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This 6-Step Morning Ritual Will Change Your Life | Inc.com

"You are what you do every day, not once in a while."<p>It's no secret that the most successful CEOs, entrepreneurs, and high performance athletes start their days before sunrise.<p>These disciplined achievers value the solitude that these early morning hours offer. It's their chance to get start the day …

Time Management

Vox is Launching a Travel Content Site For Chase

The new pop-up publication Meridian is being fully funded by the marketer<p>By<p>Mike Shields<p>Mike Shields<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@digitalshields<p>mike.shields@wsj.com<p>Vox Media on Tuesday is expected to launch Meridian, a new standalone digital content brand that is fully funded by an advertiser.<p>The …

Branded Content

2016 Fast50

#28 Omnibuild<p><b>Location:</b> Garment district <b><br>2012 revenue:</b> $18.4 million <b><br>2015 revenue:</b> $173.8 million <b><br>Growth Rate:</b> 844% <b><br>Local employees:</b> 139 <b><br>Total employees:</b> …

Eight Key Personality Types For Innovation Teams

Bell Labs is historically one of the most productive R&D labs in history. A large number of the technologies we use today were invented there. Bell Labs scientists invented the facsimile machine, the first long-distance television transmission, the first binary digital computer, the transistor, the …

Innovation

Academy for Ads

Fast and easy training from Google.<p>Learn what you need to succeed with Google ads.<p>Start Now<p>Benefits<p>Gain new digital skills.<p>Our bite-sized courses are …

7 Statistics That Prove Email Marketing Isn't Dead

When it comes down to it, consumers still derive tangible benefits from email, and marketers still get a real payback.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>“It’s obvious email marketing is dead.”<p>“The days when AOL advertised ‘You’ve got mail!’ are long over.”<p>It’s hard to …

Marketing

Branding in the Age of Social Media

In the era of Facebook and YouTube, brand building has become a vexing challenge. This is not how things were supposed to turn out. A decade ago most companies were heralding the arrival of a new golden age of branding. They hired creative agencies and armies of technologists to insert brands …

Advertising

What brands need to know about virtual reality

Virtual reality (VR) is all the rage. Premium publishers like <i>USA Today</i>, the <i>New York Times</i>, and AOL are jumping on the bandwagon to prepare.<p>Google is …

Why You Want to Be Stretched Outside Your Comfort Zone

Setting goals tends to be at least an annual event in our professional lives. Generally, this involves sitting down with our supervisors to identify …

Employment

9 Signs You're Going to Be Successful in Whatever You Do

We all define success differently. We all <i>should</i> define it differently (and here’s why ).<p>Yet, at the same time, highly successful people share a …

Laughly, The Spotify Of Comedy, Gives Users Louis C.K. And Other Comedians On Demand

David Scott may be the perfect person to combine the on-demand capabilities of Spotify with the neglected listening genre of stand-up comedy. He’s an experienced founder who, after he sold his marketing technology company, Marketfish, in 2013, started writing his own comedy and landing stand-up …

Comedy

Single Women Are Crushing the Entrepreneurial Game (and You Can, Too)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In the race to entrepreneurship, single women aren’t just at the head of the pack -- they’re blazing a trail for everyone behind them. According to U.S. Labor Department data, single women are becoming entrepreneurs at a faster rate than …

Entrepreneurship

CRM Startups Staff Up As Larger Rivals Fight

<b>tl;dr: While big CRM players fight one another, younger players in the space are quickly staffing up and raising new capital.</b>Customer relationship …

CRM

Bacardi's CEO Marches To The Beatz Of A New Drummer

Last month when Bacardi announced a partnership with the music producer, writer, and performer Swizz Beatz, and named him Global Chief Creative for Culture, I barely noticed. Spirit brands align themselves with celebrities all the time, and fancy titles bestowed upon famous people induces …

David Beckham

Six Reasons To Use Predictive Analytics

Jason Compton<p>July 06, 2016<p>Share this content:<p>The data that helps you see into the future<p>Data volumes continue to grow. Customers can be reached—and …

The Amazon Echo Is Winning the Race to a Screenless Future

The Amazon Echo is an unlikely hit. After all, the world's largest online retailer hasn’t always won its bets on hardware. (RIP, Fire Phone.) And a …

Chatbots And Millennials: How Smart Brands Should Be Using Artificial Intelligence

This is the year of the chatbot. With the rise of artificial intelligence (AI), bots are responding to queries, helping users find products, and even troubleshooting customer service issues. It’s clear that the digital experience is evolving, and brands that want to stay ahead of the curve need to …

Chatbots

VR Maker Vrse Gets a New Name—Within—and Millions in Funding

Virtual reality is on fire. Oculus and Vive headsets are making their way into homes, filmmakers are starting to experiment with it, and investors …

Hearst Unveils Buzzing@Hearst Trend-Detecting Capability for Advertisers

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - June 22, 2016) - Hearst today announced that its industry-leading trend detector, Buzzing@Hearst, is now open to …

Trends

I like to look at Google Trends from time to time to see what it can tell me about things. I realize that search keyword activity is only one data …

Google Trends

VCs Spark High Times for American Cannabis

<b>tl;dr: Legal weed is going to be a big deal, and investors are already placing bets to take advantage of its growth.</b>Weed is a growth industry. It’s …

Cannabis

The haves and have-nots: Small publishers are left adrift by shift to platforms

When Google was creating its fast-loading mobile pages initiative, AMP, it gathered together a group of big-name publishers to ask what their needs …

New York Times

Women in Business Q&A: Debbie Williamson, Co-Founder, Swoon Editions

<i>Debbie Williamson is the co-founder and Chief Creative Officer for online furniture retailer Swoon Editions. Founded in March 2012, Swoon Editions</i> …