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5 Digital Marketing Trends Worth Acting on in 2017

These 5 things will be extremely important in 2017 for marketing anything online.<p>As the new year begins, it's crucial that you look back at 2016 and really review what worked, what didn't, and most important how you should shift your strategy to be successful in 2017.<p>We are in a fascinating time …

Mark Zuckerberg is officially the new Bill Gates — that should make startups nervous

If you're not a "Star Trek," fan, trust me, it's a sick own. Before the Borg attacked, they would issue their famous warning: "Your biological and technological distinctiveness will be added to our own. Resistance is futile."<p>It was a warning that resonated with the tech industry of the day.<p>Under …

Seven Brands That Have Killer Mobile App Strategies (And How You Can Replicate Them)

Mobile apps are a difficult art to master, but when done right can offer your customers a way to interact with your brand on the go, furthering your value and seamless integration with their busy lifestyles.<p>When determining a mobile app strategy, it’s best to look at how some of the world’s biggest …

Basquiat décroche un nouveau record à 57,3 M$ à New York

ENCHÈRES - Coqueluche des stars, l'artiste-peintre, roi de Brooklyn décédé en 1988, reste une valeur montante. Preuve en est la vente exceptionnelle …

Facebook Borrows a Few Ideas for Updated Live Video Streaming

Facebook unveiled a spate of updates aimed to enhance its live video streaming feature, called Live, on Wednesday. They include the ability to …

Goldman Sachs nails why banks are so excited about the technology behind bitcoin

It uses complex cryptography and a wide network of records — known as a "distributed ledger" — to eliminate the need for a central bank or middle man to regulate transactions.<p>Banks have been swarming around the technology, with 42 investment banks signing up to an industry-wide group looking at how …

The stock market is having a nightmare start to 2016 and it's all the Fed's fault

In the first five trading days of the year the benchmark S&P 500 fell about 6%, its worst ever five-day start to a year.<p>This was also the index's worst since 2011.<p>And while we're now more than three weeks removed from the Federal Reserve's decision to raise interest rates for the first time since …

This is the best time to borrow money. In all of history.

By Matt O'Brien<p>Matt O'Brien<p>Reporter covering economic affairs<p>Email Bio Follow<p>This is the best time to borrow money in recorded history.<p>That’s right: Interest rates are lower today than they were when FDR or Napoleon or Henry VIII or Genghis Khan or Charlemagne or Julius Caesar or Alexander the …

Interest Rates

6 Secrets About the Human Brain That Will Make You a Better Marketer

Knowing how the mind processes information and images can help you send the right message.<p>This story appears in the September 2015 <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Knowing how the human mind processes information and images—and putting that knowledge to use—can help you become a more engaging and effective …

Marketing

Content blocking in iOS 9 is going to screw up way more than just ads

Earlier this week I wrote about the coming hellfire for those who make their money off advertising: content blocking in iOS 9.<p>Issues with ad blocking and publishers being starved of oxygen aside, there’s another big problem on the horizon: mass content blocking will also break important marketing …

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. Quotidian Ventures venture partner Rick Webb has written an open letter to Twitter, urging the company to start spending money on advertising.</b> He thinks Twitter should follow the lead of Bing, which in 2009 spent tens of millions of dollars on advertising, which helped it gain market share.<p><b>2.</b> …

Want to feel happier? Watch a film that makes you cry

Watching a tearjerker will spark a burst of happiness 90 minutes after the film has ended scientists have found<p>It is said that laughter is the best medicine, but when it comes to feeling blue, crying might be the best cure.<p>Researchers in the Netherlands videoed a group of 60 volunteers watching two …

The stock market roller coaster is not being felt by most Americans for one simple reason

That's because fewer people are invested in the stock market today than at any time in nearly the last two decades -- the product of dogged wage stagnation and a dramatic loss of faith in markets.<p>Data varies by source. But according to the U.S. Federal Reserve's most recent survey, only about 48 …

Why is China's stock market falling and how might it affect the global economy?

Concerns about inflation, shares and interest rates are raised after ‘Black Monday’ chaos sees billions wiped off markets around the globe<p>China’s stock market has fallen sharply over recent weeks despite measures by officials in Beijing aimed at calming investors’ jitters and shoring up global …

Stock Markets

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 …

Marketing

The Real Book of Real Estate: Real Experts. Real Stories. Real Life.

<i>The Real Book of Real Estate</i> is the one book, the Bible, of real estate advice and techniques every investor needs to navigate through the ups, the …

Sticky: Seven Must-Read Books for Real Estate Investors

Real estate investors disagree on many topics, but one that nearly all agree on is the necessity of investing in yourself. There are literally …

Real Estate Investing for Beginners: 14 Tips for Success

Are you just starting out?<p>Sometimes real estate investing for beginners can seem a bit intimidating and it’s easy to get lost in the lights and …

The 7 Tips Entrepreneurs Need to Know Before Investing in Real Estate

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Why should entrepreneurs invest in the first place? The answer is: to have enough money to live on when we no longer can or wish to work. To put that money aside, however, we have to accumulate enough to offset inflation and the taxes …

How to Find Foreclosure Discounts in the Current Market

The foreclosure market has started to decline across the country as home prices rise and the real estate market moves toward recovery. However, even …

Four Essential Real Estate Investing Tips for Aspiring Investors

Are you interested in starting a career in real estate investing? If so, then utilize these essential real estate investing tips to help you increase your chances of success in your real estate endeavors.<p>Tip #1: Secure Funding <b>First</b><p>Before you even start scouting for properties, it is pertinent that …

10 Habits of Successful Real Estate Investors | Investopedia

Joint ventures, wholesaling and property management are just a few of the ways investors can profit from real estate, but it takes a little savvy to …

Real Estate

5 Simple Ways To Invest In Real Estate

Investing<p>History suggests that real estate can provide diversification and a hedge against inflation.<p>Investing<p>Make a plan, develop a niche and the …

Want To Become A Billionaire? Just Solve One Of These 10 Problems

We recently gave you a list of 25 trends that would be making people billions. Most of the phenomena will end up benefiting everyone.<p>But if you fancied yourself as someone who could be turned into a billionaire, you were arguably cheating — these were things everyone has already figured out.<p>The …

#!Quatre livres pour comprendre la crise#!» - Une sélection de livres sur la crise économique et la finance.

Cet été, Points vous propose une sélection de livres qui permettent de mieux comprendre la crise économique et le monde de la finance.<p>8 mars 2012<br>360 …

5 Things You Can Do Now to Prepare for Rising Inflation

Rate<p>Gold: No matter what, it's worth something<p>By John Waggoner, USA TODAY<p>We all have our little fears: The frayed wire on the coffee maker. That …