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Read Your Way to CMO Status With the 8 Best Marketing Books

Everything revolves around marketing these days—just this week I attended an interesting talk about self-promotion on social media. Most of us not …

Struggling to Grow Your Business? Keep It Simple With This 1 Powerful Strategy | Inc.com

Several months ago, I was at a crossroads. Our online kids coding startup had been growing, but our growth had slowed despite numerous pivots, marketing tweaks, and website changes.<p>Our social marketing campaigns weren't achieving the returns that we needed, and we were attracting a lot of the wrong …

Business Strategy

How to Make $2 Million With Just a Laptop and Phone

Josh Harris uses a proven system to take complete novices from zero to six figures a year.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Plenty of gurus promise proven systems for raking in cash. The problem is that most gurus don’t actually produce real results.<p>In 2014, The Oracles …

Google AdWords

IT Playing Strategic Role In Digital Business Transformation

Digital transformation is a phrase which gets used often these days. Personally, I prefer “data-driven transformation.” Digital transformation has been going on since the merging of IT and business in the 1970s, or possibly before. What is driving the latest, and potentially most disruptive, wave …

Innovation

Digital Transformation Efforts Still Falling Short

Think your company is far along in its digital transformation progress? If you're like many companies, you're probably kidding yourself. Continue …

Digital Transformation

A 70-Year Study of More Than 3 Million Patents Reveals These Simple Steps to Problem Solving | Inc.com

David Conley found himself on a team of experts who were attempting to design satellite superstructures, a challenge not specifically covered while earning his college degree in nuclear engineering. As he succinctly put it: "What the hell do I know about satellite super structures?"<p>So, when the …

Innovation

Google Just Gave Every Startup a Huge Gift With 1 Amazing, Free Website | Inc.com

Starting a startup isn't easy. Most startup founders struggle with juggling the myriad of success factors required to get things off the ground. Many new ventures fail.<p>It all just got a lot easier thanks to Startup with Google.<p>With one fell swoop, Google just provided proven tools, best practices, …

Startups

Verizon is giving away free iPhone 8s, if you can find them

Through Friday, Sept. 22, Verizon's iPhone 8 promotion will lead you on an AR scavenger hunt across the city.<p>Verizon is offering up to $300 off an iPhone 8 when you trade in your old phone. Even better, the company is also giving away iPhones 8s. That is, if you can find them.<p>Verizon is hosting an …

IPhone 8

Learn This Little-Known Twitter Strategy to Sell to Your Competitors' Customers | Inc.com

If you use it right, Twitter can be a massive lead generation tool for your business. The problem is, many don't take the time to learn how to use Twitter effectively.<p>They open an account, put out some tweets, and then wonder why there aren't thousands of people flooding to their account to follow …

Customers

A Practical Guide to Achieving Any Goal and Living Beyond Fear | Inc.com

Life is not meant to be easy.<p>There are seemingly infinite constraints (e.g., genetic and environmental) stopping you from being and living as you wish.<p>However, the primary obstacles stopping you from being and living how you want are:<p>The lack of trust you have <i>from</i> yourself and others<br>• Your emotional …

Self-improvement

5 Steps to Becoming a Major League Digital Influencer

This "Entrepreneur" contributor built up half a million followers in three years. How'd he do it?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Influencer marketing is now growing faster than digital marketing, according to research from Quora.<p>So it probably comes as no surprise that …

Marketing

Monese, the mobile current account banking app, expands to Europe

You wait all day for a multi-currency account and three come along at once. Give or take a month or so, that’s appears to be the case with news that Monese, the London fintech that offers a mobile banking app and current account, is adding support for Euro accounts. It follows Revolut and …

FinTech

How Social Media Marketing Generated $7 Million in Affiliate Sales for This Entrepreneur

It's easy to make money with a massive social media following. The hard part is getting the massive following.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Father's Day is usually a day for celebration. But on this particular Father's Day in 2014, Jason Stone's home was burglarized. …

Marketing

Why Designers Are Reviving This 30-Year-Old Japanese Productivity Theory

Toyota’s 5S principles, which ushered in lean manufacturing in the 1980s, are experiencing a renaissance.<p>Decades before Marie Kondo became the go-to Japanese organizational guru—transforming her name into a verb and selling more than 6 million copies of her book, <i>The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying</i> …

Lean Manufacturing

How to Get More Social Media Followers: 26 Strategies, Ideas & Tips

It’s a common question – how do I get more followers for my business’ social media profiles?More followers means more potential customers to market …

Marketing

The crazy-effective 12-month digital marketing campaign schedule

Getting long-lasting results in digital marketing takes time. Columnist Stoney DeGeyter outlines his own successful process for an ongoing year-long …

Google Search starts connecting you directly to plumbers, locksmiths

Amazon launched a home services directory in 41 cities a few months ago, and now Google is dipping its toe in the water. According to the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>, for those "in and around" San Francisco, searching for terms like lock repair or clogged toilet will bring you a list of prescreened …

Used Cameras & Used Camera Lenses for Sale

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To Grow Merchant Customers, iZettle Slashes The Cost Of Its Card Readers To Zero

iZettle, the Swedish payments startup that has been called the ‘Square of Europe’ for its mobile-based point of sale services, is taking its business development strategy up another notch today: the company — which currently processes about $2.3 billion in transactions each year — is launching a …

FinTech

25 Quotes to Inspire Your Afternoons and Increase Productivity | Inc.com

Many people struggle to remain productive in the afternoon. After lunch, they become sluggish and begin putting off the tasks they need to do. Their mind wanders and they often find unimportant things to do, like searching Facebook or playing a game. Posting these 25 quotes may inspire people to …

Motivation

10 of the Best Social Media SlideShares from 2014

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>One of my favorite visual social networks—and one that probably flies under the radar compared to other visual spots—is SlideShare. Browse through the featured slidedecks, and you can find big ideas and helpful strategies condensed into a couple …

How to Measure the Impact of Your Social Media Efforts

To some companies, social media is just one more way push their latest content or products into the already-crowded newstreams of their users. Let's …

Optimize your Facebook advertising performance with the right bidding

Facebook is running one of the largest auctions on the Internet and it enables anyone to buy advertising space on Facebook through the online …

Ultimate Guide to Mobile Social Media: Phone and Tablet Strategies for Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Google+

I spend my days writing content from my desktop computer for people who will read the content on their smartphones and tablets.<p>Go figure.<p>Mobile …

After Turning Down A Million In Funding, Over Brings Its Photo-Editing App To Android

Over, a popular image editing application for iOS users that has grown to over 9 million installs since its launch, is now available on Android – a move that founder Aaron Marshall claims has been a top request for some time. In the new version, Android users will be the first to receive a few …

The Power of Empathy for More Customer Focused Content Marketing

Marketers are really jumping on the content bandwagon while the definition of what “content marketing” really means varies greatly between the SEO, …

10 Unique Insights For Your Social Media Monitoring via @buffer

One of the most fascinating things about social media is its ability to clue you in to things that you might otherwise have had no idea even …

Marketing