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5 Reasons Why Courting Influencers Is a Diversion From Building Your Business
Influencers

5 Reasons Why Courting Influencers Is a Diversion From Building Your Business

The best way to win the notice of the people you respect is to build a business they can't overlook.
Kimanzi Constable
Turn Prospects Into Customers With These 8 Tips
Sales

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.
Jonathan Long
How Small Changes in the Workplace Can Improve Your Sleeping Habits
Sleep

How Small Changes in the Workplace Can Improve Your Sleeping Habits

Promoting healthy habits will help keep staffers mentally fresh, creative and motivated, avoiding the burnout and fatigue that comes with long-term shut-eye deprivation.
Firas Kittaneh
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Salesforce Launches $100 Million Fund to Invest in Entrepreneurs Building Apps On Its Platform
Salesforce

Salesforce Launches $100 Million Fund to Invest in Entrepreneurs Building Apps On Its Platform

Startups get cash and credibility. The San Francisco-based tech company gets a stake in the companies building on its infrastructure.
Catherine Clifford
10 Lessons Every Entrepreneur Must Learn
Lessons

10 Lessons Every Entrepreneur Must Learn

Building a long-term, healthy and sustainable business isn't the result of magic, but understanding the importance of adapting and growing.
Jayson DeMers
For Restaurant Goers, Authenticity Trumps Hygiene
Food Businesses

For Restaurant Goers, Authenticity Trumps Hygiene

Forget the public health department: if customers think a restaurant is authentic, they don't care how clean it is.
Kate Taylor
Start a Company On the Cheap and Strategies for Staying Motivated: Weekly Tips Roundup
Tips

Start a Company On the Cheap and Strategies for Staying Motivated: Weekly Tips Roundup

Start your week with these top tricks and tips from Entrepreneur's online contributors.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Stop Waiting for the Mythical Mentor
Mentors

Stop Waiting for the Mythical Mentor

Embracing the ‘five-minute mentor' might be the best way for you to get the mentorship you need.
Carol Roth
4 Ways Large Companies Can Rediscover Their Inner Startup
Startups

4 Ways Large Companies Can Rediscover Their Inner Startup

If your brand feels a bit stale lately, it may be time to get back in touch with your startup roots. Here is how.
Andrew H. Goldberg
4 Steps to Identifying -- and Engaging – Your Core Customers
Finding Customers

4 Steps to Identifying -- and Engaging – Your Core Customers

For a startup to succeed, it is imperative that an entrepreneur establishes criteria for customer selection. Done correctly, it can provide a scalable sales model, focus resources and establish an ongoing process to deal with change.
Frank Cespedes
Want to Write Better Sales Proposals? Follow These 5 Steps.
Boosting Sales

Want to Write Better Sales Proposals? Follow These 5 Steps.

While some salespeople might view proposals as unnecessary -- or even as a waste of time --they're actually one of the most powerful instruments in a salesperson's arsenal of deal-closing tools.
Marc Wayshak
The Essential Script for Releasing a Client
Problem Customers

The Essential Script for Releasing a Client

It's awkward, but knowing how to say adieu to a problem customer can make all the difference.
Kate Swoboda
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It's Time to Close the Workplace Gender Gap
Discrimination

It's Time to Close the Workplace Gender Gap

Bentley's president explains how corporate America can become more actively engaged in promoting diversity.
Gloria Larson
Look Out, Uber: A Ride-Sharing Service in NYC Is Peddling $10 Flat Rates
Ridesharing Apps

Look Out, Uber: A Ride-Sharing Service in NYC Is Peddling $10 Flat Rates

Ride-hailing app Gett announces a promotion where every ride in Manhattan is $10 for the rest of 2014. Flat fare. Any time.
Catherine Clifford