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The Future Of Business: 4 Ways Companies Will Change

While we may not have a crystal ball, current business trends point to a not-so-distant future that looks very different. Here are Dr. Dana Ardi’s predictions.<p>We’ve shifted to a business world where collaboration and connection are replacing hierarchy and bureaucracy. The outdated “alpha” notion of …

Salaries & Wages

Future of Work

The 9 Best Jobs In Africa Don't Exist Yet

Sixty percent of the best jobs in the next 10 years haven’t been invented yet. At least that’s what futurologist Thomas Frey is fond of saying. This is great news because lots of good, new jobs will be needed in order for Africa to reverse staggering youth unemployment rates.<p>Where will these jobs …

Millennials Want To Work At Organizations That Focus On Purpose, Not Just Profit

Want to get young people excited about your company, then try being a better company.<p>Millennials have taken on an almost mythic air in our country. We project on them both the worst–they’re all lazy and apathetic!–and the best–they’re all progressive and caring–about our society. But as they become …

25 Ideas Shaping The Future Of Design

What the landscape of design will look like in 2020, according to the most innovative designers of 2015.<p>Design is always changing, and with tech and design increasingly aligning, we’re arguably headed to the most radical period of change in design history. How radical will the design landscape of …

Design

3 ways millennials are changing the world of work

The millennial demographic is projected to become the largest generation in the U.S. workforce in 2015, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. …

World Economic Forum

17 Ideas on How to Do Clever Content Marketing

You know, you don’t have to create original content every time you sit down to write.<p>It’s true. We’re programmed to think that without brilliant, …

12 Reasons Why Your Business Needs Pinterest Marketing

When it comes to marketing your business, social media engagement is the best way to go. The question is, which social media would you go for? If you …

Marketing

6 Tips to Create and Publish a Killer Article on LinkedIn

In February last year, LinkedIn gave every member in the U.S. the ability to publish posts on LinkedIn – and the response was swift and enthusiastic. …

Infographics

9 Steps to Creating A Powerful LinkedIn Profile

Two every second: That’s how many people join LinkedIn as new members, many of whom hope to exploit the platform’s rich resource for industry …

7 Predictions on Mobile Marketing Trends in 2015 You Need To Know

The notion that the current year is ‘the year of mobile’ is becoming very real.<p>Predictions on how we will interact with our mobile devices and how …

Google Glass

10 Amazing Facts About Pinterest Marketing That Will Surprise You

Pinning 5 years ago was a physical act. We pinned notes to the fridge, the corkboard or the planner nailed to the wall of the kitchen.<p>Today it is a …

7 Step Content Creation Strategy for Epic Content Marketing

The success of your content marketing strategy depends on the nature of your content. If your content is good and by good I mean straight out of the …

5 Visual Storytelling Tips To Power Your Content Marketing On Facebook

Content is not a fixed resource.<p>This means in the age of the Facebook “News Feed” overload, marketers and businesses can implement different …

10 Reasons Why You Should Spend $10 Per Week on Facebook Advertising

Imagine spending months writing a novel and having an esteemed journalist for the New York Times review your book. You are a nervous wreck waiting …

In-Depth Guide on How to Create Awesome Visual Content That Gets Noticed

Would it sound awfully cliché if I were to start off this post by saying <i>content is king</i>?<p>I know … you’ve likely heard it about a million times.<p>But …

Infographics

3 Steps to Creating a Powerful Email Marketing Campaign Through LinkedIn

Imagine you were at a networking event, and you spot someone you don’t know but would like to connect with. Maybe she runs a very successful business …

Marketing

Top 15 Websites to Find Free Images For Your Content Marketing

Finding an online library stocked with pictures that are of high quality and available to use for free can be a daunting task. All the effort you are …

How To Increase Your Email Signups By Over 600% Using This Cool Tactic

How many of your website visitors end up on your email list?<p>I’ve tried all sorts of things: popups, slide-in forms, feature boxes, hellobars, etc. …

10 Skills a Digital Marketing Manager Needs to Succeed

A digital marketer is like a conductor. Many players, a lot of shiny noisy instruments and a big audience.<p>It means understanding the nuances of the …

4 Ways to Use Twitter To Supercharge Your Online Credibility

Twitter is the enigma of social media. It had a simplistic (even weird) idea behind its invention. It was initially designed as an internal SMS style …

Content Marketing Tips: 5 Cues Marketers Should Take From Rappers

Regardless of your musical preferences (or biases), you have to give credit to the wordsmiths dominating the hip-hop industry.<p>While some may pay more …

3 Case Studies on How to Grow an Email List With Online Quizzes

You have seen those stupid headlines.<p>They are everywhere. Buzzfeed, Viral Nova and Upworthy and on many other new age media sites, blogs and …

My son, the cyborg

It’s appropriate they are called Generation Z. Because they are at the end of the alphabet as we know it.<p>In a few short years, Generation Z — those …

Generation Z

Future proof your job

We are told flexibility is the key, and that the 9 to 5, full-time shift has all but disappeared.<p>So how to make sense of a future so muddled with …

Job Interviews

The future is more predictable than you think: Five trends that will disrupt your business

<b>‘Disruption’ is usually viewed in the context of a paradigm being changed and is often accompanied by the sense that it couldn’t have been</b> …

Changing The Workplace: Past And Future

At most organizations around the world decisions around how we work follow a very top down chain of command . The executives or key stakeholders that sit at the top of our organizations decide everything including how we work, what we work on, what we wear, who we work with, what technologies we …

The Workplace

Betaworks CEO: There Will Be No Line Between Us and Our Devices

A critical look at artificial and augmented intelligence<p>Artificial intelligence is back. Whether in the dystopian portrayals of recent movies or the …

Black Mirror