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Why Summer Doesn't Have to Be a Dead Time for Your Business

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 07.22.2016 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

By Justin Blanchard Summer is traditionally a period during which businesses run almost on autopilot. Employees and customers often take vacations. I...

5 Ways Small Businesses Can Still Be Heard

BusinessCollective | Posted 07.21.2016 | Business
BusinessCollective

By Tom Chalmers When advising new businesses, I often remind them of the challenges they're about to come up against. We like to recall the exploits ...

4 Tips for Finding a Technical Co-Founder

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 07.21.2016 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

By John Rampton Although I now run a payments solution business that leverages next-generation payment processing and security technology, I certainl...

How to Go After the Job You Love (Rather Than Settling)

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 07.21.2016 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

By Murray Newlands One of the most challenging, yet satisfying, things I've done in my life is to go from working in jobs that seemed like the right ...

How to Encourage Your Entrepreneurial Spirit Through a Positive Mindset

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 07.20.2016 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

By Solomon Thimothy Entrepreneurs are usually highly energetic individuals with tons of self-motivation. However, entrepreneurship is a battle that n...

The Key Steps to Building a Successful Personal Facebook Brand

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 07.19.2016 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

By John Lincoln While there are many ways to build your personal brand online, one of the best ways to do so is by marketing on Facebook. As of righ...

How to Have One Foot in Two Countries (Without Falling in the Water)

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 07.18.2016 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

By Kevin Xu In a globally competitive world, startups now have to balance working in multiple countries simultaneously to stay ahead of the competiti...

How to Take Advantage of Periscope's Newest Features

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 07.15.2016 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

By Peter Daisyme Periscope is one of my favorite tools at the moment because of the video streaming and broadcasting capability it offers. I have use...

How Has Big Data Impacted the Legal System?

BusinessCollective | Posted 07.14.2016 | Business
BusinessCollective

By Ben Walker Few industries produce more data than the legal industry, and the amount of data produced every year is constantly increasing. While t...

How Your Brand Can Win at Back-to-School Marketing

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 07.14.2016 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

By Adam Grant As a brand marketing to college students, you don't want your strategy to be just another flyer or advertisement emblazoned with the w...

3 Core Business Drivers That Can Be Enhanced and Scaled Through Digital Learning

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 07.13.2016 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

By Andrew Fayad As we continue into 2016, creative agencies like mine, which specializes in eLearning solutions, are taking a much more modern UI/UX a...

5 Red Flags to Be Aware of in SEO Companies

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 07.13.2016 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

By Nicholas Slettengren Hiring a search engine optimization agency isn't your everyday business decision. It's more than just a quick handshake and a...

How to Brand Your Environment Using All Five Senses

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 07.12.2016 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

By Jesse Kolber When running a service-based business, environment is everything. Huge clothing retailers, movie theaters and car companies pump scen...

Learning From Your Target Audience: 5 Tactics All Businesses Should Adopt

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 07.11.2016 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

By Obinna Ekezie Imagine a company that marketed dentures to college students. Or baby bottles to the retirement community. Sounds ridiculous, right?...

Brand Love: 4 Ways to Create Customer Loyalty

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 07.11.2016 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

By Michael Heyne What do TOMS Shoes, SoulCycle, Apple, and YETI Coolers have in common? Each of these companies has a powerful cult following of de...

What Instagram's Algorithm Change Means for Your Business

BusinessCollective | Posted 07.07.2016 | Business
BusinessCollective

By Marty McDonald Going online to conduct business and engage customers has become an increasingly popular practice. Because of this, digital and soc...

The 4 Qualities of a Successful Sales Presentation

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 07.07.2016 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

By Stanley Meytin As a busy entrepreneur, I receive dozens of emails in my inbox daily, mostly from people who are trying to pitch me on their produc...

How To Limit Fraudulent Payments In Your Online Business

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 07.06.2016 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

When I started in the online invoicing and payment acceptance business, I was concerned about the potential for fraud. I didn't have the mechanisms in place to protect personal and financial data at the time, which put me at the risk of losing customers.

What Colleges Tours Can Teach Us About Sales

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 07.05.2016 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

By Lindsay Tanne So much of the dialogue surrounding college admissions today is about applicants "selling themselves." As the co-founder of an educa...

Working With an Agency: The Pros and Cons Startups Should Consider

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 07.01.2016 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

By Jim Shook Between product development, public relations, operations, advertising, content, design and hiring, there are so many to-do's and so lit...

7 Ways to Get Candid Feedback on Your Website

BusinessCollective | Posted 06.30.2016 | Business
BusinessCollective

Redesigning your website? Don't just make changes for the sake of newness. Here's how to find out what your users' pain points are so you can tailor y...

5 Simple (and Cheap) Ways to Make Your Office More Inviting

BusinessCollective | Posted 06.30.2016 | Business
BusinessCollective

If you and your team are spending every week day from 9-5 in your office, why not create the perfect environment for inspiration and innovation? These...

A Better Approach to Ghostwriting for Business Owners

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 06.23.2016 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

By Corey Blake For decades, hiring a ghostwriter has been the traditional approach for a thought leader to write a book if they're not a professional...

3 Ways Building an SEO Strategy Is Just Like Building a Business

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 06.22.2016 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

By Phil Laboon If you're a business owner, then you've probably already figured out just how vital SEO strategy can be to your overall success rate. ...

Is Independent Work Right for You? Ask Yourself These 5 Questions

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 06.22.2016 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

By Brendon Schrader Who do you work for? Fifty or even 15 years ago, most people would respond to that question with the name of a company -- one com...