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Want To Try Keto For Weight Loss Or Healing? Here's What A Day On The Diet ACTUALLY Looks Like

As a functional medicine dietitian nutritionist, I view food as one of the most powerful drugs that we have access to. When it comes to creating …

Amazon Spent Years Learning What It Takes to Do Great Work. These 4 Steps Contributed Most to Its Success

"Skill is overrated," says Jeff Bezos. These four things are not.<p>Yesterday, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos published his annual letter to shareholders, and it's got some great advice for anyone who is striving to do great work.<p>After commending Amazon employees for their commitment to excellence, and …

Leadership

15 Digital Marketing Tips For New Companies Seeking Brand Recognition

With the foray into digital marketing becoming easier and more affordable, many companies are tossing their hat into the arena and giving it a try. Your business, like many others, may benefit from using digital marketing to your advantage — if you keep your wits and focus on the audience at hand. …

Marketing

My Uncle, the ’70s Porn Star

His name is Johnny Seeman. He’s seventy-four now and lives alone. But from 1973 to 1987, this nice Jewish boy from Westchester was a legend in the pre-Viagra, Boogie Nights–era porno business. For all his success, though, he never found what he was looking for.<p>The most important thing you need to …

Fort Lauderdale

Want to Be Seen as a True Leader? Acquire These 5 Habits

Most people assume they are a leader because they have a title. The reality is, a title has nothing to do with it.<p>There are thousands of professionals all across the world who call themselves a leader in their respective business. The reality is, the vast majority of these people are a leader in …

Stop Paying Attention to Likes and Shares and Track This Instead

The problem with vanity metrics is they don't actually lead you to more sales.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Over the past decade, there has been a dramatic shift in how brands are able to effectively market to consumers. It's hard to imagine that over this 10-year …

Marketing

11 Keys to Mastering Difficult Conversations

As a happiness and workplace well-being researcher, I hear these questions all the time: <b>What's the best way to master difficult conversations? How</b> …

Creativity + Data: How to Develop Personalized Experiences that Capture Both - Social Media Week - New York

We need creativity more than ever to break through in the sea of content, but we need it made in real-time to make it relevant. Until now, we had …

Want More Customers? Get Quality Referrals From Existing Customers.

Not all customers are equal when it comes to referrals.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I've been an entrepreneur since 1999. I worked in three startups earlier in my career. I cherish the extensive network of diverse entrepreneurs I've established. Together, my friends …

How to Avoid Wasting People's Time--and 2 Other Networking Tricks I Learned at SxSW

If networking is nerve racking, you're doing it wrong. Try these simple tips that will help introverts and extroverts alike.<p>If you haven't been, you've probably heard that South By Southwest (SxSW) is like spring break for adults. While that's true in many ways, it's also a prosperous space for …

Why Instagram Stories Need To Be Part Of Your Marketing Strategy

The buzz of promoting your day-to-day business activities on Snapchat may now be nothing more than a quiet hum — but Instagram stories (an Instagram …

Marketing

10 digital tools to grow your Instagram following

Any business serious about long-term success needs to focus on increasing its brand visibility through social media. However, with so much …

Inside Too Faced’s winning Instagram strategy

Too Faced is proving you don’t have to be a socially native beauty brand like Glossier or ColourPop to dominate the online conversation. The …

9 Social Media Trends to Pay Attention to In 2018

What social media trends are worth your time and investment this year?<p>From new features, consumer preferences to different brand opportunities, there are a lot to look forward this year that will help every marketer develop a unicorn (solid) strategy to refine their marketing plans.<p>Let's take a …

15 Ways to Optimize Your Instagram Profile

Instagram is ideal for brands but making your profile the best it can be requires patience and lots of tweaking.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In 2017, Instagram added an additional 100 million users to their platform and there are no signs of slowed growth in 2018. …

How to Write an Email Newsletter Your Audience Will Actually Read

Want to take your email newsletter from boring to memorable? Here are seven ways you can do it.<p>Don't believe everything you hear, email is far from dead. In fact, it's one of the few forms of online communication we can say, with relative certainty, will be around a decade from now. While social …

Marketing School | Digital Marketing | Online Marketing: How You Can Steal Business Away From Your Competition -- While Charging More Money | Ep. #576

In episode #576, Eric and Neil explain how you can get away with charging more and still be successful. Tune in to hear what “niching down” is and …

10 Principles for Leading Through Change: A Navy SEAL's Approach

Dealing with change can suck on any battlefield. Here are 10 principles for success.<p>It wasn't long after I left the SEAL Teams, attended graduate school and started my first company that I realized <i>change</i> is a consistent reality in today's more volatile and disruptive business landscape. It affects …

How to Write Captions for Instagram | 5 Ways to Create the Perfect Copy

How to Use Reddit to Build Up Your Professional Credibility

Think of the social site as more of a giant networking community with its own peculiar rules, rather than just some marketing tool.<p>Reddit is an online platform that is often overlooked as a business tool. The site forbids marketing but is a useful place for you to contribute your expertise and …

How to Create an Effective Digital Video Campaign That Actually Converts Customers

Remember when BuzzFeed launched those masterfully produced Tasty videos, to the tune of millions of viewers? They created insatiable social media …

7 ideas for social media posts

For your audience to be engaged, they need to know, like and trust you.Keeping your following involved is a great way to build a community of fans …

Infographics

Build A Brand People Will Love With This One Trick

Ever heard of the “know, like and trust” factor in business? It’s the idea that you will be more successful as an entrepreneur if your customers know, like and trust you. To achieve this, according to copywriter Laura Belgray, you need to infuse your personality into your marketing.<p>It’s not enough …

Marketing

Colorful Paper-Cut Sculpture Captures the Diversity of a Coral Reef

French paper designer and illustrator Mlle Hipolyte creates colorful sculptures out of intricately cut paper shapes. Previously mentioned for her three-dimensional animal masks, the artist’s latest piece of paper art is a magnificent, three-dimensional representation of a vibrant coral reef. Titled</i> …

Art

How much should you pay for an Instagram post?

When most people think of influencer marketing, they think of paid Instagram posts from the Kardashians.While celebrity endorsements are one aspect …

Public Relations

Breathtaking photographs win Outdoor Photographer of the Year Award

<b>(CNN) —</b> From shoals of fish swimming in the Red Sea to the spectacular Valley of Thor in Iceland , there's no shortage of natural wonders showcased in 2017's winning Outdoor Photographer of the Year entries.<p>Now in its seventh year, this prestigious competition continues to showcase the best images …

Outdoors

How Much for That Pepe? Scenes from the First Rare Digital Art Auction

Blockchain technology could reshape the digital-art market for years to come.<p>The first Rare Digital Art Festival, aka Rare AF, aka Rare as Fuck, was held on a cold January Saturday in the offices of Rise New York. The organizers, Kevin Trinh and Tommy Nicholas of the Rare Art Registry Exchange, had …

Bitcoin

The Follower Factory

Everyone wants to be popular online. Some even pay for it. Inside social media’s black market.

Social Media

Storytelling With Video: The Journey

Want to use video to help more people know, like, and trust you? Wondering how to create episodic video content that keeps people watching? To …

Social Media Marketing

13 Expert Instagram Hacks to Increase Engagement | Inc.com

Over the past year, I've been going all inon Instagram. I've talked to experts and sought out advice on how to turn this channel into a primary means of engaging my audience, versus just an afterthought place to post fun photos from my adventures.<p>I interviewed a fellow entrepreneur who uses his …

Marketing