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People Who Start Companies Are Crazy

Delusional thinking is what helps you project a ridiculously bold vision that attracts the people and money you need to make your business a reality.<p>I think people who start companies are, without a doubt, just a little bit crazy.<p>Myself included.<p>And people who start <i>more</i> than one company? Deranged …

Entrepreneurship

5 Tips, Tools and Tricks for Understanding User Intent

Think key words are all-important in a Google search? Actually, key words are secondary to consumer intent.<p>Every day, more than 4 billion searches are performed through Google. Let me repeat that: <i>4 billion.</i> That’s 4 billion people with a need. And the businesses that can fill that need are the ones …

SEO

Why You Should Never Go on the Internet Without a VPN, and How You Can Get One

Futurism only supports companies that we trust. Disconnect is one of those companies. We may collect a share of the sales from the items featured on …

Privacy

A Professional Website Can Help Any Woman Fulfill Her Business Aspirations

I am Aisha Olson, the mother of a four year-old son. I work for a software concern and I am here to share my tips about spending time with my kid and …

Small Business

Asus’ new Vivobook S has slim bezels, an Intel 7th-generation processor, and only costs $700

Asus launched a new VivoBook S, the S510, today that features a seventh-generation Intel Core i7 processor, runs Windows 10, and is designed to look nearly identical to the MacBook Air. The laptop weighs only 3.3 pounds and has 7.8mm-thick bezel.<p>Here are the specs:<p>15.6-inch Full HD, 1920 x 1280 …

Laptops

Why Negativity Ruins More Good Ideas Than Anything Else (and 5 Tips to Avoid It) - SFGate.com

We are often faced with negativity in our entrepreneurial journey -- not everything will go the way we want it to. If you fail, embrace it, get up off the ground and try again.<p>That’s easier said than done, right?<p>How you react during difficult times has a lot to do with your mindset. If you have a …

Self-improvement

4 Reasons You Should Consider Being Your Own Boss

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Entrepreneurship

A guide for buying one of Microsoft’s excellent Surface computers

Microsoft now has a variety of Surface devices that are designed to replace your laptop. There’s the Surface Book with a removable display, the Surface Pro with a kickstand, and now the new Surface Laptop that is the most traditional laptop Microsoft has ever made. I’ve been using all three …

Laptops

Google’s powerful job search tool is going live today

Google is rolling out new features that will make it easier for jobseekers to connect with employers, straight from the search page.<p>Here’s how it works. Jobseekers can simply type queries like “jobs near me” or “retail jobs” in the search box and Google will return a list of available positions. It …

Google

13 Strategies to Use If Your Domain Name Isn’t Available

It’s part of the struggle of running a business in the digital age.You come up with the perfect business name.You design business cards, start all of …

SEO

Kiwi for Gmail lets Windows users break free of the browser

Hundreds of millions of people use Google's Gmail and are frustrated daily by the experience. With the release of the Windows version of Kiwi for …

Google

4 Writing Tips to Optimize Your Content for SEO

Writing good content to boost your SEO efforts is all but a simple task – you need to provide our audience with something unique and interesting …

SEO

5 Steps to Finding Stability as a Freelancer

Getting your first few clients starts the momentum you need.<p>If you've ever worked as a freelancer, you know all about the fear and frustration of going out on your own. You know very well how stressful it can be trying to generate steady income during your first few months. It can be one of the …

Networking

A Small Business Guide to Google Analytics

Google Analytics is the most accurate and sophisticated ways you can measure the success of your digital strategy and the various SEO methods you are …

Analytics

3 Tips I Wish I'd Known Before Starting My First Business

While there's a lot you can do to prepare yourself, some things you only learn while doing.<p>Some kids want to be firemen when they grow up. Others doctors, lawyers or even astronauts. I wanted to be a business owner.<p>My grandfather owned a small business selling to grocery stores, and I wanted to be …

Entrepreneurship

What Comes Up When You Google Your Name? 4 Tips For Managing Your Online Identity.

Don't let your social media or online presence keep you from getting that job or new opportunity.<p>You already know the value of making a good first impression. You make sure you look good, act professionally and put your best self out there. You do everything within your power to minimize your flaws …

SEO

6 display settings you should be using in Windows 10

Use Window 10's built-in tools to tune your display.<p>Windows 10 Creators Update added two display settings that make sitting in front of your laptop or PC a more pleasant experience. I'll cover these two new display settings along with some old standbys so you can get Windows 10 ($199.99 at Dell …

Tutorials

5 free VPNs to maintain your privacy online

Whether it’s the prying eyes of a repressive regime, a data-hungry internet service provider (ISP), or a malicious actor listening on the public …

VPNs

Box’s desktop app is fine for you, but better for businesses

When you think of cloud storage services, your mind probably drifts over Dropbox or Google Drive. You might not remember Box as well -- it was one of the earliest cloud providers out there and it's thriving today. Now, it's catching up with some of its biggest rivals in a notable way: it finally …

Cloud Computing

7 Newsletters Online Entrepreneurs Should Subscribe to

Getting to the next level in your business may be only a few quick shifts or tweaks away.<p>No business is built in isolation or in a vacuum. Many entrepreneurs have coaches and mentors who lead the way and guide them along the journey of building the business of their dreams.<p>Additionally, there are …

Small Business

How To Improve Your AdWords Quality Score (And Get A Better Return For Each Click)

If your Google AdWords ad isn't showing up as high in the search engine results pages (SERPs) as you'd like, it could be because your Quality Score isn't high enough. Fortunately, you can do something about that.<p>In this article, we'll go over the concept of the Google AdWords Quality Score and …

SEO

Google Releases A Website Builder for Small Businesses by @MattGSouthern

Google has officially released a single-page website builder designed for small businesses.The post Google Releases A Website Builder for Small …

Web Design

3 things you need to know about cybersecurity in an IoT and mobile world

The stakes are getting a lot higher in cybersecurity. It's no longer just about a loss of productivity and profitability. Your compromised network …

Internet of Things

Content Marketing: Five Steps For Creating Insatiable Posts That Rank

Image via Shutterstock<p>The fabric that binds us all are stories. Stories are at the heart of our society, and their genesis dates back to the dawn of language in our species. Human begins have long been telling stories that have carried on from generation to generation. Today, we live in a world …

Digital Marketing

Tim Cook says Apple’s AI is already watching you

When you talk about Silicon Valley tech giants using AI to improve an existing product, there’s a decent chance you’re thinking of Google. The recent …

Apple

First Android malware with code injection has arrived

Android malware has entered a new era: code injection. According to a report in <i>The Register</i>, the Dvmap trojan, which hid inside several games in Google Play for months and was installed over 50,000 times, “installs its malicious modules while also injecting hostile code into the system runtime …

Google Play

The best computer mice you can buy

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p><i>Logitech/Business Insider</i><p><b>The Insider Pick:</b><p><b>A good computer mouse can seriously help improve your computer-using experience, and the best</b> …

Gear & Gadgets

14 fabulous tutorials to improve your logo design

Whatever the level of your experience, there’s always room for improvement when it comes to logo design. And the great news is that there are some …

Graphics

Why Aren't Entrepreneurs Getting Enough Sleep?

Skip sleep often enough, and you'll drive both yourself and your business into the ground.<p>It's no secret that entrepreneurs make lots of sacrifices for their businesses. They often de-prioritize personal relationships with friends and family members, forgo long-term goals and skip both meals and …

Wellness