Michelle Danajka

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4 Ways To Optimize Blog Content So That It Actually Gets Read

You probably already know that having a blog is important, but you may secretly be dubious about how often people actually read to the end of any …

9 Set-It-and-Forget-It Tools for Inundated Entrepreneurs

For entrepreneurs, in business and life, automation means true freedom.<p>CEO of Sourcify<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a busy entrepreneur, you lead a hectic life. You spend countless hours in back-to-back meetings, marketing your company and managing your team. …

Entrepreneurship

Find Out How Much Your Time Is Worth Before You Waste Any More of It

This time management expert offers a formula for determining how much your time is really worth.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from the Dan S. Kennedy’s book</i> No B.S. Time Management for Entrepreneurs<i>. Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & Noble | …

Entrepreneurship

Will 'Google My Business' Posts Change The Game Of Local Search?

Recently, Google announced that its Posts function is now available on Google My Business (GMB). A lot of businesses — especially the smaller, local players in their respective industries — stand to benefit from this update, as it allows users to add a post of up to 300 words directly to their …

SEO

Getting Started with Instagram for Your Business: 8 Simple Steps

More than 500 million people use Instagram every day1, and over five million businesses use Instagram to tell their stories visually, connect with …

The 7 Laws of Entrepreneurship (They Don't Teach You in School) | Inc.com

Back when I was in college (for the short amount of time I attended), there was no major for entrepreneurship. In fact, I would argue it's something you can't fully learn in school, no matter how diligent the curriculum. There's no class that walks you through how to stomach the ups and downs of …

Entrepreneurship

9 Things People Accidentally Do That Make Their Mondays Unproductive | Inc.com

Most people don't even realize when they're being unproductive.<p>In fact, most people go to bed on Sunday night making all these grand plans of how they're going to make their Monday the most productive Monday of all time only to immediately side-step into the wrong activity and find themselves down …

Time Management

Email Marketing vs. Marketing Automation: What Your Small Business Needs to Know

We delve into what these two practices are, how they differ from each other, and their importance to your organization.<p>PCMag reviews products …

Marketing

21 Evernote Templates & Workflows to Skyrocket Productivity

Evernote is rapidly becoming a <b>staple part of our modern workflows</b>.<p>From 2009 to 2010, Evernote jumped from 2 million users to 6 million. Impressive, …

Take Evernote to Work With These Free Business Templates

The small business world has an unfortunate little secret. Most entrepreneurs discover it by accident, and it takes them by complete surprise. The …

Small Business

How to use Evernote to organize your life

Never forget the important stuff<p>Finding a great note-taking app is like finding the perfect pair of jeans. They’re hard to come across, but once you do, you’ll always stick with them. The same goes for the best smartphone apps. Some people might still prefer the old, foolproof method of taking …

Apps

What Is A Low-Glycemic Diet And Can It Help You Lose Weight? | Women's Health

While following the glycemic index will help you choose healthier carbs to add to your diet, what you really want to focus on is the glycemic load of the foods you eat. Glycemic load is simply the glycemic index multiplied by the grams of carbohydrates in a food, Turoff says. “The glycemic load …

6 Ways to Get More Done Without Hiring More People

Using "blocks," "sprints" and sub-categorizing is just one strategy to consider.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When big businesses think about productivity, they often think in terms of their return on investment (ROI): Each employee costs a specific amount of money, …

Time Management

The 8 Best Pieces of Business Advice I've Received In The Past 6 Months

Words of wisdom from business leaders.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>My job involves interacting with dozens of business visionaries on a regular basis. I’m constantly meeting with vendors, potential partners, customers and new employees. I take something positive away …

Entrepreneurship

10 Ways to Update Your Marketing with New Trends and Technology - Small Business Trends

New technology, trends and techniques are likely to have an impact on how you do business in 2018. These changes can vary depending on your business …

The Ultimate Beginner's Guide to Bullet Journaling

Staying organized seems easy from afar. Write a daily to-do list, use a calendar, don't take notes on random scraps of paper: these suggestions sound …

Productivity

Managing Your Schedule Like a Boss: Tips the Experts Never Tell You

Time management is at the top of the short list of reasons why some people succeed and most don't.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Lou Gerstner, the former CEO of IBM, once said, “Never let anyone own your schedule.”<p>I don’t know about you, but I <i>love</i> that quote. It’s so …

Time Management

8 Ways to Work Smarter and Improve Productivity

Get more done without working more hours.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all have the same amount of time in a day, and there is no way to get more of it. It doesn't matter how successful or wealthy one is -- we are all capped at 24 hours per day.<p>We have to subtract …

Time Management

9 Best Teas To Boost Your Immunity And Help You Relax

Teas are more powerful than you may think.<p>Well, it’s happening. The leaves are falling and if you listen closely, sweaters sing gleefully from the …

Alternative Medicine

Loaded Baked Potato Casserole

This casserole combines all the irresistible features of a loaded spud, but is cooked and served family style for an extra-hearty side.<p>Preheat the …

Cooking

These Six Clever Gmail Add-Ons Will Make You Infinitely More Productive

Feel like your inbox could use an upgrade? Give Gmail new productivity powers with practical, efficiency-enhancing add-ons.<p>Gmail may be the de facto standard for web-based email—but sometimes, the service can start to feel a teensy bit stale.<p>After all, Google’s younger Inbox app is the where the …

Google

10 Reasons Empathy Is the Most Important Skill You Will Ever Need to Succeed | Inc.com

Henry Ford is quoted as having said, "Why is it every time I ask for a pair of hands, they come with a brain attached?" Starting with the industrial revolution, technical skills and physical capabilities were the most important for getting a job and to be the best at it. Thinking was left to a few …

Customer Service

82 Content Marketing Tools to Make Your Life Easier

Content marketing is hard.One of the reasons it’s hard for so many people is the fact that they don’t know where to start.If you want to be …

Marketing

8 Travel Hacks You'll Want to Know Before Your Next Trip

Travel is always an adventure but you don't want it to be an ordeal.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Traveling can be just as fun as it can be stressful. I travel quite a bit for both business and pleasure and I can attest to the fact that knowing the ropes makes it a …

Frequent-flyer Programs

Writing a Business Plan May Not Be Your Idea of Fun, But It Forces You to Build These 4 Crucial Habits

These key habits will allow you to grow a stronger, more profitable business.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The average entrepreneur reacts to the term "business plan" with distaste, seeing it as a necessary evil when starting a business or seeking funding.<p>While the …

Small Business

3 of the Top Opportunities and Challenges for Digital Marketing in 2017

Local search, online reputation management and a consistent, curated social media profile are three digital marketing essential for every startup in 2017.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Augmented reality, live video streaming, data visualization: There’s plenty of hype …

Marketing

5 Hacks to Boost Your Blog Post’s Social Shares

You’ve just written an amazing 2,500-word, long-form blog post.It took you all week to write and perfect and it’s beautiful.It has dozens of images …

Infographics

Want to Get More Clients? Get More Specific About How You Can Help, Not More Generic.

You can only help people who recognize they have a problem.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Last time we talked about organizing your service offerings and giving prospects a clear understanding of the possibilities in working with you, which, in my mind, is absolutely …

Entrepreneurship

17 Tools Your Marketing Cannot Do Without in 2017

In the past decade, Marketing has gained access to a host of SaaS tools that optimize, simplify, and generally improve marketing efforts. Some, like …

How to Create a Social Media Marketing Strategy From Scratch

Here's a blueprint for a successful social media marketing plan.<p>This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>When I went rock climbing for the first time, I had no idea what I was doing. My friends and I were complete newbies about ropes and rappelling and every other bit of jargon and technique that …

Marketing