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6 Things Successful Content Marketers Do Every Morning

Have you ever wondered what successful content marketers are doing differently?<p>There are a number of factors to consider here. Part of the equation comes down to experience; no matter what you do, someone with more years of experience under their belt will probably stand a good chance of …

Time Management

Free Brokerage Robinhood Is Now Available On The Web

Robinhood, one of my top investing apps for 2018, has gotten even better.<p>The formerly mobile-only trading platform has now expanded, opening Robinhood Web to the public after first announcing it in November.<p>The web interface adds more robust statistics and research than the mobile app, but is still …

Robin Hood

I earn $950 an hour writing from my couch — here are my best tips for people who want to work for themselves

People are intrigued when I say I'm a writer: "Ooooh, novels? TV shows? Anything I know?"<p>When I explain that I have a blog and a copywriting business, they say, "Cool!" but sometimes, their eyes mist with pity. They offer to help me find work. They picture me living in a water-stained basement …

Time I

Want a Side Hustle That'll Actually Make You Rich in 2018? Read This Book Now | Inc.com

The podcast Don't Keep Your Day Job with Cathy Heller showcases creatives who make a living doing what they love. It tells the stories of people who have figured out how to pursue their life's purpose and get paid for it (it was also, incidentally, the #1 podcast in the "New Year, New You" podcast …

Entrepreneurship

A New $500 Blood Test Could Detect Cancer Before Symptoms Develop

An international team of researchers have developed a new test that screens for multiple types of cancer using only a blood sample.<p>The research published today in <i>Science</i> and led by scientists at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore describes a new test called CancerSEEK, which …

Cancer

The S&P 500 In January 2018: The Odds Favor Another Positive Month

The S&P 500 Index had only 1 losing month in 2017.<p>C-J simulations suggest a 63.9% chance the index will increase in January.<p>The median simulation …

Innovation

This mathematical law can tell you whether a company is cooking its books

Deutsche Bank is recommending a pretty simple math trick that can give you at least an indication whether something is up, even if it doesn't tell you precisely what's wrong.<p>It all rests around Benford's Law, also known as the law of natural numbers.<p>Named after physicist Frank Benford, the law says …

Deutsche Bank

The best free online business courses starting in June

To many, marketing seems like an art.<p>You almost imagine a divine inspiration behind those clever narratives, slogans, and promotions.<p>Like any art, there is a hard science behind marketing. Even in the <i>Mad Men</i> heyday, as Poets&Quants staff writer Jeff Schmitt notes, advertisers would comb through …

University of Michigan

EY's Chris Mazzei Puts Data And Analytics At The Center Of Decision-Making

<i>A Series of Forbes Insights Profiles of Thought Leaders Changing the Business Landscape: Chris Mazzei, Global Chief Analytics Officer, EY.</i><p>Two years ago, EY went through a Chairman and CEO succession and a major global strategy refresh (dubbed internally as “Vision 2020″). It was clear to all …

Data Warehousing

Udemy - Python: Learn Python Today And Become A True Code Warrior

×<p>Close<p><b>Udemy - Python: Learn Python Today And Become A True Code Warrior</b><br>MP4 | Video: 640x360 | 51 kbps | 44 KHz | 105 MB<i><br>Genre: eLearning | Language:</i> …

A Concise Introduction to Programming in Python

×<p>Close<p><b>Mark J. Johnson, "A Concise Introduction to Programming in Python"</b> <br>English | ISBN: 1439896941 | 2012 | 217 pages | PDF | 1 MB<p>Suitable for …

Programming

Learn Coding for Free at Codecademy.com

If you want to stay relevant in IT you need to learn to code. If you want to make decent money in tech you need to learn to code, and if you want to …

R vs. Python: The Data Science Wars

<i>Choosing</i> the right language for data analysis can be almost as complicated as actually <i>learning</i> the language. For many reasons, R and Python are two …

Data Science

How this Harvard student's big data startup landed General Motors as a customer - Boston Business Journal

By Sara Castellanos <br>– Technology Editor, Boston Business Journal<p>May 12, 2015, 3:38pm EDT<p>Cambridge-based Quorum has landed General Motors as one of …

2-year-old Zenefits is now a $4.5 billion company that just raised a whopping $500 million

The company just celebrated its second anniversary by raising a massive infusion of capital: $500 million (yes, half a billion).<p>Zenefits is now valued at $4.5 billion, or 4 1/2 unicorns.<p>And that's up from a $500 million valuation less than a year ago when it raised $66.6 million. All told, the …

Venture Capital

Add another dimension to your Excel spreadsheet with this easy hack

Microsoft Excel

The handy tool that solves one of the most annoying problems in Excel

This is one tool you must use in Excel. There's no need to download data to a text file and then import it into your spreadsheet. With the "Text to Columns" tool you can organize your data right in Excel.<p><i>Produced by Sara Silverstein</i><p><b>Follow BI Video: On Facebook</b>

Handy

59 amazing things you can do with baking soda

We write a lot about miracle products, from coconut oil to Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps.<p>But baking soda is the original when it comes to miracle products, dating all the way back to the ancient Egyptians who used a similar sodium carbonate mixture as soap.<p>It's one of the cheapest things you can buy …

Coffeemakers

This is the Excel trick that will change everything about how you work with data

Don't waste time testing different values individually in Excel. Use a data table to show the results for many different possible scenarios at once.<p><i>Produced by Sara Silverstein</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On Facebook

Analytics

Taking on the world has proven difficult for US universities

It was at least 20 years ago that the top US business schools set out on a path to become global players, but two decades later it often seems that …

Business School
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