Diego Orosco

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Why Business Owners Need to Leave Facebook Right Now

It's suicidal to market your business on a platform that can cease to exist at any given moment, including any social media platform. Here's why.<p>In an effort to fight the proliferation of fake news on its platform, Facebook has announced steps to stop the spread of misleading content on its …

Customers

7 Myths About Passive Income You Can't Afford to Believe

All entrepreneurs seek passive income. What only a few know, however, is how to separate fact from fiction.<p>8 min read<p>Wouldn't it be great to earn money while you're relaxing on the beach?<p>Few concepts are more appealing than passive income. After all, what could be better than making money without …

Small Business

I tried a science-backed eating plan tied to a better memory and longer life — and found the perfect simple breakfast

I recently got a chance to practice what I preach. After months of writing extensively about the evidence-based health benefits of the Mediterranean diet, I hit pause on my normal eating habits and gave it a go. With a kiss goodbye to my daily flip-flop diet of salads and cookies, I embraced the …

Nutrition

Microsoft is reportedly working on a leaner Windows 10 (again)

Microsoft’s first attempt to create a lighter version of Windows 10 – which it dubbed Windows 10 S – didn’t go so well, because it did away with the platform’s best feature: its ability to run a crapton of legacy apps. Now, it’s taking another shot with Windows 10 Lean.<p>That’s from the folks at …

Battle between Apple and Microsoft is over

Microsoft’s head of marketing says his company is no longer interested in battling with Apple. This is surely a shocking statement to anyone who remembers the days when these two brawled relentlessly. But those days are over.<p>The change was brought about by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, who accepted …

Bill Gates

Say hello to the new Gmail with self-destructing messages, email snoozing and more

Today, Google is launching the biggest revamp of Gmail in years. The company is bringing to the flagship Gmail service many (but not all) of the features it trialed in Inbox for Gmail, and adding a few new ones, too. With those new features, which we first reported earlier this month, the company …

Apps

Entrepreneurial You: Monetize Your Expertise, Create Multiple Income Streams, and Thrive

Description<p>Publication Date: <b>October 03, 2017</b><p>What does it take to create the career you want? It's no secret that the world of work has changed, and we're shifting toward an ever more entrepreneurial, self-reliant, work-from-wherever-you-are economy. That can be a liberating force, and many …

Five Trends Shaping The Future Of Marketing

Marketing is in a transitional era. New technologies have changed so much about how marketers work — from the responsibilities of the chief marketing officer, to what content is created, and why.<p>At Fjuri, my team and I work with CMOs and marketing teams to improve their marketing strategies and …

Marketing

A multi-trillion dollar blockchain use case

A brief history of supply chains<p>The Industrial Era started with a centralization of production. Fordism, mass manufacturing, and Taylorism all helped make centralized production more efficient.<p>This centralization took the form of large factories where raw commodities were turned into finished …

Blockchain

AI creates 'Flintstones' cartoons from text descriptions

It can a long time to animate cartoons -- just ask the <i>Rick and Morty</i> team. But what if you could ask computers to do some of the lifting? They just might. Researchers have produced an AI system, Craft, that automatically produces <i>The Flintstones</i> scenes based on text descriptions. The team trained …

Blockchain could ‘change everything’ for real estate

“This changes everything.” That’s how Apple introduced the original iPhone in 2007. But it could just as easily apply here and now to the blockchain and its potential to enable transformative innovation in a variety of industries.<p>The most mature proposals for blockchain-led innovation are in the …

Blockchain

Cryptocurrency startups bypass Facebook ad ban with sly marketing tricks

As part of its larger efforts to clean up its act, a couple of months back Facebook announced it will no longer allow ads promoting crypto-products and initial coin offerings (ICOs) on its platforms. But it seems that sly marketers have already worked out how to slip cryptocurrency ads past the …

What Is the Difference Between Marketing, Advertising, and Branding? A Simple Analogy to Help Explain

To understand the differences between these concepts, simply apply them to you.<p>In my work with entrepreneurs and business students, I often hear marketing strategies explained as "having social media," "having an online brand," or "advertising a lot."<p>These explanations make me cringe because, while …

The Three Most-Overlooked Digital Marketing Hacks Small-Businesses Forget To Utilize

Every day I encounter another small-business struggling to gain tracking in the digital world. The frustrating thing is, today, it’s absolutely …

Marketing

Why This New Protein Powder Is a Game Changer, According to a Nutritionist

A new type of protein powder is about to hit the market, and it’s going to be a total game changer: A brand called Noosh has developed the first ever …

What's the next big thing in IoT? 14 experts share their predictions.

In recent years, the internet of things has evolved far beyond Bluetooth-synced personal devices and smart home platforms. Businesses and consumers alike eagerly anticipate the continued advancement of this technology.With wider IoT adoption than ever before, companies are constantly developing new …

I Travel The World For A Living. These Are The Minimalist Packing Hacks I Swear By

I recently completed a 10-day trip from Miami to Madrid, Spain; Madrid to Valencia; and back...without checking a single bag. As a yogi who travels …

Hacking

10 Brutal Lessons You Need to Learn Before Getting Rich

You'll never have enough billions to buy a new personality, so start improving the one you got for free.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is a common perception that upon obtaining wealth, the positive and negative qualities in people become more pronounced. …

Your future pair of Levi’s could be made by lasers

While plenty of people are quick to trash a pair of jeans at the first sign of a bit of wear and tear, lots of fashionistas are after exactly that …

23 Tiny Healthy Habits That People Swear Actually Improved Their Lives

They might just change yours too!

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11 Underrated Business Books That Should Be On Your Bookshelf

Looking for a new read? Check out these lesser-known books to level-up your leadership game.<p>As entrepreneurs, we are always searching for something to give us an edge over the competition. Whether it is having the best employees, finding the best software programs, taking the best online courses, …

3 Simple Ways to Get the Best Sleep Tonight

Getting your beauty rest is essential for looking and feeling your best! Research shows that getting a good night’s can help rev your metabolism, balance your hormones, and boost your mood. And a lack of sleep can actually increase production of the stress hormone cortisol and the hunger hormone …

Macy's just confirmed the end of department stores as we know them

Macy's is morphing into a discount store.<p>The retailer said on Tuesday that it would nearly triple the number of stores that offer its off-price concept, Backstage, to 145 this year.<p>Backstage, which occupies a sprawling 15,000 square feet in 45 Macy's stores, has been compared to off-price retailers …

It’s not about looks — inner beauty will drive mobile sales in 2018

Despite smartphone sales falling in 2017, market analysis firm the International Data Corporation (IDC) predicts that the mobile market will see …

Tinyclues, the AI-driven campaign marketing solution, scores $18M Series B

Tinyclues, the French startup that offers an intelligent campaign marketing solution that uses AI to help push the right products to the right customers, has closed $18 million in Series B investment. Leading the round is EQT Ventures, with participation from existing backers Alven, Elaia Partners, …

Big marketers like McDonald's, HP and State Farm are changing the ad agency model as we know it

Ad agencies are facing an increasing number of outside threats to their business model. As a result, many are reaching into the past in an attempt to reinforce their relevance — while some are being forced to by their clients.<p>A growing number of major brands, including McDonald's, HP, State Farm …

Advertising

This team turned an entire room into a massive four-player game of Pong

It’s been over 45 years (!) since Pong debuted. At this point, you wouldn’t have a hard time finding someone who grew up playing it.<p>But they probably haven’t played it like this.<p>Canadian multimedia studio Moment Factory turned Pong into a massive, full-room experience with a twist: Each paddle is …

Symphony students prank band director with Mii Channel theme song

Who said band practice has to be boring? Certainly not this Virginia university.<p>The Liberty University Wind Symphony decided to prank their band …

Mario Kart

Think You Drink Too Much Coffee? Science Says You Should Probably Drink More, Not Less

It turns out there's a perfect amount of coffee to drink, and it's more than you think.<p>Do you start the day with a mug of coffee, followed by a second mug, and then a third around 3 pm to help you make it through the afternoon? And do you sometimes worry that you're consuming too much caffeine and …