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Making Your Website Into A Super Sales Machine

As seen with Amazon.com’s latest earnings report, the ecommerce trend is still very much in the growth phase. But interestingly enough, many business owners still do not put much investment in their websites. Unfortunately, this often means lost sales.<p>“Today’s consumer is highly distracted and the …

5 Reasons to Learn CSS

Why CSS is Important for Web Designers<p>Cascading Style Sheets or CSS are an important way to control how your Web pages look. CSS can control the …

25 Innovative IoT Companies and Products You Need to Know

The internet of things has an huge future but don't underestimate how much it is changing the world right now.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The Internet of Things (IoT) continues to evolve and expand in terms of the number of companies, products, and applications that …

15 books Malcolm Gladwell thinks everyone should read

A 2015 New York Times article poked fun at how often he blurbs books and recommends them on social media.<p>The bestselling author has published multiple books and articles exploring human behavior from all angles; he also recently launched a hit podcast.<p>We dug through years of his tweets, book …

Barnes & Noble

‘Airbnb for boats’ startup Boatsetter buys competitor Boatbound

You don’t have to be rich or T-Pain to be “on a boat.” You can rent one plus a captain for the day from Boatsetter. And now it’s got boats in more than 300 locations around the U.S. since it just acquired rival maritime marketplace Boatbound.<p>Boatsetter will be taking select talent from Boatbound …

15 Tools for an Effective Visual Marketing Campaign

Many marketers focus their attention on the verbal aspects of their marketing, and graphics receive minimal attention and effort. However, the …

Web Development Trends 2017

Web development is progressing at incredible speed these days and trends that were hot in 2016, today will be considered nothing less than archaic. …

10 Must-Have Apps for Running a Business

With the help of today's technology, running a business is a little easier.<p>Running a business is no walk in the park. Luckily, with the help of today's technology, it doesn't have to be as difficult.<p>There are an abundance of apps today to make your job as a business owner, manager or leader a …

Apps

Why attend a UX Hackathon?

The emergence of UX-driven hackathons are tackling one of the challenges of UX education by providing participants with an opportunity to learn while …

UX Design

The rules of brainstorming, according to top design firm IDEO

I work at home, alone for the most part, which means I rarely have the opportunity to be involved in a good brainstorming session. That's a shame …

The Reflective Level of Emotional Design

“Few products become iconic in people's lives in the way that, say, the Sony® Walkman® did. The iPod is quickly ascending to that status. Clearly …

Routers

The Best Prototyping Tools for Every Level of Fidelity

1. Basic prototypes (“Easy peasy”)<p>For simple, high fidelity prototypes that do not require a lot of animation. Just transitions between screens.<p><i>I use:</i><p>…

Withings is now Nokia Health, two new devices and 'Health Mate' app released

Back in April of last year, Nokia announced its intent to purchase French health company Withings. Withings was known for its large range of consumer …

20 Best AngularJS Tools for Web Developers

This article introduces you to 20 of the best<i> AngularJS tools</i> for web developers. Angular JavaScript allows you to extend HTML syntaxes. It’s a …

How Ford’s New CEO Plans To Beat Tesla, Uber, And Google

Jim Hackett was raised on Ideo’s brand of design thinking. Can he use it to save the 114-year-old automotive giant?<p>In April 2017, the Ford Motor Company–114 years old, the second largest carmaker in the country behind General Motors, a stalwart of American manufacturing–was suddenly worth less than …

Interaction Design and UI/UX: Caseture Display

Let's take a look at this interaction design project that is quite interesting that involves UI/UX as well. It's a concept display named: <b>Caseture</b> …

Creating Usability with Motion: The UX in Motion Manifesto

The following manifesto represents my answer to the question — “As a UX or UI, designer, how do I know when and where to implement motion to support …

Ideo Studied Innovation In 100+ Companies–Here’s What It Found

Innovation is hard to pin down, but with these six insights Ideo says it’s cracking the code.<p>How do you measure “innovation?” It’s something that every organization seems to be after–just look at AT&T’s Innovation Pipeline, Sephora’s Innovation Research lab, and the University of Pennsylvania’s …

6 Hot Internet of Things (IoT) Security Technologies

Internet of Things (IoT) security breaches have been dominating the headlines lately. WikiLeaks’s trove of CIA documents revealed that internet-connected televisions can be used to secretly record conversations. Trump’s advisor Kellyanne Conway believes that microwave ovens can spy on you—maybe she …

Internet of Things

Project Proposal Brochure Template from Moscovita

Another fine example of a well designed Adobe InDesign template: The project proposal brochure from Moscovita.This modern brochure template has been …

Graphic Design

Beyond Usability: 3 User Experiences Reshaping Their Industries

<b>Summary:</b> Rent the Runway, Uber, and Airbnb challenge the traditional experiences of their industries through deep design, not just screen-UI …

9 principles of psychology for powerful marketing campaigns | Articles | Marketing

<i>This article was originally published on PR Daily in February 2016.</i> <br>Marketers are in a new world.<p>They have to spend time learning the most current …

Marketing

11 Fundraising Secrets from 1600 Startups - my SaaStr talk

<i>Photo credit: SaaStr</i>Last week, I had a great time at SaaStr, a conference dedicated to all things SaaS. Thanks to Jason Lemkin for inviting me to …

Startups

8 Tech Tools To Communicate Your Ideas More Effectively

Love it or hate it, presentation matters. To quote the poet William Carlos Williams, sometimes “It is not what you say that matters but the manner in which you say it.” Here are eight tech tools to help you communicate your ideas more effectively (and, dare I say, beautifully).<p><b>1. Lucidchart</b><p>The tool …

Infographics

The Complete Beginner's Guide To FinTech Everyone Can Understand

You may have heard the relatively new term “FinTech” bandied about, but what actually is it? And why is it important for <i>all</i> entrepreneurs to know about and understand?<p>FinTech stands for Financial Technologies, and in its broadest definition, that’s exactly what it is: technologies used and applied …

IoT and fashion come together to properly accessorize

With Fashion Week coming up soon, Rebecca Minkoff brand is planning to make a ripple by integrating the Internet of Things with its handbags.<p>Rebecca Minkoff has announced the launch of its connected handbags that will be available at an upcoming pop-up shop at the Grove in Los Angeles. There will …

4 Simple Ways to Make Money With a Blog

Can you really make money blogging by turning your personal passions, knowledge, or experience into a real income on the internet?<p>Close to a decade …

How Do You Start a Blog?

Updated April 18, 2018<p>Maybe because I am a marketing consultant and I have started and written for many blogs, many times entrepreneurs ask me: …

10 devices you need for an ultimate smart home in 2017: Amazon Echo, Nest Cam Indoor, Ecobee3 and others - IBTimes India

Here are 10 devices like Amazon Echo, Nest Cam Indoor, Ecobee3 and others that you need for an ultimate smart home in 2017.<p>You could end up breaking …