Farzad Torkamani

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The Scariest Things in the Stephen King Universe

<i>On Friday, the nation will once more be haunted by the mind of Stephen King, this time in the form of</i> It<i>, a movie about a killer clown who frequents</i> …

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. AOL announced a sizeable round of layoffs on Thursday</b>. Five percent its workforce, or 500 employees, will reportedly be affected. Read the full memo sent to staff here.<p><b>2. Apple released an ad for its latest Macbook Pro, it's about humanity's greatest inventions.</b> The clip, "Bulbs," runs through …

Advertising

Amazon Tackles Islamophobia In Heartwarming Christmas Ad

A good reminder that we all have more in common than meets the eye.<p>Amazon chose to highlight a moment of friendship between a Christian and a Muslim in its Christmas advertisement this year ― and it’s exactly the kind of interfaith solidarity the world needs to focus on right now.<p>Amidst reports …

Religion

Making the world’s most controversial ad campaigns

Two male sailors are locked in a kiss as their shipmates celebrate the end of WW2; a young man points a gun while text instructs parents on the importance of teaching kids to kill; a black man dives into a ‘whites only’ pool in an apartheid-divided South Africa. Believe it or not, these are all …

Demonstration

17 Ways to Increase Your Website's Conversion Rate

It all starts with a basic principle -- trust.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The internet has given birth to a technological revolution that has swept the world in waves. First came the novelty of the world wide web -- an interconnected network of computers spanning …

Marketing