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4 Top Digital Marketing Tools

Use These Digital Marketing Tools and Improve Your ReachBuilding a brand image involves using the best tools that will grow your community and …

Marketing

So you're thinking about investing in bitcoin? Don't

A collective insanity has sprouted around the new field of ‘cryptocurrencies’, causing an irrational gold rush. I know you’re tempted, but don’t be a fool<p>I’ve been watching this bitcoin situation for a few years, assuming it would just blow over.<p>But a collective insanity has sprouted around the new …

Cryptocurrency

Morgan Stanley says the true price of bitcoin might be zero

Morgan Stanley analyst James Faucette and his team sent a research note to clients a few days ago suggesting that the real value of bitcoin might be ... $0.<p>That's <i>zero</i> dollars. (Bitcoin stood at around $14,400 at the time of writing.)<p>The paper (titled "Bitcoin decrypted") did not give a price target …

Cryptocurrency

Want to Get More Done and Be More Successful? Adopt an Immigrant Mentality | Inc.com

Successful companies such as Uber, Tesla, and Google are not only similar in their revenue capabilities. But they also share similarities when it comes to having immigrant founders. If you observe the entrepreneurial landscape, you'll notice that a high proportion of businesses are founded by …

Self-improvement

The Psychological Trick to Set Goals Better Than 92 Percent of People | Inc.com

January is right around the corner and right now you're probably mapping out what you want to achieve in the year ahead. Whether you're resolving to grow your business, start on side projects you've put off, or finally making six-figures, one fact remains: change is hard.<p>No where is this more …

Washington State University

Work Smarter Not Harder: 17 Great Tips

In Dan Pink’s Free Agent Nation: The Future of Working for Yourself he closes the book with a long, excellent list of “Work Smarter Not Harder” type …

So, What's Your Story? 3 Ways Storytelling Can Help Boost Your Business.

As entrepreneurs, we're all in a perpetual "competitive admissions" game. Stories connect your customers to you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When I served as an admissions officer for the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, one thing became abundantly …

7 Ways to Remain Motivated Even if Everything Is Falling Apart Around You | Inc.com

Let's not sugarcoat this. Life can be a royal pain in the ass. One day you're on top of the world and the next you're scrambling to find your next dollar.<p>At some point we all experience this roller coaster ride known as life.<p>I've had a couple setbacks in life. The first was when I suffered an …

Motivation

The Truth About Multi-Level-Marketing (MLM) Companies | Inc.com

<b>Editor’s note:</b> Jordan Kasteler's articles have been removed from the Inc.com archive because his relationship with Inc. has been terminated.

5 Steps to Side Hustle Your Way to a Lucrative Dream Career | Inc.com

When I started hauling junk as a way to pay for school, I had no plans to make it a career. But when my little startup got so busy that I had to duck class to take calls, I realized my side hustle had serious potential. Little did I know, I was a part of the gig economy before it was cool!<p>Now the …

Entrepreneurship

Millennials are meant for entrepreneurship

<b>Q: I enjoyed your column about why Baby Boomers make great entrepreneurs and I am sure that that is true. But let me put my vote in for that often-maligned generation, the Millennials. It seems to me that of ever there was a group made for entrepreneurship, it is these creative up-and-comers — Allie</b><p>…

Entrepreneurship

The 6-Step Guide to Creating 'Passive Income' for Yourself | Inc.com

Entrepreneurship is sexy and exciting. But like a brochure for a timeshare, it leaves out a few key details.<p>Six years ago I dove headfirst in to my own business working on viral marketing campaigns for large brands. I was a creative. My goal was to eventually make Super Bowl commercials. In order …

Marketing

7 Things Successful Leaders Do to Stay Sharp | Inc.com

Leaders tend to be creatures of habit --a valuable trait when running a business since consistency produces results. But, like everything, it requires balance.<p>Some of the most successful leaders of our time are so because they've found a happy medium between work and self-fulfilling rituals. …

Trail Running

5 mental strategies wealthy people use to succeed

Legendary investor Warren Buffett, billionaire Richard Branson and other successful people approach life differently. They see their time, money and …

Self-improvement

11 things to give up if you want to be a millionaire

According to self-made millionaire Steve Siebold, almost anyone has what it takes to become a millionaire.<p>"Like most things in life, becoming good at …

Self-improvement

How to deal with rejection

Back in 2015, researchers at Michigan University asked a group of depressed people and a group of non-depressed people to view the photos and profiles of hundreds of other adults in an online dating scenario. Participants indicated those they were interested in. Then, whilst their brains were being …

Relationships

Why You Should Take the Opportunities You Don’t Feel Ready For

<i>The MPW Insiders Network is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s</i> …

How to Write a Compelling Elevator Pitch That Sticks (Plus 3 Templates You Can Steal)

<i></i><i>Tell me about yourself.</i><i>What do you do?</i><i>What makes your product different?</i>If these questions force you to pause, or you don’t feel confident about your …

Entrepreneurship

The 3 Stages of Failure in Life and Work (And How to Fix Them)

One of the hardest things in life is to know when to keep going and when to move on.<p>On the one hand, perseverance and grit are key to achieving …

What Economic Recovery? 62% of Americans Don't Even Have $1000 in Savings

<i>He who is plenteously provided for from within, needs but little from without. Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe</i><p>A key sign of financial health is savings; if one does not have a decent amount of money tucked away for a rainy day, it is a sign that all is not well. Americans have a very hard time sticking …

95 Business Books for People Who Dream Big

After some requests for “further reading” on a variety of management concepts, my coworker Rebecca Corliss put together some internal …

Self-improvement

Entrepreneur Courses: Learn How to Start a Business With (Almost) No Money

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Entrepreneur has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>“You don’t need the money, you need a better strategy.” Has anyone ever told you this? Does it sound like a far-out theory that doesn’t …

7 tips to create massive wealth

<i>Editor's Note: An earlier version of this article stated that Daniel Ally became a self-made millionaire at age 24. We are no longer confident in those assertions and have removed them.</i><p>Imagine if you were a millionaire right now.<p>You would have practically everything you want. You could enjoy the …

Doing This for an Hour Each Week Will Make Your Business More Successful

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Leaders, Ask Yourself: "How Can We Touch Their Hearts?"

Laura Herring is Founder and Chair Emeritus of IMPACT Group, a global career development firm that is the leader in the Relocation Family Transition …

7 Signs of a True Leader

There are bosses/supervisors/managers (insert your term of choice here) and then there are leaders. Sometimes they are one in the same but not …

The 7 Habits of Real Leaders

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ever wonder what life was like before we had gazillions of self-help books and blogs to tell us which habits and routines will make us more effective, productive, liked and even happy? How we should and shouldn’t talk, behave, work and …