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5 Powerful Books That Changed the Direction of My Life

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Quiz time: Can you name Newton's first law of motion?<p>No? (Don't feel bad, I had to look it up, too.)<p>Newton declared, "Every object in a state of uniform motion tends to remain in that state of motion unless an external force is applied to …

Self-improvement

40 Email Subject Lines Research Shows Your Subscribers Can't Resist

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Your email list is potentially the most important asset your business owns. Search engine traffic and social media play a huge role in online marketing, but if I had to choose just one channel? It would absolutely be email.<p>Having access …

Marketing

The Uberpreneur: How An Uber Driver Makes $252,000 A Year

“It’s a genius way to start a business nowadays, especially because nobody’s doing it.”<p>The man sitting beside me is sharing the most insightful business advice I’ve heard lately. His ideas are as unconventional as the location of our conversation. We’re not in a coffee shop or a corner office. …

Can you start a successful business with just $10? This man did

<b>(CNN) —</b> Ten dollars -- that's all that Rwandan science teacher Cephas Nshimyumuremyi had to start his business with two years ago.<p>It may sound less than promising, but Nshimyumuremyi made that initial initial investment go a long way. Today, his company Uburanga Products, which makes herbal jelly …

Building a Strong Startup

<i>The Future of Entrepreneurship Panel</i><p>Today, entrepreneurship activity are at its historical highest, scrambling to meet a wide range of needs in the market and respond to yet undiscovered demands. Rapidly increasing globalization continues to shift equilibriums, such that a constant supply of …

How can ecommerce sites use Instagram?

<b>As Facebook continues to ease the way businesses pay-to-play on its network, its other social network Instagram has notoriously kept marketers at a</b> …

5 Unusually Successful Startup Stunts You Can Learn From

Publicity stunts are not unusual in the business world. In fact, some of our most well-known traditions began as publicity stunts, like the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade and the Rose Bowl.<p>Publicity stunts are not unusual in the business world. In fact, some of our most well-known traditions began …

The Secret To Getting Everything Done

Do you feel like there’s not enough hours in the day? Try eliminating one item from your to-do list.<p>Staring at our lengthy to-do lists, we all wish we had just one more hour in the day to accomplish it all. Maybe then we could achieve that work-life balance that constantly seems to evade us.<p>Back in …

How we generated $13k of sales in 24hrs through Product Hunt

4-steps to building resonating products<p><b>Context:</b> <b>BRANDiD</b> is the most personal shopping experience for men. Try multiple sizes of any clothes from any …

How to Structure a Perfect SEO Optimized Page

With Google looking at over 200 factors when ranking a website, how do you know which ones to focus on? Or better yet, what steps do you need to take …

Inbound Marketing for Beginners

What is Inbound Marketing<p>Frustrated trying to get new customers?<p>Whether you’re ready or not, marketing has been disrupted. People’s behaviours have …

Why Growth Hacking Could Be Killing Your Startup

Pre-mature growth hacking can suck the life out of your startup<p>(This essay first appeared on my blog RamliJohn.com)<p>What’s the best way to growth hack …

A No-Fail Process For Writing Landing Page Copy That Converts

<b>Get custom recommendations for boosting conversions on your landing pages</b> with our grader tool. Learn what to fix in minutes.<p>Bummed that your landing …

How A Real Estate Blog Went From 2,000 To 18,000,000 Visits Per Month In Two Years

Movoto’s Content Strategy: How We Make All Those Things Go Viral<p>How do you compete against sites that are 25 times larger with marketing budgets that …

We’re Raising $3.5m in Funding: Here is the Valuation, Term Sheet and Why We’re Doing It

<i>Update: We closed a first syndicate on AngelList today, October 27th. We have opened a new one with VegasTechFund now here.</i><p><i>Update 2: All our public</i> …

59 Free Twitter Tools and Apps for Marketers

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Twitter is a fascinating adventure of relationships, entertainment, education, and fun. Now imagine layering on a few dozen powerups.<p>That’s how it feels sometimes when you find just the right Twitter tool. And there’s a tool for practically every …

27 of the Best Chrome Extensions You Should Check out Today

We love the Web. Seriously, we do. But sometimes, achieving what you want is a little harder and takes a little longer than you’d really want. It’s for that reason that we’ve put together a list of 27 of the best Chrome extensions you can find around.<p>We’ve broken them down into groups of a few per …

29 Free Internet Tools To Improve Your Marketing

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Aren’t shortcuts just the best?<p>While everyone else takes the long way, you and your shortcut get to breeze right through, skipping a few steps and feeling pretty smart doing it.<p>Finding a good marketing shortcut feels especially great, considering all …

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Barbie F*cks It Up Again

I recently paid a visit to my sweet friend Helen Jane and was excited to find this book at her house.<p>(The second book of the "2 Books in 1!" is …

How 9 SaaS Companies Hacked Their Growth

I’m a huge fan of growth hacking.<p>I’ve built several companies on the principles of growth hacking. Heck, I might just build several more and put …