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What Google Searches Reveal About Who We Really Are (It's As Weird As You Think) | Heleo

“You can’t just ask people what they think. You can’t just ask people who they are. They reveal it.”<p><b>READ ON TO DISCOVER:</b><p><i>How Google search data could</i> …

African-American News

Beginners Guide to Developing a Mobile Strategy - Small Business Trends

Odds are your business has been talking about developing a “mobile strategy.” If you are not, you should move it to the top of your to-do list …

Don’t set goals for yourself—instead, create systems that make it easy for you to succeed

A lot of my friends are spending the month of January “going dry” or giving up sugar or training for marathons. I can relate. As a Type-A, goal-oriented masochist, I tend to make deeply ambitious New Year’s resolutions each year. Witness Exhibit A: My resolutions from 2016. I’m embarrassed to say …

How a Cosmetics Entrepreneur Is Using Pop-Up Stores & Social Media to Power a $120 Million Business

His will was no match for his curiosity.<p>So Amar Gandhi, a partner at My Makeup Brush Set, a Canadian-based online seller of makeup brushes and …

7 Ways to Build Hype Months Before Your Business Launches

Have you heard about that new company? I don't know exactly what it is, but it's going to be amazing!<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’ve been prepping for months -- maybe even years -- and your new business is finally starting to take shape. Chances are, you're …

Facebook Vertical Video Ads Just Went Live and Are Evidently Producing Great Results

People love vertical videos, and therefore so do brands. Snapchat proved that to the world, and now it looks like Facebook may very well do the same. …

3 reasons why PR is everything in brand management

<i>This article first appeared on PR Daily in August, 2015.</i><p>Boards of directors, top-level executives and brand managers, take heed: If you don't yet …

Public Relations

7 Video Marketing Hacks for Social Media

This might be the last article I ever write. I’ve built up a substantial portfolio over the past few years, championing the use of video marketing …

7 Surprising Snapchat Secrets Every Marketer Should Know

The thing about marketing on social media is that stuff moves too fast. One minute you are everything the market cares about and the next you are …

6 Digital Marketing Stats That Caught Our Eye This Week

Check out these six digital marketing stats that grabbed our attention this week.<p><b>1. Insta-shoppers are a thing</b><p>Retailers are spending <b>52 percent</b> of …

The 5 Most Influential SlideShares for Marketers in August | The ideas that have been setting the agenda on SlideShare this month

The Buyer’s Journey<p>77,444 views in 4 weeks<p>The concept of buyers educating themselves is well-established these days – but few have dived into the …

What Motivates Consumers to Click on Mobile Ads?

Different generations engage with mobile advertisements in very different ways, according to recent research from Nielsen.<p>The report was based on …

This Alternative Todo List Will Help You Complete 100 Tasks Every Day

This system trades guilt for real productivity.<p>Lawyers bill their clients in 6-minute increments. To do that, they need to track what they were doing …

What Are the Best Ways to Promote a WordPress Blog?

Online methods to help you attract more readers to your blog<p>After more than one decade of promoting various WordPress blogs and scrutinizing masses …

7 Activities That Sharpen Your Practical Intelligence

Tell me, I'll forget. Show me, I'll remember. Involve me, I'll understand. -- Chinese proverb<p>I love learning by doing. Practical intelligence is just that. Life is all about perpetual and compounded growth and evolution. Learning by doing empowers me to create new value, habits and experiences, …

3 Steps To Creating A Killer Small Business Content Marketing Strategy

Small businesses generally face harsher circumstances when it comes to planning and launching a marketing campaign. They have less revenue and capital, which means they’re more limited in the strategies they can pursue. They have fewer resources, which means their teams are smaller and less …

Content Marketing

Why Social Media Won't Ruin Millennials or Generation Z

Technology is not undermining real human interactions. Here's why.<p><i>Originally published by Gary Vaynerchuk on LinkedIn: "This Generation Will Be Fine: Why Social Media Won't Ruin Us"</i><p>When people express concern about how smartphones are damaging our young people, I laugh. This anxiety that the …

The Science Behind How Pokemon Go Became the Most Viral App Ever (in Less Than 10 Days)

Pokémon Go has already made history in terms of downloads and users, but its success might have more to do with what goes on in your brain than hyped up marketing.<p>Pokémon Go has created a sheer frenzy, with Niantic and The Pokémon Company happily watching as people wander around town catching …

Why Generation Z Wants Only Perfect Customer Service

When you think of Generation Z, what’s the first thing that comes to mind?<p>Born between 1995-2012, these young people are just becoming adults. …

Goodbye, Millennials: Hello, Generation Z

By Nicolle Monico Jul. 15th, 2016<p>Photos Credit: Shutterstock.com<p>For the past eight years, all eyes have been on Millennials. The year President Obama …

Meet Generation Z: A price-conscious group that seeks personal interactions at retail

Members of Generation Z are seeking products that provide both an experience and instant gratification, according to the findings of a study of more …

Report: Generation Z Will Have Greatest Impact on Future Retail

Apparel brands may not only be on the hunt for Millennials.<p>According to a recent Retail Perceptions report, Generation Z will determine retail’s …

The battle brands face for the hearts and souls of Gen Z

Everyone’s already talking about Millennials. Congratulations! But what about their younger siblings? Get ready for the new generation of digital natives charging into the marketplace.<p>In fact, the next generation is already here. Born in the late 1990s through the mid 2010s, we’ve already started …

Generation Z

5 Tips For Marketing To Generation Z

Members of Generation Z, America's youngest generation (born in 1996 or later), have never lived in a time when the Internet did not exist. For the Gen Zers, the barrier to real-time information and communication has always been nearly nonexistent.<p><b>By 2020, Gen Z will account for 40% of all</b> …

Generation Z

6 Trends For Generation Z In 2016

Generation Z... the rising wave of future consumers, swelling on the horizon. Most leaders in the business world right now are Generation X, Y or Millennials, and when they hear of Generation Z, fear fills their hearts. However, they are only afraid because they do not understand how Generation Z …

Serving Up Goodness In The Workplace - The World's Most Powerful (And Cost Effective) Employee Benefit

Many believe that the relentless pursuit to offer the next compelling employee benefit that will attract and retain the talent companies need is a "race to the bottom." But there's a gem sitting right in front of us that is shinier than any trendy perk. Hint: it's not free yoga classes, the drink …

Teen Generation Z is being called 'millennials on steroids,' and that could be terrifying for retailers

But now, they're scrambling to understand Generation Z, the teen generation. After all, teens are the future of retail.<p>"From a spending perspective [teens] are millennials on steroids," Marcie Merriman, executive director of growth strategy and retail innovation at Ernst & Young, told Business …

Ernst & Young

Gen Z Sensibility

The paradox with the Millennials (those born between about 1980 and 1995, depending on your source) is that they thought of themselves as …

What Churches Need to Know About Generation Z | Facts & Trends

<i>By Aaron Earls</i><p>While many churches remain concerned about attracting millennials, a new generation of adults is emerging with their own …

Tips for meeting Generation Z customer expectations

Aug. 10, 2016 | by Molly Wike<p>The Generation Z consumer — born between the late 1990s and early 2000s — is often a mind-boggling group for retailers …