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Starting a Side-Hustle: How to Earn Your First $1,000 on Instagram as an Influencer

Have you been secretly wondering if you too can start making some money as an Instagram influencer?<p>Have you been secretly wondering if you too can start making some money as an Instagram influencer? You've got a decent number of Instagram followers, and regularly post content that gets a lot of …

Public Relations

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The One Question I Ask To Stop Negative Thoughts From Ruining My Day

No meditation needed.<p><i>This piece originally appeared on Shine, a free daily text service, and is reprinted with permission.</i><p>I like to think I’m an unofficial expert on negative thinking. It’s not unusual for me to start and finish the day ruminating on something that <i>could</i> go wrong–but most likely …

The Trump administration: Where your pride goes to die

Getting close to President Trump, it seems, means checking your pride at the door and taking some very public abuse.<p>Trump's first big-name supporters in 2016 were Chris Christie and Jeff Sessions. He spent the bulk of the rest of the campaign embarrassing Christie before firing him as head of the …

Donald Trump

5 Ways the Smartest Businesses Use Instagram Marketing

Ready to kick your Instagram marketing up a notch? These clever small businesses offer ideas.<p>There are a million and one Instagram marketing posts out there, and 99 percent of them offer the same solid, sensible advice. But what if you've mastered the basics -- you've nailed down your goals, …

Marketing

What is Content Marketing and Ways to Kick It Up a Notch

What is Content Marketing and Ways to Kick It Up a Notch<p>Staff Writer<p><i>A ready reckoner simplifying content marketing for today’s marketers, with a</i> …

4 ways to increase your e-commerce website revenue

One of the most popular ventures for entrepreneurs is building an online e-commerce store, as it provides unlimited scaling potential. Simply building an online store and launching it doesn’t guarantee success, though. You aren’t going to increase your revenue without putting in the work and using …

eCommerce

The Best Technology Tools for Content Marketing

These are the tools that I use to address three critical content marketing areas -- strategy, creation and distribution.<p>CEO and Founder of ThinkWarwick Communications<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The rate of content creation is growing exponentially year over year and …

Marketing

The robot that takes your job should pay taxes, says Bill Gates

Robots are taking human jobs. But Bill Gates believes that governments should tax companies’ use of them, as a way to at least temporarily slow the spread of automation and to fund other types of employment.<p>It’s a striking position from the world’s richest man and a self-described techno-optimist …

Bill Gates

Outdoor Retailer Seeks a New Home After Utah Governor Clashes with Industry Over Public Lands, Bears Ears National Monument

On a conference call with Utah Governor Gary Herbert today, members of the Outdoor Industry Association, Patagonia, The North Face, REI, and Outdoor …

What I Learned About 'Going Viral' After Writing Over 1,500 Blog Posts, Columns, and Content Pieces

It's a pretty simple science, actually.<p>At 26 years old, I have accumulated more writing accolades than most professional writers.<p>I remember back when I was seventeen (2007), I had one of the most-read gaming strategy blogs on the Internet. The story I always tell is that I was sitting in my first …

Viral

Should You Publish on the Weekend?

Weekend Update: Should You Publish Every Day?<p>In 2006, Time magazine realized its readers were too busy during the week to flip through each issue. …

Plan to make Google pay for news hits rocks

BERLIN — Europe’s press barons thought they’d scored a major victory last fall when the European Commission threw its weight behind their idea to …

Meet the eight finalists for a $100 million grant to solve the world’s biggest social problems

The MacArthur Foundation, known for awarding the prestigious “genius” grants to people who have distinguished themselves in the arts and sciences, is in the process of assigning its largest grant ever. It will give $100 million to one of the contenders for 100&Change<i>,</i> a contest to find a compelling …

Sesame Street

17 Of The Best Beauty Products People Found When They Were Traveling

*requests time off...for India...to get eyeliner*

The guide to learn GraphQL I wish I found few months go

Although I consider myself an intermediate JavaScript developer, I struggled for weeks to understand fundamental concepts which are obvious for those …

5 Secrets to Writing Sales Emails That Prospects Will Reply To

Think it through from the POV of your prospects. Visualizing how much of it they are actually going to view tells your exactly where to focus your efforts. Fire off some boilerplate with just a name change? Game over.<p>Sales Strategist and Author<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are …

Marketing

Can Vitamin D3 Heal Autoimmune Diseases?

A major—far more than the standard recommended—dose of vitamin D3 could be one of the keys to treating the ever-skyrocketing incidence of autoimmune …

Amazing Japanese Pop Art Face Painting

This year, the result of the exam organized by the makeup school Make Up For Ever is bluffing. With only one instruction of re-appropriating the …

Art

Use This Presentation Strategy to Be Instantly More Persuasive

Persuading people to buy into your way of thinking or seeing things is hard. Try this strategy to up the odds that you'll break through and get people on your side.<p>Persuasion is hard. There are the people who oppose you, the people who like you, and the people in the middle who are undecided.<p>Casey …

Public Speaking

I’ll never bring my phone on an international flight again—neither should you

A few months ago I wrote about how you can encrypt your entire life in less than an hour. Well, all the security in the world can’t save you if someone has physical possession of your phone or laptop, and can intimidate you into giving up your password.<p>And a few weeks ago, that’s precisely what …

Privacy

Google’s AI Learned to Be “Highly Aggressive” When Stressed

Another day another disturbing discovery about Artificial Intelligence. This time, Google’s latest machine learning system, DeepMind, has learned to …

Artificial Intelligence

50 Video Marketing Stats to Help You Create a Winning Social Media Strategy in 2017

Video is taking over social media.<p>In our end of 2016 social media survey, 83 percent of marketers said they’d like to create more video content if …

Marketing

The 30 best people in advertising to follow on Twitter

That's why we pull together an annual list of the best people in advertising and marketing to follow on Twitter.<p>These are the executives we believe provide the most value with tweets that are insightful, offer useful information, give us an inside look at their company, or simply make us laugh. …

Public Relations

The Real Reason Napoleon Hill Grew Rich (Hint: It's Not What You Think)

In this latest installment of Hype Men, you'll learn how to turn yourself into a successful guru despite the failures you've had.<p>It is arguable that no figure has had a bigger impact on the emergence of the multibillion-dollar personal improvement industry than Napoleon Hill, author of the 1937 …

Self-improvement

Spanner, the Google Database That Mastered Time, Is Now Open to Everyone

About a decade ago, a handful of Google's most talented engineers started building a system that seems to defy logic.<p>Called Spanner, it was the first …

How I Set Aside Two Days Each Week To Work On Just One Thing

You already know about time “batching,” but when those batch periods slide all over your schedule, they aren’t much good to you.<p>My company recently surveyed more than 350 U.S. business owners on the biggest time-wasters in their workdays. The results weren’t much of a shock, with email coming up on …

Scientists hatch crazy $500 billion plan to refreeze the Arctic

As governments make slow progress towards alleviating climate change and denial marks the Trump Administration’s approach to the global crisis, …

This App Can Tell If Your iPhone Has Ever Been Hacked

A new app can detect if something wrong (and dangerous) is going on with your iDevice.<p>It's not paranoia if they're really after you.<p>If you have an iPhone there was no way to figure out if you were really being paranoid or not, until now. Thanks to a new $1 app, you can finally figure out if someone …

iOS

Once hawkish Republican senators are now walking a fine line on Russia and Trump

Until US president Donald Trump’s election, Republican lawmakers were hawkish—sometimes to a fault—on Russia, regularly hounding president Obama for his perceived weakness toward the Kremlin.<p>Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell epitomized this in 2014, when he lambasted Obama’s “passivity” in the …

Russia