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5 Marketing Gigs You Can Do From Home

For marketing professionals, sitting in a cubicle is something like a paradox. They're creative, resourceful and observant of our surroundings — and …

Supply Chain Solutions

Article type: video<p>In a culture that settles for doing “good enough,” is there real danger in not striving for perfection? More<p>Article type: video<p>A …

United Parcel Service

This Brain Part Decides What Goes Viral on Social Media

Ever heard of the Temporo-Parietal Junction? No, it's not a train station, nor is it a 60's-style rock group. The TPJ, as it's also known, is the …

Everyday Foods Transformed Into Appealing Sculptures

Romanian artist Dan Cretu sees the potential for art in all of the foods around him. In his work, he transforms the most basic of nourishment–fruits and vegetables, sunflower seeds, and even slices of salami–into elaborate food art. Since he began his work in this type of sculpture, even just the …

Art

Taiwan's Swallows Nest Produces Zero Carbon Emissions

Taking inspiration from a geometric mbius strip, architect Vincent Callebaut has designed an impressive new building for Taiwan's Taichung gateway park. The Swallows Nest's form starts out with a triangle that is then rotated around an elipse. Reaching a height of eight-stories, the building will …

Solar Power
Elvis Presley

ReadWrite Analyzes Technology News on Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / June 10, 2013<p>Shiny gadgets and clever apps are great, but at the end of the day, new technology is only as powerful as the things …

Flipboard For Businesses, Professionals and Job Seekers

Inside Flipboard / June 19, 2013<p>“Flipboard For You” is our bi-weekly series highlighting how different groups of people can make the most out of …

The Secret Science Behind Big Data And Word Of Mouth

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Jonah Berger is a marketing professor at the Wharton School and author of the New York Times bestseller Contagious: Why Things Catch On. Follow him on Twitter @j1berger.</i><p>Why do some companies, products and services get more word of mouth than others? It’s not luck. There’s a science …

CAPTCHA Ad Startup Solve Media Says 2013 Revenue’s On-Track For $13M-$16M, Should Reach 4B Engagements

Solve Media, a startup that turns CAPTCHA verification systems into ads, says that it’s growing quickly.<p>There were more than 1 billion engagements with Solve’s Type-In ads last year, the company says. It will exceed that number in the second quarter of 2013 alone, and it should hit 4 billion for …

The digital-wallet business is rough — just ask Google

Advertisement<p>12 Comments<p>Credit: Google<p>Today, a report from Businessweek showed the cracks in one of Google’s most spirited and cutting-edge products. …

12 Luxurious Outdoor Showers

Anyone can rig a nozzle up on the side of the shed, controlled by the garden hose spigot. And then there are the simple rinse off spots for a beach …

Are You Waiting to be Perfect Before You Start Your Blog?

The biggest challenge for any blogger, content creator and publisher is to “start”<p>Many of us wait to be perfect before publishing. Others are afraid …

'Red Wedding' Is the Most Social Episode of Any HBO Show Ever

Sunday's shocking <i>Game of Thrones</i> episode, "The Rains of Castamere," was HBO's most social episode for any show in the history of the network, HBO …

How to Ensure Your Facebook Contests Attract Genuine Fans

Shares 3K<p>Are you thinking of running a contest on Facebook?<p>Have you run a contest and had little success with retaining fans past the award date?<p>One …

Marketing

18 Business Lessons I Learned in 18 Years

Do you remember where you were when you saw the Internet for the first time? I do. I was working at Henry Holt and an assistant asked me to check out …

Owe

Would You Date Your Brand?

This story originally appeared on Business on Main<p>"What makes us unique? Why do people choose us over our competitors? These are the questions I hear when I sit in on marketing committee meetings," says David Ryan Polgar, an attorney, professor and creative consultant to brands ranging from local …

Relationships

How Technology Is Changing The Way Organizations Learn

People used to be valued for knowing a trade. Then came the industrial revolution and those skills became devalued. Machines took over physical labor and most people either did simple, repetitive tasks or managed those who did.<p>Now, we are entering a new industrial revolution and machines are …

A Great Idea Is Never Enough

Entrepreneur and VC Eric Paley explains why it takes a lot more than just a good idea to build a successful company.<p>Back in 1995, I purchased a used Mac laptop via auction on the Internet. The company that enabled that transaction doesn't exist today. That same year, eBay was founded and today is …

Entrepreneurship

The Office Space: A Human Experiment

Upon my first foray into the business world, I have come to the realization that your professional environment, although commonly in place prior to …

The Workplace

Facebook's Reality Check: Death By A Thousand SnapChats?

Friend and collaborator Tom Lowery pointed me to an article this morning that set me back on my heels. Reuters reporter Alexei Oreskovic presents evidence that at nine years old, Facebook is facing not just its “awkward teens”, but a full-on mid life crisis.<p>Statistically and anecdotally, Facebook …

7 financial terms every serious entrepreneur should know

<i>Jed Simon is the chief executive officer of FastPay, an online finance company focusing on digital businesses.</i><p>There are brilliant technologists and business leaders in today’s tech world, but while startups have their own, great talents, we’re seeing one common weakness: lack of understanding …

Table for Two (or six!)

As one of the most important gathering place in the home, the kitchen table has historically served just two functions: a place for eating and …

“Crimson sky”, by Panta Rei #Photo - #Sunset over #Florence, #Italy

Trendlet: Nests, Cocoons and Other Ways to Hide From the World

Sometimes you've just got to take a minute for yourself. But finding a quiet space in the middle of the workday or in the urban outdoors can be near …