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Three Breakthroughs That Will Disrupt The Tech World In 2019

We may have never before been in an era of such rapid technological change. Of course, much more is coming. Last fall, Gartner research predicted some of the big tech trends of 2018 and beyond, and it was quite a bounty: The continued rise of artificial intelligence and cloud-based computing, new …

Artificial Intelligence

55 Free Digital Marketing Tools for Small Businesses

Updated July 17, 2018<p>Successful small businesses are known for their ability to manage money efficiently. This includes collecting on outstanding …

Small Business

43 Best Napoleon Hill Quotes to Inspire Success in Life and Business | Inc.com

Napoleon Hill started his career teaching courses on selling and advertising, basing his classes on the premise that a positive attitude, relentless personal development, and consistent hard work were the keys to success -- and getting rich.<p>For the next 40-plus years, Hill wrote ten books that have …

Motivation

5 Top Salespeople Share How They Get Out of Sales Slumps

The best salespeople have bad days -- it's how they get through them that makes the difference.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s happened to all of us: One minute, we're hitting home runs out of the park; the next, we're swinging and missing every …

Hall of Fame

Brewers are using AI to predict how your next beer will taste

Carlsberg is using artificial intelligence to make naturally tasty beer even better.<p>Researchers at the Danish company, one of the largest brewers in the world, are using advanced sensors and analytics to map out and predict flavors more quickly. Their AI project was outlined Monday in a blog post …

Artificial Intelligence

Google Cloud outage brings down Snapchat, Spotify, Discord, and 'Pokémon Go'

A Google Cloud outage is causing major headaches for some of the most popular apps.<p>Snapchat, Spotify, Discord, and Pokémon Go all went down for …

Apps

5 Unexpected Social Media Platforms to Grow Your Brand Awareness

It's time to look beyond social media powerhouses like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It's no surprise that social media marketing is crucial to business growth in 2018. After all, we're living in a digital world -- …

Social Media

The Bitcoin Price Is Up 10% In 24 Hours To Over $7,000 -- What's Pushing It Up?

The bitcoin price has just jumped over the $7,000 mark for the first time in over a month following an incredible week for bitcoin developments.<p>The price has risen almost 10% in just one hour following a raft of positive news for bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. Elsewhere, other coins ether, ripple, …

Cryptocurrency

World's best airlines for 2018 announced by Skytrax

<b>(CNN) —</b> After 10 years in the wilderness -- if a premium airline that flies direct to more than 60 destinations can truly experience a wilderness -- Singapore Airlines is back on top.<p>The Asian carrier was named Airline of the Year at the 2018 Skytrax World Airline awards, an honor it last held in …

In-flight Entertainment

10 Self-Defeating Habits to Stop Doing Right Now | Inc.com

If you want to live an exceptional life you can't conduct yourself like every other regular person. It means taking a good look at how you spend your minutes, hours and days and figuring out which habits are helping you achieve great things, and which ones are keeping you down. Here are 10 …

Pew Research Center

New iPhone 9 and iPhone X Leaks Appear to Confirm Budget-Friendly Features

The iPhone X may get two new additions.<p>A new iPhone leak appears to confirm the company’s plans to launch three new devices this year — and it’s …

Mobile Technology

Drive the Luxury Car of Your Dreams for a Fraction of the Cost

How to Lease a Used Car<p>Updated May 06, 2018<p>Making a car purchase requires what seems to be an endless amount of decisions. So many options really …

Personal Finance

How the Ultimate Shark Photo Went Viral

AnimalsNice Shot<p>A photographer takes a photo that launches his career—and then takes on a life of its own.<p>During 2017’s Hurricane Harvey, a photograph of a shark swimming down a flooded street in Houston was posted on Twitter—and retweeted thousands of times. Around that time, National Geographic …

White Shark

How the Former Billionaire Known as 'Catwoman' Went Bankrupt With $0 in Her Bank Account

She now lives on $900 from Social Security.<p>New York City socialite Jocelyn Wildenstein was once worth billions — but now her fortune has …

Corruption

After Making $1 Million, I Saw My Life Change: Here's How

The 'Chicken Soup for the Soul' author talks about his new ways of thinking after hitting the $1 million milestone.<p>2 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It's not an easy feat to become a millionaire and surely, lots of lessons are learned along the way. For …

Entrepreneurship

Coinbase Says It Won Approval for Trio of Acquisitions

Coinbase Inc., one of the most popular cryptocurrency platforms, said it got the green light to move forward with a trio of acquisitions that could …

Cryptocurrency

It's Okay to Promote Yourself -- in Fact, It's Necessary. Here's How to Do It Better.

Here's what to do if you aren't a natural marketer.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you ever heard the expression "Pride goeth before a fall" or you were ever scolded by a teacher or a parent for "thinking too much of yourself," chances are promotion of …

Marketing

The military is building a space plane. Now it looks to have an engine up to the task

A new generation of GPS satellites is set to launch into orbit later this year. As with other national security missions, a roughly 200-foot-tall rocket will blast the massive satellite to space, fulfilling a contract worth more than $80 million.<p>But as nations develop technology to disable or shoot …

Aviation

WeWork Goes Vegetarian, Banning Meat From Its Offices

WeWork, the company owned by Shabbat-keeping billionaire Adam Neumann, is going vegetarian in an effort to reduce its carbon footprint. WeWork is a …

WeWork

How Amazon Has Reorganized Around Artificial Intelligence And Machine Learning

In honor of Amazon Prime Day, let’s take a look at the inner workings of this company that is pushing the bounds of innovation, not only with Amazon Prime, but the many other cutting-edge management strategies.<p>The company that sets the tone for so many aspects of customer experience is breaking …

Machine Learning

How to Evaluate a Startup Pitch (or Create an All-Star Pitch if You're a Startup) | Inc.com

As part of my work as an advisor and consultant to Chief Innovation Officers within the Fortune 1000, I get to work with some pretty cool people and companies. I also get to hear and see what's coming down the pipe in terms of new technology, products, business models, and innovation …

Startups

Meet the Billionaire Investing Guru Whose 27-Year-Old Book Is Now Selling for $3,000

A bootlegged Kindle version spiked before getting pulled off Amazon.<p><i>Margin of Safety</i>. It sounds like it could be the title of an old action movie — …

Investing

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos became the richest person in modern history today

Jeff Bezos, the Amazon founder and chief executive, is certainly having a happy Prime Day today.<p>According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, a …

amazonfounder

5 Reasons Every Entrepreneur Should Start in Sales

The sales team knows that closing deals is what makes the company goes. You want everyone on the team to know that, too.<p>16 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ask any businessman which is more important, their product or how it’s sold, and you’re likely to get a …

Entrepreneurship

How I ditched debt: Paying off $147K in 3 years 'became like a game to us’

<i>In this series, NerdWallet interviews people who have triumphed over debt using a combination of commitment, budgeting and smart financial choices. Responses have been edited for length and clarity.</i><p>Jessie and Josh Boyce<p><i>How much? Paid off $147,000 in 38 months</i><p>Jessie and Josh Boyce had secured the …

Personal Finance

At 27, She Unexpectedly Became the CEO of Her Family Business. Now She is the Leader of a $120 Million Company.

Lifeway CEO Julie Smolyansky shares the secret to facing your fears.<p>7 min read<p><i>In this series,</i> <i>Open Every Door</i><i>, Entrepreneur staff writer Nina Zipkin shares her conversations with leaders about understanding what you have to offer, navigating the obstacles that will block your path, identifying</i> …

Family Business

How rich is 'Papa John' Schnatter? You'll be amazed

<i>Corrections & Clarifications: Story updated to indicate Jeffersonville is in Indiana.</i><p>LOUISVILLE, Kentucky – Don’t cry for John Schnatter.<p>Though the Papa John’s pizza founder resigned in disgrace from his company’s chairmanship last week, he’s still rolling in the dough. How rich is he?:<p>•He still …

Real Estate

How to Prevent Your Business Website from Being Flagged by Google Chrome

Starting this month, visitors to your small business website might see a notification near your address that says your site isn’t secure. Google …

Small Business

4 brilliant personal logos – and why they work

As a designer, you ultimately live or die by the quality of your work – but some careful self-branding can do wonders to make you more memorable. …

Graphic Design