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I Tried The iPhone Keyboard That Lets You Type More Than 100 Words Per Minute

There are plenty of keyboard apps out there to help you type faster, but I've never seen anything quite like Nintype, the new iPhone keyboard that promises typing speeds up to 130 words per minute.<p>Nintype uses a combination of methods to achieve this speed. It's designed to be used with two hands …

How to Write a Killer Sales Email | Inc.com

Most sales emails have a response rate of around 1 percent. In other words, if you send out an email to 100 potential customers, only one will get back to you. Let me explain how to write sales emails that get much higher response rates.<p><i>Note:</i> to hone your emailing skills, sign up for my free weekly …

Demonstration

The Beginner's Guide to Facebook Ads for Small Businesses

Rewind the clock a few years and you’d frequently hear people suggesting that Facebook is a great marketing channel because it was free to have a presence. If you built a good Facebook page for your business and attracted lots of fans, you’d have a valuable platform to talk to potential and …

8 Essential Elements of a Social Media Marketing Strategy

Do you need help getting started with your social media marketing strategy? Do you know what to include? Goals and objectives guide your social media …

Social Media Marketing

How to Use Tumblr for Business

Shares 3K<p>Have you used Tumblr as a social marketing platform?<p>Would you like to reach an audience ready to share your creative content?<p>For companies …

5 Ways to Ensure Blogging Failure and How to Avoid Them

The vast majority of blogs are business failures. It’s harsh, but it’s true.<p>Why do these blogs fail?<p>It’s because they make the same mistakes over, …

The 7 Key Ingredients of a Powerful Twitter Bio

<i>Neil Patel is the co-founder of KISSmetrics and Crazy Egg. This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Your online reputation is your reputation. And it better be good.<p>The way you describe yourself on Twitter has everything to do with how people perceive you online. So how the heck do you do …

6 Simple Tips to Double Your Email List Using Facebook.

Meet Kyle Ducharme, one of the co-founders of Kao Jai Coffee. Kao Jai began in December, 2013 as a single-origin coffee manufacturer. Their first …

Great Management Questions from Paul Graham, Jim Collins, and Other Business Leaders | Inc.com

There’s no Superman versus Iron Man face-off between questions and answers over which is the better tool for innovation. But if there were, questions would be winning. Questions ignite imaginations, avert catastrophes, and reveal unexpected paths to brighter destinations. Jim Collins, Marshall …

Leadership

These High School Entrepreneurs are Building the Next Google

The next Mark Zuckerberg, Steve Jobs or Larry Page could still be in high school. Three 17-year-old students at Horace Mann School in Riverdale, N.Y. …

Best Practices for Businesses Using Facebook

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Small-business owners in the Big Apple are increasingly turning to Facebook to engage new customers and hone a dynamic brand ethos.<p>This was a key takeaway from a panel at the first-ever Facebook Fit event, held in New York City yesterday …

Nix Hydra raises $5M to make games for young women (exclusive)

Nix Hydra, a Los Angeles entertainment studio that makes games and other apps for young women, has raised $5 million in funding from the Foundry Group. That’s not bad for a company that focuses on a demographic that most publishers and developers in the male-dominated game industry have rarely …

How to Become a Millionaire by Age 30

International Sales Expert<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Getting rich and becoming a millionaire is a taboo topic. Saying it can be done by the age of 30 seems like a fantasy.<p>It shouldn’t be taboo and it is possible. At the age of 21, I got out of college, broke and in …

5 Things Investors Want to Know Before Signing a Check

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Pitching your idea to investors, regardless if they are bankers, VCs or angels, can be intimidating, so prepare by putting yourself in the investor’s shoes. What do they look for when evaluating your company? Here is a list of the five …

5 Bootstrapped Startup Tips to Survive the First Year

<i>Brian Casel is a designer and founder of a few bootstrapped startups. Connect with Brian on Twitter @CasJam.</i><p>Bootstrapping a startup is no easy task. …

15 Colleges With Powerhouse Entrepreneurship Programs

The nation’s top entrepreneurs don’t come from one place — not one Ivy, one city or one incubator. Sure, schools like the Massachusetts Institute of …

10 Genuine Ways Anyone Can Be Exceptionally Charming | Inc.com

Sure, everyone knows blunt, impolite, and even rude people who are somehow extremely successful. (I know a bunch of them.)<p>But since we're all more likely to do business and build professional and personal relationships with people we like, we're naturally drawn to people who are polite, modest, …

Body Language

5 Things Really Charismatic People Do | Inc.com

You feel charisma the moment it enters the room. It's not just that someone is likable. Charismatic people draw attention. They automatically energize you and motivate you to step up, to take action. What is it about them? All in all, they are certainly likable, but it's more than that. Are they …

Public Speaking

Canva: Create Social Profiles, Brochures. No Design Experience Needed - Small Business Trends

No technology will ever replace the human creativity of a designer. But a company called Canva wants to make it easier to do more mechanical tasks …

The 5 Habits for Social-Media Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>While social media can be entertaining, educational and a network haven, it takes a great deal of work, flexibility and consistency to be successful on social media. If you aren't careful, you can easily burn out. So how can you juggle …

How To Master The Fine Art Of Small Talk

Move beyond the weather to make small talk less painful and more productive. Here are five things that great conversationalists know.<p>Small talk gets a bad reputation. To avoid this allegedly meaningless drivel, people skip networking events. Or, almost as bad, they attend, but talk to the three …

The 6 Vital Ways to Engage Users of Your App

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Imagine yourself at a huge Walmart filled with just 15 to 20 categories of items and more th2 million products within those categories to choose from. It would be mind-numbing trying to make a decision.<p>Now imagine this from the point of …

5 Proven Ways to Make Your Content Irresistibly Shareable | Inc.com

Producing content that will go viral can feel something like a crapshoot.<p>One week the blog post you dashed off in 15 minutes and hardly gave a second thought to lights up Twitter, while an in-depth analysis of industry trends you sweated over for hours sinks like a stone. If you're going to spend …

Infographics

Facebook Announces FbStart, a Free but Competitive Support Program for Mobile Startups

At the Facebook Developers Conference f8 today, Facebook announced the launch of a support program for mobile startups called FbStart.<p>Startups …

How to get Loyalty and High Performance From Your Staff

The benefits of loyal staff<p>If you want to get top results and become a leader with a great reputation, then building loyalty amongst staff is a …

Self-help

The Secrets To Creating Fanatically Loyal Customers

Kat O’Sullivan started selling sweaters so she could follow the Grateful Dead, now the Etsy crafter has devoted fan base that buys everything she creates within minutes. Here’s how she sells more than just a product.<p>Kat O’Sullivan’s line of sweaters–called Katwise–sell out quicker than most concert …

SkillBridge is racing to become the freelance consultants' marketplace

Finding the correct technical talent is hard enough for companies; hiring the right consultants is another issue altogether. There are big consulting …

5 Ways To Improve Your Website

As the face of your company to the world, a good website is a must-have for your business. Here’s how to make it not only attractive, but functional–for you and your audience.<p>A main-street business owner can see if consumers are entering their store or walking right by; they know what products are …

How Do You Optimize Facebook And Twitter Accounts?

Whether you need to promote your brand, share event pictures, connect with your clients or create a buzz, social media marketing is a necessity and …

How to Evaluate Market Demand of Your Products Before Selling Them

You can never predict the future, but at least you can estimate what can happen. Maybe you have implemented different ideas to find out the products …