Maha Amro

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Research: Writing a Business Plan Makes Your Startup More Likely to Succeed

When asked about an opponent’s plan for their impending fight, former world heavyweight champion Mike Tyson once said: “Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth.”<p>It is a school of thought now fashionable in entrepreneurship circles. Advocates of “learning by doing” approaches such as …

To Be Successful Get Rid of The Losers in Your Life

Losers love company and will try everything possible to bring you down with them.<p>Over the past five years, I've been undergoing a process of self-improvement that has enabled me to pivot away from a career I was miserable doing into something I love. If you would have told that when I was fired …

Self-improvement

<b>Editor’s note:</b> Jordan Kasteler's articles have been removed from the Inc.com archive because his relationship with Inc. has been terminated.

50 Adventures in 50 States

Adventure<p>From hiking volcanic cliffs to racing down snow-capped mountains, take a look at the greatest adventures across the country.<p>Adventure enthusiasts from all over the world travel to the United States to explore stunning national parks, trek iconic trails, and immerse themselves in America’s …

National Parks

I just read a great book on accomplishing more by doing less — here are my 5 best takeaways

How do some people achieve extraordinary levels of success when pursuing their passions while others chase their dreams but never reach any finish lines?<p>The secret, according to entrepreneur and bestselling author Gary Keller, is that they have one thing — a visionary goal for their lives — that …

Top 7 social media influencers who are killing it

Since the launch of the internet, brands have been taking their businesses online and utilizing the many benefits that online marketing has for them. As the Internet grew, more and more brands have started to take it upon themselves to promote their content on the internet to attract more customers …

5 Questions Everyone Needs to Ask Before Jumping Into Startup Life

Working in a tech start-up is an adrenaline sport. How do you know you have what it takes to win?<p>Fun fact: I've met more technology entrepreneurs and well-known tech executives at the race track than I've met through work.<p>I don't mean betting on the ponies--I mean auto racing. And not watching, but …

How to Get Your First 1,000 Followers on Every Major Social Network

26 Jun 2017<p><i>This post was originally published in 2016 and has been updated with the latest tips and tricks to grow your following on every social</i> …

The Top 10 Marketing Books for Entrepreneurs

Are you connecting with your customers in the right way?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You might have a great idea, product or service, but it won't matter if you can't sell it. To do that, you need to make sure you're reaching an audience -- and not just <i>any</i> audience, …

10 Must-See TED Talks for Entrepreneurs

Some of the most valuable online resources in recent years have been TED talks.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The internet’s accessibility makes it a great resource for learning. In the past, those in search of knowledge had to wade through long blocks of texts. These …

3 Daily Habits That Will Change Your Life

It's not the big things that take out most leaders and creative pros, it's the little ones. Over time, they forget to do the small things that position them to bring their best effort to the table every day. While everything might look fine to those around them, the decay has already begun and they …

The Fastest Way to Lose Fat? This 4-Minute, Science-Backed Exercise

Boost your heart health, blast calories, and maximize your weight-loss potential in just four minutes. Seriously! How? With Tabata — the style of high-intensity interval training that is proven to get you fitter faster.<p>Tabata is not as much a "workout" as it is a method of how to work out. It's 20 …

Workouts

Transcript: The 10 Commandments of Startup Success with Reid Hoffman

When Reid Hoffman — who is rightly called “the Oracle of Silicon Valley” by many tech giants — returned to the podcast, I figured it would be …

Five Tips for Building Your Photography or Videography Brand

Creating a good brand is a tricky and subtle thing, and most of us don't have the benefit of a marketing team at our beck and call. Luckily, there's …

12 books every leader should read

Are you looking for a good book to give you a fresh perspective on business?<p>Look no further than the 12 books included below. These 12 books are …

7 On-Page SEO Tips For Non-Technical Content Creators

Forbes • Webfia • LinkedIn<p><b> <br>Updated: 6 Ways Writers Can Master SEO Best Practices In 2018</b><p>If you want your content production efforts to succeed online, you can’t do it without the help of SEO. However, it takes some skill and strategy to leverage this powerful process, but if you follow these 7 tips …

5 Steps to More Effective Influencer Marketing Campaigns

This process will help you select the right influencers on social media.<p>"Influencer marketing is one of the most simple and effective ways to target Millennials and Gen Z on social media," says Kieran Mathew, the founder of Amplify Solutions, one of Canada's faster growing marketing firms. At 21 …

Content Creation Checklist: 7 Steps to Get You Started

Content development is an art.<p>This story originally appeared on PR Newswire's Small Business PR Toolkit<p>Content development is an art. It's a lot more than starting with a topic, writing down some words and hitting publish. When writers start out developing a new piece of content, it's a process.<p>In …

31 Simple Marketing Cheat Sheets For Business Owners That Don't Understand Marketing

Marketing your business can be tough, and it helps to have excellent resources to keep you up-to-date and effective.<p>This list covers 31 of my favorite guides, checklists and cheat sheets that cover the basics of marketing: everything from SEO, to email marketing, to social media, to blogging. Add …

Social Media

5 Ways To Improve Your Small Business Marketing

Marketing is important to every business’s survival. As a small business owner, you probably have a small business marketing strategy. But, marketing is always changing with new tactics.<p>As marketing evolves, shouldn’t your small business marketing strategies change, too? Learning how to improve …

Small Business

70 Powerful Habits That Will Get Your Life Back on Track

People lose their way from time to time, but resetting is easier than you think.<p><i>What can I do to quickly get myself back on track? originally appeared on Quora--the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Yehong Zhu on</b> …

Self-improvement

How to Build a Startup Business From Scratch in 2017

You don't need to be rich to build your first business.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I'm often asked about how I started as an entrepreneur, and I normally say it's easy. I say this to be encouraging -- the idea of starting an online business scares a lot of …

10 Free Tools to Improve Your Life in Less Than a Day (Yes, Really)

Most will even take you less than an hour.<p>After what felt like endless years of school, I can imagine it's tough to force yourself to sit down and learn <i>more</i> things. Without the assistance of a scary-looking teacher peeking over your shoulder, that is.<p>How about I make it a bit easier for you?<p>These …

How one man saved $1 million in 5 years

In fact, GOBankingRates found that saving for retirement isn't a priority for 40 percent of all Americans.<p>It certainly wasn't at the top of Grant Sabatier's to-do list when he graduated from the University of Chicago in 2007.<p>As a philosophy major entering the job market on the brink of the Great …

Why LinkedIn Is About to Become Scary Good

With its recent unveiling of some new, data-driven user engagement tools, LinkedIn is setting the stage to become an indispensable tool in B2B sales and marketing.<p>If you are still not convinced of the power of LinkedIn for sales and marketing, listen to this announcement about the platform's …

7 Ways CEOs Should Engage on Social Media

How to use social media to promote your brand without risking your company's reputation<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s important for businesses to stay engaged on their social media accounts so they can respond quickly to negative feedback and keep customers …

How to Set Up a Facebook Messenger Ad

Do you want to boost revenue for your next launch or promotion? Have you thought about using Facebook Messenger ads to engage prospects? Messenger …

These 4 Stats Show Why Snapchat Users Often Cannot Be Reached on Facebook and YouTube

Brands that think they can reach Snapchat users on other social platforms might want to rethink that strategy. In fact, here are four data points …

Millennials are still most likely to share content on Facebook

<b>Facebook may have lost some of its cool factor over the years as newer networks like Instagram and Snapchat gained widespread fanfare — but it's still the number one destination for sharing content among millennials.</b> In fact, over half of millennials say Facebook is where they're most likely to …

A Guide to Working With Instagram Influencers: What to Look For

Are sponsored posts disclosed? You work with deceptive influencers at your risk.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you’re looking to build buzz for a product or service, working with digital influencers like popular Instagrammers can help you reach your …