Vibhanshu Abhishek

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5 Reasons Why Pay Per Click Ads Work for Small Budgets

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Few young businesses have piles of cash for marketing but I’ll take the challenge of thinking hard about where to spend marketing dollars any day. One way we’ve had success is with tightly run, highly measured pay-per-click …

Pay Per Click

19 free things to do in Singapore

Singapore may be one of the most expensive countries to visit in Southeast Asia, but there are plenty of free things to see and do to ease the pressure on your wallet. Here are some of our favourite Singapore freebies.<p>Get a taste of Peranakan history at Baba House<p>Baba House, the exquisitely …

Can the Academic Entrepreneur Save the Ivory Tower?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Contrary to popular belief, the modern professor is not just an academic intellectual but also an entrepreneur.<p>He (or she) may be an entrepreneur who spends the morning wearing a pair of Google Glasses and digitally reviewing his …

TED Talks

Are eCommerce businesses turning into logistics companies? - an interview with RedMart’s CEO on the operations backend

Revealing RedMart's logistics and backend operations through an interview with Roger Egan, co-founder and CEO of RedMart.

This Slick iBeacon Device Helps Retailers Push Deals to In-Store Shoppers

Rudd Davis is a good son. To help his aging parents financially prepare for retirement, the former <i>USA Today</i> digital marketing executive bought them the Underhill Country Store, the one and only shop in his rural Vermont hometown.<p>He wanted his parents’ fledgling small business not only to survive, …

eCommerce

Data Engineering Is The Bottleneck For The Internet Of Things

The numbers thrown out by analysts such as Gartner about savings achieved by the Internet of Things are staggering. Vendors will garner $309 billion by 2020. Positive economic impact is estimated at $1.9 trillion. But the path to creating that value is not what most people think it is.<p>The bounding …

How Funding Works – Splitting The Equity Pie With Investors

A hypothetical startup will get about $15,000 from family and friends, about $200,000 from an angel investor three months later, and about $2 Million …

Venture Capital

How Lego Become The World's Hottest Toy Company

They will add to the already gigantic heap of Lego bits: 86 for every person on the planet. The toymaker has enjoyed ten years of spectacular growth, almost quadrupling its revenue.<p>In 2012 it overtook Hasbro to become the world's second-largest toymaker. The number one, Mattel, is now seeking to …

Lego

A Data-Centric Approach Will Lead To Customer Centricity

Data is the lifeblood of your organisation and the future of truly unique 1:1 customer experiences lies in a data-centric approach.

Customer Experience

Do Attractive Women Have More Pull With Investors? The Answer May Surprise You.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It's a complicated and crowded time to talk about gender and the workplace. But it's an important conversation nonetheless. Women are still vastly underrepresented in traditionally male (and high-paying) industries such as computer …

Investing

The 8-Second Challenge: Email Marketing for Our Shrinking Attention Span

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Good news, fellow marketers: Email is not dead.<p>Indeed, the ROI for email is more than $40 per dollar spent, a return higher than any other marketing channel, according to the Direct Marketing Association.<p>While email isn’t dead, one thing …

Marketing

10 Fascinating Facts About the World Wide Web on Its 25th Birthday

“Go figure out what that World Wide Web thing is.” Ironically, that was my first newspaper assignment. I’m still trying to untangle the infinite tunneling intricacies of the Web all these years later, even today on its 25th birthday. It’s what I do for a job, which an old-school print journalist …

CERN

More MBAs Loving The Entrepreneurial Life

Source: GMAC 2014 Alumni Perspectives Survey<p>It’s no secret that interest among MBAs in entrepreneurship has been at record levels in recent years. …

China's Alibaba plans $15bn US listing in biggest IPO since Facebook

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group plans to go public on a U.S. stock exchange, possibly raising up to $15 billion in the biggest initial public offering since Facebook.<p>The announcement on Sunday confirming plans for a US share sale ended months of speculation over where the company would list …

dimple - A simple charting API for d3 data visualisations

Simply Powerful<p>The aim of dimple is to open up the power and flexibility of d3 to analysts. It aims to give a gentle learning curve and minimal code …

South Korea Is Building What Could Be the Future Standard in Wireless Speed

How much would you pay for instant download ability?<p>South Korea's Ministry of Science and Technology announced plans to spend about $1.5 billion to build a national 5G wireless network to be commercially available by 2020. With the new 5G -- which would be 1,000 times faster than most 4G LTE …

South Korea

The Four V's of Big Data

Launch Infographic<p>From traffic patterns and music downloads to web history and medical records, data is recorded, stored, and analyzed to enable the …