Entrepreneur: Latest from Jonathan Long 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 Jul 2014 14:30:00 GMT 10 Things That Set Entrepreneurs Apart From the 9-to-5 Crowd If you've launched and are running your own business, give yourself a pat on the back with this affirming list. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235746 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235746 If you've launched and are running your own business, give yourself a pat on the back with this affirming list. 4 Ways to Make Sure Your Email List Doesn't End Up Dead Automation makes things easy, but it also could lead to high unsubscribe rates. You need to track and balance your messages. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 18:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235562 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235562 Automation makes things easy, but it also could lead to high unsubscribe rates. You need to track and balance your messages. What a Teen's Summer Job Can Teach Us About Good Business Practices Lessons come from everywhere -- even that kid selling ice cream from a boat. Mon, 07 Jul 2014 19:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235356 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235356 Lessons come from everywhere -- even that kid selling ice cream from a boat. Be An Authority and Drive Sales With No BS Social-Media Marketing The founder of two fast-growing supplement companies speaks about how his no-BS YouTube videos created a passionate following of customers. Mon, 30 Jun 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235219 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235219 The founder of two fast-growing supplement companies speaks about how his no-BS YouTube videos created a passionate following of customers. Eliminate These 8 Distractions That Are Killing Your Productivity We all want more time in the day, so don't lose precious minutes or hours to these time wasters. Mon, 23 Jun 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235031 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235031 We all want more time in the day, so don't lose precious minutes or hours to these time wasters. 5 Extremely Effective Content Marketing Formats One won't better than the others, so it's important to test them all to find a sweet spot. Mon, 16 Jun 2014 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234817 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234817 One won't better than the others, so it's important to test them all to find a sweet spot. 8 Entrepreneurial Qualities That Contribute to Success While these attributes will not translate into automatic success, they sure can help. Mon, 09 Jun 2014 13:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234583 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234583 While these attributes will not translate into automatic success, they sure can help. The 5 Secrets to a More Readable Website If you provide a great user experience, your website visitors may eventually convert into leads and make purchases. Mon, 02 Jun 2014 20:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234370 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234370 If you provide a great user experience, your website visitors may eventually convert into leads and make purchases. Google's Latest Search Update is a Reminder to Focus on Quality The search giant recently rolled out a new version of Panda, which routes out spam and websites stuffed with keywords. Tue, 27 May 2014 18:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234169 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234169 The search giant recently rolled out a new version of Panda, which routes out spam and websites stuffed with keywords. Why Cheap, Outsourced SEO Will Cost You in the Long Run Here are five reasons you shouldn't fall in the trap of saving some money to bolster your website. Mon, 19 May 2014 19:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233941 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233941 Here are five reasons you shouldn't fall in the trap of saving some money to bolster your website. How to Accumulate Good Customer Reviews That Stick Posting fake reviews and asking customers to post reviews can land you in trouble with Yelp and Google. Instead, follow these tips. Mon, 12 May 2014 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233750 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233750 Posting fake reviews and asking customers to post reviews can land you in trouble with Yelp and Google. Instead, follow these tips. If You're Not Following These Tips, No One Will Click on Your Pay-Per-Click Ads Your ad copy needs to be engaging and the result of careful testing and planning. Mon, 05 May 2014 18:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233586 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233586 Your ad copy needs to be engaging and the result of careful testing and planning. Of the 4 Popular Pay-Per-Click Platforms, Which is Best for You? The pros and cons of Google AdWords, Yahoo! Bing Network, Facebook and Advertising.com. Mon, 28 Apr 2014 19:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233420 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233420 The pros and cons of Google AdWords, Yahoo! Bing Network, Facebook and Advertising.com. Should You Focus on SEO or Pay-Per-Click Marketing? What does each do, and what are pros and cons of each approach? Mon, 21 Apr 2014 17:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233159 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233159 What does each do, and what are pros and cons of each approach? Turn Your Website Into a Lead-Generating Machine Whether you embed calls to action or simply better communication devices, make it easy for visitors to contact your business. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 10:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232948 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232948 Whether you embed calls to action or simply better communication devices, make it easy for visitors to contact your business. Yes, You Can Kick-Start Your Own SEO Campaign. Here's How. Newbie businesses can turn their inhouse staffers into website optimizers and social-media marketers for a while. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232763 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232763 Newbie businesses can turn their inhouse staffers into website optimizers and social-media marketers for a while. Market With an Eye to Engagement. Offer Value (Not Sheer Hype) An offer of something free can spark a relationship-building process with customers. Then continue the dialogue. Mon, 31 Mar 2014 19:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232560 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232560 An offer of something free can spark a relationship-building process with customers. Then continue the dialogue. Your Sneak Peak at the Future of Infographic Marketing Social media and large media outlets aid the genre's wild popularity. Here's what to expect going forward. Mon, 24 Mar 2014 17:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232375 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232375 Social media and large media outlets aid the genre's wild popularity. Here's what to expect going forward. Creating Brand Love Through Your Email Newsletter Provide value to your business contacts and develop a loyal following with these eight steps. Mon, 17 Mar 2014 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232232 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232232 Provide value to your business contacts and develop a loyal following with these eight steps. 3 Valuable Data Resources That Provide Exponential Growth For every successful campaign, you have to pay attention to just three data sets to ensure success. Wed, 22 Jan 2014 14:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230939 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230939 For every successful campaign, you have to pay attention to just three data sets to ensure success. How to Create a Successful Local SEO Strategy Local SEO can deliver the most highly targeted customers to your business. But you have to do it right. Fri, 22 Nov 2013 13:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230036 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230036 Local SEO can deliver the most highly targeted customers to your business. But you have to do it right.