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How to Use Instagram for SEO

Instagram is one of many social media platforms businesses are including in their social media marketing strategies. Using social media can help …

Stop Leaving Your Smartphone's Bluetooth On

If you always leave Bluetooth on your phone on, you might want to rethink things.<p>A vulnerability known as BlueBorne was discovered this week by …

How to track and manage cellular data

First time checking out this series? You may get the most value by starting at the beginning, however you can also use the series overview if you’d like to go buffet style.<p>Note for regular readers, the already tech savvy, and IT professionals: this series is designed as a resource you can share …

Helpful Tools For Startups That Can’t Afford To Hire Designers As Yet

Image via Shutterstock<p><b>Good design</b> plays a significant role in building a successful business. But when you’re a startup with no budget to hire a …

Graphic Design

Want To Raise Financing For Your Mobile App Startup? Here's The Ultimate Investor Pitch Deck

So you have developed a mobile app and want to obtain funding for it from angel investors or venture capital firms? A key step in this process is to prepare an effective “pitch deck” that showcases your company, your app, and your management team for prospective investors.<p>There are a lot of “do’s” …

Venture Capital

Online MBA at Hofstra University

Just like our on-campus programs, all our online MBA classes are taught by full-time faculty. Our professors are scholars, mentors and teachers whose …

Building a Brand, Part II: Creating a Branding Style Guide

In Part I: What Is A Brand?, we discussed the basic elements of branding and some beginning steps towards building it. Now, to keep you (and all your …

101 Quotes From Lao Tzu That Will Blow Your Mind Wide Open

Lao Tzu was an ancient philosopher and writer who founded the philosophical framework for Taoism, which has had a huge influence on Chinese …

Here are the 11 fastest-growing apps in the US

That's according to the measurement and analytics firm comScore, which ranked the 11 fast-growing apps in the country over a period of two years — December 2014 to December 2016. ComScore only measured the growth of unique users over the age of 18.<p>Ride-hailing apps like Lyft and Uber broke the top …

Apps

Lean Startup Is Dead -- Long Live Lean Startup

In a previous post, I wrote about how large companies are poised to be the greatest beneficiaries of the lean startup movement. We are entering an era of technology that is well suited to the resources that large companies have (i.e. The Third Wave). This next wave of technology will involve …

Product Management

How To Make An App Like Pokemon Go

One of the most popular games on mobile today is Pokemon Go. It uses augmented reality to bring the game into the “real world” and gets the player …

Kinetise now lets you download the code you make in their drag and drop app creator

The world of mobile development is a hairy one. You can code things yourself and hurt your brain on React Native or you can use a drag-and-drop editor and get locked into one platform forever. But now app development house Kinetise is offering the best of both worlds.<p>Kinetise, who I’ve talked about …

Apps

A Pedagogical Shift Needed for Digital Success

In a previous post I discussed in detail strategies to help ensure the effective use of technology to improve learning outcomes. You don’t have to be …

7 Incubators That Can Help Your Startup

Business incubators have evolved by leaps and bounds from the late 70s to today<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The idea for early-stage companies to share facilities in a business incubator became popular in the late 1970s. In 1980, approximately 12 business incubators …

Startups

Of Course Donald Trump Puts Ketchup on His Steak

President Donald Trump’s penchant for well-done steak is well-documented, and yet somehow the Commander in Chief managed to commit yet-another offense against the beef industry of America. According to a report in the <i>Independent Journal Review</i>, during a Saturday-night dinner at the D.C. location of …

Donald Trump
Internet of Things

Couple Up: The Coziest Date Idea Pairings for NYC Romance

Bespoke pairings are long a history of date night success: dinner and a movie, a romantic walk and a picnic and more.<p>We've taken the beloved idea of …

Staten Island

What new technologies carry the biggest risks?

The World Economic Forum asked "leaders from business, government, academia and nongovernmental and international organizations" to take a survey on …

20 Gmail Hacks Only Savvy Users Know

These tricks and tips will make you a Gmail power user.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s an endless amount of tricks, tips and extensions that can boost your Gmail game. From undoing a sent email to pre-writing messages to sending money -- Gmail has taken email to …

Apps

How we’re using Component Based Design

Component Based Design is often talked about in context of large, complex projects. In this post we’re making the case that it can also be very …

5-Ingredient Smoothies That Taste and Look So Good We Want to Cry

Whether you've got a hankering for something fruity, a craving for dessert (when don't we?), or just need a heavy dose of greens to cancel out the …

Protein

Make Sure Your Startup Name Is Legitimate with Viable

The importance of a short, unique, pertinent startup name cannot be understated. After all, it will be the first thing most potential customers see …

A Great Writer We Should Know

Zama<p>by Antonio Di Benedetto, translated from the Spanish by Esther Allen<p>New York Review Books, 201 pp., $15.95 (paper)<p>The year is 1790, the place an …

Literature

Mental, physical effects of magic mushrooms

There's evidence that tripping on magic mushrooms could actually free the mind.<p>Several studies, including two promising recent clinical trials, suggest that psilocybin, shrooms' psychoactive ingredient, may hold the potential to help relieve severe anxiety and depression.<p>Still, because they're …

Consciousness

5 New Tools That Will Help You Craft Stunning Landing Pages

The need and greed of acquiring new Leads for a Business or Blog is the number one motivator that forces Marketers and Bloggers to dive into the …

Web Design

Why the next 20 years will see a lot less technological disruption than the past 20

“The internet is still at the beginning of its beginning,” writes Wired co-founder and Silicon Valley guru Kevin Kelly in his new book <i>The Inevitable</i>. Kelly argues that adding machine intelligence to everyday objects — a process he calls “cognifying” — “would be hundreds of times more disruptive to …

Innovation

America’s Search for Happiness Is Driving Us Crazy

A new book by journalist Ruth Whippman investigates the American "happiness industrial complex" and our growing obsession with contentment.<p>America is an insanely anxious country. Forty million Americans — nearly one in five of us — has been diagnosed with an anxiety disorder. One World Health …

Happiness

Photoshop for Photographers - User Interface and Toolbar Tour

Photoshop for Photographers – User Interface and Toolbar Tour<p>In this <b>guide to Photoshop for Photographers</b>, I will take you on a tour of very basic …

Clean and Freshen Your Pillows In Three Simple Steps

You bury your face in your pillows every night, so it’s a good idea to clean them every once in a while. Fortunately, it’s super easy to do. Just …

Washing Machines