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27 Amazing Online Marketing Tactics for Small Businesses With Low Budgets

I love small businesses.As a small business, there are many opportunities for growth with a smart marketing strategy.But you’ve probably noticed a …

Marketing

10 Ways To Raise A Kid Who Can Handle Money (And Isn't An Entitled Jerk)

In Beth Kobliner’s excellent book “Make Your Kid a Money Genius (Even If You’re Not),” many readers are taken aback to learn that financial literacy starts as young as age three. What’s more, your child’s basic money habits are formed by age seven. <i>If only I had read this when my kids were toddlers</i> …

Personal Finance

The Most Effective Method to Get Someone to Do What You Want

Use the "scales of influence" model to persuade people to do what you want--while thinking that it's their idea.<p>Contrary to popular opinion, human beings don't resist change. We all, however, resist being changed.<p>We have no problem stretching our own comfort zone, but we each throw up our defenses …

50 most useful Alexa skills

Out of the box, Alexa can do an impressive number of things. It can stream Amazon Music or Spotify, control your Philips Hue smart bulbs or anything connected to a SmartThings hub and integrate with IFTTT for a laundry list of other functions. You can also order millions of products off Amazon …

Smart Homes

10 signs you'll never be rich

Contrary to popular belief, "everyone has the same opportunity to acquire wealth," says Steve Siebold, a self-made millionaire.<p>But not everyone seizes the opportunity.<p>To find out if you're doing all that it takes to set yourself up for a rich future, we've rounded up 10 signs that you're <i>not</i> on the …

Flickr

6 Free and Low Cost Business Management Tools

Every small business needs an arsenal of online tools to achieve business success without breaking the bank. In today’s “freemium” world, many …

19 Sugar-Free Lunch Ideas to Bring to Work

You may not think of lunch as being a particularly sugary meal, but between the honey in bread, high-fructose corn syrup in ketchup and salad …

Healthy Eating

7 Powerful Habits of the Most Successful People

These seven powerful habits define some of the most successful people in the world.<p>There are <b>lots of ways to foster success,</b> but as a leadership coach and business consultant I have found that a <b>few daily actions are especially effective</b> at moving people toward success. I have seen how well they work …

Are You Exceptionally Likable? 9 Reasons People Decide They Like You

More good news: possessing each of these qualities will also make you happier.<p>No one has enough friends. And if that's not reason enough to be likable, we tend to do business and build professional and relationships with people we like. We're instinctively drawn to people who are modest, agreeable, …

Talent Is Overrated: Top 10 Habits Of Mentally Tough People

People with limitless determination always have enough talent to succeed.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Regardless if you’re an entrepreneur, athlete, coach, artist or politician, we all must overcome hurdles and setbacks at some point in our lives. These challenges …

Self-improvement

10 Steps Everyone Must Take to Get Rich

These moves will be your foundation for establishing positive financial habits that will move you closer toward your goal.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The millennial generation is at the point now where they’re starting to think hard about how to build long-term …

Personal Finance

Update every Apple device you have as soon as possible

If you’re reading this on an Apple device, stop. Go update it.<p>Today, Apple released updates to the operating systems behind all its most popular devices—including the iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Apple TV, and Apple computers—and although the company often updates its operating systems with minor …

MacBook Pro

8 Best Personal Finance Apps of 2018 | Investopedia

Managing money, sticking to a budget and even handling investment decisions are easier than even before with today's crop of personal finance …

Apps

5 Free Marketing Tools Small Businesses Can't Afford To Ignore

Think that it takes lots of money to market your business effectively? Nope. There are a number of online marketing tools now available to help you attract and sell to more customers without costing you a dime.<p>Here are five of the most effective marketing tools your business should be already using:<p>…

Marketing

The Best Online Store Builder Software For Small eCommerce Business

ECommerce business is the most popular business method all over the world. Now people don’t want to spend their time to go to the market for shopping …

How A Former Child Prodigy Is Transforming Mobile Advertising

Brian Wong graduated college at age 18. Since then he’s written a book, been among the youngest entrepreneurs ever to receive venture funding, and become the first (and only) individual to earn a spot on the FORBES 30 Under 30 list in two different categories.<p>And things are only getting …

Entrepreneurship

Microsoft told to compensate customers for Windows 10 breaking computers

Microsoft has been urged to pay compensation to customers that have suffered computer malfunctions when upgrading to its new software Windows 10.<p>Since the company released the software last year it has been plagued by complaints, with customers claiming their computers upgraded without their …

This map will tell you if your house has solar potential

This is the first map of its kind in Northern Virginia<p>The process to becoming a more sustainable home owner is easier with a new map created by the Northern Virginia Regional Commission (NVRC).<p>The interactive map allows users to see a bird’s-eye view of their neighborhood with indications of how …

List of free crm software for small business

It’s important to maintain a strong relationship with your customer in this competitive age but without technology in your thought, you cannot dream …

What Is Usain Bolt's Net Worth? | Investopedia

It's not often that a track-and-field star signs a $10-million endorsement deal.<p>That paycheck has been going to soccer and basketball players in …

A famous physicist thinks science will never be able to crack this fundamental mystery of the human mind

Some mind-ponderers, notably philosopher Colin McGinn, argue that consciousness is unsolvable. Philosopher Owen Flanagan calls these pessimists "mysterians," after the 60's-era rock group "Question Mark and the Mysterians."<p>Recently, physicist Edward Witten came out as a mysterian. Witten is …

Dark Matter

Don't try to be happy. We're programmed to be dissatisfied | Frank T McAndrew

Perpetual bliss would completely undermine our will to accomplish anything at all – that’s why perfect contentment has probably been evolved out of us<p>In the 1990s, a psychologist named Martin Seligman led the positive psychology movement, which placed the study of human happiness squarely at the …

Happiness

Bill Gross says buy gold and real estate

by John Gittelsohn<p>Money manager Bill Gross says investors should put their money into gold and real estate while avoiding most stocks and bonds, …

Do This One Thing to Boost Your Retail Sales - Small Business Trends

What has the biggest effect on retail purchasing behavior? According to the Mindtree Shopper Survey 2016, it’s salespeople.<p>Shoppers who interact with …

11 Google projects that could change the world

Google's parent company Alphabet has so many projects cooking it can be difficult to keep track.<p>But there are some that could truly change the world as we know it once they're complete.<p>Scroll down to see the most mind-blowing projects.

Artificial Intelligence

Apple TV Finally Gets Interesting With Surprise New Features

When Apple launched only a puny update to its fourth generation Apple TV back in May (as reported here), you couldn’t help but feel that the tech giant was just treading water ahead of unveiling much more substantial new features at its Worldwide Developer’s Conference (WWDC) in San Francisco. And …

Tesla Powerwall set to electrify Canadian homes, but at a price

The Tesla Powerwall home battery system should finally be appearing in the basements and garages of Canadian homes this summer, giving people a chance to store solar power or time-shift their electricity consumption. But there may be sticker shock: Installation is likely to double the $3,000 (U.S.) …

Clean Energy