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Yes, "personal branding" is an important thing to do

There are four parts to every career. To illustrate them, I'll use Elon Musk, since his personal brand is strong enough to inspire superhero movie …

Be More Personable on Social Media: 3 Tips

You can lose the corporate speak--without losing your brand. Here's how to strike a happy balance.<p>Almost every business engages its customers through social media. Some do it well... and many could do it better.<p>If you fall into the latter category, here are tips from Andrew Caravella, VP of …

Public Relations

7 Things Leonardo da Vinci Can Teach You About Creativity

The Italian master had skill and great ideas, but he also had something else: the ability to look at the world around him differently.<p>I'm going to go out on a limb here and say that since his death, the world has never really had another Leonardo da Vinci. While his name might conjure up images of …

Creativity

As Social Media Becomes More Visual, a Tool for Analyzing Image Engagement

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Visual social media has been one of the biggest marketing shifts in the past couple of years. Consumers are taking to Instagram, Pinterest and other social-media platforms to talk about and share things they love in pictures.<p>As …

Social Media

Timeless Branding Lessons From A Young Steve Jobs

To understand how a legacy lasts, let’s flash back to when Steve Jobs rebuilt his own.<p>“It’s a complicated and noisy world,” mused a younger Steve Jobs, “and we’re not going to get a chance to get people to remember much about us. “<p>That chance to make a memory, he says, is the essence of brand …

Brand Marketing

20 Historic Black and White Photos Colorized

One of the greatest facets of reddit are the thriving subreddits, niche communities of people who share a passion for a specific topic. One of the …

Spectacular Day and Night Composite Shots of Major Cities

<i>Day to Night</i> is a spectacular ongoing series by fine art photographer Stephen Wilkes featuring urban landscapes that transcend the confines of time by presenting day and night shots of iconic cityscapes in one image. Using up to 1,500 images from a 15-hour shoot day (from sunrise to sunset), Wilkes …

For Entrepreneurs, Passion Can Become A Pitfall

Entrepreneurs need to love their products. But passion can blind you to what you really should be focusing on: results, and how to successfully pivot your business if necessary.<p>When I graduated from college, I was dead set on making positive change in the world. My passion was international …

Entrepreneurship

Twitter / Account Suspended

Add this Tweet to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Add this video to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Hmm, there …

5 Habits Of The Most Creative People

How do the most creative people work? Bryan Cranston, Kendrick Lamar, Max Levchin, and other creatively supercharged folks share their methods.<p>What do a startup king, a social network innovator, a hip hop prince, perhaps the best actor on television, and two absolutely hilarious dudes have in …

Rap & Hip-Hop

10 Tips for Driving Traffic to Your Website - Part 1

Whether you're a designer, blogger, business owner, or entrepreneur, you want people to know the services you have to offer or read the creative …

How to Become a Twitter Power User and Find More Customers

Twitter can be a great tool to promote your products, increase your shop's exposure, find new customers, and make money. It isn't hard to become a …

Google+ for Brands: 4 Reasons your Brand Should Be on it

Share<p>Google is everywhere. From Google Search to Google Maps, Google Earth to Google Docs, Gmail, GCal, GChat, all the way over to YouTube, Android, …

HootSuite's 3 Secrets to Rocking Customer Service via Twitter

Share<p><i>As a social media solutions provider with over 6 million users, we receive our share of help and support requests. This week, our Customer</i> …

Tips for Effectively Working from Home

If you're considering working from home, it's important to find a healthy balance between getting your work done and having a healthy home life. …

10 Startup Tips From Hip-Hop Lyrics

“I’m not a businessman, I’m a business, man,” declared Jay Z, worth $475 million at Forbes’ last count. Rappers have long mused on wealth in their verses, and some of those lyrics can provide invaluable advice to founders.<p>The Phat Startup is dedicated to teaching entrepreneurship through hip-hop, …