Despite the rise in popularity of social media, blogging remains a big deal. Whether it's for fun or for a business, blogging is one of the best ways to increase traffic, keep people informed about the latest happenings in your world, creates more ... [...]
Intern will act as a liaison between vendors and Socially Jen. Social media posting, blogging, and research will be a large portion of the job as well. Public relations, and social media knowledge helpful but not necessary. You must have a positive ... [...]
Another consequence of the respective units not facing off other than in (spirited) walk-through mode is that they aren't working on plays for these first two days. Usually, we see the team working on a specific aspect of the playbook - say three-wide ... [...]
We're suspect of all new bloggers, and have seen from experience the good ones rise to the top based on merit, hard work, integrity, and longevity. I'm always encouraging folks to blog, but they should do it right. Find a niche that's not being filled ... [...]
It had been a quiet summer in Tallahassee, Florida's capital. Lawmakers and students from the local universities were mostly out of town. But last week, one of the city's most notable and well-liked citizens was murdered with a single shot to the head ... [...]
When starting your blog, its important that you tailor your content to the types of jobs you'd like to get. If you want to get jobs writing about marketing, write about marketing on your blog. If you want to get jobs writing about technology, write ... [...]
A search for Work at Home or Stay at Home Dad Blogs and a look at why there are so few. [...]
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This is a guest contribution from Poulami Ghosh of PPC Ads Management.
If conversion rates really matter to you, you should be aware that every marketing campaign has to have a dedicated landing page. This is particularly true with regard to PPC where you have to pay for every single click. Ask any PPC company and it will tell you the same thing. However, it is not enough to know that you should use a landing page. You also have to know how to craft one, so that your marketing efforts rise above the average and become exceptional.
There are seven steps to cr [...]
As a manager, do you think of yourself as a leader or as a coach? Do you, for instance, feel it’s important that your staff see you as an expert or do you prefer to create an egalitarian environment? Are you the person who solves problems or helps your staff come up with their own solutions? Are you more comfortable being directive or collaborative?
Results of a survey we’ve been conducting indicate a stronger desire to display coaching attributes than we were expecting.
Our assessment consists of 30 items we have tested and correlated to the most important attributes associated either wit [...]
Over the last two years, much has been written about patent trolls, firms that make their money asserting patents against other companies, but do not make a useful product of their own. Both the White House and Congressional leaders have called for patent reform to fix the underlying problems that give rise to patent troll lawsuits. Not so fast, say Stephen Haber and Ross Levine in a Wall Street Journal Op-Ed (“The Myth of the Wicked Patent Troll”). We shouldn’t reform the patent system, they say, because there is no evidence that trolls are hindering innovation; these calls are bei [...]
Everywhere I turn right now, I hear leaders talking about their need for collaborative leadership. It’s being identified as the fundamental differentiator in achieving strategic objectives. In order to make a difference though, it has to go beyond the polite, thoughtful behaviours of involving others, sharing information and lending strength when it’s needed. I define real collaborative leadership as: facilitating constructive interpersonal connections and activities between heterogenous groups to achieve shared goals. It is proactive and purpose-driven.
Dubai Airports offers a case stu [...]
The End of Manufacturing and the Birth of…Sequenced in the U.S.A.: A Desperate Town Hands Over Its DNAPacific StandardEleven years ago, a full tenth of Kannapolis, North Carolina, residents were laid off when the town's textile mill closed. This could be the start of yet another story about the decline of manufacturing in America, but it's not. It's a much more nuanced tale. You see, aside from a Walmart, Kannapolis's most promising economic opportunity is in the hands of Los Angeles billionaire and health and life-extension aficionado David H. Murdock. Murdock purchased the old mill in 2004 [...]