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Richard Branson: 'Become Part of the Next Entrepreneurial Revolution'

The Virgin Group founder explains the importance of nurturing and learning from young entrepreneurs to make a profit--and a difference.<p><i>This column is the first in an ongoing series, originally published by McKinsey & Company, about how entrepreneurs are making a societal impact around the …

Entrepreneurship

How to Sell Products via Your Facebook Page

Shares 2K<p><b>Ever wished you could directly sell your products and services from within Facebook?</b> If so, this post is for you.<p>I decided to dig in and …

45 Social Media Tools and Tips to Improve Your Marketing

Are you looking for some practical tips and tools to help with your social media marketing?<p>Do you find it difficult to keep up with how quickly …

Social Media

How to Use Facebook Apps to Promote Your Business

Is your Facebook Page working for your business?<p>Have you considered using Facebook apps, but don’t know where to start?<p>In this article <b>I</b>‘ll highlight …

Apps

8 ways to expand your Facebook page reach

<b>Target audience:</b> Nonprofits, social media managers, cause organizations, foundations, NGOs, social enterprises, businesses, educators, Facebook …

Business Plans and Other Works of Fiction

The purpose of a business, Peter Drucker famously said, is to create a customer. Yet, rather than creating customers, many innovators create a fantastical piece of what you might call Microsoft fiction.<p>This hit home for me during a recent client project. I was working with a team that had been …

YouTube Upgrades Comments With Google+ Integration

As announced in September, YouTube has finally upgraded its commenting system, adding a new format for threaded replies, Google+ integration and …

Seven Myths of Email Marketing [Infographic]

Many beliefs that email marketers hold true regarding email are simply false, according to research and analysis conducted by my email marketing …

The Beginner's Guide to TweetDeck

TweetDeck's development path might look more like a roller coaster than the typical incline, but it's for good reason. After Twitter bought the app …

How to increase your SEO

<i>For an up-to-date guide to SEO, read: SEO basics: Getting Started with Search Engine Optimization for Absolute Beginners.</i><p>Google Plus is more than …

Amazon Partners With U.S. Post Office To Deliver Packages On Sunday

When it comes to delivering mail, rain, snow and sleet failed to do what Sundays always have: Stop service.<p>Until now.<p>A new partnership between Amazon and the U.S. Postal Service will see packages delivered to Amazon<p>Primecustomers* seven days a week. The program will be rolled out in just New York …

These 10 Countries Are The Most Prosperous In The World, And They Don’t Include The U.S.

Will we be left out of the “new economic world order”?<p>If you were to look at one measure of a country’s economic health, Gross Domestic Product (GDP) alone leaves out plenty of the factors that make a country a pleasant–or prosperous–place to live. That’s why, in the depths of a global recession …

Shopify Now Accepts Bitcoin Purchases

E-commerce platform Shopify is already tackling the world’s newest form of currency. Today, the company announced that it now supports Bitcoin payment through Bitpay on checkout for stores using the platform.<p>The feature isn’t quite ready to be rolled out for all yet; it was pulled briefly after …