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Want to Be Happy and Successful at Work? Stop Doing These 10 Things

Often we're so focused on doing more, when we should be focused on doing less.<p>With a world of advice on how to improve our working lives at our fingertips, it may seem ironic that the most simple things can often derail our productivity and our happiness--both as an employee, and as a leader. And, …

How to build a business empire with Instagram

What does it take to succeed online? Shouldn’t real-world influence transfer into the digital world? The introduction of computers and smartphones has changed the business world and yet many still do not understand how new digital platforms fit into the business realm. These platforms are a new …

Social Media

How 13 Instagram Icons Grew Their Followings to Massive Levels

Everybody starts with zero followers. Here's how these pros got thousands upon thousands of fans.<p><i>Instagram Icons</i> have unique ways to reach thousands of people each day. But every account starts at zero.<p>Whether the content is Hollywood memes or landscape photography, these 13 <i>Icon</i> accounts open up …

Social Media

15 Quotes to Inspire Great Teamwork

The difference between success and failure is a great team. Here's how to inspire yours.<p>The difference between success and failure is a great team.<p>When I first became an entrepreneur, in the spring of 2002, I was a consultant. As Dave Kerpen Strategic Consulting, I could make my own hours, …

3 scientists just won the Nobel Prize for discovering how body clocks are regulated — here's why that's such a big deal

The thing that makes you a "morning person" or a "night owl" isn't an arbitrary preference or tendency. It's something that's fundamentally part of your biological makeup — and something that we ignore at our own peril.<p>On Monday, Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash, and Michael Young were awarded the …

Nobel Prize

China watches in frustration as North Korea crisis enters dangerous spiral

By Simon Denyer<p>, Bureau chief<p>BEIJING — The view from China could hardly be much worse: the leaders of North Korea and the United States threatening to rain down total destruction on each other, while U.S. bombers and fighters stage a show of military might close to China's shores.<p>In public, China's …

North Korea

Uber's New CEO Just Sent an Amazing Email to Employees--and Taught a Major Lesson in Emotional Intelligence

In just a few short sentences, Uber's new leader demonstrates the power of seeing the big picture.<p>Uber's new CEO, Dara Khosrowshahi, has been on the job only a matter of weeks, but a recent email to employees is proof positive that he's the right man for the job.<p>Yesterday, government officials in …

19 Ideas for a Facebook Live Video to Boost Brand Awareness

If you’re looking to grow your brand, you need to start using Facebook Live.It’s one of the biggest new trends on social media, and it’s going to …

Social Media

What Entrepreneurs Will Find New and Cool About the IOS 11 App Store

You're already familiar with SEO, or search engine optimization. Now, meet ASO, or app store optimization.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Apple recently announced the new iPhone 8 and X (pronounced "Ten"). There are some nifty new features to them, but one you may have …

How to Build a Simple Social Media Marketing Funnel

The combination of the rising costs of AdWords -- along with the unreliability of SEO -- is pushing more and more marketers to move their e-commerce products into the realm of social media.<p><i>By Phil Laboon, serial entrepreneur and CEO & co-founder of Growth Stackers.</i><p>The combination of the rising …

Nordstrom’s tiny new stores basically won’t have any stuff in them

If you’ve been watching the fast decline of the retail industry in the U.S., Nordstrom’s new experiment makes sense. The company just announced that it will <b>launch small-format stores in neighborhoods that will not be stocked with merchandise</b>. The first of these stores will open in West Hollywood in …

eCommerce

Warren Buffett Increased His Wealth 7,268% Using This 1 Method

Albert Einstein called compound interest the eighth wonder of the world. But it doesn't just apply to finance.<p>My mind on my money, money on my mind. If you owe me ten dollars, you ain't giving me nine. --Jay-Z<p>With an estimated net worth of $76 billion (that's growing steadily), Warren Buffett is …

Here's how you can access your computer from anywhere

Phone home.<p>Even if you conscientiously save your data to the cloud, there always comes a time when you're away from your home or office and need to edit a file that's stuck on that computer. While you're sitting in a hotel room, you might need to run a program on your home PC, and while out and …

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One of Facebook's First Employees Explains Why Email Marketing Is Better Than Social Media Marketing

How you can take advantage when everyone else is focused on social.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Noah Kagan was the 30th employee at Facebook, so he knows a little about social media. But, he might surprise you, because he doesn't say Facebook is the best way to …

Marketing

Brands turn to WeChat influencers to reach Chinese consumers

If advertisers in the U.S. are unclear on how much to pay social media influencers, the landscape is even murkier in China, especially on the popular …

WeChat’s Transformative Role for Beauty Brands in China

Both beauty and luxury fashion brands in China have been utilizing WeChat—Chinese consumers’ all-in-one mobile app—to promote brand awareness and …

WeChat

Evergreen | The Next Web

All stories in Evergreen<p>Understanding quantum computers: The basics<p>Theoretical physics for people without PhDs. Here's what you need to know about quantum computer systems so you can belly-up ...<p>Tristan Greene<p>Check out these 5 wild and wacky quantum computer facts for cool people<p>Quantum computers …

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The rules of brainstorming, according to top design firm IDEO

I work at home, alone for the most part, which means I rarely have the opportunity to be involved in a good brainstorming session. That's a shame …

Facebook Chatbots Spontaneously Invent Their Own Non-Human Language

Facebook chatbot agents have spontaneously created their own non-human language. Researchers were developing negotiating chatbots when they found out …

Chatbots

Facebook's AI accidentally created its own language

Researchers from the Facebook Artificial Intelligence Research lab (FAIR) recently made an unexpected discovery while trying to improve chatbots. The bots — known as “dialog agents” — were creating their own language — well, kinda.<p>Using machine learning algorithms, dialog agents were left to …

Trulia Now Makes Browsing Neighborhoods as Easy as Browsing Homes

Jacques Mattheij made a small, but awesome, mistake. He went on eBay one evening and bid on a bunch of bulk LEGO brick auctions, then went to sleep. …

Real Estate

SpaceX And Facebook Are On A Race To Globalize The Internet

Women and children queue up under the scorching heat of the midday sun, distaste and frustration piling up around them as they hope to replenish those empty buckets with proper drinking water at the local handpump. The village is not without its own water supply, mind you, but the muddy, polluted …

How to Spy on Your Competitors to Outrank Them on Google

Learn how to spy on competitors to better understand the strategy they are using to attain a high ranking on Google<p>Want to hear something crazy? In …

Here's a Chilling Glimpse of the Privacy-Free Future

The computers are watching.<p>Imagine if you lost your keys and instead of fishing around in the couch cushions, you could just pull out your phone and search for them. Just a quick, textual query with a quick response that they're on your desk, you doofus. This is not only possible; it's possible …

Using Google Trends to Select Website Keywords

If you have a home business and want to increase traffic to your website, one of the most important things you can do is to select the search engine …

21 Secret Facts About Successful Online Businesses That Nobody Understands

There are a lot of misconceptions about what it takes to run a successful online business. I find that even experienced business owners often underestimate the time, energy and skill it takes to really succeed online.<p>This post will look at 21 “secret” facts that set successful online businesses …

Small Business

12 ways your landing page is making you lose potential customers

A study by Wishpond of 62 landing pages shows that a lot of B2B SaaS business landing pages are not able to convert about 87 percent of their visitors by not fulfilling certain aspects on the landing page.<p>When looking at landing pages for the B2C market this metric even goes up to about 91 percent, …

Google’s AutoDraw uses machine learning to help you draw like a pro

Drawing isn’t for everyone. I, for one, am definitely not very good at it. But with AutoDraw, Google is launching a new experiment today that uses machine learning algorithms to match your doodles with professional drawings to make you look like you know what you’re doing.<p>You can use AutoDraw on …

How to Get Your Writing on the Road to Being Read and Spread - Copyblogger

I’m going to let you in on a little secret.<p>It’s something the immortals — from Aristotle to Ogilvy to Mamet — have known, but few have stated it as …