Erin Hayes

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18 Women Influencing a New Generation of Entrepreneurs

These powerful, intelligent and inspiring women are having a major impact.<p>It might still be a man's world in so many ways but with women already running Germany, Britain and perhaps soon the United States for the first time, the world is increasingly looking fairer... and more feminine.<p>And the same …

Entrepreneurship

Facebook

<b>14</b> Flares Filament.io <b>14</b> Flares ×<p>Since Instagram Stories debuted a few weeks ago, I’ve been testing, watching, and spending wayyy more time on IG than …

Marketing

Study: 25% of Instagram ads are now video

Dive Brief:<p>A new study found that video ads made up about 25% of Instagram’s ads during June, according to “Ad Intelligence Data Digest,” a report …

Build Your Brand with Social Media

Online networking has made the entire social media marketing procedure simple to discover organizations, build a reputation and branding.<p>It doesn't …

3 Content Marketing Mistakes Brands Keep Making - And How to Fix Them

I know what you're thinking, "Not another guide to content marketing best practices! I've got this down! Okay, maybe I could use a little help... but is there anything new to say about content strategy?" There's a lot, actually. And here's the thing: even if you are producing good content, all it …

Marketing

5 Examples of How Brands are Using Instagram Stories to Enhance their Messaging

It's been three weeks since Instagram launched their bold new, Snapchat-cloning "Stories" option for all users, and the tool already seems to be …

The 7 Most Important Business Lessons You Can Learn From Entrepreneurs

If you asked a successful entrepreneur what starting a business has taught them, there's no limit to what they could share. So, we listed their most valuable lessons here.<p>A. Balance Your Customers' and Business' Needs<p>Your number one goal is customer satisfaction, but don't forget that you are also …

Entrepreneurship

This tech entrepreneur says these 5 business apps will change your life

Technology entrepreneur Dale Beaumont recently launched BRiN, the world’s first artificially intelligent business advisor. Created in collaboration …

Apps

10 Things You Should Do Right Now to Improve SEO on Your Blog

<i>For another great resource on improving your SEO, read this article: 13 Super-Easy Ways to Immediately Improve Your SEO</i><p>SEO can be hard to understand, …

Five ways the purpose-told story builds brands and sales

For more than two decades, Robert McKee has been Hollywood’s go-to guy on structuring story in movies. More recently, he started offering his …

Public Relations

Your Brand Story is Your Brand Strategy

So much has been written on storytelling in business that a subset of the marketing community is pushing back against its purported benefits. Yet, …

Data Mining Reveals the Six Basic Emotional Arcs of Storytelling - MIT Technology Review

Back in 1995, Kurt Vonnegut gave a lecture in which he described his theory about the shapes of stories. In the process, he plotted several examples …

Creative Writing

How a Small Animation Company Created Game of Thrones' Greatest Battle Scene

It took a Iloura eight months to animate Game of Thrones' epic "Battle of the Bastards."<p>Iloura might be the best visual effects studio you’ve never heard of.<p>Comedy director Seth MacFarlane described their work on his movie <i>Ted</i> as “the finest character animation I’ve ever seen on film.” Last year …

Animation

How Disruptive Brands are Defining Their Content Strategies

Disruptive brands have been making headlines in recent years. Beginning with the emergence of the sharing economy, many companies have entered into …

Marketing

Journalism and Content Marketing Need Each Other

***<p>In 1899, two titans of the American journalism industry were brought to their knees by 5,000 children.<p>Joseph Pulitzer of the New York World and William Randolph Hearst of the New York Journal were locked in a bitter rivalry that would forever change the nature of journalism.<p>Hearst, who had …

Journalism
Marketing

10 Actionable Tips to Get Your First 1000 Snapchat Followers

Since its launch in September 2011, Snapchat has come a long way.<p>In an acquisition bid in 2013, Facebook offered Snapchat $3 billion, and after that …

Meditation, Mindfulness and Sleep Can Radically Impact Your Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The entrepreneurial drive that inspires us to work tirelessly in service of our vision is one of the integral components of building a great company from scratch. No game-changing organization has ever been created without diligent …

Mindfulness

10 Success lessons from Jeff Bezos – “Amazon Founder and CEO” for entrepreneurs

Share22<p>Tweet<p>Share54<p>+12<p>Shares 78<p>Success, whether of a small business or a giant enterprise, has something to do with the kind of leadership it has. …

LinkedIn Deal Shows Social Media's Golden Era Is Over

The heyday of standalone social networking companies may already be in the past.<p>Trumpeting his company's $26.2 billion acquisition of LinkedIn Monday morning, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella offered no shortage of rationales for the deal. LinkedIn's vast trove of data showing who in the corporate world …

Media Industry

Top Content Marketing Experts Reveal Their Views on Employee Advocacy

Expert Panel: Ted Rubin, Madalyn Sklar, and Sam HurleyEmployee Advocacy has always been present, even before social, as referral programs, employee …

Marketing

The Reading Habits of Ultra-Successful People

Want to know one habit ultra-successful people have in common?<p>They read. A lot.<p>In fact, when Warren Buffett was once asked about the key to success, …

Bill Gates

How to Be More Attractive to the Most Powerful People | Inc.com

While power can be relative, I think there are a few pillars to power that we can all agree on. Those who have power are in control of a situation or industry. They command respect, have achieved success, and have authority.<p>Think of a boss, venture capitalist, potential employer, or even a …

Body Language

The 3 Best Ways to Grow Your Business Overnight | Inc.com

Growing your company can be tough.<p>A major reason why some entrepreneurs fail isn't their inability to employ the right strategies - it's their distraction from having so many elements of their business to focus on.<p>If a company can focus on just the most important things, their chances of survival …

Business Strategy

Sober is the new drunk: why millennials are ditching bar crawls for juice crawls

Is being sober finally trendy? Juice crawls are just one of many booze-free events in the US catering to millennials who are ditching the hooch in favor of clarity<p>On a Saturday afternoon in Manhattan, Rachel Floyd and her boyfriend Paul Isham take a shot of a dark yellow liquid called Mother …

Alcohol

How ‘The Martian’ Director Ridley Scott Is Shaking Up Movie Marketing

More than three decades ago, Ridley Scott's 60-second ad for Apple, "1984," shook up advertising forever and helped establish the Super Bowl as a …

Mars Mission

5 Ways To Come Up With A Perfect Lead Magnet For Your Blog

How do you attract potential customers?<p>You could try to create some sort of viral video in which you and 20 friends suddenly start dancing in the …

Marketing

In Post We Trust: Our Approach to Editing Video

How do you get the best possible video? You hire the best possible editor! In this post, our editor explains her approach to editing video.

4 Common Misconceptions About Video Production

Want to produce a video but are unsure of the video production process? In this post, we clear up 4 common misconceptions about video production.