Danielle Barnes

54 Flips | 4 Magazines | 16 Likes | 1 Following | 4 Followers | @DanielleBar7ko6 | Keep up with Danielle Barnes on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Danielle Barnes”

Uber turns your friends into destinations

Most of the time, setting a place as your ridesharing destination works just fine. But what if you just want to meet up with a particular person, wherever they happen to be? Uber thinks it can help: it's updating its app with the option of making destinations out of the people in your contacts. If …

Ridesharing

Design teams—are you using Figma yet?

Remember when everybody stopped using Photoshop and started using Sketch? It’s happening again.<p>There’s already been plenty written about why Figma is …

UX Design

How to Build a Marketing Campaign that Appeals to Generation Z

Technology enables brands to connect with audiences on a personal level cost effectively, at incredible scale. Facebook, Twitter, and Snapchat all …

Meet The Right People: The Ultimate Guide to Business Networking

<i>This article originally appeared on</i> <i>my blog</i><i>.</i><p>It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.<p>This phrase has been repeated so often it has become a cliché, …

Social Media

The Art Of Business Networking Without Expecting A Business Deal

Networking can be a powerful way of generating new business. Armed with a well-planned strategy, entrepreneurs and business owners, descend on networking events, working the room with clear business goals and high expectations of achieving them.<p>But one entrepreneur is disrupting networking …

Is Business Networking Obsolete? Not If You Follow These 5 Commandments

Do you think face to face business networking is something best left in the stone ages? If so, you’re probably missing out on valuable opportunities …

8 Keys To Getting Real Value From Business Networking

There is no skill more vital to an entrepreneur than effective networking. You can't build your business alone, and networking is the best way to open doors, professionally and personally. For introverts like me, it's not easy to step out of your comfort zone and meet new people, but if you …

How to achieve the highest level of business networking

• Share on Facebook<p>Reading Time: 3 minutes<p>Two days full of networking and 4000 1:1 meetings with startups, investors, executives, and developers are …

Startups

Are you missing the second most important step in networking?

In my book, New Business Networking (nbnbook.com), I remind my readers how showing up is the most important part of professional networking. When you …

Networking

What you need to know about business intelligence

Business intelligence, like military intelligence, is sometimes jokingly described as being a contradiction in terms. But in fact, in the era of big …

5 Big Data And Analytics Learning Resources That Most People Miss (But Shouldn't)

It’s 2016, and pretty much everybody who’s interested in analytics (or politics or sports) has read a bit of FiveThirtyEight. Nate Silver and other bloggers write compelling posts that explain the thinking behind the predictions, so that’s a good educational resource for budding data analysts. …

Big Data

Millennials Driving Change in Marketing, Media (Report)

Social media marketing has become a great disruptor, turning the industry on its head and redefining what it means to create success in marketing. …

4 Quick and Effective Hacks for Successful Business Networking

A list of quick networking tips for those who are tired of networking events and evenings, or for those who are perhaps not as comfortable in these …

Is Evil Necessary for a Good Story?

Darth Vader, Lex Luthor, Lord Voldemort, Satan, Dr. Evil: these are among the most iconic, enduring, and popular characters ever to appear in …

5 Incredibly Effective Digital Marketing Strategies That Most Marketers Are Too Afraid To Try

What are you doing to embrace and tackle marketing industry changes? Are you afraid to try new things? Or are you fearless?<p>One of the reasons I am so passionate about the marketing industry is the anticipation of changes, and ability to experiment with new marketing tactics and efforts.<p>Taking …

Marketing

Blogging Should Be Part Of Your Marketing Strategy

Blogging is still killing it in the SEO world. Here’s why: No matter if you’re a local business or a multinational company, you care about leads. …

Marketing

Predictive analytics: What businesses need to know

In an era when data is seen as an increasingly valuable commodity, the tools and techniques used to analyse that data gain extra …

10 Success lessons from Tony Robbins – “Life Coach, Motivational Speaker” for entrepreneurs

Share41<p>Tweet<p>Share433<p>+15<p>Shares 479<p>There are few people on this planet as captivating as Tony Robbins. When he speaks, people listen. And you can’t …

These Expert Writing Tips Will Guarantee Your Blog Posts Get Read

Digital marketing expert Neil Patel shares his top tips for writing blog posts that people will read--and share.<p><i>This article also appeared on LinkedIn.</i><p>Neil Patel is a serial entrepreneur who has co-founded several successful web analytics firms such as Crazy Egg and Kissmetrics.<p>He's also one of the …

Google parent Alphabet profit surges on mobile, video ads | Reuters

By Julia Love and Narottam Medhora<p>Google parent Alphabet Inc (GOOGL.O) bested analysts' estimates for third-quarter profit and revenue on Thursday as …

How Big Data And Analytics Are Changing Hotels And The Hospitality Industry

The hotel and hospitality sector caters to millions of travellers every day, and each one of them checks in with their own set of expectations. …

18 Tried-And-True Ways to Improve Your Email Content

Whether you’ve been sending emails to subscribers for 10 years or 10 days, it’s important to consider how you might be able to improve your content …

How 5-Star Hotels Deliver the Ultimate in Customer Service, Day in and Day Out

97% of global consumers report that customer service is important in their choice of and loyalty to a brand.<p>We all know the importance delivering great service to our customers, no matter what kind of business we're in. In fact, 97% of global consumers report that customer service is important in …

Six People Search Engines You Can Use to Find Anyone

If you need to do a little bit of sleuthing about someone, the Web can be a fantastic resource. Track down an address or a phone number, find a …

Engines

10 Online Marketers to Follow for Inspiration and Growth

No matter how seasoned you are in the world of online marketing, it’s always smart to surround yourself with other pros. The good news is that there are countless marketers online who are willing to share their advice. The bad news, of course, is that it’s not always easy to distinguish between the …

How to Properly Address These 15 Fundamental Customer Needs

The key to grow your business is to adapt to your customer's needs. Have you addressed these yet?<p>Have you ever had to call your cell phone company about some issue with your phone? Or perhaps your TV wasn't working quite right, so you rang your cable company, and asked for a fix?<p>We've all been in …

Branding The Wing, A New Social Club For Women Only

The new coworking space wears its gender on its sleeve, by design.<p>Chances are, if you’re a professional woman in New York, you’ve needed this–a quiet space to get through email before heading out for late drinks, somewhere to change clothes and prep for an event or date after work, or even just a …

How the basics of storytelling can help you cover a big event

Great writers get ready for the big story, even if they don't quite know what the story will be. They report and report and research and then report …

Workbenches

Insider | The Next Web

All stories in Insider<p>Intel will take on Nvidia and AMD with dedicated GPUs of its own starting in 2020<p>Nvidia or AMD. For as long as I can remember, those have been the only two choices a gamer could count on. Yes, I know ...<p>Napier Lopez<p>The psychology of DJing and the future of music at TNW2018<p>Some …

Disability

Expedia Is In Hot Water For How A Customer Service Agent Handled A Complaint

Travel booking website Expedia is having a pretty bad public relations day, after ignoring a customer whose reservation was cancelled with a ‘F*ck you!’ message added to her account. It started when Cara Viramontes called the company after they incorrectly charged her travel insurance for her eight …