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8 Companies That Help You Beautifully Hack IKEA Furniture

Change up a basic looks with these clever, ready-to-use embellishments.<p>Even though we're all about personalizing IKEA furniture with a little DIY savviness, we get that it can be a huge time suck. And some very smart companies understand that too — which is why they went into business to sell …

Science Says Eating More Fat Can Be Good for Our Health

Because of the current fitness industry trend of setting unrealistic body image expectations for drug-free men and women, many different myths about …

Startup Marketing Triple Threat: Content, Design and Analytics

Back in the days of Don Draper and cronies, the cigarette puffing Mad Men could succeed in their marketing campaigns by dint of a catchy turn of …

Marketing

5 Best Job Sites to Have a Profile On

Looking for professional contacts in your industry? Unemployed? Or maybe you’re just interested in searching for job prospects?<p>Look no further than …

Your 2016 Mobile Marketing Playbook

In this playbook from CallRail you’ll learn how to track the full ROI of your mobile marketing and click-to-call campaigns using simple actionable …

Marketing

Want To Master A Skill In 2016? Here Are 6 Websites To Use

The stepping stone from where you are today to where you want to be is simple: learning more skills. If we compare the differences between the people …

Six Trends Shaping Location Marketing In 2016

How will local marketing change this year? From apps to beacons to mobile wallets, columnist Adam Dorfman covers six trends local search marketers …

Why You Need a Social Media Marketing Plan

More than 74 percent of adults use a social networking site. Of those, 78 percent say a company’s social media posts influenced their buying …

Snapchat may be adding audio messages and video calling, experts say

Snapchatmay be preparing to launch new audio messaging and Skype-like features, according to a pair of software developers who regularly examine the popular app’s programming code.<p>The developers, who produce software to add additional features to Snapchat on specially unlocked smartphones, recently …

The Most Entertaining Brands on Social Media You Should Be Following

Social media provides a way for people to come together and share their thoughts, favorite brands, and generally stay in contact with one another. …

Taco Bell

This Company Will Help You Travel the World for a Year While You Keep Your Job

Here’s the deal: You love your work. You love to travel. Unfortunately, you can’t always have the best of both worlds (at least not with out a major career change) – but what about when you can? Enter: Remote Year, a company that will essentially arrange a trip around the world for you while you …

Travel

How Mobile Geofencing Can Help Your Business Grow Locally

Have you ever wondered why some mobile apps are free? How are these companies making money without charging fees? The answer is usually mobile geofencing advertising. When you download a mobile app and agree to a prompt asking to access your location, it will know exactly where you are and if you …

Marketing

Write A Personal Mission Statement to Achieve Your Goal More Easily

As 2016 approaches, I bet you are fired up with those New Year Resolutions. You are going to be better, do things faster, achieve this and that. …

Local Event Marketing Tips You Want To Remember

Any new event can be pretty stressful to plan. It is important to make sure that everything will work properly and you need to market the event in a …

Marketing

Forbes Summit Explores The Difficult Relationship Between Healthcare And Capitalism

Earlier this month, the annual Forbes Healthcare Summit put the difficult relationship between healthcare and capitalism in the spotlight. Many people are uncomfortable with healthcare enterprises that are run purely for profit and create great wealth. But the profit incentive is vital to the …

Martin Shkreli

10 Ineffective Beauty Products That Are Not Worth the Money!

Hey beauties,<br>Hope you all are having a wonderful time!<br>With winters on full swing and favourite time of the year, Christmas and New Year, on its way, …

7. Man Up

The conceit of Man Up - a woman accidentally hijacks a blind date - is novel enough to provide an above-average rom-com, but what really makes the …

The Top 20 Leadership Thinkers of 2015

As the year draws to a close, it is time to look at those people who have influenced our thinking. Over the next few weeks, I will be posting various …

Our Most Stunning Antique Photos of Women Around the World

An early form of color photography called autochrome gave pictures a "wonderful luminosity."<p>In 1907, brothers Auguste and Louis Lumière developed the first commercially viable form of color photography. Their process, called autochrome, used glass plates coated with millions of microscopic color …

Four Resolutions that Got Me Out of My Comfort Zone This Year

What’s not to love about your comfort zone? Even the phrase itself sounds nice. I imagine a cozy nook where I can be alone and content, far away from …

Switzerland to vote on banning banks from creating money

Referendum on radical proposal to give central banks sole money creation power will be held after petition gains 110,000 signatures<p>Switzerland will hold a referendum to decide whether to ban commercial banks from creating money.<p>The Swiss federal government confirmed on Thursday that it would hold …

5 ways social media helps your business create exceptional customer service

Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Wishlist Wednesday, did I leave anything out?<p>Ok, so Wishlist Wednesday isn’t really a thing, but what is something to note is that consumers have spent more money online than in-store – close to $4.45 billion – this Thanksgiving Thursday and Black Friday.<p>It’s important …

2016 Marketing Prediction: "Less is more" Content Personalization

If 2015 was the year of content marketing, 2016 will be the year of "less is more" content personalization. While 'Content is King' will continue to …

One ad buyer says spend on Instagram has increased 'something like 11,000%' between Q3 and Q4

Ad spend on the app is going through the roof.<p>Speaking on Nomura's fourth quarter internet advertising trends conference call on Monday (for which Nomura kindly provided Business Insider the transcript,) ad agency MEC Global's head of social media for North America Noah Mallin said client spend on …

Internet Marketing

Farmgirl Flowers: A Blooming Startup That Is Disrupting The Flower Industry

It’s coming up roses for Christina Stembel, the 37-year-old Founder of Farmgirl Flowers, so long as the roses are grown in America. Founded in 2010 in San Francisco in Stembel’s dining room, the bouquet delivery service began shipping nationwide last May and business is blooming. Launched with …

San Francisco

Modest designs made the world a better place in 2015.

Good design can help make the world a better place. Here are 11 modest designs that we covered this year on the Eye that acted as a force for good in …

Breast Feeding

5 Leadership Lessons From Creative Directors Behind Award-Winning Ads

BBH New York Creative Chairman John Patroulis offers up his most significant career lessons in creative leadership.<p>So I was having a conversation with a recently out-of-school creative person recently when she asked: “So, how do you creatively lead people?” Fair enough question. I mean, it’s the …

17 Signs You Are Stepping Towards Success, Even If You Don't Feel You Are.

Not sure if you’re on the right curve along the road to success?<p>There are lots of times when all of us feel that success is far from our reach. We …

10 Marketing Tactics to Plan for in 2016 | Inc.com

With so many articles, guides, and research findings from companies about upcoming trends and best practices, it can be challenging for marketing leaders to sift through it all and determine what exactly their teams should really focus on. But as the CEO of a content marketing agency, I know that …

Marketing