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The Importance of Entrepreneurs, and How We Help Them to Be Successful

Many people think of entrepreneurs as simply people who find ways to make money, but in reality they are much more than that. They stimulate the economy, create jobs and bring us new things, and our world would be a very different place without them. It is because of entrepreneurs that there are computers in nearly every home, and if it weren't for the entrepreneurship of Henry Ford and Thomas Alva Edison, we would probably still be reading by candlelight and driving around in horses and buggies!

It isn't enough, however, simply to have an entrepreneurial spirit. You may have the best business concept ever, but without the support of others it isn't likely to go anywhere. Entrepreneurs need to be believed in, encouraged and sometimes even prodded forward if the world is going to continue to benefit from their young entrepreneurship. More importantly, entrepreneurs need to support each other. An entrepreneur is in a unique position to understand another entrepreneur, give him ideas when he is stuck and buoy him up during times of discouragement.

This is where joining a network can have vast advantages. Networks are important in general because they increase a person's knowledge base and give him the opportunity to meet many new people, but those who want to start a business or work from home need the particular benefits provided by business networking. It's a proven fact that the more contacts a businessperson has, the more likely he is to be successful in his entrepreneurial pursuits. Not only are business contacts the way that entrepreneurs gain customers, but these contacts can help them to develop a business plan and learn about marketing strategies. The best way to build this contact list is to join a network that is aimed specifically at multiplying your contacts.

"Networks are important in general because they increase a person's knowledge base and give him the opportunity to meet many new people...”

However, simply joining a site isn't sufficient; you have to do something to help you create those contacts. One of the best ways to accomplish this is to start a blog. Blogs are popular because they are easy to set up, simple to maintain, and cost very little; however, when it comes to entrepreneurship, they have even more important benefits. Blogging is a simple way to develop a positive reputation for your business, establish yourself as an expert and gain the trust of business peers and potential customers.

The best place to create a contact list, write a business blog and benefit from the young entrepreneurship of others is at entrepreneur21.net. Our site is made up of entrepreneurs, CEOs, board members, executives, angel investors and people who are simply interested in helping each other be successful. We are supported by the United States Global Enterprise Association (USGEA), which means that we can help entrepreneurs from all over the world.

Joining our site has vast advantages, including:

  • Access to chats, groups, forums events and more.
  • Opportunities to do your business networking.
  • A community filled with superior members with whom you can build relationships. These relationships have the potential to help your business grow exponentially.
  • Contact with entrepreneurs. These are the people who build businesses, which are the engine of the global economy.
  • Services for both large and small businesses, as well as people who work from home.
  • Help with your business plan and marketing strategies from forums, experts and business owners.

On our site, you can choose from three levels of membership. These include:

Our FREE ASSOCIATE Member level, which gives you access to the following:

  • Forums, blogs and groups
  • Our member directory
  • Many more members-only resources, such as a video library, articles, and certificate courses

Our $99 PROFESSIONAL Member level, which gives you the benefits of an associate member and also adds the ability to the following:

  • Create and join chapters
  • Start blogs, forums and groups
  • Post articles and videos
  • Access the expert panel and advisory committee
  • Take one ELM (Entrepreneurship, Leadership, and Management) certificate course
  • Become an "expert" with the USGEA, which allows you to share your knowledge and answer questions. This is an excellent way to attract customers.

Our $499 ENTREPRENEUR Member level, which gives you everything provided to our professional members as well as the following:

  • Business plan review
  • Wider array certificate courses
  • Media package
  • "About You" page

No matter which level you choose, your business is sure to be better off than it would be if you didn’t join our site at all.

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