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How We Turned A Fun Idea Into A 6 Figure Business In Just 1 Year

by <b>Maxwell Finn</b> on September <b>14, 2016</b><p><b>UPDATE: This post has gone viral so we want to give every reader 15% off their first order as a special thank you!</b> …

Entrepreneurship

The Revolutionary Way to Advertise On Social Media

Meet Plotagraph: The animated photography tool that will turn your Instagram marketing upside down<p>Getting your photo noticed in a sea of social media photos, is much like finding the needle in the haystack. There's only so much you can do with the photo itself, to grab a viewers' attention, and …

Food › Tokyo’s all-you-can-eat ice cream cafe is a sweet deal

We recently visited an all-you-can-eat cookie cafe in Tokyo. Awesome as it is, we’d be remiss if we didn’t take this opportunity to stress that it’s …

Why won't 541,000 young Japanese leave the house?

<b>(CNN) —</b> When Hideto Iwai was 16 he shut himself away in his room and refused to come out for four years.<p>Now a successful playwright, Iwai -- who talks candidly about his reclusive past -- had tried to strike out on his own at 15, but when he met with failure, his belief in both himself and the …

Micro-influencers are changing the way brands do social marketing according to new report

90 percent of micro-influencers charge brands under $250 to write branded posts. Are brands taking advantage of this low cost social marketing option?<p>…

12 Japanese vending machines you won’t believe exist

Japan is in the middle of a vending machine renaissance, and no nation will ever be able to catch up.<p>There are 5.52 million vending machines in …

Japan

6 Marketing Tools You Probably Haven’t Heard of But Should Be Using

<i>This piece originally appeared on AllBusiness.com.</i><p>Between your company’s presence on social media to its website traffic, your marketing strategy …

Tokyo's capsule hotels: See inside some of these posh pods | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Dressed in black and purple pajamas with keycards around their necks, two Japanese businessmen sip whiskey in a Tokyo hotel lobby bar. Next to them, a woman in business attire dress puffs away on a cigarette while chatting to two Western backpackers.<p>It's an unusual sight to many eyes but …

Even amateur sportspeople can learn to stave off exhaustion with a few mental tricks, says Amit Katwala<p>Where does fatigue come from? It doesn’t come from the body. Even when people exercise to exhaustion, studies have shown that there is fuel left in the tank – one found there was enough energy …

The Brain

The Top 10 Restaurants In Kanazawa, Japan

Known as the Dark Horse City, Kanazawa sits on the west coast of Japan, about 200 kilometers west of Nagano. Though there is a major train station …

Japan

How To Get Amazing Results From Instagram Influencer Marketing

Why do you do the things you do? I’m being serious.<p>What made you want to wear the clothes you’re wearing? Why did you decide to work in the industry …

How to queue in line like a Tokyoite

Queuing in Japan is an art form. Everyone says ‘the Japanese just love queuing,’ but it is more than that. There’s a beauty in the order. Picture the …

What Is Influencer Marketing?

In marketing there is always a new trendy buzz word and "influencer marketing" is a popular one right now. Popular with good reason, as if done right, influencer marketing can have unparalleled sales, growth and equity results for brands and generate unmatched ROI for marketing budgets.<p>We, at …

How Facebook helped this guy’s e-commerce store go from zero to $100K+ in 3 months

22-year-old Melvin Chee from Melbourne, Australia went from experimenting with e-commerce dropshipping during his semester break to a 6-figure business in just 3 months. He had previously started several different businesses, many of which failed spectacularly. Some of his efforts were featured on …

eCommerce

Real Talk About Influencers And Marketers

The exponential growth of social platforms and online communities blurs the line between what's a brand and who's a friend. Everyday people find fame on Vine, Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat, and their fans and followers trust their opinions and recommendations. Slowly, celebrity endorsements have …

People are sharing less on Instagram, according to a new report

People are posting fewer photos to Instagram than they did in the app's early days, according to The Information.<p>"Between 2013 and 2015, the number of photos shared on average by each Instagram user fell," the report notes, citing "two people briefed on the app's internal data."<p>The decline in …

Cuyana: The Clothing Brand That Plans To Scale By Asking Women To Buy Fewer Things

A pioneer of the “lean closet” movement, Cuyana’s business model is built on quality over quantity.<p>There’s a little factory the countryside of Northern Italy that has been making leather products for three generations. The family who owns the facility has a close relationship with a nearby tannery, …

Stop worrying about GMOs; it's that organic granola bar that could make you sick

Karma can be so cruel. Just think how many times anti-GMO activists have protested against the imaginary risks of food that has been genetically modified. Now a favorite snack of those same protesters, the sacred granola bar, has been found to pose an actual health risk.<p>Anti-genetic engineering …

VIDEO: What You Eat Changes How You Think

Watch to learn how diet affects the brain.<p>It's no secret that what you eat affects your body. But as a new video produced by TED-Ed points out, diet …

Do Influencers Have a Future with Instagram Marketing?

When Instagram switched to the algorithm format, the internet was abuzz with opinions and proclamations that yet another once-hip social network was …

discover japan and south korea's unique street style, straight up

Follow Ieva Blaževičiūtė's lens through the streets of Tokyo and Seoul as she captures the two cities' most compelling youth.<p><b>Lilhoneyprincess, 19,</b> <b>Tokyo, Japan</b><p><b>What do you do?</b> I'm a recording artist/model. <b>What are you wearing from head to toe?</b> Jacket vintage, top Forever 21, bottoms Bershka, socks …

Anthony Bourdain's Favorite City To Travel To Is...

One of the most celebrated travelers is Anthony Bourdain. The star of shows such as No Reservations and Parts Unknown, Bourdain has traveled to over …

Fumio Sasaki gave away the majority of his possessions and now lives with just the bare essentials<p>Fumio Sasaki’s one-room Tokyo apartment is so stark friends liken it to an interrogation room. He owns three shirts, four pairs of trousers, four pairs of socks and a meagre scattering of various other …

Consciousness

The Future Of Branding Is Debranding

Branded content camouflages what companies have been trying to do since time immemorial: Sell you stuff. Here’s a better idea.<p>As digital media blunts the impact of advertising, brands are looking for new ways to lure consumers. The latest, buzziest effort has been to publish stories that look and …

The spy who loved me? Chinese warned off dating foreigners

<b>(CNN) —</b> China's government workers are being warned off dating handsome foreigners -- because they may be potential James Bonds.<p>A 16-panel comic book-style poster that's been widely displayed across Beijing tells the story of an attractive young female civil servant -- Xiao Li or Little Li -- who …

217 Influencers & Experts Tell Me Their Worst Influencer Marketing Mistake (Part 2)

You can find part 1 here.<p>You can either read the influencer's raw answers here or the in-depth guide to influencer marketing which includes their answers and much more.<p>The biggest mistake you can make is to fail to offer something of value to the influencer before asking them to put you in front of …