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Windows 10 tip: How to install a new font and manage a font collection

Every Windows 10 PC includes more than 100 fonts as part of the default installation, and third-party apps can add more. Here's how to see which …

3 of the Most Effective Ways to Grow Your Social Media Presence

Need more fans and followers on social media? Find out how to get them.<p>Your social media presence plays a huge role in your overall performance. Hootsuite reports that 41 percent of consumers in the U.S.--and 40 percent of consumers in the U.K.--believe it's important for the brands they engage …

32 Ecommerce Tools to Turn Your Retail Business Into an Online Store

Despite the fact that it seems like every store has an ecommerce component these days, there is still a market for many types of businesses to begin …

How to Be Productive When You’d Rather Be Anywhere But Work

1<p>Set 3 Goals for the Day.<p>Make a must-do list, not a to-do list, of three things you have to get done. Be realistic about what you can accomplish. …

Brands Are Relying on 'Influencer' Marketing More Than Ever

Before the internet took over the economy, “marketing” used to mean spending hundreds of thousands of dollars on a creative team, communications …

To get more women participating in sport, we need an exercise in real influencer marketing

Research shows that more men play more sport than women at almost every age. Yet, when asked, many women say they would like to participate more in …

Get your time back with these marketing templates, tips, and time-savers

One of the cultural values at Buffer is to live smarter, not harder.<p>We like to think this extends into our workflows as well.<p>This is why marketing spreadsheets have been such a boon for us, helping us to track important social media metrics, see our blog growth, and get more work done in less …

5 Emerging Content Marketing Trends You Need to Know in 2017 - Jeffbullas's Blog

Content marketing is an integral part of your digital marketing strategy.<p>In 2016, we saw extensive adoption of content based promotion across all …

How a Tiny Marketing Agency Grew to a $35 Million Empire

This transparent founder reveals it all.<p>If you're interested in online businesses or running your own business in general, then you should be familiar with the importance of Search Engine Optimization (SEO). It's a marketing strategy that you can use to rank higher on search engines such as Google, …

2 Essential Rules for Running a Business

The key takeaway here is this: Sales cures all.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Sales cures all.</i> We’ve all heard this before. It means that if you can hire a great sales staff, you'll be ahead of the game.<p>The phrase, however, never really had meaning for me until I …

Business Strategy

Episode 25 Digital design: What are atomic design systems and why are they the future?

<b>DIGITAL DESIGN:</b><p><b>What are atomic design systems and why are they the future?</b><p>The days of creating pixel perfect designs on small teams are long gone so …

Digital Design

Your Morning, Week, and Hour Needs You (So Show Up)

How to Set the Tone of Your Morning for a Very Productive Week.<p>"It's Monday!"<p>As your alarm goes off you debate how many times you'll be hitting snooze today.<p>"Monday!" Or "Tuesday!" or "Wednesday!" You're either delighted or depressed by this thought.<p>What you do next, what you think next, what you …

62 Percent of Small Business Owners Say Facebook Ads Don't Work. Here's Why Experts Disagree.

Are Facebook ads ineffective, or is the problem user error?<p>In January 2017, Small Business Trends released the results of a survey of over 2,600 small-business owners, revealing that 62 percent of them believe Facebook ads are ineffective. With complaints of little-to-no ROI, these entrepreneurs …

Why are African governments so worried by social media?

Many Kenyan social media users are worried that the government will shut down the internet during August’s general election. Kenya’s Communications Authority has attempted to reassure voters that this is unlikely. However, fears that internet freedoms could be at risk are not unfounded.<p>The list of …

Social Media

How phonemaker LG is taking a TV-like approach to social video

When LG launched its latest handset, the G6, at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona late last month, it became one of the first brands to run a …

Advertising Industry

Facebook will reportedly “spotlight” original shows in new and improved video tab

More details are emerging about Facebook’s grand strategy for original programming. The company rolled out a video app for Samsung Smart TVs and …

How to Stay Motivated (Even If You are Trapped in a Repetitive Routine)

You're reading How to Stay Motivated (Even If You are Trapped in a Repetitive Routine), originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self …

Motivation

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 …

In a Brand Crisis, Should You Turn to Social Media Marketing or PR?

A guide to using social media marketing and PR during crisis communications.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Since the induction of the the new administration, brands have quickly realized that a single tweet from the commander-in-chief can impact their stock. General …

Public Relations

How To Spot A Bad Freelance Client And What To Do About Them

Freelancing can be a risky business if you have bad clients. If you want to make sure you get paid, and paid what you’re worth, you need to see the warning signs of a bad client before you agree to work with them.<p>Some clients are bad on purpose, while others are oblivious to what an inconvenience …

3 Ways to Grow Your Business With Free Social Media Analytics

Social media is about the long game and does require thoughtful planning, but there's no need to break the bank for in-depth analysis and strategy-building.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You know your business needs to be on social media, but are your efforts …

Social Media

Influencer and Marketing Campaigns on Social Media: Which Platforms to Use and When

Whether you or your brand have been running campaigns on social media since the days of MySpace's Top 8, or whether you're new to the game, there's …

Social Media

Startup Social Chain is taking social-media marketing to a new level

<i>This segment originally aired Feb. 15, 2017, on VICE News Tonight on HBO.</i><p>UK-based company Social Chain is one of the most prominent players in social-media marketing. With an average age of 21, employees control more than 400 accounts — such as Hogwarts Logic, Medieval Reactions, Student Problems, …

6 Tips on Running Micro-Influencer Campaigns

Micro-influencers are influencers with less than a million followers. They may just be the key to boosting your product or service.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you're the only one making decisions on how to reach more users for your product, knowing which …

Marketing

How to Automate Twitter To Get Attention and Grow Your Followers

The social web has amplified many truths about humanity.<p>Some of us will do anything to get noticed and build a brand. This even includes some new …

7 Tips for Attracting a Following on Social Media

Unless you're famous, attracting a pile of fans to your feed may be a challenge. Here's how regular people can do it.<p>If you use social media and click around on the profiles of random individuals, you'll notice that the vast majority of users do not have thousands of people following their …

Are Facebook Users Becoming Less Satisfied with the Social Network?

A January 2017 survey of US Facebook users by media research firm Bridge Ratings found that across generations, people are using Facebook less often …

Adobe Is Developing Advertising Solutions for Virtual Reality (EXCLUSIVE)

Adobe is starting to dip its toes in the water with regards to virtual reality advertising: The company is showing of a project for advertising in VR …

Virtual Reality

How Spending 60 Minutes Doing This Every Morning Helps This Entrepreneur Prepare for the Day

Headspace's Rich Pierson has a morning ritual he has practiced for the last nine years to help start his day the right way.<p><i>Editor’s Note: Entrepreneur’s</i> <i>“20 Questions”</i> <i>series features both established and up-and-coming entrepreneurs and asks them a number of questions about what makes them tick,</i> …

Meditation

How micro-influencers are becoming essential to marketers

Consumers are becoming savvier at tuning out ads, and marketers are scrambling to find new ways to reach them. At the same time, people — especially teens and millennials — are becoming increasingly engaged with online influencers.<p>Some statistics illustrate where we’re headed:<p>32% of internet users …

Public Relations