We've all been turned down at some point in our careers and overcoming the rebuff with grace is a leadership skill best acquired through first-hand experience. The good news is, nothing is written in stone, and a "no" is often just a step in the direction of a future "yes". Show More Summary
The Internet of Things (IoT) is truly a global phenomenon — just ask our colleagues Down Under, who’ve just published a set of research findings about how Australian businesses are benefiting from IoT, including an infographic, a white paper and a customer Q&A. Show More Summary
As usual, the TED community has been very busy over the past week. Below, a few newsy highlights. Real estate and corruption. New York is known for its pricey real estate, and TED Prize winner Charmian Gooch suspects that some properties could be supporting global corruption. “Towers of Secrecy,” a series in The New York [ … ]
TUESDAY 3.3.2015 Music Business News & Views From Around The Web Updated continuously under our More News tab. CLICK HERE
Are you a freelance writer? Are you looking to get more business? If so, our parent company Envato has an exciting opportunity for you. Envato Studio is an online shopfront for freelance services, with dozens of categories including logo design, photo retouching and icon design. Show More Summary
Becoming Steve Jobs is a new book coming later this month that explores how Steve Jobs became one of the leading figures in technology and business of our time. Written by Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli, Becoming Steve Jobs draws on...Show More Summary
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It is human nature to want to avoid any kind of negative press. As marketers and communicators, we question what kind of response this will have on our business. But sometimes bad press just happens. And this time it happened to Shimer...Show More Summary
I want to take a moment to thank everyone who signed up for Prime in February - a total of 342 new subscribers. We have a goal of adding 4,000 new subscribers by July. Becoming a member of Prime is a critical part of our business model at TPM. But this year we're also increasing what members get. Read More ?
Before the days of Vegas revues, commercial endorsements, and RuPaul’s Drag Race, the glamour and beauty of drag often hid a rough business. As Flawless Mother Sabrina (née Jack Doroshow) recalls, “I actually have a list that shows all...Show More Summary
If you hadn’t already guessed from the title—spoiler alert! We’re not serving cake at our wedding. Cake’s not our favorite, it’s pretty pricey, and the last few weddings we’ve been to, we’ve been too busy dancing to even sit down … read more
I built our first website back in 2003 on an orange iMac, on Yahoo! sites using a dial-up modem with a copy of HTML for Dummies on my lap. I think it took about 2 weeks. The homepage had no photos b/c we had done no weddings…. By the...Show More Summary
TweetDrs. Hiura & Hiura Optometrists have done very well on the Yelp, but our ineffective and meretricious SFMTA’s recent push for the Polk Street Streetscape parking space removal project is not good their business. Not good at all! Check it, from the past few days: So, what will end up happening is your hard-to-get 5 star rating will come […]
On HBO’s Last Week Tonight, host John Oliver addressed America’s crumbling infrastructure, describing it as something politicians, labor, business, and “even a total idiot” like Donald Trump agree must be replaced Oliver began by defining our infrastructure as “Our...
Despite being a tool designed to make work easier, more and more evidence seems to show that email stands in the way of our productivity. The constant need to check email interferes with our work flow.
Over on our Facebook page, Michelle K. Sholund asked: “Hey! I have an issue I want to propose. I am an owner of a small business – a gift shop that happens to handmake our own candles in the shop – in Maryland. We are getting bombarded with requests for donations anywhere from 2-5 a […]
I’ve been working on my tax return this week, which is complicated for a lot of reasons. First, I run several different businesses which all have their own set of accounting. WDS, our annual gathering, has its own legal structure, including a foundation that is completely separate from all my other projects. Last year we…
As writers, storytelling is our business and our art. It’s our core skill. Writing is about putting words together to create a coherent tale, taking our readers on an unexpected journey, and delivering a satisfactory conclusion at the end of that delightful ride. You know what doesn’t cohere as cleanly? Life. I’m not one of […]
MONDAY 3.2.2015 Music Business News & Views From Around The Web Updated continuously under our More News tab. CLICK HERE
The Social Insider: Social Business Professionals on the Move, March 2015 March 02, 2015 It’s time to congratulate our fellow social business associates below who have some exciting career news. Andrew Bowins recently moved from senior...Show More Summary