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Digital Marketing Industry in 2018 [Infographic]

As the digital marketing landscape evolves, so too do approaches and technologies, adding in more considerations and options to take into account.<p>So …

Digital Marketing

Blockchain can lead to less greedy companies — seriously

A new wave of companies is coming which will view the sharing of revenue with their users as natural part of doing buisness. This vision is fixed in code, written down in smart contracts on a blockchain protocol. These contracts automatically secure and execute the vision, and the operation of the …

Blockchain

Seven Ways To Track ROI For Influencer Marketing

Social influencers are one of the most effective marketing tools a brand can leverage to promote awareness and customer loyalty. In fact, the majority (92%) of consumers trust an influencer more than a traditional advertisement.<p>While it’s easy to see how this modernized word-of-mouth marketing …

Public Relations

Here's How Highly Successful People Make Little Choices Different From the Rest of us

It's simple: If you want to live an exceptional life, you can't behave like everyone else.<p>Everybody has their own definition of success. And most people probably would like to live an above-average life. But the reality is that the vast majority of people never do. Most people live ordinary, …

Self-improvement

'This Is Climate Change' Tells an Urgent Message Via Virtual Reality

Whether you're selling a product or a societal warning like global warming, VR is the wave of the future.<p>3 min read<p>Imagine: You're wading through chest-high jungle in the Amazon Rainforest beside sweaty workers slashing through the brush to create the broad open fields that will grow soy for …

Climate Change

Reading Academic Research Papers Is the Best Success Hack You've Never Heard About

Graduate-level research is a lot likelier to help you figure out real life business problems than that book of motivational quotes beside your bed.<p>5 min read<p>Despite the bad rap it tends to get in the self-made businessperson community, college is still an entrepreneurial hub. Billion-dollar …

Entrepreneurship

How Can You Tell a Great Leader When You See One? Look for This 1 Uncommon Sign

This is the stuff of which legacies are made, careers advance, and companies ultimately flourish.<p>Many of us have to make decisions that define who we are. It's often arriving at the crossroads of choosing between towing the line or doing the difficult, unpopular thing. And sometimes, doing what you …

Leadership

Bill Gates Wants You to Watch These 9 TED Talks

You can read what Gates called "one of the most important" books he's ever read, or you can watch these short but amazing TED Talks.<p>In an interview published in <i>Time</i> magazine earlier today, Bill Gates said that the late Hans Rosling's book <i>Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why</i> …

Bill Gates

Don't Try to Be 'Disruptive.' To Really Have an Impact, You Need to Reverse Engineer the Future.

Innovation is moving at an accelerated rate. Here's how you can get in on the action.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The inventor and author Ray Kurzweil likes to say that the next 100 years will resemble 20,000 years of progress if we continue to innovate at our …

10 apps that will change the way you use your Mac

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

Automation Is Expected to Create Jobs but Only You Can Make Sure You Get One

Prepare now to join the digital workforce before the arrival of the robotic overlords.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As workers, we have many job-related rights. What we don’t have is the right of continued employment. Whether that should change is another topic. But …

This is how to “work smarter not harder”: 3 secrets from research

“Work smarter, not harder.” Sounds good. But how do you actually do that?<p><i>*crickets*</i><p>Well, luckily someone finally took up the challenge of finding a …

Everything You Need to Know About the 5 Changes Roiling Digital Advertising

Invest in video, understand your audience and research the channels they use.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Just like any industry in this digital age, advertising is feeling the pressure. With agencies across the board reporting dwindling profits, those capable of …

How to get a world-class education for free on the internet

As crucial as a university degree has become for working in the modern economy, it is not the only route forward into a wildly lucrative and satisfying career—just ask famous dropouts Bill Gates, Oprah Winfrey, Michael Dell, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg.<p>In the future, a single bachelor’s degree in a …

Online Education

The 3 Technologies Your Company Needs to Survive

By the year 2020, half of all online searches will be carried out by voice, and 30 percent of them will be made using no screen at all. AI assistants …

Becoming an Entrepreneur Is Easy but Succeeding as an Entrepreneur Is Not

An internet business that attracts customers and sells products is a lot more work that having a website.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurship is an impressive word, a word filled with optimism and the prospect of joy and riches. Millennials and veteran …

Use this little tweak to stop cluttering your Mac's desktop with screenshots

My desktop has been eternally cluttered with screenshots in the past and I discovered a tiny tweak this week that makes life so much easier for those on Macs.<p>You can change the storage folder for screenshots by simply running the below command in your terminal application, found inside the …

10 Gmail extensions that can boost your productivity

E-mail plug-ins you didn't know you needed but really do.<p>There’s a reason Gmail has become so popular — it’s free, it’s easy to use and it keeps evolving. To top it all off, Gmail offers even more improvements through the use of extensions, which are optional, user-installed upgrades that add new …

Marketing

Google Advanced Protection Program: How to lock down your account

Google takes aim at "targeted" online attacks. Here's everything you need to know about the new security option -- including whether you should use it.<p>It's natural to be feeling a little nervous about online security these days, what with nonstop reports of new ransomware, password thefts, Equifax …

Google Drive

How to Store Bananas So They Don't Turn Black

The first—and maybe only—rule that you need to know when it comes to storing bananas is to avoid keeping bananas in the fridge, especially before …

How to Use Google Analytics to Improve Your Website & Marketing Strategy [Infographic]

Are you looking for ways to monitor your website visitors' activity? Want to know how to use that information to improve your marketing …

Google Analytics

How to get your employees to generate content for you

You’re swamped. We understand.<p>Communicators are too busy with the day-to-day essentials to cover <i>everything</i> of interest that’s going on at their …

Healthy Vegetarian Meal Plan 02.18.2018

This week’s Healthy Vegetarian Meal plan is packed with variety and flavor! Be sure to print out our grocery list to help make grocery shopping a …

The best password managers for 2018

Get rid of the sticky notes and get peace of mind. Choose a password manager to secure your digital life.<p>Affiliate disclosure: CNET earns commissions from the products & services featured on this page.<p>Welcome to CNET's 2018 directory of password managers. This is our one-stop home for the overview …

Information Systems

Marketing School | Digital Marketing | Online Marketing: How You Can Use the New Facebook Analytics | Ep. #566

In episode #566, Eric and Neil talk about the new Facebook Analytics tool. Tune in to hear why and how you should be using it.<p><b>TIME-STAMPED SHOW NOTES:</b><p>…

4 Nighttime Habits That Will Keep You More Rested, Motivated, and Productive (and They Only Take 5 Minutes) | Inc.com

You've had a long and hopefully productive day. You're ready to unwind and relax until you fall asleep at some point.<p>However, doing that is leaving a lot of potential growth on the table, along with quality sleep. After a long day at work, most people unfortunately fall on autopilot, execute a …

Motivation

Google: Southeast Asia’s internet economy is growing faster than expected

Southeast Asia is now the world’s third largest region for internet users — with more people online than the entire U.S. population — and internet is having a bigger impact on the region than originally thought, according to a new report co-authored by Google.<p>China and India typically dominate the …

10 Tips for Leading Disruption During Times of Uncertainty

How you can keep momentum from fizzling during times of uncertainty.<p>Leadership Futurist and Gender Equity Advocate<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being a disrupter during times of uncertainty can derail your stakeholders and the transformational change you have worked …

Lazada, other foreign companies, dominate Philippine e-commerce battle

The majority of e-commerce companies in the Philippine’s are local, but they struggle to compete with foreign brands

Error tracking tools shine a light on just how crappy software really is

I love to learn about all the latest and greatest tech innovations alongside my work as a software developer at Raygun. But as I flick through these articles, something troubles me. While pushing forward with new software technology is great, we might not even have gotten the basics right yet.<p>We’ll …