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Netflix’s Chef’s Table: Pastry dutifully brings pastry chefs out from the shadows

The Netflix docu-series <i>Chef’s Table</i>, at its heart, has always focused more on the chef than the table. What’s made the show a compelling watch is …

Ice Cream

Our Best Seafood Pasta Recipes Ever

1 of 10<p>Spaghetti with Clams, Bonito Butter, and Herbs<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Hearth-Fired Fideos<p>3 of 10<p>Tagliatelle with Shrimp, Tomato-Anchovy Sauce, and …

This Is the First Thing Anthony Bourdain Does When Planning a Vacation

Travelers want to see as much of the world as possible. However that wish can be the one critical mistake that separates a memorable trip from an …

The History of Digital Content (Infographic)

How did we get to where we are today?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From YouTube videos to Instagram posts to the article you’re reading now, we live in a content-fueled world.<p>Ninety percent of digital data that exists today was created within the last two years, …

Europe's 17 best secret islands

5 Easy Slow Cooker Soup Recipes You Should Make This Week To Lose 5 Pounds

We think slow cookers are amazing! They have turned us into real chefs. Never in a zillion years did we think it was possible to make soup, like a …

Smoothie Kits Are Your Answer to an Easier Breakfast Routine

Smoothies have long been a part of my regular breakfast lineup, no matter what time of year. These cool drinks are a satisfying way to refuel after …

Breakfast

Why Marketers Need to Focus on the 'Big Picture' of Traveler Engagement

The traveler path to purchase has never been a simple one, but as most travel marketers know, it’s becoming even more complex as newer channels such …

45 Ways to Create Better Customer Experiences With Emotion

Recent research by the Temkin Group showed that how a customer feels about an interaction with a company is the most powerful indicator – <i>and driver</i> – …

Five Live-Chat Mistakes Your Customer Service Team Is Probably Making Right Now

More companies are including chat platforms in their customer care programs. From a customer standpoint, it offers immediate access and hopefully fast results. Unfortunately, there are five common mistakes that could be jeopardizing your customer relationships. Make your chat-based service the best …

Customer Experience

Last-minute hotel deals in Scotland

Search our tried, tested and recommended last-minute hotel breaks in Scotland across such popular locations such as Edinburgh, Glasgow and Midlothian.<p>Stay in some of the best luxury hotels that Scotland has to offer and enjoy the historic sights and attractions.<p>Glenapp Castle, Ayrshire<p>Rooms from …

Social Commerce Takes Hold

Social media gets lots of press, but social commerce has been pretty much ignored. Why is that — and why does it matter in the world that connected …

How to Create an Actionable Drip Campaign

I know how much time and effort you put into building your email subscriber list.But growing that list is only half the battle.Now that you have a …

Marketing

California has issued a warning about the dangers of cell phone radiation — but the science is far from settled

Perhaps the biggest difference between life now and life a generation ago is that we are all constantly connected to each other and to the internet. The devices many of us use more than any other — both to talk on the phone and connect to the internet— are cell phones.<p>So it may seem scary that the …

Cancer

Bitcoin: New Financial System or Same Old Boys' Club?

As the price of Bitcoin soared to record highs this week—$10,000, $15,000, then $17,000—the meteoric rise that turned early investors into paper …

The Surprising Ingredient You Should Be Adding to Your Eggs

No matter how you’re cooking them (some prefer runny, others very well-done) scrambled eggs need little more than butter for the pan and a dash of …

10 Incredible Websites That Teach Business Leadership Skills for Free | Inc.com

And if you insist that you do not have the luxury of time or money to spend on a formal class, you will be happy to learn that the internet has a plethora of high-quality, self-paced educational resources that can help you equip yourself to run your business.<p>Dive into any of the courses and turn …

Online Education

Is Your Intranet a Hub of Collaboration and Customer Support? (It Should Be)

The intranet has evolved within the modern workplace, transcending its role as a relatively simple internal publishing platform and centralized …

Employee Engagement

Marriott International Launches Careers Chatbot for Facebook Messenger - Marriott News Center

Marriott International, Inc., the global hospitality leader with over 6,200 properties in 125 countries and territories, has radically enhanced the …

Landlording Has Never Been Easier Thanks To This Company

Back in 2011, once the economy had recovered a bit from the 2008 housing crisis, many investors returned to the real estate market with the idea of becoming part-time landlords.<p>Ryan Coon and Laurence Jankelow, old time friends since studying together at the University of Illinois, who were both …

Real Estate

7 things you need to know about designing a chat bot

7 things you need to know about designing a chatbot<p>At Booking.com, we’ve put a lot of work into improving how guests and properties communicate …

5 Warning Signs That Your Product Launch Will Fail Miserably

Failure.<p>The word itself sends shivers down every entrepreneur’s spine.<p>But the cold, hard fact is that failure is real.<p>Statistics tell us that 8 out …

Success

Digital Ads Are Tired. Here's What Smart Businesses Are Doing Instead | Inc.com

<i>How effective is Google AdWords? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Justin Rezvani, Founder & CEO at theAmplify, on Quora:</b><p>For the past decade, digital advertising has been on an …

Public Relations

Will Jive Customers Win With Lithium Takeover?

Lithium Technologies CEO Rob Tarkoff said the company will give newly-acquired Jive customers the option to continue using their Jive-x online …

Why You Don't Need a Website To Build A Successful Business | Inc.com

Websites are famous for being your storefront in the digital age. Every expert will tell you you <i>must</i> have a website to capture leads. And that's true...if you're building an e-commerce or online business. For other types of service based business, having a website can be a distraction from the real …

Entrepreneurship

If You're Not Converting Visitors to Customers, Blame These Common Landing Page Copywriting Mistakes.

The time and effort you spend on site design and marketing is mostly wasted if you don't get your landing page right.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most marketers approach landing page strategies with the wrong mindset. After they've spent all their time and money on …

How to Write Marketing Blogs Your Clients Will Actually Read

I’m sure you’ll agree…<p>There are way too many bloggers out there who publish blog after blog, with the hopes of pulling torrents of traffic in order …

Travel’s reactive customer service model is broken – let’s kill it

A survey published by Engine, a service design consultancy, shows that the airline industry has suffered damage to brand reputation in recent months, …

Customer Experience

Proof of Concept for Enterprise Search: Good Idea or Time Drain?

Even with the best of intentions, project timelines can be lead astray.<p>During the many years helping clients create new intranets or installing a new …

Design Thinking Needs To Think Bigger

Design thinking, as it was conceived 15 years ago, has outlived its usefulness. Enter systems thinking.<p><i>The following is the second of two excerpts from</i> The Way to Design<i>, a guide to becoming a designer founder and to building design-centric businesses. It was adapted and reprinted with the author’s</i> …

Design