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Summer Vacation: How Small Business Owners Can Get Away

Summer Vacation: How Small Business Owners Can Get Away | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Small business owners often feel like they can't take a vacation, but it's important to take a break. Here's how to balance staying connected with getting away.
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Small business owners often feel like they can't take a vacation break.But for them its essential to their physical, mental and emotional health.

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Texas second best place for business in U.S., study says

Texas second best place for business in U.S., study says | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
CNBC measured each state on 10 key business and economic development factors to determine America's Top States for Business and for the second consecutive year, Texas is in the No. 2 spot. The study assigns the greatest weight to states with a low cost of doing business followed by the strength of a state's economy and its infrastructure and transportation.
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How to Promote Your Company Video on Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC] | DashBurst

How to Promote Your Company Video on Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC] | DashBurst | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
People love watching videos online and often spend more time doing so than any other activity. Did you know that, according to Cisco, 90% of all Internet traffic in the next few years will be from video? So if you’re not using video for your business and content marketing efforts yet, you should be. Citizens […]
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Getting the Most Out of Marketing Automation - Chief Marketer

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Some marketing teams are turning to strategic partners to help maximize their marketing automation efforts.
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Honda Markets its Fit to Gen Y - Chief Marketer

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Here's a case study on how Honda is marketing its 2015 Fit to the Gen Y generation.
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Is Your Analytics Team Making the Cut? - Chief Marketer

Is Your Analytics Team Making the Cut? - Chief Marketer | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
With more and more money headed toward analytics budgets, it might be time to make sure your analytics team is running at top speed.
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This Opera Coach Will Take Your Presentations To The Next Level

This Opera Coach Will Take Your Presentations To The Next Level | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Most execs speak with their heads. Mary Birnbaum teaches them to speak with their bodies.
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SMART TV session from CEWEEK: What is it, and do consumers really want it? (VIDEO)VizWorld.com | VizWorld.com

SMART TV session from CEWEEK: What is it, and do consumers really want it? (VIDEO)VizWorld.com | VizWorld.com | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Smart TV functionality brings new content to HD and UHD TVs alike Today, at CEWEEK, one of the panel discussions was on Smart TV. While 40% of Smart TV owners use it for Social Media (Facebook, in particular), two interesting questions came up during the conversation. First, what's the definition of a "SMART TV"? And, as these components have more capabilities, do consumers want it, and will they use it? CE WEEK Panel Discussion on Smart TVs Finally, there's some consideration of where updates in technology, such as 3D and 4K, really benefit, and who benefits from it. Watch the 10 minute clip below, videoed this morning at the #CEWEEK session, Smart TV functionality brings new content to HD and UHD TVs alike    
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AtomView preview connects Chaos Group’s V-Ray rendering with the Oculus RiftVizWorld.com | VizWorld.com

AtomView preview connects Chaos Group’s V-Ray rendering with the Oculus RiftVizWorld.com | VizWorld.com | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Chaos Group To Present Future of Architectural Visualization at 2014 AIA National Convention Industry Standard for Architectural Rendering Highlighted by Visionaries from Gensler, BIG, and studioJDK Architects; New V-Ray Virtual Reality Integration At the 2014 American Institute of Architects Convention (AIA) in Chicago, Chaos Group will demonstrate where architectural design, visualization, and virtual reality converge. Chaos Group technology partner and virtual reality pioneer, Nurulize, will offer an exclusive preview of AtomView, which connects V-Ray rendering with the Oculus Rift. For the first time, AtomView will allow designers to accurately visualize and explore their designs in a fully immersive, photorealistic environment. Visit booth #3054 to experience AtomView for yourself. In addition, representatives from leading design firms BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group), Gensler, and studioJDK will be on hand to demonstrate their V-Ray rendering workflows. Alessandro Ronfini from BIG will
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Jason Kilar's New Startup Has a Name, and Some Money

Jason Kilar's New Startup Has a Name, and Some Money | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
"Vessel" has money from Benchmark, Greylock and Jeff Bezos. But what is it?
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Oculus VR Acquires 'Carbon Design Group,' The Team That Helped Design The Xbox 360 Controller

Oculus VR Acquires 'Carbon Design Group,' The Team That Helped Design The Xbox 360 Controller | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Facebook's $2 billion bet on virtual reality has acquired the team that helped design the Xbox 360 controller.
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Finally, Here's A Fitness Tracker You'll Actually Want To Wear

Finally, Here's A Fitness Tracker You'll Actually Want To Wear | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
The Withings Active´ is a fitness tracker that looks like a sleek, luxury wristwatch, but it comes at a steep price.
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The Summer Learning Infographic | e-Learning Infographics

The Summer Learning Infographic | e-Learning Infographics | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
The Summer Learning Infographic highlights important facts related to summer learning and learning loss (summer brain drain) and provides simple tips to encourage learning during summer.
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Greed Is Bad: Curbing CEOs' Appetite for Wealth

Greed Is Bad: Curbing CEOs' Appetite for Wealth | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Although the pursuit of extreme wealth by top managers can lead to lower performance and loss of shareholder value, a powerful board of directors or long CEO tenure can moderate the relationship between greed and shareholder return.
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A few days left to nominate a Top Workplace

A few days left to nominate a Top Workplace | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Private, public, nonprofit and government workplaces can all take part. Companies also receive special recognition for categories ranging from ethics to communication to work-life flexibility. The Chronicle will host an awards gala event in advance of the special section in November.
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Working From Home: Expectations Vs. Reality [COMIC] | DashBurst

Working From Home: Expectations Vs. Reality [COMIC] | DashBurst | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
In theory working from home can be great: you don’t have to fight through traffic each day and you can potentially work right out of your pajamas. The problem is it can then becomes pretty difficult to distinguish work from play; and vice versa. Even worse, your colleagues and friends probably just assume you always […]
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Ritz-Carlton Leads in Shift in Social Strategies - Chief Marketer

Ritz-Carlton Leads in Shift in Social Strategies - Chief Marketer | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Marketers are shifting social strategies from getting likes to who's really behind those likes.
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Millennials and their Love for Loyalty Programs - Chief Marketer

Millennials and their Love for Loyalty Programs - Chief Marketer | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Based on a January 2014 study, millennials are more likely in general to become loyalty members to companies in order to receive deals and rewards.
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ROI Better for Video than Text - Chief Marketer

ROI Better for Video than Text - Chief Marketer | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Get the update on how video marketing can hit the bullseye and ROI way better than text.
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We are a step closer to a smartphone that weighs less than a dime

We are a step closer to a smartphone that weighs less than a dime | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
You may not have heard of them before, but I can tell you that Aerogels are cool. They are ultra-porous materials that are whipped up from silica gel or even aluminum oxide and may weigh just 15% m...
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Meet Niice, a hip site that spouts images for the designer in youVizWorld.com | VizWorld.com

Meet Niice, a hip site that spouts images for the designer in youVizWorld.com | VizWorld.com | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
With moodboards, upload capability, and other new features, Niice becomes more than just a fun search tool. It can become a professional necessity.Source: venturebeat.comShould Getty images take a look at this for inspiration...or to buy, in order to plug in their massive visual libraries? It would be interesting to know more about the engine that's driving the results of searches, as well as the sources.Venturebeat.com reports that there are over 500,000 users, and received 11,000 requests for access to its beta version. It might not beat out Pinterest for curating images, but it seems to have designers in mind first and foremost offering a highly updated version of mood boards. We'll keep an eye on it, and potentially have our own report as the platform matures.
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Roambi Delivers Roambi Analytics for Android Smartphones and TabletsVizWorld.com | VizWorld.com

Roambi Delivers Roambi Analytics for Android Smartphones and TabletsVizWorld.com | VizWorld.com | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Roambi, the ground-breaking BI app created for the mobile environment, today announced the availability of Roambi Analytics for Android smartphones and tablets. Since its launch in 2009, Roambi has become the leading mobile reporting app on iOS with its combination of native architecture, multi-touch visualizations and mobile-centric functionality, including full offline capabilities. Next month, Roambi will bring that same level of experience, award-winning design and usability to the Android community. Last week I had an interview with Quinton Alsbury, co-founder and president of Product Innovation for Roambi, in anticipation of this release. Much of the information is covered in their press release, which follows here, along with additional information about a survey that Roambi performed with Box, a partner in providing an end-to-end BI solution that is supported in the cloud. Here is the content of the release, with relevant links: While iOS activations continue to dominate in the
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CHART OF THE DAY: Men Dominate The Major Technology Companies

CHART OF THE DAY: Men Dominate The Major Technology Companies | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
The tech world remains male dominated.
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These Jellyfish-Killing Robots Could Save The Fishing Industry Billions Per Year

These Jellyfish-Killing Robots Could Save The Fishing Industry Billions Per Year | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Jellyfish give fisherman lots of trouble, but there's a robot that can help.
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