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10 unique online marketing methods that most business owners don't know about

Catering to search engines can be frustrating, especially if your usual tricks and strategies have stopped working. Fortunately, there are some …

The only startup founders who can embrace failure are the ones privileged enough to survive it

Several months ago, I spoke at a high school in Cleveland, Ohio, about entrepreneurship. Many parents were there, and one father asked me, “What made you think that <i>you</i> were capable of starting a company?”<p>I thought back to what had led me to start my first company, a fundraising site for …

Startups

This Is the Big Difference Between How Men and Women Respond to Feedback

You might want to rethink the way you give feedback—particularly when it comes to women.<p>A group of researchers led by Margarita Mayo, a professor of …

Men can't compromise without women around, study finds

The male pairs, meanwhile, were much more likely to stick to their first choices. Just 40 percent opted to find middle ground.<p>"Men might be more …

The secret to productivity isn’t working faster—it’s doing things in the right order

It’s not easy getting work done in outer space. Astronauts have to rotate between dozens of complex projects vying for their attention. If they mess up, an experiment years in the making could be ruined. Worse, people could die.<p>“The time spent in space is precious and the work you do is critical,” …

Time Management

A happiness researcher has found that there are four keys to a fulfilling job

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What are some ways companies can increase happiness levels of employees, in order to boost performance?</i> <i>Answer by Raj Raghunathan, professor of marketing and happiness expert at UT Austin.</i><p>One way to answer this question is to first get an understanding of …

Happiness

Spain’s Podemos leftist party printed its program as an Ikea catalog so voters will actually read it

Whether or not they follow politics, it’s fair to assume most people don’t actually read electoral programs. <i>Podemos</i>, Spain’s growing leftwing party, which got nearly 21% of the votes in last year’s elections, doesn’t think that’s good, so it adopted an unusual marketing approach to tackle that …

Living Rooms

The internet has developed its own prime time, and it’s coming for TV

There’s a prime time for watching video on the internet, and it could supplant the traditional peak viewing period as defined by broadcast television. According to the latest study of global internet traffic by Cisco, the internet is busiest between 9pm and 11pm around the world, with the vast …

TV

How to Report to a Woman If You're a Man

8 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many female CEOs I know have the same story. A male job candidate blows them away with his interview and jam-packed CV. His references sing his praises, so she hires him on the spot, excited about the new skills he’ll bring to …

Leadership

What is LitRPG and why does it exist?

When MMOs become fantasy novels, stats and all<p>I like good fiction. I promise I’m literate. But I spend most of my book time listening to "okay" sci-fi, fantasy, and mystery novels on Audible. I pepper in classics and non-fiction, but nothing spends my Audible credits better than pulp about magic …

Bookslut was born in an era of internet freedom. Today's web has killed it

The books community that my site joined was driven by enthusiasm not clicks, goodwill and not money – and that culture has gone<p>I miss the internet. I know that, technically, the internet still exists. It’s the Facebook-, Twitter-filtered series of algorithms designed to put cat videos, think …

Internet

How to Get Famous Fast: Real Life Hack for Entrepreneurs

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What if I told you that for a minimum investment of time you could enact a strategy that result in three benefits that will change your life forever?<p>The three benefits are<p>Send up the equivalent of a giant flashing neon sign …

Writing

Five Reasons Highly Sensitive People Should Start Their Own Business

Do you feel like you reflect on things more than everyone else?<p>Do you find yourself worrying about how other people feel?<p>Do you prefer quieter, less chaotic environments?<p>Do you make it a high priority to avoid upsetting or overwhelming situations?<p>Sound familiar?<p>That's probably because you're a …

Teens vastly prefer YouTube and Netflix to TV, don't mind ads, report finds

LOS ANGELES — Sorry, cable TV: Unsurprisingly, young people's media diet is still skewed toward digital content.<p>According to a new survey from …

13 Most Common Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make When Starting Their Business

Video Gaming Is Entirely Beneficial for Cognitive Functioning, Says New Study

<b>The stereotype of videogamers as isolated, socially awkward losers hiding out their basements is wrong, says a new study.</b> Using psychological and …

Japanese AI writes sci-fi novel, almost wins literary prize

In the same week that Microsoft’s teen Twitter bot, Tay, was transformed into a sexually voracious Hitler apologist by trolls who abused her machine …

Artificial Intelligence

How to be a powerful female entrepreneur

<i>Mashable's</i> latest #BizChats Twitter chat discussed what it takes to rock the business world as a woman.<p>Over the course of an hour, and with the …

The best way to learn math is to learn how to fail productively

Singapore, the land of many math geniuses, may have discovered the secret to learning mathematics (pdf). It employs a teaching method called productive failure (pdf), pioneered by Manu Kapur, head of the Learning Sciences Lab at the National Institute of Education of Singapore.<p>Students who are …

Pedagogy

We’ve Lost Nearly Half Our Social Referral Traffic in the Last 12 Months

This is a little tough to admit.<p><b>I’ve been failing at social media marketing.</b><p>It feels weird admitting this, too: We as a Buffer marketing team—working …

Finally, a Look at Rooney Mara and Cate Blanchett in the 50s Lesbian Romance Carol

A period piece from Todd Haynes full of romantic longing? Yes, please.<p>Nobody does period pieces <i>or</i> romantic longing as well as <b>Todd Haynes</b>, and both are on glorious display in this brief first teaser for <i>Carol</i>, his romantic drama due in theaters November 20. Reuniting Haynes with his shape-shifting <i>I’m</i> …

5 Websites Every Entrepreneur Should Visit Regularly

With a quick keyword search or the click of a button, most entrepreneurs can find answers to questions, resources, or the latest small business …

Small Business

Sexists are worse at video games, study suggests

That study, performed by Kasumovic Lab, was intended to scientifically test whether "female-initiated disruption of a male hierarchy incites hostile behavior from poor performing males who stand to lose the most status."<p>In plain English: If a man is really bad at something, from work to playing …

Inside the Feminist ‘Onion’: The Satirical Bite of ‘Reductress’

The sharply witty ‘Reductress’ site doesn’t just satirize the sexism women face, but also the inadequacies and failings of feminism itself.<p>“We’re …

37 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Netflix

Netflix considers Canada to be a Third World country.<p>1. The idea behind Netflix came in 1997 after the CEO was charged $40 for a late VHS copy of <i>Apollo 13</i>.<p>2. The CEO's great-grandfather, Alfred Lee Loomis, was instrumental in winning WWII. He anticipated the Wall Street Crash of 1929 and therefore …

LEGO to produce female scientist minifigure set | Salon.com

In the months and years since then, legions of LEGO fans have spoken out, and it is clear that our messages have been heard. I’m proud to have made early calls suggesting LEGO-sanctioned females in STEM like those in my minifigure set of real-life scientists. I loved watching Anita Sarkeesian grill …

“Born in the Wild”: Lifetime TV has lost its mind

<b>(Halfpoint via Shutterstock)</b><p>From “Kosher Soul” to “Ugly Models,” reality hits a new low<p>Mary Elizabeth Williams<p>June 5, 2014 2:10pm (UTC)<p>If you thought Lifetime was only for "Frasier" reruns and assorted reality shows involving "the cutthroat, crazy world of competitive mothering" (actual Lifetime …