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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.
Peter Voogd
The Social Media Handbook: Five Tips For Entrepreneurs Looking To Leverage The Internet
Social Media Marketing

The Social Media Handbook: Five Tips For Entrepreneurs Looking To Leverage The Internet

As a new business, it is vital that you get to grips with how to harness social media to drive awareness, brand affinity, loyalty, advocacy and most importantly, commerce.
Ema Linaker
How To Keep Your Entrepreneurial Dream Alive In The Arab World
Young Entrepreneurs

How To Keep Your Entrepreneurial Dream Alive In The Arab World

Many of the obstacles that young Arab entrepreneurs face when they are trying to start their own ventures are cultural ones that stem from their nuclear family or the surrounding community.
Soukaina Rachidi
The How-To: Generating Revenue As A Startup
Sales Strategies

The How-To: Generating Revenue As A Startup

Seed capital, check. Brand, check. Sales? Sooner or later, your startup has got to generate some revenue.
Simon Hudson
The Do's and Don'ts of Acing a Pitch Competition
Pitching

The Do's and Don'ts of Acing a Pitch Competition

These simple but important pointers will help you shine as you present your business to the judges.
Laura Entis
How to Give Constructive Feedback to a Toxic Boss
Strategy

How to Give Constructive Feedback to a Toxic Boss

It's a delicate dance where strategy is everything.
Mike Gellman
5 Things Millionaires Do That Most People Don't
Wealth

5 Things Millionaires Do That Most People Don't

Hard work and focus have more to do with acquiring wealth than anything else.
Timothy Sykes
Putting The Right Elements For Mini Exchange: How I Developed My Own MENA E-commerce Portal
Entrepreneurs

Putting The Right Elements For Mini Exchange: How I Developed My Own MENA E-commerce Portal

Founder Sarah Appleton talks about building an online marketplace for parents to buy and sell new and like-new kids' clothing accessories, fancy dress and school uniform, as well as for brands and retailers to sell their end-of-season items.
Sarah Appleton
11 Truths About Being an Entrepreneur
Entrepreneurship

11 Truths About Being an Entrepreneur

Starting and building your own business is not easy. Nothing worth the effort ever is.
Stephen Key
9 Success Habits of Wealthy People That Cost Nothing
Habits

9 Success Habits of Wealthy People That Cost Nothing

Money isn't everything but lack of money is a lame excuse for a lot things.
John Rampton
This Simple Excel Tool Can Transform Your Data In So Many Ways
Excel

This Simple Excel Tool Can Transform Your Data In So Many Ways

A step-by-step look at one way to make your time using Excel more useful.
The How-To: Licensing Your Business In The UAE
Licensing

The How-To: Licensing Your Business In The UAE

The last thing you want to do is set up with one licensing authority, and then find out later that it doesn't serve your company's needs.
Prajit Arora
7 Timeless Lessons About Getting Rich From a Book Your Grandparents Read
Personal Finance

7 Timeless Lessons About Getting Rich From a Book Your Grandparents Read

The Richest Man in Babylon may have been about a merchant in ancient times, but the wisdom still applies today.
Brandon Turner
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Starting a Business

The Do's and Don'ts of Acing a Pitch Competition
Pitching

The Do's and Don'ts of Acing a Pitch Competition

These simple but important pointers will help you shine as you present your business to the judges.
Laura Entis
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.
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.
How to Name a Business
How To

How to Name a Business

What's in a business name? Plenty. Follow this guide to choose a memorable name that will best represent your brand.
Starting a Business

How to Start a Restaurant

Whether you want to serve fast food, steak, pizza or coffee, start your journey here with this comprehensive guide to launching your own food establishment.

Growth Strategies

Should You Let Your Employees Telecommute?
Telecommuting

Should You Let Your Employees Telecommute?

Here's what you need to consider before letting your employees work from home.
Scott Langdon
8 Slow, Difficult Steps to Become a Millionaire
Success Strategies

8 Slow, Difficult Steps to Become a Millionaire

The things you should do to increase your chances of joining the millionaire's club. None are either fast or easy.
Growth Strategies

How to Start a Consulting Business

Everyone has an untapped reservoir of knowledge. Put yours to work for you as an independent consultant.
Get it Done: 35 Habits of the Most Productive People (Infographic)
Growth Strategies

Get it Done: 35 Habits of the Most Productive People (Infographic)

Startup organization Funders and Founders has compiled 35 habits of the most how-do-you-do-that productive people.
An Introduction to Business Plans
Business Plans

An Introduction to Business Plans

Why is a business plan so vital to the health of your business? Read the first section of our tutorial on How to Build a Business Plan to find out.

Finance

5 Tips for Launching a Non-Profit Campaign on Kickstarter
Crowdfunding

5 Tips for Launching a Non-Profit Campaign on Kickstarter

Isabel Sheinman, director of business development at Library for All, shares strategies for success on the crowdfunding platform.
Laura Entis
Where to Get the Money to Build Your Mobile App
Finance

Where to Get the Money to Build Your Mobile App

You have a great idea for an app, but how do you find the funds you need to develop it?
Habits of the World's Wealthiest People (Infographic)
Finance

Habits of the World's Wealthiest People (Infographic)

A look at some of the traits and routines shared by the world's richest people.
The Basics of Money Management
Finance

The Basics of Money Management

Before you start making money, you've got to figure out how you're going to accept payments, establish payment and credit terms, and manage your finances. This how-to will help.
Hate Making Collection Calls? How to Do Them Right
Finance

Hate Making Collection Calls? How to Do Them Right

Since calling late-payers can be painful, make your effort to collect what you're owed as efficient and effective as possible. Here's how.

Marketing

The 80/20 Rule of Time Management: Stop Wasting Your Time
Marketing

The 80/20 Rule of Time Management: Stop Wasting Your Time

Here's what you should do immediately in order to work more efficiently and start earning real profit.
How To

How to Create a Logo

With a well-designed logo, potential clients can instantly discover how your business can serve them.
How to Calculate Gross Profit
How To

How to Calculate Gross Profit

Knowing when your business is making money.
10 Laws of Social Media Marketing
Social Media Marketing

10 Laws of Social Media Marketing

For business owners just getting started, a guide to build brand buzz and boost your bottom line.

Leadership

Develop a Winner's Mindset: Advice from Jon Taffer and Tony Robbins
Weekly Tips Roundup

Develop a Winner's Mindset: Advice from Jon Taffer and Tony Robbins

Whether you want to excel in business, fitness or relationships, our three thought leaders show you how.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
7 Ways to Get People to Believe, Like and Respect You
Reputation Management

7 Ways to Get People to Believe, Like and Respect You

These timeless practices can be the cornerstone of your everyday reperatoire.
7 Powerful Public Speaking Tips From One of the Most-Watched TED Talks Speakers
Public Speaking

7 Powerful Public Speaking Tips From One of the Most-Watched TED Talks Speakers

Simon Sinek delivered TED Talks' third most-watched presentation ever. Here are his top secrets for capturing, captivating and connecting with your audience.
How to Dress for a Business Meeting. Yes, Seriously. (Infographic)
Dress codes

How to Dress for a Business Meeting. Yes, Seriously. (Infographic)

You may be tempted to try the rumpled-hair, hoodie look – just don't.
How to Write an Unforgettable Thank-You Note
How To

How to Write an Unforgettable Thank-You Note

Sending a thank-you note can change your life. It changed mine.

Technology

This Simple Excel Tool Can Transform Your Data In So Many Ways
Excel

This Simple Excel Tool Can Transform Your Data In So Many Ways

A step-by-step look at one way to make your time using Excel more useful.
A Step-by-Step Guide To Building Your First Mobile App
Technology

A Step-by-Step Guide To Building Your First Mobile App

If you have the right reasons, follow these 10 recommendations to getting your product to the public.
How Your Mobile App Can Make More Money
Technology

How Your Mobile App Can Make More Money

Choosing the right pricing strategy will help you maximize your profits. Here are four options and why each one might be right for you.
Five Easy Tools to Build a Website
Technology

Five Easy Tools to Build a Website

You don't have to be a techie to build a website for your business. Here are five affordable resources to get started.
7 Easy Ways to Save Your Eyes From Smartphone Strain
Smartphones

7 Easy Ways to Save Your Eyes From Smartphone Strain

Try these super simple tricks to keep your smartphone-gazing eyes happy and healthy.

Entrepreneurs

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.
Peter Voogd
How to Become a Millionaire by Age 30
How To

How to Become a Millionaire by Age 30

Ten steps to take to get, and stay rich in the earliest stage of your career.
How to Manage Time With 10 Tips That Work
How To

How to Manage Time With 10 Tips That Work

Are you working on clock time or 'real' time? Learn how to manage your day by understanding the difference with these 10 time management tips.
Seven Secrets of Self-Made Multimillionaires
Entrepreneurs

Seven Secrets of Self-Made Multimillionaires

Sales pro Grant Cardone examines the habits of the super-rich, and how to make them your own.
How to Stay Focused: Train Your Brain
How To

How to Stay Focused: Train Your Brain

Understand how your brain reacts to distractions and use these three tips to help you stay focused and get things done.

Franchises

9 Success Habits of Wealthy People That Cost Nothing
Habits

9 Success Habits of Wealthy People That Cost Nothing

Money isn't everything but lack of money is a lame excuse for a lot things.
John Rampton
How to Research a Business Opportunity
Franchises

How to Research a Business Opportunity

Protect yourself by learning what a business opportunity really is, how the government regulates them, and the steps you should take to ensure you've found the best opportunity available.
Franchise

Writing the Franchise Business Plan

The 5 main elements every franchise business plan should have
6 Essential Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs
Starting a Franchise Business

6 Essential Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs

Are you ready to take the plunge and run a franchise business?
Franchises

Sniffing Out a Good Business Opportunity

How to tell whether that opportunity is really too good to be true