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How to Create a Marketing Funnel With Facebook Retargeting

Have you ever visited a website then been followed by the same ad for the next year? Silly question—of course you have. Me too.As Facebook has grown …

Marketing

This 3D-printed house aims to end homelessness. Could it work?

A printing company and a nonprofit think they’ve found a solution to global poverty: 3D-printed houses. But activists warn the solution might not be as simple as it sounds.<p>New Story, a charity dedicated to providing shelter for impoverished and distressed communities, and printing company ICON …

Housing

Get Started with Blockchain Using the new AWS Blockchain Templates | Amazon Web Services

Many of today’s discussions around blockchain technology remind me of the classic Shimmer Floor Wax skit. According to Dan Aykroyd, Shimmer is a …

Cloud Computing

Design the Perfect Sales Email Signature

What’s the best way to end your cold email?No, it’s not what you want your recipients to do after reading your sales email (CTA), but your email …

Marketing

4 Content Assets You Can Publish on Your Website to Attract Attention

You've worked hard on your website. Here's how to get the traffic it deserves.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you take a step back and look at the internet, you realize how massive it is and how much content is out there, making it extremely difficult to stand out. …

Marketing

Five things to do with empty retail space

<b>So far, 2018 has been a rough year on the High Street. Toys R Us and Maplin have collapsed, while New Look and Mothercare have announced closures, as have Jamie's Italian, burger chain Byron and Prezzo.</b><p>They're the latest victims of increased online shopping and higher overheads. The shift to online …

eCommerce

Choose the right AI method for the job

It’s hard to remember the days when artificial intelligence seemed like an intangible, futuristic concept. Today, AI is everywhere. This has been decades in the making, however, and the past 90 years have seen both renaissances and winters for the field of study.<p>At present, AI is launching a …

Machine Learning

4 Ways to Sell Without Being Viewed as a Salesperson

If you want to start closing more business, you need to drop the sales mentality and do these 4 things instead.<p>Nobody wants to feel like they're being sold to. This was true ten years ago, and with today's technology-fueled evolution in consumer preferences, it's clear that businesses must shift …

Marketing Strategy

Retail apocalypse watch: Malls are becoming graveyards, but there’s a plot twist

Across the U.S., there are now more graveyard malls than ever before. The vacancy rate in big malls increased by 8.3% in the first quarter–which is at its highest since the fourth quarter of 2012. Reis Inc, a real estate data firm that studies 77 metropolitan areas, says 41 of those areas …

eCommerce

5 Open Source Libraries to Aid in Your Machine Learning Endeavors

Machine learning is changing the way we do things, and it's becoming mainstream very quickly.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Machine learning is changing the way we do things, and it’s becoming mainstream very quickly.<p>While many factors have contributed to this increase …

Machine Learning

Google Cloud is experimenting with blockchains — and it could make us think completely differently about the technology

Google has long been fond of experimentation, so it should be no surprise the internet giant is looking into what blockchain technology could do for its cloud business.<p>Several different teams inside the company are examining the hyped technology, which is the hard-to-edit digital ledger system that …

Blockchain

How Blockchain is Disrupting the Accounting Industry

Blockchain could be coming for the accounting industry.<p>Blockchain is arguably one of the most discussed technologies of 2018, and there's a reason for that. As a sort of indestructible and incorruptible ledger, it offers a new way to store and share data in such a way that it's simultaneously …

Blockchain

The 8 Best Accounting Software to Buy in 2018

The 8 Best Accounting Software to Buy in 2018<p>Keep track of all your expenses the easy way<p>Updated March 09, 2018<p>If you run a business, you absolutely …

Small Business

UK: A global leader in MadTech

Why the UK is poised to become the global leader in MadTech<p>Artificial intelligence, virtual reality, machine learning,<br>interactive video, and mobile …

How to Improve the User Experience of Your E-Commerce Site

Success or failure in e-commerce is all about the user experience. Here's what it takes to deliver an exceptional experience without fail.<p>E-commerce has reached a tipping point. More than half of consumers now prefer to shop online, and e-commerce sales are growing by 23 percent annually. The $6.59 …

Customer Experience

Fundbox Wants to Be PayPal for Small Businesses

Technology keeps making it easier to separate you from your money. PayPal enabled you to easily send money via the internet. Square allowed …

How to Make Your Company Look Like a $100 Million Brand

Don't wait for success to magically happen. Go create it.<p>When you start a business, you almost always face the reality that it takes money to make money. Yet that idea sparks a common question: "What if I don't have any money?" The default logic is to assume that you must raise millions from …

Business Strategy

This serial entrepreneur wants to disrupt peer-to-peer lending, using blockchain

In Hollywood, you’re practically nothing if you’re not a triple threat. If you can’t sing, act and dance, you can pack your bags.<p>Similar to Hollywood, to succeed in the business world, you need to have a multitude of skills. From intelligence to trustworthiness, there’s seemingly an inordinate …

Texas city drops its bus service in favor of ridesharing vans

Ridesharing companies often dream of changing the face of public transportation, but one of them is going a step further -- it's becoming the only option for public transportation in one community. Arlington, Texas is replacing its bus service with Via's ridesharing platform. Pay $3 per trip ($10 …

Google Turned an Austin House Into a Giant, Connected Fun Home to Promote Google Assistant

Artificial intelligence is definitely about to take over your living room—that is, if Google has anything to do about it.<p>For South by Southwest, the …

Google

Here's what it's like to stay at New York City's No. 1 ranked hotel, which has a dynamite cocktail bar and beautiful decor

Step into The Beekman in New York City's Financial District and you will no doubt feel transported to a different era.<p>First opened in 1881, the Temple Court building that houses The Beekman was one of the city's first skyscrapers. The stunning atrium that centers the building housed offices for …

New York City

You can teach kids a lot by giving them an allowance—if you do it right

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>Your child wants to know why one friend gets $10 a week, another gets a whopping $50 — but he …

Personal Finance

11 First Sentences That Guarantee the Rest of Your Email Won't Get Read

Even if your intentions are professional and sincere.<p>Imagine you get this email. You don't know the sender, but you open it anyway. How long would you keep reading?<p>Dear Jeff,I hope you're having a great President's Day! I definitely am. Even though I'm spending a little time at work right now, I …

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Real Estate

Goodbye Kickstarter? The Blockchain-based Project Aims to Challenge the Crowdfunding Sector

A new Ethereum Blockchain based platform called Acorn seeks to create an open, global community and marketplace for crowdfunding- opening it up to …

Crowd Funding

Co-working offices are built out of shipping containers inside old bakery

Co-working companies like WeWork are eating up office space around the world. There are many advantages, from food to ping-pong tables, but most …

Housing

This P2P Platform Lets Big Banks Compete With Big Tech

Zelle increases account-holder engagement on traditional banks' mobile and digital channels. But does it matter?<p>Zelle is a digital platform that …

Here is the leaked white paper for the massive Telegram ICO

It seems everyone wants in on the cryptocurrency craze – and it looks messaging giant Telegram is gearing up to launch its own initial coin offering (ICO).<p>Following a report from TechCrunch, Cryptovest has shared a leaked copy of the white paper primer detailing Telegram’s blockchain-powered …

Cryptocurrency

Blockchain Is Changing Our World: Here Are The Best Practical Examples Of How It Is Used In 2018

The potential of blockchain technology to disrupt nearly every industry in some way cannot be dismissed even though there are still several hurdles to overcome before we see its full transformative impact.<p>Leaders of major financial institutions where security is paramount and change is often …

Blockchain

The Basics of Blockchain Technology, Explained in Plain English

Anything and everything you need to know about what makes blockchain technology tick.<p>Historically, no asset has been a greater source of wealth …

Blockchain