Dara Gourley

18 Flips | 7 Magazines | 96 Likes | 2 Following | 2 Followers | @daragourley | Spiritually minded leader who loves marketing, music, art and cars.

Here Are 4 Mobile Messaging Apps Marketers Need to Know About in 2016

When it comes to messaging, Snapchat and Facebook-owned WhatsApp and Messenger are the go-to apps of millennials and marketers alike. But …

Incredible Body Painting Turns Torsos into Mind-Bending Optical Illusions

Amazingly, these mind-bending optical illusions aren't made with the help of projections or Photoshop. Artist Natalie Fletcher painted them directly on human skin! The Oregon-based body painter created this impressive series completely freehanded with an airbrush. She calls it <i>Just an Illusion</i>, and …

Elegant Tattoos of Tools Celebrate Professions Requiring Skilled Hands

Of all the possible ideas for tattoos designs, objects like a spatula and whisk seem like odd choices… unless you're a chef. In an effort to (permanently) celebrate professions that require skilled hands, Korean tattoo artist Oozy etches their tools on his clients' skin. The elegant linework …

This NYC Skyscraper Design Is Like the Chrysler Building Went to Burning Man and I Love It

The crop of new skyscrapers going up on 57th Street in Midtown Manhattan are very tall, whisper thin, and—yawn—rather boring. This idea for a …

Coke Wins in Keurig Deal

Coca-Cola Co. would nearly get made whole by Keurig Green Mountain Inc.’s just-announced $13.9 billion acquisition.

30 Casual-Friday Outfits for Summer

One of the trickiest outfit categories of the calendar year is what to wear to work on casual Fridays in the summertime. Depending on your work environment, you might be able to...

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The 25 best healthcare companies to work for in America

Working in the healthcare sector can lead to a long career full of job satisfaction, meaningful work, and great pay.<p>We partnered with employer-information website PayScale to find the best companies to work for in the US. A number of healthcare companies topped the list, so we've featured them here.<p>…

Why doctors quit

About a decade ago, a doctor friend was lamenting the increasingly frustrating conditions of clinical practice. "How did you know to get out of medicine in 1978?" he asked with a smile.<p>"I didn't," I replied. "I had no idea what was coming. I just felt I'd chosen the wrong vocation."<p>I was reminded …

The Sickening Truth About Responding To Job Ads

Virtually all of us were taught that to get a job, you have to read job ads and respond to them. No one ever told us that around the year 2005, that would become the worst-possible way to get a job.<p>Why is that? It’s because first large, then medium-sized and eventually even small employers started …

Bud Light Will Test Snapchat’s Age-Gated Ads as the App’s First Alcohol Brand

After running the first ad on Tinder last month, Bud Light has locked down a partnership with the other hottest app for millennials—Snapchat.<p>As part …

Nike Marketing Strategy – How Nike Does it

Total Shares 1.3K<p><b>How Nike is always ahead of its competitors?</b><p>Since its beginnings in 1964, Nike (originally Blue Ribbon Sports) has become one of the …

Etsy may face 'Handmade' rival from Amazon

A decade into its run on the Web, the crafts marketplace Etsy may soon face its biggest challenge yet.<p>E-commerce titan Amazon has been putting out feelers to sellers on Etsy, pointing them to an online form thanking them for their interest in "Handmade at Amazon." They're asked to fill out the form …

LOOK: 'Hundreds' of fans show up for 'Free Tom Brady' rally at Gillette

'Free Tom Brady' has actually become a thing in New England.<p>This 'Free Tom Brady' thing might actually be starting to catch on in New England and if …

Religious Social Network Evergive Has the Church's Blessing in San Francisco

Talk about validation.<p>Evergive, a social network for connecting religious groups, launched this week with one major supporter — the Catholic Church.<p>Or at least one part of the Catholic Church, the archdiocese of San Francisco. Evergive is now an official partner of the archdiocese, and the app has …

Commerce secretary on Pacific trade deal: 'It's about market access'

As U.S. Commerce secretary, Penny Pritzker has spent months trying to sell Congress on giving President Obama fast-track authority to pave the way for a new trans-Pacific trade pact that the White House hopes will cut the hefty U.S. trade deficit with Japan.<p>It's been a tough sell. The fast-track …