16Sep

10 Awesome Online Courses for Only $15

Entrepreneur has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase. What if we told you there was an awesome opportunity to invest in yourself, improve your knowledge, and take your skills to the next level … for only $15? We thought that might get […]

16Sep

20 Signs You Might Need a New Franchise Coach

So, you’re thinking about owning your own franchise. That’s great. Even better — you’ve realized there’s a lot about franchising you don’t know and you’ve partnered with a franchise coach to help you fill in the blanks and make a sound decision. A good franchise coach is similar to an […]

16Sep

How to Strengthen Your Personal and Executive Presence

The following excerpt is from Karen Tiber Leland’s new book The Brand Mapping Strategy. Buy it now from Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes Do you have it? You know, the “It” factor — that winning leadership cocktail of people skills, communication abilities and influence over others combined with […]

16Sep

Looking Through the Lens of the Leader

I had a neighbor who loved the color purple. No, not the novel or screenplay. I’m talking Barney the Dinosaur (is that still a thing?) purple. Her clothes were purple. Her car was purple. She and her husband attempted to paint her house — you guessed it — purple (long […]

16Sep

5 Tips to Boost Your Website's Knowledge Bases

Businesses that regularly receive calls from customers realize how difficult it can be to provide 24/7 support. Keeping friendly, skilled representatives on hand around-the-clock can quickly drain a business’s payroll. Yet, cutting corners by hiring unhelpful employees will send customers directly to competitors. Knowledge bases are a great way to […]

16Sep

Nintendo May Be the Talk of the Town, But It's Nowhere to Be Found at Tokyo Game Show

This week’s Tokyo Game Show is one of the world’s biggest draws for gamers and developers, but the talk amid the virtual reality headsets and robot arms is of the industry giant that never turns up: Nintendo Co. Ltd. The Japanese firm, conservative and rarely unpredictable, has twice caught the […]

16Sep

Leaders Succeed When They Go Where Their Fear Tells Them to Avoid

There is an old improvisational adage, coined by the legendary theatrical instructor Del Close, that says strong performers are ones that “follow the fear.” The concept is simple, when an idea or opportunity scares you, and is wrought with uncertainty, instead of running you should lean in and follow it, […]

16Sep

How to Find Your Direction and Follow Your Dreams

On this episode of the Spartan UP! podcast series, Entrepreneur Network partner Joseph De Sena meets with the founder of sports promotion company MatchRoom, Barry Hearn, to discuss finding your direction and doing what you love.  Hearn explains that the two things you must do is focus on your objectives and have […]

15Sep

3 Pieces of Life Advice From Kevin Hart

In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Alex Berman compiles three life lessons you can learn from comedian, actor and producer Kevin Hart. Nothing lasts forever. Having a realistic point of view and understanding that at any point everything can be taken away is important for setting yourself up for success in the long […]

15Sep

5 Tips for Developing Your B2B Sales

Your B2B sales campaign is all about being able to attract prospects and keep them there. But winning customer loyalty is easier said than done when the majority of businesses are receiving over ten sales presentations every single day. You need to develop your B2B sales strategy so you can […]

15Sep

How Slowing Down Saved This Flower Startup From Wilting

When David Bladow and Matthew Schwab decided to build their floral delivery startup, BloomThat, they thought they’d be helping forgetful guys like themselves scramble to send bouquets to their loved ones. Never mind that most of their customers ended up being women. “It turned out that women are more thoughtful […]

15Sep

4 Signs That Outsourcing Can Be Your Startup's Best Friend

Read the next line carefully if you’re running a startup or any business: Time is your enemy, and you’re not nearly as good at everything as you think you are. Even if you are that talented, there just aren’t enough hours in the day to do it all. Related: These 25 Successful Startups […]

15Sep

8 Habits of Wildly Successful People

You know what they say about opinions — everybody has one. If you want to see that truth in action, just Google “characteristics of successful people.” Some of the results will undoubtedly point to the famous Marshmallow Study at Stanford, which demonstrated that the ability to delay gratification is a key component of […]

15Sep

Customers Don't Mind Waiting for a Superior Product

Every famous beverage – from Dom Perignon to Coors beer — is laced with great stories. Champagne lovers know that a Benedictine monk and cellar master named Dom Perignon was the “father of champagne” and invited his friends over to “taste the stars.” Coors lovers enjoy the story of people from the East Coast […]

15Sep

How to Enter a Market You Can Win

Doug Grimsted’s software development company Aginity has an analytics hub that powers the entire enterprise. Aginity makes software that revolutionizes the way companies create, manage and deploy analytics, allowing companies to establish analytics as a new and valuable class of asset. Grimsted is a seasoned technology startup and growth executive. He’s an expert at determining where […]

15Sep

5 Online Basics Your Business Needs to Survive

It’s no secret that the internet has taken over the world. Many of us would now have a difficult time living without it, as we rely on it to find information for common questions, directions to our destinations and interactions with the people in our lives. Related: Your SEO Checklist: 4 […]

14Sep

Looking for the Perfect Tenant? Seek out These 6 Traits!

Your most important decision that will determine the success or failure of your rental is the person you put in the property. A bad tenant can potentially cause years of stress, headache and financial loss, while a great one can provide years of security, peace and prosperity. Related: How This Startup Is Making It Easier […]

14Sep

3 Tools to Build a Leadership Pipeline

Leaders are difficult to find, leaving many companies scrambling when a higher ranking employee decides to leave. The Global Workforce Leadership survey from Workplace Trends found that almost half of the companies surveyed in February and March 2015 said that leadership is the hardest skill to find in employees. How […]

14Sep

5 Tips to Make Your Crowdfunding Launch Stand Out From the Crowd

Leading crowdfunding platforms like Indiegogo and Kickstarter have democratized the fundraising process. Entrepreneurs now have a means of raising money without going down the traditional routes of bank loans, angel and venture capital investors and can avoid the risks entailed with giving up equity and control of their companies. While […]

14Sep

Keys to Success From a 14-Year-Old Entrepreneur

In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Peter Voogd speaks with 14-year-old entrepreneur, author and public speaker Caleb Maddix about the keys to success. So how did this teen begin traveling around the world giving speeches, publishing books and creating his own company at such a young age? Drive.  Since he […]

14Sep

How Your Own 'Startup Weekend' Will Help Drive Company Innovation

I’m kind of a fangirl for Startup Weekend. Imagine an event that brings together some of the brightest entrepreneurial minds in your community and gives them the chance to bring their best ideas to life. The energy is almost palpable, and watching quick pitches transform into actual plans is incredible. […]

14Sep

Rocket Launch Yourself to Celebrity Status Online

Craving online popularity? Want to get recognized as a top industry thought leader? Not so fast. Although this branding shift is completely doable, one wrong move and you’ll look desperate. If you’re craving internet fame, follow these rules. 1. Master your niche. Don’t be a know it all. Decide, right here and right […]

14Sep

Guide to Starting a Fulfillment by Amazon Business

The Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) business model continues to grow in popularity, and for good reason. Fundamentally, it’s the same as a traditional ecommerce business. But, instead of your having to fulfill orders one by one, Amazon stores your products for you and even picks, packs and ships them out to customers. Related: Fulfillment […]

14Sep

To Achieve Your Full Potential Stop Telling Yourself These 5 Lies

One of hardest parts of running a business is holding ourselves accountable for achieving our full potential. That’s because when we do that, we are forced to make difficult decisions that we may not like. Or to accept that things are not as rosy as we would like them to […]