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10 Signs You're Not Cut Out to Be an Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>About half of Americans dream of opening their own businesses, according to a recent survey by the UPS Store, but with 50% of small businesses failing within the first five years, how do you know if you're an entrepreneur ... or a …

Entrepreneurship

How to Invest

If you have even a little money saved up, you can invest it to help it grow. In fact, if you invest effectively enough, you could potentially live …

How to Unlock an iPod Touch

Oh no! You were going to go play some music on your iPod but now you can't remember the passcode you set. There're only so many options, and chances …

Latin Words and Phrases Every Man Should Know | The Art of Manliness

What do great men like Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and Theodore Roosevelt all have in common?<p>They all were proficient in Latin.<p>From the …

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Today’s Most Innovative Company: Mark43’s Smart Software Helps Police Officers Fight Crime

Mark43, the Harvard Innovation Lab grad formerly known as Nucleik, is building software designed to make hours-long paperwork sessions and fragmented records relics of police departments past.<p>The startup has just raised $1.95 million in seed funding from a number of investors including Spark …

Crime

How to Target Only Your Customers With Facebook

Shares 4K<p>What if you could reach your existing customers while they’re on Facebook?<p>Does the idea of displaying a Facebook ad only to your prospects …

Common Twitter Tips Your Business Should Ignore

How many blog posts have you read with tips about how your business can effectively use Twitter?<p>More than you can count?<p>Yeah, me too.<p>Many of these …

7 Marketing Trends You Should Not Ignore - Jeffbullas's Blog

Marketing has been democratised.<p>The capability to use marketing tools and technology without having to beg or pay for attention is unprecedented. …

How to Make Chiles Rellenos

<i>Chiles rellenos</i> is a Mexican dish made from chile peppers (usually poblano or Anaheim) that are stuffed, dipped in batter and fried. The name of the …

5 Must-Follow Twitter Accounts for Entrepreneurs

Twitter instantly connects us with celebrities and thought leaders. But it's all about who you follow — filling your stream with forward thinkers can …

10 brilliant digital marketing campaigns from McDonald's

<b>As the largest restaurant chain in the world, McDonald's is no stranger to the effects that digital has had on consumers.</b><p>Those who are responsible …

Creative And Innovative Navigation Designs

Toybox Navigation should always be there when needed, and graciously disappear when the user wants to focus on a particular task. For example, in …

Celebrity-Obsessed Culture Has Overtaken Marketing

One of the enduring cultural trends is the intrusion of celebrities in almost every aspect of life.<p>Including marketing.<p>Beats by Dr. Dre had $519 …

General Motors

Gigaom | If there’s one thing traditional media outlets still suck at, it’s making corrections

Advertisement<p>One of the biggest benefits of publishing online as opposed to in print is that making corrections to a story and adding new material is …

Oath

Let’s get started. How can we help?<p>I'm an advertiser<p>I'm a publisher<p>Neither, just browsing<p>What's your goal?<p>Brand awareness<p>Performance and …

1962

From Mythology to Masculinity: How the Hero’s Journey Can Help You Become a Better Man | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from John Romaniello.</i><p>I want to tell you about a book that will change your life. The book isn’t new. In fact, it …

6 Digital Metrics You Should Be Watching

Many of us track page views, unique visitors, followers and fan counts. We obsess over click-through rates, bounce rates, cart abandonment rates and …

5 Qualities That Every Good Boss Should Have

It’s not easy being a leader.<p>It also doesn’t help that most advice about leadership is given by, well, let’s be honest, leaders. Instead of having CEOs and executives talk about what makes themselves great, we thought we thought it’d be nice to open up the floor to all voices–so we put out a simple …

CEOs

How to Network Your Way To The Top: Vox Media’s Callie Schweitzer

Still in her 20s, Callie Schweitzer has leveraged social networking into real-life success.<p>Callie Schweitzer, director of Marketing and Communications for Vox Media (which publishes the Verge, SB Nation, and Polygon), can often be found curating the news from other sources on her popular Twitter …

Social Media

8 Ways to Win at Marketing by Being Useful - Jeffbullas's Blog

Marketers are competing in a vast sea of messages from other companies, friends and family of their clients and prospective clients. Today’s …

Leadership Challenge: How Lovable Are You? | Inc.com

Most leaders emphasize strength, competence, and credentials at work, but, according to a recent <i>Harvard Business Review</i> article, that's exactly what you don't want to do.<p>Similar to <i>Inc.</i>'s special report on the 7 Traits of True Leaders, in which <i>Inc.</i> editor-at-large Leigh Buchanan argues that the most …

Leadership

4 Big Lessons From Disruptive Start-Ups | Inc.com

When an entrepreneur challenges the status quo, he or she is either squashed and forgotten about or they hit a nerve and a paradigm shift occurs. The latter happens when the entrepreneur is a true disruptor.<p><i>Inc.</i> has been following disruptors for years, and here are four companies that pushed the …

Startups

Don’t Listen To Your Customers–Watch Them

The dating site Zoosk better serves users by analyzing their behavior on the site rather than by listening to what they say.<p>“It’s not the consumers’ job to know what they want,” Steve Jobs famously said. Jobs was talking about products that hadn’t been envisioned yet–there was no way for consumers …

Zoosk

Richard Branson on Getting Started

Sir Branson relives the unlikely beginnings of his Virgin empire: It all started with a magazine he launched as a teenager.<p>Join Shark Tank’s Daymond John, MailChimp's Ben Chestnut, Drybar's Alli Webb, Boxed's Chieh Huang, Harry’s Jeff Raider, and hundreds of scrappy and trailblazing entrepreneurs …

Entrepreneurship