Take 25 Percent Off High-Quality Stock Photos with This Exclusive Offer

Choose between 255 million photos to put the finishing touches on your web content today with Alamy. Grow Your Business, Not Your Inbox Stay informed and join our daily newsletter now! May 13, 2021 2 min read Disclosure: Our goal is to feature products and services that we think you'll find interesting and useful. If you purchase them, Entrepreneur may get a small share of the revenue from the sale from our commerce partners. Whether you’re building a portfolio site or dabbling in journalism, Alamy is one of the leading destinations for stock photography, vectors, videos, and panoramas. But like most stock image providers, using Alamy comes at a cost—$20 per download to start. For a limited time, however, Entrepreneur readers can slash 25 percent ...
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3 Tips to Help You Finish That Book You’ve Had in You for Years

May 13, 2021 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. It seems that everyone is a business book these days. And months of lockdown have only added coal to creative fires as business people finally put in the time on “that book I’ve had in me for years.”Alas, too many new writers start off with an enthusiastic bang, only to find their verve fizzling out a few months later. And what do they have to show after all that? Maybe six roughly written pages, and seventeen bullet points.I know. Because leads tell me this all the time. The grind of writing a book is nothing new to an experienced writer. It happens. There are ways around it. But it’s always ...
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How to Convert Your PR Wins Into Sales

May 13, 2021 6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. A media outlet covered your business or published something you wrote. Time to sit back and let the leads roll in, right? Only if you want to leave most of the value on the table.While does lead to prospects directly reaching out, it often takes an additional step or two to convert media exposure into new business. B2Bs, in particular, need to leverage in their marketing and channels to realize the best return on their investment in PR.A good reason to touch prospectsPutting your media clips directly in front of prospects and existing clients is the single best use of press coverage for B2Bs.Interactions with prospects ...
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3 Tips for Managing Your Business’ Reputation Via Social Media

May 13, 2021 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Social media is much more than a place for your business to post ads and promotions. As the name implies, social media is meant to be, well, social. That means your followers are going to want to engage with your , leaving comments and reviews, asking questions and more.Due to the high volume of these interactions that occur on platforms like and , social media ultimately becomes a major part — if not the primary focus — of your company’s digital .By taking a proactive approach to managing your business’ reputation on social media, you can build a stronger relationship with your clients and generate positive word of mouth ...
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5 Pitfalls to Avoid When Writing Your First Business Book

May 13, 2021 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. I hear this complaint repeatedly from new writers: “I was so enthusiastic when I started my business book. But months have gone by, and now all I want to do is throw the book out the window!”The struggle is real when it comes to writing your first book. The good news is that the pitfalls new writers face are fairly uniform, and they can be fixed easily. Here are the top five to avoid. 1. Thinking the first chapter is always what you write firstI remember a lead who sent me a manuscript that began, “I guess the place to start this is…”Reading that sentence, it was clear to me ...
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Customers Don’t Care About Your Product’s Bells and Whistles. Here’s What They Really Want to Hear.

With the emergence of drop shipping, many sellers have stopped accumulating in-depth product knowledge. But knowing your products inside and out is just as important as ever. Grow Your Business, Not Your Inbox Stay informed and join our daily newsletter now! May 13, 2021 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Whether you’re a service or a physical item, knowing your product is incredibly important for your ’s success.For example, David Stern, a sales coach, describes shadowing a salesman on a sales call. When the client’s potential buyer asked if he could provide a specific service, the salesperson said no; in fact, the salesperson didn’t even understand what service the potential buyer was asking about. The potential buyer had to ...
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