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What a Customer First Strategy Means for Marketing’s 5Ps

All marketers know their 5Ps: people, product, price, place, promotion. But do you know what a customer first strategy looks like in each of these? …

The 5 Content Marketing Strategies Defining 2017

Not all marketing strategies are made equal — effectiveness depends on how you create your content, how you promote it and what your business goals …

7 Pieces of Information Necessary for Any Marketing Strategy

Successful marketing campaigns don't just appear out of thin air. But the planning phase is especially crucial.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting a new marketing strategy is exciting. You'll get to come up with creative new ideas, see your brand applied in new …

Beer Drinkers Ranked These Craft Beers As The Best Of The Class

Craft beer is an acquire taste. The bitterness of an over-hopped IPA or the coffee and vanilla hints of a brash porter don’t lend themselves to guzzling, like shot-gun-able cans of Natty Ice or Beast. They’re for savoring, pairing with food, and, yes, drinking for breakfast. Their respective merits …

10 Simple Ways To Increase Your Influence On Instagram

Instagram is one of the most popular photo- and video-sharing social networks, with almost 300 million daily active users and 500 million monthly …

User Generated Content

7 Steps to a Successful Social Media Strategy

1.33K Shares<p>Tweet1.16K<p>Share89<p>+17<p>Share63<p>Pin4<p>Share1<p>Stumble<p>7 Steps to a Successful Social Media Strategy<p>5 (100%) 13 votes<p>Successful Social Media Strategy<p>…

Nine low-cost marketing ideas for your small business

<i>This blog post was first published on 23 January 2015 and was last updated on 18 November 2016.</i><p>On a tight budget to promote your business? Here are …

Small Business

10 Common Reasons Why Content Marketing Isn't Working for You

Everyone’s doing content marketing. 94% of small businesses, 93% of B2Bs, and 77% of B2Cs use content marketing. Basically, that’s everyone.<p>Either …

Emotional Intelligence: How Competent Are You?

<b>Emotional Intelligence Isn’t a Trait - It’s Skills</b><p>When I talk about emotional intelligence, I’m not referring to a fixed trait. Emotional …

10 haiku inspired by Facebook’s terrible new trending news algorithm

Last week, Facebook fired all the humans who used to run its trending news, and replaced them with an algorithm meant to capture the most popular stories the web had to offer — in one to two words that often don’t make any sense out of context. How is that going? Well, so far, trending news has …

7 Tips for Publishing on Medium

Medium – what exactly is its purpose? We understand that it is a platform for writers of any and all kinds, but is it also a social platform, like …

20 Keys To Creating An Online Store And Get Sales - OLBlog

More and more entrepreneurs who decide to create an online store, they have a good business idea and know the many benefits of eCommerce over …

9 Overlooked Ways to Make Visitors Love Your Website

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this day and age, it’s pretty clear that a website is one of the most, if not the most, important parts of your digital presence. A lot of times, it can be the first and only touchpoint you get to impress your potential customers. So …

19 Tools to Create Social Media Content

Are you looking for new ways to create content? Interested in tools that can help you? In this article, you’ll discover 19 tools to create and share …

Infographics

20 Ideas to Optimize Content Marketing from Andy Crestodina | LinkedIn Marketing Solutions Blog

<i>This B2B Beat guest post was contributed by George Stenitzer, who is the Founder and Chief Content Officer of Crystal Clear Communications.</i><p>The recent …

3 Tips to Get Noticed on LinkedIn (From a Former Employee)

Here's an insider's perspective on how to build your brand on the social networking site.<p><i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a Web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>You've just spent hours slaving away at your keyboard. Your fingers ache, your eyes start to …

50 Free Ways To Increase Your Facebook Page Likes

There are now an estimated 40 million small businesses using Facebook to promote their brand and connect with their customers. If you’re managing marketing for one of these businesses, you already know how hard it is to attract new “likes” to your page.<p>But while it can be a challenge to increase …

Marketing

18 Free Tools for Social Media Analytics

If you’re interested in tracking a social media audience, you can find plenty of help with a variety of free social media analytics tools. Here ...

Social Media

10 Mistakes Content Marketers Make (And How To Avoid Them)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Anyone in the content marketing world knows how tough it can be to produce stellar, consistent content that does so well that it knocks it out of the park. From thinking about blog topics, writing the content, proofreading, editing and …

Content Marketing 101: All You Need To Know To Grow Your Business

It was a paperback book that someone I trusted and respected had recommended.<p>Its title was good but not <i>great</i>.<p>The headline wasn’t so compelling that …

Marketing

Fastest Fat Burners Ever!

Whether you're working out at the gym or at home, burn calories and erase flab with these 20 fast fat-burners.

6 common mistakes new runners make

Running is a great way to get in shape and just about everyone can do it. You don't need access to a fancy gym, expensive equipment, or other people to do the workout. You can simply throw on your sneakers and head out the door for a run. Easy as that!<p>Given that it's so easy to take up the sport, a …

Train like an athlete, score a body to match - CNN.com

Athletes are always training for something. Find your something.<p><b>(Self)</b> -- No, you don't need superior genes to achieve the body results you want. Just shift your focus to these training strategies and you'll get hotter almost by accident.<p><b>Do a dynamic warm-up</b><p>The proper exercise prequel is not a …

Running yoga: 3 poses to prevent injury - CNN.com

Forward lunge: Develops core stability and balance.<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>Yoga poses for runners<p>Yoga poses for runners<p>Yoga poses for runners<p>Yoga poses for runners<p>1<p>2<p>3<p>4<p><i>Editor's note: Dana Santas is the creator of Radius Yoga Conditioning, a yoga style designed to help athletes move, breathe and focus better.</i> …

The 3-Minute Squat and Pushup Challenge

Test your total-body strength with this fast-paced, two-move challenge<p>You've done pushups and squats, but never like this. Todd Durkin, C.S.C.S., author of <b>The IMPACT! Body Plan</b> paired together the two classic body-weight moves to create this weekend's heart-pumping, muscle-blasting, fast-paced …

The Belly Flab Burner

Torch calories and stoke your metabolism with this kettlebell swing and burpee challenge<p>If you want to fry fat fast, then try this tough countdown challenge of kettlebell swings and burpees. These two heart-pumping moves work every last muscle in your body at a blistering pace, so you pack more …

Wild and Loud Sex

What does it mean when she moans like that? Find out here<p>It started like most college hookups: Laura saw Ray at a frat party. He was quick to compliment her smile—and her ass. A few red Solo cups later, she was back at his apartment, clothes flying off. And that’s when things got weird. The fun, …

Sexual Health

The 15-Second Test You Should Take Before Every Workout

Here’s how it works: Stand tall with your feet hip-width apart. Lift one foot off the floor, bending that knee and letting your foot hang behind you. Hold this balance for 15 seconds, and then repeat on the other leg. Test every day for one week to get your baseline or your body’s normal balancing …