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Inversion Is a Thinking Technique Used By Billionaires

<i>Our editors delve into Curiosity's top stories every day on a podcast that's shorter than your commute. Click here to listen and learn — in just a</i> …

Interview: Inside the Surreal Creative Mind of Greg “Craola” Simkins

Prolific artist Greg “Craola” Simkins presents a new series of surreal work in his solo exhibition <i>The Escape Artist</i>. The native Californian has a long career that has seen him move from graffiti artist to video game designer to full-time fine artist, while still maintaining a presence on the …

Art

Fitbit and Google work together to beat Apple Watch

Fitbit wants Google’s help to turn its fitness trackers into health monitors. The wearables maker will use Google’s cloud solutions to tie directly to users’ electronic medical records.<p>The real goal, of course, is to help Fitbit be more competitive with arch-rival Apple Watch.<p>That’s been a struggle …

Wear OS

This Is How to Get Started With AI When the Only Thing You Know Is the Acronym

AI integration can't happen overnight, and it won't happen at all unless you initiate the process.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve heard the buzz around artificial intelligence. So it might surprise you to learn that, …

Artificial Intelligence

How to Get Started With Marketing Automation

In this post, I'm going to debunk some wrongly held beliefs about marketing. I'm going to talk about a new popular thing called <b>marketing automation</b>, …

5 Digital Marketing Trends To Watch Out For In 2018

2017 was a monumental year for businesses waiting to get on the digital marketing bandwagon. From online shopping to net banking to Artificial …

Marketing

The next big things for brands in 2018, according to Audi's chief marketer

Yes, digital is essential, but let's not forget that older channels can still have a vital part to play in the marketing mix<p>To continue reading this …

Marketing

How to Brainstorm Effectively

You have a problem. You gather a group of smart, creative people and say, <i>Let’s brainstorm</i>. Together, you bounce around a bunch of ideas, whittling …

Six Strategies to Help Creative Photographers

I have a question for you: do you ever struggle with new ideas in your photography? Want to be more creative and productive? Maybe it's time to …

Creation history: brilliant ideas build on the past | David Eagleman and Anthony Brandt

Creativity doesn’t come out of the blue, it starts by remodelling the past<p>To understand one of the secrets of creativity, just peek into an art classroom in Denver, Colorado. The teacher asks her pupils to imitate the style of Vassily Kandinsky. The students mimic Kandinsky’s geometric …

Art

What kind of apps catch the attention of Silicon Valley investors?

Early Snapchat investor Jeremy Liew lays out his criteria.<p>Creating a well-used consumer app is hard. Not only do people download fewer apps than they used to, but big companies like Facebook and Google dominate the world of consumer apps. Also, oncean app looks like it might bring competition, …

Converting Visitors Through Persuasive Design - Boagworld - User Experience Advice

Use Psychology to Persuade<p>To convert the visitors who come to your website you first need to understand them. A part of this is understanding how …

The best Christmas gifts for design students

Quick links: Best gifts for design students<p>That November pay day is getting closer, so we've rounded up the best Christmas gift ideas for design …

Seven Brainstorming Techniques For Your Next Ideation Session

Over the years, I’ve seen a lot of innovation tools come and go. They get introduced with great fanfare at conferences. Perhaps a high-profile company or two starts touting the tool. Case studies get written up, and then comes the inevitable book.<p>More often than not that’s where it ends. The tool …

The 5 Simple Habits of Highly Creative People

Many people think creativity is a mystery. The simple reality is that it's more about consistent habits.<p>I teach and write about creativity, and often when doing training on creativity, I hear this statement, "I am just not creative." If someone continually says (out loud and to themselves) that …

UX Best practices (part 2): Gestalting our interfaces

Please, don’t leave the post just yet! I know that “This way” arrow can be quite convincing — and that makes me wonder if there is any link so I can …

Visual Design

Marketers Need to Stop Looking at Mobile as a Channel. It’s a Lifestyle

What do you think is the No. 1 digital priority among today’s brands? I’ll give you a hint: It’s not social marketing or Internet of things. It’s not …

10 Ways Creative People Constantly Stay Inspired

Whether you make your living by being creative or simply thrive on having a crafty project to work on in your free time (painted pumpkins, anyone?), you probably know all too well how frustrating it can be when you’re feeling totally stalled. You can drive yourself crazy trying to get out of your …

4 Simple Ways to Grow Your Brand on Instagram

Instagram is one of the most widely used networks today.<p>This story originally appeared on Personal Branding Blog<p>Having a smart mobile marketing strategy is an important part of building your personal brand online. Leveraging your social networks to their fullest potential is also important for …

Social Media

How to Get Each of Your Articles Shared - A Lot

I have a confession to make: I produce too much content, so I often feel like I'm not doing enough to promote it. Therefore I've come up with an …

Social Media

5 Digital Marketing Trends Your Business Needs to Try

In order for your business to keep growing in the digital marketplace, you've got to develop a marketing strategy that keeps up with the technology.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We are a society tearing through the digital landscape, and there’s no hint of us slowing …

Marketing

15 Marketing Tools You Need to Dominate Your Social Strategy

Social media has become a regular part of our daily lives.Marketers know the best way to connect with their audiences is to go where they go. Often, …

Social Media

Two Simple Steps To Sell Anybody On Your Vision

We aren’t all motivated by the same things. Here’s how to secure everybody’s buy-in, in this order.<p>Something needs to change, and you think you know how. In other words, you’ve got a vision, and now you just need to sell it to other people. To help you out, there are two basic facts of psychology …

6 indicateurs de performance incontournables pour votre marketing SaaS

Présentation détaillée et explication des méthodes de calcul des 6 indicateurs de performances clés du marketing SaaS

Apple Watch: Darkness Before The Dawn

If you’re in the camp that believes the Apple Watch is further evidence of the decline of the Cupertino empire, then you will see the news out of IDC as evidence to bolster to your case. The latest report on wearable technology shows everyone growing nicely — except Apple, whose Watch sales …

Incremental Fixes Won’t Save the U.S. Health Care System

Tom Price, President-elect Trump’s pick to be the next U.S. secretary of health and human services, is a fierce and long-time critic of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), including initiatives that restructure how some doctors are paid.<p>Many are interpreting this opposition to mean that he will slow the …