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How Your Brand Can Host a Celebrity Takeover on Social Media

This story originally appeared on Visual.ly<p>Your brand might not have a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame yet, figuratively speaking, but there’s a way to reach that objective that can save you time and create impressive exposure.<p>That’s right: We’re talking about a celebrity takeover of your social …

13 Podcasts for Growing Your Business | Inc.com

As podcasts rise in popularity, it's hard to know which ones to spend your precious time with. There are literally hundreds of thousands of business podcasts you can access from your phone at any given moment. I enlisted the help of podcast pro John Lee Dumas to showcase programs focused on …

Marketing

Tesla plans to pay $25 an hour at Gigafactory

Tesla Motors plans to pay an average hourly wage of $25 at its huge battery factory under construction near Reno, Nev., the head of the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada said.<p>That is higher than nearly all automakers in the U.S. are paying new hires and nearly double what most parts …

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10 Flexible Side Gigs to Bring in Extra Income

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10 Stupid Shopping Mistakes Even Smart People Make

I bet you consider yourself a savvy shopper, and probably rightfully so. You search for online discount codes before checkout, pull up mobile coupons …

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5 Investing Secrets Only the Pros Know

Let's face it: A financial planner can offer sound guidance when it comes to managing your money, but no one cares more about your accounts than you …

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Beginners Guide to Investing - Alexa von Tobel

Women are a major force in today’s economy. We control over half of the country’s wealth and by 2020, the Federal Reserve estimates that number will …

Why Internet Radio is The Biggest Advertising Opportunity of The Future

Internet radio has the potential to be the most ubiquitous form of media ever. More commanding of your attention than film, television, or books. This is because listening to music can be enjoyed while doing other activities. Before I go further, let me make an important distinction: there are two …

Internet Radio

The Shockingly Simple Change That Can Improve All Of Your Relationships

I’ve never seen my co-worker Allen use a phone. I know he has one; I’ve called and texted him, and he asked my opinion on the iPhone 6 versus the Plus. But those are my only clues to its existence, because Allen has a strict no-phones-around-others policy.<p>That means he will not touch his phone, …

Relationships

Break In To Any iPhone In A Few Days For $300?

News has been circulating in the hacker community of a new device that can brute force attack an iPhone to get past the screen lock for around $300. The Black Box, as it has been dubbed, could probably crunch your code very quickly and unlock all your juicy phone data. This device is not the first …

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Cash Register Conversations

Well-intentioned, but awkward is how I would describe two current efforts to engage customers when it’s not so clear those customers wish to be engaged. I recently wrote about a McDonalds marketing promotion called “Pay With Lovin” wherein cashiers randomly<p>profiledselected customers to act out an …

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Target Said To Boost Minimum Pay To $9 An Hour

Target is going to start paying all its employees at least $9 an hour, according to <i>Dow Jones</i>.<p>The wage increase will be implemented next month and makes Target the latest retailer to boost the minimum pay for its low-wage, hourly workers.<p>Wal-Mart recently announced that it was giving 40% of its …

Dow Jones

10 ways marketers can take advantage of podcasting

A decade after their debut, podcasts finally are getting attention from marketers.<p>The percentage of Americans over 12 years old who listened to at …

The Top 50 Marketing, Social Media and Productivity Blogs

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Having a list of go-to blogs can be a great source of information and inspiration.<p>In our case, the blogs and websites we visit most often provide some amazing articles with in-depth insights, tips, and strategies that help inform our social media …

Infographics

71 Brilliant, Clever and Inspirational Ads That Will Change The Way You Think – Learn

<i>Eye-catching advertising is a must when you’re trying to capture even the slightest sliver of attention during today’s digital 140 characters or less</i> …

Graphic Design

Nielsen Studies Impact of Facebook Video Ads Beyond View Counts

Facebook users are impacted by video ads even before viewing them for a full second, according to a Nielsen study commissioned by the social …

10 Things About Social Media That You Probably Didn’t Know

Social media is in constant flux and the only strategy for grasping its changing character lies in detailed research. The more we measure consumer …

Public Relations

This flying car will be ready for take off in 2017

Finally, the long-awaited flying car is almost here.<p>AeroMobil, a Slovakian company, plans to start selling its creation, the AeroMobil 3.0, in 2017.<p>The company claims on its site that the vehicle "transforms in seconds from an automobile to an airplane" by using "existing infrastructure created for …

Flying Car

Kraft recalls 242,000 cases of mac and cheese for metal pieces

Kraft is recalling 240,000 cases of macaroni and cheese because some boxes may contain small pieces of metal.<p>The issue affects 7.25-ounce boxes of the original flavor with a Sept. 18, 2015 use-by-date shipped to the United States, Puerto Rico, and some Caribbean countries.<p>The company said customers …

Comfort Food

Seattle workers win fight over $15 minimum wage

Score one for Seattle workers.<p>A federal judge ruled Tuesday that Seattle's minimum wage law will go into effect as planned, despite the objections of local franchise owners.<p>The ruling by U.S. District Judge Richard A. Jones is a victory for minimum wage workers, who will see their pay increase on …

Income Inequality

Target offers one year return policy for some items

Having second thoughts about those sheets you bought at Target? Relax, now you have up to one year to return them.<p>Target (TGT) announced Wednesday that it will allow customers to return certain store-branded items up to one year after the date of purchase.<p>Previously, the limit to receive a full …

Time Warner

T-Mobile will pay $650 for you to switch

The T-Mobile wireless industry shakeup continues.<p>T-Mobile (TMUS) on Wednesday announced it's locking in its promotional rates "forever." It will pay you $650 to leave your carrier. And it's making simpler, cheaper plans for small businesses.<p>To gain ground on its biggest rivals, AT&T (T) and Verizon …

T-Mobile

Is Your Laziness Costing You Money?

Lately, I feel like I haven’t been as frugal as usual.I’ve been letting little things slip and it’s mostly because I’ve been more lazy about being …

Personal Finance

10 Marketing Apps You Need That Could Save Your Sanity

<b>The Life Of A Marketer – Always On The Go!</b><p>Feeling overwhelmed? Feeling like you don’t have enough time in the day to accomplish everything on your …

Tax Time Hits Hard For Marijuana Businesses

It’s tax time and small business owners all over America are digging out their receipts for deductions, except marijuana business owners because most deductions aren’t for them.<p>Some of the top tax deductions for small businesses include advertising, office supplies, utilities, business entertaining …

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