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How to dress like a tech billionaire for $200 or less

Mark Zuckerberg gets his signature gray T-shirts custom-made by an Italian designer; Evan Spiegel prefers $450 sneakers; and everyone from Satya Nadella to Sundar Pichai to Kevin Systrom has been spotted in shoes from French fashion house Lanvin.<p>But these execs make millions of dollars a year, and …

Here are 300 free Ivy League university courses you can take online right now

The eight Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and Columbia universities, and the University of Pennsylvania.<p>All eight schools place in the top fifteen of the US News and World Report 2017 national …

Online Education

I just started a business with less than $1,000 and I have no idea what I’m doing

There's a seemingly endless list of ways to make money online. Most of them seem too good to be true.<p>As a reporter at CNBC Make It, I've covered some …

Small Business

Content Marketing Conversation with Heidi Cohen: 5 Types of Interactive Marketing

For marketers, it’s getting way too noisy to be heard out there. Social media mavens know that the number of people their posts reach for free—so-called “organic reach”—has steadily continued to decline. That started five years ago when Facebook restricted the organic reach of branded Page content …

Forget Photoshop—Edit Your Photos With These Top Free Photo Editors

13 Free Photo Editors<p>The Best Free Photo Editors Out There<p>Updated May 03, 2018<p>These free photo editors are the best of the best and will get you just …

These 10 LinkedIn Tips Will Make You a Networking Master

Remember that it isn't only about you.<p>Entrepreneur Staff<p>Staff Writer. Covers leadership, media, technology and culture.<p>One of the central rules of networking seems simple but bears repeating: don’t reach out only when you need something. It’s imperative that you cultivate relationships and engage …

Employment

NASA's $1 billion Jupiter probe has taken mind-bending new photos of the gas giant

NASA's $1 billion Juno spacecraft completed its 10th high-speed trip around Jupiter on December 16.<p>The robot gets relatively close to the gas giant and takes new photos with its JunoCam instrument roughly every 53 days while traveling at up to 130,000 mph.<p>It can take days or sometimes weeks to …

How to Figure Out What Your Side Hustle Should Be

A staggering 55 million people — more than 35% of the U.S. workforce — are now freelancers or contractors, and that number is projected to rise to 43% by 2020. About 44 million people report having some kind of side hustle, and of those who do, 36% say they earn more than $500 a month from it. …

Entrepreneurship

Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, and Mark Cuban Consume 50 Books a Year (More or Less). Here Are 8 You Need to Read in 2018

You're not 100 pages into a book this year? Then you're already behind.<p>The world's most successful business leaders--Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, and Mark Cuban among them--are prolific readers. According to some studies, CEOs consume as many as 50 to 60 books a year. If you're seeing this article …

Bill Gates

How To Start An SEO Campaign With (Almost) No Money

If you’ve been thinking about starting a search engine optimization (SEO) campaign, you’ve likely run into a serious obstacle: money. Big-name agencies charge upwards of tens of thousands of dollars a month to manage a campaign, and hiring a new full-time manager and/or a suite of specialized …

Engines

Buy Ripple, Tron, NEO or XLM and you could get as rich as the early Bitcoin traders

If you were lucky enough to buy Bitcoin a few years ago, you’re probably feeling pretty pleased with yourself.<p>But what if you’re skint and hoping to …

Cold Calling is Dead. Here's an Effective New Approach

It's time to ditch the cold calling to heat up sales.<p>Cold calling doesn't work because no one like to be on the receiving end. (and most likely, your sales reps hate it too). Are your sales reps cold calling hundreds of prospects a day without seeing much success? It's time to quit the old-school …

Cold Calling

10 Instagram Tools to Help You Build Your Following in 2018

Successful brands and influencers have used these tools in order to generate sizable Instagram audiences in no time.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What do the world's best brands and most successful influencers have in common? One comonality is a massive …

Social Media

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

5 Mistakes Sabotaging Your Content-Marketing Success

Content is everything. Learn how to create and promote solid messages.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>They say that content marketing is king. Personally, I feel like it’s more of a benevolent dictator because in reality, if you are running a business without …

Marketing

If You're Not Online, You're Not Alone. And You're Probably Struggling. Try This Brilliant Growth Hack.

Using Airbnb's online marketplace, Brian Page and many others have been able to create their own short-term rental businesses making money renting out other people's properties on Airbnb.<p>With the Internet changing the ways in which we buy and sell over the last 20 years, one would think that by now …

Business Strategy

10 Must-Have Apps for Running a Business

With the help of today's technology, running a business is a little easier.<p>Running a business is no walk in the park. Luckily, with the help of today's technology, it doesn't have to be as difficult.<p>There are an abundance of apps today to make your job as a business owner, manager or leader a …

Apps

6 tips from top entrepreneurs on turning real estate into real wealth — even if you start with nothing

At least 30 U.S. billionaires made their money from real estate; some say that it's the greatest way to create real wealth and financial freedom.<p>These six tycoons and members of The Oracles suggest how you can invest $100,000 or start with nothing.

26 Favorite Books of High Achievers

People who achieve the most in life make it a practice to glean wisdom from others.<p>The most successful people often are serious about self-improvement, which can come in the form of a good book. Here are two dozen excellent reads, recommended by founders, executives, and other high achievers.<p>1. …

Hedge Funds

Learn how to start your own business with these online courses

Will all the bills to pay, mouths to feed, and fidget spinners to spin, it can be hard to make enough money to make ends meet. And with inflation and …

eCommerce

This Marketer Transformed His Instagram Into 2 Profitable Businesses

Ryan Glick learned he could do much more with a photo of his coffee and his clothes.<p><i>In this series, Instagram Icon, Entrepreneur speaks with the individuals behind popular Instagram accounts to find out the secrets of their success.</i><p>Ryan Glick's business started with a simple picture he snapped of …

Social Media

A charging cable that backs up your phone -- onto itself

In a mashup that seems a long time coming, the MemoriesCable brings together a USB drive with a Lightning sync and charging cable.<p>The cable, part of a just-released Indiegogo campaign, is available either in USB 2.0 or 3.0 versions and comes with a variety of storage options, from 16GB to 128GB.<p>The …

Mobile Devices

50 Ways To Get More LinkedIn Page Followers

Creating a LinkedIn company page is the easy part; getting people to actually <i>follow</i> your page is where many business owners need a little guidance.<p>Growing your LinkedIn presence all comes down to two main strategies: promoting your page and producing engaging content that drives shares and …

Social Media

10 Dishes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

What's the best dish for a beginner cook to try? We asked star chefs from all over the country for their recommendations. Here’s what they had to say.<p>…

9 Best Practices for Promoting Your Business on Social Media

The CEO of social media marketing company Moment.Me shares some wisdom.<p>Social media can be tough to tackle for any business, but especially for smaller ones that can't afford to hire a social media specialist.<p>Simply broadcasting advertisements on Twitter and Facebook is not going to attract or …

Social Media

6 Small Business Trends To Watch Out For In 2015

Small businesses are driving the U.S. job recovery, according to a recent blog post by Maria Contreras-Sweet, the administrator of the Small Business Administration. In her post she points out that about 7 million of the 10.9 million jobs added since the Great Recession were created by startups and …

How to Identify a Load-Bearing Wall

Most people enjoy an open floor plan these days, but it's impossible to achieve that look in older homes without taking down a few walls. Since some …

Home Improvement

Content Marketing Strategies You Can Steal

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>This story appears in the December 2014 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>What’s the profile of a modern, best-in-class content marketer? By <i>modern</i> I mean someone who is using new tools and resources (social media, video and data) …

Marketing

10 best Android launchers: amazing ways to supercharge your phone

Best Android launchers<p>Spend more than three minutes with any Android fanboy, and you'll quickly learn that the real beauty of Google's operating …

Apps