Mike Bohling

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15 Groomsmen Gifts Your Friends Will Actually Appreciate

Let’s get this out of the way early: nobody wants a flask. First of all, your groomsmen already have a drawerful of flasks they got from the other 17 wedding parties they’ve been in. And more importantly, the only people who actually drink out of flasks are teens at high school football games and …

12 Email Marketing Tips Every Startup Should Know About

In today’s world, it seems that everyone is launching a startup. After all, you don’t have to have that much experience to start your own website and …

Logo Design Trends For 2018, Illustrated With Real-World Brand Marks

Images via Wikimedia Commons, Tapestry and Visit Belfast<br>You might have noticed that an increasing number of big brands are going for simple, …

Science Says It's Pointless To Take Most Vitamin Supplements, Except For This One

If you've ever found yourself in the health and wellness aisle of your local pharmacy, wondering in total confusion which vitamins you should take …

Seven Steps To Make Your Business Instagram Account Successful

Instagram is a platform that allows for a lot of creativity and different ways to put your brand forth. It is known that Instagram gets a younger audience, with 59% of users in the 18-29 age range. If you are looking to renew your client base or create brand awareness for a new market, it could be …

Marketing

Self-made real estate millionaire: How to get into real estate on a $40,000 salary

According to real estate mogul Sidney Torres, you don't need a lot of money to flip your first property. And he knows from personal experience.<p>When …

These 39 Brilliant Gadgets On Amazon Will Be Game-Changers For Practical People

If you’re someone who prefers for products to have a concrete purpose before you spend your hard-earned money on them, you know how hard it is to …

Staring Into Someone's Eyes For 10 Minutes Induces an Altered State of Consciousness

Volunteers even ended up hallucinating.<p>In 2015, a psychologist in Italy figured out how to induce a drug-free altered state of consciousness by …

How to Promote Your Content Fast (And For Nearly Free)

It can be hard to get people to share your content, and it’s getting harder all the time.<p>A new study found that the average number of social media shares a piece of content gets has dropped by 50% in the last few years.<p>Back in 2015, the median piece of content got eight social shares. In late 2017, …

Marketing

10 Types of Awesome Visual Content You Can Create (and 116 Ideas!)

You know Instagram and Pinterest are great for attracting and engaging your audience… and that visual content will grab their attention…But if you’re …

How To Attract $4 Million In Client Revenue Through Content Marketing

Julia McCoy dropped out of college at 19. By 21, she started her own content creation agency.<p>Now, five years later at 26 years old, McCoy’s agency, Express Writers, just broke $4 million in sales.<p>All of McCoy’s new client acquisition is done through content marketing. That’s right: <i>every</i> paying …

Marketing

How to Grow Your First Website with No Money, No Brand, and No Connections

Everyone starts at ground zero.Years ago, my first website was a job board, AdviceMonkey (like Monster.com).I didn’t know anybody and I had no …

5 Emerging Content Marketing Trends You Need to Know in 2017 - Jeffbullas's Blog

Content marketing is an integral part of your digital marketing strategy.<p>In 2016, we saw extensive adoption of content based promotion across all …

Marketing

Living and Loving Through Loss: Beautiful Letters of Consolation from Great Artists, Writers, and Scientists

Words of comfort and compassion from Albert Einstein, Abraham Lincoln, Rachel Carson, Charles Darwin, Alan Turing, Johannes Brahms, and Charles Dickens.<p><i>“Grief, when it comes, is nothing like we expect it to be,”</i> Joan Didion wrote in her classic memoir of loss. But however uncertain its guise may …

Literature

11 Must-Have (Free) WordPress Plugins for Proactive Marketers

Are you a modern day marketer trying to make the most out of WordPress?<p>With so much in hand, from content creation and optimization to social …

A Comprehensive Guide to Content Marketing Software

The right content marketing software can make the difference between you being the New York Mets of content marketing—and you being the New York …

17 Effective Email Marketing Strategies to Generate More Sales

Shares 3.2K<p>People use emails to connect with friends and relatives. Businesses use it to connect with their customers.<p>Despite the rise of social …

Marketing

How to Create an 11,284-Member Facebook Group When You Have No Followers

Have you ever been part of one of those big Facebook groups, and thought “Wow. It would be cool to create something like this myself.”I was in that …

You Can Travel Across The U.S. By Train For Just Over $200

Gas is still pretty expensive in most places, and air travel is full of ridiculous TSA delays, so train travel is starting to look pretty good to …

Trains

10 Books Worth Reading for Entrepreneurs

What are some of the best books that an entrepreneur should read? These 10 are a good start for inspiration and guidance for your venture.<p>If there’s …

We Asked Experts What Really Happens When You Mix Weed with Anti-Anxiety Meds

Is the combo a black hole?<p>For my first year in college, weed was an old reliable for me. It was a way for me to cope with stress about grades and life in general.<p>But on April 26 of 2016, that all changed for me. That day, I finished my first year of university. My best friend and I bought some …

3 Essential Tools to Utilize When Starting a Company Blog

Hello Bar, Helplama and Yoast SEO are must-haves for a new blog.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In today’s world of online marketing, having a company blog is key. Blogs may sound old-school, but without one, you’ll be leaving a lot of traffic out of the …

Marketing

Never Run Another Bad Meeting. Here's How.

Use these 2 techniques to set the right course.<p>Many meetings fail because they try to do too much. It's the "and" trap: Organizers say, "As long as we're holding the meeting, we might as well cover this and that and the other thing and something else." The problem is that the meeting becomes so …

Customers

Study: The perfect blog post length—and how long it should take to write

<i>This article originally appeared on PR Daily in February of 2017.</i><p>If you're looking for short, easy answers to some common blogging questions, here …

9 Steps to Creating and Selling T-Shirts for Profit

In the late 1980s, Bert and John Jacob were driving up and down the east coast trying to sell their t-shirts to college students and not having much …

Small Business

Why Some Startups Succeed (and Why Most Fail)

There is a consistent set of factors that lead to startup success and failure.<p>10 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Over the last two decades of building and running businesses, and the last couple of years working full time with dozens of startup founders and CEOs …

Entrepreneurship

How to Use Psychology to Create High-Performing Content

Focus on what your audience is thinking, not what your competitors are doing.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When email marketing first started becoming popular in the late 1990s, it was possible to get open rates over 80 percent. When AdWords started getting …

Marketing

Weekly Roundup: iPhone 8 Wireless Charging Rumour, BeatsX and more

We all had a long week of work, school and maybe vacation (some of us) and after spending some time relaxing with family, friends; we'll mostly spend …

Brain Structure Might Explain Why Boys Are 5 Times More Likely to Develop Autism

A brain-based divide.<p>Researchers have discovered that girls with brain structures that are more "male typical" are more likely to develop autism than …

Autism