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A Small-Business Guide to Facebook Advertising (Infographic)

Facebook is one of the most effective marketing tools today.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a small business, you don’t need to spend loads of money on advertising. There are plenty of free or low-cost tools that you can use to effectively market your company.<p>One of …

23 Proven Ways To Drive Traffic To Your Website

So let’s just say you’re a budding entrepreneur. You’ve gone into business for yourself and setup that all-important website. It’s your digital storefront. No need for that brick-and-mortar store anymore. No need for the random person to patronize your shop from the street. Today, all you need are …

Marketing

15 Marketing Tools To Check Out in 2017

Brands are facing more competition than ever. They need help, and these tools provide it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Brands working to communicate with consumers are facing more competition than ever: On a daily basis, people are bombarded with marketing messages, …

25 Awful Ingredients Everyone Still Uses

We’ll admit it: Making your own meals is a well-intentioned effort that many people don’t get enough credit for doing. Whether you have a crazy-busy …

Nutrition

6 Psychology Hacks You Need To Know To Be A Better Marketer

In order to be successful in marketing you have to be able to do more than learn a script, describe a product and use rebuttals. Your audience needs to understand how the product works and how it will make tasks easier. Showing your audience how a product will benefit them entices them to listen …

Marketing

Visually Speaking: How to Use Pinterest

Pinterest is growing at an insanely fast rate. If you're ready to start pinning, follow these steps.<p><b>If you're wondering how to use Pinterest</b>, you're not alone. According to comScore, Pinterest received 11.7 million unique visitors from the United States in January 2012, which made it the fastest …

8 Apps to Beautify Your Pinterest Quotes

Pinterest may be a visual social platform, but words still have a place on most users' boards. Inspirational, thought-provoking or just funny, the …

30 iconic American hotel bars everyone should have a drink at

All the major hospitality groups are filling their portfolios with new projects inside buzzy and beloved hotels. Hoteliers, too, are answering the bar-hopping public's call: multiple cocktail concepts within a single hotel are becoming the standard at big city hotels, especially those that stand on …

Andy Warhol

Here's How To Make Italy's Most Popular Cocktail

Is it summer yet?<p>The strongest elements of Italian culture—think art, food, architecture—tend to be defined by a few recurring things: Elevated aesthetics, practicality, and gusto. Unsurprisingly, the drinking culture in The Boot follows suit.<p>In addition to the country's many wine regions, there is …

Flapit Is a Physical Social Metrics Counter for Your Business, Available from Today

Want to show off your cupcake business’ Facebook fan count, Twitter followers or Yelp rating in your store? Flapit can do just that, sitting by your cash register, in your window front or on your wall, for $299.<p>Citing market research that shows a majority of customers are likely to trust brands and …

How To Eat Eggs For Dinner -- And Why You Must

Breakfast for dinner -- or brinner, if you will -- is no new concept. Waffles and pancakes have been untraditionally cooked up for the day's final meal for ages. But eggs don't seem to get much time in the brinner limelight; they show up on brunch menus, sure, but oftentimes, restaurants will stop …

How to sync your iTunes library with Android | Drippler - Apps, Games, News, Updates & Accessories

If you are yet to fully immerse yourself in Google’s media ecosystem or have a few classic tracks tied up in a closed-platform like iTunes then you …

How Short Ribs Make You A Better Cook

If you're looking for a restaurant-quality meal you can make with ease in your own kitchen, short ribs are the answer. This flavorful cut of meat slowly cooks down into a dish so tender you could eat it with a spoon. (Bonus: for a meal with so much flavor, short ribs are perfectly affordable, too.) …

Shake Up Your Hash Browns!

Once, I spent a summer on a 50-foot sailboat with a dozen other people. We slept on hammocks beneath the stars and cooked meals out of canned chicken …

Native Advertising - The Official Definition

The Official Definition<p>na·tive ad·ver·tis·ing<p>n. Native advertising is a form of paid media where the ad experience follows the natural form and …

Four Critical Marketing Strategies to Stand Out in Today's Noisy World

Today's always on smartphone driven global economy offers unprecedented opportunities for small businesses with associated barriers to entry.<p>Most markets are noisy, fueled by social media and the rush to capitalize on astronomical funding valuations. Venture capitalists are putting money into …

Marketing

Navigating the Vapor: How to Discover Real Value in 2014 Ad Tech

During the Stone Age, if you didn't invent the wheel it was hard to fake it. Most glaring, you did not have a wheel. Even the most eloquent cave-side etchings from a Stone Age PR firm couldn't spin this fact.<p>The frothy, convoluted world of 2014 digital advertising is less clean-cut. For every great …

Stone Age

Why Your Viral Video Strategy Is a Waste of Time

What have you seen historically in terms of the amount of viral video (or attempts), and which brands have actually had success in going viral?<p>Going viral has everything to do with the rate of market adoption of a video, or a collection of videos, that are thematically related as part of a brand …

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