Megan Giaimo

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3 Top Stocks Billionaires Are Buying

When the smart money agrees on where to concentrate its money, retail investors should take notice.<p>Recently, personal finance website WalletHub …

3 Dividend Stocks That Should Pay You the Rest of Your Life

Looking for lifelong income? Consider Starbucks, Total S.A., and Boeing.<p>The foundation for a lifetime of investing success can be embarrassingly …

Why I Think Social Media Is For Branding and Engagement, Not Traffic or Revenue

<b>Social media is changing.</b><p>It used to be a one-to-many channel. Businesses would publish links, photos, and videos on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, …

Owned, Paid, and Earned: The Social Media Trifecta [Infographic]

Owned, earned, and paid social media are all critical tactics for a social media marketer's success. But today, with earned and owned social media …

Social Media

The Conversational Habit of Smart Communicators That 99 Percent of People Are Afraid Of

If more people chose this communication practice when things go south, we'd see way less conflict.<p>Lets all agree on one thing: Communication is the source of much conflict in the workplace.<p>Sometimes the unpredictability of human nature will kick in. You've seen it -- someone does or says something …

Self-help

Dalai Lama on Anger: The Ultimate Strategy for Dealing With Anger

The Dalai Lama is a man known for sharing wisdom and enlightenment. So you wouldn’t think he’s someone that gets angry.<p>This isn’t the case. In a …

A Crash Course For Freelancers On Using Google To Find Leads

Google is an amazing tool for a lot of reasons. It remains the gateway to the internet, with 60 trillion pages indexed and 2 trillion searches annually. There are plenty of freelance sites and job boards out there to help you find clients, but don’t forget Google as another powerful option.<p>Here’s a …

AdWords

How to create your first mobile app?

Setting a Goal<p>Before starting the development process, one of the most important steps that are overlooked is to set a realistic goal. The app that …

10 Creativity Quotes to Kick Off Your Year

<i>For many of us, 2017 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2018! Follow our Hit Refresh series through January for new ideas, hacks, and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>If accessing your creative side is one of your …

20 Of The Best-Selling Beauty Products From Amazon In 2016

Amazon is the go-to beauty resource for those who are just too damn busy to get to the store. It's a life-saver when you've just run out of your …

Sensitive Skin

7 Social Media Marketing Tools Recommended By the Experts

Social media is not just for communication anymore. It’s a great tool that is responsible for reshaping the future of businesses. While hosting to …

Social Media

14 Free Business Tools to Make Your Startup more Successful in 2017

Being an entrepreneur, it is imperative that you must be equipped with an in-depth knowledge of the major variables, in the both internal and external environments, that will help you enhance your business's growth. In order to drive revenue and gain competitive edge over your rivals, you need to …

7 Totally Legal Ways to Earn Tax-Free Income

Try buying municipal bonds in the state you live.<p>We may be roughly three months past Tax Day, but it’s never too early to begin thinking about ways …

Retirement

7 Best Dividend Stocks to Buy Now

They may not get your blood pumping, but these shares offer just what you need in this post-Brexit world.<p>The best dividend stocks to buy now are …

Investing

Crockpot Broccoli Cheddar Soup #Recipe

<b>Ingredients</b><p>1/3 C Butter<br>¾ C Onion, diced<br>¾ C Celery, diced<br>1/3 C Carrot, diced<br>2 tbs Garlic, minced<br>6 tbs All-Purpose Flour<br>2 12-oz cans Evaporated Milk<br>5 C …

17 Wise Quotes That Will Make You Remarkably Happy

Sometimes the wise words of others can brighten your day, and make you really happy.<p>Whoever doesn't think wisdom is the way to inner peace is definitely wrong. Reading calming words can do wonders for our psyche--calming us while simultaneously making us happy deep inside.<p>Read on to discover 17 …

Happiness

What A Little-Known Brain Region Can Till Us About Depression

A tiny brain region, called the habenula, has been proposed to drive the symptoms of depression, which can have a devastating impact on people’s …

Depression

10 terrific Instagram tools for marketers

<b></b><i>This article was originally published on PR Daily in June 2016.</i> <br>Do you use Instagram for social media marketing?Are you running low on tools to use …

6 Killer Tips To Promote Your Instagram Page

So fellow entrepreneurs and business owners, you must all be using Instagram as a part of your Social Media Strategy by now and you want to be …

30 Unexpected Things You Can Do Today To Amaze Your Customers

The key to amazing your customers is putting your customer first and surprising them with the unexpected. H<p>I was recently reminded of a story from a few years back about a lady who had called into Zappos, the online shoe retailer, to try and return a pair of shoes that her husband had recently …

Customers

9 Tips for Creating an Awesome Brand

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When creating your brand, it’s imperative that you think about everything from your logo to color scheme to to the tag line. You also have to have a memorable brand name, strong message, support system, and all of the necessary …

Marketing

4 Steps to Writing Emails That Convert to Business

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every entrepreneur should have a healthy fear of the spam folder. After all, having your emails end up in spam means just one thing: Your target customers are ignoring you. <i>But,</i> you respond, <i>It’s increasingly difficult to write</i> …

Marketing

Say Goodbye to Marketing & Brand Building, Say Hello to Consumer Centricity

Marketing is an old profession. It’s been around for hundreds of years in one form or another. If you’d like to see more about its complete history, …

Average People Are Productive, Successful People Are Learners

Too many productivity hacks can be a trap. Here's why.<p><i>This is a post from Michael Simmons, co-founder of Empact.</i><p><i>With Ian Chew</i><p>Let's face it, we love productivity! As a culture, we have a seemingly unending appetite for viral articles on productivity hacks.<p>And it's no wonder why! Given that we live …

Time Management

6 Tips for Personal Branding

Learning how to manage your own personal branding can move you up the corporate ladder, get you the account, or even land you your dream job!

5 Kobe Bryant Quotes To Inspire Greatness And Keep Entrepreneurs Motivated

Kobe Bryant has had one of the most storied careers in the NBA. As a twenty year veteran, his stats are on another level.<p>To name a few:<p>five-time NBA champion<br>• seventeen time All-Star team member<br>• four-time All-Star MVP<br>• two-time Olympic gold medal winner<br>• career high 81 point game in 2006<br>• the youngest …

Visiting Your Customers on Their Turf Should Be a Top Priority

Make the time to meet with your customers where they do their business and your relationships will flourish.<p>Over the past year, my co-founder Frederic Kerrest and I have been traveling around the world meeting with many of Okta's enterprise customers. Thousands of companies--of all sizes, regions …

Business Strategy

Become a project manager with PMP Certification

Ready for a professional upgrade? Get all the tools you need to ace the PMP and CAPM qualification exams with the <b>Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification Training</b> offer, now just $49.99, on TNW Deals.<p>You’ll learn how to control project costs, mitigate project risk, estimate time budgets, …

10 Tools That Entrepreneurs Can Use to Automate Their Business

Being an entrepreneur is challenging enough without the extra menial day-to-day tasks.<p>The good news is, nowadays entrepreneurs can automate a lot of their responsibilities, giving you more time to dedicate to growing your company. You'll be able to focus on the things that matter most. A number of …

Small Business

Celebrate Your Inner Artist With 16 Watercolor DIYs

Looking for weekend or staycation plans? We’re big fans of a stellar DIY, and one of our favorite decor trends at the moment is dreamy, ethereal watercolor. The technique can be applied to pretty much every and any project. Case in point? The 16 we’ve just brought your way. So strap on a smock and …