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Tis the Season: Generating Buzz for Your Business on Instagram

Whether it's #TransformationTuesday or #ThrowbackThursday, take to Instagram to meet customers where they are and drive sales for your business in …

Marketing

How to identify the perfect social influencer for your business

Social influencer marketing is rapidly on the rise. It’s quickly becoming the preferred marketing strategy and with good reason. A recent study showed that influencer marketing is twice as fast as conventional approaches in finding customers, and up to ten times more effective. With everyone …

Marketing

Google’s Mobile-First Indexing: What Does It Mean for SEO?

Google has announced that mobile-first indexing is now rolling, almost a year and a half since it originally unveiled plans to change the way it …

SEO

After A Brief Silence, Skeptics Of China's Belt And Road Initiative Are Speaking Up Again

Ever since China’s Belt and Road Initiative was announced–first as the Silk Road Economic Belt and the Maritime Silk Road, then consolidated into the “One Belt One Road”–it has attracted a Klondike level of press coverage. Billions of people, dozens of countries, all crying out for railways and …

China

5 Mistakes Companies Are Making in Digital

Here are five mistakes brands are making and how to fix them:<p>Stop focusing on major markets<p>There are more than 320 million people in the U.S., and …

Advertising Industry

How to Generate Leads with Facebook Ads

Social media marketing has become one of the most effective ways for businesses to have success in the digital era.In fact, 95% of adults between the …

Marketing

How a 34-year-old turned $200 into a company he sold for over $10 million in a matter of months

Thirteen years ago as a broke college student, Trevor Chapman took a job selling pest control door-to-door to make extra money. Eventually, he …

eCommerce

How Facebook ads target you

NEW YORK (AP) -- If you want to tailor a Facebook ad to a single user out of its universe of 2.2 billion, you could.<p>Trying to pitch your boutique bed and breakfast to a 44-year-old "trendy mom" who lives in Seattle, leans conservative and is currently traveling in the Toronto area but hasn't booked …

Digital Advertising

Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life Might Just Help You Live a More Fulfilling…

Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life Might Just Help You Live a More Fulfilling Life<p>In Japan, millions of people have <i>ikigai</i> …

Happiness

18 Effective Ways to Grow Your Business with Facebook

With over 2.13 billion active monthly users worldwide, Facebook remains the most popular social media platform year after year. And while the …

Marketing

“High Definition Vinyl” Is Happening, Possibly as Early as Next Year

“High Definition Vinyl” has moved closer to a turntable near you. In 2016, a European patent filing described a way of manufacturing records that the inventors claimed would have higher audio fidelity, louder volume, and longer playing times than conventional LPs. Now, the Austrian-based startup …

Audiophile

There are now gold-backed cryptocurrencies for Muslims that conform with Sharia

Cryptocurrency is not great for your blood pressure. With prices soaring and plummeting on a weekly basis, there is a fast buck to be made, but also a lot to lose—and quickly.<p>That doesn’t go down so well with Muslim nations. In the Islamic faith, it’s believed that economic activity should be based …

Cryptocurrency

A Millionaire Mindset Never Made Anyone Rich

The notion that just thinking something can make it happen is a joke. Too bad some people fall for it.<p>The past three decades of minimal real wage growth have led some people to wonder why they haven't gotten ahead. And in much the same way that nature abhors a vacuum, con artists hate missing an …

Self-improvement

5 questions to ask yourself before investing in influencer marketing

Over the last year, ad spend has grown by 40 percent on social media platforms. In turn, the demand for influencers has proven increasingly valuable …

Marketing

Startup Bootstrapping: How To Build Your Dream Business On A Tight Budget

Roughly 543,000 new businesses start in the US each month. However, according to Fundable, less than 1% of these get funding from venture capital …

Startups

30 Weird Products On Amazon That Are Mind-Blowingly Useful

Plenty of products exist on Amazon to simplify your life and make chores easier to stomach. But then there's the other stuff — the weird and utterly …

Inventions

Brands Boost Influencer Marketing Budgets

A new report by Launchmetrics outlines the trends in brand-influencer relations, highlighting that marketing budgets are on the rise and …

Marketing

How to Have Long-Term Facebook Marketing Success

Marketers have a tendency to feel like they’re in a war, and consumers are the enemy.People don’t want to buy things—so the marketer thinks—and it’s …

Marketing

If a happy, successful life is about developing 3 good daily habits, what would they be?

What I love about this question is that it doesn’t separate happiness from success.<p>As you alluded to in your question, you cannot have success …

Self-improvement

Blockchain Is the Future, But It's Confusing. Here's an Explanation in Plain English

Blockchain. If you're like me a year ago, the mere mention might make you go "huh?"<p>Blockchain. If you're like me a year ago, the mere mention might make you go "huh?"<p>You keep hearing the word and it isn't going away. You admit defeat of your lack of knowledge and find yourself Googling "What is …

Blockchain

How to Run a Company When You're the Only Employee

Running a business by yourself can be daunting. Focusing on what matters will boost your confidence and put you on the road to success.<p>Time is money. This is doubly true if you're running a small business. It's triply true if you're a sole proprietor--if the buck stops completely with you, no …

Small Business

10 Walt Disney Quotes to Spark Your Imagination

These quotes will reignite your creativity.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is much to learn from Walt Disney, but one of the biggest lessons you can take from him is to follow your dreams. What started as a cartoon sketch of a mouse transpired into a cultural …

Walt Disney Company

Infographic: A guide to content mastery

Content is king—but how can you make yours reign supreme?Standing out in the oversaturated content landscape doesn’t happen over night. You must …

Public Relations

The Twelve Most Important Reads for Life: MBA Edition

<b>Full disclosure</b>: This list ignores many important parts of an MBA education, including accounting, statistics, and Excel spreadsheets. Instead, it …

Peter Thiel

Meet the 26-year-old entrepreneurs using Instagram to build an art empire from scratch

After the school friends graduated from different universities, Kennedy took a job with ad firm Leo Burnett, while Burt focused on his art. Neither …

Profit

The 2018 Native Advertising Technology Landscape

By Chad Pollitt<br>Native Advertising Expert, CMO Influencer <br>Connect<p>In 2017 the Native Advertising Institute (NAI) took on an ambitious project to map …

AdTech

Infographic: How chatbots can help you rock e-commerce | Articles | Marketing

For some, artificial intelligence elicits a sense of panic.<p>It conjures up visions of a robot uprising, a la “I, Robot.” However, there’s a good …

Chatbots

How to Start Your Business Using Only WordPress and These 10 Tools

Starting an online business might seem a little overwhelming at times. There are a lot of questions that will pop into your head: “where do I …

Web Design

9 best books for entrepreneurs

With so many workers feeling underpaid, underappreciated and overworked, it's no wonder so many of us are venturing out on our own and becoming …

Entrepreneurship

10 Business Tips for Building a Multimillion-Dollar Company

Here's what you need to know if you want to start a business.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Are you trying to start a business? In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Neil Patel gives his 10 most important business tips you can use to start building a …

Business Strategy