Craig Johnson Jr.

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Emotional Connectivity: The Secret to Million-Dollar Marketing Success

Give your customers helpful information to drive their decision-making, and they'll give you their business -- and their loyalty.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Your email inbox is a stream of messages that all aim to grab your attention. Some subject lines are …

The 17 best tech email newsletters you need to subscribe to

Once viewed as an anachronistic throwback to the pre-social web, email newsletters are in the middle of a glorious Renaissance.<p>At their best, they cut through the noise and provide incisive round-ups and analysis — wading through the muck of news so you don't have to.<p>Perhaps predictably, the tech …

7 Things to Outsource Immediately to Scale Your Business

Instead of wasting time and money on guessing and experimenting, outsource to an outside expert the conversion strategies you need.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article is included in</i> Entrepreneur Voices on Growth Hacking<i>, a new book containing insights from more</i> …

6 Uneasy Truths About Starting Your Own Business Nobody Talks About | Inc.com

Whether if it's because you want to enjoy the perks of becoming a business owner, like being your own boss and setting your own hours, or you want to chase a dream, there's nothing like the excitement that you feel when you finally start your own business.<p>While you need to be optimistic and …

Small Business

A Social Media Influencer Launches A New Agency To Transform The Industry

Just over three years ago, Valeria Hinojosa, a banker turned blogger, set out to live a more nomadic life. Frustrated with days in the cubicle, yearning to spend more time on the road, and in the water, living a more balanced lifestyle, Hinojosa left a well paid job in Miami for the freelance life. …

Public Relations

How to Save Instagram Photos on iPhone with a Snap & Crop Trick

Have you found an Instagram picture you want to save to your iPhone? You have probably noticed that Instagram doesn’t offer a direct way to download …

Mobile Photography

5 Technology Solutions Every Growing Business Needs To Consider

The use of modern technology helps a growing business achieve greater gains and recognition, in addition to improving its efficiency.<p>The modern age …

You Can If You Think You Can: 4 Ways to Build Self-Efficacy

When you face an obstacle or a setback, do you sit back, throw your hands up, and cease to fight for your goals or do you rise to the challenge that …

Crafting a Solid Content Marketing Plan

Updated November 20, 2016<p>Advertising was a simpler thing before the advent of the Internet. Now, your messages compete with millions of social media …

Marketing

How to Write a One-Page Business Plan

It's not as hard as you think.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting a business is no easy feat, and at the backbone of every business is a solid business plan. Before those words scare you, you'll be happy to know there's a simple way to do this.<p>In this video, …

5 Simple Keys to Greater Productivity

Modern life assails us. The only part of it you're ever going to control is yourself.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are a lot of things I haven't accomplish yet. Like many of you, I have lost loved ones and friends, suffered setbacks, disappointments and …

Five Tips For More Productive Monotasking When You Work Alone

When you’re the only one making choices about your schedule, staying on track can be tough. Here’s what the experts suggest.<p>If you’re a connoisseur of productivity methods–and even if you aren’t–you’ve likely heard about “monotasking,” the alternative to multitasking in which the name of the game …

7 Simple Things Successful People Do Every Night | Inc.com

How you spend your night can have a huge impact on the day that follows. Do you spend your time ruminating over issues? Or maybe you stress over something that didn't quite go right during the day. There's no doubt: How you think affects how you feel. This is particularly important at night, as you …

Success

Use These Six Simple Decision-Making Metrics To Kill Meetings And Emails

Leadership and management are largely about judgment and decisiveness, so it’s no surprise a Bain & Co study found that decision making drives 95% of business performance.<p>The real surprise is that decision making is one of the most poorly tracked business activities. Think about it: your company’s …

Management

7 Ways to Be Calmer, More Mature… and More Productive

I was recently in a business meeting with two men who disagreed on a plan of action. Is this uncommon in the workplace? Nope. Can it be …

Reality TV

5 Ridiculous SEO Myths Every Blogger Should Ignore

SEO scares or confuses most bloggers and for very good reason.Google makes it a challenge for you to understand what they are doing, and they keep …

Blogging

15 Great Microsoft Word Add-Ins for Social Media, Email Marketing, More - Small Business Trends

Ever since its launch in 1983, Microsoft Word has been an integral part of daily office life for millions of workers. It doesn’t matter what sort of …

5 Wealth Habits All Successful Entrepreneurs Share

Successful people have mastered some habits that help them manage wealth successfully. We share some of these habits and how they can help you income …

Entrepreneurship

Why Being a Jack-Of-All-Trades Won't Help Your Personal Brand

<i>The MPW Insiders Network is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s</i> …

10 Success lessons from Oprah Winfrey – “@Oprah” for entrepreneurs

Share21<p>Tweet<p>Share7<p>+11<p>Shares 29<p>Oprah Winfrey is a self-made CEO worth about $3.1 billion. By most accounts, she’s the greatest black philanthropist in …

Motivation

9 Unconventional Habits That Supersede All Others – Period!

A not so common list of habits that will inspire you and guide you to big things and maybe even becoming a billionaire.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We’ve all read a hundred and one posts on habits. The lists look pretty much the same and talk about similar ideas. …

Is Mobile Ad Targeting The Next Philanthropic Frontier?

Do people give more money when they’re targeted at just the right place and time to make them feel the most generous? New tech is finding that the answer is yes.<p>When law enforcement agencies believe that a child has been abducted and is in imminent danger, they issue an Amber Alert to share the …

Philanthropy

10 Successful Content Marketing Strategies for Your Small Business; 11 Changes to Make in 2017 and More!

Small Business Reading List by Rieva Lesonsky<p>Articles You May Have Missed this Week<p><b>Best Practices</b><p>SMB experts share their 2017 predictions<br>• 11 changes …

How to Identify the Perfect Influencer for Your Business

By combining metrics, online tools and commonsense, you will recognize which influencer is best positioned to boost your brand.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>More and more businesses are relying on influencers to add credibility to their brand. Since consumers are …

Content Marketing KPI's: How To Get Started

Everybody it seems is doing Content Marketing nowadays. Or at least thinking about doing Content Marketing. Whether it is through one of their social …

Career Coach: Want to achieve your goals this year? Write them down!

Every year at this time, the gyms are packed. Self-help books are on sale on Amazon. Folks are arriving early to the office to make a good impression. People are buying extra floss for their New Year’s resolution to flossing their teeth daily. Ok, maybe that last one is just me.<p>The point is, the …

Productivity

Is it time to swap your Mac for a Windows laptop?

Over a decade ago Alex Hern switched from PC to Mac and never looked back. But the new MacBook Pro’s very expensive so could he finally be tempted to switch again?<p>I’ve been an Apple user for over a decade, ever since I picked up a refurbished 17in PowerBook back in 2005 to replace my ailing Windows …

MacBook Pro

7 financial habits you need to break right now

by Millennial Money Guide<p>Millennial Money Guide was created to help millennials be smarter with their money. When talking to my friends about money I sense a common theme among most. I kind of got the feeling that many millennials, not just my friends, don't really know how to be fiscally smart! So …

Personal Finance

6 Behaviors to Boost Self-confidence and Improve Your Relationships With Other People

Do you want to become more popular and improve your relationship with people in your social or business circle? You can build your self-confidence by …

Why 2017 is the Year of Email Marketing (No Matter What Anybody Tells You)

If you're in online marketing, you've likely heard the news...<p>More than 50% of your visitors are now coming from mobile. That's <i>half</i> of all of your visitors.<p>Meaning that they are browsing your site from their phones. And that trend is only going to increase.<p>So, it makes sense that Google has …