Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world's most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses.

 

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15 Favorite Companies Winning the Branding Game

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When you consider your favorite products in the marketplace, branding may have a lot to do with which ones you choose to purchase. According to a report by LinkedIn, 80 percent of consumers are like to evaluate a solution from a brand they follow…

12 Questions to Ask Before Building a Mobile App

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In a report by Go-Globe, people spend 52 percent of their time on a mobile app. While mobile apps provide another way to engage with your customer is creating one really necessary for your business? Below, 12 entrepreneurs from YEC provide practical advice you…

10 Tips to Ensure Your Ecommerce Business Is Legal Overseas

Google has proven it’s a market giant owning more than 81 percent of the search engine space, according to a report by NetMarketShare. Even at the sheer enormity of its presence, Google isn’t immune to regulations that govern other countries. Finding itself in a…

15 Bold Leadership Moves That Paid Off

14 Entrepreneurs Share Their Biggest Business Mistakes – And What They Learned As A Result

Taking a chance is part of business. Staying static in how your company operates means, at best, your firm starts to slip behind others in your industry or, at worst, boredom and lack of creativity ends up costing you talented staff members. But not…

15 Ways to Reduce Shopping Cart Abandonment

Moving people through the buying process can be trying. Not only do you need to reach out to the right audience to provide a product or service they’re interested in, you need to do so using platforms and communication styles they’re comfortable with. Even…

12 Smart Uses of Tech That Can Save You Time

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Sections of the day are lost, either to handling minutia that never seems to end or from brain breaks that end up eating hours instead of minutes. Fortunately, there are a number of technological tools and tricks that can help stem the tide, ranging…

15 Things Your Business Needs to Automate and Save Time

The idea that automation – programming machines and software to operate automatically based on a set of inputs and conditions  – would play a major role in everyday business functions was unfathomable a decade ago. Today, everything from marketing campaigns to employee …

10 Tips for Picking the Best Software to Use in Your Store

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Having a good product or service is important. Without something worth selling, you’re not going to keep customers for long. But even if you have the best products in your industry, if your users can’t figure out how to buy what you’re offering, they’re…

12 Ways To Take Advantage of Big Data To Build Your Business

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By now, most entrepreneurs understand the concept of big data. This vast, sometimes overwhelming collection of information encompasses numbers generated by your everyday business processes – sales statistics, email open rates, website clickthroughs, etc. – that allows you to …

How to Improve Mobile App Engagement Through Design

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User experiences are crucial to the success of an application. Design something too simple, and you’ll lose out to other groups that can offer more features. Design something too complicated, and most users will delete the app after their first few attempts to use…

Coworking: 9 Ways to Stay Productive in a Shared Office Space

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Coworking spaces offer a lot of benefits: A chance for freelancers or other professionals to work outside the home or office, surrounded by people with similar temperaments and ideals. These sites can offer excellent opportunities for collaboration or brainstorming, which help …