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PayPal is investing in these 5 fintech startups

Photo credit: 401(K) 2012.PayPal has just announced five young fintech startups as its picks for the fifth batch of its incubation program in India. …

Israel’s Artificial Intelligence Startups

The artificial intelligence industry is expected to be worth $59.8 billion by 2025, and the term AI has become ubiquitous worldwide; the frenzy of …

Artificial Intelligence

6 Startups That Could Help Slash The Cost Of College

From micro-scholarships to FAFSA tools, college financing startups are on the rise.<p>College these days is bonkers expensive. Take my alma mater, Williams College. For the 2017-18 school year, Williams is charging more than $53,000 for tuition. That fee is roughly in line with the median household …

Arsenal Launches Innovation Lab Dedicated To Sports & Technology

Professional sports teams are becoming increasingly involved in technology and innovation. So much so that some franchises go as far as launching hubs dedicated to the investment and incubation of startups, in the hope that it will positively impact athletic and business performance.<p>The list of …

Content Marketing 101: All You Need To Know To Grow Your Business

It was a paperback book that someone I trusted and respected had recommended.<p>Its title was good but not <i>great</i>.<p>The headline wasn’t so compelling that …

8 Ways to Boost Customer Loyalty

Customer loyalty is critically important to business success. Even though most of us know this, the numbers may surprise even the most well-informed …

Customer Experience

What are the key resources for early-stage edtech entrepreneurs?

Dear Esteban,<p>As a budding edtech entrepreneur, I get overwhelmed by the many resources I’m constantly exposed to: new investors I should connect …

WorkAngel, The Mobile-First Employee Reward And Recognition Platform, Scores $5M Series A

Ensuring that employees are engaged and feel recognised and rewarded is key to employee retention. Or so the theory goes. One way that companies attempt to do this is through ‘voluntary benefits’ schemes, offering discounts and deals from various retailers and brands. However, uptake of such …

The best and worst airline and hotel rewards programs

If you’re going to participate in a loyalty program, make it Alaska’s Mileage Plan or Marriott’s Rewards plan. They topped the latest US News & World …

Salesforce is using AI to democratize SQL so anyone can query databases in natural language

SQL is about as easy as it gets in the world of programming, and yet its learning curve is still steep enough to prevent many people from interacting with relational databases. Salesforce’s AI research team took it upon itself to explore how machine learning might be able to open doors for those …

Databases

How We Doubled Our Instagram Followers in Less Than 8 Hours

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It's no surprise that there is tremendous value in a social following for businesses today, particularly with respect to those in ecommerce that can clearly measure conversion and define a return on investment within the various platforms.<p>…

Social Media

The 5 Challenges of Digital Marketing Transformation

Templune / Pixabay<p>“Digital transformation” has become a popular buzzword – senior executives and experts are all talking about it.<p>Some enterprises …

The Complete Guide to Facebook and Instagram Advertising Targeting Options [Infographic]

Yesterday we highlighted an infographic by Izea that mapped out how to target your Twitter ads, and today the influencer marketing platform offers a …

5 Ways to Make Sure Your Landing Pages Connect With Your Visitors

Can I be completely transparent with you?I used to really<i></i> hate creating landing pages.You might think I have no reason to complain because I’ve been …

A Photographer's Guide To Content Marketing

Do you remember when it was easy to trick search engines into ranking your website high for a search term? Or the time when it was sufficient to …

THE SOCIAL MEDIA DEMOGRAPHICS REPORT: Differences in age, gender, and income at the top platforms

<i>This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here.</i><p>Social networks are here to stay, and they're constantly evolving. Globally, more than 2.8 billion people — or 37% of …

Social Media

How to Generate 67% More Customers with these 3 Pinterest Hacks

When you hear the word “Pinterest,” what pops into your head?Wedding inspiration? Design DIY? The best Oreo cupcake recipe ever?But here’s the thing: …

Social Media

5 Influencer Marketing Strategies For Startups With No Budget

Embracing influencer marketing is a great way for start-ups to get an edge over the big brands.<p>But as a startup, funds are limited, so naturally you …

The ultimate guide to designing landing pages that convert

Landing pages are pages that are designed specifically to accomplish conversion goals. Occasionally, a home page functions as a landing page (though …

Lightning App Builder

<b>Attention, Trailblazer!</b><p>Salesforce has two different desktop user interfaces: Lightning Experience and Salesforce Classic. This module is designed for</b> …

Apps

​Salesforce delivers Salesforce1 Lightning Components - an app builder for non-coders

Lightning Components enables admins to build apps with less assistance from developers, and creates potential for more intuitive, efficient …

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How to make money on Instagram

Although these are not directly clickable links within Instagram, using these techniques can help guide interested consumers to find your products or services. You’re trying to create an experience that gives your audience an easy path to make a purchase. Use caution if including a call to action …

Amazon Dash buttons are here for $5 each

Amazon Dash buttons — the branded little doodads that automatically order and ship specific items directly to your house with virtually no effort on your part — are finally available to Amazon Prime members today for just $4.99. Purchase one of 18 Dash buttons and never run out of the stuff you …

Content What? A Beginner’s Guide To Content Marketing

I recently experienced a surprise encounter that saw me educating a 50-something-year-old sporting acquaintance about what I do for a living. After …

Marketing

Pebble Already Made History. What's Next?

Scrappy wearable computing upstart Pebble is best known for its record-setting fundraising campaign. But can it survive as the big boys move in?<p>Okay, maybe it’s a first world problem, but Eric Migicovsky was tired of taking his phone out of his pocket every time he wanted to check social media or …