Emad Yehya

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The Top 10 Best Social Media Marketing Books of 2013

We’ve come a long way in the world of social media and marketing. I can remember the days where people just didn’t know what to do with social media. …

Required Reading: The Economist’s Special Report On Tech Startups

It’s not every day we here at TechCrunch just point to someone else’s work and say, “Here, you should go read this.” But today’s an exception, because The Economist has put together a 16-page Special Report on the rise of technology startups around the world.<p>The report, which is written for the …

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Warren Buffett Offers $1 Billion For Perfect March Madness Bracket

It’s not every day that Brady gets sent packing, Manning sends potential travelers scrambling to the midwest and a Stanford grad makes news for freaking out on reporter Erin Andrews but that’s exactly what happened on Sunday. It was a play-off day to remember and had many already looking forward to …

10 Tips to Turn Your Startup Dream Into a Reality

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every entrepreneurial venture starts with a good idea, evolves to a bunch of amazing ideas, and with any luck, ends up as a successful business.<p>But how do you move from that first idea to your final success? In our book, <i>Small</i> …

Entrepreneurship

25 Books That Changed The Course Of History

But what about the lives of an entire generation? Can a book change the future?<p>Miriam Tuliao, assistant director of central collection development at the New York Public Library, helped us come up with a list of 25 books that changed the course of history.<p>From the Torah to Orwell's "1984," these 25 …

Books

The Higgs boson does a new trick (probably)

At a seminar at CERN this morning, Aliaksandr Pranko announced an interesting new result on the Higgs boson from the ATLAS experiment.<p>In brief - we know the Higgs boson is there, and is involved in giving mass to some fundamental particles. Today we saw strong evidence that it gives mass to all of …

100 Best Websites For Entrepreneurs

We’ve searched high and low to bring you the first annual list of FORBES 100 Best Websites For Entrepreneurs. Whether you’re seeking advice on raising capital, scaling your business or looking for general industry insight, these sites are worth reading.<p>The picks here are arranged in no specific …

How to optimise visitor conversion rates

Rather than the traditional ‘purchase funnel’, online shoppers now research, select, compare and review their options in an almost infinite variety …

13 Ways College Students Waste Money And Opportunities

While a college degree may give graduates a leg up in their careers, students who graduate with high student loan debt can find that ticket to be a costly one.<p>According to a study by the public policy research organization Demos, student loan debt may be more detrimental to your financial future …

What Your Company Logo Says About Your Brand (Infographic)

2 min read<p>This story originally appeared on PR Daily<p>A truly great company logo becomes synonymous with its identity. Think about the McDonald’s golden arches, Apple’s apple, Coca-Cola’s cursive typeface, Nike’s swoosh and all the other iconic brand images that you remember.<p>But what does a logo say …

Graphic Design

9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if success was simple?<p>But it isn’t.<p>There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for success in work and life, …

Albert Einstein

5 Ways to Get and Keep Motivated

A simple, easily-followed recipe from one of the world's top motivational speakers.<p>I've posted about motivation many times, but I recently ran across this short and sweet recipe from Omar Periu, one of the world's top motivational speakers. The toplines are adapted from my conversation with Omar, …

Motivation

Still Procrastinating? Why Productivity Tricks Fail

To-do lists and time-management tricks can only do much. If you really want to stop pushing off the tough stuff, look deeper.<p><i>What have you been procrastinating about lately? Can you list 10 things?</i><p>These are two important questions posed on my client in-take questionnaire. About 90 percent of the …

Time Management

Red Hot Dating App Tinder Officially Arrives On Android, Begins Hooking Up With Big Media

The Digital Dating World has seen its fair share of companies come and go over the years, and few have been able to give the usual suspects, like eHarmony, Match.com and OkCupid, a run for their respective monies. However, since bursting onto the scene in October of last year, Tinder has been …

How To Find Yourself Being Sued By Your Employees

Avoiding employment lawsuits should be a high priority for small companies. They are distracting, expensive, unpredictable and unpleasant. After …

The Blink Factor: Time Management Can Build or Break Your Business

Once upon a time, we were building a website for a client who wanted to save time and money by supplying their own photographs rather than paying for …

10 Must-Have WordPress Plugins For Your Business Website

According to WordPress, there are over 60 million people who have chosen WordPress as the platform for their website. WordPress is a very customizable CMS software, which means you can accomplish almost anything you want with it. It also has a lot of developer support so there are many plugins …

8 Words to Avoid When Selling

These words really raise your customer's hackles.<p>Over the two years, I've read hundreds of sales messages and heard dozens of sales presentations.<p>Probably 90 percent of them are full of words that are both trite and ineffective.<p>Here are the worst offenders:<p><b>1. "Exciting"</b><p>There is no word more boring …

Selling

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Learn How to Start a Company Stanford-Style

Are you a technical founder? Regardless, take "Startup Engineering," Stanford's now-available free online course.<p>Today Stanford is launching "Startup Engineering," a free online course through Coursera.<p>According to the professors, you need to commit just two to 20 hours per week for 10 weeks to …

Startups

10 Reasons Social Media Is Not Working for You

A recent survey shows 39 percent of small businesses are now seeing a return on investment from their social media use. The survey also shows that …