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360fly 360º Action Camera

A compact camcorder that shoots 1504×1504 360º videos at 30fps. It’s water-, dust- and shock-resistant and comes with a flat and a curved mount. Use …

8 People You Should Hire to Grow Your Startup Fast

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every entrepreneur wants to reach the point where a business is ready to scale and grow as quickly as it can. Growth hacking is a great way to do this, but you need to have the right people on the bus to put these principles into action. …

Marketing

3 Key Questions Small Business Owners Must Answer, or Risk Failure

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you’re running a pole-dancing fitness business or an online Etsy store, all your management efforts and sleepless nights really come down to three crucial questions about your business -- and the three crucial documents that help …

Small Business

6 Steps to Launching Your Social Sales Campaign on LinkedIn (Infographic)

Social selling is all the buzz these days, but what is it, who’s doing it and why is it so important right now?<p>But first, hold the phone. Thankfully it has zero to do with dialing for dollars (old-school cold calling). Put simply, social selling is when salespeople -- and marketers, recruiters and …

Selling

24 Proven Steps to Make You a Master Networker

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I recently read <i>How to Be A Power Connector</i> by Judy Robinett and was blown away. As someone who considers herself a gifted connector, I wrote to Robinett and told her,“It’s as though you took my brain and put it on paper, but added …

Networking

Choosing a Business Model That Will Grow Your Company

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Scalability is one of the most important factors for entrepreneurs considering starting a new business or hoping to take a current business to the next level. Successful business growth depends on a scalable business model that will …

Small Business

Leatherman Tread Multitool

This innovative bracelet puts 25 tools, including screwdrivers, box wrenches, a cutting hook, a bottle opener and more on your wrist. Also available …

Watches

Pixie

A set of tracking devices that work with an augmented reality app. The app uses your mobile device’s camera to give you directions and point out your …

4 Steps To Bring Your Big Ideas To Life

Forget the myth that a brilliant idea will just come to you when you need it. Here’s how all innovators foster the next big thing.<p>In today’s technologically advanced world–a world in which we more readily rush to purchase the latest upgrade at the drop of a product announcement–it’s awe inspiring …

How The Larry Pages Of The World Get Their Big Ideas

Pro tip #1: Play with Lego.<p>In a February 2014 interview with Dr. Paul Jacobs, the then CEO of the wireless technology company Qualcomm and now its executive chairman, it dawned on me that there were common threads among the world’s leading innovators that no one had yet defined.<p>First, it may sound …

New Theory Suggests That We Live In The Past Of A Parallel Universe

Whether through Newton's gravitation, Maxwell's electrodynamics, Einstein's special and general relativity or quantum mechanics, all the equations that best describe our universe work perfectly if time flows forward or backward.<p>Of course the world we experience is entirely different. The universe …

Dark Matter

7 Tips for Storytelling That Dazzles Audiences

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>After finally asking the young lady for a date, the nervous young man asked his father how to avoid moments of awkward silence.<p>His father quickly responded, “Son, when it comes to conversation, all you have to remember are three things: …

Public Speaking

8 Online-Marketing Terms Business Owners Must Know

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’re like most small-business owners, you spend your day providing a great customer experience that sets you apart from your competition. The quality of your service is key now that digital word of mouth is the most effective form of …

Small Business

11 Foods That Double As Cleaning Products

Ketchup is delicious, sure, but did you know that it's also effective at polishing copper? Yea, bet you find it a little less appetizing now. But ketchup isn't the only condiment or food that has dual purposes. In fact, many of the things you eat all the time have uses other than just keeping you …

8 Smart Reasons You Should Be Keeping Your Eggshells

A couple of summers ago I bought a composter to keep in my garden. I looked up a list of kitchen scraps that I could add to my compost, and one of …

44 Apps That Turn Your Smartphone Into a Productivity Powerhouse (Infographic)

In today’s mobile landscape, where unfocused pedestrians regularly walk into walls and a majority of Americans prize their beloved gadgets above sex, smartphones have come to serve for many as dangerous agents of distraction. But when optimally harnessed, they can serve as powerful productivity …

Apps

The 5 Secrets to Making Larger Sales

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the greatest points of distinction between top sales performers and everyone else is average sale size. Great salespeople typically make much larger sales than the rest of the team -- often by a factor of four to 10 times that of …

Selling

The New Rules of Travel

We’ve come a long way from 2011’s Tarmacgate, when 100-odd JetBlue passengers were stranded for seven hours on the runway. Delays are down, airlines are investing in posh new terminals, and the app revolution and sharing economy mean that there are more options than ever when it comes to flights, …

5 Tools to Monitor Your Online Reputation

Do you know what people are saying about you?<p>Are you checking your company’s social mentions daily?<p>Finding and addressing negative reviews and …

The 7 Habits of Seriously Effective Communication Pros

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Sometimes clients don’t fully understand, make full use of or give credit to the value added by communications pros. Yet, these individuals work under intense time or performance pressure, a reason why their positions are ranked as among …

Study Skills

Grow Your Online Business Without Depending Exclusively on Google

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We hear a lot of scary stories about businesses going (almost) bankrupt after losing Google traffic. Some publishers are also voicing concerns over their dependence on Google. But how easy is it to <i>not</i> depend on it?<p>When Google traffic …

Marketing

9 Tips for Winning Investors in the 5 Minutes You Have Their Attention

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When it comes down to it, you only have five minutes to convince people your product is disruptive and something people will actually buy.<p>As a tech startup, you are probably fluent in the language of investors, tech journalists and …

11 TED Talks That Will Help You Lead A Happier Life

Increasingly, psychologists, neuroscientists, business leaders, and spiritual advisors have studied the mechanics of happiness and how we can utilize them in our everyday lives. Many of them have shared their findings at TED conferences.<p>We've gone through TED's expansive online library of …

Happiness

How To Rewire Your Brain For Greater Happiness

The bad news: Our brains are wired to be negative. The good news: You can train your brain to hold on to happiness in 10 seconds.<p>Wouldn’t it be awesome if we could hack into our own brains and rewire them to be happier?<p>Science has shown we actually can thanks to a phenomenon called …

Before Your Start Your Social Media Campaign, Read This

<i>Rahul Varshneya is the co-creator of</i> <i>Foster.fm</i><i>, a SaaS platform helping startups and small businesses grow their companies using social media.</i><p>This is truly the big bad world. You try your best (or at least you feel you’re giving it your best shot), but you still don’t see results. On the other hand, …

Gizmodo - We come from the future.

Chip manufacturer Qualcomm confirmed in a conference call on Wednesday that it does not believe Apple, with whom it has been locked in a vicious, …

To Succeed, Fill These 5 Roles With the Right People

The solution to many problems is keeping close to people with the knowledge and concern to help you figure it out.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Look around right now. What do you see? The walls of your home office, gray cubicle partitions or a roomful of caffeinated …

Entrepreneurship

Avoid These 5 Crowdfunding Mistakes

This story originally appeared on CNBC<p>Raking in $102,824 on Indiegogo in a campaign that ended July 3, the start-up Ambronite, maker of a drinkable organic "supermeal," achieved a goal that most crowdfunders would envy: It exceeded its $50,000 target by more than 100 percent.<p>"It was really exciting …

Crowd Funding

Briefcase BBQ Grill: Grilling Like a Bond Villain

Grilling is serious business. Grill and go with the Portable Briefcase BBQ Grill. This small charcoal grill folds up into a sleek stainless steel …

Retractable Grass Covered Swimming Pool

If you have a smaller backyard you probably only have enough room for either a pool or a patch of grass. But if you had this futuristic inground …