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WordPress 5.0 is Coming... Will Your Site Be Ready?

One of the world's most popular website publishing platforms is getting a major overhaul.<p>No matter how recently you updated your website, it may soon be time to for a rebuild. If you're one of the 75 million websites that use the WordPress platform, a huge update to the platform is coming that will …

Web Design

18 Things To Take Off Your Résumé And LinkedIn Profile Today To Succeed Tomorrow

During my 20-plus years of recruiting, I have reviewed roughly over 480,000 résumés and LinkedIn profiles. I’m not too handy with numbers (which is why I’m a recruiter rather than an accountant), but making an educated guess based on my meager math skills, I have searched—at the very least—50 …

Employment

7 Things I Learned in Business School That Aren't True in 2018

Entrepreneurship becomes a lot harder when you're trying to follow obsolete rules.<p>Being an entrepreneur is hard. That is pretty much a universal truth. But it becomes exponentially harder when you operate under false assumptions, outdated conventions, and myths.<p>I graduated with my MBA in 1997 and …

Infographic: 10 ways to immediately enhance your visual design

Content marketing is about creating value for your audience and sharing it in a useful way.<p>Visual content marketing serves the same function—and …

6 Things Bad Bosses Always Fear (but Great Leaders Always Do)

It could mean the difference between success and failure.<p>Peter Drucker famously said: "Culture eats strategy for breakfast."<p>The quote was actually attributed to him and made famous in 2006 by Mark Fields, chief executive at Ford. Twelve years later, it's corporate-speak for purpose-led and …

Leadership

Amazon Go: convenience and concern at new checkout-free corner shop

All around me in this Seattle corner shop, people are grabbing items off the shelves, shoving them into bags or pockets, and bolting for the door. It would feel like well-mannered looting if not for the hi-tech gates where shoppers have to swipe in with their smartphones.<p>This is the first day that …

eCommerce

5 Bitcoin Rivals That Are Rapidly on the Rise

Bitcoin prices peaked at an all-time high of over $11,800 Sunday in one of the most dramatic value surges of any asset in living memory.<p>Today’s …

Tim Cook and Eric Schmidt stripped down to try this new kind of shower head and wound up investing

You might spend $699 on a new iPhone 8, but would you shell out that much for a shower?<p>Nebia, a startup based in San Francisco, wants to disrupt the most intimate part of your morning routine. Its debut product, the Spa Shower System, surrounds users in a warm cloud of mist and uses up to 70% less …

Tim Cook

How to Make Money at Home With a Membership Site

For many entrepreneurs, passive income options are the top choice because while they take time to set up, once they’re running, the amount of effort …

How to Give Feedback People Can Actually Use

Over the last decade, I’ve conducted thousands of 360-degree feedback interviews with the colleagues of the leaders I coach. My goal with these sessions is to get a better sense of my clients’ strengths and weaknesses, but more often than not, the feedback isn’t particularly useful.<p>How do you give …

Amazon just explained how Whole Foods fits into its plan for world domination

There was a rather remarkable moment on Amazon’s third-quarter earnings call yesterday (Oct. 26) where Brian Olsavsky, the company’s chief financial officer, laid out everything Amazon thinks it can do with its $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods Market.<p>Olsavsky’s answer came in response to a …

Boys not learning how to handle rejection has dangerous consequences

Unfortunately, there’s never a shortage of examples of men displaying their inability to accept a woman telling them “no” and move on.<p>These range from the creepy: the man who won’t stop playing the piano in the park until his girlfriend of four months takes him back, to the deadly: the Texas man …

Psychology

Want to Be a Mentally Tough Leader? Develop These 6 Habits

Mental toughness leads to a more effective leader and person.<p>Mentally strong individuals are also some of the best leaders. Not because of a specific style, but because the traits of a mentally strong individual are transferable across multiple spectrums of life.<p>When it comes to leadership, it can …

The Complete, 12-Step Guide to Starting a Business

Everything you need to know about how to start a business.<p>There are no limits on who can become a great entrepreneur. You don't necessarily need a college degree, a bunch of money in the bank or even business experience to start something that could become the next major success. However, what you …

Small Business

The 5 Best Foods for Brain Health

The brain controls all the actions and reactions. In a human body, the brain plays a central role. It is a common saying that a strong mind is in a …

The Brain

10 Tips to Find a Good SEO Writer

Make sure your SEO writer has these characteristics or your new content could do more harm than good.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Search engine optimization, or SEO, is a specialized form of content writing that can be extremely effective in boosting the amount of …

Engines

The 3 Marketing Hacks You Should Be Using to Quickly Grow Your Audience

Marketing pro Noah Kagan will share easy-to-use marketing tricks to quickly increase traffic, snag more email subscribers and improve user experience.<p><i>Editor’s Note: In "</i><i>Tough Love Tuesday</i><i>,"</i> <i>we connect side-hustling entrepreneurs with support, resources and advice from top experts. Sign up to</i> …

Marketing

An underground Silicon Valley sensation just got $20 million from Google's venture arm to take over the world

The news that GitLab was close to announcing a new round of funding was first reported by Business Insider on Friday.<p>You may never have heard of GitLab: It's one of the chief rivals to both $2 billion Silicon Valley darling GitHub, as well as $8.8 billion Atlassian's popular BitBucket product, …

Silicon Valley

Out of 100,000 interviews, these 7 candidate questions stood out

"Do you have any questions for us?"<p>You'll be asked it in almost any interview. And while you may be tempted to sit back and relax during this portion …

One Thing Coca-Cola, Geico and Under Armour Are Doing That Every Company Should Do Today

Copy these highly successful content marketing strategies to build your billion-dollar brand.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Billion-dollar brands inspire us; they give us the proof that "the sky isn't the limit." They raise the bar and help move us to bigger levels of …

Marketing

Forget AI -- IA Could Make You More Money

What investors need to know about the sibling of artificial intelligence -- intelligence augmentation.<p>Artificial intelligence (AI) is all the rage. …

Artificial Intelligence

How to Build a Profitable Side Hustle While Working Full Time

Follow these four steps to make your side hustle a success.<p>Dreaming of becoming your own boss? You're not alone. Tons of people wish they could quit their job and work for themselves, and some are even making it happen.<p>Today more than ever, working from home and starting your own business is a …

Small Business

How to Build A Career In Digital Marketing During Your Free Time

Digital and social media marketing are the present and future of advertising. Whether you’re growing your own small business or managing promotional …

The best jazz albums of 2016

<b>The best jazz albums of 2016 will be regularly updated with picks from jazz critic Ivan Hewett and culture editor Martin Chilton.</b> <b>The list is in order of when the albums were reviewed.</b><p>1: GREG ABATE & PHIL WOODS: KINDRID SPIRITS LIVE (WHALING CITY SOUND)<p>Phil Woods, who died in September 2015 is …

15+ Creative Photographers Who Know How To Use Shadows

Shadows are a brilliant way to create striking photographs. They're free, they're everywhere, and there's no limit to what you can do with them.<p>Take …

Flowers

The 7 Books Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Says You Need To Lead Smarter

The well-read CEO recommends books that have informed his own thinking and that of his team at Microsoft in formulating the company’s turnaround.<p>If you spend time with Satya Nadella—as I did on several occasions this year while researching our new cover story on the dramatic impact he’s had on …

13 Behaviors That Make People Dislike You Immediately

Everyone’s got a story about how they thought a certain friend was mean the first time they met, but realized later that he or she is actually the …

These 5 Financial Apps Will Help You Save Thousands Of Dollars Every Year

Being from the 21st century and a part of the millennial era, virtually everything is going mobile. Whether it’s getting a lift on the countless ride sharing apps like Uber, making a late night dinner reservation or ordering lunch to be delivered straight to your door, and even booking a last …

Apps

12 Must-Read Books That Will Raise Your Emotional Intelligence

Your Amazon wish list is about to get longer.<p>I didn't learn about emotional intelligence until well into my 30s. By that time, I had started to realize that the best leaders -- those exhibiting high levels of EQ -- typically showed more self-awareness, collaborated better with others, and got …