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5 Most Common Networking Mistakes

Here's what NOT to do when networking.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from</i> <i>Ivan Misner, Ph.D.</i> <i>and</i> <i>Brian Hilliard’s</i> <i>book</i> Networking Like a Pro<i>. Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & Noble | IndieBound<p><b>1. Lack of follow-up</b><p>Not following up after …

Networking

The 12 x 12 x 12 Rule for Successful Networking

If you follow the three parts of this rule carefully, you can learn to network successfully.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from</i> <i>Ivan Misner, Ph.D.</i> <i>and</i> <i>Brian Hilliard’s</i> <i>book</i> Networking Like a Pro<i>. Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & Noble | …

Networking

Learn how to grow your brand on Instagram with this $20 course

You’re right to ignore those spammy Instagram messages and friend requests promising to dramatically increase your follower count.<p>In reality, the …

This startup helps Uber drivers make extra cash by selling random stuff in their cars

Anyone who's been stuck in bumper-to-bumper traffic in an Uber probably could have used a pair of headphones or an Altoid at some point.<p>Cargo is a …

Rentalutions raises $2 million to grow its online platform for DIY landlords

So you want to rent out your condo, but it’s annoying and time-consuming to list it, vet tenants and collect monthly payments from them. Chicago-based Rentalutions says its cloud-based platform can help landlords do all that, on a budget.<p>Rentalutions has raised $2 million to add features to its …

Housing

The 50 Best Desserts in LA to Eat Before You Die

50 Epic Desserts You Need to Eat in LA Before You Die<p>From gluten-free donuts to red velvet churros.<p>Los Angeles has such a diverse and booming food …

Dessert

30-Minute Weight-Loss Workouts for Runners

Try a high-intensity session to torch more calories than you would on an everyday easy run.<p><i>Steve asks: I’m hoping to lose weight, and I usually run easy for about 30 minutes at a time. Can you give me a few examples of workouts I could do in 30 minutes that burn more calories than just running easy?</i><p>…

Weight Loss

​This Deadly 40-Minute Workout Will Shrink Your Belly

Can you handle it?​<p>This routine features a protocol known as AMRAP, or as many rounds as possible. It’s a form of density training where you seek to perform more rounds in the same amount of time from session to session. It’s a race against the clock that is ideal for rapid fat loss and metabolic …

Y Combinator opens registration for its free Startup School online course

Y Combinator is making its Startup School event available to more people in the form of a massively open online course (MOOC). Starting today, you can register for a spot to watch the various industry leaders and entrepreneurs that the startup program has lined up to guest lecture during this …

Startups

Review of Popular Design Trends for Interfaces in 2016

The year is going away so fast: seems each day just melts away like a snowflake. Traditionally, before the holidays start, it is the high time to …

UI Design

The bot revolution: How conversational interfaces will replace apps

We’re at the cusp of a sharp rise in devices that have no screen but do have conversational voice controls, such as the Amazon Echo. Smart home and Internet-of-things (IoT) objects that respond to users’ voices will improve and become more intuitive with further iterations and wider …

The 10 Most Popular Startup Revenue Models

Regardless of how good your product, service, or app is, it’s only useful when you can get it into the hands of your target customers. But once …

Entitled? Try Empowered: Why Millennials Work the Way They Do

What's the matter with "kids" today … at work? Across our great nation, grumpy middle managers, executives and owners alike are wondering who these …

11 Alarming Online Marketing Stats That Should Influence Your Digital Strategy

The first ever TV ad was for Bulova watches and was broadcasted in 1941 on American screens long before social media was even a brain child of …

Marketing

Infographic: How Colors Influence Consumers — The Content Strategist

Have you ever clicked on an ad or made a purchase just because a color caught your eye? If so, you’re not alone.<p>According to a new infographic from …

Things Are Finally Getting Real for On-Demand Startups

<i>💥 A Boom with a View💥 is a column about startups and the technology industry, written by Erin Griffith. Find them all here: fortune.com/boom.</i><p>The …

'Millennipreneurs' Are Starting More Businesses, Targeting Higher Profits

A new generation of entrepreneurs has arrived, and they’re already outperforming their parents.<p>They’re the “millennipreneurs,” as a new survey puts …

The One Thing You Should Never Discuss During a Pitch Meeting

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

How Old These 21 Entrepreneur Superstars Were When They Made Their First Million and First Billion (Interactive Infographic)

1 min read<p>Mark Zuckerberg is the entrepreneurial ideal. He was a millionaire by 22, a billionaire a year after, and he wears a hooded sweatshirt every day.<p>But for a lot of entrepreneurs, the path to riches takes a lot longer and is a bit more complicated. For even the most supremely successful …

Entrepreneurship

Why India is the fastest growing tech hub in the world

Technology companies in India have driven growth, created jobs, increased access to resources, education and healthcare, resulting in falling poverty …

Entrepreneurship

10 Analytics job trends of 2016 - Communities Digital News

<b>WASHINGTON,</b> January 20, 2016 — In modern world business intelligence is one of the fastest growing areas. Big data is everywhere, and there is urgent …

Are you making your visitors happy? A look at design and UX trends in 2016

Inspired Magazine <br>Inspired Magazine - creativity & inspiration dailyThe Internet has continued to be a bright spot in the employment picture. …

India start-ups at risk as investors close taps, Modi fund falls short | Reuters

MUMBAI (Reuters) - After pumping billions of dollars into Indian Internet start-ups in the last 24 months, global investors are cutting that flood back to a trickle as dreams of huge online sales are clouded by soaring valuations and still-distant profits.<p>Employees of Shopclues.com, an online …

India

Four Books That Every Entrepreneur Must Read in 2016

With a new year upon us, there is no better time than the present to start actually abiding by that New Year's resolution to start reading more. If you are an entrepreneur, chances are you may feel like you simply don't have time to read for fun, but it is very important that you do what you can to …

India’s m-commerce landscape in 2016: hyperlocal and growing fast

As 2016 begins, mobile commerce in India is undergoing an exciting transition. The country has seen an impressive rise in everyday commerce conducted via mobile devices. A market report released last year by consulting firm Zinnov estimated that India’s market for mobile commerce was worth $2 …

Modi dazzles with promises, but is it enough to kickstart India’s startup engine?

Christmas came late for Indian startups. And when it did arrive today (Jan. 16), prime minister Narendra Modi played the perfect Santa.<p>For over a month, virtually every conversation in India’s fledgeling startup ecosystem has revolved around Modi’s “Startup India” event. Such was the anticipation …

Startups

Email personalization boosts ROI and redefines campaigns

Open. Click. Buy. It may soon be that easy.<p>Email marketing, once a relatively simple way to communicate and sell products to customers, has matured dramatically. The number of vendors has grown, and the sectors within the email landscape have become increasingly complex. One of these sectors, …

India’s top 30 startup founders

Over 3,500 startups were founded in 2015 in India, as per a study by Tracxn. About US$7 billion was poured into the new ventures by investment firms …

Why Uber's Biggest Fear Shouldn't Be Lyft

In the 1990s semiconductor giant Intel (intc) sold the overwhelming majority of microprocessors for personal computers. Its nemesis was Advanced …

The 25 Essential Books for Every Entrepreneur’s Library

No matter what stage you’re at in the entrepreneur journey, whether you just launched your first startup or have started several successful …