Eugene Barrett

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4 Simple Ways to Grow Your Brand on Instagram

Instagram is one of the most widely used networks today.<p>This story originally appeared on Personal Branding Blog<p>Having a smart mobile marketing strategy is an important part of building your personal brand online. Leveraging your social networks to their fullest potential is also important for …

5 Common Mistakes You Should Avoid When Posting on Social Media

You could be lowering your engagement and traffic without realizing.<p>Founder, Market Domination Media®<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Social media can be one of your most successful marketing channels, but only if you do it right. Just being active on social media isn’t …

10 Templates to Help You Create Beautiful Instagram Stories

More than 15 million businesses now use Instagram worldwide and over half of those businesses are creating Stories every month.<p>This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>More than 15 million businesses now use Instagram worldwide and over half of those businesses are creating Stories every month. …

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Your Smartphone Reduces Your Brainpower, Even If It's Just Sitting There

A silent, powered-off phone can still distract the most dependent users.<p>I sit down at the table, move my napkin to my lap, and put my phone on the table face-down. I am at a restaurant, I am relaxed, and I am about to start lying to myself. I’m not going to check my phone, I tell myself. (My …

Psychology

How To Finally Break Bad Habits And Form Good Ones

<i>This story is adapted from</i> <b>The Brave Athlete</b> <i>by Dr. Simon Marshall and Lesley Paterson. Their cutting-edge brain training guide solves the 13 most</i> …

3 simple budgeting strategies used by the super rich

Fortunately, there are simple ways to get around the challenges linked to budget discipline. Lead by example and teach your family members to follow these habits and you'll ensure their financial stability in any environment.<p>Here are three tried and tested habits:<p>1. Save first, ask questions …

Easy Ways To Educate Yourself About Personal Finance

Whether you are saving for your first home or looking at future income when you retire, the way we manage our money in the present has never been so …

9 things smart people won’t do

My recent post, 10 Ways Smart People Stay Calm, really struck a nerve. The trick is that managing your emotions is as much about what you won’t do as …

Emotional Intelligence

Paying off my mortgage early let me retire by age 52 — here are 5 strategies for doing the same

In addition, there are a whole host of associated costs — insurance, maintenance, taxes, furnishings, and on and on that make this a gigantic financial issue for all but the wealthiest of us. The impact buying a home can have on a family's finances is enormous, so it's imperative that we get it …

4 Unknown Facebook Features Your Business is Missing

These powerful tools can take your Facebook marketing to the next level.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Facebook has hundreds of features built into its platform to help small businesses thrive. However, if you’re like most entrepreneurs, you’re only taking advantage of …

7 Email Hacks to Use When You Need to Get a Response | Inc.com

There are two kinds of people in the world: those who love email and the rest of us. Obviously, I'm not someone who personally lives for a good email. But to be successful, you've got to communicate and collaborate with others, and as much as many of us would probably prefer to build business …

33 Free Online Marketing Classes to Take This Year

I don't know about you, but I miss taking classes. I miss taking notes, studying, and most of all, learning a ton of new skills.That's not to say I …

Do 30 Minutes of This Exercise to Burn Nearly 200 Extra Calories a Day

If your understanding of yoga goes as far as a bit of stretching, this is for you. It can be quite hard to understand what it is, thanks to the many …

Yoga

To Stop Wasting Time, Change the Way You Make Your To-Do List

In theory, just having a physical to-do list should offer some incentive to tackle it. For one thing, the act of finally drawing a line through a …

How Traveling the World Can Make You a Better Entrepreneur

They say that travel is the only thing you can spend your money on that makes you richer. While that may sound like a cheesy cliché, it’s steeped in …

These 10 companies control everything you buy

These companies — Nestlé, PepsiCo, Coca-Cola, Unilever, Danone, General Mills, Kellogg's, Mars, Associated British Foods, and Mondelez — each employ thousands and make billions of dollars in revenue every year.<p>In an effort to push these companies to make positive changes — and for customers to …

15 Free Digital Marketing Tools for SMBs and Startups [Infographic]

Let’s be honest, small to medium businesses have a tight budget but they are traditionally competing with big giants with massive wallets.One way …

The Step-by-Step Guide to Creating a Facebook Sales Funnel

Facebook may no longer be the coolest or sexiest social network on the block.It may no longer be the place where teens and tweens go to vent their …

4 Easy Ways to Boost Your Social Media Presence

Social media networks are a great place to market your goods and services. They have such a huge following that they are becoming some of the largest …

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If you’ve been holding out for the iPhone 7, you’re probably going to be really disappointed

If you saw the launch of the iPhone 6S last year and thought it was decent, but your old iPhone could probably hold up until Apple launches its next amazing new phone in 2016, we have some bad news. It seems increasingly likely that the next iPhone will look a lot like the iPhone 6S, which looks a …

Segway launches $1,000 self-balancing scooter you can control like a drone from your phone

Segway, the two-wheeled self-balancing scooter brand acquired by Chinese rival Ninebot last year, has launched a brand-new transporter vehicle in North America.<p>Available to preorder today through Amazon for $1,000, with a normal list price of $1,300, the Ninebot by Segway MiniPro doesn’t sport a …

Apple's only thiiisss much better than Samsung in customer satisfaction

But Samsung's Galaxy Note 5 outshines Apple's iPhone 6S Plus, according to the American Customer Satisfaction Index.<p>You may gripe about battery life, but on the whole, you're pretty darn satisfied with your phone.<p>And if you're an iPhone owner, you're likely the happiest of the bunch -- but just …

This Android phone will put military-grade security in your pocket — for $14,000

The Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge costs less than $800. The new Solarin Android smartphone costs £9,500, which is about $14,000.<p>The team behind Solarin, …

Mobile Technology

iPhone 7 Series Said to Have 32GB, 128GB, and 256GB Storage Options

Following a recent report claiming the iPhone 7 will ship with at least 32GB base storage, with Apple dropping the infamous 16GB model, research firm TrendForce adds that the mid-tier 64GB storage option may be replaced with 128GB alongside a new 256GB version at the high end of the lineup.<p>Apple is …

Your complete guide to the 2016 NY Motor Show

Honda NSX GT3<p>Regular NSX not hardcore enough for you? This should do the trick. Rear-driven rather than 4WD, and petrol only, with no heavy hybrid …

How to start a business with almost no money

You're willing to take some risks, like leaving your current job or going without personal revenue for a while.<p>But there's one logistical hurdle stopping you: You don't have much money.<p><b>Related: 7 Myths About Starting a Business That I Used to Believe</b><p>On the surface, this seems like a major problem, …

19 of the best quotes we've ever heard about getting rich

Getting rich isn't reserved for a select few.<p>Almost anyone can make it happen— and people who have done it say wealth often begins with your mentality.<p>Read on for a healthy dose of inspiration from self-made millionaires, authors, entrepreneurs, and investing gurus: