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Here's how consumers prefer to shop in India

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "E-Commerce Briefing" subscribers hours before appearing on Business Insider. To be the first to know, please click here.</i><p>E-commerce is on the rise amongst urban internet users in India, with nearly half of them now shopping online, according to a new …

eCommerce

What Your Resume Should Look Like in 2018

Plus a free downloadable template.<p>Let’s be honest: Writing a resume is a drag.<p>After all, this isn’t exactly a task for the gainfully employed. If …

Employment

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

UC Berkeley

How to Create the Best Facebook Business Page

Remember back when Facebook pages were simple places where you could Like a business to follow them?This is what Facebook pages used to look …

Ann Arbor

How to Increase Your Sales Using These 8 Google Analytics Reports

Google Analytics provides hundreds of different metrics.But that’s also part of the problem: There’s too many!You’d need days or weeks to completely …

Analytics

In a job interview, this is how to acknowledge your weaknesses

Two years ago, a young woman named Michele Hansen spotted a job opening that piqued her interest. She wasn’t qualified—the posting was for a product manager at an investment company, and she had no experience in financial services.<p>In that situation, the voice in your head screams for …

How the Saudi-Qatar Rivalry, Now Combusting, Reshaped the Middle East

The crisis convulsing the Persian Gulf, entangling the United States and now threatening to pull in Turkey and Iran, can be traced to a dilemma facing a man who had just deposed his own father.<p>When Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, the crown prince of Qatar, took power in a bloodless coup in 1995, …

Geopolitics

Forget Comey. The Real Story Is Russia’s War on America

Why are we focusing on who leaked what to whom, when our democracy is under siege?<p>It was a breezy, surprisingly pleasant summer week in Washington as the frenzy around potential Trump-Russia revelations reached near-carnival levels. On Thursday, brightly clad groups scattered across the lawns of …

Geopolitics

This is the real story behind the economic crisis unfolding in Qatar

The Qatar crisis proves two things: the continued infantilisation of the Arab states, and the total collapse of the Sunni Muslim unity supposedly …

Middle East

Become a Social Media Influencer in 10 Simple Steps | Inc.com

<i>How can you be a social media influencer? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Magdalena Urbaniak, works at Brand24, on Quora:</b><p>In order to become a social media influencer, I've crafted a …

Public Relations

10 Free Marketing Tools Every Entrepreneur Can Use

Reach your audience effectively without compromising quality.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you're an entrepreneur just getting started, you know the meaning of a budget. You also probably know that in order to get your business idea off the ground, you have to …

Infographics

These 197 Tech Companies Are The World's Most Valuable Unicorns

What are the world’s most valuable private technology companies?<p>A new map released by CB Insights identifies the 197 companies globally that are considered “unicorns,” meaning that they have a valuation of at least $1 billion.<p>Collectively, these companies are valued at approximately $679 billion …

Venture Capital

How Saudi Arabia played Donald Trump

This week’s bombing in Manchester, England, was another gruesome reminder that the threat from radical Islamist terrorism is ongoing. And President Trump’s journey to the Middle East illustrated yet again how the country central to the spread of this terrorism, Saudi Arabia, has managed to evade …

Middle East

HEDGE FUND READING LIST: Hundreds of investors say these 10 finance books are must-reads

GuilhermeMesquita/Shutterstock SumZero, a social network for buyside investors, asked its members to share their favorite investment books in their user profiles.<p>The list is based on 1,120 responses, and ranked from least to most recommended. You can consider it a hedge fund reading list.<p>The books …

Investing

Donald Trump, would-be peace-broker, fundamentally misunderstands the history of Islam

This weekend, US president Donald Trump is traveling to the Middle East to deliver a speech about Islam. My bet is that within the first half of that speech—written by the Muslim-baiting Stephen Miller—he’ll brag about his <i>yuge</i> election victory, possibly leak some intelligence, and offend the entire …

The books every new graduate should read, according to a dozen business leaders

New graduates may think they’re ready for the world, but even after all that learning, there’s still room in their heads for some wisdom. We asked a dozen business leaders—from CEOs of big companies and startups, to deans of leading business schools—what books they would put in the hands of a newly …

Penguin Random House

5 books that will make you more well-rounded

Want to know one of the "secrets" to becoming a better leader? Become a more voracious reader.<p>One of the best ways to "stand on the shoulders of giants" is to read. We hear it all the time--that the most successful people, our greatest leaders, are people who read constantly (including Bill Gates, …

Success

How To Build Successful Influencer Marketing Campaigns

CPG brands have jumped on the influencer marketing bandwagon with everyone from cosmetic, food, diaper, paper towel and many other CPG brands all …

Marketing

The education of Donald Trump

The White House remains on a collision course between the president's fixed habits and the demands of his new job.<p>The 70-year-old leader of the free world sat behind his desk in the Oval Office last Friday afternoon, doing what he’s done for years: selling himself. His 100th day in office was …

Donald Trump

We must ask ourselves: Will Donald Trump ever truly become president?

As our institutions approach the breaking point, the president bombs Syria and is hailed by an obeisant media<p>It’s been a week now since Donald Trump once again became our president.<p>Here’s how it happened.<p>After he unleashed missiles on a Syrian airfield, members of Washington’s national security …

Donald Trump

The war in Syria, explained

How Syria’s civil war became America’s problem.<p>President Donald Trump has ordered airstrikes on Syria as punishment for its chemical weapons attack last week in the town of Douma, which killed at least 42 people — including a number of children.<p>Understanding Trump’s decision requires understanding …

Middle East

5 websites where you can learn in-demand skills for free

Employees must up-level their skills and seek new challenges at work and outside of work. One of the best ways to do that is to take a class on an in-demand topic.<p>From Mandarin language classes to computer programming bootcamps and digital marketing workshops, there's a course for almost anything. …

Online Education

8 TED talks that will change how you think about human psychology

Some of the talks deal with happiness and success, and others with memory and motivation. But all of them provide an important window into what makes us tick.<p>Here are a handful to get you better-acquainted with the organ between your ears.

Self-improvement

North Korean Defector Tells Lester Holt 'World Should Be Ready'

SEOUL, South Korea — A senior North Korean defector has told NBC News that the country's "desperate" dictator is prepared to use nuclear weapons to strike the United States and its allies.<p>Thae Yong Ho is the most high profile North Korean defector in two decades, meaning he is able to give a rare …

North Korea

Noam Chomsky: Why Donald Trump is pushing the doomsday clock to the brink of midnight

Noam Chomsky discussed Trump, Russia, history and the<p><i>The following is an</i> <i>transcript of a recent public interview at the University of Arizona with linguist and political commentator Noam Chomsky by Dr. David N. Gibbs.</i><p><b>David Gibbs:</b> The main issue on everyone’s minds is the inauguration of Donald Trump …

Geopolitics

Egypt goes from bad to worse: Under President Sisi, the nation longs for the good old days of Mubarak

Five years after the Arab Spring, Egyptians under Abdel Fattah al-Sisi are further from democracy than ever<p>Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is visiting Washington. Since being elected in 2014 after orchestrating a coup d’état in the summer of 2013, the Egyptian leader has sought a White …

Suez Canal

NASA's $1 billion Jupiter probe just sent back breathtaking new images of the gas giant

A probe the size of a basketball court has taken unprecedented new images of Jupiter.<p>NASA's $1 billion Juno spacecraft, launched in August 2011, took five years to reach and settle into orbit around the gas giant, which is more than 415 million miles from Earth.<p>The probe has so far photographed …

Astronomy

How to make a LinkedIn page that wows recruiters, according to the guy who overhauled its design

Professional networking site LinkedIn revamped its entire user experience in January, and there's a good chance you're not using its features to their full potential.<p>Business Insider spoke with its lead designer to help you out.<p>Hari Srinivasan, head of identity products at LinkedIn, and his team …

Employment

32 brilliant questions to ask at the end of every job interview

You should be assessing the employer just as much as they're assessing you, because you both need to walk away convinced that the job would be a great fit.<p>So when the tables are turned and the interviewer asks, "Do you have any questions for me?" take advantage of this opportunity. It's the best …

Employment

The Evolution of Hamas

Ayman Abu Odeh, who lives in Gaza, once had high hopes for Hamas. Like many Palestinians, the 50-year-old voted for the militant group and political …