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A company that pays people to wrap their cars in ads is becoming the Uber for advertisers

And it's betting the roads are where it will happen.<p>"When people discover the great new thing isn't quite what they were promised, they return to what's proven to work," says James Heller, CEO of Wrapify, a new advertising platform that connects brands with drivers to create splashy on-vehicle ads. …

Uber’s new car-rental program for drivers doesn’t actually make much financial sense

Uber said Tuesday (Dec. 1) that it is testing a new program that will allow drivers in Denver, Colorado to rent cars for a discounted rate to drive on Uber’s platform. The basic idea behind the partnership with Enterprise Rent-A-Car is that while lots of people might want to drive for Uber, not all …

Uber

Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants land in Malaysia

<b>Thousands of refugees from Bangladesh and Myanmar are stranded at sea close to Thailand, according to an international migration agency.</b><p>The International Organization for Migration (IOM) told the BBC a Thai crackdown on recent arrivals meant many smugglers were now reluctant to land.<p>As many as …

North Africa

How to Be More Productive and Eliminate Time-Wasting Activities by Using the 'Eisenhower Box'

Dwight Eisenhower lived one of the most productive lives you can imagine.<p>Eisenhower was the 34th president of the United States, serving two terms from 1953 to 1961. During his time in office, he launched programs that directly led to the development of the Interstate Highway System in the United …

11 Companies Warren Buffett Secretly Loves

<i>By Lucy Mueller, Senior Editor</i><p>When it comes to his stock picks, marquee investor Warren Buffett is both stubborn and predictable.<p>Berkshire Hathaway's portfolio is stocked with the brands you'd see arranged in an endcap in a '50s grocery store: Coca-Cola, Kraft, Johnson & Johnson. Buffett has always …

PayPal says it’s loaned $500M to small businesses in the past 18 months

PayPal revealed today that it has loaned $500 million to small businesses since its launch of Working Capital a year and a half ago.<p>The company says that it issues $2 million a day in loans just within the U.S. The loan service also operates in the U.K. and Australia.<p>Small business loans are a hot …

Small Business

5 Ways to Create the Perfect Ending that Your Content Deserves - Copyblogger

The end of your article is one last final opportunity to catch and keep the attention of a reader. Don’t screw it up.<p>The sad thing is that the …

How to Get Money to Start a Business – 8 Startup Financing Options

Every year, hundreds of thousands of Americans launch their own businesses. According to the U.S. Small Business Administation (SBA), in 2010, there …

How To Create A Social Media Strategy (With 3 Steps And A Template)

Getting things on paper (or rather, a digital document) is an obvious but essential step toward meeting a goal. But, sometimes marketers tumble into …

Marketing

5 Proven Ways to Leverage Social Proof for Your Brand

Does publishing engaging content make people want to buy from you?<p>While this is important, effective content creation is only one piece of the puzzle.<p>…

Marketing