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Hook new clients with interactive virtual reality

Businesses have an opportunity hook new clients with the increasing prevalence of virtual reality.<p>VR is a buzzword in tech, with the Oculus Rift, …

Valve is opening up SteamVR tracking to third-parties with royalty-free licensing

Those looking to play VR games or dabble with apps in the SteamVR ecosystem were limited to using the hardware from HTC and Oculus. However, SteamVR …

Ready Player One

21 Video Marketing Ideas for Small-Business Budgets [Infographic]

Lights, camera... budget-buster?<p>Small-business marketers often forgo video marketing for fear it'll be prohibitively expensive. But it doesn't have …

The Ultimate Ad Dimension Cheat Sheet for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn & Other Social Networks [Infographic]

Learn the correct photo & image dimensions for advertising on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube for both desktop and mobile devices.

This water purifier generates electricity and creates Wi-Fi connections

<i>Watly is part of Telegraph Tech's Startup Saturday series. Every week, we will be profiling a British entrepreneur or startup inventing world-first products or solving gnarly problems using innovative tech.</i> <i>Tweet us at @TelegraphTech with your suggestions.</i><p>Imagine a machine that can turn contaminated …

Inventions

3 soon-to-be social media trends you can profit on

What is the next big wave of social media?<p>Maybe it’s Peach — or another hot new social network. Maybe it’s a strategy like posting times or text faces.<p>“75% of European digital ecosystem is present at #TNW2018”Are you doing business in Amsterdam in May?Join us<p>It’s really hard to say!<p>(And yet here I …

Social Media Marketing

7 Important Things Online Entrepreneurs Should Consider Before Building a Website

Credit<p>There's a new breed of online, creative entrepreneurs popping up on our screens every day, and they need consistent communication with their target audiences. With a website built to strategically increase traffic and generate leads, online entrepreneurs can effectively engage their customers …

7 Things You Should Do When Launching Your Startup

These tasks will take your business from "good enough" to "ready to go" in no time at all.<p>You've most likely spent weeks, months, or perhaps years on planning the launch of your small business. Finally, your product or service is just about ready to enter the world, and you're excited enough to …

6 Content Marketing Resources Brands Should Be Aware Of

Yes, I know my title ends in a preposition. Sue me, grammar police of the world. There’s a reason that content dominates the world of marketing: It allows businesses to leverage their knowledge and stand out from their competition. Besides being cost effective, content marketing provides value that …

Marketing

11 Absolute Truths of Social Media Marketing

Break these rules and you could lose followers and credibility and hurt your business.<p>As an experienced digital marketer, you already know about the importance of social media marketing. However, even some of the most hardened online marketers are prone to making mistakes on social media every now …

6 Easy Tools to Start Your Business Today

Thanks to steadily diminishing middle class wages and recent advances in technology, more individuals than ever are setting out on their own to become freelancers or start their own business.<p>Those who are embarking on this path understand that it is their greatest chance of acquiring wealth and …

The Answer to This One Question Will Skyrocket Your Sales | Inc.com

<i>Dr. Karl Blanks is an Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO) member from London. He is the co-founder of Conversion Rate Experts, a consultancy that scientifically grows many of the world's most successful web business, including Google, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon. We asked Karl for tips on growing</i> …

Business Strategy

MIT's new visualization tool is a goldmine for data nerds

Love impressing your pals with all there is to know about computer science? Or perhaps state geography is more your thing?<p>MIT Media Lab, in partnership with Deloitte and the data visualization startup Datawheel, has just gone live with perhaps the most extensive tool ever created for mining and …

Data Visualization

The Scrum Master vs. the Product Manager

A scrum master is a member of a software development team that is practicing scrum -- the best known and most widely used Agile software development framework. The scrum master's key role is to help keep the team accountable to their business commitments -- and remove any roadblocks that might …

The 7 Most Motivational Movies for Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

Over the past two weeks, I've posted the 18 best motivational books and the 13 most inspirational short videos. This post contains the seven feature films that are the most useful to entrepreneurs who want to get and stay motivated.<p>I've intentionally avoided movies where salespeople are depicted as …

Entrepreneurship

In the Future, We Will Photograph Everything and Look at Nothing

“Today everything exists to end in a photograph,” Susan Sontag wrote in her seminal 1977 book “On Photography.” This was something I thought about when I recently read that Google was making its one-hundred-and-forty-nine-dollar photo-editing suite, the Google Nik Collection, free. This …

Want to Start a Freelance Business? 12 Successful Freelancers Share Their Best Advice

Experience is a great teacher, but so is learning from people who have been there and done that -- extremely well.<p>You have the skills. You have the desire. You have the persistence, work ethic, and belief in yourself required to start your own business and become a successful freelancer.<p>But what …

Stress and Anxiety Can Cause Short-Term Memory Loss

Here's what you can do about it.<p>Memory loss can cause us to feel stressed and worried about our health. But, is it that same stress and anxiety that's actually causing the memory loss in the first place?<p>Researchers from Ohio State university have found that long-term stress and anxiety can cause …

These Stick-Figure Cartoons About The Anxiety Of Procrastination Are The Best

<i>Wait But Why</i> author and co-owner Tim Urban was asked to do a TED talk. It all went downhill from there, thanks to his fear of public speaking and extreme procrastination. Luckily, he chose to document the experience in great, self-punishing, hilarious detail with stick-figure cartoons that will …

How to Avoid Procrastination For Good [Complete Guide]

All of us procrastinate in one way or another.<p>I’m sure we can all remember putting off studying for that dreadful exam or thesis paper in college. …

15 Wise Motivational Movie Quotes That Will Inspire You To Live A Great Life

Movies are as much a source of wisdom to us as they are a source of entertainment. Films from across decades have mirrored life’s struggles …

16 books that every introvert should read

There's nothing better than a storyline that really speaks to you, so we rounded up 16 books with themes and characters that introverts will really appreciate.<p>Read on for literature real introverts need to read.

Books

I'm in a Relationship With Four People. Just One Is My Husband.

"The thing I couldn't get my head around was never having another first kiss."<p><i>In the last few years, polyamory has become more and more popular—and visible, from Showtime reality show</i> Polyamory: Married and Dating <i>to actress Mo'Nique proudly sharing with the world that her open marriage</i> was her</i> …

How To Tap The Only Three Types Of Creativity

There are three and only three ways to create. They come from connective, component and blank page creativity. That’s it. Those three. If you want to “<i>make new things or think of new ideas</i>” as Webster defines creativity, you must do one of these three.<p>• Do you see disparate things you can pull …

Creativity

26 Creative Business Logo Design for Inspiration # 41

Beautiful roundup of professionally designed logos for inspiration. Today’s in this gallery I’ve gathered creative <b>business logo designs</b>, concepts and …

Graphic Design

99 Insanely Useful Resources for Freelancers

Becoming a freelancer nearly a decade ago was one of the best decisions I’ve made in my career. It gave me freedom, flexibility, and the chance to …

Project Management