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14 free image resources for content marketers

If you've ever tried searching for free stock photos on the Internet, you probably know what a ridiculous hassle it can be.<p>As a general rule, free …

Are your student loan payments too high?

Do you need a way to reduce your monthly student loan payments? Your options each have their pros and cons.<p>If you're among the millions of Americans …

6 Ways to Screen Job Candidates for Strategic Thinking

Every organization needs strategic thinkers. In a 2013 Management Research Group survey, when executives were asked to select the leadership behaviors that were most critical to their organization’s future success, 97% of the time they chose being strategic.<p>This is because people who are able to …

Management

How to find and finance bank-owned properties

Home prices are still rising — they’re currently averaging just below all-time highs set in 2006, according to the Case-Shiller Home Price Indices. Combine that with slim housing inventory in many markets, and you may believe you’ve missed the opportunity to buy your first, or your next, home.<p>But …

Real Estate

The 10 Most Essential Sales and Marketing Controls | Inc.com

Controls are the specialized systems that you implement in your company that make sure that your team is doing the <i>right</i> things, at the <i>right</i> time, to produce the desired results.<p>The best controls make the default behavior the right behavior. And they empower your team to get better results with less …

Marketing

9 Incredibly Useful Sales Tools for Startups

Selling is hard—especially early on in the lifecycle of a company, when potential customers have no idea who you are or what you have to offer. The …

Become your company’s marketing guru with the Marketing Analytics Mastery Bundle

Every business needs to market itself effectively to succeed in today’s competitive environment. And by mastering different data and marketing analytics tools, you’ll turn into an in-demand professional any company would want to hire.<p>The Marketing Analytics Mastery Bundle is your ticket there, …

The Psychology of Customer Decision-Making

Ever wonder about the process of customer decision-making?<p>Or, why you should care?<p>In today’s post, we’ll discuss the psychology of customer …

4 Reasons Technology Is the Future of Onboarding

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Think of all the ways technology has changed how business is done. Instant communication is possible all the way around the world. Consumers can go through every step of the customer experience -- finding what they want, researching it, …

Employee Engagement

How to Create an Online Magazine

Creating an online magazine requires following a series of coordinated steps that help you develop a professional finished product. An electronic …

Pay Per Click

7 White Label Marketing Services To Resell & Make Money

As an agency owner, you get to a point where you can't do everything you'd like to. Clients ask for new services and it can be tough to say no when …

5 Good Reasons to have an Employee Handbook

As a small business owner, you're loaded down with paperwork on a daily basis. Keeping up with it all can quickly become overwhelming, and it's often tempting to push the busywork aside in order to focus on the more fun aspects of your business.<p>But one thing you should never take lightly? Your …

Small Business

62 Actionable Ideas for Getting More Clients From 13 Top Marketing and Sales Leaders | Inc.com

If you missed one of the best eight-hour-marathon, virtual events of 2016, Amanda Holmes and her team at Chet Holmes International have summarized the key takeaways. Thirteen of the top marketing and sales masters reveal their secrets--from Ken Krogue, president of InsideSales.com, sharing his …

Marketing

10 Mac storage tips to help you free up extra hard drive space

Is your Mac out of storage space, or getting dangerously close? If so, there are lots of things you can do to free up some much-need disk space. In many cases, you don’t even have to remove personal files and media. From finding and removing duplicate photo libraries to learning how to better …

Operating Systems

6 Web Design Trends That Are Here To Stay

From artificial intelligence to wearables, here are some of the biggest ideas shaping web design today.<p>Web design thrives on two things: innovation and imitation. Unfortunately, there’s often a lot more of the latter. We all like to seize upon the latest trends, use them until they’re ubiquitous, …

UI Design

How to Write Your First Job Description

<i>This article is part of our “Business Startup Guide” – a curated list of our articles that will get you up and running in no time!</i>Whether you’re …

Employment

These 25 Fantastic Slide Decks Will Help You Step Up Your Content Marketing

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Content marketers like me know better than anyone else how important it is to put our money where our mouths are when it comes to providing high-level content to our target markets. The following 25 slide deck examples about content …

Marketing

Content Is a Kingmaker. Borrow This Blueprint for Fashioning Your Own.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Professionals who attend my social-media selling workshops hear me say repeatedly, “Content is not king. Content is a king maker.” In my experience, entrepreneurs are most successful when they complement the work they do with content that …

Marketing

The Science of Building Buyer Personas (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s no arguing with the fact that the Internet has made it possible to reach a wider audience than ever before. But just because you can reach more target prospects doesn’t mean that you should.<p>Reaching out to too wide of an audience …

Marketing

The Story Behind this Powerful Photo of a Black Boy Hugging a White Cop at a Ferguson Demonstration

Amidst the many photos of hate, anger, sadness and sometimes outright destruction that have flooded the media since a grand jury decided not to …