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Selling your house can cost you more than $18,000

If you're thinking about selling your house, plan ahead for extra costs that will take a chunk out of any profit you may make.<p>The average American homeowner will spend $18,342 to sell their house, according to a new study by real estate research firm Zillow and Thumbtack, an online site matching …

9 Financial Planning Terms You Should Know by the Time You’re 40

If you haven't started thinking about your financial and retirement future and your 40th birthday is creeping up, it's time to get started ASAP. One …

10 wedding trends that will be everywhere in 2017

Remember when a wedding wasn’t a wedding if it didn’t have fifty meters of bunting?<p>And then when jam jars, banjos and chalk boards were the height of …

Weddings

Astronomers reveal never-before-seen features of a ‘hole’ on the sun that could swallow 2 Earths

Images from the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) reveal amazing details of the sun, including a giant sunspot that is almost twice as large as the diameter of Earth.<p><i>Video courtesy of National Radio Astronomy Observatory.</i><p><b>Follow Tech Insider:</b>On Facebook

How to Make at Least $1,000 Your First Month of Ecommerce

Growing your brand and acquiring customers during the first month of business is crucial, even if you're not profitable.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The thought of making money while you sleep is enticing. Imagine waking up in the morning to your biggest order of the …

Oh, You Didn't Hear? NASA Dropped the Hottest Mixtape of 2016

While you were busy celebrating the holidays, NASA dropped the hottest mixtape of 2016. The Goddard Space Flight Center—where engineers and …

Emma Watson wows in first song as Belle from 'Beauty and the Beast'

It is now clear that Emma Watson is the Belle from <i>Beauty and the Beast</i> that we have been waiting for.<p>On Friday, Disney released an exclusive first …

Entertainment

The Most Important Part Of Social Media Marketing Is Also The 1 Thing Everyone Says Is Unnecessary

Can you guess what it is?<p>If we were to look at content trends on social media for this past year, or speculations toward next year, video and photography would undoubtedly rank at the top. So too would certain platforms themselves: Snapchat, in particular. But not text. No, the written word …

10 Success lessons from Tom Hanks – “Actor, Filmmaker” for entrepreneurs

Share30<p>Tweet<p>Share63<p>+13<p>Shares 96<p>Tom Hanks long and varied career as actor, producer, writer, director and app developer makes him among Hollywood’s …

50 essential free resources for your graphic design projects

When it comes to being a designer, you’ll always need to stock up on graphics, stock photography and fonts as well as rely on other helpful tools to …

Graphic Design

THE MOBILE MARKETING REPORT: How marketers are reaching mobile consumers

BI Intelligence<p>Mobile marketing is getting more spotlight these days. Revenue from mobile advertising accounted for 30% of total ad spend in the first half of 2015, according to the IAB, and it's on track to account for more than one-third in the second half of the year. Despite this growth, mobile …

7 Habits That May Actually Change The Brain, According To Science

The brain is by far our most precious organ–others are good, too, but they all pale in comparison to the mighty brain. Because the brain works so hard around the clock (even while we’re sleeping), it uses an extraordinary amount of energy, and requires a certain amount of nutritional support to …

The Brain

Roots Rock: How Woods Became An Indie Institution By Staying DIY

Spend enough time with Woods and eventually the band becomes more than a band. It is that, sure, and Woods’ music is rich — alternately squalling and …

How to promote your start-up business

Gone are the days when it took huge marketing budgets to reach large audiences.<p>Today, online tools, social media and business networks make it possible for small start-ups to compete with big companies, even on a shoestring budget.<p>In this episode of our ‘Start-up on a Shoestring’ series we share …

Startups

Spring Interior Home Design Ideas On A Budget

I just love looking at beautiful interior home designs to gather ideas that I may some day want to implement for my own home decor. I follow a few of …

3 Easy Wedding Photo Booth Backdrops You Can DIY

With the rise of selfies (you won’t believe how many selfies an average millennial takes each week) and selfies sticks, photo booth backdrops have become a necessary feature of every party. To get the best silly pictures out of your friends and family, you need to have a great backdrop and super …

Baby Showers

One homebuilder executive perfectly summarized America's new housing crisis

As opposed to the last housing crisis, in which supply was too abundant, this one will be defined by rising prices because of there not being enough homes.<p>The CEO of KB Homes, the eighth-largest homebuilder in the US, perfectly sums up nearly all of the problems facing the housing market today.<p>On …

Google Analytics 101: What Every Small Business Owner Should Know about the Powerful Website Analysis Tool

Understanding your customers well enough to ensure you’re giving them what they want and need — that’s the key to success for any small business in …

Analytics

Your best product marketing tool is right in front of you

Those of us focused on growing consumer products are constantly looking for ways to spread the word to new audiences. One trend that seems to be …

The Ultimate Video Marketing Guide-27 Resources to Make you a Pro at Video Marketing | Small business news; tips; networking

July 20, 2015<p>What's more important than salaries at your small business? Small business owners and entrepreneurs sometimes believe they …<p>Sponsored By</b> …

7 Secrets to Increase Product Page Conversion Rate

Product pages are the most visited parts of any ecommerce site, and if you aim to double or triple your product page conversion rate, there are …

eCommerce

21 Thought Leaders Every Entrepreneur Should Follow in 2016 | Inc.com

To stay a motivated and inspired entrepreneur is a difficult task in even the best conditions. Tasks and personalities under your care can get messy, and mistakes and failures happen even to the best. In the face of myriad responsibilities and expectations, it can be easy to lose track of the …

Here are the best laptops of 2015

In 2015 the march continued to combine the best of the laptop and the tablet.<p>All of the laptops that I focus on in this best-of lineup to some degree attempt to merge the two. Some do it by using a foldable design with a touch display while others by achieving a tablet-like weight, or allowing the …

The Modern Customer Funnel

Originally, businesses created a traditional sales funnel where the company was in control and got to push the prospect through the sales grinder. …

This is why you’re inadvertently watching more Facebook ads

The advertising industry is poised to mark a major milestone: 2016 is projected to be the first year in which spending on digital ads will surpass TV.<p>We’ve been heading in this direction for a while, but Facebook ads—deemed obnoxious by some, yet surprisingly effective—may finally be tipping the …

Want To Make Your Small Business More Valuable? Consider This!

Growing a small business in today's highly competitive, fast-paced business environment is no small task. It takes courage, tenacity, commitment, and disciple. <b>Although your business is small, the value it holds for you is not!</b><p>A survey conducted by Staples a few years back discovered that <b>more than</b> …

Game of Thrones Is Making Big Changes to How It Approaches Sexual Violence, Thanks to Sansa Stark

The devastation and mystery over Jon Snow's fate has dominated any and all <i>Game of Thrones</i> conversations about the upcoming season. (Here's the latest on his status on the show.) And while fans were certainly outraged when Snow met his maker in the, well, snow, it is the outcry over another season …

How To Turn Your Old Smartphone Into A Smart Mirror

A reflective dashboard for your morning routine<p>Ditch your Post-it notes for reminders built right into a mirror. Software engineer Hannah Mittelstaedt programmed an old Android tablet to show time, weather, and other information in bright letters on a dark background. Place the device behind a …

Researchers think that a dangerous 'back door' in software used by the US government was caused by the NSA

Last week, news broke about "unauthorised code" in devices sold by Juniper, which builds firewalls, intended to protect the user from attacks and unwanted intrusions. Wired reports that security consultancy Comsecuris' founder Ralf-Phillipp Weinmann's research indicates that the NSA may be …