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Data Shows the 3 Things You Need for a Successful Facebook Ad

Following these steps can help businesses get more bang for their buck.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Facebook has become an advertiser’s not-so-secret weapon. Whether you're organizing a craft beer festival for 21-to-34-year-old Deadmau5 fans in Boulder, Colo., or …

5 Brain Training Techniques to Cultivate Your Creative Genius

Brain science reveals creativity is just as much a skill you can develop as it is a gift to be thankful for.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The ingenious inventor, the savvy entrepreneur, the innovative scientist, the imaginative writer… No matter what our field or area …

Chill Out: Guided Meditations for Every Part of Your Day

If you feel like you can stand to become more centered and relaxed throughout your day, then take a look at the guided meditations free on YouTube – …

9 of the best resources for learning HTML and CSS

Learning HTML and CSS can feel like a bit of an uphill struggle, especially because there's almost too much information out there. Where do you even …

Demographics of the Top 7 Social Networks [Infographic]

There are 2.8 billion people on social media (that's 37% of the world's population!), and knowing who's doing what on which social platforms can be …

Motion Design for UI by Michal Sambora

There's a clear shift or I would say evolution of interface design that relies more in motion design to make it easier for people to understand how …

Why The Most Productive People Do These Six Things Every Day

The secrets behind four-minute meetings and scrapping your to-do list.<p>Of all our available resources, everyone has the same number of hours in a day. Some, however, happen to get more done. Are they faster or smarter? Do they have more help? Perhaps. But they’ve also learned tricks that can help …

The 8 Worst UX Mistakes Coming From Experts

This curated column is authored by Piotr Koczorowski, Marketing Manager, Usability Tools<p>Have you ever asked yourself what UX is all about? It’s about …

When Someone we Love Moves On & We’re still Struggling to Let Go.

“I can’t believe he’s already hooking up with someone else. We’ve been broken up for two weeks!”<p>“I feel like I didn’t matter at all. She moved on so …

Relationships

Why Do We Judge Parents For Putting Kids At Perceived — But Unreal — Risk?

Many parents who grew up playing outdoors with friends, walking alone to the park or to school, and enjoying other moments of independent play are now raising children in a world with very different norms.<p>In the United States today, leaving children unsupervised is grounds for moral outrage and can …

Psychology

How To Create An Eye-Popping Infographic Your Audience Will Love

Infographics are used heavily in just about every niche now, and vary from deadly boring to downright amazing.<p>But what makes the difference between …

Infographics

79 Power Words to Create Striking Content For Your Blog

Our physical and emotional state of mind directly depends on words.<p>While positive words can block out anxiety and fears, negative words, on the other …

Game of Thrones

How to Overcome Your Procrastination-Prone Brain

Understanding what holds you back from getting started will make you more productive.<p><i>By Jane Porter, writer for Help Scout</i><p>For most of us, there is nothing more daunting than coming face-to-face with a blank page. Sure, a tabula rasa means you can take a project in any direction, but that …

Achieve Your Goals: Research Reveals a Simple Trick That Doubles Your Chances for Success

We all have goals. And what's the first thing most of us think about when we consider how to achieve them?<p><i>"I need to get motivated."</i><p>The surprising thing? Motivation is exactly what you don't need. Today, I'm going to share a surprising research study that reveals why motivation isn't the key to …

5 of the best interaction design trends of 2015

In the MailChimp example above, the confirmation window is an essential part of the email marketing user flow. Adding a fun graphic and some humorous copy adds some enjoyment at no cost (not to mention undercuts some of the tension of sending a mass email).<p>Here are some quick tips for delightful …

UI Design

Deepak Chopra shares 4 ways to be mindful like the most successful people on earth

"They are machines. There is no difference between you and your computer," the award-winning author and physician told Business Insider this week while promoting the new documentary he's in, "Mindfulness: Be Happy Now."<p>To combat this, people can practice mindfulness, or the art of being present. …

Making a to-do list that does the business

The humble list can be a powerful organisation tool – if you can keep it under control. Juliet Landau-Pope explains how to cut the clutter<p>Forget gadgets and gizmos, if there was a competition for the most useful organisational tool for small businesses, I’d nominate the simple to-do list. They help …

Time Management

The 5 Types of Metrics Every Small Business Must Track

The 5 Types of Metrics Every Small Business Must Track written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape MarketingManagement consultant extraordinaire …

Small Business

Neobase Wants To Become Your Private Home Communications Hub

Earlier this year, Neone announced its plans to launch a private social network based on a small hardware appliance called the Neobase. The original Neobase Kickstarter didn’t succeed, but instead of giving up, the team decided to rework its original plan, and now Neone is back and ready to sell …

How Hard Is Entrepreneurship Really?

There's a really good story on <i>Inc.</i> on the dark realities of entrepreneurship. Not the rah rah, everything is so wonderful kind, but the brutal emotional truth: The Psychological Price of Entrepreneurship. Read it.<p>Successful entrepreneurs achieve hero status in our culture. We idolize the Mark …

The income tax started as a conservative political stunt

Republicans have used taxes as a talking point for decades, and Tuesday night's debate was no different.<p>Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson elaborated on his idea of a flat tax rate based on the biblical concept of "tithing."<p>Despite GOP candidates' obvious revulsion toward taxes in general, the federal …

The Guide to Productivity That Will Change Your Life

“If only I were more productive,” “If only I studied more,” “If only I took action.” Sounds familiar?<p>I think I already heard these ifonlystic …

Crispy Roasted Parmesan Chickpeas with Spiced Ranch Dip

<i>Updated on</i> <i>by</i> Averie Sunshine<p>It took restraint not to eat the whole batch of these crispy, slightly crunchy, Parmesan-coated chickpeas.<p>Add some creamy …

The Ten Commandments of Content Marketing

You may already do content marketing for your brand; perhaps it’s something you’ve been doing for a long time now. Still, it never hurts to be …

How to Write Brilliant Blog Posts: 5 Tips from Psychology

<i>This is a guest contribution from Ellen Jackson of Potential Psychology.</i><p>Are you ready to rock a brilliant blog post? Do you want to write faster, …

10 ways to drive traffic to your website

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Filmmakers create movies in hopes people will see them. Just like you spent time building a beautiful and informative website to showcase your products …

The world's biggest advertising buyer says there's going to be a huge ad tech 'shake out'

Aside from the huge Wall Street plunge earlier this week, ad tech stocks had already been cratering this year. The trepidation around the sector means there hasn't been an IPO in months.<p>Speaking on GroupM owner WPP 's half-year earnings presentation, Gotlieb said the ad tech industry is in the …

Advertising

8 Ways To Improve Your Focus

Our attention spans are dwindling, but focus is a muscle that you can build if you work on it. Pay attention: Here are eight ways.<p>The average human has an eight-second attention span–less than that of a goldfish, according to a 2015 study from Microsoft. That number has shrunk over the years due to …