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The $140 productivity app that’s managed my life for the past decade

I have a strange obsession with optimizing my life for peak productivity. Part of it is the dopamine hit that comes with a task well completed. But what brings me even more joy is the creation of the perfect Rube Goldberg machine to deflect, swat, and conquer everything the information economy has …

Productivity

Is Your Website User Friendly? A 25 Point Website Usability Checklist [Infographic]

How user-friendly is your business website? Could you make improvements to provide a better experience for your visitors?<p>Mango Media share their …

Infographics

What Is the 80/20 Rule? The Pareto Principle Explained

The 80/20 rule (or Pareto Principle) can help you boost your productivity by doing what really moves your goals forward.<p>Episode #512<p>play …

Time Management

You've Got the Dreams but are You Doing the Work?

Planning out just one goal each day makes all the difference.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Your dreams are as realistic as the work you’re willing to put in.<p><i>So how much work are you putting in?</i><p>You don’t have to do a lot, initially. But you do have to be consistent -- …

Motivation

Social Media Planning: How To Create A Social Media Plan In Under 30 Minutes

Creating content for your social media platforms can be time consuming enough, so why spend more than you need on planning how to use it? It is …

Infographic: Timeless tips to make you a better writer

Writing is darn near impossible to master, but there are methods to ease our editorial madness.<p>An infographic posted by GrammarCheck serves up eight …

Your Odds of Succeeding Improve When You Create a Success Plan

People seldom achieve anything significant by stumbling around day to day.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Definition of "planning": A detailed proposal for doing or achieving something.<p>If you think about it, this could mean a lot of different things to a lot of …

Motivation

How to Use Facebook Groups in Home Business

Tips to Building Your Home Business Through a Facebook Group<p>Updated June 06, 2018<p>Facebook maxes out profile friends at 5,000, so many people turned …

6 Things Successful People do Before 9 a.m.

Doing something useful when you feel least like doing anything almost guarantees a productive day.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What do successful people do differently? For one thing, they typically wake up very early. Long before they hit the office, they’ve been up …

Success

I just read a book that called me out on my excuses for not seeing friends, not finishing my work, and wasting time on social media — and I loved it

Courtesy of Laura Vanderkam<p><b>Time is a precious commodity, but too many of us waste hours of it every day.</b>• <b><br>In her new book, "Off the Clock,"</b> …

Is your home making you unhappy? The quick fix interior tips to boost your mood

Two years ago, Victoria Harrison was unhappy; burnt out from her commute, stressed at work, not sleeping, and living on chocolate and coffee. When she looked at her friends, also successful 30-something professionals in their dream jobs, she noticed something similar.<p>“We were all tired but wired,” …

Here Are the Benefits of Multiple LLCs or Corporations for Your Businesses

Entrepreneurs running several companies under one LLC may benefit from creating multiple corporations.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What kinds of traits do entrepreneurs share? They're driven to succeed. They're not afraid to try, experiment and fail. They love to …

Small Business

3 Ways to Make Money Online From Your Blog or Website

Want to start a blog? Here are three proven ways to make money from it.<p>If you’re thinking about starting a blog or website, but you don’t have an online store, you might wonder how you can actually make money online. Entrepreneur.com has a shop where readers can buy merchandise like hats and …

Online Life

Can a Simple Checklist Transform Your Business?

If checklists are useful for building a skyscraper or performing complex surgery, they just might be right for you, too.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What do test pilots, surgeons, architects and hedge fund managers all have in common? They all turn to one simple tool …

Project Management

The 6 Questions I Ask Before I Say 'Yes' to Anything

It's okay to value your time and energy -- in fact, it's important.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When I started my business at 19 years old, I was so hungry to grow it that I said yes to just about any conference, any opportunity and anyone who would meet with me. Any …

Entrepreneurship

If You Want Your Business to Thrive, You Need to Have These Difficult Conversations With Your Team Today

Being able to handle tough situations is one of the hallmarks of a great leader.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the key features of all great leaders is that they're willing to have difficult conversations. Difficult conversations are a sign of difficult …

5 Daily Steps for Succeeding at Anything

Successful people plan. Unsuccessful or mediocre people simply content themselves with hoping and wishing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It seems that regardless of how well the typical American household does, as far as income goes, happiness fails to keep up. Has …

Motivation

This 1 Productivity Hack Can Bring Out an Employee's Full Potential In Just 5 Minutes

Checklists might be boring... but they are effective as hell.<p>When was the last time you had a wow experience that you just wanted to tell all your friends and family about?<p>Just imagine this. You arrive at your hotel after a long drive or flight. You walk into the room, and the first thing you see …

Tips for Starting a Successful Online Retail Business

Why are some internet businesses wildly successful while others barely generate revenue? It turns out that online shoppers aren’t necessarily looking …

These 7 Essential Oils for Varicose Veins Are Practically Magic

Did you know that almost 25% of adults deal with varicose veins, the raised, swollen, and often purplish-blue twisted veins that most frequently …

This Simple Strategy Will Make You a Faster, More Effective Learner

A little structure goes a long way in making the mind more effective.<p><i>What is the best approach for learning new things? 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 Praveen Tipirneni, CEO of</b> …

Here are 22 of the best day-to-day, time-saving tips to use now

I’ve been testing and adjusting various productivity techniques for the past five years, read lots of books (most of them repeating) and here’s some …

The 3 Phrases That Will Slowly Kill Your Business (And What to Say Instead)

Business owners and employees must believe their companies can achieve anything they envision. Avoid these 3 toxic phrases if you want to grow.<p>The single most powerful tool in a business owner's toolbox, which can either harm or help their businesses, is their mindset. Especially in the hardest …

Top 27 Productivity Hacks of 2018

This new year, kiss your inefficient and time-wasting habits goodbye.<p>As 2018 gets closer, many professionals focus on what they can do better next year. Increasing productivity at work is a common New Year's resolution, as there is almost always room to improve anyone's practices.<p>To help you get …

9 Set-It-and-Forget-It Tools for Inundated Entrepreneurs

For entrepreneurs, in business and life, automation means true freedom.<p>As a busy entrepreneur, you lead a hectic life. You spend countless hours in back-to-back meetings, marketing your company and managing your team. Although you never let a minute go to waste, there's still not enough time in the …

Entrepreneurship

28 High-ROI Ideas for Promoting Your Product on Facebook

Here are more than two dozen ways to use Facebook ads to increase sales.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Facebook is arguably the best platform for promoting your product, considering that you can reach 1.3 billion daily active users.<p>There's only one caveat -- you need …

Marketing

SEO 2018: 15 Rules for Dominating Online Search Results

There is limitless opportunity online, if you can be found.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Seems like yesterday that I was writing about SEO in 2017. Now, 2018 is near. Are the rules changing much? Sort of. But, the fundamentals are staying the same. You still can't …

SEO

3 Non-Tech Steps to Build a Multi-Million-Dollar Business

Technology can always improve your business, but you don't need it to grow.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We should all be focusing on technology to help grow sales -- the digital transformation of most aspects of commerce has created more business leverage than just …

Customers