liability protection, human resources, and more. But interest in entrepreneurship is at an all-time high. And there have been spectacular success stories …

Small Business

How to Make Money With an Online Drop Shipping Business

When starting an online business, one of the key elements is having products to sell. In fact, without products… you don’t have a business at all. …

25 Business Ideas Worth Millions That I Don't Have Time to Build

Here's a good business idea. Focus on one of the million problems people have that you could help them solve.<p>8 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The advance of the internet has democratized admission to the world of entrepreneurship. From virtually anywhere in the …

19 Experts Explain Why Your Website Isn't Bringing in Customers

There's no shortage of reasons your pages aren't finding their target markets or inspiring visitors to convert.<p>11 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>They told you to build a website, so you did. They told you'd you get customers if you had a website, but that …

Marketing

24 Must-Have Tools for Running a Growing Company Today

How many tools does it take to run a company today? The answer (from this Data Tracking Company) might shock you.<p>According to data gathered by Siftery, a tool that tracks and suggests software used by businesses, top companies today use an average of 37 different tools or software platforms to run …

Small Business

82 Content Marketing Tools to Make Your Life Easier

Content marketing is hard.One of the reasons it’s hard for so many people is the fact that they don’t know where to start.If you want to be …

10 Social-Media Trends to Prepare for in 2018

Powerful social-media trends affecting both users and brands are strengthening and accelerating.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In the past year, a number of significant stories involved social media: Facebook lured Snapchat users to Instagram, the president …

Social Media

The First 5 Steps to Launching a Successful Ecommerce Business

Make sure you get the right information at the right time.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s no shortage of information online on how to start an ecommerce business. A quick Google search reveals millions of results on the subject. But all that …

Google Search

7 Things to Outsource Immediately to Scale Your Business

Instead of wasting time and money on guessing and experimenting, outsource to an outside expert the conversion strategies you need.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article is included in</i> Entrepreneur Voices on Growth Hacking<i>, a new book containing insights</i> …

Small Business

How I Came Up With a Million-Dollar Ecommerce Idea in 20 Minutes

If people are lining up for a product, figure out how to make the line shorter and they'll buy from you.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Several years ago I started a hip-hop jewelry ecommerce store. My most popular products were “grillz.” For the unfamiliar, …

Business Strategy

This upgrade will extend the life of your MacBook Air for years

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Dylan Love Battery technology has certainly improved over the past few years, but rechargeable batteries will always lose their charge over …

The Best Marketing Software for Your Small Business

In order to grow your small business, it's important to attract new clients while also nurturing your existing customer base<p>A well-planned, carefully-executed marketing strategy can be one of the best ways to get the word out about your brand, but without an expert to guide you, that can be a big …

Small Business

The Key to Social Media Success, According to This Instagram Giant

Whether you're making memes or selling product, you might want to take note.<p>You might be living under the metaphorical rock if you aren't aware, at least at a cursory level, that social media has changed--and continues to change--the game.<p>Almost every corner of the globe can instantaneously …

Social Media

10 Free Online Marketing Courses to Try Today (Infographic)

Boost your marketing skills with these online resources -- for free.<p>1 min read<p>An abundance of free resources are available online today, especially when it comes to marketing. Although sometimes it can be tricky to weed through them and get to the good stuff.<p>Look no further, because marketing …

Marketing

How This $750 Million Shaving Startup Cuts Through the Competition

This shaving startup's bet on a nearly 100-year-old factory in Germany helped it move from e-commerce to retail.<p><i>Editor's note: Inc. Magazine announced its pick for Company of the Year on Tuesday, November 29. It's Riot Games! Here, we spotlight Harry's, one of the contenders for the title in …

Startups

15 Free E-Books That Will Help You Be a Better Entrepreneur

No matter how long you have been in business there is always more to learn.<p>Whether you have only recently started entertaining the thought of striking out on your own or you've been an entrepreneur for a while, we can all agree on one thing, there is always more to learn. The other thing we can all …

Online Life

16 Free Tools for Facebook Marketing

Recently, in “30 Facebook Tools for Business,” I listed Facebook’s free and low-cost tools for businesses to promote their brands and reach …

10 Types of Businesses You Can Build After 5 p.m.

VIP Contributor<p>Entrepreneur and Marketer, Co-founder of Web Profits<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>That daytime job of yours may be terrific. But there’s one thing that is far more rewarding and meaningful than good pay and benefits: being your own boss.<p>Still, think …

Small Business

GoDaddy Billionaire Bob Parsons' 7 Tips For Entrepreneurs

Domain name registrar and Web-hosting firm GoDaddy was founded by businessman and philanthropist Bob Parsons in 1997. The colorful entrepreneur sold the majority of the firm to private equity investors in 2011 and stepped down as executive chairman in June 2014. The company went public on April …

Entrepreneurship

Read These 7 Books Before You Quit Your Job

About to ditch employed life for entrepreneurship? Get through this reading list first.<p>You have a great business idea. You have a passionate need to escape cubicle life. You even have an outstanding work ethic and a healthy dose of risk tolerance. You're all set to quit your gig and be an …

Entrepreneurship

Should You Quit Your Full-Time Job For Your Startup?

Many entrepreneurs today work on their startups at night, while they are still working their full-time day jobs. The question is: should entrepreneurs launch businesses with this part-time focus? The answer is: not typically, but it all depends on your specific situation.<p>Here is the case for …

2015: Mobile Marketing Strategies for Beginners

When it comes to digital marketing strategies for 2015, the web is full of "What to expect" "Predictions" and "What Next?" It is interesting to read …

Startup Founders in Southeast Asia, it's Time to Step Up

Dropifi is looking to streamline customer feedback. The Ghanian startup built a widget to replace contact forms and provide businesses with the kind of customer insights most consumers fail to fill out on websites.<p>The company was founded in 2011. Less than two years later, it became the first …

Five Quick And Easy Ways To Master The OS X Keyboard [Feature]

As we’re all Mac users here (at least I hope so!), it’s a good idea from time to time to learn new things on our favorite computer, to make our Mac life just that bit more fun and productive.<p>With that in mind, here are five easy keyboard tricks that you can use that you<br>may not have already known …