Get Featured in Inc. Magazine: 21 Growth Hacks

Get featured in Inc. Magazine

Entrepreneurs from all over the world would love to have their companies featured in Inc. Magazine. How do I know? I had a column on Inc. for three years, where I published over 200 articles on the site about marketing, social media, and entrepreneurship. While writing for Inc., I received a dozen or more pitches…

Get Featured in Entrepreneur Magazine: 20 Hot Tips

Get Featured in Entrepreneur Magazine

When I was actively writing for Inc. Magazine and Huffington Post a few years ago, I would get multiple pitches per day from people and companies wanting to be featured in my articles. Some of the pitches were good, and some were bad. Only the exceptional ones were accepted. Alas, it's not as if you…

3 Rock Star Marketing Strategies for Musicians

Drake made history with his album “Scorpion,” breaking Apple Music and Spotify streaming records by cumulatively gathering over 1 billion streams. One decade ago, it would have been unfathomed that much of an artist’s success would be attributed to online streaming and digital marketing. The era of digitization is upon us, propelling physical sales (ex.…

Joel Marion Shares the Backstory Behind Building a $100 Million Company

building a $100 million company

I had the privilege of sitting down with one of the world's most tenacious, health-aspiring entrepreneurs, Joel Marion. As a 5-time bestselling author and fitness personality, Joel has appeared on NBC, ABC, and CBS, SIRIUS satellite radio, and has been featured in world-renowned publications, including Men’s Fitness, Entrepreneur Magazine, Inc. Magazine, Forbes, Woman’s Day, Maximum…

Heather Younger Shares How to Become a TEDx Speaker

how to become a TEDx speaker

Many people want to know how they can become a TEDx speaker. I wanted to know how until I became one myself. In May of this year, I stepped onto the beautiful TEDx stage with butterflies in my stomach and doubts in my head. How did I get there? What exactly did I do? Because…

How This Fitness Entrepreneur Used Instagram to Build 4 Companies & Generate $25 Million in Revenue

Instagram Strategy

Michael Morelli Jr. is a fitness entrepreneur, author, and coach in Scottsdale, Arizona. He is known for his best-selling book, The Sweet Potato Diet and is the creator and founder of the two multimillion-dollar companies, @Morellifit and @DetoxOrganics. Michael began his journey of building his empire five years ago in the basement of his mother’s house. In this small…

35 LinkedIn Sales Tips for Entrepreneurs

Use these LinkedIn sales tips to grow your business!

Use these LinkedIn sales tips to increase your leads by 50% Every day I talk to entrepreneurs who are struggling to use LinkedIn to promote themselves and their business. Their profiles look like their resume and the focus is on their past instead of the value their business provides to clients. They are unsure of…

5 Social Media Business Blunders to Avoid 

social media business blunders

Social media is extremely valuable for connecting businesses with consumers, but what hidden risks does it pose? While social media is often great for creating positive interactions with potential customers, it can also amplify slip-ups by businesses, ruining brand reputation. The internet has a long memory, so viral PR incidents can haunt businesses for years…

Grow Your Business With Guest Podcast Appearances

Guest Podcast

A confident and passionate voice, one which can easily educate the masses on any topic with ease while still maintaining a level of entertainment for those listening in! Appearing as a guest on podcasts might be just what you need to reach your target audience, increase SEO rankings, and build brand awareness amongst new potential…

6 Post-Pandemic Trends That Will Change Marketing

marketing trends

It's safe to say that the post-pandemic era will bring some changes to the way companies do business, and the marketing industry is no exception.  Whether it's formulating a new approach or adopting new technologies, marketers should be aware of the implications of the pandemic. The pandemic has challenged today's marketers to become more innovative,…

The Top 7 Trends in Influencer Marketing in 2022

Influencer marketing

In a 2021 survey by Linquia, 68% of US marketers said they were planning to use Tiktok, and 93% said they were planning to use Instagram for influencer marketing. The pandemic has played a significant role in changing the social media marketing landscape– moving from traditional to digital to now influencer marketing. Collaborating with influencers…

4 Key Components to Create Powerful Content That Inspires Your Audience

Growth

With so much content being shared these days it’s become harder and harder to be visible online. If your content does not inspire your audience it will fall flat. To be seen and stand out there are some specific strategies you can use to get a leg up on your competition. Author, keynote speaker, and…

Death Wish Coffee Shares the Secret Sauce Behind Creating Memes That Get Millions of Views

Death Wish Coffee

One of the great things about social media is that you can rely on it to cheer you up if you’re ever having a bad day. There are all sorts of weird and wonderful videos, animated GIFs, and memes to brighten up your mood if you’re feeling glum. When it comes to Internet memes, one…

Instagram Influencer Jose Luis DeVivo Quijano Shares His Top Tips on Using Instagram to Grow a Business

JOSE LUIS DEVIVO QUIJANO

Instagram is one of the best social media platforms for growing your business as an entrepreneur. It allows you to add personality to your business, build a following, engage with your audience, and build success. Instagram expert Jose Luis DeVivo Quijano weighs in on how to do just that with his Instagram tips. Jose is the…

Want to Be a Successful Entrepreneur? Don’t Ignore Your Mental Health!

Mental Health

Can you remember a time when a celebrity became famous overnight for doing nothing? Well, unless they are born into fame and success, it just doesn’t work that way. You have to be comfortable with stepping out of your comfort zone and trying new things. You can’t find your passion by sitting around. Go out and try…

How to Grow Your Instagram to 6-Million Followers

instagram marketing

Faisal Shafique is an Instagram-famous social media Guru and Entrepreneur. Having worked for years on his brand and page @fact on Instagram, he has become known in the digital space as a professional growth expert for both social media as well as entrepreneurship endeavors. Here are his top 5 lessons to impart wisdom from: 1. Interacting With…

10 Top Entrepreneurs Share How They Use Instagram to Grow Their Business

Instagram Growth

Many business owners still don’t quite realize the power of Instagram as a tool for helping grow a business, and that’s a strategic error that is allowing their competitors to dominate them on the world’s fastest-growing social media network. In case you still need a reason for your business to be on Instagram, here are…

5 Highly Successful Entrepreneurs Share How They Use LinkedIn to Grow Their Business

LinkedIn for entrepreneurs

As an entrepreneur, you must look at ways of improving and enhancing your business as much as you can. Every decision you make should revolve around growing the brand and trying to take things to the next level. This platform is something that you need to look at as a modern business owner, and there…

Four Former Convicts Share How to Become Successful Entrepreneurs After Prison

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Having a criminal record can hamper your attempts to find employment. Statistics shared by the Prison Policy Initiative indicate that over 27% of former convicts are unemployed. Candidates who have felonies on their records are 50% less likely to be hired than those without records, and on average, people who have spent time in prison…

Increase Sales With These Tips From LinkedIn’s Top 10 Business Pages

LinkedIn Company Page

LinkedIn has become the world’s leading social media platform for businesses and corporate entities. Used for networking, communication, and, most important, marketing, it’s easy to see why the site has exploded over the last few years to 655 million global users. Using it successfully is a lot trickier than seeing its potential, though. Thankfully, LinkedIn…