14 mobile marketing trends that will dominate in 2016
Apr23

14 mobile marketing trends that will dominate in 2016

There’s no doubt that mobile marketing is the future; 2015 proved to be the tipping point. But as both brands and technology continue to evolve, what form will that messaging take? I asked 14 startup founders from Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) to predict which mobile marketing methods — whether they be unconventional or traditional — will dominate the first half of the new year so other business owners can understand where to...

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Is online shopping better for the environment than going to the store?
Apr23

Is online shopping better for the environment than going to the store?

The shiny new pair of Bose headphones you bought online just arrived in the mail. You break the seal of a huge corrugated cardboard box and tear through multiple layers of packaging. You immediately feel a pang of guilt. Could your Amazon addiction be bad for the environment? You can rest easy. The carbon emissions linked to that cardboard box, and the freight truck it came in, are far less than that of hopping in your car and driving...

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Build real apps with BaseRails Ruby on Rails Training: 98% Off
Apr23

Build real apps with BaseRails Ruby on Rails Training: 98% Off

Ruby on Rails is an essential tool for any aspiring web developer, and you can keep on the cutting edge of app-building prowess with a lifetime subscription to BaseRails Ruby on Rails Training. For a limited time, TNW readers can grab this deal at a massive 98 percent savings. The open source web application framework is the basis for apps we all use on a daily basis, the backbone of top destinations like Twitter, Shopify, Github,...

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Double Amputee Veteran Says Yoga Saved His Life: ‘I Realized I Was Supposed to Lose My Legs’
Apr23

Double Amputee Veteran Says Yoga Saved His Life: ‘I Realized I Was Supposed to Lose My Legs’

By January 2014, Dan Nevins had made it through multiple Army deployments to Iraq, the loss of his left and right leg after experiencing a roadside explosion in combat, 36 surgeries, and two divorces. Despite all of that, he never noticed feelings of PTSD that befall so many veterans because he distracted himself with athletic achievements – beating guys with both their legs in golf, biking up mountains and summiting Mt. Kilimanjaro –...

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My Year In Startup Hell
Apr23

My Year In Startup Hell

If you made a movie about a laid-off, sad-sack, fiftysomething guy who is given one big chance to start his career over, the opening scene might begin like this: a Monday morning in April, sunny and cool, with a brisk wind blowing off the Charles River in Cambridge, Mass.  The man—gray hair, unstylishly cut; horn-rimmed glasses; button-down shirt—pulls his Subaru Outback into a parking garage and, palms a little sweaty, grabs his...

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Apple reportedly has ‘secret team’ working on big changes to App Store
Apr23

Apple reportedly has ‘secret team’ working on big changes to App Store

Search and discovery have both been longtime major pain points of Apple’s App Store on iOS. We’ve seen some tweaks and improvements over time, but now it sounds like Apple is growing more determined to rework the way iPhone and iPad users find and install apps. Bloomberg reports that around 100 Apple employees are working to “explore changes to the App Store,” including one particular change that could prove...

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