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Celebrating the Freedom to Make Data-Driven Decisions

Celebrating the Freedom to Make Data-Driven Decisions

The availability of cheaper, easier-to-use tools allows everyday users to have deeper knowledge of performance.
When Setting Prices, Ignore Your Gut and Pay Attention to Big Data

When Setting Prices, Ignore Your Gut and Pay Attention to Big Data

Big Data analysis gives sales reps the information, in real time, to adjust prices as needed to make that sale, to that customer.
Overcoming the Challenges of Data Analytics

Overcoming the Challenges of Data Analytics

When used correctly, analytics can reveal insights about content and websites that are otherwise invisible. But analytics often create a lot of noise with no obvious message, turning a tool that is intended to clarify user experience into a confusing mess of numbers.
Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: Jon Elvekrog.

Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: Jon Elvekrog.

For our Ask the Expert series, social guru Jon Elvekrog is looking to answer your questions about social media, social data, mobile marketing and online advertising. Plus, as a founder himself, he is open to inquiries pertaining to entrepreneurship.
What Is Net Neutrality, and How Can It Affect Your Business?

What Is Net Neutrality, and How Can It Affect Your Business?

Reddit's Alexis Ohanian walks us through the basics.
People Have a 'Right to Be Forgotten,' Top EU Court Tells Google

People Have a 'Right to Be Forgotten,' Top EU Court Tells Google

Google will have to delete 'inadequate, irrelevant or no longer relevant' links on request, the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg ruled today.
Watch Out: Here's Where Your Smartphone Is Most Likely to Get Stolen (Infographic)

Watch Out: Here's Where Your Smartphone Is Most Likely to Get Stolen (Infographic)

Smartphone theft is on the rise, so hold on to your precious devices.
Cutting the Cord: How One Woman Tried to Hide Her Pregnancy From the Internet

Cutting the Cord: How One Woman Tried to Hide Her Pregnancy From the Internet

In a world where digital patterns are meticulously and surreptitiously tracked by marketers, Janet Vertesi sought to conceal her pregnancy from the ever-watchful glare of big data.
Get Comfortable With Big Data in 3 Steps

Get Comfortable With Big Data in 3 Steps

Many small-business owners are feeling intimidated about the big-data wave, it doesn't have to be scary.
7 Deadly Sins of Financial Management (Infographic)

7 Deadly Sins of Financial Management (Infographic)

Minding the books while trying to gather insights from fiscal data is difficult. Update to modern technology. Cloud computing offers answers.
Entrepreneurs Need to Get Serious About Security -- Now

Entrepreneurs Need to Get Serious About Security -- Now

In this video, tech expert Veronica Belmont discusses the one thing business owners need to do better when it comes to technology.
Microsoft's Nadella Envisions Cultural Shift Where Data Is King

Microsoft's Nadella Envisions Cultural Shift Where Data Is King

In a blog post, Microsoft chief Satya Nadella discusses the importance of developing a 'data culture,' where information is dynamically aggregated across every level of the company.
Big Data Isn't Just For Big Businesses Anymore

Big Data Isn't Just For Big Businesses Anymore

With resources becoming more available and less expensive, small businesses are able to tap into big data for a deeper analysis of their company.
This Is the Most Important Habit for Business Success

This Is the Most Important Habit for Business Success

Behavior science expert and Entrepreneur.com contributor James Clear on the most critical habit needed for you to grow your business.
Did Google Kill Social-Media Marketing?

Did Google Kill Social-Media Marketing?

The search giant may have announced that it's not going to be investing any further in social software platform Wildfire, but that doesn't mean all is lost.
Cleaning Up Your Mailing List

Cleaning Up Your Mailing List

Find out how merge purge and data hygiene can increase your sales and save you thousands of dollars.
To Win at Marketing, Scrap Your Marketing Department and Hire a Data Geek (Infographic)

To Win at Marketing, Scrap Your Marketing Department and Hire a Data Geek (Infographic)

Going forward, your marketing department should look more like your IT department.
How Much Can Your Phone's Metadata Reveal About You? Too Much.

How Much Can Your Phone's Metadata Reveal About You? Too Much.

Researchers were surprised by the amount of personal information they were able to discover about a person based solely on the numbers he or she called.
5 Ways Data Can Help You Stay Ahead of the Game

5 Ways Data Can Help You Stay Ahead of the Game

Knowing how to leverage data can help a company better gain new users, tap into existing users and increase revenue.
Dark 'Cloud' Forming: The Struggle to Balance Security and Employee Privacy

Dark 'Cloud' Forming: The Struggle to Balance Security and Employee Privacy

With more workers predicted to bring their own hardware to work, solutions need to be found to secure data.
Twitter Inks Partnership With Music Startup to Track Emerging Artists

Twitter Inks Partnership With Music Startup to Track Emerging Artists

Following a deal with the entertainment company 300, Twitter will share prized information about who happens to be tweeting about emerging musicians.
Amazon Could Ship Your Next Purchase Before You Even Order It

Amazon Could Ship Your Next Purchase Before You Even Order It

The online retailer patents 'anticipatory shipping' technology, which uses your order history to predict what you'll buy next.
3 Ways Companies Can Better Use Big Data in 2014

3 Ways Companies Can Better Use Big Data in 2014

This year, more companies are expected to take advantage of data. Here's how your company can be a high performer.
Marketing Must: Customer Data Points to Stop Ignoring -- Now

Marketing Must: Customer Data Points to Stop Ignoring -- Now

Collecting these important details can help you convert leads to customers as effectively as possible.
What You Need to Know About Data Modeling

What You Need to Know About Data Modeling

Data modeling is the organization of databases into tools that help you use information as effectively and flawlessly as possible. Here's what you need to know to get started.

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