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Retail Marketing Email Campaigns That Work!

A targeted retail marketing email campaign is a great way to bring customers into your store and build customer loyalty for your retail business. But …

What Every Entrepreneur Can Learn From Snapchat‘s Leaked Pitch Deck

I was very lucky to come across this pitch deck used by Snapchat back in 2014. To provide some background, Snapchat is a photo messaging app that …

Startups

Stop overthinking UX and try the coffee shop test

If you work in product development you hear a lot about user interface (UI) and user experience (UX). When people don’t really know what they are talking about, they use these terms interchangeably, along with buzz phrases like “human-centric design,” “process guided customer control groups,” and …

Ultimate Guide to Team Building Activities That Don’t Suck

A team that works well together is more effective, more productive, and more successful — not to mention happier and more fun to work with! But team …

Team Building

10 tremendous digital marketing statistics from this week

<b>This week’s roundup includes good news for AdBlock Plus, even better news for Zoella, plus a whole load of insight into customer loyalty, data</b> …

Free Shipping

The 7 Best Email Add-Ons For Your Startup

Add-ons, apps, and everything else are great for busy entrepreneurs. Productivity is all about the strategy, and so installing specialized email apps can help you accomplish a lot. This guide is going to introduce you to some of the best email add-ons for your startup.<p><b>Rapportive</b><p>Did you ever receive …

Apps

How to Grow Your Email Subscribers via Social Media

Us marketers know that there are many ways to get in front of our target audience, but social media and email marketing are two channels that …

12 Venture Capitalists Share What Startups Should Do to Get Their Attention

Entrepreneurs seeking funding always wonder what they must do to impress a venture capitalist. In this article, a number of prominent venture …

Venture Capital

UX vs UI vs IA vs IxD : 4 Confusing Digital Design Terms Defined

Once upon a time, if you said the word “design”, the odds were overwhelmingly likely you were talking about graphic design.<p>But nowadays, the digital …

IBM Watson Provides Self-Service AI for Developers

In what IBM calls "self-service AI," the company enables developers to easily tap into the power of its Watson APIs to build cognitive apps.

Artificial Intelligence

5 Tips for Connecting With Wealthy Investors

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Entrepreneurship

7 Science-Backed Ways You Can Reduce Stress Today

We all experience stress in our lives. Some of us experience stress once in awhile, while others face it on a daily basis.<p>Whether you’re one of the …

3 ways to turn your best customers into your best salespeople

It’s never been easier to launch an e-commerce business than it is today. There are more tools, blog posts, and resources available to aspiring e-commerce entrepreneurs and business owners looking to connect with online customers than ever before.<p>But because the e-commerce playing field has …

The most common marketing mistake startups make

I’ve seen the same basic marketing mistake play out at some of the best software companies in the world: If your marketing team needs help from engineering to update their website (publish new posts, edit copy, upload images, etc.), then they have been set up to fail.<p>This mistake is most often made …

Marketing

Apple Pay could arrive on browsers by this holiday season

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Payments Industry Insider" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>You could soon have another way to use Apple Pay.<p>Apple has told its partners that it intends to add in-browser payment capability to Apple Pay at some point this year, …

FinTech

Samsung Pay: The greatest challenge for universal mobile payments isn't the technology

Samsung Pay has been a slow burn thus far. First announced back at Mobile World Congress 2015, the Korean firm's mobile payment service is only live …

Mobile

The Landscape of Payment Processing

Mobile payments present a world of opportunities, yet despite the possibilities, the payment industry has yet to catch-up. Learn more.<p>As both a …

7 Motivational Things Every Entrepreneur Must Do In The Mornings

You can’t be an inspiring entrepreneur if you are not good at leading and getting things done. But unlike what most of us think, these skills are not …

10 Motivational Habits To Steal From Successful Entrepreneurs' Morning Routines

Mornings are the most productive time of the day. You’re at your best— physically and mentally. You can make the best use of this energy and work on …

anncpress.com

10 Things Successful People Do Before Going to Sleep

Everyone is obsessed with how successful people start their day. And if you’ve decided to do something about the quality of your life, you’ll start …

San Francisco Bay Area

Google's neural nets are mastering one of the most complex games in the world

A neural net system built by Google has beaten the European champion in the Chinese game of Go, winning five out of five games and crossing a new threshhold for machine intelligence. In a Google post and a paper published today in <i>Nature</i>, DeepMind researchers revealed how the system was constructed …

Artificial Intelligence

7 Online Marketing Tools That Are Totally Worth the Investment

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To do online marketing right, you’ve got to buy the right tools. But what tools are the “right tools”?<p>After all, some tools are free. Some tools are really complicated. Some are insanely expensive. The point being that with marketing …

Infographics
Leadership
Leadership

25 books that every entrepreneur should read

We spoke with wildly successful entrepreneurs and VCs like Mark Cuban and Peter Thiel and pored over years of interviews with star founders to find the books that every aspiring entrepreneur should read.<p>Here are their top recommendations.<p><i>Bianca Male, Aimee Groth, Richard Feloni, Natalie Walters,</i> …

Self-improvement

10 Content Marketing Trends That’ll Dominate 2016

One month into 2016 and we are already flooded with content on everything under the sun. Owing to the boom in startups who bank on growth hacking …

6 Signs it’s Time to Give up on Your Business

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Entrepreneurship