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9 ways a well-designed site will boost SEO and engagement

While web design is traditionally thought of as an artistic way to show off a brand’s image, its benefits are really much more far-reaching than that. A well-designed website can lend a helping hand to SEO efforts, increase conversion rates, and improve interaction and engagement with site …

The New Microsoft CEO's Vision For The Company Was Inspired By This Blog Post From The CEO Of … Snapchat

This evening, Microsoft's new CEO, Satya Nadella, took the stage at the Code Conference in Southern California.<p>Nadella has only been CEO of Microsoft for a few months now, and he really needed to make a good impression in front of the high-powered crowd full of fellow tech executives, investors, …

Google says tricky job interview brainteasers were ‘a waste of time’

For years, Google had been known for being one of the toughest places to interview for a job because it asked candidates challenging brainteasers such as, “How many golf balls can you fit into a school bus?” But now Google is finally admitting that those tough questions were really a load of …

FitStar nabs $4M for its personal training app

Fitstar and its iPad personal-trainer app has raised $4 million in a Series A funding round led by Trinity Ventures.<p>“We’re focused on building engaging and inspiring health experiences, and this new round of financing will help us accelerate the release of new products that we are confident will …

BrightEdge closes $42.8M to guide marketers through dark seas of data

Yet another big data-meets-marketing startup has hauled in a hefty round of funding.<p>BrightEdge has raised $42.8 million in its fourth round of funding. The company provides an enterprise grade SEO platform that applies big data analytics to marketing efforts.<p>Founder and CEO Jim Yu said in an …

7 financial terms every serious entrepreneur should know

<i>Jed Simon is the chief executive officer of FastPay, an online finance company focusing on digital businesses.</i><p>There are brilliant technologists and business leaders in today’s tech world, but while startups have their own, great talents, we’re seeing one common weakness: lack of understanding …

These Guys Turned Coolers Into a Luxury Item | Inc.com

<i>Forget mousetraps--build a better cooler. Brothers Roy and Ryan Seiders seized upon that idea in 2006 when they launched Yeti Coolers, an Austin-based business that sells extrarugged, "grizzly proof" coolers designed to keep ice from melting for longer periods of time. Yeti products can retail for</i> …

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Research–You’re Doing It Wrong. How Uncovering The Unconscious Is Key To Creativity

If you think consumers are telling you what they want in traditional research, you’re wrong. Deutsch’s Douglas Van Praet argues that marketers must look to unconscious behavior for real creative breakthroughs.<p>Businesses invest billions of dollars annually in market research studies developing and …