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    1. The Secret to Entrepreneurial Branding: Focus on Yourself

      The Secret to Entrepreneurial Branding: Focus on Yourself

      As an entrepreneur, have you given personal branding a shot, or are you failing to harness the power of this profitable marketing strategy? While you ultimately have to make business decisions based on your own gut-feelings, this is one area where you don't want to mess up. Pursue personal branding and you won't regret it. 6 Tips for Effective Personal Branding Whether it's personal or corporate branding, you have to start with a plan of action.

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    2. Really? It's Still OK to Sell Merchandise With the Confederate Battle Flag?

      Really? It's Still OK to Sell Merchandise With the Confederate Battle Flag?

      It was recently reported that a shop in Wildwood, N.J., was still selling merchandise bearing the Confederate battle flag. “It's only a matter of time before Wildwood boardwalk shops follow the national retailers and stop selling Confederate flag shirts,” columnist Dan McQuade wrote. “And hey, Wildwood's always working on its image. The boardwalk will get a little classier if stores stop selling Confederate flag T-shirts.” No offense Dan, but I hope you’re wrong.

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    3. Sorry to Tell You But Some Customers Want to See Your Business Fail

      Sorry to Tell You But Some Customers Want to See Your Business Fail

      Todd Davis promised to protect his customers from cyber criminals and thieves looking to steal personal and financial data. He believed in his product so, naturally, he used it himself. There was just one problem--It failed to protect him. You might know Todd as the founder of LifeLock. He's the guy that published his real social security number on billboards, trucks and websites.

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      Mentions: Apple Inc.
    4. Hillary Says She Wants To Be A Small Business President - Keye Tv

      Hillary Says She Wants To Be A Small Business President - Keye Tv

      Clinton is one of the democratic hopefuls running for president in 2016. She plans on supporting and improving Obama care and improving the middle class. The presidential candidate comments on investing in science to create jobs of the future. Clinton also notes that she wants to make it easier for people to start small businesses. “I want to run a campaign that not about me even though it's going to be my name on the ballot. I want it to be about us.

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    5. 5 Extremely Good Reasons to Stop Checking In While on Vacation

      5 Extremely Good Reasons to Stop Checking In While on Vacation

      You're finally going on vacation. But how far away from work will you actually be? Will you be lolling on the beach or strolling the streets of a foreign city, reconnecting with your partner or spouse, and finally reading that book you've had stored in your tablet for months? Or will you be checking your email every couple of hours and scoping out cafes where you can spend an hour or two catching up with work while your loved ones play in the surf?

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    6. Inc. Uncensored Ep. 20: The Secrets of Crowdfunding and the Confederate Flag Debate

      Inc. Uncensored Ep. 20: The Secrets of Crowdfunding and the Confederate Flag Debate

      Welcome to the 20th and latest episode of the Inc. Uncensored podcast, hosted by Inc. editor James Ledbetter. In this episode, senior writer Christine Lagorio-Chafkin talks about how Uber's lobbying efforts have swelled to new heights. With more lobbyists than the tobacco industry, Uber has been descending on local and state officials with boatloads of data and wrangling Uber users to send emails of support to political representatives.

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    7. 5 Insights for Attracting Millennial Talent Inspired by the App They Can't Resist

      5 Insights for Attracting Millennial Talent Inspired by the App They Can't Resist

      More than half of employers admit in a new CareerBuilder study that it has grown increasingly difficult to find qualified candidates in the past five years. The study examined responses from 5,013 job candidates and 2,002 hiring managers in the U.S. in February. Great news, though. The answer to the recruiting problem might lie within the app that has everyone checking their phones multiple times a day for snippets of entertainment: SnapChat.

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      Mentions: Google Analytics
    8. 6 Tips for Video Marketing Success

      6 Tips for Video Marketing Success

      Video has become an integral part of marketing strategy for businesses. A recent study of 1,000 consumers found that one in every four actually lose interest in a company if it’s not using video, and four times as many consumers would rather watch a video about a product or service than read about it. Consumers are hungry for video and businesses must respond if they want to keep up with their competitors.

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    9. The 4 Best Ways To Keep Your Employees Happy

      The 4 Best Ways To Keep Your Employees Happy

      Now's the time to dust off that expired gym membership--companies are investing more in employee benefits this year. Thanks to an increased awareness of what really motivates employees or perhaps the hopes of an improving economy, employee benefits are up 35 percent over the year before, according to the Society for Human Resource Management in its annual Employee Benefits Survey, released Monday.

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      Mentions: Bank of America
    10. Inspire you to success in life, 50 wise quotes that will.

      Inspire you to success in life, 50 wise quotes that will.

      Life is a gift that has been given to you. It is in your hands to make the best out of it--dare to believe that you can. Through the ups and downs, you'll find a lesson to learn that will make you a better person. Each experience--good and bad--makes you grow. Get along with life and surely, things will become easier for you. Live for today and enjoy every moment. Capture the best that life has to offer you.

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    11. 9 Steps to Silencing the Workplace Bully

      9 Steps to Silencing the Workplace Bully

      According to an American Psychological Association (APA) poll, three-quarters of those surveyed list work issues as the source of the most stress in their life. My practice certainly reflects this. More specifically, clients report difficult situations with a colleague as magnifying their stress. These vicious work relationships, if left unchecked, can spiral out of control and lead to tremendous tension, wreaking havoc on a person that goes beyond their work life.

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    12. 9 Startling Market Statistics You Need to Know

      9 Startling Market Statistics You Need to Know

      Marketing is all about adapting to constantly changing technologies, strategies and norms. A great deal of creativity, skill and knowledge is required to navigate these murky waters and come out on the other side with fresh ideas to jumpstart marketing practices. To inspire innovation and disrupt your current schemas of understanding, check out these nine surprising statistics. This will change how you think about marketing. Start saying goodbye to traditional ways of advertising.

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      Mentions: PPC Google
    13. 10 Ways to Find Your Dream Job — and Your Soulmate

      10 Ways to Find Your Dream Job — and Your Soulmate

      What is true happiness? For most people, it's pretty simple -- find a soulmate and a dream job. Easier said than done, of course. So why does this seem so rare and hard to attain? We're spoiled by romantic comedies. We've all seen this play before -- once the couple gets together, they ride off into the sunset and we just assume they live happily ever after.

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    14. The Supreme Court and Obamacare

      The Supreme Court and Obamacare

      As you can see, the Affordable Care Act is not popular among small business owners. The primary reason is it isn’t more affordable than what most of us already had, plus it has added extra regulatory complications to our lives. But stay tuned, because sometime this coming week the Supreme Court will likely announce their decision on King v Burwell. This case has many implications that I’ve either written about or talked about with experts on my show.

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    15. Affordable Care Act survives Supreme Court challenge

      Affordable Care Act survives Supreme Court challenge

      By a 6-3 vote, Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. reaffirmed the foundation of President Obama’s landmark domestic achievement and seemed to take the starch out of legal efforts to undermine the basic structure of the law. The ruling endorsed the administration’s view that subsidies should be available for all low and moderate-income Americans wherever they live, not just in states that have set up their own health insurance exchanges.

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    16. What Obamacare's Supreme Court Victory Means for Small Businesses

      What Obamacare's Supreme Court Victory Means for Small Businesses

      Obamacare is here to stay--and some entrepreneurs are thrilled. In a 6 to 3 decision, the Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that health insurance subsidies granted under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act are legal, even when the people claiming them are using the federal healthcare exchange instead of state-run ones. The court had been asked to rule on the significance of the four words, “established by the State,” buried in the 906-page law better known as Obamacare.

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    17. So You're Obsolete. Now What?

      So You're Obsolete. Now What?

      I'm not that old, but a job I had in college is now obsolete. Technology has completely eliminated it. What was it? I picked up photographs from the photo shop, brought them back to the real estate appraisal office I worked for and glued them into reports. Real estate appraisal reports have lots of photos. Now? These same appraisers use digital cameras and insert the photos themselves when they write the reports.

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    18. 8 Questions That Will Help You Find the Best Millennial Job Candidates

      8 Questions That Will Help You Find the Best Millennial Job Candidates

      Finding and vetting talent has changed a ton in the past several years as millennials have become a major part of the workforce. Many employers are so focused on finding a good fit for them, they miss the fact that their interview questions should be designed in a way that help both the recruiter and the candidate weed each other out at each step of the process when a mutually beneficial relationship isn't found.

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    19. The 2 Fundamental Things Ecommerce CEOs Should Know About Retaining Customers

      The 2 Fundamental Things Ecommerce CEOs Should Know About Retaining Customers

      Today, building an ecommerce site from scratch is easier than pie. A free and versatile platform such as Spaces or a complete out-of-box solution like LemonStand can turn your entrepreneurial dreams into digital reality in minutes. However, simply setting up an ecommerce site is not enough. Without knowing the numbers behind your business, you will find your entrepreneurial venture short-lived.

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