Bernard Vincent

668 Flips | 20 Magazines | 121 Likes | 2 Following | 130 Followers | @branred | Keep up with Bernard Vincent on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Bernard Vincent”

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki says brands should put memes in their videos if they want millennials to pay attention

To celebrate YouTube's 10-year anniversary, the chief executive gave advertisers at IAB Mixx in New York 10 tips to help them succeed on the video platform since she said she often meets with chief marketing officers who always ask, "What works best on YouTube?"<p>In addition to the advice, she also …

From dirt poor to billionaire — the incredible rags-to-riches story of fashion legend Ralph Lauren

On Tuesday, the fashion legend announced he would step down as CEO from his iconic brand Polo Ralph Lauren.<p>He will stay with the company as its executive chairman and chief creative officer.<p>Lauren has an estimated net worth of $6 billion.<p>Long before he became a fashion icon, he was Ralph Lipschitz, …

Ralph Lauren

Internet advertising does work — here are 9 of the most effective campaigns of this year to prove it

The average click-through-rate on display ads in the US is just 0.06%, according to Google. But many creative digital marketing campaigns do manage to break the mold.<p>To celebrate digital ad creativity and effectiveness, US trade body the Interactive Advertising Bureau has released its second annual …

Digital Advertising

Opinion: Investing in stocks will never make you a billionaire

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (MarketWatch) — Are you the kind of investor who eagerly picks up the annual Forbes’ list of 400 richest Americans?<p>If so, this is …

The Man Who Sold His Startup For $4.3 Billion Just Raised $233 Million For His New Venture

On the heels of its latest funding round, Keith Krach's startup DocuSign could be worth $3 billion.<p>Keith Krach, the 57-year old CEO of DocuSign, technically doesn't have to work anymore.<p>At age 26, he was General Motors' youngest-ever vice president. In 1995, he sold his first startup, Rasna …

Liberal victory potentially taxing for high-income earners

The 2015 tax year will be a beaut for accountant Mark Goodfield if the Liberals win the federal election.<p>A key Liberal election promise is to tax wealthy Canadians more and cut taxes for the middle class. You'll pick up as much as an extra $670 per year if you're middle class. If you're a member of …

When the stock market last crashed, these sectors fared best

The stock market decline on Thursday and Friday was the worst in four years, as investors worrying about oil, China and Federal Reserve policy fled …

Stock Markets

The 25 fintech 'unicorns' worth over $1 billion ranked by value

Valuations in the sector are also sky-rocketing as more money floods in. Many companies are now reaching the fabled "unicorn" status — the term in the tech industry for companies worth $1 billion (£640 million) or more.<p>Earlier this year conference organiser Finovate pulled together a list of all …

Peer-to-peer

5 secrets to flying first class, for free | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Think you can't afford a spin in a private jet -- jacuzzi included -- or a night at a lavish, five-star hotel? Think again.<p>A dedicated group of frequent fliers (or "aero-sexuals") have mastered the fine art of scoring travel freebies. They share their top tips on getting that free ride.<p>1. …

Ten new marketing concepts your company needs to understand right now

The basics of marketing will, for the most part, stay the same but the landscape is continuously evolving. Technology is speeding everything up and companies who want to get the message out about their business need to constantly educate themselves on new trends. Here are ten key concepts you need …

Fleksy Adds Deep-Linking To Its Keyboard App, Opening New Revenue Opportunities

Fleksy, the popular third-party keyboard app for iOS and Android, has taken the next step to monetizing its service after it began enabling deep-linking to other apps.<p>The new features are powered by URX, a San Francisco-based deep-linking search startup that graduated Y Combinator, and allow users …

15 Motivational Posters for Your Dorm That Aren’t Lame

Why does college decor so often veer in the direction of cheesy and motivational? You know, those posters depicting kitties “hanging in there” or the shot of the single red rubber duck going against the crowd? Not to worry. Transforming your dorm room into the interior design equivalent of an …

9 free things rich people do that make them more successful

Sure you have.<p>A great idea, motivation, persistence, and a little luck helps, but most successful people share certain habits.<p>Here are nine habits that have helped place them on the top:<p>Ray Dalio, the founder of Bridgewater Associates, told The Huffington Post in 2013 that "Meditation, more than …

Success

What Is A Sales Funnel In Online Marketing?

Have you ever said the following about your Online Marketing:<p>“I get leads, but they DON’T translate into sales”<br>• “People DON’T do anything after …

Marketing

Build A Startup Even When You Have No Money

<b>By: Obi Onyeador</b><p>There was a great article by Rami Essaid at TheNextWeb.com where he describes essential tools for startup building. While impressed …

What Startups Can Learn From LearnVest’s $250 Million Acquisition

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Joe Polverari is chief strategy and development officer of Yodlee.</i><p>When LearnVest, one of the hottest startups in fintech, announced its acquisition by Northwestern Mutual, the $250 million deal raised some eyebrows. While this partnership may seem unlikely at first, it actually makes …

How A Local Backpack Shop Became A Global Outfitter For Digital Entrepreneurs

Just a few short years ago, Brenthaven was a local manufacturer providing backpacks to the explorers and adventurers of the Pacific Northwest. Today, the Seattle-based maker of luggage and electronics cases is an international corporation designing innovative products for the digital lifestyle.<p>Like …

Operating on a shoestring? Twenty inexpensive ways to market your business

The prospect of marketing your business can be overwhelming, especially when you are a small business with an even smaller budget. The good news is that marketing doesn't have to cost thousands or even hundreds of dollars.<p>Here are 20 ways you can market your small business on a shoestring budget – …

Celebrity Focus: Floyd Mayweather Jr. wealth and his luxury lifestyle (With Pictures)

<b>Floyd Mayweather Jr. wealth and his luxury lifestyle</b> – With an annual salary of $105 million and a net worth of $280 million, Floyd Mayweather Jr. is …

How To Raise A Happy Child While Disciplining Less In 5 Simple Steps

A startup that sells $1 razors is now worth $615 million thanks to campaigns like, 'Our blades are f---ing great!'

The Los Angeles-based startup launched three years ago with an idea to steal market share from razor powerhouse, Gillette. CEO Michael Dubin promised a better price point: for $1 a month, Dollar Shave Club sends you a high quality razor. He created a crude and goofy viral video to support the …

Startups

Qatar Airways named best in the business. U.S. carriers fall short.

By Lindsey Bever<p>, Reporter<p>Like those plush Qatar Airways first-class “cabin booths?” So do lots of other travelers.<p>That may be why Qatar Airways, known for pampering first class customers with Giorgio Armani toiletries, sleeper suits and noise-canceling headphones, has been voted the world’s …

Google's New AI Can Count Food Calories From a Photo

This is awesome.<p>Keeping track of your calorie intake can be a labourious and time-consuming process - so much so that very few of us stick to it …

Iceland Recovering Fastest In Europe After Jailing Bankers Instead Of Bailing Them Out

After Iceland suffered a heavy hit in the 2008-2009 financial crisis, which famously resulted in convictions and jail terms for a number of top …

Sand art hair is the latest vibrant hair trend — and it's taking things to a new level

Summer’s here and that means it’s time to leave all boring drab colors behind and move onto bright, bold hues — for your hair, that is. Hair in every …

HugeDomains.com - Sutbeat.com is for sale (Sutbeat)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

This clothing company whose CEO is richer than Warren Buffett is blowing the competition out of the water

Inditex, the fast-fashion retailer's parent company based in Spain, recently said profits in the first quarter jumped by a whopping 28%. Sales were up by an impressive 14%.<p>Zara's mysterious founder, Amancio Ortega, is now the world's second-richest man— surpassing even Warren Buffett.<p>The retailer, …

Abercrombie & Fitch

These 9 startups you've never heard of could be worth $1 billion very soon

But a $1 billion valuation is still a huge milestone for any startup.<p>Pitchbook, a private-equity and venture-capital research firm, analyzed various patterns and other data to identify the next nine startups expected to reach the $1 billion threshold.<p>They may not all be household names, but they …

Startups

Self-Made Millionaires Set High, But Grounded Aspirations For Each Business Initiative

What’s very telling is that most entrepreneurs and executives actually set relatively low goals. There are a number of reasons for this. By setting low goals, they can avoid feelings of failure and remorse with relatively easy hurdles to jump. Moreover, they can claim success and have a great sense …

Self-improvement