Damon Cleveland

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How to Raise a Million Dollars on Kickstarter

Two entrepreneurs share how they raised more than a million dollars online.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I recently participated in a leadership program with a rockstar entrepreneur, Matt DeCelles. DeCelles is the cofounder and CEO of a designer eyewear company, …

Crowd Funding

Here's the best time to buy bitcoin, according to Yale data

The price of bitcoin is known for wild swings — after all, it's a decentralized cryptocurrency that isn't backed by any government.<p>Case in point: …

Cryptocurrency

5 ab exercises that are better than crunches

Crunches are on their way out (too back rounding and too inefficient), so that means you’ll need new ways to strengthen—and sculpt—your core.<p>“It’s …

Workouts

How to get a world-class education for free on the internet

As crucial as a university degree has become for working in the modern economy, it is not the only route forward into a wildly lucrative and satisfying career—just ask famous dropouts Bill Gates, Oprah Winfrey, Michael Dell, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg.<p>In the future, a single bachelor’s degree in a …

Online Education

The Ultimate Guide to a Perfect Social Media Strategy

According to CoSchedule, marketers who document strategies are 538% more likely to report success, those who document processes are 466% more likely …

Social Media

This CEO Stopped Managing Results and Started Focusing on People, and Everything Changed

Traditional wisdom says you should manage your business based on results, turns out its bad advice.<p>When Jason Lippert became CEO in 2003, Lippert Components (LCI) a manufacturing company was assumed to have peaked while hovering at $100 million in sales.<p>With many companies outsourcing shipping …

I Set Up a Business Blog – Now What? Part 3: Building Your Audience

What is a business blog without a loyal readership? Cultivating a blog that your audience will actually want to read is just the first step – now you …

How to Reheat Pizza so It Tastes Like It Was Just Delivered

If you have kids and an endless to-do list, you need to know how to reheat pizza. For those days when you just can't be bothered to cook, takeout …

Learn A New Language Easier Than Ever Before with This Powerful App

Mondly is a feature-packed language app that's having one hell of a discount sale.<p>Thanks to modern inventions like the internet and planes that are …

1 hour per day doing this mental exercise will exponentially increase your success

<b>“Remember, dreams without goals are just dreams and they ultimately fuel disappointment. Have dreams, but have goals, life goals, yearly goals,</b> …

How to get high response rates from influencer outreach

How would you like to achieve response rates of 50 percent (or higher) for your influencer outreach?<p>It’s possible—<i>if</i> you put the work in before …

The key to keeping your flowers fresh longer will literally cost you 1 cent

There’s nothing more mood-boosting than having a bouquet of fresh flowers sitting on your kitchen table, but there’s only so much you can do to …

Why You Should Be Cleaning Your Grill with an Onion

Hallelujah! It’s grilling season, y’all!<p>Unfortunately, nothing takes the joy out of juicy meats cooking away over a bed of hot charcoals like knowing …

How to Improve Website SEO Performance

What is the essence of a website without visitors? It is bound to fail in achieving its targets. It might as well not exist!<p>On every website owner’s …

5 Tools and Courses For Becoming A Better Project Manager

Learn how to become a well-rounded PM.<p>Part of being a project manager is continuously seeking ways to improve your company's processes, whether it's employing new methodologies to better meet objectives or utilizing new tools to increase efficiency. As the central driver of your organization, it's …

Want to Deliver Unforgettable Presentations? Use the 30-Second Rule

The secret to making a great presentation is winning over your audience in the first 30 seconds (and keeping their interest through the last 30 seconds).<p>No matter who's in your audience, or where and when you deliver it, the secret to making a great presentation is capturing your audience's …

48 Life-Changing Products On Amazon That Work So Well Reviewers Say They Deserve 6 Stars

I love reading searingly honest product reviews. I know that sounds odd, but there's something gratifying when someone just tells it like it is, …

Google Feed is a Tempting Feast for Marketers

Google has always dominated search, but it has not done so well with social as evidenced by the perceived failure of Google+. So, capitalizing on its …

Your home internet isn’t as fast (or as cheap) as it should be – but we’ll show you how to fix it

Many people out there have issues with their home wireless networks, but they just deal with it instead of actually doing something about it. What’s …

7-Day 1200-Calorie Meal Plan for Weight Loss

Think a 1200-calorie diet is impossible to follow? Think again.<p>We’ve made sure you won’t feel deprived with these hearty lower-calorie breakfasts, …

Weight Loss

7 Stretches to Relieve Tight Hips

Foam roller stretches and hip flexor stretches can help to relieve tightness in the hips.<p>1. Foam roller stretch<p>You can use a foam roller to loosen up …

Go West, Rental Property Investors

HouseCanary, a national data analytics real estate company, recently checked out several Mountain states in the west for single-family rental investors. “We can see when we dive into the Mountain West region of the country, returns tend to be higher where prices are relatively low. There are also …

Farewell, Minimalism—Mixing Furniture Styles Is the New Big Trend

Let's start with a baseline set of facts: Very few people decorate with furniture sets anymore. And while it's easy to fall into the trap of …

3 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Position Their Brand to Dominate Voice Search

Voice search is predicted to be 50 percent of all searches by 2020. That's only two years hence. Are you getting ready?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Comscore predicts that by 2020, 50 percent of all searches will be completed with voice. Yet, according to a recent …

Top 10 Best Practices to Promote Your Business on Social Media

With its ability to drive a significant portion of daily traffic to a business, it’s best to promote your business on social media. Social media has …

15 of the Best and Most Unusual Online Courses for Entrepreneurs

Improve your outlook, boost your marketability and get a leg up on trends with these digital lesson sessions.<p>Real-world experience is the world’s best teacher, but there’s a wealth of knowledge online to help teach ourselves what we don’t have the opportunity to learn from a mentor or navigating …

Entrepreneurship

The Future of Link-Building: Linkless Mentions for SEO

There are changes on the horizon. As we step into the world of voice search, where users don't always have convenient links to click on, I wouldn't …

9 Tricks from Really, Really Organized People

Your neighbor always seems like he is on top of all his house projects. Your friend is an expert organizer and is seemingly able to keep track of …

4 Steps to Quintuple Your Business in the Next 12 Months

Here's how you can scale from $20,000 to $100,000.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you want to scale from $20,000 per month to $100,000, there's a four-step process you need to take.<p>Which may sound too simple, because the thought of quintupling business growth in …

Business Strategy

5 kettlebell moves for a seriously strong core

You <i>might</i> be sick of trainers telling you how important core strength is…but they can’t stop because it really is incredibly crucial, says Kettlebell …

Workouts