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How to Make a Multiboot USB with All the Tools You Need

Just like with any job there are tools, in the IT community there are millions of tools. Finding the tool that is most affordable and most efficient …

The 14 Phrases Every VC Wants to Hear in Your Pitch

<i>This article is part of</i> Tools of the Trade<i>, a weekly series in which a variety of experts share actionable tips for achieving fast and effective</i> …

10 Secret Strategies to Take Your Small Business to the Next Level

Advancing your business success can be a tricky process. But there are plenty of methods and tools you can use to get your business to the next …

How to Attract Talented Employees When You Have No Money

Don’t waste your time with perks.<p><i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in</i> …

16 Tips for Upcoming Self-Made Entrepreneurs

Whatever your hustle is, I salute you.<p>Serial Entrepreneur, Digital Strategist, Web Designer, Author, Volunteer<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>If your dad gave you a loan of a million bucks, you went to a private school on mommy or daddy’s dime and are “building a</i> …

Entrepreneurship

What I Wish I'd Known About Running a Startup

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>I knew building a startup would be hard. I knew it would be slow. I knew we had to do lots of customer development and build something people want.<p>But there were things I didn’t know.<p>A lot of the work is actually email<p>Someone asked me recently what a …

21 Simple and Free SEO Tools to Improve Your Marketing

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Whenever I dream up a home improvement project for my place, I end up working smartest and fastest when I have the right tools at my disposal. It’s amazing the difference a good tool can make – and the extra time it takes to get work done without a …

Amazing customer care tool for initial days of your startup

To my knowledge, a bad product with good customer care may work, but a good product with bad customer care will definitely fail. Every customer knows …

Google Analytics

10 Tools and Services to Get PR for Your Startup

<i>What good is launching a new business, if nobody knows about it?</i>With more than 540,000 new businesses starting each month, it goes without saying …

Public Relations

Everything You’ve Ever Wanted To Know About VC Returns (But Were Afraid to Ask)

<b>tl;dr: Talking about venture capital returns doesn’t have to be complicated. Today, we’re working to understand the one number that really matters,</b> …

Venture Capital

iPhone 7 review roundup: the verdicts are in, and they are mixed

Most iPhone reviews are fairly predictable, because what’s not to like about a new iPhone? There will always be features people wished Apple had added that it didn’t, of course, but the new iPhone is always significantly better than the model it replaced. For the first time, that isn’t <i>exclusively</i> …

Mobile Technology

Can you afford to have a baby? Here's how much kids cost — and how to save up enough money

Biological clock starting to tick a little louder these days?<p>Take a hard look at your bank account before you start picking out onesies or decorating …

Personal Finance

Apple Loop: iPhone 7 Launch Confirmed, Killing iPhone Features, Apple's Amazing iPhone Cancelled

Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop includes confirmation of Tim Cook’s iPhone 7 launch event, Apple cancelling its iPhone 7 Pro, the hoped for features of the iPhone 7, Apple’s secret upgrade weapon, details on the iPad upgrades, some thoughts on iOS …

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50 Quotes With the Power to Motivate You to Do Anything

There’s no denying the fact that entrepreneurs need a daily dose of motivation. One of the best ways to lift your spirit is by reading quotes that tug at heartstrings and stimulate our minds.<p>As I'm living the entrepreneur dream and working my 10-13 hours a day, I am in constant need of motivation. …

Motivation

25 Incredibly Useful Websites Every Entrepreneur Should Bookmark

As a budding entrepreneur, you will come across thousands of sites while you search for the information that you need to start and run a successful …

Entrepreneurship

Google Ventures Introduces Design Sprint Site for Startups

Are you putting together a startup based on a weird idea you had while drinking with friends? Well if you are, you should check out Google Venture’s site about a five-day process for answering “critical business questions through design, prototyping, and testing ideas with customers.”<p>Called the …

Prototyping

Meet Instant AppMachine, a Speedy Mobile App Builder

Running a small business is challenging, not only when it comes to designing and managing the best product or service, but also when it comes to presenting your creation to the public. When compared to large companies, there’s certainly less help available for critical processes like establishing a …

Apps

The 10 Slides You Need to Pitch Your Business Idea

If you have a great idea for a new business and now you're looking for funding or other support, you'll probably have to break out the PowerPoint. …

What $5 Per Day Will Buy You on Facebook Ads

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>If you want get your posts seen on Facebook, one of the most common bits of wisdom you’ll hear is this:<p><b>Pay for reach with Facebook ads.</b><p>Paid advertising on Facebook seems to be one of the most immediate ways to impact the reach of your content. Though …

AdWords

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Add this Tweet to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Add this video to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Hmm, there …

Silicon Valley Legend Creates Pitch Deck Template For Entrepreneurs

Peter Thiel cofounded Paypal with Elon Musk and Max Levchin in 1998. They sold this company to eBay in a deal worth over $1B. He then founded several …

Venture Capital

Startup spending guide: When freebies will do

This is the second installment in the Startup Spending Guide series, where we are exploring how early-stage startups should spend their non-payroll money. In the first installment we defined “early-stage startup” and enumerated areas where early-stage startups need to spend money. In this …

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Self-improvement

Six free debt management tools

The average American looks at his or her phone 46 times every day. It's easy to check your finances during that time with one, or several, of these …

Responsive Design Best Practices

Responsive design is not a single technology but a set of techniques that allow web pages to serve the needs of both mobile and desktop users.<p>The …

Web Design

Get more from the Atom text editor

Of all the text editors available, Atom is a favourite amongst designers and devs. Atom is developed by GitHub and was open sourced in early 2014. …

34 CSS Puns That’ll Make You Laugh, Even If You Aren’t A Web Designer

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is a stylesheet language that defines how the content on a web page is to be displayed with colors, borders, fonts, …

Web Design

13 New Free Fonts for Designers

The Font you choose for your website, app or print design can affect user experience, so select best and user-friendly typefaces. Today’s I’m going …

Typography