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Government launches investigation into influencer marketing

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has launched an investigation into influencer marketing, specifically looking at the problem of social …

Public Relations

The numbers don’t lie: Facebook is faltering. So what will eventually replace it?

Calling Facebook a mere “social network” at this point is a bit dismissive. The once relatively simple site started as a place college students could …

Social Media

The Biggest, Most Chaotic Used Bookstore in the Southern Hemisphere

With two million books, 500,000 vinyls and a 45-year history, this ramshackle family bookstore business has to be seen to be believed.<p>“You’d be …

Books

8 Common Products With Features You Never Knew About

One of the first things we ask ourselves when we wake up in the morning is, “How can I make today run smoothly?” We don’t agree with cutting corners …

Lifehacks

Unhappy At Work? Here's Four Psychologist Approved Ways To Help

<i>This article originally appeared in the July/August issue of ESSENCE</i><p>Happiness can sometimes feel like a far-fetched goal—especially for a Black woman …

We’re terrible at planning our time. Here’s how to fix it

We work a lot less hours than we think. Here are some tips on how we can make the most of that time.<p>How many hours do you work each day? If you’re like most of the U.S. working population, you probably think you get a solid eight hours in. That’s 40 hours a week. Around 1,800 a year (minus 2 weeks’ …

Time Management

Turn Your Truck Into A Tent And More With TopperEZLift System

Portability and convenience are the world’s greatest commodities.<p>Remember the Hitch Hotel that turns your car into an instant RV? Well, we came …

RVs

Infographic: 10 essential parts of highly ranked websites

When customers want to find you, are search engines offering your website as a top result?<p>Digital marketers and PR pros must pay keen attention to …

Marketing

Richard Branson on LinkedIn: "We can make business better by incorporating purpose into the heart of everything we do https://virg.in/3NK"

Richard Branson on LinkedIn: "We can make business better by incorporating purpose into the heart of everything we do https://virg.in/3NK"

Richard Branson

This Weekend’s Meteor Shower Could Be the Best One of the Year (Video)

We have the moon to thank.<p>Save all your wishes for this weekend. Shooting stars could happen every minute.<p>From Aug.11–13, the Perseid meteor shower …

Perseids

The World's Oldest Hotel Has Been in the Same Family for 52 Generations (Video)

The hotel industry goes back way further than you might think. Sure, there are classic properties in historic cities such as Paris and Rome, but …

Japan

16 Awesome Marketing Strategies For Small Businesses

Today, I’m going to show you 16 different marketing strategies that have a proven history of success for small businesses.<p>Half of these options will …

Marketing

Jerry Seinfeld reviewing diners from Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee

Ever wonder what Jerry Seinfeld thinks of the hipster cafes and retro diners he takes celebrity guests to in Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee?<p>Wonder no longer, because Seinfeld is leaving witty restaurant reviews on Google Maps of places he went during his Netflix talk show. And they make for quite …

Jerry Seinfeld

The 5 LinkedIn Videos Every Executive Should Be Making

The fact that video gets so much more engagement on LinkedIn today than text—three times more, according to LinkedIn senior director of product …

Marketing

The power of Neil Young’s “Ohio” in 2018: Why the Kent State protest anthem remains so relevant

<b>Neil Young (AP/Amy Harris)</b><p>Artists from Jason Isbell to Gary Clark Jr. keep song about 1970 state-sponsored violence rooted in the present<p>Annie Zaleski<p>August 5, 2018 3:00pm (UTC)<p>At last weekend's Newport Folk Festival, Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit's Friday set featured a marquee special guest: David …

Kent State

Qué es una estrategia customer centric

<b>Tanto si estás familiarizado con este término, como si no, seguro que sabes que una estrategia customer centric es poner en el centro de todo al</b> …

Currently erupting volcanoes, 2018-08-05

Currently erupting volcanoes, 2018-08-05.

GIF Stickers: Best Practices to Capitalize on the Latest Marketing Trend

One of the largest and fastest-growing tools in social media marketing today is the use of GIFs. Recently, 69 percent of consumers reported that they …

Social Media

We compared 3 of the most popular note taking apps for iPhone — but the winner depends on what you want to do

I shudder to think where I would be in life if it were not for my smartphone note-taking apps.<p>Surely, I would have forgotten hundreds of tasks over the years, misplaced hundreds of paper shopping lists, or lost hours-worth of notes taken at work. All those brilliant screenplay ideas that I've had …

Apps

The Police's Andy Summers Has "Avoided" Music by Sting, Stewart Copeland

<b>The Police</b> was not only one of the biggest bands of the '80s but also one of the decade's most internally contentious.<p>Constant friction between …

Music

Why July 29th Matters in Rock History

It’s July 29th and here are some reasons why this day matters in rock history:<p>In 1966, <b>Eric Clapton</b>, <b>Jack</b> <b>Bruce</b> and <b>Ginger</b> <b>Baker</b> made their live debut as</b> …

Rock Music

Chris Robinson Says No One Cares About The Magpie Salute

<b>Chris Robinson</b> and his brother <b>Rich Robinson</b> don't agree on much these days, but they do agree that <b>The Black Crowes</b> aren't getting back together.<p>Chris …

Music

BEST CONTENT. BEST BRANDS. MOST RECEPTIVE AUDIENCE.

Clicks Quality<p>Now more than ever, people are looking for ways to reclaim their time and attention, separate the signal from the noise and enrich their lives. We work with over 4,000 of the world’s best publishers and an editorial team that hand-curates content around the clock to produce a 100% …

26 vintage photos of music festivals that will make you want to go back in time

It seems like every other week, there's a new music festival popping up around the country promising to be the greatest weekend ever. And in addition to all of these new ones, you have your staples like Coachella, Bonnaroo, and Hangout.<p>But if you find yourself longing for the days of going to a …

Festivals

Every Marketing Tool You Need to Know in 2018

StartupStockPhotos / PixabayEvery marketer needs the right tools in order to succeed in running marketing campaigns.Good tools make your life easier, …

Marketing

Secretly filmed footage reveals the training Facebook moderators are put through

The training Facebook moderators are put through has been revealed in hidden camera footage.<p>A journalist for British broadcaster Channel 4 went undercover as a Facebook moderator and was shown how to deal with extreme content, including child abuse, self-harm, and racism.<p>During the secretly filmed …

Internet

Genesis frontman Peter Gabriel has invested in a blockchain startup

Legendary 80s singer Peter Gabriel has put an undisclosed amount of funding into Provenance, a British blockchain startup that aims to make supply chains more transparent.<p>Gabriel joins a roster of celebrities giving their backing— financial or personal — to cryptocurrency-related startups. Paris …

If 25% of brands disappeared overnight, nobody would give a FCK

Do you know how the dinosaurs were doing the day before they got wiped out?<p>They were flourishing. Mooching around eating ferns and each other, happy …

Why a Single Sock Could Be Your Best Bedtime Companion During a Summer Heat Wave

It’s time to put those orphan socks to good use!<p>It’s a proven fact that a low body temperature is the key to a good night’s sleep. In fact, research …

Heat Waves

Student walks 20 miles to new job — so CEO gifts him a car

An Alabama college student walked 20 miles in the dark to get to his new job — an act of dedication that inspired the company’s CEO to gift him a new …