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Infographic: 6 social media marketing trends to watch

When it comes to social media marketing, one thing is certain: Nothing lasts forever.What worked last year for your marketing strategy might not this …

10 Tech Tools That Will Help You Get Instagram Followers

Build your audience with these 10 tips.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Any business serious about long-term success needs to focus on increasing its brand visibility through social media. However, with so much competition, many struggle to navigate through the …

Social Media

The pros and cons of investment apps

It’s no surprise that most Americans — especially millennials — aren’t investing in the stock market despite its historic gains under President Donald Trump.<p>According to poll released last May, Gallup found only 54% of Americans are currently invested in the stock market — either through a …

7 Growth Hacks for More Instagram Followers

If you want to get anywhere on Instagram, you need to have a plan. Businesses rarely show up on the platform and start generating Instagram likes …

Money Won't Make You Happy. Here's What Will, According to Science

Consider this when making big career choices.<p><i>At age 25, would you pursue a well-paying corporate job that makes you unhappy or a hobby that makes you happy but has no guarantee to pay the bills? originally appeared on Quora -- the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from</i> …

Happiness

The Psychology of Marketing: 18 Ways to Use Social Proof to Boost Your Results

Science plays a key role in marketing, especially the science of psychology.<p>We have written about the 15 psychological principles in marketing and …

32 books that will make you a more well-rounded person

There's any easy way to do it: Read everything!<p>You can't just stick to the mystery novels, anthologies, or biographies you've grown partial to. If you really want to become a more well-rounded person, you'll need to force yourself out of your comfort zone at the bookstore.<p>If you're not sure where …

5 Emerging Content Marketing Trends You Need to Know in 2017 - Jeffbullas's Blog

Content marketing is an integral part of your digital marketing strategy.<p>In 2016, we saw extensive adoption of content based promotion across all …

Marketing

What 60 Straight Months of Selling on LinkedIn Taught Me

Here are the most effective and efficient ways to sell your products and services over on LinkedIn.<p>Having spent the past 60 months testing, tweaking and refining various approaches on how to sell B2B products and services over on LinkedIn, I've found that the world's largest social network for …

sales

I studied millionaires for 5 years, and many of them use a wealth-building strategy anyone can implement

One common denominator they share, however, is that they control how much money they spend.<p>Most people, however, are neither cheap nor frugal. Consequently, they are not cautious about their spending.<p>If you don't make a lot of money, this character trait can lead to credit card debt and poverty.<p>But …

Want to Be an Exceptional Leader? Science Says Think This Way (Because Most Bosses Don't)

To develop high performers, praising effort achieves way more than praising results.<p>Praise can be incredibly motivating. Praise can be extremely encouraging. Praise can be hugely inspiring.<p>If you do it the right way. Take the wrong approach, and praising an employee can actually have the opposite …

Self-improvement

18-Year-Old Peter Szabo: High School Dropout, Digital Marketing Star

The Slovakian teenager started making Facebook ads when he was just 11 years old.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Students don't usually drop out of high school to improve their future prospects, because school can be a vital time to develop the you'll need to …

Entrepreneurship

A Modern Guide to Social Media Content Marketing, Part 3: LinkedIn

<i>This is the third installment in a five-part series of articles focusing on best practices to up your content marketing game on the “big four”</i> …

Marketing

6 Proven Ways to Spot an Emotional Intelligent Leader

Directing attention toward where it needs to go is a primal task of leadership.<p>Leadership is ultimately about holding yourself responsible for the people you lead--not just their productivity but their teamwork and imagination and commitment. And the more responsibility you have for others, the …

Emotional Intelligence

3 Strategies to Nail Before You Launch Your Social-Media Campaign

Planning and metrics are key to any successful marketing effort, yet many entrepreneurs rush into the social conversation with little idea of what they hope to accomplish.<p>When I talk to small-business owners, they often tell me they're “doing” social-media marketing. I’m always glad to hear this, …

Marketing

Five tips for investing in your 30s

In your 20s, funding your 401(k) might have sounded like a good goal … for your 30s. Now that your 30s are here, you may be nervously noticing the countless articles on the virtues of investing in your 20s.<p>Don't worry. You're definitely not too old to reap the benefits of investing. Getting started …

Get Smarter in 2017. Here Are 5 Places to Educate Yourself Online (for Free)

Knowledge is power.<p>What do you want to learn more about this year? Nanotechnology? Virtual reality? Bitcoin? How to protect democracy?<p>According to neuroscience professor Ken Kosik, adult education, or specifically engaging in challenging new learning experiences, encourages brain plasticity. And …

Albert Einstein

How to run: everything you need to know

Whether you are new to running or want to improve your pace, here’s how to get going<p>Running is a fantastic way to get fit. You don’t need much kit, you can do it anywhere (within reason) and it’s available to you all the time – you don’t need to wait for the gym to be open or a class to start; just …

Exercise

The Science Behind What Really Drives Performance (It's Going to Surprise You)

If you're skeptical that this is too touchy-feely for a business setting, the research doesn't lie.<p>Imagine you could have a skill where--in any given conversation with colleagues, clients, or subordinates--you could be keenly aware of, and even experience, their feelings and thoughts.<p>Sounds like …

Empathy

12 Things That Can Really Influence What People Think of You

You will never get a second chance to make a first impression.<p>From the moment you walk into a room or meet someone one on one, you're being sized up and judged.<p>Some researchers speculate that the human brain is hardwired to judge so it can evaluate and interpret important information.<p>We often form …

Body Language

7 Ways to Market Your Products Effectively

After launching a product, the next big step is toThe post 7 Ways to Market Your Products Effectively appeared first on iamwire.

10 Rules for Effective Facebook Marketing [Infographic]

"Focus on your fans first," begins a Visme infographic that offers tips on Facebook marketing, based on an article by Mike Gingerich.<p>That may have …

Marketing

Goodbye Google Keyword Planner, Hello Keyword Research Using PPC

Did you sigh when you heard Google is revoking free full access to its Keyword Planner? Your first reaction was probably like mine: Google is …

AdWords

Parents of successful kids have these 12 things in common

And while there isn't a set recipe for raising successful children, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors that predict success.<p>Unsurprisingly, much of it comes down to the parents.<p>Here's what parents of successful kids have in common:

14 Easy Lunches That Will Help You Lose Weight

Upgrade your midday meal without packing on the pounds<p>When you’re trying to shed pounds, lunchtime can be a real battle.<p>“Although there doesn’t seem to be anything special about lunch, consuming regular, healthy meals and reducing snacking may promote a healthier body weight,” says Tom Hritz, …

4 steps to reinventing yourself after a major failure

Hitting rock bottom — as energetic, smart and business-savvy entrepreneurial — types, this dreadful phrase is simply not in our vocabularies.<p>But it happens — even to the best of us who think we are completely prepared for this roller coaster ride in the pursuit of success.<p>And if you don't want to …

Harvard Scientists Think They've Pinpointed The Physical Source of Consciousness

Is this where awareness lives?<p>Scientists have struggled for millennia to understand human consciousness - the awareness of one's existence. Despite …

Consciousness

Rethink Marketing: Let's Brand Me Up! The Beginner's Guide To Digital Marketing

Personally, I have always been slightly partial to gamecasting. I find it quite useful; being able to get a vibe of the actual gameplay while staring at a professional gamer as he livestreams his playthroughs on YouTube or Twitch. In fact, I was talking to this friend of mine the other day who …

5 Daily Habits of the World's Most Successful Entrepreneurs

The main difference between the few who get ahead and the many treading water is how well they spend their time.<p>12 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The entrepreneurial spirit lights a flame of hope in the hearts and minds of people near and far. For most, it's a …

Motivation

16 Of The Greatest Alan Moore Stories

Alan Moore has been one of the most popular and critically acclaimed writers working in the comic book industry in the last 30 years. His work on …