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4 Steps to Creating a Killer Marketing Plan Today

Marketing is one of the most critical components of your business’s success. You may have a fantastic product or service, but if customers are not …

Marketing

Best boss in America? CEO raises firm's minimum wage to $70k after reading study on happiness

Dan Price, CEO of Seattle-based payment processing company Gravity Payments, has taken a 90 per cent pay cut to give his lower-paid staff a raise<p>The boss of a technology start-up in <b>Seattle</b> shocked his employees by announcing he was taking a massive pay cut in order to raise the salaries of the …

Get Ready For The Real Story Behind Disney’s $1 Billion Attempt To Reinvent Its Iconic Theme Park

Innovation is messy, even in the Magic Kingdom.<p><i>The complete story is now available – Read The Messy Business Of Reinventing Happiness</i><p>Since as early as 2007, Disney has been working on MyMagic+, an innovative project to reinvent the experience at its iconic Disney World park. The company invested …

Walt Disney Company

In Fierce Cab Hailing App War In India, Uber Has Two Global Firsts

With competition getting brutal in the cab-summoning space, Uber is thinking up innovative ways to press ahead of its rivals in India. Last week, it launched two new initiatives which it has not attempted in any other country.<p>In New Delhi, India’s capital, Uber launched uberAUTO, a new hailing …

India

Meet the artist who creates surreal masterpieces with his iPhone

“Really I just download some apps I think sound interesting and play around with them for some time.”<p>The iPhone makes creativity-on-the-move a reality

Using the Double Time Method for Successful Project Outcomes - Small Business Trends

Double Time may not mean what you think it means.<p>Most people think of double time to mean do things twice as fast. Which is what it means if you are …

Small Business

Facebook 'likes' predict your personality

You think no one knows you better than your family and friends? Wrong.<p>There's something else that "gets" you better than your inner circle, according to a study from Stanford University and the University of Cambridge.<p>Computers, or artificial intelligence, can judge a person's personality traits …

To Nail Your New Year’s Resolutions, Quantify Your Self

How can you improve your self if you can’t quantify your self? Some data pointers for your New Year.<p>It’s that dreaded time of year again when we make New Year’s resolutions and try our best to keep them. Thankfully, whether it’s hitting the gym, eating healthier or, err, flossing more regularly, …

An Inside Look At Chandon’s Strategy For Conquering The Millennial Bubbles Market

When champagne started popping up in rap videos, sparkling wine purveyor Chandon saw an opportunity to get in with millennials.<p>In the late ’90s, champagne suddenly started showing up in rap videos: Biggie Smalls was seen popping open bottles on a yacht surrounded by scantily clad babes, Snoop Dogg …

Wine

The Most Important Design Lessons Of 2014

May they inspire you to greatness in 2015.<p>More companies than ever identify as design-led organizations. Yet the nuts and bolts of how to “do design” remain mysterious to many. Meanwhile, design as a profession has sprinted past the days when industrial designers crafted beautiful, shiny objects, …

Design

Google Ventures: Your Design Team Needs A War Room. Here’s How To Set One Up

Want to foster creativity? Skip the foosball table and opt for a war room instead. Google Ventures’s Jake Knapp shows you how. Plus: a peek inside Google Ventures’s own war room<p>In the last two years at Google Ventures, I’ve done design sprints with more than 80 startups. One of the simplest tricks …

Short-Term Memory

5 Super-Useful Things You Can Do With Your Old iPhone

Aya Brackett—Nest<p>DJI<p>Apple<p>Osmo<p>Tesla<p>Jawbone<p>Square<p>Hasbro<p>Oculus VR<p>Qualcomm

Gear & Gadgets

How to Make a DIY Camera Slider for $75 In Less than 3 Hours

How do you build a quality DIY camera slider on the cheap? Who better to ask than the founder of a slider company? In the video above, Rhino Camera …

The 9 Most Electrifying Energy Stories Of 2014

This is the year renewable energy got interesting.<p>Want more of Co.Exist’s best stories of 2014? Read all of our end-of-the-year round-ups, in all of these categories:<br>• Most-Read Stories<br>• Photos<br>• Infographics<br>• Lists<br>• Videos<br>• Maps<br>• Buildings<br>• Robots<br>• Transportation<br>• Bikes<br>• Food<br>• Collaborative …

"Story-Based Selling:" Craft, Connect, Profit from Conversations

“I will give you 70% of my revenue, just so I don’t have to do that selling thing.” Seriously, that’s what my friend said to me.<p>Now here’s the really …

Why Your Startup Should Be a Visual Organization: Interview with Phil Simon

Next Monday, Phil Simon‘s sixth book, <i>The Visual Organization</i>, hits the shelves on Amazon. Last year, Simon told companies they needed big data with …

Data Visualization

This 3-Minute Video Explains Why You Can't Stop Procrastinating

This animated YouTube video explains why humans have a natural tendency to put things off.<p>If there's one thing we know for sure about procrastination, it's that everybody does it. But perhaps understanding the intrinsic urge can help you to control it a little bit better.<p>A video from YouTube …

Procrastination

9 Things Great Leaders Do in Difficult Times

Do you know what to do as a leader when you're suddenly under fire? Here's a guide from someone who led in a real firefight.<p>Great leadership seems easy when things are good and everybody's happy. When times grow tough, however, a leader's true colors are revealed.<p>Ten years ago, a group of U.S. …

Band of Brothers

A Cheap, Promising Way to Filter Water: Through A Twig

Plant's xylem tissue could be an efficient, low-cost way to filter water.<p>One way to avoid getting sick while traveling is to only eat fruit that you peel yourself, since plants can filter out bacteria and prevent it from traveling throughout their tissues. Well, why not apply this principle to …

6 Habits of Remarkably Likable People

They're charming. They're genuine. And they can make an entire roomful of people smile.<p>When you meet someone, after "What do you do?", you run out of things to say. You stink at small talk, and those first five minutes are tough because you're a little shy and a little insecure.<p>But you want to make …

Body Language

Business Tips From Once Homeless Billionaire, John Paul DeJoria

When John Paul DeJoria started John Paul Mitchell Systems in 1980, he was briefly homeless, sleeping in an old Rolls Royce along L.A.’s Sunset Strip. But he and cofounder Paul Mitchell squirreled together $700 and hit the pavement, peddling their shampoo door-to-door. Today Paul Mitchell is $1 …

How to Think Strategically, By Asking Yourself Questions - Small Business Trends

As small business owners we’re great at many things, but strategy is usually not our strong suit.<p>Early on in my marketing career, I was struggling …

Social Media Business Tips: Socially Savvy on a Budget

<i>[Click for full size infographic]</i><p>For small business owners, social media is a great way to connect with customers, potential customers, build brand …

How Delusion Makes You More Productive

The first step to getting something done is deluding yourself into thinking you can do it.<p>How do you get something massive done–like building a business or writing a book or learning how to dance–when you’re not sure if you can make it happen? A.J. Jacobs has the hack: self-delusion.<p>Jacobs, whose …

Stephen King

Kremlin Under Siege By Steven Seagal

When Steven Seagal said recently that he was leaving to go whip some Russian kids into shape, for once it wasn’t a ready-made tough-guy line for one of his movies. Instead, it was part of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s plan to revitalize physical fitness in Moscow by restoring the Soviet-era …

The 6-Month Solution For Building Your Brand The Right Way

Scott Stratten’s Twitter bio says it best: “Kind of a big deal on a fairly irrelevant soc media site which inflates my self-importance.” That combination of wit and humor has propelled Stratten into becoming one of the digital marketing world’s no-nonsense leaders.<p>In Twitter’s early days, Stratten …

Marketing

Watch How A Tesla Model S Car is Made

Wired shares this great video showing a behind-the-scenes view on the production of the Tesla Model S vehicle. A plethora of custom machines are on …

How Do Consumers Buy Online?

[Click for full infographic]<p>So how do consumers buy online?<p>From showrooming worries to mcommerce trends, small retailers and e-tailers have a lot of …

When Bigger Isn’t Better: How Small Companies Can Win at PPC

A while back, my colleague, Elisa Gabbert, discussed why SEO is harder for small businesses and came up with 10 reasons that big companies with their …

My Company Has No Value. Does Yours?

A family cruise vacation helped this entrepreneur see that he's not building a sellable business. Here's how.<p>When I got back from vacation last week, I was kind of depressed. But not for the reasons you may think.<p>I took a Royal Caribbean cruise to Bermuda with my family. Royal Caribbean is a most …

Business Strategy