In the last year, both desktop and portable PCs experienced declines in both mature and emerging markets worldwide. Meanwhile, smart phones and tablets carried the "smart connected device" category to new highs, topping 1 billion units worldwide.
People naturally share good ideas and good products with one another. So having a new idea actually produced and distributed by a crowdfunding source that does more than just "fund," gives the budding entrepreneur a healthy advantage.
An in-depth study by Forrester in 2010 found that a page with a video on it is 53 times more likely to achieve a page one result on Google.
This is considering that the page and video are both used in conjunction with typical SEO methods.
In the world of marketing today, the fastest growing segments are social media and SEO. With these snowballing into the biggest tools used by online companies to market their products, videos are propelling some sites above others.
Advertisers be warned.The FTC is giving you more to consider as you tap into the inherent promotional power of social media, especially if your advertorial (Forget Hashtags, Your Tweet May Need a Disclaimer http://t.co/dUjjhQyO0k...
"It is not hard to create a virtual student lounge in an online classroom. Think about what a student union provides and go from there. Make sure that students go there first, familiarize themselves with the space, and are encouraged to return to it time and again to recharge their social batteries. It should be a place where everyone can hang out and share, posting, uploading and downloading. You can also create a "water cooler" thread of some kind that serves as just a fun way to build your community, introducing students to each other as members of a Virtual Learning Community (VLC.)"
"This is the age of the startup. The age where a teenager can change the world from his basement, and almost daily new apps and platforms are launched with the modest goal of, well, changing the world. In this age, Pete Cashmore and Mark Zuckerberg have more social capital than Ford or General Mills... So maybe the startup mentality has something to offer education–some lessons to not only pursue reform, but to understand itself better in the process.
March is Women’s History Month, a good time to assess just how far women have come as small business owners. (Women Business Owners Still Overcoming Gender Obstacles: Although women are launching businesses at record pac...
Julia Abenes's answer: If you are a hedge fund manager, you are making a very lucrative living. Also if you are an investor in the stock market, you are doing pretty well as corporate earnings (The Stock Market) are reaching nominal highs.
European business leaders are more concerned about keeping up with the pace of technology-led change than those in Asia and North America, a new study about the impact of technology on human creativity and intuition suggests.