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Online Tools that Help You Start a Business without Breaking the Bank

Many people dream of starting their own business, but they fear they don’t have enough resources or that their idea is not good enough to ensure a …

How Your Tongue Can Make Your Abs Stronger

What happens in your mouth can affect your strength and balance<p>Tricks with your tongue are useful even if you aren’t an opera singer or an employee at the Bunny Ranch. In fact, and it might sound weird, but what you do with your tongue when you work out can have a big impact on your lifts. It can …

5 Steps to Build a Million-Dollar Business in One Year

Entrepreneur and Marketer, Co-founder of Web Profits<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Some people go their entire lives without earning a million dollars, so it sounds crazy that some businesses might be able to achieve this milestone within their first year. But it is …

How to Get Your First 1,000 Followers on Every Social Network

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>You’re taking the dive into a new social network, or you’re itching to grow your existing profile. You’ve got a social media strategy in place and a plan in mind. You’re raring to go.<p>What would be one of the most encouraging signs when you’re first …

7 High-Protein Snacks That Can Help You Lose Weight

Eat up to slim down.<p>You know that a food's protein content helps determine how satisfying it is—and now a new study published in <i>Nutrition Journal</i> suggests that snacks rich in the nutrient may help decrease hunger levels and cause you to consume fewer calories when you sit down to dinner. …

Be Wary of These 8 Behaviors That Could Signal Later Troubles

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How good are you at reading people? No one can predict the future, but over the years, I’ve developed the ability to smell a problem from a mile away. That’s because there are always warning signs. Always!<p>My feeling is that life is way …

A Rigid Mind Blocks Success. Try These 5 Strategies for Fearless Leadership.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Rigid thinking is natural to the human psyche. This rigidity causes people to repeatedly apply the same behaviors over and over to diverse business situations. The reality is that people are the most comfortable doing what they know …

8 Online-Marketing Terms Business Owners Must Know

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’re like most small-business owners, you spend your day providing a great customer experience that sets you apart from your competition. The quality of your service is key now that digital word of mouth is the most effective form of …

How Aasif Mandvi Became “The Jihadist of Irony” for The Daily Show

<i>In his memoir,</i> No Land’s Man, <i>now available for pre-order and on sale November 4, Aasif Mandvi recounts his life growing up in an industrial English town, moving to Florida with his family as a teenager, and making his way as an actor in New York City. As a self-described</i> …

No-Pain Six-Pack: Leg Workout

If you've been training for a few years, chances are you're no longer able to do all your favorite lifts, due to injury or age. But there's no excuse …

4 Entrepreneurial Cult Classics to Cultivate Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a habitual one-hour-a-day reader, I become excited when I find a book that catches my attention. Too many books offer the same old regurgitated advice leaving me to flip to the cover wondering if this is a title I've already read in …

The 9 Things You Should Never Do When Pitching Investors

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Pitching investors, customers and vendors can scare even the most confident of entrepreneurs. It can be a petrifying experience talking about your passion project in front of people that may not be as enthused as you are. So when …

Curated Food Delivery Startup Caviar In Talks To Be Acquired By Square For $100 Million

Curated food delivery startup Caviar is in talks to be acquired by Square in a deal that could be worth at least $100 million, according to several sources. While we’ve heard the deal is slated to take place over the next couple of weeks, these things could always fall apart.<p>Caviar is one of many …

Want to Be a Good Manager? Pick Up a Book.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For those that have experienced poor communication at a company, you know it isn't pretty – especially for smaller companies.<p>When a manager in a startup isn’t effectively communicating, trust breaks down. When you don’t have trust, people …

7 Psychology Tricks To Influence People And Get Exactly What You Want

The 9 Courses You Need To Take In College

Regardless of what you end up studying in college, there are specific courses that every student should take — from science and math to the humanities.<p>Here are nine courses will help you both personally and professionally:<p><b>Public Speaking:</b><p>"I took a class on presentational speaking and I found this …

4 Things Remarkable Startups Have In Common

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Why do some startups succeed and others don't? Here's a hint: It doesn't have to do with if an idea is good or bad. Indeed, the successful entrepreneurs are able to run with amazing concepts and pivot otherw when needing. There are a few …

The 12 Most Popular Free Online Courses For Professionals

Based on data from online education platform Coursera, we compiled a list of the 12 most popular, free online classes for working professionals.<p>Here they are, ranked by popularity:<p>Coursera's most popular course offers an introduction to classic and contemporary social psychology, covering topics …

12 Steps To Turn Your Kids Into Tech Billionaires

Serial entrepreneur Charles Tips has the most popular Quora answer on this topic with more than 5,200 upvotes from people like the co-founders of Zynga-owned Farmville and Google-owned Wavii.<p>Tips has a couple kids and says he has numerous friends who are self-made billionaires.

Learn how leading mobile publishers find the right users at the right time

Our seventh annual MobileBeat event is just around the corner on July 8-9 in San Francisco, and we’ve got a limited number of tickets left for what we believe is the must-attend mobile event of the year.<p>We’re thrilled to announce a session dedicated to how leading publishers are leveraging massive …

The 4-Minute Metabolism Booster

Rev your calorie-burning furnace with this lower-body weekend challenge<p>When it comes to revving your metabolism, one move reigns king. "The squat burns more calories per rep than almost any other exercise because it hits a lot of muscles, particularly big ones like you glutes, hamstrings, and …

26 Ways to Feed Your Body for Results

Instead, whatever your goal—packing on muscle, going the distance, or losing that gut—you have to think long-term. “Sports nutrition is all about many factors adding up over time.” In other words, think marathon, not sprint.<p>So even though there’s nothing that will make you an instant athlete (or …

Priceline adds OpenTable to its menu for $2.6 billion | Reuters

(Reuters) - Travel website owner Priceline Group Inc PCLN.O will buy restaurant reservation website operator OpenTable Inc OPEN.O for $2.6 billion, aiming to broaden its services outside the increasingly competitive online travel industry.<p>A man holds a smartphone displaying the OpenTable app in a …

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Time Management

5 Life-Changing Decisions You Can Make Today | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Are you ready?<p>Are you ready to jump out of the same dull routines and move forward?<p>If so, consider this as your starting pistol. Because before …

7 Essential Steps to Leap into Entrepreneurship

Starting a business can be a scary thing. You give up the stability (albeit perceived) of a steady income with benefits. You put your career on hold. You sacrifice significant time and energy for the first several years just to get up to your former corporate salary. You enter a risky area where …

A Step-by-Step Guide to Nabbing an Angel Round

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For many early-stage entrepreneurs (myself included), raising capital is the most confusing piece of the puzzle. Even though there have been thousands of articles written by professional writers, entrepreneurs and investors, the …

Successful Entrepreneurs Do These 5 Things Daily

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is a saying that there are only three types of people in the world: those who watch what happened, those who wonder what happened and those who make things happen.<p>Entrepreneurs fall into the last category, of course. They are change …

This Crucial Market Research Can Help Your Company Shine

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Running a small business, among other things, takes focus. For many, this involves focusing on their product and their customers. But their focus shouldn’t end there. They should focus on their surroundings -- the market in which they …