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Why Sears Doesn't Have To Go Out Of Business

Why Sears Doesn't Have To Go Out Of Business | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
Every time I hear the critics of Sears discuss its inevitable demise due in part to Eddie Lampert’s decision to break the company into 30 separate operating divisions, I am always reminded of one of my favorite Ayn Rand quotes in her book...
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Liquor.com Raises $3.1 million In Series B Funding | TechCrunch

Liquor.com Raises $3.1 million In Series B Funding | TechCrunch | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
If you ask me you don't mess around with people like that you get out of the room and then you get into the car and go home you don't call nobody you know or whatever, right?
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Retailers Ban Controversial Rolling Stone Issue

Retailers Ban Controversial Rolling Stone Issue | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
CVS and Tedeschi Food Shops use social to distance themselves from much-criticized portrait of Boston Marahon bombing suspect Dzhohkar Tsarnaev looking like Jim Morrison.
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Facebook: Mark Zuckerberg's former speechwriter warns of password issues

Facebook: Mark Zuckerberg's former speechwriter warns of password issues | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
Katherine Losse claims social network's customer support could access any user's account with a master password. By Siraj Datoo
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Edelman - Conversations - Sponsored Content: An Ethical Framework

Edelman - Conversations - Sponsored Content: An Ethical Framework | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
Richard Edelman discusses the opportunity and ethics for public relations firms in sponsored content (AKA native advertising or paid media).
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Getting Colleagues to Carry Their Weight

Getting Colleagues to Carry Their Weight | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
When people come together in groups, there’s usually at least one member who slacks off. Whether you call it shirking or social loafing, it’s a major source of misery, and it prevents
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Will The $30 Million Mercedes Ruin Your Ferrari?

Will The $30 Million Mercedes Ruin Your Ferrari? | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
Last week a 1954 Mercedes-Benz W196 Formula 1 car culled $29.6 million, setting a record for the most valuable car ever sold. But it won't make your prized Ferrari worth less.
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Microsoft holds fire sale on Windows RT Surface tablets

Microsoft holds fire sale on Windows RT Surface tablets | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
Microsoft has slashed prices on its Surface tablets running Windows RT in another sign of trouble for the device meant to compete against Apple and Google.
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Lifting Ad Ban Promises More Reach to Hedge-Fund Pitches

Lifting Ad Ban Promises More Reach to Hedge-Fund Pitches | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
Investment pitches by entrepreneurs and hedge funds may get a higher public profile on television, through social media and even at sporting events following the lifting of an 80-year-old rule by U.S.
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Spirit Airlines Begins Advertising Search

Spirit Airlines Begins Advertising Search | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
Spirit Airlines is contacting agencies about its creative and media business, according to sources. The carrier, which spends most of its marketing dollars online, has a budget of more than $5 million, sources said.
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We May Have Already Hit Peak Car

We May Have Already Hit Peak Car | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
You wouldn’t know it from the cars that clog streets across the country every day during rush hour, but the number of registered vehicles on the road has begun to stagnate.
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Paula Deen got reamed out on Twitter last night

Paula Deen got reamed out on Twitter last night | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
Oh jeez, Paula, you just can't get this right, can you?
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UPSVoice: Why American Craft Beer Exports Are Booming

UPSVoice: Why American Craft Beer Exports Are Booming | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
For lessons on exporting success, small businesses need look no further than America's independent craft brewers.
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How Do You Build a Passion Brand? New Social@Ogilvy Study Reveals Majority of Satisfied Customers Are Not Advocating For Brands—And What Companies Can Do To Facilitate Advocacy

How Do You Build a Passion Brand? New Social@Ogilvy Study Reveals Majority of Satisfied Customers Are Not Advocating For Brands—And What Companies Can Do To Facilitate Advocacy | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
Every day, people have millions of conversations about brands around the world. Many of these are advocacy mentions that help brands significantly amplify their marketing.
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Are Americans Ready for Marijuana Advertising?

Are Americans Ready for Marijuana Advertising? | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
Whether one’s attitudes about marijuana cleave closer to Nancy Reagan or Cheech and Chong, there’s no denying that the drug’s bad reputation is slowly burning off.
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Budweiser Cracks Open the Music Scene With Facebook, VICE [EXCLUSIVE]

Budweiser Cracks Open the Music Scene With Facebook, VICE [EXCLUSIVE] | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
Budweiser is joining forces with Facebook and Vice to launch a custom content platform and to expand the brand’s Made for Music global campaign.
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The Surprisingly Beautiful Insides Of Deadly Bullets

The Surprisingly Beautiful Insides Of Deadly Bullets | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
Bullets are better avoided than contemplated.
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JetBlue | Hotseats

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An Ingenious Paper Map Zooms In Just Like Google

It seems that the convenience of GPS-centered, pinch-zoomable digital maps have left good old paper maps behind.
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Honda Sends Real-Time Vines to Fans, and Rebecca Black Is Along for the Ride

Honda Sends Real-Time Vines to Fans, and Rebecca Black Is Along for the Ride | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
It looks like Rebecca Black finally decided which seat to take—a seat in a Honda.
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CHART: Brand Videos Hit Their Viral Peak On Day Two After Launch

CHART: Brand Videos Hit Their Viral Peak On Day Two After Launch | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
Also, there's a best day to post a video to maximize the change it goes viral. ;
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Social Marketing Insights: How New Gmail Features Will Impact Brands

Social Marketing Insights: How New Gmail Features Will Impact Brands | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
By Jason Warnock, Vice President of Market Intelligence and Deliverability, Yesmail Google’s recent changes to Gmail include a new sorting feature that helps users sort through their daily emails more efficiently.
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Thom Yorke Removes All His Songs From Spotify

Thom Yorke Removes All His Songs From Spotify | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
New artists get paid f all with this model tweeted the singer and Nigel Godrich.
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Breaking: Ruth Bourdain’s True Identity Revealed!

Breaking: Ruth Bourdain’s True Identity Revealed! | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
It's not Alice Waters and it's not Robert Sietsema.
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Hulu Off the Market, Will Get $750 Million Cash Infusion

Hulu Off the Market, Will Get $750 Million Cash Infusion | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
Brands and agencies fearful that Hulu might be mismanaged by a new owner can breathe easier, as the video site is no longer for sale.
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