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Increase Your Business Acumen with These 12 Books

If you're an entrepreneur, reading should be a part of your daily routine. These titles are a great way to start.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As exciting and exhilarating as starting a business can be, running and growing a company can present a major …

Entrepreneurship

50 Video Marketing Stats to Help You Create a Winning Social Media Strategy in 2017

Video is taking over social media.<p>In our end of 2016 social media survey, 83 percent of marketers said they’d like to create more video content if …

Social Media

How to Tackle the 4Ws of Marketing Content Creation With Data

As with most undertakings, before you begin writing or otherwise creating content, you should ask yourself some stock questions: why, what, when, and …

How to Get Actionable Data from Google Analytics in 10 Minutes

It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of Google Analytics.There aren’t many free, intuitive programs that give you the kind of super-valuable …

I look like a self-made millionaire. But I owe my success to privilege.

I am a millionaire. The first in my family. A self-made success. It’s the story we love to tell ourselves in America about how anyone can make it. Except it’s not true. The reality is that most entrepreneurs — myself included — are the product of generations of privilege that enable success. You …

Visual Storytelling Lessons to Engage Your Audience

Take your storytelling cues from brands that have successfully used visuals to connect with their audience.<p>Visual storytelling is a cornerstone of modern day marketing. Instead of simply listing a product's capabilities, products are promoted through emotionally-charged narratives that engage …

Infographics

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100 Powerful Quotes That Will Boost Your Productivity

Gain some inspiration for the new year with these motivational quotes.<p>Everyone wants to be productive, but boosting productivity doesn't happen by itself.<p>Sometimes it takes a motivational quote to shift us in the right direction. Here are some powerful thoughts to get you started on a more …

15 Marketing Tools To Check Out in 2017

Brands are facing more competition than ever. They need help, and these tools provide it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Brands working to communicate with consumers are facing more competition than ever: On a daily basis, people are bombarded with marketing messages, …

Marketing

Sugar, explained

Sugar is the dietary villain of our day. But the science is complicated.<p>First it was too many calories. Then it was too much fat. Now there’s a full-on war on sugar, our latest dietary enemy No. 1.<p>In health policy and nutrition science circles, this single nutrient is taking up a lot of oxygen …

4 Trends in Social Media That Are Changing the Game

It's up to brands to commit to creating engaging content and using social media the right way to connect with their audiences.<p>Savvy brands have been using social media to engage with their audiences for a long time, and with continuous changes, updates, and additions making these platforms better …

4 Free Small Business Marketing Tools

Here's a list of four marketing tools that add real value -- but don't cost a thing!<p>This story originally appeared on PR Newswire's Small Business PR Toolkit<p>There’s only one thing better than finding a cool new marketing tool, and that’s finding a <i>free,</i> cool new marketing tool. Here’s a list of four …

Small Business

Four Ways To Earn Extra Money While Keeping (Or Preparing To Quit) Your Day Job

Earning a passive income takes some upfront effort but not much energy to maintain. Here are a few options.<p>Imagine lying on a beach, sunlight hitting your face and sand between your toes. You grab your phone and check your bank balance to find that it’s increased $500 since sunrise. This may seem …

The 27 most important finance books ever written

With that in mind, we've highlighted 27 classic works that every Wall Streeter should read.<p>Many of these books show up time and again in lists of books recommended by the pros themselves.<p>Topics covered include everything from the most important principles of investing to inside stories of the worst …

Investing

Salesforce's most successful salesman made tons of money by following this secret playbook

It wasn't until a guy named David Rudnitsky was hired as a sales executive in 2002 that it really saw its enterprise sales grow.<p>In fact, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff was so impressed by Rudnitsky's sales tactics that he dedicated a whole section about it in his own book, "Behind the Cloud."<p>Rudnitsky …

Startups

15 tips and tricks to close more deals and make tons of money in 2017

Selling is a tough job.<p>But there are certain things you can do to improve your salesmanship.<p>We sifted through a number of different sales-related surveys and reports to come up with the 15 things every salesperson should do to up their game in 2017.

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Why Cold Emails Should Never Look Like Marketing Emails

Here's what you need to know about email marketing and sales emails<p>There seems to be some confusion between cold emails and marketing emails.<p>Cold emails are exactly like they sound: <i>cold</i>. They're sent to strangers with the goal of getting a response, usually with the intention of starting some kind …

The Best Places to Buy Shoes Online

From block heels to casual sneakers.<p>With every season change comes the task of switching up your wardrobe. And while identifying that you’re going to need (and have probably been waiting for the time to wear) an easy, open-toed sandal at the beginning of spring and some kind of designated party …

No-excuses fitness: New exercise apps help you get your sweat on

Demands on your time can be overwhelming this time of year. But a few new fitness options mean no more excuses for skipping a workout:<p><b>Listen to your trainer</b><p>Popular audio fitness app Aaptiv provides some 17,000 "classes" a day to its users, who pay $10 a month for unlimited access to trainers …

Exercise

The Best Free Online Courses to Help With Your Finances

You don’t have to learn everything about money at once, but a course can teach you a lot of useful information at a reasonable pace. Especially if …

Micro-investing app Stash raises $25 million Series B

Stash, a mobile application that aims to make investing easier for those who aren’t as financially experienced, has raised $25 million in Series B funding, the company announced today. The round, which follows the startup’s $9.25 million Series A just this August, was led by prior investor Valar …

IllumiBowl 2.0 | Popular Mechanics Shop

<b>Description</b><p>Let there be light in the bathroom. Now you can add any color of LED light to your toilet bowl and see it glow. That means no more stumbling around when you have to go at night. Simply snap it onto the rim and let it shine: it will automatically turn on when someone walks into the …

Toilets

10 Success lessons from Michael Jordan – “Billionaire NBA Star” for entrepreneurs

Share12<p>Tweet<p>Share118<p>+12<p>Shares 132<p>Michael Jordan is definitely one of the most popular athletes of the world. He is one of the greatest basketball …

10 Social Media Predictions for 2017 (and Where You Should Be Spending Your Time)

Get the most out of your strategy.<p>Let's get the credibility stuff out of the way: I know social media. I know it because I don't just preach about it, and share posts like, "Be engaging! Tell your story!" There is an art to using social media the right way, and I've done so for big brands and small …

6 badass marketing ideas from unconventional industries

From a business standpoint, it doesn’t make sense to spend money on marketing unless it helps you generate more revenue. And where are the best places to spend your marketing dollars? If you’re thinking Google AdWords, SEO, or social media – yeah, they’re great – but they’re also …

Small Investors Join China’s Tycoons in Sending Money Abroad

Adam Dahill saw promise in the three-story brownstone on a quiet Bedford-Stuyvesant street, despite its weather-beaten facade, crumbling front steps and broken windows. But he needed nearly $1.3 million to buy it and turn it into the sort of Brooklyn dream home for which the city’s lawyers and …

10 Smart Entrepreneurs That Diversified with Multiple Income Streams

Diversifying your income is the path towards financial freedom.<p>We've entered an economic era where working a single 9-to-5 until retirement with a growing 401k is no longer the norm. This type of slow growth to the top is actually considered a poor wealth-building strategy. But in the world of …

Stop Waiting for Your Billion-Dollar Idea and Do This Instead

Conventional wisdom says that if entrepreneurs want to be successful they should strive to create breakthrough tech products in new and huge …

Using these 13 words will help salespeople close deals faster and make tons of money

They say selling is more art than science.<p>And according to marketing-software maker HubSpot, there are certain words salespeople should use to boost …