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One Thing You Have to Master to Succeed in Business and in Life

This may well be the most important factor in determining your professional and personal success.<p>One thing I've realized about the most successful people I've met is that whatever their varied personalities and idiosyncrasies, there is one attribute they consistently share: high "conversational …

10 Useful Sites All Marketers Should Save to Their Favorites Bars

If you’re a marketer who often finds yourself overwhelmed by the sheer volume of marketing resources available online, rest assured that you’re not …

Stocks crashed the last two times this happened

On Wednesday, the S&P 500 soared nearly 4%, its largest percentage gain since 2011, after having spent a whopping two days in a correction, its first since 2011.<p>On Monday, I'd written, "We're expecting a rally topped off by a majestic short squeeze in the near future." And we're getting that. But …

51 free online resources for starting a business

Being an entrepreneur means sticking your neck — and wallet — on the line for a product you believe in.<p>It won't be cheap.<p>There will be plenty of costs, some you've never expected.<p>Thankfully, there are free tools to start a business available online.<p>We've compiled this list of free tools to start a …

The Best Social Media Management Tool for Smart Business Owners

Social MediaThe Best Social Media Management Tool for Smart Business OwnersFor the business owner who wants to leverage social media, the days of …

Gerald Celente Is Now Predicting That A Stock Market Crash Will Happen By The End Of 2015

Gerald Celente of the Trends Research Institute has just gone on the record with a prediction that there will be a stock market crash by the end of …

2015 Small Business Social Media Trends [Research]

How The Inc 500 Use Social Media In 2015<p><b>93% of the Inc 500 use at least one social media platform or tool</b> based on research by University of …

Make your customer the hero to win brand loyalty

<i>This article is part of SWOT Team, a new series on Mashable that features insights from leaders in marketing, brand-building and public relations.</i><p>My …

Public Relations

5 Social Media Tips For Small Business

Social media is a great way to get the word out about your business. But if it’s not delivering results, take a step back and see if you’re following these best practices.<p><b>1. Communicate your uniqueness</b><p>Too many businesses are trying to be too many things. Instead, focus on what makes you unique and …

Mobile Marketing Trends for 2015

The world of mobile marketing and commerce saw a number of important achievements in 2014. Among the most important of these milestones was mobile …

15 Mobile Facts That Should Change Your 2015 Marketing

Mobile Apps In 2015: Not Just Social Media Anymore<p>Your 2015 marketing must be mobile first.<p>Yeah, we said this before. But maybe you weren’t paying …

5 Personal Branding Myths You Must Debunk

I have been working in the field of personal branding for about as long as it has been “a field.” Many of the myths about personal branding that were present at the start still persist today. It’s time to debunk these myths once and for all with a dose of reality. Here are the five most pervasive, …

Personal Branding

Need a New Website or Logo? Design Trends for 2015. (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s no denying that appearance matters. Everything about a company’s logo or website is chosen for a specific impact; promotional materials are discussed and planned for months.<p>While some design strategies are timeless, trends change. …

The 6 Step Online Marketing Strategy Every Small Business Should Follow in 2015

<i>This is a guest contribution from Jawad Khan.</i><p>2013 was the year when people started taking content marketing seriously. The momentum grew in 2014 and …

The three personal development goals successful people pursue habitually

If you Google "daily habits of successful people" you'll find almost every business-focused media outlet represented in the results. But if you're looking for a guaranteed roadmap to success, don't get excited just yet. If you read all of those articles, or even a few of them, you'll soon realize …

The 5 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read, or Read Again, in 2015

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Time is perhaps the rarest and most coveted asset an entrepreneur has in their life. The time to read is a crucial but often challenging feat to tackle on every entrepreneur’s to-do list. So when you take the time out of your hectic day …