Emily Friedel

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Emily is a freelance writer who covers topics ranging from personal finance to neuroscience, and everything in between. She especially enjoys making dauntingly complex topics easier to understand. Emily lives in the Australian countryside with her family and three lovable mutts. She can frequently be found chasing after her toddler, communing with her honeybees and creating stop-motion animations.
Remote teams
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This Entrepreneur and CEO Shares Tips for Building Strong Remote Teams

Iwein Fuld, CEO and co-founder of StarterSquad, knows a thing or two about building and managing remote teams. He has created, worked on and led remote teams for multi-billion dollar software companies to startups on a shoestring. He has learned through experience that whether the client is big or small, all remote teams face some...
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Use the Psychology of Motivation to Reach Your Goals

Do you have a long list of goals for your startup to achieve this year? If you do, you’re off to a great start; setting goals is the first step toward making them a reality. But the way you frame your goals is also crucial and has a significant impact on your likelihood of achieving them....
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10 Great Gifts for Entrepreneurs Under $100

The festive season is fast approaching, and it’s time to think about gifts for the people you value. As an entrepreneur, you probably have fellow entrepreneurs on your list to buy for and want to make sure you get them something that will put a smile on their face. Research has shown that people care...
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How to Monetize Your Podcast

People love podcasts; they’re consuming more of them each year, and the popularity of podcasts is expected to keep growing. The meteoric growth of podcast audiences over the past five years is attracting advertisers in droves, and podcast advertising revenue is predicted to hit $500 million in 2020. Between devoted listeners and businesses looking for...
Productivity apps
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Stay Focused and On-Task with These 5 Free Productivity Apps

An overwhelming, ever-growing to-do list is at the center of many entrepreneurs' lives. A big problem for young entrepreneurs, especially, is that they make up a disproportionate percentage of "work martyrs," feeling like they have to power through until the job gets done and are thus afraid to unplug from work. Entrepreneurship can exacerbate this issue –...
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Use Livestreaming to Supercharge Your Content Marketing

Video marketing is big right now, and it’s only going to get bigger. Projections estimate that by 2019, video will account for 80 percent of all internet traffic, and savvy marketers everywhere are singing the praises of livestreaming as a way for brands to take advantage of this trend. Despite video content’s ability to reach...
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Use Personalization to Build Brand Loyalty: Here’s How

The average person is exposed to a vast number of marketing messages in a single day. While experts can’t agree on how many pieces of advertising material an individual processes on a daily basis (whether hundreds or thousands), one thing is certain: it’s a lot. Another certainty is that consumers don’t like irrelevant marketing material; it...
virtual reality
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Q&A with Stefan Pernar: Tips for Virtual Reality Startups

The virtual reality market is on the brink of exploding, with worldwide revenues from virtual reality and augmented reality predicted to be over $162 billion in 2020. Now is an ideal time for startups to get into this booming industry, but just because a market is ripe for newcomers doesn’t mean success is guaranteed. We...
Tax season
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Take the Stress Out of Getting Your Startup Ready for Tax Season

As a small business owner, you probably don’t get excited about tax season. At best, prepping your taxes feels like a hassle, the least fun of all your business activities. At worst, it has you pulling your hair out in a state of distress and confusion. Tax season doesn’t have to be painful. With the...
Content marketing
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Clean Up Your Copy: Tips for Better Content Marketing

Content is a powerful means of connecting with your customers. In fact, Seth Godin famously said content marketing is “all the marketing that’s left." To produce effective written content, you must begin with a foundation of good writing, which isn’t as simple as it sounds. If writing doesn’t come naturally to you, don’t worry – you’re not...
Press release
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Press Release: How to Write One That Will Get Published

There’s something exciting happening with your business, and you want to tell the world. That’s great, congratulations! But before you sit down to hammer out a press release, consider this: editors and journalists are flooded with them every day. If yours doesn’t immediately stand out, it won’t get read, let alone published. These tips will help you...