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Now You Can 3D-Print Objects Made Of Wood Fibers

Cellulose offers sustainable alternative to metal and plastic<p>From prosthetic hands to an entire bridge, you can pretty much 3D print anything you can imagine. But the materials to make them are diversifying a bit more slowly. Now researchers from Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden have …

3D Printing

Hashing Out Hashtags: What They Are & How to Use Them [Infographic]

HTTP to HTTPS: 7 Best Practices for Top Ranking

Google made it his mission to secure the web. While a noble goal, it requires website owners to become more tech-savvy and invest more in securing …

Internet Marketing

Being a White Latina: A Reflection on Racial And Ethnic Identities

We live in a country where race is a dichotomy and people are literally separated into categories of black and white -- but human identities are not that simple. When speaking about my own racial identity, it is impossible not to also talk about my ethnic identity. These two concepts go …

When Mark Twain roasted Winston Churchill: Two master wits on the same stage

The young Brit was not expecting to be schooled by Twain — but it was a rare moment when America did not love him<p>Mark Twain, the longtime bard of the Mississippi, introduced Winston Churchill to a crowd of wealthy Americans packed inside New York’s Waldorf Astoria hotel ballroom in December …

E-Commerce | Online Retailing | Top 500 | Online Sales

What Brands Need To Know About Families--We're All Dysfunctional

Thanksgiving is around the corner, and before you go and start complaining about Aunt Kristy’s crazy connection to her cats or your cousin Ben’s boring, unending work stories – let’s take a minute to get real about family. Sure, the holidays tend to exacerbate each family’s quirks but the key …

Soda Companies Step Up Their Marketing To Black And Latino Kids

While beverage companies have cut their marketing of unhealthy drinks to children on TV and websites overall, they have ramped up marketing to black and Latino kids and teens, who have higher rates of obesity than white youth, a study finds.<p>The report, released Wednesday by the Rudd Center for Food …

Startups mine data from parking lots, shadows

James Crawford sees money in weird places, including hidden in the shadows cast by half-finished Chinese buildings.<p>The former Google Inc. engineer is …

A Legal Victory For Strippers Is Bad News For The '1099 Economy'

As independent contractors, the dancers were not paid a salary but did receive "performance fees" for private dances. Rick's took a cut of any of the performance fees paid by credit card and allegedly imposed fines and penalties on the dancers for various reasons.<p>The dancers accused Rick's of …

Silicon Valley

CMOs, Here Are The Three Types Of Analytic Talent You Need To Hire Right Now

Today’s case studies about data-driven marketing present stories of leaders and their successes. After all, history is written by the winners (or their vendors). However, many CMOs may be feeling like they’ve been sucked into the jet engine of this Big Data thing, and are struggling to create some …

10 Marketing Hacks You Can Do Before the End of the Year | Inc.com

Many entrepreneurs wrongly believe that a marketing plan requires weeks or even months of brainstorming, analysis, and implementation. Not so, says Mark Satterfield, author of <i>The One Week Marketing Plan</i>.<p>Along with some comments from yours truly, here are 10 easy marketing moves, based on …

Marketing

Robin Williams Once Got So Upset With Disney That The Company Sent Him A $1 Million Picasso Peace Offering

In 1992, Disney's animated feature "Aladdin" raked in a whopping $504 million worldwide.<p>Part of the film's success was due to Robin Williams' beloved genie character, whom the late actor voiced and improvised so well that Disney decided to make Genie a pivotal role.<p>So Williams took a hefty pay cut …

How Webcam Models Make Money

In his book, "The Dark Net," Jamie Bartlett explores, among other things, the large network of websites that allow amateur pornographers to upload explicit videos or perform live for a chatroom audience. We've highlighted some of the discussion below.<p>Websites like Chaturbate and WeCamGirls use a …

Darknet

Why “It’s Just Business” is Not a Philosophy, and Personal Connections are Key in Social Media Marketing

We’ve all heard it before at one time or another. “It’s just business.” Profit and loss, dollars and cents. “It’s not personal”. In reality, nothing …

BuySellAds Acquires Ad Startup LaunchBit

LaunchBit, an ad startup focused on helping software-as-a-service businesses find new customers, is announcing that it has been acquired by ad platform BuySellAds.com.<p>The financial terms of the deal are not being disclosed. LaunchBit co-founder and CEO Elizabeth Yin told me via email that the …

The 10 Latest & Greatest Social Media Strategies to Boost Your Results and Save You Time

I’m constantly amazed and inspired by the way that others go about experimenting, testing, and trying out new methods to get more value out of their …

Infographics

Made in California: Fender an instrument of change in guitar industry

Deep inside a cavernous factory in Corona, some legendary rock names gather nonchalantly along a wall.<p>There's Eric Clapton next to Jeff Beck, with Mark Knopfler only inches away — not the actual musicians, but the bespoke guitar necks that those performers prefer bolted to their Fender …

San Francisco

TOP 10 Social Monitoring Tools for Businesses on a Budget

Reputation monitoring for your business or brand is a critical part of your online marketing strategy.<p>You need to know whether people are using your …

Top 10

Advice on advisers: What separates the great ones from the rest

First-time startup founders and entrepreneurs get their fair share of advice. While most advice can be taken with a grain of salt, I’m a huge believer in the importance and value of leaning on experienced advisers to help you build your company.<p>After recently joining the advisory board of Mobcrush, …

Advanced Twitter Marketing Techniques That Will Help Your Twitter Account Take Off

We’ve all read those same old Twitter marketing techniques: use hashtags, speak with your followers, listen more than you talk, and a host of others …

A Brief History Of Stephen Hawking

A new film tells the story of how the great scientist transformed the field of cosmology while fighting a degenerative disease.<p>Stephen Hawking is one of the greatest scientists ever--comparable to Darwin, Einstein, and Newton. Yet few people know the story of his life. In a new biopic, <i>The Theory of</i> …

Physics

Opinion: 'Prostitutes Are People, Not Criminals' by Belle Knox

"The time has come for the world's oldest profession to be legalized for public health, safety and opportunity"<p>As a porn actress, one of the perverse …

Rhode Island

Sorry, But Saving Money Won't Make You Rich

If you think you can save your way to wealth, you’re wrong. Spending less than you make is not the path to riches. Instead, wealth comes and goes as asset prices -– real estate, stocks, and bonds -– rise and fall.<p>This is why most Americans have no shot at ever being wealthy, while the …

Quit Your Job, Start Your Business: 8 Smarter Ways To Make The Switch

You’ve rehearsed your departure speech in your head 100 times, and dreamed of an amazing new boss—you . But there are some practicalities you could consider before you cut off that magical stream of paychecks and free office coffee to leap into the risk and reward that is your own business.<p>Over the …

Get Over the Business-Naming Hump With These 5 Strategies

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Naming a business is infinitely more difficult than naming a newborn.<p>At least, this has been my experience over the past few months, as I have painstakingly labored over finding a name for a unique craft brewing startup. While I have …

From BBC to BuzzFeed: lessons in mobile publishing

As websites begin to generate more mobile than desktop traffic, Jon Bernstein shares the best practice of leading publishers<p>If it hasn’t happened yet, it will. In the coming months, the websites you visit – those you read, run or contribute to – are likely to generate more traffic from smartphones …

Build a Network That Will Be There When You Need It With These 3 Tips

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As any entrepreneur will tell you, there are few things in the world of business that are more valuable than a great network. After all, you’re only as strong as your weakest link.<p>When it comes time to start a new enterprise, expand a …

5 Ways Money Can Buy Happiness, Backed by Science

The old saying that money can’t buy happiness? Not true, it turns out. But you have to spend strategically if you expect the Benjamins to put a smile …