Sheldon Carrington

13 Flips | 1 Magazine | @BeHeardArticles | Keep up with Sheldon Carrington on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Sheldon Carrington”

The Innovative Digital Strategy Behind Successful Brick and Mortar Stores

As Amazon has proven, brick and mortar stores are still a necessity. Here's how to maximize yours.<p>How relevant are actual brick-and-mortar retail stores to online businesses? Well, at one time it was assumed that online businesses would usurp the need for physical shops, but that is no longer the …

eCommerce

Startup Series: Founders of failed startups take heart, people don't fail or succeed, ventures do

“I failed. Now what?” Whenever I hear these words, the first thing I do is remind the founder: People don't fail or succeed, ventures do.<p>A “failed” …

Replies on Instagram Can Now Include Photos, Videos

Replies on the most visual social network got a lot more visual last week.<p>Instagram announced in a blog post that users can reply to specific photos, …

Social Media

New Research Shows a Good Brand Website Is More Important Than Ever

The majority of consumers prefer to shop or do research on a brand's site for products they consider buying.<p><b>For generations, retail was simple. Brands sold to retailers and retailer sold to shops. But in the age of the internet, consumers can interact directly with brand manufacturers. And while</b> …

eCommerce

5 Ways Words Can Destroy Your Marketing Messages (And How to Fix Them)

Use these copywriting tips to improve your marketing messages and ensure you don't lose sales or money on your marketing investments.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If your marketing messages aren’t powerful and don’t speak to the right audiences, they won’t …

Marketing

My Startup's Daily Revenue Plummeted 90% Because of This Terrible Social Media Mistake

When you rely on other channels to obtain customers, you're at the mercy of those channels.<p><i>What was the biggest mistake you made in your startup? 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 Noah</b> …

Social Media

How Social Media Changed Email

Did the social networks kill email? No. But they have changed it, according to Len Shneyder. First, they have affected email’s design. But it’s a …

Social Media

The Stock Market Is Going Down -- Here's How Much, and When It Will Happen

The S&P 500 is set to test 2,350 in the coming months, according to Sam Stovall, chief investment strategist at CFRA Research.<p>That would be a decline …

7 Ways to Correct a Failing Marketing Strategy

A floundering marketing strategy isn't failure, but ignoring reality and refusing to adjust will be.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>No entrepreneur has a perfect first marketing campaign. Even if you’re experienced as a marketer or entrepreneur, you can’t …

Marketing

14 Growth Hacks That’ll Increase Your Online Sales by 40x

Whether you’ve got a fresh online startup or a long-standing e-commerce store, you have a standing goal that never goes away.You need to increase …

How to Have Money Rolling in Without Doing Anything

Passive income allows you to have a stream of income pouring in with little ongoing work on your part.<p>How would you like to put in a little work <i>once</i> …

29 Email Marketing Tips and Advice From Experts [Infographic]

This column is authored by Pawan Kumar, Inbound Marketer and Content CreatorThe post 29 Email Marketing Tips and Advice From Experts [Infographic] …

Want to work from home? Here’s what you need to know

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>Maybe you’re thinking about launching an at-home business, either as a second-act career …

Home Offices