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The 5 Challenges Keeping Marketers Up at Night

Thanks to advances in technology, 1-to-1 customer journeys are possible — and marketers are reaping the rewards. Cloud computing, the rise of mobile devices, social media, and artificial intelligence have all created opportunities for marketers to reach their customers like never before. This new …

Pay Per What? Choosing Pricing Models In Digital Advertising

How to determine which of the many different digital advertising pricing models makes the most sense for your business.

Dezeen's top 10 houses of 2016

Over 500 houses featured on Dezeen in 2016. Continuing our review of the year, editor Amy Frearson picks out the 10 most exciting properties, …

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Antonia Reif updates Dutch townhouse with herringbone parquet and chevron-patterned tiles

Dutch architect Antonia Reif has renovated an early 20th-century townhouse in The Hague, laying herringbone-patterned parquet and installing a bath …

Timber and granite residence by Studio Seilern stands on a rocky ledge above an African dam

This home and recording studio for a musician features overhanging roofs and perches on a rocky hillside overlooking a dam in a secret location in …

Superfoods Infographic

According to a study, flavonoid-rich strawberries and blueberries could reduce cognitive aging in the elderly. The study results indicate that …

The 12 Gifts Of Introversion

This is the time of year when gift-giving is at the top of everyone’s mind. Luckily for us innies, we already have several introvert gifts. And I …

Топ-10. Художественная литература и нон-фикшн: Лучшие книги 2015 года — выбор Галины Юзефович

Лучшие книги в жанре нон-фикшн<p>1. Михаил Зыгарь. Вся кремлевская рать. Краткая история современной России. М.: Интеллектуальная литература, 2015<p><i>Лучший</i> …

Dezeen's top 10 cycling designs of 2015

A bicycle made from oak, a light-reflective spray and a minimal compass that pairs with a smartphone app are among Dezeen social media editor Ross …

Dezeen's top 10 houses of 2015

Over 400 houses from all over the world have featured on Dezeen in the past year. Architecture editor Amy Frearson picks her top 10, including a …

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Timber-clad houses raised up on stilts over ammunition vaults in Vilnius parkland

A pair of Lithuanian architecture studios have built a series of timber-clad houses on top of 1920s ammunition stores in parkland north of Vilnius (+ …

Thin concrete planes define mountain home in Japan by Kubota Architect Atelier

Six slabs of wafer-thin concrete form the floors and walls of this house by Kubota Architect Atelier, which cuts into the side of a mountain in …

Perforated shutters provide light and ventilation for Moonlight Cabin by Jackson Clements Burrows

Australian architects Jackson Clements Burrows added perforated shutters to the exterior of this holiday cabin "like a Gore-Tex jacket", providing …

Cranks house by Hugo Kohno features concrete walls that step in and out

The concrete walls of this Tokyo house were designed by architect Hugo Kohno to step in and out, giving the building extra structural support while …

Concrete house by Olson Kundig Architects cuts into a rocky outcrop

Seattle firm Olson Kundig Architects used dynamite, chippers and saws to bore through the huge boulders of a rocky outcrop on a North American island …

Casa Mororó by Studio MK27 is a 65-metre-long house in rural Brazil

This 65-metre-long house in the Brazilian countryside was designed by Studio MK27 to be opaque at one end and transparent at the other (+ …

Villa SR by Reitsema & Partners has a parking space driven through its middle

The owners of this brick house in the Netherlands, by Reitsema & Partners, can drive their car up a shallow ramp into a sheltered parking area that …

Dezeen's top 10 houses of 2014

We've published hundreds of weird and wonderful residences on Dezeen over the past year, from super-skinny city houses to wintery chalets, …

Dezeen's most popular interior design projects of 2014

We published hundreds of projects from all over the world in 2014 – from tiny apartments to technology firm offices, cafes and luxury penthouses – …

The three Cs of customer satisfaction: Consistency, consistency, consistency

It may not seem sexy, but consistency is the secret ingredient to making customers happy. However, it’s difficult to get right and requires …

An infographic that could probably help us all. I'm not a fan of the color scheme on this one but I like the use of the magnifying glass. | #infographics | Pin…

7 Ways Brands Are Using Social Media to Build Customer Loyalty in 2014 [INFOGRAPHIC]

<b>2013 was a year of exploration for brands on social media.</b> From testing Vines to launching Instagram ads, many companies were dabbling in social …

3 Ways VC Funding Could Destroy Your Company

I know this painfully well from my own mistakes and failures. In the late '90s, I founded EC Cubed, a B2B e-commerce software platform company. Like many other founders, the proverbial door hit me on the you-know-what at the hands of the VCs who invested $50 million to rapidly grow the company. …

10 Reasons Why Now Is the Best Time to Start Your Business

If you've wanted to run your own business, this is a great time to do it.<p>You've considered running a business but keep wondering whether conditions are right to support your winning idea. Or perhaps you have been dabbling with something on the side and can't yet convince yourself that it's the …

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10 Shakespeare Quotes Every Entrepreneur Should Read

An unlikely source of startup wisdom? Sure--and that's exactly why a little Shakespeare might be exactly what you need.<p>I realize William Shakespeare as business guru may be an unconventional interpretation of the poet and playwright. But why not take inspiration where you can find it? Shakespeare's …

25 Common Words That You’ve Got Wrong

Your mind is the most powerful tool you have for the creation of good in your life, but if not <i>used</i> correctly, can also be the most destructive force …