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A serial startup employee explains 4 key steps to building a $1 million business in under 48 hours

We were both in hoodies and had a shared penchant for the F-bomb and burritos, all of which led to a caffeine-infused mind meld.<p>It would be the first of many.<p>The matchmaker then introducing us was the prophetic and profane Dave McClure, general partner of 500 Start-ups, which is now headquartered …

Startups

Whole Foods recalls more cheeses from the creamery responsible for products linked to 2 deaths

The grocery chain is pulling soft cheeses made with raw, unpasteurized milk by Vulto Creamery from eight more stores in Massachusetts, New York, and New Jersey, the FDA announced on Monday.<p>Whole Foods had already pulled soft Vulto cheeses from nine stores in the Northeast after a listeria outbreak …

Creamery

Taste Beyond The Tongue

A fully loaded guide to the ultimate cooking recipes. Providing quick and easy cooking methods based on the Mediterranean culinary culture, Your Food …

Food

5 risks everyone should take at least once

What is the one thing most of us already have enough of?<p>Regret.<p>Worse, someday most of us will look back and think, "What if I had only done <i>that</i> ... or said <i>that</i> ... or actually tried <i>that</i>?"<p>Like Mark Twain said, "Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by …

Mark Twain

5 things I wish I knew before I started a business

Even though that startup failed, I have been involved in a number of successful ventures since then and published a successful book, "The 2 AM Principle: Discover the Science of Adventure."<p>Looking back at my failed venture, there are several things that I wish I knew then that I know now.<p>1. The …

Outsourcing

9 New Stats for Rating and Improving Your Online Marketing Campaigns

New study shows what works and how well in online marketing.<p>One of the challenges of online marketing, and all advertising in general, is finding ways to track and measure success. We live in a world of data and analytics, but they're useless if you don't know what they mean. Marketing platforms …

Marketing

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. Google Trends gives a good indication as to why Nike decided to get out of the golf equipment business.</b> Interest in golf is on the wane.<p><b>2. Snapchat stars love Instagram's new copycat product.</b> It's easier to discover users on Instagram, plus more brands are already using it.<p><b>3. Larry Page and</b> …

George Lucas

3 Bone-Crushing Internet Marketing Mistakes 99 Percent Of Companies Make

Companies that invest in Internet marketing generally fall into two camps: those frustrated because their investment isn’t paying off, and those frustrated because they can’t tell.<p>Companies address the frustration in a number of ways—changing agencies, changing strategies, tweaking this and …

Marketing

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. The ad tech community has some serious reservations about Google's header bidding killer, exchange bidding in Dynamic Allocation.</b> We spoke to around a dozen ad tech and publishing executives who shared their concerns about EBDA — although there are some fans of the product.<p><b>2. Nike bought a</b> …

McDonald's

Former GE CEO Jack Welch says leaders have 5 basic traits — and only 2 can be taught

For some people, the question of whether leaders are born or made is truly intellectual — fodder for a good classroom or dinner party debate.<p>But for people in front-line positions to hire, promote, and fire, the question, "Who has the right stuff to lead?" definitely has more urgency.<p>Getting the …

Jack Welch

3 Powerful Steps to Write Your Brand Story

Effective storytelling can make all the difference as you create your company's brand.<p><i>John Cinquina, an Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO) member from Perth, Australia, is the CEO of Red Meets Blue Branding--a brand strategy agency--and the author of</i> Build Great Brands<i>. We asked him about the best</i> …

DankStop's Ads Are Banned On Social Media, But Its Audience Is Still Growing Like Crazy

Louis Coniglio and Feliks Khaykin, are filling a 23,000 square foot warehouse with bongs, pipes, vaporizers and dab rigs. As entrepreneurs whose business is barred from mainstream advertising (no TV or radio ads, no FaceBook or Google ad words) they have become experts in grass roots and guerilla …

36 ways to change your life for the better

Most of the time you don't end up keeping them, and then you just feel worse because you committed to something and didn't follow through with it.<p>Resolutions shouldn't necessarily be things to stop doing or to get rid of, but instead they should be about embracing a different mindset.<p>If part of …

Flickr

Top 4 tips to strengthen email marketing - Email Marketing

First, simplify<p>"Attention spans are getting shorter and shorter so it's that much more important to get your message across to your reader as soon as …

14 Easy Ways To Speed Up WordPress - The Ultimate Guide

Through this article I will go through my exact process and checklist I use to speed up Wordpress. I will show how i get websites to load in less …

How-To's

20 Free WordPress Plugins for Extending WooCommerce

WooCommerce has become an incredibly popular eCommerce solution for WordPress. The WordPress.org Plugin Repository reports that WooCommerce has over …

Get a taste of coding with this affordable and beginner-friendly web developer course

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>ShutterStock / timofey123 Breaking into the world of web development takes a lot of work. There are coding languages to learn and …

Web Tools

It's the end of the bubble finance era

We are nearing a crucial inflection point in the worldwide bubble finance cycle that has been underway for more than two decades.<p>To wit, the world's central banks have finally run out of dry powder. They will be unable to stop the credit implosion which must inexorably follow the false boom.<p>We will …

Economy

This Sneaky Interview Technique Forces Job Candidates to Answer Honestly

They won't be able to tell you what they think you want to hear -- because they won't know.<p><i>What are some questions that someone interviewing you about your career should ask you in order to get your very best stories and insights? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where</i> …

How to Build Your Brand the Right Way

This business expert says using social media to promote yourself is no way to grow a business. Find out what he suggests instead.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In</i> Real Leaders Don't Follow<i>, Steve Tobak explains how real entrepreneurs can start, build, and run</i> …

Social Media

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Infographic: Factors that make a successful email marketing campaign

I have a rule that I will subscribe to emails only if I love the brand and believe I’ll actually use the coupons and information it will send.<p>Until I …

11 Hacks For Improving Your Email Click Rates | SEJ

As you grow your list of subscribers, ensuring your click-through rate remains high can become a challenge. Because even if your list is growing, it …

Branding for Beginners: Where to Start

Strong brands stick around! According to a 2003 study by <i>Business Week</i> magazine, over 30 percent of the world’s leading brands were developed before …

31 years ago, Warren Buffett revealed the secret to investing and correctly predicted nobody would listen

In a speech at Columbia Business School, later adapted into an essay, Buffett introduced what he called, "The Superinvestors of Graham-and-Doddsville."<p>Buffett writes:<p><b>"The common intellectual theme of the investors from Graham-and-Doddsville is this: they search for discrepancies between the value</b> …

Investing

15 Tips For Writing An Excellent Email Subject Line

If so, you're making a big mistake. The subject line often determines whether an email is opened and how the recipient responds.<p>We asked career, email, and marketing experts to offer their best tips for crafting the perfect subject line. Whether you're looking for a job, emailing co-workers, or …

Writing

85% of the American population is online – here’s how you can reach them

A Pew survey shows the percent of American internet users is at 85% and counting As the population of non-internet users dies out, web marketing …

Internet Marketing

7 Deadly AdWords Mistakes That'll Make You Broke (And How to Fix Them)

<i>Clicks. Leads. Customers.</i><p>We’re always looking to get more from our marketing efforts. If you haven’t been using Google AdWords pay per click (PPC) …

Bitcoin and space travel are two of the fastest-growing areas of venture-capital funding

Two of the industries most historically owned by the government are now venture capital targets—money and spaceships. According to Mattermark data analyzed by Tomasz Tunguz of the venture capital firm Redpoint, bitcoin and space travel were two of the four fastest-growing areas for startup …

Venture Capital