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9 affordable video marketing strategies for startups in 2016

Launching a startup is a great feeling. You get an idea and then you rear it like your own baby and nurture it into reality through hard work and …

Marketing

Your Business Plan Is A Failure Without These 5 Things

It’s easy to rush headlong into a business plan with big dreams, grand visions, and fat profits.<p>If you get carried away with your business plan, however, you might miss the whole point — viability.<p>In fact, you might simply end up with words on a piece of paper and a business that’s crumbling around …

Small Business

From Apple to Pornhub, the top holiday ad makers on what it takes to ‘go viral’

What drives us to share holiday videos? Some of the industry’s best explain the methods behind the whimsy.<p>I’m generally not a fan of commercials. I usually try to avoid them at all costs (which is why I owned on of the first DVRs to hit the market). But like clockwork my tune changes every holiday …

How brands can break into Snapchat

From taking risks to offering exclusive content, here’s how marketers can tap into one of the fastest-growing social platforms<p>The past year has seen organic reach in social media – reach not supported by paid advertising – decline further. Simultaneously more users, particularly younger ones, are …

Taco Bell

5 Things You Should Stop Doing In Social Media Marketing By 2016

<i>This article was co-authored with</i> <i>Devon Gardner</i><i>, Social Media Director at IMI. You can follow her at @msdevonvictoria.</i><p><b></b>Over the past several years, social media has established itself as a core marketing practice, earning a place at the table with other digital marketing and public relations …

Public Relations

11 Marketing Tools Worth Trying in 2016

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every individual, small business and large enterprise will not only create content and engage on social media in 2016, but seek new ways to cut through the noise and stomp out the competition.<p>So how do you ensure your brand gets the …

Marketing

Google's mobile search just got a boost from Facebook

Facebook has begun allowing Google's search engine to crawl and to index The Big Blue app, The Wall Street Journal reports.<p>Google searches from Android smartphones will now display information from public Facebook profiles, Pages, Groups, and Events, and if a user clicks on a Facebook link, they'll …

Apps

Five Ways to Dramatically Improve Personal Productivity

“Personal productivity is a key differentiator between those who succeed in their chosen field and those who do not,” writes Brian Tracy, author of …

Productivity

5 Reasons Why You've Failed as an Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurship is hard, and as statistics show, not everyone makes it. Most of us fall somewhere along the spectrum -- at times we succeed, and at other times, we fail. Yet, we’ve all heard of entrepreneurs who experience success time …

Entrepreneurship

9 ways to bring more traffic to every blog post

You’ve written a fantastic blog post.<p>Now . . . how are people going to find it?<p>It’s a question most of us bloggers deal with every single time we hit “Publish.”<p><b>Wouldn’t it be awesome if there were a list of things that we could do tobring in some traffic right off the bat</b>—even if the post wasn’t a …

Skype Co-Founders Launch The Starship ‘Ground Drone’ For Deliveries

To date most of the talk around drones has been about how flying drones will disrupt the delivery industry. But for some bizarre reason the whole idea of a ‘ground drone’ which could address the ‘last mile’ of deliveries tended to be missed. Well, no more.<p>Now, two former co-founders of Skype, Ahti …

Drones

These are 8 things Google looks for in a manager

The experiment didn't go down well and in the end failed. After only a few months, the engineering manager role was restored. It turns out that far from creating an unnecessary layer of bureaucracy, a good manager is actually key to a happy and productive team. Google's latest research, which they …

World Economic Forum

You'll soon be able to get gas delivered to your car

Too lazy to get your own gas and want to save time during a hectic day? Well, a new app has you covered. Filld just secured $3.25 million in seed …

Energy

18 best places to promote your startup for virtually nothing

When you have launched a startup or prototype, one of the most important strategies to prove is your business concept and gaining early user traction. If you’re like most startup founders, you don’t have much money, nor do you have enough money to hire a PR agency. However, to become a great …

13 apps that will stop you from wasting time

These 13 apps will make scheduling less painful, help you keep track of what you are spending your time on, and even punish you for checking social media too much. They'll also help you see a big picture of how you spend your time and show you small tweaks that can carve out a few more hours of …

Apps

How You Can Manage Email Like a Millionaire (5 Simple Rules)

How can you cut the time spent on emails in half? How can you get to "inbox zero" every single day?<p>I recently interviewed over 200 millionaires, entrepreneurs and highly successful solopreneurs for my new book, <i>15 Secrets Highly Successful People Know About Time Management.</i> I learned that …

Justin Bieber - What Do You Mean?

Thai startup is building a marketplace of fully-automated offices, and it just got funding

The Bangkok-based co-working space company will look to expand as it goes for a series A in 2016.

Startups

Passion - God's Great Dance Floor (feat. Chris Tomlin)

Twitter’s problem is its investors—not its business strategy

Twitter’s in trouble, everyone says.<p>Nowthat Jack Dorsey has returned as Twitter’s CEO, critics are eagerly waiting for the company to move in a new direction. Twitter needs to change its strategy, they say. Twitter needs to change its product. Twitter needs to go through “painful changes,” aka …

Investing

Jews, Creativity and the Genius of Disobedience.

2015 Oct 16. [Epub ahead of print]<p>1Department of Neurology, University of Florida College of Medicine, Box 100236, Gainesville, FL, 32610, USA. …

Creativity

Kissanpur – Discovering Real Togetherness

How Millionaires Manage Their Email

How can you cut the time spent on emails in half? How can you get to “inbox zero” every single day?<p>I recently interviewed over 200 millionaires, entrepreneurs and highly successful solopreneurs for my new book, <i>15 Secrets Highly Successful People Know About Time Management.</i> I learned that …

Time Management

13 tricks Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos, and other famous executives have used to run effective meetings

We know that meetings tend to fall apart thanks to sloppy agendas and unclear ground rules, but what makes them successful?<p>We researched how some of the most effective executives in history — from the late Apple founder Steve Jobs to Amazon chief Jeff Bezos and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg — run …

Oprah Winfrey

Your smartphone can detect bipolar disorder

Sensors in any smartphone can monitor mood changes and diagnose mental health issues like bipolar disorder<p>Italian researchers have found that smartphones can be used to diagnose and manage mental health illnesses such as bipolar disorder, just by using their inbuilt sensors as a proxy for sudden …

The Jack Dorsey Productivity Secret That Enables Him To Run Two Companies At Once

Jack Dorsey was named CEO (again) of Twitter last week, and he’ll continue to hold the same title at pre-IPO Square.<p>How can Dorsey run <i>two</i> companies when most of us struggle to keep up with one job? What’s his secret to getting it all done?<p>I recently interviewed over 200 billionaires, millionaires …

Time Management
Startups

These are the 65 hottest startups in New York City

But which are the coolest?<p>Pulled from our recently published Silicon Alley 100 list, meet the coolest startups.<p>All the companies on this list are private tech companies based in New York City that have raised venture-capital funding.

Startups

A former Goldman Sachs employee who launched her own business shares her 4 favorite productivity hacks

In fact, Brown says maintaining the same level of productivity every day is impossible.<p>"Some days, things flow and it's easy to get a lot done, and by the end of the day I feel very accomplished and satisfied with the progress made," she explains. "Other days, not so much."<p>Since starting her …

Productivity

5 Reasons To Incorporate Your Startup As Early As Possible

Imagine you’ve spent the past 3 years building a startup from the ground up, watching it grow and become a success. Now imagine that somebody who barely contributed to the project claims to own 30% of the company. This horror story is a reality for many founders who don’t incorporate their startup …

Entrepreneurship