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60 Twitter tools for PR and marketing pros

You can get a lot out of Twitter as it is: It’s an excellent network to find experts, read interesting articles and jump into conversations. But …

How Are Chief Marketing Officers Using Twitter In 2015?

How do CMOs (Chief Marketing Officers) use Twitter to engage with their audience and build their brand? A new report released by Leadtail and Neustar analyzed over 130,000 tweets to answer these questions and more.<p>The data in this report is valuable on a number of levels: Businesses or individuals …

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Drink Like a Man

This winter, do yourself a favor: Learn to love scotch<p>Gentlemen, we live in the age of vodka. Yes, vodka: the spirit that aspires to be like water. No offense to vodka drinkers, but if you ordered booze that tasted like something, maybe you wouldn’t need to put cranberry juice in it. Meanwhile, the …

7 Secret Rules for Powerful Sales Emails

How to get a better response rate and better sales opportunities from your email-based selling and marketing.<p>Now that the combination of voice mail and call screening has made cold calling next to impossible, most companies are relying more heavily on email marketing (a.k.a. "selling by email") to …

For Startups, Less (Marketing) is More

For startups that get excited about marketing, one of the biggest dangers is doing too much.<p>This is particularly problematic when a startup is …

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Adweek.com’s Top 10 Press Stories of 2014

Here are the 10 most-read press stories published on Adweek.com in 2014:<p>1<p>Barbie Models for Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue<p><i>By Emma Bazilian</i><br>This …

Stop Doing This One Thing in Email Introductions to Busy People

Chances are that the people you most want to build a relationship with are busy ... very busy. Here's how to make an introduction that they will love you for.<p>"I feel that many of the introductions I receive are made because the introducers want to make themselves look good, not because they …

Double amputee controls bionic arms with his mind

Prosthetic technology has made huge leaps in recent years, but the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory is pushing it into <i>Six Million</i> …

Netflix Canada: What's Good In January?

A new year means new TV shows and new movies on Netflix Canada.<p>Not only is Netflix Canada getting the entire run of an insanely popular TV show …

Top 5 Neuroscience Discoveries of 2014

The business world embraced neuroscience as the key to breakthrough performance in 2014.<p>In 2014, neuroscience leapt out of the research laboratories and became an integral part of how we think (literally) about business. Here are the discoveries and insights that have changed the workplace over the …

Hack Your Health: 6 Biohacks That Might Surprise You

Photo: Pond5<p>What does Steve Jobs have to do with health and fitness?<p>Besides his commitment to jogging and eating a whole lot of fruit, the late great …

How to Assemble Your All-Star Sales Team

Want to build a dominant sales force? Read this.<p>As Alumnify has started to grow, I've had to serve less and less roles in sales that I wasn't passionate about. Another benefit is that since I've been working with my team for a while, we know each other's strengths and weaknesses. The great part …

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10 Productivity Strategies Backed by Science

As a new year approaches, it's a good time to evaluate how you spend your time -- and find some simple, proven ways to work smarter.<p><i>Sujan Patel has championed internet marketing and entrepreneurship for over a decade. His experience, ideas, and strategies have helped hundreds of companies build and</i> …

How to Be More Charismatic | The Art of Manliness

Are you a senior in high school running for Student Council President?<p>Are you an entrepreneur looking to make a successful pitch and attract …

6 Types of Photos Every Photographer Should Know How to Make

While the popularity of some creative photography techniques rises and falls, there are some photo tricks that continue to stand the test of time. …

Meditation Tips for the Easily Distracted

<i>By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>Odds are good that you’re one of the 90.6 percent of Americans that have not meditated in the past 12 months. …

15 New York City attractions for people who hate people

Misanthropes beware (or despair, if you're already here): New York City probably isn't the best place for people who hate people.<p>Sometimes it isn't …

Thought Provoking Photographs Examine Our Complicated Relationship with Sharks

For his book <i>Sharks and People</i>, National Geographic photographer and marine biologist Thomas Peschak examines the behaviors and condition of the great …

The Daily Routines Of 26 Of History’s Most Creative Minds

10 p.m. to 7 a.m.: Sleep. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Be a genius.<p>Even Beethoven and Balzac had just 24 hours in a day. How did history’s most prolific minds schedule their greatness? Based on research from Mason Currey’s <i>Daily Rituals: How Artists Work</i> (which we covered previously here), a new interactive …

10 of the best coffee shops in London: readers' tips

London's top coffee shops, as tipped by Guardian readers. Feed your caffeine addiction at these capital city highlights<p>• <b>Steamed or frothing that your favourite has been missed? Then add your recommendation in the comments below</b><p>Winning tip: The Attendant, Fitzrovia<p>It's not just the perfect coffee, …

Harvard Business Review publishes The Rise of the Chief Marketing Technologist - Chief Marketing Technologist

When I first started writing about the role of a chief marketing technologist in 2008, it was, at best, a niche subject. A hybrid marketing and …

Awesome 3D Illusion of The Wall from Games of Thrones

For fans of the hit HBO fantasy series <i>Game of Thrones</i>, an awesome new 3D street painting was recently created in London. The giant piece measured 33ft by 25ft and it depicted The Wall, the colossal fortification which stretches for 300 miles along and is 700 feet tall in the series, defending the …

Scientists Track a Great White Shark Across the Atlantic for the First Time

Tagged off Florida, the mature female is now closing in on the U.K.'s Cornish coast.<p>Ever since researchers tagged a great white shark nicknamed Lydia off Jacksonville, Florida, in March 2013, they've been keeping a close eye on her. Their vigilance was rewarded this past weekend when the 14-foot …

RentMoola Inks Agreement With Wall2Wall Media to Bring Paperless Payments to the Canadian Rental Property Industry

×<p>Log in<p>Online Member Centre<p>Cision Communications Cloud®<p>Cision PR Edition<p>CisionPoint<p>MediaSource Monitoring/Evaluation<p>Visible Intelligence<p>FastFinder<p>My …

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5 Smart Home Companies to Watch in 2014

If 2013 was the year smart home became sexy again, 2014 is the year it will go mass market.<p>And while service providers with managed home services are a big part of why smart home is reaching a wider audience, here are some other interesting companies helping to lead the charge in 2014.<p><b>Revolv</b><p>A few …

Jeremiah Owyang: Profiting From A Collaborative Economy

It’s being called the “Sharing Economy,” “Mesh Economy,” “Collaborative Consumption,” and now the “Collaborative Economy.”<p>Whatever term prevails, it’s about a more efficient way of using valuable resources to benefit people, business and the planet.<p>It is a movement based on the farmer’s collectives …