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6 to Follow: Social Media Masters

Like blogs, social media has matured and become a major source of news and information for people. What was once a way to keep up with the Joneses became a lucrative, serious media platform for publishers, businesses and entrepreneurs. If you’re trying to spread the word about your company, looking …

Social Media

11 Signs You're Working With a Psychopath

Business leaders are three times more likely to be psychopaths than the general population. Here's how to tell if you're dealing with one.<p>Think of a psychopath and the image that springs to mind is probably something out of a horror movie--an axe-wielding killer or evil fraudster bilking little old …

5 Gadgets That Keep Your Phone Alive All Day

It’s late in the day, you’ve been on the go since morning, and you’re about to head out again — maybe to the airport or perhaps out with friends. You …

10 major differences between rich and poor people

<i>Editor's Note: An earlier version of this article stated that Daniel Ally became a self-made millionaire at age 24. We are no longer confident in those assertions and have removed them.</i><p>I've been rich and I've been poor. I know both sides very well.<p>Growing up poor, I knew that I wanted to be rich. I …

Bill Gates

Market to Millennials by Getting Out of the Way

In 2010, Nike launched the Nike+ app, which allowed runners to track and share their paths via Twitter and Facebook. But it wasn’t only the transparency to running routes that made the interaction compelling.<p>The key interaction was this: When a user online “liked” your path while you were running, …

How to Create Social Media Images That Connect With Your Audience

Are you sharing visual content on social media?<p>Do your images stand out?<p>Creating and curating clever visual content can engage your audience on a …

Why Jerks Succeed at Work, According to Science

Abrasive employees are better at getting their ideas heard.<p>Tales abound of jerks who changed the world with their brilliance.<p>Most notably, the late Steve Jobs led Apple to become one of the most successful companies in the world, despite being known as someone who shouted and cursed at employees …

My favorite 3 anti-laziness tactics (I use these)

Yesterday, I talked about the daily annoyances in our lives that are so tiny, they’re almost embarrassing to talk about. (Like my lamp being 3 feet …

Productivity

How A Logo’s Color Shapes Consumers’ Opinion Of A Brand

A new study on the ethical implications of logo colors suggests that the blue might be “greener” than green when it comes to branding.<p>We live in a time of rampant greenwashing. Ever since companies realized that eco-friendliness can lure consumers, they’ve gone out of their way to market themselves …

Bill Gates Chooses His Top 6 Books Of 2015

There isn't much humor in the great man's selection. There is, though, some self-searching.<p><i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>We come to the time of year when you resolve to be a better, more successful and generally a more …

4 secrets to building wealth in your 30s

Unless you win the lottery or inherit a sizable windfall, becoming wealthy isn't usually something that happens overnight.<p>The sooner you get started on the path to building wealth the better. If you're in your 30s, there's really no time like the present.<p>If you can make these smart financial moves …

Personal Finance

How to Write Email Subject Lines that Make People Stop, Click, and Read - Copyblogger

We use ConvertKit for our email marketing and proudly recommend them as a marketing partner.<br>Find out more here.<p>Email subject lines are our first (and …

14 ways 20-somethings should invest their time to set themselves up for long-term success

It was good advice when Ben Franklin said it, and it's good advice now, no matter your age.<p>But your 20s are a particularly crucial time in life. Many call these the "formative" years, and the habits you form can carry you through the rest of your life.<p>So what's the best way to spend this time?<p>We …

Self-improvement

How to Negotiate the Best Price for a House in 2016

Real estate prices have made a comeback, but look ready to cool off now<p><i>This is the third in a five-part series on ways to prosper in 2016.</i> …

10 Videos That Will Make You Smarter for 2016

From Mark Cuban to Russell Simmons, Inc.'s most popular videos of 2015 will give you the tips and inspiration you need right now.<p>As ZinePak co-founder Kim Kaupe explains, the most successful entrepreneurs tend to be supported by great mentors. Until you find one or two to work with, however, we've …

Goodbye apps, hello smart agents: Are you ready for the post-app world?

Anyone who has a smartphone bursting with downloaded apps is a rare breed – and getting rarer. Apps are on the wane. According to analysts at …

How to Create Compelling Rewards for Your Crowdfunding Backers

Offering compelling rewards can be a critical determinant of whether or not your crowdfunding campaign sustains its shareability and buzz, says Sally Outlaw, co-founder and CEO of Peerbackers, a consulting firm.<p>But fulfilling rewards can also be a total time and money suck -- which is why it’s …

Crowd Funding

Warren Buffett's 7 Secrets to Dividend Investing Revealed

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Looking for value? Then tap the ultimate value investor, Warren Buffett.<p>This article will show you the seven …

5 attributes that are crucial for success in the 21st century

We can no longer assume that being ‘in work’ is the same thing as being employed – ‘having a job’. As the world becomes more connected, so companies …

Why Personal Development Is Critical for Entrepreneurs

What you become in life is infinitely more important than anything you might get.<p>There are only two reasons we consciously, actively seek to change ourselves. Inspiration is one, and desperation is the other.<p>According to the late <b>Jim Rohn</b>, entrepreneur and inspirational speaker, we also need to …

How to Reach Your Target Market on Facebook

These tips, from direct response experts, will help you find the prospects you've been seeking so you can begin selling.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In their book</i> No B.S. Guide to Direct Response Social Media Marketing<i>, business coach and consultant Dan S. Kennedy</i> …

Marketing

21 business-etiquette rules every professional should know

In "The Essentials of Business Etiquette," Barbara Pachter writes about the rules people need to understand to conduct and present themselves appropriately in professional social settings.<p>We looked through the book and spoke to Pachter to find the most important tips on how to introduce yourself, …

Employment

The 25 highest-paying jobs you can get without a college degree

Luckily there are plenty of high-paying jobs you can get that only require a high-school diploma.<p>According to the latest data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, these are the 25 highest-paying jobs that you don't need any college experience to pursue.<p>Each has a median annual salary of at least …

College & University

10 skills that are hard to learn but pay off forever

The best things in life may be free, but that doesn’t mean they won’t take time, sweat, and perseverance to acquire.<p>That’s especially the case when …

16 Books That Will Make You a Better Entrepreneur for 2016

Want to become a better entrepreneur leader next year? Time to start reading.<p>Finding the time to sit back and enjoy a book is almost impossible for entrepreneurs. But it's critical that you find the time to read. After all, reading can boost our brainpower, help us relax, and make us more …

Level 2 Passive Real Estate Investing

This article is for the investor who wants to move into real estate, but they want a higher level of involvement than just buying shares in a REIT, Real Estate Investment Trust. You still do not want to buy and sell properties or work with contractors, but you would like to get a nice return on …

Real Estate

How Much Fat Is Covering Your Abs? (You May Be Shocked!)

We all have some fat to lose, but you may be housing more than you think—if your goal is a six-pack<p>There are, as I see it, four classic ways to be lean:<p>1. There’s hunger-striker lean, achieved with starvation, and not recommended by any major medical organization.<p>2. There’s heroin-addict lean, …

Are You Building Your Personal Brand? You Should Be. Here's Why...

Learn the benefits of building your personal brand and how to get started today.<p>Decades ago, having a "brand" was only necessary for small businesses and corporations as a means to differentiate themselves from their competition.<p>Fast-forward to today and anyone has the ability to create his or her …

Lessons for Success From a Champion Marathon Runner

Meb Keflezighi explains what it takes to cross the finish line first, on or off the track.<p>What does it take to go from clueless to successful? As a child, Meb Keflezighi came to the United States after escaping from Eritrea to Italy. Once he got to America, he saw people running and wondered what …

Marathons