Why Are New Business Applications at All-Time High?

More new business applications were filed in 2023 than in any other year so far. More people are starting businesses now than ever before — and the reason could be that the opportunity cost, or what they have to give up in exchange for entrepreneurship, is lower than ever. Data …...Read More

Four Seasons Orlando Reacts to Viral TikTok

An adorable viral video of a baby saying they want to go to the Four Seasons Resort in Orlando, Florida, has won the internet's heart this week — and even prompted a response from the business itself. In the original clip, Stefanie O'Brien asks her two children and husband, "Who …...Read More

TikTok Layoffs: 'Large Percentage' of Employees Laid Off

As the fate of TikTok in the U.S. remains uncertain, the company is undergoing mass restructuring, including a round of layoffs, set to affect employees globally. Per CNN, the social media app will lay off employees in the support, communications, content, and marketing sectors. The new, streamlined organizational structure disbands …...Read More

This Investment Bundle Includes a Trading Course and Stock Screener Tool for $150

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. There is no such thing as a sure thing when it comes to …...Read More

Jack Dorsey Says Corporate AI Has Surpassed Twitter, X

Jack Dorsey, the co-founder and former CEO of Twitter, now X, no longer thinks the platform he helped build is the "closest form of global consciousness." Weeks after leaving the board of Bluesky, an X rival he helped found and fund, and publicly praising X as "freedom technology," Dorsey shared …...Read More

5 Strategies to Know As You Scale Your Business

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Like every entrepreneur, you likely aspire to drive profits in your service-based company. But how do you achieve this goal? The answer lies in scaling. It's imperative to grasp the difference between growing and scaling your operations. While growing entails taking on …...Read More

The Right Way to Ask Someone for a Million Dollars, According to a Fundraiser Who Does It For a Living

No matter what you're raising money for, Wanda Urbanskia says, the same basic rules apply. This story appears in the May 2024 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe » Short of running an online scam, how do you get someone to willingly fork over $1 million? The magic happens somewhere between dumb …...Read More

How to Leverage Data to Attract and Retain YouTube Subscribers

Whether you're just starting out on YouTube or an experienced creator looking to take your channel to the next level, YouTube Analytics has the metrics you need. Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Digital technology has changed dramatically how brands and creators connect with their audiences. Perhaps the …...Read More

Does Size Matter?

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. As a small marketing agency, we recently submitted a request for information (RFI) for an account that was almost perfect for us. We had the category experience, we had the intellectual capital in the building, and we ticked all the boxes except …...Read More

Rare Pricey Pineapple Retails for Nearly $400, Goes Viral

The rare fruit was once only available in Asia. Now, there's already a waiting list for next year. As we head into Memorial Day weekend and the summer season, if you hope to indulge in one popular fruit to fend off the heat, it will cost you. A particular pineapple …...Read More