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How Social Media Is Being Used to Sell Real Estate

Millennials now make up 66 percent of the market for first-time homebuyers, and 99 percent of those looking for homes use the internet to research …

The 5:3:2 Rule for Social Media

When it comes to social sharing you need to get the balance right, and that's where the 5:3:2 rule comes into play. But what is 5:3:2?<p>Social media …

I earn $950 an hour writing from my couch — here are my best tips for people who want to work for themselves

People are intrigued when I say I'm a writer: "Ooooh, novels? TV shows? Anything I know?"<p>When I explain that I have a blog and a copywriting business, they say, "Cool!" but sometimes, their eyes mist with pity. They offer to help me find work. They picture me living in a water-stained basement …

Homework

HC asks Facebook, YouTube to block links showing Lay’s in bad light

PepsiCo India had approached the Delhi high court to stop video clippings that put its Lay’s brand in a bad light. The court will hear the matter …

Judiciary

Slack is the new place for marketers to network and find jobs

Slack, initially set up for internal collaboration at companies, has morphed into a tool for communicating outside of work. Marketers at brands, …

Advertising Industry

Improve Your Location Marketing Game With Customer Reviews

Recently, industry analyst Brian Solis wrote a column that speaks volumes about the importance of customer reviews in a business’s location marketing …

Facebook was already punishing publishers before it announced its big newsfeed change

Last month, Facebook announced its plans to deter the spread of fake news on the social network by prioritizing user generated content (think baby pictures) above professional content created by publishers. The change gave many content publishers cause for concern: Would the social media giant's …

Why Social Media and YouTube Creators Want More Diverse, Authentic Content

There is a strange thing happening with content creation on the internet. From giants like YouTube, Facebook and Twitter to the social media flavor …

How Audience Targeting Is Changing in the Age of Digital Transformation

The advertising industry is notoriously fickle. Cast your mind back to the 1950s when large companies with larger budgets would broadcast messages to …

Author who studies millionaires: How to get rich and then stay rich

Being rich, or becoming financially independent, boils down to a two-step process:<p>Accumulate wealth<br>• Keep the wealth you've accumulated<p>In my book …

Self-improvement

Blueprint for social media success

Managing multiple social media accounts can be a time-consuming nightmare.<p>If only there were a cheat sheet for navigating and mastering each …

Public Relations

Clean up your online presence.

Privacy and data security is something we regard as extremely important. In fact, its our number one focus from beginning to end. Thats why we built …

Quiz: Are You A Narcissist?

Check the answer in each pair that comes closest to describing you. Don’t leave any pairs blank; try to complete the survey in just a few minutes. …

The 10 Commandments of Obtaining Angel Funding

<i>This piece was originally published on AllBusiness.</i><p>To get angel investors to invest in your start-up, you have to make sure you understand their …

The Secret to Making Board Meetings Suck Less

“When I was a young entrepreneur, board meetings were by far the worst days of my life,” says <b>Jeff Bonforte</b>, the veteran company-builder who just sold …

Inside the boot camp that teaches startup founders how to raise millions of dollars

Dennis Pilarinos was frustrated and a little "pissed off" after his first day in a special program that teaches startup CEOs the delicate art of raising money.<p>The CEO of Buddybuild was eager to go deep into the specifics of his company, but he was told he was doing it all wrong. Instead, he was …

12 Venture Capitalists Share What Startups Should Do to Get Their Attention

Entrepreneurs seeking funding always wonder what they must do to impress a venture capitalist. In this article, a number of prominent venture …

Ideo’s CEO On How To Lead An Organization Creatively

Creative leadership is the only way for businesses to thrive in the face of rapid change, Tim Brown argues. Here’s how to master it.<p>It comes as no surprise that Tim Brown, CEO of the design consultancy Ideo, believes that all organizations should be run creatively. This philosophy has brought Ideo …

23 Books Everyone Should Read, According to Mark Zuckerberg

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Ten Habits of Highly Creative People

What exactly is creativity? So many of us assume that creativity is something we had as a child but we lost, or something allocated to rarified …

A serial startup employee explains 4 key steps to building a $1 million business in under 48 hours

We were both in hoodies and had a shared penchant for the F-bomb and burritos, all of which led to a caffeine-infused mind meld.<p>It would be the first of many.<p>The matchmaker then introducing us was the prophetic and profane Dave McClure, general partner of 500 Start-ups, which is now headquartered …

Excel Templates for Small Business Budget Management

Microsoft Excel has long been known as one of the best office tools for organizing information and analyzing data. It has long been a staple of every …