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Email Marketing: How to Write Subject Lines That Get Clicks

If you don't grab customers with your subject line, you've lost them. Check out these pointers for crafting one that makes people click.<p>Think you know email marketing backwards and forwards? Able to dash off a contact email or sales pitch without a second thought? Check that impulse, because you …

365 Ways To Get Rich

<b>From the Forbes 2014 Investment Guide, wealth building tips to last you through the year. (For more detailed advice, click on the link in each tip.)</b><p>#1<br>Sir John Templeton: “Invest at the point of maximum pessimism.”<p>#2<br>Don’t mistake a low P/E ratio for a value stock.<p>#3 <br>Benjamin Graham: “Patience is the …

The Hyper-Focused Approach To Balancing Success In Work, Life, Everything

<i>Editor’s Note: This video is featured on our list of the most valuable, blunt, and slightly unconventional business lessons of 2013. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>Professional slackliner Josh Greenwood knows acutely that without a sense of razor-sharp focus he wouldn’t achieve anything.<p>In fact, …

10 of the most Jaw-Dropping Hotel Photos EVER

Whether these shots boast out-of-this-world views or simply ooze elegance and indulgence, they never fail to amaze or inspire. Here are our top 10 picks for extraordinary hotel photos.<p>By Kristen McKenzie, HotelsCombined.com<p>Here at the HotelsCombined office, we've all gotten pretty used to staring …

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The Amazing History Of The To-Do List–And How To Make One That Actually Works

Put down that pen and paper and read this first. Bonus: the real to-do lists of Ben Franklin and Johnny Cash.<p>When I was a kid, I read a book called <i>The Listmaker</i>. It’s about a young girl who uses lists to organize and make sense of her life. At the time I didn’t read any more into it besides the …

How To Be A Real Leader - Even When You're In A Fake Environment

I just read a post here on Forbes, Is Authentic Executive Presence an Oxymoron? The author, Kristi Hedges, says, in effect, <i>“I hope not, and I don’t think so – but it’s tough.”</i><p>I agree. It <i>is</i> hard to be authentic as an executive: there are many forces pushing you to be guarded, even deceptive; to …

My One-Shot, Zero-Setup, Sure-Fire Guide to Photographing Wedding Cakes

This guide is what I do during wedding days, and I typically photograph the cake right when I enter the reception location. Overall, I take 4 shots …

At the altar of the Big Green Egg: How a product becomes a cult

The sociologist Robert Bellah once wrote that the real purpose of Memorial Day, a US holiday that’s celebrated this Monday and commemorates those who have died in battle, is to re-indoctrinate the American public into the “national cult.”<p>His point is that federal holidays serve to reinforce …

Logos from the 50s and 60s

Association of Zurich Stationery Stores (from Graphis Annual 1955/56)<p>Electrolux AG Zurich (from Graphis Annual 1962/63)<p>Russell & Hinrichs Associates, …

Getting Back to Basics: Why Brands are Getting it Wrong in Social Media

<b>Question:</b> What is your #1 advice for social media strategists and managers?<p><b>Answer:</b> Stop talking about social media<p>Type “social media” into a Google …

Where Do You Come From? Tips For Creating A Powerful Provenance For Your Brand

There’s a good reason Apple puts “Designed in California” on its products, rather than “Built in China.” Lessons for all of us on developing a successful backstory.<p>One of the first things we like to know about people when we meet them is where they’re from and what’s their story. The same is true …

Five Things I Wish Every Advertiser, Marketer, And PR Pro Knew

A few weeks ago, one of my recent students asked me if there is anything I wish I had taught but never got around to teaching. I thought the question …

Red Bull: The Ultimate Brand Builder

A pioneer in energy drinks three decades ago, Red Bull is now the world sales leader with estimated 2012 fiscal sales of over $3 billion, profits …

Customer Loyalty: A Behavior? Or an Attitude?

What does it mean when we say that a customer is “loyal” to a brand? Does it mean they’re a repeat purchaser of the brand? Or does it simply mean …

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Why Digital Influencers Can Explode Your Company’s Bottom Line

Every day, 55 million Facebook statuses are updated. The stream of information on the internet is staggeringly fast. Google CEO Eric Schmidt has …