Anthony Chisom

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Tiny Transforming Apartment Is Like a Dozen Homes in One

This 309-square-foot apartment makes the most of every single inch.<p>There is a general, obnoxious rule when it comes to real estate. Size, location, reasonable price: pick two. But while living in a hip neighborhood in the middle of a city might mean you'll have to settle for an apartment that has …

Interior Design

6 Tips for Marketers Who Want to Connect in a Meaningful Way With Millennials

While brand experiences have grown in scope, scale, sophistication and effectiveness in recent years, there are a host of new issues and challenges …

Public Relations

How to Start a Business On (Almost) No Money

<i>This piece originally appeared on Entrepreneur.</i><p>You’re excited to start a business. Maybe you have an idea, or you’re just fascinated with the idea of …

How This Startup Coach Helps Founders Around The World Raise Millions

<i>This is the first “Master Class” in a new Geek Girl Rising series offering tips to female founders.</i><p><i>Win wallets first, then hearts.</i> – Andrea Barrica, 500 Startups<p>Andrea Barrica has seen thousands of pitches in her role as venture partner and “pitch coach” at 500 Startups, a Silicon Valley …

Venture Capital

Smart email app Mailbox now supports Facebook’s App Links

Mailbox, the popular gesture-based email app owned by Dropbox, has received a small but significant update.<p>First up are bug fixes, which (among other things) sort out the frustrating problems that have plagued the “reply” and “forward” features of the app’s iPad edition.<p>More importantly, however, …

Apps

Koush’s new AllCast Receiver lets you stream media to any Android device

Koushik Dutta’s AllCast lets you stream media to several devices, including Chromecast, Apple TV, Fire TV, and Roku, but with the new AllCast Receiver companion app, compatibility extends to just about any Android device.<p>Installing AllCast Receiver on an Android device makes it visible in AllCast’s …

Smart TV

UN launches e-reader initiative in Tanzania

The United Nations has launched an initiative piloting the use of e-readers in two settlements in western Tanzania.<p>The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has partnered with nonprofit enterprise Worldreader to provide four secondary schools in Tanzania with e-readers containing …

Africa

LinkedIn now lets you block other users, says it 'was the right thing to do'

LinkedIn now lets users block other users on its service, a feature designed to control privacy on the popular networking site. In a post announcing the new option, LinkedIn said the it heard members "loud and clear," and that blocking was added because "it was the right thing to do." That comes …

Testing out Loop’s programmable credit card

Advertisement<p>12 Comments<p>Boston payments startup Loop on Wednesday has released its interesting take on the digital wallet to consumers, selling a …

FinTech

Troy Carter: Fired By Lady Gaga And Loving It

He helped discover and cultivate the megastar for almost seven years. Then Gaga dumped him. Here’s the untold story of how he rolled with it.<p>From behind, Troy Carter looks like a middle schooler. He has the wispy frame of a pretzel stick, wrapped in skinny jeans that bottom out at black Yves Saint …

The Best iOS And Android Apps Of 2013

Congratulations, Planet Earth! We made it another 365 days without crashing into the sun. Go team!<p>It’s the end of the year, and that means three things: booze, ridiculous sunglasses with numbers on them, and lists. Lots and lots of lists. You’ve seen our list of best/worst gadgets of the year. Up …

How to Become a YouTube Partner

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In his book</i> Entrepreneur Magazine's Ultimate Guide to YouTube for Business<i>, marketing and public relations consultant Jason Rich show you how to master the secrets of successful "YouTubers" and put your brand, product or service in front</i> …

Internet

11 Thoughts on Life's Big Questions

When Oprah goes soul to soul with "Super Soul Sunday" guests, even the deepest topics on are on the table. Here are 11 soul-stirring answers you may …

How to Take Your Publishing Brand International in 2014

<i>Mick Rigby is the CEO Yodel Mobile, where he brings more than 20 years of experience as a strategist in advertising and marketing.</i><p>We’ve almost reached the tablet-to-PC tipping point where the cheaper, more portable tablet form factor is becoming the de facto device for browsing and consuming online …

Fluential’s voice recognition tech lets your device understand you better than humans (exclusive)

Fluential claims to have devoted more than 85 “man years” of research to besting Siri.<p>Today the company announced it has closed $8 million in angel funding led by billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong.<p>Fluential has developed voice recognition technology that makes it possible for your device to …

Coursera releases iPhone app for MOOCs

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Coursera has built a name for itself by providing MOOCs (massive open online courses) in a variety of subjects to practically …

eLearning

Khan Academy & Comcast team up to bring affordable Internet to low-income families

The problem with online education is that it’s so limited to people with high-speed Internet access.<p>The poorest and most rural communities, who could stand to benefit most from free online education, often lack reliable broadband. So Comcast, the maligned cable company, is making its largest …

The iWallet Is Coming

<i>Post updated to reflect a misstatement about when Apple rolled out self checkout to its stores.</i><p>This week, Apple unveiled the first large-scale integration of iBeacon, a technology that, when coupled with their fingerprint identification system, may be another building block in building a …

Twitter's New Ad Targeting Product Leaves TV Out In The Cold [THE BRIEF]

<b>Twitter</b> introduced a new targeting product to allow advertisers to target people who have tweeted about a given television show, even if the advertiser has not bought a TV ad slot on that show. The new ad product will allow brands to take advantage of the demographic information provided by …

Advertising

Big Data Can Help Marketers Unlock Up To $200 Billion

Big data isn't just a buzz word — it's a proven way to improve the bottom line.<p>Good marketing analytics can make all the difference for effective campaigns and company growth, according to data from McKinsey on Marketing and Sales, a branch of global management and consulting firm McKinsey. Using …

Big Data

Make Your Marketing Content More Lovable -- Before Customers Leave It

Content marketing is in serious danger of becoming ineffective. On TV, in print, via mobile device and across social networks, brands are creating …

Digital Marketing

The 10 Biggest Social Media Marketing Fails Of 2013

But there are at least as many fails going on in the marketing social sphere as wins, and the fails are often epic.<p>A common element to all of these mishaps is that the social media team was not listening. And listening does not just mean talking to customers. It means being aware of the company's …

Boston Marathon

Mindshare Partners With Shazam to Help Brands Measure and Leverage Audio Assets

Mindshare Worldwide has partnered with Shzam to launch AUDIO+, a program to help leading brands audit, map and capitalize on the sound-based elements …

This Mobile Marketing Strategy Guide Will Energize Your Mobile Marketing Efforts

Following the release of his second book "Performance Marketing for Professionals," and pre-empting the release of his upcoming content marketing …

Top 10 Social Media Truths For 2014

For those of us in digital marketing and advertising, we stay on top of social media trends to keep our brand current, but what are the fundamental …

Video: A first look at Tablo, a DVR for cord cutters

Advertisement<p>15 Comments<p>Tablo wants to offer cord cutters a DVR that records free HD TV, and then streams it to iPads and other mobile devices. The …

Televisions

Instagram Is Now Publishing a New Ad Almost Every Day

Advertising on Instagram has quickly moved from a novelty to a near-daily occurence, and they're churning up a tsunami of "likes" as well as a dose …

Turn Your Client Request Into Your Next Line of Business

Say you're an independent agency with visions of being full service, and your top client asks you to expand your media solution—whether that's …

Advertising

Buzz Beyond Facebook, Twitter: Gnip Pools Data from Tumblr, WordPress

In a reminder that brand chatter doesn't just happen on Facebook and Twitter, one data middleman is bundling together the conversation stream from …

Advertising