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How to Acquire Customers Without a Marketing Budget (Infographic)
Finding Customers

How to Acquire Customers Without a Marketing Budget (Infographic)

The old adage 'you have to spend money to make money' doesn't always apply to marketing.
11 Strategies to Change How You Email
Productivity

11 Strategies to Change How You Email

Transform how you manage your inbox and change your life.
Nina Zipkin
4 Keys to Marketing on Twitter
National Small Business Week

4 Keys to Marketing on Twitter

With over 302 million active users, Twitter is a platform you need to get in on.
Nathan Resnick
How and When to Give Advice (Hint: It's Not as Simple as You Think)
Esquire Guy

How and When to Give Advice (Hint: It's Not as Simple as You Think)

The lowdown on helping with other people's problems.
Ross McCammon
How to Manage Your Emails More Effectively
Productivity

How to Manage Your Emails More Effectively

Follow these four tips to streamline your online communications.
Revealed: The No. 1 City to Find a Job
Job seekers

Revealed: The No. 1 City to Find a Job

Job site Glassdoor released a ranking of the top 25 cities to work in.
Nina Zipkin
Influencer Marketing on Instagram: Engagement and Measurement
Instagram

Influencer Marketing on Instagram: Engagement and Measurement

How to cultivate meaningful, deliberate engagement with online influencers and ways to measure the reach and effectiveness of these influencers.
6 Tips on How to Find a Job in China
China

6 Tips on How to Find a Job in China

Want to be a global entrepreneur or employee? Here are the resources to get started.
Ryan Mcmunn
How to Successfully Moderate a Panel
The Grind

How to Successfully Moderate a Panel

Often entrepreneurs, leaders and experts are asked to moderate panels for their industry. Here is how to keep it engaging, instead of a snooze fest.
Karim Abouelnaga
50 Quick Productivity and Business Tips for Early-Stage Entrepreneurs
Productivity

50 Quick Productivity and Business Tips for Early-Stage Entrepreneurs

Startup founders in particular will find all of some of this advice useful.
Alex Iskold
The 15 Best Freelance Websites to Find Jobs
Freelancers

The 15 Best Freelance Websites to Find Jobs

Need extra cash? Let these sites know you're available -- and hungry.
Anna Johansson
6 Steps to Becoming a Successful Student Entrepreneur (Infographic)
Infographics

6 Steps to Becoming a Successful Student Entrepreneur (Infographic)

You don't have to wait until after graduation to run your own business. From inception to launch, here's how to start up while you're still a student.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
10 Bootstrapping Tips to Help Turn Your Idea Into a Reality
Startup Basics

10 Bootstrapping Tips to Help Turn Your Idea Into a Reality

The chances of receiving funding is very slim, so if you are serious you are going to have to dip into your own pockets.
Jonathan Long
The Entrepreneur's Guide to Shut-Eye: 10 Tips for Better Sleep
Personal Health

The Entrepreneur's Guide to Shut-Eye: 10 Tips for Better Sleep

Don't think of sleep as a necessary evil. In fact, for entrepreneurs, sleep is their best friend.
Nicholas Head
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Starting a Business

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.
How to Start a Business Online
Startup Basics

How to Start a Business Online

7 tried and true steps for attracting visitors to your site--and getting them to buy.
Elements of a Business Plan
Business Plans

Elements of a Business Plan

There are seven major sections of a business plan, and each one is a complex document. Read this selection from our business plan tutorial to fully understand these components.
How To

How to Start a Cleaning Business

If you don't mind getting your hands dirty and appreciate the sense of a job well done, then a cleaning service might just be your perfect opportunity.

Growth Strategies

How to Manage Your Emails More Effectively
Productivity

How to Manage Your Emails More Effectively

Follow these four tips to streamline your online communications.
How To

How to Value a Business?

If you're interested in purchasing an existing business, here are a few ways to gauge its value.
An Introduction to Business Plans
Startup Basics

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

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.
Five Steps to Painless Inventory Management
Growth Strategies

Five Steps to Painless Inventory Management

A look at common mistakes entrepreneurs make with inventory, and how to fix them.

Finance

10 Bootstrapping Tips to Help Turn Your Idea Into a Reality
Startup Basics

10 Bootstrapping Tips to Help Turn Your Idea Into a Reality

The chances of receiving funding is very slim, so if you are serious you are going to have to dip into your own pockets.
Jonathan Long
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?
The Basics of Money Management
Cash Flow Center

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.
4 Ways to Be a Frugal CEO
Cash Flow Center

4 Ways to Be a Frugal CEO

How to save on items that can quickly deplete a startup's bank account.
Habits of the World's Wealthiest People (Infographic)
Productivity

Habits of the World's Wealthiest People (Infographic)

A look at some of the traits and routines shared by the world's richest people.

Marketing

How to Acquire Customers Without a Marketing Budget (Infographic)
Finding Customers

How to Acquire Customers Without a Marketing Budget (Infographic)

The old adage 'you have to spend money to make money' doesn't always apply to marketing.
How to Calculate Gross Profit
How To

How to Calculate Gross Profit

Knowing when your business is making money.
How To

How to Create a Logo

With a well-designed logo, potential clients can instantly discover how your business can serve them.
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.
How to Sell a Product: 5 Ways to Sell Itself
How To

How to Sell a Product: 5 Ways to Sell Itself

With so many brands to choose from, customers often want to go with what they know. Here are five ways to make your product do its own marketing.

Leadership

How to Successfully Moderate a Panel
The Grind

How to Successfully Moderate a Panel

Often entrepreneurs, leaders and experts are asked to moderate panels for their industry. Here is how to keep it engaging, instead of a snooze fest.
Karim Abouelnaga
The 5 Most Popular TED Talks of All Time
TED

The 5 Most Popular TED Talks of All Time

They don't call them "ideas worth spreading" for nothing. These are the best of the best.
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.
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.
10 Honest and Completely Helpful Tips for Hitting a Public-Speaking Homerun
Leadership

10 Honest and Completely Helpful Tips for Hitting a Public-Speaking Homerun

Looking for advice on how to amp up your public speaking skills? Here are a few tips from a pro.

Technology

You're Drinking Coffee All Wrong. Here's How to Fix That. (VIDEO)
Coffee

You're Drinking Coffee All Wrong. Here's How to Fix That. (VIDEO)

Wake up and don't smell (or sip) the coffee. At least not right away. Here's why.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
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.
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.
8 Ways the 'Internet of Things' Will Impact Your Everyday Life
Technology

8 Ways the 'Internet of Things' Will Impact Your Everyday Life

From scheduling oil changes to monitoring you baby's health, new sensors will make your life easier to track in the next few years.
The Keys to Candy Crush's Success
Technology

The Keys to Candy Crush's Success

How to turn your app into the next digital money printer.

Entrepreneurs

11 Strategies to Change How You Email
Productivity

11 Strategies to Change How You Email

Transform how you manage your inbox and change your life.
Nina Zipkin
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
Productivity

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.
Fight Overthinking, That Destroyer of Decision Making
Stress Management

Fight Overthinking, That Destroyer of Decision Making

By worrying and ruminating about your choices, you can slow down the very mental processes that you need.
How to Stay Focused: Train Your Brain
Productivity

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

Exploring a Franchise Opportunity? 5 Key Questions to Ask.
Buying a Franchise

Exploring a Franchise Opportunity? 5 Key Questions to Ask.

Embarking on this discovery process will let you check out the business model even as you, the franchisee, are being vetted.
Anna Wilds
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.
Sniffing Out a Good Business Opportunity
Franchises

Sniffing Out a Good Business Opportunity

How to tell whether that opportunity is really too good to be true
The Dirty Little Secrets Lurking in Your Franchise Contract
Franchise

The Dirty Little Secrets Lurking in Your Franchise Contract

A real estate professional with multiple offices discovers critical terms of her business arrangement the hard way.