gary lennartx

234 Flips | 7 Magazines | 114 Likes | 2 Followers | @garyl53 | Keep up with gary lennartx on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “gary lennartx”

Baked Eggplant Parmesan

Recipe<p>Servings: 6 to 8<p>For the marinara, you can use your own sauce or try the Quick Marinara with Toasted Garlic & Rosemary. Serve this hearty dish …

Recipes

Nike Just Released a Gorgeous, Powerful Campaign Dedicated to Equality

Nike is using its platform as one of the biggest sports brands in the world to tout a message of equality.<p>The brand has launched a new 90-second …

Fox To Acquire TrueX For $200 Million

21st Century Fox has agreed to acquire the online advertising technology company TrueX Media for $200 million. TrueX is behind the technology that offers to replace the usual advertisements in a video stream with one interactive ad. The deal with TrueX will help 21st Century Fox to drive ad …

5 Easy Party Foods to Serve at Your Holiday Gathering

When your schedule is packed to the gills, having a few quick recipes to rely on can be a life saver.<p>It's that time of the year when all of us are busy running last-minute errands, decorating our homes, wrapping gifts and cooking elaborate meals for family and friends. When your schedule is packed …

Quick Recipes

Best deals of the week: HyperDrive, Roxio Toast 12, 180 QX Drone, Blinkist, more [Deals]

Every day, Cult of Mac Deals features cool prices on hot products designed to make your life better.<p>Today, we feature some of the best there we have right now. Of course, you can go to Cult of Mac Deals to see all that’s everything we have to offer.<p><b><br>HyperDrive MacBook Storage Expander + 8gb MicroSD</b> …

Headphones

How to Sell on Social Like The Best E-Commerce Brands

<i>Joey Kotkins is the CMO & Co-Founder of</i> <i>Inside Social</i><i>.</i><p>Social media has proven itself to be a legitimate marketing channel, however, most brands, including e-commerce brands, are still in the mindset that social is just a top-of-the-funnel marketing channel.<p>But as the social networks have matured and …

The beginner's guide to creating a podcast, according to the pros

Podcasts are so hot this season.<p>With the outpour of podcast obsessions (thanks, <i>Serial</i>), we've probably all thought to ourselves, "How hard can it …

How to Cook the Feast of the Seven Fishes for Christmas Eve Dinner

The Feast of the Seven Fishes is a Christmas Eve tradition—here's how to make it at home.<p>There are no hard-and-fast rules about the preparation of the <b>Feast of the Seven Fishes</b>. But there is plenty of debate over its origin and how to celebrate this Italian and Italian-American tradition. What fish …

Christmas Eve

Christmas Morning Casserole Everyone Will Love

Christmas morning is obviously the peak of all the holiday excitement, and in our family it is always spent hovered over hot coffee and breakfast casseroles, while we refuse to wear anything but pajamas and laze on the sofa.<p>Christmas Morning Casserole is perfect for long lazy mornings with family …

Gluten-Free

3 Ways to Tell Whether Your Metrics Are Tricking You

<i>This post originally appeared on the Evergage blog.</i><p>B2B marketing can often feel like a big black box. While companies have access to a wealth of customer behavior analytics, these same data points can be extremely deceptive.<p>Take a metric as simple as ‘time on page,’ for instance. If we notice …

Google+ Can Now Automatically Make Your Videos Look Better

For almost two years now, Google has been automatically enhancing the photos you upload to Google+; starting today it will do (almost) the same with videos, too.<p>It won’t do this automatically, though. Instead, whenever Google now thinks it can improve a video you upload, a banner will appear in the …

15 Fabulous Make-Ahead Holiday Recipes

When it comes to holiday entertaining, there's nothing worse than being stressed and stuck in the kitchen.<p>When it comes to holiday entertaining, there's nothing worse than being stressed out and stuck in the kitchen while your guests enjoy the party. The key is to plan a menu that can be made …

Recipes

The Fast Metabolism Diet Cookbook

• <b>Author:</b> Haylie Pomroy<p><b>Turn your kitchen into a secret weapon for losing up to 20 pounds in 28 days through the fat-burning power of food!</b> <br>Use food as medicine to cook your way healthy in this must have companion to the bestselling diet sensation, The Fast Metabolism Diet. You will find <b>over 200</b> …

Exploring the Wild West of Wine With the World Wine Guys

It goes way beyond the famed Napa and Sonoma counties.<p>California is the forth largest producer of wine in the world, and yet, until Mike Desimone and Jeff Jenssen decided to tackle the great state, no book had come close to covering all of California's wine regions. From the authors of <i>Wines of the</i> …

Paso Robles

17 Startup Darlings That Dropped Off The Map This Year

It's why, on average, nine out of 10 seed-stage startups fail.<p>Here are some of the previously hot startups that fell off the map this year.

Get lifetime access to over 5,000 Adobe training videos [Deals]

People who work in creative industries know that the best examples of media creation software are made by Adobe. Whether it’s getting pictures just right with Photoshop, or putting together a whiz bang digital newsletter with InDesign, Adobe makes software to tackle just about any creative …

Smiletime Tries Reinventing Web Video, Using Some Familiar Ideas

The Web lets you do a lot more than just watch video.<p>Everyone knows the future of TV is video delivered over the Web. But should the TV of the future look like the TV we’re watching today?<p>No way, says Alex Kruglov. Or at least, not all of it. He thinks some of it should look something like …

Top 10 Marketing Books of 2014

Every entrepreneur should read these groundbreaking books on how to market yourself, your product, and your company.<p>My previous posts have identified the Top 10 Business Books of 2014 and the 7 Most Thought-Provoking Books of 2014. In this post, I turn to marketing, where it's been a <i>very</i> good year, …

Top 10 unique hotels in Amsterdam

Amsterdam's canal-ribboned cityscape, quirky Dutch design, innovative architecture, and inherent practicality and sense of humour give rise to some amazing places to stay throughout the Netherlands' capital, from watercraft to a water tower and even a crane. Skip run-of-the-mill digs in favour of …

Influencer Marketing In The Social Web (3 Keys And 5 Ways To Win)

<b>Influencer marketing:</b> It’s as old as the hills. But the way enterprises need to approach it has changed.<p>Traditional marketing required a one-to-many blast-broadcast mode, but <i>influencer marketing</i> needs the broadcast message to reach people in as many ways as possible.<p>Here are 3 keys and 5 ways to …

What to do when a VC says no

You have the concept. You have the passion. You have the team. You even have a meeting lined up with your dream VC. So what do you do when a VC rejects you — multiple times?<p>I learned this lesson from personal experience. Here’s my story.<p>Mike Maples, Jr. is the managing partner of Floodgate. Mike is …

TV is over: Mobile has officially demoted TV to second-rung media status

About 26 percent of customers who call US cable TV companies request “internet only” service, according to a survey of those calls by mobile advertising technology company Marchex. Of those customers, at least 60 percent actually end up getting internet-only service, Marchex says.<p>The survey results …

Todaself lets app developers launch and monitor ad campaigns with self-service platform

Israeli mobile-ad network Todacell has launched a self-service mobile-ad platform that allows app developers and advertisers to launch ad campaigns in a matter of minutes. They can also continuously monitor them and optimize the ads for audience and geography.<p>The Tel Aviv company is moving into a …

Programmatic ad-buying is finally coming to television

The pace of change in the U.S. television business is notoriously glacial. There’s truth to the adage that buyers and sellers of the $75 billion …

Predicting the Success of Design Driven Startups

In stark contrast to previous decades, starting a new venture can be accomplished on a shoestring budget. This is due to the diminishing cost of information and tools combined with the relatively high value of knowledge, skills and experience that founders bring to the equation. Bootstrapping is …

Months After Taking On A New Name And Biz Model, The Mobile Majority Reports A $50M Revenue Run Rate

Six months ago, mobile advertising startup PaeDae changed its name to The Mobile Majority, adjusted its business model, and raised some extra money. Now founder and CEO Rob Emrich is saying that the move has paid off, with the company hitting a $50 million revenue run rate in November.<p>When I wrote …

3 Reasons You Do Not Need a Video

That may seem like a strange title for a post coming from a guy who owns a creative agency that will produce well over 100 videos for clients in 2015. You'd think my job would be to convince people that they need a video to take their company (and mine) to the next level. I used to do that. I never …

Vidcoin Solves Buffering Issues For Mobile Video Ads

Vidcoin is an advertising technology startup focused on video ads for smartphones. The French startup makes watching video ads less painful by providing an SDK that will buffer videos before playing them so that they will instantly play.<p>“Mobile video continues to be a challenge for one simple …

21 tools that will help your remote team work better together

Working as a remote team can be difficult, but doesn’t have to be. Here at The Next Web, much of our team is remote.<p>We have staff in the UK, India, The Netherlands, USA and New Zealand all working together across time zones successfully, even though the time differences can be confusing …

Pantone's Marsala making you hungry? Here's how to eat the Color of the Year

Food<p>When Pantone announced their official Color of the Year for 2015, fashionistas responded with a common reaction: hunger.<p>That's because Marsala, the earthy red hue of the moment, is named after the wine most popularly used in an Italian chicken dish. So if the recent announcement has sparked a …

Food