Sam Mufarreh

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Are You Socially Awkward? Use These 20 Tips To Help You Communicate with Confidence

Say goodbye to awkward and say hello to confident.<p>Not everyone has the ability to walk into any room, job interview, dinner party or public gathering and "own it."<p>If you struggle in social situations, here are 20 tips to help you become a more confident communicator.<p>Never forget, when in doubt, the …

How robo-callers outwitted the government and completely wrecked the Do Not Call list

On the morning of Oct. 1, 2015, a middle-aged telemarketer arrived at the Washington headquarters of the Federal Trade Commission. His name was Aaron Michael Jones, or possibly Michael Aaron Jones, and in any case, he went by Mike. According to court documents, Mike was a father and widower. He …

Identity Theft

The HyperDrive hub is a MacBook owner’s dream

The HyperDrive 8-in-1 USB-C hub is a MacBook owner’s dream. With all the ports you’ll ever need on the go, plus a built-in Qi charging pad, it’s ideal for connecting all your peripherals and keeping your iPhone topped up at all times.<p>Apple wants a world in which a USB-C port is all you ever need. …

The Top 16 Apps That Will Guarantee You More Success In 2018

<b>Productivity And Organization</b><p>Evernote (free)<p>Evernote is perfect for any kind of note or memo taker. Evernote can not only take notes but also voice memos. The unique feature of this app is its ability to organize notes into what they call “notebooks” for better sorting and finding. The app can also …

Apps

Digital Marketing in 2018: Advanced Strategies and Tips for Best Results

While investing in paid advertisement, choose the platform carefully and understand where your audience is more active<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>We are heading towards 2018 and one …

Marketing

10 Secrets to Creating a Master Calendar That Drives Your Productivity

Scheduling your time is one of those boring chores that yields exciting results.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’m not going to sugarcoat this. Scheduling is a mundane task I really don’t look forward to.<p>However, if I don’t schedule my time effectively, my mind will be …

Productivity

9 things real estate agents don't want you to know

One of them could save you thousands -- and another could cost you big-time.<p>In 2016, close to 5.5 million homes -- including single-family dwellings, townhouses, and condos -- were sold across the country.<p>In nearly 90% of those transactions, the buyer, the seller, or both used a real estate agent. …

Real Estate

How to add a fancy email signature on iPhone and Mac

You already know that you can add a signature to your outgoing emails in the Mail app on iOS and macOS, but did you know that you can make that signature fancy? And I mean, <i>really</i> fancy. You don’t just have to put your email address or phone number in there in regular text. You can add any kind of …

Typography

To buy a house, millennials digging deep into family's pockets

DETROIT — As home prices rise and competition for a limited supply of homes increases, young buyers are increasingly using a special financing to win in bidding wars: The Bank of Mom and Dad.<p>"It’s definitely becoming much more common, not that parents didn’t help their children in the past," said …

15 Sales Superstars Share Their Best Advice for Closing More Sales

Not only will you get a lot better at selling, you'll enjoy the sales process a lot more.<p>Gathering sales leads isn't easy. Getting in front of decision makers is difficult. But closing the deal? That's the toughest thing of all, and it's what separates good salespeople from great salespeople.<p>The …

Seller's market: How to know when to drop the asking price on your home

High demand and low supply have made it a seller's market pretty much all over the country, and especially for lower-priced homes.<p>That does not mean every house will sell or sell quickly. Price is still important, especially as some markets begin to overheat.<p>The low number of listings has made the …

Real Estate

Gimme Shelter: The Real Cost Of Renting Vs. Homeownership

<i>By New Deal democrat</i><p>What is the real cost of shelter?<p>Over the last decade, there has been lots of discussion of housing prices in isolation. …

Here's the best time of year to buy a home — and when to start house hunting to find the best deal

Between October and December each year, starter home inventory in the US gets a 7% boost, according to new data from Trulia.<p>In 70 of the 100 largest US metros, the number of starter homes on the market reaches its annual peak during this time, meaning those looking to buy their first home will have …

Real Estate

Netanyahu backs annexation of 19 West Bank settlements

Israeli PM’s support of bill to bring Jewish areas into Greater Jerusalem shows refusal to revive peace process, say Palestinians<p>Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has backed legislation that would in effect annex settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories that are home to …

Putin Is Filling the Middle East Power Vacuum

The Israelis and Turks, the Egyptians and Jordanians -- they’re all beating a path to the Kremlin in the hope that Vladimir Putin, the new master of …