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5 Things You Should Be Doing In Social Media Marketing In 2016

<i>This article was co-authored with</i> <i>Devon Gardner</i><i>, Social Media Director at IMI. You can follow her at @msdevonvictoria.</i><p>Earlier this week we covered the ineffective, outdated social media tactics that should no longer be used in 2016. But what about the new tactics brands <i>should</i> be leveraging? Below …

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Here's what Richard Branson, Elon Musk, and 22 other successful people ask job candidates during interviews

That's why they steer clear of these cliché queries and instead ask more meaningful ones.<p>Many top execs have their one favorite go-to question that reveals everything they need to know about a job candidate.<p>Here are 24 of them.<p><i>This is an updated article originally written by Alison Griswold and</i> …

Researching Products Before Diving Into Design

Steve Jobs once said that “It isn’t the consumers’ job to know what they want”. While that’s true since you don’t want a committee of customers designing the product, survey results are still helpful as a baseline measurement. They certainly aren’t mandatory for product success, but any insight …

How to Design the Best Website Possible (Infographic)

Building a website from scratch? Here's a blueprint that will help take you from the planning phase all the way to launch.<p>Designing a website that will really pop with visitors is a juggling act that requires equal attention to appearance and functionality.<p>Your goal should be to create a polished …

South Korea’s Enormous Climbable Structure for Kids

Is it just me or is anyone else feeling a little bit queasy just looking at this? Luckey Climbers are three dimensional sculptures, designed for children, that encourage physical activity (and help give kids courage – I added that last part). Made of bent plywood or plastic platforms that are …

A Different Kind of iPad Cover

Twelve South presents SurfacePad for iPad mini, a multifunctional, luxury leather cover for iPad mini that introduces several innovative features …

CYBLE – An Interactive Bicycle Stand by Subinay Malhotra

Subinay Malhotra has come up with a new interactive bicycle rack that features aesthetic design and ergonomic shape related to its environment, <b>Cyble</b>. …

Advertising's Next Frontier: The Internet of Everything

AUSTIN, Texas — For some forward-thinking advertisers, refrigerators are hot.<p>Smart refrigerators, that is. So are thermostats and your car's …

Meet K-Glass: 30x faster & more 3-12x more efficient than Google Glass

The researchers at KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology) announced that they developed a head-mounted display 30 times faster processing speed compared to that of Google Glass.<p>‘K-Glass’, developed by Yoo Hoi-Jun, Professor of Electrical Engineering at KAIST and his team, is a …

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Adorable Cats Wearing Hipster Glasses

It's an undeniable fact that cats are some of the coolest creatures around. Whether they're showing off their skateboard moves, posing like pin-up girls, or helping kids read, these furry creatures have been winning the hearts of people and the internet for years. Lately, many owners have been …

20 Infusers That Add a Touch of Charm to Tea Time

Sit back and sip the afternoon away with a delicious cup of tea. Whether it's green, black, white, rooibos, chai, or any kind of herbal blend, tea …

David Foster Wallace on Leadership, Illustrated and Read by Debbie Millman

“Leadership” is one of those buzzwords — like “curation” — whose meaning has been forcibly squeezed out of them by regurgitative overuse and relentless overapplication to things that increasingly dilute the essence of the concept the word once used to capture. In a culture that calls pop culture …

3 iPad Apps That Make Project Planning Easier

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Project planning is an art. It involves breaking a goal down into small tasks, then assigning and scheduling those tasks so the work continuously moves toward the finish line.<p>Traditional project planning tools are designed to handle a …

Opinion & poll: Will in-store iBeacon alerts be a welcome value-add, or a spam nightmare?

iBeacon seems to be making a pretty rapid transition into the mainstream, with stores like Apple, Macy’s, American Eagle, inMarket and bars all adopting it – as well as non-retail applications like Major League Baseball parks.<p>If you’re still not familiar with it, our iBeacon briefing provides the …

How to create content that truly adds value

<i>Above: Jaguar Land Rover builds content around the theme of adventure, such as driving one of its vehicles across a stretch of Arabian desert</i><p>The …

John Lewis to use loyalty scheme to make marketing more personal

Speaking at the British Retail Consortium’s Customer Insights conference in London yesterday (13 February), John Lewis’ customer insight director …

The 'Internet Of Things' Will Be Bigger Than The Smartphone, Tablet, And PC Markets Combined

In the consumer space, many products and services have already crossed over into the IoT, including kitchen and home appliances, lighting and heating products, and insurance company-issued car monitoring devices that allow motorists to pay insurance only for the amount of driving they do.<p><i>Here are</i> …

Tech companies are way too secretive for their own good

Tech companies have billions riding on the success of their products, so they have good reason to be secretive. But when it becomes a reflexive part of company culture, it can backfire.<p>Amazon makes a habit of disclosing only the numbers it’s obligated to, and it keeps a tight leash on employees. …

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14 Simple Ways Peanuts Taught Us What Love Is

Relationships have changed quite a bit since the free-loving '60s. With online dating, sex apps and robot weddings, hippies would hardly know where …

You Are Here

Some of my favorite designers—Charles Eames, Eero Saarinen, Alvar Aalto and Mies van der Rohe, among others—all subscribed to the idea that design is …

Less Than 5% of Your Customer Generate 100% of Your Brand's WOM

In 2013, EngageSciences analyzed online interactions with and from over 400 brands and drew a conclusion that’s not that surprising: A small fraction …