Joe Walker

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Like father, like son: Approaching life like an entrepreneur

<i>Tarun Wadhwa is an aspiring entrepreneur and the son of serial entrepreneur Vivek Wadhwa.</i><p>My dream was always to become a lawyer. I used to believe that law was the most direct way to impact the world around me. I thought entrepreneurs were only concerned with small issues, while lawyers worked on …

American Dream “Much More Difficult” Today, Perry Ellis CEO Says

In honor of Father’s Day, The Daily Ticker recently sat down with George and Oscar Feldenkreis, the father and son team who run Perry Ellis …

Black Hat or White Hat SEO? It's Time to Ask Better Questions

Since the Wild West days of the late 1990s, SEOs have been grouped into two camps – the “black hats” and the “white hats”. Over time, these …

Your Company Needs An Enemy, And Here’s The Data To Prove It

Your antagonist doesn’t necessarily need to be another business. Positioning yourself against an idea could, in fact, be the most durable approach.<p>Social labels are like clothes: people love them when they think they look good in them, but hate them when they don’t fit well.<p>A variety of research …

Customer Service

Three Myths about What Customers Want

<i>This post is the last in a three-part series.</i><p>Most marketers think that the best way to hold onto customers is through “engagement” — interacting as much as possible with them and building relationships. It turns out that that’s rarely true. In a study involving more than 7000 consumers, we found …

Open Data is Transforming Democracy in Africa but it Faces Challenges

Kenya is at the forefront of the open data movement in Africa thanks to initiatives such as crowdsourcing software Ushahidi and government tracker Uchaguzi.<p>At the recent The Next Web Conference Europe held in Amsterdam, Marina Gorbis, Executive Director of the Palo Alto based Institute For The …

Why Is Facebook Blue? The Science Behind Colors In Marketing

Turns out, something as simple as tweaking the color of a button changes user behavior or endears people to your product. Buffer’s Leo Widrich explains the importance of color in website and brand design.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the</i> …

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