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A Summary Of Content Marketing Advice

A lot of people write advice articles about how to run content marketing strategies. This article distills that advice into 600 words.<p>Content marketing is one of those subjects that is written about endlessly on the Internet. I was the co-founder and CEO of Scripted.com, which is a marketplace for …

How Long Should Your Blog Articles Be? (With Word Counts for Every Industry)

Word count.It’s a topic that receives a lot of coverage these days.Bloggers and content marketers are always wondering what’s the ideal word count to …

5 tricks to free up space on your Android phone

It doesn't matter if your Android phone has expandable storage via a microSD card -- you fill up whatever space you're given, whether it's 32GB or 200GB. Here are some easy ways to free up storage on your Android device -- both the internal storage and microSD.<p>Got an iPhone? Check out our tips for …

How to Stay on the Strongest Wi-Fi Network at All Times

It’s not easy living without WiFi, especially when you’re traveling, so when your phone is in range of a steady wireless connection, you probably …

15 Content Marketing Trends That Need Your Close Attention

Content marketing is entering a dangerous new phase.<p>It’s heading into a trough.<p>You could call it……the dip of disillusionment.<p>For many the promise …

The Formula That Will Help You Decide if You're Wasting Your Money Online

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In 2014, a viral video depicted a scene that would have been hilarious, if it hadn’t been so sobering. It started with bystanders attempting to save a winter sledder, who had broken through the ice of a California lake. The rescue was so …

You’ve been charging your smartphone wrong

Yes, we know. Our smartphone batteries are bad because they barely last a day.<p>But it’s partially our fault because we’ve been charging them wrong this whole time.<p>Many of us have an ingrained notion that charging our smartphones in small bursts will cause long-term damage to their batteries, and …

7 Ways in Which You Can Bypass Android's Secured Lock Screen

You Can Bypass Android’s Secured Lock Screen In These 7 Ways<p>To prevent unwanted access to your phone such as keeping strangers (or friends) from …

The 10 Most Important Things to Prioritize if You Want to Be Successful

If who you are isn't who you'd like it to be, here are some helpful, worthwhile ways to steer yourself toward what is important.<p>Business cares about enterprise.<p>Leadership cares about people.<p>Entrepreneurship cares about flexibility.<p>Creativity cares about innovation.<p>What you care about defines who …

The Art of Persuasion: How to Craft Words That Sell

Do your words sell? Want to sharpen your copywriting skills? To explore the art of persuasion and why it’s important to social marketers, I interview …

A serial startup employee explains 4 key steps to building a $1 million business in under 48 hours

We were both in hoodies and had a shared penchant for the F-bomb and burritos, all of which led to a caffeine-infused mind meld.<p>It would be the first of many.<p>The matchmaker then introducing us was the prophetic and profane Dave McClure, general partner of 500 Start-ups, which is now headquartered …

5 Secrets to Managing Your Time, Backed by Research

It’s the problem we all face at the office: how to manage your time. You’re so overwhelmed with meetings and email that you always wonder if you’re …

Time Management

What Analyzing 1 Million Articles Teaches Us About Content Marketing

BuzzSumo and Moz share their awesome insights from a massive content research study.<p>When BuzzSumo and Moz teamed up to analyze more than a million articles published online, you had to know their findings would be huge.<p>While there is a lot to digest, with many of the finer details discussed below, …

5 Essential Skills for Content Marketing Copywriters Today

It used to be that a decent writer was all you needed to run a content marketing campaign. Write a few blog posts. Publish. Awesome.Times have …

50 apps to improve your smartphone

Photograph: Yui Mok/PA<p>The Rightmove app takes the stress out of house-hunting.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/9/16/1442402799090/a29fb90d-ae79-44f6-9f7b-2bcb648e7925-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Yui Mok/PA<p>The Rightmove app takes the stress out of …

Productivity Apps

7 Timeless Lessons About Getting Rich From a Book Your Grandparents Read

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Two major books were published in 1926 that rocked our world: <i>Winnie-the-Pooh</i> and <i>The Richest Man in Babylon</i>.<p>Although "stuffed with fluff," Pooh Bear might have had a larger impact on American pop culture, but it’s <i>The Richest Man in Babylon</i> …

The Client Is Often (but Not Always) Right, and 11 Other Rules to Work By

I was recently asked if I have a set of guiding professional principles. Sort of to my surprise, I do! They're a direct consequence of my journey in …

What’s the next big thing for online advertising? 7 predictions for 2015

The online advertising world is both exciting and challenging, as it often changes overnight. Blink, and you may miss out on a key development.<p>Smart players should position themselves ahead of the curve in 2015, strategizing and soaking in predictions about where the market will head next year. …

40 Incorrectly Used Words That Can Make You Look Dumb

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>LinkedIn Influencer, Jeff Haden, published this post originally on LinkedIn.</i><p>While I like to think I know a little about business writing, I still fall into a few word traps. (Not to mention a few cliché traps.)<p>Take the words "who" and …

Amazon sellers hit by nightmare before Christmas as glitch cuts prices to 1p

There were Christmas shopping bargains galore on Amazon’s website over the weekend … for about an hour. Because of a technical glitch, the prices of thousands of items crashed to 1p – giving eagle-eyed customers a pre-Christmas treat while leaving scores of small family-owned businesses nursing …

What to Do If You’re Smarter than Your Boss

You want to work for a great boss — someone you can respect and learn from. But what if your manager isn’t good at his job? What if you’re more competent or have greater skills? Should you be raising a ruckus or keeping your head down? And how do you get what you need without making your boss look …

Nielsen & AOL give marketers tips on how to get viewers’ attention in this multiscreen world

Does anyone just watch TV anymore?<p>That’s a key question in this multiscreen age. The reality of several devices pleading for audience attention led mass media company AOL to commission viewer measurement pioneer Nielsen for research of the first Video Ad Attention Index, whose findings are being …

Don't Kill Off Your Website -- Use It As The Hub For Your Social Media Presence

<b>#6 of “10 More Don’ts Of Corporate Social Media”</b><p><i>Co-authored with Ian Anderson</i><p>The questions plaguing many corporate leaders these days about social media include: How can we take best advantage of this continually-changing platform for business, sales, and reputation enhancement?How do we choose …

Change in Facebook Pages Rules will affect artists marketing their art

<b>There's a major change coming for those who use Facebook to promote their art.</b> Facebook is changing the rules and changing the way specific types of …

6 Epic Online Fails and How to Avoid Them

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The other day Twitter executive Anthony Noto tweeted what was supposed to be a private direct message about a possible acquisition. Techies call that a <i>DM fail</i>. Not a bright move for the CFO of a public company, not to mention the irony of …

This 24-Year-Old High School Dropout Is Tackling A Problem Every Startup Hates To Deal With

That experience led her to do something more serious for her next business. She leased servers out of a few data centers and created a fully managed hosting service for small businesses, which she describes as a "cheaper version of Rackspace." She had about four part time employees and generated …

How to Give a Meaningful “Thank You”

Forget the empty platitudes; your star employee is not a “godsend.” They are a person deserving of your not infrequent acknowledgment and worthy of appreciation and respect. When was the last time you thanked them — really thanked them?<p>In my line of work, I frequently communicate with CEOs and …

Google Fiber redefined cheap speed for the home, now sets eyes on small business

Competition, competition, competition. That is something that Google Fiber has drastically improved broadband-wise across the country. Even if Google didn’t intend to have this effect, it has done so and then some. Cities went begging to Google to have their 1Gbps service installed in and around …