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4 Must-Haves for Headlines That Hook Readers

2 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>This story appears in the February 2016 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>A headline isn’t a final flourish, just something to tack on after the writing or video production is done. It’s your critical first impression: 80 percent …

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Famous People Who Found Success Despite Failures

Forget Desert Solar Farms: We Can Get More Than Enough Solar Energy From Cities

Using California’s rooftops, parking lots, and other developed land, the state could power itself up to five times over.<p>Solar plants keep getting bigger: The new Topaz Solar Farm, in a remote part of southern California, sprawls over an area about a third of the size of Manhattan. In February, …

Elon Musk's first wife explains what it takes to become a billionaire

She recently posted a response to a Quora thread asking: "Will I become a billionaire if I am determined to be one and put in all the necessary work required?"<p>Her answer is "no," though she says the Quora reader is asking the wrong question.<p>"You're determined. So what? You haven't been racing naked …

How To Make A Secret Phone Call

To show how hard phone privacy can be, one artist examined the CIA, consulted hackers, and went far off the map (with a stop at Rite Aid).<p>There’s a lot you can find in the depths of the dark web, but in 2013, photographer and artist Curtis Wallen managed to buy the ingredients of a new identity. …

The Best Business Advice From The Past 30 Years

<i>An edited version of this post first appeared on Blinkist.</i><p>Each year brings with it scores of new business books filled with secrets. <i>Become a better leader! Start a million dollar company! Be your best at work!</i> They tell you, <i>we’ll show you how!</i> Even if you maxed out on vacation days, it would be …

Content What? A Beginner’s Guide To Content Marketing

I recently experienced a surprise encounter that saw me educating a 50-something-year-old sporting acquaintance about what I do for a living. After …

How to Build a Company and a Content Strategy Based on Values: Inside Rand Fishkin’s Journey With Moz

Do you have a favorite author or blog whose content is always so amazingly useful that it earns an automatic read every single time something new …

How to Craft an Agile Marketing Campaign

Meticulously designed marketing campaigns are a relic. As research on disruption and market transitions suggests, you’re better off these days if you can quickly identify and adapt to changes in your environment. Sure, you can anticipate multiple outcomes, with branching if-then plans and …

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The Most Important Design Lessons Of 2014

May they inspire you to greatness in 2015.<p>More companies than ever identify as design-led organizations. Yet the nuts and bolts of how to “do design” remain mysterious to many. Meanwhile, design as a profession has sprinted past the days when industrial designers crafted beautiful, shiny objects, …

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21 Ways to Achieve Wealth and Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In his book, <i>Rich Habits -- The Daily Success Habits of Wealthy Individuals</i>, Tom Corley outlines several habits that distinguish the wealthy from the nonwealthy.<p>It got me to think, How many people operate on autopilot and don’t stop to …

A New Climate? How A Utility, Germany, Elon Musk And Falling Oil Prices Are Conspiring To Fight CO2

In the most recent episode of HBO’s <i>Newsroom</i>, there’s a scene in which a high-level EPA administrator appears on television to discuss a report about carbon dioxide levels in Hawaii. The report was real, but fortunately, the apocalyptic proclamation by the fictionalized Richard Westbrook — “The last …

Finland's largest city wants to replace cars with apps

New system would integrate all the city's public transit and private rideshares into one app<p>Car sharing has grown in popularity in recent years thanks to the internet and smartphones. But now the city government of Helsinki, Finland, wants to take that idea to its logical endpoint: replacing most …

Why Online Shoppers Still Don't Use Their Phones to Buy Things

2 min read<p>Consumers are funny about mobile. On one hand, they spend more time on their smartphones and tablets now than ever. On the other hand, they still have reservations about making purchases from those devices.<p>The third annual UPS report on consumer shopping behavior, released this week, …

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Get it Done: 35 Habits of the Most Productive People (Infographic)

1 min read<p>You know those people who get so much done it seems like they have 30 hours in every day while the rest of us mere mortals have a measly 24? You know, the ones who seem to get more accomplished before breakfast than you do all day?<p>You can actually become one of them. For starters, spend …

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As Mark Zuckerberg Turns 30, His 10 Best Quotes as CEO

3 min read<p>In Silicon Valley years, Facebook co-founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg is over the hill. Today is his 30th birthday.<p>In honor of Zuckerberg's big day and to mark Facebook's decade-long existence, we've compiled 10 of the tech entrepreneur's most interesting quotes over the …

Silicon Valley

How Kat Cole Went from Hooters Girl to President of Cinnabon by Age 32

10 min read<p>When Kat Cole traveled to Egypt with the international director of Cinnabon last year and the call-to-prayer came on over the speakers, she stopped and said, “That is so beautiful.” The Egyptian franchisee she was with turned around, looked at her and said, “What?” Cole repeated herself. …

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The 7 Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs

Magazine Contributor<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>This story appears in the January 2014 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Enter "entrepreneurial traits" into Google, and the menu of frequent searches will complete the query with "... of Steve Jobs" and "... of Bill …

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How TuneIn Radio Plans To Turn 50 Million Passive Users Into Engaged Followers

With today’s redesign, TuneIn’s mobile app becomes a social network in its own right.<p>When bombs went off at the Boston Marathon last year, the public was desperate for details. For the creators of the hugely popular radio app TuneIn, it took a tragedy–and the subsequent traffic spike–to expose one …

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The Wonderful World Of Whiskey, In One Boozy Chart

Now available from Pop Chart Lab, the Many Varieties of Whiskey print aims to chart the guiding lights of the whiskey world with the Brooklyn-based company’s customary aplomb. It categorizes and distills (forgive the pun) each type of whiskey down into groups, from scotch to bouron to single malt …

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