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4 Companies Founded By Millennials That Are Making Millions On Amazon

In its 23-year ascent to global retail dominance, Amazon has become not just a sales channel for consumer brands, but a complete business model. The ability to quickly build a consumer brand that can reach hundreds of millions of customers while requiring virtually no warehousing is a winning …

Salt Lake City

How Often You Should Post on Social Media, According to 10 Studies

There's a lot of debate when it comes to recommended frequency for social media publishing. Here's what the data has to say about it.<p>When it comes to determining the optimal frequency for posting on social media, even the industry giants can't seem to be able to come to a consensus. One publication …

Be Fit and Healthy in 6 Simple Morning Steps

Achieving your body goal doesn't mean hours and hours spent at the gym.<p>April 22, 2018<p>Be fit and healthy can become really easy. Get up and make …

20 Businesses You Can Start for Less Than $20

TaskRabbit and Lyft are good ideas, but that's just the tip of the iceberg.<p>Whoever coined the phrase "You have to spend money to make money," probably had more than $20 in mind. Yet in today's business landscape, it's entirely possible to start your own company with a little help from President …

Opinion: Paying off your mortgage could be the smartest investment of 2018

What’s the best investment you can make in 2018? Three considerations—taxes, risk and the economic cycle—point to one conclusion: Paying down debt …

Personal Finance

Justin Timberlake Shrugs Off #JusticeForJanet—Again

Ever since Justin Timberlake tore Janet Jackson’s corset and flashed her right boob to 143.6 million sports fans at the 2004 Super Bowl, the singer …

Janet Jackson

Interactive Infographic: The Possibility of Smarter Schools

Forward-thinking educators are integrating new technologies into their curricula- improving, or even replacing traditional classrooms in the …

Middle School

New York to look at legalizing recreational marijuana

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York will study whether it's plausible to legalize marijuana for recreational use as neighboring states move ahead with it, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday.<p>Cuomo called on lawmakers to approve funding for a feasibility study as part of his annual state budget address, in …

Andrew Cuomo

Here Are 2018's Best and Worst States to Retire

How does your state rank?<p>Each year, countless workers rack their brains trying to determine whether the time is right to bring their careers to a …

Want an Edge Over Your Competitors? Master These 7 Skills Now

You can become a superhero for your business with a little reading<p>May 2018, I know exactly where I'll be - waiting in line for Avengers: Infinity War. When I saw the trailer, all my childhood memories came flooding back. As a child, I loved comics. They were so full of adventure and excitement. I …

Lessons In Entrepreneurship From The Founder Of America's Largest Airsoft Retailer

If you worked for an online business when the dot com bubble burst in 2001, you might have experienced the same level of uncertainty that Kent Wu faced. Working for AOL-Time Warner in the You’ve Got Pictures department, Wu suddenly found himself without a job and with no promising prospects. He …

Your 5-Point End-of-Year Financial Checklist

Ready for 2018? Not until you make these key money moves.<p>It's that time of the year again -- when we not only start counting down toward Jan. 1, but …

5 Top Cannabis Stocks to Consider Buying Now

Looking for the best cannabis stocks around? These should go on your list.<p>Cannabis, grass, marijuana, pot, weed. Whatever you want to call it, many …

How GenHERation and Global Companies Support Millennial Education

According to millennial GenHERation founder, Katlyn Grasso, the mantra of her company is “If you can see it, you can be it.” While professional opportunities for millennial women have improved relative to previous generations, females still continue to be held back professionally. Data show that …

12 of the Best Business Books of 2017, According to the Stanford Business School

Learn from the best to become your best.<p>A good book is like food for the soul. When you want to curl up by the fire with a truly great one, look no further than this list furnished by members of the Stanford Graduate School of Business.<p>If you've got an entrepreneur or two in your life, these might …

This Brilliant Strategy Used by Warren Buffett Will Help You Prioritize Your Time

The billionaire has a simple method for deciding what to spend his valuable time on.<p>With more than $70 billion to his name and majority ownership of 70+ companies through his holding company Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett has proved he knows a thing or two about prioritizing important work.<p>But …

This Email From Elon Musk to Tesla Employees Describes What Great Communication Looks Like

A newly acquired email from Musk outlines a brilliant philosophy. But it's easier said than done.<p>Throughout the years, billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk has demonstrated the art of masterful communication.<p>The following is a perfect example: It's a copy of a previously unpublished email Musk sent …

The 6 Most Important Factors for Choosing Digital Marketing Tools [Infographic]

• What the customer journey really looks<br>• like in the digital era<br>• How all-in-one solutions compare to a best-of-breed approach<br>• 6 key factors to consider …

Scale matters: Advertisers are opting for Instagram over Snapchat - Digiday

Instagram is mimicking Snapchat, and Snapchat is feeling the pain.<p>Eight months since Instagram rolled out its Stories feature and just over a month …

Tools To Catapult Your Content Marketing Campaign

Content marketing is more important than ever. Now that the competition is getting tougher and tougher, content marketing needs more than just an …

How to create professional looking movies with Google Photos

If your business needs to add video for marketing, and you don't have the creative skills necessary, Jack Wallen shows you how to make use of Google …

3 Ways to Get What You Want by Doing Your Homework - Copyblogger

Polly Professional has a lot going on today. She has a blog post due, a podcast script to write, an employee review to conduct, two client meetings, …

Content Marketing Alphabet – 2017 Edition [Infographic]

When you are first starting to learn how to read and write, you are first thought the alphabet – the foundation for everything you will ever read or …

Why Working Less is Good for Business

Will a four-day workweek boost employee productivity? There's evidence that it can.<p><i>Richard Walton is an Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO) member in Cape Town and Founder of AVirtual, a service that provides virtual personal assistants. We asked Richard about his thoughts on the traditional five-day</i> …

SEO & website design: Everything you need to know

SEO is important to any business that operates online, but many don't realize that search engine optimization needs to be built into the web design …

America’s insomnia problem is even worse than before the Great Recession

Americans are more stressed than ever — and for most of them, their bank accounts are to blame.<p>The majority of Americans (65%) are losing sleep over …

Startup Xpenditure turned down 20 VCs, but for what?

In the startup world, venture capitalists can find themselves treated as demigods. Feted by startup founders, by the media and by government, VC’s wield power, influence and, most importantly, money.<p>Alternatives to VC rounds are rarely considered. It’s expected that Series B follows A, and A …

The Best and Worst Ways to Connect With VCs

It's remarkably hard to connect with top tier investors. Find out how to increase the odds of getting a VC to meet with you.<p>Wow, I can't believe just over a month ago I quit my job. I knew it was time.<p>Since then, I've been focused on raising money for my new startup company. That has meant a lot of …

5 Keys to Building a Strong Social Media Audience and Personal Brand

Fitness entrepreneur Amanda Bucci helps explain how it really works.<p>When it comes to building a loyal audience on social media, there is a huge difference between acquiring followers in bulk, and attracting people who genuinely care about your content. In fact, it's far more valuable to have 5,000 …