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What is a blockchain? Here’s everything you need to know

Blockchain technology is commonly associated with Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, but that’s only the tip of the iceberg. Some people think …

Blockchain

3 Cryptocurrencies to Consider Buying Over Bitcoin

It's time to forget about bitcoin! These virtual currencies have much more to offer over the long run.<p>It may be hard to believe, but it's the truth: …

Blockchain

Karma's anonymous LTE hotspot goes on sale next month

Although features like Tor browsing aren’t included, for now<p>Karma Mobility has announced that its upcoming Karma Black LTE hotspot now has a ship date of January 15th next year. The device will be available for preorders at a discounted price of $149, going up to $249 after its release. …

Privacy

How to prepare for the cryptocurrency revolution

Blockchain is quickly becoming one of the most anticipated technologies of our time. Much like the early internet, experienced technologists foresee blockchain as a vehicle to drive society forward. Implementations of secure, decentralized systems can empower us to conquer organizational issues of …

Email Isn't Dead--and Here's How to Use It to Grow Your Small Business | Inc.com

Email marketing. Yawn. Endless digital marketing agencies will try and sell you that email is passe and to succeed as a small business you need to have a robust Snapchat and Instagram strategy. Well, plainly, they're wrong. Unless, of course, your business is only focused on teens.<p>Email marketing …

Have An Online Store? Use This 1 Simple Psychological Trick To Sell More | Inc.com

Have you ever purchased a product online just because it had the most positive reviews? Or ate at a restaurant because it had the longest line in town?<p>Then you'll be pleased to know that the same psychological processes that led you to make those purchases can be leveraged to get others to make …

eCommerce

3 Stocks to Buy, Hold for the Next 75 Years

Buy and hold on to Berkshire Hathaway, McDonald's, and Clorox for decades to come.<p>Among all of the investing legends, you will find no day traders …

Investing

3 Advertising Trends That Will Actually Engage Your Customers | Inc.com

The advertising industry is a living, breathing environment. Companies must keep up with this constant evolution, in order to yield meaningful brand interactions with consumers.<p>Mobile advertising on apps seen in companies like Instagram are prime examples of the next generation of advertising. In …

Marketing

One Thing Coca-Cola, Geico and Under Armour Are Doing That Every Company Should Do Today

Copy these highly successful content marketing strategies to build your billion-dollar brand.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Billion-dollar brands inspire us; they give us the proof that "the sky isn't the limit." They raise the bar and help move us to bigger levels of …

Marketing

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Says This Quality Is Most Important for Leaders (It's Not What You Think) | Inc.com

Satya Nadella knows how to rise to a challenge. In 2014, he became CEO of Microsoft, a company that at the time was struggling with its legacy as a personal computer company in the post-PC age. It was also struggling with bureaucracy and the failures of its previous CEO, Steve Ballmer, who retired …

Disability

Top Tips to Create Facebook Videos to Market Your Business (Infographic)

Video is one of the best way to engage and attract customers on the social platform.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Today, one of the best ways to engage customers is through video. Facebook videos can be a great, cost-effective way to do that. Creating a Facebook video …

Marketing

Google’s new app lets parents turn old Android tablets into kid-friendly devices

Google's Family Link app lets parents hand down their old Android gadgets to their kids without worrying about what they could end up downloading from the Play Store or finding online. They just have to create a Google account for their kids and download the app, which went public today. Until now, …

Android News

Equifax to launch a free lifetime credit lock service

Equifax's new chief knows it'll take a lot of effort to make people trust the credit reporting agency again. He started by penning a letter of apology published by <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>, wherein he admitted that the company wasn't able to live up to people's expectations. Equifax was hacked, he …

These Six Clever Gmail Add-Ons Will Make You Infinitely More Productive

Feel like your inbox could use an upgrade? Give Gmail new productivity powers with practical, efficiency-enhancing add-ons.<p>Gmail may be the de facto standard for web-based email—but sometimes, the service can start to feel a teensy bit stale.<p>After all, Google’s younger Inbox app is the where the …

Google

Tai Lopez's 7 Steps to Start Your Own Marketing Agency

The social media master builds and scales multimillion-dollar businesses using these strategies.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most people dream of starting their own business and creating a life that lets you travel and have fun while getting paid. The problem is that …

Small Business

The Most Effective 2 Hours to Send an Email, According to MailChimp and Hubspot | Inc.com

If you're anything like me, you probably spend a lot of care crafting your emails--right down to the perfect subject line. You're already against the odds when you're sending a cold email, and you really want to make the most impact with an email newsletter, so you want to do everything right …

Marketing

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

4 Innovation Mistakes That You Really Need To Avoid | Inc.com

One of the things that startup guru Steve Blank likes to say is that no business plan survives first contact with a customer. What he means that every idea is wrong. Sometimes it's off by a little and sometimes it's off by a lot, but it's always wrong and the sooner we find its flaws the sooner we …

Innovation

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

The best to-do list app right now

Get the app and then get things done<p>The best to-do list app will always be whatever works for you. One reason for the enduring popularity of pen-and-paper-based methods is that they can map perfectly to your individual needs. Bullet journals, which have surged in popularity in recent years, …

Apps

10 cool Samsung Bixby tricks you need to know

These voice assistant tricks will make your life easier, and may even make you laugh.<p>Samsung's assistant Bixby can do a wide range of tasks on your phone. Once you've learned the basics, here are some additional tricks that will help you get the most out of your new assistant.<p>1. Turn on an elusive …

Bixby

Here's how to become a social media marketing guru for less than $35

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

9 Cool Ways You Can Use Data-Driven Marketing to Gain Customers

If you don't know what a "buyer persona" is, it's time you schooled yourself in the benefits data-driven strategies can offer.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Thanks to technology's growing influence on our daily lives, it’s easier than ever before to collect data on …

Marketing

4 Hidden Places You are Losing Leads on Your Facebook Page

Unlock the secrets of your Facebook business page, and earn more leads by optimizing these key areas.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>My family and I just got back from a great trip to London. I was there for a speaking engagement and brought the family along for a …

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Find Out How to Find Affordable Influencers to Rocket Your Reach and Sales

Can't afford to pay a celebrity for an endorsement? Social media has countless bargain-rate influencers better suited for your needs.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>“Hey, Brian! You HAVE to check out this new restaurant -- Seasons 52.” These were the words of my friend …

Public Relations

HelloSign moves into digital workflow with new HelloWorks product

HelloSign, founded in 2011, has been best known to this point as an e-signature company, but today it announced something a bit more substantial, a new product called HelloWorks, which allows the company to move into workflow, digitizing processes that involve complex forms.<p>For many years now, …

Mortgages

9 Tools to Simplify and Automate Social Media | Inc.com

Social media has become such an integral part of society that even weddings and toddlers have hashtags. In the corporate world, our tech-centric lives mean businesses must have employees ready, willing, and able to monitor social conversations at any time of day.<p>Luckily, more social media tools are …

Marketing