Rhys Howells

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A Cheat Sheet for Marketers on the Future of Digital Platforms

Steven Moore for HBR<p>Customer engagement has never been more urgent or more elusive. Real engagement – the kind that goes beyond a momentary impression to a meaningful interaction – isn’t happening on traditional channels. It’s happening today on digital platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, …

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How to Make Time for Social Media Marketing

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With everything else required to keep your business up and running, finding time for social media marketing can be a challenge. You know you need to do it, but trying to find the time to fit it into your already packed schedule can feel …

Sony Xperia Z3: 5 Reasons Why You Need To Buy One

As part of an ongoing buying guide for confused shoppers this holiday season, I’ll be summing the best of the latest handsets. Knowing which handset to buy this year means selecting from a number of excellent devices, this is what this guide is for – you can read Tuesday’s Galaxy Note 4 guide here. …

The 10 Biggest Social Media Myths for Small Businesses

This story originally appeared on PR Newswire's Small Business PR Toolkit<p>Despite the mind-boggling pervasiveness of social media today, certain myths persist about its relevance for small businesses. Can social media really help drive sales and, if so, how and where? Is social media genuinely …

Marketing to Millennials 101

You need to understand Generation Y's core principles in order to market to the demographic effectively.<p>The Millennial Generation is a hard nut to crack. It encompasses people born from the '80s to the 2000s and has proven to be the most radically different generation since the industrial …

Getting Rid Of The Bad Apples Won't Improve Schools

The idea that schools are being held back by a legion of poor teachers is popular among policy makers in search of a crusade. If an expensive education system is not producing a nation of Einsteins, then who else is to blame but those at the sharp-end?<p>If only these bad apples could be forced out of …

7 Crucial Web Design Trends For 2015

Looking back at 2014, we can see some spectacular trends emerging in the web design landscape: code-free design platforms, parallax effects, …

5 Ways to Have Your Customers Fund Your Business

Author John Mullins challenges the wildly held notion that startups need to raise institutional dollars to succeed.<p>A long-held notion in entrepreneurial circles is that the way to start and grow a thriving business is to come up with a great "idea", write a great business plan, raise capital from …