Alain Bernier

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The only things that actually cure baldness, according to science

At some point, most of us are going to experience hair loss.<p>In the United States, roughly half of all men (and women, too) will start showing signs of baldness by their 40th birthday, according to the Cleveland Clinic .<p>Even though modern folklore, and even some limited scientific studies, have …

hair loss

24 life skills every adult should master before turning 30

There’s no handbook for adult life.<p>Somehow you’re just supposed to know that you should have more money coming in than going out and you shouldn’t …

Time Management

7 Ways to Boost Your Small-Business Marketing

These marketing strategies can help small businesses gain new customers and increase repeat business.<p>This story originally appeared on Bizness Apps<p>Marketing is important to every business’ survival, whether it’s for the local business up the street or the mega-corporation that spreads across all …

Small Business

These secret Netflix codes unlock hidden show and movie categories

The recommended content on your Netflix account comes from a complicated algorithm analyzing your viewing history.<p>And unless you are sharing your …

How to give your Finder window superpowers

The Finder has been with the Mac since day one, way back in 1984. But just because it’s old, doesn’t mean that it doesn’t have some new tricks. Did you know, for instance, that you can add a path bar to the bottom of the window to show the path of the current folder on your Mac? Or that you can add …

11 Chrome features you'll wish you'd known all along

Do you consider yourself a Chrome ninja? If not, these tips can help you navigate the web with deadly efficiency.<p>Pin tabs<p>I spend much of my day using Gmail and Google Drive, and with Chrome's tab-pinning feature, I can keep those tabs parked to the left of all of my many open tabs. It's a great way …

Google

Learn how to build a PWA in 5 minutes

One of the most important characteristics of Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) is the “progressive”. You don’t have to implement every feature of a PWA to …

From AMP to PWA: Progressive Web AMPs (Google I/O '17)

From AMP to PWA - the best of both worlds (Chrome Dev Summit 2016)

Progressive Web Apps (PWA) Tutorial for Beginners - Getting Started

Why Making Money Online Is Not Dead: 3 Proven Ways to Profit

Making money from a website or blog seems like an overdone endeavor, but it is a very doable task for almost everyone.<p>While each business has a …

The Top 5 Myths of Mobile Apps -- And Why Believing Them Will Hurt Your Business

The question is no longer "Should I have an app strategy?" but rather "What do apps mean for my business?"<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The app economy is set to reach $189 billion in revenue by 2020, and with time spent in apps nearly doubling over the past two years …

Apps

Three Lessons From Top Mobile Shopping Apps: How Retailers Can Improve Customer Experience

Mobile plays a role in most retail purchases these days, making it imperative that retailers live up to consumers' rising expectations of their …

10 mobile marketing trends to watch in 2017

Interest in mobile apps (with the exception of messaging app) appears to be fading. Location-based marketing may help retailers and other brands …

5 Ways Small and Medium-Sized Businesses Can Get Noticed in the Crowd

You can surpass the marketing efforts of your larger counterparts--without spending beyond your means.<p>Although being a small or medium-sized business can feel daunting when compared against bigger, longer-established corporations, there are definitely ways SMBs can still stand on equal …

Emerging Technology

The Best Marketing Software for Your Small Business

In order to grow your small business, it's important to attract new clients while also nurturing your existing customer base<p>A well-planned, carefully-executed marketing strategy can be one of the best ways to get the word out about your brand, but without an expert to guide you, that can be a big …

Are You Aware Of This Brand-New Way To Make Money On Facebook?

Did you know that Facebook users watch 100 million hours of video every day? It's true. My household accounts for about 30 percent of that number. We like watching kittens, OK?<p>There are more than a billion people using Facebook every day, and video has exploded on the social media platform over the …

LinkedIn 101: How To Craft A Stellar Profile

This is the first in a series of posts all focused on the most powerful social media tool for building your personal brand – LinkedIn. In this post, I’ll tell you everything you need to know to build a stellar profile. That’s the cornerstone of an effective LinkedIn strategy.<p>I am amazed by how many …

4 Dumb SEO Tactics That Will Get Your Site Penalized

As you plan your strategy for the year, here are four things to watch out for.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Is your SEO provider about to get you penalized? Hopefully not, but there is a chance it might. It is too easy to put up a website and advertise SEO services …

SEO

7 Solid Tips on How to Be the Best Speaker in the Room

Regardless how you feel about public speaking, absolutely anyone can be a charismatic presenter, provided the right work goes into the preparation.<p>Have you ever suffered through a presentation or talk while your mind wandered, eyelids drooped, and backside ached? Of course you have. Dull and …

Why Marketers Are Twenty Times More Interested In Email Than Mobile, Virtually Ignoring Social

To be alongside online video marketing as one of the top two channels that digital marketers are currently showing the most interest in is a very …

17 Bad Business Habits You Absolutely Need to Break in 2017

Break free of the habits that have needlessly been holding you back.<p>A new year is an opportunity to start with a clean slate and make major strides toward reaching your business goals.<p>But even with the best intentions, bad habits can derail your progress even before you start. Here are 17 bad …

Ten easy encryption tips for warding off hackers, the US government—and Russia

On a frigid Saturday, pink and yellow Post-It notes scrawled with concerns about cybersecurity covered a wall of Eyebeam, a nonprofit art and technology center in Brooklyn. “Identity theft + surveillance = paranoia, plz help,” read one note. “How much of a threat do alt-right hackers pose on social …

Privacy

8 mobile web design trends to expect in 2017

Web design is a fast growing industry with strong competition. Keeping your website designs updated with the latest trends will help you get more …

UI Design

How to Get "Found" by Potential Customers Quicker on LinkedIn

LinkedIn just updated a critical site feature that helps you get discovered (and hired) by potential clients and customers much quicker.<p>LinkedIn wants to make it easier for you to get discovered (and, ideally hired) by potential clients and customers.<p>Its latest attempt to improve that outcome comes …

11 Questions to Ask Every Day to Help Improve Your Life

Benjamin Franklin began and ended each day with a question: “What good shall I do this day?” in the morning, and “What good have I done this day?” in …

Want to Be More Productive? Stop Getting Organized And Do This Instead

Is getting more organized the key to increasing your productivity? The answer will surprise you.<p>While we have more time-saving devices than any other generation, we've become obsessed with productivity: doing more things, and doing them better, in less time.<p>We turn to technology. Millions of people …

8 Ways To Get People To Like You Immediately

Since it only takes seconds for someone to decide if they like you, and research shows that first impressions are very difficult to change, the pressure that comes with meeting new people is justifiably intense.<p>Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likable comes from natural, …

2 small changes to how I check email have made me more productive than ever

I'd keep open a tab for my personal email, a tab for my work email, and tabs for everything I was working on. This system let me casually glance at the upper left corner of my screen whenever a (1) happened to pop up, at which point I'd drop what I was doing to field the new message.<p>My system (or …

Productivity