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How to Use the Psychology of Color to Increase Website Conversions
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Color wields enormous sway over our attitudes and emotions. So, when we use the right colors, we win. Here's how.
April 8, 2014 in Marketing
The 6 Types of Online Buyers

The 6 Types of Online Buyers

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Find out what types of buyers are shopping online so you can learn to attract new business.
March 18, 2014 in Marketing
5 Simple Steps to Building Your Business Online and Getting Millions of Visitors

5 Simple Steps to Building Your Business Online and Getting Millions of Visitors

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An informative and insightful conversation with Derek Halpern, founder of Social Triggers.
February 17, 2014 in Online Marketing
How to Fix Your Website If You Violate Google's Quality Guidelines

How to Fix Your Website If You Violate Google's Quality Guidelines

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Step-by-step instructions to get your site back in the search giant's good graces.
December 12, 2013 in SEO | Search Engine Optimization
Your Password Is 123456? Wow. Seriously?

Your Password Is 123456? Wow. Seriously?

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Massive security leak shows just how lax many people's standards are when it comes to online security.
December 5, 2013 in Security
How a Content Audit Can Turn Your Site Into a Publishing Powerhouse

How a Content Audit Can Turn Your Site Into a Publishing Powerhouse

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Follow these three steps to identify gaps in your existing pages and realign your content to focus on what's engaging your visitors the most and driving the most conversions.
October 31, 2013 in Your Website
Tech Giants Form Another Group to Bring the Internet to the Global Masses

Tech Giants Form Another Group to Bring the Internet to the Global Masses

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Google, along with several other companies, form the Alliance for an Affordable Internet.
October 7, 2013 in News and Trends
Will Etsy's New Policies Turn it Into eBay?

Will Etsy's New Policies Turn it Into eBay?

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The handmade marketplace will allow sellers to hire staff and use outside shipping and manufacturers.
October 1, 2013 in News and Trends
Without Knowing Much About Technology, How Can I Launch an Online Service Platform?

Without Knowing Much About Technology, How Can I Launch an Online Service Platform?

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A tutor would like to sell his services online, but doesn't have the tech chops to bring it to life. Ask Entrepreneur's business expert suggests a CTO and other solutions.
October 1, 2013 in Starting a Business
4 Steps to Building A Profitable Digital Newsletter

4 Steps to Building A Profitable Digital Newsletter

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Find the right market, target your approach and you can make a living off your digital newsletter. Here's how.
October 1, 2013 in Marketing Basics
Tips for Ringing in Sales This Holiday Shopping Season

Tips for Ringing in Sales This Holiday Shopping Season

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For online retailers, it is never too early to start your holiday strategy. Here is a month-by-month guide for making your holidays bright.
September 24, 2013 in Sales
Online Lifestyle Retailers Are Turning Into Magazines

Online Lifestyle Retailers Are Turning Into Magazines

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A new wave of ecommerce startups is getting traction in the marketplace by marrying high-quality editorial with online shops boasting fast delivery, excellent customer service and lust-worthy products.
September 13, 2013 in News and Trends
With New Organization, Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg Wants Everyone on the Planet to Be Online

With New Organization, Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg Wants Everyone on the Planet to Be Online

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He has co-founded a new partnership that aims to provide internet access to the billions of people who are without it.
August 21, 2013 in News and Trends
Entrepreneur Finds a Niche in Tenant-Friendly Commercial Space Listings

Entrepreneur Finds a Niche in Tenant-Friendly Commercial Space Listings

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San Francisco startup 42Floors makes the process of leasing an office for your growing company simple.
July 16, 2013 in Business Management
Hulu Sale Called Off as Owners Try to Raise Extra Cash

Hulu Sale Called Off as Owners Try to Raise Extra Cash

Walt Disney, Twenty-First Century Fox and NBC Universal will keep their ownership stakes in the popular video streaming site.
July 12, 2013 in News and Trends

Businesses to Begin Selling on Yelp

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The website known for its listings and reviews of local businesses is set to become an ecommerce platform.
July 10, 2013 in Sales

Easy Ways to Keep Visitors on Your Website Longer

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Consider publishing multimedia, linking to other pages on your site and other strategies for making your site more 'sticky.'
June 20, 2013 in Your Website

How Teaching English in Bolivia Sparked One Young Trep's Bankable Business Idea

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Sam Slover co-founded the online learning site, LearnItLive.com to help fill the education void in many parts of the world. See how that idea has taken off.
June 14, 2013 in Profiles
From Renting Bedrooms on Airbnb to $1.5 Million in Venture Capital: Lessons in Resourceful Startup Funding

From Renting Bedrooms on Airbnb to $1.5 Million in Venture Capital: Lessons in Resourceful Startup Funding

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Tracy DiNunzio, the founder of online fashion marketplace Tradesy, shares her best advice for accessing startup funding when you are a statistical outlier.
May 10, 2013 in Startup Financing
Customer Privacy: What You Need to Know About Social Media, Passwords and Transparency

Customer Privacy: What You Need to Know About Social Media, Passwords and Transparency

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Jules Polonetsky, director of Washington D.C.-based Future of Privacy Forum, on what entrepreneurs should keep in mind when managing consumer data.
April 30, 2013 in News and Trends
Why Internet Sales Tax is Bad Public Policy (Opinion)

Why Internet Sales Tax is Bad Public Policy (Opinion)

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The Marketplace Fairness Act, expected to pass in the Senate on May 6, requires online retailers to charge shoppers their state's sales tax. Is the law a poor political move?
April 30, 2013 in Tax Center
The Internet Sales-Tax Showdown and Your Bottom Line

The Internet Sales-Tax Showdown and Your Bottom Line

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The Senate is expected to vote on the Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013 this week. If passed, online retailers would have to collect sales tax in all states, even if they don't have a physical footprint in the state.
April 24, 2013 in Payments & Collections
YouTube Co-founder Announces New Video Service

YouTube Co-founder Announces New Video Service

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Having started and nurtured the online video revolution, Chad Hurley appears ready to take online video in a new direction.
April 1, 2013 in News and Trends
The Unusual Way One Media Startup Grew to 10 Million Readers in a Year

The Unusual Way One Media Startup Grew to 10 Million Readers in a Year

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Upworthy's strategy: In with the old, out with the new.
March 28, 2013 in Growth Strategies

Biggest Mistakes: Paperless Post on the Need for Speed

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When the invitation maker first started up, the focus was on creating perfection. Co-founder Alexa Hirschfeld now says she would have done things differently.
February 18, 2013 in Profiles
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