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6 Ways You Can Start Your Own Business While Working a Full-Time Job

Are you looking to start your own business? Before you hand in your notice at your day job, you might consider holding down the fort while you get your company off the ground.<p>Are you looking to start your own business? Before you hand in your notice at your day job, you might consider holding down …

Entrepreneurship

Warren Buffett Is Wrong on Cryptocurrencies: Here's Why

Many experts mock cryptocurrencies because they see flaws but not the real potential.<p>When Kodak announced its own cryptocurrency and blockchain for photographer rights, there were those who shook their heads. Warren Buffett did yesterday. Tren Griffin of Microsoft, who is a former private equity …

Cryptocurrency

33 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of Us Probably Don't)

Getting ahead can be a struggle if you don't have the discipline to do the right simple things every single day.<p>Ever wonder why getting ahead can sometimes seem like such a struggle? The truth is: If you want to be highly successful, you need to be highly disciplined. I've polled countless …

Gluten-Free

Never Been Able to Keep a Journal Before? This Is the Journal Format for You

You know journaling is a good idea. Here's how to actually do it.<p>I write about productivity and personal achievement for a living, so take it from me: You already know how to be successful. All the good advice? You've already heard it. No doubt multiple someones have told you to meditate, commit to …

Productivity

10 Inspirational Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read More Than Once

You'll uncover countless gems in these classics.<p>Contributor<p>Entrepreneur, software engineer, author, blogger and founder of WanderlustWorker.com<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I'm fairly obsessed with reading. I read everything I can get my hands on. It's a habit that I …

Motivation

After interviewing 140 people at the top of their fields, Tim Ferriss realized almost all of them share the same habit

Tim Ferriss has been on an especially introspective journey over the past year.<p>Continuing in the vein of his other work, he decided to share with his audience what he's learned along the way.<p>In the last 12 months, Ferriss had the 10-year anniversary of "The 4-Hour Workweek" (the book that made him …

LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman reveals what it was like building PayPal with Elon Musk and Peter Thiel and what it takes to make a $26.2 billion company

.<p>People talk about Reid Hoffman as a philosopher of Silicon Valley. That's by design.<p>Before he was the billionaire cofounder of LinkedIn and a partner at Greylock, he planned to be a "public intellectual." Hoffman says his philosophical training guides his business and investment strategies every …

10 Books Tim Ferriss Thinks Every Entrepreneur Should Read

Check out these titles curated by the productivity expert and podcast host.<p>Reporting Intern<p>Tim Ferriss, the productivity expert,author and inspirational speaker, is an avid reader, and has highlighted many books on his show and through his blog, seeking to share some of the same wisdom that …

Self-improvement

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>6 min read<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 …

Google AdWords

Why Deeply Intelligent People Don't Try to Think Themselves Out of Unhappiness

It's time to re-think your approach to happiness.<p>Even the smartest and most successful people are unhappy. Take one of my clients, I'll call him George, for example.<p>George is a key player in a large tech firm. He's not only a driven team leader always aiming to improve performance, he's also …

Happiness

One-Week Schedule for Promoting Your Lead Magnet

Follow this Sunday-through-Saturday schedule to get prospects off the fence and buying from you.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from Kim Walsh Phillips’s book</i> Ultimate Guide to Instagram for Business<i>. Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & …

Marketing

5 Quick Tips To Improve Your AdWords Quality Score

If your Google AdWords ad isn't showing up as high in the search engine results pages (SERPs) as you'd like, it could be because your Quality Score isn't high enough. Fortunately, you can do something about that.<p>In this article, we'll go over the concept of the Google AdWords Quality Score and …

AdWords

Miami SEO: 17 Tips For Dominating Search In Local Marketplaces

In the United States, you’ll discover several notable cities that are hotbeds for talented SEO companies that are quite literally changing the playing field. Whether we’re talking about SEO firms in Miami, New York City or any other destination in the country, or even internationally, consumers …

5 Actionable Tips to Update Your SEO Strategy Right Now

There are, what seems like, millions of articles written on the web touting the power of SEO. Thought-provoking books, seminars and training courses, …

11 Habits of Remarkably Happy People

Being happy isn't just better for your emotional well-being--it also makes you more successful.<p>Despite how appealing turmoil, negativity, and pessimism can sometimes seem, being happy isn't just better for your emotional well-being--it also makes you more successful than those who are not.<p>Check out …

Happiness

8 Reasons Facebook Will Beat All Other Digital Marketing Channels This Year

Why entrepreneurs should select Facebook as your primary digital marketing channel.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Marketing is the key to success for any business. If you’re already an entrepreneur or planning to launch your startup this year, it’s crucial to …

Marketing

Growth Hacking 101: How to Hack Local Search

Three weeks ago, I was hanging with my friend, a restaurateur in Las Vegas.He’s opened four successful restaurants and knows a thing or two about the …

This 22-Year Veteran Shares His Best Advice On Building A Digital Marketing Career That Will Last

Looking for a career in digital marketing but don’t know where to start? I’ve been there. Despite a successful PR career, I wanted to try something new, challenging and in-demand. So I chose digital marketing.<p>I’m not going to sugarcoat it for you. Digital marketing isn’t easy. There’s a steep …

Marketing

This Google Expert’s Top SEO Tips For Job Seekers In 2017

Putting “customer happiness ninja” as your LinkedIn headline—even if that’s your actual job title—won’t do you any favors.<p>When’s the last time you Googled yourself? If you said never, it’s time to start. Recruiters and potential employers are already searching you to decide if you’re a candidate …

Employment

5 proven ways to increase your blog readership

Some bloggers may be seeking raw “traffic” for their blog. This does not necessarily build an engaged audience, but it can result in the “social …

How to Launch & Manage a Successful Blog in 2017 [Free Planner]

There’s no denying it: Blogging for your business works. According to our 2016 State of Inbound report, B2B marketers who blog receive <b>67% more leads</b> …

How to Build a Digital Marketing Plan for a Startup

This guest column is authored by Saji Nair, Founder and Director at Wisoft Solutions<p>As is the case with big corporate companies, SME/SMBs, and …

myfrequent.com

This résumé landed me interviews at Google, BuzzFeed, and more than 20 top startups

I also crafted, revised, rewrote, and continuously edited my résumé.<p>This résumé landed me interviews at Google, BuzzFeed, Oscar, and nearly two dozen other top startups.<p>I also got interviews for full-time jobs at a major political campaign, a huge government contractor, and a billion-dollar …

Lean Startup vs. Design Thinking: What Works?

How to create a customer-centric venture.<p><i>By Marina Krakovsky | Stanford Business contributor</i><p>In the world of entrepreneurial incubation, design thinking, a user-centered way to conceive and create a successful product, is often compared and contrasted with the lean startup approach, which is more …

Lean Startups

These 4 Email Hacks Save Me an Hour a Day

Time is the most precious commodity we all have and can't afford to waste. Here's how to make better use of your time every day.<p>I'm sure you agree that time is the most precious commodity that none of us can afford to waste. In business, as in life, mastering time management is incredibly important.<p>…

Productivity

10 Six-Figure Side Business Ideas

<i>(image courtesy of Neon MFG)</i><p>Side hustles are becoming pretty popular these days. Everyone is tired of being limited by a single salary that only …

Mastering Social Media is One Key to Your Small Business Succeeding - Small Business Trends

Learning how to use social media is a proven, effective way to help your small business grow. Social media has become essential for small businesses’ …

Public Relations

Building a Business: 5 Things I Didn't Expect

Building a successful business won't be anything like you imagined.<p>It's been a crazy journey to get where we are today--and it's a ridiculously awesome place.<p>I'm excited to say that WordStream has made the Inc. 5000 list for the fourth year in a row. The company that I founded in 2007 took in $22.8 …

Business Strategy