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5 big benefits of being an entrepreneur

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Being your own boss can be challenging -- but it can also be incredibly rewarding. Here are 5 benefits of being an entrepreneur and starting your own business.

Your business doesn't have to grind to a halt just because you're on vacation.

These days, there's so much technology available to keep your business running while you're away, you can more or less build a self-running business.

Email and marketing automation tools can help you stay in contact with your potential and current customers while you're away -- and they can be a big help even when you're not on vacation, too.

Marketing automation can increase sales productivity by 14.5% and decrease your marketing costs by 12.2%.

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About the author

Rachel is a content marketer for Podia, an all-in-one platform where online courses, digital downloads, and communities scale with their creators. When she’s not writing, you can find her rescuing dogs, baking something, or extolling the virtue of the Oxford comma.