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I retired a millionaire at 30 — this is the key to earning more money

Over the past 2 years I've written over 300,000 words about money, spent over 200 hours talking and recording for the podcast, answered over 1,700 reader emails, and done over 200 media interviews all about money. Many people ask me what's my best piece of advice about money.<p>I usually give some …

8 aspects of your brand social media can help you get right

If you are already busy with social media marketing for your business, you might assume that you are “socially branded”. There are quite a number of …

The Complete Social Media Post Checklist

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Before you hit the Publish button or send an update to the queue, what do you do?<p>“75% of European digital ecosystem is present at #TNW2018”Are you doing business in Amsterdam in May?Join us<p>Quite often, I find myself publishing instinctively and …

Infographics

'Furious 7': The road to $1.15 billion at the box office

Nineteen days. That's all it took for "Furious 7" to become Universal Pictures' highest grossing release worldwide in its 103-year history.<p>According to studio estimates, the film's international gross reached an estimated $858.3 million in 67 territories on Sunday. Combined with the $294.4 million …

Film Industry

Success Requires Optimism, But You Can Fake It Till You Make It

<i>“The greatest discovery of any generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.” —Albert Schweitzer</i><p>All one has to do is Google the word Optimist to locate study after study showing that Optimists do better in most avenues of life than Pessimists. Studies …

Happiness

7 Life Rules That Will Position You for Greater Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Finding success in business isn’t about luck. It requires a great deal of courage and big thinking, as well as the motivation to overcome those fears that can keep you stuck in accepting smaller parcels of reward.<p>To exponentially elevate …

How To Brand Yourself As An Expert In Your Field In 10 Steps

Have you ever heard of a little business term called “pre-framing”? Basically, this is how people perceive you before really knowing you.<p>If you know …

Marketing

Google reportedly blackmailed websites into giving it content for free

A new Wall Street Journal report details anti-competitive practices by the company<p>In 2012, the Federal Trade Commission investigated Google to determine whether the company's monopoly on the search market violated anti-trust laws. The Commission ultimately accepted a settlement with the search …

Google engaged in anticompetitive behavior, internal FTC report says

Google Inc.may have a dodged a bullet.<p>The company engaged in anticompetitive behavior to maintain the dominance of its search engine, investigators at the<p>Federal Trade Commissionwrote in a private report obtained by the Wall Street Journal.<p>In the 2012 report, FTC staff recommended that an antitrust …

AdWords

A Brief List of Emcees To Know and Love

<i>Angel Haze onstage in Norway — photo by Jørund Føreland Pedersen</i>It’s popular to hate on women in hip hop. Nicki Minaj is too cocky. Iggy Azalea looks …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Sundar Pichai's Plan To Keep Google Almighty

If it works, do it again. And again.<p>That’s Sundar Pichai’s approach as he steps up efforts to monetize the hundreds of millions people around the globe who use Android phones amid growing investor concern that Google’s core business is slowing down.<p>In an exclusive, wide-ranging interview with …

Sundar Pichai

Athleisure Trend Drives Fashion Sales Growth in 2014

Blame it on Beyoncé. (Or Rihanna. Or Kanye. Or Alexander Wang.) Or the fact that retailers finally figured out they could make a killing by selling elevated takes on activewear clothing and accessories. But the NPD Group, a market research company, found that the small increase in apparel, footwear …

Clothing

Glover’s Lane

On December 5, 2014, musician Childish Gambino was nominated for two Grammys, for his album <i>Because the Internet</i> (Best Rap Album) and song “3005” …

Donald Glover

Cadillac Doesn't Need A New Brand, Just A Strong Brand

Cadillac executives will be in full throat this week touting the global debut of their fast, powerful new Cadillac CTS-V supercar at the Detroit auto show. But that unveiling won’t do much to help them in lower reaches of the CTS lineup, where General Motors just cut the sticker prices on some …

Cadillac

90% of Americans more likely to trust brands that back social causes

If your brand doesn't support social causes, it's missing out on a huge audience.<p>Consumers don't just like when companies incorporate social good …

Samuel Goldwyn Jr, champion of independent film movement, dies at 88

Famed producer was heir to a Hollywood dynasty. His credits include Mystic Pizza, Cotton Comes to Harlem and 2013’s The Secret Life of Walter Mitty<p>Samuel Goldwyn Jr, a champion of the independent film movement and son to one of the founding fathers of Hollywood cinema, has died. He was 88.<p>Goldwyn …

Los Angeles

Let’s raise a glass to 2015, the year of hyper-relevant marketing tech

2014 was an exciting and influential year from a digital marketing perspective: consumers craved more from brands, and some marketers stepped up and delivered with the kind of integrated and immersive experiences we could only dream about before. As a marketer and a consumer, I was wowed by brands …

Marketing

New Galaxy S6 Leak Promises Radical Samsung U-Turn

Samsung smartphones are known for two things: 1. Selling millions, and 2. Being jammed full of TouchWiz bloatware. But apparently Samsung is about to rethink the second of these with its upcoming radical Galaxy S6.<p>The news comes from an interesting source. Reddit user ‘SamsungRep2015’, whose …

Phones

Women Score Higher On Leadership Metrics, So Why Do We Prefer Male Bosses?

The higher women climb up the career ladder, the bigger the gender gap grows. Women still hold just 5 percent of CEO positions and 17 percent of board seats, according to research group Catalyst. But this may not be the fault of leadership: One of the biggest obstacles to narrowing the gender gap …

Next Year In Marketing, PR And Buzz Generation

<i>[This is the fifth</i> <i>in a series</i> <i>of six posts about trend sightings for 2015 and beyond.]</i><p>Communications, businesses and expectations today shift at lightning speed. If we want to succeed—marketers especially, but anyone in any industry—we have to constantly rewrite our best practices. We also need to …

Beyonce Just Released a Very Personal Short Film on Feminism, Body Image, and Life

Photo: via YouTube<p>We love that Beyoncé always seems game to share little snippets of her life (via Instagram, Tumblr, or through her own music videos), but this morning, the singer gave us perhaps the most intimate look since her HBO documentary, <i>Beyoncé: Life Is But A Dream</i> aired a couple of years …

Mobile Marketing: 4 Ways To Keep It Relevant

When it comes to consumer attitudes and perceptions about mobile marketing, there’s good news and bad news.<p>The good news, according to a 2014 study by Hipcricket, is that mobile marketing is actually reaching consumers. Two-thirds of consumers have received a text message or mobile alert from a …

Top 7 Online Marketing Trends That Will Dominate 2015

Changes and advancements in the digital marketing field are accelerating, and it can be hard for the casual observer to keep up. So, as we near the end of 2014, let’s review the marketing trends we’ve seen this year, as well as what we can expect in 2015.<p>If you’re interested in last year’s trends …

The Best Fashion Documentaries on Netflix

The best documentaries offering an inside look at the fashion industry—from the stylish streets of New York to backstage at the biggest runway shows.<p><b>1) Unzipped, 1995</b>Starring iconic '90s supers such as Naomi Campbell and Linda Evangelista, <i>Unzipped</i> offers a behind-the-scenes look into the fashion …

Forget Taylor Swift: Spotify is facing a much bigger problem

Spotify is growing nicely. The Swedish-born streaming music service now has 12.5 million paying subscribers, and 50 million active users.<p>That’s an increase of 25% on both measures over the past six months —attractive growth rates in anyone’s book.<p>The update on subscriber growth was contained a …

Google Play

10 Places in France Every Woman Should Go

Ten places, from Marcia DeSanctis’ 100, that every woman should go to in France.