Laura Entis

Laura Entis

Laura Entis is a staff writer at Entrepreneur.com.

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Want Your Brand Associated With Positivity? Snap a Pic, Ditch the Tweet.
Social Media

Want Your Brand Associated With Positivity? Snap a Pic, Ditch the Tweet.

New finding show that picture posts are four times more likely to provide warm and fuzzy feeling compared to text posts.
Google Is Actually More Diverse Than You Think
Business News

Google Is Actually More Diverse Than You Think

Sixty-one percent of the company's employees are white, compared to 66 percent of the of the overall U.S. labor force.
 Ex-NYT Editor Jill Abramson on Resilience
Lifestyle

Ex-NYT Editor Jill Abramson on Resilience

'I'm talking to anyone who has been dumped,' the recently fired executive editor of The New York Times told Wake Forest grads. 'When that happens, show what you are made of.'
'Reading Rainbow' Is Coming Back Thanks to Kickstarter
Technology

'Reading Rainbow' Is Coming Back Thanks to Kickstarter

Host LeVar Burton is adapting the classic show for the web.
Mary Meeker: Tablet Shipments Are Growing Faster Than PCs Ever Did
Business News

Mary Meeker: Tablet Shipments Are Growing Faster Than PCs Ever Did

The venture capitalist and legendary Wall Street analyst released her 2014 internet trends report today at the Code Conference.
Panera Founder and CEO Ron Shaich: It's Not About Choosing the 'Right' Path, It's About Knowing What Ignites Your Passion.
Lifestyle

Panera Founder and CEO Ron Shaich: It's Not About Choosing the 'Right' Path, It's About Knowing What Ignites Your Passion.

Figure out what you care about, what brings you joy and what drives you, Shaich told Clark University graduates. The rest will come.
If You Want a Job at Zappos, You'll Have to Network for It
Grow Your Business

If You Want a Job at Zappos, You'll Have to Network for It

The online shoe and apparel retailer, which prides itself on valuing company culture above all else, is dramatically changing its hiring process.
Charlie Day: You Shouldn't Just 'Do What Makes You Happy'
Lifestyle

Charlie Day: You Shouldn't Just 'Do What Makes You Happy'

The Always Sunny in Philadelphia creator and star tells Merrimack College graduates to create their own opportunities.
Facebook Lets Restaurants Post Menus to Pages; Yelp Announces New Video Feature
Business News

Facebook Lets Restaurants Post Menus to Pages; Yelp Announces New Video Feature

Facebook's new feature is a direct jab at competitors like Yelp.
Fashion Designer Tory Burch: 'There Is No Such Thing as Overnight Success'
Leadership

Fashion Designer Tory Burch: 'There Is No Such Thing as Overnight Success'

Tory Burch defined entrepreneur not as a job title, but a state of mind during her 2014 commencement address, telling graduates that achievement requires good old fashioned tenacity and hard work.
The 25 Best Companies for Employee Compensation and Benefits
Business News

The 25 Best Companies for Employee Compensation and Benefits

Unsurprisingly, the tech sector dominates the list. But can you guess who came in at No. 2?
From Glow-In-The-Dark Highways to 'Smog Diamonds,' One Man's Vision of a More Beautiful, Sustainable World
Technology

From Glow-In-The-Dark Highways to 'Smog Diamonds,' One Man's Vision of a More Beautiful, Sustainable World

Social designer Daan Roosegaarde has built a career applying technology to the world that exists outside our screens.
This Could Be Fab's Last Breath
Business News

This Could Be Fab's Last Breath

The troubled ecommerce site will fire about a third of its staff in its latest round of layoffs and its founder's blog has disappeared.
WATCH: Roger Federer Wears Google Glass to Show Us a Tennis Match Through His Eyes
Technology

WATCH: Roger Federer Wears Google Glass to Show Us a Tennis Match Through His Eyes

But be warned: it's a pretty shaky experience.
Sheryl Sandberg's Advice to Grads: Banish Self-Doubt, Dream Bigger and Lean In, Always
Leadership

Sheryl Sandberg's Advice to Grads: Banish Self-Doubt, Dream Bigger and Lean In, Always

During her commencement speech at City Colleges of Chicago, Facebook's COO told graduates to lean in even on days when they feel like hanging back and remaining quiet.
If Given the Choice, Most Small-Business Owners Say They'd Start Up Again
The 'Treps

If Given the Choice, Most Small-Business Owners Say They'd Start Up Again

A recent survey found that for more than 80 percent of small-business owners, the rewards outweigh the challenges.
Why the Deal Between Publicis and Facebook Is a Very Big One
Marketing

Why the Deal Between Publicis and Facebook Is a Very Big One

Another indication that advertisers are warming up to the idea of aggressively spending on digital and mobile ads.
Facebook Reportedly Developing Its Own Snapchat -- Again
Social Media

Facebook Reportedly Developing Its Own Snapchat -- Again

Poke may have flopped, but will Slingshot prevail?
3 Ways to Avoid Distractions and Be More Productive
Lifestyle

3 Ways to Avoid Distractions and Be More Productive

Even the briefest distraction can throw us off, a new study finds. Here are a few ways to get yourself back on track and in the 'zone.'
Done Deal: Red Lobster Restaurant Chain Sold for $2.1 Billion
Business News

Done Deal: Red Lobster Restaurant Chain Sold for $2.1 Billion

Golden Gate Capital, a private equity firm with experience in the restaurant industry, picks up the casual dining seafood chain from Darden Restaurants, Inc.
The Secret to Career Success Is Knowing Your 'Fascination Advantage'
Lifestyle

The Secret to Career Success Is Knowing Your 'Fascination Advantage'

Executive coach Sally Hogshead says the key to distinguishing yourself from the pack is in becoming 'more of who you already are.'
Jack Dorsey to Employees: Name-Dropping Makes You Look Dumb
Leadership

Jack Dorsey to Employees: Name-Dropping Makes You Look Dumb

Trying to push an idea 'because the boss wants it' strips you of authority and diminishes the idea's merit, Dorsey writes.
'Very Foolish People' Will Buy Google Glass at $1,500
Technology

'Very Foolish People' Will Buy Google Glass at $1,500

Google has made its much-hyped gadget available to anyone in the U.S., but one tech analyst says buying it now is unwise.
'Game of Thrones' Was Written on a DOS Machine
Technology

'Game of Thrones' Was Written on a DOS Machine

Author George R.R. Martin explains why he likes to kick it old school when it comes to writing his fantasy series 'A Song of Ice and Fire.'
People Have a 'Right to Be Forgotten,' Top EU Court Tells Google
Business News

People Have a 'Right to Be Forgotten,' Top EU Court Tells Google

Google will have to delete 'inadequate, irrelevant or no longer relevant' links on request, the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg ruled today.
Swagbucks Wants to Be Your eBay, Google and YouTube
Business News

Swagbucks Wants to Be Your eBay, Google and YouTube

In a push to become a household name, the online rewards company just raised $60 million in funding and made Fandago's Chuck Davis its new CEO.
FDA Approves First Mind-Controlled Prosthetic Arm
Technology

FDA Approves First Mind-Controlled Prosthetic Arm

The arm allows amputees to perform once impossible tasks, like using a zipper and picking up delicate objects like grapes and eggs.
It's Official: Netflix Raises Prices by $1 a Month
Business News

It's Official: Netflix Raises Prices by $1 a Month

Netflix raised its subscription prices for the first time in three years, but only on new customers.
Wish You Could See the World Through an Instagram Filter? Now You Can.
Lifestyle

Wish You Could See the World Through an Instagram Filter? Now You Can.

Tens, a sunglass company, which provide a 'real life photo filter' has more than doubled its crowdfunding goal on the first day of its Indiegogo campaign.
Which Company Led the Way for Tech Acquisitions in 2013?
Business News

Which Company Led the Way for Tech Acquisitions in 2013?

Hint: It isn't Apple or Google.