Kyle Mills

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A Top Sales Expert Reveals 4 Ways to Make Customers Want to Buy From You

Getting customers to take action requires much more than spitting a bunch of facts.<p>Did you know that 95% of our purchase decisions take place unconsciously?<p>While most customers think that they are making a decision based on facts, what they are actually doing is buying emotionally, then justifying …

Apple, ad blockers and the decline of the mobile Web

Americans who are plugged into the Web—the target market for Web advertisers—spend an awful lot of time staring at their smartphones and tablets. …

Engineering Reverse Innovations

Slowly but steadily, it’s dawning on Western multinationals that it may be a good idea to design products and services in developing economies and, after adding some global tweaks, export them to developed countries. This process, called “reverse innovation” because it’s the opposite of the …

Freckle IoT and Blue Bite partnership creates largest mobile beacon network in North America

Freckle IoT, an ad tech company focused on connected devices, is announcing a partnership with Blue Bite, a leader in mobile beacon technology for the retail industry. The partnership strings 60,000 beacons together, creating by far North America’s largest proximity network for advertisers.<p>The …

3 Easy Ways to Use Turn Happy Customers Into Your Best Salespeople

I'm a firm believer in creating a great experience that people want to talk about. At VerticalResponse, the email marketing company I founded, we did our best to do just that. And we took the customers that loved that experience and put them on a pedestal so that their voice could be heard.<p>Do you …

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Marijuana growers sprout on Wall Street as pot goes public

Derek Peterson may soon become the first CEO of a public company that cultivates, distributes and sells marijuana.<p>Terra Tech Corp., based in Irvine, …

4 Advanced Targeting Tactics to Use on Facebook Ads

4 tips for landing the big fish in the sea of Facebook profiles.<p>With more than 1.35 billion users around the world, there's a good chance that the target audience for any business can be found on Facebook. That's great in principle, but in reality, it's about as helpful as saying, "There are fish …

How to Optimize Your Business with a Mobile App

When it comes to the business value of mobile, the growth and engagement numbers speak for themselves. According to one study from Cisco, traffic from wireless and mobile devices are expected to outpace wired devices by 2018. Not to mention, mobile data traffic will grow three times faster than …

Why Pot Stocks Are Too Hot to Handle

If you're waiting for the right time to invest in some "green gold," keep waiting.<p>The relaxation of U.S. laws prohibiting the recreational and …

Investing

5 Best Low-Cost Mutual Funds

In choosing funds, the expense ratio—not performance—is the first number to consider.<p>With many things, you really do get what you pay for. But not …

Write Code Every Day

Last fall, work on my coding side projects came to a head: I wasn’t making adequate progress and I couldn’t find a way to get more done without …

10 Articles Every Programmer Must Read

Being a Java programmer and Software developer, I have learned a lot from articles titled as <i>What Every Programmer Should Know about .....</i> , they tend …

You Don't Want to Think Like a Programmer

It's an oft-stated goal in introductory coding books and courses: to get you to think like a programmer. That's better than something overly specific …

Best Trips 2014

TravelBest Of<p>National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. From Argentina to Oz, the final lineup reflects what’s authentic, culturally rich, sustainably minded—and, of course, superlative in the world of travel today.

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10 Innovators Who Changed the World in 2013

These brilliant engineers, designers, and dreamers captured our imagination by creating swarms of smart rescue robots, cars that drive themselves, and a rugged rover that could change the way we think about exploring the Red Planet.<p>These brilliant engineers, designers, and dreamers captured our …

Mesmerizing GIFs of Breathing Earth

Changing Planet<p><b>The biodiversity of Earth as we know it is made up of millions of species—from Baobab trees to narwhals to tiny anemones attached to the ocean floor. But can we think of Earth in a holistic way, as one living entity of its own, instead of the sum of its parts?</b><p>This is what John Nelson …

The Loveliest Short Story You Will Read Today Was Published on Craigslist

"Missed Connection" stays with you.<p>Lucas Jackson/Reuters, Chris Heller<p>Craigslist: that scourge of the newspaper industry, that den of lust, that middleman responsible for an untold number of bedbug crises.<p>Or, Craigslist: the Internet's simplest and most ingenious disruptor, a digital equivalent of …

Amazing Sequential Photography, Courtesy of Red Bull Illume Contest

<i>Photographer: Scott Serfas Athlete: John Jackson Location: Aniak, AK, USA</i><p>The physical design of the GoPro camera changed videography, as its small, …

How one iconic comic’s superfans are working together to decode a mysterious language

Nerdy cult comic XKCD is often known for its minimalistic stick-figure drawings and witty math jokes. But creator Randall Munroe has recently created …

Amazing Road Trips

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35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

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The 4 Weapons Of Exceptional Creative Leaders

By Charles Day9 minute Read<p>For the leader of a company powered by creativity, the difficulties of navigating today’s complex marketplace are …

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America's legendary drives

With over four million miles of highway, the USA offers more road trips than anyone could tackle in one lifetime. Whether you’re itching to peek into Wild West history, or just longing for a big ol’ soulful dose of nature’s vistas, you’ll find them along America’s backroads and byways. Here are our …

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The adventure playground of the Azores

The remote Portuguese archipelago is finally getting the recognition it deserves – with jewel-coloured lakes to kayak, misty laurel forests to hike and sparkling lava tubes to explore.<p>Asking someone to find the Azores on a map would probably have drawn a blank look a decade ago when the remote …