Monica Jacobs

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How to Apply Success From One Area of Your Life to Another (That Needs It)

In New York, people say you're always searching for one of three things: a new love interest, a better job, or a better apartment. But that idea …

35 Cool Social Media Facts

Social media seems to have been with us forever.<p>In fact Facebook has turned ten!…that is an eternity in tech. Social media is so old that the fun …

Social Media

3 Small Business Marketers Share Their Social Media & Email Marketing Secrets

If you own a small business, you’ve probably realized that the idea of ‘marketing’ has changed quite a bit in recent years.<p>With today’s online …

Be different: 8 smart ways to grow your business

The Business Mentor shares eight smart ways for entrepreneurs to make their business grow and bloom.

7 TED Talks to Inspire Your Inner Entrepreneur

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TED Talks

Why Publishing Is the Fifth "P" of Marketing

9 min read<p>This story originally appeared on BrianHonigman.com<p>Anyone who’s taken a Marketing 101 class in the last 30 or 40 years has likely been introduced to the subject with the concept of the “Four P’s” of marketing.<p>The four P’s are a widely used mnemonic device coined by the head of the …

Marketing

11 actions you can take today to start getting rich, according to a self-made millionaire

The good news is that success is a learnable skill, and anyone can start thinking, acting, and making choices like the super wealthy.<p>In T. Harv Eker's bestselling book, "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind," the self-made millionaire identifies specific "millionaire mind actions" that could help you …

5 Speed Bumps You Encounter on the Way to Your Dream (and How to Get Over Them)

We’ve all been there.<br>You want it so badly, you can taste it.<br>You’re so close to that dream, you can touch it.<br>But then something happens.<p><i>You hit a</i> …

25 Books Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, and Other Top CEOs Recommend

Here are 25 books recommended by some of the top CEOs in the world to kick off your reading list.<p>Successful CEOs never stop learning. Personal growth is almost as important as hard work in building a winning business. Many entrepreneurs accomplish this through workshops, conferences, and even a few …

Self-improvement

Starting a Business is Easy (for Harvard Business Grads)

Starting a business is relatively easy in the U.S., at least for graduates of Harvard Business School. But overall entrepreneurship in America is languishing, a troubling development that may exacerbate growing inequality in the U.S.

How I Generated 513 Leads To My Startup By Commenting on Blogs

Blog commenting is a somewhat… controversial marketing tool. But, that’s mostly because of comments like this:And this:There’s no arguing that blog …

Facebook Equips Business Pages With Mobile Storefronts For Shopping And Services

Likes ≠ Dollars. Facebook wants Pages to actually earn money for the 45 million small businesses that use them. So today Facebook is upgrading Pages with a tabbed mobile layout that lets them display storefront “Sections” where users can “Shop” for products or view a list of “Services” the business …

Social Media

How to Use Content Marketing to Sell Products Online

“<i>Create content that teaches. You can’t give up. You need to be consistently awesome</i>.” – <b>Neil Patel, co-founder of Crazy Egg and KISSmetrics</b><p>If you are …

Here's why Instagram ads are worth more than Facebook ads

Salesforce was one of the launch partners for Instagram's ads API, and it published aggregate results for the first two weeks of publishing ads to Instagram. It found the average price per ad impression was 90% higher than on Facebook, coming in at $6.29 per thousand impressions.<p>Let's take a look …

10 podcasts to sharpen your sales skills

In the competitive 21st century marketplace, it’s more important than ever to keep your sales skills sharp. Regardless of how busy you are, podcasts provide an opportunity to continue learning without disrupting your daily routine. Whether you’re traveling, exercising or sitting in a waiting room, …

Agencies: How to Build an Email Campaign – When Your Client Has No List

“Although I have many social media followers, if I had the choice, I would pick email all day long over a social media follower,” said Silicon Valley …

Marketing

The Shark Tank Guide to Surviving the Treacherous Waters of Entrepreneurship

For starters, consider the slim odds of landing a spot on the Emmy-winning ABC show. Last year, 45,000 entrepreneurs applied for an audience with …

Work from Home Jobs - The Definitive Guide to 29 Legit Home-Based Careers

If you’re one of the many modern men or women who dream of working from home, you’re in luck! This huge list of work-from-home jobs gives you about a …

How to be a Badass in Every Aspect of Your Life: 10 Tips From Motivational Coach Jen Sincero

(Photo: Kirstin Sinclair/Getty Images)<p>Let’s be honest—self-help books can get annoyingly fluffy, often to the point where trying to decipher the …

25 Ways to Fix a Sexless Marriage

This is actually great advice for anyone who’s in a relationship<p>Even happily married guys wonder what sorts of itches they’d be scratching if they were to ditch their partner. Their “newly single” fantasy might include long, naked weekends with a Hooters waitress, but the reality is not nearly as …