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How a 23-year-old turned a $500 loan into $570 million company

In less than four years, Brandon Evertz, a 23-year-old Australian, has built a massive social media review site worth an estimated $570 million, from a small loan that his father gave him.<p>“The very first proof of concept money I got was $500 from my dad and with that I tested out the idea I had and …

Ask Brianna: How do my finances compare with my peers'?

"Ask Brianna" is a column from NerdWallet for 20-somethings or anyone else starting out. I'm here to help you manage your money, find a job and pay …

Personal Finance

How to promote a blog post: the ultimate guide

So, you’ve written an awesome blog post that provides lots of value…now what? How do you get it in front of the right eyes, and as many pairs of eyes …

How To Get 250,000 Real Facebook Followers In Under A Month

Okay, before we get started, I want to differentiate between purchased followers and real followers on Facebook. You can do any type of Google search and find hundreds of websites that will have their robot and spam account followers go and like your facebook page in just a few hours. And if you do …

Social Media

How to Make the Power of the Hashtag Work for You

Using this little symbol properly will help you reap big rewards on Instagram.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from Kim Walsh Phillips’s book</i> Ultimate Guide to Instagram for Business<i>. Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & Noble | IndieBound<p>You can’t …

Social Media

7 Things You Didn't Know About Crowdfunding Your Author Career

How I drove a successful Kickstarter for my new book to help entrepreneurs raise capital.<p>Kisckstarter can help you drive pre-sales and awareness for your book project if you do it right. According to Kickstarter, just a little over 30 percent of publishing projects get funded on their platform, so …

How to Tweet More Than 140 Characters on Twitter With these 3 Ways

Even though Twitter excluded the usernames/handle and images and videos which took 24 characters from the tweet character count still users might not …

Why You Need Twitter Lists and How To Organize Them

If you only follow a few hundred people on Twitter, it’s relatively easy to see what they post and keep up-to-date with their content.<p>Likewise, if …

Competitive analysis on Facebook fan pages with R

An approach combining Facebook Graph and Microsoft Face APIs<p><b>Audience</b><p>The intended audience for this blog post is marketers who wish to learn more …

The Best Times to Post to Social Networks

When you are promoting your product through social media platforms, you want to make sure you are setting yourself up for success. First Site Guide …

Social Media

5 Internet Marketing Secrets For Amazing Results – Marketing And Growth Hacking

Internet marketing tips are all over the place…<p>So much that it’s pretty hard to actually know which ones work, and which ones are a waste of time. In …

The Free Social Media Tools You Should Already Be Using

If you want to learn more about a situation or get to the bottom of something important, you’ve probably been told to “follow the money.” You can apply this advice to business and leadership, too.<p>If you want to keep a pulse on industry trends and stay ahead of the curve, one of the first things you …

Social Media

How to Market to Different Generations on Social Media [Infographic]

Social media is becoming an ever-increasing part of running a business - but where do you start when you need to narrow down your target audience? …

Public Relations

8 Social Media Secrets Every Entrepreneur Should Know

Here are the secret avenues I have learned over the years that can lead you to big success with your social media strategy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When I first stepped into the world of social media marketing, I thought it was as easy as putting together a list …

Social Media

10 Effective Strategies To Leverage Social Media For New Customers

Social media is a powerful channel for engaging and connecting with current customers. It allows you to show your more personal side, quickly address customer concerns and prove that you’re an expert in your field.<p>However, social media can also be a key driver of new leads to your business. And as …

7 Ways Your Brand Can Leverage Multiple Image Posts on Instagram

Last week, Instagram rolled out a new "carousel" feature to its app. Users can now choose up to 10 photos or videos (or a combination of the two) to …

Social Media

3 Ways to Grow Your Business With Free Social Media Analytics

Social media is about the long game and does require thoughtful planning, but there's no need to break the bank for in-depth analysis and strategy-building.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You know your business needs to be on social media, but are your efforts …

Social Media

Follow These Simple Steps To A Massive Social Following

You’d be hard-pressed to find a business that does not want to expand their social media presence. But few companies understand the amount of time and effort that goes into an engaged social following. Building a significant social media presence isn’t something that can be done through automated …

Social Media

How to Run a Successful Instagram Contest: 8 Easy Steps

Since its launch 6 years ago, Instagram has seen massive growth – over 300 million people use it every day, posting over 95 million photos and …

10 Best Free Blogging Tools For Bloggers

Every year people buy thousands of domain names to build their websites in order to make money online. Up till now, 326.4 million domain names have …

Google Analytics

Sprout Social: Social Media Management Solutions

Real people.<br>Real brands.<br>Real connection.<p>Sprout Social’s social media management software and solutions help you find, form and deepen real …

Social Media

Need help navigating Snapchat? Snap’s official video guide has you covered

Snapchat is popular but still a pain to navigate for new users — and even some of its hardcore fans don’t know it as well as they think they do.<p>If …