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What Successful People Read that You Don’t | Personal Branding Blog - Stand Out In Your Career

What Successful People Read that You Don’t | Personal Branding Blog - Stand Out In Your Career | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it

I was finalizing a purchase with a new company this weekend and because it was a new vendor, I had to complete the deal by registering on the company’s website. The sales representative was charming and extraordinarily knowledgeable throughout the entire negotiation, so it didn’t surprise me when she wanted to coach me through this last “mile.” We sat together while I completed some forms online.


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Fundable Enlists Help Of Dragon To Combat Crowdfunding Fraud

Fundable Enlists Help Of Dragon To Combat Crowdfunding Fraud | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Only a couple of months after they announced their acquisition of LaunchRock, my favorite startup crowdfunding site, Fundable, is announcing another partnership. This time, the world’s biggest crowdfunding site for business is joining forces with Dragon Innovation in order to eliminate crowdfunding fraud..
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Giveaway: Win 250 Plastic Business Cards from PlasticPrinters

Giveaway: Win 250 Plastic Business Cards from PlasticPrinters | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Nothing could be better than getting something for free, right? This Giveaway from PlasticPrinters.com is providing you with such opportunity. PlasticPrinters is a trusted online printing company committed to providing a high quality printing experience a
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WORLD CUP: Final Group A Matches Bring 41M+ Interactions From 18M Facebook Users - AllFacebook

WORLD CUP: Final Group A Matches Bring 41M+ Interactions From 18M Facebook Users - AllFacebook | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
The Group A matches of 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil concluded Monday, with host Brazil winning the group by defeating Cameroon 4-1, while Mexico also advanced to the tournament’s elimination round with a 3-1 victory over Croatia. According to the Facebook Data Science Team, the simultaneous matches led to more than 41 million interactions (posts, comments, and likes) on the social network, from some 18 million users.
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Puma understands the importance of local needs in a global e-commerce rollout

Puma understands the importance of local needs in a global e-commerce rollout | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Puma Arsenal etail e-commerce omni-channel localisation digital mobile
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IBMer Takes Over at eBay Enterprise

IBMer Takes Over at eBay Enterprise | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Craig Hayman directed SaaS solutions for ecommerce during 15year career at Big Blue.
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Why the Wallet Is the Perfect Product for Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding platform Kickstarter released a manifesto that explores why campaigns involving wallets, money clips and card holders are so popular on the site.
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Nest Opens Its Software Platform to Developers in Bid to Conquer the Connected Home

Consumers will now be able to control their Whirlpool washers and dryers, Mercedes-Benz vehicles and Logitech remote controls through Nest's operating system.
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With Eye on Small Businesses, Google Gets Into the Domain Registration Game

The new service is aimed at getting more businesses to get online in order to connect with and find new customers.
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McDonald's Is Testing an App That Lets Customers Order Ahead

McDonald's Is Testing an App That Lets Customers Order Ahead | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Can fast food get faster? McDonald's is trying to speed up with tech, testing a new order-ahead and payment app in Georgia.
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The 5 Secret Ingredients Needed to Build a Great PR Team

The 5 Secret Ingredients Needed to Build a Great PR Team | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Finding the right PR strategy for a business can be challenging, as not all company's needs are the same. Here we offer a few pointers on finding the ideal PR team for your business.
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Seeing Red? Keep This In Mind When Choosing Marketing Colors.

Seeing Red? Keep This In Mind When Choosing Marketing Colors. | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Just because one color works for some companies doesn't mean it will work for yours.
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The Psychology of Instant Gratification and How It Will Revolutionize Your Marketing Approach

The Psychology of Instant Gratification and How It Will Revolutionize Your Marketing Approach | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Humans are hardwired to want things -- now. Here’s how you can introduce strategy into your marketing that will create incredible appeal.
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3 Benefits To Bootstrapping Your Startup

3 Benefits To Bootstrapping Your Startup | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
I have a little beef with using “money raised” as a metric of success. Is it a clear metric of progress? Yes. Success? Not as much. Fundraising does have many benefits: You can get the talent, technology and tools to scale your business quickly. Plus, in some industries (like bio/life sciences), the startup costs...
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The Uncertainty Of Entrepreneurship

The Uncertainty Of Entrepreneurship | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Although most people crave the certainty of known outcomes, the uncertainty of entrepreneurship can have its own rewards. Every small to big business you see in your community started with some person in their garage following a vision who decided to step outside the comfort level of known outcomes and explore the unknown – trying to create something new that has value...
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Facebook starting rollout of image-focused sidebar ads - Inside Facebook

Facebook starting rollout of image-focused sidebar ads - Inside Facebook | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
In April, Facebook announced that it is making the images in sidebar ads much bigger. The company recently notified Preferred Marketing Developers and ads partners that the ads will start rolling out today.
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What's an infographic? | Velocity Partners

What's an infographic? | Velocity Partners | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
In the first post in this series, we introduced the challenge: We want to find out everything we can about infographics. And we want to create one that gets one thousand shares. But before we rise to the heights of data and storytelling complexity (and possibly fall flat on our faces), let's kick this series off with some basics: What’s an infographic (and what isn't)?  There are so many different types of infographics out there, the term doesn't really say much - just like the word "book" doesn't really tell you what a book is about or which style it's written in or how complicated it is or whether you'll want to read it. I've asked around and found that most people have (often quite specific) ideas about what an infographic should and shouldn't be. That includes my own, broad definition: It's simply a format that presents information visually. BUT I don't think any prettified piece of text (like this primped up bullet list) should be called an infographic (even though it makes a lon
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MongoDBWorld’s keynote of ideas lifts the spirit

MongoDBWorld’s keynote of ideas lifts the spirit | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
We've heard it before but are seeing it for real - meaningful collaboration in a data driven world.
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Gallup: Most Consumers Not Influenced by Social Media - SocialTimes

Gallup: Most Consumers Not Influenced by Social Media - SocialTimes | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
While 72% of adult consumers spend a considerable amount time on social media channels, social media is not a game-changer.
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How Giving Could Become Your Default Weapon of Choice

How Giving Could Become Your Default Weapon of Choice | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Three successful leaders in business are modeling the idea that being generous is a valuable goal in itself.
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This Startup Aims to Warn You About Spying Drones

This Startup Aims to Warn You About Spying Drones | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
If being spied on by an unmanned drone is up there on your list of worries, this Kickstarter project might be able to help.
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5 Tips on Developing a Successful Inbound-Marketing Strategy

5 Tips on Developing a Successful Inbound-Marketing Strategy | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
No time? No problem. Here are a few inbound-marketing techniques that can help spread the word quickly.
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How to Design a Knockout Bitcoin Mobile App

How to Design a Knockout Bitcoin Mobile App | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
In this video, ZeroBlock co-founder Dan Held spills the insider secrets you need to know to knock your mobile Bitcoin app out of the park.
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4 Tips for Getting More Company Mentions on Social Media

4 Tips for Getting More Company Mentions on Social Media | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
A deep analysis of how, when and where people mention brands and companies reveals openings for getting noticed.
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Fresh Out of College, This Gym Rat Became a Fitness Franchisee

Fresh Out of College, This Gym Rat Became a Fitness Franchisee | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Get tips on getting your business in shape from this 24-year-old GYMGUYZ franchisee.
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