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A Facebook trick to prevent embarrassment

How long have you been using Facebook? A year? Five years? Ten years? Even if it's been only a few months, you might have some embarrassing information lurking in your history that you don't even remember posting. Do you want your new squeeze, a co-worker, a family member or a potential employer …

Online Privacy
John Sculley
Marketing

How to Set Better Expectations During Your Sales Pitch: 13 Tips | Inc.com

Trust is a critical element in the sales process, particularly if you want customers to stick around. But cultivating trust requires planning and above all, transparency.<p>To make sure you're being as straightforward and clear as possible, we asked 13 entrepreneurs from the Young Entrepreneur Council …

Product Management
Business Strategy

10 Coolest Dog Breeds For The Man About Town

I’ve had the pleasure of owning a few dogs that have been both best friends and an amazing family companions. This got me thinking about what dogs …

Mobile

50 Proven Ways To Grow Your Email List

You may have already noticed that your website visitors aren’t automatically going to sign up for your list just because you have an opt-in box in your sidebar. Marketers are beginning to face the realities of an online environment that’s oversaturated with generic, low-value offers:<p><i>“Click here to</i> …

Hack a Hobbit sword to find Wi-Fi

No goblin or orc battles necessary to feel like a hero. With this easy hack from Spark Core, you can transform Bilbo Baggins' Sting sword into a glowing detector of unsecured Wi-Fi.<p>Hobbit hero Bilbo Baggins' magical sword Sting glows whenever dangerous goblins and orcs lurk around the corner. More …

Wi-Fi

iPhone 7: Most-wanted features

What we want in the next iPhone

Mobile Technology
Employment

United Airlines sues site that found loophole for cheap tickets

You know how it's often cheaper to fly from Chicago to Paris by booking a flight to Dubai, and then just getting off at the stopover, which happens to be Paris? Well, <i>you do now</i> thanks to a lawsuit from United Airlines and booking site Orbitz -- they're suing a site called Skiplagged, which arranges …

The 4 Cs Of Success On YouTube: From The Pioneers Of Viral Video For Business

<i>(1st article in my YouTube series – Ken)</i><p>Half a million dollars … that’s what it would cost you to hire business renegades The Harmon Brothers to craft a viral video for your company on YouTube.<p>They may be the best in the business, and they are willing to share the 4 multimillion-dollar principles …

50 Startup Founders You Need To Follow On Twitter

<b>Editor’s Note: This is not an official FORBES list.</b><p>If founding a startup was easy, then there would be a lot more people participating in the exciting and sometimes exhausting trip that entrepreneurs experience on a daily basis. That’s why we sometimes need some advice, inspiration and insights …

Get a Jumpstart on Your New Year's Resolution

In this simple-but-sinister sweat storm, “you never zero in on the same major muscle group in back-to-back exercises,” says Ballantyne. So you’ll finish one move and plow into the next with relatively fresh muscles, even though you didn’t have a rest period. “It allows you to push yourself for …

How to Market Your Business Without Lifting a Finger | Inc.com

It seems simple. Someone loves your product or service so they tell others about it. Those people tell more people and before you know it your books are flooded with new business. You know how powerful Word of Mouth Marketing (WOMM) is. In fact According to Nielsen, 92% of consumers find …

Marketing

Sparkling Ways to Make your Online Brand Shine

Shares 1.7K<p>Wow, is the internet getting crowded! Creating a successful online brand today may seem like a huge challenge because of the noise in the …

Public Relations

7 Mistakes Most First-Time Managers Make At Least Once

Becoming a manager for the first time is incredibly exciting—but extremely overwhelming.<p>In your hands, you now have the power to effect change, make an impact, and guide the employees on your team to bigger and better things.<p>But you also have to figure out how, exactly, to do that.<p>In the process, …

3 Fat Destroying Finishers That You Can Do Every Workout

<b>FINISHER ONE: The Fat Assault</b><p><b>Equipment needed:</b> AirAssault Bike<p><b>How to do it:</b>Sprint for 15 seconds and rest for 15 seconds. Repeat 10 total times.<p><b>Why it’s great</b>: The AirAssault is a stationary bike without a motor. It only has a fan in its front wheel that provides wind resistance. The harder you …

Marketing

AffordIt app review: be in control of your finances

Introduction<p>If you find yourself without any extra money at the end of the month and you're left wondering where it all went then it may be time to …