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How to build a business empire with Instagram

What does it take to succeed online? Shouldn’t real-world influence transfer into the digital world? The introduction of computers and smartphones has changed the business world and yet many still do not understand how new digital platforms fit into the business realm. These platforms are a new …

Marketing

Intelligence Isn't Something You're Born With. It's Acquired When You Learn How To Do These 5 Things

Intelligence is earned.<p>Outliers have a tendency to give the masses the wrong ideas.<p>When we hear stories about a seven year old who can speak 14 different languages, or see a video of someone with a photographic memory repeating back every single person's name in a fifty person auditorium, we sit …

Self-improvement

I'm 27 and I've saved $200,000 — here are the 7 best pieces of advice I can give you about money

When I was 16 years old, I hung up my hard hat after another brutal day digging ditches under the Texas sun. That day was special, because it was payday, and I'd finally have enough money to pass $500 in my bank account.<p>By the time I was 18, that $500 had grown enough to start investing in the …

Personal Finance

To Get People to Really Want to Buy Your Product, You Must Focus on the 3 P's

Side-hustling pro Chris Guillebeau explains that when you're presenting an offer, you want to make sure to give people all the pertinent information they need to make a purchase.<p>Bestselling author and host of Side Hustle School<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Editor’s</i> …

Entrepreneurship

These 5 Financial Apps Will Help You Save Thousands Of Dollars Every Year

Being from the 21st century and a part of the millennial era, virtually everything is going mobile. Whether it’s getting a lift on the countless ride sharing apps like Uber, making a late night dinner reservation or ordering lunch to be delivered straight to your door, and even booking a last …

Personal Finance

How to learn 5 of the most important computer languages at home

<i>"The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Most of us understand that coding is important in today's workforce. We also understand that our society's increased dependence upon …

Programming

7 Realistic Ways to Make Money Online

The internet offers many opportunities to generate passive income sufficient for you to quit the rat race.<p>Whether you're looking to make some fast cash, or you're after long-term, more sustainable income-producing results, there are certainly ways you can make money online today. The truth is that …

Why Bitcoin Is The Investment Of The Decade

The hype around Bitcoin is warranted.<p>Bitcoin cannot, and does not need to, dislodge fiat currency.<p>But it will benefit from transactional demand and …

Cryptocurrency

People are using recycled laptop batteries to power their homes

Why spend thousands of dollars on a Tesla Powerwall when you could build your own – for a fraction of the cost? This is a question many alternative …

Clean Energy

5 Secrets to Keeping Your 9-5 Job While Growing Your Side Hustle

Keep your steady paycheck, build a little side income and after awhile you're making real money.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For many people, settling into a traditional 9-to-5 job means no longer having time to focus on their true passions. For others, …

Small Business

The 13 Healthiest Food Combos For People Over 40

Nutritionists are starting to realize that we like our oatmeal and OJ in the morning because we evolved to like it that way—because enjoying the two …

How to Make a Fortune With $100

<b>Content Partner</b> Where brands share their insights. What's This?<p>Seven entrepreneurs share businesses you can start from practically nothing.<p>A brain trust of high-level entrepreneurs<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many would-be entrepreneurs never start because they're …

Entrepreneurship

We Just Found the Ultimate DIY Backyard Fire Pit

This one-of-a-kind set-up features a fire pit, swings, and a built-in bar.<p>arrival of summer comes warm nights spent outdoors with the family making s'mores, afternoons spent relaxing on your porch swing, and plenty of backyard parties, all of which would benefit from an incredible backyard …

Landscaping

The 4 best backyard pool hacks to keep you cool this summer

Better than sprinklers<p>It’s officially summer, and as temperatures rise, millions of people will be wishing they could afford the ultimate hot-weather luxury: a swimming pool.<p>But whether you live in a city apartment or a suburban 3-bedroom, a private pool is probably not in the cards. Most …

What Is Lucid Dreaming and How Do I Get Started?

Welcome to Lifehacker’s <b>Lucid Dream Workshop</b>. Each week we’ll learn a little more about the mysterious realm of sleep science, dreams, and how to …

Techniques of the Trade: Straw bale gardens let you grow anywhere — without soil

Gardening in straw bales is a flexible, waterwise way to plant a garden. Photo courtesy of strawbalegardens.comIs there any gardener who hasn’t …

Gardening

How to Get Started as a Paid Consultant to Companies

When people realize how much you know they'll want to hire you.<p>Writer, Consultant, Freedom Advocate, Lifetime Entrepreneur<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When it comes to the speaking industry, entrepreneurs tend to focus on speaking at events and conferences. It’s the …

Small Business

Make Your Own Pickles At Home With One Of These Recipes

Bread 'n buttah.<p>Fill a large stock-pot with water and bring to a boil. Carefully submerge mason jars with their tops in the boiling water and keep them submerged for at least 5 minutes until ready to use.<p>Combine brine ingredients in a medium-sized saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer …

Learn How to Waterproof a Basement - Step by Step

Learn How to Waterproof a Basement - Step by Step<p>Updated December 24, 2017<p>Basement waterproofing can lead to many problems due to insufficient or …

Home Improvement

How to stop the airflow around a drafty door

<i>Q: We have replaced the door bottom on our front door twice, but a large amount of cold air is still coming in. The original door bottom was the snap-on type, but we avoided getting that type again because it was such a chore to remove the front door from the hinges and put it back on. Any</i> …

Home Improvement

Sorry But Successful People Don't Care About Your Brilliant Idea

Having an idea is so close to nothing that nobody who has actually done anything cares about your idea.<p>Founder of Rich20Something<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ideas, ideas, ideas.<p>Everybody has an idea that they want to get off the ground. Everybody thinks his or hers …

Entrepreneurship

A startup founder worth $15 million explains why entrepreneurs should think like farmers, not suits

My path to becoming a tech startup founder with more than $15 million in funding hasn’t been conventional. My formative years were spent living and working on my family’s farm in Gladbrook, Iowa, a town with a population of around 1,000. I didn’t attend college on either coast, develop a knack for …

Entrepreneurship

7 Ways to Work Smarter and Improve Your Luck in Business

Have you ever wondered what role luck plays in business success, and what you can do to improve your own luck? Here are some tips.<p>Don't you wish you could be as lucky as Mark Zuckerberg or Elon Musk, who always seem to be in the right place at the right time for their business ideas to thrive?<p>After …

Self-improvement

In search of the dream greenhouse: how Instagram has given glasshouses a new life

I often think of my grandfathers’ greenhouses. One was where I first learnt that food could be grown, while the other helped to plant the seeds of my green fingers in adulthood.<p>I can still remember their distinct smells: the scent of geranium leaves and tomato feed will transport me back to being …

Gardening

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 …

Entrepreneurship

47 Insanely Clever Storage Ideas For Your Whole House

Your mother-in-law will be totally impressed.

Future Business Ideas - Top 10 New Business Ideas For Entrepreneurs

Do you want to start a profitable startup and looking for <b>new business ideas</b> for the future businesses that will boom in 2020? If yes, here are 10 <b>best</b> …

Small Business

How to set up DIY video monitoring for home or office - subscription free - ExtremeTech

How to set up DIY video monitoring for home or office — subscription free<p>By on December 7, 2016 at 2:24 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions …

Home Security

25 DIY Stocking Stuffer Ideas for *Everyone* on Your List

It can be tempting to pick up a cheap stocking stuffer from the dollar store and get Christmas shopping over with, but before you end up filling friends’ and family members’ stockings with stuff no one really wants, consider this inexpensive alternative: DIY stocking stuffers! *Everyone* loves a …

Chemicals

38 enterprise startups that will boom in 2017, according to VC investors

Who better to ask than the startup experts, the VCs that watch the industry, guide the startups, hear their pitches, and invest in them?<p>So we reached out to a handful of top VCs and asked them which young or growth-stage startups will boom in 2017.<p>We asked them to particularly focus on enterprise …

SolarCity