Tim Flynn

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Searching for the Perfect Website Builder? Here's What Matters.

A website builder with SEO-friendly web design technologies built in can give you a real head-start over the competition.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Thanks to an influx of website builder tools on the internet, anyone can build a website without any prior web …

10 ways to optimise your site for Google’s mobile-first index

Google have begun rolling out their new mobile-first index. This update will prioritise the mobile version of your website for its ranking signals, …

How to Advertise to the Millennial Who Hates Advertising

Maker Studios' chief content officer Erin McPherson has a few words of advice for marketers trying to reach millennials: You're not going to get them …

Netflix is starting to wound the movie industry where it hurts most

Streaming video services, mainly Netflix, have been undermining broadcast television and cable channels for years — but we are now getting some signs …

The Business-School Deficit

Students don't always come out of management programs as entrepreneurs, but that's not necessarily a bad thing.<p>The notion that business school can be a launching pad for budding entrepreneurs becomes catchier with every dinky startup that becomes a multibillion-dollar business. So catchy, in fact, …

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Agency and Brand Leaders Weigh in on Digital’s Mounting Ad Viewability Issues

Ad viewability is perhaps the hottest digital advertising topic heading into the new year, thanks to a little back-and-forth between the Interactive …

How Sexism Stifles Creativity

When people in mixed-sex groups are told to be "politically correct," their ideas are more numerous and more original.<p>If you ever want to say something offensive, just preface it with, “I’m not the politically correct type, so...” It’s a signal to the listener that the unfiltered brain<b>-</b>vomit that’s …

Brands Opt For Web Video Shops And Skip Creative Agencies

When Freshpet in September decided it wanted branded content, the pet food purveyor hired ShareAbility, a production house focused solely on …

Programmatic Content Will Bring Human Happiness, If Great Storytelling is Behind It

In ancient Greece, to become a great orator, you had to master three disciplines—logic, rhetoric and grammar. A professor once told me that good …

#TBT: ‘Come Home to NBC’ With Michael J. Fox and Betty White in These ’80s Promos

NBC was on top of the television universe in the late '80s, with an arsenal of TV's most-watched shows, including The Cosby Show, Cheers, Family Ties …

The 2016 Social Media Glossary

Share<p>A lot can change in a year, especially in the world of social media. It can be difficult to keep up with all of the terms and slang used with …

This Agency Gets 90% of Its Business Through Referrals

<b>Specs</b> <b><br>Who</b> (from left) Izzy the dog, employee relations; Michael Dub, partner; Sandy Rubinstein, CEO; Benjamin Hordell, partner <b><br>What</b> Agency <b><br>Where</b> …

Twitter Buy Button: This Week in Social Media

Shares 4K<p>Welcome to our weekly edition of what’s hot in social media news. To help you <b>stay up to date with social media</b>, here are some of the news …

How @Replies Factor into @TacoBell's Social Strategy

Keeping an audience engaged is as integral to a successful social media strategy as growing the size of your audience. Taco Bell is an expert at …

What Is It Really Like to Work in Social Media?

<i>Leah Pope is the VP of Global Marketing of Synthesio.</i><p>In today’s market, social media is no longer simply about Facebook ‘Likes’ and tweets; rather it has become a key tool for any business. That is why social media is one of the most interesting and exciting industries to work in, especially since …

How Effective Is the Ice Bucket Challenge in Raising ALS Awareness?

Facebook, Twitter and Instagram have been flooded over the past two weeks with an onslaught of #IceBucketChallenge videos. Participation is very …

Hackers Are Tweaking Tinder To Up Their Date Chances

Savvy techies are finding a way to cheat Tinder to up their chances at finding true love.<p>As reported on ValleyWag, a growing number of hackers are …

Nonprofit Startup Redesigns Craigslist Ads for Free

A three-person nonprofit startup, Classify Advertising, has issued an open invitation to everyone around the world to “transform Craigslist posts …

Ad of the Day: How Bad Tech and Big Hair Delayed the Invention of Twix Bites for 30 Years

Add the mind-numbing slowness of '90s dial-up Internet, the panic surrounding the Y2K bug and the hair styles of the '80s to the list of reasons why …

The Best Of Peter Drucker

Everyone knows that Peter Drucker was the founder of modern management. But how do we come to terms with the writings of a man who wrote 39 books? Even to read his 811-page classic, <i>Management: T</i><i>asks, Responsibilities, Practices</i> (1973) or the revised edition of 572 pages (2008), is more than most …

Chief Economist Says It's Time To Reconsider Risk-Return Profile

The term <i>financial repression</i> was suggested by Pimco a few years ago in response to the post 2008 policy of the United States. More specifically, this policy involves creating an environment of low interest rates and moderate inflation. Is the U.S. engaging in financial repression? Vanguard’s Chief …

Leonard Cohen on Creativity, Hard Work, and Why You Should Never Quit Before You Know What It Is You’re Quitting

Canadian singer-songwriter, poet, and novelist <b>Leonard Cohen</b> (b. September 21, 1934) is among the most exhilarating creative spirits of the past century. Recipient of the prestigious Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award and countless other accolades, and an ordained Rinzai Buddhist monk, his music has …

Seven Tips From William Faulkner on How to Write Fiction

"The young writer would be a fool to follow a theory," said the Nobel Prize-winning author William Faulkner in his 1958 <i>Paris Review</i> interview. "Teach …

Cory Arcangel's Working on My Novel

By Dan Piepenbring July 28, 2014<p>Books<p>From Cory Arcangel’s <i>Working on My Novel</i>.<p>I wonder whether there will ever be enough tranquility under modern circumstances to allow our contemporary Wordsworth to recollect anything. I feel that art has something to do with the achievement of stillness in the …

Paris Review - John Irving, The Art of Fiction No. 93

Interviewed by Ron Hansen<p>Issue 100, Summer-Fall 1986<p>John Irving, ca. 2010. Photograph by Jost Hindersmann<p>John Irving was interviewed in the cramped back room of his otherwise large and luxurious apartment in Manhattan. A jump rope hangs on the door, a heavy set of weights “is always in the way” on …

The Upfront Will Be Down More Than 6%

No, all that money that didn't go to broadcast networks is not showing up on cable.<p>New Jersey-based agency MDI says the upfront will be down 6.1 …

Saatchi Gets a New Head of Strategy

Saatchi & Saatchi's head of strategy for the Americas is leaving for another Publicis Groupe shop and Saatchi has filled the role with an …

Do You Have to Go Overseas or Buy a Competitor to Get New Video Subscribers?

Netflix executives practically had party hats on during their earnings call on Monday. The reason? The company topped 50 million subscribers for the …