Sheldon Butts

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30 Albums You Should Listen To

During a quick internet search I figured out there is a little over 14 million tracks available for sale on iTunes. Now, of course iTunes doesn’t …

Top 10 Marketing Books of 2014

Every entrepreneur should read these groundbreaking books on how to market yourself, your product, and your company.<p>My previous posts have identified the Top 10 Business Books of 2014 and the 7 Most Thought-Provoking Books of 2014. In this post, I turn to marketing, where it's been a <i>very</i> good year, …

7 Marketing Technologies Every Company Must Use

With over 1,000 companies trying to sell some type of marketing technology in over 40 categories, it’s not surprising that the most common word that marketers use to describe themselves is “overwhelmed.” Indeed, according to my research into 351 mid-market B2B companies, except for companies in …

10 Tips for Traveling Light (And Looking Like You Didn't)

We're huge fans of the benefits of carry-on -- no extra luggage fees, no losing luggage and greater flexibility for last-minute changes in plans.<p>At Vayable, we're huge fans of the benefits of carry-on -- no extra luggage fees, no losing luggage and greater flexibility for last-minute changes in …

Luggage

The Everything Guide to Twitter Cards: How to Choose, Set Up, Measure Them And More

Here’s a riddle: When is a tweet more than a tweet?<p>We’re all pretty familiar with Twitter’s 140 characters—and of course, a photo is always an …

Your Salespeople Should Tell Great Customer Stories—Not Just Rattle Off Features

The last person that your customers want to speak with is one of your salespeople. That's the conclusion of a recent Gartner survey in which …

Three powerful responses to tough sales objections

It's incredibly common to run into a number of road blocks that stop your prospecting activities dead in their tracks. Depending on your level of experience in selling your product or service, you may have answers to the most common objections. There are, however, some that stump even the most …

Intro to Advanced Hockey Statistics / Hockey Analytics

Exploring advanced hockey statistics & hockey analytics; how advanced stats work, how they relate to hockey as a whole.<p>I figured a good start would …

5 Things Digital CMOs Do Better

If you’re a mid- or late-career marketer, chances are your job today is mostly unrecognizable from what you signed on for. Perhaps no other business function has changed as dramatically over the past decade.<p>Why? Following a silent coup, the coronation is complete: the customer is king. With an …

How to build your own Bluetooth streaming home audio system

Get superior audio quality without spending a ton of money<p>There are a lot of ways to stream music at home. Dedicated Bluetooth speakers, like the …

Versailles

Travel<p><b>Site</b>: Palace and Park of Versailles <b><br>Location</b>: France <b><br>Year Designated</b>: 1979 <b><br>Category</b>: Cultural <b><br>Criteria</b>: (i)(ii)(vi) <b><br>Reason for Designation</b>: Europe’s quintessential royal residence was the principal home of French kings from Louis XIV to Louis XVI.<p>* * *<p>This former home of French kings epitomizes …

Louis XIV

How to Create a Social Media Marketing Plan from Scratch

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>When I went rock climbing for the first time, I had no idea what I was doing. My friends and I were complete newbies about ropes and rappelling and every other bit of jargon and technique that goes with climbing. We saw others doing it spectacularly …