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12 eye-popping stats for retailers on Instagram

Retailers are getting the picture. With Instagram closing in on its fourth birthday, the photo-sharing platform has become increasingly attractive to …

Social Media

Ask GH: What books should I read to help build a solid foundation for Growth Hacking?

Leave a comment<p>ND<p>Nichole Elizabeth DeMeré<p>Ask GH: What books should I read to help build a solid foundation for Growth Hacking?<p>November 14, …

Ten Online Tools to Boost Your Marketing Strategy

When we first launched our company, we were tracking everything in Excel. We were making hundreds of calls every day, sending emails out by the …

How To Launch A Startup Without Writing Code

A startup should be about solving a customer problem -- which does not always mean building a product from scratch.

Easy Money? The Definitive UK Guide To Funding Music Projects

Author/s: Remi Harris<p>The latest in a line of critically acclaimed, must-reads, MusicTank’s 6th publication puts the topic of funding firmly under the …

Prefundia, A Platform For Crowdfunding Projects To Gain Backers Ahead Of Launch, Exits Beta

Prefundia wants to help crowdfunding projects get backers <i>before</i> they launch their campaigns. The startup, for startup it is — launching out of U.S. accelerator Boomstartup this summer — has been operating in beta for the past three months, and has just released some early performance data as it …

How to Dramatically Increase Pageviews on Your Website

Check out five low-cost ways to boost your traffic and visibility on the Web.<p>One of the most perplexing problems when it comes to starting an e-commerce company is: how do you get people to visit your new site? Even when you have trendy graphics and great content, you suddenly enter a vast …

Marketing

5 Secrets of Public Speaking From the Best TED Presenters

How can you borrow a bit of the magic that garners some TED Talks millions upon millions of views? The author of a book on the subject shares some secrets.<p>Ask just about anyone these days for great examples of public speaking and you'll hear a variation on a single thing--"Did you see that TED talk …

Public Speaking

Facebook Marketing Plan: How to Grow Your Business With Facebook

Shares 3K<p>Do you have a Facebook marketing plan?<p>Are you wondering how to grow your business with Facebook?<p>To <b>learn about the important elements of a</b> …

Rhythm Concept

This is a simple concept, made for practice.

Music Player

At first I wanted to animate the progress bar with After Effects. But omg the program doesn't want to work with me. If anyone knows good tutorials, …

How to avoid legal pitfalls when setting up a company

<i>All you need to found a startup is a great idea and a great team, right? Wrong, says UK-based lawyer Tina Baker, founding partner at new startup-focused law firm JAG Shaw Baker. Caught up in the dizzy rush of launch, many founders fail to put in place the right legal provisions to protect their</i> …

Nail Your Next Pitch In 60 Seconds

That’s all the time you need to get to yes. Really.<p>“No one wants to go out mid-sentence.” –Johnny Depp<p>And, as Johnny would surely agree, no one wants investors to nod off mid-sentence.<p>Investors have seen hundreds of pitches. They’ve been there, heard that. They decide in a couple minutes, max, …

Entrepreneurship

How to Give Your Web Apps a Real Speed Boost

If your apps take any more than a few seconds to load, you better be ready to kiss your users goodbye. When it comes to page abandonment, there’s no quicker way to lose loyalty than slow load time.<p>An infographic from KISSmetrics shows that 12 percent of respondents say they expect load times on …

How The Top 100 Crowdfunded Companies Raised Major Money

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>This story appears in the November 2013 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Max Gunawan raised nearly $580,000 for his startup in 31 days. He's just one of the entrepreneurs whose business has earned a spot on our exclusive list of …

Crowd Funding