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How to Pack a Punch With Social Media

This is the slide deck I used at Social Media Marketing World on March 26, 2015. It contains my top tips for using social media.

Why you should say less in job interviews

Many of the people I’ve interviewed for job openings over the years had a nasty habit of talking too much. I would check my watch to signal my …

Groupon’s Post About Banana Case Turned Into A Festival Of Dignified Lewd Jokes

Let’s be honest: the Banana Bunker, an adjustable plastic tube meant to protect your banana from bruising or other damage when you carry it as a …

Bill Gates
Top 10

How to Properly Use Visual Storytelling in Content Marketing

The rise in popularity of social media platforms such as Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, Tumblr, YouTube, Twitter, and Vine paved way to visual …

This One Word Is the Key to Sales Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If I were to choose one word for salespeople and business owners to embrace it would be “consistency." It’s not as exciting or sexy a word as say “aggressiveness” or “innovate,” but it’s a word that can make a huge difference in any …

Selling
Infographics

Google investors will love these charts. Android developers will hate them.

As investors and analysts panic about how Google's search advertising revenue growth is slowing because it can't charge as much for mobile ad clicks as desktop ad clicks, this move gives Google another huge avenue for mobile monetization.<p>"We view this move as akin to when the company first …

Credit Suisse

Follow these 7 steps if you’re talking to a possible acquirer

A few weeks ago I wrote about what startup founders should do when they get a call from a bigger company’s Corporate Development group. A call from a CorpDev team can signal they’re interested in acquiring you, but, as I explained, taking that call can also lead to costly dead-ends. If you do …

Why Oil Could Be Facing A 20-Year Bear Market

In the past, the usual “oil crisis” was caused by self-serving news items of an oil shortage, causing soaring prices. Just 2-3 years ago, the fear mongers said that the world had “seen peak oil,” meaning that oil production would be on a long term decline and there would be big shortages. Instead, …

Stock Markets

7 Marketing Skills You Really Need In 2015 And Beyond

Marketing Skills for Marketers of Today and the Future<p>If you’ve been a marketer for less than a decade, you probably find it downright staggering to …

The goosebumps test: Science has found the emotion you need to stay healthy

A link has long been proven between negative moods and ill health. But how do positive moods affect us physiologically?<p>Researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, set out to discover exactly that when they tracked emotions such as compassion, joy, love, and so on versus the levels of …

Psychology
Government

7 Easy Tips To Perfect Your Wardrobe From Bradley Cooper's Stylist

<i>Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images</i><p>Sometimes, the journey to creating the ideal wardrobe feels like an uphill battle. It can be a vicious circle of buying garments we’re certain will elevate our style, wearing them once (<i>if at all</i>) and then glaring at them with contempt when they don’t serve the …

Clothing

Android Circuit: Samsung Galaxy S6 Reviewed, Android Beats iOS UI, Cyanogen's Billion Ambition

Taking a look back at seven days of news across the Android world, this week’s Android Circuit highlights a number of stories including the pre-orders for the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, reviewing the reviews of the Galaxy S6, the dangerous S6 Active, reviewing the HTC One M9, profiling Cyanogen, …

Mobile

This Week in Content Marketing: The Third Era of the Internet Has Begun

<i>PNR: This Old Marketing with Joe Pulizzi and Robert Rose can be found on both</i> <i>iTunes</i> <i>and</i> <i>Stitcher</i><i>.</i><p>In this week’s episode, Robert and I discuss AOL …

Marketing
Apple Pay

What really causes economic downturns?

Most empirical studies in macroeconomics approximate the deviations of aggregate economic variables (such as the GDP) from their trends with a normal …

Economics

These 20 Powerful Social Issue Ads Will Make You Stop And Think!

While the methods of advertising change and adjust to the times, there can be one common attribute that most of us will agree on – they are very …

Embeddable Facebook Videos: This Week in Social Media

Shares 4K<p>Welcome to our weekly edition of what’s hot in social media news.<p>To help you <b>stay up to date with social media</b>, here are some of the news …

DON'T hang up on cold-callers! Your tricks and tactics for having fun while taking revenge on the scourge of phone pests

Hanging up on cold callers is the number one way to protect yourself against pension fraud, watchdogs warned this week.<p>Not so, declared This is Money …

Dentists will soon be able to 3D print you a new tooth in minutes

Watching advancements in 3D printing technology can seem like watching science fiction—impressive, but ultimately out of reach and arguably bearing little relevance in daily life.<p>But with the announcement of a breakthrough technology that accelerates 3D printing speeds by a factor of up to 100, you …

3D Printing

Content-Base.co

Bobbi Kristina Brown Update: Bobby Brown Hopeful Shift To DeKalb Medical Will Show Positive Results

Bobby Brown, who has been hopeful about his daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown’s recovery, believes that the 22-year-old will come out of her medically …

Chevron just sold its entire stake in Australia's Caltex in a record-breaking deal

Offshore institutional investor demand for the 50 percent stake in Australia's biggest refiner was strong, with bidding driving the final price to A$35 a share, a spokeswoman for Goldman Sachs, the sole underwriter for the deal, confirmed on Saturday.<p>The bank offered the 135 million shares at a …

Oil

Pebble Time Kickstarter project raised $20.3 million

During its month-long crowdfunding campaign, which ended 10 p.m. ET Friday, Pebble Time shattered two Kickstarter records.<p>It broke its first record on its first day, when it became the fastest project to raise $1 million -- in 49 minutes. A week later, it became the most-funded campaign in …

Wearable Tech

Co-op Bank could pay boss £5m package as losses halve

Bank signs up Niall Booker until end of 2016 to steward troubled bank through latest turnaround plan<p>The chief executive of the troubled Co-operative Bank is being handed a potential £5m pay deal, sparking a row as he prepares to axe more jobs and close another swath of branches.<p>Niall Booker, hired …

Investing

Why Dave Ramsey’s Cash-Only Policy Is Genius for Saving Money

Making saving money easy enough that you'll actually do it.<p>Let's face it -- budgeting money in today's card-flashing times can be difficult to …

Personal Finance