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What the Color of Your Logo Says About Your Company (Infographic)
Infographics

What the Color of Your Logo Says About Your Company (Infographic)

The Golden Arches just wouldn't communicate the same thing if they were purple.
Catherine Clifford
This Man Climbed the Ladder by Sticking With Gutters
Franchisees

This Man Climbed the Ladder by Sticking With Gutters

Loyalty and ambition drive a U.S. success story.
Promoted Content

Tell Us How Your Business Empowers Staff for the Chance to Be in Entrepreneur

Share the ways you're developing internal talent and enabling employees to be more innovative in their jobs, and you could be selected for a full-page promotion provided by Colonial Life that appears in Entrepreneur magazine.
The Founder of Nail Polish Empire Essie Shares Advice on Overcoming Challenges
Overcoming Obstacles

The Founder of Nail Polish Empire Essie Shares Advice on Overcoming Challenges

Essie Weingarten wants to remind entrepreneurs that success takes time and commitment.
Nina Zipkin
'Creating Smiles and Stories' for Customers Is Just One of This Mega-Franchisee's Goals
Franchise Players

'Creating Smiles and Stories' for Customers Is Just One of This Mega-Franchisee's Goals

With 74 western U.S. Dairy Queen locations, and 43 years as both franchisor and franchisee, Bill Spae is also focused on growth.
Entrepreneur Staff
Are Sharing-Economy Workers Contractors or Employees?
Sharing Economy

Are Sharing-Economy Workers Contractors or Employees?

Companies in the booming sharing economy depend on contractors who may legally qualify as full time employees. The distinction is crucial for both workers and their employers.
Tx Zhuo
Workplace Safety

12 Ways to Spot a Potentially Violent Person in the Workplace

What happened in Roanoke wasn't the first tragedy and won't be the last.
Robert Siciliano
8 Ways to Do Big-Time Marketing Without Spending a Fortune
Marketing

8 Ways to Do Big-Time Marketing Without Spending a Fortune

When it comes to building your brand, how you spend your money is at least as important as how much money you spend.
Eric Samson
Business Lessons From the Family That's the 'Cake Boss' Empire
Family Businesses

Business Lessons From the Family That's the 'Cake Boss' Empire

The hit show is just the frosted tip of what Carlo's Bakery has grown to be.
Daphne Mallory
Sponsored Content

The EMV Liability Shift is Coming. Prepare Your Business.

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5 Back-to-School Tips for Working Parents
working parents

5 Back-to-School Tips for Working Parents

On the eve of a son's departure for college, an Adobe executive ponders the parenting lessons she's learned.
Donna Morris
7 Conferences for Entrepreneurs Under 30
Conferences

7 Conferences for Entrepreneurs Under 30

Even if you've attended a conference that targets young entrepreneurs, perhaps it was run by a different age group and therefore came across as less than authentic. Try these events.
Josh Steimle
4 Harsh Marketing Lessons From 4 Small-Business Owners
Marketing

4 Harsh Marketing Lessons From 4 Small-Business Owners

We don't have the time or the resources to carefully think through everything. So we do a lot of things by our gut. Sometimes things turn out OK. Sometimes, well -- it's not so good.
Gene Marks
8 Secrets to Credible Startup Financial Projections
Investors

8 Secrets to Credible Startup Financial Projections

Investors can't really evaluate any new business, but they can assess the logic behind your numbers, and compare that logic to their experience and rational business norms.
Martin Zwilling
You Asked for It: The Details of How I Built a Seven-Figure Business Without Employees
Starting a Business

You Asked for It: The Details of How I Built a Seven-Figure Business Without Employees

More insights into the growth of my product-based company that can be operated from anywhere in the world with an Internet connection.
Adam Callinan
Breaking Bad ... Habits: Beliefs That Stifle Personal Growth
Self Improvement

Breaking Bad ... Habits: Beliefs That Stifle Personal Growth

Believe it. There's actually a type of breakup that's good for you.
Susan Steinbrecher
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How to

Need a Business Idea? Here are 55
Starting a Business

Need a Business Idea? Here are 55

You can start any of these home based businesses for less than $5,000.
The 5 Mistakes Standing Between You and Your First Million
Entrepreneurs

The 5 Mistakes Standing Between You and Your First Million

Few entrepreneurs build million dollar businesses but many more would if they shifted how they do business.
Low Cost Business Ideas
Low-cost Business Ideas

Low Cost Business Ideas

Looking on how to start a small business but don't have much money? Our low cost startup ideas will help you plan a business to fit your budget.
The Psychological Benefits of Writing: Why Richard Branson and Warren Buffett Write Regularly
Writing

The Psychological Benefits of Writing: Why Richard Branson and Warren Buffett Write Regularly

Writing is thought put to page, which makes all of us writers -- even if we don't have the chops to spin beautiful prose.
How To Write A Business Plan
How To

How To Write A Business Plan

Now that you understand why you need a business plan and you've spent some time doing your homework gathering the information you need to create one, it's time to roll up your sleeves and get everything down on paper.

Lists

The 3 Things You Must Do Before You Approach an Investor
Ask the Expert

The 3 Things You Must Do Before You Approach an Investor

Many entrepreneurs want to go directly to the source the moment an idea strikes or at the first sign of growth, but you need to first prove the business to yourself before asking others to believe in it.
What Types of Companies Is Peter Thiel's Founders Fund Actually Investing In?
Investors

What Types of Companies Is Peter Thiel's Founders Fund Actually Investing In?

The recent interests of the former Paypal founder and recognizable venture capitalist provide some insights for entrepreneurs who are seeking funding.
Are People Your Passion? Here Are 111 Franchises That Might Suit You.
Franchises

Are People Your Passion? Here Are 111 Franchises That Might Suit You.

Pick your passion from our list of top personal-service franchises.
A 3-Point Blueprint for Getting Noticed by Venture Capitalists
Venture Capital

A 3-Point Blueprint for Getting Noticed by Venture Capitalists

A contestant on the upcoming reality show Startup U shares his strategies for winning funding for his startup.
8 Powerful Ways to Mold Children Into Leaders
Parenting

8 Powerful Ways to Mold Children Into Leaders

As parents and caretakers of children, their path to leadership is in our hands.