John Isaac

53 Added | 11 Magazines | 36 Likes | 2 Following | 1 Follower | @JohnIsaac5qm6 | Keep up with John Isaac 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 “John Isaac”

Struggling With a Business Idea? Here's 15 to Get Started

Between the 2008 financial crisis and technology that make working from home more convenient, starting your own business has never been easier. …

3 Email Marketing Tactics You Need Most

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are over 144 billion emails sent each and every day. How do you separate yours from the rest? When it comes to email marketing, there are three key tactics you need to be utilizing to stand out, close the sale, and win the war of …

Marketing

10 Success lessons from Jack Ma – “Wealthiest Man in Asia” for entrepreneurs

Share53<p>Tweet<p>Share38<p>+11<p>Shares 92<p>Jack Ma, a short, lean man in his early fifties who came across a computer when he was 31, went on to build the most …

7 Ways to Follow and Measure Your Content Engagement

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Unfortunately for anyone who thought they could get out of analyzing numbers by getting into marketing, so much of Internet marketing is analyzing pages and pages of data, calculating rates, testing new features and then collecting more …

Marketing
Marketing

A serial startup employee explains 4 key steps to building a $1 million business in under 48 hours

We were both in hoodies and had a shared penchant for the F-bomb and burritos, all of which led to a caffeine-infused mind meld.<p>It would be the first of many.<p>The matchmaker then introducing us was the prophetic and profane Dave McClure, general partner of 500 Start-ups, which is now headquartered …

Startups

These 10 marketing truths will flip your brand

Traditionally, companies created brands and then attracted customers, who, if they came in sufficient numbers and remained loyal, sustained the company. But smart companies these days flip that approach, according to bestselling marketing author Marty Neumeier. They create customers, not brands. …

5 Ways Google Analytics Finds You Relevant Topics for Your Social-Media Campaign

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Social media are communications channels that many of us think about in whimsical ways. But these channels are also something marketing experts take dead seriously, for the opportunities they present to post content that is sharable, …

Marketing

The Vince Lombardi leadership secret every employee should start using

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

Team Building

10 of the Best Blogging Tools

Blogging is one of the best ways to grow your business online. Blogs give you the opportunity to showcase your brand as an authority, publish …

Infographics

Awesome Open Source Documents

This is not a list of free programming books. This is a curated list of open source or open source licensed documents, guides, books which can read, …

Programming

24 Daily Habits That Will Boost Your Intelligence

Can changing up your daily routine actually enhance your intelligence?<p>The inner workings of the human brain are still one of humanity's great mysteries.<p>As neuroscience has advanced, we've learned that we can train our brains to think more clearly, be more positive, and better express creativity.<p>In …

Framing

'Netflix for Books' Oyster is closing up shop -- and possibly headed to Google

When it debuted nearly two years ago, Oyster was poised to bring monthly subscriber streaming — a la Netflix — to the literary set. But today the startup announced that it will be sunsetting its subscription service within the next several months.<p>In the blog post announcing the decision, the …

CEO of $50 billion Salesforce shared his epic founding story to inspire a small business owner

But it took many years for Benioff to get to where he is now. When Salesforce first launched in 1999, he and his three cofounders worked out of a small apartment in San Francisco.<p>So people always ask him for advice on starting a new business. And whenever they do, Benioff likes to share his own …

Small Business

The one skill that made Amazon’s CEO wildly successful

As a child, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos spent his summers fixing windmills and repairing equipment on his grandparents’ ranch in Texas. Though …

Innovation

What Space Does to Your Body and Mind

Expedition 44 to the International Space Station has been successfully completed after three astronauts landed in Kazakhstan. The mission saw a …

Space Science

Stripe: the invisible $5 billion start-up powering the internet economy

While none of those has yet hit the high street, the revolution is well under way, and one company believes it can become to online payments what Google and Facebook became to information and socialising in the internet age. But you've probably never heard of it.<p>Stripe, a San Francisco-based …

FinTech

11 Tools for Productive Individuals

Choosing tools to help boost your productivity is hard. Here is a list of 11 tools perfect for productive individuals!

6 Surefire Methods for Overcoming Procrastination

Many of us have goals -- a set of deep-down desires that we ultimately want to see realized. Yet, with each passing day, we can't find the energy to move forward. And, as the deadline approaches and passes for achieving our goals, we're no further ahead than where we started. Often, we might even …

Procrastination

How to educate your child to be an entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Me and Richard Branson, the boss of mighty Virgin empire, share something in common. We both started our businesses at school. His was a scrappy school …

Entrepreneurship

7 Marketing Skills That Will Make Your Life Easier

Marketers are, if nothing else, very very busy. We’ve got a lot on our plate, yet we still need to take time to develop and hone our marketing skills …

The Simple Secret Behind Attracting New Customers | Inc.com

Why is it that many talented entrepreneurs start off well but later struggle?<p>It's usually because too few consumers have ever heard of them. And that's why-like it or not-you must engage in marketing.<p>The platform you choose-the location where you'll display your message-is critical. There's a wide …

Marketing

LinkedIn's Reid Hoffman on the 3 Types of CEOs | Inc.com

Reid Hoffman is not only the billionaire cofounder and chairman of LinkedIn, he's one of Silicon Valley's top angel investors and sits on the board of several companies, including Kiva and Mozilla. He's also the co-author of two business books and renowned as one of the savviest business minds in …

Silicon Valley

Startup Success Kit: 7 Top Apps for Starting a Small Business

<b>Publisher Channel Content by</b> GetApp.com<p>If you’re starting a new venture the last thing you want to worry about is investing time and resources in …

Jeff Bezos’ email to his employees shows Amazon’s leadership problems are only beginning

Just as The New York Times<i>’</i> scathing indictment of Amazon and its workplace culture hit the internet earlier this month—before the print edition was even in many readers’ hands—Amazon’s CEO Jeff Bezos sent a memo to his employees in an effort to contain the impact. Perhaps admirably, he …

Leadership

Google has a new trick

Google 'fun facts' and get fun facts!<p>Google knows pretty much everything. It can tell you the lifespan of a goat, or the name of the actor who played Wolverine, or teach you how to do a flip on a trampoline, but previously you'd need to search for specific things to find out why your cat's poop was …

Android News

Facebook's New Spam-Killer Hints at the Future of Coding

Louis Brandy pauses before answering, needing some extra time to choose his words. "I'm going to get in so much trouble," he says. The question, you …

5 mistakes standing between you and your first million

The total number of millionaire households reached 9.6 million in 2013, but has topped 10.2 million already in 2015.<p>With the technology, resources, mentorship, research, and information available, it's becoming easier than it has in the past. Sadly, most still won't reach the seven-figure annual …

Self-improvement