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At the end of the day, the impact of your annual stakeholder letter does not hinge on a P/E ratio or book value. “Effective shareholder letters clearly articulate the company’s strategy and offer specifics
In today’s hyper-competitive market, a burning question for most companies is: “How can we achieve a significant and sustainable competitive advantage in order to retain our customers?” After all, keeping
Everyone knows that marketing is crucial to the success of your company and its products. However, did you know that there is one, single marketing decision that is exponentially more important than any
Just in time for International Women's Day, Goldman Sachs announced a $50 million seed contribution to a new fund aimed at helping close the credit gap for women-owned businesses in developing countries.
You no doubt know that focus is key to doing your job well. Common sense and about 8,000 blog posts a year remind entrepreneurs and others that limiting your commitments is the only route to excellence
You might be taking the wrong tack when you're trying to sell your company to potential employees and retain those already on board. Employees care little about free perks at a new job and put more weight
In the process to compile and recognize the Build 100, Inc.'s list of America's premiere sustained-growth firms, I was asked to compile the social media profiles of each company on the list. No problem,
There was no Look Back team at Facebook — when the company decided to make videos celebrating the past posts of each member, it pulled people from across different groups to complete the task. Originally
Do you have what it takes to run your company successfully? Boris Groysberg, a professor of business administration at Harvard Business School, surveyed senior search consultants at a global executive-placement
John Borthwick, co-founder of Betaworks--a tech studio that creates and invests in emerging Web services--attributes much of his success to gut instinct. He and his team are known for Web tools such as
On the heels of Facebook’s $19 billion purchase of WhatsApp, an interactive visualization compares the acquisition strategies of Google, Facebook, AOL, Yahoo, and Apple. Last week, Facebook shocked us
16 million. That's how many people viewed my blog content on LinkedIn last year. Those 16 million page views led to 300,000 followers, thousands of sales leads and books sold and more than $1 million revenue.
We use our devices everyday tapping and swiping to perform the actions we need to. Effortlessly doing these things time after time, it’s only natural for us to become quite good at doing them. In the fast-paced
Congratulations, ladies: The new Windows All-in-One will help you plan your wedding and tool around Pinterest Ej Dickson March 4, 2014 1:15pm (UTC) This article originally appeared on The Daily Dot. Hay
An online university will start a free online Android programming course next month, offering interested applicants the first notions needed to create apps for smartphones and tablets running Google’s
It’s a typical school day. In the midst of the normal morning bustle you hear your son and daughter bickering loudly. You saunter in to check things out and find them huddled around the family 3D printer.
Far too many designers are told they need to work for free to build their resumes. Here are 10 tips for getting paid what you deserve. The overarching business problem designers will face early in their
Google just bought a startup called Nest for $3.2 billion. Nest makes Internet-connected thermostats and smoke detectors. The company is only three years old. One of it's first investors was a venture
Google just made a big, bold acquisition, scarfing up red-hot home-automation gadget company Nest for $3.2 billion. Nest was founded by the guy who designed Apple's iPod. Nest products look like Apple
And, yes, Apple says that people spent more than $10 billion in its App Store in 2013 — including more than $1 billion in December. But the truth is, your chances of getting rich from a mobile app is slim.