10 mistakes that rich and successful people never make, according to these self-made millionaires

Learning from the mistakes of others can make a big difference in helping you to achieve greatness and wealth in life. That’s why we asked 10 self-made millionaires and Advisors in The Oracles to share their advice on common actions that hold people back from success: 1. Failing to show up. “Not showing up is the No. 1 reason most people fail, and it’s a very common and easy mistake to make. Showing up again and again requires faith and persistence, but it also creates discipline. You’ll never conquer what you don’t move toward. If you don’t…

Simple tips to help you choose a side business in 2020

It is smart to start thinking along the lines of a side business while you have a full-time job. Your side business has the potential to become a long-term solution to financial needs and an enriching life experience. Answering these questions should give you enough information to create a clear path forward, help kick-start your new venture and help you decide whether or not to go “all-in.” Are you passionate about the business? This is a simple but very important question. If you can’t imagine yourself working on your business idea and…

As Social Media Evolves, Do Marketers Need to Jump on New Platforms Like TikTok?

Even though social media as a whole is still relatively new, that has not stopped people from being drawn to shiny new platforms and features, whether that’s been TikTok, Vine, Boomerang, the dog filter on Snapchat, etc. But just because something catches fire does not mean that its flame will continue to burn, nor does it mean that it’s applicable to every marketer. I often hear questions like “What’s next in social media?” In particular, I get asked a lot about whether someone should be on TikTok. Unfortunately, there’s no universal…

What Happens When You Fake Authenticity

We’ve all probably seen now-infamous Peloton ad. Maybe you also saw some of the wild parody videos bouncing around the internet. At this point, almost everyone has an opinion on what it says about society, not to mention the future of marketing. Clearly the luxury fitness brand was looking for some attention heading into the recent holidays. But not this kind. If we can put aside for a moment debating whether the message of this particular spot was tone-deaf or not, or what it says about social and sexual politics, what seems clear…

5 Content Marketing Trends You Need to Know for 2020

It’s a new decade and with it comes content marketing trends that will change content creation for businesses. Plus, content marketing isn’t the only thing that’s changing — people are always changing. The needs of your audience are constantly evolving and you need to keep up with what they want so that you can continue to create and distribute effective and engaging content. Check out these five content marketing trends you need to know for 2020.  1. Video and live-streaming Video and live-streaming have become huge recently thanks to popular platforms like YouTube, TikTok, and Twitch —…

6 Technologies That Will Reshape Marketing In The Next Decade

When the internet was beginning to be commercially adopted in the early 1990s, few predicted how it would completely overhaul the marketing industry over the next two decades. Ingenious search engines that navigate a plethora of budding websites, along with the first online display and search ads, marked a drastic turn of marketing dynamics as individuals’s active search behavior allowed for much more relevant and efficient ad delivery.  The emergence of social media represented an equally revolutionary milestone, whereby comprehensive data on user demographics, preferences and interests offered marketers unprecedented targeting options.…