Maria Santacaterina

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Daily Meditation: Reinvent Yourself

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's meditation features a song by Indian-American artist Jomy George that unites hip hop with tabla …

4 Mistakes Really Nice Leaders Make

We all want to be liked and accepted in both our personal and professional lives. But when it comes to effective leadership, a high need to be liked …

10 Business Leaders on Creating a Productive Lifestyle

Productivity tips come in all shapes and sizes.<p>Just look at Warren Buffett, a man considered one of the best investors in the history of human …

Time Management

Hire Like Meyer: Danny Meyer Reveals His 6 Secrets Of Great Customer Service Hiring

If you have the chance to eat at one of Danny Meyer’s restaurants (Union Square Café, Gramercy Tavern and his many other winners in New York City, or a Shake Shack anywhere in the world), I suspect that the food will be to your liking. And I suspect even more strongly that the service you’ll …

The Greatest (and Most Ignored) Opportunity Social Media Has to Offer

At a recent social media conference, a panel of experts shared the importance of using social media for customer service and how to do it best.<p>For businesses, social media’s greatest asset is its ability to close the gap between the enterprise and the customer. Through Facebook, Twitter, Google …

Social Media

How to Drive Sales With Content Marketing

How brand propinquity can drive leads and sales online through content marketing and digital PR.<p>Sociologists define propinquity as the human phenomenon that close proximity (physical or psychological) will greatly increase the likelihood of developing friendships. Friendships are crucial to sales, …

Marketing

Andrew Fitzgerald: Adventures in Twitter fiction

How to Massively Improve your Digital Marketing in 2014

<b>Ready to grow your leads and sales via your online marketing?</b><p>The beginning of a new year provides a natural opportunity for every company to review, …

How Staying True to Your Company DNA Can Grow Your Brand

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting a company is hard. Starting a company in the middle of a recession seems impossible. But that is exactly what sisters Danielle and Jodie Snyder did when they launched their jewelry line DANNIJO in 2007.<p>DANNIJO is …

Red Carpet

Twitter Testing 'Nearby' Service to Show Users Local Tweets

2 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It has been reported that micro-blogging site Twitter is testing a new service for its mobile app that provides users tweets of other nearby users, whether they follow them or not.<p>Called "Nearby," the feature appears as a map of …

Social Media

How to Make the Most of Your Brand's Social Media Content

Your followers are looking for content that is helpful or entertaining. Here's how to offer them something they can use, love and share with their friends.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In his book</i> Tweet Naked<i>, online marketing expert and social media agency</i> …

Social Media

Is This the Worst Twitter Pitch for Obamacare Ever?

2 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To work, everyone knows the Affordable Care Act needs young people to sign up, and the White House has been spending heavily to target millenials and others to at least start a conversation about enrolling in Obamacare.<p>But its …

Barack Obama

Have 1,000 Followers? You're in the 96th Percentile of Twitter Users.

2 min read<p>Numbers don't lie, and businesses with over 1,000 Twitter followers are making more of an impact than they might think. According to data journalist Jon Bruner, O'Reilly Media's editor-at-large, Twitter accounts that have 1,000-plus followers are in the 96th percentile of active Twitter …

Social Media