Christopher Mims

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House Spent About $2M of Taxpayers' Money on Coffee, Pastries

(ABC News)<p>Most Americans start their day with at least one cup of coffee, maybe paying $2 to $5, but many might be surprised to know they also treat …

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3 Tips for Creating Your Business' Facebook Page

Starting a social media marketing campaign can be extremely overwhelming if you're not familiar with the digital space. Just the thought of creating …

San Diego Zoo: Community Engagement

The San Diego Zoo is the largest zoological facility in the world, hosting more than 5 million guests a year, and over 7500 different animals. …

Obama Nominates Comey to FBI, Thanks Mueller

President Obama today formally nominated James Comey as the seventh FBI director and thanked Robert Mueller for being "an exemplary public …

Food Network Will Not Renew Paula Deen's Contract

The Food Network will not renew the contract of celebrity chef Paula Deen, it announced Friday. The network’s decision came after a firestorm that …

'Independence Day 2' Release Date Set For 2015

"Independence Day 2" is happening. Twentieth Century Fox announced on Thursday that the blockbuster sequel will arrive in theaters on July 3, 2015, 19 years after the first film's official release.<p>"We resisted doing the sequel for years because we still wanted to honor the first one. The first one …

The Origin of the 8-Hour Work Day and Why We Should Rethink It

One of the most unchanged elements of our life today is our optimal work time or how long we should work – generally, every person I’ve spoken to …

These Sites Pay You to Blog!

There is an ever-growing market online of sites that pay writers to review products, services, websites and much more. The more you write quality …

James Gandolfini, 'The Sopranos' Star, Dead at 51

Terrible news for TV fans: James Gandolfini, who played mobster Tony Soprano on HBO's seminal drama "The Sopranos," died suddenly today at the age of …

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Attorney General: Bryant can’t run Medicaid by executive order

Mississippi’s governor does not have the legal authority to operate the Division of Medicaid by executive order, Attorney General Jim Hood said in a …

Marketing agencies will disappear in 10 years, study says

A new study predicts that social media and digital marketing agencies or service providers will disappear within 10 years, and reactions range from …

Social Media

5 Social Media Rules Every Entrepreneur Should Know

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Social media can level the playing field between industry leaders and upstarts, between multinational corporation executives and small-business owners, making peers of all participants. Yet appearances can be deceiving. To borrow from …

Source: 'Highly credible' info led to new Hoffa dig; murder put on Detroit mob

The FBI -- working on information from an aging reputed mobster -- began digging in the waist-high grass of a Detroit-area field Monday in yet another search for the remains of former Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa, according to a law enforcement source with direct knowledge of the investigation.<p>The …

Marketing, Sales, Agency, and Customer Success Content

Service| 9 Min Read<p>Productivity<p>How to Take a Screenshot on a Chromebook [FAQ]<p>Marketing| 2 Min Read<p>Marketing Psychology<p>15 Common Logical Fallacies and …

25 Most Audacious Companies of 2014 | Inc.com

What's an "audacious" company? It's a superlative we chose very carefully. On the one hand, such companies are defined as bold, courageous, even heroic. Yet, on the other, they are defiant, presumptuous, irreverent, and even cocky. They see a better way to do something and work to make it happen, …

Simplify Your IT: 4 Apps to Try

Can't afford more IT staff? Try these apps and services designed to do some of your critical, everyday tech tasks.<p>A human brain is lightning fast. It can process thoughts in microseconds, recall information stored decades ago, and solve incredibly complex mathematical problems. In theory. But if …

Cartoons of the Week: June 8–14

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20 pieces of advice every young professional should follow

<i>This story originally ran on PR Daily in June 2013.</i><p>May 23 marked the 30th anniversary of my first day in the working world.<p>That day in 1983, I …

7 proven ways to create viral Pinterest posts

Pinterest has demonstrated its traffic-driving ability in a big way.<p>As a lifestyle blogger, I have seen huge traffic from Pinterest in the past six …

10 essentials of Twitter etiquette

<i>This is the first installment of a series in which PR Daily will look at decorum for brands and individuals to employ when using various social media</i> …

‘Tweet’ becomes an official word

It’s either a sign of progress or the mark of a decaying society, but “tweet” (as a social media term) is now officially a word.<p>The Oxford English …

Five Ways to Market Your Business With Social Media

<i>Social Media – a way different media than conventional print or electronic media. It has emerged as a key point in promoting the products online,</i> …