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My phone was ruining my life. Here's what I did about it.

Your smartphone screen is a slot machine. It taunts you, daring you to pull its lever and reap its rewards—a new Like, a text, an email you've been …

Productivity

The Only 3 Things to Do (Over and Over) to Make Your Brand Stand Out

CEO of ReviewTrackers<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Customers want more than an experience. They want emotion.<p>Customers want a brand that they feel they need in their lives, according to the “The Brand Gap” by Marty Neumeier. The definition of a “brand is a person’s …

Customer Experience

Benefits of Eating Sprouts

Why Broccoli Sprouts May Be THE Detox Superfood

New research shows broccoli sprouts offer pollution protection. Learn how and get four ideas for healthy ways to eat them.Feeling too lazy to cook …

Recipes

Here's Why Growing Watercress In Your Garden Is the Biggest New Trend

Not only is it delicious, it's really, really good for you...<p>Watercress is used by many to make a lovely, fresh garnish or as an accompaniment in a sandwich, but there's a lot more to it than that, including a number of health benefits. That's why it's the latest trend in outdoor kitchen produce. …

26 Must-Eat Superfoods With MORE PROTEIN Than An Egg

They might be humble in size, but being packed with healthy fats, minerals, and essential vitamins means the mighty egg can easily anchor a …

Nutrition

A Breakfast Smoothie the Kids Won't Even Know Is Healthy(!)

Our food director's trick for getting her kids to down fruit smoothies: give 'em a fancy name.<p><i>Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, so you can create your own spin.</i><p>If I offered you …

Breakfast

Bitter pill made from newly discovered plant substance could help dieters lose weight

A pill made from natural substances found in plants could help dieters in their battle to lose weight, according to scientists.<p>Researchers in New Zealand have discovered that the supplement, named Amarasate, produces bitter-tasting chemicals that convinces the person consuming it that they are full.<p>…

Can water burn plant leaves?

There may be a whole range of reasons why it's not good to water plants in the middle of the day, but is burning the plant's leaves one of them? Dr …

New Research and Terminology in the Plant and Soil Science

There is tons of new terminology floating around the green industry. Some include bionutrition, biostimulant, soil amendment, biofertilizer and more.

7 Actionable Steps to Craft a Lean Business Model

Growth hacking Influencer and Start-up Coach<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Having big dreams -- like running your own business or turning your idea into a company that can change the world -- is pretty ambitious. And it's only possible if you build your startup on top …

Entrepreneurship

The List of Marketing Tools You Won’t Be Able to Live Without

Marketing tools streamline and speed up your everyday job and relieve the pain of time-consuming and draining tasks by automating them. They organize …

Infographics

Tailor Your Digital Marketing to the Customer Experience

As much as two decades ago, the way consumers opted for buying brands depended on how much the brands were able to thrust their products into the consumers’ vicinity and at the same time, appeal to their taste. For instance, a commercial soap ad in between a TV series or a radio program, would be …

Marketing

SEO Cheat Sheet for Better Content Marketing

It is our job as marketers to provide our customers with quality experiences. One way we can provide a quality experience is by implementing a …

Marketing

Why You Need To Incorporate Facebook Live Video Into Your Marketing Strategy

• People spend 3 times longer watching live video versus pre-recorded/non-live<br>• The number of videos posted per person in the US increased by 94%<br>• Videos …

A LinkedIn Employee Reveals How to Dominate the Network

Get the scoop on how LinkedIn uses content marketing to build its brand online--and apply it to your own efforts on the platform.<p>LinkedIn has been in the news lately, and that's only going to increase as new opportunities continue to emerge on the world's largest social media network for …

How Much Content Do I Need on My Webpage to Rank Highly on Google?

Content marketing and SEO have fast become major elements of promoting any online business or service. Your site’s position in Google’s rankings …

Marketing

5 Content Marketing Tactics You’re Still Getting Wrong

Brands and businesses are aware of the importance of content marketing, but many are still not seeing the return they’d like. Here are five common …

Marketing

3 Ways to Develop Mental Toughness Right Now

One thing every entrepreneur quickly discovers is that building a business is an emotional roller-coaster ride. AsMatt Salzberg, CEO of fast-growing …