Kyle Ferroly

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Dr. Phil's Rule Book for a Changing World

Parents know best...or do they? Watch as Dr. Phil, author of the best-selling book <i>Life Code: The New Rules for Winning in the Real World</i>, explains …

Be a Better Dad: 5 Tips for Showing Affection

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How Your Nose Can Control Your Brain

Your smell circuits are hotwired to those that process emotion, memory and motivation. Is that why you’re feeling so edgy, chatty, touched or sated …

New Mac spyware found in the Oslo Freedom Forum

F-secure is reporting on new malware found for OS X, which appears to be a backdoor application that so far is known to take screenshots of the user's computer and then attempt to upload them to remote servers. The malware is being called OSX/KitM.A.<p>It's a small application called macs.app and was …

How to Get Started on Pinterest: 8 Boards Worth Creating

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from Karen Tiber Leland’s book</i> Ultimate Guide to Pinterest for Business<i>. Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes<p>Before you begin to create new boards on Pinterest, it's smart to consider what types of …

How to Create Share-Worthy Content That's Optimized for Search

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To get a high ranking in online searches, your website needs to be optimized for the major search engines. You also need to create the kind of online content that people will want to share on social media sites.<p>To maximize both avenues …

Infographics

LinkedIn Tips: 10 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Network

Ten years ago, entrepreneur Reid Hoffman had a vision for a website that could help create and foster important business connections among professionals. He co-founded a site called LinkedIn with the tag line "Relationships matter."<p>The social media giant, with 225 million members in 200 countries, …

Customers

How to Protect Your Business Idea Without a Patent

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It's natural to fear that your idea might be stolen. But you can't turn your vision into reality without the help of others. Sooner or later, you're going to want to ask an industry expert to evaluate your product or service. You're going …

Small Business

How to Plan and Shoot YouTube Videos for Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This is the second in a six-part series on how your business can get started on YouTube. In this installment, we examine how to plan and shoot your videos.</i><p>To create a YouTube video for your business, you can either hire a professional …

Videography

Going Mobile: Does Your Business Need an App?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With the ubiquity of smartphones, it's easy to get caught up in the app hype. But the question is, should you?<p>While there's no doubt that mobile applications can be great for keeping customers engaged with your brand, they aren't right …

Apps

8 Things Startup Founders Should Know Before Writing a Book

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>While new media may be all the rage, writing a book is still one of the best marketing tools around.<p>"A book starts with an idea," says Rob Basso, author of <i>The Everyday Entrepreneur</i> (Wiley, 2011). "So, before you start writing, you need to …

Writing

New to Pinterest? 10 Ways To Add it To Your Marketing Strategy (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Pinterest may be the third largest social media site after Facebook and Twitter, but it's still a relative newcomer to the scene. Businesses are actively searching to create boards and pins that inspire customers and promote their brands. …

Marketing

Defining Your Brand: The First Step In Your Marketing Strategy

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following is the fourth in the series "Marketing Like the Big Brands," running every other week in which marketing expert Jim Joseph shows entrepreneurs on a small-business budget how to apply marketing strategies used by big …

Marketing

5 Parenting Skills That Make You Better at Running a Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Business owners often think of their companies as "families," whether or not relatives work with them. Good mothers and fathers keep families running smoothly, and business owners can learn a few things from the parenting playbook, says …

Parenting

YouTube Creates Paid Subscription Service for Brands

<i>This week's need-to-know social-media news.</i><p>YouTube, Google's monster video publishing platform, has created a paid subscription service that will allow content creators to charge viewers to watch their videos. The service creates a new revenue stream for YouTube as well as its contributors. Monthly …

Social Media

Beyond Smartphones: Mobile Innovation That Could Change the Way You Do Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Apple's iPhone and iPad were revolutionary mobile products that changed how people communicate and access information, entertainment and services. Since then, similar slab-style smartphones and tablets have become ubiquitous. This doesn't …

Why Future Entrepreneurs Should Invest in College

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Go to college or not go to college? As an aspiring entrepreneur, this is a particularly tricky question -- especially as the deadline for enrollment at many U.S. universities looms.<p>A college degree isn't necessarily required to be a …

Entrepreneurship

10 Questions to Ask Before Naming Your Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What's in a name? When deciding what to call your company, the answer is plenty. A business name can be too broad--or too confining. It can be too quirky--or not memorable enough. The challenge is to pick a name that's catchy, but also …

Small Business

I Screwed Up: How 3 Famed Entrepreneurs Learned From Failure

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Fran Tarkenton, the football-pro-turned-businessman, tasted failure straight out of the entrepreneurship gate. "When I was 27, a lawyer friend told me he could help me start a business, and he could run it, and I should use my money," …

Entrepreneurship

How to Think Like a Confident Leader

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an entrepreneur, projecting the image of a confident leader to your investors employees, and customers is crucial. But, self-assurance doesn't come naturally for many. Learning to think like a confident person can help you find …

Self-confidence

3 Ways to Use LinkedIn to Grow Your Startup

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As if making the transition from student life to the working world wasn't hard enough.<p>In March, the unemployment rate among 18- to 29-year-olds was 11.7 percent, more than four percentage points higher than the national average of 7.6 …

Entrepreneurship

3 Ways to Find Your Next Brilliant Product Idea

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an entrepreneur, there's a phrase you'll probably find yourself saying more often than you'd like: "Why didn't I think of that?" You open a magazine or watch a TV show and there it is -- a new product with potential for explosive …

Entrepreneurship

How to Make Sure There's a Market for Your Business Idea

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You've got a killer new product or a service that will have the world beating a path to your door. But is it really something people want? Or is it just something you think they want?<p>Having solid information about what your customers want …

Small Business

The Two Secrets For Giving A TED Speech That Lasts

I’ve been working recently with clients on more and more 20-minute speeches. As I indicated in an earlier blog post, it’s the era of shorter speeches. Fidel Castro holds forth no more, and Hugo Chavez is gone altogether, so multi-hour practitioners are on the wane, but the rest of us are expected …

The 2013 TIME 100: The most influential people in the world

(Cover Photograph by Mark Seliger for TIME)

Samsung Galaxy S 4 Review: Gimme One Smartphone, with Everything

When it became clear that Google’s Android operating system would be the iPhone’s primary rival, hardware makers quickly began cranking out a vast …

The Biology of Kindness: How It Makes Us Happier and Healthier

There’s a reason why being kind to others is good for you — and it can now be traced to a specific nerve.<p>When it comes to staying healthy, both …

Dan Brown: Now Taking Questions For the Da Vinci Code Author

Mega-selling author Dan Brown is stopping by TIME Magazine early Monday morning to talk about his highly anticipated new novel, which goes on sale …