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Startups: The Lean Method

7 Social Video and YouTube Video Statistics on Engagement

How Advertisers are Using Videos on Social Networks<p>Social video delivers results, but only if you know how to use it effectively. Advertisers use …

Vine, Instagram and the rise of bite-sized video

Thanks to technology, most of us now have the ability to shoot and edit long, high-quality videos on our phones, to upload them and to share them socially with everyone we know.<p>But somehow, the hot social media trend is supershort video clips that are much closer to the GIF than to "Citizen …

What’s Next for Social Video? (Infographic)

Video has become a driving force behind engagement on social media. Indeed, social media users spend more time watching video than ever before, and …

How to win at social video

A new report from the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism investigates online video consumption and production.<p>One section of the report provides a glimpse into off-site news video consumption on social platforms, and particularly on Facebook. The study is based on the 500 Facebook videos …

How To Go From Procrastinate Hero To Procrastinate Zero

I have created a system. Feel free to copy it.<p>I call it Procrastinate Zero. And it looks like this:<p><b>Step 1 Brain:</b> Fix your mindset and train your …

Procrastination

YouTube Multi-Channel Networks (MCN) | What You Should Know

MIT-developed, DARPA-validated technology makes customer service smarter with real-time voice analysis and recommendations

What if you knew the optimal way to talk to a prospect or customer?<p>Not based on intuition… but on data.<p>Cogito Corporation, a real-time behavioral analytics company, has raised $5.5 million in Series A funding to help do just that.<p>Based on research from the MIT Media Lab that has been validated …

Customer Service

Achieve Your Goals: Research Reveals a Simple Trick That Doubles Your Chances for Success

We all have goals. And what's the first thing most of us think about when we consider how to achieve them?<p><i>"I need to get motivated."</i><p>The surprising thing? Motivation is exactly what you don't need. Today, I'm going to share a surprising research study that reveals why motivation isn't the key to …

You Don't Need to Be a Millionaire to Use These 10 Passive Income Strategies

Gain more financial freedom this year by taking advantage of these passive income ideas.<p>It's easy for millionaires to find passive income strategies that turn a profit, from commercial real estate investing to angel investing in a hot new technology startup. But what about the rest of us--those of …

Are startups changing the face of marketing?

Move over baby boomers, there are new kids on the block. In today’s startup game, traditional marketing tactics are anathema to founders. They come …

Shopify brings its point-of-sale system to Android devices

Shopify has announced that its point-of-sale (POS) system is now available on Android devices. This development allows merchants to handle transactions without having to worry about specific operating systems.<p>Since its founding in 2004, Shopify has been centered around building a commerce platform …

Shopify

Nike and Apple Top the 100 Most Popular Brands Among Millennials

And Forever 21 beat out adidas.<p>New research conducted and ranked by digital ad agency Moosylvania and Great Questions, LLC discovered the top 100 brands favored by millennials (who are defined as between 20 and 35 years old). Data was collected from over 3,500 millennials (what countries they came …

Advertising

Twitter's new 'Personas' let brands easily target millenials, baby boomers and more

Twitter unveiled Audience Insights back in May to help brands get a better grasp of the people they reach on the platform. Now the company is upgrading Insights with new demographic data, buying behavior and more.<p>First up, Twitter is introducing something they call ‘personas,’ which are basically …

Apps

5 Magical Growth Hacking Techniques for Entrepreneurs

<b>Growth. That’s what business is all about. Whether it’s your bottom line, your conversion rate, amount of sales, or Twitter followers – when it comes</b> …

Marketing

5 Ways to Boost Your Business in 2016

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With 2016 fast approaching, many entrepreneurs are spending at least part of their holiday break finalizing their plan of attack for the new year. While many business owners are busy trying to get 2015 wrapped up, it is just as important …

16 Marketing Goals for Your Business in 2016

Every business needs to have goals. They could be financial, strategic or marketing in nature, but you still need to have them.<p>I have goals for my …

7 Ways To Accelerate Your Success As An Entrepreneur

There are two types of entrepreneurs. And knowing which one you are is critical to your development. There is the entrepreneur that just works hard. …

The Online Marketing Myth That Hooks Every New Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Marketing is a practical necessity for all businesses -- big, small, new or old. But, unlike other business needs that are fairly cut-and-dried (think accounting), marketing is a bit more qualitative in its approach.<p>In fact, there are …

Meet The Woman Entrepreneur Making Low-Cost Electric Vehicles Backed By Ratan Tata And Infosys' Co-Founder

While Tesla and Apple are working on electric car technologies, a woman entrepreneur from the southern Indian city of Coimbatore is going after a completely different segment – electric cycles, scooters and load carriers.<p>Hemalatha Annamalai, 47, makes low-cost electric vehicles out of her plant in …

Electric Vehicles

Pinterest Refers More Traffic to Retail Sites Than Reddit, Twitter and YouTube Combined

Since the early days of social media, the big question has been around measuring the return on investment. While it’s nice to know the value of a …

Gamification: the implementation

For quite a long time <i>(where on the Internet, “a long time” means, you know,</i> <i>ever since 2010</i><i> — I bet most of you have socks older than that, I know I</i> …

The Most Successful Companies Hire Women and Millenials

Photo: Getty Images<p>According to the 2014-2015 Global Leadership Forecast produced by HR experts DDI International, if you want to get big, go young: the fastest-growing companies in the world have the highest percentage of millenials in leadership positions. The most aggressively-growing companies …

7 Ways Millennials Are Changing the Career Game | Inc.com

<i>What advantages do millennials have in today's workplace? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Josh DiGiorgio, Millennial, on Quora:</b><p><b>1) We get technology.</b><p>Generally speaking, we tend to understand how to use and incorporate technology into the workplace. Unlike our …

High Level

How to Perfect Your Pitch

Nothing is quite as important as your pitch deck if you're a startup or entrepreneur. Guy Kawasaki shares tips from his experience in Silicon Valley as a VC and entrepreneur.<p>From The Art of The Start 2.0<p>Buy the book here: bit.ly/ArtoftheStart2

Lessons From A Study of Perfect Pitch Decks: VCs Spend An Average of 3 Minutes, 44 Seconds On Them

DocSend, a startup that provides people with a secure and private way of sharing files like offer letters or legal agreements, studied more than 200 pitchdecks to figure out the right way to graduate from bootstrapped to seed-funded, or from angels to a Series A.<p>They partnered with Harvard Business …