Kara Accettola

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A List of Weird ‘Holidays’ to Celebrate on Social Media

National holidays, campaign launches, important events—your social media content calendar should be filled with key dates and milestones for your …

Social Media

3 Essential Systems For Becoming Massively Productive

Whether you’re working in a large company or running your own business, systems are your best friend.<p>They will help you accomplish more, even when you feel like spending your mornings gazing into the fridge or refreshing your Instagram feed.<p>Systems (not software) will prevent you from …

Outsourcing

5 Keyword Research Steps not to Overlook to Create Better Content

Keyword research, the bread and butter of my trade. Everything, from SEO to content marketing to customer engagement, is hinging on finding and …

Marketing

Take this online class and learn how to make Insta-money

Whether you’re trying to become a social media influencer or looking to promote your brand, it's practically required that you have a presence on …

Social Media

Habits Of Mentally Strong People, And How They Can Help You Succeed

In my continual efforts to improve myself, I avidly devour books and listen attentively to podcasts about successful people to learn how they have achieved their success. Surprisingly, the vast majority of stories are filled with failures, setbacks, bad breaks, getting cheated, backstabbing and …

Self-improvement

10 books you need to read that will change your world view

There’s no denying the value of a good book. From informational to entertaining, eye-opening to jaw-dropping, and everything in between, books have …

Books

How To: The 5 Best Apps for Transcribing Lectures & Converting Speech to Text on Your iPhone

The transcribing app can be an invaluable tool, especially if you're a student or are in a profession that relies on audio journals or interviews. …

Apps

Two Indigo Buntings Hatch at Smithsonian’s National Zoo

Bird House keepers at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo are celebrating the hatching of two indigo bunting chicks—a first for the Zoo and the North …

This Email From a Chief Executive Is a Master Class in Emotional Intelligence

Short. Sweet. And majorly effective.<p>All companies say they value transparency and honesty. Most are lying.<p>A truly transparent company--one that encourages open and honest communication from all employees--is hard to find. Instead, in most organizations you'll find a complex web of office politics. …

3 Unique Variables To Help Your Business Level Up

As Entrepreneurs we are constantly looking for ways to level up our business. There are thousands of different ideas and strategies, how do we figure out what’s the right next move for us?<p>In this video I talk about how to identify your unique circumstances, resources and timing to help you answer …

Ada Lovelace manuscript and algorithm fetch $125,000 at auction

The book contains what is recognized by many as the first computer program.<p>A manuscript written by Ada Lovelace, who's considered by many to be the first computer programmer, was just sold at auction for more than $125,000, the <i>Guardian</i> reports. A first edition and just one of six known copies of …

Writing app Scrivener makes it easier to format your book in Vellum

Scrivener is my favourite writing app, which I use for everything from white papers to novels, and Vellum is my preferred book formatter. The latest Scrivener update makes it easier to combine the two …<p>NordVPN<p>We know many Vellum users love using Scrivener to develop their story. We’re excited to …

Scrivener

8 Never Before Seen NYC Pride Photos by Bill Cunningham

In 2010 documentary <i>Bill Cunningham New York</i> , the photographer reveals to director Richard Press that he has never been in a romantic relationship. "Do you want to know if I'm gay?" he answers Press. "Isn't that a riot... no, I haven't... it never occurred to me."<p>But regardless of his relationship …

Bill Cunningham

Free Marketing Tools Every Small Business Marketer Should Try

Got big plans for your small business, but only a tiny marketing budget? You’re not alone. According to the Wasp Barcode Small Business Report, 42% of small businesses invest 3% or less of their revenue into marketing.<p>But maybe that isn’t such a big problem. With these small business marketing …

Small Business

If You're Missing This Nutrient, You're Aging Way Faster

This universal and all-important molecule is the mother of all antioxidants: glutathione. It is a ubiquitous molecule that is present in all human …

Spend Less Time Creating Content and Get Better Results With This 1 Expert Strategy

Want to get the most out of your blog post? Give these 7 repurposing tips strategies a try.<p>Without the creation of consistent content, effectively positioning your brand in the marketplace is even more difficult than it is already. Yet, by spending too much time on content, you risk losing precious …

These 11 Books Are More Than 50 Years Old, But Will Breathe New Life Into Your Business

Outclass your competition with ideas no one else is looking at.<p>Nearly every business book list I came across in 2017 had Tim Ferriss' <i>Tribe of Mentors</i> and Tony Robbins' <i>Unshakeable</i>. Later this month, Gary Vee's new book, Crushing It, is sure to make most business book lists this year. Every …

When No Code Makes Sense for Legacy App Migration

All over the world, companies are figuring out how to migrate hundreds or thousands of existing applications to new platforms to take advantage of lower operational costs, higher levels of automation, and new capabilities that can bring the apps back to life.<p>While low code platforms are crucial to …

Why Social Media is ‘Pay to Play’ in 2018 (And How to Get the Best Bang for Your Buck)

Remember MySpace?It was one of the first social media platforms that revolutionized how people interact online.In those days and even in the early …

25 Simple Daily Habits That Separate High Achievers From Everyone Else

Everyone wants their life to be above average, but what are you really doing to make it happen? In truth, succeeding in business and life often depends on consistency, diligence, and discipline. At least, that's what more than two dozen high-achieving executives say. Here are the daily habits they …

Deep Learning

15 Ways to Grow Your Business Fast

Successfully scaling a business is all about doing the fundamentals and having the stamina to see it through.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Let's face it. Scaling your business is hard. It takes considerable effort. In the beginning, it means wearing different hats. It …

A Mind-Bending Translation of the New Testament

David Bentley Hart’s text recaptures the awkward, multivoiced power of the original.<p>In the beginning was … well, what? A clap of the divine hands and a poetic shock wave? Or an itchy node of nothingness inconceivably scratching itself into somethingness? In the beginning was the Word, says the …

8 Ways To Start Or Buy An E-Commerce Business In Midlife

You’ve read the headlines that scream about how the Internet economy is quickly reaching $4 trillion. And you’ve endured the cable news cycling through storylines of Internet powerhouses such as Amazon, Google and Facebook. Maybe it’s time for <i>you</i> to become an Internet entrepreneur yourself in …

Small Business

Electric Neon Illustrations of Fantasy Forests and the Majestic Beasts Within

French concept artist Juliette Oberndorfer creates vibrant, atmospheric artworks that depict spirit animals in mystical forests. Although Oberndorfer’s illustrations look hand-painted, most are created digitally. Fluid strokes, lush textures, and flowing shapes are generously layered together in a …

16 Apps to Make Your Phone the Best Personal Assistant Ever

A smartphone or tablet loaded with the right apps can help a person get more done, stay healthy, relax and save money.<p>A smartphone or tablet loaded with the right apps can help a person get more done, stay healthy, relax and save money. Here's a fresh list of apps more than a dozen high achievers …

DeepMind’s AI became a superhuman chess player in a few hours, just for fun

The descendant of DeepMind’s world champion Go program stretches its muscles in a new domain<p>The end-game for Google’s AI subsidiary DeepMind was never beating people at board games. It’s always been about creating something akin to a combustion engine for intelligence — a generic thinking machine …

The Mental Workout: Your Secret Weapon

The Mental Workout is essentially what propelled my success in the field of sport psychology, and if you do the Mental Workout consistently, it will undoubtedly help propel your success, as well.<p>In 2006 Walt Jocketty, the General Manger of the St Louis Cardinals reached out to me and asked if I …

Need a Startup Idea? Y Combinator Alums Just Shared 13 They Don't Have Time to Build

So many unexplored business opportunities, so little time.<p>"Great execution is at least 10 times more important and a 100 times harder than a good idea," Y Combinator President Sam Altman has said.<p>Apparently he - and the famed incubator he leads - really believes it. Recently ex-entrepreneur turned …

These 3D-printed Wi-Fi-connected gadgets don’t need batteries to work

Researchers have made plastic gears and switches that reflect ambient WiFi<p>Researchers at the University of Washington have come up with a way to 3D …

A Look At Ronda Rousey's Contributions To UFC, 5 Years After She Became Champion

In mid-January 2011, UFC President Dana White was about to slide into the passenger seat of an all-black SUV when TMZ stopped him to ask women would fight in the UFC. Without missing a beat, White replied, “never.”<p>On December 6, 2012, White, hosting the UFC on FOX 5 press conference in Seattle, WA, …