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The 5 Essential Elements of an Efficient Business No Matter What Your Business Is

People and process are more important to your success than that idea that you're in love with.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Some years ago, I had an idea so strong in my mind, I had a dream location and a dream demographic. I was convinced it was a unique idea. No way …

This Is What Generation Z Wants From The Workplace

Just when you thought you figured out Millennials, Generation Z is now entering the workforce. A whopping 72.8 million individuals are included in this group born between the mid-1990s and the early 2000s.<p>Are you ready?<p>While we have learned how to create a culture where Millennials can thrive, what …

Generation Z

The 6 Key Components of a Successful Marketing Campaign

Ready, set, launch a campaign! It’s time to push the envelope and plan a campaign that is more creative and delivers better results than the last …

With new ecosystems, is the future bright for banking?

Next year is likely to be a game-changing year for the banking and finance sector. As the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Revised Payment Service Directive (PSD2) are implemented across the European Union, the exclusive control of banks and other financial institutions on financial …

I shut off my phone at 9 p.m. every night for a week—here’s what happened

Just about everyone’s fallen victim to a late-night scrolling spiral—you know, when you decide to peek at Instagram before bed, and suddenly it’s …

The 6 Key Components of a Successful Marketing Campaign

Ready, set, launch a campaign! It’s time to push the envelope and plan a campaign that is more creative and delivers better results than the last …

Marketing

26 free social media analytics tools

I'm grateful for the insight from some incredible tools that help make sense of my activities on social media. How have my followers grown this …

Why should you apply Video Marketing in your promotion strategy?

#1 Videos build trust<p>“<b>Observation is the best teacher</b>”. People tend to believe in what they see than what they hear so video is created to help out. …

Marketing

5 Ways Millennials Have Changed the Way We Buy

Investors, corporate executives and startup founders speak out on the future of business across consumer verticals.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In 2016, millennials assumed the throne as the world’s largest generation by population. Indeed, millennials are now …

Four Ways to Maximize Your Brand Presence on Instagram (Report)

Each social network requires a nuanced approach to content production. It’s no longer as simple as posting video content to YouTube and links to …

The Dos and Don’ts of Reaching Millennials via Social Media

Today’s marketers have countless options when it comes to social media. Some platforms peak in popularity and then quickly disappear. This makes it …

Here are 10 little-known morning habits of mentally tough people

You don’t need to act physically tough to appear mentally strong.<p>A strong mindset is one that’s disciplined, determined and consistent. It’s a …

10 Killer Ways To Promote YouTube Videos For Higher Traffic

Do you have a YouTube channel & publish videos regularly?It doesn’t matter how much time you put into creating your videos; if you are not marketing …

Google Hangouts

The Hotel Industry of 2020: Predicting the future is difficult

The hotel industry of 2020 promises to be characterised by travellers who are highly sophisticated, with a native affinity to technology and higher …

Steve Jobs Birthday Quotes: 10 Unforgettable Things Late Apple Co-Founder Said

Friday would have been Steve Jobs’ 62nd birthday.<p>The inimitable tech leader, innovator and Apple co-founder forever changed the landscape of consumer …

I Have 15 ideas to Change Your Life—Do You Have Five Minutes?

I’m the last person to say that life is easy. I don’t think that’s the case at all. But there’s one thing I’ve learned in recent years that changed …

Self-confidence

10 Important Skills Your Social Media Manager Needs in 2017

Having someone with the right mix of skills can boost your company's social media presence.<p>This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>A decade ago, the role of a social media manager might not have even existed. Today, however, almost every company is involved in social media one way or another.<p>A …

33 Actionable Tips to Build a Memorable Online Brand

“If you’re not on the internet. You don’t exist.”<p>Seth Godin said that – or maybe it was Winston Churchill? Whoever it was, they had a point. …

#NimbleReads: Social Selling: Techniques to Influence Buyers and Changemakers

The first book that we are featuring on our blog this year is “Social Selling: Techniques to Influence Buyers and Changemakers” by Tim Hughes and …

Selling

9 Social Media Goals to Set for Your Business

Without goals, it's hard to know exactly how well your social media strategy is performing and where you need to iterate to continue moving forwards.<p>This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>The thing we love most at Buffer is to help you succeed at social media. And a key part of social media …

9 principles of psychology for powerful marketing campaigns

<i>This article was originally published on PR Daily in February 2016.</i> <br>Marketers are in a new world.<p>They have to spend time learning the most current …

Marketing

8 Tech Tools To Communicate Your Ideas More Effectively

Love it or hate it, presentation matters. To quote the poet William Carlos Williams, sometimes “It is not what you say that matters but the manner in which you say it.” Here are eight tech tools to help you communicate your ideas more effectively (and, dare I say, beautifully).<p><b>1. Lucidchart</b><p>The tool …

Infographics

7 Profound Lessons From Zen Buddhism That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

Contrary to what people believe, Buddhism is not a religion. It is a lifestyle and a practical experience. It dates back more than 2500 years when a …

Meditation

15 Profound Quotes From Lao Tzu That Will Open Your Mind Wide Open

Have you ever heard of Lao Tzu?<p>If not, then my word you’re in some wisdom today.<p>Lao Tzu was the founder Taoism, the highly influential philosophy …

How to Build the Best Marketing Strategy You Can Using Only Free Tools

With what is available for free, there has never been a better time to bootstrap a startup.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an entrepreneur, it is more important than ever for you to create an efficient marketing strategy. Because startups often have low budgets, …

Are you ready for clothing designed by a smartphone app?

If you’re sick of the trend of everyone calling everything “smart” and cramming pointless technology into every aspect of everyday life, it’s …

What Is A Digital Marketing Strategy?

Do you really know what a digital marketing strategy is or are you blurring the lines with marketing tactics? Read on to discover the clear …

Marketing

10 Bad Habits You Must Eliminate from Your Daily Routine

You are the sum of your habits. When you allow bad habits to take over, they dramatically impede your path to success. The challenge is bad habits are insidious, creeping up on you slowly until you don't even notice the damage they're causing.<p><i>"Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are</i> …

5 Secrets for Effective Social Media Management

Updated September 18, 2016<p>How do you use social media to promote your business without tearing out your hair? Do you need to be on Facebook, Twitter, …

Social Media Marketing

How AI will transform education in 2017

Education has mostly followed the same structure for centuries — e.g., the “sage on a stage” and “assembly line” models. As AI continues to disrupt industries like consumer electronics, ecommerce, media, transportation, and healthcare, is education the next big opportunity?<p>Given that education is …

Education