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Flypay Raises £1M To Make Settling Your Restaurant Bill “Waiter-Free”

Never mind poor service or the food itself, the experience of actually paying the bill at the end of a meal is often cited as the biggest pain-point for restaurant goers. Or so says Flypay, a new UK startup whose app wants to make settling the bill “waiter-free” and a lot speedier in the …

Why Outsourcing Innovation Will Be Big in Tech and Beyond

<i>Paul Jozefak, co-founder and managing director of innovation laboratory Liquid Labs, argues that outsourcing innovation will become a mainstream business practice and a key driver of growth, specifically in the tech sector. While he clearly has a business interest in companies outsourcing their</i> …

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6 Steps to Connecting With Influential People

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Influencers -- those well-connected, knowledgeable voices to which others listen and respond -- are coveted connections. They can provide insight, recommendations, introductions and opportunities.<p>Most people already know who the …

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5 People You MUST Make Friends With At Conferences

Recently a company that creates apps for conferences and social events – Bizzabo – approached me with a list people you wind up meeting at conferences. As I looked through the list, chuckling at times, I noticed that some of it rang true with me as I recounted my own experiences at business, tech …

Social Media Is Changing The World In Unexpected Ways [Infographic]

0<p>Share<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Pin<p>+1<p>WhatsApp<p>Buffer<p>Email<p>We all know that social media is changing the world, but do you know how much? There are two different …

Social Media Marketing Tool Box: 62 Tips - Jeffbullas's Blog

Social media marketing is moving from its exciting adolescent phase to a more mature grownup status.<p>Online social media obsession driven by social …

Email Leads Real-Time Marketing Channels

Marketers are beginning to focus on getting out real-time messages that respond to what consumers are doing “now.” According to an April 2013 survey …

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From Google Ventures: How To Hire The Best Designer For Your Team

The key to recruiting for a startup is to craft a realistic job description. And stop looking for unicorns–they don’t exist, writes Google Ventures’ Braden Kowitz.<p>Finding the perfect designer to join your team is tough–there’s no way around it. I’ve struggled for months searching for the right …

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Why (and How) Your Business Should Get Visual | Inc.com

What is visual networking? For some, it's a hard concept to grasp. Yet for the iPad user browsing through Pinterest on the sofa, it makes perfect sense. You see something cool, and you pin it to share it. Or you snap a photo on Instagram, letting everyone see your creation.<p>Many small businesses …

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4 Keys to Coaching Underperforming Employees | Inc.com

Winning leaders are those who coach good employees to become better people. These leaders equip their teams for success at work and at home.<p>Occasionally, though, leaders can get so enamored with new approaches and cutting-edge technologies that they forget to do the basics. Coaching is one such …

Employment

The most important managerial skill

Many books have been written about the skills and personality traits that express themselves in truly great managers. And I’ve read none of them.<p>But …

How to grow your business when the sun is shining

Stephen Archer, Business Analyst and Director of Spring Partnerships shares his top tips for how entrepreneurs can grow their business this …

Customers

Small vs Big - How SMEs can compete with big business

But, there is promise on the horizon. SMEs count for 99.9 per cent of all private sector businesses in the UK, so from those statistics alone, it …

Lessons Great Innovators Taught Me

In a 1996 interview with <i>Wired</i> magazine, Steve Jobs, upset with Microsoft’s domination of the personal PC market, said, “The desktop computer industry is dead. Innovation has virtually ceased. Microsoft dominates with very little innovation. That’s over. Apple lost. The desktop market has entered …

3 Easy Breathing Exercises That Will Help You Feel Better At Work

When freediving national champion Tanc Sade isn't holding his breath—which he can do for more than seven minutes—he's doing the same thing we all are: breathing.<p>Except Sade, who recently broke a national record with a 218-meter swim on a single breath, knows just a little bit more about how the air …

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Today’s CIO Needs to Be the Chief Innovation Officer

Enterprise IT as we have known it is rapidly becoming obsolete, and the traditional role of the CIO is increasingly irrelevant. As game-changing technologies transform every business process, they also give us the ability to create new products and services that were impossible just a few years …

Aviate Launcher Review: One Of The Most Powerful Alpha Products I've Ever Used

Article Contents<p>1 The Helpful Home Screen<br>• 2 The Arranged App Drawers<br>• 3 The Drawbacks<br>• 4 Final Thoughts<p>Aviate Launcher, if you haven't heard of it, is a …

Email Marketing Essentials: The Keys to Email Marketing that Works

<b>Email marketing</b> remains the online king for businesses.<p>Email was the original “killer app” — everyone uses is, and that’s why it’s been the absolute …

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4 Strategies That Inspire Creativity | Inc.com

At the age of 20, Lorenzo the Magnificent was the most powerful and wealthiest man in 15th century Europe. His father, Piero di Cosimo de' Medici, had recently died and left him the Medici bank along with the reins of the Florentine government.<p>But Lorenzo wasn’t exclusively interested in power, …

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Android Is The New Windows

A flexible, customizable operating system that’s farmed out to third-party hardware makers and dominates market share but not profits? You’re not the only one experiencing déjà vu. The parallels of Android and Windows are striking. But can that which is unique about Android save it from the fate …

Five Ways to Innovate Faster

One of the most common complaints senior executives have about disruptive innovation is its seemingly snail-like pace. How is it, they wonder, that it takes us forever to pursue ideas that promise to create new markets when the world seems to be innovating at a dizzying pace?<p>This frustration is …

Digital Convergence: Integrated Marketing & Public Relations

PDXCC13 conference keynote presentation on the convergence of digital marketing and public relations - Integrated Marketing Communications. Presented by Lee Odden, CEO of TopRank Online Marketing.

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