Sebastian Pierre

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Details of horrific first voyages in transatlantic slave trade revealed

Almost completely ignored by the modern world, this month marks the 500th anniversary of one of history’s most tragic and significant events – the …

Black History

Skyscrapers wreck cities – yet still Britain builds them | Simon Jenkins

Around 500 towers are proposed for London. They’re not just ugly: they symbolise Britain’s greedy pandering to developers<p>I love towers and hate towers. I love those of Siena and San Gimignano and the skyscraper clusters of Manhattan and Dubai. I admire the design of London’s Canary Wharf, and of …

Skyscrapers

Black woman goes on angry rant against Jewish man on subway

A black woman went on a rant against an Orthodox Jewish man aboard a crowded city subway train after he called her racist, video of the incident …

Infographic: 6 social media marketing trends to watch | Articles | Marketing

When it comes to social media marketing, one thing is certain: Nothing lasts forever.<p>What worked last year for your marketing strategy might not this …

Social Media

How Blockchain Will Disrupt the Future of Social Media Influencers

Are you ready to find out how blockchain, the emerging digital currency, is set to rock the world of social media influencers?<p>Before we go any …

What do we know about the ethnicity of sexual abuse gangs?

Sarah Champion, the Labour MP for Rotherham, resigned from her position as shadow women and equalities minister on Wednesday over what she called her …

Crime

Girl bullied for ‘looking thicc’ in dress gets backlash for using n-word

A teenager whose heartbreaking messages to her mum went viral has faced a backlash for using racist and homophobic slurs.<p>Bailey Rose, a teenager from …

Brit(ish) by Afua Hirsch review – everyday racism and a search for identity

A powerful hybrid of memoir, reportage and commentary considers so-called racial blindness, the draw of Africa and life as a black woman in Britain<p>‘England is an island but not I land,” say the Rastas. They may have been born in Birmingham or Bristol but they don’t believe they belong in the UK. …

Report shows rise in racist incidents in Ireland last year

The report found:<p>A total of 330 completed reports, up 33% on previous six-month period, in which 245 reports were received;<p>Reporting significantly …

5 Brands Shaking Up the Grocery Industry by Changing What We Choose to Eat and How We Buy Food

In June, Chai Mishra launched Movebutter, a small online grocery store with 300 products that promised shoppers more curated and high-quality choices …

You Like Your Logo, but Do Your Consumers?

<i>Making the most of consumer research, through everything from facial recognition to a media psychology lab, is on the agenda at the Ad Age Next</i> …

7 Common Reasons Why Your Email Marketing Strategy Isn’t Working

There’s no denying it.<p>With most email users using automated spam filters and emails getting sent directly into Gmail’s Promotions folder, the …

How to Become the Coca-Cola of Your Industry Practically Overnight

Soon, everything they taught you about Facebook advertising and lead generation will not work. This is why.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In the next 24 months, direct lead generation will be inaccessible for most businesses. Soon, everything they taught you about …

Marketing

How To Use Attraction Marketing To Triple Your Leads

There are so many types of marketing we hear about today – online marketing, influencer marketing, network marketing… the list goes on.<p>But have you …

'Get used to the alt-right': Richard Spencer at white nationalist rally in Charlottesville (VIDEOS)

A group of torch-wielding white nationalists led by Richard Spencer returned to Charlottesville, Virginia for a rally, less than two months after …

4 Online Marketing Trends You Need to Know | Inc.com

Marketing is all about finding and implementing the latest trends that will attract customers and increase revenues. As consumers change habits, the market adjusts accordingly. The web, social media, and the emergence of video is changing the landscape of how businesses can grow sales online. Your …

Stepping into the Future: Five Key Trends

Over the last 20 years, the media landscape has rapidly evolved to meet the ever-changing demands of consumers and technology innovation. This has …

How to Build a Social Media Marketing Plan for 2018

It's a crowded social media landscape. Here's how to plan for 2018 and get ahead of the pack.<p>Let's face it: being a social media marketer developing a marketing plan for 2018 is not exactly in an easy position. After all, the techniques we use to reach customers are changing at a breakneck pace. …

How to Write an Engaging Welcome Email

What if there was a way to make your emails more effective?You can with welcome emails.Welcome emails are a great way for you to boost subscriber …

Top 10 Video Marketing Trends And Statistics Roundup 2017

<b>UPDATE: New Video Marketing trends and stats for 2018</b>.<p>Look around: How common is it to see someone deeply engrossed in a video on their mobile device? In just a few years, it will take an individual more than 5 million years to watch the amount of video that will cross global IP networks each …

5 Tactics to Supercharge Your Website Conversion Rate

How about a quick 7 percent conversion-rate increase just from adding a few logos on an opt-in page?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Online marketing conveys a perception of being relatively straightforward. Unfortunately, however, most businesses have a hard time …

Marketing

Why Your Website Must Be an Effective Content Marketing Platform

Content marketing shows up in a variety of places and in a range of media, including everything from blog posts, to articles published on third-party …

Pinterest is launching a self-serve platform to make it easier for brands to work with influencers

Pinterest has unveiled a new self-serve tool which promises to help advertisers connect with influencers and quickly develop ads for the visual search platform at scale.<p>The custom tool automates the process for brands wishing to work with content creators via Pin Collective - Pinterest's own …

Adidas Originals

The Most Effective 2 Hours to Send an Email, According to MailChimp and Hubspot

After combing through tens of millions of emails, Hubspot and MailChimp separately came to the same conclusion--hit send on the early side to increase the odds your message gets opened and read.<p>If you're anything like me, you probably spend a lot of care crafting your emails--right down to the …

Are Reviews Better Than Testimonials? New Insights For 2018

What’s the difference between reviews and testimonials? For now, let’s think of reviews as collected on third-party platforms (Google Reviews, Yelp, Zillow, TripAdvisor, Avvo) and testimonials as those collected directly by businesses.<p>There are notable exceptions: LinkedIn enables you to collect …

The True Costs of Ignoring Online Brand Safety

In 2017,<p>JPMorgan Chase andProcter & Gamble faced the brand safety crisis head-on.<p>After its ads appeared next to offensive content, JPMorgan Chase cut …

Why Your First Marketing Hire Should Be A Creative

2013 was a transitory period for online marketing. Blackhat SEO tactics like keyword spamming and forum backlinks were still popular techniques for manipulating search engines to reach top rankings. Yet all signs were pointing to an ever-changing landscape of Google updates rewarding higher …

The Arpaio Pardon Has Plenty Of Precedents … That Got Other Presidents In Trouble

Was President Trump’s pardon of former Sheriff Joe Arpaio, issued on a Friday night as a deadly hurricane barreled toward the Gulf Coast, …