Jacques du Plessis

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Why It's Time to Start Advertising on Platforms Other Than Facebook

When it comes to social media advertising, many entrepreneurs rely solely on Facebook. Here's why you need to begin looking elsewhere, plus where to look.<p>If you're like most entrepreneurs out there today, chances are high you rely on Facebook for promoting and advertising your product or service. …

Social Media

4 Steps to Quintuple Your Business in the Next 12 Months

Here's how you can scale from $20,000 to $100,000.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you want to scale from $20,000 per month to $100,000, there's a four-step process you need to take.<p>Which may sound too simple, because the thought of quintupling business …

Business Strategy

How an 18-Year-Old Uncovered Tim Ferriss's Secret Cold Email Template to Reach CEOs and VIPs

Never email someone and ask to 'jump on the phone,' 'get coffee' or 'pick your brain.'<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>My journey began when I was an 18-year-old college freshman. The day before my final exams, I hacked The Price Is Right, won a sailboat, sold</i> …

Self-improvement

Build your own Adjaye: starchitects design catalogue homes

What if buying a house were more like buying a car? Could the process of choosing between a Ford, Volkswagen or Nissan ever translate into picking between an Adjaye, Rogers or Assemble? Beyond the dream of ever being able to buy a house, the prospect of commissioning an architect-designed home is …

Architecture

Take Control of Your Local Rankings with 3 On-Site SEO Best Practices

Local search results got you low-key raging?As a marketer, you get SEO. That’s the thing! That’s what’s got your foot tapping resentfully as you …

Renowned Design Mentor’s Personal Résumé Template Is Now Free-To-Download

Image via The Futur<br>Chris Do, Executive Creative Director at Blind and renowned design mentor at The Futur, has made the template of his personal …

Light and Air Architecture transforms Brooklyn row house with "switchback" staircase

Brooklyn studio Light and Air Architecture has overhauled a local home using a new structural stairwell to link together the whole interior below a …

Why Your LinkedIn Profile Could Be Killing Your Professional Chances of Success

Whether you like it or not, your LinkedIn profile has become a regular part of potential clients (or employers) looking you up on online. Here's how to make sure it shines.<p>You may have set your LinkedIn profile up years ago and then promptly forgotten about it.<p>If so, you're putting your personal …

Construction startup Katerra gets $865M in Softbank’s latest mega-round

There’s another big financing round led by Softbank’s mammoth vision fund today, with the firm this time pouring $865 million into a construction startup called Katerra that’s a one-stop shop for getting a building up off the ground.<p>Katerra is creating a full-stack provider for, well, buildings. …

Steve Jobs Knew How to Write an Email. Here's How He Did It | Inc.com

Undoubtedly, Apple co-founder and visionary Steve Jobs wrote several thousands of emails throughout his life. Relatively few of them have been shared with the public, and most of those are short responses to customer complaints.<p>But there are a few trails out there that show the skillful way Jobs …

News Corp

13 apps for landlords to manage a buy-to-let portfolio on their mobile

<b>Being a landlord can be a stressful business, especially if you own more than one property – but new technology is making it easier than ever to</b> …

An apartment filled with DIY and IKEA touches

When we first came across the home we're about to show you, we said one thing to ourselves; that there is a wealth of phenomenally talented and …

Interior Design

see new images of zaha hadid's 520 west 28th street in new york

<b>new images of zaha hadid’s only residential building in new york illustrate the development’s amenity spaces as the project nears completion.</b> located …

Five billion-dollar businesses for the driverless future

Massive opportunities in urban transportation are emerging as the industry transitions from per-vehicle to per-mile economics<p>Growing up, I dreamed of owning cars I would be proud to wax, polish, and cruise around my neighborhood. Today, I dread the prospect of being weighed down by a rapidly …

7 lessons learned growing from $1,000 to $15,000 a month in 100 days

$15,000/mo in 100 days. Here’s how we got here…<p>I’m about to hit “publish.”<p>“It's both terrifyingly interesting and interestingly terrifying”According to VICE, TNW Conference is quite the eventFIND OUT WHY<p><i>What’s the worst that could happen, right?</i><p><i>Mm… maybe we should wait until tomorrow.</i><p><i>Let me get</i> …