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How to Create a Podcast Marketing Strategy That Speaks to Your Audience

The popularity of podcasts has never been higher, and brands want in on the action. Slack, GE, Sephora, eBay, McDonald’s, and Tinder are just some of …

Here's How to Fix Your Marketing, Once and For All

Follow these four steps to transform your marketing team through highly-skilled freelancers.<p>The usual business mandate is this: Once you grow your revenue to the size where you can afford a full-time staff, you should do so. This is true for the most part, with one key exception: your marketing …

Marketing

High health insurance costs squeeze Dayton startups

The rising cost of personal health insurance is squeezing local entrepreneurs trying to navigate the expense.<p>Early estimates say the average health …

'I wrote YMCA in six hours - and it still makes me millions every year': Village People's motorcycle cop tells how it’s fun to spend his fortune - and he once bought a $100K Cartier watch

Singer and songwriter Victor Willis, from iconic 1970s disco band Village People, is still making several million dollars a year from the hit Y.M.C.A.<p>…

San Diego

How some students are lowering or avoiding college tuition and student loans

As many Americans struggle with student debt, a growing number of college-bound teenagers have found a way to sidestep as much as $44,000 in tuition expense, on average — and the loans that often go along with it.<p>Enrollment is growing in early college programs, which allow high school students to …

College & University

How to create a property investment business plan (and why you need one)

<b>All businesses start out with a plan</b>. Even if that plan is just “I think I can buy this widget for £1 and sell it for £1.50”, it’s still a statement …

This is What Happens to Debt After Seven Years

Seven years is a well-known time limit when it comes to debt. It's referred to so often that many people have forgotten what really happens to debt …

Drone pilots' pay plummets 90% in 'race to the bottom'

Andy Trench made $2,000 a day in 2015 taking sky-high photographs along the East Coast with a drone he made himself. Now that same work fetches about $175.<p>"It's apparent that a lot of this industry is a race to the bottom," said Trench, a Rhode Island entrepreneur who has been operating …

Tax traps you need to know for business travel

Every time you get on a plane, nearly half your fellow passengers are business travellers. Small business owners traveling for business, plus …

IRS Releases Practice Unit on Statutes of Limitation

Internal Revenue Service

Taxes From A To Z (2018): Z Is For Zoning Costs

It’s my annual “Taxes from A to Z” series! If you’re wondering whether you can claim home office expenses or whether to deduct a capital loss, you won’t want to miss a single letter.<p><b>Z is for Zoning Costs.</b><p>When you dispose of a capital asset, typically by selling it, the result is a capital gain or …

10 Best Practices To Turn Your Blogging Passion Into A Money-Making Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Many people dream of leaving their 9-5 jobs and being their own bosses. And many others are making it happen! The rise of the solopreneur is …

Marketing

10 blogs to help you achieve financial independence

Financial independence is the new catchphrase in the personal finance blogosphere. It’s about being able to retire early or to have enough money in …

Claim tax deductions for tech, but know you’re being watched

A surge in people working from home and using devices such as mobile phones and iPads for work-related tasks has opened the door to a new wave of tax …

10 awesome online courses that are on sale for $10 or less

Looking for a way to impress your boss without seeming like an ass kisser?<p>The Q2 lull is the perfect time to start leveling up your skills. And right …

Create Positive Cash Flow by Opening Your Own Bank?

<i>Guest Post by John Jamieson from WealthWithoutStocks.com</i><p><b>Editor's Note:</b> This is part 2 of a 2 part article. You can see part 1 here.<p>Yes we pay out 40% …

Check Out This GameCube Dock For Nintendo Switch

With the exciting news of <b>Super Smash Bros.</b> coming to Switch later this year, a modders thoughts turn to how to make a homemade GameCube Switch dock …

A $25 investing course will teach you forex trading (so you can make the big bucks)

If you thought foreign exchange trading only involved swapping your home country's currency for another when you're traveling internationally, then …

Parents could be missing out on thousands of dollars in tax refunds — here’s how to claim it

Many Canadian parents are missing out on claiming some child-care-related expenses at tax time and it could potentially result in thousands of …

Donald Trump's US tax reform gives Warren Buffett a $29 billion boost

Berkshire Hathaway, the holding company of US billionaire investor Warren Buffett, received a stunning $29 billion check last year from the US government, thanks to a new tax law that massively lowered corporate tax rates.<p>In his much-anticipated annual letter to shareholders, Buffett explained that …

Investing

The Tax Credit Nobody Knows About

This little-known tax loophole could give you a nice tax break in April.<p>Tax time is fast approaching, and while many of the moves Americans can make …

Retirement

Eight ways to prepare for big tax law changes this filing season

<b>By Suzanne Woolley</b>, <i>Bloomberg</i><p>The federal tax overhaul put in place by Republicans has produced an unusual show of bipartisanship now that tax season …

5 Smart Tax Moves You Can Make Right Now

Taxes may not be exciting, but the amount of money you can save by shrinking your tax bill certainly is. These five tips might save you hundreds or …

US Tax Reform Impacts Roth IRA Conversions

The Internal Revenue Service confirms in writing that recharacterizing 2017 Roth IRA conversions will be permitted until October 15, 2018.<p>As …

Crypto Mining Could Be Playing Games With Nvidia

Getting up to speed on Nvidia<p>For everyone who does not closely follow Nvidia (NASDAQ:NVDA), the following presentation made by the founder and CEO at …

How These 3 Entrepreneurs Bootstrapped Their Million-Dollar Companies

How'd you like to sidestep the VC crowd altogether and still see your company pull in $10 million a year? One of these entrepreneurs did just that.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many of us back the underdog, be it in the movies or sports, and possibly the business …

Entrepreneurship

7 Costly Misconceptions About Car Loans

If you're buying a new or used car, there's a good chance you're taking out a loan to pay for it. About 56 percent of new cars and about half of used …

Personal Finance

Airbnb purges half of its San Francisco listings overnight

In one fell swoop, Airbnb made it a lot harder for folks to find vacation rentals in the Bay Area, reports the San Francisco Chronicle. For the last …

The Best Gaming Gear of CES 2018

Handhelds, controllers, cases, and more.<p>CES isn't exactly a gaming show typically, but a lot of companies still want to show off their wares to get …