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5 Ways to Improve the Online Shopping Experience

<i>This article is part of SWOT Team, a new series on Mashable that features insights from leaders in marketing, brand-building and public …

7 Daily Tasks You Can Put on Autopilot

Putting your daily tasks on autopilot isn't just an efficient way to conduct your life: It’s the smart way.<p>We're all triple-taskers nowadays, and …

11 TED Talks That Will Help You Lead A Happier Life

Increasingly, psychologists, neuroscientists, business leaders, and spiritual advisors have studied the mechanics of happiness and how we can utilize them in our everyday lives. Many of them have shared their findings at TED conferences.<p>We've gone through TED's expansive online library of …

Happiness

29 Expert Marketers You Should Follow on LinkedIn and Twitter | Inc.com

Marketing is a complex, constantly evolving industry, and it's very hard to keep up with it as a business owner--and harder still to establish yourself as a reputable marketer in 2014.<p>This list highlights 30 of the world's top marketers, all of whom you should be following if you're a business …

Marketing

50 Best Websites for Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

There are many websites out there that can help entrepreneurs grow a bigger, better business--but there are many more time-suck websites. How can you tell the difference? By depending on a cheat sheet for the best websites for entrepreneurs.<p>Here, a cheat sheet of 50 to get you started:<p><b>1.</b> …

Entrepreneurship

Inc. 5000: The Most Innovative Business Models of 2014 | Inc.com

Often, the only way to get ahead is to have a great plan. Which is exactly what makes the companies below so special. It's not just that they're making the big bucks (and they are doing that). This small group of companies from the <i>Inc.</i> 5000 class of 2014 are notable for their innovative business …

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This Single Mom Got Fired, Started a Gym, and Is on Track to a Billion in Revenue

Ellen Latham went from being a fired as a single mother to co-founding Orangetheory Fitness, a multi-million dollar company. Here's how she did it.

12 tools for the modern web designer

<i>Adam is the co-founder and CTO of DesignCrowd.com, a logo, web and graphic design marketplace. Follow him on Twitter.</i><p>As web pages take on greater …

This marketing platform helped Samsung beat Apple … and predicts the future with 78% accuracy

Facebook wants to be the social layer for the web. Google wants to be the discovery layer, and PayPal wants to be the financial layer.<p>Networked Insights, however, wants to be the consumer intent layer.<p>In other words, a crystal ball — that works — for marketers.<p>Google knows a lot about the world, …

5 Documentaries About Entrepreneurs You Need to Watch This Spring | Inc.com

There's no shortage of documentaries that convey what it's like to be an entrepreneur. Which is a good thing because all too often entrepreneurs feel as if they're alone in their experience, or unaware of what it takes to succeed. Here's a roundup of upcoming small business-themed documentaries …

Entrepreneurship

Find Your Ideal Business in 5 Simple Steps

The dream isn't out of reach if you're willing to follow these steps.<p><b>Define your dream:</b> <b>Write down your goals.</b> Have you ever gone to a grocery store without knowing what you want to buy? Chances are you always have a list with you, at least a mental one. Your dream business demands similar action. …

Consolidation Heats Up In Subscription Economy, As Quarterly Buys Celeb-Endorsed Rival 12Society

Today, TechCrunch has learned that Quarterly.co, a subscription giftbox service that features monthly instalments curated by respected entrepreneurs, designers and organizations is buying 12Society, a rival startup with a similar, celebrity-endorsed approach to subscription commerce. Terms of the …

Social Commerce / Photo Sharing Network Lockerz Launching Ador, A New Fashion Site

Looks like Lockerz, the social commerce and photo sharing service, may be moving on to yet another chapter in its life.<p>After laying off 30% of its Seattle HQ staff, closing down its San Diego office, and shutting down its Plixi photo sharing API earlier this year, the company is now launching a new …