Matt Germaine

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Candid thoughts of fashion execs at the Glossy Summit: ‘Amazon is going to kill your e-commerce business’

Retail may be evolving, but some things stay the same: Internal resources and manpower haven’t scaled to account for the always-on nature of social …

eCommerce

Simone de la Rue shares the 4-step, weekly foam-rolling regimen she never skips

Everyone’s idea of self-love is different. Maybe you like to cook yourself a healthy homemade meal, pick up a latte on the way to work, or treat …

Exercise

Facebook Revealed a Host of Updates to Its Ads Manager – Adweek

Facebook detailed several updates that are coming to its Ads Manager, stressing efficiency, education and optimization.<p>The social network will roll …

Advertising Industry

The Beginner's Guide to Index Funds

Everything you need to know to start investing in index funds.<p>In Warren Buffett's 2016 letter to <b>Berkshire Hathaway</b> shareholders he wrote, "If a …

Investing

6 Questions to Ask Yourself When Seeking Real Experts Online

Today, there seem to be more phonies online than ever before. Here's how to make sure you don't get fooled.<p>As an entrepreneur, there's a lot to love about the internet: potential accessibility to top-tier mentors from around the globe, the ability to consume content from thought leaders that will …

Thought Leadership

Fix that annoying Wi-Fi dead spot with this $20 range extender on Amazon

There are so many great next-generation Wi-Fi systems out there that will give your home network a serious boost. Of course, not everyone needs a …

Wi-Fi

6 keys to successful social media measurement

Social media measurement tools enable marketers to determine which tactics work best.<p>Marketers use measurement to track their progress and contribute …

Public Relations

Infographic: The state of digital marketing

Digital marketing has become an essential part of communicators’ portfolios.<p>With new technologies changing what PR pros and marketers can achieve …

Marketing

7 Steps In Project Management To Make Sure Everyone's Learning The Necessary Lessons

“Lessons will be learned” is a phrase that we hear frequently, but it’s not always followed with meaningful change. Within your organization, that doesn’t have to be the case. Use this project review framework to help your company actually learn lessons.<p><b>Start with establishing the needs and state</b> …

Project Management

10 skills you already have that can reinvent your career

These hiring managers and recruiters say you already have a lot of talents you could take to different industries.<p>If you’re restless in your career, but worried you don’t have what it takes to land something different, it’s time for an adjustment — in your thinking. You may not realize it, but you …

Project Management

50 Weird Ways You Can Make $50

Recycling wine corks, playing chess and driving new cars are just some of the ways you can earn easy cash.<p>If you have a smartphone or tablet, the …

Personal Finance

Futurama Taught Me Everything I Know About Compound Interest

How to turn 93c into $4.3 billion.<p><i>This article originally appeared on Deep Dish.</i><p>Futurama is one of the greatest cartoons of all time. If you haven’t seen this gem of early noughties TV, here’s the basic premise: Pizza delivery boy Fry accidentally falls into a cryogenic freezer at the turn of the …

Personal Finance

7 Tips to Market Your Podcast on Instagram | We Edit Podcasts

Marketing your podcast on Instagram can be a daunting feat. Instagram’s entire platform is so visually based that it can be tough to see how your …

Marketing

Here's How Tai Lopez And Alex Mehr Are Attempting To Make $100,000,000 In The Next 12 Months

You can use these strategies yourself. And if you want, you can watch as Tai, Alex, and OMG Machines attempt this never-before-done goal.<p>Tai Lopez and Alex Mehr are both serial entrepreneurs and famous online marketers. They are attempting something big. They want to create 200 business and make …

Marketing

The World of Quantum Physics: Everything is Energy

Nobel Prize winning physicists have proven beyond doubt that the physical world is one large sea of energy that flashes into and out of being in …

Quantum Physics

5 Income Streams Every Lifestyle Business Can Generate

Making what you know available in different ways results in you getting paid by more people.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Smart entrepreneurs understand the power and importance of having multiple revenue streams. Building your business around one major client or way …

Small Business

10 most effective social media tools for PR pros

Some technology really does make things easier.<p>With social media management tools, you can use automation to share your content and the content of …

Public Relations

These 10 Popular Tech Jobs Are Perfect For People Without a Tech Background — Here’s How Much They Pay

You don’t need a tech background to land a good gig in Silicon Valley.<p>You don’t need a tech background to land good gig in Silicon Valley.<p>In fact, …

Employment

6 Brilliant Questions You Should Ask Before Accepting That Job Offer

Are you really sure that company or boss is the right one for you? Ask these questions to be absolutely sure.<p>A typical interview cycle can sometimes last up to several weeks. A recruiter screens you, followed by an interrogation-style panel interview a week or two later; background checks, …

Employment

7 Common Social Media Mistakes Brands are Still Making in 2018

There are general social media mistakes we all know to avoid (like buying followers), but there are many other, less obvious social media blunders …

Marketing

I'm a Yoga Instructor, and These Are the 12 Poses I Do Every Single Day

I'm a yoga instructor, but I'm also a CrossFitter, a runner, and a skier, and keeping yoga as an integral part of my life allows me to strengthen and stretch my body to help me stay healthy and reach my fitness goals. I also work full-time and am a mom, and keeping a daily yoga practice is …

Yoga

6 Hacks to Improve Your Facebook Ad Conversions

The trick, with Facebook ads, is to make sure that you're targeting the right kind of audience with the right kind of offers.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Facebook sees over 1.4 billion active users a day, with Mark Zuckerberg himself reporting that users spend …

Marketing

Exclusive: Instagram Gives Email-Like Messaging Tools To Businesses

The Facebook-owned social network is also partnering with platforms like OpenTable and Fandango to let customers make reservations directly.<p>If you spend as much time on Instagram as I do, you may have run into the following problem: You’re scrolling through the app when you discover an amazing …

Customers

The Emerging Practice Of 'Sales Enablement': Where Content Marketing Plays A Role

Sales enablement has gone from being used by 19% of companies in 2013 to 59% in 2017. And for good reason — there's a direct correlation between …

Advertising Industry

Building a brand on Facebook and Instagram: Insights from Simba

Founded in 2015, Simba is one of a group of brands shaking up an industry that has seen little innovation in decades. The company was one of the …

Marketing

They Built Their Companies From Scratch. Now These 16 Founders Share Exactly What You Need to Know About Growing a Business

"Adapt to the unexpected," says Away co-founder Jen Rubio.<p><b>Business advice from entrepreneurs, startup founders, and CEOs comes in handy.</b>• <b><br>We asked 16 entrepreneurs to share some words of wisdom, based on lessons they've learned and mistakes they've made along the way.</b>• <b><br>That wisdom includes: Let other</b> …

Entrepreneurship

Don’t Embellish Your Resume–Do These Things Instead

Lying on your resume is a slippery slope. Rather than make up an achievement, take these strategic approaches to present yourself in the best possible light.<p>There’s nothing wrong with playing up your skills on a resume to present yourself in the best possible light. But there’s a difference between …

Employment

The Small Business Guide To Digital Marketing On A Shoestring Budget

Brand promotion doesn’t come easy, and the odds don’t favor small businesses. With neither the time nor the resources to compete with the heavyweights, they have to rely on their wits to get the word out. On the bright side, a number of free (or almost-free) digital marketing tools have made it …

Small Business

Mac McClung won the BallisLife All-America Game Slam Dunk Contest, and that was just the beginning

Gate City senior and Georgetown signee Mac McClung spent the weekend at the BallisLife All America Game in California. Before the game tipped off he …

High School Basketball

These Are The Emails You Should Send When You Start A New Job

When you start a new job, one of your first things you should do is build relationships with your coworkers.<p>It’s your first week on the job, and age-old wisdom tells you that it’s important that you make a splash and hit the ground running.<p>But, uhhh . . . how? What the heck are you supposed to say …

Employment