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Inside YouTube’s Fame Factory

At Vidcon, thousands of teenagers line up to see their favorite YouTube celebs–and learn how to be more like them.<p>More than an hour before the doors open at the Anaheim Convention Center, there’s already a line that stretches from the entrance, past a nearby Hilton, around a water fountain, through …

Box Office

5 Questions Struggling Entrepreneurs Must Ask Before Taking a Job

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What do you do when your pipeline runs dry, savings exhausted and credit maxed? Many entrepreneurs start their dream business while continuing a regular job until the new business thrives. Many of us start a business while unemployed or …

Employment

Forget Outsourcing, Startups Should Hire the Best In-House Employees

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Five years ago, outsourcing work overseas looked like the future of doing business. Major U.S. companies such as General Motors and Caterpillar were outsourcing aggressively to bring down costs and at the peak of the outsourcing movement, …

Startups

8 Online-Marketing Terms Business Owners Must Know

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’re like most small-business owners, you spend your day providing a great customer experience that sets you apart from your competition. The quality of your service is key now that digital word of mouth is the most effective form of …

Small Business

7 Experimental Interfaces That Show the Future of UI Design

Trade shows might be sexier, but there’s no beating academic conferences for weird new tech. Today, at the 27th Software and Technology Symposium in …

How Side Projects Saved Our Startup

<i>Mikael Cho is the co-founder of Crew, a network that connects short-term software projects with handpicked developers and designers. This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>We had no money.<p>We changed our business model and had three months worth of cash left to turn things around. If we …

12 Essential Responsive Design Tools — SitePoint

Translating client requirements to a full fledged, live website is no easy task. At the best of times, it requires multiple rounds of discussions …

Peter Thiel disagrees with you

“It’s pretty amazing to hold leather that no pig or cow died for,” says Lindy Fishburne, an officer of the Thiel Foundation. She is describing a …

How do I get started programming games???

<b>The following blog post, unless otherwise noted, was written by a member of Gamasutra’s community.<br>The thoughts and opinions expressed are those of</b> …

Game Development

Ecommerce: How an online retailer achieved a 17% conversion lift with faster page loading

by Adam Sutton, Senior Reporter<p>CHALLENGE<p>The user experience of an ecommerce site can have a big impact on sales. The team at Yankee Retail, owner of …

The Right Way to Fix the Internet - MIT Technology Review

If you’re like most people, your monthly smartphone bill is steep enough to make you shudder. As consumers’ appetite for connectivity keeps growing, …

Net Neutrality

Drones in Hollywood: What Industry Is Next?

Last month the Federal Aviation Administration made a decision that marks a significant step for the commercial drone industry, permitting six movie and television production companies the right to use drones. This is the first time the FAA has allowed this type of industry exemption from the rules …

Why ROI is, Literally, the Last Metric for Evaluating Your Content-Marketing Plan

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It is no secret that not just any content will succeed in online marketing.<p>Your content must engage your readers, increase brand awareness and improve your bottom line. In the past, many companies simply threw some keyword-rich content on …

Marketing

Netflix Usage On PlayStation, Xbox Is Declining

Even though video game consoles are aiming to try and become “living room PCs” in this new era of tech, they’re starting to face challenges from cheaper alternatives offering many of the same services.<p>Namely, video game consoles like the PS3 and Xbox 360 were some of the first living room devices …

The career advice you probably didn’t get

You’re doing everything right at work, taking all the right advice, but you’re just not moving up. Why? Susan Colantuono shares a simple, surprising …

How Human-Robot Teamwork Will Upend Manufacturing - MIT Technology Review

Sometime in the next couple of years, if everything goes to plan, workers at BMW’s manufacturing plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina, will be …

Robotics

Differentiating with Design

<b>We know the impact design has on a user’s experience and a product’s adoption. But many product designers don’t realize that design can also be used</b> …

Product Management