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Photographer's Creepy Photos of Closed Down Mall Go Viral

Photographer and activist Seph Lawless‘s work documenting abandoned malls and theme parks went viral this week, with a spotlight on shots he took in the shutdown Lincoln Mall in Chicago. As you’ll see, there are no Black Friday crowds. The only signs of life are mall plants that continue to grow under the eery glow from the skylights.  Check out some ...

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Why I Chose to Become a Homeless Entrepreneur

You’ve probably heard about people who make a radical lifestyle choice relating to their living abode. Remember that Google employee who retrofitted a box truck into an apartment? Or the Silicon Valley product designer who lived in his Honda Civic for four months? Related: You Should Spend Your Money on Experiences, Not Things This year, I made a similar choice. I ...

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7 Great Habits Of The Most Successful People

Many people wonder how they can become highly successful, not realizing that they hold within them everything they need to achieve all of the success they desire. Successful people are where they are today because of their habits.  Habits determine 95% of a person’s behavior. Everything that you are today, and everything that you will ever accomplish, is determined by ...

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Make the Most of This Time of Year

We are winding down yet another year, and to be honest these last few weeks are always my favorite time of the year. We can start to reflect back on how the year progressed, and also start to think forward to what we want to do differently next year. It’s a wonderful transitional time as we both finish up and ...

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How to Run a Victory Lap That Amplifies Your Media Coverage

Sports stars are not known for being modest winners. From bus-top trophy parades, back flips, cartwheels and laps of victory, when they come out trumps, they are not shy about celebrating it. So after all of the hard work you have put in, why wouldn’t you do the same when your company announcement or guest article gets featured in a ...

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Craig Simpson's Top 10 Must Read Books for Marketing Professionals

Entrepreneur Reads is a series designed to bring to our readers the best books we’ve found to help motivate your entrepreneurial drive. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to be notified of new features. We’ve asked direct marketer and Entrepreneur Press author Craig Simpson for his favorite books that he believes our readers will enjoy. Successful Direct Marketing Methods by Bob Stone and Ron Jacobs ...

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AfroTech Inspires African-American Millennials

During the weekend of Nov. 11 and 12, hundreds of entrepreneurs from around the country descended on San Francisco to attend the inaugural AfroTech Conference sponsored by Blavity. The conference, whose aim was to connect founders, techies and employees with the fastest-growing tech startups, was completely sold out. Founded in 2014, Blavity is a technology and media company aimed at ...

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10 Conferences You Should Attend As A Business Owner

What’s the most important investment you can make as an entrepreneur? An investment in you. And that willingess to grow and learn is something that conferences can help feed. Not only do they offer valuable opportunities for you to get away from the grind, but they help you make new connections, learn actionable strategies and sharpen your entrepreneurial instincts. Related: Conferences Are ...

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4 Powerful Strategies to Guide Your Buyers Through the Purchase Cycle

In ecommerce, one of the biggest challenges most businesses face is shopping cart abandonment. It’s one of the biggest concerns for online retailers. It’s also a scenario that is unlikely in the real world: Imagine walking into a shopping mall, filling up your cart and staying for just a while before walking out of the mall, leaving your items behind. Related: Shopping ...

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Sabra Recall Calls Attention to Quality Control for Food Brands (Watch)

Sabra, the popular hummus brand, just recalled some of its products due to possible listeria contamination. And the company isn’t alone. Over the past several years, consumers have learned about contaminated cantaloupes, salad mixes, meat and poultry. Some of those products have even led to deaths. But it might not be all bad news. Experts think that part of the ...

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