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Amazon Reports Unexpected Profit
Amazon

Amazon Reports Unexpected Profit

The ecommerce company's revenue rises about 20 percent as North America sales grow.
BlackBerry Shares Climb as Revenue Slide Slows
BlackBerry

BlackBerry Shares Climb as Revenue Slide Slows

It appears that the Canadian tech company's turnaround is beginning to slowly gain traction.
This Is the Apple Watch's Secret Profit Weapon
Apple Watch

This Is the Apple Watch's Secret Profit Weapon

It retails for $49 but costs only about $2.05 to make.
The Apple Watch Only Costs How Much to Make?
Pricing

The Apple Watch Only Costs How Much to Make?

The smartwatch has the lowest hardware cost to price of any of the tech company's devices.
3 Keys to Successfully Turning Your Passion Into Profit
Profits

3 Keys to Successfully Turning Your Passion Into Profit

While exuding passion is at the core of success in both life and business, savvy entrepreneurs know that turning passion into a thriving and profitable company requires more than just a strong emotional connection to the brand.
Kevin Lawrence
Why Startups Should Consider 'The Bakery Model' When Starting Out
Revenue

Why Startups Should Consider 'The Bakery Model' When Starting Out

This strategy focuses more on generating revenue from the get-go, rather than relying on capital from outside investors.
Zeev Farbman
4 Lessons for Business Valuations
Valuations

4 Lessons for Business Valuations

Valuing growing companies remains an elusive and difficult task. Here's what to keep in mind.
Bakley Smith
Starbucks Reports Increased Traffic and Sales Thanks to...Tea
Starbucks

Starbucks Reports Increased Traffic and Sales Thanks to...Tea

The coffee chain reported 7 percent sales growth thanks in part to the unlikely source.
Claire Zillman
Can Etsy Make Money and Do Good at the Same Time?
Doing Good

Can Etsy Make Money and Do Good at the Same Time?

Etsy doesn't think of itself as just another e-commerce company. It says its mission is to 're-imagine commerce.
Julia Boorstin
5 Ways to Get Free Trial Users to Become Paying Subscribers
Revenue Generation

5 Ways to Get Free Trial Users to Become Paying Subscribers

While turning trial customers into paying ones, takes multiple touch points and a commitment to exceed expectations, the effort pays off with great dividends.
Peter Lasensky
The Crossroads of Profitability: What Now?
The Grind

The Crossroads of Profitability: What Now?

For entrepreneurs, finally getting into the black is a huge accomplishment. But it can also be a stressful problem.
Adina Grigore
The Price Is Right: Turning a Profit in the Event Planning Business
Startup Kit

The Price Is Right: Turning a Profit in the Event Planning Business

Learn how to set prices that are high enough to keep your profitable but not high enough to scare away prospective customers.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
6 Benefits of Mission-Driven Marketing -- And How to Do It Right
Marketing Strategies

6 Benefits of Mission-Driven Marketing -- And How to Do It Right

By buying from a company that's actively doing something praiseworthy, affluent consumers feel they're helping out as well-without having to do anything other than make a purchase they were going to make anyway. Find out how you can align your company with a cause they'd like to support.
Dan S. Kennedy
How to Figure Out Your Margins
Ask Entrepreneur

How to Figure Out Your Margins

A brief explainer on how to calculate your profit margin and what it means for your business.