Kelly Thomas

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Content Marketing Isn't Dead. You're Just Doing It Wrong | Inc.com

Content marketing has been established as the main strategy for building a community of customers for many years now. And, like many great strategies, as time passes it starts to be questioned. Those who aren't putting in the effort into their content and hence not seeing the results they'd like …

Marketing

How I Built a 6 Figure Business From Scratch Using LinkedIn and Nothing Else | Inc.com

I opened the door and stepped out into the frigid night, wondering if I'd made the right move.<p>People thought I was crazy.<p>I'd just quit the safest, highest-paying corporate job I'd ever known, and I only had enough money to survive for 30 days.<p>I had one client, a laptop perched on a wobbly folding …

Employment

How to Make “The Golden Mixture” — The Strongest Natural Remedy on Earth

This miraculous mixture of ingredients is also known as the “golden mixture”, due to its remarkable health properties, and appearance that reminds of …

Technology is destroying the most important asset in your life

<i>“Money isn’t the most important thing in the world. Your time is.”</i><p>Parents, teachers, and mentors all around the world have spoken these words to us, in one form of another, throughout our lives. It makes sense, too.<p>Most of us come to realize at some point that money is a means, not an end. It …

Mindfulness

Lights Out: 7 night-time rituals that will make you happy and more productive

Everybody talks about morning rituals to get the day started right. (Even I have.) But <i>ending</i> the day right can be even more important. Why?<p>Because …

10 Marketing Influencers That Every Entrepreneur Can Learn From

Keep up with the trending social media topics with these influencers.<p>Founder, Market Domination Media®<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Digital marketing constantly changes. New trends like behavior-based email workflows, multivariate testing and influencer marketing are …

Want to write a bestselling novel? Use an algorithm

It’s the multimillion pound question that publishers and writers have been pondering for decades: what makes a bestseller? Attempting to write one could certainly pay off – the highest-paid author in the world, JK Rowling, has made $95m (£70m) in the past year, and the 10 highest-paid authors in …

Writing

Writing In A Journal Has Helped Me Create My Future And Achieve My Goals . | Inc.com

Of all the things that have been helpful to me in personal growth and goal achievement, using my journal daily is at the foundation.<p>Writing in my journal <i>every single day</i> is the glue that holds everything else together.<p>My journal is the context for my dreams. It's my favorite place to be.<p>It's where …

Productivity

The best and worst foods for you at Trader Joe's

While many of the food options at Trader Joe's are both good and good for you, it is easy to get fooled by items that initially seem healthy but are high in calories, fat, or sugar. Next time you find yourself joining the other Trader Joe's loyalists, use this handy shopping guide to find the items …

Low Fat

This Entrepreneur Used Social Media to Build an International Brand. Here Are 5 Things You Can Learn From Him | Inc.com

When you hear the word 'law', a lot of things come to mind. More than likely, none of those things are the phrase 'social media', but that didn't stop this California lawyer from using the power of social to take his firm from a local to an internationally recognized brand, and it shouldn't stop …

Public Relations

What the Beach Does to Your Brain

There’s nothing quite as synonymous with summer as the beach — and we’ve got good news for those who flock to the surf and sand as soon as work lets out on Friday afternoon.<p>Research finds that spending time by the ocean is pretty good for your wellbeing. In fact, according to an analysis of English …

Brainwaves

How to Boost Your Search Rankings With These Instagram Hacks

People either search for something or they don’t.There’s not a whole lot you can do about it, to be honest.For example, how often do you Google …

Marketing

I put $600 into a roboadviser invented by a 25-year old Stanford grad and I'm beating the market — so far

The financial markets are complicated and so most people prefer to give their money to someone else to manage.<p>When Brian Barnes graduated from Stanford in 2012, he had a hard time finding a tool with which he could invest in the stock market on his own. This prompted him to start his own online …

Investing

8 Instagram Analytics Tools You Should Be Using

Instagram is known mostly for engagement.Simply put: People love interacting with brands and other individuals. Without engagement, social media …

Marketing

Side Hustle Secret: Here's How to Get Your First 5,000 Email Subscribers

Internet expert and email pro Derek Halpern will show you how to boost your subscribers on a Facebook Live on July 25 at 1 pm ET.<p><i>Editor’s Note: In "Tough Love Tuesday," our first-ever summer success series, we’re connecting side-hustling entrepreneurs with support, resources and advice from amazing</i> …

Instagram tips from 7 pros with thousands of followers

Bradford

This Essential Oil Cures Migraines, Depression, Anxiety, and Kills Cancer Cells

Frankincense oil is known as the King of Oils – and it truly deserves this title. I use it daily to promote my health and if I ever had to choose …

The founder of a fashion brand with over half a million Instagram followers tells us exactly what to post to build a following

Over time, her social media following grew, and her artwork transformed into vintage-inspired fashion designs.<p>"Our page is all about what it's like to be a girl and we make sure that our content reflects the theme," she said.<p>Now, Valfré is distributed in over 250 stores in 28 countries around the …

Little Big Town (Band)

Here Are the Top 8 Mobile Apps to Help Bargain Hunters Save Money

The Top 8 Mobile Apps for Bargain Hunters<p>Updated October 25, 2017<p>If you've ever typed the word "coupon" into an app store's search field, you know …

This Filipina Freelancer Shares 9 Steps To A Powerful Personal Brand On LinkedIn

So you have a LinkedIn profile. You’ve added your recent company and job title. Now what?<p>Time to make your LinkedIn profile work for you, by building a personal brand that will supercharge your career and boost your income.<p>In this piece, freelance content strategist Virginia Bautista, who makes …

Marketing

The 5 Most Common SEO Myths

There many misconceptions about search engine optimization that you should learn.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’ve talked with hundreds of business owners, entrepreneurs and marketing managers prior to launching SEO campaigns for their business. From Fortune 500 …

How to Use Micro-Influencers for Your Small Business

According to Twitter research, 49 percent of consumers seek purchase guidance from social media influencers.<p>This story originally appeared on Bizness Apps<p>You probably know that word-of-mouth is the most valuable form of marketing out there. With 92 percent of consumers trusting referrals from …

This Upside-Down Peanut Butter Banana Toast Is Gonna Change Your Life

FRENCH. TOAST. FORVER.<p>1 stale baguette<p>4 eggs<p>½ cup heavy cream<p>1 teaspoon vanilla<p>1 teaspoon cinnamon<p>¼ cup unsalted butter<p>1 cup brown sugar<p>½ cup heavy cream<p>⅓ cup peanut butter<p>1 large banana, sliced<p>1. Preheat oven to 375˚F/190˚C.<p>2. On a cutting board, cut the baguette in half lengthwise, and slice into …

Breakfast

How to Catch Someone's Attention on LinkedIn | Inc.com

When it comes to generating attention online, Content remains King - and LinkedIn is no exception.<p>In fact, the network has made a concerted effort to invest in technology to drive the creation and organization of original, member-created content, helping to make LinkedIn a one-stop shop for …

Marketing

How to Make Millions Online Through Influencer Marketing

And why you don't need big-name influencers to do it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As the world of marketing continues to change, brands must constantly identify new ways of engaging with customers and driving sales. With the rise of social media and technology in …

An Absurdly Easy Way to Improve Your SEO | Inc.com

Content marketers know, feeding the content beast isn't easy, especially if you're a solo entrepreneur or a small team.<p>If you want to follow that old adage "work smarter not harder," LinkedIn recently released some data you'll want to pay heed to, which underscored the SEO value in publishing on …

LinkedIn

How to Create an Effective Sales Funnel Using Instagram

Discover what you need to do to begin attracting more prospects and closing more deals with help from your Instagram account.<p>6 min read<p><i>The following excerpt is from Kim Walsh Phillips’s book</i> Ultimate Guide to Instagram for Business<i>. Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & Noble | IndieBound<p>One of my …

Marketing

10 Free Marketing Tools Every Entrepreneur Can Use

Reach your audience effectively without compromising quality.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you're an entrepreneur just getting started, you know the meaning of a budget. You also probably know that in order to get your business idea off the ground, you have to …

How to Make Sure Your Business Shows Up In Google's Top Three | Inc.com

Google processes over 3.5 billion searches per day. While these searches cover millions of different topics, a significant portion are people looking for a business or service in their local area, making Google one of the most important tools for customers <i>and</i> businesses alike.<p>Despite the …

Small Business

Here's the best time to post on Instagram each day

Everyone wants more likes and engagement on Instagram. But when's the best time to post to get your photos in front of the most eyeballs?<p>Research …