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What I've Learned From Spending $10 Million on Influencer Marketing

Here's what you need to know to make the most of an influencer marketing campaign.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Influencer marketing is quickly becoming a key strategy for brands interested in tapping into new audiences via social networks. According to a recent …

'SNL' comes up with a new Amazon Echo, just for the olds

Amazon Echo Silver responds to dozens of names that sound like "Alexa," tolerates rambling anecdotes without argument, and is programmed to carefully …

Protein-Pacing: The Science-Backed Secret to Getting Fitter Faster

New research from Skidmore College confirms what trainers around the world consider the perfect diet and exercise regimen: A workout that checks all …

5 Ways to Validate a Business Idea, Right Now

Don't let your day job or lack of capital stop you from finding and testing a business idea. Here's how.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Last year, I embarked upon a personal challenge to validate a business idea in 30 days.<p>To make it even more difficult, it was a random …

Building Muscle - How to Build Up Your Shoulders

5 Common Writing Problems and How to Fix Them

Writing is a skill that you can always improve.<p>This story originally appeared on PR Newswire's Small Business PR Toolkit<p>Writing is a skill that you can always improve. Whether you are a seasoned copywriter or a marketer who dabbles in writing now and again, you need to keep working on your writing …

19 Facebook Marketing Predictions for 2017 From the Pros

Are you wondering what 2017 might look like for Facebook marketing? If the Facebook changes in 2016 are an indicator, 2017 will be an interesting …

Marketing

Here Are 21 Signs Your Company Has Made It | Inc.com

Is starting your own company worth it? Definitely!<p>Usually, it doesn't work. More startups fail than succeed. Only a small percentage of startups will become unicorns--the rest will be donkeys.<p>But when you do achieve success--creating a profitable, sustainable business--it's remarkable. I've had the …

Startups

The 5 Rules of Killer Copywriting That Will Hook Prospects at 'Hello'

Copywriting is the one marketing tool that will never change. So, why don't people still not know how to do it right?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When I was a little kid, I remember, I was fascinated by the text copy on potato chip bags. Even at that age, I could …

15 Entrepreneurs on What It’s Like to Be a Startup in Boston

Boston “is a bit of the Rodney Dangerfield of cities,” according to Paige Arnof-Fenn, founder & CEO of the Boston-based Mavens & Moguls. After all, …

500 Startups’s first Canadian fund on track to exceed $30-million target

Global seed-capital financier 500 Startups has hit the midway point in raising its inaugural Canadian fund and says it will likely blow past its $30-million target.<p>The Silicon Valley-based venture-capital firm, which set up shop in Canada this past April to finance early-stage ventures in this …

How Digital Marketing Transformed the Consumer Buying Process | Inc.com

The business model used to be a pretty universal term. The same skeleton applied to many businesses, and it involved a customer becoming aware of a product (billboard, print ad, yellow pages, etc.), speaking with the seller and thinking their purchase over for days (or weeks) after getting a quote, …

Marketing

Common Mistakes People Make While Going For Six Pack Abs

The 5 Stages Startups Must Go Through to Make That First $1 Million

What stage of business is your startup in?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all want our startup businesses to hit that coveted $1 million per year in revenue. The unfortunate truth is that only 4 percent of us actually make that goal.<p>This past year my company scaled …

The 30 Best Workplaces in Technology

The tech industry has long been famed for its luxe work environments—free lunches, ping pong tables, green juice on tap—but there’s a lot more than …

Stretch Any Body Part With This Chart

If you have trouble figuring out the best way to stretch a particular muscle, try this chart that has a huge range of stretches for each body part. …

Exercise

Ugly Ab Training

Brutal Core Training for Strength<p>Pretty Boys Need Not Apply</3><p>If you came here looking for info on how to create a pretty-boy waist, this isn't for …

Workouts

Your 3-step plan to bench press 1.5 times your weight

Bench pressing 1.5 times your body weight means that, pound for pound, you’re stronger than most guys in the gym.<p>Here’s how to lift bigger plates:<p>1) …

Workouts

The Way You Shop Will Change Forever This Year. Here’s How

These are the four big retail trends coming in 2017.<p>Online shopping has now reached a decade of maturity. We all use services like Amazon Subscribe & Save–and we do so through our phones, following advertisements we see on Facebook.<p>Yet while the internet forever changed shopping, the physical …

Tip: The Forgotten Way to Build Legs

It used to be the rule for building big quads, but today most people haven't heard of it. Let's change that.<p>Scorching High Reps For Quads<p>Looking back …

Workouts

In 2017’s “new normal,” luxury brands will have to work a lot harder to sell their pricey goods

Last year was a bad one for many companies selling expensive fashion, handbags, and jewelry. For the first time since the financial crisis of 2008, the global market for personal luxury goods failed to grow, stalling at €249 billion (about $258 billion).<p>The good news is that 2017 should see a …

Luxury Lifestyle

Philographics Presents a Visual Dictionary of Philosophy: 95 Philosophical Concepts as Graphic Designs

We so often hear pictures described as worth a thousand words apiece, but the Philographics project seems to have found a way to increase that value …

If You Haven’t Already, You Will One Day Outgrow IKEA Furniture

People over 34 tend to shop there a lot less. Before that, you’re in your peak Ikea years.<p>Adults outgrow IKEA at age 34. Until then, we’re happy with buying the same medium-to-low quality furniture that everybody else has. But eventually we start to prefer something a little more individual, and a …

Home Depot

7 Things Successful Lifters Do

Fundamental Tools For Reaching Your Goals<p>The 7 Fundamental Tools<p>When it comes to getting bigger and stronger, we've pretty much known what to do for …

5 Inexpensive Office Perks That Give Huge Payoffs | Inc.com

It's no surprise that teams around the globe continuously look for ways to improve their workspace. We spend the majority of our week at the office, so it's important to create an environment that is not only productive, but also fosters creative thinking. Here are a few things that can be …

The 17 biggest ad tech exits of 2016

While most ad tech companies on the public markets still had a torrid time, there were plenty of firms that marked $100 million + exits this year.<p>And there was even the long-awaited ad tech IPO!<p>Eric Franchi, cofounder of ad tech company Undertone (which marked its exit, to Israeli firm Perion for …

AdTech

Diet Strategy To Build Muscle Mass

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Tip: Strong Traps, Iron Grip

Get them both by tweaking this big-three movement. Here's how.<p>Want to build maximal grip strength along with stronger traps? Get heavy loads in your …

Biomechanics

The Absolute Best Way to Build Quads

10 Pros Give Their Top Tips<p>The Question<p>What's your single best tip for building quads?<p>Amit Sapir – IFBB Pro, World Record Holder Powerlifter<p>Do 3 sets …