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10 most important things in advertising

We polled "Generation Z" on their favorite brands. Courtesy of Lionsgate<p>Good morning! Here's everything you need to know in the world of advertising today.<p><b>1. Read the results of Business Insider's "Generation Z" poll on the brands teens love and hate.</b> 110 teenagers aged between 12 and 18 decided …

How to Set Up Your First Instagram Ad

<i>By ProBlogger Facebook and Instagram Ad Expert Angela Ponsford.</i><p>With over 400 million active users and a higher engagement rate than Facebook & …

SEO for Bloggers: How to Nail the Optimization Process for Your Posts - Whiteboard Friday

Success isn't an overnight phenomenon when it comes to SEO, but with the right process and a dose of patience, it's always within reach — even if …

A Step-by-Step Process for Discovering and Prioritizing the Best Keywords - Whiteboard Friday

Keyword research, when done right, is a fairly complex process. Uncovering new keywords and appraising their value should involve a robust toolkit, a …

SEO

Skyrocketing Your Success: 5 Lessons From Millionaire Entrepreneurs

When you’re looking for an idea for a business, there is never a shortage of people eager to impart their ideas. In fact, as soon as entrepreneurs announce we’re pursuing an entrepreneurial endeavor, friends come out of the woodwork to offer perspective, parents insist on weighing in, and we’re …

Entrepreneurship

The winners have taken all: Middle class incomes are plummeting — with no relief in sight

The staggering reality is that half of America is in financial distress and at risk of falling deeper into debt<p>Poor Americans are becoming increasingly disposable in our winner-take-all society, as often noted in the passionate writings of Henry Giroux. After 35 years of wealth redistribution to …

How Visionary Entrepreneurs Are Creating Million-Dollar, One-Person Businesses

Daniel Faggella, 28, has turned his passion into a seven-figure business. His subscription-based e-commerce site, Science of Skill, sells online fitness and self defense curricula and products to students around the world. When it comes to working, the black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu says, ”I …

Martial Arts

9 Skills the Most Successful People Practice Everyday

If you do these 9 things, you'll be successful.<p>Success comes in many different shapes and forms.<p>Success to one person might be failure to another, depending on their views and aspirations.<p>Regardless of your goal, there are nine core skills that distinguish those who achieve their goals from those …

A new app wants to help you beat the credit card companies

Our increasingly automated world should make driving safer. It could also make things safer for your checkbook.<p>And just like with cars, it takes a …

Personal Finance

The company that created the 'greatest hoodie ever made' just released a $35 T-shirt that took a year to make

The apparel company that created what New York Times technology columnist Farhad Manjoo once dubbed the "greatest hoodie ever made" has now created a T-shirt.<p>In calling it a premium T-shirt, American Giant is asking customers to expect a lot from it.<p>The company told Business Insider it is looking …

A study of the top 100 billionaires in recent history found they have 6 unlikely characteristics in common

What do the wealthiest people on this planet have in common? A great business sense? Luck? A strong work ethic? The likely answer is a combination of all of these and much more. However, when we look at the characteristics of successful entrepreneurs and investors, we tend to limit ourselves to …

Warren Buffett: A dream deferred

2016-04-29T08:00:34.000Z<p>By: Sujeet Indap<p>Our colleague Stephen Foley wrote a compelling analysis last year noting how much Warren Buffett’s Berkshire …

I spent $150 a month renting clothes, and now I'm never going back to fast fashion

Six-year-old fashion startup Rent the Runway is behind Unlimited, which charges customers $139 per month to get three dresses, sweaters, handbags, or coats at a time. Before tax, that's around $1,700 a year.<p>The idea is to create a "closet in the cloud," according to Brooke Hartmann, senior vice …

Clothing

'Panama Papers' firm co-owner Ramon Fonseca speaks out: 'Nobody does business in their own name anymore...'

The revelations under the headlines "Panama Papers" caused a media storm around the world and led to a number of investigations in many countries. Hundreds of politicians, businessmen, celebrities or athletes have been implicated.<p>Ramon Fonseca, 63, is the co-founder of the law firm "Mossack …

11 ways to cut your taxes in retirement

Retirement is supposed to be about doing what you’ve always wanted to do after decades in the workforce. So, how do you feel about tax …

Why Email Marketing Isn't Dead (And How It Can Dramatically Increase Your Revenue)

Some minor tweaks to your email marketing strategy will yield some major results (and happy customers).<p><i>Danny Wong is an entrepreneur, marketer and writer. He is the co-founder of Blank Label, an award-winning custom clothing company in Washington, D.C. To connect, tweet him @dannywong1190.</i><p>The death …

You Have a Great Business Idea? Hold On. Ask These 15 Questions First | Inc.com

How do you know if you've got a great business idea?<p>Before you proceed with your venture, it's a great idea to do some market research and assess the potential for success.<p>Here are 15 questions to ask before you waste time, money and blab about how great it is going to be to all your friends.<p>1. Do …

How to invest $500

If investing feels like a rich person's game, it's not your imagination: Many online brokers impose initial deposit requirements of $1,000 or more. Mutual funds, a common investment choice with close to $16 trillion in U.S. assets, often have similar minimums.<p>But that doesn't mean you should sit on …

I’m a financial planner, and here are the 11 best pieces of advice I can give you about money

As a financial planner who specializes in working with Gen X and Gen Y clients, I've come to learn a few basic facts about money.<p>I'll share those with you today in hopes that it provides you some insight to what, from a professional standpoint, you can do to be smarter with your money.

5 Ways Introverts Become Highly Successful Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

The image of the outgoing, gregarious, never-met-a-stranger entrepreneur is a common one. That's especially true when many successful entrepreneurs appear to have pushed through obstacles and setbacks by force of personality alone.<p>So being an extrovert is a prerequisite for being a great …

Government Made Our Middle Class

Is this a surprise? It shouldn't be. Really. Thanks to the research of many younger economists, and the work of the most recent Nobelist, Princeton Econ Prof Angus Deaton (he's 69) that researched and documented worldwide poverty, we now know when and how our middle class was created. (His 2013 …

Many people's plan for retirement is deeply flawed

A Wells Fargo survey that polled over 1,000 working and retired Americans found working adults age 55-59 have saved a median of $150,000 for retirement ... but their goal is to save $500,000.<p>Nearly two-thirds say they "hope to earn more money in the future to save enough for retirement."<p>The numbers …

19 tricks stores use to make you spend more money

From supermarkets to department stores, retailers employ clever techniques designed to get you to spend more.<p>Stores are carefully engineered, and every aspect of the design has a highly specific purpose — from the background music to the interior wall color.<p>To become more of a savvy shopper — and …

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The 10 best U.S. cities to build wealth

Many Americans, intent on building their fortune, think of heading to New York or San Francisco. But it turns out neither are the best U.S. city to …

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One major regulator says banks are repeating their mistakes from the financial crisis

But the economy is barely limping along. What's booming is cheap but iffy debt that for the moment still looks good on the surface. And that is rattling bank regulators.<p>"We are clearly reaching the point in the cycle where credit risk is moving to the forefront," explained Thomas Curry, Comptroller …

China’s central bank just made this surprise move and stocks are soaring

China’s central bank cut interest rates for the sixth time since November on Friday, and it again lowered the amount of cash that banks must hold as …

Things no one should ever do with their money

Start here.Thomas Lohnes / Stringer / Getty Images<p>Surely the list of things you should never do with your money is longer than these 12 recommendations. But you have to start somewhere.<p>To give you some guidance, we asked financial experts to share their take on how to protect your financial …

5 Investments Warren Buffett Has Kept Under Wraps

Don't let Warren Buffett's folksy façade fool you. He's as shrewd an investor as any, and there's plenty he's not saying.<p>The billionaire manager of</b> …