Jing Yi Ong

38 Flips | 5 Magazines | 8 Likes | 1 Following | @JingYiOng | Keep up with Jing Yi Ong on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Jing Yi Ong”

The Difference Between Marketing and Advertising and Why You Need Both in Your Life | Inc.com

On the surface, marketing and advertising seem to be synonymous; two words that can be used interchangeably to describe a process that helps you sell more products or services. However, there's a huge difference, and being able to differentiate between the two will help you create a more complete, …

Marketing

Become a Social Media Influencer in 10 Simple Steps | Inc.com

<i>How can you be a social media influencer? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Magdalena Urbaniak, works at Brand24, on Quora:</b><p>In order to become a social media influencer, I've crafted a …

Public Relations

10 Truths About Life That We All Need to Remember

Many people see happiness as simply being positive all the time. But this couldn’t be further from the truth.<p>If you want to experience happiness, we …

These Are the Best Books You'll Read in May

It's starting to get nice out. Here are some good-ass books you can bring outside.<p>The Dinner Party<p>Joshua Ferris | Short Stories<p><i>The Dinner Party</i> is a collection of stories about quiet, domestic chaos. It’s mostly unhappy white people acting like assholes. I love it.<p>The titular story finds a couple …

3 Easy Exercises That Basically Guarantee a Flatter Stomach

Despite the approaching beach season and all of the undue pressure that can come with it, our idea of a beach body simply means feeling comfortable …

This Entrepreneur Teaches Millennials How to Quit Their Jobs and Start Their Lives

Daniel DiPiazza's new book is a commonsense approach to the business of having a great life.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that starting a business has become trendy. Everybody on social media seems to be talking about …

Don't Reply Messages Instantly. It Can Seriously Ruin Your Life

You’ve left the office for a well-deserved lunch break.<p>Just as you sit down in your favorite diner to enjoy your sandwich and coffee… your cellphone …

A 29-year-old startup founder who built an ecommerce empire shares her advice for entrepreneurs

The recent inductee to Forbes 30 under 30 list for retail and ecommerce told Business Insider that she started her own business in middle school selling jean skirts.<p>"This was back when jean skirts were a big thing," Box said."I figured out how to stress denim using old jeans, bleach, and …

This Simple Truth About Life Is the Secret to Success (and Maximum Productivity) | Inc.com

Everyone wants to know the secret way to be productive. Ambitious individuals in particular spend time looking for every possible competitive advantage, often only to find out that the secrets to productivity are simpler than they thought.<p>Inspired by a recent conversation with fellow Inc. …

Time Management

20 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Never Say | Inc.com

What separates the best entrepreneurs from the rest? Their mindset. While other people complain and let their negative thoughts get to them, remarkably successful entrepreneurs are steadfast in only thinking and saying things that serve them.<p>If you pay attention, you're likely saying and believing …

Self-improvement

9 principles of psychology for powerful marketing campaigns | Articles | Marketing

<i>This article was originally published on PR Daily in February 2016.</i> <br>Marketers are in a new world.<p>They have to spend time learning the most current …

Marketing

How This Entrepreneur Kept His Day Job While Starting a Business

Devote time to your side hustle while keeping your regular paycheck.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Some entrepreneurs are glorified in the media for making the leap from full-time worker to business owner. While this strategy can work for some people, other times it …

11 Amazing Butt Exercises You've Never Tried Before

We're living in a golden era for the booty. And if you're looking to #werq those muscles (better known as the glutes), you've got a <i>ton</i> of options that go way beyond the standard...

Black humour is sign of high intelligence, study suggests

An appreciation of ‘sick jokes’ equates with high IQ and low aggression<p>Who needs Mensa? If you want to find out if someone has a high IQ, just tell them a string of sick jokes and then gauge their reaction.<p>A new study in the journal <i>Cognitive Processing</i> has found that intelligence plays a key role …

Psychology

7 Power Habits of Great Leaders and Business Icons

<i>“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.”</i><p>Aristotle<p>Our never-ending quest towards self-improvement is a long …

Motivation

Every book Barack Obama recommended during (and after) his presidency

Whether he was reading to kids at the White House, hitting up local bookstores on Black Friday, or giving recommendations to his daughters, former …

4 Easily Overlooked Reasons Your Online Business Is Not Thriving

Stick with what works. Maximize your social media use. Keep your information secure. And invest in online visibility.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Internet businesses have come to stay. According to a Hosting Facts report, there were over 3.26 billion internet users …

Obama’s recommended reading list for his daughter includes feminist classics

Barack Obama knows his books. The US president and accomplished memoirist has a well-documented appetite for reading that spans literature, history, popular fiction, and more.<p>In an interview (paywall) with Michiko Kakutani, the New York Times chief book critic, he revealed the titles he recommended …

Literature

How to get toned arms like Pippa Middleton

With just weeks until her wedding, there's no doubt that Pippa Middleton will be following a strict workout regime to ensure she looks her best on 20th May. And, if her defined arms, which the bride-to-be showcased in a sleeveless dress in London last night, are anything to go by the routine is …

Pippa Middleton

Weekend-Only Exercise Is Almost As Beneficial As Doing It Every Day

Any physical activity is better for your longevity than none, so just do something.<p>In order to get the benefit of exercise, you’re supposed to do it regularly. But what if you just don’t have time? “Well then, you should <i>make</i> time,” the fitness freaks will tell you, as they return from their …

Exercise

What to eat before, during and after a workout

<b>(CNN) —</b> Scientists have long known that what you eat before, during and after you exercise can make or break a workout and possibly affect your fitness results.<p>So what do nutritionists recommend to munch on? It turns out that quality carbohydrates are important pre-workout and lean proteins …

Nutrition

A Dozen 20-Minute Workouts You Can Do at Home

Of all the reasons people skip a workout, the weakest is saying, “I couldn’t make it to the gym,” as if the only way your body will ever get faster …

High Blood Pressure Diet That Can Save Your Life

If you or your loved one ever experienced the symptoms of high blood pressure, you know you don’t want to go through it again. High blood pressure …

High Blood Pressure

7 Amazing Things That Will Happen When You Do Plank Every Day

Bodyweight exercises are gaining ground in the fitness world due to the practicality and simplicity of getting in shape using your own body weight. …

Exercise

Can I eat rice if I have diabetes?

Diet plays an important role in staying healthy, especially for people with diabetes. Many people wonder whether high-carbohydrate foods such as rice …

This website recommends novels by making sure you can’t judge a book by its cover

There’s an old adage that says “don’t judge a book by its cover.” And while that’s usually used metaphorically to discourage making judgements of a person or situation based on initial impressions, there’s no reason why you couldn’t interpret it literally to refer to actually judging works of …

The 10 Eternal Laws of Product Pricing

Customers make buying decisions based upon their emotions and how the price is presented.<p>Now that I've blown off steam complaining about the Wells Fargo fraudulent account scandal, let's get back to some basic marketing, shall we? Few elements of marketing are more important than pricing, so that's …