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Zillow CEO: Redfin ‘a threat to organized real estate’

Zillow Group CEO Spencer Rascoff isn’t worried about the threat of newly-public Redfin — but he thinks the rest of the real estate industry should be. He made that clear during a conference call associated with Zillow’s second-quarter earnings Tuesday in which he went so far as to say that Redfin …

Real Estate

Mark Zuckerberg and Steve Jobs Would've Failed Without This

The most successful entrepreneurs overcome error, self-doubt, and irrational thoughts by drawing on the collective knowledge of their team.<p><i>In their book,</i> The Knowledge Illusion: Why We Never Think Alone, <i>researchers Steven Sloman and Philip Fernbach draw on cognitive science and psychology to put</i> …

How to Get Started With Google Analytics

If you own a business, chances are you've heard of Google Analytics. Maybe you even know a thing or two about it. That's because Google Analytics holds the key to your entire digital marketing strategy. From gauging website efficacy to unlocking demographical information about your customers, the …

How to Track Goals in Google Analytics

Google Analytics is perhaps the greatest tool that web marketers have for free. More than half of all websites use it, Phew!<p>With such phenomenal …

11 incredible psychological tricks to get people to do what you want

Psychological research suggests there are plenty of ways to get people to do what you want — without them even realizing you've persuaded them.<p>We've rounded up 11 science-backed strategies for getting people to like you, to buy stuff, and to give you what you're after.<p>All of them will leave you …

Selling

What Programming Language Should I Learn First

The most corrupt states in the U.S., revisited

Americans have corruption on the mind.<p>According to a survey conducted last year by Transparency International, 60% of Americans think that corruption …

A pilot explains why it’s time to get over your fear of turbulence

Turbulence: spiller of coffee, jostler of luggage, filler of barf bags, rattler of nerves. But is it a crasher of planes? Judging by the reactions of many airline passengers, one would assume so; turbulence is far and away the number one concern of anxious passengers. Intuitively, this makes sense. …

What Has Changed in Sales? The Sales Manager

You need to be more than an expert in persuasion. You need to train reps and to ensure IT launches tools effectively and marketing produces content the team can use.<p>Any sales manager who’s been around the block will remember the old American Airlines commercial set in a boardroom meeting, where a …

Marketing

Your Flashlight App May Know Much More About You Than You’d Like

The NSA isn’t the only group interested in your data. Mobile apps and digital shopping make it easier than ever for companies to collect personal info. IBM’s Caleb Barlow breaks down how businesses, and users, need to embrace new tech–carefully.<p>Do you know what’s currently going on in your mobile …

What One Skill Do All Entrepreneurs Need to Succeed?

<b>Question by: Ashley</b><p>PERSEVERANCE<p><i>“Cash will run low, clients won’t close, team members will leave, the product will have bugs, and the roof will fall</i> …

The Entrepreneur Mind by Kevin D. Johnson (Book Summary)

<i>Don’t have time to read? Here’s a quick but comprehensive summary of Kevin D. Johnson’s “</i><i>The Entrepreneur Mind: 100 Essential Beliefs,</i> …