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Ways to Leverage Cross-Marketing to Drive Business Growth

William Morrow | Posted 08.23.2016 | Business
William Morrow

Image Source Every start-up or established business always yearn for growth. As we move deeper into the 21st century, there are arguments about which ...

Top 600 People Who Want To Help Fund Your Business

Jennifer Love | Posted 10.13.2016 | Business
Jennifer Love

Today more than ever, your own network is the key to successfully funding your business. You may be reading that statement and think, "Well, what do...

How To Get Started When You Don't Think You're Ready

Jeffrey Shaw | Posted 08.22.2016 | Business
Jeffrey Shaw

What keeps you from getting started? What's holding you back from going to the next level? Or moving on to the next big adventure? Do you have a feeling of not being good enough? A fear of being criticized by others?

The Undisputed Key Secret to Becoming a Great Writer

Ayodeji Awosika | Posted 08.22.2016 | Business
Ayodeji Awosika

The key to most anything you want in life, especially writing, is momentum. These past few weeks I lost momentum.

3 Sales Prospecting Strategies That Increases Sales For Your Business

Ebong Eka | Posted 08.19.2016 | Business
Ebong Eka

Prospecting isn't only in business but it's one of the most important things in life. Every opportunity I've received whether a job or customer has come from prospecting and building relationships.

Effective Ways Businesses Can Reach Larger Markets

Rahis Saifi | Posted 08.19.2016 | Business
Rahis Saifi

Successful companies have the ability to grow and attract new customers which helps to sustain its growth. The opposite is true for those companies that do not have the ability to reach larger markets. Their growth is limited and before long, many of them fail. The question then is how does one prevent a company from hitting that proverbial wall?

3 Insights on The Future from Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger

Taylor Pearson | Posted 08.19.2016 | Business
Taylor Pearson

Berkshire has grown so large and become so integral to the U.S. economy that the only threat to the company is an existential threat to the entire country. What can insights can we glean from someone with such a broad perspective on the American economy?

3 Reasons Why Nearshore Sourcing Might Be A Better Fit Than Outsourcing

Megan Brame-Finkelstein | Posted 08.18.2016 | Business
Megan Brame-Finkelstein

Outsourcing closer to home than India or the Philippines in order to have more business being handled on (or around) the same timezone is a good way to take a leap into delegating work that you shouldn't be doing anyhow.

New Report Shows Craft Beer Industry Still Growing

Kayla Matthews | Posted 08.18.2016 | Business
Kayla Matthews

Production is increasing, new jobs are being created and the industry is having a positive effect on the U.S. economy. It seems as if there is still plenty of room for eager entrepreneurs and craft enthusiasts to take their own place in the industry.

Use These 6 Tips to Grow Your Instagram Following for Free

Jonathan Long | Posted 08.17.2016 | Business
Jonathan Long

Are you currently marketing your business on Instagram and want to attract more followers? Do you want to increase your following without spending any money?

Authenica... Here I Come!

Jennifer Chernisky | Posted 08.17.2016 | Business
Jennifer Chernisky

As I landed in San Diego, I was completely exhausted from my Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business graduation weekend. I didn't know what to expect from Authenica, but what unfolded at this event rocked my world.

How We'll Co-create Our Future By Changing Business For Good

Kat Taylor | Posted 08.17.2016 | Business
Kat Taylor

We've all bemoaned the headlines. Exorbitant CEO pay, environmental devastation, corporate fraud, corruption. We read about big scandals in the busine...

3 Leadership Qualities You Need In Your Tool Belt Right Now

Molly Reynolds | Posted 08.17.2016 | Business
Molly Reynolds

Any successful leader will tell you, it's not easy at the top - and, well, it's not all fun and games on the way up either! Many leading entrepreneurs start out with little or no financial backing and even less moral support.

Building Businesses That Matter

Jonah Sachs | Posted 08.17.2016 | Business
Jonah Sachs

It's election season and that means we're once again hearing passionate cries about the virtues of American SMBs (small and medium-sized businesses). ...

Three Reasons Companies Are Using Digital Influencers To Grow Their Businesses

Shanicia Boswell | Posted 08.17.2016 | Business
Shanicia Boswell

Companies are not just using Digital Influencers to grow their businesses, they are paying them....and paying them well.

9 Quick Tips to Win Customer Loyalty and Strengthen Hold in Online Marketing

William Morrow | Posted 08.17.2016 | Business
William Morrow

Image Source To win customer loyalty and strengthen hold in online marketing, it is necessary to follow latest marketing strategies that can instantl...

Healthy Inspiration: Being Pumped And Practical

Jeffrey Shaw | Posted 08.16.2016 | Business
Jeffrey Shaw

Inspiration. Motivation. Optimism. While all three can be essential to moving forward, especially for those that are entrepreneurial-minded, it's equally or more important to be aware that inspiration overload without a solid foundation, i.e., an actual plan for success, can be dangerous.

The Entrepreneur's First Step In Launching A Business Is To Stalk Others

Tamara Kleinberg | Posted 08.16.2016 | Business
Tamara Kleinberg

Being an entrepreneurial mind means constantly coming up to gaps. Places where we don't know what to do or how to do it - especially in the beginning.

What Laws Apply to My Small Business? 5 Important Points

Margaret Jacoby | Posted 08.16.2016 | Business
Margaret Jacoby

While there are many laws that apply to businesses of all sizes, others are based on the number of employees you have.

Am I A Phony?

Franziska Iseli-Hall | Posted 08.16.2016 | Business
Franziska Iseli-Hall

"I feel like a total phony" one of my girlfriends uttered as we were catching up over chai tea at a local café. Jo has been running her own accounting business for a few years now and has finally come to realize that she doesn't have to pretend to be someone else.

Five Marketing Tips Every Thrifty Small Business Owner Can Follow to Garner Attention and Engagement

William Morrow | Posted 08.15.2016 | Business
William Morrow

Image Source Whether you are a small business owner, a startup or a large conglomerate, marketing has become an essential and integral part of everyda...

Brazil: Gold Medal in Entrepreneurship

Victoria Silchenko | Posted 08.15.2016 | Business
Victoria Silchenko

In July, I've received an invitation to be the speaker as part of State-sponsored U.S. Speaker Program on Entrepreneurship -TechHubs which quickly put me in the "Ambassador of Entrepreneurship" mindset

Meet The Small-Business Owners Growing Employment In America

HuffPost Partner Studio | Posted 08.16.2016 | Business

As a child growing up in the Bahamas, Rhys Powell would climb trees in his neighborhood with his cousins and eat the fruit plucked from the leafy bran...

Distinct Personal Styles of 10 Highly Successful Entrepreneurs (Infographic)

Jonathan Long | Posted 08.15.2016 | Business
Jonathan Long

Think of how many athletes, celebrities and public figures you can name that have a very distinct style. Their style of dress plays a major role in making them who they are. Successful entrepreneurs are no different.

5 Steps To Analyze Risk In Your Business

Jason Olsen | Posted 08.14.2016 | Business
Jason Olsen

Take some time to thoughtfully evaluate the risk you face, and understand, again, that risk is an inherent part of business.