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By LondonOnLogic | A mix of info, musings, support and brain-benders that we'd like our clients to know about.

Why Your Customers Should Be Your Friends

If you're hiding from your customers, you're doing something wrong.<p>How much should your business development strategy involve in-person meetings? How often should you focus on digital or social sharing to grow?<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partners Chris Haddon and Jason Balin explain why you …

Entrepreneurship

7 Steps To Start Your DIY Home Business

Working at a large company can have its benefits. In fact, it can be quite satisfactory to climb the corporate ladder. Still, it is rather stressful …

Small Business

Publish or Perish: There's No Substitute for New Content

Stay relevant by producing consistent content for your audience.<p>Everyone wants to know the secret to becoming a thought leader and growing a personal brand. In this video, though, Entrepreneur Network partner Greg Rolett explains the simple truth: There is no secret. If you want to stay relevant, …

Marketing

You Already Know You Need to Tell Your Business Story. Here's the 5-Step Process to Doing It Right

A compelling story is essential to attracting the right partners and investors in business, so successful entrepreneurs must master the art of storytelling.<p>If you are proposing a merger or acquisition, or simply seeking an investor for your business, the process is the same. You have to put …

Storytelling

Need a new password? Here are 306 million to avoid

Security researcher Troy Hunt has released a searchable tool that taps the database of previously compromised passwords.<p>If you're in the market for new, unique password, Troy Hunt has a trove of what you don't want.<p>Hunt, the security expert behind the Have I Been Pwned website, on Thursday released …

Security

Facebook will show fewer links to slow-loading websites

Facebook will change its algorithm for the News Feed in the coming months to favor quicker-loading sites over slow-loading ones, the company announced today in a blog post.<p>Facebook wields a huge amount of power over what sites get served to you in your News Feed, and now the company is adding …

Facebook

Web Design Trends Being Followed in 2017

This column is authored by Jorja Sturdee, Marketing Manager at CloudzonThe post Web Design Trends Being Followed in 2017 appeared first on iamwire.

Web Design

How Google’s Search Engine Really Works (A Peek Under The Hood)

Google’s search engine is technically complex.There are hundreds (some say thousands) of different factors taken into account so that the search …

SEO

6 entrepreneurs share their biggest failures — and how they led to success

Entrepreneurs enter the cauldron of business to succeed. But it’s never a smooth ride.<p>These six titans and members of The Oracles share their biggest setbacks, which instigated their richest learning.

Entrepreneurship

RIP Adobe Flash, nuisance to all

Citizens of the internet, we come bearing news of the best kind. Adobe is going to stop supporting its Flash Player plug-in by the end of 2020. Is it …

Software

User Experience Research vs. Market Research - White Paper

Reviewed: 18 Mar 2014<p>This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which Human Factors International, Inc., an Iowa corporation (“HFIâ€�) collects, …

Privacy

Best Free Alternatives to Adobe Acrobat

PDFs are everywhere these days. They're used by the IRS for downloadable tax forms. They're used when consultants send proposals and contracts to …

Software

Google's safeguard against rogue Android apps is now available

Google is acting on its promise to further guard your Android phone against rogue apps. The company tells us that it's rolling out its Play Protect home screen to every Android device running Google Mobile Services 11 or newer. If you see it (it's in in the Google section of your settings, under …

Google

How to be the Top Result When People Search Online

There's a reason companies spend more than $65 billion on search engine optimization.<p>Every company wants to land on the first page of results when people search Google. It's why businesses invest so much--more than $65 billion--on search engine optimization (SEO) consultants, agencies and …

SEO

How to Grow Your Online Business When You Don't Have Any Money

If you don't have money to spend on ads, use the only capital you do have.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Greg Rollett explains how you can build your online business even if you don't have money to spend on advertisements. It's a simple strategy: If you can't spend cash, spend the only …

Entrepreneurship

The How When And Why Of Quitting Your Job To Start A Business

Becoming your own boss, taking control of your own destiny and never having to work for someone again is a dream that most people have at some stage of their career. To turn that dream into reality and succeed as an employee-turned-entrepreneur you need a clear idea of what your business will be, a …

How to Increase Your Sales Using These 8 Google Analytics Reports

Google Analytics provides hundreds of different metrics.But that’s also part of the problem: There’s too many!You’d need days or weeks to completely …

Analytics

Life Is About to Get a Whole Lot Harder for Websites Without HTTPS

<b>Sponsored by:</b> Cybercriminals want to interrupt your business. Be unstoppable with Symantec Complete Website Security. Learn howIn case you haven't …

Encryption

Image Optimization for Websites

When it comes to displaying images on the web, there’s a tight line to walk. Make them too large or too high-resolution, and your website will slow …

Web Design

Why VPNs Are More Important Than Ever for iPhone Users

If you’ve been clued into the news on internet privacy recently, you’re probably no stranger to the buzz around Virtual Private Networks (VPNs). So, …

Privacy

What Should You Do If You Have a “Great” Article That’s Getting 0 Traffic?

You’ve just written an A+ article.You’ve crossed your T’s and dotted your I’s and are certain that your article is going to crush it.After much …

Digital Marketing

Why Registering Multiple Domain Name Extensions is good for business?

When it comes to registering a domain name, one of the basic stuff is website owner must focus on is the<b>selection of domain name</b>and domain extension …

SEO

How To Overcome Your Fear of Starting A Business

We’re not going to lie to you; starting your own business is very challenging. One might even go as far as to say that it is a hectic and daunting …

'Why Does My Business Experience More Obstacles Than Others?' (Hint: It Doesn't.)

Some entrepreneurs feel as if the universe is working against them. It's a phenomenon called the headwinds/tailwinds effect.<p>Have you accused your parents of loving your siblings more than you? Or been convinced that a teacher was tougher on you than your classmates? Are you certain that you have to …

Entrepreneurship

Why are some of the Web's ugliest sites also the most popular?

If you’ve been on the Web in the past decade, you’ll likely have visited Reddit, Craigslist, Wikipedia, 4Chan, Hacker News, or The Drudge Report at some point. While these sites are all vastly different, they have two things in common: they’re all extremely popular among their audiences and they …

Web Design

Meet Inkwell, the Comic Sans for people who hate Comic Sans

When physicists at CERN discovered the Higgs boson — the so-called ‘God particle’ — they used Comic Sans to make the announcement. For all the hate it gets by designers, humans love the typeface, and researchers felt it added an approachability to the science. So, they used it to announce arguably …

Typography

User Testing is a Waste of Money*

It was four days to launch, and all the features were locked. The dev team was in heavy QA mode, and the whole team was on edge. I myself was madly …

Usability

People Who Start Companies Are Crazy

Delusional thinking is what helps you project a ridiculously bold vision that attracts the people and money you need to make your business a reality.<p>I think people who start companies are, without a doubt, just a little bit crazy.<p>Myself included.<p>And people who start <i>more</i> than one company? Deranged …

Entrepreneurship

5 Tips, Tools and Tricks for Understanding User Intent

Think key words are all-important in a Google search? Actually, key words are secondary to consumer intent.<p>Every day, more than 4 billion searches are performed through Google. Let me repeat that: <i>4 billion.</i> That’s 4 billion people with a need. And the businesses that can fill that need are the ones …

SEO