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Should I Splurge on $40 Hand Wash to Impress Guests?

The prestige hand soap is the new prestige candle, but while some people are embracing the latest hostess trend, others find it ludicrous. We debate both sides<p>Yes<p>It’s easy to roll your eyes and mutter that you’re not the sort of person who’d ever blow $39 on hand wash, until you smell it. Aesop’s …

Minimalism

5 essential tips to sell anything to anyone, according to a 'Shark Tank' Shark

Most people don't realize how important selling is — unless your paycheck depends on it!<p>Every time I mention selling, I always hear, "It's not for me", "You have to have knack for sales", or ;"I just can't do sales" — but this can't be farther from the truth.<p>Salespeople aren't the only ones selling …

Havana to Viñales: a classic Cuban road trip

The Malecon comes alive at sunset. This broad ribbon of cement curves around Havana’s waterfront, and as the sun wanes, the sky turns pink and the road is washed in coppery gold light. Orderly rows of fishermen perch on the sea wall, chatting as they cast their lines and hoping for a haul of bonito …

Dig Into Nearly 30 Years of Free Classic Science Fiction

If you’re a fan of classic science fiction from the likes of Ray Bradbury, Isaac Asimov, and Robert A. Heinlein, you’re in luck. Archive.org now has …

Considering Amazon Fulfillment Options? Here Is How To Decide | Inc.com

The three options you can choose are:<p>Which one is best? There's no "right answer" for every business.<p>It depends on a number of factors, including your cash flow, ability to manage inventory, and overall business model.<p>Here's what you need to know about each Amazon fulfillment option.<p>FBA<p>FBA is the …

How to Create a Stellar Social Media Marketing Plan for Under $100

Here are some ways to get the most value out of every penny.<p>This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>How big is your social media budget?<p>I’ve heard of companies that spend millions on marketing and others who spend zero (we skew toward the zero side at Buffer).<p>Regardless of how much you spend, you …

5 Steps to Creating and Monetizing a Million-Dollar Online Business

Jonathan Long isn't just talking the talk -- he's taking readers inside his own online strategy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you believed every advertisement in your Facebook news feed selling the entrepreneurial dream, you would think that everyone and their …

10 Affirmations Successful Entrepreneurs Repeat Every Single Day | Inc.com

Businesses are based on actions, not on thoughts -- yet the thought always comes before the deed. Achievement starts with an idea, a perspective, a point of view, or even just an attitude.<p>Here are some of the things successful entrepreneurs say to themselves every day, because these statements help …

How Your Business Can Use Livestreaming to Attract More Customers

Find out how to plan, execute and repurpose your livestream communication to make it truly dynamic.<p><i>The following excerpt is from Jill Schiefelbein’s book</i> Dynamic Communication<i>. Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & Noble | IndieBound<p>If you’re new to the concept of livestreaming, it’s the process of …

From $0 to Millionaire: How 6 Entrepreneurs Went Broke, Then Became Successful

When they hit rock bottom, they turned disaster and persistence into millions.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Going broke. Hitting rock bottom. Crashing and burning. Whatever you call it, these mega-successful entrepreneurs—and members of The Oracles—have lived it. They …

7 Tools That Make Interactive Content Creation Easy

Engage your audience and customers with these simple and fun-to-use tools.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Interactive content is fast becoming the go-to strategy for the biggest brands in the world. According to a survey by Content Marketing Institute, 53% of marketers …

3 Key Questions That Will Help You Decide If Your Business Can Be Franchised

If you're not sure that franchising is for you, answering these three questions could be all you need to do to decide.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from Rick Grossman’s book</i> Franchise Bible<i>. Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes | …

Top 10 Affiliate Marketing Tracking Software Platforms

Affiliate marketing is one of the most popular means of making some extra income online and letting people know about your business/products.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Affiliate marketing is one of the most popular means of making some extra income online and …

One Pot Sausage Pasta

<i>One Pot Sausage Pasta with onion, garlic, red pepper, kale, mozzarella cheese, and Parmesan cheese. This easy one skillet dinner is a weeknight</i> …

14 Instagrams that will Convince You to Visit Scotland

Ah, Scotland. You might recognize this beautiful country from scenes of <i>Braveheart</i>, or fantasize about it in storied tales of the Loch Ness monster. …

Anthony Bourdain Reveals His Secret for Making Perfect Scrambled Eggs

It's so much easier than you think.<p>Scrambled eggs might seem like a simple dish, but there's a lot of debate about how to make them the right way.<p>Top chef Anthony Bourdain is here to settle this breakfast dispute, once and for all. In a recent video for Tech Insider, the culinary king shared his …

The Surprising Reason You May Not Be Coachable | Inc.com

I recently shared some honest perspective on why Millennials are getting fired. I also shared why Baby Boomers are getting fired, too. Seeking out private, outside coaching could have saved some of these individuals from being let go. But, coaching only works if <i>someone is ready for it</i>.<p>There are two …

Homemade Cinnamon Rolls Recipe by Tasty

Tasty<p>Information storage and access<p>The storage of information, or access to information that is already stored, on your device such as advertising identifiers, device identifiers, cookies, and similar technologies.<p>Personalisation<p>The collection and processing of information about your use of this …

Personalization

9 Incredible Countries Where You Can Live for Under $1,000 a Month

Travel widely enough, and you'll notice something about the Americans you encounter abroad. While the people I know in the States are too often …

West Indies

20 Cheap Dinner Ideas That Won't Break The Bank

All affordable, all delicious.<p><b>We recently asked the BuzzFeed Community to share their go-to cheap dinner recipes. Here's what they said — along with a bunch of our own weeknight favorites!</b>

Homemade dumplings in 5 simple steps

Dumplings are as fun to make as they are to eat, which is a good thing for those of us not satisfied with the usual six or eight pieces served at restaurants and takeout joints. Making dumplings at home means you can eat as many as you can make.<p>That's cause for a celebration. A dumpling party can …

Food & Dining

Taste Beyond The Tongue

It's True: Models Are Obsessed With This One Foundation

Amazingly, models seem to have the natural and uncanny ability to go foundation-free. How an entire subgroup of women is blessed with beautiful skin …

Beauty

8 Delicious Sheet Cake Recipes to Welcome Spring

Single layers have never looked and tasted so good.<p>Cake makes everything better—it’s just a fact. When you’re in a pinch and tasked with entertaining …

How Snapchat Is Going After Small and Midsize Businesses | Inc.com

"This is just one more way that we can layer something on top of the experience of jumping on top of a trampoline to make it fun and engaging," said Cole, whose company will start using the annual On-Demand Geofilters in March. "It matches with what a lot of our guests are doing anyway. It's …

Blockchain For Dummies May Just Make You Smarter | Inc.com

Once in awhile, a great while, amidst a swirl of PR pitches, tech conferences, boondoggles, expert roundtables, and customer meetings, I'm introduced to someone, and I think: "Can we saddle up to a wine bar and talk for hours because I really really really want to know everything."<p>When my former …

5 Things to Keep in Mind When Building a Professional Community | Inc.com

It's not easy building a professional community from the ground up, but Noelle O'Reilly has managed just that: her inaugural Dublin Tech Summit hosted over 10,000 attendees on February 15th and 16th, 2017.<p>Here's how O'Reilly has made it all happen:<p>1. Location, location, location<p>Where your network …

10 Software Products Helping Small Businesses Achieve 10x Growth in 2017

You know that myriad of little tasks that eat time? Automate them. Here are the tools to help you do that.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Running a small business takes a great deal of time. Even once entrepreneurs can begin building a staff, they need to be able to put …

How Melanie Duncan Built Multiple Seven-Figure Businesses

Entrepreneur Network partner Kelsey Humphreys chats with Melanie Duncan about success and her tips for online entrepreneurs.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Melanie Duncan is a serial entrepreneur who, along with her business partner and husband, Devin, has been …

10 Las Vegas restaurants everyone should try at least once

Be it over-the-top tasting menus with spendy plates, or hole-in-the-wall comfort cuisine - here are 10 Las Vegas restaurants where you can eat like a high roller right now.

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