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Forget That Product You're Working On. What's Really Going to Sell in the Future Is ... Services.

"Do-it-for-me" is the next evolution of the on-demand economy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Today’s consumers value their time more than ever. With the proliferation of on-demand apps, there is virtually no need to wait in lines or even to leave your house if you’re …

Action Movies

Meet the 29-Year-Old CEO Who Turned His Hobby Into a $1.5 Billion Business That's Backed by Jay-Z

The company bills itself as the Uber of private jets<p>The first time Sergey Petrossov flew on a private jet in 2009, he was surprised. Not just by the …

Startups

How to Meal-Prep a Week of Healthy Lunches for Less Than $20

If you've gone to a movie (in an actual movie theater) recently, then you know easy it is to spend $20. One ticket, a water and a small popcorn, …

Healthy Eating

How to Edit PDF Files for Free

Not everyone can afford the steep subscription fee that Adobe charges for its Adobe Acrobat DC PDF editor (Rs. 12,168 per year). The app is the best …

Apps

Kind of Obsessed: I Don’t Climb, but I’m in Love with These Climbing Pants

I am not a rock climber. I’m not a climbing <i>enthusiast</i> or even a climbing <i>amateur</i>. Don’t get me wrong though, I do <i>like</i> climbing, and I hold rock …

New York City

Fujifilm Instax Square SQ10 Camera

The Fujifilm Instax Square SQ10 Camera is a new gadget that aims to combine the best of both the digital and analog worlds… you still get the pic …

Black Legion Covert Pocket Knife

Sleek, small (less than 2 and a half inches closed), exceptionally portable, the Black Legion Covert Pocket Knife is one of the best EDC items to …

GSI Boulder Flask

The GSI Boulder Flask is a new way to carry your favorite beverage with you on your adventures, this new ruggedized hip flask has some cool features …

Camping

14 common user experience mistakes to avoid on your company's website

Today’s consumers expect a fast, flawless and beautifully designed interface when they use a software product or browse a website. Slow page speeds, broken links, non-responsive page displays or simply poor design can turn users off from ever visiting your site again. That’s why it’s critical to …

UX Design

Sunlit 2.0 Released as a Micro.blog and WordPress Photo Blogging App

It’s hard to believe that it’s been over 4 years since Sunlit debuted as an iOS photo-sharing app built on top of App.net, the social network that has since been shut down. App.net didn't make it, but Sunlit is back and has been reimagined as a photo blogging app for Micro.blog and WordPress …

How Men Can Have an Ejaculation-Free Orgasm

Men have long bemoaned the idea that women can have multiple orgasms, but men can’t. Men, after all, have to deal with the frustrating refractory …

Muscle

The Amazon of China is putting its high-end beef imports on the blockchain

The Chinese e-commerce company JD.com is turning to blockchain technology to keep customers in the loop about where their meat has been.<p>JD, Wal-Mart's partner in China and a huge competitor to Alibaba, said customers will be able to track "each piece" of beef "right back to the farm in Australia …

Blockchain

How to build a travel wardrobe

Travelling a lot? Short on time? Follow GQ's guide to building the ultimate travel wardrobe<p>I've been travelling a lot lately. In addition to the …

Custom White Balance Makes Editing Much Better Than Auto

<i>Custom white balance will speed up your workflow so much more.</i><p>If you’re a photographer who shoots in auto white balance, stop. Can you fix it in …

You Can Start This 6-Figure Service Business Tomorrow Morning for Under $100

The people delivering bread to grocery stores make good money but never get a vacation. That's a lucrative problem you can solve.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>About a year ago, I wrote an article about a six-figure service business that you can start for less than a …

Entrepreneurship

These 3 Persuasion Tricks Have Been Used for Over 2,000 Years

Having trouble closing deals? Use the oldest trick in the book.<p>Over 2,000 years ago Greek philosopher and scientist Aristotle cracked the code to persuasion. Aristotle is most known for his knowledge and ideologies surrounding abstract, political and rational topics.<p>Aristotle often dealt with the …

Public Speaking

Stuck in Old Ways of Thinking? Try This Simple Innovation Technique

How to root out orthodoxies and generate breakthrough ideas for innovation (that no one else has thought of)<p>A great way to get unstuck and find breakthrough ideas is to Identify the orthodoxies and assumptions that rule your business. Assumptions are beliefs we take for granted and accept as true. …

Creativity

This New Carry-On Has Built-In Retractable Shelving

If you travel frequently, you know the difficulties of staying organized while living out of a suitcase. With this in mind, Solgaard designed a …

Didi Chuxing took on Uber and won. Now it's taking on the world

Jean Liu has a vision. Not far in the future, the president of Didi Chuxing, the world’s largest ride-sharing service, imagines calling a car to her …

Ultra-sleek Mini Walk smart treadmill tucks away where others can't

The typical treadmill tends to be a heavy combination of a chunky running base topped with an armrest frame and large digital display. Even folding …

Treadmills

WeTravel builds a payment platform for small travel businesses

WeTravel wants to be the payment platform for small travel companies and group trips.<p>Founded by three immigrant entrepreneurs who met at University of California, Berkeley, the company has just closed a $2 million seed round to expand its business among the small and medium-sized agencies that …

Entrepreneurship

What’s the Best Vibrator?

<i>While we might all be curious about the</i> <i>best plunger</i> <i>or</i> <i>probiotic tampon</i> <i>or</i> <i>cold-sore remedy</i><i>, it can be difficult to discuss these more</i> personal <i>items.</i> …

The Most Successful Brands Focus on Users — Not Buyers

What makes a brand successful in the digital age? A joint study by SAP, Siegel+Gale, and Shift Thinking suggests that digital brands don’t just do things differently; they also think differently. Where traditional brands focus on positioning their brands in the <i>minds</i> of their customers, digital …

Customer Experience

OpenTable

Download these now.<p>By <b>Brad Tuttle, Allana Akhtar, Paul Schrodt, and Alicia Adamczyk</b><p>You know your phone can help you with everything these days, from …

Personal Finance

ZOTAC ZBOX Pico PI225 Mini PC Wins The Coveted 2018 iF Design Award

Hong Kong based mini PC manufacturer ZOTAC has this week announced its awesome and very small ZBOX Pico PI225 fanless mini PC, has won the …

The creator of Snoo, the $1,200 high-tech bassinet just came out with a baby swaddle

“Five-second” baby swaddle Sleepea (pronounced “sleepy”) is a sleep sack for your little one promising to be more efficient and effective than the other swaddles on the market. This is the second product to debut from Happiest Baby founder Dr. Harvey Karp, the creator of the Snoo, a $1,200 robot …

Pregnancy

The Best Technical Winter Jackets for Life in the City

High Performance, Low Profile<p>Winter jackets are too often treated like umbrellas. They protect you from the elements, and nothing else. Style is …

Backpacking

Amazon patents wristband that tracks warehouse workers' movements

Bracelet, which can vibrate to point an employee’s hand in the right direction, would further increase surveillance of work environment<p>Amazon has patented designs for a wristband that can precisely track where warehouse employees are placing their hands and use vibrations to nudge them in a …

San Francisco

The MR PORTER Guide To Climbing The Ladder

How do you get to the corner office in style? Make a plan, rise above the politics and look the part, naturally<p>We all want a promotion. More money, a …