Melissa Wong

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28 Brilliant Questions to Ask at the End of Every Job Interview

Always ask questions at the end of your job interview.<p>Thinking up questions to ask during job interviews is key.<p>Remember, every interview is a …

Job Interviews

14 Brands Winning Instagram With User

Could the key to social media success be a simple as showing off customer photos? Based on the content strategies of some of social’s biggest …

Marketing

Top 3 Ways for Building a Word-of-Mouth Business

How to get more referrals.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a speaker and marketing coach by trade, I'm often asked what people can do to build a more referral-based, word-of-mouth practice. Because make no mistake about it: When it comes to client acquisition, …

3 Ways to Test Your Next Business Idea | Inc.com

An app to help hospital patients navigate treatment options. Spent coffee grounds repurposed as body scrubs. A peer-to-peer toilet marketplace. Glucagon-injection kits for diabetics. Bluetooth-shoe inserts for foot pain.<p>Since launching a Facebook Live series for young entrepreneurs, I've gotten …

Entrepreneurship

Test Your Website’s Mobile Friendliness with This Google Tool

The year 2016 made history when <b>mobile Internet use surpassed desktop</b> for the first time ever. It should be abundantly clear that <b>responsive web design</b> …

Web Design

Freelancing and working full time? 3 ways to optimize your time

Fitting a freelance career around a full-time job is challenging, but when you’re just starting out it’s also your safest financial bet. Because your …

Marketing

Top 10 Sites for Finding Freelance Jobs in 2016 | Inc.com

As 2015 comes to a close, it's been hard not to notice how an increasing number of friends and colleagues are moving towards the freelancing model. People are simply more comfortable being their own boss these days, even if it means a bit more uncertainty than they might have at a full-time …

Employment

Instant Authority: 5 Strategies for Launching a Personal Brand from Nothing

Want to launch a personal brand? Follow these five tips.<p>Building a good reputation and personal brand doesn't happen overnight. People like Seth Godin, Brian Solis, and Neil Patel didn't suddenly find themselves on the minds of marketers worldwide by accident. Their brands were built through career …

10 most important things in advertising

Soft drinks companies are being hit hard in the UK. Coca-cola Facebook<p>Good morning. Here's everything you need to know in the world of advertising today.<p><b>1. An eHarmony-for-marketers has launched to make the process of choosing ad agencies less painful.</b> Agency Geek uses algorithmic science to match …

Advertising

"No, I'm not Coming to Your F***ing Meeting"

By Michael Solomon, 10x Management Co-Founder<p>Over the last 4 years working closely with some of the world's most talented programmers, designers and data scientists, I've come to understand one simple truth:<p>Productive People Require Long Periods<p>Of Focused Work to Optimize Productivity<p>If this seems …

This Is the Future of Work and What It Means for Your Career

In my 20s, I was an investment banker; in my 30s, a research analyst; in my 40s, I managed and led large, complex businesses; and now that I’ve …

101 Work From Home Jobs

Between technology, such as Skype, Slack, or Google Hangouts, the need to commute back and forth everyday is no longer necessary - which makes it easier to enjoy work-life balance and apply for jobs no matter where you reside.<p>Whether you're looking to join an established company, start your own …

3 Attractive Income Stocks Whose Dividends Could Double

Image source: Getty Images.<p>Dividend stocks can be the foundation of a great retirement portfolio. Not only do the payments put money in your pocket, which can help hedge against any dips in the stock market, but they're usually a sign of a financially sound company. Dividends also give investors a …

Investing

3 Stocks That Could Protect You From a Stock Market Crash

Source: Flickr user Zemistor.<p>When the stock market crashes, most companies and their stocks crash with it -- just look at the mess in 2008 and 2009. However, there are some defensive stocks in the market that can help you weather the storm, or even profit from it. Here are three suggestions from …

Investing

Think You're A Risk-Taker? Try Marrying An Entrepreneur

I hurried down the stairs to answer the doorbell, as quickly as I could, given that I was nine months pregnant. As I opened the door, I was met by a man looking sheepishly at my heaving stomach. “I’m the bailiff with a letter for Mr. Crawford” he said. Having not the slightest clue what a bailiff …

Entrepreneurship