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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 …

15 New Books That Will Make You Smarter About Business

There are few better ways to start a new year than picking up some fresh perspectives to put into action.<p>Here's a sneak preview of 15 exciting books on business and behavior that will hit the shelves in the first half of the year.<p>I've had the pleasure of reading eight of them so far. If the other …


How Stores Manipulate Prices So You'll Spend More

According to Mark Ellwood, the author of "Bargain Fever: How to Shop in a Discounted World," a price consultant was probably paid a lot of money to help determine the number on that tag.<p>Ellwood says price consulting started in the 1980s when Hermann Simon, a former professor of economics in …


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 …


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 …


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

This 71-Year-Old Makes Up To $8,500 A Month Teaching Online Classes

For the past 30 years, he's maintained a thriving online freelance copywriting business that brings in about $120,000 each year.<p>In fact, he even wrote a book on the subject, "How To Be A Copywriter And Earn Money From Home," which he adapted into a course through online education site Udemy about …


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 …

Business Strategy

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 …

Silicon Valley
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 …


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.

Operating Systems

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 …

Sergey Brin

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> …

App Store

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 …

Marc Andreessen
San Francisco
New York City

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 …

Steve Jobs

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