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    If You Want to Start a Service Business for Women, Follow This Advice From Ellevest's Founder

    In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Jen Hacker sits down with Sallie Krawcheck, founder of Ellevest, an investing firm for women, to talk about what it’s like to start a woman-oriented business. She explains how she first realized the need for her business, as well as some of the unique difficulties and strategies that came […] More

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    5 Professionals Who Make Great Franchise Candidates

    Franchising is designed to help people make the jump from traditional employment to entrepreneurship. From proven models of success to unmatched support systems, franchise businesses can turn aspiring entrepreneurs into successful business owners. However, there are certain professional backgrounds that have an advantage when it comes to the franchise business. I’m not talking about industry […] More

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    12 Tips for Growing Your Etsy Business

    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 Once you believe you have the basics of running your Etsy business mastered, or you’re at least comfortable handling the day-to-day […] More

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    Custom Chatbot Development Tutorial To Start Your Own Bot Agency

    Outstanding entrepreneurs are always on top of the newest trends that offer business opportunities in the form of innovative solutions. You’re probably familiar with AI-powered virtual assistants, also known as chatbots, as they’ve been one of the hottest topics in the marketing world for some time now. Recent advancements in the technology that powers bots […] More

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    10 Lucrative Side Gigs for Millennials Looking to Earn Extra Money

    If you have knowledge in a particular field you could offer online courses through existing platforms and charge for them. This will depend heavily on your area of expertise and the platform you use, but you can provide additional materials to make the sources more attractive to potential clients. Active, more hands-on individuals can always […] More

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    10 Challenges Every Entrepreneur Will Face

    If you can anticipate the challenges you need to face to build a successful business, you’ll have an edge. That’s why Entrepreneur Network partner Patrick Bet-David explains 10 of the most common problems entrepreneurs encounter and how to overcome them in this video. These challenges include giving up a 9 to 5 salary, building a […] More

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    10 Lucrative Side Gigs Ideal for Millennials Looking to Earn Extra Cash

    If you’re feeling unfulfilled by your work and could use some extra cash, having a part-time job or side hustle is one of your best options. Of all age groups and generations, millennials tend to show the most interest in finding a job that gives them purpose…and there are many of these opportunities available. Because millennials […] More

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    10 Money-Making Side Hustles Jobs You Can Start for Free or Cheaply

    Technological advancements have changed several aspects of modern society. For instance, having a side job is not a new concept. Thanks to technology, we can now choose from a huge variety of tasks that require different skills to help us make money on the side. If you’re looking to invest your spare time into profit-generating […] More

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    The 5 Characteristics of Social Media Websites That Go Viral

    With the advent of the web 2.0 comes a shift from simple and bland web pages to dynamic and interactive web platforms. It is now possible to create a social media site that does not only attract new businesses, but also foster relationships and create opportunities for other people. The possibilities are endless and the barrier […] More

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    These 4 Small Business Trends Are Defining 2017

    There’s something about the promise of the new year. In the aftermath of all the feasting and reveling and overindulging, that makes us do two things: we pledge and we predict Small Business Trends. We make impossible-to-keep diet and exercise plans, assign ourselves ambitious reading lists, and, especially in the world of small business, we make […] More

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    5 Steps to Get Your Parents to Respect Your Entrepreneurial Dreams

    My parents are amazing. I can confidently say I couldn’t have found success without them. But, when I started my first business, the toughest thing was convincing them that the entrepreneurial journey (rather than a degree in engineering or an MBA program) was best for me. How did I win them over? The key to convince conservative parents […] More

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    We Went up Against a Highly Regulated, Entrenched Industry. Here Are 4 Tips for Getting Your Foot in the Door.

    Multibillion-dollar legacy industries don’t make it easy for entrepreneurs to step in and create value. There are huge barriers to entry — licensing, pricing, regulations, and cultural/brand significance — that come with being around for a century or more. However, those barriers shouldn’t stop you from innovating. Take the utility sector for example, which is […] More

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    Founder Struggles: How These Startups Overcame Their Obstacles (and What You Can Learn From How They Did It)

    Everyone wants to start a company. Open the doors, get your funding, then exit with a ton of cash. It may sound easy, but nothing can be further from the truth. You will face many obstacles as a founder. Overcoming these obstacles doesn’t mean your startup will be a success, but it does put you on the […] More

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    The Best Places for Veteran Entrepreneurs to Get Funding

    Veteran-owned businesses have long been a key part of the American economic engine. Following World War II, an incredible 49.7 percent of returning veterans went on to start their own business. Today, according to the most recent census data, there are 2.45 million veteran-owned businesses in the United States, contributing $ 1.22 trillion in sales […] More

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    Don’t Shuffle People Into the Wrong Job Just Because They’re Already on the Payroll

    The old adage that a “bird in hand is worth two in the bush” may work in some instances in business, but slotting people into employee roles is definitely not one of them. I can’t tell you how many times I see early-stage entrepreneurs put someone in a role simply because it’s convenient. This is particularly harmful when the […] More

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    Where to Intern If You Really Want to Be an Entrepreneur

    Being an entrepreneur can be challenging, exhilarating, and fulfilling. Running your own business requires unwavering commit, focus and determination. It’s not an easy path, but for some people being an entrepreneur is a passion that can’t be ignored. There is no straight line to becoming an entrepreneur, but there are things you can do to […] More

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    The 5 Advantages You Have If You’re an Immigrant Entrepreneur

    Uber has transformed local transportation in American cities and SpaceX aims to enable Americans to travel to Mars. Chobani is America’s favorite yogurt, while the latest fashion trends from Forever 21 shape the way we dress today. What do these innovative companies share in common? They were all founded by immigrant entrepreneurs. In the Internet Trends […] More

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    4 Reasons ‘Dabbling’ Is Likely Not Enough to Succeed At a Side Business

    A lot of successful entrepreneurs start off building their business on the side. This gives you the chance to create an income without the risk of leaving your job and losing all financial security. I’ve worked with many successful entrepreneurs, and many people striving to reach entrepreneurial successes, and I’ve realized that there is a significant […] More

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    11 Things You Must Know Before Driving for Uber or Lyft

    If you dream of being your own boss, ditching the 9-to-5 life and setting your own schedule, you aren’t alone. Uber and Lyft, the early pioneers of the ride-sharing economy, have attracted hundreds of thousands of drivers looking for the same lifestyle. Related: 15 Best and Worst Cities in America to Start a Small Business But […] More

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    3 Simple Product Development Lessons All Entrepreneurs Should Remember

    There is a long simmering, rather interesting argument around the notion of “nurture vs. nature” as it relates to human beings and their abilities. The Eddie Murphy film Trading Places was actually based on it, with a bet revolving around whether he could learn the commodities business without being born a blue blood. I’m often asked whether […] More

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    Side Hustle Secret: Here’s How to Get Your First 5,000 Email Subscribers

    Editor’s Note: In ‘Tough Love Tuesday,’ our first-ever summer success series, we’ll connect side-hustling entrepreneurs with support, resources and advice from amazing 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. From Facebook sponsored posts to […] More

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    Mastering Business Basics at Any Age

    It’s necessary that we understand how to build a company that will endure — why not gain those skills from a young age? Starting our kids out early with excellent business skills can help shape their future. We chat with JJ Ramberg, founder of the Goodshop, about her new book The Startup Club, a business […] More

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    This CEO Explains What it Means to Be an Entrepreneur

    In this episode, Entrepreneur Network partner Business Rockstars spotlights Vacasa CEO Eric Breon. Breon answers questions on all sorts of topics related to entrepreneurship, starting a business and making the transition from a salaried position to starting out on your own. He also talks about how his previous work experience taught him to use statistics […] More

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    3 Reasons Entrepreneurs Should Consider the Opportunities in Healthcare

    Reader Resource Apply now to be an Entrepreneur 360™ company. Let us tell the world your success story. Get Started » There’s been a lot of uncertaintyabout the possibilities for startup entrepreneurs in the healthcare sector. Biotech is too slow and too risky, the naysayers complain, to be a solid venture. Luckily, such old school cowardice […] More

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    25 Reasons Why Hiring Your Relatives Is an Even Worse Idea Than You Suspected

    The idea of hiring your family to help get your startup or small business going presents some advantages, such as them working for a reduced wage until cash flow increases. You may feel that family are the only ones that you can impose upon that much. As a whole, your nearest and dearest are also pretty reliable […] More

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    How Breaking My Back Turned Into a Business Opportunity

    Reader Resource Apply now to be an Entrepreneur 360™ company. Let us tell the world your success story. Get Started » Many entrepreneurs call building a business “back-breaking labour.” Most of the time they are speaking figuratively. Not this guy. I broke my back mountain biking three months after leaving my well-paying job to focus […] More

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    5 Types of People Who Can Help With Small Business Mentoring

    Before you fulfill your dream of being a small business owner, you’ll need some help getting started. For small business mentoring, seek personal and professional expertise. When I first started a business, I didn’t always know who to turn to for guidance when I had questions. Understanding that you need small business advisors for handling […] More

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    3 Things You Should Consider Before Listing Your Products on Amazon

    Amazon is one of the biggest ecommerce marketplaces in the world. But, if you’re thinking about listing your products there, you may be wondering what the experience will be like. Related: 10 Steps to Selling Your Product on Amazon (Infographic) The good news is that you can get a good idea by asking the right questions […] More

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