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The Odd Work-Break Ratio That's Great for Productivity

Everyone has <i>that</i> person in the office. You know, the one who always seems to get way more done than everybody else, but who never seems stressed or …

6 Ways to Make Networking Less Awkward

Your palms are sweating, you’re nervous and you’ve forgotten all your industry-related research. It might sound like you’re anxious about …

Gimmick or Useful? Lollapalooza's Cashless Wristbands Enter Infancy

CHICAGO — If you've ever been to a music festival, you know how crazy they can be. You run from stage to stage, spend your entire day dancing, and …

Multimedia Marketing 101: How to Navigate the Branded App-ocalypse

The advertising model that we've known for the last 100 years or so may be on its way out. That model went something like this: You try to complete …

The Beginner’s Guide to Snapchat

Snapchat, one of the hottest mobile messaging apps, has become a convenient and fun way to send photos and videos to friends and family without …

Want to Work for a Startup? 10 Questions to Ask Your Interviewer

In startups especially, job interviews are just as much for the interviewee as they are for the interviewer. Because there is often a lot at stake …

Flexibility Pays Off for Small Businesses and Their Employees

The business world has long had a love-hate relationship with flexible work arrangements. Nearly 80% of workers claim they want more access to …

How to Escape Being Too Busy to Get Anything Done

These days, you’re too busy to meet a friend for lunch, go to the gym, launch that side project or take that class that has always looked …

The New Foursquare Is Here, and It's Surprisingly Good

The check-in is dead. Foursquare, the service that popularized telling the world where you are, has fully removed the act of checking into venues …

5 Measurement Pitfalls to Avoid

Say your goal is to increase the number of customers you serve each day. Perhaps you run a city office processing food stamp applications, or maybe …

8 Tips and Tricks for LinkedIn Power Users

You have hundreds of connections, stacks of skills and endorsements, a killer review of your experience and a flattering but professional headshot. …

3 Books That Will Help Change The Way You Think About Sales

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What is it about the word sales that makes some of us so uncomfortable? As entrepreneurs, especially in startup mode, you’re going to need to get a handle on selling.<p>The truth is you’re constantly selling yourself and your business, so …

5 Things Nobody Tells You About Being an Entrepreneur | Inc.com

There are plenty of rags to riches stories woven into our cultural consciousness, and many times we tend to idolize those who have succeeded at making their own dreams a reality.<p>While success stories like that of Bill Gates are somewhat of an anomaly, there are many aspects of the entrepreneurial …

Entrepreneurship

Right-Sizing the Twitter Support Strategy for a Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The days when picking up the phone or answering emails was good enough are long over. Now, customers take to Twitter even before calling the company. They’re tweeting about how terrible the music is while they're put on hold and ripping …

LinkedIn vs. Facebook for Professionals: A Social-Media Smackdown | Inc.com

I get asked all the time, when I speak to business groups about social media, to explain the benefits for business professionals. The heavyweight, Facebook, trumps in terms of numbers, with a populace of 900 million members. Coming in a close second is the sleek and intelligent LinkedIn. Quiet and …

Social Media

5 Considerations Before Rebranding | Inc.com

We asked members of the Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO) to share their experiences with and insights into various rebranding efforts.<p><b>1. Use Impressions for Reinforcement</b><p>"We often help companies rebrand new websites or email newsletters by running a series of Facebook ads that display the new …

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3 Things Failing Miserably Teaches You About Leadership | Inc.com

You've no doubt been told countless times to stop fearing failure and accept it as a growing experience and precondition of innovation and accomplishment. It's a popular mantra, but in a world filled with corporate CYA and zealous reputation management, examples of it in practice are pretty light …

Leadership

The 5 Laws of Partnering With Big Businesses | Inc.com

There has never been a better time for a startup to knock on the proverbial door of a large organization. The pressure of continuous disruption and global market challenges make it an ideal time for minnows to partner with whales. Big businesses offer scale while startups offer access to new …

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25 Tools to Find Awesome Content to Share | Inc.com

Friends share. Acquaintances share. Everyone shares.<p>But where can you find a consistent stream of awesome articles, videos, and other content that your connections <i>want</i> to receive?<p><i>That's</i> the trick.<p>And that's why Kevan Lee of Buffer is such a great resource. (Buffer lets you schedule, automate, and …

Infographics

The Dark Side We Never See

I've been thinking about sharing my journey into darkness and light for a long time. It's taken years for me to understand it, not completely, but at least to the point where I know that by sharing this I may be able to help at least one other person.<p>I am writing about what most people don't know …

Say Hello To Hybrid Finance

Attila von Unruh was finished. Or so he thought. A few years after he had sold his small event technology company, it went bankrupt. Through a legal clause, he was liable, and had to file for insolvency. Attila went through a living hell of shame, financial deprivation, and family trouble.<p>Attila …

The $95 Watch Designed To Win Over The Luxury Market

Upstart watch brand Leonard & Church wants to deliver luxury-caliber watches at prices that appeal to discerning consumers.<p>Leonard & Church began, like so businesses do, when the founder wanted something. Chris Chon was approaching the end of his MBA at Kellogg School of Management, and he was …

Robots could soon be in your office ... and your bedroom

Will a robot be driving your taxi in 10 years? Probably. Will a robot have taken your job in 10 years? Possibly.<p>According to new data from the Pew …

Introducing the Happy Startup Canvas

Too much of the startup world focuses on the mechanics of starting a business. Whilst it’s good to move fast and stay lean, it’s time we made our …

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The Kids Behind @HistoryInPics Are Trying to Build a Legit Business

Eric Damier drove to the hotel in Los Angeles to pick up his business partners, Xavier Di Petta and Kyle Cameron, both of whom are barely old enough …

3 out of 5 broadband households now have a connected TV

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Angela Waye<p>63 percent of all U.S. broadband households now have a TV connected to the internet, …

Pinterest For iPad Adds Place Pins, iOS And Android Apps Get Animated GIFs

Pinterest isn’t just for elaborate napkin crafts for your book club soiree, or for bragging about inhuman feats of supernatural cupcakery; it also makes a pretty stellar travelogue. A new update for Pinterest for iPad adds Place Pins to the tablet title, as well as animated GIF support for both iOS …