Samuli Kaijomaa

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Here's How To Avoid Under-Managing

What if one new daily practice could bring your team higher morale, better performance, and more loyalty?<p>Good leaders make it a priority check in with their people on a regular basis to ensure they are on track, in good spirits, and have the resources they need to do their job well. But is the …

These Are the Best Undiscovered Beaches in the World

A certain type of New Yorker has complaints about the beaches in Tulum, Mexico, Saint Barth's, or Mykonos in Greece. “Why escape New York,” they ask, …

20 Travel Hacks I Learned While Flying Around the World in 8 Days

You won't find these in a travel magazine.<p>My most recent business trip took me around the world in just eight days. I traveled nearly 35,000 miles, visited three continents and spent over 88 hours on airplanes. Needless to say, I picked up a few tips and tricks along the way.<p>Knowing top travel …

Virgin America

9 Ways to Use Social Media to Build Your Personal Brand

Brands often work tirelessly to leverage social media in order to boost online visibility and revenue. They want more clicks, more likes, and they want to create a positive user experience.<p>But what happens when a brand is a person instead of a company? When it’s just you, you need to take a …

Public Relations

10 Success lessons from Peter Thiel – “PayPal Founder, Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share15<p>Tweet<p>Share37<p>+11<p>Shares 53<p>Peter Thiel is a silicon valley entrepreneur who founded two multi billion dollar companies, PayPal and Palantir. As a …

A Playbook for Becoming a Thought Leader on Social Media [SSM006]

The path to becoming a <b>thought leader</b> on social media is one that is not always clearly defined. Thought leaders and influencers come from a wide …

11 of the best Indian Ocean islands

10 Ways to Close More Sales Today

You are competing against other sales people with products that do basically the same things. How do you win the sale?<p>Business is tough! You are competing against other sales people with products that do basically the same things. There are so many choices for today's consumer, and sometimes no …

Charisma

3 Superset Workouts That Will Melt Away the Fat Covering Your Abs

Kick your spare tire to the curb with these calorie-torching exercise combos<p>You’ve probably done supersets before.<p>A superset is when you pair together two exercises, and do them back-to-back with little to no rest. They’re typically classified as competitive or non-competitive.<p>Competitive supersets …

Comparing the ROI of Content Marketing and Paid Advertising

Is there any rule that says you shouldn’t invest money in paid channel advertising as opposed to a content marketing ROI strategy? <i>I don’t think …

8 Ways to Do Big-Time Marketing Without Spending a Fortune

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Marketing is essential to any company’s bottom line. However, traditional advertising channels such as newspapers, radio and television can get expensive really quick. Furthermore, they may produce little or no ROI. Contrary to …

Marketing

What the Color of Your Logo Says About Your Company (Infographic)

1 min read<p>If you are building a company that depends on making people feel sexy and sophisticated, it’s probably going to confuse your consumers if you your logo is bright green.<p>That’s because different colors are associated with different feelings. Green conveys organic growth, the earth, nature, …

Graphic Design

How bloggers get free products

<i>How do I start a blog and get free stuff?</i><p>This is a question I’m asked a lot. Actually, it’s the question I’m asked the most so it makes sense I write …

Marketing

10 Top Trends Driving The Future Of Marketing

Marketers are constantly looking into the future, trying to predict the next big trend, be it for their brands or their clients. Naturally, marketers are preoccupied with questions like: What is the next big campaign? How can we turn our client into the “next big thing”? What is the next hot trend …

Marketing

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The Best Content Marketing Tools to Help You Work Smarter, Not Harder

9 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>Some of my favorite tools posts end up being the ones where people share the specific tools they use to get jobs done.<p>There’s power in knowing the tools that others find useful and important enough to make part of their regular workflow.<p>For content …

Infographics

A Simple Guide to Understanding Your Profit and Loss Statement

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most entrepreneurs start organizations because they are passionate about the primary work of the business -- which usually isn’t accounting. This means that most entrepreneurs aren’t completely comfortable interpreting the …

Small Business

61 Key Social Media Metrics, Defined

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer Blog.</i><p>Of all the hundreds of social media acronyms and abbreviations out there, I think “KPI” has confounded me the most.<p>I think it’s because the phrase “key performance indicator” always sounds like something you need to be wearing a suit in front of a …

Social Media

How to Write a Book While Running Your Startup

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I wrote a book! Can you believe it? Me neither. While the book was tangentially related to my startup's mission -- providing consumers a sustainable skincare line -- it wasn't easy.<p>Obviously, I'm not the first or only …

Writing

8 Outstanding Google Tools You May Not Know About

Which of these tools and resources can give you the competitive advantage?<p>Lately, I've been hearing about this little company called Google. Personally, I think there's a chance that they'll actually make something of themselves. Call me crazy.<p>While approximately 101 percent of this article's …

Google Cloud Platform

Marketing: Building A Customer-Centric Marketing Ecosystem

Throughout last year, I’ve talked a lot about one-to-one marketing and how with the rising tide of customer power marketers need to focus more on this personalized and empathetic approach. While it’s true that marketing’s main efforts have always been focused on gaining customers, in the past few …

6 Productivity Tools for Entrepreneurs on the Go

Here are tools to help you work smarter and be much more productive in your everyday life.<p>When you run a business, you are always on the go. Whether it is going to a meeting with a potential investor, hiring a new employee, or simply running out for some necessary coffee to continue your day, you …

Productivity

6 of the Most Unbelievably Cheap Paradises on Earth

By: John Marshall<p><i>Credit: Justin Sawn/Flickr</i><p>Everyone at one time or another has wanted to get away from it all and beach/ski/paraglide-bum it in some foreign land. Small problem: that's very expensive. Or is it? (That's our sweet rhetorical way of saying maybe not.) Check this list of 12 shockingly …

A Social Media Guide for Startups and Entrepreneurs

How startups can leverage the power of social media.<p>Over the past few years, an interesting transformation has occurred in the business world. Social media has become less of an optional marketing opportunity and more of a priority. In fact, platforms like Facebook and Twitter have become integral …

Social Media

Twitter & Google+: Your New Content Marketing Strategy

Shares 3.7K<p>The power of social and SEO combined can give you a huge boost in getting discovered online.<p>Big news. Google and Twitter are seeing each …

8 Amazing Productivity Tricks You Can Use Now

It will happen to anyone. You begin your work day knowing what you must accomplish by quitting time, yet at 5, you have not nearly achieved as much as you had planned.<p>It will happen to anyone. You begin your work day knowing what you must accomplish by quitting time, yet at 5, you have not nearly …

Time Management

How to Avoid the 6 Biggest Financial Mistakes Young Entrepreneurs Make

Here are some best practices that helped me (and hopefully will help you) avoid mistakes most commonly made by young companies and the entrepreneurs who start them.<p>Consult any experienced entrepreneur, and they'll likely talk your ear off with stories of mistakes, failures, and lessons they were …

Small Business

15 Hotel Marketing Trends for 2015 [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Trends

8 Business Travel Essentials You'll Want In 2015

Your business travel, no matter how well planned, can quickly become grueling if just one or two things go wrong. These resources can smooth things out.<p>While many people now consider Hipmunk to be an essential app for booking flights and Airbnb was our 2014 company of the year, there are other apps …

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