Joe Stone Sr

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Respect the Straw Ban

The anti–plastic straw campaign is looking like a movement, which is good, even if it doesn’t really matter.<p>On Monday, Starbucks announced it would …

Pollution

Five Instagram Marketing Tactics That Build Your Brand And Generate Sales

Along with hunger, fear and love, visual stimulation is deeply embedded in the human experience. Ninety percent of all information is transmitted visually, with the human brain processing an entire image after viewing it for as little as 13 milliseconds. Social media platforms have tapped into this …

Marketing

Confessions of an Instagram Influencer

Success as an influencer requires a strong knowledge of digital marketing. Expertise in what you're commenting about is optional.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Scrolling through the comments, I caught a “thank you for coming in.” It was posted by a popular …

Social Media

Make extra money with one of these 14 digital side gigs

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>Looking to make some money or start a side project? The internet is full of voices …

Small Business

Keystone Pipeline leaks 210,000 gallons of oil in South Dakota

<b>(CNN) —</b> A total of 210,000 gallons of oil leaked Thursday from the Keystone Pipeline in South Dakota, the pipeline's operator, TransCanada, said.<p>Crews shut down the pipeline Thursday morning, and officials are investigating the cause of the leak, which occurred about three miles southeast of the …

Environment

Free: A Crash Course in Design Thinking from Stanford’s Design School

If you ask a few of today's youngsters what they want to do when they grow up, the word "design" will almost certainly come up more than once. Ask …

Design

Elon Musk reportedly gave his assistant a 2-week test when she asked for a big raise — what happened to her is an important career lesson

According to Vance, the assistant, Mary Beth Brown, asked Musk for a significant raise after she'd been working with him for 12 years. In response, Musk told Brown to take two weeks off, during which <i>he</i> would assume her responsibilities and see whether she was critical to his success.<p>When Brown …

The best fonts to use on a resume, according to typographers and designers

When it comes to writing a resume, there a few rules everyone is familiar with — avoid typos, and don't lie. But many applicants skip over crucial …

Typography

Comcast launches new wireless service, Xfinity Mobile

In an email that went out to current Xfinity customers, the cable company who now has more broadband internet subscribers than cable subscribers, is …

Massive malware attack spreads to 74 countries, concerns rise over Russia based Kaspersky Lab

On Friday, a massive ransomware attack which initially focused on Russia spread to 74 countries worldwide. Cybersecurity firm Avast said that number …

The Battle of Virtual Assistants

If you’ve been wishing your life was more like an episode of “The Jetsons,” today there are many ways to make that happen. Not the floating cities or …

How to Remove Ambient Noise in Adobe Premiere in 30 Seconds

Removing ambient noise, like air conditioning, computer fans, or even modeling lights in Adobe Premiere is a breeze if you have access to Adobe …

Tutorials

These 3 Social Media Fixes Will Totally Change Your Strategy (and Boost Sales)

Most companies do social media marketing, but very few do the basics well.<p>Social media marketing--the use of social media platforms and websites to promote a product or service--has been "a thing" for about 10 years. Surprisingly, most companies struggle to do it well, usually because they haven't …

Social Media

These are the phones that receive regular security patches, according to Google

A previous version of this article noted BlackBerry was not included on the list. After further review, the Google provided documentation shows they …

AT&T and Verizon join advertising boycott against Google over offensive YouTube videos

AT&T and Verizon are the latest companies to pull advertising from Google’s display network amid concerns that it does not do enough to prevent ads from appearing on YouTube videos promoting terrorism and hate speech.<p>The two telecommunication conglomerates issued statements on Wednesday that they …

AdTech

3 Social Media Tools Entrepreneurs Should Be Using Every Day

Social media is evolving at an incredible rate. The most important thing you can do is to equip yourself with the best tools.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One hundred years from now, when historians are asked what they labeled as the biggest breakthrough in …

Infographics

8 handy things to do with your new Google Assistant

So your Marshmallow-or-better Android phone just got Google Assistant, and when you long-press the Home button for the first time after the update, your new digital helper asks, “Hi, how can I help?” Talk about an open-ended question.Read on for eight easy ways to get started with Google’s chatty …

How to Create Masks in Adobe Premiere Pro

Need to create an image mask for color grades, special effects, or other applications? You can do so directly in Adobe Premiere Pro.

Watch: How to Combine Slow Motion and Fast Motion All in One Shot with Premiere Pro

Learn how to make different sections of your shot play in varying speeds at the same time in Adobe Premiere Pro.<p>Sometimes you've got to think outside …

Tutorials

Watch: 5 Ways to Speed Up Your Editing in Adobe Premiere

If you want to cut down on the time you spend editing, you might want to check out this helpful video.<p>Editing's great and all, but no one wants to …

Tutorials

How to Create a LinkedIn Post That 78% of Your Network Will Engage With

One month ago, I was helping my friend with his social media marketing. (He’s a digital agency owner.)“What social media channel is the most …

How to Run Your First Facebook PPC Campaign (if You Have no Experience)

Facebook’s reach is insane.What started out in Mark Zuckerberg’s Harvard dorm room has gone on to revolutionize the world.This means one thing for …

100 Free Adobe Premiere Pro Add-Ons: Presets, Templates and Plugins

Unlock Premiere Pro's Extra SuperpowersYou might know Adobe Premiere Pro as an powerful non-linear video editing program, but did you know that your …

How I Made Money in My Sixth Month of Blogging - Toot's Mom is Tired

It just keeps getting better and better! Spoiler alert: I made a lot of money in February! But it didn’t come from where I thought it would. And what …

6 Personal Branding Rules to Being Popular and Profitable

Rule #3: don't tie yourself down with too many rules.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the things that frustrates me to no end is when entrepreneurs strive too hard to build a personal brand or become an influencer before they work on building a company. …

Entrepreneurship

Demographics of the Top 7 Social Networks [Infographic]

There are 2.8 billion people on social media (that's 37% of the world's population!), and knowing who's doing what on which social platforms can be …

5 Online Businesses You Can Start With No Money

The internet is the great equalizer. In business specifically, it has leveled the playing field. Anyone can start a money-making online …

Small Business

Use this Chrome extension to easily identify emails with senders' icons

I receive between 50 and 100 emails a day at my work address alone, and that makes it difficult to figure out which ones are worth my time. Thankfully, there’s a clever new Chrome extension to help with that.<p>Amit Agarwal’s Gmail Sender Icons displays the domain name each of your incoming messages …

Did Google just make ride-hailing a breeze?

Is this update the answer to all your transport woes?<p>The tech giant recently announced an update for Google Maps which allows users to book a ride on …

Madrid plans to plant gardens on top of the city's buses

Madrid is drawing up lans to plant gardens on the rooftop of the city's buses and bus stops.<p>The authorities in the Spanish capital have come up with the proposals as a novel way of tackling CO2 emissions, The Local reported. The gardens are also intended to soak up heat, noise and pollution.<p>A …