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The Reverse Midas Touch of Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Is Turning the Middle East to Dust

Kudos to Germany’s spooks. Back in December 2015, the German foreign intelligence agency, BND, distributed a one-and-a-half-page memo to various …

Middle East

How to grow your startup with no budget

As an entrepreneur, you master a wide range of skills: You’re resilient, passionate, a leader, and always focused on your company’s success. The vast majority of entrepreneurs also come from a technical background, and the core team they build around them is often comprised of people with similar …

What Is Strategy?

This article has benefited greatly from the assistance of many individuals and companies. The author gives special thanks to Jan Rivkin, the coauthor of a related paper. Substantial research contributions have been made by Nicolaj Siggelkow, Dawn Sylvester, and Lucia Marshall. Tarun Khanna, Roger …

Moocs: Can free classes match an MBA? | Financial Times

When I did my MBA, my professors divided roughly into those who were great and knew they were great; those who were awful but thought they were …

Wal-Mart has data on most U.S. adults, and could sell it, charges report

<b>(Reuters/Shannon Stapleton)</b><p>Groups warn of a future in which WiFi and cameras track your movements and facial expressions to customize sales<p>Josh Eidelson<p>December 3, 2013 8:25pm (UTC)<p>Wal-Mart may have consumer data on over 60 percent of U.S. adults, shares such data with over fifty third parties, and …

The Five Superpowers of Marketing

Customers are more connected and empowered than ever before. If you want to win their hearts and minds, you have to master the latest technology, assimilate vast quantities of data, engage and delight your customers, and deliver products and services that surpass expectations. Plus you have to …

How to Improve Your Social Media Marketing With Blogging

Do you blog? Are you active on social media?<p>Have you integrated your blogging with your social activities?<p>Blogging can help you improve your social …

Social Media

How to Use Facebook Apps to Promote Your Business

Is your Facebook Page working for your business?<p>Have you considered using Facebook apps, but don’t know where to start?<p>In this article <b>I</b>‘ll highlight …

6 Ways to Use Embedded Tweets to Help Your Business

Are you looking for creative ways to embed tweets on your website?<p>Do you want to show off your customer’s kind words about your business?<p>Since …

Social Media

Social Sharing: How to Inspire Fans to Share Your Stories

Do you use stories to market your business?<p>Are you wondering how you can get people to share your content?<p>To learn how to inspire your fans and …

Social Media

6 New Google Analytics Features for Marketers

Do you use Google Analytics to help you make marketing decisions?<p>Are you familiar with the latest changes in Google Analytics?<p>Google recently made …

How to Compare Your Facebook Page With the Competition

Shares 5K<p>Are you wondering how your Facebook Page compares to competitors?<p>What can you do to improve your performance?<p>Insights into how your …

5 Ways Twitter Chats Can Help Your Business

Does your business use Twitter?<p>Have you considered using Twitter chats as a marketing tool?<p>As the use of hashtags on Twitter continues to flourish, …

Social Media

26 Tips to Enhance Your Social Media Profiles

Shares 8K<p>When did you last revisit your social profile on Twitter or Facebook?<p>Do you want to maximize the impact of your social networking …

3 Strategies for Finding Customers With Social Media

Do you need a strategy to reach your ideal prospects with social media?<p>Are you overwhelmed by all the social media options?<p>If so, you’re not alone. …

7 Content Marketing Myths Debunked

Blogs are an important component to your content marketing strategy since they are a regular channel for communication with your audience. However, incorporating other types of content into your strategy can be equally as important.<p>Visuals, infographics, white papers, eBooks, user-generated …

Integrated Reporting: An Inside Look at Corporate Responsibility at Sodexo

<b>By Neil Barrett, Group Vice President, Sustainable Development</b><p><i>Part I of a two-part series in conjunction with the release of Sodexo's first</i> …

Pfizer will now sell you Viagra directly to get around the counterfeiters

Like cat videos, spam that advertises quick and embarrassment-free Viagra purchases has become an internet cliché. But while cat videos will live on, Pfizer, maker of the magic blue pill, thinks it can fight back against counterfeit Viagra. Yesterday, it launched Viagra.com “to meet the needs of …

How Somebody Forced the World’s Internet Traffic Through Belarus and Iceland

This is a deeply technical but potentially very troubling story. Imagine one day you’re using the Internet the same way you do every day. Reading the …

MBAs: Schools answer call for big data experts | Financial Times

Consumer industries are amassing huge data sets, highlighting the importance of choosing the right analytical models to help make commercial …

Place lessons on sustainability across the curriculum | Financial Times

A little over a year ago, leaders from governments, campaign groups, youth movements, higher education and business travelled to Rio de Janeiro for …

Social TV apps: 'second screen is what you'd call a lawyer's paradise'

During the 2010 World Cup, a group of Dutch women were arrested on suspicion of ambush marketing, after they attended a match in bright dresses branded by a beer company that wasn't an official Fifa sponsor.<p>Now think forward, not to the 2014 tournament, but to 2018, when technology like Google …