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These are the best books for learning modern statistics—and they’re all free

Statistics came well before computers. It would be very different if it were the other way around.<p>The stats most people learn in high school or college come from the time when computations were done with pen and paper. “Statistics were constrained by the computational technology available at the …

Digital Marketing Map 2018

We Love Using a Digital Marketing Map with ClientsWe get asked all the time this question “Where should we focus the most on with our budget?”. Our …

Marketing

Are you okay with Excel but want to become a master? Here are the 4 courses you need

<b>Microsoft Excel</b> is arguably one of the most important and widely used programs in the business world. Indeed, proficiency in Excel is often a <b>make-or-break</b> point of interest in job interviews.<p>A lot of people who grew up around computers, like most of our readers, can whip up a pie chart or two if …

This Way of Selling Online is the Future of Retail (and It's Often Overlooked)

If you want a quick way to scale and test products, this is your best bet.<p>The Internet has revolutionized shopping. Customers can now purchase whatever they'd like with a simple click of a button or tap of the finger. Most purchases now come from online retailers rather than brick-and-mortar …

eCommerce

You're 96 Percent Less Creative Than You Were as a Child. Here's How to Reverse That | Inc.com

If you haven't said it yourself, someone has said it to you: "I'm just not that creative."<p>Most of us wouldn't mind being just a little more creative. Fortunately, you can. Not only are there proven ways to increase your creativity, but also, according to research, all of us have a creative gene.<p>In …

Creativity

How to Calculate Paycheck Withholding and Deductions- Hint: It's Easy

How to Calculate Withholding and Deductions from Employee Paychecks<p>Calculating Federal Income Tax Withholding, FICA Tax, and More<p>Updated January 18, …

Retirement

These Two Interview Questions Accurately Predict Job Success | Inc.com

The problem starts by using laundry lists of skills and competencies to screen candidates and then asking a hodgepodge of supposedly clever questions to confirm the interviewer's initial biased reaction to the candidate. These emotional feelings are then voted on using thumbs with the biggest thumb …

Employment

How to survive a nuclear bomb: 3 steps to save you in case of a missile or attack by North Korea

How likely is the threat of nuclear war? Despite escalating tensions with North Korea, some experts say fears are overblown. Others caution that the …

Columbia University

How to Copy the Best Google AdWords Campaigns

Google AdWords can be overwhelming the first time you use it.It’s like a faucet if you think about it.The best part about AdWords is that you can …

AdWords

Bitcoin wallet ‘Blockchain’ adds Ethereum support

This isn’t a game of bingo, the company called Blockchain is maintaining the world’s most popular bitcoin wallet. And starting today, Blockchain users will also be able to create Ethereum wallets and hold ethers.<p>Blockchain isn’t a centralized exchange like Coinbase or Kraken. It is simply a wallet …

Bitcoin

Ivy League MOOCs - Free Online Classes from the Ivies

Options from Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, and More<p>Most of the eight ivy league universities are now offering some form of publicly …

What Is Lateral Thinking?

A Tool for Creativity and Brainstorming<p>Lateral thinking is a term developed in 1973 by Edward De Bono, with the publication of his book <i>Lateral</i> …

Creativity

Want to Invest in Real Estate? Forget Buying a Home and Do This Instead

Want to Invest in Real Estate? Forget Buying a Home and Do This Instead<p>Updated August 17, 2017<p>The benefits of investing in real estate are often a …

Investing

8 Ways to Create an Instagram Campaign That Will Blow Up Your Brand

Do you want to start an Instagram campaign?If so, you need to do it right.Instagram is an exciting platform, and it’s one of the fastest growing out …

Marketing

30+ Free Instagram Tools to Help You Grow Your Following

More than 700 million people use Instagram and 400 million of those users check the app daily.<p>With such a large audience, and some incredibly …

Infographics

10 Steps to Creating and Selling an Online Course

How to Make Money With Online Courses<p>10 Steps to Creating and Selling an Online Course<p>Updated March 22, 2018<p>People go online for a variety of …

Education Technology

10 Days in India: The Best Itinerary

India is a large country that can be overwhelming to first-time visitors, as there’s so much to see and do (and eat) -- it might feel that there's no …

Here are 6 Easy Ways to Find the Cheapest Flights Using Google

If you’re not already familiar with Google Flights, let us introduce you to one of the quickest and most efficient travel search engines out there. …

Flying

Data to decisions: New trends in leveraging analytics

What's up in data cataloging, data lake management, hybrid- and cloud-ready databases, and business intelligence and analytics? Here's my biannual …

Big Data

Learn How to Use Photoshop’s Healing Brush with This Simple 5-Minute Video Tutorial

Photoshop’s Healing Brush is a powerful and easy-to-use tool. And while most people think of it as a means of refining portraits, the Healing Brush …

Tutorials

Security Tips From Professional Bodyguards That All Travelers Can Use

Stay safe abroad.<p>Unless you're a celebrity or a high-profile CEO, you've probably never traveled with your own personal security detail.<p>While the …

Social Media

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

How to Write Articles That Sell With These 30 Strategic Steps

Have you recently started your own blog or a new business? Even if you’re just hanging around in some entrepreneurial circles, you’ve likely heard …

Marketing

Lima Ultra: Tiny, personal cloud storage that just misses the mark

The Lima Ultra, a tiny device which allows you to create and run your own personal cloud, has hit the mainstream.<p>The Lima Ultra is geared towards …

Lima

13 Expert Tips to Help You Build Your Instagram Following

Instagram influencers give their best advice on how you can follow in their footsteps.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Instagram has recently undergone dramatic changes in the way it operates recently. On the positive side, you can now post pictures that aren’t square, …

Photojournalism

Struggling to sleep? How to avoid overthinking when you go to bed

We've all had those night's when you can't quite manage to switch off and your thoughts keep running through your head, becoming more catastrophic …

These 7 Real People Tell Us How They Got to $1 Million

We revisit five "millionaires in the making" from the past who have reached their goals.<p>The balance of our coverage provides a snapshot of who …

Retirement

Considering a career in data science? Start with this (​ZDNet Academy)

Become a SQL superstar for $49.<p>An increasingly digital world poses a plethora of new challenges to society, from bullying on social media to …

Big Data

Most self-made millionaires follow this one simple rule — and so can you

Feel like you’re constantly spinning your wheels when it comes to saving money only to end up in the red each month? You may think that getting a …

Personal Finance

Free Online Computer Classes

Free Computer Training for Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced Users<p>Whether you are new to the computer or just want to brush up on your skills, …

Online Education