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6 Insider Secrets That Only Contractors Know (But Won't Tell You)

If you are a homeowner, odds are that you have tried DIY repairs to save money. If you are not aware of the secrets that the pros use, you are more …

Home Improvement

10 Free Video Series for Learning to Design in Photoshop

If you’re new to the design world then Photoshop may feel intimidating. But it’s the most useful design software you can learn for handling all types …

Web Design

If You Sit at a Desk All Day, You Need These 6 Yoga Poses in Your Life

It's no secret that yoga is teeming with benefits—from the mental to the physical. In case you needed another reason to begin this wellness practice, …

Yoga

5 Tactics Essential to Building a 6-Figure Online Business

Yes, there are billions of potential customers, but getting the attention of even a few requires a strategy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In 2015, customers spent $107 billion on online courses, according to Global Industry Analysts. The number of internet users …

Marketing

The Geometry of Pasta

You no doubt enjoy pasta with some regularity — but do you know where this versatile, yet simple culinary staple comes from? In <i>The Perfect Shape +</i> …

Recipes

5 Unbelievably Simple Ways to Make Your Content More Engaging

These 5 tactics will make your online content the digital page-turner your readers just can't put down.<p>Think about the stories you love. The ones you snuck under your covers after lights out and read with a flashlight. The ones you listened to on repeat. The ones you bailed on your friends for. …

Marketing

A Small-Business Guide to Facebook Insights (Infographic)

Facebook Insights is an incredibly helpful tool -- if you know how to use it correctly.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Facebook is more than just status updates and photo albums -- it's a major marketing tool for businesses. However, if you don't know how to use it …

Small Business

3 Things You Must Do to Inspire Someone to Greatness

You might think that empowering others to win has to be at your own expense. That's only because you don't yet know what I know: it's how you help yourself win, too.<p>Leadership gurus tend to put the outcomes of relationship interactions into one of two buckets. There's the win-lose bucket and the …

Mentoring

Their kids are spendthrifts. How do parents protect them with a trust?

<b>Dear Liz:</b> My wife (71) and I (68) have been diligent savers our entire lives. We have accumulated IRA assets of approximately $2 million along with a house and other assets. Our total estate is under $10 million. We have two adult children in their 20s who did not inherit the saving gene. My …

Retirement

How to Use Instagram for Social Media Marketing [Infographic]

Have you considered the various ways you can use Instagram in your social media marketing efforts? This infographic provides an overview of your …

Social Media Marketing

Best Podcasts for Learning a Language

Credit: Maxx-Studio/Shutterstock<p>Thanks to podcasts, there's an unprecedented variety of resources for learning a language, available on demand. While …

Language Learning

12 books you should read before starting a business

Entrepreneurship

A Framework That Will Help You Tell Amazing Stories

There is a class of entertainment that is underrated, in spite of its external success: stories about telling stories. Hit shows like <i>How I Met Your</i> …

Writing

The 5:3:2 Rule for Social Media

When it comes to social sharing you need to get the balance right, and that's where the 5:3:2 rule comes into play. But what is 5:3:2?<p>Social media …

Marketing

This century-old Japanese budgeting system can help you save a ton of money — and it's refreshingly simple

• <b>A budget can help you manage your finances and increase your savings. But it's not always easy to maintain.</b>• <b><br>"Kakeibo: The Japanese Art of Saving</b> …

Personal Finance

Warren Buffett's 10 rules to get rich

At first I thought the manager of my local Jimmy John's was just a huge Warren Buffett fan. But then I did some research online and I found out that this same plaque can be found in Jimmy John's restaurants all across the country.<p>Why are these plaques in Jimmy John's? Well, that remains a mystery. …

Investing

If You Want A Sexy Night, Ask Your Partner These Questions

The hottest sex I've ever had started with a question, when a former partner leaned in close to my ear and said, "What have you always wanted to do?" …

Candles

What Happens After Death? New Theory Suggests Consciousness Moves To Another Universe

A book titled “<i>Biocentrism: How Life and Consciousness Are the Keys to Understanding the Nature of the Universe</i>“ has stirred up the internet, because …

Consciousness

10 awesome online courses that are on sale for $10 or less

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission.<p>Looking for a way to impress your boss without …

Google Analytics

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Self-help

Smart Advice for Professionally Editing Your YouTube Videos

Once you're in the post-production phase, these tips can help you craft a video that looks like it's straight out of a Hollywood production studio.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from Jason Rich’s book</i> Ultimate Guide to YouTube for Business. <i>Buy</i> …

Videography

4 Ways to Craft Content that Earns Audience Attention

About four years ago, I wrote about the idea of “Content Shock” — and maybe I was a tiny bit snarky about it.<p>“Content Shock” is Mark Schaefer’s term …

Marketing

Make Sure Your Meetings Don't Waste Everyone's Time by Doing These 10 Things

Participants will get more out of meetings if you follow these techniques.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Meetings are a necessary part of professional life -- sales meetings, board meetings, team meetings, project meetings. The list is never ending. According to <i>The</i> …

Public Speaking

100 Small, Nice Things to Do For Your Wife Just Because

Because it's the little things that matter.<p>By<p>Mar 28 2018, 11:09 PM<p>It sounds a bit cliché, but it’s the little things that make a marriage. Grand …

Relationships

Anxious People Focus on Negative Cues That Others Don't

It's an ingrained habit—but one you can teach yourself to break.<p>Let’s pretend for a moment you’re giving a presentation in a room full of very important people. You want their feedback—ideally, some sign of positive approval—because you know you’re being evaluated.<p>You look to a person in the front …

Psychology

Science Says This Is the Simplest Way to Remember More of What You Read

Hit pause. Reflect on the content. Excel. Repeat.<p>Whether it's Facebook content, Bill Gates' favorite book or the latest critical business report, most of us enjoy reading or have to do quite a bit of it through the day. But in the rush to do everything in less time, you might be missing a crazily …

Online

Try This Wildly Successful Scandinavian Technique to Make Work Comfy for Employees: It's Called 'Hygge'

The Danes, after all, are the second happiest group of people on Earth. So maybe they're on to something.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We've all heard it before: Danes are some of the happiest people on Earth. In fact, they continue to top the list of happy countries …

Employment

28 Phrases the Most Likable Employees Use at Work | Inc.com

You think words matter? According to a CareerBuilder survey, 50 percent of employees believe turnover would go down if managers simply recognized their efforts more frequently.<p>That brings up some obvious questions. Do you compliment your workers for doing good work? If so, how often? And if you're …

Employee Engagement

Top income investor: ten stocks you should own for the next decade

Shares around the world look expensive as markets have marched up over recent years but it’s still possible to find high-quality businesses, trading at attractive valuations – and paying a sustainable dividend.<p>With this in mind, we've found 10 stocks across the globe that balance cash generation …

Investing

7 Storytelling Structures to Improve Your Presentations (Infographic)

What your favorite plots and your next business presentation should have in common.<p>Giving presentations, whether during meetings with co-workers or to potential new clients, can often seem intimidating. But luckily, there are tried and true ways to organize your information so that it is both easy …

Public Speaking