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How to Sell on Instagram

Is your business on Instagram? Do you want to use Instagram as a revenue stream? To find out how to use Instagram for sales, I interview Jasmine …

Social Media

Clever Flour Trick Lets You Add Custom Textures in Photoshop

Here’s a really neat trick you’ll want to add to your photo editing tool chest. When you’re wanting to add a specific texture to some background, you …

The emerging field of cute studies can help us understand the dark side of adorableness

On April 14, 2016, a 6.2 magnitude earthquake hit Japan’s southernmost island of Kyushu, toppling buildings and sending residents rushing into the streets. Hundreds of aftershocks–one an even stronger 7.0 quake–continued for days, killing 49 people, injuring 1,500 and forcing tens of thousands from …

Japan

Recycled PET Plastic Bottle Plant Sculptures | Modern Art Movements To Inspire Your Design

Picture by Michal Cihlář Czech artist Veronika Richterová creates new life from repurposed plastic PET bottles. For the final decade the artist has …

Sculpture

15 Crafty Projects Made with Shoe Boxes

Shoe boxes are something we’ve probably all accumulated in our closets before. Everyone knows they’re useful for storing small things, or even just …

Wall Art

How to Create an Effective Banner Ad

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you are running an online advertising campaign, you are facing an inherent challenge that has frustrated many.<p>People don't really like to click on ads. In fact there are many tools out there that banish ads completely, meaning …

Marketing

Startups Should Stop Obsessing About Perks So Much

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

How to Make a Wet Felted Cat / Kitten Cave/ a Free Tutorial

How to Make a Wet Felted Cat / Kitten Cave/ a Free Tutorial<p>Updated on September 21, 2016<p>Wet Felted Cat/Kitten Cave and Sitting Tenant<p>A Few Notes …

Design a branded loading animation in After Effects

Good visual design is becoming easier and easier to come by. It's getting harder to tell who's got real design chops, and who just has access to …

7 Ways to Rock at Snapchat Marketing

Want to tap into the power of Snapchat for your brand? Follow these tips.<p>As an online marketer, you're probably used to hearing about the "next big thing" in social media. The next network that could rival Facebook, unseat Twitter and so on.<p>While it's true that many platforms are no doubt …

The 17 Worst Social Media Tips I Ever Got

A couple of years ago, I was a total social media fool. I mean, I registered on Facebook because my brother Jonathan and I founded an online based …

Top Marketing Trends for Small Businesses

This story originally appeared on PR Newswire's Small Business PR Toolkit<p>Today’s competitive landscape continues to put more demand on small businesses than ever before. As trends inevitably come and go, how do small businesses identify the relevant trends at the right time to not only complement …

Marketing

Quick Start Guide to Finding New Instagram Brand Ambassadors

Instagram now has over 400 million users worldwide and growing — greatly surpassing once-dominant social networking sites like Twitter.<p>The mobile …

How To Build A Business On Instagram: Advice From The Million-Plus-Followers Club

We’re in the midst of a social-media revolution with billions of people flocking to apps like Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat. It’s no wonder that these platforms hold so much allure to newcomers. Clearly, tapping into the sheer power and reach of a platform like Instagram and others can help to …

Social Media

When and How to Update Your Social Media [Infographic]

Like everyone else, I follow a number of companies through my social networking accounts like LinkedIn. And, like everyone else, I’ve found that a …

How to Locate the Best Times to Post on Facebook to Improve Reach and Response

So, what's the best time to post on social media?<p>The question has been raised again and again, with any number of studies, tests and, most notably, …

Social Media

5 Ways You Can Harness Instagram to Get Leads and Close Sales

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Until recently, Instagram was a pretty self-contained network that didn’t allow for any interaction outside it, except for a link in the bio. With the introduction of ads, the situation has changed a little, but Instagram remains somewhat …

Marketing

4 Little-Known Branding Strategies You're Probably Not Using

Branding is an underused and underappreciated marketing technique. Everyone is familiar with branding, of course, i.e., brand identity. But few marketers are proactively extending their branding efforts to produce more effective marketing.<p>The conventional definition of branding is:<p>"The marketing …

Marketing

5 Easy Instagram Marketing Ideas

Instagram is the social media platform that has the most unused potential. Plenty of models and foodies have taken over the site and established …

Meet The People Making a Full Time Living From Instagram, Kickstarter, and Teespring

I don’t blame people for having excuses for not starting a business. They’re under the illusion that you need a lot of money, a business degree, and …

Entrepreneurship

18 Small Space Living Hacks That Can Work In Any Size Home

From fold-away office space to vertical indoor gardening, these hacks are life-changers.<p>If there's any trend we won't be escaping any time soon, it's downsizing. Tiny homes are a national phenomenon, and the lifestyle changes associated with low-impact living — from composting to conscientiously …

How to Create Emotion With Color In UX Design

Since the Middle Ages, scientists have documented the emotional effects of colors. It should be no surprise that different colors evoke different …

UX Design

16 New Futuristic Free Fonts for Designers

Fresh free fonts for 2016 is here. There are <b>high-quality fonts</b>; all of these come in regular, rounded and italics respectively. Highest-quality fonts …

50 Best Adobe Photoshop Tutorials of 2015

The best <b>Photoshop tutorials</b> of 2015, beautiful collection of top Photoshop tutorials to learn from beginners to advanced techniques and improve your …

Tutorials

The role of textures in contemporary graphic design – Learn

<i>Texture is a powerful technique for creating compelling and lifelike design projects, and mastering it will vastly improve your designs.</i><p>Ever dreamt …

Graphic Design

Graphic Design Trends Fading in 2015

To say that graphics are the fabrication of visual statement won’t be wrong at all. It is an art of combining ideas, pictures as well as texts into …

Graphic Design

The 12 Best Free Photoshop Plugins for Designers

While Adobe Photoshop is a powerful, creative platform, using plugins can help to extend its capabilities and use it to its full potential. Using an …

50 Best Free Fonts Of 2015

The best free fonts from 2015, ultimate collection of <b>top 50 free fonts 2015</b> based on typeface style, concept and design. Brand new free fonts are …

Typography

10 Must-Have Apps for Startups and Small Businesses

Are you challenged at work? Do you regret career decisions? Are you happy? If the answer to the questions leads to a negative feeling, it is time to …