Anthony Lapidus

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Intro To Real Estate Crowdfunding: Not All Models Are Created Equal

Real estate crowdfunding is a relatively new concept that is gaining steam among a broad range of investors looking to diversify their portfolios with the stable, income-producing asset class. But, as with most things, no two crowdfunding platforms are exactly alike — the various companies entering …

Investing

An Analysis of 43M Facebook Business Pages Shows This Is the Ideal Number of Times to Post a Day

Facebook's algorithm changes have radically changed the calculus for businesses.<p>If you've been on Facebook at all recently, either for personal use or to promote your business, you've no doubt noticed radical changes to the newsfeed. Posts by friends and family have been given pride of place, while …

Social Media

‘SNL': Colin Jost and Michael Che Take a Lie Detector Test; Hilarity Ensues (Video)

Apparently, Jost was checking out Che’s “package.” At least that’s what the machine said<p>Can “Saturday Night Love” stars Colin Jost and Michael Che be …

Comedy

Millions of Felons Are Getting Their Votes Back. Now They're Learning To Cast Them.

America has about as many felons as there are people in Texas. Six million of those felons have been disenfranchised and millions more don’t know …

Right To Vote

The 10 coolest Topps baseball cards of all time

On Friday, with the help of some of the best and brightest minds across the game of baseball, we unveiled the coolest baseball card from every year …

Top 10

You can make money directly off of other people's debt.

The Best Peer-to-Peer Lending Platforms for Investors<p>These services give you direct access to the consumer credit market.<p>Updated August 10, 2018<p>We …

Loans

How to Raise a Million Dollars on Kickstarter

Two entrepreneurs share how they raised more than a million dollars online.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I recently participated in a leadership program with a rockstar entrepreneur, Matt DeCelles. DeCelles is the cofounder and CEO of a designer eyewear company, …

Crowd Funding

You don't have to be a billionaire to invest in startups

Until recently, being an early-stage startup investor was a high-risk play available only to insiders who stood to win big when the Uber or Twitter they put money into took off.<p>But two years ago the Securities and Exchange Commission adopted rules allowing companies to raise money through …

Startups

17 Really Funny Quotes from the Popular TV Show, The Office

Whether you need a pick me up for the start of your workweek, or just need a good laugh, these quotes will help.<p>It's Monday already, and you ask yourself, "Where did the weekend go?"<p>Even an extra dose of caffeine won't stop you from wishing you were back to Saturday and sleeping in. But, once you …

Note-Taking

How Venture Capital Works

Venture capital firms are without a doubt the muscle behind innovation as they support the company they may invest in, from the early stages, all the way to IPO — especially those with larger funds that have billions of dollars under management.<p><b><br>Defining the Roles at a VC</b><p>As described in my book, <i>The</i> …

Venture Capital

Start Your Own Business: The Only Startup Book You'll Ever Need

Table of Contents<p>Chapter 1: Introduction<p>Chapter 2: Taking the Plunge | Get ready to be an entrepreneur<p>Chapter 3: Good Idea | How Will I know if I …

Small Business

Here’s How to Build a Landing Page that Converts Like Wildfire

A landing page is often the first <i>real</i> point of contact between you and a potential customer. After being directed here by an ad, by social media or …

Marketing

This Website Has Hundreds Of Cheap First And Business Class Airfares

Search for cheap first or business class airfares and you get a bunch of ads from various search sites and online travel agencies. Even the articles you find simply refer you back to these sites. Go to these sites and for the most part, it’s nothing special. When you find low premium cabin fares it …

Travel Deals

How This Digital Marketing Guru Went From Being Flat Broke to Making Millions

Jeff Rose talks with the 'Millennial Money' blogger about his incredible financial journey.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Jeff Rose sits down to talk with the finance blogger behind "Millennial Money," Grant Sabatier, about …

Entrepreneurship

Facebook signs large lease in the Loop

The recently opened CNA Center has a new tenant<p>Facebook leveled up in Chicago by signing a 263,000-square-foot lease at 151 N. Franklin Street, the John Ronan-designed office tower, according to news first reported by the Chicago Tribune.<p>The expansion here is the latest in Facebook’s real estate …

Sheryl Sandberg

How to make thousands of dollars selling your clothes, according to the top users of a popular app

Men and women across the United States are joining the Poshmark craze and selling their clothing online. Some are even turning it into a full-time job and launching their own boutiques.<p>This online-only marketplace functions in a similar way to eBay in that it allows people to buy and sell clothing …

Selling

NRA’s Wayne LaPierre ‘shaking in his boots waiting for Mueller to come knocking’: Ex-DOJ official

Two former top Department of Justice officials predicted that Maria Butina was not the only Russian operative to penetrate conservative political …

Donald Trump

How to Start a Property Management Company & Business

Property management is a surprisingly easy and affordable field to enter, requiring minimal education or experience, and almost no small business …

Real Estate

Watch Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Chad Smith take over on drums for Foo Fighters

Epic.<p>Video footage has captured the moment that Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith took over from Taylor Hawkins during a recent Foo Fighters …

Foo Fighters

Creating An App That People Really Want

When it comes to the mobile app market, it’s extremely tough to rise above the noise. The fact is that most of the downloads come from a select few companies like Facebook and Google.<p>Yet this does not mean you should throw in the towel. There is still considerable opportunity.<p>OK then, what are some …

Shopify's 600,000 Online Merchants: Too Many For Our Planet

Shopify (NYSE:SHOP) claims to have over 600,000 online merchants, the vast majority of which are smaller online stores. While this number may be …

eCommerce

Why You Should Demand Guarantees From SEO Companies

If you are like 92% of small businesses, you’ll probably have a website by the end of this year. But odds are you already have one.<p>After all, it’s …

Get your gig: Here are the 9 best sites to visit for freelance or contract work

<b>Question:</b> Hi Steve. Everyone says the economy is so great and that this is the era of the “gig economy.” Well, if that’s the case, where are all the gigs? I left my comfortable (but boring) job a year ago and have yet to fill my dance card with paying clients. – Jessica<p><b>Answer:</b> Let me share a little …

Small Business

Best Instagram Marketing Tactics for An Early Stage Business

Do you think that Instagram is just a photo sharing platform? If you think so then it's time to change your mindset. Explore how Instagram can help your brand.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur …

Social Media

How to Grow Your Ecommerce Business with Email Marketing: A Detailed Guide

Driving traffic to your site is a challenge every ecommerce entrepreneur must face. While there’s no quick and simple formula for ecommerce success, …

The Startup's Handbook to Perfecting the SEO Strategy

Online promotion and search engine optimization are some of the biggest challenges for new companies<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Today, nearly every business lives and dies by brand …

Marketing

Saudi's Future Beyond Oil Depends On Women And Technology

If ever there was a serious attempt to predict the future by inventing it, this is it. Saudi Arabia is one of the world’s largest economies and its society one of the least understood. Custodians of Islam’s holiest sites, lords of vast oil reserves, Saudi Arabia is a deeply religious, conservative …

Saudi Arabia

Why Search Engine Optimization Is the Key to Making Money Online

You can't make money online without an audience, and search engine optimization can bring millions of people to your website.<p>There are all sorts of ways to make money from a blog or website. You could sell ads, write sponsored content or work with content partners. You could create an online shop …

Engines

How to Practice Day Trading | Investopedia

Day trading has become incredibly competitive in recent years with the surge of high-speed trading and algorithmic trading taking place in the …

5 Simple But Powerful Ways To Grow Your SEO Ranking

SEO is a vital aspect in any online marketing strategy. Without it, your audience and customers wouldn’t know you exist! KISS PR Dallas SEO experts …