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A Stanford Professor Says Working From Home Makes You Happier and More Efficient. There's Just 1 Catch

Take 250 people, all doing the same job for the same company. Tell half to work from home and half to come into the office for nine months. Then compare everything. Here are the results.<p>Work from home or go to an office: Which kind of workers are happier and more efficient?<p>For the first …

Work from Home

I tested out three different marketing platforms, here's what I thought

With the Social Targeting tool, you have access to visitor details, which allow you to graph your inbound visitor traffic and tailor your tactics. These are but a few of the tools I found most interesting, but the Retargeting and Local Listing Ad placement tools also seemed to be extremely …

4 Steps to Finding the Best SEO Specialist for Your Business Needs

Determine What You Want<p>Websites can be at varying search visibility stages and will have different SEO needs. For example, your website might only …

Social Media Marketing

A Stupidly Simple Method to Meet Millionaires and Influencers

LinkedIn is your opportunity to show the people you want to meet that you're worth their time.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I recently spoke in front of a group of 14 business owners. Afterward, I overheard one say to another, “I respect Sally Hogshead. I'd …

Public Relations

The Simple 4-Step Method to Find Your Profitable Business Idea

If all your friends ask you for the same kind of help, there is likely a market for that skill.<p>14 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Editor's note: this article is excerpted from Daniel DiPiazza's recently released book Rich20Something: Ditch Your Average Job, …

Business Strategy

How To Sell On Instagram

Emerging Instagram trends and tools for every business owner. Learn to master the skills of social selling.<p>Instagram isn't the first platform you …

How Do I: Write Compelling Facebook Ad Copy?

You’re probably used to hearing about the importance of leveraging Facebook in your digital marketing. Your customers are already using Facebook to …

Marketing

The Five Most Important Digital Marketing Skills for 2017

As marketing technologies, channels, and platforms evolve, the skill sets of digital marketing professionals must evolve as well if businesses are to …

Marketing

7 Top Maintenance and Support Services for Tweaking WordPress

Is running your website a chore? Why not outsource the work?From managing updates and backups to dealing with security, optimization, and custom …

How to Stay Calm During a Job Interview

Plenty of job candidates get nervous in the hot seat--but you'll want to try your hardest to remain cool, calm and collected. Here are 14 tips from Dr. Tamar Chansky, author of <i>Freeing Yourself from Anxiety</i>, Andy Teach, author of <i>From Graduation to Corporation</i><i>,</i> and host of the YouTube channel …

The 3 Most Important Things To Learn About A Company Before An Interview

Doing homework on the company you’re interviewing with is crucial to making a good impression. Here are the most important things to know.<p>You’ve prepared your elevator pitch; you’ve selected the perfect interview outfit, and you’ve even thought about what to say if you’re asked the dreaded salary …

Employment

What to say when asked why a company should hire you

<i>Answer by Tom Sullivan on Quora.</i><p>Most people will answer this question by talking about their experience or education, and will add descriptions like …

5 Interactive Calls to Action That Prospects Can’t Resist

Are your marketing efforts falling a bit flat? Are open rates, click-through rates, and lead flow less than stellar? If you were 100% honest, would …

How To Answer The Ten Dumbest Job Interview Questions

I hope you don’t run into these ten half-witted job interview questions, but it’s likely that you will. Here are answers to these ten idiotic interview questions that won’t make you hate yourself the next day for answering in the standard, scripted Sheepie Job-Seeker Way!<p><b>Why Should We Hire …

Employment

The Visible Tattoo In The Workplace

I love this look. Not sure about the hiring managers and VP’s.<p>If you have read HRNasty for any time, you know where I sit on the topic of the visible …

Study: How Searchers Perceive Country Code Top-Level Domains

The decision to focus your site on an international audience is a big step and one fraught with complexities. There are, of course, issues to deal …