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Stressed About Turning Your Idea Into a Product? Read This

Meet entrepreneur Jason Simmons of DeadSoxy, as we talk startup sense, cold calls, product-centricity, oh, and the ups and downs of building a sock brand.<p>The toughest part of being an inventor or an entrepreneur is all of the unknowns. There are no guarantees and there is a lot of room for failure. …

Entrepreneurship

Building a “change-ready” culture into your workplace

<b>Author: Richard Cheeseman, Director HCM Applications Marketing EMEA</b><p>With the velocity of external change businesses face today, there is broad …

Employment

Everyone keeps talking about A.I.—here's what it really is and why it's so hot now

Artificial intelligence is everywhere, from Apple's iPhone keyboard to Zillow's home price estimates. There's also a lot of stuff out there that …

Artificial Intelligence

6 Digital Trends Business Owners Need To Be Paying Attention To Right Now

Digital marketing evolves every day, forcing all leaders to keep up or fall behind. Once well-known and popular brands like Sears, Sports Authority, and Blockbuster (remember them?) fizzled out because they either couldn’t or didn’t want to keep up with changes in marketing. No one expects to …

Public Relations

A Small-Business Guide to Facebook Advertising (Infographic)

Facebook is one of the most effective marketing tools today.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a small business, you don’t need to spend loads of money on advertising. There are plenty of free or low-cost tools that you can use to effectively market your company.<p>One of …

Small Business

A List of 47 Insanely Useful Resources for Freelancers

The hardest part about being a freelancer is finding the right tools to help you manage your productivity, accounts and content creation. With an enormous amount of resources available for freelancers, it can be exhausting trying to find the right tools for you. It can take a long time to establish …

Infographics

Trello CEO Michael Pryor's 3 tips for power using Trello

While it seems Trello has skyrocketed into popularity, in the early days a natural disaster nearly caused Trello to go down for what could have been days if not weeks. Before they moved to AWS, where Trello exists now, they were running out of a data center in Manhattan that was close to their …

Project Management

The Complete Beginner's Guide To Big Data In 2017

Big Data is a term that has been around for some time now but there is still confusion about what it actually is. The concept is continuing to evolve and to be reconsidered, as it remains the driving force behind many ongoing waves of digital transformation, including artificial intelligence, data …

Big Data

The Levi’s and Google smart jacket is coming this fall for $350

It’s been almost a year since we last heard about “Project Jacquard”, where Google and denim crafting company Levi‘s collaborate on a Commuter …

By 2030, You'll Be Living in a World That's Run by Google

<i>I was asked on Quora what Google will look like in 2030. Since that is one of the most important issues the world is facing right now, I took some</i> …

Google Docs

What is IBM Watson? An evolution in artificial intelligence and why technology won't kill us all

IBM tells IBTimes UK about the future of cognitive computing and how AI isn't something to be feared.<p>In 2011, IBM sent its supercomputer Watson onto …

To Go Digital, Leaders Have to Change Some Core Beliefs

Despite a great deal of lip service to digital transformation, the effect of all these great words on most companies is this: not much.<p>Digital transformation halts, or fails, for many reasons—but most often it’s because minor changes at the surface level do nothing to affect the fundamental …

Innovation

9 of the biggest trends to watch out at CES 2017

CES is the world’s biggest tech event. With nearly 200,000 attendees flooding into the Las Vegas strip for a week, the conference shines a light on much of gear we’ll be using over the years to come.<p>We’ll be on the field covering all the biggest announcements, weird gadgets and cool new tech at the …

The best Chrome extensions to boost your productivity right now

Thanks to the emergence of Web-based tools and services, most of us work primarily in the browser these days, and that means it’s our main productivity center.<p>Google Chrome is far and away the most popular browser around and it supports a huge number of extensions, which are essentially plugins …

How the Internet of Things is changing the face of business

With the adoption of Apple’s Siri and Amazon’s Alexa, the Internet of Things (IoT) is already part of our home lives.<p>Many of us also use a smart thermostat to monitor the temperature of our living rooms, and maybe even a smart doorbell to keep an eye on the front porch.<p>But what about beyond our …

Review of Popular Design Trends for Interfaces in 2016

The year is going away so fast: seems each day just melts away like a snowflake. Traditionally, before the holidays start, it is the high time to …

UI Design

8 TOP Instagram Tips for Marketing

126 Shares<p>Tweet97<p>Share15<p>+15<p>Share6<p>Pin1<p>Share1<p>Stumble1<p>8 TOP Instagram Tips for Marketing<p>4.8 (96.67%) 12 votes<p>Proven Tips to Maximize Your Instagram …

E-commerce Moving From Apps to Social Media

Contextual commerce offers opportunity for retailers as consumers favor the mobile web and social media.<p>E-commerce is everywhere now.<p>But as brands …

4 Surprising Words That Should Define Your Digital Strategy in 2017

The tree-decorating selfies have inundated Instagram, you're receiving multiple festive discount emails each day, and you're already having …

Homebase

Technology trends that will transform content marketing in 2017

Content marketing is rapidly evolving. Producing generic content and throwing it out there hoping for a miracle is no longer a marketing strategy for any business that hopes to stay competitive.<p>Spun content on web pages, auto-generated videos, and other poor content marketing strategies will often …

Everything You Should Know About Data Science: The Century's Hottest Career

Gautam Tambay, cofounder and CEO of Springboard, believes that “Data is the new oil.” Demand for data scientists has gone nowhere but up in recent years — and despite what you may think, you don’t need a Ph.D to be successful in the field. In this article, Tambay walks us through the future (and …

Data Science

Top Web Design Trends for 2017

Web designers in 2017 have to deliver an interactive, personalized and relevant user experience.<p>One size no longer fits all, and design teams need to …

UI Design

Apple and Microsoft are fighting a secret war for the future of technology

Since the advent of the Apple II and the rise of the mass-market consumer PC, you hear "computer" and you think "monitor, mouse, keyboard," in some variation.<p>But ever since the iPhone first launched in 2007, there's been a shift, first away from the PC and toward tiny, pocket-sized computers with …

Profit

What exactly is so great about Snapchat?

By now, you’ve probably heard of Snapchat. It’s an app that lets you send quickly disappearing messages, photos, and videos, either directly to select friends or to everyone who follows your Snapchat account.<p>It’s a simple concept, maybe even dumb. But in spite of that—or perhaps because of …

Social Media

20 Tools and 16 Browser Extensions to Add to Your Arsenal for 2016

Albert Einstein once said:“Genius is the ability to focus on one particular thing for a long time without losing concentration.”But I’m sure you’ll …

Infographics

This Tiny Glass Disc Can Store 360TB of Data For 13.8 Billion Years

Our knowledge will live on.<p>It's estimated that humans are producing the equivalent of 10 million Blu-ray discs' worth of data every single day - and …

Forget the Apple TV — this dirt-cheap Google gadget revolutionised my living room

Smart TV
Internet Marketing

People are changing how they use WhatsApp — and Twitter should be worried

In the post announcing the one billion user milestone, the WhatsApp team revealed an interesting insight into how people are using the service in 2016.<p>"We are proud of this milestone, and we're humbled by the extraordinary ways all of you have used WhatsApp," the post reads. These uses include …

Engagement Rings