Kim Brown

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10 Advanced Facebook Tips and Tricks

If you want to get the most out of your time and money in Facebook, then take it to the next level with these 10 strategies.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In his book</i> Tweet Naked<i>, online marketing expert and social media agency CEO Scott Levy provides the</i> …

Social Media

Stop Acting Like You Work at a Big Company

Most people have a completely wrong idea of what a workday should look like.<p>When we think in terms of <i>ideal,</i> we generally think of our ideal vacations, our ideal homes, or our ideal lives. When someone asks you about your ideal day, you’ll probably start rattling on about a day when you’re not …

Time Management

How One App Maker Got 8 Million Users and Mark Cuban's Money

Bruno Francois's appearance on Shark Tank didn't go exactly as he'd planned, but the creator of Cycloramic Studio 360 Panorama still walked home with $500,000.<p>Bruno Francois walked onto the set of <i>Shark Tank</i> last June with a mission. He wanted Mark Cuban's app expertise and Lori Greiner's strengths …

App Store

How the Oscar-Nominated Movies Can Make You a Better Boss

A good movie always leaves you something to think about. A business owner shares her top takeaways from the Best Picture nominees.<p>So, I have a confession to make. I am an entrepreneur and a mother, and my time is precious. I have very little free time-- but what free time I do have in the first two …

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18 Bookstores Every Book Lover Must Visit At Least Once

Bookstores can be a destination upon themselves.<p>From Venice to Mexico City, check out some of the most interesting book retailers out there.<p><b>1. Libreria Acqua Alta, Venice, Italy.</b><p>This bookstore features classic volumes of American and Italian books packed in traditional Venetian gondola boats. But …

14 ways to get more followers on Instagram

I’m giving up tips for getting more followers and likes on Instagram. Let’s get straight to it:<p><b>1. Post at the right time.</b><p>Before you post your photo …

The Science of Instagram: How to Get More Followers and Likes

Instagram isn’t just for teenagers anymore. With over 150 million users, Instagram has become a major social network. And brands such as Victoria’s …

How to Write a Professional Bio For Your Social Media Profiles

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Talking about yourself is hard. Doing it in 160 characters or less is even harder.<p>“The most intimate digital technology festival on the planet”CNBC liked TNW Conference that muchFIND OUT WHY<p>That’s probably why so many of us end up stressed about …

Live Happier: Ten Things to Stop Doing Right Now

Happiness -- in your business life and your personal life -- is often a matter of subtraction and not addition. You may not need more of some things; …

The Secret to Getting What You Want

Take a moment to answer the following question:<p><b>What do you want?</b><p>What do you want for yourself for the next 30 days? 90 days? 12 months? 5 years?<p>Pay particular attention to how you chose to respond to the above question. It's important and it reveals to you something you may or may not have been …

10 Inspirational Quotes for 2014

Today's Top Stories<p>1<p>Is Meghan Markle Actually A Vegan?<p>2<p>6 Paxil Side Effects You Should Know<p>3<p>The Vegan 'Fake Meat' You'll Actually Want To Eat<p>4<p>Jazz Jennings Is 'Going To Have A Vagina' Soon<p>5<p>Are There Any Benefits To Personalized Vitamins?<p>Live by these mantras, and you’ll have one amazing year<p>Next9 …

Spot the sniper – in pictures

German artist Simon Menner has photographed a camouflaged sniper in each of these images. Can you spot them?

25 Tips for Using Instagram for Business

Instagram is a social channel that let’s you snap photos (and now video), add creative filters and share them with your followers. The photos can be …

26 Tips for Using Instagram for Business

Shares 14K<p>Are you wondering how to use images and short video to enhance your customers’ experience?<p>Have you considered creating a brand profile on …

5 Ways to Make Your Small Business Shine on Instagram

Instagram is one of the hottest social media platforms on the internet. When Facebook bought Instagram for $1 billion back in 2012 it not only …

Gallery: Behind the Scenes in Momofuku Milk Bar's Kitchen: Making Strawberry-Lemon Layer Cake

What is acidulated water?

Acidulated water is water that an acid has been added to it, usually lemon juice, lime juice or vinegar. Citric acid and ascorbic acid can also be …

The 12 Most Scenic Islands in the World

A beautiful island? How do you begin to choose? Our readers were up to the task, naming these dots, from Maine to the Seychelles, the most scenic islands in the world.

This Is Your Life, Are You Who You Want to Be?

Since losing my husband in the war in Afghanistan when I was just 25, I have learned so much in my short 28 years of life. Fighting my way through the challenges and hardship has caused my thought process to completely change. I am in a constant state of remembrance of the brevity of life. We only …

Motivation

How to Roast the Perfect Chicken

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Food52 Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today: White meat or dark meat, you just can't lose. Here are your strategies</i> …

10 Newsletters That Will Make You Smarter

<i>By Nicole Hughes</i><p>It's no secret that reading is the best exercise for your brain. Nowadays, 75 percent of Americans read e-mails with their smartphones. By adding intellectually-stimulating reading material to your inbox, you can get the brain workout you deserve. These 10 thought enriching …

The Black and White

February 18, 2014<p>The Black and White. It’s my go to Sprinkles cupcake flavor. Belgian dark chocolate cake loaded with vanilla frosting. Yum! Have you …

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The 100 Rules for Being an Entrepreneur - Altucher Confidential

If you Google “entrepreneur” you get a lot of mindless cliches like “Think Big!”<p>For me, being an “entrepreneur” doesn’t mean starting the next …