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Google's Top Ranking Factors For Local SEO

According to Google, nearly two-thirds of smartphone users are likely to purchase from companies that customize online information to a user’s location.<p>In today’s high-tech society, it’s not enough to have a tastefully designed sign outside of your office or to hand out business cards at every …

Local Search

Seven Excel Tricks You Need To Start Using

Image: iStock<p>Microsoft Excel is packed with useful data management features that don't see a lot of use, like pivot tables, index and match, and …

Analytics

The 7 Best Presentation Software Tools For Entrepreneurs

Having great ideas, knowing the facts you want to convey and presenting a pitch deck so successfully that you get funded can be very different things. Regardless of the stage of your company, a lot of your success is riding on a few slides.<p>This is something I was reminded when I covered the pitch …

Infographics

Redefining ROI: What Real Return Looks Like for Social

Return on investment is (still) the social media marketer’s biggest challenge.<p>For years marketers have tried to tie tweets to sales, attribute …

Marketing

Infographic: 44 words and phrases that are killing your message

For good writing, less is often more.<p>Disposable comments and trivial remarks make reading more difficult for your audience and muddy the meaning of …

Public Relations

7 Free Marketing Tools That Can Make You More Successful

When goals are getting bigger and budgets are getting smaller, these free tools can be a marketer's newbest friends.<p>Marketing is a broad, complex, and ever-evolving field, and recent years have seen tremendous growth in areas like content, social media, SEO, voice search, brand management, and more.<p>…

Marketing

5 SEO Mistakes that People are Still Doing in 2018

Search Engine optimisation increase the traffic on your website and we are going to explain how<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>With the advent of online marketing took a …

SEO

12 Painless Ways to Get Kids to Do Chores

Having your kids drag their feet when it comes to doing their chores doesn’t have to be the rule. With a few tricks, your kids will get their chores …

Kids

Why Search Engine Optimization Is the Key to Making Money Online

You can't make money online without an audience, and search engine optimization can bring millions of people to your website.<p>18 min read<p>There are all sorts of ways to make money from a blog or website. You could sell ads, write sponsored content or work with content partners. You could create an …

Social Media

The ROI of Social Media (Infographic)

When you're spending lots of time and money on social media, it's important to know just how much it's helping your brand.<p>2 min read<p>No matter what business you’re in, social media is a necessity. And when you’re spending time and money building your brand’s social presence, it’s important to know …

Social Media

Learn 10 cunning chords that will fill out your guitar sound

<b>Adding a few choice notes to the basic major, minor and powerchords you already know adds flavour and can help fill out your sound.</b><p>Here are 10 tasty …

Electric Guitar

Fluid, the app that converts websites into Mac apps, gets a major overhaul with support for WebKit2

Fluid, the app that transforms basic web apps into full on Mac apps, is getting a major update today. Coming in form of a beta, the new update adds a handful of notable changes.<p>The developer announced the Fluid 2.0 beta via a tweet today, noting that the update includes a complete re-write from the …

Apps

Best 4K USB-C displays for MacBook and MacBook Pro for July 2018

It’s been a while since we took at look at the best 4K USB-C/Thunderbolt 3 displays available for MacBook and MacBook Pro. While we’re still waiting to hear more about Apple’s upcoming pro display, and if it will work with other Macs besides the next-gen Mac Pro, there are some notable new display …

Gear & Gadgets

Can’t write sheet music? This app will do it for you

While the proliferation of the smartphone has given all musicians – professional and aspiring – easy access to a recording device, there’s no …

Guitar

Ultralight Backpacking Gear Guide 2018

Ultralight backpacking can mean many things depending on who you are and what you’re trying to accomplish on the trail. There’s the ultralight cut …

Backpacking

Five-minute guide to making easy money with online surveys

You'd be surprised how much you can earn just by answering a few questions. Here are the 10 survey sites that pay the most. There's no such thing as a free lunch. But online surveys get pretty close. You could earn as much as £5 by completing a survey which could take as little as 30 minutes to …

Personal Finance

Bolt-action pen hides a tactical twist

The Apex Bolt is the latest inky iteration of Zerohour's Apex tactical pen. Its name comes from its built-in bolt – its answer to that enduring …

Self Defense

A Hauntingly Beautiful Cover of ‘With or Without You’ Performed on a Custom Triple Neck Acoustic Guitar

Musician Luca Stricagnoli performed a hauntingly beautiful cover of the U2 song ‘With or Without You‘ on his custom namesake triple neck guitar …

Guitar

These 7 Amenities Cost Little but Make Your Home Office Much More Productive

You deserve a chair that doesn't hurt to sit in, and why would you spend all day in a room without enough light for a plant to survive?<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Your home office should inspire, not hinder, your productivity. Unfortunately, many …

homeoffice

Storytelling With Data: How To Communicate Visually And Effectively

While we all know that data is key to telling an impactful story, few understand how to use these points to spin meaningful tales that will resonate …

Data Visualization

Google Shows Preference To Quicker-Loading Mobile Pages

The speed at which pages load in browsers has begun to determine those that will serve up higher in mobile searches, according to data released this …

SEO

How I Set Up My Tacoma for Life on the Road

Beating the daily grind and living life on the road has a lot of appeal for outdoor-minded folks. Here’s what I use to make it a reality.<b>There was</b> …

RVs

Where To Find Resources to Understand The Most Valuable Google Ranking Factors

“The internet is full.”<p>As I read that sentence in the SEMrush Ultimate Guide for Content Marketers, I completely agreed with it. There is so much content available today. You can find an answer to nearly everything; some more logical than others. As a marketer, what are you to do if you want to …

Intellectual Property

His Quest To Create The Perfect Hammock Led To A Million-Dollar, One-Man Business

Working in the home construction business just before the Great Recession, Wes Johnson, now 44, spotted an opportunity for an exciting side gig that tapped into his passion for the outdoors.<p>Noticing a growing number of rugged hammocks popping up on the college campuses around him, Johnson, based in …

Business Strategy

5 Tactics to Drive Website Traffic That Aren't SEO

Although all businesses with an online presence should invest in search engine optimization, it isn't the end-all, be-all when it comes to driving traffic to a professional website.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It's no surprise that driving traffic to your …

Marketing

8 Ruling Web Design Trends for 2018

Written by Deepak Chauhan Web design trends have undergone an apparent change as one of the most dynamic industries in web technologies. It is 2018, …

UI Design

The Best Cuts of Beef Every Home Cook Should Know

Here’s a look at the most popular cuts of beef and when to use them—plus some thoughts to keep in mind when you’re ready to cook.<p><b>Chuck Roast</b><p>Anything …

BBQ

Best website builders for start-up founders, entrepreneurs, and anyone with a side hustle

All businesses — no matter how big or small — need a strong and compelling website if they want to stand out from the crowd. Whether you're starting …

Web Design

Five Ways to Increase Your Landing Page Conversion Rate

Small business owners have a plethora of tools available at their disposal, from website builders that simplify the process of building a website to …