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Steve Jobs Convinced Mark Zuckerberg To Focus On Community By Understanding This 1 Thing | Inc.com

One of the hardest parts of being an entrepreneur is getting sales. Often, we focus so hard on creating the best products that we don't have any effort left to find and convert customers.<p>This leads to more money spent to acquire customers and more frustration in the long run. Often, companies end …

Mark Zuckerberg

15 Ways to Grow Your Business Fast

Successfully scaling a business is all about doing the fundamentals and having the stamina to see it through.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Let's face it. Scaling your business is hard. It takes considerable effort. In the beginning, it means wearing different hats. It …

How to Create Your Brand Story

5 Ways to Create Your Brand Story With "Backstories"<p>Updated December 24, 2017<p>Everybody loves a good story: stories are a critical component in …

25 Top Podcasts That Will Spark Your Entrepreneurial Vision

Listening to a podcast while going to and from work is a rare example of successful multitasking.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ever heard anyone say that the trend is your friend? Sure, if something is getting a lot of attention, you probably should examine it …

How Melanie Duncan Built Multiple Seven-Figure Businesses

Entrepreneur Network partner Kelsey Humphreys chats with Melanie Duncan about success and her tips for online entrepreneurs.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Melanie Duncan is a serial entrepreneur who, along with her business partner and husband, Devin, has been …

Social-Listening: 5 Ways To Really Engage With Your Social Media Audience

What do you consider social-media marketing? For most businesses and brands, the answer is simple: an opportunity to publish relevant content, grow your follower base, and generate both thought leadership and engagement.<p>But what if we told you that in limiting yourself to this definition, you’re …

Social Media

9 things you can do today to be more productive tomorrow

Before you can sit down and <i>do</i> things, you have to sit down and <i>plan</i> to do things. Which is why your ability to get things done tomorrow depends heavily on your ability to organize, schedule, and reflect today.<p>Below, we've rounded up nine relatively quick tasks you can complete right now to make the …

What Successful People (Who Are Actually Happy) Do Differently

Achievement rarely produces the sense of lasting happiness that you think it will. Once you finally accomplish the goal you've been chasing, two new goals tend to pop up unexpectedly.<p>We long for new achievements because we quickly habituate to what we've already accomplished. This habituation to …

4 Keys to Writing Content That Readers Will Love

Writing content that readers will love isn't only about what you write, but how you write it.<p>This story originally appeared on PR Newswire's Small Business PR Toolkit<p>If your content doesn’t provide readers with value, solve a problem, answer a question or entertain, then it doesn’t really serve a …

Captivating GIFs Reveal the Magical Special Effects in Classic Silent Films

The early silent comedians were daredevils and masters of physical comedy, but they weren’t *that* crazy. In a series of gifs that show the secrets …

8 TOP Instagram Tips for Marketing

126 Shares<p>Tweet97<p>Share15<p>+15<p>Share6<p>Pin1<p>Share1<p>Stumble1<p>8 TOP Instagram Tips for Marketing<p>4.8 (96.67%) 12 votes<p>Proven Tips to Maximize Your Instagram …

How to Use Pinterest Analytics to Build Buyer Personas

Want more insight into your Pinterest following? Wondering what content and messaging will appeal to your Pinterest fans? When you have accurate …

30 Top Social Media Sites to Market Your Small Business Locally - Small Business Trends

The coming of social media has really been the game changer in the way we carry out business marketing and related activities. Their birth has made …

5 Overlooked Features of Your Facebook Marketing Strategy

For months, your Facebook marketing strategy has been lagging—ignored and set aside—other marketing initiatives taking priority, your current …

What 29 Top Entrepreneurs Are Doing Differently in 2017 (and You Should Too) | Inc.com

The end of the year is always a time for reflection for me, and I know the same is true for many entrepreneurs. As we share our achievements and challenges with family over the holidays and wait for our clients and customers to return from their breaks, it's hard not to start planning for how to …

Marketing

Four Killer Ways to Manage Social Media

But never to fear, help is here! If you have the money to hire a social media manager or company to handle everything for you then this would be a …

15 Awesome, Valuable Secrets from a Successful Marketing Guru

In today's world, entrepreneurs and companies are seeking, more than ever, to find branding and marketing experts who can help them build an identifiable brand, increase their social media presence, and expand their digital footprint.<p>Cynthia Johnson is a branding and marketing professional, …

Top 5 Most Popular Online Snowboarding Full Movies of 2016

To produce a full movie, it takes hours and hours of time, energy, money, physical and even mental health. Here are the top five online snowboarding …

10 Success lessons from Robert Kiyosaki – “Rich Dad, Poor Dad” for entrepreneurs

Share58<p>Tweet<p>Share181<p>+11<p>Shares 240<p>Robert Kiyosaki, is the author of number one personal finance book of all time ‘Rich Dad, Poor Dad,’ American …

Motivation

37 Free Online Marketing and Social Media Classes to Elevate Your Skills

Where can you go for the best, most useful marketing information? Check out these free resources.<p>This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>When I first started out with digital marketing, I was blown away by the sheer amount of online marketing resources and social media classes.<p>I read hundreds of …

10 Ways for Small Businesses to Dominate Local Markets

There are several ways small businesses can better position themselves to compete in the local market.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Small Business Saturday (Nov. 26, 2016) is an American shopping holiday that aims to promote shopping at local businesses. Last year, it …

Park Chan-wook Says 'The Handmaiden''s Digital Cinematography Has a More Film Look Than Film

0<p>SHARES<p>Park Chan-wook's <i>The Handmaiden</i> follows in the traditions of the Korean auteur's beautifully crafted and unique work. The tale of an illicit …

9 Ways To Create A Cinematic Look In Your Videos

1. Dynamic Range<b>I consider dynamic range the most important factor when it comes to capturing cinematic-looking footage</b>. Dynamic range is measured in …

Louis Oosthuizen's 4 Simple Moves For a World-Class Swing

My swing has been called the smoothest on Tour. That's a huge compliment, because there are a lot of great players—and I work hard on tempo. To make …

A New Way To Train Your Brain For Better Golf

By now, you've probably noticed Jason Day's pre-shot routine: Day flutters his eyes open and closed behind the ball while taking a deep breath before stepping into nearly every shot. It might look odd, but it has a purpose. It's the result of Day's work in controlling brain activity using an …

7 Things Wildly Successful People Do Before 7:30 a.m.

Successful people come from all walks of life, yet they all have one thing in common: where others see impenetrable barriers, they see challenges to embrace and obstacles to overcome.<p>Their confidence in the face of hardship is driven by their ability to let go of the negativity that holds so many …

Success

10 Tips For Taking Milky Way Photos in the Desert

<i>Sebastian Tontsch is a German photographer based in Dubai. Read on for his top astrophotography tips in desert environments.</i><p><b>INTRODUCTION</b><br>My Milky Way …

16 Beautiful (and Unique) Places to Host a Fall Wedding

Why not pick apples and your partner in life on the same day?<p>Even though summer is known for being the biggest wedding season, we're particularly fond of autumn nuptials — especially when they're located at festive venues like an apple orchard. Swoon. Here are some of the dreamiest locations for a …

Weddings

10 Success lessons from Sam Walton – “From Rags to Riches” for entrepreneurs

Share137<p>Tweet<p>Share1K<p>+15<p>Shares 1K<p>Samuel Walton built a small grocery store into the giant Walmart supermarket chain, amassing a fortune of over $23 …

Storytelling, The New Trend in Business

Posted by Social Media with Carmen Lascu on 09/09/2016<p>We are living in a world where cold calling and self promotion are no longer working and we …