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If a Marketing Agency Is Guaranteeing ROI, Run the Other Way

I have something to share that might upset every marketing firm in America. In fact, it might also upset you, as every entrepreneur dreams of finding that silver bullet, that surefire solution that lets you know you’re making sound decisions to build awareness of your brand and grow your business. Related: Data-Driven Marketing in 2016: Bigger, Faster, Better The truth is, there’s no ...

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Join Our Twitter Chat About Modernizing Your Technology in the New Year #MSBizTips

With 2017 rapidly approaching, it’s time for many small businesses to consider setting New Year’s resolutions. For some, this might mean getting more organized or increasing revenue. But there’s one potential resolution that could benefit small businesses in a variety of different areas. New technology can help your small business get more efficient, keep up with changing trends and ultimately ...

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The Founder of Nerdwallet Shares the One Thing That Gets in the Way of Success

Editor’s Note: Entrepreneur’s “20 Questions” series features both established and up-and-coming entrepreneurs and asks them a number of questions about what makes them tick, their everyday success strategies and advice for aspiring founders. If you are intimidated or overwhelmed by the prospect of making decisions about money, especially if you are just beginning your career, you aren’t alone. After being ...

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Big Mac Creator and Early McDonald’s Franchise Owner Dies at 98

The creator of the Big Mac has died. Jim Delligatti lived to 98 and is best known as a McDonald’s (NYSE:MCD) restaurant franchisee in Uniontown, Pennsylvania. His story and success show that one franchise owner can have a big league impact on the overall company. Indeed, Delligatti’s experimentation and “special sauce” propelled McDonald’s ahead of all its fast-food competition. Check ...

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3 Digital Marketing Tactics Every Small Business Can Implement Today

In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Kate Volman meets with Ryan Boylston of Woo Creative to discuss digital marketing for small businesses. Many small businesses overcomplicate their digital marketing strategies. Boylston says he most often notices that businesses are not even doing the easy things right. For example, when it comes to email marketing, there’s no need to break the bank. Email ...

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13 Tasks Your HR Person Should Be Completing — Beyond Recruiting

As small businesses and startups grow and add more employees, the need for someone to manage human resource (HR) functions becomes prevalent. Whether that task becomes the purview of the CEO, an outsourced HR provider or in-house staff member (either part-time or full-time), the person will need to perform a range of duties, recruiting being one of them but not ...

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Knowledge Isn't Power When it Creates Confusion

How much does the media influence you? Go to CNN, Fox News, the Huffington Post, Facebook, turn on the radio, and you will hear all about the crazy things going on in this world. You’ll get distracted with news of ISIS, election recounts, cop killings and stock market crashes. Everywhere you go you are hit with pieces of information. How much ...

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How to Effectively Market Your eBook

You have finally finished and launched that ebook… now what? Giving it a push into the limelight is a huge job but it doesn’t stop there. You need to keep working on it. You should be promoting your ebook at every opportunity months and years after it is published. Here is how to market your ebook that will be sure ...

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Delight (Rather Than Irritate) Your Mobile Customers Using These 5 Tips

There is a very good chance you are reading this on a mobile device right now — more than 56 percent of all traffic to top website is now mobile, according to Marketing Land. Brands that understand online marketing make sure they provide a pleasant user experience across all devices — desktops, laptops, tablets and mobile. With such a large ...

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Brace Yourself! 25 Money Saving Tips for High Winter Energy Bills

For a large portion of the country, winter weather is already here. And that means higher energy bills. For a small business, those higher energy bills can take up valuable resources that could otherwise be used for growing your business. But there are some things you can do to relieve some of that financial burden. Learn how to lower your ...

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