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How much money people are really earning from Uber, Airbnb, and 7 more side hustles

Companies like these have made it easier than ever to make a quick buck on your own time.<p>But how much extra dough can you really make through these sites and apps?<p>Online lender Earnest decided to crunch some numbers to find out.<p>They looked at anonymous data from tens of thousands of loan applicants …

How to speed up your Wi-Fi

Optimize your internet connection.<p>No one likes slow Wi-Fi—it's right up there with creaking doors and leaking taps as one of the most frustrating household problems. To boost your upload and download speeds back up to where they should be, try making these tweaks to your router and other …

Wi-Fi

How to Write a Cover Letter That Gets You an Interview

Your resume might be perfect but without a proper cover letter you may not get that coveted interview.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When applying for a new job, details matter.<p>Your resume might be up to par, but that certainly isn’t going to be the only thing that …

Expert tips on how to get a job in UX or UI

UX and UI leads are the new hot jobs on the tech scene, but what does it take to land one?<p>At a gathering of UI and UX leaders in Harvey Nash’s Dublin …

UX Design

Why PokemonGo is historic & how to use it to market you business or product

Pokemon Go (PoGo for short) has done something historic and with its rocketship like popularity, there is a 100% possibility others will mimic it, …

The world's most beautiful mosques

Islam

How you can find out everything Google knows about you

When you use Google, you are making a deal. You get to use services like Gmail, Drive, search, YouTube, and Google Maps for free.<p>In exchange, you …

Google

25 high-paying jobs for creative thinkers

Creative jobs are out there. You just have to know where to look.<p>Business Insider combed through the Occupational Information Network (O*NET), a US Department of Labor database that compiles detailed information on hundreds of jobs, and looked at salary data on the US Bureau of Labor Statistics …

Employment

5 huge trends in big data and storage

Hybrid and public cloud services continue to rise in popularity, with investors claiming their stakes. Venture capital firms are investing most heavily in SaaS companies, proving that cloud solutions will be even more lucrative in the future.<p>While some have doubted Dropbox’s ability to go public …

How A Logo’s Color Shapes Consumers’ Opinion Of A Brand

A new study on the ethical implications of logo colors suggests that the blue might be “greener” than green when it comes to branding.<p>We live in a time of rampant greenwashing. Ever since companies realized that eco-friendliness can lure consumers, they’ve gone out of their way to market themselves …

9 Secrets Every Salesperson Needs to Know

Effective sales is the single most important factor for a company's success. A company's revenue and size is entirely dependent on the organization's ability to close business and turn leads into clients.<p>Despite working in sales for most of my career, I have met very few sales people.<p>I have met …

Selling

Inside China's Memefacturing Factories, Where The Hottest New Gadgets Are Made

This holiday season, we want to roll around on motorized two-wheeled scooters — and China wants to give us what we want, as soon as we want it. BuzzFeed News travels to Shenzhen, the world capital of memeufacturing, to see how your Black Friday sausage gets made.<p><b>The 16th-century Chinese</b> novel</i> …

Hong Kong

Islam, the Quran, and the Five Pillars All Without a Flamewar: Crash Course World History #13

Man killed in Israeli security action at Palestinian hospital

<b>Jerusalem (CNN) —</b> Undercover Israeli authorities shot and killed a Palestinian man inside a West Bank hospital Thursday, the Palestinian health minister said.<p>The Israel Defense Forces said in a statement that members of the military, the Israel Securities Authority and the Israeli police conducted …

Israel

The Psychology of Logo Color in How Consumers View Your Brand (Infographic) | Inc.com

Across the U.S. and around the world, billions are spent each year by companies trying to build a brand people can't resist.<p>One critical element in brand building (not the only one, of course but one of the most important) is design.<p>As noted by <i>Harvard Business Review</i>, the convergence of brand and …

Graphic Design

12 best news and reading apps

Whether you're at home or on the go, it's always handy to have something to read.<p>Smartphones are fast becoming our go-to way to consume all types of media, but sometimes it's hard to know which apps are worth our time.<p>From e-books to Reddit to breaking news, these are the best apps to help you stay …

Boston Mobile Marketing Startup Winning Customers From Salesforce

Cloud software provider, Salesforce, is an impressive Silicon Valley success story. But a Boston startup says that it’s winning business from its customers. Should Salesforce shareholders be worried?<p>Before getting into that, let’s look at why startups survive and grow into big public companies. The …

Caught on Camera: Israel’s Arbitrary Killings and its System of Structural Violence

Israeli forces have used excessive force and committed arbitrary killings in the Palestinian territories for years. That trend escalated during the …

Learn the Bootstrap Grid in 15 Minutes

Bootstrap is the most widely used frontend framework right now. When it comes to building responsive websites and apps, it’s the first choice of both …

Bootstrapping

58 Business Apps and Tools to Make Your Life Easier as an Entrepreneur

As an entrepreneur, you’re constantly looking for tools to help give you that edge above the competition.<p>Whether that be a tool to manage your …

A $1.5 billion startup that’s been hiring a bunch of ex-Salesforce execs is growing like crazy

The company's been making a lot of headlines for its growth and predictive technology, but it's also known for its recent hiring spree — particularly for bringing in a bunch of executives who were once a major part of Salesforce, the $50 billion cloud software maker.<p>In the past year alone, …

Startups

These 16 companies control almost everything you buy

Companies' signature brands add to their annual revenues and provide an edge to competition.<p>To determine how powerful each company is, we factored together fiscal 2014 revenue, the number of employees, and press mentions on Google News over the past year.<p>Here is a list of retail companies that own …

Israel accused of 'deliberately killing' Palestinians

Israel's government is facing serious questions over its use of force in the latest outbreak of violence with protesters after a number of videos appeared online showing soldiers shooting at Palestinians.<p>Amnesty International told Al Jazeera on Sunday that some of the recorded incidents amounted to …

Israel

Top 10 Greatest Historical Rulers of all Time

A ruler is certainly the person who can bring about a change in the entire society,who can change the world around him with his own leadership …

9 stupid mistakes entrepreneurs make, according to a guy who started 20 businesses and failed at 17 of them

<b>A) IGNORING THE "SIX MONTH RULE"</b><p>I was on the board of a business where we all got the financials for that month and realized that the company had six months of cash in the bank.<p>I called the CEO. He said, "no problem. We have six months. I'll raise money a long time before then and we have some big …

Entrepreneurship

Best tools for web designers

<i>For good web designers!</i><p>An important part of work of any good web designer is keeping up to date with trending tools to ease up his daily job. Every …

The Making Of FiftyThree’s Beloved Paper App For The iPhone

Three years in the making, the new app dares to rethink how people have worked with words on screens for decades.<p>FiftyThree could have launched its new iPhone app three years ago and quickly amassed millions of users. But the New York-based company decided to take the scenic, more thoughtful route. …

What's new for designers, September 2015

In this month’s edition of what’s new for designers and developers, we’ve included lots of color resources, startup resources, educational tools, …

Web Design

How to Be Startup CEO - The Startup Guide - Creating a Better World Through Entrepreneurship

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The Small Business Guide to Creating a Perfect Logo

Your logo is not just a picture; it's your brand's identity. Used in virtually all marketing materials, from your website and business cards to advertisements and social media, it plays a prominent role not only in people remembering your brand, but how they perceive the value of it.<p>If you want to …