Need More Cash? Check out These 7 Income Streams That Actually Generate Passive Income

Blogs. REITs. Royalties: What other good ideas do you have to flush out your coffers? November 7, 2018 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Earning income as an employee isn’t the only way to make money. If you want to build wealth or achieve your long-term financial goals, you have to diversify your income sources with multiple streams of income. Related: How I Made $134,846.40 of Passive Income in One Month The great news is that strategies exist through which you can generate passive income. Here are several of them: 1. Build a blog. A blog helps you build passive income that can you can grow over time. For instance, you can generate income from ad sales and affiliate marketing. That’s how food blogger Meeta Aurora generated over $5,000 monthly even while working at a full-time job. You can learn and apply a new skill, such as ad […]

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The Best Language for Non-Tech Founders to Code Their Own Web App

Python offers plenty of user support. September 2, 2018 4 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. As a startup, it can be challenging to decide which programming language to use. Considering the plethora of options, it is important that you consider the future scalability and integration of the language you use. You’ll also want to conduct some market research. The goal is to focus on a language that will allow for growth, based on your potential prospects. Although each project differs in terms of its requirements, it is important to become familiar with Python — especially if you’re building your own startup. Related: 5 Open Source Libraries to Aid in Your Machine Learning Endeavors  Although Java, C++, JavaScript and Ruby are all common coding languages, Python is quickly growing in popularity. Built for its readability, it is easy to quickly learn and understand Python. From web applications […]

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Is That New Tech (Chatbots, AI, Blockchain) Really Valuable for Your Business? How to Find Out.

There are a lot of shiny new objects out there. Here’s how to stay current and spend wisely. July 10, 2018 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. With all the shiny new options available for businesses, the temptation is to latch on to the trendiest tech offerings. But just as new opportunities are arising, those opportunities are also being redefined. Technology is a moving target — and should be — but that movement is challenging to businesses trying to keep up. Related: 4 Pitfalls to Avoid When Choosing Tech for Your Business Take chatbots for instance. “Chatbots are poised to fundamentally change the way humans interact with machines within a five-year horizon,” Matt Swanson, managing partner at Silicon Valley Software Group, wrote in VentureBeat. “The starting point will not be personal assistants, or chatbot ‘apps,’ but rather the investment that businesses make in order to drive their topline […]

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2018 Software Development Trends That You Can Count on Continuing Into 2019

An Entrepreneur contributor consults his crystal ball and says to keep an eye on blockchain, AI and progressive web apps. July 6, 2018 4 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. That new technology you’re hopping on may be all the rage now, but will anyone remember it this time next year? Trends in technology can fade quickly as advancements are rolled out at lightning speed. Related: 8 Tech Trends to Keep Your Eye on in 2018 So, which trends in 2018 will continue to grow into 2019? Here’s a look at several of the “hot” trends in software development: blockchain, artificial intelligence/machine learning, progressive web apps, low code and security. Blockchain Blockchain gained in popularity due to the Bitcoin revolution. Now, industries and companies are adopting blockchain development rapidly. “Blockchain” describes a technology enabling a peer-to-peer network of interconnected devices to store data rather than rely on central computers and defined […]

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