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Biologists Discover The Key Mechanism That Triggers Human Ageing

And they could use it to help slow or reverse the process.<p>Scientists have discovered that the deteorioration of the tightly-packed bundles of DNA …

Five Marketing Truths That So Many Coaches (And Small Business Owners) Fail To Understand

As a career coach and consultant with a global practice and numerous online programs, I hear from hundreds of coaches a year who are struggling, flying through all their money, and feeling desperate for a silver bullet that will help them make money in the field they used to love (but now dread). …

5 Immutable Habits of Highly Effective Guerrilla Marketers | Inc.com

Companies are in business to make money, and of course the way they do that is by selling products or service that people or other businesses need. However, it's one thing to produce something of use to someone else, and it's another thing altogether to get the word out to potential customers who …

Why Mark Cuban is Wrong About Startups and PR

PR is not an easy field to hack. Even the best-designed media strategies—and, perhaps, especially the best-designed media strategies—require foresight, deliberation, and repeated, personalized outreach and follow-up.<p>In other words, they require lots of time. And there’s really no way around that. …

5 Ugly Website Features that Used to Be Trendy

You just scored tickets to the Oscars! However, you only have two options of what to wear, and you won’t be able to actually see either one beforehand. Do you pick the simple, practical black suit or little black dress, or you can go with an option that (at some point) made it onto a celebrity body …

Keep an eye out for these marketing trends in 2015

For marketers, the new year brings a new challenge and opportunity to deliver buzzworthy campaigns that will push the needle and drive brands forward. The following are top 10 marketing and public relations trends of 2015:<p><b>1.</b> <b>Influencers will continue to be the new celebrity spokespeople</b>. In Dec. …

Creating a Company Vibe Keeps Everyone Connected To Your Purpose

In the early 1970’s, Trader Joe’s Founder Joe Coulombe, who owned a small chain of convenience stores in Los Angeles, began struggling from the …

How Becoming an Authority Can Even Save Your Life - Copyblogger

<i>Editor’s note: This essay is the Grand Prize winner of the first-ever Copyblogger Media Essay contest, for which writers had 250 words to discuss</i> …

Facebook Formally Kills 'Sponsored Stories,' But You're Still Fodder For Its Ads

Facebook announced that in April it will formally kill off its “sponsored stories,” those ads that use people’s Likes and identities to promote brands and pages. The company made it clear in an update to its privacy policy last fall that the sponsored stories language would be nixed from its policy.<p>…

17 Top Small Business News Stories of 2013 - Small Business Trends

A lot happened during 2013 that affects small businesses. Let’s take a look at the top small business news stories for 2013, as tracked by the Small …

Starting a Business in 2014? Here Is Your Startup Checklist - Small Business Trends

Each year, the number of new businesses spikes in January as the start of a new year seems like the most natural time to begin a new venture. Whether …

9 Tips For Getting Better Business Results From Social Media - Small Business Trends

Are you struggling or confused with what you want to, need to or should be saying on your social media sites?<p>Me too sometimes!<p>Social Media is such a …

WhatsApp Messaging Service Reaches 400 Million Active Users - Small Business Trends

If you need an inexpensive way to keep in touch with partners, clients or anyone else in your professional life, consider this. One of the largest …

The Secret to Achieving Resolutions: Setting Small Goals - Small Business Trends

The New Year provides an opportunity to start with a fresh, clean slate. However, more than nine out of 10 Americans (92%) will not to keep their …

5 Top Tips for Content Marketing Success - Jeffbullas's Blog

The power of online marketing on a social web has only scratched the surface of its full potential.<p>This year smart marketers will stop using content …

Facebook Without The Cool Kids

It’s not just an attractive advertising demographic that Facebook is losing as teens take their mercurial attention elsewhere in a sullen search of what’s cool. Facebook <i>sans</i> the cool kids may well be taking a substantial knock to the accuracy of its data, too.<p>A study of Facebook use among …