Anthony

96 Flips | 6 Magazines | 4 Likes | 3 Followers | @agagz8 | Keep up with Anthony on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Anthony”

Everything you wanted to know about social media marketing but were afraid to ask

If you're like most marketers, you see encouraging signs in your social media outreach: pageviews, follows, likes, retweets. But how do you turn that interest into actual revenue?<p>You're not alone if you're asking. It's the $64,000 question that even the most successful marketers are struggling with.<p>…

Hospital Stocks Fall After Republican Health Bill Seen Leaving 24MM Uninsured

Shares of hospital stocks were sharply lower in early trading on Tuesday after the U.S. Congressional Budget Office forecast that 14 million Americans would lose medical insurance by next year under a Republican plan to dismantle Obamacare.<p>Shares of HCA Holdings fell 1.8 percent, Tenet Healthcare …

The Top 5 Buffett Principles For Investing In Stocks

There's no arguing that Warren Buffet is the most successful investor in the world. We all aspire to invest like him, and a thousand books have been …

Investing

How This High School Dropout Got Mark Cuban's Attention and Disrupted an Industry

At SXSW, The Zebra co-founder and CEO Adam Lyons took the stage with the 'Shark Tank' star to discuss an opponent many entrepreneurs must face: the government.<p>5 min read<p>Not every high school dropout winds up running a $20 million-plus business, but not every high school dropout is Adam Lyons. After …

Entrepreneurship

The Quote That Helped This Entrepreneur Stop Questioning Himself

Know what to fear.<p>3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>This story appears in the March 2017 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Many of my friends are entrepreneurs. And when they used to tell me about their challenges, I would always think, I can never take those …

Motivation

Social Media For Business – What You Should Be Doing

As the social media websites are booming, they are alsoThe post Social Media For Business – What You Should Be Doing appeared first on iamwire.

Mark Zuckerberg and Steve Jobs Would've Failed Without This

The most successful entrepreneurs overcome error, self-doubt, and irrational thoughts by drawing on the collective knowledge of their team.<p><i>In their book,</i> The Knowledge Illusion: Why We Never Think Alone, <i>researchers Steven Sloman and Philip Fernbach draw on cognitive science and psychology to put</i> …

Startups

5 Ways Successful Entrepreneurs Schedule Their Day

Maximize productivity to accomplish as much as possible.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs are busy people. Chances are, they got to be successful because of how much they work. However, that kind of busy is different than the random, chaotic busy we can all …

4 Ways You’re Killing Your Brand’s Reputation on Social Media

Brand appeal and goodwill are important intangible assets that a brand can capitalize on to drive growth to its bottom line. With social media now …

Public Relations

Baker raises $3.5 million to become a ‘Salesforce for pot’

As the legal cannabis industry grows in the U.S., competition for customers is heating up. Now, a startup called Baker Technologies has raised $3.5 million to become a “Salesforce for pot.”<p>The company’s software helps marijuana dispensaries bring in new customers and inspire customer loyalty, …

Cannabis

Why Willpower Keeps Failing You. Here's What to Do Instead

People might tell you will power is the key to getting to the top, but they're lying to you.<p>For most people, the tendency is to see will power like a bridge. It's what enables you to cross over the troubles of life and get to the other side, where things are better, <i>you</i> are better and there's nobody …

Will Power

1 Startup School Every Founder Should Consider (and It's Free)

This April, a top ranked global accelerator is free for founders.<p>YCombinator just open-sourced its accelerator program.<p>"Our goal is to replicate much of the YC experience," said Sam Altman, managing director. Anyone with a startup that wants to have the YCombinator experience without the jetlag can …

Startups

How To Start A Content Marketing Campaign With No Money

Content marketing has become one of the most popular digital marketing strategies, with 88 percent of B2B marketers now using it in some form.<p>But it costs significant time and/or money. What if you don’t have those dollars to invest? What if you’re just starting out, or what if you’re already …

Marketing

The Scientific Technique That Will Double Your Learning Speed

Here's the one trick you need to know to learn faster.<p>You're busy. When can you possibly find the time to learn something new or brush up on your skills when there are a thousand other things on your to-do list?<p>Oprah and Bill Gates follow a five-hour rule, in which they dedicate at least five hours …

TED Talks

Tony Robbins: The Real Secret to Being Happy and Rich

When people dream of becoming rich, they're really after what they associate with money: freedom, security, comfort--and the joy that can come from sharing wealth.<p><i>In his new book,</i> Unshakeable: Your Guide to Financial Freedom <i>(2017, Simon & Schuster), life coach Tony Robbins charts a course to living</i> …

Self-improvement

Disturbing New Facts About American Capitalism

When winners are taking all, it's often time to buy the winners<p>“Let your winners run” is one of the oldest adages in investing. One of the newest ideas is that the winners may be running away with everything. Modern capitalism is built on the idea that as companies get big, they become fat and …

Dow Jones

The 4th Industrial Revolution And A Jobless Future - A Good Thing?

It’s estimated that between 35 and 50 percent of jobs that exist today are at risk of being lost to automation. Repetitive, blue collar type jobs might be first, but even professionals — including paralegals, diagnosticians, and customer service representatives — will be at risk.<p>This isn’t just …

Artificial Intelligence

Harvard Academics Reveal Blueprint for Avoiding Stock Crashes

Good news for everyone waiting for a bubble to burst. Predicting sectorwide crashes in the equity market isn’t impossible.<p>That’s the conclusion of …

5 Ways to Make Working From Home More Rewarding

No matter how much you love entrepreneurship, the hustle gets a bit dry from time to time.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’ve worked from home throughout most of my entrepreneurial journey. The perks of having this option are tremendous, but there are …

Productivity

9 Mind-Blowing Content Curation Tools to Boost Your Traffic and Engagement

If you are always creating new content, it can burn a deep hole in your marketing budget…<p>A great way to publish more content, without actually …

All the Mistakes You Might Be Making on Social Media

Mistakes to avoid in your social media marketing strategy.<p>In 2012, after spending most of the recession struggling to grow my startup, I went to work for Winn-Dixie as their first-ever social media manager where I helped launch the company's brand presence on Facebook and Twitter.<p>If there's …

Social Media

How 16 Successful Business Leaders Start Their Day (Infographic)

From meditation to kite surfing, learn how these successful entrepreneurs jumpstart their mornings.<p>2 min read<p>How you wake up in the morning can dictate how the rest of your day will go. That’s why it’s so important to have a positive and productive morning routine. If you don’t believe that, here’s …

Kitesurfing

3 Strategies to Nail Before You Launch Your Social-Media Campaign

Planning and metrics are key to any successful marketing effort, yet many entrepreneurs rush into the social conversation with little idea of what they hope to accomplish.<p>When I talk to small-business owners, they often tell me they're “doing” social-media marketing. I’m always glad to hear this, …

Marketing

All You Need to Know About Instagram Takeovers: How to Host a Takeover in 6 Simple Steps

Even though Instagram takeovers seem trendy now, they first started to gain popularity back in 2012 with brands like General Electric, Burberry and …

The Complete Guide to Facebook Ad Targeting [Infographic]

Facebook ad targeting allows marketers to carefully select an audience. It's a powerful way for Facebook advertisers to hyper-target very specific …

Marketing

Why I Just Bought More Shares of Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Like most of you, I don't like to lose money. So you might be wondering why I was so quick to scoop up more shares of <b>Gilead Sciences</b> (NASDAQ: GILD) stock after its latest earnings report. After all, management shared a forecast for 2017 hepatitis C antiviral sales 39% lower than 2016 figures, and …

A financial planner with a decade of experience shares 4 tips for mastering your money

In the midst of my procrastination, I decided the endless hours of practice he must have endured were more amazing than his ability to play. (And that's saying something!)<p>In his book, "Outliers," Malcolm Gladwell talks about the 10,000-hour rule. It takes roughly 10,000 hours for someone to master …

Why Your Content Marketing Is Failing and How to Fix It

Engaging your customers with compelling content has a magical benefit on sales but there are no shortcuts to making it work.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Content marketing can be extremely effective for extending your reach, driving traffic and helping you …

Marketing

Don't Believe Success Comes From Hard Work Alone

Get-it-done grit is necessary but not sufficient to attaining success in life. That which you do must be worthy of your precious time, and that's a determination only you can make.<p>3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Since I was a kid, I’ve admired people who …

New York City

5 Tips for Starting a Business Later in Life | Investopedia

Some people are born to be entrepreneurs. Colonel Sanders of KFC fame apparently wasn’t one of them. Although he had a lifelong skill for cooking, he …