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5 Marketing Avenues to Increase Your Startup's Market Share

The rate at which business startups are springing up all over the world is a pointer that lots of businesses are chasing limited customers. Issue like this, especially among big firms, encourages unhealthy rivalry and the pressure of thinking outside the box in order to devise superb competitive advantages. However, this is not the case for business startups as such ...

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12 Ways to Inspect and Improve Your Business

In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Patrick Bet-David underscores the importance of monitoring and inspecting your business. Do you know how your business is doing? Bet-David enumerates the 12 facets of your business that you need to inspect, from your team to your sales flow to your brand. Every aspect of your business plays a crucial role in its success. ...

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3 Ways to Read Your Customers' Minds

Admit it. As a business owner, you know you secretly dream about prospective customers or clients reading your sales copy or seeing your Facebook ad and instantly shouting, “Yes! That’s exactly what I need! It’s like you’ve read my mind! Where do I buy?!”  Related: The Best Ways to Do Market Research for Your Business Plan What’s the key to packaging up offerings or writing ...

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Restaurant Owners Reveal their Success Secrets

The following excerpt is from the staff of Entrepreneur Media’s book Start Your Own Restaurant and More. Buy it now from Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes Nothing teaches as well as the voice of experience. So we asked established foodservice business operators to tell us what’s contributed to their success and what they think causes some companies to fail. Here are their stories. Related: Smart ...

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5 Rules of Branding That Will Make You A Sought-After Superstar

When I wrote “The Right Way to Start Branding Yourself Right Out of College,” I was thinking about my personal journey as a formerly clueless college student and what I did to eventually become a business owner. Which got me thinking — what, exactly, is “branding” as opposed to marketing? And does it also have tried-and-true rules, like marketing does? ...

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Robert Herjavec: Why You Should Never Play Defense in Business

In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Bryan Elliott meets with Shark Tank‘s Robert Herjavec to discuss entrepreneurship, failure and running a business. “Great entrepreneurs never stop learning,” Herjavec says. Success has no single shape or color — people just want to see what you have to offer, the investor explains. Herjavec, who grew up in poverty, shares that his background ...

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Surprising New Business Trend: Customers Pay to Smash Things in New Rage Rooms (Watch)

The latest trend in stress relief might surprise you. Some customers aren’t working through their issues in doctors’ offices or taking pills to relieve their stress. Instead, they’re smashing things. Rage rooms are new types of businesses popping up around the country that let customers take baseball bats to breakable items in order to work through their stress or anger. ...

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How Your Business Can Thrive Even When a Recession Bites Hard

Reader Resource Get the working capital your business needs–learn more about Entrepreneur Lending, powered by CAN Capital » Economic recession has always been an unwanted guest in the business environment. It sneaks up on you with no warning, and you can never know when it’ll pack its bags and leave. A recession is the time when profits take a nose ...

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3 Tips for Maximizing Your Social Security Benefits

Here are three tips to help you maximize your Social Security benefit amount. It seems like a simple equation. You pay money into Social Security during your working years. You get it back when you retire. And if you hold off past full retirement age, you get more. Unfortunately, it’s not that simple. The reality is there are 2,728 core ...

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AR and VR Require Better Hardware, Software and Power for Mass Adoption

On July 6, 2016, Niantic released its augmented reality (AR) game, Pokémon Go. Over the course of the following few weeks, the game, according to SensorTower, was downloaded more than 15 million times, attracted 21 million active daily users and pulled in more than $160 million in under a month. To say Pokémon Go was a phenomenon would be an understatement. ...

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