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Grammys 2014 Predictions

Grammys 2014 Predictions

Who would the people pick to win a Grammy for Best New Artist?...

Jan 26 2014, 1:09pm CST

Display Ads are as Compelling As TV Spots

Display Ads are as Compelling As TV Spots

In the lobby of Google’s Building 900 at its Mountain View headquarters, there’s a display of Google-colored squares and rectan...

Jan 24 2014, 5:18am CST

The Twitter Tricks From The New York Times

The Twitter Tricks From The New York Times

I’m a small publisher in both budget and manpower. As such, I must work smart. Everything I attempt to do must be purposeful an...

Jan 22 2014, 8:04am CST

The Branding Secrets From Social Media Superstars

The Branding Secrets From Social Media Superstars

Ever wonder how certain people become social media superstars? How average, everyday people – not your typical celebrity – amas...

Jan 22 2014, 1:51am CST

This is the Typical Bitcoin Shopper

This is the Typical Bitcoin Shopper

When Overstock began accepting Bitcoins on Jan. 9, it immediately grossed $100,000 in Bitcoin orders, according to its CEO Patr...

Jan 22 2014, 1:50am CST

Overstock.com Eyes new Market in Bitcoins

Overstock.com Eyes new Market in Bitcoins

Salt Lake City-based Overstock.com first major retailer to accept Bitcoin payments SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Salt Lake City-based O...

Jan 21 2014, 2:48am CST

Judaism In Cartoons And iPhone Apps

Judaism In Cartoons And iPhone Apps

Teaching young people – and millennials – about religion can be a chore, not to mention sometimes boring or confusing for the s...

Jan 19 2014, 8:51am CST

Google Makes Private Messaging Someone Easier... World Freaks Out.

Google Makes Private Messaging Someone Easier... World Freaks Out.

Google’s growing portfolio of sentient devices filled with sensors collecting information about the world includes its search e...

Jan 14 2014, 1:06pm CST

Make Your Book A Bestseller: Platform Building Tips From Michael Hyatt

Make Your Book A Bestseller: Platform Building Tips From Michael Hyatt

By Dorie Clark How can you make your book a bestseller? A good person to ask would be Michael Hyatt, whose 2012 book Platform:...

Jan 14 2014, 9:46am CST

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Dealing With Difficult Social Media Followers

Businesses today can’t avoid creating a social media presence. Generally, sites like Twitter and Facebook provide organizations...

Jan 13 2014, 11:01am CST

Bangkok's Shutdown Day Could Last Much Longer

Bangkok's Shutdown Day Could Last Much Longer

Monday,  January 13, is “Shutdown Day” for the anti-government, anti-election protesters that have been rallying around Bangkok...

Jan 12 2014, 6:26am CST

We Need Entrepreneurs Who Can Drive Global Change

We Need Entrepreneurs Who Can Drive Global Change

By most definitions of the term, an entrepreneur is someone who starts a new business, incorporating innovative changes to exis...

Jan 11 2014, 6:31pm CST

That's The Spirit: Justin Timberlake Takes On Tequila

That's The Spirit: Justin Timberlake Takes On Tequila

Justin Timberlake has no shortage of brand deals to pick and choose from, between pop-up concerts for Target, and handling crea...

Jan 11 2014, 10:51am CST

Larry Page's Second Big Mistake As CEO: Opening Your Gmail Box to Google+ Followers

Larry Page's Second Big Mistake As CEO: Opening Your Gmail Box to Google+ Followers

Google just ignited a firestorm of protest with yet another attempt to jumpstart its Google+ don’t-call-it-a-social network. Th...

Jan 9 2014, 5:26pm CST

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The Ignored Side Of Social Media: Customer Service

The following post was published on the Knowledge@Wharton website on January 2, 2014. What do you do when your flight to San Fr...

Jan 9 2014, 3:36pm CST

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Are GMO-free Cheerios the First Domino?

Activists are trumpeting General Mills’ decision to remove GMOs from Cheerios as a watershed moment. It is; but not for the rea...

Jan 9 2014, 7:56am CST

Insane Clown Posse Sues Justice Department and FBI

Insane Clown Posse Goes in Court

The hip hop duo, Insane Clown Posse has decided to fight back. The two singers, whose controversial and negative lyrics attract...

Jan 9 2014, 3:17am CST

Inside Alibaba: Vice Chairman Joe Tsai Opens Up About Working With Jack Ma And Jonathan Lu

Inside Alibaba: Vice Chairman Joe Tsai Opens Up About Working With Jack Ma And Jonathan Lu

Joe Tsai had been working in Hong Kong for four years as an executive at Swedish investment company Investor AB when in 1999, h...

Jan 8 2014, 6:51am CST

Why Grandma Shouldn't Have Posted Instagram Pics On Facebook

Why Grandma Shouldn't Have Posted Instagram Pics On Facebook

A well-intentioned grandmother accidentally hurt her grandkids’ feelings. She took screenshots of their delightful Instagram ph...

Jan 7 2014, 11:16pm CST

T-Mobile's Gatecrashing CEO May Be A Marketing Genius

T-Mobile's Gatecrashing CEO May Be A Marketing Genius

Eccentric CEOs are a rare breed even in the cutting-edge world of technology, but T-Mobile boss John Legere is one of them, and...

Jan 7 2014, 3:46pm CST

Scorsese's Wolf Of Wall Street: Fifth Column Or Reality?

Scorsese's Wolf Of Wall Street: Fifth Column Or Reality?

My quarrel with The Wolf of Wall Street ain’t with the protagonist, Jordan Belfort, more glutton than carnivore, but with Marti...

Jan 7 2014, 2:16pm CST

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How Consumer Technology Is Inspiring - And Limiting - Brand Advertising

The Internet may have torn up most of traditional media, but one area it has left relatively untouched so far is brand advertis...

Jan 7 2014, 1:56pm CST

The Cost Of Social Media Fame In 2014? About $6,800

The Cost Of Social Media Fame In 2014? About $6,800

How much will social media fame cost you in 2014? At $6,800, it is probably cheaper than you thought. This money will buy you a...

Jan 7 2014, 11:16am CST

Why Every Employee At Your Company Should Use LinkedIn

Why Every Employee At Your Company Should Use LinkedIn

Having your entire workforce use LinkedIn could become your company’s rocket fuel. Yet many employers block company computers f...

Jan 7 2014, 8:26am CST

Seven Publicity Rules Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know

Seven Publicity Rules Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know

What if you invented a revolutionary product that replaced narcotics to alleviate pain, but you fumbled the public relations (P...

Jan 7 2014, 5:06am CST

Satan Statue Design Unveiled

Satan Statue Design Unveiled

Satanic Temple followers unveiled the design of their Satan statue which they hope to erect at the Oklahoma Statehouse. Satanis...

Jan 7 2014, 4:20am CST

Social Clout At Re/Code

Social Clout At Re/Code

Very few business news organizations enjoy the brand esteem and influence of Dow Jones’s Wall Street Journal. A prominent story...

Jan 5 2014, 3:01pm CST

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Selling social media clicks becomes big business

Selling clicks to boost social media accounts brings hundreds of millions of dollars SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Cele...

Jan 5 2014, 9:31am CST

Will You Go Viral? Here's A Way To Predict

Will You Go Viral? Here's A Way To Predict

The following post is by Roger Wu, cofounder of the business-to-business content distribution network, Cooperatize. We’ve seen...

Jan 3 2014, 8:26am CST

Can A Latin American Entrepreneur Help Disrupt Social Media Marketing In 2014?

Can A Latin American Entrepreneur Help Disrupt Social Media Marketing In 2014?

@giorodriguez  Maybe.  Keep an eye on Lance Rios, parallel entrepreneur, and first to be profiled in the new blog series, “150...

Jan 1 2014, 4:46pm CST

Paleo Diet may be most Suitable Eating Regimen

Paleo Diet may be most Suitable Eating Regimen

Paleo diet or Caveman diet was the most popular diet of 2013. While there are those who suggest caution in following the nutrit...

Jan 1 2014, 3:23am CST

Nine Notable Tweets Of 2013

Nine Notable Tweets Of 2013

Twitter became many things in the year 2013. A public company, for one. But also an increasing source of breaking news and a pl...

Dec 31 2013, 2:37pm CST

Four Fearless Predictions For The Music Industry In 2014

Four Fearless Predictions For The Music Industry In 2014

Tonight 2013 comes to a close, and with it, so does a typically eventful year in the music industry. In the past 12 months, we’...

Dec 31 2013, 11:36am CST

What Social Media Managers Need To Know About Facebook In 2014

What Social Media Managers Need To Know About Facebook In 2014

For many of us, it’s hard to believe that 2013 is almost over. It was a big year for social media, as Twitter went public, Snap...

Dec 29 2013, 8:36pm CST

Success Story: How Do You Make Your Blog Pay? Eight Hints From A Profit-Making Blogger

Success Story: How Do You Make Your Blog Pay? Eight Hints From A Profit-Making Blogger

Hero Brown launched her Muddy Stilettos website in 2011, after moving from London to rural Buckinghamshire and finding that rel...

Dec 29 2013, 10:26am CST

First U.S. Police Department To Launch Weibo Account Will Urge Local Businesses To Create Their Own

First U.S. Police Department To Launch Weibo Account Will Urge Local Businesses To Create Their Own

A police department in southern California has started using Sina Corp.’s Weibo to get in touch with the growing number of its...

Dec 29 2013, 3:46am CST

BlackBerry BBM Usage Surprisingly Strong In Asia

BlackBerry BBM Usage Surprisingly Strong In Asia

BlackBerry’s messaging app has been available for Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android devices for more than two months by now. Tha...

Dec 27 2013, 12:36pm CST

7 Things You Should Expect From Your Leaders In 2014

7 Things You Should Expect From Your Leaders In 2014

Employees expect a lot from their leaders and when they don’t get what they expect they begin to lose trust and respect for the...

Dec 27 2013, 9:36am CST