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Snowden lawyer: Bill of Rights was meant to make government’s job “more difficult”

Ars Q&A: We sit down with Ben Wizner of the American Civil Liberties Union.<p>DAVIS, Calif.—Ben Wizner, a top attorney at the American Civil Liberties …

Never Stop Growing. Here Are 3 Ways to Maximize Your Potential.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A major factor that inhibits so many people from achieving the success that they desire in life and business is thinking that there is no more room for growth or improvement. This thinking alone can do more damage than economic downtimes …

Facebook 'a waste of time', say entrepreneurs

Owners of small businesses say they are not sure their social media strategy is making any difference<p>Small businesses owners spend an average of between six and 10 hours a week marketing their companies on social media – but this could be a total waste of time, according to a new study.<p>In a survey …

How to Create the Perfect Checkout Page [Infographic]

Fifty Shades of Grey Hat: The SEO Experts Weigh In

This columnist spoke to search experts about various Grey Hat SEO tactics, which are often indistinguishable from the Black Hat SEO tactics that can …

Russian Cyber Attack Targets Pentagon Email Systems: Officials

Security<p>The Pentagon took its Joint Staff unclassified email system offline nearly two weeks ago, after detecting a "sophisticated cyberattack" by alleged Russian hackers, U.S. officials told NBC News on Thursday.<p>According to the officials, the intrusion occurred sometime around July 25 and …

Cyber-attacks

Tesla Model S owners, take heart: Hack requires physical access to car's onboard computer

File this one under hacks that are technically possible -- but may be more trouble than they're worth.<p>Two security researchers have discovered a way to hack a Tesla Model S and bring the vehicle to a stop. However, the hack requires physical access to the inside of a Model S, making it difficult …

US appeals court says a warrant is required for authorities to obtain cell phone location data

A U.S. appeals court ruled Wednesday that in order for authorities to obtain a suspect’s cell phone location data, a probable-cause warrant under the Fourth Amendment is required. This 2-1 decision by the Richmond, Virginia-based Fourth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is a big victory for those who …

Google will stop bad guys tricking you into installing Chrome extensions

Google Chrome has a handy feature called ‘inline install‘ that makes it easy for you to install extensions directly from developer websites without needing to go to the Web Store.<p>Unfortunately, it’s being abused by attackers who pay to show advertisements that trick users into installing a shady …

What Does It Mean To Be Mobile First? And Why Should Marketers Care?

As millennials overtake Baby Boomers as the biggest demographic of consumers, marketers need to think more than ever about mobile first, explains …

Updated! A Master List of Social Media Marketing Management Tools

Tools make reaching social media marketing goals possible. Whether you're a soloprenuer or a multinational enterprise, it's nearly impossible to …

Online Marketing News: AdWords Adds ‘Buy’, Dashing New Twitter Dashboard, WordPress Wows

<b>The Noob Guide To Online Marketing [Infographic] –</b> Unbounce decided to put together a noob guide to online marketing which teaches you how to market …

FTC report reveals how Google manipulated its search results (update)

A few years ago, the FTC decided not to pursue an antitrust lawsuit against Google despite finding that its search algorithm really was biased. Now, we finally know the details of that lengthy investigation, thanks to a report written by FTC staffers that recently surfaced due to an open-records …

Data and Goliath: Four Ways You Can Protect Yourself From Digital Surveillance

If a policeman sits down within earshot, it's within your rights to move your conversation someplace else. If the FBI parks a van bristling with cameras outside your house, you are perfectly justified in closing your blinds.<p>Likewise, there are many ways we can protect our personal data and defend …

The Top 200 Content Marketing Brands And Influencers | Marketing Insider Group

One of the biggest questions buyers ask in their online journey from awareness, to consideration, to selection is “who is influential?” on the …

189 Words That Get Your Customer's Attention Every Time

This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>“Join us!”<p>“Sign up!”<p>These phrases litter the huge variety of email newsletter boxes you’ll come across online, and they generally serve the same purpose: Click here to give us your email address. They serve the same purpose, but do they say the same thing?<p>Can …

The Complete Guide to Creating the Perfect Facebook Page for Your Business

This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>As small business owners and brand managers, you’ve probably heard that you need to be on Facebook.<p>Great! So where should you start? And is there an easy blueprint to follow?<p>We’ve experimented a lot with various Facebook marketing tips over the past several …

Google Webmaster Tools - The Ultimate Guide

<b>WARNING:</b> If you are not monitoring Google Webmaster Tools, this is damaging to your business!<p>Do you know how essential it is to have it …

4 Steps to Launching a Mobile App Even If You Don't Know How to Build It

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>My friends and I have ideas for new mobile apps almost daily. The hard parts are turning our ideas into a reality and figuring out which one is actually plausible.<p>Apps come in all forms but can usually be broken down into three main …

How to Nudge Customers Closer to Purchase, 4 Subtle Ways

With digital marketing, there are some direct benefits. The indirect benefits, however, are more. While the advantage of new age marketing methods, …

SMB Marketers, Read The Marketing Performance Blueprint

“You’re so creative — it’s no wonder you’re in marketing.” I hear this all the time and I used to believe it twenty years ago. But today, I think …

How to Get Your Products Discovered with Videos

If a picture is worth a thousand words, is a video worth a million? With the passage of time, it seems that online video is growing at an incredible …

10 Tips for Making Your Sales Video Stand Out

We’ve all seen stale sales videos. What’s rare are creative and compelling ones. But how do you make that happen while relaying important …

How to Compete With the E-Commerce Giants

Sage advice on standing out in a crowded marketplace.<p>For years, and soon to be decades, the likes of Amazon and eBay have dominated the e-commerce world and driven many small businesses to extinction. These giants are ready and willing to spend millions of dollars on marketing and offer merchandise …

Set up Your Google AdWords Campaign in 9 Steps

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In their book Ultimate Guide to Google AdWords, online advertising and Google AdWords experts Perry Marshall, Mike Rhodes and Bryan Todd offer information that</i> <i>will help you get more clicks from Google for less money, convert more visitors</i> …

New Marketing Trend: Selling to Singletons

More people are living solo, by choice or otherwise. Here's how a slew of smart companies are creating new products specifically for that demographic.<p>Years ago, my definition of dinner was a microwaved Gardenburger, a handful of pita chips, and a dollop of hummus that I would eat alone while …

It Pays to Become a Jet-Setting Global Entrepreneur Sooner Rather Than Later

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>My first taste of international business came over three pints of Guinness at 11AM on a Sunday. My startup co-founder and I were meeting with a globetrotting British consultant, trying to keep up with his routine liquid brunches at a …

3 Reliable Sources of Shareable Content No Matter How Boring Your Business Is

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Creating content is the foundation of online marketing. There's no way around that. Content ranks in search results, content spreads on social media, content attracts links and content conversions.<p>We are quickly moving away from promoting …

Gurley and Wilson point to sky high burn rates, not valuations as the red flag in Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley is no stranger to cries of "bubble!" and the usually accompanying concerns over crazy valuations. But these claims come more often …