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6 Ways to Market Your Small Business for Less Than $100

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For large brands with big marketing and advertising budgets, one or even several hundred dollars is just a drop in the monthly marketing budget. But for entrepreneurs and small business owners, every dollar counts – and investments need …

Small Business

Best Practices For Memory Optimization on Android

For those tracking the evolution of Android, it is evident that the future of the Android based ecosystem goes far beyond just phones and tablets. …

5 Bodybuilding Techniques That Have Stood the Test Of Time

Supersize your gains with these tricks of the trade<p>Professional bodybuilders look like testosterone incarnate. Their arms are the circumference of an average man’s thighs. They have 10-pack cobblestone abs.<p>And when they strike a crab pose, their striated muscles and bulging veins look like a Boston …

How to Write a Great Business Plan: Key Concepts

The first in a comprehensive series to help you craft the perfect business plan for your startup.<p><i>This article is part of a series on how to write a great business plan.</i><p>Some entrepreneurs succeed without a business plan. With great timing, solid business skills, entrepreneurial drive, and a little …

Small Business

The Best Food For Your Brain Might Be Your Breakfast

If you want to boost your memory, increase energy or just perform better mentally, take a minute to eat breakfast.<p>In the video above, DNews …

10 Commandments for a Smart and Simple Life

My husband Thom and I have been on the path of simplifying our lives for several years. Every now and then we like to sit down and discuss ways we can better live that example. So while we don't consider ourselves experts on the subject, we do think it's helpful to list what we consider to be most …

Minimalism

15 Things NOT To Do In Paris

It's impossible to see and do everything when visiting Paris, so why waste time doing anything that isn't worthy of your hard-earned vacation hours? The next time you're in the City of Light, don't fight with crowds in tourist traps, eat at the wrong restaurants, or wait in line at the Eiffel …

France

How Super Angel Chris Sacca Made Billions, Burned Bridges And Crafted The Best Seed Portfolio Ever

Between the parade of wet suits and abundant seafood and yoga joints, Manhattan Beach, just south of Los Angeles, tries to cling fast to its surf town roots. It’s a tough battle. Strolling the boardwalk, I pass beach volleyball gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings practicing spikes close by glitzy …

30 Excellent Slow Cooker Recipes For Lazy People

Sometimes, you’re just not into cooking. Takes time. Can get tricky. You can cut yourself. Don’t want to miss the newest episode of your favorite …

Cooking

3 Steps To Mastering Your Habits

Why is it so hard to adopt good habits like everyday exercising or eating healthy food? To answer these questions it is necessary to understand what …

Academic Research

Mood Boosting Happy Foods

In so many ways, we are what we eat—and the "what we eat" in that sentence can also help us in terms of boosting our moods.<p>Jenna Hollenstein, C.D.N., is a certified nutrition ambassador for Just Salad—a New York City-based restaurant that offers healthy, customized salads, wraps, smoothies, and …

Nutrition

The 25 WORST Diet Tips Ever

Because there are BETTER ways to lose weight<p><i>This article was written by Stephanie Castillo and repurposed with permission from</i> Prevention<i>.</i><p>You know you can't believe everything you read. And still, you haven't eaten an egg yolk since the nineties, and you can't touch a French fry without being …

4 Books That Can Pump Up Your Productivity

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>If you’ve ever felt like, despite your best efforts, you can’t seem to get to the bottom of that daily to-do list—join the club.<p>But just because being a productivity ninja seems like a farfetched concept to you doesn’t mean you shouldn’t try.<p>After all, for …

Time Management

15 Foods You Should Never Eat

The foods to eliminate from your diet now.<p>We know we should stay clear of hard-and-fast food but some foods can seriously mess with your health.<p>"It doesn't mean you'll get sick, get cancer, or die if you eat a dangerous food once," says Nneka Leiba, deputy director of research at the Environmental …

The Work-Life Balance Challenge: 6 People Share The Trick That Has Improved Their Lives

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>Ever feel like trying to strike the perfect work-life balance has you teetering on the edge of insanity?<p>While it might be tempting (and easier) to simply push your personal needs to the side, it turns out this approach is likely to backfire on …

17 Strategies for Getting Stronger, Faster and Fitter on the Bike | MapMyRun

These 17 proven strategies will turbocharge your training and make you stronger, faster and fitter than ever.<p><b>1. PEDAL WITH MORE POWER</b><p>Researchers …

15 Marketing Strategies That Inspire Strategic Thinkers | Inc.com

It takes a lot of time and effort to develop and maintain a marketing campaign that resonates with your intended audience. As a strategic thinker, however, the development of a marketing campaign takes even more consideration. After all, we're always searching for ways to gain the oh-so important …

27 Health and Nutrition Tips That Are Actually Evidence-Based

There is a lot of confusion when it comes to health and nutrition. People, even qualified experts, often seem to have the exact opposite opinions. …

Nutrition

8 Surprising Ways You're Slowing Your Metabolism

Fire up your natural calorie burn ASAP.<p><i>This article was written by Paige Greenfield and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention.<p>Yeah, yeah, yeah, you've heard it all before—all you need to speed up your metabolism is to build more muscle, drink lots of ice water, and try to spend less time sitting, …

10 Things Productive People Do Before Bed

We are all guilty of procrastinating from time to time—there’s <i>always</i> something more interesting than the work in hand. We usually think it’s no big …

5 Daily Habits of Great Leaders

Great leaders separate themselves from the pack in distinct ways. Here are five of them!<p>There are certain personality traits that make it easier to become a great leader, but the fact is that anyone can ascend to that level through commitment and discipline. Only through experience can you start to …

The 100 Best Fitness Tips

Build a powerful body and get in the greatest shape of your life<p>A great tip is an awesome thing. Whether it's an undiscovered restaurant, a sleeper stock, or a Sure Thing in the late double at Pimlico, savvy inside info imbues a man with confidence. Control. Strength.<p>Knowledge is power, baby.<p>It's …

Ate Too Much Last Night? Here's Five Things to Do Today

The morning after a night (or day or week) of over-indulging with food, or after a binge, it's tempting, to say, "I need to stop eating so much junk. I'm going to go on a cleanse or a low-carb diet."<p>I definitely understand that reaction. So often, we feel like we've over-indulged, so it's time to …

6 Leadership Failures That Put Your Company at Competitive Risk

Companies lose momentum when they fail to see the opportunities that their competitors are consistently seizing. This happens when a company’s senior leadership refuses to change with a rapidly evolving marketplace and the consumers who want brands to evolve with them. Companies fail to grow and …

How a Men’s Health Editor Lost 30 Pounds Of Fat

Has your success gone to your gut? It did for our fashion director, but then he made a change<p>Brian Boye was too good at his job.<p>On the outside, everything looked sharp. As executive fashion director for <i>Men's Health</i>, he knew how to camouflage his excess pounds.<p>“I wore sweaters and loose clothing,” …

10 nutritionists share the McDonald's meals they'd order

<b>(CNN) —</b> The scenario goes a little something like this: You're on a long drive, the road ahead is completely bare and your stomach is making noises louder than the radio.<p>You've eaten all of your healthy road snacks and there's not a restaurant in sight. Until ... those infamous golden arches …

Leadership Credibility: 10 Qualities Every Employee Looks For in a Leader

A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.<p>When it comes down to it, employees are evaluating and forming opinions about the leaders in their company just as much as employers are evaluating the employees. As great as the work may be, if there isn't a strong leader in place …

Three ways to get more customers and increase loyalty

As a business owner, you have to be committed to constantly evaluating your business practices and making necessary changes if you want to see growth. If your small business is stagnant or not as profitable as it should be, sitting on your thumbs waiting for things to improve won't help.<p>You have to …