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3 Essential Tools to Utilize When Starting a Company Blog

Hello Bar, Helplama and Yoast SEO are must-haves for a new blog.<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 picture. The …

10 Steps to Becoming a Successful Entrepreneur | Times Square Chronicles

10 Steps to Becoming a Successful Entrepreneur<p>Creating a business that is profitable in today’s marketplace takes a moderate amount strength and …

Entrepreneurship

I Never Pay Full Price for Flights—This Is Where I Book

The first time I ventured overseas I was 18 and worked two jobs to buy a return ticket to Phuket, Thailand. Determined to pay my own way, I spent …

Pineapple Coconut RumChata Cocktail

How to make the best RumChata cocktail. The Pineapple Coconut RumChata Cocktail. Add all the ingredients, shake then strain over crushed ice.<p>I bought …

Pineapple

Want to Be Successful? Start Setting Embarrassingly Small Goals | Inc.com

Big goals sound sexy.<p>Take these for instance: <i>"My business is going to make $1 million this year,"</i> or <i>"we're going to grow our customer base by 40 percent,"</i> or even <i>"I'm going to launch three new products by year end."</i><p>All these aspirations seem great in theory, but they can actually do more harm for …

Customers

I Practiced Hygge and It's Kind of the Best Thing Ever

“Do Hot Pockets count as hygge?” I ask my husband on our first night of practicing the Danish way-of-life-turned-phenomenon pronounced <i>HOO-gah</i>, and …

How To Lose Weight Before An Event, According To The Kardashians' Dietitian

Whether it's for a wedding or beach vacation, you likely make a crazy-ambitious plan to lose weight and look your best. Right? Well, it's a lot …

86 Books Barack Obama Has Recommended During His Presidency

After an eventful and historic run, Barack Obama’s final term as president comes to a close on January 20. One of the legacies he will leave behind …

Books

17 things you should definitely ask for the next time you check in to a hotel

Hotels have a ton of free amenities just waiting for the travelers savvy enough to ask for them.<p>Since many of these items aren't found in the rooms themselves, guests often don't even realize they're available.<p>We asked representatives from Hilton Worldwide and Starwood Hotels and Resorts to help us …

8 Ways To Get Your Spouse To Open Up More, According To Therapists

Don’t say “we need to talk.”<p>Experts say that communication is the cornerstone of a good relationship. That’s why it can be deeply troubling when your partner is closed off and guarded.<p>How do you get them to open up? Below, marriage therapists share the advice they give clients married to …

6 Types of Businesses You Can Start With Almost No Cash

Have a craft creation to sell? Good at home repair? Resale transactions? Voila! You can become an entrepreneur-on-the-cheap.<p>Founder and CEO, AudienceBloom<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’re like millions of Americans, you dream of starting your own business. But …

5 Simple Mindsets Powerful Enough to Assure Your Success

Life is filled with obstacles but none are so onerous as the ones in our own minds. Remove those and nothing will stop you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Unless we choose to be great, we will be mediocre at best. What does it take to be great? It takes an empowered …

If You Want Creative Kids, Hand Them Something Simple

As Letícia, clad in a fluttering pink bridesmaid’s dress, walked to the center of the rose garden ahead of the bride, my 7-year-old reached his hand …

Kids

Autumn Chilli

I’ve made a variant of chilli for years, finding a mix of different recipes and ideas to test out different things. I’ve done the chocolate thing, …

The 10 Commandments of Baking Chicken

Sick of overcooked or bland baked chicken? Start following these 10 foolproof tips and you'll have moist, flavorful, nonboring chicken every time. From getting the perfect internal temperature to choosing the right type of oil, these cooking methods make all the difference.

How to Use Facebook Hashtags to Increase Your Website Traffic

Before I tell you how to properly use Facebook Hashtags to increase your website traffic, first of all, you must know and clear your mind about this …

Blogging

The Startup Checklist Focuses on the Essentials: Talent, Product and Money Management

David S. Rose’s book is written for the “startup” you have in mind when you think about startups. It’s the business that grows fast, moves fast and …

Startups

10 Money Quotes That Can Help You Get Rich

Image source: Pixabay.<p>There are many different ways to learn important things, such as learning things the hard way -- by trying and doing and sometimes succeeding, sometimes failing. Another way is to learn from others. After all, lots of smart people have pursued the same goals as you, such as …

Investing

Report: ISIS Had Planned For The Paris Terror Attacks To Be Even More Widespread and Bloody

Paris still remains in various stages of recovery after last November’s coordinated, multi-site terror attack. The Bataclan venue (where 89 people died while attending an Eagles of Death Metal show) has not yet reopened but will do so this fall after extensive repairs. The Le Carillon cafe (where …

5 Reasons to Visit Quebec City

Quebec City’s European-esque charms hold court year round, especially Old Quebec, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the only walled city north of …

Ice Cream

Chinese sauce recipes

Find loads of Chinese sauce recipes that are easy to make at home - from Chinese sweet sour sauce and Chinese BBQ sauce to sauce for your stir fry, …

Ketogenic Diet Plan - The Best Fat Burning Diet

For the best diet to rapidly burn fat using the body's natural metabolism, consider a ketogenic diet plan. Nutrition has the strongest effect on the …

14 reasons why Peru should be your next holiday destination

1. It’s easy to get there<p>A new, thrice-weekly British Airways service from Gatwick to Lima launched in May, bringing this South American nation a bit closer to home. The airline's decision to reopen the route, which had been closed since 1982, is helping to put Peru back on the map.<p>2. Lima is …

Airfares Are the Cheapest They’ve Been in a Long Time

Here’s why you shouldn’t get too excited, though.<p>New government data shows that airline tickets in the first quarter of 2016 were the cheapest …

Eight Powerful Women in Travel Offer Eight Tips For New Travel Agents

Ongoing skills development is critical to success in any profession. But what if your career selling leisure travel is in its infancy? Where should …