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10 Must-Read Marketing Books

In marketing, there’s always a new strategy, technology or campaign to learn about. For us marketers, the learning never ends. We sifted out the all …

Marketing

How to Plan for a Key Loss in Your Small Business | Inc.com

<i>By Nathaniel Broughton, partner at Plus2 Capital.</i><p>It's a somber thought, but what would happen to your small business if your partner died tomorrow? We all hope things like that never happen, of course. Still, it's prudent to have contingency plans in place to deal with tragedy more easily.<p>Plan …

Small Business

IoT Best Practices & IoT Technology Research for Large & Small Business - BI Intelligence

The Ultimate Internet of Things Research Bundle<p>The Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to revolutionize and change the way all businesses, governments, and consumers interact with the physical world. This level of disruption will have a significant impact on the world we’ve come to know and …

Soon you’ll be able to read F. Scott Fitzgerald’s unpublished short stories

Happy Saturday, and welcome back to the weekly Vox book link roundup. We took last week off for the holiday, so this week we’re giving you a longer list than usual. Herewith is the best the internet has to offer on books and related topics for the week of September 4, 2016.<p>In celebration of Banned …

6 reasons why you should start reading short stories

<b>Short stories have many benefits that make them a great read in the digital times. Here are the most important ones.</b>Nowadays, short stories have one …

Writing

Here is a list of 10 Books for Sherlock Holmes Fans

Thanks to the enterprising work of mystery writers and die-hard Sir Arthur Conan Doyle fans, there are plenty of books for Sherlockians (it's a real …

The London Of Charles Dickens: Mapped

Charles Dickens is intimately associated with London like no other author. The city features in all of his novels, usually as the main setting.<p>Two …

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On Being Asked: Creating The Joy of Poetry – Part 1

When people ask why I wrote The Joy of Poetry, they’re usually shocked when I answer, “I was asked to.” The publisher, L.L. Barkat of T. S. Poetry …

Writing

Stop Aspiring and Start Writing

Advice? I don’t have advice. Stop aspiring and start writing. If you’re writing, you’re a writer. Write like you’re a goddamn death row inmate and …

Alan Watts

7 Key Steps To Starting Your Own Business

Starting your own business is one of the great joys in life and in fact, can probably be said to be part of the American dream. Often ranking right …

4 Attributes That Set Entrepreneurs Apart From Employees

If you can't tolerate the risk needed to reach the reward, you're not ready to start your own business -- yet.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>“What do you do for a living?”<p>“I’m an entrepreneur.”<p>The answer has a sexy ring to it. Plus, there’s a hint of mystery -- as if …

How to Connect Entrepreneurship and Your Dream of Location Independence

To live the 'laptop lifestyle' in business, follow these 4 steps to give yourself the freedom to travel as you will.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many people hold location independence as one of their highest aspirations -- the ability to work from anywhere, make …

Mental Health & Entrepreneurship

I recently ended up in a twitter battle with a sportsman, intervening publicly after he sent a flurry of tweets including, “<i>Depression is over</i> …

Mental Health

Re­inventing Yourself: Life After a Business Failure

The upside of starting over after losing everything is your opportunity to create a fully prepared, more seasoned and much wiser version of yourself.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I woke up one day to a phone call that changed my life forever. The date was February 4, …

How we put together a simple deal to spin off Know Your Company

It’s easy until you make it complicated. So don’t.Back in June of 2013, we launched Know Your Company. We built it in a few months with a small team …

Customers

3 Simple Strategies for Success When Money Is Scarce

<i>This column is part of a series brought to you by Entrepreneur Coaching.</i> <i>Click here</i> <i>to learn more.</i><p>Success in business depends on how well you can turn your resources into profits. Unfortunately, I’ve worked with many clients who thought money was the only resource that would make their business a …

Go to Target, Young Entrepreneur

Shake up the status quo and you might just strike it rich.<p>One of my employees told me about finding herself in the vitamin aisle at Target recently, where she discovered a new brand amid all the Nature's This and Multi That. The packaging was unlike the other bottles on the shelf: creative, …

5 Unique Books That Are Loved by Successful Entrepreneurs

From an Elon Musk biography to Deep Patel's A Paperboy's Fable, these five books are must-reads.<p>Elon Musk built his career by reaching into the future and pulling it into the present. But before he started bringing futuristic ideas to the present day, he mined the past for ideas.<p>Musk exemplifies …

7 Time-Tested Rules for Marketing and Growing Your Business

According to Jay Abraham, also known as the "Billion Dollar Man," being a true entrepreneur has always been about finding a way to connect with the human spirit and providing value to people's lives. This may sound easy, but accomplishing it is rare.<p>In his time in the industry, Abraham has become a …

10 Tips for Choosing the Perfect Business Name - OLBlog

When researching business name ideas, start-ups need to think carefullyfor both legal and marketing purposes. An effective business name couldprove …

How This Startup Is Helping Businesses Make Better Customer Service Calls in Real Time

Why the real-time analytics of business phone calls is the overlooked data goldmine<p>Businesses are desperately trying to optimize the customer journey by monitoring keywords, web interactions, and how long consumers spend on their website. But many continue to neglect the compelling data hidden in …

The Marketing Tech Stack Small Businesses Need to Be Successful

Only five years ago, marketing didn’t involve much technology for many small businesses. The technology existed—with about 150 companies offering …

Why Converting to Instagram Business Is Not a Winning Brand Strategy

When we see brands advertising on Instagram, it removes the human factor from those brands.<p>What will happen when your organic reach is limited? You’ll have fewer impressions, and get fewer engagements, which leads to fewer conversions, and ultimately, fewer sales.<p>Of course, you could pay for …

How To Do Smart SEO That Elevate Your Business

Shares 2.0K<p>There is a vital tool SEOs don’t talk about:<p><b>Spreadsheet.</b><p>Microsoft Excel. Or Google Spreadsheet.<p>I’m a big fan of both.<p>You will never hear …

Three Key Steps to a Data-Driven Business

As the person at the forefront of an organization’s shift to data-driven business, the chief data officer (CDO) is expected to influence its culture …

Big Data

Harvard Business Review report: Using analytics to create customer value

According to this Harvard Business Review report presented by Google Analytics, using data to improve the customer experience is key to creating a …

Google Analytics

Take your business to the next level with The Social Media & Google Analytics Certification Bundle

Social media and data analytics go hand in hand, and are important to any digital business. Through the Social Media and Google Analytics Certification Bundle, you’ll have the chance to master them both.<p>This premium training is now just $29 from TNW Deals.<p>Throughout two courses, you’ll dive into …

How to market your online business for free

<b>Four years ago, Carrie Hill wrote a brilliant guide on how to market a small business website. However as the world of online business marketing is a</b> …

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