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Social Media Engagement: The Surprising Facts About How Much Time People Spend On The Major Social Networks

But as audiences adopt newer social networks, and people's social activity becomes increasingly fragmented, other measures of social network activity become more important, especially for businesses trying to determine where to best allocate time and resources. How much <i>time</i> users spend on each …

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Franchise Players: How I Turned Military Lessons Into Business Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article was originally published on March 6, 2014.</i><p><i>Franchise Players</i> <i>is Entrepreneur’s Q&A interview column that puts the spotlight on franchisees. If you're a franchisee with advice and tips to share, email …

Entrepreneurship

The Unexpected Places to Find Amazing Mentors

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Finding a mentor can be invaluable for every entrepreneur. Yet, finding the <i>right</i> mentor can be tricky. Many entrepreneurs seek advice from people who have achieved enormous success -- the kind we aspire to achieve someday. In reality, …

Entrepreneurship

How to Win Clients Your First Week in Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs often have the mentality, "If you build it, they will come." And often they are disappointed. Just because you launch a company, you can't expect clients to be knocking down your door, begging to sign up for your service or …

Entrepreneurship

Lower-Body Exercises That Will Melt Belly Fat | Men's Health

Compared with smaller muscles, your leg muscles burn more fat before it can deposit around your organs, explains study author Michio Shimabukuro, M.D., Ph.D.<p>Start melting your middle by adding these three lower-body exercises to your routine today.<p>(If you’re looking for a full-on belly blasting …

The Bionic Age Is Here — Helping People Walk, See, Hear, Breathe — And Creating The First "Superhumans"

It's no longer a distant dream or a sci-fi fantasy. The bionic age is here.<p>So many firsts:<p>The first bionic eye, from California's Second Sight.<br>• The first bionic body suits, for consumers and soldiers, from companies like ReWalk and Ekso Bionics.<br>• Even those trapped inside bodies that can't move or …

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6 Fundamentals Every Modern Entrepreneur Needs to Succeed

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The road to being a true-blue entrepreneur is paved with spectacular stories of crash-and-burn. It requires a certain type of stamina that few possess and an insatiable desire to do better than the day before. Such a demanding lifestyle …

Entrepreneurship

Build Your Business on Your Strengths, Hire Your Team to Cover Your Weaknesses

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you dream of quitting your job and becoming your own boss, you’re not alone – 48 percent of Americans want to start their own business. But are you cut out for the entrepreneurial path? There’s an ongoing debate about whether …

Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurs, Say Goodbye to Sleepless Nights

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It hits every entrepreneur, at some point -- that dreaded lying awake at night. Insomnia is a prime inconvenience, mostly because entrepreneurs like to be well-rested sorts so as to attack the day with gusto, come morning.<p>Assuming that …

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7 Motivational Quotes Entrepreneurs Need to Live By

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are times when a little motivation goes a long way. As entrepreneurs, it’s easy to get discouraged when things don’t immediately happen.<p>Don’t give up! Anything worth doing is worth the work, so keep in mind these seven motivational …

Motivation

5 Factors in Setting the Right Salary

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Setting the right salaries for your employees can be a tricky matter. Pay too little and it will be tough to attract the right talent. Pay too much and you’re not maximizing your workforce dollar. But finding that middle ground can be a …

Employment

Future Franchisees: Don't Be Thrown by the Financial Disclosure Document

This story originally appeared on The Franchise King<p>The Franchise Disclosure Document, or FDD, as it’s more commonly called, is an important document.<p>You, the prospective franchise owner, will receive it once you’ve filled out a formal franchise application and have showed interest in the franchise …

Small Business

One of Steve Jobs' Last Public Statements Can Help You Discover Your Passion

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Passion is everything. You cannot inspire unless you’re inspired yourself.<p>In 25 years of studying communication, I’ve never met an inspiring entrepreneur who isn’t freakishly enthusiastic about his or her idea. Steve Jobs, one of the most …

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10 Secrets to Influencing Absolutely Anyone | Inc.com

Ever wish you were better at getting people to do what you want? You can be. All it takes is practice and desire.<p>I know this from experience. When I first got involved in the American Society of Journalists and Authors, I quickly learned a few things about freelance writers. They're (mostly) …

Body Language

6 Things You Can Do At Night to De-Bloat And Promote Weight Loss

<b>Do a Nighttime Workout</b><br>You know that sweating can help you drop pounds, but you may think that exercising too close to bedtime can keep you up at night. Luckily, that's not true; a 2013 survey from the National Sleep Foundation found that active people are 56 to 67 percent more likely to say they …

4 Moves for Insanely Toned Abs (#NoFilter)

Get ready for your bikini closeup on Instagram, all summer long<p>This total-body strength routine works overtime to firm your core by challenging your stability. The result? An effective sweat session we don't mind doing in the heat! Perform three sets on nonconsecutive days three times a week.

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5 Fat-Burning Finishers You Must Try at the End of Today’s Workout | Men's Health

Gravity is already keeping the plate down, so you don’t need to push the plate into the ground, explains Aaron Kleinwolterink, C.S.C.S. and owner of ARC Performance in Kansas City, Missouri. Instead, you should keep your weight behind the plate, maintain straight arms and a flat back, bend your …

The Flavor That Can Help You Lose Weight

For the study, researchers from the University of Sussex in the U.K. asked 27 participants to either eat a high-protein soup with added MSG (which food manufacturers often use to lend umami to everything from canned soup to Chinese food) or another soup without the flavor booster. Later, everyone …

16 Foods Nutritionists Eat When They Want to Lose a Few Pounds

"<b>Nuts</b>—they're high in fiber, and nut eaters are generally healthier." <i>—Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., a wellness manager at the Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute</i><p>"<b>Cauliflower</b>. At just 25 calories per cup, it's a calorie bargain. Plus, it's super versatile, so you can use it as a low-carb …

Nutrition

What to Do Every Hour to Drop Pounds All Day

<b>6 a.m.</b><br>Wake up, and drink a big glass of water. It'll fill you up and get things moving to prevent belly bloat. Eat a small snack that offers quick carbohydrates and a little protein, such as half a banana and a few almonds—eating first thing jump-starts your metabolism.<p>And if you have time, …

The New Treadmill Workout You HAVE to Try

Two key components of the BITE method let you do it more often without upping your odds of a sidelining injury. First up: using the right intervals at the right speeds. You'll never do an all-out sprint at an incline greater than five percent since Siik says this increases the impact on your lower …

The 7 Principles of Fat Loss

Developing your own diet and fitness fat-loss plan can feel like swimming against the current. There's so much conflicting information about the best …

Nutrition

17 Things Successful People Never Say

In first century Greece, historian and essayist Plutarch declared that a speaker's state of mind, character, and disposition are exposed through their words. And Napoleon Hill, the twentieth century father of personal success literature, asserts that words plant the seed of either success or …

Self-improvement

Burger King's 33-Year-Old CEO Is Completely Reshaping The Company

After surrounding himself with an equally young management team — including a 28-year-old chief financial officer — Daniel Schwartz has helped turn the struggling burger chain into a "cash machine," Devin Leonard writes for Bloomberg Businessweek's newest cover story.<p>"These days ... Burger King is …

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The 8 Steps To Creating A Great Storyboard

Google Ventures’ Jake Knapp takes us through the lightning-fast process he employs to get a team’s ideas down on paper.<p>[<i>Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a series of seven posts on running your own Google Ventures design sprint. Read the first part here, the second here, and the third …

Note-Taking

How to Change the Conversation About Your Brand Through Disruptive Storytelling

flickr user Tsahl Levent-Levi under CC BY license<p>We all know that storytelling is a key component of public relations. We tell stories to enhance our …