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Top Tips to Create Facebook Videos to Market Your Business (Infographic)

Video is one of the best way to engage and attract customers on the social platform.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Today, one of the best ways to engage customers is through video. Facebook videos can be a great, cost-effective way to do that. Creating a Facebook video …

Who Are the New Yuppies?

The term “yuppie” now feels so dated that it occasionally seems an entire social class has vanished. If the suit-wearing Patrick Batemans of the …

60 Email Marketing Strategies, Tips, and Examples

It’s no secret that email is still the #1 most effective marketing channel around. Unlike other channels like PPC or social media marketing email has …

Marketing

17 Google products you've never heard of

Most of us have heard of Google's well-publicized moonshots: Self-driving cars, smart contact lenses, internet-beaming balloons, and more.<p>While those products and services sound amazing, most of us can't use them just yet. But the company actually has a bunch of other ones that are incredibly …

Apps

Young Entrepreneur Scores 25,000 Subscribers In 30 Days, Then Monetizes Like This

This week I had a return visit with Benjamin P. Hardy, the 28-year-old entrepreneur who’s one of the most-read voices on Medium.com. As you may recall, he accumulated 50,000 subscribers in 16 months.<p>Now there’s more. Hardy’s done more experimenting in the month since our visit and in 30 days has …

Marketing

Are All Mental Illnesses Related?

David Kessler, the former Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, argues that all mental health issues, including addiction, depression, and overeating, can be explained by “capture”—a process where focusing on selective stimuli results in adverse behaviors. In opposition to current …

Billionaires: More Wealth In Fewer Hands, Growing Philanthropy

The world has changed considerably since 1996: Legacy industrial production has shifted to cheaper resource-rich markets, creating demand for labor and materials – and created billionaires out of those individuals able to capitalize on the demand. In the industrial world, the nascent technology …

Emerging Markets

Can Baltimore Provide Addiction Treatment On Demand?

Across the U.S., more than 20 million people abuse drugs or alcohol or both. Only about 1 in 10 is getting treatment.<p>People seeking treatment often have to wait weeks or months for help. The delays can jeopardize the chances they'll be able to recover from their addiction.<p>In Baltimore, Health …

Mental Health

What I Learned at a Radical Relationship Therapy Seminar

Walter Kirn finds a new route to intimacy in a Holiday Inn conference room.<p>I am sitting with my eyes closed, breathing deeply, as an eerily gentle, amplified male voice asks me to imagine the word "safe," to "touch the textures and temperatures of safety," to "breathe the air, the fragrance, of …

How Primal Scream Therapy Has Survived Five Decades of Strangeness and Controversy

Arthur Janov's primal therapy became a cultural phenomenon in the 60s and 70s, but today most experts say that the technique is unhelpful and can even be harmful to some patients. So how has it endured?<p>A woman shouts, "Go away, leave me alone!" as she takes a swing at a punching bag. A couple yell …

Mental Health

Are Universities for Everyone? A Millennial's Perspective

Growing up, we had been told by our parents, educators, and society in general that if we want a good paying job someday, we need to go to college. We never thought about the reality of what this entailed; we didn't think about the tremendous consequences of the debt, and the majority of us didn't …

Why Millennials Have no Problem Quitting Their Jobs

Twenty-eight year old Margaret Davis was making nice money as a writer in the legal department of a big pharmaceutical company in New York.<p>She liked …

$1.3 million shades of Gray

Student loan debt is a crushing reality for students nationwide. As of Sept. 30, 2015, it totaled $1.2 trillion, an all-time high, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Quarterly Report on Household Debit and Credit. And Edvisors found that three-quarters (70%) of the Class of 2015 …

College & University

10 Surprisingly Counterintuitive Ways to Be Incredibly Happy | Inc.com

Who doesn't want to be happier? That's why I've written about what happy people do more often, some of the habits of remarkably happy people, things to stop doing so you can be happier at work, simple daily habits of exceptionally happy people... yep, I'm into the happiness thing.<p>So I was delighted …

Happiness

ShareWhere -- confess to nearby strangers (you know you want to)

The latest secrets-focused app believes it's different -- because you share your most stunning secrets anonymously with other users who are physically near you.<p><i>Bless me, Father. For I have drunk 15 beers last night and said things that I don't remember. Some of them might be on a secret-sharing app.</i><p>…

Apps

Facebook Launching 'Mentions Box' Device During Emmys

LOS ANGELES — Like a child shaking an Etch A Sketch with both hands, celebrities on Monday's Emmys red carpet will be shaking a new toy created by …

The Correlation Between Drinking With Coworkers And Success

New research sheds light on the relationship between drinking and climbing the social ladder.<p>We now have data on that creeping notion that the “cool kids” in college were more popular because they knew how to party harder.<p>A new study, with the fitting title “Drinking To Reach The Top,” found that …

Why Building Your Brand Is All About Sharing Your Values

No matter where your followers live, your company’s values are what bring that community together. Here’s how to spread the message.<p>As a brand manager, it is your responsibility to make people of different demographics, geographical locations, and socioeconomic statuses feel like members of one …

3 Concrete Steps Companies Should Take To Foster Gender Balance In Leadership

Women don’t need help. They need to be recognized and treated fairly for their accomplishments.<p>It’s not just bad business today to ignore women in the workplace. It’s risky business.<p>Women make up 50% of the workforce, have higher education levels than men, are often the primary breadwinners in …

An App That Plugs Your Leaks To Save Cities Cash And Water

As you can see from this map, California’s drought is now considered “exceptional” across most of the state. It’s perhaps the driest it’s been in 500 years, according to the National Drought Mitigation Center.<p>There’s plenty of room for innovation in the water preservation space. Recently, we’ve …

Palm Springs

The Good, The Bad, And The Alternatives: What Bosses Really Think About Summer Fridays

These tips will help you figure out how to put your qualms about summer productivity levels to rest.<p>To many, the concept Summer Fridays–a half day or day off every week during vacation season–seems more myth than reality.<p>Instead of leaving work early on a Friday, we often spend more time chained to …

The Brands That Won (And Lost) The Twitter World Cup

When Germany earned its fourth World Cup title on Sunday, Twitter users posted a record-breaking 618,725 tweets per minute.<p>Indeed, it has been a banner year for the World Cup on Twitter: Brazil’s abysmal 1-7 loss to Germany sparked 35.6 million tweets–3.5 million more tweets than last night’s final.<p>…

New Old Spice Ads Introduce Mandroid, The Rib-Crushing Robot

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jbegu2dRLQc<p>Before Old Spice introduced the world to The Man Your Man Could Smell Like, it was the dusty bottle of cologne sitting on your grandfather’s shelf. Back then the scent of choice for young men was often the bro-centric humor of Axe, which promised average …

Why Spirit Airlines Decided To Embrace Consumers’ Hate

The discount airline is using social media complaints to fuel its latest ad campaign.<p>As Conan O’Brien once said, “If life gives you lemons, make some kind of fruity juice.” For its most recent marketing campaign, Spirit Airlines has adapted this sentiment to something more like, “If life gives you …

Don’t Bore Your Jeans: Levi’s Focuses On Product, Action, In A More Mainstream New Campaign

Inspired by real stories of its brand loyalists, Levi’s launches “Live in Levi’s” campaign with “Don’t Bore Them.”<p>In every good pair of jeans there’s a story. Whether it’s a first kiss, an epic concert weekend, some serious handyman feats, or as a staple of a fashion uniform, great jeans have seen …

Clothing

Kick Carbs To The Curb And Not Only Lose Weight But Improve Mental Health [VIDEO]

The low-carb diet trend is nothing new, and these high-fat, high-protein diet plans that limit carbohydrates seem to be only growing in popularity. …

5 Ways Social-Media Marketers Get Their Message Heard

This story originally appeared on Visual.ly<p>With 73 percent of adults who have access to the Internet using social-networking sites, it’s not surprising that 86 percent of marketers say social media is important for their business. But social media moves at lightning speed: content posted to …

How to Fund Your Band's Tour on Spotify (Without Really Trying)

A thoroughly American, thoroughly brilliant online musical event<p>Meet Vulfpeck. They’re a funk band. They’re based in Ann Arbor, Michigan. And they just released a new album called <i>Sleepify.</i><p>A representative of the streaming music Spotify has already weighed in on the album. This is a somewhat unusual …