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33 Remarkable and Best Bedroom Design or Decorating Ideas

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Interior Design

How to Create Compelling Videos for E-commerce Marketing

According to a study led by Animoto, an online video creation service, 73 percent of survey respondents said that they were more likely to buy a product or sign up for a service if they watch a branded video that explains the product or service. What does this mean for business owners? It means …

Marketing

How To Create The Best Marketing Campaigns Quickly And Easily

We’ve all heard of the cursed “writer’s block”. It’s that horrible state of limbo where a writer stares blankly at a screen or a blank piece of paper and nothing comes to mind after they’ve written the title. I’ve experienced this on countless occasions and yes, it is as annoying as it sounds. But …

Marketing

Seven Ways Leaders Earn Their Teammates' Respect

Dear Liz,<p>I’ve just accepted a supervisory job which I’ll begin next week.<p>I know the people I will be supervising. They don’t work on my team. I’m moving to a new team as I begin my new job. I like all of the people in the team but they have a lot more experience with their areas of expertise than I …

The Workplace

How to Create a Brand Strategy for Your Business

In today’s marketplace more people than ever are starting their own businesses. Whether they’re small, local shops dedicated in serving the community …

Marketing

Facebook’s New Insights Will Help Marketers Win Auctions So More Users See Their Ads

Facebook is giving advertisers a glimpse behind the curtain of its marketing platform in order to better understand how ads perform and how they can …

Advertising Industry

Grocery delivery startup Instacart to slash pay for shoppers and drivers

The San Francisco-based company valued at $2bn will cut shoppers’ per-item commission by 50%, and drivers will see a 63% drop, according to reports<p>Instacart, the San Francisco-based grocery delivery startup valued at $2bn, is slashing pay for its shoppers and drivers, according to reports.<p>In San …

eCommerce

After going public, this once-hot startup's valuation is now slashed in half — but the CEO has no regrets

Then, in April 2015, Apigee held an IPO at $17 a share, valuing the company at $494.5 million, which is a steep dip.<p>Worse, Apigee closed out 2015 trading at $8.61 per share, or 49.35% less than its IPO price. As one of 2015's few tech IPOs, Apigee is a contributing factor to a growing sense of …

Startups

5 ways mobile can help brands boost customer loyalty

iStock In today's device-driven age of texts, tweets, and Snapchats, it's hard to grab consumers' attention. So brands looking to build customer loyalty should consider one of the most popular marketing trends: mobile.<p>Mobile strategies may include push notifications about in-store sales and mobile …

Customer Experience

Two Great Chromebook Apps for Planning and Managing Projects

October 11, 2015<br>For those of you using Chromebooks, below are two good apps to help you manage your projects and tasks online. Both of these apps …

Seven Books Every MBA Student Needs to Read

The MBA Startup Reading List<p>I consider myself incredibly fortunate to have spent my summer in Palo Alto, California, interning on the data science …

UX Design

What You Learn From 5 Days With Richard Branson, Daymond John, and Tim Ferriss | Inc.com

What would happen if you could spend five days on an island with five of your biggest entrepreneurial role models?<p>For online mattress retailer Leesa Sleep, there was a whole lot of learning going on.<p>As one of six startups that won Shopify's 2015 Build a Business competition, Leesa received a …

Entrepreneurship

10 Online Tools that Help Your Business Succeed

Every day, someone is coming up with an idea for a business and hoping that they can turn it into one of the biggest successes in the country. Almost …

Small Business

5 Interactive Calls to Action That Prospects Can’t Resist

Are your marketing efforts falling a bit flat? Are open rates, click-through rates, and lead flow less than stellar? If you were 100% honest, would …

Marketing

The 5 HR blunders of startup founders

<b>1. “I hire the best – they surely know what to do.”</b><p>Most startup founders neglect to create accurate and clear job descriptions for their staffs. This …

Startups

11 Ways to Generate Sales Leads Online

There’s no one right way to generate sales leads online. Some businesses swear by using Facebook ads, while others have found more success by hosting …

7 Daily Habits That Can Make You More Successful at Work

<b>Getty</b><p><b>By Robin Madell</b><p>There's your job, and then there's how you go about <i>doing</i> your job. While your position itself (and how well it fits with your expertise and passion) certainly plays a role in your career success, your routines and rituals in the office can also affect your happiness and …

3 Mega Marketing Lessons From 3 Companies With Strong Brands

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If there is one theme that shines through in my first marketing book, <i>The Experience Effect</i>, it is that “marketing is a spectator sport.” We can learn a lot from each other by observing the marketing activities of other brands and …

Marketing

7 Things You Don’t Want to Hear About Social Marketing

Social media has been here a long time. We tend to think it exploded in popularity with the introduction of Facebook, in 2004, internet communities …

Mobile Accounts for Almost Half of China's Retail Ecommerce Sales

Retail sales on tablets, smartphones and other mobile devices will reach $333.99 billion this year in China, according to eMarketer’s latest …

eCommerce

Start Your Own Business With These 10 Tools And Resources

Starting a small business is a challenge, but it can be less challenging when you are using the right tools. Luckily, there are several tools and …

The 5 People Every Entrepreneur Needs on their Team

Too many entrepreneurs and leaders suffer from Lone Wolf Syndrome. They do everything on their own with little support, making their attempts to excel harder than they have to be. You build a team not because you cannot succeed on your own, but because you can do more with the help of …

Leadership

What is the best sales process?

Let me show you a bit of how I do this and what I deem important to making good numbers. As a big caveat, this article is very very subjective; when …

Lotus Cars

5 Takeaways from Men's Fashion Week (for Guys Who Don't Care About Fashion Week)

5 Takeaways from Men's Fashion Week (for Guys Who Don't Care About Fashion Week)

Fashion Week

4 Habits To Achieving Success Through A Balanced Lifestyle

Admit it. Someone has said you need more balance in your life. You’ve heard ‘you work too hard,’ more times than you care to remember and it’s become …

Hobbies

The world's largest retailer is tired of losing to Amazon in one area

But there's one area where the retailer is perpetually beat: ecommerce.<p>Wal-Mart's online sales are a tiny fraction of the size of Amazon's, even though Wal-Mart is five times bigger — and a lot older — than it's ecommerce rival.<p>Wal-Mart's online sales were $12.2 billion in 2014. By comparison, …

eCommerce