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The Best Elevator Pitch: 17 Ways to Persuasively Tell Your Story

Maybe you're starting a company or managing an initiative in a large corporation.<p>Or you're promoting a product or service--or yourself.<p>Or you're formally presenting to a senior leader or hoping to grab a few minutes with venture capitalists at a conference.<p>In all these situations, you need an …

Elevator Pitches

This 26-Year-Old CEO Found Students $7 Billion In Financial Aid

Not many company founders can credibly toss around the phrase, “seven billion dollars.” But Charlie Javice, the 26-year-old founder of Frank, can. And she did. And she probably will again.<p>That’s how much financial aid Javice estimates her company has found for the students who use Frank. “We’ve …

College & University

A professor and his son-in-law came up with a brilliant invention to slash water use by 98% – Ikea is already a partner

Johan Nihlén and Kaj Mickos founded Altered after a succesful Kickstarter campaign.BI Nordic<p><b>The founders of the Swedish startup Altered have come up with an invention that the whole world has been waiting for.</b><p><b>Their first product Altered:Nozzle Dual Flow is developed for households and slashes water</b> …

The Logo Design Revolution

The fields of graphic design and semiotics are inextricably linked. In this way, the first logo creators were most likely the ancient Egyptians, who designed images to convey socio-cultural values and established visual codes of representation. But as the industrial revolution began to give rise to …

Logo Design

10 essential podcast episodes for social entrepreneurs

Grab your headphones and listen in: these are the most important, insightful episodes of the most entertaining and useful social enterprise podcasts …

Yonge & Bloor intersection to become grassy playground in Green Street Challenge | The Star

When it comes to kids and the great outdoors, it is worse than we had thought.<p>Some discouraging data:<p>Kids recognize the logos of over 1,000 brands, …

Successful Social Entrepreneur Launches New Venture Selling Toys With A Purpose

<i>You can download an audio podcast here or subscribe via iTunes or Google Play.</i><p>After creating the top-selling organic baby food company, Happy Family, and selling it to Groupe Danone in 2013, Jessica Rolph, 43, is ready to go big again.<p>Joined by Rod Morris, 46, co-founder and President, Rolph, who …

The 10 must watch YouTube channels for social entrepreneurs

These are the YouTube channels to watch if you're looking for inspiration, advice or expertise from social entrepreneurs who've already been there …

How to Create a Great Logo for Your Small Business

The first step to an awesome logo is an idea.<p>This story originally appeared on Bizness Apps<p>If you’re reading this, you probably plan to start a small business or a side hustle very soon. And you probably have a couple of questions running through your mind like: “Do I really need that logo?” or …

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Your Addiction to Social Media Is No Accident

They're using manipulative tricks from casinos, among other things.<p>On February 9, 2009, Facebook introduced the like button. Initially, the button was an innocent thing. It had nothing to do with hijacking the social reward systems of a user's brain.<p>"The main intention I had was to make positivity …

3 Bold Marketing Campaigns Worth Learning From

If you want to sell today, market your products. But if you want to sell today and tomorrow, create a memorable brand. But what is the difference …

The Science Of Cool

What makes one consumer design cool and not another?<p>Take a look at the two water bottles below. The one on the left is pretty much your standard water bottle design: tall, clear, probably crinkly. The one on the right feels a bit less conventional, with its sleek aluminum shell shaped like an …

I want to be a franchise owner. What will my salary be?

<b>Job:</b> Franchise owner<p><b>Salary</b>: These are business owners who invest to run an existing business brand and don't earn a traditional salary. Their income usually comes after all other business expenses, which include everything from marketing to staffing salaries to supplies, depending on the business, …

7 Tech Logos Before They Became Iconic

<i>Dominic Smith is a senior writer and content strategist for Rackspace Digital, the digital marketing infrastructure specialists.</i><p>Logos are an essential part of a brand’s identity. A great logo encapsulates the personality and promise of the business behind it.<p>Some of the world’s most ubiquitous …

How Cereal Boxes Are Designed To Hypnotize You

A new study finds cartoon mascots are always designed to make love to your eyes. Cap’n Crunch? More like Svengali.<p>Next time you wander down the cereal aisle with your shopping cart, ask yourself this: Why on Earth are all the cartoon mascots–Fred Flintstone, Cap’n Crunch, the Trix Rabbit, and so …

The Best Sites For Learning About The World’s Different Cultures

I’ve compiled several “The Best…” lists that sites where you can learn about the geography, data, languages, and holidays of different countries …

Tim Cook to Climate Skeptic Group: Get Out of Apple Stock

Apple CEO Tim Cook has not been known for taking a strong stand on, well, just about anything. Caution has been the watchword of Cook's three-year …

The Companies That Are Using The Most Solar Power

Ikea wants to generate all its own energy, and its distribution centers and stores are ideal places for solar systems, according to chief …

Sugar Rush: Gaming Giant King Of Candy Crush Fame Files For IPO

The Dublin-based purveyor of addictive puzzle games is looking to raise $500 million.<p>Candy Crush Saga is a simple strategy game. The objective? To solve puzzles by annihilating colorful candies. And now, following in the grand tradition of gaming behemoths like Zynga, King Digital Entertainment, …

10 Great Screen Capture Web Tools for Teachers and Students

January 24, 2014<br>Screen capture images can be used for a variety of reasons. You can include them in tutorials and multimedia classroom projects. You …

50 Reasons It's Time For Smartphones In Every Classroom

<b>50 Reasons It’s Time For Smartphones In Every Classroom</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>There are many <b>ways to use a smartphone in the classroom</b>, but it continues to be a …

An Amazing Timeline Chronicling The History of Social Media

Most people think that social media started with the Facebook and Twitter. Web 2.0 technologies which have given rise to such popular platforms have …

The Billion Dollar History Of Trick-Or-Treating In America

Here’s how scaring kids and moms turned Halloween candy into a $2.3 billion a year business.<p>Every Halloween, millions of surrogate zombies, vampires, and goblins take to the streets, looking to fill the fluorescent orange brainpans of their plastic pumpkins with individually wrapped, fun-sized …

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2014 Soccer World Cup: Brazil Predicts Revenue 20 Times Over South Africa’s In 2010, Experts Skeptical

Brazil is expecting to bring home more than $11 billion in revenue from the 2014 soccer World Cup, more than 20 times what South Africa earned for …

Paradise Gained: How Tiny Mauritius Became Africa's Most Competitive Economy

The island nation of Mauritius has claimed Africa's top spot in the annual Global Competitiveness Report for 2013-14, which was released Wednesday by …