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How to Write the Perfect Business Plan: A Comprehensive Guide | Inc.com

Maybe you think you don't need a step by step guide to writing a great business plan. Maybe you think you don't need a template for writing a business plan. After all, some entrepreneurs succeed without writing a business plan. With great timing, solid business skills, entrepreneurial drive, and a …

Small Business

This breathtaking animated film retells the 1955 Le Mans disaster

In the history of racing disasters, the 1955 24 Hours of Le Mans tragedy still exists in a category of its own. Even today, it's difficult to believe …

Le Mans

James Corden's 11 Best Carpool Karaoke Segments Ranked (Videos)

These are the most endlessly watchable, candid looks at pop music’s biggest stars

Music

The Role of Digital Marketing in Business Development: an Infographic

Irrespective of what many traditional businesses may believe and adopt, digital marketing has turned out to be the necessity of the hour. It has …

Online Marketing Plan: 7 Steps To Create A Truly Effective One

A well-created online marketing plan explains in detail all the tools, tactics and strategies that will be carried out to achieve the targeted goals<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>The …

5 Online Marketing Trends Disney Says You Should Jump On

Like Walt Disney, be curious, stay informed, and experiment with new things.<p>If you're going to learn how to do almost anything under the business umbrella, Disney is a great brand to learn from. That's why I was honored to be invited to the Disney Social Media Moms Celebration. It's an annual get …

Social Media

10 Outstanding Short Stories to Read in 2018

<i>For years, the #longreads hashtag on Twitter has been filled with great story recommendations from people around the world. Pravesh Bhardwaj is a</i> …

The Future of Farming Has Never Looked Scarier Than in This Eerie Short Film

A family of farmers sits around the dinner table, but something’s wrong with the youngest son: He’s started to feel terribly guilty about eating the …

The Future Of Retail In The Age Of Amazon

As Jeff Bezos’s juggernaut continues to grow, forward-thinking competitors are finding creative ways to succeed—and be what Amazon can never be.<p>The Mall of America’s terrazzo floors, glazed white like doughnut frosting, ribbon out in every direction, creating a vast mirror maze of consumerism with …

eCommerce

Pink Gets the Carpool Karaoke Party Started with James Corden

Pink is the latest celebrity to ride shotgun with James Corden for Carpool Karaoke.<p>The singer, who recently released her seventh studio album</i> …

31 Days Of Hell: The Horror Short Film The Landing

The is the horror short film <i>The Landing</i>.<p>It was co-written and directed by Josh Tanner, and stars Henry Nixon, David Roberts, and Tom Usher. Check out …

Horror

Watch this mesmerizing drone timelapse of Los Angeles

It takes a steady hand to pilot a drone so smoothly that the images can be used for a timelapse. Behold Matt Dutcher's aerial ode to Los …

The Best Trick U.S. Marshal Bass Reeves Ever Pulled on a Criminal

A particularly glorious example of “fake it ‘til you make it.”<p>The American Old West was a fertile cauldron for myth and legend, producing such …

9 Surefire Ways to Generate Massive Referral Traffic

Who doesn’t need massive referral traffic?<p>All of us want to generate lots of highly qualified referral traffic but few of us actually achieve it. In …

Vimeo Staff Picks: How to Get Your Film Seen By Hollywood Producers and Brands

Want to join filmmakers like the Daniels and Jordan Vogt-Roberts by securing a coveted Vimeo Staff Picks badge? Here's how.<p>With more than 240 million …

Filmmaking

5 Steps to Kickstarting Your Email Marketing List

Email is the primary mode of communication for many small businesses, and perhaps more importantly, it's also important to consumers. This is why …

Marketing

This canoe documentary is almost too beautiful to watch

The cinematography and sound from Director Goh Iromoto's latest effort will move you to hit the water.<p>If you've ever dipped a paddle into the water …

Filmmaking

Here's how military dolphins are used to protect US nukes and spot enemy mines

The US Navy Marine Mammal Program at the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) started in 1960, when the Navy began studying Notty, a female Pacific white-sided dolphin.<p>Researchers soon found that dolphins had excellent sonar. The mammals went on to guard an Army ammunition pier in …

5 photo apps that make your iPhone photos look like film

Photography has come a long way since the days of film. But, much like physical music media, analog photography has had quite the revival, largely …

Critical Numbers That Actually Matter In Business

Do you know the financial vitality of your business? Here are the critical numbers every owner should be tracking.<p>What are the critical numbers you should be keeping close tabs on in your business? It depends who you ask, but there are a few most can agree on.<p>The trouble is, when it comes to the …

Small Business

Mind-Bending Music Video Made with Paper Cutouts and Stop Motion

For their latest music video, the band Explosions in the Sky enlisted the help of filmmaker Hayley Morris to do something special. The resulting …

8 common problems with Apple TV and how to fix them

Apple TV is a very capable streamer that has only gotten better over time, with the addition of the Siri remote, apps and a TV guide. Still, the Apple TV is not impervious to problems; there are a handful of common issues with the box. Fortunately, most of those problems are easily solved.<p>Here are …

Smart TV

7 Netflix Original Movies That Are Worth Seeking Out

The streaming giant doesn't always make it easy to find the gems in its catalog, but that doesn't mean we can't help you dig them up.<p>Last week, in …

This Couple Went to Every National Park in America and Says These Are the Best

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National Parks

Slide makes normal curtains smart and connected

Motorized curtains have been around for a while now, but they tend to cost a lot and require custom rails and an involved installation by a …

The Best Short Films of 2016

Despite this year's overall horribleness, it's been a great year for short films. Out of the 2,000-plus I've seen this year, here are my 13 favorites.<p>This year has been a weird, wild, and kind of horrible one. Between the election, refugee crisis, global economy, David Bowie, Prince, Ebola, Brexit, …

Here Are All of Our No. 1 Story Picks from This Year

<i>All through December, we’ll be featuring Longreads’ Best of 2016. To get you ready, here’s a list of every story that was chosen as No. 1 in our</i> …

Skip the Elevator Pitch, Sell With A Story Instead

How do you connect with strangers and get them to become customers? Businesses have an array of tools to interact with customers (email, phone, …

How to Write a Screenplay: The Basics

<i>The information below is meant to be a general guideline on how to properly format a screenplay. Industry standards may vary slightly and many</i> …

Lady Gaga just blew our socks off with her Carpool Karaoke

Given that she’s just released her incredible new fifth album <i>Joanne</i>, it was only a matter of time until we saw Lady Gaga join James Corden for our …