Nick Thorp

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9 steps to build a powerful personal brand, according to Showpo's Jane Lu

I get asked a lot about how to build your personal brand, so I thought I’d put something to paper.<p>To be very honest, I’ve never actually formally …

Marketing

Best Android Phones Without a Notch

People want the biggest screen they can have in the smallest body they can have, and to get there as quickly as possible manufacturers have started …

The 5 Most Versatile Essential Oils—and How to Use Them

Much more than a wellness fad, people have used essential oils for over 5,000 years. In ancient medicine, these oils—which are made from the …

Five Simple Ways To Double Your Email Marketing Open Rates This Week

Tired of seeing that 12.7% open rate attached to your email campaigns? This post is for you.<p>Throughout the last six years as a MailChimp expert, we’ve sent campaigns for all kinds of customers — those with lists of more than a million subscribers, small businesses with barely 5,000 subscribers and …

Marketing

The Sooner You Adopt These 6 Entrepreneurial Mindsets the Likelier You Are to Succeed in Business

Success is the result of diligence and steady practice.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everyone wants to be a winner in business and in life. But success isn’t just something that will come your way without a little work. If you really want to get ahead, there …

Self-improvement

The ‘perfectly optimized’ webpage

Just what is search engine optimization, anyway?<p>It’s the practice of creating a digital piece of content or web page that is Google-friendly. If a …

Fictiv, The Airbnb Of Manufacturing, Raises $15 Million For Expansion In The U.S. And China

On-demand manufacturing startup Fictiv—cofounded by Forbes 30 Under 30 alum Dave Evans—said today that it had raised $15 million for expansion. Sinovation Ventures, a venture capital firm cofounded by the former head of Google China, Kai-Fu Lee, led the investment, with a star-studded lineup of …

Startups

Baking Soda May Be Just What the Doctor Ordered for Rheumatoid Arthritis

An apple a day may keep the doctor away… but a new study also indicates that some baking soda each day may keep the arthritis at bay.<p>Baking soda is …

How to Build a Website, Go Viral and Develop Your Digital Brand

Here are three steps to establishing your small business's online presence.<p>8 min read<p>If you want to turn your small business into a big one, at some point you’re going to need to go digital. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, “U.S. retail ecommerce sales for the fourth quarter of 2017, adjusted …

How to ensure the survival of a small business

South Africa’s National Development Plan predicts that small and medium enterprises (SME) will provide up to 90% of new employment opportunities by …

How to speed up your internet and stop your ISP tracking you

Your entire DNS browsing history can be recorded by your ISP, and will soon be sold to anyone who wants it.<p>DNS is what sends you to the correct site when you browse the internet, but it is also non-encrypted, and reveals your entire browsing history. Your browser’s private mode does nothing, and …

How to make $400,000 a year writing about what you love — according to someone who's doing it

After posting my blogging income report from last year (where I made $401,681 with my blogging side hustle), I've been getting a lot of reader questions about how much money can you actually make blogging? I think blogging is the perfect side hustle because you can do it in your own time, you can …

Could it be your gut keeping you awake at night?

An increasing number of scientists are waking up to the idea of a link between the digestive system and problems with sleep<p>When we lie awake at night, unable to sleep, we usually blame stress, depression, anxiety, adrenaline or the memory of something stupid we said in 2003. But what if our guts …

Sleep

The Three Most-Overlooked Digital Marketing Hacks Small-Businesses Forget To Utilize

Every day I encounter another small-business struggling to gain tracking in the digital world. The frustrating thing is, today, it’s absolutely …

A growing number of $1 million 
businesses have just one employee: 
the owner

Selena Cuffe imports wines from South Africa and other distant corners of the globe. Rachel Charlupski provides baby-sitting services at hotels, …

Has the cure for baldness been discovered? Scientists develop treatment to grow new hair follicles

Scientists say they have found a protein that could be used to develop a drug that could treat hair loss.<p>If the fear of going bald is a major issue …

21 Side Projects That Became Million-Dollar Startups (and How Yours Can, Too)

Side projects and side hustles can become million-dollar businesses. Just ask these folks.<p>Maybe you want to start a business. Or maybe you want to expand your business into a new area. Or maybe you don't want to quit your full-time job--at least not yet. You're trying to find a side hustle. Should …

startups

Why startup coders need to know Ruby on Rails

If you're interested in gorgeous open offices, friendly dogs roaming around, and gluten-free, locally-sourced snacks loaded in your company fridge, …

13 Genius Tips From Therapists That Will Improve Your Mental Health

An inside look at what you'd learn in therapy, tbh.<p>Of course, everyone brings their own set of experiences to the table and some people might be living with mental illnesses that make things more complicated. But hopefully you might be able to find a few pieces of advice here that can help life …

19 Young Adult Books Everyone Should Read, No Matter Their Age

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How to get bigger arm muscles

Developing strong muscular arms is integral part of sculpting a well rounded physique. I’ll show you how.<p><b>The Workout</b><p><b>Day 1: Biceps</b> One Arm Preacher Curl Drop sets (each arm, four different weights) 3 x Slow Motion Barbell Curls<p><b>Day 2: Triceps</b> 4 x 8 Close Grip Bench Press 4 x Tricep Pull down (four …

15 Mind-Blowing Facts About the Human Brain Every Entrepreneur Should Know

We've learned more about the human brain in the past 15 years than we have since the birth of mankind. These newly discovered facts are especially important to entrepreneurs.<p>In the past 15 years, technological advancements have given neuroscientists and researchers the tools to gather more facts …

The Brain

Should You Start a 'Merch by Amazon' Business?

Merch allows you to upload your t-shirt designs and sell them in the world's largest ecommerce marketplace. Are you listening, designers?<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Are you familiar with the Merch by Amazon platform? It allows you to upload your unique …

Small Business

How to Start an LLC in 7 Easy Steps

Want to Form an LLC? Here are the Steps to Take<p>Steps in the Process of Starting an LLC<p>Updated March 27, 2018<p>If you are interested in learning how to …

How to download music from YouTube - and is it even legal?

A lot of people who aren’t subscribed to a music streaming service like Google Play Music or Spotify like listening and discovering new tracks on YouTube. In a way this is a great option but it’s far from ideal. For one, the screen of your device has to be turned on all the time for the audio to …

Android News

To Get People to Really Want to Buy Your Product, You Must Focus on the 3 P's

Side-hustling pro Chris Guillebeau explains that when you're presenting an offer, you want to make sure to give people all the pertinent information they need to make a purchase.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Editor’s Note: In</i> <i>"Tough Love Tuesday,"</i> <i>we’re</i> …

Selling

11 ridiculously effective tools to help you automate your small business (and life)

As a small business owner, you have a lot of responsibilities on your plate. From finding the best employees to ensuring that your customers stay happy, one thing is certain: you have no trouble staying busy.<p>Of course, staying busy doesn’t necessarily mean that you’re being productive. Many small …

How to Find Great Co-Founders for Your Startup -- Fast

What to do when you want a team to help make our idea a reality, but you don't have the money to hire anybody.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You have a killer startup idea. You want a team to help make it a reality. But, you don’t have the money to hire …

Startups