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    Top 10 Business Ideas You Can Start for Free With Barely Lifting A Finger

    Being a successful businessperson and entrepreneur is about taking advantage of every opportunity that comes your way. You have to be creative and find different ventures that can generate revenue even if it’s for a limited amount of time. Moreover, diversifying your efforts will help increase your chances of success without necessarily multiplying your workload. […] More

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    7 Surefire Techniques for Overcoming Chronic Procrastination

    If you’ve ever put off something on your “to-do” list for months and months before it disappears into the “to-do list cemetary” forever, then this is for you. For chronic procrastinators, days can turn into weeks, months or even years. Our dreams can slip by, one avoided task at a time. Here’s how to avoid letting […] More

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    How to Write Product Descriptions That Sell

    At one point or another, your company will need to craft product listings — whether it’s for a menu, merchandise items or services. Since these product descriptions will be featured on your website, your app, Yelp, Google and/or Facebook, they should be as persuasive as possible. You might be wondering, what’s so complicated about product listings. You […] More

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    Should You Start a ‘Merch by Amazon’ Business?

    Are you familiar with the Merch by Amazon platform? It allows you to upload your unique t-shirt designs and sell them in the world’s largest ecommerce marketplace. Designers will find this prospect particularly appealing, since they may already have artwork concepts stored away in their archives, ready to be leveraged. Related: Is Amazon’s ‘Merch’ the […] More

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    3 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Overcome the Startup Drought

    Since the 1970s, Silicon Valley has been a place of innovation and promise where driven individuals with an entrepreneurial spirit could realize their visions, even if those visions emerged from their parents’ basement or humble garage. Apple and Microsoft were amng the earliest of these companies with humble beginnings. And, since then, giants like Google […] More

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    63 Great Businesses You Can Start for $10,000 or Less

    You know you want to start something for yourself. You just need to funnel your ambition and time into an idea that’ll earn extra cash, make you proud, and possibly lead to a full-time venture—and that amazing moment you get to say “I quit!” to your boss. But what great idea should you say “I start!” […] More

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    How to Turn Your Hobby Into a Career

    Civia Caroline has always loved music. For the past 15 years, she has been committed to working with artists who, like her, make “giving back” part of an overall marketing strategy. Caroline began her career working with Maroon 5. She was part of the management team for Jason Mraz and helped develop and run the Jason Mraz Foundation. Today, Caroline is busy running […] More

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    21 Strategies for Providing Top-Notch Customer Service on Etsy

    The following excerpt is from the Staff at Entrepreneur Media Inc. and Jason R. Rich’s book Start Your Own Etsy Business. Buy it now from Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes | IndieBound The following are 21 strategies an Etsy seller should implement on an ongoing basis to provide the best possible customer service: […] More

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    Watch Today: Are You Ready for a Side Hustle? Here’s How to Know.

    Editor’s Note: In “Tough Love Tuesday,” we connect side-hustling entrepreneurs with support, resources and advice from top experts. Sign up to our email newsletter to be notified about our Tuesday Facebook Lives and check back to our side hustle topic page for more helpful tips. It seems like everyone has a side hustle. Indeed, 1 […] More

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    5 Mindset Changes You Must Make When Going From Employee to Entrepreneur

    Thousands of people dream of the day they can quit their jobs and escape the 9-to-5 life. In fact, Gallup found that 87 percent of the employees it surveyed worldwide did not see themselves as engaged. Related: 7 Lessons to Starting a Business But quitting your job and starting your own business is only half […] More

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    Scam or Superior Product? How One Entrepreneur Dealt With Scandal After Early Success.

    Hopefully, your business never has to deal with scandal. But, how would you deal with it if it ever does? In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Gerard Adams sits down with Shredz CEO Arvin Lal to talk about how Lal built his exercise supplement company — how he built a brand and customer trust. Then, […] More

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    How to Start a Tech Company If You Don’t Know That Much About Tech

    Entrepreneur Network partner Jason Saltzman likes asking all of his guests about a difficult time in their entrepreneurial careers and how they overcame that obstacle. For Mugatunes founder Drew Meagher, many of those struggles came from his lack of experience. Meagher didn’t have much business or tech experience when he started his own tech company. […] More

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    The 5 Actions You Must Take to Beat the Fear Blocking Your Success

    You’re brainstorming a crazy idea, thinking of quitting your day job, and building a wildly successful business. You want to build your own company, recruit your own talent, and make the world a better place. But… deep down, something strong is holding you back. Fear. You’re afraid of failure. You’re not sure of your crazy […] More

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    6 Questions All New Entrepreneurs Should Ask Themselves When Starting a Business

    Congratulations! You’ve decided to start a business and become an entrepreneur. You’ve made your mind up, which is good. But, now you’ve probably got a million questions. That’s a good thing. At this stage in the game, it’s all about asking yourself the right questions. Asking yourself which color your business card should be is not […] More

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    This Entrepreneur Combined His Skills and a Family Tradition Into a Company on the Move

    Canadian-born Derek Michael is a graphic designer and programmer by trade. But growing up, he used to watch his father restore campers in their family’s backyard. A few years ago, he borrowed one of the trailers to promote an iPad case he’d invented, and before long, he became addicted to the feeling of freedom the trailer provided. […] More

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    How Driving a Forklift Helped this Entrepreneur Become a Hairstylist

    Chief Behr has been passionate about the hair industry from the time he was a teenager. Today, he and his business partner, Philip Wolff, the dynamic duo behind the brand WolffBehr. The cutting-edge colorist sat down with Jessica Abo and discussed how the years he spent hustling helped support his dream of becoming an international educator and hairstylist. Related: Kim Kardashian’s […] More

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