Henry Seddon

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How to Design Your Way into Customers' Hearts

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following is the fourth in the series "Live Your Brand" in which branding expert Melanie Spring takes us along on her three-week road trip across the country to meet innovative entrepreneurs whose experiences offer lessons learned to</i> …

7 Ways To Give Presentations That People Actually Care About

No one will be looking at their phones–unless they’re tweeting about how awesome your talk is. Really.<p>When NYU leadership lecturer Helio Fred Garcia wants to gather an audience’s attention, he enlists the most fearsome of allies: The Black Eyed Peas.<p>“At precisely 9 a.m. I touch a button on my …

"If it sounds like writing, I rewrite it" - rules for writers from Get Shorty author Elmore Leonard, who died on Tuesday http://t.gu.com/o5N4g (via Guardian culture) Photograph: Vince Bucci/Getty

4 Pillars Of Successful Brand Building From HootSuite CEO Ryan Holmes

HootSuite CEO Ryan Holmes shares the key areas he focused on to build HootSuite’s brand from scrappy startup to globally recognized social-media tool.<p>As an entrepreneur, one of the biggest challenges you will face will be building your brand. The ultimate goal is to set your company and your brand …

Big-data confusion blunting business-intelligence spend

Big data may be handy shorthand for a whole group of issues but it's done little to increase businesses' willingness to spend on analytics in the …

Why CMOs and CIOs are sharing the IT load

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: (c) 2013 Pinar Ozger pinar@pinarozger.com<p>CMOs are getting all the love when it comes to IT budgets. But is that a bad …

The Secret Science Behind Big Data And Word Of Mouth

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Jonah Berger is a marketing professor at the Wharton School and author of the New York Times bestseller Contagious: Why Things Catch On. Follow him on Twitter @j1berger.</i><p>Why do some companies, products and services get more word of mouth than others? It’s not luck. There’s a science …

Freeing your IT department from Stackholm Syndrome

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: ollyy/Shutterstock<p>I don’t think I’m alone in observing a strange phenomenon that is going on these days with IT. I …

5 Things You Should Be Talking To Your Boss About

Going into your boss’s office can often be hot or cold: You could be getting a pat on the back for a job well done—or a tough dose of constructive criticism. Your boss may want to assign you an awesome new project—or ask you for the report that’s due today (wait, what report?).<p>But how often do you …

40 ways to save a fortune

In these troubled times, businesses and entrepreneurs can’t always rely on anybody else’s financial support.<p>Banks – not worth the paper their money …

Small Business

TripAdvisor Review Express Service Lets Businesses Bulk Email Visitors To Ask For Reviews

TripAdvisor already has more than 100 million reviews on its sites, but it needs even more in order to continue competing against rivals like Yelp and Foursquare. Review Express, a service the travel Web site launched today, is meant to help TripAdvisor grow its roster of reviews by making it easy …

The Leader in Marketing Software & Solutions

<b>From the start, Marketing First</b><p>In 2006, Phil Fernandez and his co-founders began cold calling CMOs to ask what kept them up at night. When one said …

Twitter Cards for apps, products and photo galleries unveiled

Twitter just wrapped up a developer shindig at its San Francisco HQ and trotted out three new content preview cards. When a user links to a page with Twitter-specific markup, a tweet will feature an application's name, icon, description, rating and price within the freshly unveiled App Card and …

5 tips for increasing Facebook "likes" for business

Stop for a moment to consider this – a Facebook “Like” for a business or brand is now estimated to be worth approximately £110 in cold, hard cash – …

Forbes contributor Deanna Zandt comments on how to make sure your online conversations are productive, using Ann Friedman's brilliant matrix dissecting how to deal with criticism. http://bit.ly/10ONEP6

Want to Be a Better Leader? Put Yourself First | Inc.com

When my husband, Dave Kerpen, told me at the end of 2012 that he was ready to leave the CEO position at the social media company we co-founded my stomach immediately tied into 1,000 knots.<p>It wasn't because I wasn't capable. When we founded Likeable Media, I was the COO--which meant that I …

My Favorite Entrepreneur Story In A Long Time

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>This is a guest post by Mark Suster (@msuster), a 2x entrepreneur, now VC at GRP Partners. Read more about Suster at his Startup Blog,</i> <i>BothSidesoftheTable.</i><p><i>If you don’t like it hot, use less,” he said. “We don’t make mayonnaise here.”</i><p>This morning I was reading my social media and came …

5 Crunch-Free Core Exercises to Get Ripped Abs

Busting out hundreds of situps each day isn’t fun, and it won’t work your core in the same way a mix of different abs exercises can. Geoff Neupert, …

The Top 10 Yoga Poses for Men

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