Brock Swinson

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How Do You Build Muscle Eating and Resting

You can train like a special ops soldier and still get no result. Why? Because you might miss two of the most important factors of muscle building. …

15 Mobile Apps Millennial Entrepreneurs Are Using To Get Ahead

There are hundreds of thousands of apps in the Apple and Google app stores to choose from (about two million, in fact). Obviously, your phone can’t fit them all, so you have to be a little picky about your download choices. Consider the 15 mobile apps that these successful millennials are using to …

Note-Taking

10 books you should read if you want to start your own business

Highly sought-out consultant Perry Marshall is the author of seven business books dedicated to helping entrepreneurs and small businesses owners like yourself with online advertising and getting more sales.<p>Here, Marshall shares his go-to books to help you get started on your entrepreneurial journey.

Books

How to build a killer sales team, according to a $1.7 billion marketing-software maker

Having a strong sales team is critical for any company trying to sell its product.<p>But it's not easy to put together the right mix of people that can maximize your sales potential.<p>HubSpot, a marketing-software company worth $1.7 billion, has published this slide deck with tips on how to build a …

Communicate

These 4 Emails Will Help You Increase Online Sales

Use these email marketing tactics to drive your online sales without increasing your advertising budget<p>Would you like to know how you can increase your online sales without spending a ton of money on advertising?<p>There's a lot of ways you can drive sales, but some methods are more powerful than …

Marketing

50 Examples Of Creative Business Cards That Will Leave A Great Impression

<i>Image via Ryan Brinkerhoff</i><p><b>Your business card</b> is a reflection of who you are and what your business is about—it can also help you leave a great …

Bryan Cranston’s Going Back to His Power Rangers Roots in the New Movie

Who will win in the battle between him and Elizabeth Banks?<p>When the <i>Power Rangers</i> hit the big screen again next year, they’ll have a Hollywood heavyweight on their side: <b>Bryan Cranston.</b> As Power Rangers fans already know, the multiple Emmy winner has long been a beloved fixture of this universe—but …

Entertainment

What Motivates People to Share on Facebook? (Infographics)

More than one-half of all adults in the U.S. use social media, and 84 percent of internet users worldwide between the ages of 16 and 64 use Facebook …

Infographics

10 Timeless Steps to Better Writing From David Ogilvy, the Father of Advertising | Inc.com

It's been said that the ability to write well helps a person to achieve focus, which leads to better, clearer thinking.<p>But how can you learn to write better?<p>Enter the timeless advice of David Ogilvy.<p>Despite never graduating from college, Ogilvy had a gift for the written word. At one point as a …

Creative Writing
Marketing

Why Millennials May Just Be the Best Entrepreneurial Generation Ever

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from Jason Haber's new book</i> The Business of Good<i>. Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes | IndieBound<p><i>In</i> The Business of Good<i>, serial and social entrepreneur Jason Haber intertwines case studies and</i> …

Entrepreneurship

How to Market Your Startup on a Budget

No one ever said running a small business was easy. However, when asked what they find most difficult about being business owners, …

Small Business

How to Write the Sales and Marketing Section of Your Business Plan

Think of marketing as getting people to know, like, and trust you. Think of sales as helping them configure, choose, and pay for what you offer that …

Marketing

How to Build Your Brand Around Your Company's Story

Every brand's origin is unique and its identity should speak to that.<p>brand/<p><i>noun</i><p><i>A type of product manufactured by a particular company under a particular name.</i><p>We all know the technical definition of what a brand is but the better question is how is it created, defined, and maintained? At Laurel & …

Graphic Design

14 Things Ridiculously Successful People Do Every Day

Co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and President at TalentSmart<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Having close access to ultra-successful people can yield some pretty incredible information about who they really are, what makes them tick, and, most importantly, what …

Time Management