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The 10 Hottest Productivity Tools of 2017 | Inc.com

Tools--hardware, software, apps, etc.--come and go. That's the nature of progress. But what never goes away is knowledge. Once you know a way to be more efficient and effective--a new approach, a new mindset, a new strategy or technique--that tool is yours forever.<p>And so is your ability to get more …

Time Management

No Budget, No Problem: 5 Free Marketing Tactics Guaranteed to Deliver | Inc.com

Between influencers, paid search, outsourcing design, and everything else, marketing has gotten expensive. Spending on marketing has been on a dramatic upward swing for some time now, and will almost certainly continue to increase. For larger businesses, this doesn't present a particularly …

Marketing

NitroQ Battery Pack Fast Charges From Flat To Full In Just 7 Minutes (video)

NitroQ Team based in London have created a new battery pack called the NitroQ which is capable of charging its 5000mAh battery from flat to full in …

Gear & Gadgets

5 Money-Saving Lessons I Learned in a Month of Budgeting

How to save some dough without going loco.<p>In January, I went cold turkey—literally. After calculating the alarming amount I spent on groceries and dining out in 2016, I embarked on a food lovers' budget plan to pinch pennies while still eating well. A month in, I've nixed mediocre cafeteria lunches …

Cooking

The No. 1 Reason You're Not as Productive as You Want to Be | Inc.com

We all want to be more productive. After all, who wouldn't want to get more done than they thought possible? Unfortunately, productivity is and continues to be one of the biggest challenges for entrepreneurs and executives. The good news is that you can be more productive. You just have to think …

Time Management

How to Do SEO for a “Tiny” Website That Doesn’t Have Any Visitors or Money

I have consulted thousands of businesses ranging from Fortune 100 companies to your local mom and pop shops.One of the biggest objection I hear from …

Marketing

Eating Any of These Will Slow Down Memory Loss by 19 Years, According to Science | Inc.com

The harsh reality is that we're not getting any younger, and with aging come consequences, like losing your mental acuity. Ever forget names?<p>OK, I'll speak for me. But it does happen more frequently now that I'm north of 40. You meet someone over lunch, perhaps a prospective new client or a …

Nutrition

4 SEO Mistakes You Need To Fix Now

If you care about the success of your business, you must, by proxy, care about how you rank in search engines when users query relevant keywords. You’ve recently decided to focus on search engine optimization (SEO), and you’re seeing improvements, but they’re very gradual. You might look at the …

Google Analytics

Ireland votes to stop investing public money in fossil fuels

Ireland just took a big step toward cutting coal and oil out of the picture. Its Parliament has passed a bill that stops the country from investing in fossil fuels as part of an €8 billion ($8.6 billion) government fund. The measure still has to clear a review before it becomes law, but it would …

10 Vegetarian Food Hacks that will Change the Way you Eat

Looking to take your cooking game to the next level? Look no further than the following vegetarian food hacks that will keep your food delicious and …

Food

5 Ways to Keep Grinding Even When You Aren't Motivated

Building a business requires doing a of less-than-thrilling tasks, day after day. You need to work whether you're inspired or not.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>No matter what kind of work you do, you'll always have days you don’t feel motivated. Running a business is …

How to make those amazing garlic-shallot butter mushrooms from Craft Los Angeles

When it comes to mushroom recipes, it doesn't get much easier than this: a blend of mushrooms — crimini, shiitake, oyster, trumpet royale and maitake — sautéed in a garlic-shallot butter and tossed with chopped fresh herbs. Simple, perhaps, but the flavor is rich and earthy, with plenty of garlic …

Mushrooms

Getting out of Auto: Understanding Aperture

What is aperture?<p>In simple terms, aperture refers to the opening of a lens diaphragm through which light passes. Changing this setting – which is …

25 things to eat before you die – the ultimate foodie bucket list

The World's 50 Best Restaurants have been announced, highlighting the best fine dining establishments on the planet. But for those on a budget, this list is pretty had to beat...<p>1. Fresh coconuts, St Lucia<p>Coconuts’ nutrient-rich water is best slurped straight from the fruit itself. On a St Lucia …

Rhode Island

See how Sony Xperia Touch turns any table, counter or wall into an Android 'phone'

Sony Xperia

Canada Is Offering Free Admission to Its National Parks in 2017—Here’s Where to Stay

Plume Labs Flow air quality tracker knows if you're breathing pollution

Flow from Plume Labs tracks air quality to give you real-time data for limiting your exposure to air pollution.<p>Plume Labs would like to help you understand the quality of the air you breathe, and it's developed a wearable device along with a mobile app to do just that.<p>Unveiled at CES 2017, the Flow …

Pollution

Here Are Some of the Best Pictures Taken by Drones This Year

If you’ve been paying any attention to tech news this year, you might’ve noticed that drones have been on the rise, and to close off the year, …

How Does My Camera Work?

These days, you’d be hard pressed to find a person that doesn’t own some sort of camera. But considering the high number of camera owners globally, …

The bad habits you should give up if you want to be successful

Sometimes, to become successful and to get closer to the person we know we can become, we don’t need to add more things to our lives—we need to give up on some of them.<p>There are certain things that are almost universal. These things, if you give them up, will help you become more successful (even …

Motivation

5 Social Media Tips You Aren't Using That Can Lead to More Distribution | Inc.com

Last week, my marketing team returned from HubSpot's annual INBOUND conference where they not only got to see Anna Kendrick, Trevor Noah, and Alec Baldwin, but they also got to learn more about content marketing (equally exciting, I know).<p>And one of the major content marketing trends we're paying …

Marketing

Languages: Key To Future Success

Until 2005, all but a few students took a language in Key Stage 4. They were given the opportunity to develop critical thinking skills, improve their …

Spice Up Your Photos With These 9 Simple Tricks

Whether you’re just starting out as a photographer or you’ve been doing it for many years, there is always room to learn and grow. What’s more, there …

Photography

The Abs Workout That'll Make You A Better Runner

An abs workout for runners? Believe it. While the best way to become a better runner is to—you guessed it—actually <i>run</i>, the workouts you do when …

Workouts

Just Bought Your First DSLR? Read What To Expect...

Here Are Some Excellent DSLR Photography Tips For Beginners – Well, Seeing As You Own One Now…<p>You've made the first big step.<p>Great news, and welcome …

Cameras

Planet Earth II: Baby iguana fights snakes in viral video

Hot on the heels of this weekend’s intense penguin drama comes nature’s next nail-biting moment — this time, courtesy of the BBC One nature …

These Are Our 7 Must-Have Travel Gadgets

Whether the busy holiday travel season is upon you, an important business trip is looming, or you’re about to embark on a relaxing vacation, one …

Gear & Gadgets

Distracted By Office Noise? This Gadget Can Help.

Block out the office.<p>This story appears in the November 2016 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Open offices can be hotbeds of creativity and collaboration, as well as noisy distractions. Spotify-blasting headphones can block it all out but will also make you deaf to stuff you still need to know.<p>The …

How to Hack Your Hotel's Finicky Wi-Fi to Stream Shows

How do even five-star hotel rooms have such utterly inadequate cable TV setups? Do they really need multiple house channels to loop videos on the …

Smart TV

9 Things You Do in the Morning That Can Hurt Your Productivity

The first few minutes of your workday are critical to your productivity for the next eight hours.<p>If you show up late to the office or get sucked into …