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    How to Effectively Use Storytelling to Attract a Larger Brand Following

    In order to establish a credible personal brand that people trust you need great content that speaks directly to them. Without this you will not be successful in your lead generation and conversion rates. How can your brand better connect with your community in an authentic way? A compelling brand story will make them want […] More

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    The Simplest Ideas Can Be Extremely Profitable. Here’s Proof.

    Does the licensing lifestyle sound too good to be true? It might. But, if you’re creative and you hustle, you can pitch and rent out your ideas for consumer products to companies with global distribution. In fact, I can tout the power of open innovation because I’ve practiced it myself. Related: How This Female Inventor […] More

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    Entrepreneurs Don't Sit On The Sidelines, According To This Founder

    Reader Resource Apply now to be an Entrepreneur 360™ company. Let us tell the world your success story. Get Started » In this ongoing series, we are sharing advice, tips and insights from real entrepreneurs who are out there doing business battle on a daily basis. (Answers have been edited and condensed for clarity.) Who […] More

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    7 Things to Consider Before Launching a Fintech Startup

    The impact of technology on the financial industry has been powerful. Traditional financial institutions, such as banks, have discovered that new technologies are indeed disruptive. This epiphany has forced age-old financial institutions to develop their own tech capabilities, and to stay ahead of the game, many have partnered with fintech startups or acquired promising new companies. However, the […] More

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    Will Entrepreneurship Make You Rich? A Realistic Perspective.

    Reader Resource Apply now to be an Entrepreneur 360™ company. Let us tell the world your success story. Get Started » Entrepreneurship is a manifestation of the American dream. Anyone, with the right idea and enough hard work can become successful, the saying goes. And, indeed, we constantly see images of multi-billionaires, like Mark Zuckerberg and […] More

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    20 Free Tools Your Small Business Should Be Using Today

    Although your small business needs a healthy amount of software to conduct operations, it’s not necessary for you to spend a fortune on web-based products. In our comprehensive testing of business and consumer software, we’ve come across dozens of incredible and free solutions that can help you get the job done. We’ve tested free tools […] More

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    5 Psychological Burdens of Being an Entrepreneur

    Reader Resource Apply now to be an Entrepreneur 360™ company. Let us tell the world your success story. Get Started » Entrepreneurship is frequently portrayed as exciting, amusing or even lavish (especially after a company has become successful), but the truth is, there’s a dark side to entrepreneurship that isn’t frequently publicized. Related: Enjoy the Ride: How […] More

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    Immigrant-entrepreneurs: America's Greatest Asset

    Immigrants: We get the job done. — Alexander Hamilton Last year, when I was lucky enough to see the Broadway hit Hamilton, this line delivered by the show’s star character ignited raucous applause by the audience. Related: 4 Reasons Why Immigrants Are Essential for Entrepreneurship At this point in the play, the American rebels are about to […] More

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    The Secret to Starting a Business Is Managing the Changes

    But things can get hard. We face challenges that run the risk of derailing us. I’ve certainly experienced that in my own business, especially considering that my entire marketing structure is based on content. Getting derailed is easy when you see fluctuations in traffic or receive negative comments, for example. And sometimes, we simply lose focus because we feel like the […] More

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    The First 5 Steps to Launching a Successful Ecommerce Business

    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 information might be more of a hinderance than a help. Why? Because you don’t need more information. You need the right information at the right time. This is […] More

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    Why a Blog Gets You Further than an MBA

    Is earning an MBA worth it? Each year, thousands of students ask this very question, yet find conflicting advice. Related: Mark Cuban: What Entrepreneurs Need to Know Before Starting a Business Certainly, on paper, MBA graduates earn more. A recent study from the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) showed that median starting salaries for MBA graduates are almost […] More

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    How to Get Started as a Paid Consultant to Companies

    When it comes to the speaking industry, entrepreneurs tend to focus on speaking at events and conferences. It’s the traditional path that is known and understood. Being a paid consultant to companies is something that intrigues entrepreneurs but there’s no clear path. The lack of clarity and not enough “how-to” information keeps entrepreneurs from incorporating […] More

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    Why Paramore's Lead Singer Says She's Only Good at Two Things: Music and Business

    In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Bryan Elliott sits down with Paramore vocalist, keyboardist and songwriter Hayley Williams, who talks about her background as a musician and her transition into the business world with her startup, Good Dye Young. Perhaps surprisingly, one of the biggest struggles for Williams when she started her new venture was confidence. Williams […] More

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    5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Becoming an Entrepreneur

    Have you been dreaming about dropping everything and starting your own company? Ask yourself these five questions before quitting your job and becoming an entrepreneur. 1. Are you prepared for entrepreneurship? You might have been dreaming about becoming an entrepreneur since you were young, with visions of one day running your own (extremely profitable) lemonade stand. Over time, […] More

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    It's Lit! Cannabis Trends and the Pitfalls of 'Potrepreneurship.'

    In 2013, Josh Weinstein launched High NY. Four years and 2,000 members later, High NY has established itself as the largest cannabis community in New York.  Related: 9 Business Ideas for People Looking to Cash in on the Marijuana Boom Entrepreneur had the opportunity to catch up with Josh to discuss some of the emerging trends […] More

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    What's in a Name? For a Business . . . Oh, Everything.

    Keep the name short, simple and easy to write and remember. The companies you admire typically have names that are short, simple and easy to write and remember. (Think: Apple, Chanel, Virgin, Southwest). Obscure business names are often difficult to write and even more so to remember. This is a problem for small businesses especially, as word-of-mouth […] More

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