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55 Must-Know SEO Tricks for Business Websites (Infographic)

SEO should be a top priority for your company.<p>For any business, it’s more important than ever to have an online presence -- and that goes beyond just having a website. In order to get your company out there and traffic to your website, you’ve got to have some stellar SEO practices in place.<p>While …

79 Websites To Get Freelance Jobs Fast

If you’re a freelancer, or if you want to become one, chances are your services are in demand. Freelancers now make up 35% of the U.S. workforce and companies are always looking to outsource and work with them to meet their business goals. All you have to do is get out there and find these …

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3 Essential Tools to Utilize When Starting a Company Blog

Hello Bar, Helplama and Yoast SEO are must-haves for a new blog.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In today’s world of online marketing, having a company blog is key. Blogs may sound old-school, but without one, you’ll be leaving a lot of traffic out of the picture. The …

10 Ways to Market Your Business Online for $500

You won't worry that your budget isn't big enough when you know how to squeeze the most from every buck.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The internet provides unlimited potential in terms of customer reach and opportunity, and while there is some online marketing that …

How to Make at Least $1,000 Your First Month of Ecommerce

Growing your brand and acquiring customers during the first month of business is crucial, even if you're not profitable.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The thought of making money while you sleep is enticing. Imagine waking up in the morning to your biggest order of the …

12 Facebook Groups To Join Before Quitting Your Day Job To Work For Yourself

One entrepreneur says Facebook is a bottomless resource for first-time business owners. You just have to know where to look.<p>I now generate 95% of my consulting clients through Facebook groups. But even before I built up my business on the social network, I relied on a handful of Facebook groups to …

What happens when a price drops on, say, a hotel, an airfare or a rental car that you've already paid for? Here's how you might recoup some money

Nobody wants to overpay for flights, hotels or rental cars, because saving money usually means you'll have more avenues for enriching your travel experience.<p>Here are six sites that can help in your hunt for bargains. Knowing you're protected makes it easier to commit to a flight, a room or a car …

14 Free Business Tools to Make Your Startup more Successful in 2017

Being an entrepreneur, it is imperative that you must be equipped with an in-depth knowledge of the major variables, in the both internal and external environments, that will help you enhance your business's growth. In order to drive revenue and gain competitive edge over your rivals, you need to …

Alibaba posts record Singles' Day sales, but growth slows

SHENZHEN, China (Reuters) - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA.N) Singles’ Day festival posted a record 120.7 billion yuan ($17.73 billion) worth of sales on Friday, though the gala shopping day saw growth slow as Chinese shoppers searched for deeper discounts and lower pricetags.<p>Amid fanfare and …

Unlicensed foreign agents leverage lax regulation to sell B.C. real estate

The man on the phone is cheery and confident, with the practised ease of someone accustomed to calming anxiety.<p>There is no need to worry, he says. Buying a home in Vancouver is simple. His company will dispatch people to the airport, then guide an inexperienced buyer through the entire process. No …

How my company raised more than $1-million in government grants

When I quit a fairly lucrative – albeit stressful and time-consuming – consulting job in 2010 without any job prospects, I experienced a feeling I believe a lot of entrepreneurs have felt: a fire inside me to start something new. When I and my business partners, who are still with me today, began …

How to Answer 10 of the Toughest Apple Interview Questions

<i>This piece originally appeared on Entrepreneur.</i><p>The job search has never been easy — and it’s not meant to be.<p>With it being so competitive, especially …

6 Business Development Tips to Land Multi-Million Dollar Deals

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When it comes to startups, if you’re not growing…you’re moving backwards. No matter how good of a product or idea it might have , a business will not succeed without sales. While investing in Facebook ads, capitalizing on SEO trends and …

3 Must Use Tools For Entrepreneurs Doing Under Six-Figures

If you read that article that I did called Entrepreneur, don't make this hard. You'll totally get this quick insight I am going to share with you about tools. These three areas are the most frequent areas that I see Entrepreneurs struggle unnecessarily. They make it hard either because they won't …

24 great books on startups and entrepreneurs that I must read in 2016

One of my favorite activities at the start of the year is to list out books I intend to read – and I do read some of them too eventually! For those …

A French startup that helps people find doctors just raised £13 million

The Series B funding round, led by the London team of venture capital firm Accel Partners, brings total investment in the company up to €23 million (£17 million).<p>Founded in October 2013 by Stanislas Niox-Chateau, Ivan Schneider and Jessy Bernal, Doctolib's cloud-based booking software is designed …

Crowdfunding provides way in for property investors

"Are you running a Ponzi scheme?" was the reaction CrowdfundUP's founder Jack Quiqley got when he started his crowdfunding platform to raise money …

7 effective ways to acquire your first 1,000 customers

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>One of the most exciting times in your journey towards setting up a new tech B2C (Business-to-Consumer) product is when you are ready to roll out the …

Branch8 Lets Merchants Sell Via Multiple E-Commerce Sites With Fewer Headaches

If there’s one thing as diverse and multi-faceted as Asian culture it would probably be the region’s e-commerce landscape.<p>There’s no single dominant player — like Amazon or eBay in the West — and things are very different from country to country. Alibaba and JD dominate China, Rakuten owns Japan, …

This FinTech startup says it will take $13 trillion away from Wall Street

FinTech companies are using the power of the internet to disrupt the financial industry. By cutting out the middle man (i.e., banks) and lowering costs, they're able to make financial services far more efficient and consumer friendly.<p>Fundrise, a DC-based startup, may be building the biggest …

8 online classes that will make you smarter about business

Thankfully, educational institutions and technology are making continuing your education more convenient through online courses.<p>While there are thousands of informative and inspiring online courses you can take, here are classes you definitely should enroll in if you want to be an entrepreneur.<p>This …

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7 Free Tools That Will Shave Hours Off Social Media Management

Social media isn't going anywhere! So what's the solution for a budget-conscious business?<p>It should come as no surprise that social media isn't going anywhere. Not only are businesses solidifying their presence on more social media networks, but they're also investing more in these channels. In …

A Guide to Optimizing Gmail: 30 of the Best Email Tips, Tricks, and Hacks

Like it or not, email is often the cornerstone of your personal and professional communications. As a result, there are hundreds of people vying for …