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3 Ways Content Can Convert Social Media Fans Into Customers
Data-Driven Marketing

3 Ways Content Can Convert Social Media Fans Into Customers

From determining the best linking opportunities to choosing the best headlines, here is how to turn social-media users into regular visitors and customers.
The Results Are In: Who Made Our Franchise 500 List?
Franchise 500

The Results Are In: Who Made Our Franchise 500 List?

The companies featured in our annual ranking were judged by their financial strength and stability, growth rate and size.
We Are All Salespeople. Use These 3 Techniques to Become a Better One.
Sales

We Are All Salespeople. Use These 3 Techniques to Become a Better One.

All of us, regardless of job title or influence, do some type of sales on almost a daily basis.
Matt Mayberry
6 Lean Startup Lessons From the Co-Founder of Lean Startup
Ready To Launch

6 Lean Startup Lessons From the Co-Founder of Lean Startup

Heather McGough of Lean Startup shares her wisdom on mindset, disruption and more.
Jeff Boss
Why NBA Players Might Soon Look Like Soccer Players
Data-Driven Marketing

Why NBA Players Might Soon Look Like Soccer Players

The league is considering letting marketers use players' jerseys for advertisements.
Lindsay Friedman
8 Ways to Not Only Survive But Prosper Around Negative People
Control What You Can

8 Ways to Not Only Survive But Prosper Around Negative People

Negativity will happen especially in times of stress. Use these tactics to turn those frowns upside down.
Martin Zwilling
Google Is Pulling the Plug on Photo Service Picasa
Google

Google Is Pulling the Plug on Photo Service Picasa

Instead, the company will begin focusing on a new service named Google Photos.
Leena Rao
3 Steps to Qualify a Sales Lead
Entrepreneur Network

3 Steps to Qualify a Sales Lead

Lead-generation expert Alex Berman outlines the ways to define a sure-bet deal.
Entrepreneur Network
How One Toy Company Gets Open Innovation Right
Inventing

How One Toy Company Gets Open Innovation Right

If you want to license your ideas, focus on finding those companies that are going to truly embrace you -- companies like Fat Brain.
Stephen Key
Quartz to Text You the News, Joining Other SMS-Based Services
Texting

Quartz to Text You the News, Joining Other SMS-Based Services

The digital news outlet will offers users a reading experience similar to a text-message conversation. It's the latest in a string of startups and tech companies that are emulating the most basic digital communication format.
Catherine Clifford
Practice the Magical Strength of Vulnerability
Control What You Can

Practice the Magical Strength of Vulnerability

Stop thinking of vulnerability as a weakness; it's a leadership strength.
Beth Miller
Dr. Dre Will Reportedly Star in Apple's First Original TV Series
Apple

Dr. Dre Will Reportedly Star in Apple's First Original TV Series

Vital Signs is reportedly a six-episode series starring Apple employee Dr. Dre in a dark, 'semi-autobiographical' role.
Snoop Dogg Teaches Burger King Staff How to Make Hot Dogs in New Training Video
Burger King

Snoop Dogg Teaches Burger King Staff How to Make Hot Dogs in New Training Video

The video uses a combination of a record scratch, curious placements of smoke and rhyming ingredients spit out by the rapper.
The 4 Stages of Every Relationship -- And Sales Funnel
Sales Strategies

The 4 Stages of Every Relationship -- And Sales Funnel

These four stages that can make a huge difference in the way you seduce, sell, and seal the deal with your prospects and customers.
Aaron Orendorff
You Can Turn a Prima Donna Into a Performer Without Drawbacks
Managing Employees

You Can Turn a Prima Donna Into a Performer Without Drawbacks

Their fragile egos and overblown sense of self-worth can make them a nightmare, but their drive can make them a dream.
Dixie Gillaspie
Why Vulnerability, Authenticity and Love Are 3 Must-Haves for Entrepreneurs
Women Entrepreneurs

Why Vulnerability, Authenticity and Love Are 3 Must-Haves for Entrepreneurs

It can seem uncomfortable to talk about these things in a business article, but the truth is -- that's where all the magic happens.
Mary Deelsnyder
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7 Mental Shifts That Allowed Me to Become a Millionaire at 22
Success Strategies

7 Mental Shifts That Allowed Me to Become a Millionaire at 22

The secret to success in the business world is a combination of grit and creative thinking.
Tired of Useless Meetings? 9 Ways to Make Them More Effective. (Infographic)
Productivity

Tired of Useless Meetings? 9 Ways to Make Them More Effective. (Infographic)

Agenda Item Number 1: Control your meetings so your meetings don't control you.
7 Tips to Becoming a Millionaire
Wealth

7 Tips to Becoming a Millionaire

Money is the harvest of your production. Everything that you have is in direct proportion to your actions.
Need a Business Idea? Here are 55
Starting a Business

Need a Business Idea? Here are 55

You can start any of these home based businesses for less than $5,000.
Low Cost Business Ideas
Low-cost Business Ideas

Low Cost Business Ideas

Looking on how to start a small business but don't have much money? Our low cost startup ideas will help you plan a business to fit your budget.

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7 Major Steps for Achieving Massive Success
Success

7 Major Steps for Achieving Massive Success

Only those who are willing to pay the price will ever get the chance to have a taste of success.
It Made Sense at the Time: Why I Passed on Uber's Seed Round
Venture Capital

It Made Sense at the Time: Why I Passed on Uber's Seed Round

The opportunity to invest the equivalent of a down payment on a modest Silicon Valley house in the early Uber would be worth a billion dollars now. When you pay that kind of tuition, you need to learn the lesson.
Take These 25 Steps to Complete the Journey of Reinventing Yourself
Reinvention

Take These 25 Steps to Complete the Journey of Reinventing Yourself

People grow, circumstances change. To cope and thrive you must take stock of who you are and who you are becoming.
The 10 Strangest Secrets About Millionaires
Young Millionaires

The 10 Strangest Secrets About Millionaires

There's a way to never be afraid of pursuing the impossible because by knowing that everything will work out in the end.
The Best and Worst Ads of Super Bowl 50
Data-Driven Marketing

The Best and Worst Ads of Super Bowl 50

Peyton Manning who? For us, the big game was all about the commercials. Which ones were a touchdown and which ones fell flat?