Public anger has gripped Saudi Arabia after a prominent preacher who raped and beat to death his 5-year-old daughter was sentenced to a few months in jail and a $50,000 fine – known as 'blood money' – to compensate the victim's relatives.
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Feminism is not a 4 letter-word
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When a behavior feels like second nature, it's hard to imagine that it could be learned. But here are some of the many facts that challenge the idea of biological gender roles.
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So when marketers talk about how much they work with numbers now that we’ve entered the sci-fi1 age of Internet data collection, I cringe. Let’s just say I’m glad I’m covering marketing for a living rather than actually doing it.
But just because numbers may be marketers’s new best friend, that doesn’t mean they’re all good. Some, in fact, are a bit terrifying.
And because I’m a sick bastard who wants you all to feel my mathematical pain, I’ve gathered 13 stats that should send chills down any marketer’s spine. Just to be clear, all of these statistics have pros and cons, and some stats may not have an impact on your marketing strategy. But hopefully at least one of them will get you to jump. Enjoy....
We all definitely know social is a large part of most digital marketing efforts. And, social has the power to drive traffic, both organically and via paid channels.
So, what real impact do social signals have on our SEO efforts in 2015 and beyond?
BMC Software has tied up with Wings Travel Management to deploy Sakhi, Indias first women chauffeured cab fleet for its women employees.
One step forward
Play Your Part Ambassador Lynette Ntuli is breaking the mould for young women in business, mobilising youth leadership and igniting a passion for active citizenship and social cohesion through Ignite SA, her dynamic multimedia network of young...
As marketers, it goes without saying that we strive to stay ahead of the trends and utilize the newest technologies so that we can stay relevant and engaging to our customers. In my role as Director of Business Development at Marketo, I see a wide range of partners offering new and innovative ways that marketers can engage their consumers. With that being said, there are two newer technologies that are giving marketers fresh avenues to engage their customers literally everywhere they are: locati