Karen Merrill

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How to Use Instagram to Promote Your Brand and Drive Sales

Would you like to get your products and brand seen by more people, grow a strong following of customers who really relate to your brand, and get <i>paid</i>? …

10 Books on Happiness and Success for Your Reading List

Being an entrepreneur is stressful work. You pour blood, sweat, and tears into making your business work. Even though it can test you down to your …

Financial Services

Tom Brady Merchandise Sales Have Doubled Since He Was Suspended

The NFL's surprisingly harsh crackdown on Tom Brady in the Deflategate scandal seems to have given sales of the Patriots' quarterback jersey a shot …

NFL

Premium reimbursement is a costly violation

The Internal Revenue Service, Department of Labor and Department of Health and Human Services have each issued frequently asked questions stating …

4 Attributes of the World's Most Successful Entrepreneurs

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A common narrative in the startup community is that success breeds more success, and thus entrepreneurs are more likely to hit a home run on their third or fourth try. Of course, in many cases, luck plays a huge role.<p>Indeed, …

Entrepreneurship

10 DIY garden paths made from upcycled finds

Whether intended or not, all properties seem to have some sort of path that leads to the shed, the cottage, the dock or the deck. While some of these …

You're Never Too Young To Be A Leader

How to Efficiently Work From Home: Etiquette Do's and Don'ts

Technology has made it increasingly efficient to telecommute in a variety of industries. The challenge becomes motivating yourself to jump out of your workout gear and get ready for the day when the only person you are most likely to see is the one in the mirror! A strong case can be made for …

The Ultimate Social Media Marketing Plan for Every Startup Budget

Marketing plays a key role in any business venture. But finding a low cost marketing system takes quite an effort. Social media marketing is one such …

Marketing

Can Music Be Used as Medicine?

Biometric trackers are helping scientists tap into the body's response to songs and sound.<p>“Because you listened to Drake, how about Future next?”<p>Pandora, Spotify, and other music-streaming services try to predict what users might like to listen to, based on their tastes and what’s popular with …