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10 Questions to Ask When Hiring a Social Media Manager

Every business wants to grow. At some point (maybe it’s today), you’ll likely recognize the valuable marketing opportunities available with social …

4 Website Strategies You Need to Stop Using Right Now

The wealth of media that can be easily added to your website can be both a blessing and customer-distracting curse. Following are four trouble spots to focus on to create a professional site that won't leave customers cross-eyed and looking for other options.<p>A new web site launched with a website …

Turning Your Mobile Website Into A Lead Generation Machine

Mobile is something we could no longer take for granted. Several surveys have revealed how mobile usage has finally outgrown desktop usage.In the …

From Zero to $600,000 in 30 Days: A Brilliant Way to Start Your Business

Crowdfunding changed my life - and it can change your's. Here's how.<p>Most investors said we were crazy when we pitched our idea for a video doorbell that sends live video from a user's front door to a smartphone. "A doorbell? No one cares about the doorbell," most people replied.<p>We refused to let a …

The 29 cryptocurrencies with a market cap of more than $1 billion

Cryptocurrencies have exploded in the wake of bitcoin's surge in price and resulting boom in popularity.<p>There are now 29 cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin, that have a market cap above $1 billion, according to CoinMarketCap.com.<p>Business Insider has rounded up all of those digital coins into a …

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This One Exercise Has Helped Me Build 2 Multimillion-Dollar Companies in Less Than 24 months

What got you to where you are today will not get you where you want to be.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A few years ago, I found myself nearly $1 million in debt. Today, I have two multimillion-dollar companies to my name. I've come a long way, but as I look back I …

With The Swab Of A Cheek, This Company Knows When You're Likely To Die

The $635 billion life insurance business revolves around a staid set of practices that haven’t evolved much in 40 years, even as technology has upended so many other industries. The big inputs for writing a policy have remained the same: a simple questionnaire, results from a trip to the doctor, …

Insurance Industry

24 Must-Have Tools for Running a Growing Company Today

According to data gathered by Siftery, a tool that tracks and suggests software used by businesses, top companies today use an average of 37 different tools or software platforms to run their day-to-day operations.<p>Whoa!<p>That is an amazing fact to consider, especially when compared to how few tools …

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Opinion: Why Trump’s tax plan could be a big win for retirement savers

Whatever you might think of our current president, you can’t say he doesn’t think big.<p>The Trump-GOP tax plan just announced has the potential to …

How to Appeal Your Property Taxes (and Win)

Feel like you're paying more in property tax than you ought to be? You're probably right. The National Taxpayers Union found that up to 60% of all …

The ultimate beginner's guide to trading online

Online trading gives you an opportunity be your own boss, set your work hours, work from home (or the beach), and make as much money as you want without the artificial cap placed on salaries.<p>However, beginner traders often have a hard time understanding how the market works – the information …

Chatbot lets you sue Equifax for up to $25,000 without a lawyer

Equifax’s security failure affected 143 million US consumers, or 44 percent of the US population. To add insult to injury, Equifax waited over a month before revealing the security breach it had suffered. If you’re one of the millions affected by the breach, a chatbot can now help you sue Equifax …

4 strategies for investing in real estate

For new investors, getting into the business of buying, selling, and renting homes may seem pretty ambitious.<p>But like any other area of personal finance expertise, real estate investing boils down to some simple basics. With the right strategies, patience, and a willingness to learn, it's a …

Inconsistent rules for marijuana stock listings sow confusion

A small Canadian medical-marijuana company that generates some revenue from the United States is slated to go public on Monday amid growing concerns over the legal risks of growing and selling pot in that country, where marijuana is illegal under federal law.<p>Based in Vaughan, Ont., CannTrust …

The Entrepreneur’s Guide of Outsourcing Work Without Losing Quality

It doesn’t matter what the industry is, there’s always more work to do than time to do it.This means that there is always something lacking, always …

7 Elements of an Effective Small Business Website

By Tanvi Chawla<p>Successful business planning implies lots of aspects, the prevailing amount of which should depend upon the niche you specialize in. …

23 Amazing Online Marketing Tactics for Small Businesses With Low Budgets

If you’re reading this, I assume you’ve heard of the Internet.Most people have.At the time of writing this, InternetLiveStats shows that over 3.6 …

12 Millionaire Habits to Start Making Serious Money Soon and Build Wealth in a Hurry

Get-rich-quick schemes rarely work but doing the right things every day rarely fails.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There's a mindset that's prevalent these days. It's one of instant gratification in an on-demand society that looks for quick results with very little …

30 Things About Life Everyone Should Learn Before Turning 30

This is the first big milestone.<p>Life is full of lessons. Some lessons are learned in an instant--like when you touch a hot stove. Others take time to fully understand--for example, what it truly means to be in love. But regardless of the size of the lesson, there are 30 important ones everyone …

Best Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus cases

As they have done for the past few years, Samsung once again released two versions of the latest addition to the flagship Galaxy S series. This time around however, both iterations feature dual curved edge displays, so the only real differentiating factor is the display size. The larger of the two, …

Remove the Background of Your Product Photos with These 4 Editing Tools

Removing an image’s background has a wealth of benefits including easy integration across sales channels, increased attention on your product, and …

When can I sign up for Medicare?

Knowing when to enroll in Medicare can help you avoid penalties and ensure that you get the coverage you need.<p>Medicare provides critical health benefits to countless seniors. You can register for Medicare during the seven-month enrollment period surrounding your 65th birthday, but if you don't …

Here Are the Best Drone Business Ideas

The Best Drone Business Ideas<p>These Best Drone Business Ideas Are Great for Techie Entrepreneurs<p>Updated March 17, 2018<p>Drones, also known as unmanned …

5 Crucial Steps for Launching a Business This Year

Find an unmet niche in your industry and implement a strong business map to successfully launch your new business.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Establishing your own business can be one of the most exciting parts of your career. Starting your own business offers many …

This résumé landed me interviews at Google, BuzzFeed, and more than 20 top startups

I also crafted, revised, rewrote, and continuously edited my résumé.<p>This résumé landed me interviews at Google, BuzzFeed, Oscar, and nearly two dozen other top startups.<p>I also got interviews for full-time jobs at a major political campaign, a huge government contractor, and a billion-dollar …

How to use your calendar to maximize your effectiveness

This simple practice will help you accomplish your goals.<p>I’ve combined knowledge from several amazing books (<i>The Effective Executive</i>, <i>The 7 Habits of</i> …

The best advice an ex-Googler turned startup CEO has for people in their 20s is just 2 words

After working at Google for two years, the University of Pennsylvania graduate left to cofound WayUp, a site used by hundreds of thousands of college students to find jobs at places like Microsoft, Uber, The New York Times, Disney, and Google.<p>Wessel, the chief executive of her startup, attributes …

How to plan for retirement as an independent contractor

Independent contractors have a number of alternative retirement plans available to them.<p>Nearly 13% of the U.S. workforce is now made up of …

Why Small Businesses Should Worry about Landing Pages

The idea of the landing page is simple. A landing page is a web page that a user lands on after following a link shown in an ad or an email. The …

Coworking spaces free small businesses from office troubleshooting | The Star

A broken printer is the kind of mundane problem that can sap the energy of the most motivated entrepreneur.<p>But tech troubleshooting isn’t in the job …