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Women in Business Q&A: Lisa Pearson, CMO, Bazaarvoice

Laura Dunn | Posted 01.28.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Lisa Pearson is the CMO of Bazaarvoice, a technology platform that captures and shares authentic consumer opinions online about the brands they buy. ...

Women in Business Q&A: Jenny Zack, President of LoveSpoon Candles

Laura Dunn | Posted 01.27.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

What always pulled at her heartstrings was being her own boss and providing a high-quality product that made a difference. She prides herself in putting her stamp on "high-quality" and also giving back to others in need.

How Has Women's Entrepreneurship Day Made a Real Difference?

Laura Dunn | Posted 01.26.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Women across the world recently participated in Global Entrepreneurship Day, with a Global Entrepreneurship Day for Women taking place for the first t...

Women in Business Q&A: Erin Balogh, Inventor of Hot Iron Holster

Laura Dunn | Posted 01.26.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

After creating the Hot Iron Holster, Balogh went on a mission to help others clear their lives of clutter and started creating a career by design.

Great Content Is Embedded in Your Business DNA

Lee Traupel | Posted 01.25.2015 | Small Business
Lee Traupel

Involve your entire organization whether it's five or fifty people: great content ideas come in all shapes and sizes: admins, customers, channel partners, sales, support, customer service and/or exec staff.

Follow the Sand to the Real Fracking Boom

James Stafford | Posted 01.25.2015 | Business
James Stafford

When it takes up to four million pounds of sand to frack a single well, it's no wonder that demand is outpacing supply and frack sand producers are becoming the biggest behind-the-scenes beneficiaries of the American oil and gas boom.

Are We Viewing Consumer as Human?

Jure Klepic | Posted 01.25.2015 | Business
Jure Klepic

Companies which take the time to study cultures and subcultures, look for patterns and themes, and truly look at their consumers as human beings instead of just marketing statistics will increase the effectiveness of their marketing campaigns and improve their overall consumer experience.

How Code Empowers Social Good: The Nest Labs Story

Saeed Jabbar | Posted 01.23.2015 | Home
Saeed Jabbar

Recently I caught up with Maxime Veron, Head of Product Management at Nest to take a deeper look at the company's initiatives in the areas of social good, artificial intelligence(AI) and their vision for the future of the smart home.

International Operators of Equity Crowdfunding Sites Beware -- The SEC May Come After You

Gary Emmanuel | Posted 01.25.2015 | Business
Gary Emmanuel

Until the adoption of SEC rules to implement the crowdfunding exemption, operators of crowdfunding platforms should tread with extreme caution to ensure compliance with U.S. securities laws. Eureeca discovered this the hard way.

Women in Business Q&A: Jennefer Witter, CEO and Founder - The Boreland Group Inc.

Laura Dunn | Posted 01.25.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Jennefer Witter is the CEO and founder of The Boreland Group Inc., an eleven year old boutique public relations firm headquartered in New York with an...

Climate Change This Week: Lightning Increasing, Solar Cloth, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 01.24.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Stephen Colbert takes the Polar Plunge here, highlighting the dim lights who don't ...

Women in Business Q&A: Cristina Mariani-May, co-CEO, Banfi Vintners

Laura Dunn | Posted 01.24.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Cristina Mariani-May is the family proprietor of the internationally renowned Castello Banfi vineyard estate in Montalcino, Tuscany, and co-CEO of Ban...

Women in Business Q&A: Kathy Calvin, President and Chief Executive Officer of the United Nations Foundation

Laura Dunn | Posted 01.24.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Kathy Calvin is President and Chief Executive Officer of the United Nations Foundation. Her career has spanned work in the public, private and nonprof...

Women in Business Q&A: April Valusek, multi-unit franchisee, Wayback Burgers

Laura Dunn | Posted 01.22.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

April Valusek, multi-unit franchisee of Wayback Burgers, recognized as one of the most aggressive and ambitious better burger brands in the United States, has always had a particular liking to the restaurant industry.

Women in Business Q&A: Kathrin Lausch, Executive Producer, Ntropic

Laura Dunn | Posted 01.22.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Kathrin Lausch serves as Executive Producer of visual studio Ntropic in the New York office. Kathrin was born and raised in Europe, where she later studied marketing, advertising, and entertainment law and earned degrees from both the University of Munich and the University of Geneva.

How Facebook Is Shaping Who Will Win the Next Election

Tarun Wadhwa | Posted 01.21.2015 | Technology
Tarun Wadhwa

Facebook is in a peculiar and unenviable position -- no matter what its intentions are, even minor decisions will have political impacts.

What Is Causing the Drag?

Michael Farr | Posted 01.21.2015 | Business
Michael Farr

Using inflation-adjusted numbers, we indexed each component of GDP to 4Q07 levels, beginning with a value of 100 for each. We graphically display the results below, followed by some commentary.

Women in Business Q&A: Eileen C. McDonnell, Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer, Penn Mutual

Laura Dunn | Posted 01.21.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Eileen C. McDonnell has been chairman, president and chief executive officer of Penn Mutual since July 2013. She was appointed chief executive officer...

Women in Business: Nikki Fowler, Publisher, Creative Director and Editor-In-Chief of Glitter Magazine, For Girls Who Rock.

Laura Dunn | Posted 01.20.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Nikki Fowler is the Publisher, Creative Director and Editor-In-Chief of Glitter Magazine, For Girls Who Rock. Her educational background is technology...

Women in Business: Lysa Myers, Security Researcher for ESET

Laura Dunn | Posted 01.20.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Lysa Myers began her tenure in malware research labs in the weeks before the Melissa virus outbreak in 1999. She has watched both the malware landscap...

Fight Content Starvation With Savvy Publishing Tactics

Lee Traupel | Posted 12.16.2014 | Small Business
Lee Traupel

So, you just uploaded some great content to your blog post and shared it across you social accounts expecting a signal back from the universe. But nothing: a ping with no echo.

Women in Business: Courtney Klein Co-Founder & CEO of SEED SPOT

Laura Dunn | Posted 01.19.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Courtney Klein is Co-Founder and CEO of SEED SPOT, a nonprofit incubator based in Phoenix that works to increase the odds of success for passionate so...

Women in Business: Judy Wellfare, Executive Creative Director, Plus

Laura Dunn | Posted 01.19.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

British-born and raised in China, Judy's creative pursuits have taken her on a global adventure. With a resume encompassing extensive international ex...

Women in Business: Sue Heilbronner, CEO and Co-Founder of MergeLane

Laura Dunn | Posted 01.18.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Sue has been a CEO, President, or Chief Marketing Officer for digital marketing and ecommerce companies since the earliest days of the internet. She began her career as an attorney -- last as a federal prosecutor with the US Department of Justice.

Women in Business: Trish Moreno, President and CEO of Little Giraffe

Laura Dunn | Posted 01.18.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

With over 20 years of business management experience, Trish is known as a creative visionary leader in the fashion, baby, and home industries.