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How Likely Is Your Industry to Be Disrupted? This 2×2 Matrix Will Tell You

The topic of industry disruption — “a process whereby a smaller company with fewer resources is able to successfully challenge established incumbent businesses” — is rife with misconceptions. One of the biggest is that it is a mysterious, random, and unpredictable event. Another is that it happens …

Innovation

Why we should all be taxed based on our carbon footprints

Technological advances and historically unprecedented income inequalities have raised living standards while enabling a new global elite to enjoy …

Sustainability

Ultimate Pitch Deck To Build A Billion Dollar Startup

Let’s be honest — most business plans are dull. No one has time to read a business plan unless they have already made the mental decision to fund you, and are just checking the boxes of due diligence. Experienced business pros and investors know that business plans change. In fact, the funding you …

Venture Capital

She Went From Taking Notes for Tony Robbins To Building a 7 Figure Business. Here's How She Did It. | Inc.com

She was just there to take notes.<p>A few years later, however, Amy Porterfield had built an online following of more than 250,000 entrepreneurs and created a 7 figure business for herself.<p>Porterfield, best known for her top-ranked "Online Marketing Made Easy" Podcast and an array of online courses, …

Marketing

SEO 101: Learn the Basics of Search Engine Optimization

Whether you’re new to the world of search engine optimization, or just in need of a refresher, Search Engine’s Journal’s guide, <b>SEO 101: Learn the</b> …

Search Engines

REI and Patagonia Launch Websites Selling Used Gear

In the future, a large selection of your new gear might be used. At least that’s what REI and Patagonia are pushing for, with two new resale sites: Used Gear Beta, from REI, and Worn Wear, from Patagonia.<p>Everything listed on REI’s used site, which launched this week, came from regional stores that …

Selling

5 Ways to Get People to Respond to Your Email

Here's a tip you may not have heard of: Offer your recipient a no-strings-attached favor. He or she will likely feel indebted to reply.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Email can be an extremely effective method of communication for business -- but only when people …

Marketing

How Much Should I Spend On Facebook Ads?

This column is authored by Digital Marketing Consultant, Logan Mayville “HowThe post How Much Should I Spend On Facebook Ads? appeared first on …

Marketing

How to Use Facebook Video Ads to Move People Through Your Sales Funnel

Are you using video in your Facebook ad campaigns? Wondering how video can best move people through your sales funnel? In this article, you’ll learn …

Social Media

How to Create a Marketing Funnel That Will Increase Sales and Profits

Learn what types of content will move consumers through the funnel and help you earn conversions.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It takes time to convince people to make a purchase. One of the best ways to move people through the buyer journey is to create a conversion …

Marketing

SEO Is Simpler Than You Think. 5 Things Every Beginner Needs to Know to Get It Right | Inc.com

As a non-tech founder, I understand the resistance that comes with doing anything that makes you feel stupid. For me, that includes web design, HTML, and search engine optimization (SEO). This was particularly embarrassing since SEO is one of the most foundational digital marketing tools in the …

Digital Marketing

8 indispensable (and free) Google tools

Google is so much more than just the world’s premier search engine.<p>Google has a bevy of helpful products—many of which are completely free. If you …

AdWords

How to use Instagram for business - SQUIRRELS & BEARS

With over 600 million users globally, Instagram is the fastest growing social media network and one with the highest interaction rate per follower. …

Photo Editing

7 Creative Content Distribution Tactics You Aren't Using | Inc.com

Few revolutions have transformed marketing like social media. At the press of a button, marketers can broadcast their content to thousands, even millions, of people in an instant. It makes sense that social sharing has become a key strategy for engaging fans and deepening brand …

Marketing

Why Stackshare is quietly becoming a secret weapon for developers and Silicon Valley CTOs

On Stackshare, Airbnb lists over 50 services in its “stack,” Slack lists 24, and Spotify lists more than 31; these stacks are collections of different pieces of software that each company is using to run their operations, and range from infrastructure tools to communications tools to container …

Startups

Why the best smartwatch for your iPhone isn’t made by Apple

Samsung pushes the smartwatch Frontier<p>The best watch for the iPhone isn’t made by Apple. It’s a Samsung creation.<p>I was already a big fan of the Gear S3 Frontier when it came out late last year, but Samsung’s decision to add robust iOS support to its latest smartwatch has pushed my enthusiasm for …

You're a Real CEO When Your Company Is Bigger Than Your Title

Even if they founded the company, CEO is a pompous title for somebody supervising a handful of employees.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Are most CEOs just pretenders? Management consultant Steve Tobak certainly thinks so. In his article awhile ago -- Why Most CEOs Are …

Leadership

2 Deadly Mistakes That Are Killing Your Profit | Inc.com

Have you noticed that your business has stagnated? Maybe you have a boutique that has a few loyal customers, but rarely gets new foot traffic. Perhaps your e-commerce site numbers haven't gone up in months. Maybe it's sales, maybe it's excuses, or maybe you're just not eating enough chocolate?<p>My …

Marketing

MIT's 'Treepedia' tells you how green your spot in the city ranks

Trees are vital for cities: not only do they clean the air and make things prettier, but they can prevent floods and even lower temperatures. MIT …

World Economic Forum

WeChat beats Google to the punch, releases apps that don't need downloading or installing

Click on a link in China's top messaging app, WeChat, and you'll be taken to a rich app-like experience, but without needing to download or install …

Canada Is Offering Free Admission to Its National Parks in 2017—Here’s Where to Stay

National Parks

How to Get Google Play on a Kindle Fire and Install Any Android App You Want

Kindle Fire tablets are some of the best, cheapest Android tablets around, but they’re limited to Amazon’s app store, which is more than lacking …

Off-grid village with game-changing green solutions blooms in the Middle East

An oasis for clean-tech solutions has bloomed in an unexpected place—the arid Negev desert. Located at Israel’s Kibbutz Ketura north of the Red Sea, …

Artificial Intelligence and Virtual Reality Are About to Transform Business. Here's How to Be Prepared. | Inc.com

Discussions of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Virtual Reality (VR) inevitably evoke descriptive images of a room full of gamers. But, AI and VR will change the way you communicate and do business. This post comes from the perspective of Montserrat Corominas Founder & Managing Partner at …

Artificial Intelligence

'Vultures dressed up': the entrepreneurs rejecting venture capital funding

It’s seen as the holy grail for many small businesses. But could VC investment do your company more harm than good?<p>Entrepreneur James Davis* secured £100,000 in venture capital finance to start an IT business, in exchange for a 50% stake in his company. He was assigned a “handler” to talk to, but …

Venture Capital
Artificial Intelligence

9 Tech Gadgets You Wish You Could Afford

At first, you'll say, "Who needs to spend that kind of money on this kind of gadget?" Then you'll say, "I want that!" Here's a look at nine items …

Gear & Gadgets

11 Simple Habits That Will Help You Get Ahead In Your Career | Inc.com

Some people harbor the belief that getting ahead in your career is a matter of luck or of having the right connections. It's not. The people who are "lucky" are the ones who have prepared, day in and day out, and were ready when opportunity arrived. They had productive and successful habits already …

Self-improvement

Wal-Mart test truck aims to slash fuel consumption on big rigs

If Bruce Wayne ever had to vacate the Batcave, he might insist on moving his Batgear with an arrow sleek microturbine big rig with a carbon-fiber cargo trailer, an electronic dashboard of three computer tablets and tires wider than any race car.<p>This is WAVE, the Wal-Mart Advanced Vehicle Experience …