Christopher Solano

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How To Turn Yourself Into A Fat-Burning Machine

Let's face it: When you want to lose weight, it's the <i>fat</i> that you want to get rid of. Muscle burns calories and looks good. Fat is lumpy and just lies there. So you'll be happy to hear that researchers at McMaster University in Canada may have found the trick to building muscle while losing fat, …

Using Technology to Improve Your Email Sales - Small Business Trends

Email is a great marketing tool. A study by the global information services company Experian found that companies generate more than $44 in email …

Start Your Business Off on the Right Foot With These 10 Tips - Small Business Trends

Getting into a new business venture is an incredibly complicated process. So you need to start with the basics and work your way up from there. Below …

Small Business

Use This Publishing To-Do List to Boost Website Traffic - Small Business Trends

Whenever you create a piece of content, SEO might be on the brain. You want to make sure that guest content is going to an authoritative and relevant …

How to Get Customers to "Like" You More on Social Media - Small Business Trends

Businesses are falling all over themselves to get social media right. There is no doubt that being present on all the prominent social media channels …

Customer Service

The First Four Things You Should Do Every Workday

Ever find that it’s noon and you haven’t accomplished anything on your to-do list? Get a productive jump-start on the day with these tasks.<p>I recently got to work an hour early. I had one goal in mind: world-domination, early-morning productivity. I made coffee, opened my email inbox, and the next …

How small shifts in leadership can transform your team dynamic

Simple tweaks in communication and role-modeling based on the latest behavioral research can nudge employees into top form and create a more …

10 Ways You Can Enhance Your Email Marketing Efforts - Small Business Trends

Your email marketing strategy can have a big impact on your sales and the overall success of your business. To build your list and more effectively …

25 hidden iPhone features that are really, truly hidden

How many times have you seen posts on tech sites about “hidden iPhone features” and thought to yourself, <i>these tricks aren’t really hidden at all</i>. …

iPhone

How to Integrate Email Marketing With Your Social Media Efforts

“It’s dead,” they said. “You have to replace it with this ‘new kid’,” they also said.<p>But, then the new kid got chaotic and didn’t deliver expected …

Are You Majoring In Minoring? Keep Focused On What Matters Most

Ask many people how they are and they’ll quickly give you an answer something like this:<p>“Busy. Really busy.”<p>I mean, who isn’t right? Being busy has become synonymous with being of value. The busier you are, the more important you must be.<p>But the reality is that there’s a lot of busy busy people out …

Time Management

Use Your Current Job To Get Your Next Job

Salespeople and other people in outward-facing roles have a big advantage over working people who spend all their time with their co-workers.<p>In business as in life, relationships are ridiculously important. Salespeople know how to create strong relationships with their customers. Purchasing folks …

Employment

The Missing Ingredient To Achieving Your Goals

Why do 92% of people fail to achieve their new year’s resolutions and how you can make sure you are part of the 8% who <i>do</i> achieve their 2016 goals?<p>The answers: 92% of people quit, and you have to not quit.<p>Now before you say “duh” and click away in anger, hang with me for a few more minutes. Because …

Motivation

Here Is the Last Mind-Blowing Fashion Riddle of 2015

Remember THE DRESS???<p>Remember the biggest fashion moment of 2015? You know, the one that divided a nation; made us question everything we knew to be true; rattled us to the core. Remember...THE DRESS?<p>Of course you do, because STABBBBB. (Also it's white and gold for me right now...so the torture …

The 7 Best Lessons Successful People Have Taught Us About Money This Year

<b>By Kathleen Elkins</b><br>If you want to be successful and grow your wealth, start by learning from those who have already done it.<br>"Successful people look at …

Self-improvement

“Living Proof” Proves That Anything Is Possible

Some people are born to be entrepreneurs and Adam von Gootkin @AdamvonGootkin just happens to be one of those fortunate people. In “Living Proof,” he …

Entrepreneurship

Facebook Professional Services Find Plumbers, Others by Ratings - Small Business Trends

Looking for a good plumber or a highly recommended wedding photographer? You will soon be able to find local service providers on Facebook.<p>The social …

How to Automate Social Media Lead Generation and Engagement - Small Business Trends

Marketing ideas are floating everywhere. Tips and tricks of social media lead generation are plenty across the web. There are also some great …

Top Business Movies for Entrepreneurs this Holiday Season - Small Business Trends

One of the newest business movies for entrepreneurs, “Joy” premiered in theaters on Christmas Day. The film, starring Jennifer Lawrence and Robert …

5 Alternative Ways To Share Content Other Than Social Media

When you want to get your content in front of new readers, tapping into the dozens of targeted platforms on social media is an obvious choice. …

4 Powerful Cognitive Biases That Could Transform Your Marketing | Inc.com

One of the most influential forces in marketing is the power of <i>psychology.</i><p>In recent years, neuroscience has changed the way in which we view marketing, approach customers, and run our businesses. A deeper understanding of the human brain will dramatically impact your marketing success.<p>One broad …

Critical Thinking

How to Change Your Sole Proprietorship to an LLC: 6 Easy Steps

Many small businesses get their start as a sole proprietorship. After all, it’s the default business structure. If you’re a single business owner and …

How to Be Good at Managing Both Introverts and Extroverts

As the boss, your goal is to have all your employees operating at their peak level of energy, efficiency, and motivation—which can be a challenge when it comes to leading a team comprised of introverts and extroverts. How do you manage these vastly different personalities and work preferences? How …

3 Secrets To a Steady Stream Of Customers Without SEO

Many people who do business online spend an inordinate amount of time trying to figure out how to rise to the top of Google. They often become so …

How to Become a Millionaire by Age 30

International Sales Expert<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Getting rich and becoming a millionaire is a taboo topic. Saying it can be done by the age of 30 seems like a fantasy.<p>It shouldn’t be taboo and it is possible. At the age of 21, I got out of college, broke and in …