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How Anyone Can Become a Brand Expert in 90 Days

This article first appread on Startup Grind by Aj Agrawal<p>As the “Silicon Valley Lifestyle” of cheap hoodies, launch parties, and endless funding …

Pandora may give you a reason to ditch Spotify next month

Pandora, one of the first massively popular music streaming services, came back into the minds of audio enthusiasts when it purchased Rdio last year. …

17 psychological tricks to make people like you immediately

Sometimes, though, you want to make an effort to befriend a new acquaintance or become a better friend to existing pals.<p>To help you out on that front, we scoured the psychological research to find science-backed strategies to get people to like you.<p>Read on to find out how to develop better …

Psychology

Making Yourself Your Favorite Subject: How to Pitch Yourself When You're on the Job Hunt

<i>Photo Source: tumblr.com</i><p>To compose that bio, first things first. Pull out that resume of yours and use it as your blueprint. When coming up with an …

Employment

28 brilliant questions to ask at the end of every job interview

You should be assessing the employer just as much as they're assessing you because you both need to walk away convinced that the job would be a great fit.<p>So when the tables are turned and the interviewer asks, "Do you have any questions for me?" take advantage of this opportunity. It's the best way …

Employee Engagement

Lisbon Honeymoon Itinerary Ideas

Winding cobblestone streets, world-class wine, impeccable seafood, the passionate sounds of Fado music, and pink hued sunsets to die for — those are just a few reasons to consider spending your honeymoon in Lisbon. Portugal's capital is often overlooked as one of Europe's most romantic cities, but …

The Romantic Past And Promising Future Of Lisbon, Portugal

<b>Romantic Lisbon</b><p>Woke up, it was a Chelsea morning, and the first thing that I saw<p>Was the sun through yellow curtains and a rainbow on the wall<p>Blue, red, green, and gold to welcome you, crimson crystal beads to beckon<p><i>Oh, won't you stay We'll put on the day And we'll talk in present tenses</i><p>-Joni …

Mallorca Catamaran Cruise and Snorkeling Trip in Mallorca

Have a fun day swimming and snorkeling off the beautiful coast of Mallorca on this 6.5-hour catamaran cruise! You’ll enjoy views of the breathtaking shoreline of Mallorca, the main island of the Balearic Islands, and you’ll have several swimming and snorkeling opportunities in the Mediterranean …

Can Alomar

Standing on the former site of a gothic-style palace built in the 15th century, Hotel Can Alomar resides within a tree-lined boulevard and is at the …

12 Great Spots For Live Music and Food in Austin

As the self-proclaimed Live Music Capital of the World, Austin is home to a seemingly endless number of great places to catch a limitless amount of concerts. With music often comes beers and cocktails, followed by food, which is something more and more places are getting serious about.<p>Here is …

Letter to SF: A unified front in the search for answers

To the city and people of San Francisco:<p>Like you, we are frustrated, confused and dismayed by the seemingly intractable problem of homelessness in …

Attrell 'Prince Be' Cordes, P.M. Dawn Rapper, Dead at 46

"Set Adrift on Memory Bliss" rapper succumbs to long battle with diabetes<p>Attrel "Prince Be" Cordes, founding member of the chart-topping hip-hop duo …

Comedians

This Creative Shop Helps Brands Navigate the Fast-Paced Viral Landscape

<b>Specs</b> <b><br>Who</b> Co-founders Andrew Clark and David Littlejohn <b><br>What</b> Creative and branding shop <b><br>Where</b> Chattanooga, Tenn.<p>Started by David Littlejohn and Andrew …

Advertising Industry

How “Silicon Valley” Nails Silicon Valley

When Dick Costolo attended the University of Michigan, in the nineteen-eighties, his major was computer science, but he was surprised to find that he also had a knack for improv comedy. After graduation, he moved to Chicago and took classes at the Second City Theatre. Unlike some of his peers …

Silicon Valley

Neil Finn knows why “Don’t Dream It’s Over” feels “almost ridiculously pertinent” now: “Particularly with Donald Trump talking about building walls”

Salon talks to the prolific songwriter about 30 years of Crowded House, his vault, re-releases and his new work<p>Neil Finn's shapeshifting body of work is nearly impossible to summarize. He's been part of two beloved, influential bands with deep catalogs: eclectic new wavers Split Enz and the ornate …

British climber Aiden Webb missing in Vietnam jungle after calling for help

Family of 22-year-old Briton says Webb is lost, injured, cold and wet in the jungle<p>The family of a 22-year-old British man who has been missing in the Vietnamese jungle for five days have appealed for travellers in the area to help with the search.<p>Aiden Webb, from Norwich, was solo climbing …

How We Grew Our Web Traffic By 5,000% In 3 Months (With Zero Advertising)

<i>554.</i><p>That’s how much monthly website traffic we had to our website three months ago.<p>20 visitors a day may sound encouraging if you’re starting a personal project, but when your goal is to build a successful business with a team counting on you…<p>Well, you’re probably screwed.<p>And if we continued at …

Marketing

Unknown Mortal Orchestra Share New Song “First World Problem”: Listen

Unknown Mortal Orchestra have released a new song called “First World Problem.” It’s the band's first song since last year’s <i>Multi-Love</i>. Stream it below. “I think ‘First World Problem’ is about modern love in a crumbling empire,” UMO’s Ruban Nielson said in a press release. “The feeling that you’re …

Email List-Building Strategies One Tech Founder Used to Earn 75K+ Subscribers

Edgar's Founder Laura Roeder has put the company's focus on growing its email list. Discover her process and tactics that produced successful results.<p>Edgar, a software tool for social media, has an email list with more than 75,000 subscribers. That's thanks, in part, to Founder Laura Roeder's …

My reasons for removing 19 restaurants from the Top 100 - Inside Scoop SF

The most difficult challenge of formulating the Top 100 Bay Area Restaurants each year is not just what to include, but what to cut. Obviously for every addition there needs to be a subtraction.<p>This year I added 19 restaurants, but I actually wrote 109 entries, and when it came down to the deadline …

12 Northern California brews win big at the World Beer Cup

A incredible total of 6,596 beers were judged at this month's World Beer Awards, held for the 11th time in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. That insane number is a record for the competition, and it surely presented quite the tasting challenge for the 253 judges of the international contest.<p>At this …

10 Products and Services Startups Need to Succeed

From marketing to sales to project management, there's a product or service for virtually any need.<p>There's never been a better time to launch a startup. With so many innovative tools in the marketplace, it's possible for even the smallest startup to gain access to big time resources. From marketing …

Your Step By Step Content Marketing Strategy

Since content marketing is still a relatively new methodology – at least when we’re talking about digital marketing – it should come as no surprise that one of the most common searches associated with it is “content marketing strategy”. Just look at this suggested search provided by Google.<p>It’s …

Marketing

7 Website Tricks Every Marketer Needs to Know

You don't need more traffic to get more customers. You just need to work on this.<p>Did you know the average website only converts about 3 percent of visitors? So what about the other 97 percent of potential customers? Sadly, most people don't do anything about them.<p>Instead of showing you how to get …

Cast is a full-service podcasting studio that lives in your browser

Traditionally, the largest barrier to podcasting has been the complexity of steps and multitude of programs it takes to go from recording to editing to publishing.<p>Cast is simplifying this process with its web-based podcasting platform that lets you record, edit, and publish all without leaving your …

The National Unveil Massive Grateful Dead All-Star Tribute Album

Flaming Lips, Jenny Lewis, Wilco, Stephen Malkmus, Courtney Barnett and dozens more cover jam legends on 'Day of the Dead'<p>The National's Aaron and …

Grateful Dead

Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour to play Pompeii 45 years after Pink Floyd’s iconic concert film

Two live shows have been scheduled<p>Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour is to play two shows in Pompei, Italy this summer. The shows mark Gilmour’s first return …

The 10 Technology Items You'll Need to Start a Podcast

Ready to start your podcast? While many people think that podcasting is an expensive and complicated venture, the truth is that it doesn’t have to be.<p>Launching a podcast is relatively straightforward, and you won’t need much to get started. In fact, you can start with just a microphone, headphones, …

The Ultimate Guide to Removing Google Analytics Referral Spam

<i>Some of the content from this post was inspired by the article “Definitive Guide to Removing Google Analytics Spam” by Mike Sullivan.</i>It started out …

Analytics

Bargain Chronicles: Prices to dine out may be rising, but there are still deals to be had - Inside Scoop SF

Related Links<p>Why is it so expensive to dine out in San Francisco?<p>Bargain Chronicles: 15 great San Francisco meals under $15<p>There’s no doubt about it. It costs a pretty penny to live and dine in San Francisco.<p>As Chronicle staff writer Jonathan Kauffman pointed out this past Sunday in his story about …