Robert Gosselin

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Free Marketing Tools Every Small Business Marketer Should Try

Got big plans for your small business, but only a tiny marketing budget? You’re not alone. According to the Wasp Barcode Small Business Report, 42% of small businesses invest 3% or less of their revenue into marketing.<p>But maybe that isn’t such a big problem. With these small business marketing …

Infographics

The Definitive 10-Step Guide to Building a Do-Anything Core

Working on core strength isn’t a matter of vanity—an effort to turn a dad-bod midsection into a six-pack. (Though it can help.) It’s more of a commitment to kick ass in everything you do.<p>“Core exercises build a foundation of strength for more sport-specific movements,” says Scott Johnston, a …

Workouts

The Workout to Burn Off Your Belly Fat

“You can rip out ab exercises all day long in the gym, but without the right combination of high-intensity fat-burning cardio along with specific …

Workouts

Teach Your Kid Machine Learning With These Free Lessons

You probably use machine-learning systems every day without even knowing it. The technology gives us spam filters, our Facebook News Feeds, digital …

Machine Learning

6 Workouts That Melt Fat in Under 20 Minutes

Workout #2: Timed circuit<p>Timing your sets works just as well as counting the reps in them, and helps you set goals for how many reps to get. The more …

Workouts

Hello tensorflow

<b>Machine Learning (ML)</b> is the dope new thing that everyone’s talking about, because it’s really good at learning from data so that it can predict …

A New Supplement, Basis, Could Change the Way You Age

Elysium Health’s new supplement, Basis, can help keep your body healthy into old age<p>“I’m here for a good time, not a long time.” It’s the mantra for …

How to make your own custom Alexa commands

Amazon's virtual voice assistant just got a whole lot smarter.<p>With the arrival of Skill Blueprints, Alexa can now perform a variety of personalized tricks -- "skills," as Amazon calls them, that are personalized to you and your family.<p>For example, is someone studying for a test? With the Flashcards …

Smart Homes

Google’s astounding new search tool will answer any question by reading thousands of books

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada<p>Imagine if you could gather thousands of writers in a circle to discuss one question. What would optimist Thomas L. Friedman say about intervening in Syria, for example? Would chaos theorist Santo Banerjee concur?<p>Google now has a way to convene that kind of …

Avoid This Pitfall In Data-Driven Decisions In A Digital Transformation

A business model change often overwhelms transformation initiatives. As I blogged previously, digital transformation collapses business processes into data. When organizations start looking at their business through the lens of data instead of the lens of a business process, serious issues arise. …

Management

Google’s TensorFlow AI framework adds Swift and JavaScript support

Google today unveiled a slew of updates to its popular TensorFlow machine learning framework to make it useful for a wider variety of developers and give data scientists new ways to get started building AI models.<p>TensorFlow is one of the most popular programming frameworks developers can use to set …

Why the net giants are worried about the Web 3.0

<b>Calm before the storm</b><p>The birth of blockchain spawned a movement which is set to disrupt the entire tech industry. Blockchain and crypto enthusiasts …

EngageBay brings the power of HubSpot at a fraction of the cost

EngageBay is built for entrepreneurs and small businesses. It eliminates the multiple marketing tool chaos and provides all the marketing features in …

Tron Took Cryptocurrency By Storm: What's Beyond the Hype and Controversy?

The cryptocurrency makes big promises... time to see if it can deliver.<p>“Hello everyone. Hello everyone. Yeah. Just tap one if you can hear my …

Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about Ethereum, patiently explained

Although ‘Bitcoin‘ and ‘Ethereum’ are terms that are often paired together, the reality is that they are vastly different. The only thing Ethereum shares with Bitcoin is that it’s a cryptoasset running on top of blockchain.<p>Instead of being just a cryptocurrency, like Bitcoin, Ethereum also has …

Blockchain

How Blockchain Is Creating a New Future for Digital Marketing

The transparent nature of blockchain data will allow companies and customers alike to feel more secure.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Advertising today is a multi-billion-dollar industry. And, according to market research company Forrester, digital marketing …

Ian Bogost on Twitter: "It's just computer programs, folks. https://t.co/0ywB0BGolH"

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Before you bury yourself in packages, learn the Node.js runtime itself

This article will challenge the very limits of your Node.js knowledge.<p>I started learning Node.js shortly after Ryan Dahl first presented it, and I …

JavaScript

When Social Media Is A Waste Of Time For Businesses

Ask business owners about their list of <i>should-</i>dos and they’ll tell you that right near the top is social media. Well I’m hear to relieve you of your guilt: for most solopreneurs and small businesses, social media is a huge waste of time.<p>To find out why, follow me on Twitter. <i>Kidding</i>. But really, the …

Inside Forbes’ lean approach to creating stories for social media

With social platforms sending only a piddling amount of revenue back to publishers, some media companies are rethinking the idea of hiring costly …

Why Traditional SEO Is Dying

Life seemed simpler back in the early days of online search. Users relied on search engines to look up information, instead of apps and social media channels like they do now. Back then, brands simply needed to insert the right keywords in the right places to rank well in search results. But, …

4 Simple Steps for Creating a Social Editorial Calendar

There’s no possible way that you can spend every waking moment managing your brand’s social media presence—at least not without suffering from some …

10 Marketing Automation Tools That Could Transform Your Business

It was 2008.<p>Trying to find a way to shorten a link for Twitter to get the tweet under 140 characters was a challenge. You needed a tool to do that …

Marketing

What Are The Best Times to Post on Social Media?

Shares 166<p><i>Today’s guest post is from Natasha Haley from Social Elephant.</i><p>Social media gurus around the world have been trying to pinpoint the ideal …

Books That Will Change Your Life

What is your big idea?<p>Found it……..or still looking? That one idea can be the catalyst to a life imagined.<p>Just one glimmer of inspiration can …

5 books the head of MIT Media Lab thinks you should read

Richard Branson, Arianna Huffington, and many others shared their favorite reads with the hashtag #ReadtoLead.<p>One of those influencers is Joi Ito, the head of MIT Media Lab. Ito picked five titles that should help anyone get a feel for where the future is headed.<p>Here's what to read in 2017 if you …

The MacBook's Problems Are Bigger Than Just The Battery

Apple’s new line of MacBooks has been getting dissed left and right by tech columnists and power users, mostly because it’s an iterative upgrade and, as I wrote before, has become increasingly redundant. That’s not even to mention the absurd idea that the MacBooks need a dongle just to charge the …

The Best Internet-of-Things Stocks of 2016

Image source: Getty Images.<p>The Internet of Things is going to become harder to ignore, as it will continue to fundamentally change not only the tech sector but also the global economy in the decades to come. As we head into the end of the year, here's how three of the best Internet-of-Things stocks …

8 Tech Trends That Will Shape The Future Of Fashion And Luxury Retail In 2017

The fashion industry – from your department store to your luxury boutique – is undergoing significant change at the hands of the digital revolution. That’s not new in concept. Neither, mind you, is talking about things like artificial intelligence, virtual reality or blockchain as emerging …

eCommerce

Chatbots are the DOS of AI

Have you ever had a conversation like this?<p>Me: I’d like to order a pizza<br>Chatbot: What kind would you like?<br>Me: What toppings do you have?<br>Chatbot: I have pepperoni, sausage, Canadian bacon, ham, pineapple, mushrooms, peppers. Would you like to hear more?<br>Me: Yes<br>Chatbot: I also have ground beef, …