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15 Thanksgiving Cocktails Because 1 Is Never Enough

Thanksgiving isn't just a marathon day of eating at my house—it's also a marathon day of drinking. My family always celebrates the holiday with plenty of beer, wine, and especially cocktails. We're always mixing up what we drink—one year someone is really excited about individually mixed drinks, …

How to Repurpose Content for Your Online Marketing

4 min read<p>This story originally appeared on PR Newswire's Small Business PR Toolkit<p>Content marketing is unlimited, but content itself—well, there’s only so much to go around. That’s a reason why finding inspiration and new ideas for blogs is such a challenge for marketers.<p>Repurpose content by using …

Infographics

Four Things About Your Website You Should Fix

Having a bad website may be worse than having no website at all - which, let's be honest, is pretty bad.<p>Even though the purpose of websites has evolved--from static, online brochures to dynamic e-commerce engines--your website still says an awful lot about you. And your business.<p>For most people, …

Engines

3 Undeniably Awesome Habits of Highly Successful Salespeople

Here are three habits you can replicate from the masters to improve your sales results.<p><i>"It's gonna close!"</i> Have you ever said this and it didn't happen? <i>(Oops!)</i><p>Salespeople say these words with great conviction every single day in almost every industry. But for many, the sale doesn't close. Something …

sales

How To Create a Killer Sales Message

Your sales message is the core of all you sales and marketing activities. Get it right and everything else will fall into place.<p>I write a lot about sales messages because they're the foundation of business success. An exceptional sales message intrigues investors, attracts talent and wins …

Selling

The Best (And Worst) Times To Post On Social Media (Infographic)

Different social media sites offer different virtues for your business. Here’s how to optimize each one based on when you post.<p>We get it, managing your business’s social media accounts can be daunting: from tweaking tweet lengths to mastering Facebook tone, to using the right hashtags at the right …

Social Media

Persistence and Planning Is Needed to Reach That 5-Year Milestone

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As little as one in 10 new businesses make it to the five-year mark, according to varied statistics.<p>Every entrepreneur knows it’s tough to keep a business going. Even with the utmost determination and hard work, sometimes it …

Entrepreneurship

The Power of Recognition

Simple Ways to Make a Huge Impact<p>I don't know of many things as simple as employee recognition that have as big of an impact on profitability. Thanks to a wise mentor, I often think in terms of what can be done to make the biggest impact, what is the fastest to implement and what is the easiest to …

Employee Engagement

6 Ways to Ensure a Journalist Will Love Your Pitch

3 min read<p>This story originally appeared on PR Daily<p>It’s been a few years since I left the newsroom, but in my time as a reporter I saw enough bad pitches in my email inbox to give me nightmares to this day.<p>Now that I have joined the "dark side," as reporters like to call it, I want to share the …

Public Relations

U. Srinivas - Gajavadhana

Our Song of the Day comes from U. Srinivas who was an Indian child prodigy who began playing the mandolin when he was only six years old. That in it …

Kate Rusby - The Outlandish Knight

Ewan McLennan - Out On The Banks

How to Transform Your Life in 6 Minutes a Day

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Oh, you’re busy? Weird, I thought it was just me.<p>No matter where you are in life at this moment, there is at least one thing that you and I have in common: We want to improve our lives and ourselves. I’m not saying there’s …

Motivation

Why You Shouldn't Be Afraid of the Cloud

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The cloud is still safe really!<p>With all these major breaches constantly gracing the evening news, it might be hard to believe. But the truth is that most cloud services are built so as to ensure the security of data.<p>Security …

Authentication

17 Things Extraordinary People Do Every Day

Want to achieve extraordinary goals? Take these easy, proven steps every day.<p>Some people seem to get ahead, no matter what. They aren't necessarily smarter, more creative or harder working than many others. Still, they achieve much more than their peers. Why is that?<p>The philosopher Aristotle …

Self-improvement

4 Ways to Max Out the 40-Hour Workweek

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In today’s 24/7 world, is the 40-hour workweek still possible or is it a pipe dream?<p>It is absolutely possible; you just need to work smarter, not harder.<p>In my role as VP of Communications at Porch.com, a home-improvement …

Time Management

Do You Remember What You Did Last Tuesday? Neither Do Employees.

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Did you know that the professional service sector is America's largest employer (after government)? This sector, which includes architects, consultants, engineers and lawyers, is driving the growth of the U.S. economy.<p>The …

Project Management

The 7 WordPress Plugins Your Site Needs to Succeed

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>At least one website you visited today is powered by WordPress. In all likelihood, most of your favorite sites utilize the world’s most popular content management system (CMS). Perhaps your business runs on it too.<p>According to …

Marketing

The 2 Minutes That Create Success

A simple method to train your mind to experience more happiness and success, at work and in life.<p>A while back, I posted "10 Questions That Make You Successful," which (based on the shares and comments) has helped a lot of people. Since posting that, I've refined those questions into a daily …

Motivation

The 1 Success Habit Every Entrepreneur Must Master

Some entrepreneurs seem to have a knack for finding moneymaking opportunities time and time again. Here's how they do it.<p>Some entrepreneurs seem to have a knack for finding moneymaking opportunities. Here's how they do it.<br>It happens all the time. A new technology, idea, or scene emerges. A handful …

Entrepreneurship

Leadership Lessons From Alexander the Great

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To prepare for my company's off-site meeting in Greece, I decided to reread one of my favorite books, <i>The Virtues of War</i>. It’s a historical novel told from Alexander the Great’s point of view.<p>Readers first meet Alexander when he …

Leadership

The 4 Habits You Need to Be Successful

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The most successful people in this world maintain and master good habits. They realize what they do on a daily basis and where they direct their energy deeply matters when it comes to reaching their goals.<p>The habits you have …

Self-improvement

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Doing Two Things? That's One Too Many.

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everyone has three or four careers going at once these days. The problem is nobody can keep that many balls in the air at the same time. If you don’t focus on holding onto one, sooner or later you’re going to drop them …

Tim Cook

Best Idea Ever, or Forget It? 7 Ways to Reality Check a Startup Concept.

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In my experience, consummate entrepreneurs tend to come up with more startup ideas than they can ever implement, and some of the ideas may not even make business sense. But how does any entrepreneur know which ideas to …

Entrepreneurship

You Have A Great Idea For A Product, So Now What?

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most entrepreneurs have lots of ideas but few of them are able to successfully execute that one idea that makes all the difference. Yet, idea execution has always been the key to starting a successful business.<p>If you are …

Entrepreneurship

What Your 'About Us' Page Isn't Doing

4 min read<p>The humble About Us page: it’s one of the most visited pages on any site and also one of the most neglected and overlooked. We chatted with some of our favorite digital marketing experts on what’s usually missing to give you an easy checklist for your own site.<p><b>Mistake #1: Not including</b> …

Marketing

How to Change an Industry Before It's Ready

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs are routinely the driving force behind change in our economy. Often it's the entrepreneur's ability to spot an opportunity and offer a unique solution that has prompted some of the biggest innovations of our …

Entrepreneurship