Jeff Kirschenmann

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How to Write Cold Emails That Quickly Convert Sales

Email is an effective way to make contact, if you do your homework before hitting "send."<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Considering that the average office worker receives a whooping 121 emails per day, it’s no wonder it’s a challenge to get your emails read.<p>Imagine …

The Grown-Up Way To Drink Tequila

Are you ready to put those tequila-shot nightmares to bed? Yeah, we are too. There are plenty of easy recipes out there that will help you take your …

Why Videos Are the Next Lucrative Step in Your Marketing Strategy

The format comes in many iterations for you to experiment with.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you're interested in taking your marketing tactics in a new direction, video marketing may be an opportunity to shake up your efforts. In this video, Entrepreneur Network …

6 Marketing Activities Solopreneurs Must Start Doing Today

Solopreneurs fight their unique battles all alone, on a daily basis. We need to give them for that, it takes serious dedication to stick to something all by yourself.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of …

8 terrific tips for writing clear, compelling headlines

Every piece of content you write should have a powerful headline.That headline sets the first impression for readers, and ideally it incites people …

25 Cool and Useful Podcasts, Books and Other Resources for Entrepreneurs in 2018

Ever hear of Shopify's Business Name Generator? Or Rand Fishkin's new book, 'Lost and Founder'? Here are resources you need to know about.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A staggering 50 percent of all startups will fail within the first three years, according to …

Sorry But Successful People Don't Care About Your Brilliant Idea

Having an idea is so close to nothing that nobody who has actually done anything cares about your idea.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ideas, ideas, ideas.<p>Everybody has an idea that they want to get off the ground. Everybody thinks his or hers is the greatest …

Shoot This 52 Week Photo Challenge in 2017 to Improve Your Skills

My original 52 Week Challenge in 2016 was a huge success, with tens of thousands of photographers participating from around the world. In celebration …

5 Powerful Lower Body Strength Routines

<b>As I mentioned in the first installment – five effective and simple upper-body strength routines - there are many ways to resistance train.</b> As I …

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How I Use Facebook Groups To Grow My Business

Less than a year after quitting her job, this solopreneur now attracts 95% of her consulting work through Facebook.<p>Eleven months after I started my own business, I found myself fully booked and in a position to pay myself a salary equal to what I was making as a VP at the marketing agency I’d left. …

This is how you persuade a VC to give you millions

How do you persuade a venture capitalist to give you money?<p>Traditionally, startup founders prepare a deck of slides and make a formal presentation to a VC fund in the hopes of getting an investment. But it turns out that "the pitch" and "the deck" are only a small part of what VCs really think …

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The Case for Specialized Glute Training

<b>Strength coaches like complex movements that recruit multiple muscle groups.</b> These movements are closer to athletic skills and may transfer to the …

How to adjust the gears on your bike

A silent and smooth-running transmission can make all the difference to your ride. In this guide we'll explain how to adjust your front derailleur …

The Killer Legs Workout: Build Muscle, Build Strength

Overview<p>So you want a better looking lower body? Then you need a concentrated programme that hits your legs from every possible angle. Forget …

10 Life-Changing TED Talks That Everyone Should Watch

Watching a TED Talk is a solid way to pass time, learn something new, or find much-needed sources of motivation, inspiration, and empowerment when …

10 Writing Tips to Make Your Emails Less Terrible

Every email you send is going out into a blizzard. Business professionals spend 16 hours a week reading emails, and most are sending or receiving …

This 1 Simple Skill Can Boost Your Productivity, According to Harvard Researchers

How to solve one of the most overlooked and expensive business problems.<p>When we think of essential business skills, delegation, time management, and networking are probably at the top of everyone's list. However, a recent survey conducted by Harvard Business Review reveals that good writing is …

Building a Business: 5 Things I Didn't Expect

Building a successful business won't be anything like you imagined.<p>It's been a crazy journey to get where we are today--and it's a ridiculously awesome place.<p>I'm excited to say that WordStream has made the Inc. 5000 list for the fourth year in a row. The company that I founded in 2007 took in $22.8 …

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Digital Photography

An introduction to the scientific, artistic, and computing aspects of digital photography. Topics include lenses and optics, light and sensors, …

Screens In Schools Are a $60 Billion Hoax

As the dog days of summer wane, most parents are preparing to send their kids back to school. In years past, this has meant buying notebooks and …

Why Teams Fail: The C-Word

Silicon Valley is bubbling these days. Uber recently raised $3.5B (that’s right, that’s B for Billions). Almost 60% of San Francisco’s houses are now valued above $1M (fewer than 20% were just a few years ago). And the US National Basketball (featuring major Golden State Warriors players) just came …

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11 Habits Of Ridiculously Likeable People

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few--the good looking, the fiercely social, and the incredibly talented. It's easy to fall prey to this misconception.<p>When I speak to smaller audiences, I often ask …

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4 Morning Rituals to Keep You Productive All Day Long

Most of us work long hours: 40, 50 or even 60 hours each week. But chances are, given distractions like online entertainment, office snacking habits …

The 21st Century’s 100 greatest films

The best that cinema has had to offer since 2000 as picked by 177 film critics from around the world.<p>“They don’t make ‘em like they used to.”<p>How often have we all heard that resigned expression? How often have we said it ourselves? ‘The death of cinema’ is debated in university film studies …

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10 Success lessons from Tony Robbins – “Life Coach, Motivational Speaker” for entrepreneurs

Share41<p>Tweet<p>Share433<p>+15<p>Shares 479<p>There are few people on this planet as captivating as Tony Robbins. When he speaks, people listen. And you can’t …

Corporate diversity programs don't work, and a new study shows why

Companies have been aware of this lack of diversity comes with a price tag for some time.<p>In the last 15 years, Merrill Lynch (now Bank of America Merrill Lynch) has paid out nearly $500 million to settle lawsuits related to either racial or sexualdiscrimination.<p>Diverse workplaces are also more …

30 Best Everyday Carry Backpacks For Men

The backpack is such an innocuous-seeming item, people seem to forget exactly how important it can be. After all, for many of us it’s the container …

20 habits of unsuccessful and ineffective leaders

However, it's also worthwhile taking the time to understand what bad leaders do so that we can learn what to avoid which can be just as helpful.<p>Over my 25 years in leadership, here are some of the habits of unsuccessful and ineffectual leaders that I have seen, and in some cases, their …

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How Entrepreneurs Can Become Better Leaders

There’s been a long-running conversation about leadership. A sort of "chicken before the egg" type debate. Are people born with it (leadership) or is …

Where to spend your money on Shimano 1x drivetrains - Mountain Bike Review

Thanks to the trickle-down effect, most of the technology found in Shimano XTR has made its way to the SLX group.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is</i> …