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Heads Up Music Lovers: YouTube to Create Streaming Music Service
Marketing

Heads Up Music Lovers: YouTube to Create Streaming Music Service

With free on-demand mobile streaming and its own offline mode, YouTube could put Spotify on the defensive.
Benjamin Kabin
How Social Media Really Affects Spending (Infographic)
Marketing

How Social Media Really Affects Spending (Infographic)

How to get customers to go from 'Friending' to Spending.
Entrepreneur Staff
Social Media for Small Business: Choose Wisely, Then Execute
Marketing

Social Media for Small Business: Choose Wisely, Then Execute

Our Ask the Expert digital marketing pro Ian Lurie offers up best practices on handling social media, SEO and a business' website on a budget.
Ian Lurie
With Facebook's Media Referral Traffic Up 170%, Site Announces 'Stories to Share'
Marketing

With Facebook's Media Referral Traffic Up 170%, Site Announces 'Stories to Share'

The social network has rolled out a feature that offers suggestions to media organizations about which articles they should post to their pages.
Andrea Huspeni
3 Big Milestones in the Development of Twitter 'Language'
Marketing

3 Big Milestones in the Development of Twitter 'Language'

The first @reply, hashtag and retweet happened less than a decade ago, but in the world of social media, they're historic.
Kevin Allen
Social Media Etiquette: 5 Questions to Ask Before Posting About the News
Marketing

Social Media Etiquette: 5 Questions to Ask Before Posting About the News

When a disaster happens or as the anniversary of a catastrophe approaches, it may seem like commenting is the right thing to do. Sometimes, silence is best.
Marketing

Facebook Allows Teens to Make Posts Public

In a move that could change the way companies market to teens online, Facebook will give teens the option of making their content public.
Lyneka Little
Twitter Rolls Out New Features for Brands
Marketing

Twitter Rolls Out New Features for Brands

Businesses can now schedule promoted tweets and receive direct messages from followers they haven't necessarily followed back.
Jason Fell
Foursquare Opens Up Ad Platform to All Small Businesses
Marketing

Foursquare Opens Up Ad Platform to All Small Businesses

Hoping to generate big revenues, Foursquare has rolled out a self-service ad tool to all 1.5 million registered businesses.
Andrea Huspeni
In Mobile Push, Facebook Buys Israel-Based Data Analytics Startup Onavo
Technology

In Mobile Push, Facebook Buys Israel-Based Data Analytics Startup Onavo

The $200 million acquisition could also help in Facebook's mission to bring the internet to the masses.
Benjamin Kabin
Facebook Facepalm: In Big Real-Estate Buy, Mark Zuckerberg Seeks Personal Privacy, Then Removes Online Privacy Feature
Marketing

Facebook Facepalm: In Big Real-Estate Buy, Mark Zuckerberg Seeks Personal Privacy, Then Removes Online Privacy Feature

As Facebook makes it more difficult for users to maintain privacy, its co-founder is taking drastic measures to protect his own.
Jason Fell
10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week
Technology

10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week

RoboRoaches for sale, iBeengo wants you to go too, a MBA for entrepreneurs, the war on working from home, Burberry CEO on the future of retail and design, A tech writer goes on a social-media diet. This week's notable news and tantalizing tidbits for entrepreneurs.
Where Social-Media Use is Growing the Most (Infographic)
Marketing

Where Social-Media Use is Growing the Most (Infographic)

The number of social network users are growing internationally at an incredible pace. Here's an infographic on what to expect, where.
Kate Taylor
Attention Nonprofits: How to Wrangle in Volunteers and Keep Them Happy
Starting a Business

Attention Nonprofits: How to Wrangle in Volunteers and Keep Them Happy

Co-founder of nonprofit Practice Makes Perfect startup delves into how focusing on value can help attract volunteers and ensure they will be in it for the long haul.
Karim Abouelnaga