Laura Entis

Laura Entis

Staff Writer. Frequently covers tech, business psychology, social media, startups and digital advertising.
Laura Entis is a staff writer at Entrepreneur.com.
Why Facebook's Latest Move Could Minimize Your Brand's Reach
Facebook Marketing

Why Facebook's Latest Move Could Minimize Your Brand's Reach

The social-networking giant just updated its algorithm to show users more posts from their friends.
A Friendly Reminder to Make Sure Your Site Is Mobile-Friendly by Tomorrow
Website Design

A Friendly Reminder to Make Sure Your Site Is Mobile-Friendly by Tomorrow

Starting April 21, Google will incorporate a site's mobile-friendliness into its ranking algorithm.
12 Ways to Find Inspiration
Inspiration

12 Ways to Find Inspiration

Founders and co-founders from Techstars' latest graduating class reveal where they turn when searching for new ideas and solutions.
Stop What You're Doing: A New 'Star Wars' Trailer Just Dropped
Star Wars

Stop What You're Doing: A New 'Star Wars' Trailer Just Dropped

People are losing their damn minds all over social media.
Sticker Shock: The Best and Worst Cities for Haircuts, Hotels, iPhones and More
Pricing

Sticker Shock: The Best and Worst Cities for Haircuts, Hotels, iPhones and More

Deutsche Bank released a ranking of the most and least expensive places to buy a range of items worldwide.
Here's What Futurist Ray Kurzweil Is Ingesting in His Bid to Live Forever
Entrepreneurs

Here's What Futurist Ray Kurzweil Is Ingesting in His Bid to Live Forever

His diet apparently consists of berries, smoked salmon, dark chocolate and a lot of pills.
What Your Profile Photo Is Telling Employers (Infographic)
Linkedin

What Your Profile Photo Is Telling Employers (Infographic)

Yes, your resume is important, but as with any real-world encounter, it's the photo that makes that crucial first impression.
From an Extra Bedroom to 20 Stores and Counting: How Kendra Scott Created a Multimillion-Dollar Jewelry Empire
Grow Your Business

From an Extra Bedroom to 20 Stores and Counting: How Kendra Scott Created a Multimillion-Dollar Jewelry Empire

In 2002, Kendra Scott started a business selling handcrafted earrings door to door. Last year, Kendra Scott Design took in $75 million in revenue and is opening new locations across the country.
Participating in a Pitch Competition? You'll Probably Be Asked These Questions.
Pitching investors

Participating in a Pitch Competition? You'll Probably Be Asked These Questions.

At Pitch Night NYC, a panel of judges grilled startup founders on fundamentals such as revenue streams and customer acquisition costs.
From Prison to Silicon Valley: How One Entrepreneur Spun a Jail Sentence Into a Y-Combinator Backed Startup
Starting Up

From Prison to Silicon Valley: How One Entrepreneur Spun a Jail Sentence Into a Y-Combinator Backed Startup

Frederick Hutson shares advice for entrepreneurs with untraditional backgrounds who are seeking VC funding.
The Places Where Selfie Sticks Are Banned
Selfies

The Places Where Selfie Sticks Are Banned

From Disneyland to the Kentucky Derby, more and more venues are requiring that guests leave their selfie-taking devices at home.
Selena, Resurrected Via Hologram, Is Slated to Kick Off a 2018 Tour
Technology

Selena, Resurrected Via Hologram, Is Slated to Kick Off a 2018 Tour

There will be new music, though it's not yet clear how.
Here's What People Are Saying About the Apple Watch
Apple Watch

Here's What People Are Saying About the Apple Watch

With consumers able to order the Apple Watch starting this Friday, we wanted to know what reviewers had to say about the company's latest offering.
Our More Extroverted Friends on Facebook Are Making Us Depressed
Facebook

Our More Extroverted Friends on Facebook Are Making Us Depressed

That's pretty much the gist of two recent studies.
Modernist Cuisine's Food Lab and the Science of Flavor
Food Tech

Modernist Cuisine's Food Lab and the Science of Flavor

We chat with Scott Heimendinger, director of applied research at Modernist Cuisine, about passionate curiosity and building 3D scanners for bread.