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5 Things to Understand Before Spending a Dime on Influencer Marketing

Do your research before throwing money at the wall.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There hasn’t been a shortage of influencer marketing buzz in 2017, and with the holiday season fast-approaching, it’s only going to increase. Most of the buzz is positive, but I’ll be the …

Talking the Talk: The Beginner's Guide to Designing a Chatbot Conversation

Nothing will impact the way we communicate quite like chatbots.<br>Whether you need to summon a Lyft, book a flight, or even test out a new shade of …

Caribbean Budget Travel Tips and Destinations

You may have to mortgage the house to afford a trip to Asia or Europe thanks to the weak dollar, and astronomical airfares have made budgeting for …

Cruise Passengers Are Booking Earlier Than Ever. Is That a Good Thing?

In the past couple of years, cruise executives started talking about a new approach to selling voyages that flew in the face of conventional …

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Private islands 2.0: More than a day at the beach

Thirty years ago, the idea of going to a private island in the Bahamas was enough to get cruise passengers excited. A piece of rock with a strip of …

This New Cruise Ship Is Bringing a Go-kart Track, Luxe Spa, Onboard Laser Tag and More to Alaska

When the ship debuts next summer, it will be the first that's custom built to sail through Alaska.<p>Travelers looking to cruise to Alaska will have an …

7 Times an Inside Cabin is the Best Choice on a Cruise

Spend my vacation in a tiny, windowless cabin? No, thank you!<p>But guess what? Modern cruise ships are full of inside cabins -- the smallest, cheapest …

Instead of Staffing Up For Your Marketing Campaign, Build A Chatbot.

Bots are the smartest addition to your marketing team available.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you own a business, you can't afford to ignore chatbots. While often considered a simple customer service tool, these machines can now help businesses automate a huge …

50 million-dollar business ideas you can launch for cheap (or even free)

It’s no longer taboo for people to ditch the daily 9-to-5 grind and start their own business. In fact, it’s beyond easy starting a business for …

7 Ways to Succeed With Instagram as a Business

Businesses all over the world are using Instagram to improve their bottom lines – a figure that makes sense when you consider that 80% of people …

This Tech Certification Can Keep Your Business Competitive

Get your employees up to speed on IT security practices.<p>While it’s common for companies and business owners to ask of nothing but the best from their sales, marketing and product teams, occasionally IT security can fall by the wayside. But investing in IT certification training is especially …