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Square Cash lets anyone with a debit card send money instantly over email

What if sending money was as simple as sending an email?<p>That’s the premise of Square Cash, launching today for all debit card users in the US, using any email service. To use Square Cash, all you do is compose an email to a friend, type the amount you way to pay in the subject title, and cc …

Let Selena Gomez Show You How Sunglasses Can Instantly Upgrade Your Look

We all just want to be comfortable, right? Selena Gomez is no exception, and her recent devotion to all things Vetements proves that you can blend a …

Sarah Jessica Parker's 51 Best Shoe Moments

Shoes, she knows.<p>In honor of the birthday girl, some much-needed Friday #shoespiration from one of our all-time favorite shoe wearers.

3 Ways Your Current Customers Can Help You Acquire New Ones

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In today’s ultra-competitive technology startup market, new customers are hard to come by and can often cost a premium. This makes cost-effective customer acquisition and retention strategies crucial to a new company’s success. But what …

Customers

An Exercise to Get Your Team Thinking Differently About the Future

Thinking about the future is hard, mainly because we are glued to the present. Daniel Kahneman, the Nobel Prize-winning economist and author of <i>Thinking, Fast and Slow</i>, observed that decision makers get stuck in a memory loop and can only predict the future as a reflection of the past. He labels …

20 Quotes From the Business Books You Missed in 2014

These business books might have slipped through your radar, but here are four quotes from each book to give you the idea of what the author had to say.<p>Few of us have time to read multiple business books each month. We might pick up a few books and make our way through them, but if your library is …

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Employee Satisfaction or Customer Satisfaction : What's more Important?

<b>The customer is the air, the employee is the blood of the organization.</b><p>The purpose of business is to create a customer, but the brand of business is …

The Art And Science Of Creating Meaningful Customer Interactions

It’s time to start building something new. A new way to understand customers, a new way to interact with them and a new way to better serve them. There is nothing more important in today’s marketing environment than creating an unprecedented customer experience—one that recognizes, honors and …

Implementing Customer Experience as an Organizational Value

<b>Bringing customer-centered thinking into an organization is about more than just proclaiming that you’re focused on customer experience.</b> It’s about …

Customer Experience is the #1 Priority for 2015

In a recent blog I wrote about the steps any executive needs to consider if they want to be competing in their marketplace by 2016. I don’t think …

The Top UX Trends of 2014

<b>This was another big year for experience design.</b> Biggest one yet? Sure, why not. There were too many developments, surprises, and shakeups to count, …

Are Your Mental Models Getting In The Way of Improving Your Customer Experience?

Every now and again I read something and it makes me stop and think.<p>However, on further reflection it becomes clear how and why the example in question works.<p>One such example that offers a good lesson when it comes to designing customer experiences for maximum impact comes from a recent Economist …

Receipt-Scanning Service Shoeboxed Launches “Labs,” A Place For Experimental Products, Starting With Price Drop Alerts

Receipt and business card digitization service Shoeboxed is now starting to do something with all the data it scans and stores online, which now includes tens of millions of receipts. The company this week launched a new initiative called “Shoeboxed Labs,” which will allow it to roll out …

10 Innovations For The Bank Of The Future

Around 100 of the U.K.s finest minds in the financial technology sector gathered Tuesday for the Financial News and WSJD inaugural Fintech Conference in London. Their mission: Design the Bank of 2020.

Dow Jones

Banks that build their brand without Branches

May 16, 2013<p>Hosted by Brett King<p>[Download MP3] [itunes] [Bookmark Episode]<p>Episode Description<p>Most banks rely on their branch infrastructure for the …

Banking

Third time lucky

BEHIND the smoked glass of a nondescript building in central Paris young people in open-necked shirts interact with Twitter and other social-media …

Comment on Hello Bank! iPhone App – Mobile UI Design by kurth34765@mail.ru

Yeah this is good design and i think users should be like this UI design. It looks so well in a simple art. So i think these iPhone do well business …

With $2.5M In Seed Funding, Digit Saves Money For You So You Don’t Have To Think About It

Over the years we’ve seen the emergence of a number of personal finance apps, most of which have been designed to help users create budgets, better understand their finances, and make positive decisions with their money.<p>Those apps were great for the small percentage of users who were already …

5 Hack-Spawned Products–And New Research–Show What Millennials Want From Banking

By Meg Carter4 minute Read<p>Reinventing money was the modest goal independent creative agency Rufus Leonard set itself for a recent five-day hack …

Financial Services

Follow This 10-Step Guide to Avoid a Holiday Hangover

<i>Hell hath no stress like the holiday season—which is why for the rest of the year, our weekly Tricks of the Trade series will be all about navigating through the chaos as painlessly as possible. Check back every Monday as experts explain how to negotiate the sales, throw parties without a hitch,</i> …

22 Eyeliner Hacks To Transform Your Beauty Routine

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, never let your winged liner make you late for work again.<p><b>1) Make your eye makeup last longer by setting your eyeliner with a matching eye shadow.</b><p>First, line your eyes with a pencil liner, and then lightly dust eye shadow in the same shade on top to hold the …

Makeup

7 Hacks To Affording Your Next Vacation

The tips and tricks to traveling on any budget.<p><b>1) Try hidden city ticketing with FlyShortcut.com.</b><br>Hidden city ticketing is a hack in itself for finding the lowest possible airfare on FlyShortcut.com. It essentially finds a cheaper flight that has your destination as a layover. That way, you can …

Motorola reworks its intelligent Assist app, brings Drive and Home functions to Moto G and E

After debuting intelligent features on its flagship Moto X handset last year, Motorola is bringing some of them to its less-expensive handset models. …

30 Little-Known Features of Popular Social Media Sites

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>When I first set foot in Disneyland, I race to the most famous rides first—Splash Mountain, the Matterhorn, Indiana Jones, all the biggest and best. Little do I know there are just as many hidden gems and overlooked attractions that I’ve likely …

How the iPhone 6 literally pays for itself

On Tuesday, the church of Apple held its annual convention in San Francisco. Legions of the faithful, carefully vetted, were assembled in a darkened auditorium. The atmosphere was not quite as hysterical as it used to be when His Steveness was due to take the stage, but the frisson of excited …

How Apple HomeKit Is Already Changing The Smart Home Industry

At Apple's developer conference this year, the secretive tech giant devoted less than a minute and half to unveiling HomeKit, its iOS-based protocol for hooking up connected gadgets in the home. But 90 seconds was all startups and hardware makers needed to begin scrambling to figure out ways to fit …

Glympse's Android keyboard lets you share your location from any app

It's not hard to share your whereabouts from your phone, but you usually have to dive into specific apps to do it; what if your friends on a new social network want to know that you're nearby? That's when Glympse's new Keyboard app for Android may come to the rescue. So long as you have the regular …

Doctors create app to help diagnose, treat patients at point of care

Is it always better for a doctor to order tests for a patient – you know, just to be on the safe side? Not if you ask Dr. Rahul Mehta, a resident in internal medicine at the University of Calgary.<p>Mehta is part of a growing pushback in the medical community against the practice of ordering too many …