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Want to Make $1,000 or More Per Hour?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How would you like to make $1,000 per hour?<p>No, you don’t need to go to law school or become a doctor. In fact, you can start making $1,000 an hour or more right now.<p>This is not an article about some new multilevel marketing company or …

The 4 Pillars of Stellar Video Marketing

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In his book</i> Success Secrets of the Online Marketing Superstars<i>, Mitch Myerson introduces you to 22 innovators who have redefined the developing landscape of online marketing. Learn how to master proven strategies, avoid costly mistakes</i> …

9 Steps to Build a DIY Off-Grid Solar System

Day by day the price of solar panels falls gradually. But still, installation of a complete off grid solar system is costly. That’s why I decided to …

Arduino

Stay Competitive With These 6 Sources of Up-to-Date Information

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Today’s business competition is fierce. More and more resources emerge all the time that make it easier for companies to find the information they need to stay competitive. Of course, the same is true for your competition.<p>You can bet that …

Beautiful Affordable Backsplashes Made With Simple Sheet Materials

(Image credit: Stylizmo)<p>If you have a kitchen backsplash project in the works, walk past the tile section in the hardware store and consider other …

Small Spaces

This Is How You *Really* Get Your Business Card Noticed

Real talk: Business cards are annoying (except when they’re cute DIY’d scratch-off ones). Think about it: We rarely ever transfer the contact info into our phones, and we end up filling up an entire drawer with tiny pieces of paper that we’ll never look at again. And while we’re printing out fewer …

How to make your Gmail address public without going nuts

At a time when we're all socially connected, making your email address publicly available is often the friendly and approachable thing to do.<p>It can …

Apps

Top Ten Tips and Tricks for Terrific Tea

Tea is only second to water when it comes to beverage popularity—so popular that it's consumed as much as coffee, soft drinks, and alcohol <i>combined</i>. …

Flow Hive, a Gadget for Beekeepers, Sets New Crowdfunding Record on Indiegogo

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Crowdfunding platform Indiegogo has been abuzz about the Flow Hive, an invention that aims to help beekeepers better harvest honey.<p>Launched on Sunday, the campaign reached its goal of $70,000 within the first eight minutes, and the …

7 great uses for an old phone or tablet

Upgrading to a new smartphone or tablet always feels like Christmas morning, but it also leaves you with an old gadget that’s taking up space. Usually, nothing is wrong with it. You just don't need it anymore.<p>Or do you? Before you decide to sell it or give it away, there are some very cool things …

Sling TV opens the floodgates, accepts sign-ups without invites

Image copyright Janko Roettgers / Gigaom.Sling TV, the online TV streaming service from Dish Networks, is now available to everyone: The service …

Smart TV

Powerful Yet Underused Google Features in AdWords

Google AdWords is a seriously powerful, dynamic online advertising platform, yet few users ever even begin to reach their full potential within the …

Start With a Simple Business Plan and Grow It as Needed

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What does the phrase “business plan” mean to you? Do you even need one or want one?<p>Too many people, including some experts who should know better, think of a business plan only as it was years ago: a long formal document that's hard to …

Start Selling Now! Huge List of Shopping Carts for Ecommerce

When creating an e-commerce website, one of the <i>must-have</i> items is a standalone shopping cart. After all, how will your customers buy your products if …

Canva Button: What it Means and Why You'll Be Seeing it More

If you’re stuck with a boring website design and don’t have the technical skill to improve it, the new Canva Button may be an option.<p>The Canva Button …

The Only Bourbon Drink You Should Know How To Make

Everyone should know how to make a proper Old-Fashioned.<p>The bourbon cocktail, sweetened with muddled sugar and two dashes of bitters, is perfect for celebrating National Bourbon Day. It's also one of the most classic, classy drinks you can order at a bar.<p>Plus, with only four ingredients (not …

Hardscaping 101: Pea Gravel

How did pea gravel get its name? We’ll give you one guess.<p>As gravel goes, it doesn’t get any better. These rounded fragments of pea-size stone crunch …

How to Make Hard Cider - Real Food

<i>Learn how to make hard cider. You can make delicious, intoxicating hard cider at home with this simple process.</i><p>How to Make Hard Cider<p>Brewing hard …

Cider

From Laundry to Landscape: Tap Into Greywater - Green Homes

In the United States, the average person uses about 40 gallons of water per day to bathe, wash dishes and clean clothes. Unfortunately, this water …

14 Rockin' Analytics Plugins for WordPress

Analytics let you know how your website is doing. Your site analytics tell you which pages, posts, and features are popular with your visitors, how …

20 Important LinkedIn Groups for Business

If you want to connect with small business professionals like yourself, then one way to do it is by visiting LinkedIn Groups. They provide both …

Google’s 25 Rules For Building A Better Mobile Site

Google researchers listened to 119 hours of user complaints about mobile websites. Here’s what they learned.<p>Some mobile websites are borderline unusable, forcing you to squint and peck around in hopes of finding whatever piece of information you need. But others seem to fit your phone like a glove. …

The Ultimate Email Marketing Strategy for a Small Business in 7 Steps

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Email marketing was already old before social media marketing came of age. It's a testimony to the efficacy of this mode that this continues to be an important channel for millions of small businesses. Email marketing lists are considered …

A Checklist to Get Your Customer-Loyalty Program Off the Ground

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Customer loyalty should be a go-to strategy for any small business, but the truth is, regardless of if the program is digital or an old-school punch card, small-business owners don't feel like they have the time to take on more …

A DIY Home Wind Turbine For Just $30? Here’s The Blueprint

These days, there are plenty of good options to help you go off-grid. But they all involve a certain financial commitment. A home wind turbine, for instance, is likely to set you back about $30,000, according to the American Wind Energy Association.<p>Is building your own a possibility? In all …

Renewable Energy

9 Entrepreneurs Reveal How They Validated Their Business Idea

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Paul Graham wrote a pretty comprehensive essay on business idea generation two years ago. He emphasized the dangers of coming up with an idea for a business that nobody wants.<p>“Why do so many founders build things no one wants?" he asked. …

60 Awesome Social-Media Tools for Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

I know a little about social media tools, like how to get more leads and referrals on LinkedIn, how to find awesome LinkedIn groups, how to optimize your LinkedIn profile so other people can more easily find you, and how some people use the power of LinkedIn to irritate the living crap out of …

Infographics

75 Things Life Is Way Too Short For

1. Not getting dessert. Eat the cupcake if you want it. Buy yourself a cookie if you’re craving it. These things do not need to be justified — just …