Patrick Epum

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How To Launch A Killer Email Newsletter

Don’t launch your email newsletter blindly–get a head start and learn from my successes, failures, and many experiments over the years.<p>A few years ago, when I started working on newsletters, most people thought email was dead. Social media, it seemed, was THE way to reach people.<p>But today, thanks …

Marketing

This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Combat Inflammation

If there's one health topic that's captured our attention this year, it's inflammation. It's nearly impossible to scan health headlines without …

How to Effectively Use Storytelling to Attract a Larger Brand Following

This story originally appeared on Personal Branding Blog<p>In order to establish a credible personal brand that people trust you need great content that speaks directly to them. Without this you will not be successful in your lead generation and conversion rates.<p>How can your brand better connect with …

Marketing

Makeup guru Bobbi Brown shared five herbs that can give you clear skin, and we'll meet you at Whole Foods

Let’s face it: skin care can cost a pretty penny. But what if solid solutions for your skin’s most stubborn spots could be found in your local …

This is How You Get Millions of Views -- And Connect With Anyone

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Chances are, if you’re building a side hustle, running a business, or trying to grow a startup, you need two things:<p>Eyeballs on your product<br>• Connections with people who can help launch or grow your business<p>I spoke with Chad …

Entrepreneurship

Healthy Late-Night Snacks, For When You Just Need To Eat

Snackers, listen up!<p>Despite the fact that it’s not good for us, and may even affect our memory, we all do it. Post-dinner hours set in, and even though we may have had a decent dinner, we go to the kitchen for a snack. Whether you’re just still hungry, you have a craving for something sweet, or you …

A Hormone Expert Drinks This Balancing Elixir Daily—Here's How to Make It

As far as Taz Bhatia, MD, is concerned, hormonal health is indiscriminately tied to your liver. Which is why Bhatia, a board-certified physician and …

Why Former Tech Execs Are Leaving Google And Twitter To Start Health Care Companies

Personal and family medical issues are prompting some of the Valley’s best tech minds to try to fix our broken health care system.<p>When Stephanie Tilenius, a former senior executive at eBay and Google, decided to start a health-coaching app, many in her network were incredulous. “Everyone thought I …

Silicon Valley

How to Use an LLC to Build Family Wealth

How Families Can Invest Together With an LLC<p>Pooling Money and Investments to Build Family Wealth<p>Updated August 27, 2017<p>One of the best uses of a …

8 Tips to Become a Millionaire This Year

Becoming rich has more to do with restraint and tenacity than it does brilliance or luck.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Millionaire. It’s a title that plenty of us would love to have. But, is that actually feasible?<p>Believe it or not, becoming a millionaire is …

Self-improvement

Eating Any of These Will Slow Down Memory Loss by 19 Years, According to Science

Want to slow down memory loss and cognitive decline? Start shopping for these amazing brain foods.<p>The harsh reality is that we're not getting any younger, and with aging come consequences, like losing your mental acuity. Ever forget names?<p>OK, I'll speak for me. But it does happen more frequently …

Nutrition

The Top Entrepreneur Conferences to Check Out in 2017

Conferences attract plenty of people who are doing the same thing, and once you accept that, you'll probably discover that going to events for entrepreneurs is one of the most helpful things you can do for your business.<p>I remember my first conference well. It was like I was the new kid in school, …

Entrepreneurship

4 Tips From a 26-Year-Old Who Built a $10 Million Consulting Business

<i>This article originally appeared on Entrepreneur.</i><p>Unlike many entrepreneurs, Sam Ovens figured out very early on that the nine-to-five wasn’t his …

Easy Rustic DIYs Joanna Gaines Would Totally Approve Of

If you've spent the past couple years binge watching episode after episode of Fixer Upper—ohh-ing over the house transformations and ahh-ing over the …

Why taking great photos is key to selling success.

<b>Tip #1: Show the fit.</b><p>Show buyers what your item will look like on them by using a model, dress form, or mannequin rather than a hanger or by laying it on a flat surface.<p><b>Tip #2: Show it all.</b><p>Photograph all angles and include close-ups of patterns, trims, hardware, or textured materials.<p><b>Tip #3: Don't</b> …

The 11 best supplements for clear, glowing skin

Sad but true: Your facial oils, skin-boosting smoothies, and “I totally eat my greens” diet don’t always solve your breakout woes. But there might be …

7 Ways to Create the Perfect Home Office

As millennials in or entering the work force, we value a healthy work-life balance. Flexibility and time are seen as some of the most important …

The 2 Barriers Holding You Back from Finally Writing Your Book, and How to Move Past Them

"I will write my book in 2017!" say aspiring authors everywhere. If you want to make it happen, you must move past these 2 obstacles. Here is how!<p>Do you have "write my book" on your list of 2017 goals or resolutions? The good news is that it's never been easier to write your book.<p>There are …

Writing

'The 4-Hour Workweek' author says a 3-step process he learned from Tony Robbins drastically improved his life

In many ways, Tim Ferriss carries on a tradition well established by Tony Robbins: finding people at the top of their fields, determining what makes them tick, and then passing those insights along to a general audience.<p>After Ferriss, who wrote the best-seller "The 4-Hour Workweek," interviewed …

The 5 Stages Startups Must Go Through to Make That First $1 Million

What stage of business is your startup in?<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all want our startup businesses to hit that coveted $1 million per year in revenue. The unfortunate truth is that only 4 percent of us actually make that goal.<p>This past year my …

Business Strategy

How to Make at Least $1,000 Your First Month of Ecommerce

Growing your brand and acquiring customers during the first month of business is crucial, even if you're not profitable.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The thought of making money while you sleep is enticing. Imagine waking up in the morning to your biggest order of the …

How 3 Social Superstars Built Huge Followings Fast

Build an audience of millions in record time with these secrets.<p>8 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Bodyguards, supercars, models, playboy mansions, helicopters, private jets, and "baller" lifestyles. Sound like a movie—or the dream of every 16-year-old teenage …

Social Media

5 business credit-card fees that are tax-deductible

Many of us use credit cards every day. We earn rewards points and make shopping and paying for goods easier through the convenience of not having to carry around cash.<p>Those same perks hold true for business cards as well. But if your business credit card has expenses and fees attached to it, do you …

The Body Builder: 5 Ways to Monetize your Physique

5 Common Mistakes Homeowners Make When Restoring Old Houses

It can cost a pretty penny — so get it right the first time.<p>While restoring an old house can be the most rewarding thing in the world, it can also cost a pretty penny — so it's best to get it right the first time. Avoid restoration regret by steering clear of these five common mistakes made by most …

Home Ownership

11 Mistakes Standing Between You and Your First Million

<i>This article previously appeared on Entrepreneur.com.</i><p>I’ve been a millionaire three separate times in my life. The first time I saw $1,000,000 in my …

Why you should plan life goals for 2018 not 2017, according to psychology expert

For a lot of people, a new year means a time to reassess their life, consider goals and make plans for the year ahead.<p>But according to one …

Best foods to avoid a winter cold

While the winter season brings lots of festivities and fun, it also tends to be the time we see an uptick in colds. From spending more time indoors to greater exposure to unfamiliar germs through travel, the winter months are a critical time to up your defenses against infection.<p>Hand washing, flu …

How to Be Interesting When Everything Has Already Been Said

Knowing how to tell your story makes all the difference.<p>5 min read<p>Anyone who's been writing for any length of time knows the feeling -- that goose bump-filled rush of epiphany as you realize the idea you just had is just out of this world. "No way has anyone else thought of this!" you say to …