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4 secrets to reading body language like an expert

How important is body language?<p>About 55% of what you convey when you speak comes from body language. In fact, when you’re speaking about something …

Faceted Classification

3 Essential Systems For Becoming Massively Productive

Whether you’re working in a large company or running your own business, systems are your best friend.<p>They will help you accomplish more, even when you feel like spending your mornings gazing into the fridge or refreshing your Instagram feed.<p>Systems (not software) will prevent you from …

Outsourcing

Smartphones covered in camera lenses will change everything

Mobile phone photography has been through a mostly meaningless megapixel war. Now on to the next battle – the smartphone with the most cameras.<p>Apple, true to its playbook, will watch while other companies fire opening salvos with smartphones packing three or more lenses.<p>This week, a leaked photo …

Technology

5 genius baking soda cleaning hacks you never knew about

When I was growing up, baking soda was simply the enigmatic orange box that my parents kept in the refrigerator to prevent things from getting …

Cleaning

Magnesium deficiency may be causing your leg cramps—here’s how to know for sure

Magnesium is one of the most hyped-up natural salves for all types of muscle-related pain—from headaches to digestive distress to menstrual cramps. …

Wellness

Email Drives Both Lead Generation And Nurturing: Study

Email is a close second to social media as a productive B2B lead-generation tactic. But it is first in lead nurturing, according to Generating and …

Marketing

These Are the 25 Best Colleges in the U.S. Right Now

What makes a college the best deal? MONEY has developed a comprehensive analysis to help you determine just that. See our rankings.<p>Robin Schaad sat …

College & University

Every Marketing Tool You Need to Know in 2018

StartupStockPhotos / PixabayEvery marketer needs the right tools in order to succeed in running marketing campaigns.Good tools make your life easier, …

Marketing

Feel Full and Satisfied With These High-Protein Vegan Breakfasts

Whether you're craving something sweet (like strawberry-pear oatmeal) or something savory (like kale-and-sweet-potato tofu scramble), we've got the most delicious recipes for you, all in one place. Packed with protein to satiate you for hours, these breakfasts are scrumptious and satisfying.

How to Create a Facebook Group for Your Business (+ 5 Benefits)

Did you know there are dedicated Facebook groups for “rat moms” (women who own rats, presumably), people who yell at inanimate objects, and even …

Seven Tips for Practicing Positive Discipline . Talking With Kids . PBS Parents | PBS

<b>Understand the meaning behind the behavior.</b> Naomi Aldort, the author of "Raising Our Children, Raising Ourselves," says that children want to behave …

The 7 Best Presentation Software Tools For Entrepreneurs

Having great ideas, knowing the facts you want to convey and presenting a pitch deck so successfully that you get funded can be very different things. Regardless of the stage of your company, a lot of your success is riding on a few slides.<p>This is something I was reminded when I covered the pitch …

Entrepreneurship

How to Use Google Analytics for Social Media: A Beginner’s Guide

Did you know that social media spend will increase by 71% in the next five years? And did you know that 42.3% of marketers believe that social media …

These Are the Fastest Depreciating Cars on the Market

A new study reveals some excellent used car values.<p>BERNHARD_LIMBERGER—BMW AG/Bernhard Limberger<p>Car research site iSeeCars has studied more than 4.1 …

10 Tips for Branding, Blogging and Social Media Marketing

There’s so much that goes into creating a successful small business marketing campaign. Branding, content marketing and social media all play …

25 Cool and Useful Podcasts, Books and Other Resources for Entrepreneurs in 2018

Ever hear of Shopify's Business Name Generator? Or Rand Fishkin's new book, 'Lost and Founder'? Here are resources you need to know about.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A staggering 50 percent of all startups will fail within the first three years, according to …

A Step-by-Step Guide to Selling Consulting Services

Do people often ask for your professional advice? It's time to start charging for your consulting sessions.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ever since I launched my YouTube channel where I talk about different strategies regarding B2B selling and inbound marketing, I've …

Ditch Distractions and Get Productive With a Method Called "Deep Work"

I first heard about the idea of "deep work" while listening to a podcast on my way to work. NPR's Shankar Vedantam interviewed Cal Newport, a computer scientist and Georgetown professor, about his research and insights on the subject.<p>Newport shared how he manages to get a seemingly impossible …

States Worry You May Claim 529 Tax Exemption for K-12 School Tuition

State officials across the country are increasingly worried that a provision in the new tax law extending college savings accounts to K-12 expenses will blow an unexpected hole in their budgets.<p>The federal government created modern 529 savings plans in the mid-1990s that allow families to put away …

Warren Buffett Says This 1 Simple Habit Separates Successful People From Everyone Else

The 87-year-old chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway once gave us a breakthrough principle of taking charge of one's life. Let's revisit it.<p>Billionaire Warren Buffett, the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, is 87 years old and still capturing the world's attention as the second richest …

The simple formula for becoming a bitcoin millionaire, according to one of its innovators

Wences Casares has been called the “patient zero” of bitcoin among Silicon Valley’s elite. He got Bill Gates, Reid Hoffman, and countless other luminaries into bitcoin at gatherings of the rich and famous in Sun Valley and elsewhere.<p>The Argentina-born Casares has founded an internet service …

How to Find Your Ideal Customers on Social Media (Part 1)

Sarah Mateljan, Co-Founder and CEO of CourseGenius, shares some key things to consider when you're starting a new social media strategy.<p>It's hard to imagine life without social media - and for some of us, it would be hard to imagine running our businesses without it too. A recent report shows 83% …

14 Free Tools Every Solopreneur Needs

These apps and digital tools help reduce the time a solopreneur has to spend on mundane tasks.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Solopreneurs are in a class by themselves. Given all the typical pressure of an entrepreneur that they're under, and the fact that they have …

10 Success lessons from Napoleon Hill – “Rich Man, Poor Man” for entrepreneurs

Share119<p>Tweet<p>Share231<p>+17<p>Shares 357<p>Napoleon Hill was an American author in the area of the new thought movement who was one of the earliest producers …

Start Using Snapchat For Your Small Business In 2017 And Don’t Be An Ignorant

I don’t get it. I simply don’t get why so many small to medium local businesses aren’t using it. It’s simple, you print out your Snap code, glue it …

More Research Shows That the Snowball Method Is the Best Debt Payoff Strategy

It makes logical sense to pay off your highest interest rate debts first. Yet research shows that paying off smaller balances is actually more …

5 TED Talks Every Business Owner Needs to Watch

When you’re running a small business, the last thing you need is to waste time watching videos online. That is, unless those videos might help your …

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How to Create a Business Plan Step by Step<p><i>by Jerry Anderson</i><p>A business plan is a road map that helps navigate a company to success. It describes all …

5 Free Marketing Tools Small Businesses Can't Afford To Ignore

Think that it takes lots of money to market your business effectively? Nope. There are a number of online marketing tools now available to help you attract and sell to more customers without costing you a dime.<p>Here are five of the most effective marketing tools your business should be already using:<p>…

Customers

Gary Vaynerchuk on the difference between sales and marketing

Digital agency CEO and co-founder Gary Vaynerchuk talks about using search engines to generate sales, and why foosball tables don’t always hint at a creative company culture.<p>What’s your approach to leading a digital agency?<p>Realising that I work for my employees, instead of them working for me. It’s …