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How to rank on the first Google page if you have a low-authority site

The other day I was reviewing an archive of my client’s SEO articles and their rankings. A whole lot of articles didn’t even make the top-30 positions because the competition had much higher DA ranks.<p>Since we were syndicating more newsworthy content to high-profile publications likes Forbes, …

Marketing

From dip-dye to marble: 2016's hottest wedding cake trends

In 1938, one baker travelled 7,000 miles by sea and air to show off a commercial wedding cake at the International Bakers and Confectioners Exhibition in London. But couples today don’t have to cross the seven seas to find a perfect dessert for their wedding. The internet offers up enough …

Weddings

How to start a side business without quitting your current job

Not all entrepreneurs started out their businesses fresh from college – or quit halfway through.<p>Most entrepreneurs already had careers before they decided to go it alone. But making the jump can be terrifying, especially if you have overheads to pay. That’s why a growing number of people are …

Small Business

India Welcomes Home Technology Talent

Surging venture capital for startups helps lure back entrepreneurs with Indian roots<p>BANGALORE, India—Last year, Abhinandan Balasubramanian quit his job at a London-based financial-technology company. The startup scene in his native India was booming, and he wanted in.<p>The 25-year-old Mr. …

Venture Capital

10 Must-Read Books For the Modern Entrepreneur | Inc.com

It seems like every year the world gets busier.<p>I often find it a challenge to find the time to catch up on emails, make the time for breakfast, and still catch a good night's sleep.<p>Reading has always been an important hobby of mine.<p>As a writer, I find it valuable as a way to improve my skills and …

Books

Four Books That Every Entrepreneur Must Read in 2016

With a new year upon us, there is no better time than the present to start actually abiding by that New Year's resolution to start reading more. If you are an entrepreneur, chances are you may feel like you simply don't have time to read for fun, but it is very important that you do what you can to …

Entrepreneurship

India's startup scene is getting a $1.5b shot in the arm this year

With over 4,200 startups, India is the third largest market for fledgling tech firms on the planet. The country saw these companies receive more than $9 billion in funding last year and active investors doubled to nearly 500.<p>Over the weekend, Indian prime minister Narendra Modi unveiled an action …

How to Stop Being Jealous of Successful People

How many times have you caught yourself clicking through the Facebook profile pictures of a “friend” (whom you’ve never met) at 1:37 a.m., and …

Entrepreneurship

How I Created A $350 Million Software Company Knowing Nothing About Software

John Sung Kim Contributor<p>John Sung Kim is the founder of Five9 and DoctorBase (acquired by Kareo).<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>What’s Really Killing Digital Health Startups<p>I’ve always wanted to make a lot of money, have people pay a lot of attention to me and do a lot of exciting things. I just …

Startups

Writing to be Heard on LinkedIn

Introduction<p>Welcome<p>1m 2s<p>Why share content?<p>50s<p>1. Steps for Better Writing<p>Writing what you know<p>3m<p>Writing often<p>2m 54s<p>Remembering your audience<p>2m …

You’ll never hear successful people say these 15 phrases

If you want to become more successful as an entrepreneur or in your career, you can start by making a habit of talking and thinking more like the people you know or read about who are already successful.<p>Here are some phrases you'll never hear a successful person say:<p><b>1. We can't do that.</b> One thing …

Self-improvement

Zing wants to liberate retail chains from crappy old point-of-sale systems

Point-of-sale (POS) technology has made huge leaps over the last decade, and yet most brick-and-mortar business chains are stuck using bulky, rigid, and costly systems that have been around for decades.<p>It’s something payments startup Zing is trying to do something about with the release of its new …

15 More Tech Skills That Can Instantly Net You A $100,000+ Salary

Now we've got 15 more to add to the list, from a salary survey done by Global Knowledge and TechRepublic. The research was conducted in late 2012, based on a survey of 9,500 tech professionals.<p>This survey asked these folks how much they earned and which IT certifications they had. That's a little …

Employment