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5 ways to market your personal brand

You—not your company, not your company’s product or service, YOU—are a brand.<p>And though you‘re employed, you never know when that will change, so …

Public Relations

7 Crazy Successful Instagram Business Accounts You Need to Follow

Change your professional destiny! Take a page from the playbooks of these inspirational Instagram superstar brands.<p>Like a lot of other social networks, Instagram was initially dismissed as an online playground for kids with little value for marketing or advertising. (Remember when people said the …

45 Experts Share Their Biggest Linkedin Marketing Strategy

Job candidates.<p>Industry experts.<p>The "World's Largest Professional Network."<p>An opportunity to generate leads?<p>When you think of LinkedIn, you may not think about gathering marketing leads. You're more likely to think about looking for a new job or updating your own resume. How would a collection of …

If Your Business Flops, It's Probably Due to One of These 7 Causes

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Businesses fail every day. In fact, statistics show that the majority of new companies will fold within a few years. Why is that? What are the most common reasons for these flops?<p>Naturally, interested parties have generated a variety of …

7 essential Google Analytics reports every marketer must know

You may be using Google Analytics, but are you using it to its full potential? Contributor Khalid Saleh lays out 7 key reports with which every …

Minimum viable product (MVP). What is it and why should you care?

<b></b>A minimum viable product is a great way of building user centric digital services in a fraction of the time. It will also lead to big cost …

This isn’t China: The “Amazon of India” will be Amazon and “Uber of India” will be Uber

I was at a conference the other day, speaking on a panel with VCs and angels, when we were asked a question: With the softening of valuations and the famous Flipkart markdown, is there still a large internet opportunity in India?<p>My friend and co-panelist from a large VC fund jumped up and trotted …

Top 10 Cheat Sheets to Help You Master Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office is still the most popular office suite used by companies and individuals across the world. These Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and …

Design Philosophy is Critical in Driving Breakthrough Innovation

It is now abundantly clear that incremental innovation only keep the Sharks away long enough to come up for air and that it takes breakthrough innovation to swim out into the Blue Ocean, where opportunities are plentiful. Changing market and technology positions usually requires a renewal of the …

Here Are 4 Mobile Messaging Apps Marketers Need to Know About in 2016

When it comes to messaging, Snapchat and Facebook-owned WhatsApp and Messenger are the go-to apps of millennials and marketers alike. But …

Tech employers bend over backward to shower their workers with unusual perks

The Perk Wars are raging across our nation.<p>With cutthroat competition for talent and a sizzling job market in Silicon Valley and beyond, tech …

Why Employers Should Offer a Flexible Work Environment

The key driver in the rise of flexible work is employees desire for improve work-life balance.<p>According to new research by global workplace provider …

Comparing the ROI of Content Marketing and Paid Advertising

Is there any rule that says you shouldn’t invest money in paid channel advertising as opposed to a content marketing ROI strategy? <i>I don’t think …

Marketing

10 Beautiful, Cool, And Original Wallpaper Apps To Dress Up Your Android Device

Article Contents<p>This article is part of our <b>Apps & Games Roundups</b> series.<p>Even though they're technically "backgrounds," wallpapers are an intricate …

Apps

The Mixology of Content Marketing

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3-Step Action Plan With Worksheets for 2 Months of Blog Posts

The series approach to blogging, as I described in <i>How to Turn 1 Idea Into 2 Months of Content Marketing (and More),</i> offers an easy approach to help …

51 free online resources for starting a business

Being an entrepreneur means sticking your neck — and wallet — on the line for a product you believe in.<p>It won't be cheap.<p>There will be plenty of costs, some you've never expected.<p>Thankfully, there are free tools to start a business available online.<p>We've compiled this list of free tools to start a …

10 Easy Steps to Establishing an Online Retail Store

Have you considered how offering your products to customers online could grow your business? Often, the largest obstacle that business owners face is …

Why Design Is Important for Content Marketing

Design has become ingrained in our culture in recent years. Visual storytelling is now more prominent because of social media and mobile browsing, …

UI Design

20 Amazing Sites That Will Pay You $100+ Per Article

Content is more important than ever.<p>Research from the Content Marketing Institute reveals that at least 55% of companies will increase their content …

Web Design

5 Ways to Support Faculty who Teach with Emerging Technologies

<i>"We must support both sides of the chasm." -Phil Hill</i>As online and blended learning reshapes the landscape of teaching and learning in higher …

A new app lets anyone with a startup idea instantly chat with investors at VC firm Kleiner Perkins

In fact, he was so enamored by the startup culture there that he started sending cold emails to venture capitalists in the Valley, asking questions about term sheets and business plans. But the usual response he got — if he ever got one — was a simple one line message: "Next time you're here, let …

Alibaba To Foster Mcommerce & Mobile Internet Startups In India, Launching Startup Incubator With Globals

The Founder and Chairman of Multibillion dollar Alibaba Group, Jack Ma during his recent visit to India, joined hands with India’s Globals Inc, to …

Can you 'burn' your way to startup success?

Can you "burn" your way to startup success?<p>That is increasingly the question that isn't being asked in India, as a flood of venture capital and …

The 33 Directories Every Start-Up Should Be Registered On

<i>David Arnoux is Head of Growth at Twoodo building the future of teamwork. He’s also a Growth Evangelist at Growth Tribe. Follow him on Twitter or G+. This post first appeared on the Twoodo blog.</i><p>If you subscribe to the notion, “build it and they will come” then you can stop reading here. If, …

IBM Acquires Compose, Inc. to Expand Cloud Data Services - IBM Cloud Blog

July 23, 2015 | Written by: Adam Kocoloski<p>Categorized: Community | What's New<p>Share this post:<p>Today IBM acquired Compose Inc. I’d like to welcome the …

Ten Tips from 10 Serial Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

On the subject of entrepreneurship, advice is plentiful. It seems as though there are three new books out every week offering insights and advice about starting a business. Magazines, blogs, conferences, college courses are all robust sources for entrepreneurship tips, tricks and trends.<p>It can be …

'Don't Write Business Plans': Advice For Startups From One Of Silicon Valley's Top Seed Investors

“Don’t write business plans,” warns venture capitalist and angel investor, Dave McClure, of 500 Startups. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, McClure and many of his colleagues has a pedigree from Facebook and PayPal. His firm employs a “cast a wide net” approach, with a particular focus on emerging …

Venture Capital