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Three Things Marketers Should Be Doing When There's Nothing To Do

It’s easy to check out once you’ve checked everything off, but it never feels good. It’s never fun twiddling your thumbs while watching YouTube and checking your clock every few minutes. I want to help alleviate that for you.<p>I have a list of things I do when there’s nothing else to do. When I’m …

Marketing

Why cost-per-second ad pricing creates an economic incentive

There are many questions around cost-per-second buying and what value time-based buying can offer brand owners and advertisers.<p>Looking ahead to 2018, …

How Fonts Help Clever Footwear Brands Tell Fascinating Stories

Amid a notoriously shaky retail climate, footwear brands and businesses are increasingly searching for points of differentiation. Compelling visual …

How Level Shoes Is Celebrating India With Opulent Shoes, Unique Collabs

Level Shoes is making a stylish statement with the debut of its “Dear India” campaign — which celebrates the beauty and culture of India.<p>The …

How Brick-and-Mortar Shops Can Thrive Through In-Store Boosts

Brick-and-mortars need not crumble — they simply need to compete.<p>According to Michele Dupré, Retail and Hospitality Group vice president of Verizon …

YouTube India's entertainment head: 'YouTube today is core part of the media mix for all brand advertisers'

According to Cisco, India’s internet users will rise from 373 million in 2016 to 829 million in 2021 as a result of digital transformation. India's …

Despite massive digital penetration, TV and print still drive revenue in India

Despite massive digital penetration, print, press and TV have been the mainstay for marketers in India for many years. It is mainly because of the …

'Psychologically scarred' millennials are killing countless industries from napkins to Applebee's — here are the businesses they like the least

There are many complex reasons millennials' preferences differ from prior generations', including less financial stability and memories of growing up during the recession.<p>"I think we have got a very significant psychological scar from this great recession," Morgan Stanley analyst Kimberly …

An Introduction to Game Theory & Strategic Thinking: A Free Online Course from Yale University

Taught by Ben Polak, an economics professor and now Provost at Yale University, this free course offers an introduction to game theory and strategic …

The 19 best Greek islands

Top 5 luxury pool perks around the world

One of the most requested hotel amenities is a gorgeous pool, but sophisticated travelers are no longer content splashing around in just any old …

Discovering Rome's hidden gems with Delfina Delettrez - CNN Style

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12 dream destinations that don't actually want you to visit

That's why some of the world's dreamiest destinations would rather you <i>didn't</i> pay them a visit, thank you very much.

Teleportation is Now a Real Thing

Well, sort of— thanks to Microsoft's Hololens project<p>The language and tone of science fiction permeates the existing world of technology, which is a …

The 50 Most Beautiful Places in Europe

It may be one of the smaller continents, but what Europe lacks in size, it makes up for in style: staggering alpine views, fields of lavender and vine, limestone cliffs, and art and architecture threatening to upstage some of nature's finest. Here, take a look at 50 of the most breathtaking sites …

European Travel

5 Less Common European Destinations You'll Fall in Love With

By <b>The College Tourist,</b> Emily Freebery, Fordham University<p><b>Go off the beaten path on your next trip to Europe by visiting one of these less common destinations!</b><p>When planning a trip to Europe certain cities always come to mind. The likes of London, Paris, Dublin, Berlin and Barcelona top the list of …

Most Enchanting Cities in Southern Spain

Southern Spain is the ultimate playground for any beach lover and nature enthusiast. While Spain is a little too massive to tackle in one trip, …

European Travel

17 Beautiful Quotes From Novels In 2015 That'll Make You Wanna Curl Up With A Book

"You remain the hero in your own story even when you become the villain in somebody else's." — Anthony Marra, The Tzar of Love and Techno.

Books

Japanese bullet trains could be serving India’s biggest city by 2023

Mumbai and Ahmedabad are both fast-growing cities. Getting between the two by rail? Not especially fast. Covering a little over 500 kilometers (310 miles) on India’s western side, the trip currently takes about eight hours and involves rickety trains.<p>But by 2023, it could take about two hours and …

Trains

Android App Developer APUS Group Launches $45M Investment Fund For Indian Startups

APUS Group, a Beijing-based company that makes utility apps for Android smartphones, has launched a $45 million investment fund to invest in Indian startups. Several of APUS Group’s own investors — Northern Light Venture Capital, Redpoint Ventures, Chengwei Ventures, SIG Global, and Qiming Venture …

Venture Capital

The best novels of 2015

This has been quite a year for the novel, one of those exquisite vintages that come along every decade or so and scotch any critical doom-mongering about the death of the form. It was such a good year that one doesn’t know whether to envy the Man Booker judges the delights of a summer spent …

Books

Prepare for Another '30 Years' War' to Achieve Global Tolerance

BERLIN -- The attacks on Paris and Beirut prove that Islamic terrorism hasn't been defeated -- the opposite is the case. Sept. 11 was the prelude, the beginning of the war. The jihadis of Al Qaeda, Boko Haram and the so-called Islamic State believe wrongly that they are in possession of a …

Can reading fiction prepare us for tragedy?

The lives of children and teens are full of inappropriate subject matter – so why are we still worried about whether books are suitably sweet enough when we need stories to keep us afloat?<p>I was a vociferous reader from an early age, eating my way through books and desperate for more and more; …

Books

Delhi announces no-car day for world's most polluted city

Indian capital saw pollutants reach 35 times safe limits earlier this month, but critics fear voluntary scheme will be ineffective<p>Delhi is to hold its first car-free day as the world’s most polluted city struggles to control the soaring levels of dangerous toxins clogging the air.<p>Residents across …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. The UK's largest mobile carrier EE is looking at whether to restrict "irritating" mobile ads from its network.</b> The company has launched a strategic review to decide whether it should help its 27 million customers block some forms of advertising on the mobile web and within apps.<p><b>2. Google's</b> …

Louis Vuitton, the Original Box-Maker

<b>Who Was Louis Vuitton?</b><p>When one thinks of Louis Vuitton, high-end fashion generally comes to mind, but the original trade of Mr. Vuitton was as a dedicated and successful trunk maker. In his days of course, travel was a very different affair -- in the early 19th century, one would take a coach, …

Ta-Nehisi Coates wins National Book Award for Between the World and Me

Ta-Nehisi Coates has won the National Book Awards’ top prize for nonfiction for his bestselling depiction of America’s race problem, Between the World and Me.<p>National Book awards: a good night for politics, poetry and short stories<p>Read more<p>Coates received the prestigious award at a time when …

Books

These Are The Winners Of the 2015 National Book Awards

Congrats to all!<p>The 2015 National Book Awards took place on Wednesday, where writers convened to celebrate some of the most notable books to be published this year. Satirist Andy Borowitz hosted the event, making quips between the announcements of the honorees and winners. A National Book Award …

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