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23 Amazing Online Marketing Tactics for Small Businesses With Low Budgets

If you’re reading this, I assume you’ve heard of the Internet.Most people have.At the time of writing this, InternetLiveStats shows that over 3.6 …

6 Must-Do's for Effective Social Media Marketing

Six marketing experts give their best advice on how to grow an audience, regardless of your budget.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A lot of businesses do social media marketing wrong. They hear everyone screaming, “You must have a social media presence,” but …

Marketing

7 books that will give you the tech knowledge you need to start a business

And every college kid dreams of becoming a tech billionaire. There's a certain 'hollywoodization' of entrepreneurship.<p>It's also much easier to start a business. Throw up a website using one of the many templates out there, host it on Amazon Web Services or GoDaddy, find a problem you think exists, …

Marketers Don’t Understand Modern Moms, Saatchi Survey Says

Memo to marketers: When it comes to moms, get real. Stop focusing on motherhood as a job, and start talking to moms like the multifaceted, …

Advertising Industry

9 principles of psychology for powerful marketing campaigns | Articles | Marketing

<i>This article was originally published on PR Daily in February 2016.</i> <br>Marketers are in a new world.<p>They have to spend time learning the most current …

How to Build the Best Marketing Strategy You Can Using Only Free Tools

With what is available for free, there has never been a better time to bootstrap a startup.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an entrepreneur, it is more important than ever for you to create an efficient marketing strategy. Because startups often have low …

Marketing

7 Easy Veggie Chili Recipes That Prove You Don't Need Meat to Make It Hearty

Chili is one of those cozy dinners we make once a week come wintertime. We’re pretty much always craving a spicy, warm bowlful. Bonus: It’s one of …

31 Free Entrepreneurship Courses Worth Taking in 2017

• 522shares<p>Do you want to launch a business this year? Or may be you need help to grow your business. You can now take excellent entrepreneurship …

The best free online business courses starting in January

Why do so many speeches fall flat? Blame poor delivery for one. Who wants to hear a speaker trip over every line or drone on without making a point?<p>Let's face it: public speaking is an exercise in respecting the audience's time and IQ, not to mention the spirit of the gathering. While passion and …

11 TED talks that try to understand our minds

We use our mind every second of every day, but it's safe to say no one understands exactly how it functions.<p>Even psychologists and neuroscientists …

Learn Python: A Free Online Course from Google

Google has created a free Python class designed for "people with a little bit of programming experience who want to learn Python." A fortunate thing …

31 books successful people read to their kids

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, reading aloud to your children and talking about pictures and words in age-appropriate books can strengthen language skills, literacy development, and parent-child relationships.<p>What's more, a study conducted by a number of pediatricians shows for …

6 Podcasts to Make You an Outstanding Entrepreneur in 2017

It's hard enough to be an entrepreneur, but armed with these podcasts you'll have a better chance at winning.<p>Though podcasting has been around for over a decade, 2016 was probably the year of the podcast, with so many great ones hitting high points, with more and more terrific luminaries joining …

Self-improvement

15+ crucial spots to see in Arizona

If when you think of Arizona, you imagine a desert, you’re only getting half of the picture. Yes, Arizona’s southern portion is dry and hot, the …

Hiking

Learn How To Use A DSLR Camera, With This Nifty Web Tool

Serious photographers know that even the best camera phones can't compete with a DSLR. Provided you know how to use one, that is. The myriad knobs, …

Looking For The Best Books Of 2016? NPR's Concierge Is Here To Help

NPR's annual Book Concierge is back. And to mark the occasion, correspondent Lynn Neary joins <i>Morning Edition</i>'s Rachel Martin to talk about the year in fiction — and to share a couple of her favorite titles from 2016.<p>If you're looking for the books mentioned on-air, here are links to:<p>The Underground …

Books

These are the best books Bill Gates read in 2016

The world’s richest man is studying up on tennis and electrical grids this year.<p>Bill Gates, philanthropist and cofounder of Microsoft, has kept up his reading and book reviewing. Today he released an annotated list of his favorite books from 2016. They include David Foster Wallace’s essays on …

Bill Gates

The 25 Best Books of 2016

A collection of the best novels, non-fiction, and memoirs from the past year.<p>At a time when politics have dominated the national conversation in a way that can often feel overwhelming, the best books of 2016 so far have provided escapism and comfort. They've shown us that empathy is a great virtue, …

A top VC firm just put together a striking presentation on what it was like for startups in 2016

Given all of the fear and loathing startups were feeling in 2015, top venture capital firm, First Round, did another poll of its network of more than 700 founders and CEOs to see what it's like to have a startup in 2016. Times have certainly changed, and we've published with First Round's …

Masala Mushroom Bhuna: Indian Spicy Sauteed Mushrooms [Vegan]

<i>If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it's available for both Android and iPhone and has free and</i> …

Recipes

These 7 Free Podcasts Will Save You $100,000 On a Wharton MBA

Want to learn about digital marketing? Monetizing your content? Scaling your startup? There's a podcast for that.<p>I had a great experience studying for my MBA at Wharton. I learned about subjects I had never studied at college or picked up in my first job as an account manager at an advertising …

Entrepreneurship

A 12-Step Guide to Picking a Name for Your Startup

<i>This piece originally appeared on AllBusiness.</i><p>Finding the right name for your startup can have a significant impact on your success. The wrong name …

Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? Top 10 Hacks for Having $1 Million for Retirement.

Spend less than you earn, especially when you start earning more, and you are halfway to being rich.<p>8 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Hopefully everyone answered yes to that question about becoming a millionaire. But for many of us that may sound like a pipe …

Personal Finance

The 25 Essential Podcasts of 2016

All the best online broadcasting to put in your ears this year, from new and notable to old-school classics.<p>The struggle of Peak TV is real, but the struggle of Peak Podcast is no less pressing. With reliably high-quality content from WNYC, NPR, Chicago Public Media, and Earwolf dropping weekly …

Lessons from The Lean Startup*

The two things that bother me most about the startup industry are (a) some people call it an industry, and (b) it consists of 90% hype and unfounded …

10 Success lessons from Robert Kiyosaki – “Rich Dad, Poor Dad” for entrepreneurs

Share58<p>Tweet<p>Share181<p>+11<p>Shares 240<p>Robert Kiyosaki, is the author of number one personal finance book of all time ‘Rich Dad, Poor Dad,’ American …

5 Ways to Inspire Creativity and Build Strong Character in Your Children, According to a Top Psychologist

Conformity is dangerous. Here's how to teach children to think for themselves.<p>Whether it's doing things because "they've always been done that way" or because "everyone else is doing it," conformity can be very dangerous.<p>My wife and I work hard to instill the right values in our two small children. …

Creativity

Startups 101: How to Build A Successful Startup Business from Scratch - OLBlog

Starting a new and innovative business is not a highly structured process, and finding time for structured learning is unlikely. There’s a …

Clayton Christensen On What He Got Wrong About Disruptive Innovation

Harvard Business School professor Clayton Christensen, 64, is best known for his 1997 book <i>The Innovator’s Dilemma,</i> which introduced the concept of “disruptive innovation.” He explained how cheaper, simpler or unexpected products and services can bring down big companies like U.S. Steel, Xerox and …

Innovation