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Will social commerce ever replace e-commerce?

With native transactions happening on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and other platforms, how can e-commerce sites step up and avoid the threat from …

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"It Was Instinctual"—5 Fierce Entrepreneurs Recall Their Lightbulb Moment

At the core of every successful venture, there's one thing: a brilliant idea. The best entrepreneurs manage to spot an opportunity, recognize its …

Entrepreneurship

27 startups in Asia that caught our eye

Here’s our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week. If you have startup tips or story suggestions, feel free to email us. …

Startups

8 essentials for bolstering your content marketing

Content marketing may be a current buzzword, but it isn’t a new concept.<p>Smart marketers figured out how to produce content their customers value as …

Marketing

20 Actionable Ideas For Making Passive Income in 2018

Passive income is somewhat of a Holy Grail for income-minded individuals. <br>After all, earning money without actively working for it -- once you clear …

Investing

10 Super Simple Street Photography Tips

Simple is elegant. Here are some (super) simple street photography tips to integrate into your shooting:<p>1. Monochrome color photo<p>This fun tip:<p>Try to …

Street Photography

How to make interesting images on boring days

Landscape photographers rely on nature to provide them with good lighting conditions. No matter how much time you put into it, you will always be at …

Landscape Photography

7 KEYS FOR CREATING STUNNING URBAN LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY

When thinking of landscape photography, what often comes to mind are photographs of mountainsides or desolate beaches, but landscape photography is …

Google's data collection is hard to escape, study claims

Short of chucking your phone into the river, shunning the internet, and learning to read paper maps again, there's not much you can do to keep Google from collecting data about you.<p>So says a Vanderbilt University computer scientist who led an analysis of Google's data collection practices. His …

Google Search

Netflix Tests Promotional Videos but Users See ‘Commercials’

It’s easy for a Netflix subscriber to watch one episode after another of a favorite show: A viewer makes a selection and lets them keep on coming.<p>Netflix might interrupt a binge after several hours of inactivity by asking “Are you still watching?” and a user has to respond to keep the episodes …

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In defense of the lowly hashtags #ad and #sponsored

I post things to the internet for a living.<p>Companies - like Samsung and WeWork - hire me to post about their products and services to my social media …

Social Media

5 Easy Breakfast Ideas For Busy Mornings, Because That First Meal Is Too Important To Skip

While I am a diehard breakfast lover who would gladly eat pancakes at every waking hour of the day, when I first wake up in the morning, pressing …

Breakfast

Microsoft Adds End-to-End Encrypted Chat to Skype Using Signal

Microsoft has given Skype a major security upgrade.<p>It’s not that the online calling and chatting service Skype lacked protection before. It’s always …

Privacy

15 Podcasts You Should Be Listening to Every Week

A list of podcasts that will educate, inspire, and empower you to be the best you can be.<p>A growth mindset is one of the qualities that separates successful people from others. When you believe you are always learning and growing, you are free to take action, make mistakes, and evolve. Successful …

Self-improvement

'There are businesses that will be disrupted and go out of business': Facebook is shaking up influencer marketing

Shutterstock<p><b>Facebook is the latest platform trying to stake its claim in the world of influencer marketing with its Brand Collabs Manager tool,</b> …

Public Relations

The Eight Best Marketing Podcasts

“If you want to up your marketing game, you need to do everything in your capacity to understand trending strategies,” says social marketing expert Rachel Pisani. “Podcasts are fantastic resources to gain further insight and optimize your social media content.”<p>But which podcasts? That is the …

Marketing

5 Things You Need To Improve Your Lead Gen And Grow Your Business

Content is more useful than a lot of people realize. Too many companies spend time creating content but don’t do a whole lot to ensure that their content is useful and has an effect on their goals. Companies with this kind of approach aren’t doing content wrong, necessarily; they’re just not using …

Marketing

This Is How Good Leaders Build Trust With Their Teams Every Time They Communicate

Your relationship with your employees translates to their relationship with your customers.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In case you’re wondering why having a healthy relationship with your employees is important, I’ll let you in on a little secret. Your relationship …

Employee Engagement

Infographic: The best words to grab audience attention online

Content might be king, but a well-written headline can be the crown jewel of your online marketing.<p>Whether you are posting industry insights on your …

Social Media

The 7 Best Apps for Managing Social Media in 2018

Are you looking for the best apps for managing social media that won’t cost you an arm and a leg?<p>Choosing the right platform might be harder than you …

Creating An Explainer Video? Follow These 12 Tips From The Pros

Video content is at the top of the priority list for many modern brands, and it’s not hard to see why. Visuals are always more engaging than plain text, and a video can communicate much more information than a still photo can. Most importantly, a well-executed video is highly shareable: 92% of …

Marketing

How To Build A Successful Business Around Your Best Customers -- Including The Ones Who Work For You

Did you know that almost every business has the same first customer? It’s a fact. Although few entrepreneurs realize it, their first customer is their first employee, and this truth alone should make business leaders look at both sides of the customer service coin: external and internal customer …

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3 Clear Signs You're Unwittingly Sabotaging Your Leadership Potential

It’s easy to revert to past behavior once you receive a promotion. After all, what you did (behaviorally speaking) and how you performed clearly worked otherwise you wouldn’t have been promoted, right? While it’s true that your past behavior may have catapulted you forward, it’s also true that what …

Leadership

How Much Does a Website Cost? | 2018 - Tech.Co

Starting your own website is a big deal – whether that’s for a business, as an online store, or as a personal blog or portfolio. A website has the …

Customers

The 5-Hour Rule Used by Bill Gates, Jack Ma and Elon Musk

The most successful people on the planet are also the people likeliest to devote an hour a day to reading and learning.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You just walked in the door from an exhausting day at work. You’re hungry and spent, just wanting to catch your breath …

Bill Gates

8 Vegan and Cruelty-Free Beauty Brands You Need To Know About

Natural and organic beauty products are making a big splash in the beauty world and are better than ever. The formulas are more innovative, the …

How This Founder Went from $0 to $300M In Just Four Years

For Bipul Sinha, there seems to be only one speed: super fast. He is the co-founder and CEO of Rubrik, which is considered the fastest growing infrastructure software company … ever.<p>The company has built a software-defined cloud platform that seamlessly manages backups, instant recovery, …

Employment

3 books that will change your mindset about money

There are a lot of great personal finance books out there to choose from but only some that can change the way you think.<p>Below, CNBC Make It rounded …

Personal Finance

How to Create a Facebook Group for Your Business (+ 5 Benefits)

Did you know there are dedicated Facebook groups for “rat moms” (women who own rats, presumably), people who yell at inanimate objects, and even …

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