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How Social Media Can Move Your Business Forward

To question the power of social media in society is to question the importance of sunlight on earth. It’s no longer a want, but a need. Just imagine what life would be like without platforms that allow people from all over the world to connect. Imagine having to pay hundreds if not thousands on …

Social Media

8 Innovative Productivity Tools You Probably Haven't Heard of

Here are several excellent products or services to help you do better work, get organized, be more creative, or accomplish tasks faster.<p>It's a wonderful feeling to discover a product or service which helps you do better work, get organized, be more creative, or accomplish tasks faster. Here are …

Microsoft Publishes Massive 948-Page PDF With Every Windows Terminal Command You Could Ever Need

Image: byrev / Pixabay<p>If you wanted an exhaustive reference for all the command line tools and utilities available in Windows, "/h" was as good as it …

Hacking macOS: How to Configure a Backdoor on Anyone's MacBook

The conversation of which operating system is most secure, macOS vs. Windows, is an ongoing debate. Most will say macOS is more secure, but I'd like …

Hacker Kevin Mitnick shows how to bypass 2FA

A new exploit allows hackers to spoof two-factor authentication requests by sending a user to a fake login page and then stealing the username, password, and session cookie.<p>KnowBe4 Chief Hacking Officer Kevin Mitnick showed the hack in a public video. By convincing a victim to visit a …

Security

Infographic: What belongs in your branding style guide

If you have market competition, you have to identify what makes your organization special.An important part of differentiating your products is …

Net neutrality dies on June 11th

Net neutrality is done for in the US as of early next month.<p>The Federal Communication Commission’s rules protecting consumers from discriminatory behavior by ISPs are officially scheduled to come off the books on June 11th. The final portion of the order revoking the rules is scheduled to be …

E-Commerce SEO for Product Pages: A 17-Step Guide [Infographic]

"Form follows function" is a term most frequently heard in architecture, but it applies to your e-commerce website as well.<p>The better your product …

5 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Benefit from Advertising Discounts on Deal Websites

Sometimes it takes cutting prices to move to the level.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being a self-made entrepreneur requires you to make smart decisions for your business to stay ahead of the competition. However, with a stable marketing plan, you may still be looking …

Small Business

10 Retail Experts Share Their Secrets to Successful Product Branding

A strong brand identity leads to a strong impression on consumers. Your brand identity defines not only who your brand is, but every single …

5 Signs You Need to Replace Your Microwave

Of all the appliances (large or small) in your kitchen, the microwave tends to have the shortest lifespan — around nine years or so. The good news? …

Turntables

17 Things For Anyone Who Fucking Loves Pizza

Take another little pizza my heart.<p>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.

6 Genius Target Hacks That Will Make Your Home Look Like a Million Bucks

When springtime rolls around, we love refreshing our homes with seasonal accents: adding potted plants, swapping heavier textiles for lighter ones, …

This Is the Fastest Way to Calm Down

When people are anxious before getting surgery, doctors and nurses often tell them to take slow, deep breaths with long exhalations. It may seem like …

Micro-Influencers Are More Effective With Marketing Campaigns Than Highly Popular Accounts

An influencer with a smaller but more loyal following might be the way to go for brand marketers looking to reach their target audience.<p>“Influencer …

New to deep learning? Here are 4 easy lessons from Google

Google employs some of the world’s smartest researchers in deep learning and artificial intelligence, so it’s not a bad idea to listen to what they …

6 Ways to Source Content for Your Website

Whether it's outsourced or made in house, it's important to have consistent content streams.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you're starting a business and need an online presence, then you can’t ignore content marketing. Once you determine who your audience and you …

Marketing

The Most Effective Tactics for Growing Email Lists

Marketers say social media advertising is the most effective tactic for growing email lists, according to recent research from Ascend2.<p>The report was …

This Is the Single Most Important Leadership Trait, According to Hundreds of Founders

Do you possess this crucial leadership quality? If not, here's how to get it.<p>Transparency. Passion. Communication.<p>You know that they're all important traits of effective leaders. But are they the <i>most</i> important qualities?<p>Not according to a recent study conducted by The Alternative Board, which …

The Number 1 Secret to Productivity!

What is the key to productivity? How do some people consistently produce large quantities of groundbreaking work? It's not magic. They all utilize this one simple secret.<p>In business, everyone is looking for productivity hacks. You want to work less and do more. Even if you love your job, it's only …

8 Social Media Secrets Every Entrepreneur Should Know

Here are the secret avenues I have learned over the years that can lead you to big success with your social media strategy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When I first stepped into the world of social media marketing, I thought it was as easy as putting together a list …

Social Media

These 3 Social Media Fixes Will Totally Change Your Strategy (and Boost Sales)

Most companies do social media marketing, but very few do the basics well.<p>Social media marketing--the use of social media platforms and websites to promote a product or service--has been "a thing" for about 10 years. Surprisingly, most companies struggle to do it well, usually because they haven't …

The 10 Commandments of a Healthy and Successful SEO Strategy

SEO, is a fast moving field, so it's easy to get swept up in new trends that some of the more basic and fundamental aspects can fall by the wayside.<p>Digital marketing, especially SEO, is a fast moving field, so it's easy to get swept up in new trends, advancements, and practices. So easy, in fact, …

15 signs you are slowly turning into your mother

Do you ever get those really frightening, chills up the spine moments?<p>When you look at something you are doing, hear something you are saying, or …

Apple buys automation app Workflow and makes it free

Apple has acquired Workflow, a popular productivity app that lets you automate tasks on your iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch.<p>The terms of the …

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EVERY chief executive hopes to lead his company to success. Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s boss, wants something more epic. A prominent wall in the company’s …

eCommerce

How to Stop Destroying Your Clothes in the Wash

Theoretically, it’s better to spend more on quality, but that’s only true if the quality item lasts. I used to have a bad habit of tossing my clothes …

Cleaning

Create a better web experience with this online typography course

Web users are bombarded by an overwhelming amount of text on a daily basis, so it makes sense that web designers understand the fundamentals of …

The pros and cons of forming an LLC

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>The limited liability company was first offered as an option for structuring businesses 40 …

Small Business

9 Skills You Should Learn That Pay Dividends Forever

Some of the most important skills in life are not taught in school. Here are 9 you won't want to miss out on.<p>The further along you are in your career, the easier it is to fall back on the assumption that you've made it and have all the skills you need to succeed. The tendency is to focus all your …