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The 9 Netflix Additions You Won’t Want to Miss This Month

• Author: Joseph Bien-Kahn. Joseph Bien-Kahn Culture<br>• Date of Publication: 11.01.16. 11.01.16<br>• Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 am<p>As autumn shivers its …

Leave it to a Canadian ad campaign to deliver the most inspiring message of this U.S. election

By Colby Itkowitz<p>Colby Itkowitz<p>Reporter covering health topics<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Oh, Canada. You’re making us blush.<p>Our ever-friendly neighbors to the north have watched from afar a U.S. election cycle that has broken all norms for civility. It’s created tremendous stress and surfaced deep tensions …

Donald Trump

Snapchat Hacks: 35 Tricks and Features You Probably Didn’t Know About

We call them Snapchat hacks because many of the app’s best features are either hidden or just not intuitive. We’re looking at you, Tint Brush. But if …

Roald Dahl at 100: A Reading List

When I was in elementary school in the eighties, being read to in class was such a treat — and something I really miss. The weekly reading hour that …

Books

Marketing Attribution: Creating a Growth Engine at Salesforce, Zendesk and Slack

<i>This is a condensed version of an article originally published on forEntrepreneurs. You can read the full post here:</i> <i>Marketing Attribution: Creating a</i> …

23 Campaigns Every Startup Should Run to Gain Immediate Traction

<b>Last Updated: August 23, 2016</b><p>I come from the direct response marketing world.<p>The world where if you don’t get to CAC < LTV VERY quickly you need to …

A simple way to break a bad habit

Can we break bad habits by being more curious about them? Psychiatrist Judson Brewer studies the relationship between mindfulness and addiction -- …

9 Proven E-mail Templates to Add to Your Conversion Funnel

<b>UPDATED!</b> This post was expanded on March 23, 2017 to include more e-mail examples that you can add to your funnel!Have you ever frozen up in front of …

Marketing

Does anybody have any information on GrowthPulp/puls.ly?

Leave a comment<p>Ask GH<p>AS<p>Aya Shapir<p>Does anybody have any information on GrowthPulp/puls.ly?<p>May 09, 2016<p>4K #contentmarketing #engagement #tools<p>Hi …

I Tried Google Goals for a Week. The Result: I Meditated, Hydrated and Hibernated More Than I Ever Have Before.

"If mama ain't happy, ain’t nobody happy." I’m sure you’ve heard the saying.<p>Well, I’m a mama and lately I haven’t been happy. I’m a stressed-out, out-of-shape workaholic parent of three (two are teenagers). I barely sleep, overeat and work so much I forget to pee and drink water for hours at a …

Productivity

Brain Break: Star Wars Meets Alfred Hitchcock in This Oddly Entertaining Video

If you’re a film fan, this short video might just blow your mind a bit.<p>That’s what happened to me, anyway, when I looked up to see classic American actor Cary Grant staring down -- and being chased by -- a TIE Fighter from <i>Star Wars</i>. It’s kind of epic.<p>French director, screenwriter and editor Fabrice …

Movies

14 Social Media Apps You Should Be Using in 2018

If you’re a social marketer, having the right social media apps makes your job much easier. Whether you’re at your desk, in a meeting, or at a coffee …

Build Your User Base with These Human Behavior Hacks

As Director of User Experience at Yammer (and therefore Microsoft), Cindy Alvarez spends her time thinking deeply about why people do what they do. …

The Tim Ferriss Show - The Person I Call Most for Startup Advice

The Tim Ferriss Show - The Person I Call Most for Startup Advice - AngelList CEO Naval Ravikant on life and business. Read the opinion of 9 …

Tim Ferriss

15 Halloween GIFs, Featuring All Your Favorite Creepy Characters

While Halloween won’t be here in earnest until the end of the month, the countdown is definitely in full swing. Here to stoke anticipation is Montreal-based design duo Baboon with a series of creepy animated GIFs, revealed every day for the month of October.<p>Featuring scary characters new and …

How We Built a Partner Network That Increased Revenue by 1,983%

<i>Today’s article is a guest contribution by Katrina Razavi. Some of the ideas in this article require legal help in order to execute. We in no way</i> …

14 Amazingly Free Stock Photo Websites

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you've ever tried searching for free stock photos on the Internet, you probably know what a ridiculous hassle it can be.<p>As a general rule, free stock photos are extremely difficult to find. A huge portion of the stock photo market is …

7 Habits of Successful SaaS Startups (or, What I Learned at Salesforce.com)

Recent times have seen a surge of SaaS IPOs. In 2014 there were several high-profile floatations: Zendesk, Hubspot, New Relic, and Hortonworks. At …

13,000 fall into homelessness every month in L.A. County, report says

About 13,000 people on public assistance tumble into homelessness every month in Los Angeles County, according to a new study that experts say provides the clearest picture yet of extreme poverty in the region.<p>Although many quickly find work or rely on family to get off the streets, the number …

16 Startup Metrics

We have the privilege of meeting with thousands of entrepreneurs every year, and in the course of those discussions are presented with all kinds of …

Building a marketing tech stack that drives retention: What you really need to keep customers coming back

<b>The Martech Challenge:</b> <i>The digital revolution has transformed how marketers reach and engage customers, as well as the tools needed to be effective. In this series brought to you by Sailthru, we look at how to meet martech challenges head on — exploring cross-channel marketing, innovation, customer</i> …

Customer Experience

BITCOIN: A flawed currency blueprint with a potentially useful application for the Eurozone

The responses of many to my post on Bitcoin reveal a powerful tendency to underestimate the ill-effects of deflation on a social economy. This …

11 documentaries that will make you smarter about business

From a film on Wal-Mart's business practices to one on aspiring sommeliers, each will simultaneously entertain and educate you about business.

Dot-com

Engadget giveaway: win an iPad mini 3 courtesy of Blast Motion!

Is that cross fit regimen working? Perhaps that batting cage practice is paying off or you're lofting those dunks better than ever. Capturing the action on video will tell part of the story, but adding stats or instant slow-mo edits can add a whole new dimension. Blast Motion is a 3D motion capture …

iPad Mini

12 Documentaries on Netflix That Will Make You Smarter About Business

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Here's a quick and fun way to enrich your business knowledge: streaming documentaries on Netflix.<p>The online movie and TV service has a vast cache of business and tech documentaries that anyone with a subscription can watch instantly. The topics …

On Leadership. Fatherhood. And Managing Different Personalities

What does it mean to be a leader?<p>It’s relatively easier to answer that question when you’re a founder & CEO and have total control over hiring & …

The Feds Have $2.5B Available to Fund Innovative Small Companies

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The SBIR Road Tour is currently traveling across eighteen states with a goal of educating innovators on the $2.5 billion available from 11 federal agencies for early stage innovation support. The Road Tour is sponsored by the Small …

When It Comes to Sales, the Phone Is Your Most Powerful Tool

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Don't miss Grant Cardone's "How To Make Millions On The Phone" live video webcast, Tuesday April 28 at 5 p.m. ET. Sign up here today.</i><p>The Internet connects everyone on this planet instantaneously. Social-media sites like Twitter, Facebook, …

Mobile Devices