Marissa HDr

17 Flips | 4 Magazines | 18 Likes | 1 Follower | @mdhdr | Keep up with Marissa HDr on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Marissa HDr”

He was the ex-husband from hell. And for nine years, she prepared for when he would finally attack

It was a happy marriage at first, though Dr. Connie Jones would later decide her husband was only pretending to be a good man.<p>By the end of their 22-year marriage, he was perennially unemployed, he stopped shaving and cutting his hair, and he seemed depressed.<p>“Looking at his eyes, there was nobody …

Crime

Why This Indian Billionaire Is Betting On Education With His Philanthropy

<i>Guided by the belief that education provides opportunity, B.R. Shetty’s family foundation is building schools in his home country. His focus is shared by quite a few other philanthropists.</i><p>B.R. Shetty built a fortune in healthcare, starting more than four decades ago with a single pharmacy in Abu …

Amazon is no longer a retail company

But comparing Amazon's business to Wal-Mart Stores or other big retailers doesn't do it justice. In fact, it completely misses the mark on what kind of business Amazon is.<p>Understanding Amazon's business is important for investors in order to evaluate its decisions like its Whole Foods purchase or …

eCommerce

The world's largest advertiser slashed spending on 'crappy' digital ads by over $100 million — and still saw sales increase

"We cut more than $100 million in wasteful spending starting last March because we couldn't be assured ads would not appear next to bad content like a terrorist video," Marc Pritchard, P&G's chief brand officer, said at the Association of National Advertisers' Masters of Marketing Conference on …

Advertising

How This 27-Year-Old Used Instagram To Double Her Income

Meet Caley Dimmock, a one-woman marketing and creative agency and online educator helping others build their personal brand on Instagram. Based in Vancouver, BC, Caley quit her corporate job as a brand and marketing manager earlier this year to pursue an online business. Within just a few months, …

Social Media

Bill Gates, Richard Branson, And Arianna Huffington Do This 1 Thing To Be More Productive

And this one thing is not waking up everyday at four in the morning.<p>What do Mashable CEO Pete Cashmore, Huffington Post Founder Arianna Huffington, and Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff have in common?<p>They're incredibly intentional about how they spend their weekends.<p>Don't worry. I'm not about to sell you …

UAE: Stop Policing Gender Expression

Expand Nur Qistina Fitriah Ibrahim, a transgender woman from Singapore, was arrested in Abu Dhabi on August 9 on charges of “being disguised as a …

Human Rights

Amazon’s Souq acquires delivery startup

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence " E-Commerce Briefing " subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here .</i><p>Souq, the Dubai-based e-commerce company acquired by Amazon for $580 million earlier this year, is purchasing Wing, a United Arab Emirates (UAE) startup building out a …

eCommerce

8 Free Content Marketing Tools You Should Be Using

With the help of these tools, you'll be on your way to executing a solid plan to engage audiences and build influence -- all without spending an extra penny from your budget.<p>When starting out with a content marketing strategy, it can seem intimidating to go at it alone, especially without tools, …

8 Steps to Launching an E-Commerce Business This Week

Starting a business doesn't have to be a long process anymore.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If I told you that you could launch an e-commerce business this week, would you think I was crazy?<p>Well, it’s true -- you can.<p>Thanks to the internet, there is essentially …

eCommerce

27 Quotes to Change How You Think About Problems

Great minds give you the benefit of their experience.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It happens to even the most seasoned of entrepreneurs. You’ve built momentum for your latest project, you’re excited to embrace new challenges and you’ve visualized success at the end …

Motivation

10 online careers you can start today with basically no money

Does working from home or any remote location of your choice, while dictating your schedule and having complete control over your career sound good?<p>If so, you should consider starting an online career.<p>It's a lot easier than you might think — thanks to the internet, it's actually quite simple, …

Social Media