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9 Easy Tips For Finding Exactly What You Want On Google

Although everyone knows how to search for something, there are a few quick tips that can help you get the exact results you're looking for, faster.<p>Google offers a "Power Searching" class and we took it so you don't have to.<p>In the class, Dr. Dan Russell, a research scientist at Google guides you …

Networking Is Bullsh*t

So you're trying to become better at networking, handing out business cards like free samples to advance your career. We all <i>try</i> to do it, but …

Increase Your Conversion Rates With These 7 Landing Page Must-Haves

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A massive pay-per-click and SEO budget can deliver high-quality traffic to your website, but if you are sending that traffic to poorly optimized landing pages you are essentially throwing your money down the drain. If you want to convert …

Marketing

How To Get A Job Without Applying Like Everyone Else

If you're trying to find a job at Zappos, you might be surprised to stumble upon this message on its website, "No job posting? That's right! We want to get to know who you really are and not let our first meeting just be through a job posting. We invite you to get to know us, and we want to get to …

Employment

Silicon Valley CEOs Swear By This Super Simple Meeting Technique

Like anything else that's relationship-based, it's a matter of communication.<p>Take it from Ben Horowitz, the high-profile VC and bestselling author.<p>He says that building the structures of communication is one of the CEO's most important jobs.<p>"Absent a well-designed communication architecture," he …

Silicon Valley

16 Of The Most Profound Jokes Ever Told

In a Quora thread, users answered the question, "What are some of the most profound jokes ever?" Their responses touch on heavier topics like death, philosophy, and religion. Many of the punch lines are comments on how people live or instructions on how they should live.<p>Here are some of our …

Jokes

Why Customers Love the Underdog

Starting a company from scratch? Good. Now use it to your advantage.<p>This past week, we had another outlet post an article about the humble beginnings of our company Alumnify. While the fact that we started with nothing is motivational, I used to worry that customers would view it as a bad thing. As …

How to Promote Yourself Without Looking Like a Jerk

Self-promotion can be uncomfortable for many people. That’s certainly true for foreign professionals in America, who have to navigate different cultural mores in the most bullish nation on earth when it comes to personal branding. But even for many Americans, it’s a tricky prospect: how can you …

Mark Zuckerberg's 10 Best Quotes Ever

Our favorites from the ever-quotable founder of Facebook.<p>Facebook CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg is a true pioneer in the realm of technology. <i>Time</i> has named him among the top 100 most influential people in the world, and his personal wealth is currently estimated at more than $34 billion. (A …

Typecast Becomes a Free Web Design Tool

Starting today, Typecast™ is a free web design tool. We always wanted our app to help make the web a more beautiful place, and the best way to do …

Web Design

The 11 most useful web tools of 2014

There's no shortage of great websites, apps and programs available on the Internet. Some, however, rise above the rest.<p>Your 2014 list of our 11 most …

7 Things Great Leaders Do to Be Courageous

Bad leadership is usually in part a result of fear. Here are some concrete ways to get beyond it.<p>In the Harvard Business Review, Julie Irwin, a professor at the University of Texas at Austin's McCombs School of Business, examines the dangerous myth of absolute loyalty to a leader. Not only are …

Leadership

10 Secret Features Hidden In Your Mac

But there's hope!<p>We've put together some great tips and tricks that can show you how to save time using your Mac, from taking advantage of its hidden calculator to discovering the tiny but useful icon that has been right in front of your face the entire time.

14 Quotes That Reveal How Larry Page Built Google Into The World's Most Important Internet Company

He is notoriously unsatisfied by ideas that don't push technology forward by 10x . You can see his big dreams at work within Google X, the company's experimental lab where it's working on smart contact lenses, self-driving cars, internet-bearing balloons, humanoid robots, and more.<p>You can also see …

Silicon Valley

How DNA Is Reshaping How We See Ourselves—and Our History

Many of our traits and decisions are shaped by our ancestors, author says.<p>In her early 20s, Christine Kenneally discovered something about her Australian forebears that upended her sense of identity and family history. In her new book, <i>The Invisible History of the Human Race: How DNA and History</i> …

3 Keys to Developing a Successful App

If you're focusing on getting customers to download your app, you're missing the point.<p>One of the single most important app metrics today is retention. With over 1.2 million apps in the App Store, keeping users is extremely difficult.<p>Retention is directly tied to the success or failure of your …

The Origin of the 8-Hour Work Day and Why We Should Rethink It

One of the most unchanged elements of our life today is our optimal work time or how long we should work – generally, every person I’ve spoken to …

Ford Motor Company

The 20 Hottest Startups Founded By Women

The folks over at Product Hunt have created and curated a list of the best startups and products founded by women. VCs, entrepreneurs, and Product Hunt members have all weighed in on their favorites.<p>From uBeam's innovative wireless charging technology to Hopscotch's program for teaching kids how to …

Startups

Why Successful People Never Bring Smartphones Into Meetings

You are annoying your boss and colleagues any time you take your phone out during meetings, says new research from USC's Marshall School of Business.<p>You are annoying your boss and colleagues whenever you take your phone out during meetings, says new research from USC's Marshall School of Business, …

10 Business Travel Hacks That Can Save Your Company Tons of Money

The CEO of Rocketrip shares some helpful tips for saving money when traveling.<p>Traveling for business can be super pricey, but your employees may not worry that much since they know they can put it on the company card. Why opt for coach if your company will cover business class?<p>The company Rocketrip …

If You (Let Them) Build it, They Will Come | Inc.com

If Someone Handed Steve Jobs A Pen, This Is How He Would've Sold It

The purpose behind any product is to bring positive emotions to its user. We can break down the main positive feelings a pen brings:<p><b>1. Ego —</b> The power to create something new and unique that expresses someone's individuality. Something that says you're not just another human being living out an …

Quora

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