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Use This Trick To See A Map Of Everywhere Google Knows You've Been

Luckily, there's an easy way to see exactly what Google knows about where you've been, and you can even see a map of past locations you have visited.<p>This all depends on whether you have enabled two settings tied to your Google account: location reporting and location history. Of course Google lets …

The life cycle of a small business

Every new business is unique. But the path they each take is common, and knowing the outline of the journey that previous small businesses have followed can help you to grow more effectively.<p>"Entrepreneurs like to think their situation and their idea is original. But I find many people are …

28 Secrets of Exceptionally Productive People

Want to work smarter, not harder? Learn from the best.<p>Occasionally, I stumble on my own productivity tools and strategies, but mostly I borrow them from others.<p>So does Ryan Holiday, the author of the best-selling The Obstacle Is the Way (a really great book) and the compulsively readable <i>Trust Me,</i> …

Productivity

4 Tips for Building a Company That Attracts the Best Investors

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Top investors have a long checklist that they consider when evaluating a startup. To win their favor, you must not only meet, but exceed their expectations. Not long ago, we shared with you five tricks for winning over the best …

Customer Service

The Introvert’s Guide To Networking

Networking in a new industry can be daunting for even the most socially adept. Here’s how to dissolve the nerves.<p>Networking is research-proven to be the overwhelmingly best way to land a job, better than job board hunting and recruiter services.<p>But for most of us–introverts, especially–selling …

Employment

Britain 'will be Europe's top economy by 2030'

A rising population, a low-tax regime and insulation from the worst of the eurozone's problems leave Britain on course to overtake Germany as Europe's biggest economy within the next two decades, according to a study released on Thursday.<p>The annual world economic league tables from the Centre for …

How successful people make themselves luckier

The two most important days in your life are the day you are born, and the day you know why.<p>Unfortunately for some people, that second day never occurs. For lucky people, though, the second day—the day you know why—is often described as a personal epiphany. The most successful people have a clear …

Success

Volvo to cut 2,000 jobs as profits fall

<b>Truckmaker Volvo is cutting 2,000 jobs after investments in new models and a rising Swedish kronor held back third-quarter profits.</b><p>Sweden's largest private sector employer said earnings fell to 2.50bn kronor ($393m; £242m) from 3.48bn kronor a year-ago.<p>Volvo is launching a new range of trucks ahead …

Here are 5 ways iOS 7 can help the enterprise

Since the release of the first beta release to developers in June 2013, iOS 7 has been making news in the tech world. With the public release just a …

7 Statistics About Facebook Users That Reveal Why It's Such A Powerful Marketing Platform

But digging into the data reveals more specific and compelling reasons why marketers should be active on Facebook, such as the fact that despite recent news coverage about how Facebook is getting older, it's still strongest in the young adult age bracket so precious to many marketers.<p>In a new …

African stock exchanges: making big strides | Financial Times

There is plenty of investment appetite for African stocks among institutional investors, and the continent’s financial markets are taking …

The 12 Best Charts Of The Week

Here they are: the 12 best charts of the week.<p>1. The planet is leaving the Age of Commodities and entering the Age of Consumer Durables.<p><b>READ MORE: GOLDMAN SACHS: Here's What The World Wants »</b><p>2. The University of Chicago cleans up on the leaderboard for most Nobel Prizes in Economics.<p><b>READ MORE:</b> …

Three U.S. Economists Share Nobel Prize For Economics

Three economists, two from the University of Chicago, and one from Yale, whose “empirical analysis of asset prizes” have transformed the way the stock markets work, have won the Nobel Prize for Economics. Eugene F. Fama, Lars Peter Hansen, and Robert J. Shiller have all come up with separate …

Economics

Overseas shoppers: who spends what in the UK

UK retailers and tourism bosses have welcomed the chancellor's pledge to relax visa restrictions to make it easier for wealthy Chinese shoppers to splash their cash in the UK.<p>The simplification of visitor paperwork could boost UK revenues generated by Chinese shoppers by an estimated £1.2bn a year …

Can Twitter Save TV? (And Can TV Save Twitter?)

<b>On the eve of its fervently-hyped IPO, the micro-messaging service has a radical plan for nabbing the ad dollars it needs to thrive: helping TV networks survive the digital media revolution. This is the cover story of the October 28, 2013 issue of Forbes.</b><p>It’s Emmys night at the Nokia Theatre in Los …

Seven dirty, gritty, real startup lessons that cost me $2 million

As CEO and founder of a company that makes an app that helps people apply to jobs from their mobile phones, I am happy to report that we’ve sucked a …

Light Stalking

A great photograph is a full expression of what one feels about what is being photographed in the deepest sense, and is, thereby, a true expression …

Twitter founder reveals secret formula for getting rich online

Ev Williams has figured out the internet.<p>That's what he told the gathered tech heads at the recent XOXO conference in Portland, Oregon, and while he …

GOLDMAN SACHS AND TEEN VOGUE: Here Are The 50 Brands That Young Women Love Most

Leading with Questions Increases Sales

<i>Early in my career, there was no sales training and I had never sold prior to my first job.</i> Additionally, I knew nothing about the copiers I was …

Three Ways to Juice Your Marketing Results Using Color

Imagine heading to a local café and ordering hot chocolate. They serve it to you in a white cup. Chances are, you won't like your drink. That's not …

The 5 Things Every (Great) Marketing Story Needs - Copyblogger

Here on Copyblogger, you’ve seen us talk many times about how to tell a terrific marketing story.<p>Why? Because stories are fundamental to how we …

Marketing

Building Your Marketing Funnel with Google Analytics

Do you have an idea of the path a user typically takes to convert on your website? Or, are you simply building traffic from one channel (probably …

Analytics

How Make Difficult Decisions: Advice From Alvin York | The Art of Manliness

Corporal Alvin C. York silently led his squad of men through the thick underbrush and dense fog of the Argonne Forest early the morning of October 8, …

Trigger Point Release For Beginners | The Art of Manliness

We can’t all afford a personal masseuse or athletic trainer to regularly rub out the kinks, soreness, and tight spots in our muscles. But there is a …

38 Vintage Conversation Rules | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: The excerpt below comes from a book published in 1875:</i> A Gentleman’s Guide to Etiquette <i>by Cecil B. Hartley. Hartley’s rules may be</i> …