You may recall a few weeks back, we had a guest post from musician Erin McKeown about her reaction to finding out that a Sony Music artist had copied one of her songs without credit, and the copied song was now becoming a hit.
The first half of the interest rate forecast is very simple: short-term interest rates will remain in microscopic territory through 2013. Less certain is the outlook for long-term interest rates, most likely a story of rising yields.
VideoThis week I completed a humor-based campaign for H&R Block, and early on in the effort I was surprisingly reminded of what I've found to be one of the more confounding tenants of traditional corporate reputation management: keep the CEO out of...
LOS ANGELES, CA, May 08, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- massolution(TM), a research firm specializing in crowdsourcing and crowdfunding solutions, released its first comprehensive Crowdfunding Industry Report. After collecting data from more than 170 crowdfunding platforms (CFPs) and other sources, the results revealed that CFPs raised almost $1.5 billion and successfully funded more than one million campaigns in 2011. The majority of these campaigns were in the donation-based category totaling 1,067 campaigns, and North America was the largest market for fundraising at $837 million.
Pivot has been an overused Silicon Valley buzzword for a while. The concept as it applies to business was described well by contributor Martin Zwilling here recently. But suddenly, it seems, it's not just startup CEOs who are pivoting.