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9 Questions Interesting People Ask to Cut Through the Small Talk

It all starts with having a genuine interest in the other person.<p>I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who …

Self-improvement

25 top-paying jobs you can do part-time — or from home

Paychecks don’t go nearly as far as they used to. Since the early 1970s, U.S. wages have grown a measly 0.2% per year, a recent study found. Prices, …

He Went From Being Broke to Selling More Than $1 Million a Day in Real Estate

'Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles' star Josh Altman and his brother Matt built a real estate business that has sold more than $3 billion in properties. It wasn't easy.<p>7 min read<p>If you like business lessons, real estate porn and a little drama, chances are you watch Bravo's <i>Million Dollar Listing</i> …

Real Estate

This One Exercise Has Helped Me Build 2 Multimillion-Dollar Companies in Less Than 24 months

What got you to where you are today will not get you where you want to be.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A few years ago, I found myself nearly $1 million in debt. Today, I have two multimillion-dollar companies to my name. I've come a long way, but as I look …

Business Strategy

The Complete, 12-Step Guide to Starting a Business

Everything you need to know about how to start a business.<p>There are no limits on who can become a great entrepreneur. You don't necessarily need a college degree, a bunch of money in the bank or even business experience to start something that could become the next major success. However, what you …

Win Like A Targaryen: 10 Businesses You Can Start for Free

You must be both strong and tactful to rule the Seven Kingdoms for three centuries.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To win like a Targaryen in the famous <i>Game of Thrones</i> series, you need to be strong and think tactfully. You need to be able to know when to work …

Small Business

These Free Marketing Tools Will Help Grow Your Home Business

Technology has made starting and growing a home business easier and more affordable than ever. One of the biggest impacts is the plethora of free and …

Infographics

Sir Richard Branson's Advice to Entrepreneurs: Screw It, Just Do It

Your success in business is not dependent on your ability to have the best ideas, but rather each action you decide to take every day while you're in business.<p>Last month I had an incredible opportunity to meet and speak with Sir Richard Branson before my keynote at VTEX Day 2017, the top e-commerce …

Entrepreneurship

Ten Psychology Tips To Make You A Better Marketer

One of the most important parts of being a marketer is being able to anticipate how people will act. Unfortunately, behavior isn’t always as rational as we think. People can be weird, and human quirks can make it difficult to understand how to influence your consumer and create compelling content. …

5 Lessons Learned Growing My Business From Getting By to Getting Rich

You're already working hard. No learn how to get more results from the work you're doing.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I've been an entrepreneur since I was 19 years old. My first business was a vacation-relief service for independent vendors. It started …

Entrepreneurship

5 Tangible Ways to Generate Leads With Instagram

How to Use Instagram as a Lead Generation Machine<p>When compared to social networking platforms like Facebook and Twitter, it's easy to look at Instagram like a newcomer. However, when you study the trends and look at the numbers, it's pretty clear that Instagram is a great place to invest your lead …

Social Media

Your Favorite Influencers Aren't Writing Their Own Content—These Women Are

Ghostwriting for social media stars is the secret new Millennial It-career.<p>For a 22-year-old aspiring writer, it seemed like the perfect gig.<p>Faith Xue had just graduated from USC when she was offered a job as Assistant Editor at Los Angeles-based media company EQAL in 2012. "The job description was …

Writing

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

How to Instantly Increase Your Income by 20%

You should always focus in bringing in more clients, but don't neglect your finances and taxes.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Entrepreneur has an affiliate partnership with Hurdlr so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>We want to let you in on a little …

Personal Finance

These Tools Guarantee You Never Run Out of the Content Your Audience Craves

Finding what most engages your followers requires sifting through a torrent to find the best.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Constantly posting great content is your best bet to beat the social-media algorithms and attain high engagement, but also very …

Social Media

How To Get 250,000 Real Facebook Followers In Under A Month

Okay, before we get started, I want to differentiate between purchased followers and real followers on Facebook. You can do any type of Google search and find hundreds of websites that will have their robot and spam account followers go and like your facebook page in just a few hours. And if you do …

Social Media