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How to Gut Check Your Customer Experience — And Start Fixing It

By Heike Young<p>The customer experience is greater than the sum of its parts. With the breakneck speed of innovation, devices, and digital tools, many …

Now you can be tracked online by your email addy. Thanks, Google!

We see you just went on holiday. Would you like another one tomorrow?Companies can upload your email address to Google so when the internet goliath …

AdWords

The drain on China’s foreign exchange reserves

After increasing relentlessly for two decades, China’s foreign exchange reserves started to decline about a year ago, and during the crisis month of …

Meet 30 innovators finding African solutions for African problems

Quartz has chosen 30 innovators in Africa for their creative approaches to local problems in business, politics, culture and health and more. They will be honored on Monday (Sep. 14) at the Quartz Africa Innovators summit. Yinka Adegoke, Quartz Africa editor, says:<p>The narrative in Africa has moved …

Africa

7 Ways to Humanize Your Brand

Humans connect to, relate to, and trust other humans.<p>If someone doesn’t trust you, would they be likely to do business with you? Of course not. This …

Marketing

These Are the African Nations Most Exposed to China's Slump

China’s slowdown is rippling across Africa and these three nations are the most exposed, relying on demand from the Asian economy for almost half …

South Africa

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Batman’s Garage Is Real, And It’s Spectacular

They even engineered a secret Batcave-style entrance. Read Full Article

Batman

State of disruption: 4 innovative companies shaping the future of traditional industries through tech

"Disruption" is a word thrown around a lot in the business and startup space today; every company aims to be the Uber or Airbnb of its respective …

The rich are getting richer – and their wealth is safe as houses

The latest figures on household incomes show that over the past two years income inequality has increased. However, income is only part of the issue.<p>The figures also show that wealth inequality has increased such that (in terms of wealth) Australia is now less equal than ever before.<p>As a general …

Income Inequality

Maybe China thought no one would notice that it just killed the biggest stock futures market in the world

After the government started investigating short positions, raised margin requirements, and tightened position limits, volume in the country's two stock index futures markets plunged around 99%, Bloomberg's Kyoungwha Kim​ reports.<p>So it's basically gone.<p>Back in July, the World Federation of …

INVESTOR: Wall Street's Masters of the Universe are now just 'service providers'

Fortunes were made. Young traders secured multimillion-dollar bonuses. Banks regularly made, and then lost, billions of dollars.<p>The dynamism has been hampered, in part, by post-financial-crisis regulation requiring banks to reduce debt, stop trading with their own money, and cut down on risk across …

Personal Branding Made Easy For The Busy And Overworked

When I kick off a keynote and share the benefits of personal branding, audience members get excited. They are enthusiastic about the potential of increasing their success and happiness at work, and they are motivated to align who they are with what they do and how they do it.<p>Later on in the …

Marketing

8 Indian Royal Families That Were Once Wealthy But Are Struggling To Survive Today

The wealth of royal families in India has been in decline for all 500+ of them, for a long time. Their flamboyant lifestyles have been whittling away …

India

Study reveals how the wealthy stay that way

It has been claimed the growing gap between the haves and have-nots is detrimental to the economy overall, but a new study suggests it's not the gap …

Economics

This week’s Mutual Funds and ETF stories

Don’t miss these top money and investing features:<p>In volatile markets, don’t just do something — sit there<br>• How to keep this crazy stock market from …

Apple’s Latest Design Could Be A Premium Internet

Tom Goodwin Contributor<p>Tom Goodwin is EVP, head of innovation at Zenith Media and the co-founder of the Interesting People in Interesting Times podcast and event series held at Soho House in New York.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>The battle for consumers gets physical (instead of virtual)<br>• In the …

Companies like SA's youngest self-made millionaire's sell tricks - economist

Ahmed Areff, News24<p>Johannesburg - Some companies that train people in currency trading, like the one belonging to 'SA's youngest self-made …

Trading

The Customer Experience in 2020

Think about all the new technologies in the last 5 years that changed the customer experience (CX). Now imagine the same thing over the next 5 years. …

Customer Experience

Five centuries ago Africa was booming: it can rise again

The first European explorers were amazed at the continent’s wealth. Now, after centures of slavery and colonialism, its economies are starting to strengthen<p>When Portuguese explorers first arrived on the east African coast at the turn of the 16th century, an anonymous recorder on the voyage of Pedro …

Africa

Mars breakthrough: Amazing picture that shows Red Planet could have once teemed with life

NASACrust-like rocks deep in the crater are evidence of<p>Data and images sent back by the NASA Mars Curiosity Rover - an all terrain space probe …

Planetary Habitability

Do I Still Need a Website?

Any sensible marketing strategy should necessarily focus on increasing your visibility in places where your intended audience resides. Your personal …

Marketing Strategy

Five things paraplanners want from advisers

One question we are asked frequently when we take on a new adviser client is ‘what information do I need to give you?' This is a tricky one, as every …

Homo naledi raises questions over ‘birth of consciousness’

MAROPENG- The discovery of a new species, the Homo naledi, has opened the door to a new debate about what makes humans unique and whether scientists …

Warren Buffett nailed why poverty in America 'does not make sense.'

While describing the high level of poverty in the U.S. — the richest nation on earth — Warren Buffett used seven simple words to perfectly articulate …

‘Once in a lifetime’ weirdness: 2016 candidates take swag to a new level

In a world where many of presidential candidates sound – and look – the same, there is one easy way to tell the difference between them: their campaign swag.<p>In the 2016 race, political merchandise has moved beyond T-shirts and stickers and into a new realm of creativity.<p>For those designing this new …

Government

5 Social Media Branding Strategies for Business [Infographic]

Whether you're considering focusing your marketing on social media, or just starting to post on a new network, it's essential to dig deep into what …

Public Relations

5 ways to build an unforgettable brand

It’s 2015. If you want your company to rise above the digital noise, a cold, sterile approach isn’t going to cut it.<p>To get consumers talking about …

Public Relations

Charting the Markets: Investors Race to Riskier Assets

Stocks are rallying around the world on expectations China will be able to stabilize its financial markets. China's Shanghai Composite Index rose for …