Cherie Salomon

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5 Tactics to Drive Website Traffic That Aren't SEO

Although all businesses with an online presence should invest in search engine optimization, it isn't the end-all, be-all when it comes to driving traffic to a professional website.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It's no surprise that driving traffic to your website is …

Marketing

Hoarders -- the Business Edition: How to Eliminate Excess Inventory

Overstocking inventory just because you 'think' it's going to sell is a gamble that can easily lead to losses.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you think your closet at home is disorganized, you don’t want to see what’s lying around H&M’s closet. The Swedish fashion …

Entrepreneurship

Amazon Says These Are the 100 Books Everyone Should Read

How many have you read?<p>Hidden away in the books department on Amazon.com, shoppers can find a list of 100 great reads everyone should read in their …

For Online Shoppers, Photos Can Influence a Purchase | eMarketer Retail

Being able to touch and feel a product is important to many consumers, but it's not really an option when it comes to online shopping. Instead, …

The future of e-commerce in India increasingly looks like an all-American affair

India's technology industry is bracing itself for the next era of e-commerce warfare, which looks set to be waged and bankrolled by two gigantic …

Online stores need to pay taxes, too: Readers on an Internet sales tax

Customers just window shop at brick-and-mortar stores, then buy online. That's not fair. Our readers debate over an Internet sales tax.<p><i>Letters to the editor:</i><p>People who conduct business out of their homes should be praised for their business and personal fortitude. However, if they are forced to …

Sales Tax

Infographic: 6 things customers wish brands would get right

The newest report in our Customer Intelligence Series, <i>Experience is everything: Here’s how to get it right</i> analyses what it is customers really want …

Customer Experience

12 books Elon Musk thinks everyone should read

Elon Musk, the CEO of SpaceX, Tesla, and other larger-than-life tech companies, somehow also seems to find time to read.<p>Musk has said that reading a variety of books — from epic works of fantasy like the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy to complex how-to books on building rockets — is crucial to his …

Elon Musk

Here's Everything You're Dying to Know About the New Zara App

Brace yourselves: Zara is getting into the augmented reality game, and the result is a cool new app everyone is talking about. Zara explained the app …

I've Gone From Entrepreneur to the Corporate World and Back Again. This Is What It Takes to Lead a Company.

These are the critical success factors every CEO should consider.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When I was a kid growing up in New Jersey, I had the idea of being an accountant firmly ingrained in my mind. I knew that accounting was a foundational element of business …

Business Strategy

The 19 best business books of 2017

The holidays are the perfect time to catch up with some of the best business books of the year, or give one as a gift.<p>This year's highlights include Wall Street crime capers, a memoir about challenging gender discrimination in Silicon Valley, and an intimate look at a small American town that's …

Gender Discrimination

Chinese Cartoon Warns Against 'Dangerous Love' With Foreigners Who May Be Spies

In a colorful, 16-panel cartoon called "Dangerous Love," China is warning female government workers that romancing handsome foreigner strangers can lead to heartbreak — and espionage.<p>Posters seen around Beijing show a cartoon government worker named Xiao Li striking up a relationship with a …

Yazidi Women Sold by ISIS Tell Chilling Tales of Slave Auction

Yazidis

Pull Quote

Forcibly separating baby elephants from their mothers causes trauma impossible to contemplate.<p>For opponents of Zimbabwe’s controversial plan to export scores of baby elephants, the stakes have just gotten higher.<p>More than 80 young elephants are being held in a capture facility in Hwange National …

Wildlife

Newsnight's 'The Twins Of Auschwitz' Details Brutal Experimentation Of Josef Mengele

Tuesday's Newsnight showed a remarkable film entitled 'The Twins of Auschwitz', detailing how brothers and sisters born together were often used by …

Dreamy Black and White Watercolors by Artist Elicia Edijanto | Colossal

<p>There’s an innate relationship between children and the animal kingdom. Our children sing songs about animals, the have toy animals, they have books …

2014 National Geographic Photo Contest, Part II

National Geographic Magazine's annual photo contest, is nearing the deadline for entries this year—the final day will be October 31, 2014. The Grand Prize Winner will receive $10,000 and a trip to National Geographic headquarters to participate in its annual photography seminar. National Geographic …

7 Incredibly Inspiring TED Talks By Women That You Need To Listen To

Need a boost, a laugh or even a good cry? Well check these TED talks out, and prepare to be seriously motivated, moved and maybe even a little bit …

Air strikes on Isil are not enough, Syria's Kurds say

Refugees feeing to Turkey from northern Syria call for stronger military force to defeat jihadist group<p>If the fleeing and beleaguered Kurds of northern Syria derived any joy from this week's American-led air strikes against their jihadist tormentors, it has been painfully short lived.<p>Instead of …

Greenhouse Gases Hit Record High Amid Fears of CO2 Saturation Point

Data suggest natural "carbon sinks" may be nearing exhaustion, say some scientists, although others disagree.<p>The amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere reached a new record high in 2013, propelled by a surge in levels of carbon dioxide, the World Meteorological Organization reported Tuesday, …

The British women married to jihad

A young woman cheerfully tweets two British friends, “I’m making pancakes, and there’s Nutella, come up in a bit”. Her friends tease each other in response: “come b4 I finish dem mwhaha :p”; “oi … you have my back dont snake it”. Punctuated with emojis and slang, it’s hardly a sinister exchange, …

Fantastic Fungi: The Startling Visual Diversity of Mushrooms Photographed by Steve Axford | Colossal

<p>To think any one of these lifeforms exists in our galaxy, let alone on our planet, simply boggles the mind. Photographer Steve Axford lives and …

Breathtaking Macro Portraits of Bees by Sam Droege

Bees have received an enormous amount of publicity lately due to the massive decline in their numbers across the globe. While most tend to focus on …

Ecology

Sugar is the real enemy, not fat itself, says film targeting obesity

First came <i>An Inconvenient Truth</i>. Then <i>Fast Food Nation</i>. Then <i>Blackfish</i>. Each showed the power of critically acclaimed, successful documentaries to alter perceptions about controversial issues ranging from global warming to mistreatment of animals in captivity and the behaviour of food industry giants.<p>…

A Congressman Had An Utterly Mesmerizing Exchange With A DEA Agent About Pot

That debate at a March 4 Oversight Committee Hearing began when U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen, a Democrat from Tennessee, asked the DEA's second-in-command, Thomas Harrigan, how his views on marijuana had changed during 30 years in law enforcement.<p>"To be quite honest with you, sir, very little," Harrigan …

What Science Says About Race and Genetics

A longstanding orthodoxy among social scientists holds that human races are a social construct and have no biological basis. A related assumption is …

The deep, beautiful, tragic shared history of whales and humans | Salon.com