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These 2 Books Will Help You Build a Brand Bigger Than Your Product

Seth Godin and Fabian Geyrhalter are authors of two books that explain how brands can be bigger than their products<p>Do you drink Evian water because it tastes better, or do you drink it because it is bottled in the Alps in Lake Geneva Switzerland? Do you shop at Tom's shoes because of the quality of …

Elon Musk's Response to Puerto Rico Is Pure Marketing Genius (and Should Be Required Reading) | Inc.com

"When I was in college, I wanted to be involved in things that would change the world."<p>Elon Musk may have said those words decades ago, but perhaps never in his storied career has he proved them truer than with his recent tweet about rebuilding Puerto Rico's electrical grid.<p><b>Here's the back …

Puerto Rico

Elon Musk warns of AI's risks, calls for regulation now

Commentary: Speaking at a meeting of the National Governors Association, Tesla's CEO says AI is the "biggest risk we face as a civilization."<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>He uses it. He needs it. But he's afraid of it.<p>That might be a …

Artificial Intelligence

15 Must-Read Business Books on Leadership and Personal Development From the Past 5 Years | Inc.com

The problem with producing any "top" business book list is the elimination process. Over the last five years, there have been numerous publications by top authors worthy of mention.<p>For this list, I have focused heavily on science-backed leadership books that teach us where the future of motivation …

Self-improvement

10 essential TED talks for UX designers

<i>Leading web design conference</i> <i>Generate New York</i> <i>is taking place 25-27 April 2018. Speakers include Dan Mall, Val Head, Donna Lichaw, Jason Lengstorf</i> …

UX Design

Influencers: Instagram Is the Most Engaging Platform (Report)

Influencer marketing has come into its own this year, with marketers and influencers gaining a better understanding of the power it holds. However, …

7 Simple Rules for Getting Lean in 2017

Seven rules so you can follow through on that resolution.<p>For 2017, over half of Americans will make New Year's resolutions to do things like lose weight, get fit, and eat healthier. But how many actually make it past January 17? The brutal truth is only eight percent will achieve their goals, which …

Fitness

The Best Way to Stand Out on LinkedIn (According to LinkedIn) | Inc.com

In today's online marketplace, content is currency. Love it or hate it, you <i>must</i> create useful, actionable free content if you want to "buy" the time and attention of yo<i>ur</i> ideal prospects online.<p>Consider LinkedIn, which recently released its list of the "Top Voices of 2016," along with sharing …

Marketing

How Creative Agency Droga5 Comes Up With Those Memorable Ads

The ad agency, which just celebrated its tenth anniversary, is guided by creativity, inspiration, and a sense of mission.<p>You may not know their name, but you’ve definitely seen their work.<p>If you admired the Hillary Clinton ad that featured children watching Donald Trump say offensive things on TV, …

10 Useful Tools to Craft Beautiful Graphics for Social Media

Visuals are the <i>currency</i> of sharing on social media. Text-only updates can only convey so much and get so far. Here are 3 stats that prove the worth …

Infographics

Audeze’s New Headphones Are Unlike Any In-Ears You’ve Heard

Earlier this month, Audeze, a California-based hi-fi audio equipment maker, revealed their first in-ear headphones: the iSINE 10 and iSINE 20, both …

7 Takeaways in the Success of Elon Musk for Young Entrepreneurs

<i>This piece originally appeared on Entrepreneur.</i><p>Elon Musk is among the top entrepreneurs who are in the news almost every day and have a vast impact …

Email List-Building Strategies One Tech Founder Used to Earn 75K+ Subscribers

Edgar's Founder Laura Roeder has put the company's focus on growing its email list. Discover her process and tactics that produced successful results.<p>Edgar, a software tool for social media, has an email list with more than 75,000 subscribers. That's thanks, in part, to Founder Laura Roeder's …

After 60 Years in Advertising, I Believe True Creativity Is More Powerful Than Ever

A good thing about getting old in this business is that you've actually lived through all the changes and survived the perennial predictions of ad …

7 Best Wireless Running Headphones of 2017 (At All Budgets)

<i>Last Updated November, 2017: We’ve added selections for best all-around wireless running, exercise, and workout headphones. This list includes new</i> …

5 Daily Tasks Successful Entrepreneurs Never Put Away | Inc.com

Nobody wants to be a failure. Of course, eager pull towards success cannot be put in one row with instinct of survival, however, I doubt anyone underestimates its importance in personal life and business - especially for those who prefer to take control of themselves.<p>That's why it's crucial to …

Time Management

How Accurate Is Your Wearable’s Calorie Count?

New study compares 12 wearable devices to “gold standard” calorie measurements.<p>We used to wonder how accurate the calorie count on treadmills and ellipticals was. (The answer: not very.) Now we have more sophisticated devices that track our every move, but the question is still the same: How much …

5 Habits That Make Elon Musk an Innovator

<i>This story first appeared on Entrepreneur.</i><p>There are only 24 hours in every day, and you can’t squeeze out an extra second. Yet some people manage to …

Why You Should Never Hire Your Friend

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

How Running and Lifting Make Your Bones Stronger

Research suggests that you can slow skeletal aging with exercise<p>You’re probably not worried about your bones. Osteoperosis and broken hips only affect men decades older than you, right?<p>But you should be concerned, because it’s what you do now that could determine whether you’ll become an old guy …

Exercise

What Most Entrepreneurs Don't Understand About Investors

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

What is the purpose of a logo? It’s more than design…it’s about purpose

My friend Spencer Chen, VP of marketing and business development for Alibaba, blew up Twitter recently by observing that many hot tech companies have …

Why You Should Avoid Entrepreneurship

It is a ride many people dream about and most wish they had never gotten on.<p><i>This article was written for visionaries and masochists alike.</i><p>During a particularly tough business cycle, I asked my friend and mentor Rick Voirin about whether it was the right time for me to change the direction of one of …

Entrepreneurship

100 noteworthy young startups — and what they tell us about tech this year

Looking at what early-stage startups are working on is not only entertaining — and sometimes concerning — it can also be a good indicator of where tech is headed.<p>Since we have data on these young ventures at my company, Startup Tracker, we have the opportunity to glimpse emergent product trends in …

Startups

Silicon Valley Legend Creates Pitch Deck Template For Entrepreneurs

Peter Thiel cofounded Paypal with Elon Musk and Max Levchin in 1998. They sold this company to eBay in a deal worth over $1B. He then founded several …

Moving Past Responsive Design to a Mobile-First Email Strategy

By now we’ve all heard the statistics that as much as two-thirds of all email is opened or read on mobile devices. But no problem – you’re using …

Marketing

How to Raise Capital as a Solo Founder

<i>I've played a role in founding three startups, but I'd never tackled the trials of fundraising until Roomi. Within a year, I raised $2 million.</i><p>Convincing someone to invest in your brainchild is one of the biggest challenges a founder faces, and solo founders are often perceived by investors as an …

5 Quick and Easy Ways to Triple Your Social-Media Following

Need a social-media-following boost this quarter? Try these 5 tactics.<p>Generating visibility and traffic for your brand and your content used to be a lot easier. It wasn't that long ago that we could generate links to get the job done. Now a lot more human interaction is required.<p>In 2014, Google …

The 7 Biggest Trends in Entrepreneurship of 2016

The traditional sense of entrepreneurship has evolved. Here are some of the new trends.<p>Entrepreneurship seems to be a popular pastime.<p>In developed nations, where opportunity abounds, more and more people are choosing the path of entrepreneurship. Rather than the road less travelled, …

Research backs up the instinct that walking improves creativity

For centuries, great thinkers have instinctively stepped out the door and begun walking, or at the very least pacing, when they needed to boost creativity. Charles Dickens routinely walked for 30 miles a day, while the philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche declared, “All truly great thoughts are …

Creativity