Local businesses are the heart and soul of our communities (and our economy). Like many entrepreneurs, I started my business for the freedom it gave me to do things my own way. I was more individualistic than cooperative with a lone ranger mentality. But I wanted to do the right thing and be a sustainable business. Show More Summary
Post by The Stir Bloggers. Four years ago, as the horrors of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting were unfolding on national television, Shannon Watts was a stay-at-home mom, consumed with the day-to-day business of raising her five children. Show More Summary
Photo by Cara Bradley We quickly hugged and kissed on a narrow sidewalk alongside a busy street in Cusco, Peru. We had only a moment to bid farewell to our 20-year-old daughter Julianna, who was spending 4 months in South America. We had savored our last day together with a leisurely hike to an Incan site followed by a long lunch. Show More Summary
As entrepreneurs lucky enough to find the time, we measure stuff in our business. We measure website visits, conversion rates, open rates, profit and loss...and for those fortunate few who have cracked the code, we measure lifetime customer value. Show More Summary
Casting shakeups and recasts happen more often than you’d think—that’s show business! But that doesn’t make it any easier to see some of our favorite series’ actors get the boot. Below, we’ve rounded up eight of television’s most surprising...Show More Summary
These popular recording artists are definitely not grooving out to Trump's use of their tunes. Choosing the playlist for political campaign rallies is a tricky business. First and foremost, candidates need to make sure their musical picks inspire feelings of patriotism, optimism and positivity. Show More Summary
Screenwriter/director Josh Boone is a really busy guy, with the success of his tragic teen romance film THE FAULT IN OUR STARS having taken him in some unexpected directions. He's developing an epic, multi-film adaptation of Stephen...Show More Summary
THURSDAY 5.5.2016 Music Business News From Around The Web Are virtual reality concerts a very smart brand extension for Live Nation or a potential future brand killer? Updated continuously under our More News tab. Related articles Samsung Debuts Gear VR With New Vevo Music Video Viewing Experience Virtual Reality Concerts:...
By Anthony Saladino This past week my business crossed a huge milestone: launching our third generation e-commerce website. This was the result of 10 months of blood sweat and tears, working hands-on with the website development team. Show More Summary
Hello from London! I've been in Paris and London on a last-minute trip to support one of our business lines here. It's been a great trip and although I haven't had very much time to take photographs I've managed to grab a couple I'm proud of. Show More Summary
Colorado District Attorney George Brauchler, one of the more disgusting prosecutors of our time, interrupted his busy tweeting-during-court schedule on Friday to tell the world that mass incarceration doesn’t exist. No, really. Here’s the Tweet: x "Mass incarceration" is a myth. Show More Summary
Retail | LA, USA Categories: Crazy Requests Tags: Retail "Apparently people want us to send them to our competitors and still stay in business!" (Read more...) The post Trying To Manufacture A Different Price appeared first on Funny & Stupid Customer Stories - Not Always Right.
Most of us have severe feelings of fear wash over us at the most in opportune times in our life and business. I think the human spirit includes feeling scared sometimes as part of the human condition. Maybe you don't feel good enough,...Show More Summary
For worship teams, technology has always been part of the process from the formation of new instruments to Bach’s creation of music theory. Even the architecture of cathedrals and chapels required expert engineering. In our busy, modern-day world, tools that streamline the process and allow us more time with actual people are of high value. Show More Summary
When the right technology is used, solar energy can do far more than make your dashboard toy nod its head. It can power homes, businesses and, as these 3 record-setting examples illustrate, help us make our way around the globe. Click on the solar-powered innovations below to find out just how powerful the sun really is © 2016 SunPower Corporation. Show More Summary
The ZimmComm Team got together for the first time in Pensacola Beach, FL. All our editors and the mysterious Robert, the webmaster, are concluding our business sessions which have included website critiques/changes (some still pending), social media strategy, online multimedia content creation and much more. Show More Summary
California politics updates: Gov. Brown takes aim at Florida plan to lure away business, Clinton delegate used to be a GOP rising star May 4 2016, 7:07 AM Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California politics and government news. Here's what we're watching: Gov. Jerry Brown tells...
I’m seeing an endless stream of hardware-related companies these days. In our world, we are focused on software wrapped in plastic, a line I think I first used some time in 2012. If you understand our themes, it fits squarely within human computer interaction for us. Show More Summary
Summary: One of the essential factors that has lead to the longevity of this blog is our access to the extraordinary abundance and diversity of bullshit in the advertising business. Today we are honoring that heritage with a round-up of some of our favorite recent instances of marketing and advertising drivel. We'll start with McDonald's. Show More Summary
California politics updates: Gov. Brown takes aim at Florida plan to lure away business, Clinton delegate used to be a GOP rising star May 3 2016, 6:06 PM Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California politics and government news. Here's what we're watching: Gov. Jerry Brown tells...