Steven Owens

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THE RISING TREND OF MULTI-FUNCTIONAL FURNITURE

Global population is rising, cities are becoming denser, and this in turn, has had repercussions on the way we live. Wide open living spaces have …

7 Things Every Company Website Should Include

What elements to include in your company website? This is the first question you should ask yourself before you start designing the site. We’ve …

Top 4 keywords every brand should monitor

Most marketers know that tracking keyword rankings properly is important and have keyword tracking tools to help them make sure their top keywords are performing well in Google and other top search engines. To add to tracking organic keywords, there’s social media monitoring that entered the …

5 Steps to Making Sure Your Users Trust Your Website

Research by the Nielsen Norman Group suggests that the average Internet user will leave a web page within 10 to 20 seconds of arriving.Typically, the …

Web Design

The One Secret To SEO That Actually Works

SEO is usually perceived to be a complex set of activities that need to be done to get your website to rank higher.<p>As a business owner, you’ll be …

Engines

Ideo Says The Future Of Design Is Circular

It’s an example of the growth of circular design. Designers are traditionally part of the linear economy–creating products from raw materials that …

6 web design trends worth knowing for 2017

From hidden navigation and pop-out menus, to wearables and split screen, these are the web design trends we expect to shape 2017.<p>WTF is …

UI Design

Pinterest predictions: The top 10 home and design trends for 2017

Pinterest, the online visual-bookmarking website, has revealed the Pinterest 100, a prediction of 100 design and lifestyle trends that are expected to rock our world in the year ahead.<p>Trends are identified according to their percentage of year-over-year growth in popularity, which is based on the …

Home Decorating

Looking Ahead: 17 Design Trends for 2017

From patched fabrics to terracotta floor tiles and pale brick walls: Our predictions for the interiors trends that will define 2017.<p>1. Pale …

15 Quick Tips to Convert Visitors Into Email Subscribers

Would you like to know how I persuade site visitors to opt-in to my email list? I use some simple strategies that don’t annoy my readers – and I’m …

Marketing

Design trends for spring 2017

If you’ve overdosed on hygge, copper fittings and the odd metallic pineapple for light relief, rejoice because with the season comes a whole new range of interior trends. Last year’s overriding theme might have been all about industrial chic, but looking ahead – unsurprisingly, considering the …

Brands Will Be Less 'Branded' In 2017

It’s the marketing equivalent of spending an hour getting yourself to look like you just rolled out of bed. You know — that casual, tousled …

Social media profiles you should secure to build your personal brand

Regardless of whether you're an agency account manager, client-side marketer, business owner, or just a marketing professional who cares about …

How to Build a Digital Marketing Plan for a Startup

This guest column is authored by Saji Nair, Founder and Director at Wisoft Solutions<p>As is the case with big corporate companies, SME/SMBs, and …

115 Facts About Social Media to Plan Digital Marketing Strategy

I got this great infographic about containing 115 facts about social media and I couldn’t wait to share them with you. Not all this information is …

4 Ways to Market Your Startup On the Cheap

Nothing spurs the imagination like bootstrapping with very little money to work with.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you own numerous online businesses like I do, and you want your business to grow, then you almost certainly need some form of marketing strategy. …

Marketing

How Finding Flow Helped Me Decide What I Should Do With My Life

For most of my life, I’ve just drifted. I would work passionately at one thing for a while, then I’d burn out on that thing and move on to something …

Steve Jobs Asked Himself This 1 Question Every Morning to Stay Successful

See why self-reflection in the morning can set your entire day up for success.<p>Have you ever been distracted while driving and then suddenly arrived at your destination, wondering how you even got there? Too often, we go through life on autopilot like this, only to realize later that we've lost …

Behind the Scenes: How We’ve Built a $5M/Year Business in 3 Years With Content Marketing

We’re pulling back the curtain on three years of intensive learning and doing.<p>Last Thursday, I shared the story of how our startup almost died.<p>We …

Marketing

10 Costly Mistakes No Entrepreneur Should Ever Make

Startups are all about iterations and testing to find the right path. Here are some mistakes that are not worth making even once.<p>The core tenet of the modern entrepreneurial philosophy is to test everything to find the right answers. Markets. Products. Ideas. People. Find results that are good …