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184 entrepreneur hashtags you should know, use, follow

I spent some time searching far and wide for as many entrepreneur hashtags as I could find. I then headed over to Hashtagify to find the relative popularity of each entrepreneur hashtag. While it is good to carve out a niche in the social media with one or two hashtags so you can establish authority, […]

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7 signs that it’s time to become a business owner

By Melanie Luff Being happy in your job is a universal aspiration, and people usually accept there will be ups and downs along the way. However, if you start to notice too many downs, or perhaps feel that the highs still leave you wanting something more, then maybe it’s time you thought about moving into […]

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From a Tiny Grain of Sand

By Cliff Ennico Editor’s note: This week’s column is an excerpt from a talk given by Cliff Ennico to participants in a recent business plan competition. It was a pleasure to be a judge at this year’s competition. You are all to be congratulated on the amount of work you put into your business plans, […]

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This week in small business: Greek philosophy and in praise of living with your parents!

It’s not every day (in fact there hasn’t been any day that I can remember) that Stoicism is discussed on these pages. We change that up today. Zeno of Citium would be proud. You’ll also discover great marketing tips and why young entrepreneurs should be living at home…and going to cocktail parties. (No joke.) Entrepreneurship, […]

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This week in small business: Learn from the failures of others…

Two entrepreneurs share their failures in this week’s cornucopia of curated content. The wise will learn from their missteps. On the positive side, you can build your knowledge with some great books and we have several articles that offer solid marketing advice. Dig in. Entrepreneurship, startups, and innovation In this Forbes interview, serial entrepreneur Ryan […]

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Affiliating with Other Entrepreneurs

By Jeff Davidson As people have known for ages, there is something encouraging, stimulating, and even inspiring about being affiliated with others who are seeking to achieve the same goal or types of goals that you are, even if they’re in different line of business. The following factors need not be present on your quest […]

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Understand The 10 Sacrifices Necessary For Success

By Dan Coughlin Your success will largely be determined by your ability to put as much of your energy as you can toward improving your desired outcomes in your personal and professional lives. If you agree with that statement, then it’s essential to sacrifice doing things that waste your energy. In this article I’m going […]

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Small Business Owners: Keeping the American Dream Alive

Sometimes small business owners can feel besieged. Big businesses have advertising and marketing budgets that dwarf their total yearly receipts. The corporate honchos and their high-salaried lobbyists have the ear of our lawmakers. Politicians only seem to care about small businesses during election cycles. But despite swimming upstream against these insanely strong currents, small business […]

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Family, Friends and Funding: What You Need to Know

There’s a lot of talk about “early round” investors in startups, but the true “early round” honors usually go to founders, family and friends. If you include yourself in the “founder” leg of that triad, what do you need to know to get the other two legs – the friends and family – involved in […]

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What Uber Is and Isn’t – and How You Can Benefit

Uber is celebrating its fifth anniversary and it certainly has accomplished a lot in five years. It’s hard to imagine another company that has so quickly established a global presence. The last figures I saw said that Uber operates in 300 cities strewn across 58 countries. Let’s compare it to Starbucks, which certainly has an […]

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