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Jeff Bezos Banned PowerPoint in Meetings. His Replacement Is Brilliant

Narrative memos have replaced PowerPoint presentations at Amazon. Here are three reasons why.<p>In his 2018 annual letter, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos repeated his rule that PowerPoint is banned in executive meetings. What Bezos replaces it with provides even more valuable insight for …

Public Speaking

The Basics of Blockchain Technology, Explained in Plain English

Anything and everything you need to know about what makes blockchain technology tick.<p>Historically, no asset has been a greater source of wealth …

Digital Marketing in 2018: Advanced Strategies and Tips for Best Results

While investing in paid advertisement, choose the platform carefully and understand where your audience is more active<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>We are heading towards 2018 and one …

What does your watch say about you?

Like the car he drives and the whisky he drinks, a man’s choice of wristwatch says a lot about his character.<p>But from number of subdials and band …

Watches

10 Problems Only Smart People Have | Inc.com

Offer pretty much anyone in the world a pill that would instantly improve IQ, and most people would happily gobble it down. That's why the internet is full of articles and courses on how to get smarter, learn faster, and emulate geniuses.<p>But while being smarter sounds appealing, actually living …

This video shows how valuable your personal data really are

Every time we search the web, part of us is traded. Or more specifically, our personal data are traded. Most of us agree this is a fair trade because we get so much for free in return for allowing advertisers target us. We might still feel that we have control because we adjust privacy settings on …

Personal Data

An Ikea exec shares her favorite job interview questions — and they have nothing to do with résumé or grades

Furniture giant Ikea is very proud of its Swedish roots. This can be seen not only in advertising and in stores, but also when applying for an open position.<p>"The Swedish corporate culture of Ikea is of course a very important basis for us when we are looking for new employees," said Marilyn …

Employment

Become a blockchain expert in 1,384 words

And it's going to fundamentally change how businesses operate.<p>Make no mistake… this revolution is <i>at least</i> as significant as the one brought about by the Internet. It will disrupt every single business on the face of the earth.<p>That's why it's vital that you learn to understand this technology. It …

How to Use Facebook Ads to Grow and Monetize Your Email List

Do you want more leads and sales from Facebook? Interested in remarketing to your email subscribers? In this article, you’ll discover how to use …

Brands Are Doing More Experiential Marketing. Here’s How They’re Measuring Whether It’s Working

As brands see more and more people use ad blockers, tune out TV spots or cut the cord altogether, it’s easy to see why Jaguar, Absolut, Mastercard …

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20 Things That Blow People's Minds When They Visit Japan

It's more than just anime and ninjas.

How to Create a Social Media Marketing Strategy From Scratch

Here's a blueprint for a successful social media marketing plan.<p>This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>When I went rock climbing for the first time, I had no idea what I was doing. My friends and I were complete newbies about ropes and rappelling and every other bit of jargon and technique that …

23 Marketing Automation Tools You Need to Use

Marketing is important to your business.Just call me Captain Obvious.But as customers evolve, so does the unpredictable marketing landscape.This …

The Real Reason Why Aluminum Foil Has 2 Different Sides

Finally, an explanation.<p>You might not lie awake at night wondering whether you should be baking atop the shiny side or the dull side of aluminum foil, but just in case you <i>are</i>, we're here to let you know that there is indeed an answer to this eternal mystery.<p>According to Reynold's Kitchen, the …

Food

How to Create a Marketing Funnel That Will Increase Sales and Profits

Learn what types of content will move consumers through the funnel and help you earn conversions.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It takes time to convince people to make a purchase. One of the best ways to move people through the buyer journey is to create a conversion …

The 6 Essential Elements Of An Effective Marketing Strategy

Do you sometimes get the feeling that your marketing strategy is missing something? Maybe sales leads just aren’t closing, even though you have a great product. Or perhaps your top-of-funnel efforts simply aren’t generating enough leads in the first place.<p>You aren’t alone. Most businesses — a full …

Marketing

Grit: 13 things mentally strong people won’t do

We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental strength is tested. It might be a toxic friend or colleague, a dead-end job, or a …

Design Lover Reveals Striking Color Palettes of Beloved TV Shows, Films, and Music Videos

The importance of color can’t be overstated. In art, design, and film, it plays a vital role in fostering the mood of a composition or scene. Instagrammer Palette Maniac has a “love for colors” that defines the entirety of their account. Using screencaps from film, television shows, and music …

TV shows

5 Lessons Million-Dollar Companies Can Teach You About Online Marketing

Every other day, it seems like big brands are launching some of the best marketing campaigns we’ve ever seen.They’re pulling in millions upon …

Here Are The Exact Words To Use On Social Media To Get More Customers | Inc.com

Every month, I consult with a variety of entrepreneurs and brands on their social media strategy. When I first meet with them, they always raise the concern that they are generating likes and followers on social media, but not a high enough percentage of them are actually being converted into …

Customers

'Psychologically scarred' millennials are killing countless industries from napkins to Applebee's — here are the businesses they like the least

There are many complex reasons millennials' preferences differ from prior generations', including less financial stability and memories of growing up during the recession.<p>"I think we have got a very significant psychological scar from this great recession," Morgan Stanley analyst Kimberly …

The best fonts to use on a resume, according to typographers and designers

When it comes to writing a resume, there a few rules everyone is familiar with — avoid typos, and don't lie. But many applicants skip over crucial …

Typography

Is marketing-as-a-service the future of marketing?

In the past decade no other department/component in the enterprise has changed more than Marketing. What used to be a function based on creativity and an almost comical lack of measurability is now a complex, multi-discipline, metrics-driven, function with direct bottom-line impact.<p>Not …

See the Stunning Chinese Bookstore That Looks Like an Endless Tunnel of Books

Zhongshuge, which roughly translates to “Bell Book Loft” (according to Mashable), is one of a chain of bookstores and libraries designed by Shanghai …

23 Completely Insane Disney Movie Facts You Didn't Know Till Now

The ~wonderful world~ of Disney is actually kinda crazy.<p><i>Responses have been edited for length and clarity.</i>

How to Create Abstract Art

How to Create Abstract Art and Have a Blast Doing it!<p><b>What IS Abstract Art?</b><p>How to create abstract art starts first with knowing exactly what “abstract …

Here's what Elon Musk, Richard Branson, and 9 other successful people ask job candidates during interviews

Many of the most successful people have gotten job interviews down to a science.<p>They're not in the habit of wasting time with dumb or irrelevant queries.<p>In fact, they often have one favorite go-to question they like to ask. This typically reveals everything they need to know about a job …