How to Bring Your Best Self to the Online Conference Season

Conference season is here! Of course, this year it looks a bit different. Instead of signing in at the front table and snagging seats next to some new pals, you’ll be setting up your computer as the main stage. For some, this is going to be a major learning curve. Virtual events can be tougher to follow and engage with. To help you out, we’ve compiled a list of best practices to show up ready and take on any online event you choose to attend this year. Don’t forget, if you haven’t yet, there is still time to purchase your MozCon Virtual ticket! Join us for MozCon Virtual! Set your intention To get the most out of your online event, you need to go in with an intention. That way you’ll be more likely to gain something from the experience. Ask yourself, what are you hoping to achieve? Some examples […]

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Amazon Pushes Prime Day Back to October

The annual sales event won’t now happen until Oct. 5 at the earliest, but it could be delayed further. Grow Your Business, Not Your Inbox Stay informed and join our daily newsletter now! July 6, 2020 2 min read This story originally appeared on PC Mag For the past five years, Prime Day has been held in July, but it looks as though the ongoing pandemic has seen Amazon decide to break with tradition and delay its big sales event by three months. As CNBC reports, Amazon has decided that now is not the time to launch a massive sales event online as it continues to be one of the key suppliers of goods to people stuck at home. An email sent out to third-party sellers confirms that Prime Day won’t happen until Oct. 5, but that’s a “placeholder date” meaning it could still be moved further back in the year. […]

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How to Make Money with the NutriProfits Affiliate Program

The health and beauty industry is thriving at present. Today the global beauty industry is a $532 billion business, and this only looks set to increase over the next decade. You could say society has become highly engaged with how they appear, and many businesses are leveraging this trend to help health and beauty seekers meet their needs. NutriProfits has leveraged the power of health and beauty brands that use quality ingredients and naturally help people look and feel their best. Additionally, they have also launched an affiliate program to share the sales of their products with influencers, bloggers, vloggers, and beauty content creators. Therefore, in today’s post, we’ll look at the NutriProfit Affiliate Program. You’ll find background information, tools, and guidelines, benefits, and considerations that will help you become a successful affiliate for NutriProfits. Let’s get started by looking at what the program is about. What is the NutriProfits Affiliates […]

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Uber Acquires Food Delivery Service Postmates for $2.65 Billion

Uber hopes the to-go trend continues as restaurants and bars reopen across the country. Grow Your Business, Not Your Inbox Stay informed and join our daily newsletter now! July 6, 2020 2 min read This story originally appeared on PC Mag Uber has inked a deal to acquire food delivery start-up Postmates in a $2.65 billion deal. While fewer people are opting to share rides during a global pandemic, plenty are ordering takeout. Uber clearly hopes the to-go trend continues as restaurants and bars reopen across the country. Uber, which launched its own food delivery platform in 2014, is expected to merge Postmates with Uber Eats under the command of food delivery head Pierre-Dimitri Gore-Coty. Postmates CEO Bastian Lehmann and his team will stay on to manage Postmates as a separate service, Bloomberg says. In a statement, Uber said Postmates “is highly complementary to Uber Eats, with differentiated geographic focus areas and […]

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How to Bring Your Best Self to the Online Conference Season

Conference season is here! Of course, this year it looks a bit different. Instead of signing in at the front table and snagging seats next to some new pals, you’ll be setting up your computer as the main stage. For some, this is going to be a major learning curve. Virtual events can be tougher to follow and engage with. To help you out, we’ve compiled a list of best practices to show up ready and take on any online event you choose to attend this year. Don’t forget, if you haven’t yet, there is still time to purchase your MozCon Virtual ticket! Join us for MozCon Virtual! Set your intention To get the most out of your online event, you need to go in with an intention. That way you’ll be more likely to gain something from the experience. Ask yourself, what are you hoping to achieve? Some examples […]

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Tips for Integrating Chatbots into your Marketing Strategy

We have all been on a website and had a chat box pop up and ask us if there is anything that we need help with. More often than not, the person who we start chatting to is not a person at all. Chatbots are computer programs that have been designed to have a conversation with a person in a way that makes it seem they are talking to another person. How natural the conversation will be depends on the sophistication of the chatbot technology. Chatbots are useful tools for all kinds of businesses and can provide a number of marketing benefits.  This article will explain four useful tips for integrating chatbots into your business marketing strategy. Choose the right chatbot to suit your needs The first thing you must do when planning to integrate chatbots into your marketing strategy is to identify your goals. The type of chatbot that […]

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4 Questions to Ask Yourself While Writing a Speech

July 6, 2020 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. So, you’re about to take a stage soon. Whether it be for a work presentation, a book tour or as the keynote speaker for a conference in your industry, an engaging talk should hit on all the right components. It should be educational, honest, surprising, vulnerable and witty. Whew! That’s a lot to pack in.  Albert Einstein famously said, “If I had an hour to solve a problem and my life depended on the solution, I would spend the first 55 minutes determining the proper question to ask … for once I know the proper question, I could solve the problem in less than five minutes.” Writing a speech is somewhat the same. If you know what it is you’re asking of yourself — or that which the audience is asking of you — the speech will roll off your tongue […]

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12 Ways to Keep Your Employees Protected at Work

EHS is a general term for rules, standards, programs, and regulations that may protect the safety of employees and members of the public from work-related environmental hazards. There are lots of ways that organizations can protect their employees. Organizations can use EHS programs to identify, monitor and control existing, and potential work-related hazards in healthy ways. Even though there are lots of EHS programs, they aren’t enough. Organizations must also implement certain strategies to promote safety. Keep reading to learn about a few ways that you can keep your EHS employees protected at work.  1.      Use the Right Programs Managing your paperwork for training, audits, and reporting can be a challenge. Without the right program, your employees may be overwhelmed. Find EHS software that can streamline transparency and document management. Some of the most important things to look for in the software include; safety, custom tracking, compliance, and modern […]

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How to Leverage the Power of YouTube

Video content on YouTube can have a powerful impact on sales for local businesses as well as global brands. Learn how to leverage YouTube for your business. Grow Your Business, Not Your Inbox Stay informed and join our daily newsletter now! July 6, 2020 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Hear Startup Story Live speaker Sean Cannell, founder of Think Media, share about the reach and power of YouTube — the second-most popular search engine on the planet — and how Google prioritizes YouTube videos in their search results. With the #1 and #2 search engines synced, it’s obvious why it is critical to consider posting video content as part of your business strategy.  Cannell explains how leveraging video content on YouTube is not just for global businesses. Video content on YouTube can positively impact local businesses, from the local restaurant to the local counter installer. Too many small business owners […]

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What Entrepreneurs Should Consider When Buying Life Insurance

When you launch your own business, you’ll quickly learn how important it is to protect yourself, your assets, and your future. Not just from the standpoint of your business and customers, but also how your personal life, finances and family might be affected by your decisions down the road. For example, you might need to get a professional indemnity solution that will defend you from any incidents that occur with your company and invest in long-term solutions that should help you to keep earning cash when sales start to slow. However, one of the most critical ways that entrepreneurs can look after themselves in this current landscape, is also something that we often forget about – life insurance. It’s not a fun topic to talk about, but the reprecussions of not having a life insurance plan in place can be detrimental. For these reasons and more, it makes sense to […]

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Now Is the Time for Hustlers

Your ability to help your company solve its toughest issues and bridge gaps is your greatest asset. Grow Your Business, Not Your Inbox Stay informed and join our daily newsletter now! July 6, 2020 3 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Getting or staying employed in 2020 has less to do with following your job description to a tee and more to do with finding and solving the hairiest problems that exist in your sphere of influence. All of us are now required to do more with less. That’s why it’s so important to think about how you add value to your employer. Any employee who can solve problems in the gap between what a company is today versus what they hope to become will find safety as well as leverage for future pay and promotions. Here are the key questions to help you find the gaps and […]

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Common Customer Service Mistakes to Avoid in 2020

Customers are the most important people to keep happy when you want to grow your business greatly. If they are facing a problem or issue with your product or services, they should be able to reach and contact you quickly to gain the required assistance, help or guidance to get rid of the issues as soon as possible. It is all about providing them with excellent services whenever and how they want. No business or organization can underestimate the significance of quality customer services. The ability to make your customers delighted with your services and making them feel valued is a golden rule to make your business flourish.  Here is how you can make your customers pleased by getting rid of common customer service mistakes. Otherwise, they have plenty of options regarding with whom to do business.  Not making smart and data-driven customer services decisions In this era of analytics […]

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Why Did Milton Berle Get Banned From ‘SNL’?

The comedy legend didn’t understand two basic principles of leadership. Grow Your Business, Not Your Inbox Stay informed and join our daily newsletter now! July 6, 2020 4 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Milton Berle was a little before my time, but I can certainly appreciate the enormous influence he had on American culture and why so many loved him.   The comedian, actor and vaudevillian was an icon in the early days of television, with millions tuning in each week to see what crazy antics “Uncle Miltie” get up to. At the zenith of his popularity, it was reported that on the night of his weekly show, movie-ticket sales plummeted, and some theatres, restaurants and other businesses would literally shut down so that their customers wouldn’t miss the latest episode. So what better person to host a nascent comedy program called Saturday Night Live […]

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Advantages Of Taking Your Postgraduate Studies Online

The competitive world of today will challenge you to take your yearning for professional development and personal growth. One of the most recommended ways to do this by going back to school and starting your postgraduate studies.  Doing so shouldn’t take you back to the same situation you had back when you were just earning our bachelor’s degree. Around this time, you must have found full-time employment, running a business, raising your own family, or miles away from the university you want to enroll in. Although traditional schooling seems to be the ideal way for most to earn their masters and even their doctorate degrees, your options do not end there anymore. Online postgraduate studies is also called distance learning. It is called so because you can earn your diploma even if your university is miles and miles away. A lot of prestigious universities around the globe have options that […]

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How to Get to Market Fast and ‘Lean’ – Developing Your MVP!

Got an amazing business idea, but unsure as to how to turn it into a functioning enterprise?  Watch our on-demand webinar with Kevin Siskar, CEO of investment platform Finta as he discusses the best ways to get to market quickly and lean. In this session, Kevin will lean on his experience founding multiple startups and running Founder Institute NYC to offer steps that founders can take to validate their ideas, create an MVP and start earning real revenue in the quickest way possible.  *Based on our best-selling book, Start Your Own Business, we have launched a new on-demand start-up course, providing you with a step-by-step guide to starting your own business. Whether you’re ready or just thinking about it, get started for free here. Read_More Related posts: Free Webinar | July 1: How to Get to Market Fast and ‘Lean’ – Developing Your MVP! 5 Steps on How to Start a […]

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The 6 Best Field Service Management Software of 2020

When your employees are out in the field, you need a good way to track their activities, keep them organized, and ensure their safety. Enter field service management software. A good field service management software allows you to track your employees and technicians when they’re out working — while also processing service orders and keeping your customers happy. But with so many field service management software out there, it can be difficult to choose the right one for you and your business. That’s why we’ve taken a look at a lot of them, and narrowed them down to the 6 best ones for you and your business. The 6 best field service management software Below are our 6 favorite field service management software. They are: Field Service Lightning by Salesforce – Best customizable field service management software Service Fusion – Most easy-to-use field service management software Jobber – Best field […]

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7 Traits of Every Great Looking Coming Soon Page

Are you or your business associates looking for advice to improve the reach of a website that is simply ‘Coming Soon‘ or sitting there in maintenance mode? The concern, of course, is that so many customers visit your website but leave without a great impression. If this is what you’re concerned about, and you hope to improve your website experience while creating your product, then you’ve come to the right place. The reality is that you must consider opportunities to create raving fans even when your website, service, or product is pending. Like you, we have recognized over time that there are so many benefits to having a placeholder while your website is in creation mode. That’s where Coming Soon pages can play a pivotal role in your company to drive new potential customers to your brand. This article will help you understand everything you need to know about great-looking Coming […]

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15 Entrepreneurs Under 30 to Watch Out For

June 25, 2020 8 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Most of us have dreamed of becoming entrepreneurs at one point or another, but very few of us dare to quit a stable job and forsake a regular paycheck in favor of the uncertainty that running your own business entails. As an entrepreneur myself, I believe that it’s a lifestyle full of risks that can also lead to a life rich with rewards. Statistics show that in the uncertainty of the current economic climate, more and more young people are turning to ecommerce and entrepreneurship. Young people often have a natural flair for entrepreneurship because they are adaptable, optimistic, forward-thinking and tenacious.  I recently interviewed 15 such entrepreneurs under 30, each of whom has made a mark at a young age and is relentlessly working on their goals amidst all the chaos going on in the world. Alex Jay Jay is the […]

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The Top 5 Must-Know Digital Marketing Trends of 2020

Are you trying to stay up with the latest marketing trends so that your company can grow its audience? With advertising constantly changing with the rise of social media marketing and eCommerce, it can feel hard to keep up with the newest, hottest trends your company needs. Keep reading to learn about the biggest advertising trends we will be seeing this year so that you can get the most out of your marketing plan and budget. 1. A More Shoppable Social Rather than posting on social media to get your followers to your site, platforms like Instagram are making it much easier with social commerce. Social commerce is a shoppable post or ads, meaning the viewer just needs to click the product tag on the photo to head to its product page and make a purchase on your site. This makes it as easy as possible for customers to make a […]

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Are You a Leader? Don’t Underestimate the Importance of Developing This One Skill.

Develop your emotional intelligence and decision-making skills with this $35 professional training. Grow Your Business, Not Your Inbox Stay informed and join our daily newsletter now! July 6, 2020 2 min read Disclosure: Our goal is to feature products and services that we think you’ll find interesting and useful. If you purchase them, Entrepreneur may get a small share of the revenue from the sale from our commerce partners. When you think of leadership skills, you may think of confidence, expertise, or experience. You may not necessarily think of emotional intelligence. And yet, emotional intelligence (EQ) accounts for nearly 90 percent of what sets high performers apart from their peers with similar technical skills and knowledge. Additionally, according to a CareerBuilder survey, 71 percent of employers value EQ over IQ because employees (and decision-makers) with high emotional intelligence are more likely to stay calm under pressure, resolve conflict, and treat co-workers with […]

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