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How to Advertise Your Business on LinkedIn

Where are you going to advertise your business?<p>Google Ad Words has the widest reach. Facebook has the most categories. Twitter is probably the best …

AdWords

What a 6 Year Old Taught Me About Marketing a Business

Many of you have children, or have had children that are now grown.<p>Or maybe you don't have any. But we all know at least one person that does.<p>There are times when I envy the life of a six year old. Who wouldn't want to have their only responsibility be to aim when they pee? That's the life if you …

Business Strategy

5 Tricks to Making Money Fast: The Trick to Money Is Having Some

<i>"To make a lot of money, you will have to decide to become somewhat abnormal. Normal people are rarely successful, and what success they do enjoy is often tainted by their discomfort in life."</i> -- Stuart Wilde, <i>The Trick To Money Is Having Some</i><p>"There are two ways to make a sale. You can go out into …

Personal Finance

Warren Buffett's 23 Most Brilliant Insights About Investing

Buffett is undoubtedly the most successful investor in history. His investment philosophy is no secret, and he has repeatedly shared bits and pieces of it through a lifetime of quips and memorable quotes.<p>His brilliance is timeless, and we find ourselves referring back to them over and over again.<p>We …

Investing

JustFab Valued at $1 Billion Following $85 Million Investment

<b>NEW YORK, United States —</b> JustFab Inc., an e-commerce startup with brands including ShoeDazzle and FabKids, has become the latest company to be …

Here's How Successful Entrepreneurs Think Differently From Everyone Else

In a recent LinkedIn post, Aravinth, founder of Visual Kiwi, says that's the crucial first step.<p>Here's how:<p>Successful entrepreneurs know their weaknesses and don't try to blow past them. Instead, they take stock of what they can reasonably accomplish and don't risk too much. "Obviously, you are …

Entrepreneurship

Why We Need to Stop Measuring Success in Six Figures

At my very first "career" job, my salary was $28,000 a year. After years of working low paying jobs to pay my college expenses and subsist, I thought I had it made. I was happy and ready to take on the world.<p>The next six years, I worked in corporate and then at a growing PR agency and my salary …

Marin County

5 Ways Positive Thinking Makes You Miserable at Work

Some people take the pursuit of happiness too far:<p>One German IT company has come up with the perfect solution to problems in the workplace - it's made cheerfulness a contractual obligation. What's more, the CEO has declared that those who don't measure up to the prescribed level of jollity in the …

Happiness