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How Flywheel, Lululemon, And Camelbak Engage Users With Interactive Content Marketing Strategies

Content marketing is all about driving engagement and is one of the more effective ways to cut through the clutter of the overly saturated digital ad space. Resourceful and compelling content is always valued by customers and is critical to generating long term brand loyalty and meaningful sales.<p>As …

Marketing Strategy

10-Steps To Launching An Influencer Marketing Campaign

Image source: Unsplash<p>Social media is inextricably tied to almost every aspect of daily life. It has changed how we communicate, how we share …

10 Must-have apps every startup needs right now

Share17<p>Tweet<p>Share24<p>+11<p>Shares 42<p>We all like things that make our lives a little easier and this is even more true in our working lives. Startups are …

5 Social Media Tips You Aren't Using That Can Lead to More Distribution

Finding ways to create engaging content and get that content in front of the right eyes are important objectives for any business.<p>Last week, my marketing team returned from HubSpot's annual INBOUND conference where they not only got to see Anna Kendrick, Trevor Noah, and Alec Baldwin, but they also …

14 Stress Management Apps to Relax Your Mind & Body

Self-help can be your biggest asset. Check out these apps to help you manage your stress and anxiety on a daily basis.

13 apps that can make you smarter

In fact, there are ways your phone might actually be good for you.<p>We've compiled a list of apps to boost your brainpower, hone your memory, and even improve your emotional intelligence.<p>The science of how exactly our brains work — and how much we can train them — is constantly evolving, but one …

5 awkward situations you'll have to navigate as a first-time entrepreneur

<i>This article is part of DBA, a series on Mashable about running a business that features insights from leaders in entrepreneurship, venture capital</i> …

Entrepreneurship

10 Cannabis Startups That Are Smoking Hot

Colorado, Washington, Alaska and the District of Columbia don’t have a lot in common: they are all in different parts of the country, experience a …

To Grow Your Business Start Focusing on Your Employees

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Employees are the cornerstone of any business. They’re usually the primary point of contact with your customers and as such, can make or break your company brand and customer experience.<p>For the small business owner, keeping employees …

Learn These Content-Release Tricks From 4 Video-Streaming Giants

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Original content has proven a big draw for video-streaming platforms such as Netflix, Amazon, Hulu and HBO GO: HBO’s <i>Game of Thrones</i> alone scored the network its largest audience ever, while Netflix’s original series of Marvel’s <i>Daredevil</i> …

This Chicago PR Pro Accidentally Created a Career Building Instagram Followings

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>This week, Entrepreneur Network partner C1 Revolution features Alex Moresco, founder of A Moresco PR, who shares her story of making a living building Instagram followings and gives you some pro tips on how you can do the same.<p>After …

In Real Estate, It's 'Location, Location, Location.' In Business, It Should Be 'Collaborate, Collaborate, Collaborate.'

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Collaboration is one of the main reasons that some businesses are successful. Knowing who to partner with is just as important as who you know in the business world. Choosing the right business partner can lead your business to success, …

Give Yourself That Extra Kick With These Podcasts From the Likes of Tim Ferriss and Gary Vaynerchuk

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I enjoy hearing about all the great success stories of our time, as does any other person -- you know, massive initial public offerings, the “overnight” successes and the billion-dollar unicorns.<p>However, if I’m really looking to get …

Top 25 Websites, Tools and Resources for Hardware Startups

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Life isn't easy for entrepreneurs. Taking the path less traveled always makes for a challenging experience. This is even more true for hardware startups with real, physical products. You need all of the help you can get to succeed.<p>There …

Tony Robbins: Take Control of Your Finances, and Take Control of Your Life

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs have a latent need to control everything. They personally speak with every client and are at every design meeting. They hit the gym and put down the cookie. They seemingly have it all under control.<p>Yet when it comes to their …

4 Elements Essential to Building a Great Team

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Building a good team is both science and art. You need to know the science behind the qualities it takes for individuals to perform roles. And you need to master the art of blending those individuals into an ever-moving, evolving and …

How Big Brands Get Social Wrong and Small Companies Get It Right

A new Sprout Social report shows what large brands can learn from small startups.<p>We all use the word "disruption" to describe what happens the business world, but we don't always stop to think about what it really means: A small startup with a good idea enters an established industry and winds up …

3 soon-to-be social media trends you can profit on

What is the next big wave of social media?<p>Maybe it’s Peach — or another hot new social network. Maybe it’s a strategy like posting times or text faces.<p>It’s really hard to say!<p>(And yet here I am saying it…)<p>To ride the wave of <b>the next big thing in social media</b>, it often takes a lot of …

Is Snapchat a Threat to Facebook? 2 Charts Offer Conflicting Answers

In the ratified strata of billion-dollar tech companies, vanishing video upstart <b>Snapchat</b>and social media kingpin <b>Facebook</b> enjoy a David and Goliath relationship of sorts.<p>Facebook has acquired nearly every one of its potential competitors in recent years. Snapchat's breakneck growth and gaudy …

The Importance of Self-Care: Imperative for both Body and Mind

You're reading The Importance of Self-Care: Imperative for both Body and Mind, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. …

4 Questions to Reshape Your Life

If you're seeking to reshape your life, reflect on the answers to these four questions to increase your awareness, expand your mindset, and change your outlook:<p>We go at it day after day. The routine is tiresome, at best, At worst, it is exhausting, even debilitating. In our daily haze, we become …

Self-improvement

Creating a Positive Workplace Health and Safety Culture

The Chernobyl disaster in 1986 prompted the development of a new trend in the realm of occupational health and safety; safety culture. This unfortunate disaster which occurred on April 26, claimed the lives of many and has also resulted in long-term effects such as cancers and deformities among the …

Want to Start a Freelance Business? 12 Successful Freelancers Share Their Best Advice

Experience is a great teacher, but so is learning from people who have been there and done that -- extremely well.<p>You have the skills. You have the desire. You have the persistence, work ethic, and belief in yourself required to start your own business and become a successful freelancer.<p>But what …

Never Hire Someone Without Asking This

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

9 Motivational Videos to Help You Succeed in Business and Life

Can a few minutes of watching change your life? These deeply inspirational videos just might.<p>There are videos that energize us, inspire us, and motivate us to do great things. Then there are the very few that do all of that--and touch us so deeply that we wind up watching them over and over. We …

Cannabis helps my epileptic son. If only we had known sooner

Vital research on the medical benefits of marijuana has been obstructed by policies based on moral panic. Government needs to get out of the way of science<p>In fall 2012, when other parents were trading stories about the difficulties of balancing homework with little league practice and swimming …

I Thought Meditation Was a Waste of Time. I Was Wrong

If you're looking for a performance edge that also yields important health benefits -- and if you're not, why aren't you? -- look no farther.<p>I used to go to a yoga class that started with a few minutes of meditation designed to help us "find our center."<p>I never found my (gosh darn) center.<p>Instead I …

The Seven Best Things You Can Do With an Amazon Echo

The Amazon Echo offers our first serious glimpse into the future of an intelligent home. It’s not perfect, but whether you’re you’re thinking of …