Monthly Archives: August 2014

Instagram in the Business World

Instagram in the Business World
Short fifteen second videos allow people to get a glimpse at what others are doing. Businesses who have been using Instagram to share pictures of new merchandise and behind the scenes views can also share advertisement clips and short videos.
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Coconuts game has no business being as much fun as it is
Coconuts (2-4 players, says ages 6+ on the box but really more like 3+) is goofy dexterity game from South Korea that has no business being as much fun as it is. Its appeal is a testament to the power of great product design. Players use plastic …
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Apple Sent Out Invitations For The Sept. 9 iPhone 6 Event

Apple Sent Out Invitations For The Sept. 9 iPhone 6 Event
Apple sent out invitations to the press Thursday for a product launch event on Sept. 9 at 10 a.m. PT. The event will be held at the Flint Center in Cupertino, California. It doesn't take a genius to guess that it'll be for the new iPhone. But Apple …
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COTA wants to ease commute for New Albany Business Park workers
SmartRide New Albany includes five weekday morning departures – 6 a.m. to 8 a.m. – from downtown Columbus, stopping at Easton Town Center and ending at the New Albany Business Park, where the city is paying for last-leg shuttle service. “If we can't …
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Google Gives Businesses a Hand with Google My Business
In recent years, small businesses lacking visibility in search engines have struggled to compete with large corporations. As the rules for ranking higher in search results pages have continually changed, small businesses have been tasked with creating …
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New Research Helps Find The Perfect Strategy For 'Freemium' Business Models

New Research Helps Find The Perfect Strategy For 'Freemium' Business Models
The freemium business model–where products are provided free of charge at the basic level, but are paid for by subscription at higher levels with richer functionality– has become one of the dominant methods for launching digital media. Even established …
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Streamsong racking up design awards
The design also was featured on the cover of the July/August issue of Hotel Business Design magazine. The remoteness of the resort – located in southeastern Polk County – helped with the beauty of the design but also added its own challenges. Since the …
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Oddball And The Big Business Of Live Comedy
Artists no longer earn big bucks from selling music. Albums and singles are simply promotional tools to get people out to see live shows. Case in point, aside from Dr. Dre who makes money off of his Beats headphones business, the richest musicians on …
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Canada Has The Most Business-Friendly Tax Policy In The World
To find the total tax costs, the report weighed corporate income taxes, property taxes, capital taxes, sales taxes, miscellaneous local business taxes, and statutory labor costs in each country. So, a company's total tax cost is about more than just …
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Column: Try different approaches to get business leads
Tony Marder is the owner of Action-COACH Business Coaching. He is a licensed business coach and a lifelong resident of Gastonia. Contact him at By Tony Marder …
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Women in Business Q&A: Christina DeGuardi, SVP of Marketing, Branding and
In that time, she's worked in all mediums and managed the production of multi-tiered campaigns for large-scale accounts, like Burger King and Volvo, fostering her understanding of strategy and positioning, business development and B2B sales strategies …
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5 things to watch in business this week
ECONOMY: Look for reports on the national economy Thursday, including second-quarter GDP numbers, weekly jobless claims, mortgage rates and home sales. What's happening on the business scene? Every Monday, catch a video previewing this week's …

How This Man Built A M Business A Year After Four Years In Prison Active on
Frederick Hutson is a man who sees business opportunities in everything. By his own admission, this doesn't always work out for the best. Hutson spent over four years in prison after getting busted for an opportunity he saw in drug trafficking, a huge …
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Compiled by Natalie Hill/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Compiled by Natalie Hill/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Disability Matters with Joyce Bender, 2 p.m., online. Speaker: Daniel Budzinski, president, Compassionate Touch International. Visit Business Referral Network of Pittsburgh – Robinson Chapter, 8 a.m., Panera Bread, 295 Settlers …
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Nashville People in Business: Aug. 24
At Pinnacle Financial Partners, Penny Pate has joined as a service specialist. Previously, Pate was a head teller with F&M Bank. Jim Woods has joined as a vice president and underwriter. Previously, Woods was a credit underwriter with J.P. Morgan Chase.
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Marine bankruptcy was business bootcamp; now runs profitable Alexandria
Nick Baucom was 23 and flat on his back in 2007 after his nascent home fixer-upper business in Memphis, Tenn., went bankrupt. “I made a mistake and had bitten off too much,” said the former-Marine and Iraq War infantryman. “I mismanaged cash flow.
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Denver City Council approves two business improvement districts

Denver City Council approves two business improvement districts
Denver has two more business improvement districts after City Council approved the creation of districts on East Colfax Avenue and Santa Fe Drive on Monday. The next step is for the property owners in each corridor to vote in November to approve a tax …
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Business coaches aim to inspire Bragg soldiers
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) – Business leaders and entrepreneurs are at Fort Bragg in an ongoing effort to help service members prepare for life after the military. The Army post on Saturday invites service members, spouses, veterans and retirees to …
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PBN panel discusses digital strategies for Hawaii businesses, legal risks and
PBN's Digital Strategies for Business Growth, from left, Mary Fastenau, principal, Anthology Marketing Group, and president, Anthology Interactive Group; Emi Hart, Honolulu community manager,; Michael Tam, CEO, Martin & MacArthur; Tara …
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Tri-C graduates business program students, mobile dental repair reaches 11

Tri-C graduates business program students, mobile dental repair reaches 11
CLEVELAND, Ohio — Cuyahoga Community College will honor 34 Greater Cleveland small-business owners graduating from the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program Friday afternoon. The ceremony also marks a milestone as 10,000 Small …
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Survey shows growing optimism among millennial business owners
Overall small business sentiment is up compared to a year ago with 39 percent of small business owners saying they are in a better financial position today. But millennials were the most optimistic with nearly two-thirds saying they increased sales in …
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The Battle of Business Intelligence: Data Discovery vs. Traditional BI
Data discovery tools sprouted up to solve the need for speed, while traditional BI solutions were architected to deliver every possible analytic issue and one universal picture of the business. So in the battle of BI who will be crowned victor: data …
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Business support for Eisenhower revamp

Business support for Eisenhower revamp
The sign on A& R Furniture's front door lets passersby know its open for business, but the lots next door and across the street tell a very different story. "I was shocked, surprised whatever you want to say when Taco Bell just closed down," business …
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Kidnapping Westerners is big business
The kidnapping of Western journalists, tourists and aid workers has become a multimillion-dollar business in which hostages such as James Foley become pawns for bandits, tribesmen and militant groups looking to make a buck or score ideological points.
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The Balancing Act: Your 9-5 vs. Your Passion-Based Business
Despite generous compensation packages featuring six-figure salaries, stock options, and performance bonuses, the reality became clear: I would not be able to control my destiny without owning a business. According to Forbes' recent listing, the world …
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Sprint's New CEO Gets Down To Business, Launches New Plan To Lure
Within one week of taking over, Sprint's new CEO Marcelo Claure has given an indication of how he intends to turn around the company. On Monday, the company announced a new set of shared data plans called Family Share Pack, providing customers …
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Blockbuster Is Still in Business
Years before there was Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AAPL) Apple TV or Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX), there was Blockbuster, one of the largest retailers in America and the primary distribution channel for premium content. Blockbuster had over 8,000 stores …
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