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5 Blockchain trends influencing the future of social media marketing

If you want to prepare yourself for the future of blockchain-enabled social media marketing, the following are five trends you should be tracking closely:<p>1) There is growing interest in verified online identities. With massive bot problems on social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter, …

Eater Chicago’s Top Stories of 2016

The openings of Seafood City and Jollibee generated mountains of interest in Chicago in 2016. In fact, of the top 15 most-read <b>Eater Chicago</b> stories — not including maps — six involved the two Filipino powers. Take a trip down memory lane and browse the most-read Eater Chicago stories of the …

The best free things to do in Chicago in January

Free things to do in January 2018<p>Photograph: Kelly Peloza<p>Things to do, Literary events<p>Tuesday Funk<p>Uptown<p>Oct 02 2018—Dec 04 2018<p>This eclectic reading …

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Business travel trends for 2017 - part two

<b>In the second in a four-part series we look some of the key business travel trends for the year ahead. Part two: team travel, caring capitalism and</b> …

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What's missing from the city's new "Chicago Epic" tourism ad

Today, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Don Welsh, president and CEO of Choose Chicago, launched the city's new national ad campaign. The $2.2 million tourism …

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New trends affecting online design industry

Every day, technology storms are rising ahead at a faster rate. For creative designers and animators keeping up with all technological advancements …

15 Awesome Free Tools & Resources for Web Developers

In this article, we have collected relatively new and useful tools and resources for Web Developers and Designers. These tools and resources will not …

Why You Can't Fill Sales Positions With Millennials, And What You Can Do To Change This

Technical sales and sales-management positions play a critical role for U.S. businesses, but they are among the hardest to fill, according to a 2014 report from Harvard Business School’s U.S. Competitiveness Project. This week’s <i>Wall Street Journal</i> featured an interesting article titled “Bright …

10 Crucial To-Do’s when Using Instagram for Business (Check em Off!)

Are you using Instagram for business?Most businesses still haven’t fully discovered the powerful tool.There’s lots of low-hanging fruit if you do it …

You're organizing your closet all wrong

If your closet is bursting at the seams and putting together an outfit is a daily treasure hunt, it's time to get your wardrobe organized.<p>"If you can't get dressed in a smooth and easy manner in the morning, that can throw your entire day off," said professional organizer Stacey Agin Murray.<p>The …

The 'Alone Together' Customer Experience Trend: From Starbucks To Hotel Design To Retail Banking

If you want to create a successful customer experience today, learn to accommodate customers who want “alone together” time. Whether they’re millennials, Gen X, Boomers or Silent Generation, this concept has grown quickly in importance to today’s customers.<p>Including, at this very moment, a customer …

How to Ignite Brand Personality into your Social

Social media is full of noise. This is not going away anytime soon. In a crowded playing field brands have to be able to cut through the noise if …

Turn Customer Service Into Unstoppable Marketing: Help Customers Collect 'Social Media Currency'

So, you’ve invested in superior customer service, built a great customer experience, taken care of your customers like nobody else could ever do. Now, do you want to turn that superior customer experience into unstoppable marketing? If so, consider the concept of helping your customers collect …

15 Clever & Unusual Ways Magazine Holders Can Organize Your Life

Magazine holders — whether metal, cardboard, wood or some other material — aren't just for corralling your issues of <i>Dwell</i>. Get creative and clever to …

Travel Gadgets

The 2015 travel season is in high gear. We’re only three weeks removed from watching the college football playoffs in our underwear on New Year’s Day and we’ve already jetted across the continent to the likes of the Consumer Electronics Show and North American International Auto Show. While staring …

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Need a New Website or Logo? Design Trends for 2015. (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s no denying that appearance matters. Everything about a company’s logo or website is chosen for a specific impact; promotional materials are discussed and planned for months.<p>While some design strategies are timeless, trends change. …

7 Must-Have Networking Apps to Boost Your Social Media Marketing

Do you want to build strong relationships around your brand?<p>Are you using networking apps to connect online?<p>Networking with the right people can make …

How To Network In An Elevator Without Being Creepy

If your dream connection walked into the elevator with you, would you go blank or know exactly what to say?<p>Your dream contact walks onto the elevator you’re on and you think, “Now’s the chance to make a vital connection.” But before you can think of how to make your introduction, the doors open and …

Which Marketing Offers Motivate Travelers?

Most US non-business travelers (85%) look online for travel deals, and 65% usually check three or more sites, according to a recent report from …

A Peek At The First-Ever Virgin Hotels Property In Chicago

Richard Branson is at it again, reinventing yet another wheel, this time it’s the hotel. The first ever Virgin Hotels property is set to open this January 15th in Chicago’s business epicenter, The Loop. The rooms and the hotel are being kept under wraps until opening, but in classic Virgin style, …

Hotel Check-In Says More Than 2,200 New Rooms On The Way

Say you're planning to visit Chicago next year and need a place to stay. According to a new Crain's article breaking down the numbers behind the city's hotel boom, you'll be able to choose from <b>more than 2,200 new rooms</b> downtown alone. That staggering figure means <b>you could stay in a different room</b> …

What were the top 13 sales issues for businesses in 2014?

<b>As we get close to our celebration of 20 years in business at Barrett, we thought we would share with you the most common and critical sales problems</b> …

12 Tried and True Sales Practices

With the advent of native advertising, SEO and other internet-based marketing methods, entrepreneurs these days can sometimes become a little too …

10 Superpowers of Sales Stars

Sales stars don't become top performers by accident. They've got skills that can amaze mere mortals.<p>Top salespeople may seem mild-mannered when you run into them at the home office but in fact, they secretly possess the following 10 superpowers:<p><i>Alchemy.</i> A top salesperson can take any old crap that …

The Best Makeup Trends for Spring 2015

The standout makeup looks spotted on the Spring 2015 runways.<p>Spring makeup tends to look like bronze skin, glossy lips and soft, pastel eyes, but the beauty on the runway this season threw us a few surprises in the form of seriously smoky shadow, vivid red lips and strokes of brilliant color. Click …

Facebook Marketing: What is working on Facebook right now?

https://www.tabsite.com/blog/facebook-marketing-what-is-working-on-facebook-right-now/?utm_source=Social&utm_medium=Post&utm_campaign=SocialMediaExami …

Trends that will Dominate Website Designing in 2015

Advertisement<p>Web design, like the other fields of online marketing, has also experienced several transformations during 2014. Some of the older ideas …

How to Write Brand Stories that Build Emotional Connections

Stories matter in life and in marketing. The reason is simple. Great stories make people <i>feel</i> something, and those emotions create powerful connections between the audience, the characters within the stories and the storyteller.<p>Stories are the perfect catalyst to building brand loyalty and brand …