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The Five Step Path to Social Media ROI Enlightenment

<b></b> Did you know you only have eight seconds to reach today’s consumer with your marketing message? Consumers have a natural ‘adBlock’ in their minds, …

Social Media

Solar Energy Pops Up in Unexpected Places

Golf courses, landfills, and parka pockets become unlikely power sources with the advent of smarter solar.<p>Breathtaking desert expanses of panels and mirrors mark solar energy's growth, but renewables' next wave won't be confined to dusty no-man's-land. As researchers find new ways to make solar …

8 Basic SEO Tactics to Drive Your Small Business [Infographic]

Optimizing our organic search and refining our SEO craft is something we're always practicing as digital marketers and small business owners. …

Small Business

5 Brilliant Ways to Amplify Your Content Marketing Strategy [Infographic]

<i>Featured Image for Content Amplification Strategies​</i><p>It's vital to nurture meaningful relationships with people who are ready and willing to support …

Marketing

The crazy, true-life adventures of Norway's most radical billionaire

Fred Olsen is reliving the day he ran off to sea. The 86-year-old Norwegian billionaire is showing me around the museum-like headquarters of his …

Up in the Air: Meet the Man Who Flies Around the World for Free

The boarding procedure has barely started at Chicago O’Hare, and Ben Schlappig has already taken over the first-class cabin. Inside Cathay Pacific …

Free On-Page SEO Template

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5 reasons behind Israel’s startup success

Although Unit 8200 is perhaps the most influential incubator in Israel, the Israel Defence Force as a whole has produced a number of founders and CEOs.<p>Until a decade ago 8200 was a highly secretive unit, but today it is happily sharing its know-how by having become a popular pool for companies …

Startups

11 Things Ultra-Productive People Do Differently (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge—there are only 24 hours in a day.<p>Yet some people seem to have twice the time; they have an uncanny ability to get things done. Even when juggling multiple projects, they reach …

Time Management

Build A Better Business: Seven Guidelines For Choosing, Launching And Growing Your Online Startup

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>It has been almost two years since I started working on my startup pricena.com, a price comparison site in UAE, Saudi Arabia and Egypt that allows …

Small Business

These Google products would fit right into Google's plan to build the city of the future

"We want to supercharge existing efforts in areas such as housing, energy, transportation and government to solve real problems that city-dwellers face every day," Google CEO Larry Page declared in the press release announcing Sidewalk Labs, which will operate as a separate company and be led by …

New York City

10 weird gadgets that are really popular

Goofy gadget concepts, along with their pun-driven brands and bizarre commercials, have moved from "As Seen on TV" to crowdfunding sites.<p>Here are 10 of the weirdest gadgets on Indiegogo and Kickstarter that made our foreheads crinkle with wonder.<p><b>1.</b> <b>Wired In.</b> Telling someone to go away is hard. If …

Gear & Gadgets

The ultimate list of blog post ideas

What if I told you that you never have to face writers block again?<p>The days of staring blankly at a white Microsoft Word screen are over, and it’s …

7 Ways To Measure the ROI of Your Social Media Marketing

Allocating a big budget for social media marketing is justified by measuring the return on investment for your marketing efforts. Measuring the ROI …

How to Monetize Google Maps on your Website with AdSense Ads

You have been using Google AdSense ads to monetize the content of your website but did you know that you can also use the same AdSense program to …

Dubai's A Strange Place But It's The Middle East's Startup Hub

Dubai looks like what would happen if Donald Trump played Minecraft: ever more ridiculous towers bursting forth from the sand, steel and glass everywhere. At night, it feels like the city from ‘Bladerunner’ blessed with better weather.<p>What Dubai doesn’t feel like at first glance is a startup hub. …

Startups

Blowing Past Its Kickstarter Goal, SnapPower Turns Your Outlet Into a USB Charger

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It's a real problem, even if it's the ultimate first-world one: Too many gadgets. Smartphones, tablets and other devices all have to compete for outlet space, which means that often, something gets left uncharged.<p>Thankfully, a new …

Crowd Funding

Google wants to give robots personalities and immortalise people as digital avatars

Google is looking into having tailored personalities that can be downloaded straight to robots to suit the needs of different users, according to a …

Meet the 8 new Apple + IBM enterprise apps introduced today

Apple’s partnership with IBM has birthed eight new enterprise apps that the companies announced today on Apple’s Business apps page. The new MobileFirst apps focus mostly on healthcare by providing hospital techs and nurses new methods to access patients records, log data and track progress.<p>Along …

How to Write a Great Business Plan: Key Concepts

The first in a comprehensive series to help you craft the perfect business plan for your startup.<p><i>This article is part of a series on how to write a great business plan.</i><p>Some entrepreneurs succeed without a business plan. With great timing, solid business skills, entrepreneurial drive, and a little …

Small Business

How to work 80 hours a week and still have a life

Logging 80 hours a week is not uncommon for them, and that number can hit the triple digits during especially busy weeks.<p>But some have figured out how to have a life outside of work, despite their insane schedules.<p>We talked to several people who routinely put in 80 hours and successfully balance …

Work-life Balance

Meet Instant AppMachine, a Speedy Mobile App Builder

Running a small business is challenging, not only when it comes to designing and managing the best product or service, but also when it comes to presenting your creation to the public. When compared to large companies, there’s certainly less help available for critical processes like establishing a …

How I Helped Polar Get to 40M+ Pageviews

<i>Dmitry Dragilev is the founder of growth hacking consultancy Criminally Prolific. He also runs JustReachOut, a service that helps startups get featured by the press.</i><p><i>Before I start this article I want to say that LukeW, Jeff Cole and the entire team at Polar have done an incredible job building and</i> …

iOS

13 incredible tools for creating infographics

Done right, infographics can be a great way to make sense of complex data. The best infographics transform complex information and data into graphics …

Infographics

Prezi: Building a Successful Startup From a Small Country

Building a startup anywhere is hard, but it’s especially difficult if you’re based in a country that isn’t a huge market itself. One company that has managed to make it big despite such a restriction is Prezi, which designs and creates ‘zooming’ presentation software – a cloud-based presentation …

5 Foolproof Tips for Landing Funding (Trust Me)

Raising money is hard but focus on these 5 areas and you will put yourself in a much stronger position.<p>Securing funding for your startup is probably the most difficult hurdle you will deal with as a startup founder. The biggest mistake founders make is assuming that the investor decision is solely …

50 Best Websites for Entrepreneurs

For entrepreneurs, time is especially precious. Every wasted minute is a lost opportunity for networking, growing the business, and of course making money.<p>There are many websites out there that can help entrepreneurs grow a bigger, better business--but there are many more time-suck websites. How …

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Microsoft’s Latest Vision of Future Productivity

I came across the latest vision of future productivity from Microsoft today and thought I would share it with you, along with a whole series of …

Innovation