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How to validate your brilliant idea and launch your business with Growth Hacking

This growth hacking course is for any entrepreneur, marketer, or engineer who wants to learn how to grow a product. A Growth Hacker is a rare combination: someone with the right marketing and technical skills who is able to come up with clever marketing hacks while tracking their results. Here, …

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The Complete 35-Step Guide For Entrepreneurs Starting A Business

Starting a business entails understanding and dealing with many issues—legal, financing, sales and marketing, intellectual property protection, liability protection, human resources, and more. But interest in entrepreneurship is at an all-time high. And there have been spectacular success stories …

Small Business

9 steps to build a powerful personal brand, according to Showpo's Jane Lu

I get asked a lot about how to build your personal brand, so I thought I’d put something to paper.<p>To be very honest, I’ve never actually formally …

Marketing

Infographic: How to make money by writing and editing

Writing and editing remain highly marketable skills.With the internet’s insatiable appetite for content, many organizations are putting serious money …

Writing

You And Your Business Have 7 Seconds To Make A First Impression: Here's How To Succeed

Every entrepreneur knows that first impressions are important, but you may not know just how little time you have to actually make one. Within the first seven seconds of meeting, people will have a solid impression of who you are — and some research suggests a tenth of a second is all it takes to …

Customers

With A Part Of His Team Working Remotely, This Founder's Startup Is Online 24/7

Alex Pustov, cofounder of Synaps Labs, has a lot to say about the pros and cons of having a part of his team located in different regions of the globe. Synaps Labs is a software and hardware platform that enables real-time targeted ads for digital out-of-home advertising so brands can get their ads …

Startups

Free and Beautifully-Designed Resume Templates

You're reading Free and Beautifully-Designed Resume Templates, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on …

Graphic Design

15 of the Best and Most Unusual Online Courses for Entrepreneurs

Improve your outlook, boost your marketability and get a leg up on trends with these digital lesson sessions.<p>14 min read<p>Real-world experience is the world’s best teacher, but there’s a wealth of knowledge online to help teach ourselves what we don’t have the opportunity to learn from a mentor or …

MIT's Mind-Blowing Solutions to the 9 Hardest Startup Problems

Deciding how big you want the company to be and change its strategy, organization, and processes while sustaining the culture.<p>If you aspire to be a successful startup leader, it helps to know how to solve the toughest challenges you'll face.<p>When I was a graduate student at MIT, professors …

Startups

Time to plant your trees, flowers and vegetables

Plants that have been grown in containers should be moist when planted in your garden. When you remove the plant and its root ball from the …

How To Plant An Indoor Garden — Inside Plants

I am a total plant killer. In the past few years, any plants I've tried to keep at home or at work have died in my care. For a while, this pattern …

7 Hacks For Keeping Plants Alive That Will Turn Your Apartment Into A Greenhouse In No Time

For those of us with mostly-green thumbs, indoor plants are a must for bringing a little life into our living spaces. Not only do house plants …

10 Things to Do in the Garden in June

The garden looks as if it is doing fine without any help, thank you. Why do any chores in June? The reason is August—when perennials will flop …

5 Full-Time Jobs You Can Do to Make Money Online or From Home

Here are five legit, full-time jobs that can be done remotely -- without sacrificing benefits like health insurance or paid time off.<p>13 min read<p>We might not be multi-platinum hip-hop recording artists, but some of us can relate to Drake when he said, “I only love my bed and my mama, I’m sorry.” As …

Employment

50 Best Places to Travel in 2018

1 of 50<p>Šolta, Croatia<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 50<p>Grenada<p>3 of 50<p>Los Cabos, Mexico<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 50<p>Fiji<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 50<p>Archipelago Sea, …

Unless You Can Handle These 4 Basics You Aren't Ready for a Side Hustle

Daydreaming after work about making extra money is pleasant. Building a business after working your day job isn't.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It's easy to see why many people quit building their business on the side while working full time.<p>There are many things that …

The 5:3:2 Rule for Social Media

When it comes to social sharing you need to get the balance right, and that's where the 5:3:2 rule comes into play. But what is 5:3:2?<p>Social media …

Ditch Distractions and Get Productive With a Method Called "Deep Work"

I first heard about the idea of "deep work" while listening to a podcast on my way to work. NPR's Shankar Vedantam interviewed Cal Newport, a computer scientist and Georgetown professor, about his research and insights on the subject.<p>Newport shared how he manages to get a seemingly impossible …

Time Management

How to Make a Business Plan and Actually Follow Through

Define what you want out of your business, then go get it.<p>2 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>So many business owners and entrepreneurs are quick to tell you what they don't want from their life. What they don't know is what they actually want -- or how to …

Entrepreneurship

Top 10 Maui travel experiences

Admit it – you’re grinning already, even before you step on the plane. It starts with the idea of Maui… the anticipation. With the abundance of white beaches, waterfalls, and waves, what is there not to love? With all this island has to offer, you may be wondering where to start – never fear we got …

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Top 10 experiences on Hawaii's Big Island

Island fever may happen elsewhere, but it's almost unheard of on Hawai'i. The aptly named Big Island is fantastically diverse, with miles of highways and - better yet - byways to explore. From age-old fishing villages to modern mega resorts, from snow-capped peaks to sandy beaches, you'll …

Beginner’s Guide to Hawaii: Oahu and the Big Island

Continuing our three-part series on how to see Hawaii for the first time, this installment moves on to the largest Hawaiian island, as well as the …

12 Must-Do Experiences on the Big Island

Save Place<p>865 Piilani St, Hilo, HI 96720, USA<p>An annual event that you won’t want to miss on Hawaii Island is the Merrie Monarch Festival. The best …

National Parks

3 Days in Paradise At Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park — National Parks Traveler

Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park has, you could say, a personality disorder. There are few national parks that offer so many varied experiences — …

Travel Guide: Maui, Hawaii

Paul and I <b>went to Maui</b> in April and it was one of the most <i>relaxing</i> vacations I’ve been on in a long time. It’s our second time visiting Maui, the …

Learn How Options are Traded

Many day traders who trade futures, also trade options, either on the same markets or on different markets. Options are similar to futures, in that …

Trading

25 under-the-radar places in Latin America to visit in your lifetime, according to the world’s top travel experts

From the darkest depths of Peru to the crystal blue underground cenotes of Mexico, there is something incredibly alluring about Latin America.<p>However, the best off-the-beaten-track destinations are usually discovered by word of mouth, often among travellers on the road from hostel bunkbeds or over …

A frequent flier reveals the 2 words that will always get you an upgrade to first class

British expat and New York Times best-selling author Tilly Bagshawe knows a thing or two about flying.<p>She told Bloomberg that she typically flies about 100,000 miles a year and has often managed to get herself bumped up from economy class without paying by deploying a two-word strategy.<p>Even when …

53 Amazon Products With The Highest Ratings That You Never Knew Existed

Amazon is like a never-ending infinity pool of surprising and unexpected products. Wade through its waters long enough and you’ll find a whole new …

Inventions

15 things you should be doing after work instead of watching TV if you want to be happier

For the longest time, I would come home from work and immediately pop on the TV. It was mindless — after a day of meetings, intensive heads-down work, and never-ending email chains, the only thing I thought I wanted to do was watch five episodes of some sitcom I'd seen hundreds of times before.<p>But …