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How to Effectively Use Storytelling to Attract a Larger Brand Following

This story originally appeared on Personal Branding Blog<p>In order to establish a credible personal brand that people trust you need great content that speaks directly to them. Without this you will not be successful in your lead generation and conversion rates.<p>How can your brand better connect with …

7 Products You Should Never Spend More Than $10 On, According To A Makeup Artist

Sometimes, it pays to skimp rather than splurge.<p>One question that's top of mind for beauty junkies: Are expensive beauty products actually better than drugstore finds? Our answer: not always. And New York-based makeup artist Amy Chin agrees. "My beauty arsenal is a total mixture of a drugstore and …

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Part 2: Mental Shifts That Allowed Me To Become a Millionaire at 22

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Last year I wrote one of the most popular articles on Entrepreneur.com. It detailed the seven mental shifts that I implemented to accelerate my career success and become a millionaire at the age of 22. These were the ideas that pushed me …

These 3 Psychological Barriers Are Hurting Your Creativity

Need to get your creative juices flowing? It starts by overcoming these hurdles.<p>Psychological barriers routinely put chains around workplace creativity, stalling both projects and careers. To unlock your innovation, recognize these three most common hurdles and apply the easy fixes.<p><b>Conformity</b><p>If …

These 5 Startups Used Snapchat To Boost Their Brand (And So Can You)

These brands jumped on Snapchat early and have reaped the benefits. They spill their secrets here.<p>When Snapchat burst onto the scene in 2011, it became a sensation among teenagers who loved the idea of sending messages that disappear. In a social media landscape dominated by platforms like Facebook …

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The Secrets To Handling Passive-Aggressive People

Dealing with people who exhibit passive-aggressive behaviour is easily one of the most challenging aspects of our social lives. Here's what you need …

Learn a key negotiating skill from FBI negotiator Chris Voss

<b>Chris Voss:</b> You know, successful negotiation is not about getting to yes, it's about mastering no and understanding what the path to an agreement is. …

5 Ways You Can Market Your Business on the Internet Today

When you try to think of a leader at your place of work, you might think of your boss – you know, the supervisor in the tasteful office down the hall.<p>…

6 tricks to make sure people will read your emails

But unless you've been living under a rock without a Wi-Fi signal, email plays a huge role in your work and personal communication. In fact, we're willing to bet you have yours open in another tab <i>right now</i>.<p>Email is so prevalent that last year, workers worldwide collectively sent and received about …

12 Mistakes I Made My First Year as an Entrepreneur

Share46<p>Tweet<p>Share132<p>+18<p>Shares 186<p><i>This is an Influencer video by Patrick Bet-David, founder of PHP Agency startups.</i><p>Today I want to talk to you about …

3 DIY Furniture Designs to Steal from a Creative Couple's California Apartment

Architectural designers Amanda and Brandon are masters at DIY. When they can't find something they need at a retail store, they just... make it. …

Ancient Roman Shipwreck Full of Coins and Bronze Statues Discovered Off Israel

Archaeologists are calling it "the biggest find in 30 years."<p>Two recreational divers in Israel recently stumbled upon one of the greatest caches of artifacts from antiquity ever discovered. The recovered treasures include bronze statues of ancient Roman deities and coins bearing the face of …

5 Smart Travel Hacks Only Frequent Fliers Know? Seriously?!?

I seem to have the misfortune to keep finding articles which seem to be more and more inane — but this one pertaining to the 5 smart travel hacks …

Instagram overhauls analytics and business profiles

Digital marketers love data—and will soon have more of it to track in their Instagram feeds.<p>It’s an announcement that might have social media …

How To Build A Business On Instagram: Advice From The Million-Plus-Followers Club

We’re in the midst of a social-media revolution with billions of people flocking to apps like Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat. It’s no wonder that these platforms hold so much allure to newcomers. Clearly, tapping into the sheer power and reach of a platform like Instagram and others can help to …

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The 17 Worst Social Media Tips I Ever Got

A couple of years ago, I was a total social media fool. I mean, I registered on Facebook because my brother Jonathan and I founded an online based …

Social Media

Native ads will drive 74% of all ad revenue by 2021

Native ads — or ads that take on the look and feel of the content surrounding them — are taking over digital advertising.<p>By 2021, native display ad revenue in the US, which includes native in-feed ads on publisher properties and social platforms, will make up 74% of total US display ad revenue, up …

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A social media expert explains how you can make something go viral

If you've ever wondered who's behind some of the internet's viral stunts, look no further than 22-year-old James Shamsi.<p>The social media savant makes …

Here’s How To Use Social Media At Each Stage Of Your Career

You know not to post drunken photos on Facebook, but do you know that your social media presence should change as your career moves forward?<p>You already know social media is a handy job-search tool. You dutifully update your LinkedIn account and scrub your Facebook profile of incriminating photos. …

6 Habits Of Creative Managers

Managing creative teams effectively requires some additional skills. Here are six you need to know.<p>Managing teams is tough enough. But when you’re managing teams of people who need to be highly creative to fulfill their job functions, a new level of complexity is added, says Michael D. Mumford, …

11 Mental Habits That Will Improve Your Business Savvy

Want to become a savvier entrepreneur? Follow these tips.<p>Psychology and business success go hand in hand. It's been well documented that people like Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg, and Richard Branson all have unique mindsets that have contributed to their success.<p>Thoughts become words, words become …

Leverage Your Fear of Failure to Become More Successful Than You Imagined

No one likes to fail. We live in a culture of achievement and success. We hear about the Oscar nominations, the Fortune 500 companies and cutting-edge medicines, but we rarely hear about the countless auditions, the challenges of building an exceptional product, or the years of medical school. The …

10 Things Highly Successful People Do Before Going to Sleep

The most motivated people have a routine set of activities they do before bedtime that inspires, refreshes, and renews their passion.<p>Before they close out the chapter on the day, successful people typically have a routine they follow. They have a set of actions that inspires, refreshes, and renews …

Kick Off Fashion Week with Our Best Backstage Beauty Hacks

The most wonderful time of the year is upon us yet again---and we're not talking about the holidays. Today is the official start of New York Fashion …

'Shark Tank' investor Daymond John shares his top 7 tips for a successful product launch

Of course, scoring an endorsement from LL Cool J didn't hurt either. Not long after the rap legend began wearing John's hand-sewn clothing line, FUBU ("For Us By Us") blew up in the mainstream.<p>The serial entrepreneur, who started young selling pencils he customized with people's names in grade …

How To Turn Sadness Into Creativity

Relationships are complicated and when you’re unhappy, it can be difficult to tell what’s causing it and what needs to change.<p>Sometimes it’s as easy …

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3 ways to turn your best customers into your best salespeople

• 84 percent of consumers say they either completely or somewhat trust recommendations from family, colleagues, and friends about products – making these recommendations the information source ranked highest for trustworthiness.<p>88 percent of people trust online reviews written by other consumers as …

Videorama makes editing mobile video actually fun

Smartphone users shoot a lot of video, but turning those videos into something special still takes a lot of work. A newly launched app called Videorama aims to solve that problem by offering a powerful video editor that’s also super simple to use. In other words, you don’t need to be a video pro in …

3 Powerful Steps to Write Your Brand Story

Effective storytelling can make all the difference as you create your company's brand.<p><i>John Cinquina, an Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO) member from Perth, Australia, is the CEO of Red Meets Blue Branding--a brand strategy agency--and the author of</i> Build Great Brands<i>. We asked him about the best</i> …