Ruben Gordillo

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Seattle Suburb May Raise Minimum Wage

10/15/2013 · by carylsue · in Current Event Connection, Geography In the News, Main. ·<p><b>UNITED STATES</b><p>Washington already has the highest state minimum wage in the country, at $9.19 an hour. Soon, voters in the city of SeaTac will decide whether to push the local minimum even higher, to $15 an hour. …

The top 10 small business stories of 2013

1. Three travel gadgets you shouldn't leave home without<p>When it’s time to hit the road, every traveler’s goal is to bring as little as possible, but be sure they have absolutely everything they need. That causes quite an interesting challenge when packing, but there are a few travel gadgets that …

Why Social Media Requires Being Human

While on a trip to California to speak at an event last month, I took the opportunity to see how hospitality and travel companies respond (or don't respond) using Twitter. I hope you enjoy the lessons I learned from my interaction with the various companies. If you have not already figured it out, …

5 Places to Look on Social Media for New Business Ideas

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Social media is a two-way street. It allows companies to increase visibility and awareness, raise their profile, promote a product or service and engage with customers. At the same time, customers use social media to express …

Social Media

Top 10 Travel Tips for Entrepreneurs

Whether it's to meet suppliers or vendors, to analyze the customer base, assess the competition, or attend forums and events, entrepreneurs know that in order to succeed, they must travel.<p>But when too much work, too many client presentations, and too many other needs all demand your attention at …

Stop Thinking Gay! 7 Ways to Market to Today's LGBT Travelers

During the recent New York Travel Festival, a travel conference and expo that takes place every year in New York City, I was invited to make two presentations: one for consumers and one for travel industry insiders. In the travel industry presentation, titled "Stop Thinking Gay: 7 Ways to Reach the …

Child Travel Safety Tips

Ready, set, relax! Keep your kids safe on your next trip.<p>On the Airplane<p>A vacation should be fun for the whole family, and keeping your child safe is an essential element of a good trip. Check out these travel safety tips for your next getaway:<p><b>All children need their own seats on airplanes</b>. And …

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Meet a traveller

It will take a seasoned South America expert to guide us through the colour and chaos of this year's World Cup in Brazil. But it's safe to say that Kevin Raub is the right person to throw into the fray as our author-on-the-ground.<p>Kevin has written guide books for Lonely Planet covering Brazil, …

Lonely Planet reveal their top 50 secret travel locations in Europe

A renovated music hall in east London, a boutique pub in Wales and a peaceful inn overlooking Loch Ness are among five British locations chosen by Lonely Planet on its list of some of the best secret spots in Europe.<p>The travel guide brand asked its authors to select their choices for the best …

How Travelers Are Seeking and Finding More Immersive Experiences

The United States Tour Operator Association (USTOA) is seeing in increasing numbers that travelers today are looking for more immersive experiences, …

How My Worldly Travels Inspired a New Approach to Photography

What I love about working with people, besides the fact that we are unique, is the energy that happens in the moment when subject and photographer …

Gifts For Tablet Users

<i>Nov 16 2015</i> - Tablets are the big trend for mobile computing right now. Their compact size and long running times make them great for those wanting …

How Millennials Are Changing Travel

A disillusioned, recession-battered generation is investing in overseas experience—and hoping the bet pays off.<p>In the summer of 2012, at age 24, I left home to travel the world. In just over a year, I backpacked through South America, South Asia, Western Europe, and the western United States. I …

Pulse Report: Travel and Adventure Trends That Will Define the Next 12 Months

<i>This is a post from our partners at AskMen. Make sure to check out their entire Pulse Report, a compilation of 500 people, products and trends within 10 verticals (including fashion, food, travel, gadgets, movies etc.) that will define the next 12 months, forecasted by top experts in each field.</i><p>A …

Meet a traveller: Chris Kean, world traveller, photographer and Thorn Tree member

Chris has lived in all sorts of places, ranging from Finland to Tajikistan. He's currently in the US. Wherever he is based, he travels a lot. He's an amazing photographer and has been a presence in our online community for more than 10 years.<p>At the awesome Ilulissat Icefjord, Greenland. Image …

Here are the 20 best travel apps for vacations and trips

Travel agents? Who needs one when you have a smartphone. Planning a trip can be a pain, but it’s 2018 and you have all the necessary tools to make …

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10 Lessons You Learn from Traveling Alone

After traveling for more than 24 hours straight, I’m kneeling inside a Buddhist temple in northern Thailand being blessed by a monk.<p>Donning a …

South-east Asia

How To Be A Responsible Traveler

One of the best things about traveling is that adrenalin rush you get when you’re discovering something new. Whether it’s a new town or a new …

Why traveling solo doesn’t have to be scary.

<b>Why traveling solo doesn’t have to be scary.</b>

18 Things Everyone Can Do To Improve Their Travel Experience

Almost every day I’m asked not only about my favorite places to travel, but what I do to make sure my trip is a good one. I’ve always been a little …

Yahoo's Chairman Reflects: What My Father's Early Departure Taught Me About Business

7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article originally published June 13, 2016.</i><p>In many ways, I didn’t have a typical upbringing. About a week before my seventh birthday, my father passed away suddenly after a stroke. It happened within seconds. I was watching …

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Potential Franchisees: The Right Way to Ask 'How Much Money Can I Make?'

6 min read<p>This story originally appeared on The Franchise King<p>The most important part of your due diligence is finding out how much you can make in the franchise opportunity you’re looking into.<p>Now, unless you’re going to become a franchise owner because you want to save the planet, I’m thinking …

Entrepreneurship

The Make-It-Yourself Movement Is a New Mecca for Entrepreneurs

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Back in the early 2000s, the Maker Movement took hold in California, based on the emergence of such do-it-yourself (DIY) tools as 3-D printers, Google's SketchUp and makerspaces such as TechShop, with all the tools you need to …

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10 Movies Every Entrepreneur Needs to Watch

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>No one ever said being an entrepreneur would be easy. A million obstacles seem to stand in the way each and every day. The naysayers and budget woes can be enough for the average person to start waving the white flag.<p>But you are …

Entrepreneurship

Island Time: 10 Top Summer Vacation Destinations

3 min read<p>All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. And Jason. And probably you, too.<p>No doubt, entrepreneurs are dedicated to building a business and taking it to new heights, which often requires lots of hours at the grind. But no matter how dedicated and passionate you are, sometimes you need …

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Take a Cue From 'Game of Thrones' in Content Marketing

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In <i>Game of Thrones</i>, everything comes down to a power struggle. With warring families, even siblings at odds, and clashing loyalties, the clamor for power takes center stage in the books and HBO series. Though marketers need not …

Marketing

9 Steps to Get Your 'Social-Selling' Program Off the Ground

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>These days small businesses are being bombarded by consultants, pundits and thought leaders telling them they need to get their businesses on social media.<p>With hardly a moment passing where we aren’t told to follow something on …

Social Media

5 Fast-Growing Industries Ripe for Entrepreneurs

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you’re thinking about starting a business, think first which industries have sustainable momentum. No venture is a sure thing, but if you start your business in an industry with a strong positive trend behind it, you’re …

Construction Industry