In just announced Q2 earnings, Facebook rocketed past analysts' expectations with quarterly ad revenue hitting $6.24 billion compared with $5.8 billion that was expected. Similarly, monthly active users jumped to 1.71 billion compared with the 1.69 billion expected. What's going on? Facebook...
Many mortgage borrowers view extra payments and refinancing as alternatives and are confused as to which would serve them better. This article is directed to them. Extra Payment Decisions Versus Refinance Decisions While borrowers refinance for several possible reasons, only those taken to reduce the interest rate can be viewed...
The problem is that wantrepreneurs don't seem to care about the success they'll eventually have. Instead, they only care about what they have now.
Spin Table Of Influence,
Call it influence, persuasion, manipulation or propaganda...we need a language and a system to understand spin. From marketing to sales to PR to advertising and beyond, we need to know the moves and motives that fuel these increasingly powerful functions. Whether it's a soap maker wooing wrinkled women, ISIS social...
We all know that labor statistics do not paint a full picture of what it is like to be a job hunter these days. Candidates need to be ready for almost anything. Sometimes it's just crazy what interviewers feel compelled to ask. Interviewers are throwing...
Rolling your eyes, nodding your head or giving a friendly smile can make a major difference in how your business partners perceive you. Body language, the expressions you make and how you present yourself can be the deciding factor in whether or not a meeting is successful and productive. Internal...
Interview with Professor Wayne Baker When it comes to getting what you need to be truly successful in your work, do you struggle to ask for help? Perhaps as you think about asking people to test a new approach you're developing you fear they'll say no and you'll feel rejected....
Corporate Social Responsibility,
Huff Post Women,
Women Business Leaders,
Women Business Owners,
Women In Business,
There have been a lot of reminders. There was the paltry 6-month sentence Brock Turner received for raping a young woman and the accompanying letter from his father calling the event a mere "20 minutes of action." There was the eye...
Virtual Assistants, or VAs, are hardly discussed in the Digital Marketing industry, but they are every entrepreneur's secret weapon. We avoid bragging about our assistants because we don't want them getting poached by other folks. And poaching does happen, because finding and retaining a rockstar virtual assistant is not easy!...
http://i.huffpost.com/gen/3286528/images/s-INNOVATION-small.jpg Too many employees coasting through their work days? Doing the minimum to skate by? Spending more time thumbing through their phones than focusing on core responsibilities? You might have a bigger problem on your hands than you realize. Sure, most...
As a leader, you could be the biggest cause of lost productivity in your whole organization. For 20 years of my career, I was a consultant. When companies needed help expanding their business and optimizing productivity, I was brought in to help streamline processes and show them how to clarify...
This post originally appeared on Quora. I started a gold grills business that did well. Picture: model wearing one of our grills. Photo by Dave Ochoa It generated $10,000-$20,000 in sales per month. It's also been featured in
We all want to have impact with the things we do. We want to get up and realize that we've helped people and sure many will call that success, but it's the impact to others that really brings the emotional payoff most people are looking for. But what if you're...
While the millennial woman is light-years away from the one-dimensional housewife of the 50s, the way we address her hasn´t evolved at the same pace.
Do you ever wonder how businesses used to effectively market themselves before the internet was a thing? This day and age even the underdogs have a fighting chance for a successful business now that the worldwide web is a factor. So many people are able to successfully start new businesses...
It's an obstacle that so many working families can relate to: when my kids were younger, just getting them fed was a battle in and of itself -- nevermind actually getting everyone around the table at the same time for family dinner. If I managed to put together a decent...
Right now, there is a debate raging in the United States about whether or not debt collectors should be limited in the interest rates that they are allowed to charge. The debate was ignited by a 2015 court case that was heard by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the...
Although his blog gets over 100,000 visitors a month blogging about multi-level marketing companies, Jeremy Page actually doesn't belong to any of them. Instead, he uses his blog to convince them there's a better way to kill your day job. "These opportunity-seekers want freedom that the 1%-ers in MLMs have,...
I've been blogging for over four years now, but I always hesitated on building out a digital product.Part of it was not wanting to put the time in on top of working a full-time job, running this blog and a side hustle, and renovating a home in my...
FINDING GROWTH IN A LOW GROWTH WORLD Forward looking investors are realizing that growing populations, rising wealth (particularly in emerging economies), coupled with natural resource constraints, inadequate infrastructure and environmental degradation are profoundly shaping global markets, creating both investment risks and opportunities. These trends are accelerating the transition towards a...