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35+ HTML & CSS Resources for Beginners

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co — professional technical writing tool<p>In case you are not familiar with HTML and CSS, here’s a quick …

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11 actions you can take today to start getting rich, according to a self-made millionaire

The good news is that success is a learnable skill, and anyone can start thinking, acting, and making choices like the super wealthy.<p>In T. Harv Eker's bestselling book, "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind," the self-made millionaire identifies specific "millionaire mind actions" that could help you …

This Entrepreneur Lets His Employees Work Wherever They Want | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Office life is so passé.<p>Putting a bunch of people being in an artificial environment and making them pretend to get along isn’t necessarily the ideal way to run a business.<p>So Christian Mischler …

10 Books Worth Reading for Entrepreneurs

What are some of the best books that an entrepreneur should read? These 10 are a good start for inspiration and guidance for your venture.<p>If there’s …

14 Billion Reasons You Must Look At These 5 Underutilized Local Marketing Strategies

These overlooked search and marketing practices save you time, require minimal investment, or even pay for themselves. Columnist Wesley Young shows …

How to Use Keywords Throughout Your Marketing Strategy

How do you use keywords? If you're only using them to optimize your website for search, then you're missing out on many ways to get visibility …

15 Essential Resources for Social Media Marketer Success

Social Media Marketing is a contemporary field and it is necessary for any kind of business. New social media websites and tools appear on a regular …

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Toppr.com Grabs $10M To Help Indian Students Prepare For Entrance Exams

Toppr.com, a Mumbai-based startup that helps students prepare for entrance exams, has raised $10 million from Fidelity Growth Partners India, SAIF Partners, and Helion Ventures. Founded in 2013, Toppr.com helps students study for entrance exams to engineering and medical schools, including the …

Which Metrics Matter For Today’s App Developers?

What sort of metrics should mobile app developers be paying attention to these days? That question kicked off a discussion about the changing nature of the mobile app ecosystem at TechCrunch Disrupt NY this afternoon between former IDC analyst and now App Annie’s new head of research, Danielle …

What Every Business Owner Should Know About Email Marketing

Email marketing has long occupied a strange place in the content marketing landscape. It is perpetually underrated, perhaps because it’s not as …

5 steps for a quick and dirty (but awesome) content marketing strategy

<i>This sponsored post is produced by Salesforce.</i><p>Not long ago, it was acceptable to refer to content marketing as a buzzword. It has since acquired its own subset of buzzwords (as outlined in this LOL-able post by Contently Editor-in-Chief Joe Lazauskas). But businesses are increasingly making content …

6 Creative Ways to Integrate Social Media and Email Marketing

This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>Digital marketers—like you!—are all stars. You have your hands full with all the many ways to reach your audience. At any given time, you may need to be fluent in email, content and social media because your audience is cross-platform.<p>Few people make buying …

10 Habits of Highly Effective B2B Content Marketers

Not even four out of 10 marketers think their content marketing is effective. Yet, 86% of B2B marketers use content to attract and retain customers. …

Boxed, a bulk shopping app, raises $25 million

Boxed, a mobile application for wholesale shopping, has raised $25 million in a Series B round of funding. GGV Capital and Digital Sky Technologies …

Update: BlueVine Raises $18.5 Million For Invoice Financing

<b>Update:</b> This post has been updated to reflect that BlueVine charges per week and that the company’s transaction volume is not $100 million, but that it process millions of transactions.<p>Providing capital financing to small and medium sized businesses often at the mercy of lagging payments from …

Button Raises $12 Million From Redpoint To Deep Link All Your Apps

At some point all the apps on your phone will be linked to one another, which will mean greater opportunity for customer acquisition and engagement over time. At least, that’s the idea behind Button, a startup that wants to help developers make more money from their apps by creating deeper …

Got Stress? Think Like A Cow | Inc.com

One of the finest historians over the last 2000 years is the Apostle Paul. He wrote several letters to his friends from the many different places where he travelled. One letter in particular was written to his associates in the city of Philippi, named after Phillip II of Macedon. You've most likely …

The Smartest Money Tips for 2015 From Warren Buffett and 10 Other Experts | Inc.com

Want more wealth in 2015? Most of us do, but we're not sure how to get there. To help us figure it out, the finance site GOBankingRates compiled one piece of advice from 11 top financial wizards for the coming year, and invited readers to vote for the best. If there's a consensus among the experts, …

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Build a Million-Dollar Startup On a One-Year Deadline

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are countless entrepreneurs building their companies without a plan for monetization, hoping that financial stability will strike along the way.<p>"If you want to grow a million-dollar company in your first year, you can’t afford to …

5 Metrics Every Marketer Should be Watching

You can always rely on Einstein to give good quote. One of his most famous quotes accurately sums up the biggest challenge of digital marketing measurement: “Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts.”<p>The internet has given marketers many things, one …

5 New Year's Resolutions for Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

Lose weight? Go for Michelle Obama arms? Those kinds of resolutions are for the everyday person. Possibly because many entrepreneurs tend to underemphasize "work-life balance," for better or for worse, most entrepreneurs will devote most of their energy to meeting business goals in the new year. …

6 Ways That Lack Of Focus Can Kill Your Business

Many passionate entrepreneurs fight to add more features into their new products and services, assuming that more function will make the solution more appealing to more customers. In reality, more features will more likely make the product confusing and less usable to all. Focus is the art of …

College dropout turned MIT top innovator rolls Craigslist and WhatsApp into one app for local shopping in India

At 17, he started a web design company. At 19, he dropped out of engineering college to join an accelerator program at the Indian Institute of …

Thought Leadership Is The New Strategy For Corporate Growth

Business growth can be enabled in many ways, yet most corporations still focus on the most traditional ways – whether sales, new products, new markets, new brands, mergers and acquisitions, etc. What many corporations don’t seem to value and/or understand is the power of knowledge sharing. Let’s …

Content MarketinG 2014: Top 200 Brands and Influencers

We’re back with content marketing! After our initial post on content marketing influencers in last March, we are back with an updated list with even …

5 Lessons from Coca Cola's New Content Marketing Strategy

Coca Cola has been part of popular culture for over 100 years and has been called a “<i>Vision Brand</i>“.<p>Its marketing and communication is purposeful and …

Three steps to creating a content marketing budget in 2015

If you haven’t already, now is the time to start planning your 2015 content marketing budget. With a light snowfall predicted for New England this …

The State of Content Marketing Heading Into 2015 — The Content Strategist

There’s a good chance we will look back at 2014 as the year brands first seriously plunged into the content marketing waters. Terms like <i>native …

Measuring The ROI Of Your Content Marketing

In the first part of the content marketing series, we discussed process–and the importance of setting goals for a content marketing strategy. In the …