The Importance of Mapping Out Your Competitor Landscape

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. “We don’t have any competitors.” It’s a line I hear often from clients, and it always gives me pause. It’s technically possible that your brand has carved out a niche so specific — say, a dating app for marine biologists — that you’re literally the only player … Read more

3 Companies That Have Announced Layoffs

The United States job market has exhibited resilience, adding more jobs than expected in April. Lower, layoffs and hiring freezes have been sweeping across businesses this year. Amid this, we think companies that have been struggling with their growth trajectories and have implemented employee layoffs recently, such as Netflix (NFLX), Robinhood Markets (HOOD), and Carvana … Read more

How to Make a Poster in PowerPoint

Microsoft PowerPoint is a go-to tool for most of us to show presentation ideas to our audiences. But you can also use it to design poster presentations. Whether for advertising or promoting an event, PowerPoint lets you create a poster for any purpose. In this article, you will learn how to make a poster in … Read more

The Fear of Commitment: Why ‘No Obligation’ Is Music to Your Customers’ Ears

Rachel Blakely-Gray is Content Manager at Patriot Software, LLC, a provider of affordable online payroll and accounting software for small businesses. At Patriot, she enjoys providing actionable, growth-oriented information for small business owners. Latest posts by Rachel Blakely-Gray (see all) We live in a world with endless options and opportunities: where to live, where to … Read more

5 Stocks to Avoid After Announcing Disappointing Earnings Results

Roughly 90% of S&P 500 companies have released their first-quarter results, among which the majority beat consensus estimates. However, Coinbase (COIN), Wayfair (W), Allbirds (BIRD), Beyond Meat (BYND), and Paysafe (PSFE) reported disappointing first-quarter earnings. So, we think these stocks are best avoided now. Read on. The stock market has rebounded slightly from its sharp … Read more

The Term ‘Hybrid Model’ Means More Than What You Think

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In its time, the modern office was really a response to technological advancement. America transitioned from industrial fabrication to white-collar jobs, and the workplace was a natural reflection of that. It was also highly local. To utilize international talent, companies were reliant on travel, which was temporary … Read more