Sarah Mack

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Why Employers Don’t Care About Your Cover Letter (and How to Change That)

Most of the job seekers I know get hung up on writing their cover letter. <i>How do I tell the hiring manager everything he needs to know about me in one</i> …

101 Career Tips You Can Learn in 3 Seconds

We know—you want great career advice, but sometimes, you just don’t have time to read lengthy articles or books.<p>Well, today, you’re in luck: We’ve …

How to Make Bakery-Style Apple Danish at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Heather Hands from Flourishing Foodie is sharing a recipe for a delicious -- and jaw-dropping -- danish braid that will give you a reason to get</i> …

Office Etiquette: The Rules of Saying Thank You

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As the holidays approach, this is the perfect time to show your gratitude and appreciation to clients, business partners, vendors and employees.<p>According to a 2007 Maritz poll, nearly 80 percent of employees reported praise for a job well …

Customers

How to Write a Compelling Script for Your YouTube Videos

If your video requires a script, these tips will help you write one in a style that appeals to your intended audience.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from Jason R. Rich’s book</i> Ultimate Guide to YouTube for Business. <i>Buy it now from</i> Amazon | …

Barnes & Noble

How to Generate Publicity on a Shoe-String Budget

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><b>Q: What marketing or PR techniques do you believe will create the most website traffic for a startup with a lean budget?</b><i><br>-Janine Darling</i><p><b>A:</b> It’s important to debunk the myth there is some sure-fire way to unlock hundreds of thousands of …

Public Relations

5 Keys to Great Nonverbal Communication

This story originally appeared on PR Daily<p>Clear and effective communication is essential during presentations, whether for board rooms full of executives, auditoriums at conferences, or classrooms full of students.<p>Verbal information is vital, but how we present that information can determine how …

Public Speaking

How to Start a YouTube Channel

If you're going to be posting multiple company videos on YouTube, setting up your own YouTube channel is a smart (and free!) option.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from Jason R. Rich’s book</i> Ultimate Guide to YouTube for Business. <i>Buy it now from</i> …

5 Tips for Maximizing LinkedIn for Your Business

This story originally appeared on FOX BUSINESS<p>While LinkedIn is often used by job-seekers or employers looking to fill open spots, hiring isn’t LinkedIn’s only function.<p>The social network, which reports more than 259 million members in more than 200 countries, also provides a great opportunity to …

Customers

9 Steps to Becoming a Great Writer

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a young engineer fresh out of grad school, my first job included writing a specification for a product I designed. The product worked fine. The spec, on the other hand, was unreadable. After reviewing a draft, my boss threw it on my …

Stephen King

10 Body Language Tips Every Speaker Must Know (Infographic)

This story originally appeared on PR Daily<p>We all know that when we give a presentation or speak in front of a group, not only are our words important, but the body language that accompanies them.<p>Your words may give the audience one message while your body sends quite another.<p>As if getting the words …

Public Speaking

How This Blogger Turned Her Hobby Into a Full-Time Job and Scored Millions of Fans

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When Emily Schuman, the blogger behind popular lifestyle website Cupcakes and Cashmere, hit a million page views in a month, she knew it was time to quit her 9-to-5 job, and devote all her time to the blog. It turned out to be a good …

Cupcakes

How to Become an Authority Online in 8 Simple Steps (Video)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Is it just me or do you also notice a lot of average branding and marketing strategies in the online space?<p>Guess what? Being average isn’t going to cut it if you want to be great.<p>So many entrepreneurs and business owners are striving for …

Marketing

8 Steps to Having Wildly Productive Mornings

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’ll wake up for about 25,000 mornings in your adult life, give or take a few.<p>According to a report from the World Health Organization, the average life expectancy in the United States is 79 years old. Most people in wealthy nations are …

Time Management

How to Combat Your Fear of Rejection

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Our fear of rejection is so powerful, it’s stops most of us in our tracks -- whether we realize it or not. It prevents us from moving forward in our professional and personal lives. As a result, we’re afraid to set goals. We’re unwilling …

Entrepreneurship

Finding Growth By Changing Your Mindset

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s a long-held secret in Silicon Valley that is starting to leak out. If you look around at some of the newest billion-dollar companies, you’ll find that most of them haven’t reached those heights through traditional marketing. …

Marketing

Dealing With That Unhappy Customer

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Things are not going well with my customer Fred. Here, let me let him explain:<p>“I am more than willing to pay for your services -- I just didn't get what I paid for.”<br>“If I was advised upfront of the charges I wouldn’t have agreed.”<br>“It …

Profit

How to Get Influencers to Help You

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all need help to succeed, whether it’s crucial advice from a seasoned professional, a testimonial about our product or service, or an introduction to an important contact. For better or for worse, sometimes it’s not what you know, but …

Success

Why Stellar Customer Service Is Key to Building Your Online Brand

If you and your employees truly believe the customer is always right, you can build one heck of a successful brand using social media.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In his book</i> Tweet Naked<i>, online marketing expert and social media agency CEO Scott Levy provides the</i> …

Social Media

Top 5 Ways To Boost Your Credit Score

Low credit score getting you down? While there’s no magical solution to instantly raise those ever-important three digits, thankfully there are ways …

How to Save a Whopping $4,645 Next Year

Sure, you realize that your daily lattes aren't exactly necessities. But once you discover what they, and other regular purchases, add up to, you'll …