Entrepreneur magazine
February 2016

February 2016

Entrepreneur | February 2016
February 2016
Entrepreneur Magazine

Hanson Could Have Disappeared. Here's Why They Didn't.

The blond-haired music makers have some serious business skills in their repertoire.

Pitch Switch: Changing Sales Tactics Made This Reservation App Appealing to Restaurants

Greg Hong learned to hone his sales pitch over drinks. Save yourself the money and learn from his story.

How This App Is Making Civic Involvement Profitable

Most Americans agree that government is broken. But only a few brave entrepreneurs have tried to fix it -- and their efforts rarely go well. Brigade's experienced leaders think they can do better.

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How New Rules for Interstate Business Can Negatively Impact Your Income

Multistate business taxation rules have changed. Here's what you need to know.

Learn This Man's Method for Rolling With Rejection

Sajiv Patel waited three years for a deal to come through. Here's how he made it happen.

How This Mattress Company Got the Attention of New York Jet Eric Decker

This is what happens when a direct-to-consumer luxury mattress maker and celebrity backers get into bed together.

How an Engineer's Desire to Keep His Keys Organized Led to a Business

Here are the five steps Michel Tunney used to take his idea from a Kickstarter campaign to retail stores.

3 Reasons the Bank Yanked Your Credit Line -- and How to Fix the Problem

It's a serious wake-up call, but it won't be the end of your business. Let's figure out what went wrong.

How Perfectionism Is Sabotaging Your Business

Author and researcher Jane Bluestein explains the problems with chasing perfection, and how to avoid them.

How These 2 In-N-Out Burger Employees Climbed the Ladder to Become Franchisees

Where to find your next great franchisees? They might just be working at your local grease joint.

How This Man Made the Leap From Artist to Entrepreneur

'The entrepreneurial spirit of defining, of iterating on a vision is what artists are fundamentally all about,' says Monegraph founder Kevin McCoy.

When Providing Company Vehicles, Addressing These Legal Issues Is Key

Put the brakes on offering company vehicles to employees until you've considered these three areas.

4 Sales Mantras to Memorize and Why They Work

You're not pushing a product -- you're changing minds.

Your Recipe for Entrepreneurial Success: Creativity, Beliefs and Purpose

Artists Taylor Hanson and Kevin McCoy talk about artistry and entrepreneurship.

How a Glue Developer Turned Bad Luck Into a DIY Sensation

Jane ni Dhulchaointigh turned a sticky situation into a successful business in five steps.

How to Create a Giveback Program Without Breaking the Bank

Doing good is good for business. Here are the steps to make social consciousness part of your company.

4 Must-Haves for Headlines That Hook Readers

Without the right words, your blog posts, flyers and ads may go unnoticed.

How This Program Lets Etsy Businesses Grow Quickly

A new tool helps DIY-ers turn into full-fledged manufacturers.

Can Live-Streaming Video Help Me?

Marketing consultant Lisa Illman, founder of KritterKommunity.com, explains how.

3 Major Sales Mistakes You Must Avoid

Consultant Jeff Hoffman addresses three common problems.

Would You Try This Man's Wacky Sales Pitches? (You Should -- They Worked!)

Doug Baldasare would try just about anything to close a sale. Here's how he got customers' attention.

The Work Behind Fast-Growing Franchises

Quick overexpansion is easy. But preparing for strong, lasting growth? That's harder.

Are Severance Agreements Slimy Business?

Is the common practice an ethical one? Our expert explains.

The Artist Otherwise Known as an Entrepreneur

'Learn the rules like a pro so you can break them like an artist.' – Pablo Picasso

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