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WordPress Sites Now Support Google’s AMP To Make Mobile Pages Load Much Faster

Google has some big plans when it comes to making the web faster on your mobile phone. The company just added AMP-enabled pages in its mobile search results. And one of the first companies supporting the new Instant Article-like format is an important one — Automattic, the company behind …

Web Design

A serial startup employee explains 4 key steps to building a $1 million business in under 48 hours

We were both in hoodies and had a shared penchant for the F-bomb and burritos, all of which led to a caffeine-infused mind meld.<p>It would be the first of many.<p>The matchmaker then introducing us was the prophetic and profane Dave McClure, general partner of 500 Start-ups, which is now headquartered …

33 business books every professional should read before turning 30

To help you figure out how to navigate the professional world and set yourself on the right trajectory, we've rounded up some of our favorite business books.<p>They include career guides, business memoirs, and academic research on how to maximize your time and network.<p>Here are the business books we …

Self-improvement

How to have the perfect road trip with the 'Airbnbs' of everything

Picture the perfect road trip: Cruising the Pacific Coast Highway in a retro-fabulous Airstream trailer, camping amid idyllic scenery and dining with …

Ready to Get in the Best Shape of Your Life? Let's Do It Together.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’re like me, you may have overindulged during the holiday break -- I’ve never met a Thanksgiving dinner I could resist. Back in July I wrote about how business goals mirror fitness goals. In that column, I wrote, “I’m guilty of this …

10 Skills That Are Essential to Running a Successful WordPress Business

It’s often been said that the most important skill for running a successful WordPress business (or any business for that matter) is the ability to …

5 Awesome TED Talks That Will Make You Remarkably Happy | Inc.com

There are lots of TED Talks about serious subjects like medical research, natural disasters, and even rocket science. However, some TED Talks are sure to put a smile on your face. Here are five of my favorites.<p><b>1. Dan Gilbert: The Surprising Science of Happiness</b><p>Gilbert, author of <i>Stumbling on</i> …

Happiness

The best prototyping tools

<i>Top prototyping tools available on the market</i><p>Creating and improving products based on prototypes and solid practices of User Experience is growing in …

First-Time Managers, Don’t Do Your Team’s Work for Them

Not long ago, I worked with a client who was stepping into management for the first time. Terry, a highly regarded marketing associate in a pharmaceutical firm, had just been asked to lead a marketing team. In this new role, she was responsible for directing a group of bright, but inexperienced …

Clay Christensen says everyone misunderstands his theory of disruption — here's what it really means

The terms "disruptive innovation" and "disruptive technology" are at risk of becoming meaningless buzzwords, according to Harvard Business School professor Clayton Christensen, who introduced his theory of disruption 20 years ago.<p>As the number of "unicorn" companies, those valued at $1 billion or …

How to Never Get Angry: 3 New Secrets From Neuroscience

They’re one inch from your face, boiling with rage, screaming and yelling at you.<p>And all you want to do is scream and yell back. But you know that’s …

A new visa that will allow UK tech startups to hire entire teams from Silicon Valley has been hailed as 'revolutionary'

The team application is one of four changes being made to the criticised Tier 1 Exceptional Talent visa, which is overseen by government quango Tech City UK.<p>Migreat, which offers free visa and immigration help, believes the "team application" element that is being introduced to the Tier 1 …

This is how much money you can REALLY make working at a startup

Coding school One Month has a tool called JobSignal that analyzes this job market to figure out which skills pay the best.<p>Working at a startup comes with the promise of striking it rich one day from stock options. But until then, employees still need to be paid. It turns out, some of them are paid …

Rebuilding Our Infrastructure with Docker, ECS, and Terraform

In Segment’s early days, our infrastructure was pretty hacked together. We provisioned instances through the AWS UI, had a graveyard of unused AMIs, …

DevOps

The One Irrefutable, Universal Law of Podcasting Success - Copyblogger

There is no secret to podcasting success. There is just this:<p>Show up.<p><i>Show up reliably.</i><p><b>Show up reliably over time.</b><p>Showing up isn’t half the battle. …

4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

A List of Books that May Change your Life

I started off 2015 with a 10-day silent Vipassana meditation course, one of the hardest things I’ve ever chosen to do. I wasn’t a meditator. I had …

Books

All Entrepreneurs Should Watch These 6 TED Talks Right Now | Inc.com

Some entrepreneurs are fortunate enough to have connected with a valuable mentor to guide them as they jumpstart a new business idea or venture. The wise words of a person who has walked the path before you can be a pivotal part of your success--but finding someone willing to coach you is not …

Entrepreneurship

5 Steps to Becoming an In-Demand Expert | Inc.com

Ten years ago, if you wanted to become an in-demand expert, you needed to write a book, set up a speaking tour, and use traditional PR tactics to get on TV and radio shows to promote your expertise. Times have changed. Today, it's all about leveraging the online community. Digital tools are the key …

Marketing

Want An Inexpensive Way To Clean Your Carpet? Make Your Own

Taking care of your carpet can get expensive with all the products everyone wants you to buy. Add to that the increasing sensitivity that so many …

Spices

Jeff Bezos and Ashton Kutcher just backed a startup that helps other startups better manage cash flow

Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos and actor Ashton Kutcher make for an unlikely investing duo. But the VC arms of the two men have joined with Spark …

Exercise Your Mind: 4 Inspiring Fitness Reads

Source: Thinkstock<p>Sometimes, you just need a little push.<p>Remember how you felt after seeing <i>The Mighty Ducks</i> as a kid, and wanted to immediately get …

Unleash the Power of Frameworks, Methodologies, and Processes in Your Business - Copyblogger

Frameworks, methodologies, and processes are abstract constructs that leave a lot of confusion about their purposes, how they’re different, and where …

Slack After Hours

A lot of people are familiar with Slack, the fast-growing, joy-bringing, GIF-enabling business collaboration tool. The company has over a million …

9/10: The Day Before

The pilot grilled steaks. The WTC Borders clerk picked up a pushcart coffee. The mayoral candidate prepped for the primaries. And the terrorists …