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FMC's Livent Lithium IPO and Spinoff: 5 Key Things to Know

Lithium stock investors will soon have the opportunity to own the largest pure play of the "white oil" listed on a U.S. stock exchange.<p><b>FMC Corp.</b> …

China

The Easiest Way to Own a Superyacht Has Arrived (And It'll Cost You Way, Way Less)

Channeling your inner Bruce Wayne and frolicking on a superyacht is something many people dream about, few actually accomplish.<p>And even if your …

Super Yachts

How to Use Google’s New Free-to-Use Tool to Boost Your SEO

In the world of SEO, when Google announces a major update, your SEO plan can only <b>sink</b> or <b>swim</b>.In similar fashion to their recent update to AdWords and …

Google Search

Beyond Points: Companies Are Using Innovative Rewards Programs To Draw In Customers

Before the heady days of smart phones and online advertising algorithms, rewards programs meant a 3.5″ x 2″ punch card that either found a home within your wallet or the cup holder in your car. When one was in receipt of said punch card, one remembers the promise and possibility of that fabled 10th …

How to Use the New Shopping Feature in Instagram Stories to Radically Boost Your Sales

Users will no longer have to leave the app to make purchases.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Instagram has become one of the hottest social media platforms around, with its total number of daily active users now at 1 billion. Marketers worldwide have started to tap into …

How to Avoid Each of the 6 Most Common Reasons Digital Lead Generation Systems Fail

Many entrepreneurs abandon their sales funnel before giving it sufficient resources and time to succeed.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Businesses seeking growth are often eerily similar to serial dieters.<p>There's a process for achieving a healthy weight that will always …

The One Reason Why You're Not Losing Weight is Simpler Than You'd Think

Just because you’re working your butt off in the gym, sweating profusely, gasping for oxygen, experiencing all the post-workout soreness and seeing your weight dramatically decrease, doesn’t mean you’re burning fat. Yes, the truth really hurts, even more than your muscles do after a week at the gym.<p>…

Fitness

Lessons In Scaling A Startup: The Founder Of Jimdo On His Quest For Startup Agility

Startup founders no longer have to hire teams of developers to build their company website. Nor do they face the daunting prospect of having to learn how to code themselves. Instead they have numerous self-build options to choose from in what has become a fiercely competitive marketplace, with the …

Meet the 21-Year-Old CEO Revolutionizing Luxury Air Travel

As a boy, Zander Futernick always dreamed of becoming a pilot. For his eighth birthday, his father built him a little airport with a concourse, replete with model airplanes—and when they traveled, he would venture into the cockpit at the end of each flight. “I’d sit in the seat and they’d give me …

How the Book 'To Sell Is Human' Changed My Thinking

In 'To Sell is Human,' Daniel Pink discusses what it means to be human. Selling is not just a job of a salesperson. We all sell something everyday.<p>Using loads of data and multiple studies, Daniel Pink argues that 99% of us are selling something every day. This something could be a product, a …

How the No Pants Potty Training Method Can Work for Your Child

2<p>Go! (In the Potty, Please)<p>At the start of your scheduled week, dress your child in nothing but the long, privates-covering T-shirt. No diapers, no …

Dotdash

Robots can build entire cities almost for free. These architects are making it happen.

Manuel Jimenez Garcia and Gilles Retsin are literally setting the foundations for an architecture of the future. They are co-founders of the Design …

University College London

Amazon Just Did Something Brilliant to Increase Its Profits (And Why You Should Copy It)

This one decision increased Amazon's revenue by over a billion dollars. Steal a page out of their playbook and increase your profit margin by 15% or more today.<p>In a letter to shareholders in April, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos shared, for the first time ever, the total number of Amazon Prime members (100 …

Meet The New $1,125 Flow Electric Scooter With 50-Mile Range

22Motors launches new fully electric, AI-driven smart scooter In many of the world’s emerging markets, small displacement two-wheelers dominate the …

How an existing diabetes drug controls pancreatic cancer

New research suggests that targeting a particular cell signaling pathway with the diabetes drug metformin might offer a way to stop the progression …

Metformin

Finnish startup Hostaway finds niche in Airbnb hotel rentals

The Hostaway team. Marcus Räder second from left.Hostaway<p><b>Airbnb lists over 4 million properties worldwide, including more than 24,000 boutique hotels. It plans to grow the number of hotel listings considerably in 2018.</b><p><b>Hostaway is a Finnish startup that makes it quick and easy to manage professional</b> …

Airbnb

4 Tools That Will Power Up Your Lead Generation

Improve Your Sales With These 4 Lead Generation Tools<p>Monday Tips is a short list of the best finds across the internet to start your week off right. …

Marriott Goes Modular In Push to Build Hotels Like Stacking Blocks

<i>We visit a hotel that Marriott is building using a modular technique where rooms are manufactured off-site and then stacked together like building</i> …

11 First Sentences That Guarantee the Rest of Your Email Won't Get Read

Even if your intentions are professional and sincere.<p>Imagine you get this email. You don't know the sender, but you open it anyway. How long would you keep reading?<p>Dear Jeff,I hope you're having a great President's Day! I definitely am. Even though I'm spending a little time at work right now, I …

24 hidden settings that can maximize your Mac

We mean Mac-simize.<p>Apple prides itself on the polish and slickness of its software, and on the surface, macOS proves itself an intuitive and easy-to-navigate operating system. Dig deeper, however, and you'll find a heap of useful settings and options that let you customize your computing …

Apps

Hotel CEOs Reveal Strategies for Expedia, Google and Airbnb

What do hospitality executives think of the current hotel distribution landscape, and the emergence of Google Hotels and Airbnb? And would they ever …

11 Epic Day Trips from Denarau, Fiji

A tiny little private island in the heart of Fiji, Denarau is situated on the far west end of Viti Levu, connected by the mainland via a short …

5 Free Marketing Tools That Could Help Make Your Content Go Viral

Do you have trouble getting your content shared on social networks? You're not alone.<p><i>By Syed Balkhi, founder of WPBeginner.</i><p>Do you have trouble getting your content shared on social networks? You're not alone.<p>To get more traction, you need to understand what works best for your audience and curate …

'Battery' that bottles sunshine could bring a new solar revolution

Innovation<p>A plastic-like material may do for solar power what high-performance electrical batteries have done for iPhones and Tesla cars.<p>Solar energy is clean, abundant, and irritatingly inconvenient: It doesn’t work at night or on cloudy days. You can convert sunshine into electricity and store it …

Solar Thermal

Graphic design startup Canva just turned into a unicorn

Canva, the graphic design startup that lets users design fly flyers on the fly, has just turned into a unicorn. <b>The company said today it raised $40 million in its latest funding round, and is now valued at $1 billion</b>.<p>Cofounded by CEO Melanie Perkins–one of <i>Fast Company</i>‘s Most Creative People In …

LUCI announces standalone ‘immersion-on-demand’ VR display at CES

The trajectory of the virtual reality industry is changing. The headsets of 2017 were either wired and expensive, relying on expensive VR-ready …

Slack Gets All The Buzz, But This Indian Startup Is The Team Collaboration App To Watch Out For

A couple of months ago, I visited Directi headquarters in Mumbai. Founded in 1998, Directi (pronounced direct-eye) is an IT product and services company founded by Turakhia brothers – Divyank and Bhavin.<p>The two were in news last year as they made an unlikely entry into the Forbes list of India’s …

Technology

Zyper thinks ‘micro influencers’ are the future of online advertising

Advocacy marketing — the idea of getting existing customers to talk about your company and its products — is nothing new, but as marketing spend has shifted online, a number of startups have tried to figure out ways of making it more scalable. One such company is Zyper, founded by Amber Atherton, …

This Startup Can Help You Build Your Brand in 35 Minutes (or Less)

Ah, convenience and efficiency. Entrepreneurs rejoice.<p>Building a brand as a micro-business owner, freelancer, or digital nomad can often feel like you're playing a game of connect-the-dots. Trust me, I've been there. You use one tool for emailing clients, another tool to create your brand's social …