Kin Lam

146 Flips | 16 Magazines | 57 Likes | 1 Following | 5 Followers | @Kincreible | PharmD by trade, entrepreneur at heart. Working with effort and purpose to gain personal and financial freedom.

How 2 Entrepreneurs Turned Their Side Hustles Into Multi-Million Dollar Startups

You have to work in an industry a while to identify the really big pain point there that will become your million-dollar opportunity.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you look at the personal histories of the world’s top entrepreneurs, you soon learn that their first …

The future of digital marketing: predictions for 2018

As the year draws to a close, Return asks its senior team to reflect on 2017 and offer predictions for 2018. Topics raised include programmatic and …

Rise of the robots: There won't be enough work to go around, fmr. Apple CEO says

In 10 to 15 years, robots will be able to write better computer code than even the most skilled coders today, according to former Pepsi president and Apple CEO John Sculley, a development that is representative of the growing role of artificial intelligence (AI) in the workforce.<p>“AI is foundational …

Artificial Intelligence

6 Steps to Building a Million-Dollar Ecommerce Site in 60 Days

Jared Goetz spent only 30 minutes a day and built a colossal Shopify sales machine.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Jared Goetz, serial entrepreneur and member of The Oracles, always had a knack for reaching an audience. At 26 years old, he’s co-founded four …

8 Factors That Indicate You’re in Good Financial Health

When it comes to financial health, it's important to understand how you measure up. Here are eight markers to evaluate.<p>It happens all the time. A …

Building a 2018 Video Marketing Strategy: Considerations and Templates

Hey business owners and marketers, it’s time to have a heart-to-heart about video marketing. If you aren’t planning to dedicate a significant chunk …

Marketing

Forward brings its personalized healthcare service to Los Angeles

Forward, the San Francisco-based startup that’s looking to refashion healthcare services in Apple’s image, is expanding with its first location in Los Angeles.<p>Weaving together a number of Silicon Valley’s favorite healthcare trends, the company’s services combine proprietary, purpose-built medical …

The Top Reasons Startups Fail [Infographic]

Down through the years, some startups really struck gold. When Accel Partners invested $14.8 million in a website called “thefacebook.com” back in 2005, they made a return of $5.6 billion – 378 times their original outlay. More often than not, however, startups tend to fail brutally. According to …

Startups

How to Make $2 Million With Just a Laptop and Phone

Josh Harris uses a proven system to take complete novices from zero to six figures a year.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Plenty of gurus promise proven systems for raking in cash. The problem is that most gurus don’t actually produce real results.<p>In 2014, The Oracles …

Best Practices From A Few Influencers & Experts For Marketing Your Small Business On Instagram

If you’re looking to market your business, it’s no secret that social media is making it easier than ever to do so. One of the leading social media …

Marketing

5 Non-Confrontational Ways Leaders Keep Their Followers Accountable

Keeping your team accountable without being overbearing can be hard; it doesn't have to be, though.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I make an amazing peanut butter and jelly sandwich.<p>Seriously.<p>It's out of this world.<p>When I teach people my technique, they usually thank me …

How to Become the Coca-Cola of Your Industry Practically Overnight

Soon, everything they taught you about Facebook advertising and lead generation will not work. This is why.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In the next 24 months, direct lead generation will be inaccessible for most businesses. Soon, everything they taught you about …

Flipboard opens up to more publishers by embracing the mobile web

Flipboard is changing the way it works with online publishers, thanks to two connected announcements.<p>First, publishers no longer need to work directly with Flipboard in order to get their stories into the app. Instead, there’s a new self-serve signup option, allowing Flipboard to automatically pull …

WARNING: This Simple Photoshop Compositing Trick May Blow Your Mind! (VIDEO)

Photoshop instructor Unmesh Dinda isn’t given to hyperbole. So when he says, “This flabbergasting Photoshop trick will blow your mind and change the …

Tutorials

Warnings grow louder over cryptocurrency as valuations soar

Joe Kennedy, patriarch of the Kennedy clan, said he knew it was time to exit the stock market after a shoeshine boy gave him stock tips. If everyone thinks it’s time to buy, it’s time to sell, reasoned Kennedy. Then came the great crash of 1929 to prove him right. Perhaps some of that thinking …

Cryptocurrency

The 3 Marketing Hacks You Should Be Using to Quickly Grow Your Audience

Marketing pro Noah Kagan will share easy-to-use marketing tricks to quickly increase traffic, snag more email subscribers and improve user experience.<p><i>Editor’s Note: In "</i><i>Tough Love Tuesday</i><i>,"</i> <i>we connect side-hustling entrepreneurs with support, resources and advice from top experts. Sign up to</i> …

This Is How the World Will Shop by 2025

We asked the world's leading e-commerce technology providers to help us predict the future of online, in-store, and automated shopping.<p>PCMag reviews …

These Twins Started a $10 Million Business on Their Kitchen Table (Here's How They Did It) | Inc.com

Can twins, a kitchen table, and unlimited vacations (just one of the many benefits offered to employees) power an idea to a $10 million business? In the case of the company founded by Dominic and Tom Tancredi, the answer is a definite "Yes."<p>Anytime you're browsing the Internet, the chances are good …

General Electric

The best travel tripod

<i>By Erin Lodi</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. When readers choose to buy The Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>For less than $200, the …

No, Your Incognito Browser Isn’t Actually Private. Here's How to Safely Surf the Internet

Because investing in your online privacy has never been more critical.<p>With data breaches like the Equifax hack becoming more common, investing in …

An Incredibly Useful Beginner's Photoshop Tutorial

Adobe Photoshop is the go-to photo editing and manipulation software available online, mainly used by professional photographers and designers. It …

These Six Clever Gmail Add-Ons Will Make You Infinitely More Productive

Feel like your inbox could use an upgrade? Give Gmail new productivity powers with practical, efficiency-enhancing add-ons.<p>Gmail may be the de facto standard for web-based email—but sometimes, the service can start to feel a teensy bit stale.<p>After all, Google’s younger Inbox app is the where the …

Why companies must focus on creating a culture of innovation through design thinking

In a fast-paced world where market incumbents can get toppled by start-ups, creating a corporate culture of innovation has never before been more …

The 40 Most Common SEO Mistakes [Infographic]

Which search engine optimization (SEO) mistakes appear most often on websites?<p>To find out, SEMRush used its site audit tool to collect anonymous data …

The $250,000 Tax Credit You Could Be Using for Your Business

The federal R&D tax credit allows qualified small businesses to claim up to $250,000 per fiscal year.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>175,000 -- that's the current number of pages in the Code of Federal Regulation. For small businesses, regulatory burdens can be one of …

Alibaba founder Jack Ma says to be a successful leader you need EQ, IQ, and LQ

Good leaders generally develop different kinds of intelligence. There’s old-fashioned IQ of course, their intelligence quotient. There’s EQ, the quotient related to emotional intelligence; this concept turned fashionable in management circles within the last few years. And then there is what Jack …

Emotional Intelligence

So You Want to Build a Chat Bot – Here's How (Complete with Code!)

You’re busy and (depending on effective keyword targeting) you’ve come here looking for something to shave months off the process of learning to …

A Powerful Guide to Creating Double Exposure Images in Photoshop

Double exposures are one of my favorite effects. Luckily for us, unlike in the age of film, we have vastly more control over the final image thanks …

<b>5 Steps to Build a Social Media Marketing Plan for 2018</b> | Inc.com

Let's face it. It's not an easy time to be a social media marketer. After all, it's hard to build a social media marketing plan with all of the uncertainty that we face. However, in my time advising clients at Firebrand Group, I find that there are some attributes that separate those that succeed …

Public Relations

Using Flipboard to Supercharge Your Blog - From Planning to Publishing

Here are a few questions to consider if you want your blog to be known:<p>How do you organize your blog?<br>• How do you plan your blog?<br>• ​How do you stand out …