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This YouTuber Fixes Ugly Websites and It's Really Satisfying

Refactoring UI is a YouTube series which takes poorly designed UI and gives it the fairy godmother treatment.<p>For me, the difference between a good user interface and a bad user interface makes and breaks a product or a service. It’s the difference between a clean, pleasant interface that welcomes …

UI Design

30 Weird Products On Amazon That Are Mind-Blowingly Useful

Plenty of products exist on Amazon to simplify your life and make chores easier to stomach. But then there's the other stuff — the weird and utterly …


7 Ways to Boost Your Small-Business Marketing

These marketing strategies can help small businesses gain new customers and increase repeat business.<p>This story originally appeared on Bizness Apps<p>Marketing is important to every business’ survival, whether it’s for the local business up the street or the mega-corporation that spreads across all …

Small Business

Don't Even Try Managing a Remote Team Without These Tools

From onboarding to ongoing training and password management, these apps keep workers connected so you can focus on the bigger picture.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If any of your employees work remotely, you already know the challenges that come with off-site team …

Project Management

Learn How to Fold a World-Record-Setting Paper Airplane

Growing up with six brothers, John Collins got really good at folding paper planes.<p>"Anything you can beat your siblings at is good," he says.<p>But he …


How to Make Money Podcasting

How to Make Money Podcasting<p>Updated May 18, 2017<p>It seems like everyone is making money with a podcast these days.<p>Some people say that traditional …


26 Inexpensive Customer Delight Ideas Worth Trying to Fuel Business Growth

A base of one-time buyers is a recipe for a sinking business. Your company can only live off of short-term customers for so long — to thrive, it …


7 Gmail Secrets From a Former Google Employee

My first day at Google in 2011 felt a bit like joining Hogwarts: you’re excited and not entirely sure what you’ll be doing!<p>I was happy to do anything …


The Productivity Secrets of an Entrepreneur Whose First Business Idea Turned Into Multimillion-Dollar Company

The founder and CEO of Thumbtack looks to a quote from Bill Gates to help him stay focused on the long term.<p><i>Editor's Note: Entrepreneur's</i> <i>"20 Questions"</i> <i>series features both established and up-and-coming entrepreneurs and asks them a number of questions about what makes them tick, their everyday</i> …

Bill Gates

26 hiking trails around the world that should be on your bucket list

Below is a list of breathtaking trails that span all difficulty levels.<p>From Japan's Yoshida Trail to Argentina's Fitz Roy Trek, here are 26 hikes worth traveling for.


How to make $400,000 a year writing about what you love — according to someone who's doing it

After posting my blogging income report from last year (where I made $401,681 with my blogging side hustle), I've been getting a lot of reader questions about how much money can you actually make blogging? I think blogging is the perfect side hustle because you can do it in your own time, you can …


18 products people waste too much money on that you should stop buying immediately

Waste not, want not.<p>We make so many purchases that we don't always realize what we are buying. If we take a step back and think about all of our additional costs, we could cut a few out of our lives.<p>These 18 products can often be a huge waste of money.

Personal Finance

Step by Step Process to Find Anyone’s Email Address

We pitch <i>over</i> 5,000 reporters, journalists and bloggers <b>each month</b> for clients.Our data shows <b>personalized</b> emails have a <b>3x response and success …

Track Down

This Company Found a Simple and Powerful Way to Provide Highly Curated Content (And it's Addicting) |

The Internet is ripe with content -- no surprise there, but it's not always easy to find exactly what you need (and want). As a result, we comfortably fall into the news aggregator abyss which results in endless scrolling based on publishers we know and love, but it still misses the relevancy score …

Time Management

Here's the Key to Great Conversation in 1 Sentence |

One of the most famous quotes about communication comes from Stephen R. Covley. He intelligently remarked that most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply. In essence, this means that the most powerful thing you can do when you're talking to …


3 Rules for Becoming an Operationally Excellent Leader |

Imagine you have a brilliant friend. He's always full of great ideas. Unfortunately, this friend rarely brushes his teeth, never flosses, and showers only occasionally. So when he tries to implement his ideas, he struggles: Who would ever listen to someone so disheveled and gross? Your friend's …


10 books '4-Hour Work Week' author Tim Ferriss thinks everyone should read

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 inspires him.<p>From self-help to science fiction, there is something for everyone, and these 10 …


9 Free Apps You Didn't Know Your Small Business Needed |

When you're starting out as a small company, prices can easily skyrocket in the search for experienced, knowledgeable employees. But with the flourishing enterprise app market, solutions may be right at your fingertips -- literally!<p>While technology can't take the place of a real person, it can ease …


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>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 Oracles …

Google AdWords

The best Chrome extensions to boost your productivity right now

Thanks to the emergence of Web-based tools and services, most of us work primarily in the browser these days, and that means it’s our main productivity center.<p>Google Chrome is far and away the most popular browser around and it supports a huge number of extensions, which are essentially plugins …

10 Social-Media Trends to Prepare for in 2018

Powerful social-media trends affecting both users and brands are strengthening and accelerating.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In the past year, a number of significant stories involved social media: Facebook lured Snapchat users to Instagram, the president of the …

Public Relations

The 1 Thing Nobody Understands About Content Creation |

You're asking the wrong question.<p>Content creation isn't about coming up with one brilliant idea.<p>This is what very few people understand about winning the content creation game.<p>You're a designer. You're a photographer.<p>You're a writer. You're a columnist.<p>You're a creative agency. You're creating …


SEO Is Simpler Than You Think. 5 Things Every Beginner Needs to Know to Get It Right |

As a non-tech founder, I understand the resistance that comes with doing anything that makes you feel stupid. For me, that includes web design, HTML, and search engine optimization (SEO). This was particularly embarrassing since SEO is one of the most foundational digital marketing tools in the …

Digital Marketing

How Scrolling Can Make (Or Break) Your User Experience

The smallest details can make or break your user experience (UX). Much of what we do on the internet is subconscious. We absentmindedly flip through …


Adieu, JetBlue, I'll Miss You

Alas, we have to split up: Your brand mistakes have sent this loyal customer -- me -- packing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Dear JetBlue:</i> <i>I miss you. We were great together, weren’t we? We liked and understood each other. I was the loyal customer, with “Mosaic” status,</i> …


How to Get to Inbox Zero Every Single Day |

<i>What tips do you have for clearing your inbox and to-do list every night before bed? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Sharon Feldman Danzger, Productivity Consultant, CEO of Control</b> …

Time Management