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5 Things This Self-Published Author Did to Sell Over 20,000 Books With Almost No Money

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This story was originally published 7/21/2016 and has been updated.</i><p>Two years ago, I self-published my first science fiction novel, <i>Where the Hell is Tesla?</i>, and sold 10,000 copies in the first twelve months. (It has since gone on to sell …

Writing

8 killer arm workouts you can do virtually anywhere

Having strong arms is no easy feat.<p>From your triceps to your palms, there's a lot of muscles to put to work.<p>Now that we've tackled stretching and leg exercises, we asked New York University physical-therapy professor Marilyn Moffat, who also wrote the book "Age Defying Fitness," to help guide these …

Workouts

5 Things You Need to Know Before Starting Your Own Business

There are so many things I wish I would have known before I embarked on the entrepreneurial journey that could have saved me a lot of headaches. But I think as entrepreneurs, one of our responsibilities is to serve as mentors for others, so in this article, I'm going to share the five things I feel …

Entrepreneurship

22 ways to earn passive income

Making money while you sleep.<p>Has a nice ring to it, doesn't it?<p>After reading books like "Rich Dad Poor Dad" and "4 Hour Work Week," I became interested obsessed with making passive income.<p>Whenever someone needs additional income, the stereotypical suggestion offered is to "get a part-time job."<p>But …

Personal Finance

15 Eating Habits That Make You Live Longer

<i>By Dan Buettner</i><p>For more than a decade, I've been working with a team of experts to study hot spots of longevity -- regions we call Blue Zones, where many people live to 100 and beyond. They are the Greek island of Ikaria; the highlands of Sardinia; the Nicoya Peninsula in Costa Rica; Okinawa, …

Nutrition

6 Fitness Apps That Make Working Out Too Fun to Skip

Let’s be honest – we all have those days when we need some extra exercise motivation. Sometimes that warm bed or that next episode on Netflix is too …

Apps

MoPho's Incredible Spicy-Sweet Clams are South by Southeast Asia

Here, New Orleans chef Michael Gulotta breaks down his extraordinary pepper jelly clams.<p>Southeast Asia and the American South have more in common …

Cook Spicy Drunken Noodles

They’re fast. They’re fiery. They’re fantastic.<p>When a restaurant breaks up with you, it hurts. You know the feeling. Your favorite taco truck tweets that it’s wheeling to another town. Your go-to pizza joint changes ownership and the pies miss that certain something.<p>What did you do wrong? Was it …

Thai-Style Grilled Chicken (Gai Yang) Recipe

Thai-style grilled chicken, coated in a marinade flavored with cilantro, white pepper, and fish sauce, is one of the tastiest things you'll ever pull off your grill. There's a reason you can't walk more than a few blocks in Bangkok without catching a whiff of its intense aroma. Here's how to make …

TT Culinary Institute: Cooking the Perfect Ribs

<i>May is Grilling Month at Tasting Table.</i><p>Want great ribs? You're gonna have to get a little messy. And if you're Tasting Table's food editor Andy …

Bye Bye Birdie: 18 Grilled Chicken Recipes to Devour This Memorial Day

If I show up at a barbecue and don't trust the chef, I steer clear of any chicken I see—more often than not it's going to be mediocre. But grilled chicken doesn't have to be stringy and flavorless—use the right technique and it'll be perfectly juicy and still have shatteringly crispy skin. And, of …

Breaking Out the Grill? Try One of These 13 Seafood Recipes

<i>Header image: Grilled Shrimp Tacos with Avocado-Corn Salsa</i>With grill season just starting to heat up, there are probably more than a few of us …

Cooking

How to Cook Spanish-Style Pimientos de Padrón

Some like it hot, as the saying goes, but those heat-seekers better also be gamblers if they're looking to <i>pimientos de Padrón</i> to stoke their flames: Only about one in ten of the small green peppers from the Spanish municipality of Padrón, in Galicia, are wildly hot, while the rest are as mild as a …

10 Great Productivity Tricks Anyone Can Use

Here is our list of 10 great productivity tricks that anyone can use.<p>Here is our list of 10 great productivity tricks that anyone can use:<p>Observe Yourself and Other People<p>Step one in being a good time manager includes observing the ways you presently spend your time. Take note of where your time …

3 Morning Habits That Can Wreck Your Day

Cut them out before they ruin your day<p>So many things can make for a less-than-ideal morning: like hitting a traffic jam in the middle of your commute or realizing you’ve forgotten an umbrella just as a downpour hits. Some things are out of your hands—but other little morning habits could be …

9 Essential Stocks, Plus 1 Totally Weird One We Dare You to Make

At this point, you've seen a few recent, breathless write-ups about bone broth (including our own Bone Broth Primer), the hot "new" thing in food. …

DB's Stovetop Clambake Recipe

From Daniel's Dish: A Stovetop Clambake<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>• 2 live lobsters (1.5 lb. each)• ¼ lb. slab bacon, diced• ½ lb. cooked bratwurst, cut into 1.5" slices• 1 lb. cippolini onions, peeled and quartered• 1 medium leek, well rinsed and chopped• 12 small new potatoes (about 1" diameter)• 1 T red chili …

Spanish Mussels Recipe

From Crowd-Pleasing Summer Dishes<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>• 3 T extra-virgin olive oil• 1 chorizo sausage, skin removed, diced• ½ small red onion, finely diced• 1 jalapeño pepper, sliced into thin rings, rinsed• ¾ cup dry white wine (preferably Sauvignon Blanc)• 1 red or yellow bell pepper, finely diced• 6 lb. …

Chop-Chop Salad with Gingered Shrimp and Calamari Recipe

From Crowd-Pleasing Summer Dishes<p>Gingered Shrimp and Calamari<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>• ½ lb. raw shrimp, deveined• ½ lb. raw squid, cleaned and rinsed (body cut into thin rings)• 1 tsp. chili flakes• 2 tsp. fresh ginger, finely grated• 2 sprigs fresh thyme, leaves only• 1 tsp. garlic, chopped• ½ cup olive oil• …

Fisher Island Club

Think You Know How To Drink Water?

Dehydration, 8 glasses a day and more - WH busts the myths and discovers the facts about our favorite drinkable staple<p>Take a look around. Right this very second there's a water bottle within a 10-foot radius of where you're sitting. How did it get there? A drop of physiological need mixed with an …

The 13 Biggest Fitness Myths

Clear up these common misconceptions ASAP for a more effective workout<p>What you don't know about fitness can hurt you—and interfere with your fitness goals. For a safer workout with awesome results, forget everything you think you know about exercise, and read on to get your fitness facts …

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 abs exercises for women that are so much better than crunches.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that target all the regions of your core—upper and lower abs, obliques, …

The Mistake a Top Trainer Can't Make

The guys struggle as a group workout class goes awry. Who goes home?<p>Delivering an energetic, challenging, and safe workout is a tall order. Doing it with four collaborators is way harder, a lesson that the five finalists in the <i>Men's Health</i> Next Top Trainer competition learned in Episode …

The Lower-Body Move That Protects Your Knees

You're strong, but you're not injury proof. Add this drill to your weekly routine to safeguard your joints from pain<p>You can spend hours at the gym pumping iron, but if you don't train your strength for motion, you're setting yourself up for pain.<p>"Whether you're stepping off a curb or …