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Why Google Hates Your Website And How You Can Fix It

If you build it they will come. Great line for a movie but it doesn’t work that way in the world of website design and SEO. In fact, Google is the ultimate judge and jury when it comes to how your website ranks. Better make sure to do the little things to make sure you are on its good side.<p>If you …

SEO

14 Things These Executives do Every Day no Matter What

Getting ahead in business and life is all about repeatedly doing the right things.<p>The most successful executives and entrepreneurs likely didn't get where they are by lucky accident. Typically, achieving great things involves hard work and perseverance, as well as a supportive network of friends …

Why the Best Salespeople Interrogate Their Potential Customers

This is how the best salespeople improve their game and avoid major time sucks.<p>Sales isn't just about closing deals.<p>One of the most valuable skills a salesperson can learn is to say no to a deal.<p>Salespeople are regularly tempted with the opportunity to close deals with people who aren't really …

Wrap Gifts Without Any Tape or Ribbon Using This Japanese Method

There’s something a little inelegant about covering your gifts with odd bits of tape. It’s quite literally the rough duct tape solution to wrapping …

The Easiest Way to Know How Successful Your Company Will Be

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Stop Ignoring the Opportunities for Cross-Selling and Upselling

Sales and marketing professionals primarily focused on new customer acquisition may be overlooking one important area of sales potential: …

Five Useful Microsoft Excel Tricks You May Not Know About

If you’ve mastered the basics of Microsoft Excel and you’re looking to boost your spreadsheet skills, this visual guide explains some useful tips and …

SHORT STACK: Traders really don't like MYOB

Again this week there have been some big moves by the shorts in a number of stocks on the ASX.<p>Magellen Financial has seen shorts increased by nearly 200%, while the fall in Blackmore's share price has finally encouraged the shorts with an increase in short positions of 72%. But's that's after the …

How to get an MBA education for less than $1,000

(Poets&Quants) — Laurie Pickard’s gamble to earn an MBA entirely out of MOOCs is paying off—and not just because she saved six figures by forgoing a …

Everything You Need to Build Your Own Bodyweight Workout

An effective bodyweight training program can whip you into shape and even pack on muscle, but “effective” doesn’t look the same for everyone. Some …

Smoking Pot Before This Critical Age Could Wreck Your Brain

Bad news if you lit up before graduating high school.<p>How bad is pot for your brain? The jury's still out on how it affects folks who take their first toke during adulthood. But a study recently published in the journal <i>Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience</i> suggests that lighting up prior to age 16 …

Here is the letter the world's largest investor, BlackRock CEO Larry Fink, just sent to CEOs everywhere

Larry Fink, the chief executive at BlackRock, the world's biggest investor with $4.6 trillion, just sent a letter to chief executives at S&P 500 companies and large European corporations.<p>The letter focuses on short-termism both in corporate America and Europe, but also in politics, and asks CEOs to …

Management

A Gardener's Guide to Pesticide-Free Produce

comments (4) April 29th, 2013<p><b>Jodi Torpey</b>, contributor<p>15 users recommend<p>Every year the The Environmental Working Group (EWG) issues an alert to …

The Best Heirloom Vegetables

comments (3) June 6th, 2013<p><b>Antonio Reis</b>, web producer<p>7 users recommend<p>1 | 2 | 3 next> View all<p><i>by John Torgrimson</i><p>When we moved to our small farm in …

20 Tools to Run a Small Business

A small business owner assumes many functions — marketing, sales, human resources, information technology, and research and development. Fortunately, …

IT

The 46 Most Brilliant Life Hacks Every Human Being Needs To Make Life Easier

Share the post "The 46 Most Brilliant Life Hacks Every Human Being Needs To Make Life Easier"<p>I love finding clever solutions to the little snags I …

Things to Keep in the Car | The Art of Manliness

When I was growing up, I noticed that my dad kept his car well-stocked with supplies. A lot of the equipment was for his job busting poachers as a …

7 Books Arianna Huffington Wants You to Read for Personal Growth

If you're in danger of burning out, these books could change your life.<p>In a society where a lack of sleep and burnout are worn as badges of honor, Arianna Huffington knows that there is a better way to find success and happiness.<p>While Huffington acknowledges that some people succeed despite …

30 Things To Remember To Help You Become Successful In 2015

A single perspective, a quote, even a statistic, can be all you need to make start your journey to improvement 2015, the year when everything …

Self-improvement

June 2015

Google Maps

10 Life Hacks That Will Make You Richer

These clever shortcuts will help you earn more on the job and cut down on needless costs.<p>Picking up new skills as an adult can be tricky, especially …

Consider These 10 Strategies When Preparing to Grow Your Company

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Startups go through three distinct phases early in their lifecycle: building the product, selling the product and growing into a sustainable company.<p>Preparing a company for growth requires taking concrete actions in evolving product and …

Management

The Best Designed Gifts We Got For Christmas This Year

What does a bottle of gin, a chicken roasting pan, a fountain pen, and a bottle of mayo have in common? They’re all brilliant design gifts.<p>“Get anything good for the holidays?” It’s a question everyone hears dozens of times the first day back after Christmas break, and we here certainly no …

10 Rules to Live By From a Zen Master

How Hand Sanitizer Works

(Image: Tom Casey and Eitan Sheena)<p>The typical bottle of hand sanitizer will tell you that it kills 99.99% of the germs on your hands. Just slather …

3 top oil-sector stocks to drill into your portfolio

The stock market fell when oil prices rose, and equities are dropping again as oil declines. Using a simple calculation like correlation is, well, …

Oil & Gas Industry

Self-Sabotage, Grit, And Job-Hopping: This Week’s Most Popular Leadership Stories

The research is in: You’re fishing for retweets wrong, and your intelligence doesn’t matter as much as you think. But at least bailing out of a job you’re sick of after only a year isn’t frowned upon anymore.<p>Here are the stories you loved in Leadership, for the week of December 1.<p>10 Self-Sabotaging …

Productivity Secrets, Origin Stories, And Science-Backed Burnout Remedies: The Top Leadership Stories For November

Think you know Twitter’s story, or what it takes to be a productive? This month we learned more about ourselves & the companies we admire.<p>This month, we broke old habits online, built new ones that took us offline (and into the gym), and learned the embrace a little noise.<p>Here are the stories you …

7 Simple Tips to Help You Find Happiness

Most often happiness is not far off, just a little hidden. Here's how to uncover it.<p>Everyone would like to be happy. Some find happiness more easily than others. I like to consider myself a happy person. Certainly, I am much happier today than when I was younger. Much of the angst and insecurity of …