John Rampton

John Rampton

Best known as an entrepreneur and connector, John was recently named No. 3 on Top 50 Online Influencers in the World by Entrepreneur Magazine as well as a blogging expert by Forbes. Awarded Top 10 Most Influential PPC Experts in the World for the past three years. He currently advises several companies in the Bay Area.

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Should You Date or Marry an Entrepreneur?

December 1, 2016 | John Rampton

Finding the love of your life is tough enough, but there are special considerations with entrepreneurs.

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There is No Ideal Entrepreneur

November 10, 2016 | John Rampton

But there are a lot of them, and they’re successful. Want to join them?

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Can You Hate Tech and Still be an Entrepreneur?

October 13, 2016 | John Rampton

You don’t need to be a tech expert, but you should be aware of what you don’t know.

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Is the Government Good or Bad for Entrepreneurs?

September 29, 2016 | John Rampton

The government can be good and bad for entrepreneurs for a number of reasons. While there is much governmental regulation for everything, there is also considerable support provided by the government for entrepreneurs. It would seem like entrepreneurship is a private sector activity that wouldn’t really be impacted by government. But, as a business is […]

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Are You Really Ready to be an Entrepreneur?

September 22, 2016 | John Rampton

The answer is no, until you do these five things.

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5 Biggest Debt Traps for New Entrepreneurs

August 11, 2016 | John Rampton

Debt isn’t bad for new businesses, but too many entrepreneurs use it wrong.

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How To Train To Be An Entrepreneur

August 4, 2016 | John Rampton

Do these 5 things, and you’ll be able to deftly execute your business idea.

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How To Fail As An Entrepreneur — Even If You Make Money

July 21, 2016 | John Rampton

If you’re not careful, your new business can start out amazingly, then fail quickly.

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Millennial Advice: How to Get a Decent Credit Score

June 23, 2016 | John Rampton

Here are seven proven techniques.

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Are You Credit Invisible? How to Get the Credit You Need and Deserve

June 16, 2016 | John Rampton

Here are seven clever methods that cost you nothing but a few minutes.

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Making Extra Money in the Gig Economy

June 9, 2016 | John Rampton

What’s a “contingent worker” and an “outsource provider”? They’re money-making machines.

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4 Ways to Deal with Credit Mistakes that Kill Your Ability to Get Good Rates

June 2, 2016 | John Rampton

The best part: None of them are very difficult or time-consuming.

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10 Crucial Steps To Becoming A “Pre-Entrepreneur”

December 24, 2015 | John Rampton

Part 5 of 5 in our entrepreneur series. This week: Before you get started, you need to get started.

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Learn The Secrets Of These 5 Part-Time Entrepreneurs

December 17, 2015 | John Rampton

Today’s entrepreneurs cannot be put into one category of young, driven individuals. Learn the secrets of the Studentpreneur, Corporatepreneur, Momapreneur, Hobbypreneur, and Socialpreneur.

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10 Tips For Becoming An Entrepreneur In Your Spare Time

December 10, 2015 | John Rampton

Part 3 of 5 in our entrepreneur series. This week: Starting slowly and successfully.

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10 Ways Entrepreneurs Fail Before They Even Get Started

December 3, 2015 | John Rampton

Part 2 of 5 in our entrepreneur series. This week: All the big mistakes to sidestep on your way to success.

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How To Become An Entrepreneur And Still Have A Life

November 26, 2015 | John Rampton

Part 1 of 5 in our entrepreneur series. This week: How to succeed without always working.

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15 Places to Find A Part-Time Accountant for Your Startup

August 11, 2015 | John Rampton

Sure, there’s accounting software. But sometimes, you need a human being to help you.

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4 Entrepreneur Rules for Night Owls

January 15, 2015 | John Rampton

Forget what you’ve been told your whole life — the early bird doesn’t always get the worm.

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What We Learned From The Top 7 Startups in 2014

December 25, 2014 | John Rampton

From Snapchat to Uber, the most successful startups in 2014 are here. Find out how they made the list.

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5 Things All Entrepreneurs Have on Their Holiday Wish List

December 23, 2014 | John Rampton

Not sure what to get the entrepreneur in your life? Here are some tips from our small business expert.