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Still Don't Believe In Influencer Marketing? Amazon Just Showed Us The Future | Inc.com

Many people don't know that behind Amazon's brilliant marketplace is an army of affiliate links from websites all over the world. It is a key pillar in how they drive traffic and sales.<p>If you don't know what an affiliate link is, it's a link that tracks where the traffic is coming from and rewards …

Marketing

These Delicious Sesame Shrimp Puffs Are Perfect for Oscar Night

Oscar season is upon us! What better way to celebrate than by throwing an award-worthy Oscar party, and we have just the perfect appetizer for the big event. It’s ready in record time and so delicious you might need to double up this recipe — they’re sure to go fast. The Oscar for the tastiest app …

Recipes

10 Slow Cooker French Toast Recipes Your Brunch Crew Will LOVE

Waking up to the smell of French toast might be the *ultimate* fantasy, but turns out, it’s actually <i>quite</i> easy to make it a reality. You just need a slow cooker! Break out the brioche: Here are 10 of our absolute FAVORITE slow cooker French toast recipes.<p>1. Crock Pot Creamy Banana French Toast: …

Breakfast

8 Traffic-Boosting Blog Secrets that Almost Feel Like Cheating

Some blogging techniques are downright unfair.<i>And that’s a great thing</i>.Everyone wants to get huge amounts of traffic to their blog, but some people …

Why India is the most promising of all emerging markets

Prudent investors are generally "risk-averse," and thus, seek to avoid uncertainty. This is a major reason why equity markets of developed countries attract more capital than emerging markets. But with traditional powerhouses of the world – the United States, Western Europe and Japan – each now …

How Instagram’s Head Engineer Is Using Quantum Mechanics To Manage His Team

James Everingham’s passion for physics predated his management role at Instagram. Here’s how he’s brought one to bear on the other.<p>I didn’t intend to go into computer science, and I definitely didn’t expect to become a manager. Instead, I started out thinking I’d be a laboratory scientist. In …

BlackRock chief warns Brexit will lead to 'short-term' recession in UK

The head of the world’s largest asset manager has warned that the UK’s decision to leave the European Union will trigger a recession.<p>Larry Fink, chairman and chief executive of BlackRock, said UK gross domestic product (GDP) will face a “short-term” recession despite the Bank of England’s decision …

Bank of England

'There is no escape': Nairobi's air pollution sparks Africa health warning

A minibus belches black smoke; the lorry behind it in the traffic jam billows white fumes. Eyes smart in the smog as diesel gases from thousands of 10 and 15-year-old vehicles fill Nairobi’s hazy evening air, adding to pollution levels that are “beyond imagination”, according to one resident. This …

Pollution

I Finally Understand Why Most Small Businesses Don't Succeed

It finally occurred to me the other day why many small businesses don't succeed. It is so obvious, I have no idea why it took me so long to draw this conclusion.<p><b>The reason that small businesses fail is because running a successful business has nothing to do with what your business actually provides</b> …

90% of Startups Fail: Here Are 4 Expert Tips to Improve Your Odds

Failure is a part of life and as a resilient entrepreneur, you probably understand that better than anyone. But startup failure is a different story …

Entrepreneurship

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This Is the Secret Sauce for Happy Employees | Inc.com

Before we get to the secret sauce for happy employees, let's first talk about happiness at work. It's tricky to focus on happiness at work. It's subjective, and too often leaders focus on making employees happy. This is the wrong focus.<p>Where leaders need to focus in terms of workplace happiness, is …

Employee Engagement

The U.S. Military Is Betting On "Smart" Drones — Lots And Lots Of Them

The U.S. military has a vision for the future: swarms of drones controlled not by humans, but computers. The Air Force says it has an “insatiable demand” for drones.<p>ARLINGTON, Virginia — In the Pentagon briefing room, filled with requisite overstuffed chairs surrounding a heavy wooden table, the …

How nanotechnology research could cure cancer and other diseases

Here’s how cancer treatment often runs today: a patient develops an aggressive tumor. A surgeon operates to remove the tumor, but a few cancer cells remain, hiding in the body. Chemotherapy is administered, weakening both patient and cancer cells. But the cancer does not die; it comes back and …

Nanotech

Ten Places That Deserve More Travelers

Head off the typical tourist trail to explore these surprising destinations.<p>Armenia<p><b>The Situation on the Ground:</b> Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, the tiny Caucasus country of Armenia has often been associated with conflict. The country’s Nagorno-Karabakh war with Azerbaijan over a …

Costa Rica

Why Portugal's Manchester United Target Andre Gomes Is Set for a Big Euro 2016

There’s a bit in that new Nike advert featuring Cristiano Ronaldo, a gifted young footballer and the plot of <i>Freaky Friday</i> in which Andre Gomes scores a goal for Portugal. It is not art imitating life.<p>Going into the Euro 2016 finals, Gomes has appeared eight times for his country and failed to find …

Soccer

Out of this world: why the most important art today is made in space

It’s all about scale. A black dot is moving across the face of a blazing giant. The shadow of the planet looks tiny, compared with the vast flaming orb of the sun embracing it, whose flares and vortices of unimaginable heat shudder the imagination. What a brilliant way to convey the size and power …

Universe

Here‘s How Entrepreneurs Go From $0 To $5M in Funding

During the writing of my book, <i>The Art of Startup Fundraising</i>, I tried to distill all of my learnings during my years connecting startups with …

Defense Researchers Plan To Bring “GPS” Where It’s Never Gone Before: Under The Sea

A system of audio transmitters would stand in for GPS’s satellite broadcasts and let underwater drones navigate without surfacing.<p>We take for granted that GPS can get us where we’re going pretty much anywhere on earth, but there’s one important place satellite navigation systems are essentially …

Experts question Health Canada claims over W-18 drug, call for more research

VANCOUVER — Experts are questioning widely circulated Health Canada claims that the drug W-18 is 100 times more powerful than fentanyl, or that the …

Look to Norway!

I got good news.<p>The body weight of Norwegian children appears to have stabilized, according to recent figures. That may seem a small feat, but it's an encouraging one for public health.<p>Norway's long-term public health effort -- the Norwegian model, with broad cooperation by government, business and …

How to Market Your Startup on a Budget

No one ever said running a small business was easy. However, when asked what they find most difficult about being business owners, …