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The Last Thing Your Target Customer and Audience Wants From You is More Content

Facebook recently announced some big changes coming to their News Feed algorithm which will impact brands of all sizes. And as the social ecosystem …

The Importance of Creating a Stunning Web Design Portfolio

All designers need a professional portfolio website. Freelancers, for instance, need a personal gallery to showcase their work and to inform people …

Web Design

13 Expert Instagram Hacks to Increase Engagement | Inc.com

Over the past year, I've been going all inon Instagram. I've talked to experts and sought out advice on how to turn this channel into a primary means of engaging my audience, versus just an afterthought place to post fun photos from my adventures.<p>I interviewed a fellow entrepreneur who uses his …

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

Employees Say This 1 Thing Would Make Them Work Harder (And 6 Reasons Why Managers Won't Do It) | Inc.com

Contrary to popular belief, fear isn't the strongest motivator.<p>81 percent of respondents to Glassdoor's <i>Employee Appreciation Survey</i> said they're motivated to work harder when their boss shows appreciation for their work. In contrast, only 38 percent said they work harder when their boss is …

Leadership

This 20-Minute Routine is the Laziest (but Most Effective) Workout Ever | Inc.com

Maybe you don't have time to exercise. Or, maybe instead of logging some miles on the treadmill, you tend to use your spare minutes shopping online or wasting time on Facebook. Whatever your excuse, you know that exercise will make you a better person. For one thing, when you're fit, you're more …

Exercise

The 12 Most Impactful Books to Read in 2018 | Inc.com

I read, some might say a little too much. I read 103 books last year. This year, I'm proud to say I only read 98. Quality over quantity.<p>Science says just being surrounded by books can help you improve: You admit how much you don't know, which leads to continual learning. Still, it helps to apply …

In Just 2 Words, Sheryl Sandberg Said 1 Thing Separates Those Who Achieve From Those Who Only Dream | Inc.com

Want to achieve more? Take a page from Sheryl Sandberg, and start ruthlessly prioritizing.<p>Here's why.<p>Many people get things done. They consistently check items off their to-do lists. They're extremely busy -- but are they accomplishing what matters most? Are they achieving what they truly hope to …

Sheryl Sandberg

Successful CEOs Use These 5 Hacks to Always Stay Productive | Inc.com

It's no secret that startups are hard. To be successful, it can require unending mental and physical energy, superhuman patience, and a massive demand on the most important resource of all: your time.<p>It's no surprise, then, that I hear many professionals say that they are always too busy, …

How to Stop Worrying About What Other People Think (and Be Successful Anyway) | Inc.com

<i>I have just realized that my anxiety in life stems from being needy for approval and external validation. How do I begin to correct this? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Karen</b> …

Self-help

26 time-management tricks I wish I'd known at 20

Time-management skills can take a while to learn.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a Montreal-based product and marketing consultant, the author of "Lean B2B: Build Products Businesses Want," and the creator of a course to help entrepreneurs find their target market, distilled the lessons he wishes he'd known when …

The Majority of Small-Business Owners Rely on Word-of-Mouth Referrals. Here Are 3 Ways to Get Them.

Is it in your control as a business owner to increase the number of referrals you receive on a monthly basis or is it luck of the draw?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Alignable recently completed a survey of 7,500 small-business owners in North America and asked …

I Have 15 ideas To Change Your Life. Do you Have 5 Minutes?

This curated column is authored by Darius Foroux, Founder of ProcrastinateThe post I Have 15 ideas To Change Your Life. Do you Have 5 Minutes? …

13 Inspiring Quotes to Help You Attract Success

“You get what you give” is one of the first lessons we learn as tiny humans. Between naps and crafts, our kindergarten teachers reminded us to treat …

Motivation

9 Daily Habits That Are Essential for Your Success | Inc.com

<i>What are the best habits that can change your life? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Anita Sanz, Psychologist, on Quora:</b><p>As a psychologist, I've given this a lot of thought, because …

Quora

Imagine How You'll Feel on January 18 (if You Start a 100-Day Goal on October 10) | Inc.com

Recently, I wrote about how 100 days is the perfect amount of time to achieve a key life goal. It's enough time to accomplish something big--but short enough to be able to see the finish line from the start, and to discourage procrastination.<p>I've done these kinds of 100-day challenges a few times: …

Motivation

This is Why Entrepreneur Tim Ferriss Should be on Your Radar | Inc.com

Most people only dream of escaping the trappings of a traditional 9 to 5 workweek. The idea of having more time to spend on personal pursuits and enjoyment is attractive, for obvious reasons, but feels unattainable by the masses, like catching a unicorn.<p>Tim Ferriss decided he wasn't going to accept …

Success is only 20% skill, says Tony Robbins — here's what makes up the rest

It's during a time of sudden and rapid success that startup founders can lose everything.<p>The winners of Shopify's Build a Bigger Business competition, the founders of eight online retailers that are making a profit and bringing in millions in revenues while scaling, are in this dangerous …

Best Social media networking hacks to know

Using Facebook’s Ads Framework as a Standard for Social Selling

Whether you’re fan of Facebook or not, you’ll probably agree with one thing: Facebook leads the way when it comes to social media advertising.<p>With …

3 Advertising Trends That Will Actually Engage Your Customers | Inc.com

The advertising industry is a living, breathing environment. Companies must keep up with this constant evolution, in order to yield meaningful brand interactions with consumers.<p>Mobile advertising on apps seen in companies like Instagram are prime examples of the next generation of advertising. In …

Advertising Industry

The Content Strategies of 13 Instagram Icons

If you're looking to engage your audience and keep them coming back from more, start with these tips.<p>A good content strategy leaves your reader, viewer or follower engaged, informed and most importantly, hungry for more. It's especially important when starting out, and once you find a plan that …

Becoming an Entrepreneur Starts With Changing Your Mindset

After being laid off as a journalist, Dorie Clark realized that being her own boss was the best way forward. In the next several years of …

This Successful Entrepreneur Was Turned Down By 50 VC Firms. Today, His Company Makes Millions.

'If we had accepted the no's, we would never have come as far as we have,' says Thrive Market Founder Gunnar Lovelace.<p><i>Editor's Note: Entrepreneur's</i> <i>"20 Questions"</i> <i>series features both established and up-and-coming entrepreneurs and asks them a number of questions about what makes them tick, their</i> …

Science says you should exercise *this* much to prevent depression

There are wide-ranging treatments for depression—including meditation and medication—but, according to science, your weekly sweat sesh might be able …

Feel Like Quitting? These 9 Women Prove Grit Can Lead You to Massive Success.

When life knocks you down, true grit is a quality that sustains you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Talent and intelligence may help you land some success, but it’s a positive, non-cognitive skill known as “grit” that is the secret sauce in reaching the next level of …

82 Content Marketing Tools to Make Your Life Easier

Content marketing is hard.One of the reasons it’s hard for so many people is the fact that they don’t know where to start.If you want to be …

How to Never Run Out of Blog Post Ideas: 45 Experts Share Secrets

Blindsighted.<p>That’s how I felt when my daughter asked me if I feared running out of blog post ideas.<p>My answer: <i>Not so far.</i><p>As I enter my fourth year of …

Writing

10 must-read books for explosive success

There are plenty of great books out there. But most people have one incredible book that completely changed their perspective and the trajectory of …

25 Time Management Hacks That Actually Work | Inc.com

Have you ever wondered why some people are uber-productive? You know the people who always respond to emails and finish projects on time. It's not because they work 80 hours a week.<p>They're so productive because they're masters of time management.<p>While time management is a skill that everyone should …

Time Management