Entrepreneur: Latest from Brad Sugars http://www.entrepreneur.com The latest small business tips and advice from Entrepreneur.com. en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Mon, 21 Oct 2013 11:00:00 GMT 3 Life-Changing Habits of High Performers Start practicing these three habits and you too can get closer to success. Mon, 21 Oct 2013 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229518 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229518 How to Be a Mover and a Shaker and a Business Money-Maker Do you want to grow your business, but don't know where to begin? Here are some simple steps to help you get there. Tue, 24 Sep 2013 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228520 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228520 3 Steps to Deciding if Entrepreneurship Is Right For You Sometimes starting a business seems like the best antidote to having a boss and job you don't like. But there's more to it than that. Here are three key factors to consider. Tue, 17 Sep 2013 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228418 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228418 How to Capture a Trend-Setting Business Idea Following trends can be dangerous, but if your business idea is ahead of the curve, you can expect success. Thu, 29 Aug 2013 13:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228131 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228131 How to Play the Numbers Game and Win Knowing your break-even point and how to get there will help get your business on the right foot. Mon, 19 Aug 2013 14:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227927 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227927 How to Turn Your Business Idea into a Business Model Once you have a business idea, it's time to get to the real work of getting it off the ground and running. Here are three ways to get started. Fri, 16 Aug 2013 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227907 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227907 7 Simple Numbers That Can Grow Your Business Knowing what metrics to use to predict results for your business will set you on a path to success. Here are seven key metrics to start tracking now. Wed, 31 Jul 2013 14:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227616 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227616 Choosing a Retail Location: 3 Priorities You Might Be Forgetting Often the cost of rent is a top consideration when choosing a retail space. But focus on the dollars and you might be missing out on essential ways to grow your business. Thu, 06 Jun 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226896 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226896 How to Make Sure There's a Market for Your Business Idea No matter how great your idea, if you don't have a solid market, you're wasting your time. Here are four ways to be more strategic about positioning your business idea for the right customers. Thu, 16 May 2013 07:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226667 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226667 Funding 101: How to Position Your Startup as a Good Investment Why you should look beyond bootstrapping and loans from friends and family to set your company up for success and win investors. Wed, 10 Apr 2013 08:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226334 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226334 Grow Your Business By Getting Back to Basics You don't have to venture far to find the next big idea. Growing your business is all about knowing where to look for opportunities. Here are five places to start. Wed, 27 Mar 2013 09:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226152 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226152 Start Now to Prepare to Sell Your Business This Year Lots of businesses have changed hands in the past several years, but plenty of money is still sitting on the sidelines. How to make a good deal. Thu, 21 Feb 2013 13:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225893 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225893 A Fix-and-Flip Business-Buying Checklist Plenty of business owners are looking to sell their businesses. Consider these seven points before writing your check. Thu, 06 Dec 2012 10:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225149 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225149 To Find Your Next Great Business Idea, Narrow Your Focus A winning business opportunity often isn't obvious at first. Successful entrepreneurs can identify new niches and whether they can be profitable. Fri, 21 Sep 2012 03:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224463 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224463 How to Calculate the Lifetime Value of a Customer Crunch the numbers to decide how much you are willing to spend to secure a customer for life. Wed, 08 Aug 2012 10:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224153 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224153 Need a Vacation? 4 Steps to a Business That Thrives Without You If your operation falls to pieces when you're not there, you're doing something wrong. Use these tips to create a sustainable system. Tue, 03 Jul 2012 03:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223919 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223919 Finding the Right Mentor to Help Grow Your Business A look at how advisors can help you more than any business book ever could. Fri, 11 May 2012 09:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223543 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223543 Startup Basics: How to Master the Fundamentals Stick to these four proven principles to keep your business growing -- and successful. Fri, 06 Apr 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223288 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223288 Getting More Profit for Your Business Profit should be at the top of any business owner's mind. Here are three tips for making sure yours keeps growing. Fri, 30 Mar 2012 08:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223235 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223235 How Many Jobs Can Your Startup Create This Year? Never discount the value you and your company can have on your community or the world -- even if you start up in your garage, your bedroom or the trunk of your car. Wed, 11 Jan 2012 04:02:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/222568 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/222568 How to Compete -- and Win -- When Rivals Cut Prices Discounting can be your ticket to disaster. Add value instead, and watch your business thrive. Thu, 22 Dec 2011 07:24:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/222519 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/222519 Planning for Next Year? Get a Fix on These Numbers First Figure out the metrics that drive your business and you'll zoom ahead of the competition. Tue, 15 Nov 2011 08:03:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/220742 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/220742 How to Get Customers to Help Build Your Brand Brand-building is something business owners do one customer transaction at a time. Here, tips for adding value and generating leads that can offer a bigger payoff than traditional marketing. Thu, 27 Oct 2011 05:04:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/220622 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/220622 How Scripts Can Help You Increase Sales A good sales script can help you and your team stay on message, overcome customer objections and win more repeat business. Thu, 08 Sep 2011 03:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/220279 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/220279 Why Tracking Marketing Metrics Can Pay Off Use these tips to help generate a better response from your marketing and improve your return on investment. Tue, 02 Aug 2011 00:02:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/220098 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/220098 What to Consider Before Teaming Up With a Partner Thinking about going into business with someone? Be sure to weigh these pros and cons first. Wed, 20 Jul 2011 01:40:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/220028 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/220028 Seven Ways to Make Your Customers Love You With so much emphasis placed on finding customers today, business owners often lose sight of keeping the ones they have. Here are a few surefire ways to stem those losses. Tue, 31 May 2011 00:13:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219712 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219712 Four Simple Ways to Find Customers For new business owners, finding customers is job No. 1. Here's how to get the job done. Thu, 05 May 2011 00:01:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219582 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219582 Five Ways to Keep Cash Flow Pumping For new business owners, getting cash flowing into the business should be priority No. 1. Here are ideas for getting started. Thu, 14 Apr 2011 01:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219489 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219489 How to Get Money to Make Money Launching a business can be next to impossible without cash to work with. Here are four funding options fit for a startup. Wed, 16 Feb 2011 10:06:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/218161 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/218161