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I retired a millionaire at 30 — this is the key to earning more money

Over the past 2 years I've written over 300,000 words about money, spent over 200 hours talking and recording for the podcast, answered over 1,700 reader emails, and done over 200 media interviews all about money. Many people ask me what's my best piece of advice about money.<p>I usually give some …

Personal Finance

Jeff Bezos, Steve Jobs, and Richard Branson Stick to These 6 Rules When Holding Meetings | Inc.com

Trying to run a business is all consuming. Time gets sucked up by so many different things: staff, suppliers, finance, production -- the list goes on. But, above all, meetings seem to take up so much precious time and yet often seem to achieve very little.<p>Everyone has their own idea about what …

Mark Zuckerberg

8 Actionable Instagram Marketing Tips

These tips will help you grow your social presence.<p>This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>At Buffer, we’re big fans of using data and research to guide our social media strategy. So when it came to finding the best Instagram strategy, I turned to social media studies.<p>I read through more than 20 …

User Generated Content

10 new web design tools for June

This month Brad Frost unveils his guide to making a successful style guide, presentation tool LiveSlides is getting a lot of attention, and Google …

Style Guides

Modern Architecture: 6 Amazing Prefab Houses

Think of a prefabricated house as buying assembling furniture, it is developed somewhere in a different location from, once you chose what you want, …

4 lessons from history’s great innovators that you should never forget

I spend a lot of time reading about entrepreneurship and innovation because I admire people who take sensible but daring risks. I want to be more …

Innovation

Yoga and Meditation Can Change Your Genes, Study Says

Yoga and meditation may do more than just help you feel relaxed in the moment. A new scientific review suggests that these and other mindfulness …

Tai Chi

HelloSign raises $16 million so you can stop signing paper documents

HelloSign, the eSignature platform, is announcing a $16 million financing round led by Foundry Group and Zach Coelius. Greylock Partners, U.S. Venture Partners and Tien Tzuo also participated.<p>Although the San Francisco-based company has been around since 2010, they are calling it a Series B, since …

Venture Capital

8 ways to pay off your mortgage years ahead of schedule

Since your mortgage is such a large, long-term debt, it can be surprisingly easy to pay it off at least a little early. You might get out of a year's worth of payments (or more) simply by throwing a bit extra towards your principal each month.<p>Some of these options will have you paying off your …

Personal Finance

5 better ways to compare yourself to others

Comparing your work or abilities to someone else’s can be an unproductive and self-destructive activity. <i>Yet we compare ourselves all the time.</i><p>In my …

Motivation

6 Common Things Good Managers Do to Create Engaged Teams

Good managers create and boost employee engagement. A lot of managers have room for improvement.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a manager, you have a powerful effect on how engaged your organization will ultimately be. Employee engagement is ultimately a <i>viral</i> …

Employee Engagement

Snapchat vs. Instagram: What marketers need to know

As Instagram’s Stories product creating huge competition to Snapchat, brands and advertisers are trying to figure out which works best. Here’s a …

Advertising Industry

This three-screen laptop is like nothing we've seen before

There you were, living in a reality where laptops had a single screen. And then Razer introduced this monstrosity, and suddenly a paradigm shifted.<p>Behold:<p>That's right, folks: Razer is taking the bold step of not just doubling, but outright <i>tripling</i> the number of laptop screens. This is Project …

Consumer Tech

How to provide excellent customer service on social media

Of all the social media benefits and uses for organizations, none compares to customer service opportunities.<p>It was the first way that brand managers …

Public Relations

How to Create an Effective Sales Funnel Using Instagram

Discover what you need to do to begin attracting more prospects and closing more deals with help from your Instagram account.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from Kim Walsh Phillips’s book</i> Ultimate Guide to Instagram for Business<i>. Buy it now from</i> …

Marketing

The 10 most beautiful cars on sale today

Cars are more than just a means to get from point A to point B. They can be works of rolling automotive art. Legendary car designers such as Marcello Gandini, Giorgetto Giugiaro, and, more recently, Ian Callum are artistic geniuses as much as they're "car guys."<p>While beauty is without a doubt …

Land Rover

Designing Efficient Web Forms: On Structure, Inputs, Labels And Actions

Someone who uses your app or website has a particular goal. Often, the one thing standing between the user and their goal is a form. Forms remain <b>one</b> …

Web Design

Adobe launches free document scanning app for Android and iOS

Adobe is getting into the mobile scanning game with a new free iOS and Android app aimed at providing users with high-quality images of physical content they want to capture digitally.<p>It’s called Adobe Scan, and it works similarly to a bunch of other apps already available. Users point their …

Five tactics to save on summer vacation airfares

Peak summer season airfare pricing kicks in around June 15. But that doesn’t mean you’ll be forced to pay premium pricing. Here are five things you can do.<p>All fares below were found on Farecompare.com on May 12 for round-trip travel in July.<p><b>1. Fly to competitive cities.</b><p>Each of these cities has lots …

Flying

7 Google hacks to use on your next vacation

Just a few days before embarking on a road trip through Northern Spain, my brother (who does not work for Google, but is a computer nerd), informed …

Maps

How Amazon Stays More Agile Than Most Startups

Last Thursday, Amazon launched Echo Look. The company’s latest addition, much like its digital cousins, is essentially a Wi-Fi speaker — a sort of Siri-in-a-tube — that listens to and obeys people’s commands. It can call Uber, order pizza from Domino’s, and answer trivia questions. But it can do …

Teens

This Woman Retired at Age 28 With $2 Million in Savings—Here's Her Secret

Saving money takes a superhuman amount of self-control, especially when you live in an expensive city like New York. But JP Livingston, a now retired …

Retirement

15 habits of self-made millionaires, from a man who spent 5 years studying rich people

Success doesn't crop up overnight. All self-made millionaires had to start somewhere.<p>Much of their transformation from ordinary to seven-figure status can be attributed to "rich habits," a term coined by Thomas C. Corley, who spent five years researching the daily habits of 177 self-made …

Self-improvement

10 signs you'll never be rich

Contrary to popular belief, "everyone has the same opportunity to acquire wealth," says Steve Siebold, a self-made millionaire.<p>But not everyone seizes the opportunity.<p>To find out if you're doing all that it takes to set yourself up for a rich future, we've rounded up 10 signs that you're <i>not</i> on the …

Self-improvement

10 Breakthrough Technologies That Are About to Change the World | Inc.com

<b>Reversing Paralysis.</b> "Scientists are making remarkable progress at using brain implants to restore the freedom of movement that spinal cord injuries take away."<p><b>Self-Driving Trucks.</b> "Tractor-trailers without a human at the wheel will soon barrel onto highways near you. What will this mean for the …

Track Down

Understanding the Instagram Algorithm: 7 Key Factors and Why the Algorithm is Great for Marketers

The Instagram algorithm, just like the Facebook News Feed algorithm, is so mysterious yet ingenious and brilliant in showing the best content to the …

David Versus Goliath: This Startup Is Helping Retailers Fight Back Against Amazon

Experts have noted for months that multiple factors are slashing away at traditional businesses, including the rise of e-commerce and shifts in consumer behavior toward convenience and experience. But Toronto-based Rubikloud believes that artificial intelligence and machine learning can tip the …

eCommerce

Easy Online Graphic Design Software

The Internet has become increasingly visual, which means home business owners need to have quality, enticing graphics for their products, promotions, …

My giant JavaScript Basics course is now live on YouTube. And it’s 100% free.

My JavaScript Basics course is now live on freeCodeCamp’s YouTube channel.<p>The great thing about this course is that it also aligns with the Basic …

37 Inspiring Quotes to Get You Through Even the Toughest Day | Inc.com

Having a bad day? Check out some of these super inspiring quotes to get you out of the dumps.<p>1. "Success isn't permanent and failure isn't fatal; it's the courage to continue that counts." --<i>Mike Ditka</i><p>2. "Someday, everything will make perfect sense. So for now, laugh at the confusion, smile through …

Motivation