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Think All the Photos on Instagram Look the Same? So Does She.

For some photographers, Instagram has been a massive success story, allowing them to build a direct audience of hundred of thousands, if not …

Social Media

7 steps to rebrand yourself for a career change

Just because you don’t have experience in a new field doesn’t mean your skills aren’t valuable in that field. Here’s what to do before you make a move.<p>Ready for a career change, but worried you don’t have the experience or skills to land a job in your desired field? Filling your resume with your …

Employment

Are You an Artist (or Artistically Inclined)? License Your Work: You'll Make Money.

And you don't need an agent or a booth at a trade show.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a creative person, I've always found the opportunity to license my ideas rather than sell them myself irresistable. Over the years, I haven't wanted to run a business so much as …

Licensing

PUT IN PRINT

Although young people have the reputation for being addicted to their devices, they still appreciate analog entertainment. In fact, as revealed in …

Sustainability

What Instagram Carousel Ads for Stories Mean to Brands

Instagram recently launched a new ad format, carousel ads for Instagram Stories, which make it possible for consumers to purchase products through a …

Social Media

Q&A: Teen Marketer Connor Blakley Schools Brands on Gen Z Authenticity

Connor Blakley is 18 and already knows more about marketing than most marketers twice his age.<p>He started his first company when he was 14, helping …

Public Relations

Meet the 26-year-old entrepreneurs using Instagram to build an art empire from scratch

After the school friends graduated from different universities, Kennedy took a job with ad firm Leo Burnett, while Burt focused on his art. Neither …

How to make $400,000 a year writing about what you love — according to someone who's doing it

After posting my blogging income report from last year (where I made $401,681 with my blogging side hustle), I've been getting a lot of reader questions about how much money can you actually make blogging? I think blogging is the perfect side hustle because you can do it in your own time, you can …

Marketing

How to Make Money on Instagram As an Influencer

In 2013, when Sarah Tripp, the founder of San Francisco–based style blog Sassy Red Lipstick, first learned how to make money on Instagram, she …

Public Relations

I earn $950 an hour writing from my couch — here are my best tips for people who want to work for themselves

People are intrigued when I say I'm a writer: "Ooooh, novels? TV shows? Anything I know?"<p>When I explain that I have a blog and a copywriting business, they say, "Cool!" but sometimes, their eyes mist with pity. They offer to help me find work. They picture me living in a water-stained basement …

Homework

10 Tech Tools That Will Help You Get Instagram Followers

Build your audience with these 10 tips.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Any business serious about long-term success needs to focus on increasing its brand visibility through social media. However, with so much competition, many struggle to navigate through the …

Social Media

The No. 1 Thing You’re Forgetting About Video Storytelling Could Sink Your Brand

Last December, Adweek profiled Graham Nelson, Vox Media’s branded content division leader. If you read it, you probably got pulled into the …

Marketers and Agencies Are Struggling to Find Top Talent, Even as Spending Increases

While marketing budgets continue to grow, agencies and marketers both say finding top talent remains a problem.<p>A recent New Year Outlook survey by …

'Fake Tattoos By Real Artists': The Creators Behind Tattly's Wearable Art

Temporary art sounds like a tough sell. But for wearable art brand Tattly, designs don’t need to last forever to leave a mark.<p>Founded in 2011 by Swiss design blogger Tina Roth Eisenberg, the Brooklyn-based company sells fanciful, nontoxic temporary tattoos designed by professional artists around …

The Four Most Compelling Design Trends for 2018

In anticipation of the new year, we at 99designs sit down every December as a team to predict design trends for the upcoming year. Of course, we …

10 Instagram Tools to Help You Build Your Following in 2018

Successful brands and influencers have used these tools in order to generate sizable Instagram audiences in no time.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What do the world's best brands and most successful influencers have in common? One comonality is a massive Instagram …

Social Media

10 New Principles Of Good Design

Dieter Rams’s design principles get a 21st-century update.<p>2017 was a year of reckoning for the design community. UX became a weapon, AI posed countless new challenges, and debate erupted over once rock-solid design paradigms. Even some of the industry’s leading lights admitted their revolutionary …

20 Apps That Will Make Your Instagram Photos Look So Much Better

Instagram is known as much for its photo-sharing features as it is for its photo-editing tools. Think about it: Before Instagram came around, if you …

8 great graphic design portfolio sites for 2018

Whoever your graphic design portfolio site is aimed at, you have to remember that people’s time and attention is limited. Employers, to take one …

5 Ways to Boost Your ROI on Content Marketing

Save your money and time while helping you grow your business.<p><i>By Jared Atchison, co-founder of WPForms.</i><p>Looking to level up your content marketing program to grow your business? Creating a successful strategy can be time-consuming. However, by adding the right tools to your arsenal, you can save …

Marketing

Spotify for typographers font library launches

Typeface collections are a fundamental yet expensive asset for designers. This might have caused some creatives (whisper it) to steal fonts in the …

Typography

This Entrepreneur Used Social Media to Build an International Brand. Here Are 5 Things You Can Learn From Him

Mitch Jackson leveraged the power of social media and live streaming to take his brand from local to international. Here's what you can learn from it.<p>When you hear the word 'law', a lot of things come to mind. More than likely, none of those things are the phrase 'social media', but that didn't …

5 Ways to Build an Audience for Your Blog and 10 Ways to Make Money Once You Have

To succeed as a blogger you must be diligent, methodical and have something to say people are interested in hearing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you're looking to start a blog, or you're already knee-deep in blogging, you've likely scoured the ends of the earth …

Marketing

How to Start a Blog and Make Money Online

Starting a blog isn't hard. Generating traffic and making a profit is.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ever thought about launching your own blog? Ever wondered what it takes, not only to start up that blog, but also to successfully build it over time to make money …

Marketing

An Early Warning Sign to Change Your Social Media Strategy

Treating social media as just another marketing channel? Tread lightly. A user revolt is brewing.<p>Fake. It's a word that gets mentioned a lot these days when we talk about social media. Fake news. Fake followers. Real people sharing fake, filtered versions of their lives.<p>It's enough to make you stop …

Social Media

After watching over 50 TED talks, these insights have stuck with me the most

Watch over 50 TED talks across several years — as I have, obsessively — and you begin to think a little differently about the world.<p>Not every talk is awe-inspiring or illuminating, but the best ones have changed how I think about education, business, psychology, and human behavior.<p>Here are some of …

TED Talks

5 SEO Pro Tips for Your Photo Website

Whether you’re just starting your photography career or have years of experience, being found in search engines is <i>critical</i> to accomplishing your …

The Truth About ‘Shot on iPhone’-Style Ads

Have you ever been disappointed that your smartphone’s camera doesn’t quite live up to the shots seen in commercials? “Shot on a Smartphone” often …

Mobile Photography

Why Cannes Lions Is a Showcase of Marketing’s Future

As a former technology entrepreneur and a management consultant, I never planned on going into advertising. When Huge started out as a small digital …

20 great free resources for learning typography

Whatever design discipline you work in, a decent knowledge and understanding of typography is one of the most important things you need to …

Typography