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8 Things Social Media Marketers Need to Know About Facebook's News Feed Changes

Facebook has announced it will prioritize "meaningful, social interactions" within the news feed in algorithm updates, in order to better connect …

Marketing

The 10 Reasons Your Content Isn't Getting Social Shares

Social shares have two main functions in a social media campaign. First, they function as a valuable feedback metric; generally, the more shares you get, the better your campaign is faring, and the more engaged your customers are with your brand. Second, they function as a mechanism to build even …

Marketing

6 entrepreneurs and execs share their top tip on how to get closer to success every day

The path to greatness starts with a critical look in the mirror. These accomplished entrepreneurs share their best, most practical (and actionable) tips to maximize your potential.

Self-improvement

6 Expert Tips to Running Your Instagram Like a Professional Influencer | Inc.com

These days, it seems like if you want to be an established brand, influencer, or professional, you need a large social media presence, especially on Instagram. Some of most successful Instagram stars have spun multi-million dollar businesses based on their social clout. With 800 million active …

Marketing

Read this before naming your business

I’ve learned a lot from the development of NameLayer, and I’m ready to divulge every trick in my arsenal. In this guide, I provide realistic solutions to the frustrations encountered when naming a company. Plus, I’ll have some fun analyzing both good and bad company names.<p>This guide is divided into …

This One Exercise Has Helped Me Build 2 Multimillion-Dollar Companies in Less Than 24 months

What got you to where you are today will not get you where you want to be.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A few years ago, I found myself nearly $1 million in debt. Today, I have two multimillion-dollar companies to my name. I've come a long way, but as I look back I …

Business Strategy

5 things no one tells you about starting a startup

<i>[This guest commentary is by Avni Patel Thompson, founder and CEO of Poppy.]</i><p>There are things that I wish I had known before I had started my …

Positive Thinking

After the end of the startup era

There’s a weird feeling afoot these days, in the Valley, and in San Francisco. Across the rest of the world — Denver, Santiago, Toronto, Berlin, “Silicon Glen,” “Silicon Alley,” “Silicon Roundabout“, Station F — it seems every city still wants to be a startup hub, dreaming of becoming “the new …

Startups

6 Keys to Successfully Growing Your Instagram Account

Here's how to get more followers and better engagement.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everyone wants social media growth, but very few are able to crack the code and experience the viral growth that leads to more brand exposure. You can't simply post content without a …

Algorithms

7 Digital Marketing Strategies for Franchises (Infographic)

Here's how to use the power of search, social media, email and more to increase your visibility.<p>As more and more entrepreneurs open franchises in the U.S, the competition is becoming fiercer. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to make your franchise stand out and succeed in this crowded market, …

Marketing

How to become a successful non-tech founder.

Your passion and belief is the key, not your coding skills.<p>I got a lot of love on my article 9 things I learnt from the most successful non-tech …

Product Hunt

Tech startup LifeWallet helps consumers take control of their health

<b>Company name:</b> LifeWallet<p><b>Headquarters:</b> Miami-Dade County (Kendall)<p><b>Concept:</b> LifeWallet aims to change the healthcare delivery model, enabling consumers …

Digital Health

How Influential CMOs Turn Their Personal Brands Into Big Ideas

“Influence” has become the marketing focus <i>du jour</i>, right up there with attribution, ROMI and digital transformation. In fact, influence has been touted as ‘a key success metric for a new era of CMOs’ and the “new KPI” . And perhaps rightly so. For years, Forbes has put out an annual report in …

Leadership

5 Things You Should Never Do With Your Startup.

Like<p><b>Like</b> <b>Love</b> <b>Haha</b> <b>Wow</b> <b>Sad</b> <b>Angry</b><p><b>1</b><p>(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>)There’s a lot of advice available for entrepreneurs. Many guides suggest business owners that they …

Small Business

How to Use Data-Backed Influencer Marketing to Grow Your Startup Business

The world of business is undergoing massive transformations.Being a business graduate, I was used to studying about companies that were big corporate …

Marketing

Top 3 Free Soundtrack Resources for Your Startup Video | Inc.com

So you're making a product video and you've got all the beauty shots, all the ecstatic fans ready to place their pre-order, and now you need some music to wrap up the raise video. But you're a startup - and music licensing fees just aren't in the budget! Luckily there are some free resources out …

Startups

This Entrepreneur Started His Business for One, Very Important Customer: Himself

Why creating a solution for a problem in your own life is a great way to get a business idea.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner FounderMade spotlights Constantin Bisanz, the founder of Aloha, which is an organic, vegan, non-GMO, …

Thought Leadership

'Startup Courage'? It Starts on Day 1.

When investors ask why a bigger, more established company won't copy your idea, remember that you have no reason to stop in your tracks.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every entrepreneur begins with a vision: how to solve a real-world problem by creating a product or …

Entrepreneurship

How to Become a Well-connected and Respected Entrepreneur | Inc.com

When you're in a nine-to-five salaried job, you are forced into relationships. You have to deal with people whether you like it or not. You still have to build relationships, but the common work product and trust of the same company already exist making it easier to connect with other co-workers.<p>In …

Entrepreneurship

How to build a business empire with Instagram

What does it take to succeed online? Shouldn’t real-world influence transfer into the digital world? The introduction of computers and smartphones has changed the business world and yet many still do not understand how new digital platforms fit into the business realm. These platforms are a new …

Top 5 Ways to Go Into Business for Yourself

Research your target, time it right and then it's all about follow through.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Business makes the world go around. You can either work for one or make your own. I’ve always believed that it’s better to control your own destiny, though.<p>The way …

Entrepreneurship

10 Secrets to Going Viral on Social Media

Focus on creating content that is timely and that generates engagement.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Your audience is on social media. According to a recent PEW study, nearly 70 percent of people living in the United States use at least one social media network. Over …

Marketing