Matt Cline

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3 Simple Steps to Automate Your Content Marketing

Creating content marketing eats up your time. Here's how to use automation to get better, quicker results.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a business owner who has to perform multiple tasks in a day -- sometimes simultaneously -- you likely appreciate the …

Marketing

Why You're Not Getting Customers From Social Media

New study shows how Facebook likes alone don't cut it.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>“I’ve got 10,000 likes on my Facebook page,” proudly proclaimed the business owner sitting next to me at the conference lunch I was speaking at. Not a bad start, but as it …

Marketing

The Best Technology Tools for Content Marketing

These are the tools that I use to address three critical content marketing areas -- strategy, creation and distribution.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The rate of content creation is growing exponentially year over year and content marketers now face more …

Marketing

Facebook, Virtual Reality (VR) And The Future Of Social Networks

Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) are real hot potatoes at the moment, and understandably so. They undoubtedly have the potential to revolutionize the way that we interact with each other, and with machines, in the digital world.<p>Facebook’s $2bn purchase of Oculus, one of the leading …

Virtual Reality

This New Gadget Prevents Your House From Burning Down

If the Talking Heads were to re-record their 1983 hit single, "Burning Down the House," they would need to update the lyrics to "The house never …

Google To Launch An Artificial Intelligence Messenger Service To Rival Facebook M: Reports

According to sources close to the Wall Street Journal, Google is looking into launching a new mobile based messenger service underpinned by artificial intelligence. “For its new service, Google, a unit of Alphabet Inc., plans to integrate chatbots, software programs that answer questions inside a …

The New Wave Of Selling On Mobile And Social

Dan Leberman Contributor<p>Dan Leberman is vice president and general manager of PayPal’s North American Small & Medium Business unit.<p>The holiday season is here, and shoppers and merchants alike are gearing up for the busiest shopping season of the year. How will technology impact retail this season, …

eCommerce

Microsoft's newest app turns anyone into a programmer

As software continues to eat the world, there's more demand than ever for mobile apps in every facet of our lives.<p>But while the consumer app market just keeps growing and growing, the number of business apps just isn't keeping pace. Meanwhile, users are stuck using their old legacy software, tied …

Microsoft has created an iPhone app that's like Tinder for business

Microsoft Garage, the company's "after hours ideas factory," has created a new iPhone app called Forum that applies Tinder's popular "swiping" feature to question-and-answer forums for companies.<p>Employees can submit questions and the app has a "swiping" feature to vote on posts. Users swipe right …

Death by a thousand likes: How Facebook and Twitter are killing the open web

Here’s one way to understand the symbiotic relationship between publications and platforms in the digital age. Publications depend on advertising dollars to keep producing content, so they need to hold readers’ attention. Big platforms like Facebook and Twitter already have plenty of attention, but …

Journalism

What Really Makes Customers Buy a Product

On a cold English autumn evening recently, we three found ourselves together in the bar of our business school, Cranfield School of Management, along with some clients. Emma, an Australian by upbringing, did something entirely unexpected: she ordered the quintessential summer drink of Wimbledon, a …

Customer Experience

Windows 10 -- Coming Soon To A TV Near You, If You Live In India

Over the last couple of years, Microsoft has streamlined and optimized Windows in an effort to make the OS run on smaller, less powerful devices. Whereas older versions of Windows, in the pre-Windows 7 era, usually required more robust hardware than earlier versions to run well, Windows 10 can run …

Windows 10

$50 TRILLION IN DEBT: This is what the '3rd wave' of the 2008 financial crisis looks like

It became a bit of a symbol of the economic and financial turmoil in China and much of the rest of the developing world: Growth has slowed, but debt is sloshing around like never before.<p>Goldman Sachs recently published a piece of research that boldly described events in the world's emerging …

Early Facebook Designer Bobby Goodlatte Unveils OpenVote, A Non-Partisan Platform To Pledge, Share Votes

Bobby Goodlatte’s childhood involved a non-stop political campaign — a whirlwind of pancake breakfasts, hand-shaking and kissing babies. That’s because his father, Bob Goodlatte, has served in U.S. Congress for nearly all of his life. That gave him years of exposure to how politics and governance …

San Francisco

How to Use Email Marketing To Grow Your Business in 2015 (FS132)

Email marketing. Those two words pack a powerful punch in the world of independent entrepreneurs and small business. In this week’s episode we tackle …

INK Creates Responsive Email Newsletters That Arrive

The first sentence on the website of the provider Ink tells us what their goal is: „Quickly create responsive HTML emails that work on any device and …

Data Is the Next Big Thing in Content Marketing

The diminishing effectiveness of conventional advertising and the rise of social media have led more and more brands to embrace content marketing. More and more companies are seeing themselves not just as advertisers, but as publishers, launching digital newsrooms, podcasts, and other forms of …

Marketing

Transparent solar cells could turn your windows into power sources

Until now, solar cells of this kind have been only partially transparent and usually a bit tinted, but these new ones are so clear that they're practically indistinguishable from a normal pane of glass.<p>Previous claims toward transparent solar panels have been misleading, since the very nature of …

Why Isn't Anyone Talking About the Most Frightening Part of Amazon Handmade?

Last week, retail behemoth Amazon.com launched Amazon Handmade, a new online products store touting wares from invite-only artisans and makers.<p>Since the announcement, the only thing anyone seems to care about is how much competition it will bring to Etsy, the reigning king of crafts sites.<p>In the …

The new Moto 360 isn't perfect, but it's one pretty smartwatch

Motorola's first Moto 360 smartwatch was the face of Android Wear. It was a beautiful, round smartwatch — even if it did have a slow processor, …

Surface Book: Microsoft's first laptop claims to be twice as fast as a MacBook Pro

Microsoft has announced its first-ever laptop, the Surface Book. An all-magnesium laptop, the Surface Book runs Windows 10 and the company claims it …

Roku 4 Solves The Most Frustrating Thing About Streaming TV Boxes

Roku’s new hardware allows for 4K streaming, but the biggest innovation is on the software side with Roku Feed.<p>Tell me if this sounds familiar: You’re browsing around on a Roku or another media streamer, trying to find something to watch, and suddenly you feel overwhelmed.<p>There are so many apps, …

Roku

How To Become A Genius

Whether you’d like to admit it or not, you probably have an average IQ. Luckily, there’s a lot you can do to increase your intelligence.<p>You probably think you’re pretty smart. Most people believe they’re smarter than the average American, according to a study from YouGov. Yet when it comes to IQ, …

The Brain

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7 Foods That Prevent Overeating

Willpower: It’s the key to successful weight loss, right? In fact, no. When it comes to battling the forces of food cravings, relying on your …

Nutrition

Email isn't going anywhere — here's the smartest way to use it

Social media and social networking sites are abuzz. Instant messaging apps like Whatsapp and voice and video services like Skype and GoToMeeting are taking over.<p>New, more dynamic collaboration tools like Trello and Yammer are popping up all over.<p>And project management apps like Basecamp offer …

Apple's new partnership with Hermès makes it clear the tech company has no idea what the Apple Watch is supposed to be

Imaginatively, Apple is calling it the "Apple Watch Hermès Collection." It consists of a stainless-steel Apple Watch, in 38- and 42-millimeter sizes, paired with one of three Hermès leather straps, ranging in price from $1,100 to $1,500.<p>The marquee strap is the $1,250 Double Tour, available only on …

Epson Moverio BT-200 smart glasses review

Although it seems like it has been a long time coming, we are just on the cusp of a new era for Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR). If you have read my article on what is virtual reality, you will know that the industry has gone through some good times and some bad times. Augmented …

The Open Source Virtual Reality movement takes a big jump forward

As the Virtual Reality gaming market grows, there are some growing efforts that are seeking to be less proprietary, and more inclusive about the …

This router will be the last thing you see before the internet consumes you

The eight external dual-band antennas promise to deliver "ultra-wide area coverage" and are actually detachable — you know, in case you don't need to carpet the entire world in wireless signal. Asus says this menacing monstrosity is capable of up to 1Gbps connections over 2.4GHz and up to 2.167Gbps …

Wi-Fi