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Take Control of Your Local Rankings with 3 On-Site SEO Best Practices

Local search results got you low-key raging?As a marketer, you get SEO. That’s the thing! That’s what’s got your foot tapping resentfully as you …

SEO

Forget Warren Buffett — This Millennial Could Be the Next Great Investor

Alexis Assadi “semi-retired” at the ripe age of 28. But he’s no billionaire entrepreneur, nor the son of one. He’s an investor who purchased his …

6 Cryptocurrencies You Should Know About (and None of Them Are Bitcoin)

How digital, international currency makes business easier than ever.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In the 21st century, money is no longer limited to bills, coins and credit cards. In fact, some money is truly international -- not owned by any particular government -- …

Cryptocurrency

10 Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter | Inc.com

Hate your commute? Struggle to motivate yourself to hit the treadmill? Perhaps both these problems (and many more) have the same solution. Why not turn these odds and ends of unpleasant time into opportunities to learn by popping on a podcast? That's how many luminaries like Bill Gates manage to …

Self-improvement

Get Your Personal Finances in Order for 2017 by Reading These 8 Books | Inc.com

Just about nobody would say 2016 has been smooth sailing. Between a divisive election, the loss of a host of cultural icons, and seemingly endless international turmoil, it seems like this year has been determined to wear us all down with bad news and hard times.<p>But 2017 can be different. You can't …

Personal Finance

Which Countries Are Damaged Most by Low Oil Prices?

While low commodity prices can hurt any major producer, oil prices can have a particularly detrimental effect on oil-rich economies. This is because, …

Oil

3 Profitable Mid-Cap Stocks That Have Returned More Than 400% in 5 Years -- and Have Room to Run

These three industrial stocks might not be sexy, but they've been huge winners and have catalysts to power long-term growth.<p><b>Dycom Industries</b> …

Investing

2 Biotech Stocks Under $5 With Jaw-Dropping Growth Potential

Stocks that sport exceedingly cheap share prices are often more trouble than they're worth. However, the widespread sell-off among biotechnology stocks that started late last year and spilled over into 2016 has seemingly created some rather compelling value propositions for risk-tolerant …

This resume for Elon Musk proves you never, ever need to use more than one page

Let's say you are Elon Musk, one of the most influential entrepreneurs in tech history whose career spans two decades of successful startups.<p>Let's …

How To Achieve Dividend Investing Success In Four Steps (Example Included)

With the Fed in its seventh year of keeping yields low and bond prices no longer going up, investors have gravitated to dividend-focused stock investing. Many stocks have higher-than-bond yields, plus they offer the possibility of both dividend and price growth. The problem is many investors and …

Investing

14 books that will change the way you think about money

A lot of what holds people back from financial success are their thoughts and beliefs about money — not their job title or salary.<p>It turns out, you're probably already making enough money to become rich, as David Bach preaches in "The Automatic Millionaire"; and you <i>can</i> splurge on a $4 mocha and …

Personal Finance

These 7% Dividends Sell Way Below Book

Legendary investor Peter Lynch was fond of saying that corporate insiders may sell their company’s shares for a variety of reasons. But there’s only one reason they buy – and that’s because they think the price is going up.<p>Anyone at the director-level or above in Corporate America is considered an …

Investing

CREDIT SUISSE: Everyone else on Wall Street is dead wrong about these 21 stocks

But counterintuitive behavior is often what rakes in the big returns.<p>The equity research team at Credit Suisse recently published its latest list of contrarian stocks, or companies it thinks Wall Street is reading wrong.<p>Andrew St Pierre and his team wrote in the client note: "We screened our …

Investing

The best index funds for 2016

While much is written about individual stocks, index funds offer investors a simple way to diversify their portfolios. Broad-based ETFs that track the whole market are extremely popular, but ETFs that focus on individual sectors or industries can be used by investors to bet on a particular trend …

Investing

3 Oil Stocks We Refuse to Sell

Image source: ConocoPhillips.<p>With the year drawing to a close, its a good time to take a closer peek at your portfolio to see if there are any losers that need to be let loose. The odds are pretty good that anything related to oil would fall into that category and be a candidate from some tax-loss …

Save This Much to Retire a Millionaire

Image Source: Kyle @suburbandollar.com via flickr.<p>If you want to retire a millionaire, one of the best ways to get there is to save and invest your money throughout your career. A little bit per paycheck consistently saved over time can add up to a cool million or more in retirement. How much you …

6 Timeless Quotes on Creativity From Pablo Picasso

Despite his rocky beginning, Picasso, whose birthday is Oct. 25, became one of the most influential artists of the early 20th century, and has a lasting legacy that pushes our creative boundaries today.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This column originally published on</i> …

Pablo Picasso

7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make You Smarter

Entrepreneur & Consultant<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For a long time, it was believed that people are born with a given level of intelligence and the best we could do in life was to live up to our potential. Scientists have now proven that we can actually <i>increase</i> …

The Brain

How I built my family's net worth to $1 million

While I still have some debt in the form of a small mortgage, I'm closer than ever to sailing off into that sunset.<p>Today, I'll tell you my story.<p>As far back as I can remember, I was always a hustler and a saver. When I was 7, my parents paid me to do chores around the house.<p>I earned $2/week picking …

Personal Finance

A new study finds a key component of effective leadership is surprisingly simple

In fact, research suggests that extroversion is generally a strong predictor of successful leadership.<p>Yet a new analysis of 25 studies, led by Dana Joseph, Ph.D., at the University of Central Florida, complicates the idea that simply being outgoing is enough to make you an outstanding leader. Now, …

Leadership

How IKEA founder Ingvar Kamprad's bizarrely frugal habits and 'disagreeable' personality trait made him one of the richest self-made billionaires

With a net worth of $48.1 billion at its height, he was one of the world's richest self-made billionaires.<p>If you ask Malcolm Gladwell, whose books have been read by millions of people, Kamprad succeeded thanks to an often-unpopular personality trait: disagreeableness, and not caring if people …

IKEA

21 ways rich people think differently than the average person

That's what Napoleon Hill preached in his bestselling 1937 book "Think and Grow Rich," the culmination of his intensive study of more than 500 self-made millionaires.<p>Self-made millionaire Steve Siebold, who has interviewed 1,200 of the world's wealthiest people during the past three decades, …

Self-improvement

10 Free Online Courses To Make You More Successful

Success is not an act; it is a slow process that involves growth, change and failure. It involves all aspects of your life, from how you manage your …

9 Aspects Of Emotional Intelligence Possessed By Every Successful Leader

It doesn’t matter how smart you are – without emotional intelligence, you won’t become a leader.<p>I work with leaders every day as a personal digital …

5 Reasons Why Obama Should Steer Clear of Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak

The U.S.’s “rebalancing” toward Asia has two main pillars: being a counterweight to China and securing a free-trade deal called the Trans-Pacific …

Economic Development

Famous People Who Found Success Despite Failures

15 books by billionaires that will teach you how to run the world

That's why we've rounded up 15 books by self-made billionaires. Learn how these masters of industry achieved the impossible, in their own words.

Ralph Lauren