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Avoid These 5 Mistakes When Hiring an SEO Consultant

Jonathan Long | Posted 09.03.2015 | Business
Jonathan Long

If your company is considering hiring an SEO consultant, either to assist your in-house SEO team or completely take over the entire search engine optimization effort, there are several mistakes you need to avoid.

Women in Business Q&A: Frances Great, Managing Director, BBH LA

Laura Dunn | Posted 09.02.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

She originally joined BBH in 1999 to work on the TAG Heuer and Johnnie Walker accounts. After two years in the London office, she transferred to BBH Asia Pacific to further her global advertising experience and to reconnect with her Singaporean family roots.

The World's First Clean Oil Sands Project: An Interview With Dr. Gerald Bailey

James Stafford | Posted 09.01.2015 | Business
James Stafford

After decades of exhaustive attempts to overcome the dirty reputation of oil sands, we finally have an environmentally-friendly and low cost method to tap into these vast resources in the state of Utah -- good news both for Mother Nature and all oil and gas investors.

Climate Change This Week: Economic Impacts, An Islamic Call to Action, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 08.31.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Saving Indonesia's Forests Helps Save Human And Forest Lives - like the famed orchi...

Women in Business Q&A: Tricia Andrews, Founder, Sole Serum

Laura Dunn | Posted 08.31.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Tricia Andrews is an ex-ad exec who spent twelve years dressing professionally every day. For Tricia, that meant wearing high heels from day to night...

Inspirock: Vacation Itinerary Creation Made Easy

Andrew Weinreich | Posted 08.31.2015 | Business
Andrew Weinreich

A few weeks ago, I went to Asheville for a 4-day cycling trip. I'm not a particularly good planner, and I'm terrible at thinking through itineraries in advance. My planning for this trip was similar to my planning for every other trip I take: a few days before the trip, or even once I land, I search TripAdvisor, Yelp and Google to make an itinerary.

Women in Business Q&A: Tapasya Bali, Co-Founder and COO, YOGASMOGA

Laura Dunn | Posted 08.30.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Tapasya Bali is the Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of YOGASMOGA. YOGASMOGA is a designer, manufacturer and retailer of Yoga inspired athletic ...

Women in Business Q&A: Dawn Pottier, CEO and Founder, lulujo

Laura Dunn | Posted 08.28.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Dawn Marie Pottier is the CEO and founder of lulujo - a Canadian brand inspired and named after her two children (lulu and jo) in 2009. Raised in Nov...

Climate Change This Week: Wind Winds Up, Extinctions Explode and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 08.26.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Your Meat-Eating Habit Is Killing More Than Just Cows -- says a new report, which cites the land degradation, pollution and deforestation caused by rising global demand for meat as "likely the leading cause of modern species extinctions."

Women in Business Q&A: Sandra Downie, Founder, Sandra Downie Beauty

Laura Dunn | Posted 08.25.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Sandra Downie Beauty, LLC was founded in 2007 by Medical Esthetician and Celebrity Makeup Artist Sandra Downie. Over the years, Sandra realized that w...

A Map for Engineering Your Next Innovation [Infographic]

Jeff DeGraff | Posted 08.24.2015 | Business
Jeff DeGraff

Innovation is about bringing together individuals with diverse strengths who can push against each other and build something collaboratively that they...

6 Books That Will Transform Your Mindset and Grow Your Business

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 08.21.2015 | Business
Kimanzi Constable

Here are six books that not only have great business strategies, but they also address mental roadblocks. They give you the plan to overcome them. This is not meant to be a complete list. I specifically tried to find books that may not be on your radar, but should.

Women in Business Q&A: Sophie Donelson, Editor in Chief, House Beautiful

Laura Dunn | Posted 08.21.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Sophie Donelson was named editor in chief of House Beautiful in January 2015. She brings a multi-disciplinary background in the media and design world...

Digital Business Leaders Value Velocity Over Speed

Vala Afshar | Posted 08.21.2015 | Technology
Vala Afshar

Adriana (Andi) Karaboutis is Executive Vice President, Technology and Business Solutions at Biogen. Biogen was founded in 1978 by a group of visionary scientists. Today Biogen is one of the oldest independent biotechnology companies in the world.

Women in Business Q&A: Danielle Chiel, Director, Danielle Chiel Luxury HandKnits

Laura Dunn | Posted 08.20.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

The story of Danielle Chiel HandKnits began with Danielle's passion for the knitting craft, and a mission to make exquisite and unique hand-knitted ga...

Should All Businesses Have Trusted Advisors?

Jennifer Love | Posted 08.20.2015 | Business
Jennifer Love

The truth is, our peers, friends, family and staff can provide helpful insight, and you don't want to discount the importance of their advice. But, you also want to seek out formal trusted advisors who have a deep understanding of your business, along with the wisdom you need to compensate for your blind spots.

Climate Change This Week: Cap and Trade Comes, Delta Danger and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 08.17.2015 | Green
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Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded.

Women in Business Q&A: Amani Duncan, VP Brand Marketing, Martin Guitar

Laura Dunn | Posted 08.17.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Recognized by her peers as one of the most dynamic marketing executives in the music business, Amani Duncan was named Director of Promotional Marketin...

Women in Business Q&A: Charlotte Jones Anderson, Executive VP Chief Brand Officer, Dallas Cowboys Football Club

Laura Dunn | Posted 08.14.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Charlotte Jones Anderson, Dallas Cowboys Chief Brand Officer, oversees all strategies and applications surrounding the team's brand as it is presented...

Women in Business Q&A: JJ Ramberg, Host of msnbc's 'Your Business'

Laura Dunn | Posted 08.13.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

JJ Ramberg is the host of msnbc's Your Business, which focuses on small business and entrepreneurship and is the founder of Goodshop.com. Now in its...

Map Out Your Email Marketing Game Plan - Part Two

Erik Harbison | Posted 08.11.2015 | Business
Erik Harbison

Now that you've made that initial connection with a few people by welcoming them to your email community, you've found yourself feeling inspired. You're comfortable enough with the concept and value of email marketing and you really want to grow your reach. At this point, you've done the basics and are happy with your results but now you're asking, "Where do I go from here?"

The 5 Stages Of Your Sleep Cycle

Jonathan Long | Posted 08.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Long

Have you ever wondered what happens in our brains and bodies while we are sleeping? Want to know how much sleep you really need in order to be productive and alert?

The Three Realities of Innovators

Jeff DeGraff | Posted 08.11.2015 | Business
Jeff DeGraff

If Einstein needed help, so will you. Visionaries don't have to make everything work themselves. Some innovators see the vision and pass it on to the next thinkers, while others build on the work of people who have come before them.

Confusion Reigns

Michael Farr | Posted 08.06.2015 | Business
Michael Farr

Economic data and financial-asset prices don't always paint the same picture about the health of the economy.

Align Customer Needs, Innovation Strategy for Growth

Brian Kennell | Posted 08.05.2015 | Business
Brian Kennell

Companies at the forefront of their industries are able to anticipate and know what customers want before those customers may even be aware of how such breakthroughs would make their lives better.