Wes Broadhurst

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These are the 10 best gadgets under $100

What's more pleasurable than upgrading an old, ailing piece of technology with something fresh and new? Or improving your life with a kind of gadget you've never before owned?<p>Unfortunately, we can't all upgrade our phones or laptops to the latest model. But there are plenty of devices that fall …

Gear & Gadgets

Why designers should be taking a digital-first approach to branding

Branding has always been a very top-down process: through identity and messaging, brand designers have tried to define and influence what consumers …

6 Tools Every Entrepreneur Should Be Using

It doesn't take much to kick off a new business, especially with so many tech tools now available. Whether you start your new business as a side venture or a full-time career, you'll see the same set of challenges many other entrepreneurs face. Dealing with the management and day-to-day operations …

Easy Tips On How To Create A Brand Position For Your Product Or Service

<i>How to create a lasting perception about your brand that makes you stand out from the competition.</i><p>There’s a lot of wisdom behind the phrase, “Out of mind, out of business.”<p>Marketing experts Al Ries and Jack Trout penned it in their classic book, “Positioning: The Battle for Your Mind.”<p>If your …

You Have Access to All the Means of Production, Don’t Be Afraid

I just finished reading Karl Marx’s “Capital” and “The Communist Manifesto”—and I was so amazed to see how modern a lot of his ideas are.<p>I think one …

Snapchat Delivers 10 Billion Video Views Daily: This Week in Social Media

Welcome to our weekly edition of what’s hot in social media news. To help you stay up to date with social media, here are some of the news items that …

Social Media

5 Benefits Of Visual Branding That Every Brand Should Know

Every brand wants to stand apart from its competitors, build an audience and connect with them. Visual branding is very helpful in accomplishing …

Audio-visual

6 Instagram Tools to Improve Your Marketing

Do you want to take your Instagram marketing to the next level? Have you considered using tools to support your efforts there? Adding the right …

Social Media

How Traditional Storytelling Is Ruining Virtual Reality Film

Meet the filmmakers writing the trippy language of cinematic virtual reality.<p>I spent much of the past two weeks with a screen strapped to my face, watching filmmakers' best stabs at telling a story in virtual reality.<p>The cinematic VR showcased at the recent Tribeca Film Festival ran the gamut from …

A 10 day program to create your first Android app

Building your first Android app doesn’t have to be hard. If you aren’t overly ambitious, then you can break the process down into some simple steps and avoid overwhelming yourself in one go. The trick is to make your first app relatively simple and to focus on creating <i>something</i>. Don’t try and …

9 Interesting Digital Marketing Stats From the Past Week

The last several days were full of intriguing and surprising data points from the world of digital marketing.<p>Below appear 9 numbers that caught our …

Coolamundo!: 1973 Argentine Grand Prix Tyrrell 005

Can the new wave of faith-based filmmaking transcend propaganda?

“A young girl suffering from a rare digestive disorder finds herself miraculously cured after surviving a terrible accident.” That’s the synopsis …

Filmmaking

Six Ways to Blow Up Your Business With Facebook Ads

Ever since Facebook first emerged in the market over 10 years ago, this social media platform has completely changed the way that people today communicate with one another. However, despite being the most popular social media network in the world, Facebook is also one of the most <i>under-utilized</i> …

Social Media

Why one designer is breaking all the logo design rules

If you've read our pro guide to logo design, you'll know the most effective logos are those that are simple, memorable, timeless, versatile and …

Two Things Advertising Agencies Need To Prove

A few weeks ago, I published an article explaining how traditional advertising agencies are putting themselves out of business. The reaction was quick and affirming—thousands of people took to social media to share and comment, and Michael Farmer’s book, <i>Madison Avenue Manslaughter</i> temporarily sold …

Advertising Industry

7 Branding Resources to Boost Your Brilliance: Books, Talks, and Websites

When it comes to advertising your business, you need to create a brand that is going to be instantly recognizable. This is not always as easy as it …

TED Talks

How To Create a Winning Influencer Marketing Campaign

Influencer marketing seems to be all the buzz recently. Leveraging your audience is the best way to get the word out about your brand! Let’s talk …

Editing Deadpool and Hail, Caesar! in Premiere Pro

Editing <i>Deadpool</i> and <i>Hail, Caesar!</i> in Premiere ProAs an editor who cuts in Adobe Premiere Pro every day, it’s always exciting to see major Hollywood …

Filmmaking

Starting a Business in 2016? Avoid These 5 'Beginner' Mistakes.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you are planning on starting a business this year you are undoubtedly full of excitement. While raw excitement, infatuation and determination are all great, you need to make sure that you proceed with caution so as not to encounter the …

Small Business

5 ways to master motion in your branding projects

Landor's recent acquisition of ManvsMachine made a powerful statement: motion is no longer an add-on, but an essential part of branding. That means …

This Millennial Marketer Helped One Brand Get Over 1 Million Likes On Facebook

I hope you’re ready for Caroline Beaton.<p>As an editor for news and media site Elephant Journal, Beaton has helped the site reach over 1 million likes on Facebook while winning over an impressive list of contributors and an overly loyal subsection of Millennial readers.<p>Now she is taking her knowledge …

Marketing

Twitter’s Jeff Seibert On Startup Lessons Learned From Being Bought By Unicorns Like Twitter And Box

Last week I had the chance to speak with Jeff Seibert, Senior Director of Product at Twitter and Co-Founder of Crashlytics (acquired by Twitter for $259m) and one of the main individuals leading the new guard at Twitter.<p>In what turned out to be a reflective interview we discussed a range of topics …

5 Tools Every Digital Entrepreneur Needs

As I'm sure you're all aware (aka tired of hearing about it) -- I'm self-employed and loving it. Being my own boss has been both super fulfilling and super stressful, and I'm still learning how to keep it all balanced. Sometimes it just seems like there aren't enough hours in the day and I'm …