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, 22 Sep 2014 16:30:00 GMT New Online Businesses Should Steer Clear of These 5 Mistakes A lot of money can be made if you effectively set up your website, but these errors will hurt your chances. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 16:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237630 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237630 A 10-Point Checklist to Confirm You Can Be an Entrepreneur Starting and running your own business isn't for everybody. Run through these qualities to see if you're cut out for it. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237414 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237414 Turn Prospects Into Customers With These 8 Tips Your website won't always hook potential clients. Sometimes, you'll need to jump in to assist and get them to bite. Mon, 08 Sep 2014 17:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237130 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237130 8 Musts to Start Your Business With Little to No Capital Have a great idea but very little money? Don’t let that stop you! Those that want it bad enough will make it. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236961 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236961 To Make It, You Have to Be Willing to Fall Flat on Your Face Anyone who dares to call themselves an entrepreneur has to take on the big risk that comes along with it, and continue taking risks. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236737 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236737 Is Your Website Acting as Customer-Repellent? Avoid These 5 Don'ts. The last thing you want to do is cause your visitors to quickly leave your website, especially if it is due to something avoidable. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 20:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236548 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236548 Since You Can't Manipulate Time, Try These 13 Time-Saving Tips As an entrepreneur, you'll try to do it all. Don't. Instead, up your productivity with a clear schedule and working smarter. Mon, 11 Aug 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236330 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236330 Escalate Revenue and Growth With These 5 Strategies Of course you want your company to get bigger, so create a plan and commit. Mon, 04 Aug 2014 19:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236129 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236129 Is 'Silicon Valley' the New 'Entourage'? (Infographic) If the HBO TV series is anything to go by, tech entrepreneurs have overtaken Hollywood actors in popular culture. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235841 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235841 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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