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3 Tips For The Newbie Midlife Entrepreneur

Starting a business in midlife can be overwhelming. Entrepreneurs in their 50s and 60s are often advised to invest the hours and energy of someone in their 20s. But they don’t have to.<p>That’s because many of them approach beginning a business with finances and personal lives that are in good shape, …

Middle Age

The winery of the future looks like something Bruce Wayne would run

When winemakers a century from now look back on the technology that changed the game, one winery is going to stand out: Palmaz Vineyards in the Napa …

Napa Valley

Social media stars face crackdown over money from brands

Instagram ‘influencers’ told to clarify paid-for ads, while health claims are taken down after advertising breaches<p>Consumer protection bodies in the UK and US are increasing their crackdown on Instagram “influencers”, in an attempt to rein in the big business being done covertly on social …

Public Relations

Where Tourism Thrives in Mexico, Bloodshed and Poverty Are Blocks Away

LOS CABOS, Mexico — In recruiting foot soldiers, the drug gang did not have to look hard to find 18-year-old Edwin Alberto López Rojas. He, in fact, had been looking for them.<p>He admired the traffickers’ lifestyle and power. And the money he stood to make promised admission to the ranks of the …

Mexico

HOW I BECAME A YOUNG BUSINESS OWNER

Twenty five year old Kelebogile Makhafola from Kagiso, Johannesburg is a business owner who is passionate, ambitious and supportive.<p>She started her …

Digital Marketing

Car written off while parked? Just one of five strange reasons your insurance might go up

The way car insurers calculate your premiums can be infuriating.<p>Many drivers will have seen their premium soar for no reason other than the way they filled in the form or some obscure factor in their personal circumstances – often beyond their control.<p>This is mainly down to the way insurers …

This Job Pays $30,000 for a Few Days' Work After a Hurricane

The costs of Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma are expected to surpass the devastation associated with Katrina. In fact, if the early estimates are …

Enslaved By Her Dad, A Video Game Helped One Girl Escape

A Serbian father living in Italy enslaved his 13 year old daughter for four years to sell her as a virgin to a buyer in France for …

The 6 Essential Elements Of An Effective Marketing Strategy

Do you sometimes get the feeling that your marketing strategy is missing something? Maybe sales leads just aren’t closing, even though you have a great product. Or perhaps your top-of-funnel efforts simply aren’t generating enough leads in the first place.<p>You aren’t alone. Most businesses — a full …

Marketing

Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of September 11, 2017)

London was shaken by a terror attack Friday, when a bomb exploded on the London Underground, wounding at least 29 people. It was the fifth terrorist attack to take place in Britain this year. Police arrested a man in connection to the incident and raided a home in Sunbury-on-Thames. The …

Fort Lauderdale

10 Things to Know Before You Sign a Partnership Agreement

10 Questions Partnership Agreements Need to Answer<p>What Needs to Be Included in a Partnership Agreement<p>Updated February 21, 2018<p>Legally, you can still …

Intellectual Property

The Biggest Industry You’ve Never Heard Of - Alumni - Harvard Business School

It’s a sunny May afternoon in LA. Søren Bjerg, a slender and pale 21-year-old with chunky glasses and a black hoodie, is sitting in the den of the …

Gameplay

FORMER CITI CEO: 30% of banking jobs will be wiped out in 5 years

In an interview on Bloomberg Television, the 60-year-old Indian-American said threats from artificial intelligence and robots will "change the back office."<p>"I see a banking world going from large financial institutions to one that's a little bit more decentralized," he told Bloomberg's Haslinda …

Swiss Bank

Soon, Your Streets Will Be Watching You

Michael Driver<p>Driver surveillance was designed to make streets safer and more efficient. But what else could be done with the data that shows what we’re like on the road?<p>We live in the era of mass surveillance. Most of what we do is carefully tracked: the websites we visit, the way we spend our …

Driverless Cars

The Role Your Car Plays in Democratizing the Energy Grid

Michael Driver<p>Decentralized power systems could have huge impacts on vehicles in the near future—and not just in terms of how we’ll charge our cars.<p>In Brooklyn, New York, locally-made goods are valued commodities. Community businesses are so beloved that they can be awarded a special certification …

Driverless Cars

In the Era of Civilian Space Travel, What Laws Do We Bring with Us?

Michael Driver<p>Space travel technology, such as the space elevator, will bring average citizens beyond Earth’s atmosphere sooner than you’d think. What will that do to our understanding of our worlds?<p>What if getting into space was as easy as stepping into an elevator? A 60,000-mile shaft that …

Space Travel

The Fate of Human Navigation Lies Within Your Smartphone

Michael Driver<p>If devices don’t adapt to help us strengthen our ability to get around, we could potentially lose it forever.<p>When was the last time you went someplace new without consulting your smartphone? Or decided that you were going to find your way back on your own, perhaps with the help of a …

Restaurants

Optimizing Travel in the Cloud

As the population swells in urban centers, cities across the globe are looking for innovative solutions to outpace the need for mass transit.<p>We’re a species that’s drawn to urban living. Fifty-six percent of the world’s population lives in cities, and by 2050, that number is expected to jump to 66 …

Smart Cities

Driverless Vehicles Will Talk to Us

Envisioning a not-so-distant future where our cars can detect our locations, our to-do lists, and our heart rates.<p>When we switched from landlines to smartphones about 10 years ago, there was a fundamental shift in how we understood communication technology. Until that point, we’d been using phones …

Driverless Cars

How To Market A Case Study To Attract $425,000 In New Leads

About two months ago I published, “How A Filipino Company Earned $726,000 In New Leads In 25 Days Using Cold Emails.” The article was the story of how Daniel Wallock used cold emails to drive results for one of his clients. That case study has driven $425,000 in new leads to Wallock’s business.<p>In …

Marketing

5 Places to Use Storytelling in Your Marketing to Drive Sales

Humans are wired for story. The customers you attract that way bring their trust and loyalty, causing you to live happily every after.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most people absolutely hate selling, and for good reason. The entire idea of bothering someone, trying …

Marketing

Caretaker faces fraud, theft charges; allegedly took $100K

A Sedona woman has been arrested and faces charges of fraud and theft involving her caregiving services, the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office …

US intelligence chief: we might use the internet of things to spy on you

The US intelligence chief has acknowledged for the first time that agencies might use a new generation of smart household devices to increase their surveillance capabilities.<p>As increasing numbers of devices connect to the internet and to one another, the so-called internet of things promises …

Surveillance

The computer in Google’s self-driving car can be considered the driver, US says

In a major milestone for Google's self-driving car efforts — and the entire autonomous car industry — the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) has said in a letter that the computer inside Google's self-driving car can be considered the "driver" of the vehicle.<p>This has the …

Autonomous Cars

Elon Musk Just Unveiled SpaceX 2.0

Tesla, SpaceX, Solar City, the Hyperloop: entrepreneur Elon Musk is renowned for having more futuristic ideas than he knows what to do with. But what …

Daily Inspiration #1774

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Graphic Design

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Investing

Behance