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Samsung's gold Gear S2 smartwatch ships for a fraction of the price of Apple’s

Samsung's gold is just plating, while Apple's is solid<p>It's apparently cheaper to buy a gold smartwatch from Samsung than it is from Apple. The Korean electronics company announced the "global launch" of its Gear S2 Classic today, with the watch — including its 18k rose gold and platinum variations …

Why tipping is bad for restaurants and 'all-in' pricing is the most honest solution

The minimum wage in California starts to rise this year: It increased to $10 an hour on Jan. 1 and will jump to $10.50 an hour in Los Angeles in July. Yearly increases will reach the so-called "living wage" of $15 an hour in 2020 for Los Angeles, which also may not be such a living wage by then. As …

Hospitality

Behavioral Economics: Why Consumers Are Unreasonable Spenders

Consumers do not always purchase goods based on facts or logic. Emotions and social psychology sometimes play a role in the buying decision process.

Banks Lag in Internet Of Things (IoT), And That's Fine

A recent survey by Verizon and SourceMedia, publisher of American Banker found “a mere 13% of banks were implementing an M2M (machine to machine) solution, which means they’re a whole generation behind from certain key sectors like automotive, smart homes, health etc. which have already …

Don’t Blindly Model Your SaaS Pricing on 37 signals

I talk with a lot of startups and many of them are B2B / SaaS startups. We also have a lot of B2B / SaaS companies who use our SEO platform to model …

Getting to Pay-Per-Use Nirvana – LicensingLive! | Smart Software Monetization

The rise of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) over the past several years has led to an increase in the popularity of subscription software licenses. …

Technology

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5 Best SaaS Pricing Page Features to Add Value

Your pricing page is the most important page on your site. Period. Every other page works to guide your user slowly through the sales and marketing …

How to Develop your SaaS Pricing Model

<b>Developing your SaaS Pricing Model isn’t Rocket Science, but even in the Rocket Science business, you need to price your work so you can sell it and</b> …

Product Management

Analytics & Conversion Rate Optimization

Fresh Content <i>Learn about online marketing and more...</i><p>Misinformation is spreading like wildfire. On Twitter, it’s no different. Numerous spam accounts …

Secrets Of Freemium Pricing: Make The Cheapskates Pay

The following is a guest post by Andy Singleton Andy is the founder and CEO of Assembla a company that provides bug tracking and hosted GIT and SVN

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The Data Behind Purchasing Behavior at UserVoice – Pricing for Conversion (Part II)

<i>This post was contributed by Richard White, founder & CEO of UserVoice, a leading customer feedback & support platform. He’ll speak at the next</i> …

The Secrets to SaaS Pricing

• 3. The 3 Models of SaaS Pricing1How to Pick the Best Price28 Pricing Hacks3How to Test New Pricing4We’ll cover...<p>• 4. Model 1: Targeting Small Businesses1<p>• 5. Self-service, no sales team, limited support<p>• 6. Pricing in the $10 - $100/month rangeThis mean you need to focus onscale and acquiring …

Product Management

Microsoft's 2016 predictions: We'll stop talking directly to each other

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Looking around me, I see an age that's brazen rather than golden.<p>Microsoft, however, sees "a Golden Age of Technological Advancement."<p>I know this because the company just published its view of what 2016 …

James Martin

10 things you need to know to build a small business website

Introduction<p>For a small business, a website isn't just a digital listing. It's a marketing tool, a storefront, and an information kiosk all rolled …

6 Social Media Marketing Tips for Small Business Owners

If you're a small business owner and looking for some easy new ways to promote your company-- media marketing is the way to go! Whether it's …

American Airlines to reward fliers for money spent, not mileage flown | Reuters

(Reuters) - American Airlines Group Inc on Tuesday said it will change its loyalty program in the second half of next year so customers earn frequent-flier miles based on the fares they pay rather than the distance they fly.<p>W. Douglas Parker (L), Chairman and CEO of American Airlines in Miami …

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When Should You Start Influencer Marketing? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Working in the world of digital is exciting. Fast paced, competitive and always changing. Every year we get presented with new trends and social …

Walmart is selling a $10 smartphone

For less than a large pie of pizza, you can buy an Android smartphone instead.<p>Yes, throwaway smartphones have arrived, and Walmart's selling them for …

Allergan CEO: Here's How Drugs Are Priced

Brent Saunders is trying to set the record straight about the controversy over drug pricing. “There’s a fallacy that we can just set a price and …

Adidas Yeezy 350 Boost 'Moonrock' Release Date Schedule, Pics and Retail Price

Every person has the one item they've always wanted more than anything but have never obtained.<p>For yours truly, those are a pair of Yeezys. Seriously. This offer is still totally on the table.<p>From their debut under the Nike umbrella to their transition to the Yeezy Boost era with Adidas, Kanye West …

Airbnb Hosts Never Have to Set Their Own Prices Again

On Thursday, a new set of tools for Airbnb hosts will go live, amid the happy fanfare of 5,000-odd home-sharers gathering at the the company’s annual …

Hospitality

Best smartphone cameras: Galaxy S7 vs. iPhone 6s vs. Nexus 6P vs. Lumia 950

Samsung vs. iPhone, Nexus vs. Lumia. It's time to find out who makes <i>the best</i> smartphone camera.Recently a new smartphone waltzed onto the scene, …

Airbnb introduces 'smart pricing' to automate setting rates for hosts

Airbnb hosts will now have an easier way to set prices for their rentals.<p>The company is making available a "Smart pricing" tool that automatically …

What America’s Best BBQ Joint Can Teach You About Pricing

Aaron Franklin, proprietor of the Franklin Barbecue in Austin, Texas, has been lauded for his pit master skills, specifically in smoking beef brisket. <i>Bon Appetit</i> anointed his fare the best barbecue in America, and he was awarded Best Chef: Southwest by the James Beard Foundation. Barbecue lovers …

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AbbVie returns to dealmaking with $21bn Pharmacylics purchase

US drugmaker fends off rival bidders to seize control of Pharmacylic's lucrative blood cancer drug, five months after its Shire takeover collapased<p>AbbVie, the US drug company, has shown its determination not to miss a second takeover opportunity with a $21bn rival bid for Pharmacyclics.<p>AbbVie’s has …