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The 5 Best Exercises For Burning Belly Fat

A flat belly is a badge of honour. It’s an outward sign that you keep fit and watch what you eat.<p>And beyond the vanity aspects, a more chiseled torso …

Why your home is a worse investment than you think

<i>Corrections & Clarifications: An earlier version of this column about homes as investments left out data and used the wrong time frame in the example given. Because of those errors, the annual return on that home investment appeared smaller than it would have been</i>.<p>Are you as foolishly lavish as me? …

Real Estate

6 Website Design Strategies That Can Improve the Effectiveness of Your Site in 2018 | Inc.com

When is the last time you saw a website with a clearly outdated design appear at the top of Google search results?<p>If you can even remember this happening, it probably occurred quite some time ago.<p>Google understands that people want up-to-date content, and do not like to spend time visiting sites …

UI Design

Content Marketing Isn't Dead. You're Just Doing It Wrong | Inc.com

Content marketing has been established as the main strategy for building a community of customers for many years now. And, like many great strategies, as time passes it starts to be questioned. Those who aren't putting in the effort into their content and hence not seeing the results they'd like …

Marketing

Finally Starting Your Business This Year? Here's Your Ultimate 12-Point Checklist | Inc.com

It's 2018,and you are really doing it. You have long imagined your product on the endcap at Walmart and practiced what you'll say when Mark Cuban grills you about your competitive edge. But this year, you are finally launching a business. Where do you start? We asked some of the top business minds …

Entrepreneurship

What Is Search Engine Optimization in 2018 by @MrDannyGoodwin

This is how we should define SEO now, in 2018, according to 60+ search engine optimization experts.The post What Is Search Engine Optimization in …

10 Instagram Automation Tools to Build a Massive Following

Instagram has immense power to make or break brands and influencers. For example, Halo Top Creamery increased online sales by 2,500 percent after …

60+ Mind-Blowing Stats About Search Engine Optimization by @MrDannyGoodwin

All the data you need to know about organic traffic, industry spending and value, search behavior, Google, and more.The post 60+ Mind-Blowing Stats …

Any Startup Can Blow Up Their Website Traffic for Free With a Single Blog Post. Here’s Exactly How To Do It

Here’s the situation. You run a startup. You have a website. And your website has basically no traffic. Except your mom. (Thanks, mom.) Like any …

5 Winning Examples of Sales Emails Done Right | Inc.com

According to Tellwise, the average consumer gets over 100 emails per day, but opens just 23% and clicks on only 2%. When you're sending a sales email, you need to be part of that 2%.<p>But how do you get someone to not only read your email but take action from it? The key is to write a killer sales …

The Surprisingly Easy Content Curation Framework Used by the Pros

Imagine this:<p>In an event calendar, you come across a Star Wars exhibit at the local art gallery.<p>You arrive expecting to see beautiful, professional …

The Truth About Content Marketing And What Brands Need To Know

You may not know it, but 1732 was a great year for content. In December of that year, Benjamin Franklin produced his first copy of “Poor Richard’s Almanack” to promote his publishing business. The publication became a bestseller in the American colonies because Franklin knew how to bring value to …

Marketing

Keyword Rankings Are Meaningless: Learn How to Grade Your SEO

Measure organic success with relevant metrics.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Like many business owners and managers, you probably test the effectiveness of your SEO campaign by Googling the keywords you think are most important to see if you show up on the first page. …

3 Examples of Retargeting Strategies That Actually Work

Don’t you hate when you watch a buyer get close to converting only to do an about-face and leave your site?If there were just a way to get them back …

5 Ways to Get People to Respond to Your Email

Here's a tip you may not have heard of: Offer your recipient a no-strings-attached favor. He or she will likely feel indebted to reply.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Email can be an extremely effective method of communication for business -- but only when people …

15 Content Marketing Tools You Can’t Live Without

As many as 88% of B2B marketers use content marketing as part of their marketing strategy.Are you part of that 88%?If you are, you’re probably well …

The Hidden Power of Search Engine Optimization Marketing (SEO)

Digital marketing is more relevant than ever. Businesses around the world are thriving from their connection to customers on digital forums like websites and social media.<p>More than ever, this type of business presence is being seen to impact revenue across nearly every industry. Consumer trends are …

Increase Traffic to Your Website With These 18 Unusual Tactics

Do you struggle to bring people to your website?I know the feeling.For years, I struggled to build traffic myself. It seemed like no matter what I …

How this CEO created a thriving business by being your ‘outsourced CMO’

Companies outsource various aspects of their business, from payroll to marketing. But why aren’t there more outlets to outsource marketing not just as a service from an agency, but at the highest, most strategic level?<p>Enter Hawke Media. Launched by Erik Huberman three years ago, today Hawke Media …

5 Ways to Generate Word-of-Mouth as a Small Business

Ninety-two percent of consumers trust referrals from people they know, and 77 percent of consumers are more likely to buy a new product when learning about it from friends or family.<p>This story originally appeared on Bizness Apps<p>Humans rely on their network to make decisions about where to go, what …

This New Data Will Make You Rethink How You Write Headlines | Inc.com

Every day, people are working really hard to create quality content. But then they shoot themselves in the foot by slapping on some crappy headline onto that great content.<p>It's mind blowing!<p>Your headlines shouldn't be an afterthought.<p>Content that has a catchy headline is more likely to be clicked …

Infographics

3 Ways to Get People to Buy Your Product (Especially if They're On the Fence) | Inc.com

Without paying customers, a business cannot grow revenue and succeed over the long run. And without enough leads, a business won't have prospects to convert into those valuable customers.<p>In a poll of small business owners, my company found that growing customers base and cash flows were the top …

Marketing

This 13-Year-Old Just Built a 6-Figure Business Online. What's Your Excuse? | Inc.com

Morris Laloshi is putting all those negative millennial stereotypes to shame.<p>At the ripe old age of 20, he's spent the past seven years running his own business - SEO Guys Inc. - generating six figures in revenue and serving clients all over the United States.<p>And the lessons he's learned are ones …

Entrepreneurship

Resource: Web Design UI/UX Tool Kit – Download

Resource, an amazing web design UI/UX tool kit for highest professional needs!Designed and published by Ruslan Latypov and his skilled team, Resource …

5 Strategies for Creating Epic Content Marketing on a Tight Budget

Even when you know what you're doing, content marketing can be a daunting task. Still, it can and does pay off.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What's the best way to promote your brand? “It’s easy,” everyone says. “Just create amazing content.”<p>But, the truth is, even if …

UX Design Specialisation

In many countries, yesterday marked International Workers‘ Day – a day when we celebrate workers, what they do, and what they bring to the economy …

How to build it fast and cheap

Few years ago, I was the only programmer in my team. It was extremely challenging to work on backend, mobile (android), frontend(javascript) and …

How to Do SEO When You’re in a Low-Volume Niche

Almost every day someone tells me, “Neil, I love your SEO tips, but I’m in a really small niche. What do I do?”Does that sound familiar?I’ve gotten …

How To Spark A UX Revolution

<b>Editor's Note</b>: <i>Making big changes doesn't necessarily require big efforts — it's just a matter of moving in the right direction. We can't wait for</i> …