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A Guide to Success for Young Entrepreneurs, From a Founder Who Sold an 8-Figure Business in Her 30s

By the time she reached her 30s, Dr. Sabrina Kay sold an eight-figure business and could have retired. Here's what she says other entrepreneurs need to know.<p>For most of us, life progresses in a similar sequence: finish school, find a job, have a family, build a career, and retire. What if there was …

Entrepreneurship

Inexpensive Marketing Ideas For Small Businesses

To get customers, you must market your business. But if your business is running on a shoestring, you probably can’t spend on billboards, radio ads, and mass mailings. You need to find effective, low-cost marketing methods that provide ROI.<p>7 Low-Cost Marketing Ideas<p>Marketing on a small budget is …

Small Business

Sharing Business WiFi Passwords Doesn’t Have to Be Hard, Use QR Codes Like This

Unlike public WiFi access points in airports and coffee shops, work and home, private WiFi networks are protected by a passcode. To connect to these …

Wi-Fi

The Apple AirPods 2 are coming in 2018—and they’ll have some killer features

A new version of Apple’s popular wireless earbuds are coming later this year, according to a Bloomberg report, citing “people familiar with the …

Tech Trends

Google begins replacing Android Pay and Google Wallet with new app

Now one app called Google Pay<p>Google Pay — Google’s new unified payments service, which combines Google Wallet and Android Pay — is finally rolling out today with a new app for Android devices.<p>The app is sorted into two halves: a “Home” tab, which shows recent payment activity, nearby local offers …

Android News

Google explains how its Chrome ad filter will work

Tomorrow, Chrome will deploy its built-in ad filter that can keep the most annoying types of ads on the internet out of sight even if you don't use an ad blocker. In a post on the Chromium blog, Google has revealed more details about the filter before it drops, going under the hood to explain how …

Software

Chrome will soon mark all unencrypted pages as ‘not secure’

Google’s Chrome browser will soon flag every site that doesn’t use HTTPS encryption. Starting in July, with the launch of Chrome 68, Chrome will mark all HTTP sites as ‘not secure’ and prominently highlight this in its URL bar.<p>Over the course of the last few years, Google has strongly advocated for …

IT security

LG settles bootloop lawsuit with $425 in cash or a $700 rebate toward a new LG phone

A generous settlement for G4, V10, V20, Nexus 5X, and G5 owners<p>Last summer, LG faced a class action lawsuit over bootloop issues with its G4, V10, V20, Nexus 5X, and G5 smartphones. The lawsuit reached a settlement today, with LG offering afflicted device owners in the suit either $425 in cash or a …

Mobile Technology

10 Helpful Insights to Help You Make Use of Video and Better Communicate with Customers

Advertisement<p>Make Video Marketing Successful for Your Business<p>Video is a medium that gives your small business lots of different options for …

Marketing

Get Inspired to Grow Your Business by Attending This Virtual Conference

It’s easy to get caught up in the daily grind of running a small business and lose sight of the big picture. So sometimes you need to seek out …

Small Business

Nokia 9 Plus Flagship Leaks -8GB RAM-iPhone X Plus 2018 Killer

A few weeks ago, the Nokia 9 Plus flagship was reported to be ready to hit the CES 2018. Unfortunately, Nokia delayed the announcement of this <b>iPhone</b> …

A ton of new smartphones were announced last week at CES — here are the 11 to keep an eye on

Some of the top smartphone trends at this year's International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) include in-display fingerprint sensors and face-unlock features for devices outside of the high-end tier.<p>Many device makers introduced or announced US availability for their products during the Las Vegas …

Cellular Networks

Las Vegas hotels bet on technology to attract, dazzle guests

LAS VEGAS (AP) — In the hypercompetitive world of Las Vegas tourism, the staples of hotel-room technology — a phone on a nightstand and a flat-screen TV — aren't cutting it anymore.<p>Guests at some Sin City casino-hotels can get towels, food and toiletries delivered to their rooms with just a text. …

Behind the smart gadgets, Amazon and Google are waging war

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The flash of the CES technology show in Las Vegas is all about robots, drones and smart gadgets. But its subtext is all about Google versus Amazon.<p>Both companies usually shun conventions like CES, preferring to debut gadgets at their own press events. But these tech giants have …

Let's tour Google's booth at CES 2018

All the new phones at CES 2018

First in-screen fingerprint scanner<p>Vivo phone<p>A phone in a laptop with Razer Project Linda<p>Razer Project Linda<p>Moviphone<p>BlackBerry Motion coming to the US<p>Bronze BlackBerry KeyOne<p>Cat S41 rugged phone<p>Raspberry Rose​ LG V30<p>Huawei Mate 10 Pro Porsche Design<p>Huawei Mate 10 Pro comes to the US<p>Huawei Honor …

CES 2018 kicks off with oddball gadgets

International CES -- the biggest tech show of the year -- kicks off in Las Vegas this week.<p>While we're expecting a ton of innovative products from big name companies, some of the smaller gadget and gizmo offerings unveiled at an event Sunday night tease a bit of what's to come.<p>From a high-tech …

Las Vegas

The news and highlights to expect from CES 2018

The biggest tech show on Earth is about to begin. CES (the Consumer Electronics Show) – a yearly glimpse at this year's upcoming gadgets – will …

Talking gadgets, connected cars and TVs galore

While the biggest tech breakthroughs probably won't show up at the Consumer Electronics Show kicking off today in Las Vegas, it’s a good place to see …

Want to Work From Home? Here's the Best Advice From 3,000 People Who Are Doing It Right

Houzz polled its members and asked people who work from home for their best advice. Here's their collective wisdom.<p>Roughly 43 percent of Americans work from home at least some of the time; a fifth of us work from home primarily. Despite some companies recalling employees to the office, the overall …

What to Expect at CES 2018

Here's what PCMag analysts expect to see in Las Vegas next week.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from …

LG’s first 4K projector can beam a 150-inch picture onto your wall

LG claims it’s half the size of other UHD projectors<p>LG isn’t waiting until CES to reveal one of its high-end living room gadgets for 2018: it’s a 4K HDR projector. LG claims the new UHD projector is roughly half the size of competing 4K options on the market, many of which are “heavy, expensive, …

How To Start An SEO Campaign With (Almost) No Money

If you’ve been thinking about starting a search engine optimization (SEO) campaign, you’ve likely run into a serious obstacle: money. Big-name agencies charge upwards of tens of thousands of dollars a month to manage a campaign, and hiring a new full-time manager and/or a suite of specialized …

Writing

What to Watch Out for at CES 2018

Here's what I expect to see as I roam the show floor, all 2.5 million net square feet of it.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn …

At CES, giants old and new battle over TV’s future

CES draws the tech obsessed to gawk at fancy televisions, but media movers and shakers are focused on the programming that ends up on those displays.<p>Don't worry. If you miss the first "future of TV" panel at the Consumer Electronics Show next week, you can catch the second one a day later.<p>For all …

Apple iOS 11.2.5 Release: It's A Big One

So far Apple iOS 11.2.5 is a mystery. Why Apple has jumped four version numbers (from iOS 11.2.1) is a mystery. What it contains is a mystery. But following the last week of iPhone power throttling revelations (and a fully deserved backlash), the upcoming iOS 11.2.5 just became the biggest and most …

iOS

How To Become An Influencer: 10 Tips For Success

With the rise of ad blockers, DVRs, and streaming music we don’t see as many ads as we used to; which is why influencer marketing is now the most effective form of advertising. Influencers have a loyal following, authenticity and trustworthiness making them so effective in persuading consumers to …

Marketing

Samsung’s new luxurious smart flip phone has the widest aperture camera lens yet

Samsung unveiled a new expensive flip phone, the Samsung W2018, during a launch event in China today, as first reported by <i>GizmoChina</i>. Many of the W2018’s specs are on par with the S8 and Note 8, with one exception: the camera lens.<p>The W2018 is the latest addition to Samsung’s W line, which gets …

Mobile Technology

What to Post on Each Social Media Platform: The Complete Guide to Optimizing Your Social Content

Social Media<p>Next Article<p>A Simple 3-Step Approach to Successful Social Media Advertising<p>Next Article<p>Alfred Lua<p>This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>Not all content needs to be shared everywhere. And not all content is suitable for every social media platforms.<p>It’s all right to post entirely …

Get the Most From Google's Keyword Planner

Put Google's massive storehouse of data to use to come up with a great keyword list.<p><i>The following excerpt is from Perry Marshall, Mike Rhodes and Bryan Todd’s book</i> Ultimate Guide to Google AdWords<i>. Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes | IndieBound Keywords are the heart and soul of …