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How to Build a Profitable Business Online by Selling Nothing

Learn three simple strategies to help you stack on more revenue without the headaches of fulfillment and customer support.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Imagine a business that contains no fulfillment, deliverables or customer support and can be sold for 25 times its …

Profit

35 trips every couple should take in their lifetime

There's nothing quite like travel to put any relationship to the test, no matter whether you and your SO are adventure-seekers, lovers of luxury, or …

Costa Rica

Bill Gates Wants You to Watch These 9 TED Talks

In an interview published in <i>Time</i> magazine earlier today, Bill Gates said that the late Hans Rosling's book <i>Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why Things Are Better Than You Think</i> was "one of the most important" he's ever read.<p>Like Bill Gates's all-time favorite book, Steven …

Bill Gates

Fintech could be bigger than ATMs, PayPal, and Bitcoin combined

<i>This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can read the report here.</i><p>Fintech broke onto the scene as a disruptive force following the 2008 …

Financial Services

Control everything you own with these $20 Wemo mini smart plugs

The Wemo mini smart plug is down to $20 on Amazon. This is the lowest direct price drop on Amazon for the Wemo plug ever. We've shared deals that saw …

New iPhone X Leak Reveals Dramatic Changes

With Apple’s reimagining of the iPhone interface, notably the loss of the home button and TouchID, many are questioning how the iPhone X will handle features that have become second nature in iOS. Now we have some practical answers.<p>The new details on the user interface (reported by 9to5mac) come …

The Best Business Advice I Ever Got, in One Short Sentence

"Get out of the building."<p><i>What was the most helpful advice you received as an entrepreneur? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Ritu Narayan, Founder and CEO of Zūm, on Quora:</b><p>I always …

How to Have Money Rolling in Without Doing Anything

Passive income allows you to have a stream of income pouring in with little ongoing work on your part.<p>How would you like to put in a little work <i>once</i> …

Honeydue is a money management app for couples

Honeydue is a mobile app that aims to reduce money-related arguments between couples by offering tools to share information on respective account balances and spending.<p>The app also lets couples stay on top of money matters in other ways, such as being able to comment on individual transactions and …

10 books that’ll help you achieve more success in life

If you’re looking for that edge, that secret to success, the answers might already be available to you.<p>While you may think these tips are closely …

Self-improvement

How to Build a Multi-Million Dollar Business (Without Inventing Anything at All)

Don't re-invent the wheel, just use it differently.<p>Spoiler alert: most of today's top companies are based on old ideas. Uber is a modern twist on the taxi industry; Airbnb has done the same with hotels. Tesla's electric vehicles are just another incarnation of a centuries-old idea. And yet the …

Dell delivers world’s first laptop with wireless charging

Apple is yet to deliver its first smartphone with wireless charging, but Dell is already bringing the feature to notebooks. Its new Latitude 7285 is the world’s first 2-in-1 laptop that can be topped up without a cable.<p>Its sleek design makes the Latitude 7285 an ideal MacBook Pro competitor, but …

22 Books to Help You Get Ahead in Business and Life

If you're the kind of person perpetually on a mission to improve yourself, a good book can provide stellar inspiration and guidance.<p>If you're the kind of person perpetually on a mission to improve yourself, a good book can provide stellar inspiration and guidance. Here are top picks from nearly two …

The 1 Book Bill Gates and Warren Buffett Say You Should Read to Succeed

Wondering what one thing could be the key to helping you succeed in business? Well, you might be in luck.<p>Both Bill Gates and Warren Buffett--two of the most successful businessmen of our time--have said that <i>Business Adventures</i> by finance journalist John Brooks is the read that brought them …

So You Want to Be CEO? Here Are a Few Things You Need to Know First

If the CEO title is in your sights, here are five skills you'll want to hone.<p>Bezos. Zuckerberg. Musk. Jobs. Buffet. Branson. Our favorite CEOs are rock stars in the business world, recognized for their vision, big personalities and success. But the mighty can fall--just ask Marissa Meyer and Tony …

10 apps everyone should have on their computer

Mobile apps are far more popular than their desktop counterparts, but most people still rely on laptop or desktop computers, either for work or just browsing the web at home.<p>Whether you've invested in Apple's Mac line or a Windows PC, there are absolutely some worthwhile desktop apps out there to …

Apps

This artist broke a world record with his 26-hour rap marathon

Murs, a Los Angeles-based emcee, set the world record for the longest recorded rap session on Wednesday night after spitting a mix of original and …

5 essential keys to building a multi-million dollar company

What does it take to build a company valued at over a hundred million dollars?<p>A while back, I had asked this question to Ambarish Gupta, CEO and Founder at Knowlarity, a major cloud telephony company.<p>Incorporated in 2009, Knowlarity has 15,000 customers in more than 65 companies across the world. …

Tech billionaires convinced we live in the Matrix are secretly funding scientists to help break us out of it

Some of the world’s richest and most powerful people are convinced that we are living in a computer simulation. And now they’re trying to do …

Billionaires

12 business lessons from Oprah Winfrey

Going from an impoverished and violent childhood to an incredibly successful talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist Oprah Winfrey has …

Motivation

10 Success lessons from Evan Spiegel – “Snapchat Founder and Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share13<p>Tweet<p>Share2<p>+11<p>Shares 16<p>If Silicon Valley had a bad boy icon, it would be Evan Spiegel. The CEO and co-founder of Snapchat shot to the …

This bike dashboard lets you make calls and get directions without leaving your handlebars

Think of it as a smart dashboard for your bike. The COBI allows bikers to mount their phone on their handlebars and connect it to a controller that they use by flicking their thumb. They can adjust their music, answer phone calls, track their fitness goals and more without ever leaving their …

Teaching Kids About Money: A 5-Step Guide

Image source: Getty Images<p>Teach your kids how to save and invest when they're young, and that financial literacy could one day help them achieve financial security -- or even great wealth. Unfortunately, too many Americans think money management is an adults-only subject -- and of course, money is …

Gadget Thirst Trap: a pillow that plays music, a portable projector, and an alien egg-shaped speaker

<i>Gadget Thirst Trap rounds up the weirdest gadgets of the week that made us thirsty for more. Be sure to follow The Verge (verge) on Snapchat for the video edition.</i><p>The Kushion<p>It’s a pillow. It’s a speaker. It’s a pillow speaker. I have so many questions about the Kushion, but mainly, I’m in awe at …

5 Tips for Structuring Your New Business Like a Pro

Is your new business a “lemonade stand”? That’s the term we use to describe businesses that were set up quickly with lots of passion but will fade into oblivion instantly when hit with the first sign of a legal or tax challenge. Lemonade stands are not serious businesses and are not worthy of …

Turn any wall into an 80-inch screen using LG’s Minibeam battery powered projectors

By Luke Edwards<p>There are easy to place short throw projectors and then there's the LG Minbeam PH450U and PH150G battery powered LED projectors that …

The GSElevator guide to the 50 things every man should do once

They vacillate between the obvious and the pretentious. The mile high club is gross. Burning Man is stupid. Mardi Gras is overrated. Growing a beard takes no effort. I have no interest to run with bulls or climb a mountain. And if I got into a fight, I'd probably lose.<p>But having spent the better …

Why Sex in the Workplace Is a Terrible Idea

"I lay awake in the hospital bed in Paris all night considering the blowjob that might cost me a leg."<p>Admit it: The idea of having sex at work sounds pretty awesome.<p>There's certainly no shortage of people doing it; recently, <i>Business Insider</i> (that sexiest of publications) conducted a survey that …

Vancouver slaps 15% tax on foreign house buyers in effort to cool market

Canadian authorities have taken action to tackle the affordability crisis in British Columbia’s biggest city where a detached home now costs C$1.56m<p>Foreigners looking to purchase a home in Vancouver now face an additional tax of 15%, as Canadian authorities seek to temper a heated housing market …