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Understand The Difference Between IoT and M2M

Industry discussions on the industrial Internet of Things (IoT) and its potential benefits have raised numerous questions regarding distinctions …

Internet of Things: 5 tips to monetize

IT market research agency Gartner has shared 5 tips to monetize from Internet of Things.<p>Simplify, differentiate, drive revenue, grow market and …

Some of our favorite items for Truck Camper camping

A few weeks ago, while camping at Lake Mohave, I was looking around camp and noticed all the items we’ve thoughtfully accumulated over the last …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Tattoos<p>A brief chat with JonBoy.<p>By Alex Wong1 day agoView More<p>Style<p>Mark Anthony Green argues that it’s as essential and old-school as it gets.<p>By Mark …

Men's Fashion

Mobile Marketing and the Magic of Push Notifications (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If <i>Mad Men</i> took place in 2014, the boardroom talk would have been all about push notifications on your smartphone.<p>Mobile marketing is where the magic is these days, but it’s not enough to have notices of sales and discounts landing in a …

Marketing

The Secret to Winning the Content Creation War - Jeffbullas's Blog

We are in a content creation arms race.<p>Brands have realised that creating content is now your best weapon of choice to rank high in Google, engage …

Any Google+ User Can Now Email You Without Your Address

Google+ is hoping to expand your digital address book.<p>An update to the social network now allows Google+ users to send and receive emails from other …

Lessons For Entrepreneurs From A Navy SEAL

You have to be extra tough mentally to be an entrepreneur. While thinking about it, I realized that it’s really not that different from the toughness required and trained into America’s elite military force of Navy SEALs, who are known to be cool under fire, able to sense danger before it’s too …

5 Companies That Transformed Advertising In 2013

The convergence of social, video and mobile technology is rapidly changing the face of advertising. Just over a decade ago, search and display ads were all a company needed to reach their target audience online. Search-related ads accounted for43 percent of total U.S. online ad revenue in the …

The Future of Fashion Design Is Mobile

This story appears in the October 2013 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Memo to New York City, Paris and Milan: Your runways are passé. The future of fashion design is mobile. Try on for size Crowdstar's new Covet Fashion application for Apple's iOS, which lets would-be virtual Versaces style a …

New York City

Instagram is the 'best platform for brands' in 2013, beating out Facebook, Twitter, and Google+

Instagram is the best platform for brands, according to a new study that reviewed all brands on social with over 25 fans on each of four major social platforms: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.<p>“With increases in fan/follower engagement nearly three times that of other networks studied, …

Salesforce’s Ex-CMO Launches GetFeedback, A New Mobile-First Customer Survey Platform

Back in 2006, two enterpreneurs called Kraig Swensrud and Sean Whiteley started a business based around the idea that Salesforce could be used for more than just helping salespeople organise their accounts and targets. Kieden, as the startup was called, created an add-on for Salesforce that let …

4 Best Practices for Social Advertising

If a tree falls in the forest, it's debatable that anyone hears it. When your ad fails on Facebook, though, there's no confusion. It was a dud.<p>A lack …

Facebook’s New Offline Sales Measurement Trick Could Make Ad Clicks Obsolete

Facebook is launching a new way for brick-and-mortar business owners to measure if their Facebook ads drove in-store sales, even if customers never clicked. Businesses can buy ads, then send Facebook privacy-safe data on who bought what, and Facebook will tell them how much people who saw the ads …

In 2014, Every Business Will Be Disrupted By Open Technology

The most salient aspect of technology is its power to disrupt. The important innovations are the ones that change our world so profoundly that the previous order becomes not only untenable, but unthinkable.<p>Yet the true impact begins not with invention, but adoption. That’s when the second and …

The Web Cookie Is Dying. Here's The Creepier Technology That Comes Next

It may raise hackles to think that U.S. intelligence officials might be monitoring your telephone and Internet communications, but for most of us it’s only the marketers who are really interested in our everyday online activities. And with many billions of dollars at stake, companies are …

How the “internet of things” will replace the web

<i>The second in a series.</i><p>We’ve already written about why 2014 is really, finally the year that the “internet of things”—that effort to remotely control every object on earth—becomes visible in our everyday lives.<p>But most of us don’t recognize just how far the internet of things will go, from …

Internet of Things

LinkedIn: Find Influencer Content Fom the Search Box

Last October, LinkedIn launched a new initiative that allows users to subscribe to their favorite so-called “thought leaders”. The Influencer Programme rolled out with around 150 of these prominent business figures, each sharing their thoughts via long-form posts with the many millions of users on …

The dispute the entire oil industry is watching

'Beverly Hills" is the pride of Fort McKay.<p>A building boom is under way on this street of stylish new houses, nicknamed after one of America's wealthiest cities. It's a required stop for every visitor to this First Nation reserve smack-dab in the middle of Alberta's oil sands region.<p>Cobblestone …

Silicon Valley's Wearables Pioneer Got Pregnant At 15, Never Finished High-School, And Now Employs 90,000

Silicon Valley is a famously eclectic place but even by Silicon Valley standards, Caroline Dowling had an unusual start in life. The daughter of a truck driver, she got pregnant at 15, and never finished high-school. She went on to do bartending and housework in her native Ireland, before launching …

20 retailers integrating Pinterest into their email marketing

<b>It's not just casual Pinterest users making their own boards and pinning images, brands are fast discovering that sharing and adding pins to their</b> …

LinkedIn Introduces Showcase Pages: This Week in Social Media

Shares 2K<p>Welcome to our weekly edition of what’s hot in social media news. To help you <b>stay up to date with social media</b>, here are some of the news …

How To Fold A Shirt Like A Man (In Just 1 Sec.)

Google Now's voice commands brought together in a useful infographic

When Google Now first arrived with Android 4.1, many folks referred to it as the Google alternative to SIRI. In reality, Google Now is much more than just a simple digital assistant, levering the full power of the web and Google’s services to provide an experience that is worlds above the …

Android News

LinkedIn’s New Showcase Pages Allow Companies To Highlight Specific Products And Projects

LinkedIn is announcing a new feature called a Showcase Page that will allow businesses on the professional networking site to target the fans of a specific product or brand.<p>David Thacker, the company’s vice president of marketing solutions products, said that when companies with a number of …

26 Ways to Engage Your Fans on Facebook

Shares 10K<p>Are you looking for new ways to engage your Facebook fans?<p>Do your current Facebook engagement tactics need a little more oomph?<p>With the …