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6 Tips on Running Micro-Influencer Campaigns

Micro-influencers are influencers with less than a million followers. They may just be the key to boosting your product or service.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you're the only one making decisions on how to reach more users for your product, knowing which …

Marketing

These Are All the Books Nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Awards

The nominees for the National Book Critics Circle Awards were announced Tuesday, with established novelists Louise Erdrich, Michael Chabon, Zadie …

Books

The New "O" Book Club: 12 Fiction Picks from President Obama

By Julianna Haubner | Off the Shelf<p>President Obama has made it clear over the past 8 years that books are a big part of his life--whether he's shopping on Small Business Saturday or releasing his vacation reading list. (Plus, he did an impressive interview with author Marilynne Robinson, which you …

Books

Feeling Stuck? 3 Ways You May Be Letting Fear Affect Your Progress

As men, we take pride in not being afraid of shit. Like lions, we want to protect what’s ours, provide for our family and, for the most part, be king.<p>…

How to Go Viral on LinkedIn | Inc.com

Want your content to go viral on LinkedIn?<p>Here's what the network says works best on the world's largest online platform for professionals.<p>LinkedIn recently released its list of "top voices" from 2016, and in the process shared what made those bloggers so successful on the platform.<p>"When we compare …

LinkedIn

11 books President Obama thinks everyone should read

Barack Obama is a major bookworm.<p>In his book "Dreams from My Father," he reflected on his lifelong love of literature: "When I wasn't working, the weekends would usually find me alone in an empty apartment, making do with the company of books."<p>Recently, the outgoing US president sat down with New …

Books

Social Native gets authentic fans to create social media content for brands

Social Native has created a marketplace for connecting brands with content creators who can create authentic social media assets that promote those brands.<p>The startup is positioned for the era known as the “creator economy,” a term coined by futurist Paul Saffo to describe our shift from consumers …

11 Free Tools and Services That Every First-Time Entrepreneur Should Use

I bootstrapped my startup Jodilogik and launched the application inThe post 11 Free Tools and Services That Every First-Time Entrepreneur Should Use …

Startups (India)

Every book Barack Obama recommended during (and after) his presidency

Whether he was reading to kids at the White House, hitting up local bookstores on Black Friday, or giving recommendations to his daughters, former …

Books

Spending 10 Minutes a Day on Mindfulness Subtly Changes the Way You React to Everything

Leaders across the globe feel that the unprecedented busyness of modern-day leadership makes them more reactive and less proactive. There is a solution to this hardwired, reactionary leadership approach: mindfulness.<p>Having trained thousands of leaders in the techniques of this ancient practice, …

Mindfulness

Influencer Marketing Trends For 2017

Influencer marketing grew exponentially in 2016 and this trend is expected to continue in 2017. The influencer marketing space has grown into a …

Public Relations
Marketing

10 Ways to Grind-It-Out When Uncertainty Puts You Under the Pressure

To get through the day we assume we know what will happen next. To get through life, we must learn to deal with the fact that we don't.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Life and success are inconsistent. Things you have worked hard for can change on a dime without your …

Motivation

The Gap Between Influencer Marketing and Recommendations

For 2017 more than 75% of brands and companies recently surveyed indicate they will increase their budget for content production and social media …

Marketing

Seven Mantras to Lift Your Love Life

You're reading Seven Mantras to Lift Your Love Life, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, …

Spirituality

Which Animal Matches Your Personal Belief System?

<i>“Whatever your mind can conceive and can believe, it can achieve.” – Napoleon Hill</i><p><i>“If you accept a limiting belief, then it will become a truth for</i> …

Entrepreneurs and investors will love this game about pitching ‘objectively bad startup ideas’

Attention, nerds: This is the party game for you.<p>“Pitch Deck” is kind of like “Cards Against Humanity” for the startup scene — it takes something …

How to Know a Potential Hire Isn’t Worth Your Time

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Employment

9 Powerful Lessons From Confucius That Will Change the Way You Look at Life

Confucius was one of the most famous Chinese thinkers and philosophers. He mainly focused on moral issues, social relationships and how to live a …

Snapchat Advertisers Can Now Target the App’s Users Based on Offline Sales Data

Snapchat advertisers are about to find out if offline data can drive better campaigns on the app. After forging measurement partnerships and data …

Advertising

How to own the room during a speech or presentation

Even CEOs can have the jitters when faced with making a presentation or moderating a panel.<p>Although some folks make it look easy, others clearly …

5 Social Media Studies That Will Boost Your Marketing Skills

To help you better understand the ever-changing social media landscape, check out these studies.<p>This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>We are very grateful for all the research that has been done on social media.<p>Social media studies have given us great ideas to improve our social media marketing, …

Public Relations

50 Deep Questions to Ask Yourself for Deep Insights

Years ago when I had no idea who I was and what I wanted to do with my life, I decided to ask myself a few deep questions. I decided to sit down with …

The Post

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How to Generate 75% More Social Media Traffic When You’re Not Popular

There are more social media platforms than ever before, but not nearly enough marketers are taking advantage of most of them.Let me ask you a …

Marketing

4 Exercises That Boost Creative Confidence

If you work in a creative profession, you've likely battled with self-doubt at one point or another.Perfectionism is the bane of any creative …

Creativity

5 Big Trends and Tips for Social Media Marketing

In the last five years, social networks have acquired about 1 billion new users. Over one third of the world’s population is now accessible via …

7 Things Grandpa Joe Taught My Brother and Me About Entrepreneurship

The example and wisdom of a revered elder has reverberated in the lives of his two entrepreneurial grandsons.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>My brother, Matthew, and I can credit a lot of our success to our Grandpa Joe. After all, he’s the one who introduced us to …

Entrepreneurship

86 Books Barack Obama Has Recommended During His Presidency

After an eventful and historic run, Barack Obama’s final term as president comes to a close on January 20. One of the legacies he will leave behind …

3 Books That Will Make the World Feel Like a Simpler Place | Inc.com

Modern life has brought many blessings, from medical miracles to a computer in every pocket. But while the opening up of the world in this way is close to miraculous, it's also sometimes completely bewildering.<p>You can now reach out and contact people across the globe, access opportunities that …

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