Jonathan Thompson

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5 Great Front-End Developer Tools You Must Try

<i>Arnaud Breton is a full-stack developer at mention with a specific focus on the front-end side and user experience. This post originally appeared on the mention blog.</i><p>Over the last few years, we’ve seen tremendous growth in an entirely new generation of Web applications. These apps have become much …

The Beginner's Guide to Facebook Ads for Small Businesses

Rewind the clock a few years and you’d frequently hear people suggesting that Facebook is a great marketing channel because it was free to have a presence. If you built a good Facebook page for your business and attracted lots of fans, you’d have a valuable platform to talk to potential and …

This Is How Small Businesses Are Using Social Media

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The roughly 1.3 million small and medium businesses (SMBs) in North America generate a gobstopping $5.5 trillion in annual revenue. And according to a new study conducted by LinkedIn, social media is increasingly becoming the vital axis …

How to Find the Right Mailing List

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In his book</i> The Direct Mail Solution<i>, direct marketing expert and entrepreneur Craig Simpson provides easy-to-follow solutions for creating direct mail campaigns that work! In this edited excerpt, the author discusses the two sources you</i> …

How Candy Crush gets you hooked - six addictive tricks

Casual games like Candy Crush Saga and Angry Birds may look simple, but underneath those bright colours, calming sounds and flashing messages, there's a lot of deep thinking going on.<p>In the era of omnipresent smartphones and tablets, these sacharrine treats are nigh-on inescapable, and as …

Payments underdog Balanced challenges PayPal and Stripe with new pricing model (and momentum)

Balanced founder Jareau Wade wants people to know that Braintree and Stripe aren’t “the only payment games in town.”<p>This underdog of the online payments world grew by 757 percent in transaction volume and 784 percent in number of customers over the past year, according to Wade, and is now …