Rise Above The Noise: 5 Tips to Stand Out as an Independent Artist

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. With over 1 million new tracks dropping every six weeks, it’s never been more crucial to stand out as an artist. Many artists upload their music and release it on all platforms without further steps to get their music heard. Added in the mix now are independent artists, successfully maneuvering their way through the music industry without the help of a label. Staying independent has increased in popularity, as artists like the idea of keeping most of their money rather than signing a portion of their earnings away to a major record label. Artists like Chance The Rapper, Macklemore and The Weeknd are just a few individuals who have been examples of what it looks like to ...
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Narrowing Your Focus On Your Ideal Customer

, I’m doing part three of a three-part series talking about my new book launching Sept. 21, 2021 — . I’m diving into step three – narrowing your focus and identifying your ideal customer. There are plenty of customers to go around. Just remember that you don’t need them all and maybe more important you don’t want them all. Not all customers are ideal – but saying no is maybe one of the scariest things there is for a business owner. In this step, we’ll work on understanding who and what makes a perfect customer for your business. Then we’ll go to work on helping more of them understand why your business is the only logical solution for them to consider.
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The brands with the most complaints from each country

This article was translated from our Spanish edition. Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In the modern world, especially with the buying habits of millennials and Generation Z , good public opinion is FUNDAMENTAL in business. Depositphotos.com Sometimes a complaint tweet is more than enough to generate a response from the so-called Cancellation Culture , so it is always important that the public relations teams of companies have a contingency plan to do damage control when their reputation is at stake. But, which are the brands that receive the most complaints on Twitter for each country? The RAVE Reviews agency used a language analysis tool called SentiStrength to examine more than a million tweets revealing the most hated brands in all countries. The ...
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6 Tips to Help You Start a Business From Scratch

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The thought of being an entrepreneur and running a successful business is on the wish list of every ambitious and career-oriented person. However, when it comes to laying down the foundation of a business, a lot goes into making it happen. With the advent of technological innovations across industries in recent years, people are aspiring to become top-notch entrepreneurs and they aim to change the dynamics of the business. Generally, the common notion among aspiring entrepreneurs is that the best time to kickstart your business is when you are in your early 20s. However, this myth seems to have created a lot of pressure on young and hardworking would-be entrepreneurs who want to make a name for ...
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Netflix for free! This is how the free subscription that the platform is testing works

This article was translated from our Spanish edition. Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Although other competitors have tried to unseat it, Netflix retains its position as the strongest streaming platform in the world. Perhaps that is why you can afford to launch a new subscription mode at no cost . That's right, having Netflix for free is no longer a dream, it is almost a reality that is already in the testing phase. Depositphotos.com The platform is testing a new free subscription , which allows users to access Netflix by simply signing up with their email, without the need to enter a credit card or pay by other means. For now, Netflix's free plan is only available in Kenya for Android smartphones ...
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Finding The Real Problem Your Business Solves

, I’m doing part two of a three-part series talking about my new book launching Sept. 21, 2021 — . I’m diving into step two – finding the real problem your business solves. People don’t buy the products or services because they want them, they buy them because believe they will solve a problem. As discussed in part one of this three-part series, the Ultimate Marketing Engine is a successful customer. How do you help your customer become successful? First, you need to understand what problem it is they’re trying to solve and how your product or service can be the solution. In this step, we’ll explore how businesses that understand, communicate, and promise to solve the real problems their ideal customers face, can make ...
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