With every new year, there is an opportunity to take stock, reevaluate, and course-correct when necessary. This is especially true for entrepreneurs, who can use this time to establish smarter practices and keep their business moving in the right direction. These five big-picture best practices are wise implementations for...
Since the mid-2000s, organizational change management and transformation have become permanent features of the business landscape. Vast new markets and labor pools have opened up, innovative technologies have put once-powerful business models on the chopping block, and capital flows and investor demand have become less predictable. To meet these...
What technologies can't you live without, and what tech do you need to be an entrepreneur? We talked to 10 entrepreneurs to find out what tools they rely on to run their businesses from day to day. Slack "It's a much more efficient way to communicate within the organization than email. No...
Finding ways to fund your business is often a major concern for entrepreneurs. While there are many types of financing, don't settle for just anything. If you are looking to open a business or expand your current operation, there are two main financing options: debt financing or equity financing. Deciding...
The best way to turn your great business idea into a reality is through the creation and use of a well-thought-out business plan. A strong business plan not only attracts investors or secures financing in the early stages of business development, but can also function as a roadmap for...
Simple ways to stand out Your resume is often the first and sometimes only thing a prospective employer looks at when deciding whether or not to interview you face-to-face. Smart job seekers understand how important it is for resumes to make good impressions, since most hiring managers spend mere seconds...
Your resume and cover letter might be important in landing a job, but the interview is what secures your position with a company. As any job seeker knows, there are a lot of factors that make or break your chance of being hired. "Interviews can be nerve-wracking," said Michael Steinitz,...
Social media, like technology, is everchanging. The industry evolves every day, and it can be difficult for companies to keep up. However, digital marketing is crucial for the ongoing success of businesses. "Social media has undoubtedly become a critical platform for marketers," said E.J. McGowan, vice president and managing director...
Another year has come to a close and businesses are preparing to enter 2018 with a bang. What do entrepreneurs expect heading into the new year? Business News Daily got in touch to find out some of the major things on their radar. Here are 20 key ideas, trends, and...
Sales are the lifeblood of any company: No matter how fantastic your product or service is, if customers or clients are not purchasing it, it might as well not exist. That's why crafting an effective sales pitch is so critical for business growth. Bob Circosta, the original host of the...