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You Won't Survive as an Entrepreneur Treating Your Business Like a Hobby

Entrepreneurship is a career. To succeed, you must approach it strategically.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Growing up, our parents taught us to choose a career path that we enjoy. To love what we do. That teaching has carried over into our adult lives and is …

Entrepreneurship

Crypto Trading 101: How to Read an Exchange Order Book

It takes two to tango in the world of crypto trading, where a dynamic relationship between buyers and sellers is always on display in something …

Cryptocurrency

An American family who moved to Nicaragua for a year to live cheaply ended up blowing their $30,000 budget thanks to unexpected costs — but still spent less than life at home in the US

For Mark and Amanda Tew, taking a yearlong mini-retirement in Nicaragua with their four children just felt right.<p>Mark has always had a love for Latin America, and he previously told Business Insider he felt the whole premise of traditional retirement was faulty.<p>"Waiting until I'm 65 when I'm likely …

Personal Finance

3 Websites with Amazing User Experiences And Why The Hell You Should Care About UX Anyway

Google provides a wonderful experience for their users. Just before I began writing this blog article, I googled “user experience.” Just like that, …

UX Design

Magid: Online tools give do-it-yourself projects a boost

As you may know, I run a small nonprofit internet safety organization called ConnectSafely.org, and like most nonprofits, we’re always looking for …

The 9 Best Hotels on Waikiki Beach to Book in 2018

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Waikiki

Derrick Disney Is Making Some of the Most Interesting Surfboards You’ve Seen

<p><b>Derrick Disney makes absolutely beautiful surfboards.</b> He rides those beautiful surfboards absolutely beautifully, as well. But Disney isn’t making …

Surfing

Illustrator Mariano Pascual's new website is an interactive and playful portal into his world

As a creative, your online portfolio is an incredibly important thing. With sites like Instagram and Behance becoming more and more popular as a way …

Online Life

The nine types of startups Y Combinator thinks the world needs in 2018

Every year, thousands of startup founders apply to Y Combinator in the hope that their company will be funded and join the ranks of YC alumni like Dropbox, Airbnb, Stripe, Instacart and reddit. Through the application process, we at YC get to see what some of the smartest, most creative people on …

Startups

Nail These Four Customer Service Moments And Watch Customer Engagement And Loyalty Soar

The relationship between what actually occurs in the course of the customer experience and what your customers will later recall is a tricky one. An excellent way to “game” this is to focus your efforts on the four customer experience moments that tend to linger disproportionately in customer …

Customer Service

2018 Fantasy Football Draft Guide: The Ultimate Blueprint

Before diving into this draft blueprint, understand that this is far from rigid and should be adjusted as necessary throughout your draft.<p>If you lock yourself into a strategy of taking two running backs in the first two rounds regardless of what the board looks like, you may find yourself reaching …

Fantasy Football

Brookstone declares bankruptcy after more than 40 years of business

Home retail chain Brookstone has filed for bankruptcy for the second time since 2014 after more than four decades of business. Barring 35 airport locations, all of its US outlets will be shut down.<p>For many, Brookstone's exit from the shopping scene may be as bittersweet as when The Sharper Image …

Selling

How to name your company, according to the go-to gurus of startup branding

Don’t be literal. Think about feelings. Tag lines are useless.<p>To create an effective brand in the startup age, you sometimes have to challenge established rules of corporate marketing.<p>That was the key takeaway from a talk given by Emily Heyward and Jonah Fay-Hurvitz, two strategists at the …

Startups

Google Developers Launchpad introduces The Lever, sharing applied-Machine Learning best practices

<i>Posted by Malika Cantor, Program Manager for Launchpad</i> The Lever is Google Developers Launchpad's new resource for sharing applied-Machine Learning …

Machine Learning

7 Ways to Grow Revenue Without an Advertising Budget

Anyone can buy ads on Facebook. Here's where to look instead.<p>The competition for online advertising intensifies every single day as more people and companies market online. Ask any marketing professional or entrepreneur about their marketing plans, and Facebook Ads or Google Adwords will surely be …

Marketing

Easily Build a Stock Trading Bot Using Broker API

Visual Strategy Development<p>Visual strategy creation is an important part of quick and efficient development, as it allows you to easily debug and …

Trading

This smart personal air conditioner will save your summer and it's now 25% off

Comfort is a very personal thing, especially when it comes to climate. What feels like a freezing cold office to you may be completely tolerable to …

Domestic Technology

How One Millennial Graphic Designer Built A Business That Broke $2 Million

Melyssa Griffin, 28, started her career as an English teacher at several schools in Japan, not long after getting her B.A. from the University of California at Irvine. She soon realized that though the work was rewarding, it wasn’t her true calling. By 2014, she decided to try another direction and …

Entrepreneurship

These Keto Fat Bombs Will Make You Totally Forget You're on a Diet

When it comes to trying a new diet, you may go into it already dreading the things you assume you'll have to to give up. Luckily with the ketogenic diet, dessert is not one of them. Even though the keto diet is known for being low-carb, there are still plenty of options to help you get your sweet …

Ice Cream

Tip: Restore Mobility Through Your T-Spine

Want to push your limits in the gym? Then you need this.<p>What's a T-Spine?<p>Your thoracic spine sits between the cervical vertebrae in your neck and the …

Workouts

11 Companies Join 'Agreements Network' To Develop Ethereum Platform For Lawyers

Eleven law firms and blockchain startups have joined open-source software company Monax to help develop a new legal services platform called the Agreements Network. Originally revealed in April, the network is being designed to allow lawyers to perform tasks like managing contracts, leases, and …

Blockchain

The Big List of Online Business Ideas To Get You Started

It’s 2018 and the internet continues to be a growing market for anyone who wants to start an online business.The fact that it’s a low-risk investment …

Small Business

Self-made millionaire: 'I don't save money'—here's why

You’ve heard the saying, “cash is king,” but what if I told you it’s not? In fact, cash is garbage — inflation eats it. $1,000 in 1960 had the …

Personal Finance

12 Teen Bedroom Ideas So Good You'll Want to Steal Them for Yourself

Decorating a bedroom for a teenager—or with their help—can cause a lot of tension. Not only do you want to guide them to decorate a room that feels …

Home Decorating

Jake Paul Is A Terrifying Genius And We Should All Be Scared

View this photo on Instagram<p>I admit that I did not have a high opinion of Jake Paul when I paid $54 to watch his education video series on how to …

Social Media

5 exercises that will help you master a pullup

Build your upper body strength with these five exercises that will help you master a pullup!<p>As a health and fitness expert, sometimes my clients come to me with specific requests, like wanting to run a 5K with only a week of prep time. My philosophy is that slow and steady wins the race — no matter …

Workouts

Keep your eyes peeled for these tech items to go on sale on Prime Day

Prime Day is almost here! It only comes once a year. And for many of us, it's the time to scoop up that special product you’ve been hoping will go on …

David Johnson showing off workouts while contract status uncertain

Jul 14,2018<p>The Arizona Cardinals will be in training camp in two weeks. It is uncertain whether running back David Johnson will be, as his contract status is no more settled than when he held out of mandatory minicamp in June.<p>However, he is still getting ready for the season, as evidenced by the …

Football (U.S.)

Creating An App That People Really Want

When it comes to the mobile app market, it’s extremely tough to rise above the noise. The fact is that most of the downloads come from a select few companies like Facebook and Google.<p>Yet this does not mean you should throw in the towel. There is still considerable opportunity.<p>OK then, what are some …

Don't Just Create Content and Then Sit Back. Promote It! Here's How.

Social media, retargeting and participation in forums should all be part of your promotion plan.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you’re finished crafting an engaging blog post for your readers, you may be disappointed to see that no one is reading it. It would be …

Social Media