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Most Expensive Search Keywords Surpassing $200 Per Click

The top 10 most expensive Google keywords in the U.S. from August 2014 to August 2018 are all related to the word “mesothelioma.” These keywords …

Top 10

5 Best Actively Managed Vanguard Funds

Vanguard funds have become synonymous with index investing. But if you limit yourself to the firm’s passive strategies, you’ll miss some gems. …

Investing

Even Introverts Can Excel at Networking by Following These Steps

The three C's of networking -- Conversation, Connection and Collaboration -- create a context that helps even those most reticent about networking.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Networking builds businesses. It brings in clients and partners and helps businesses grow, …

Networking

This man’s blog on Excel has turned so big that Microsoft has taken notice

I first met Sumit in Delhi last summer. It was a small meetup of my Inner Circle members who I was helping online to grow their businesses. It was …

Venture Capital

How to negotiate anything, according to neuroscience

The anticipation of a high stakes negotiation — be it for a new car, lower rent, a better mortgage or an increase in salary — can be really nerve wracking. This may be because your adrenal glands actually register risk before you're conscious of it, releasing adrenaline and sparking a …

Harvard Business School

Pete the Planner: How to retire successfully when starting from scratch at age 50

<i>If you want to retire successfully but are starting from scratch at age 50, you need a plan. This is the first of a four-part series on how to make it happen.</i><p>I think it was hearing a fourth person in two weeks tell the same story that tipped the scales.<p>Two weeks ago, I met a 50-year-old woman who …

Income Tax

How this 31-year-old makes millions selling soap online

When Amazon arrived like Godzilla to the retail world, stomping out brick-and-mortar shops with speedy e-commerce delivery, small businesses suffered …

Selling

9 Passive-Aggressive Things People Say in Emails — and the Best Way to Respond to Each

Here's how to communicate with passive-aggressive coworkers less stressful.<p>If that snippy coworker is being passive-aggressive in an email (again!), …

Emotional Intelligence

To Scale Your Business, You Must Embrace A Niche

Almost every thought-leader and hotshot CEO who made it big did so by focusing on one crucial aspect of their business: they embraced their niche. Whether you’re a young upstart launching a new blog, or an ambitious entrepreneur growing an online business or startup, the more laser-focused you are …

Startups

The 3 Types of Income and How They're Taxed

Here's a quick guide to the ways different types of income are taxed in the U.S.<p>When it comes to your taxes, the term "income" isn't quite as …

Income Tax

Infographic: Which Facebook ad placements are best for your goals?

Where you place your Facebook ad matters.<p>Facebook ads, Instagram ads, Audience Network, Instant Articles and Messenger all offer brand managers …

Social Media

A Killer Marketing Plan for Startup Entrepreneurs

Why break the bank for your marketing needs when you can brainstorm your way to a killer marketing plan? The best marketing ideas are simple and …

Customers

Do Not Ignore IRS Form 1099-C - It Will Not End Well

Pay attention. This is one of my posts with an important lesson rather than an entertaining story. The lesson comes from a Tax Court decision - TCM 2018-140. You will find out the taxpayer’s name if you read the case, but my practice in cases like this is to use a different name, since he might not …

It’s Now Legal to Sell Home-Cooked Food in California

It’s been a big week for independent food operators in California. Two bills signed by Governor Jerry Brown will have a serious impact on home entrepreneurs looking to sell food to the public. On Monday, Brown signed the Safe Sidewalk Vending Act, and yesterday approved California Assembly Bill …

Los Angeles

Up 13%: XRP Jumps By Double Digits for Second Time This Week

XRP's price is boasting double-digit percentage growth today for the second time this week as the broader market picks up the bid.<p>At press time, the …

Market Capitalization

Opinion: Keep your money separate from your spouse’s, and you will have a better marriage

I met my wife at camp in the summer of 1989, when I randomly put my head in her lap and asked for a kiss.<p>Boy, did I get lucky.<p>I got lucky because we …

Stock Markets

5 Ways to Fight Depression, Improve Your Mood and Boost Productivity

Entrepreneurs face a unique set of challenges. Here's how you can can be ready for them.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being a business owner comes with a unique set of emotional burdens. The overwhelming mix of meeting multiple stakeholders’ expectations while trying …

Entrepreneurship

"Wide learning" AI technology enables highly precise learning even from imbalanced data sets

Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced the development of "Wide Learning," a machine learning technology capable of accurate judgements even when …

Machine Learning

How to (Really) Delete Your iPhone's Built-in Apps

The apps that Apple pre-installs on the iPhone are meant to be helpful. But if you don’t use them, they’re just taking up valuable storage space <i>and</i> a …

Apps

Former Google CEO predicts the internet will split in two — and one part will be led by China

Eric Schmidt, who has been the CEO of Google and executive chairman of its parent company, Alphabet, predicts that within the next decade there will …

Business Development

Python 3.7 beginner's cheat sheet

The Python programming language is known for its large community and diverse extension menu, but much is packed into the language itself. This cheat …

University of Washington

Become a marketing analytics master for just $39

Successful businesses are driven by data and effective marketing. In this day and age, that means they need a fluent understanding of data and marketing analytics tools to not only maintain a complete understanding of what’s going on within your business, but to communicate that data effectively to …

Google AdWords

U.S. Supreme Court Decision on Sales Tax Could Be Costly for Emerging Online Businesses

The Wayfair decision likely means more online sellers will be collecting sales tax.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In one of the most significant state and local tax developments in the last 50 years, the U.S. Supreme Court narrowly sided with the state of South Dakota …

South Dakota

A few bloggers make serious money. Here’s how they do it

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>I attended the BlogHer 18 Creators Summit in New York City in August, a two-day …

Social Media

5 Simple Tricks for Boosting Your Credit Score

Do you want to repair, maintain, or maximize your credit score? Here are five ways to do it.<p>The FICO credit scoring model is the most widely used by …

Credit Cards

Inside the quiet AI revolution

Illustration: Lazaro Gamio/Axios<p>Last month, we reported on the silent run-up to the age of artificial intelligence, whose green shoots grow without …

Waste Management

Study finds 4 main personality types — which one are you?

Mind & Body<p>People love taking personality tests to learn more about themselves but until recently experts believed types didn't exist. A new study discovered four types.<p>People love learning about their personalities and take tests hoping to reveal what type they are. Yet, experts have long said …

Mental Disorders

Artificial Intelligence + Blockchain = Passive Income (Forever?)

The benefits of artificial intelligence are no longer limited to high-profile corporations, movie supervillains, and programmers performing fruitless …

Artificial Intelligence

Meet Nigeria’s Silas Adekunle, one of the world’s highest paid robotics engineer

Silas Adekunle, 25, grew up in a well-off family in Nigeria but lacked exposure to technology until his family moved to the UK when he was 10 years …

Nigeria

2 Major Investment Cycles Are Nearing Peaks, Here's How To Prepare

If you don’t know where you are going, any road will get you there.”- Lewis Carroll<p>Unless you take a completely passive approach with your investments, it’s important to maintain a sense of direction.<p>The primary goal of tactical asset allocation is to stay on the right side of major market trends. …

Stock Markets