Marketing

Netflix is coming to Marriott hotels in the U.S.

Netflix’s quest to rule the video-streaming world continues with the news that it’s struck a deal with Marriott Hotels to let guests watch Netflix movies and TV shows on their hotel room TV. First rumored back in January, the partnership will apply only to a handful of hotels at first — New York Marriott East…

Tom Brady Inspiration: To Achieve Your Goals, NO Distractions

Businesses set long-term goals they strive to achieve and here is the optimal method for doing so. Listen to New England Patriots’ Quarterback Tom Brady and… 1) When Achieving Your Goals, Eliminate Distractions To not get distracted from achieving your goals created in the business plan, businesses have to remember to maintain focus and increase concentration. Distractions are where a business plan…

Common Challenges Freelance Writers Face

Making the transition from amateur writer to full-time freelancer is no walk in the park. Dealing with clients, setting rates, and learning how to work efficiently can be difficult, to say the least. Check out this article for a list of common challenges freelancers face and tips on how to overcome them. Gone are the…

Palantir CEO Alex Karp To Become A Billionaire As Data-Mining Com

In the past, Alexander Karp, the CEO of data analytics firm Palantir, has called wealth “culturally corrosive.” A former money manager for high-net-worth individuals, the cofounder of the CIA-backed data analytics firm has maintained that personal riches were of little importance to him, despite associating with some of the world’s wealthiest to raise funds for…

How to Capitalize on the History of Your Store

Has your retail business been around for a long time? Whether you’ve been in business 10 or 20 years, or whether you’re helming a family-owned business that’s been around for generations, these days there’s lots of value in marketing your history.Consumers are showing new interest in longtime businesses and brands for several reasons: With the…

WordPress vs. Drupal: How to Choose a CMS for Your Business

Like any sibling rivalry, WordPress and Drupal have been competing to be the best content management system (CMS) ever since their ‘births’ in 2001 (Drupal) and 2003 (WordPress). While both considered to be very good website creation tools, they have different strengths. While WordPress may be more popular with over 140 million downloads, Drupal is more…

5 simple tips for visual branding on social media

Over the past few years, social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube have introduced a series of design changes that have increased the ability to personalize the look of of account pages. To help your brand from getting lost in the clutter, it’s important to stand out visually as images, colors and context are…

Why Twitter should focus on even more local features

I had an unusual experience this morning at my local cafe. While sipping my latte, I overheard an elderly couple at the next table discussing Twitter’s market cap and what Twitter’s future revenue opportunities are. Twenty-four months earlier, that very same couple may not have even known what Twitter was, let alone how they intend…