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Andrei Mincov - Founder of Trademark Factory

Write manuals that describe all repeatable processes. Once in a while, follow the manual you wrote to a T.<p>Andrei Mincov is the founder and CEO of …

4 monumental principles to keep in mind when striving for success

If a person or fellow entrepreneur is trying to make their dreams a reality, they do this by working, and pushing, and learning, and planning, and enduring every obstacle they face, because they know it is getting them one step closer to where they want to be.<p>This is the mindset the book <i>Think and</i> …

Motivation

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9 Amazing Visual Social Media Tools to Boost Your Authority

Are visuals a part of your social media marketing strategy? Would you like some tools to help boost your visual social media marketing?<p>The fastest …

Add These 17 Slow Cooker Chicken Dinners to Your Meal Plan

The make-ahead magic of the slow cooker does it again. With the right recipes, this handy appliance is one of the best tools in the kitchen for …

Cooking

The 4 daily habits of the most successful SEOs

Want to be great at search engine optimization? Columnist John Lincoln believes that this requires more than just deep SEO knowledge -- it's about …

SEO

Entrepreneurs who earn $45,000 a month share their best tip to find a killer business idea

Today, they're the owners of Flipped Lifestyle, which earns $45,000 to $100,000 a month teaching others to start their own online businesses.<p>How did they make the leap?<p>Jeff Rose of Good Financial Cents interviewed the couple, who discussed everything from what it's like to go from making ends meet …

Entrepreneurship

How To Use Email For Your Brand Storytelling

Really powerful marketing ideas are all born from simple psychological principles. Storytelling may be a popular buzzword now, but the truth is we’re …

Marketing

6 Books That Should Be on Every Entrepreneur's Reading List

Every book, try to get one takeaway.<p><i>What books should entrepreneurs read? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by James Altucher, entrepreneur, angel investor, and best-selling author, on Quora:</b><p>I'm …

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, …

Philadelphia Principal Tells Publishers How They Can Help Schools

<i>Philadelphia</i>Publishers and education companies can come to the aid of struggling schools in a number of ways that would support both students and …

Education

I grew my business from my basement to the NASDAQ index — here's the best advice I have for aspiring entrepreneurs

Starting a business can be one of the best decisions you will ever make. And I've found there are a few actions you can take that will give you an advantage and multiply your odds of success.<p>I cofounded the company webMethods and grew it from a basement start-up to global company with 1,100 people …

Entrepreneurship

20 Inspirational And Useful Business Books To Read in 2016

Does it ever feel like the things you want to accomplish always end up on the back burner? If the answer to that question is “yes,” you’re not alone. …

Motivation

Tinker Crate will have your kids bolting to the mailbox for monthly tech projects

Let’s talk about DIY kits for kids! Ever since my nephew celebrated his fourth birthday, I’ve been buying him DIY kits. Robot kits. Science project …

The Ultimate Ad Dimension Cheat Sheet for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn & Other Social Networks [Infographic]

Learn the correct photo & image dimensions for advertising on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube for both desktop and mobile devices.

40 Beautiful Easter Decorating Ideas

Celebrate springtime with festive (and flowery!) decor.<p>Create a gorgeous spring tablescape with white tulips and elegant ribbon, or go egg-centric and add baby's breath or fragrant florals to a wicker basket. We've got a fresh batch of ideas for every home's style!

Business Lessons From Beyond The Shark Tank

<i>The negotiations end. The deal is struck. Everyone hugs and high-fives.</i><p>Now what?<p>In my article, <i>In The Shark Tank It's All About Valuation</i>, I discussed how the Sharks arrive at their valuations. But the show also offers insights into other aspects of business while providing an entertaining glimpse …

Entrepreneurship

Detect and Disable an Airbnb's Hidden Wi-Fi Cameras With This Script

Airbnb renters keep finding hidden Wi-Fi cameras watching them without them knowing. If you want to ensure your privacy in a rental, this shell …

Wi-Fi

A serial startup employee explains 4 key steps to building a $1 million business in under 48 hours

We were both in hoodies and had a shared penchant for the F-bomb and burritos, all of which led to a caffeine-infused mind meld.<p>It would be the first of many.<p>The matchmaker then introducing us was the prophetic and profane Dave McClure, general partner of 500 Start-ups, which is now headquartered …

Startups

Small Businesses Need to Act Fast to Get This Huge Christmas Present

But the new "section 179" deduction limits will last into 2016 and beyond<p>Many small business owners are breathing easier now that new legislation …

The Single Most Important Skill You Can Learn to Help Your Business

Learn to help people.<p><i>As a 22 year old aspiring entrepreneur with lots of free time, given current trends in technology, what should I spend my time learning? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by</b> …

10 Reasons Your SEO Campaign Isn't Working

If your SEO campaign isn't getting the ROI you think it should, here are 10 common reasons why.<p>Search engine optimization is a strategy most of us can get behind, in theory--we know practically everyone uses Google and other search engines to find what they need, so having your business website …

10 Things You Should Automate in Your Small Business

It can be easy for small business owners to feel like they are married to their business, since keeping up with all the various tasks and …

5 Spice Rubs That Make Chicken Mind-Blowingly Delicious

Because there’s so much more to life than lemon pepper<p>Cooking a big batch of chicken breasts on Sunday is one of the easiest ways to prep protein for your entire week. But eating the same thing day after day is boring as hell.<p>Enter: spice rubs. Whip up several of these mixtures so you can roast …

The Workout For Every Muscle in Your Body

You’ve done singles, splits, circuits, intervals, and everything else under the sun to hammer the hell out of the body fat that lives on your body. …

Throw Wildflower Seed Bombs to Bring Back the Bees

The bees could really use some help. In the last 10 years, a phenomenon called Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) has killed off huge numbers of …

A Simple Tool to Create Stunning Video Animations for Your Class

September 19, 2015<br>Biteable is a web-based tool that allows you to create beautiful explainer videos to share with your students. Explainer videos are …

Education Technology