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How to Find the Right Mailing List

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In his book</i> The Direct Mail Solution<i>, direct marketing expert and entrepreneur Craig Simpson provides easy-to-follow solutions for creating direct mail campaigns that work! In this edited excerpt, the author discusses the two</i> …

Time Management

Incorporate These 5 Habits to Take Advantage of the 'Highly Improbable'

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Some people think they can, and should, plan their life. But let’s face it, luck has a lot to do with most of the people we meet, most of the goals we achieve and most of the life that we live.<p>Nassim Nicholas Taleb goes even …

Self-improvement

Failure Is Part of the Game. Getting Back Up Is the Magic Sauce. (Motiongraphic)

1 min read<p>Even the most successful people have failed at some point or another. Actually, scratch that -- e<i>specially</i> the most successful people have failed at some point or another. (And probably a whole lot more than you might imagine.)<p>The biggest difference between successful people and less …

Success

A SEAL Is Always Prepared: Finding Certainty in Uncertain Situations

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With today’s competitive landscape changing about as fast as you can say, “competitive landscape,” leaders need to be able to adapt, face the unknown and act with certainty in uncertain situations. Whether it’s the battlefield …

Subpar

Google Unveils 'Project Tango': A Smartphone That Sees in 3-D

2 min read<p>Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) division is asking professional developers to dance with its latest invention: a 3-D mobile phone that the company has nicknamed Project Tango.<p>The aim of the just-announced prototype is to create and capture 3-D models via proprietary …

Augmented Reality

Get Angry! Be Passionate! Your Emotions Are Vital to Success.

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It wasn’t too long ago that emotions had no place in the business world. They were seen as a total waste of time and unproductive. Boy, how things have changed. Today, inspiring emotions is a critical part of any entrepreneur’s …

Self-improvement

Want to Drop Out of School and Start a Business? Don't Make These Stupid Mistakes.

7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Look at the headlines of big business sales like WhatsApp’s $19 Billion sale to Facebook last week and you know that 2014 is a time of unprecedented opportunity. You have access to nearly everything around the globe thanks to …

Entrepreneurship

Data Isn't Just for the Big Guys Anymore

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many industry pundits talk about the need for enterprise-level firms to harness their data so they can view their products and customers in a whole new way. For entrepreneurs, data no longer requires massive IT budgets and data …

Small Business

Netflix and Comcast Strike a Deal, With a Bit of Mystery

4 min read<p>Secrets are catnip for the curious. Netflix and Comcast left out a serious load of catnip when they announced a partnership that is long on implications for the Internet and its users, but short on details.<p>The video-streaming service Netflix says it has agreed to pay Comcast to ensure …

Net Neutrality

Boost Sales With These 7 Social Media Steps

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When social media first hit the scene, I thought three things: this is a waste of time, I don't have time for it and my customers are not here. I was wrong on all three counts. Social mediums are vital to your business. They all …

Social Media

Business Schools Should be Transformed to Drive Entrepreneurism

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As we continue to recover from a global recession and look to the future, it’s imperative that we build more entrepreneurial-driven academic institutions. Not only will this provide the foundation for much-needed innovation, it …

Innovation

New Gmail Feature Makes it a Cinch to Unsubscribe

2 min read<p>In a move sure to delight custodians of cluttered inboxes -- but which may present new obstacles for marketers eager to reach untold masses -- Google has introduced a new unsubscribe feature to its popular mail platform.<p>Whereas Gmail users previously had to hunt for an unsubscribe link …

Marketing

Make Genuine Connections at Work, and Success Will Follow

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Having genuine connections between team members can be integral to overcoming challenges and growing. No matter what role you fill in a team, you can take steps to genuinely connect with your co-workers and go beyond the …

Self-improvement

How To Sell Your Company To Google In A Year

Password replacement firm Slicklogin just pulled off the slickest deal of all.<p>Israeli startup Slicklogin thinks passwords are insecure, messy, and time-consuming–and that two-step authentication via SMS text message is too awkward. The answer to the world’s password woes, according to Slicklogin: …

Engineering