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By The Oxen Group: Youku Tudou (YOKU) has dominated the online video market of China for years. Moving into 2014, the company is focusing on their multi-screen strategy - smart phones, tablets, and even smart TV. The company has already showed their adaptability in China's transition to mobile. Show More Summary
Like virtually any other social network, Twitter has also evolved into a great platform for businesses that are looking to advertise themselves. But the best brands on Twitter don’t solely focus on promoting products and services, but also on truly engaging with their followers. And some brands do it a lot better than others. Following, […]
Today, the online retailer increased the price of its subscription service but it is still a great deal. Amazon increased the price of its Prime subscription service today. It now costs $99 per year instead of $79. That's a big price jump. Show More Summary
ByAsean Century: Interval Leisure Group (IILG) is the best play on the growing vacation resort management market. This comes as the company looks to transition its business model away from the vacation exchange, in hopes of further diversifying itself. Show More Summary
Conferences are a great way to get a ton of value in a short amount of time. Check out these top conferences to get in on the action. The post 50 Hot Conferences to Kick Your Career Into High Gear appeared first on Brazen Life.
Resume templates are like Zebra’s stripes—really great for blending into a “herd” of other job seekers. Here's why resume templates are job search killers. The post Why Resume Templates Are Job Search Killers appeared first on CAREEREALISM.
Tennis great Pete Sampras and his wife Bridgette Wilson just dropped a cool $5.996M on a four-bedroom estate in Los Angeles, Calif.'s Bel Air neighborhood. Previously owned by such stars as Merv Griffin and Albert Brooks, the star-studded home is...
By Gregory M. Wetherall: Over the past few years, the federal government has created a great deal of controversy as the majority shareholder and conservator of Fannie Mae (OTCQB:FNMA) and Freddie Mac (OTCQB:FMCC). These two government-sponsored...Show More Summary
This Inc. infographic will help you benchmark your hiring, salary setting, and mentorship strategies against those of the fastest-growing companies in America. Last year, Sam Bacharach, Cornell professor and co-founder of the Bacharach Leadership group, surveyed more than 300 Inc. Show More Summary
[Welcome back to the Damn, I Wish I'd Thought of That! newsletter. This is text of the great issue all of our email subscribers just received. Sign yourself up using the handy form on the right.] The term “user-generated content” sounds ironically robotic. Why? Because when your fans contribute something to your brand, it makes them feel […]
(March 13, 2014 10:42 AM, by Scott Sumner) Evan Soltas has an excellent new post explaining why the Fed is likely to raise interest rates in late 2015. He thinks this policy is appropriate, but I'd like to focus on a different issue---whether this rate increase caused the... (0 COMMENTS)
If you want to connect with people, remove the obstacles and implement systems. You'll be amazed at how far it takes you. Smart companies use systems to provide great service at scale. At dotloop, I do just that for real estate companies. Show More Summary
The Federal Reserve recently reported a continued rise in home values, offering a boost to household wealth. From 2006 to 2011, housing wealth fell from $23 trillion to $16 trillion, a loss that devastated the U.S. economy. Our research...Show More Summary
Apart from its location in suburban Illinois, this listing ticks all the castle boxes: a three-story great room, a spiral staircase to a private turret, a pond, a 10,000-square-foot heated barn with...
Analysts say the $20 bump, from $79 to $99, could add up to $1 billion to the company's revenue. Amazon Prime is a great deal. You get free two-day shipping on most of your packages, unlimited access to Amazon's growing trove of streaming movies and TV shows, and the ability to rent e-books from its Kindle library. Show More Summary
How many times since the start of the Great Recession have you heard a story like this one, from USA Today?Heather Rolley's primary occupation is motherhood, but it doesn't pay the bills. So most days, after she takes her daughter and two sons to school, the 36-year-old divorcee heads to work. Show More Summary
Over at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth: Carter Price: A response to another attack on the Great Gatsby curve—and can we call it the “line to serfdom” instead?: "Scott Winship and Donald Schneider attack the Great Gatsby curve, which illustrates the relationship between economic inequality and mobility.... Show More Summary
By Thomas Kee: When is the last time you walked into Staples (SPLS) and said to yourself, man this is a great store? One of the most tangible ways to find investment ideas, or to make conscious decisions not to invest, is to use the Random Walk Theory, popularized well before I came into this industry in the mid 1990s. Show More Summary
After analyzing hundreds of hours worth of TED Talks, author Carmine Gallo has gleaned some great tips for any public speaker who wants to present like a TED Talk pro. As the annual TED conference is about to celebrate its 30th anniversary...Show More Summary