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8 Terrible Social Media Myths to Avoid in 2015 | Inc.com

As a small-business owner or entrepreneur, you know the sales and marketing landscape has changed dramatically over the past 10 years. For example, 10 years ago, "social media" didn't even exist! But now, it can be one of the most effective methods to communicate <i>with</i> (not <i>to</i>, a point we'll get to …

Public Relations

17 Usability Testing Myths and Misconceptions

The Truth: Anyone <i>Can</i> Do Usability Testing, but Few Can Do It Well<p>People can do just about anything, but that doesn’t mean they’ll do it well. I could …

UX Design

Top 6 Anticipated Ecommerce Web Design Trends For 2015

The internet is definitely the biggest marketplace these days. Lots of companies leverage it to increase their businesses. Even more are gradually …

Web Design

How to use an HTML boilerplate

Using an HTML boilerplate saves you from starting from scratch every time you build a siteThough websites are all unique from a content and design …

Web Development

18 Things I've Learned about Changing Habits, Settings Goals, and Living Life

The 2015 "Sleeper Ideas" List: Trends, Stocks, And Private Companies To Watch

This is the 4th year in a row I’ve curated an annual prediction list for Forbes. Last year’s list is here.<p>It’s gotten bigger and better every year with a fantastic collection of participants – and this year is no exception. I really appreciate their involvement, as it helps all of us when we each …

FanDuel

The Future Of Work: Why Social HR Is Still Important

In 2014, we saw organizations use social technologies for recruitment, development and engagement practices. The year to come will bring even more transformation to human resources.<p>The year 2015 will see the advent of what I call “the consumerization of HR,” where employees expect an “intelligent …

The Workplace

How to Work With Influencers to Promote Your Business

Although influencer marketing is sometimes touted as a newer technique, taking advantage of the way social media has created individuals with incredible online reach and influence, it is – at heart – an old school marketing technique. Human beings have always looked to those they admire for …

The First Year

In the late 1980s, when the crack cocaine epidemic was ravaging America’s cities, Hallam Hurt, a neonatologist in Philadelphia, worried about the damage being done to children born to addicted mothers. She and her colleagues, studying children from low-income families, compared four-year-olds who’d …

How To Boost Confidence When Seeking Funding For Your Startup

These days, the option of seeking outside funding to grow a business makes a lot sense for entrepreneurs, especially when you consider the following statement published in a recent Statista.com report:<p>“According to Thomson Reuter data published by PricewaterhouseCoopers, venture capital funding in …

Small Business

Facebook is the new AOL

The '90s are back.<p>They’re back in fashion, they’re back in music, and they are most certainly back in technology.<p>In a way this makes sense; the top end of the Millennial generation was just entering high school in the '90s, and now they’re in the workplace and armed with spending power, so it’s …

Advertising

“Knaves and fools”: Paul Krugman on what Obama’s critics get wrong

With a real recovery seemingly underway, conservatives have egg on their faces<p>Remember President Barack Obama -- the guy whose policies would surely wreak havoc on the American economy, killing jobs and prolonging the economic slump he inherited from George W. Bush? Amid stronger-than-expected …

Economics

Marijuana News · High Times

Stay in the know with breaking marijuana news and insights on cannabis legalization, state laws, and political movements.

Venture Capital

Apple Patents Method to Make iPhones Fall Like a Cat

Apple can't stop dreaming up with ways to keep its glass screens from cracking. The latest attempt comes in the form of a pretty bombastic patent …