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4 Online Marketing Tactics To Get Your Business Ready for the Holiday Season

Gabriel Shaoolian | Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business
Gabriel Shaoolian

If you market an online business and have not prepared your holiday campaigns yet, you should get started as soon as possible. These five tips marketing tips will help you get your online business back up to speed in time for the holiday rush.

Wrong Number, Ma'am

Mark D. Weinberg | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Mark D. Weinberg

Of all the unsettling aspects of recent political campaigns -- and there are many -- none is more "icky" than having a candidate's wife record a robocall about how wonderful her husband is.

Kate Sheppard

Environmental Groups Spend Big On Virginia Governor's Race

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 11.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Environmentalists are poised to become the second-biggest contributor to the effort to elect Democrat Terry McAuliffe as the next govern...

Make Me an Offer I Can't Refuse

MaryEllen Tribby | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
MaryEllen Tribby

It is vital that an entrepreneur understand how to create an offer. Here's why: A good offer can easily double response rates. A bad or botched offer can easily kill a campaign that would otherwise be profitable.

Shutdown GOP Meme Campaign

Soul Dancer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Soul Dancer

Social media memes create a powerful, simple way for social media users to instantly connect on a topic near and dear to them. For example, as the da...

We Dare You to Care

Clarissa Burt | Posted 11.27.2013 | Impact
Clarissa Burt

Hunger is an epidemic that occurs all around the world. Although it is something we may hear about more often elsewhere, the truth is, millions of Americans suffer from food insecurity right here in our own backyard.

When the Shoe Is on the Other Foot: Now It's Bill Thompson Who Should Step Down

Kanene Holder | Posted 11.13.2013 | New York
Kanene Holder

In Thompson's second run for mayor, the aftertaste of second place isn't as sweet as the first time. Back in 2008, he was the triumphant underdog, this time however, he's close to becoming persona non-grata.

Just Liking Us On Social Media? You're Doing It All Wrong

Robert J. Rosenthal | Posted 09.01.2013 | Media
Robert J. Rosenthal

Shame, guilt, and fear can be very effective motivators for a nonprofit, but they tend to leave a bad smell in the nose of its supporters. It's the odor of slash and burn, an indicator of a completely unsustainable message.

Jimmie Johnson Shares Tips For NASCAR Beginners (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 08.13.2013 | Sports
Shira Lazar

For the second year in a row, What's Trending streamed live from the Samsung Hope For Children gala blue carpet, where we teamed up with Samsung to...

Sherri Shepherd Says "The View" Is Changing But She's Holding On (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 08.13.2013 | Media
Shira Lazar

For the second year in a row, What's Trending streamed live from the Samsung Hope For Children gala blue carpet, where we teamed up with Samsung to...

John Legend Is Helping Young Girls In Africa With His Show Me Campaign (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 08.12.2013 | Impact
Shira Lazar

For the second year in a row, What's Trending streamed live from the Samsung Hope For Children gala blue carpet, where we teamed up with Samsung to...

Rick Ross Previews New Wale Album (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 08.12.2013 | Black Voices
Shira Lazar

For the second year in a row, What's Trending streamed live from the Samsung Hope For Children gala blue carpet, where we teamed up with Samsung to...

Rosario Dawson Teases 'Sin City 2' With Hot 'Do

Shira Lazar | Posted 08.12.2013 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

For the second year in a row, What's Trending streamed live from the Samsung Hope For Children gala blue carpet, where we teamed up with Samsung to ...

Vinny Moves From Jersey Shore To Talk Show Host (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 08.12.2013 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

For the second year in a row, What's Trending streamed live from the Samsung Hope For Children gala blue carpet, where we teamed up with Samsung to...

My First Foray into Politics and Bringing You the Power

Arshad Hasan | Posted 07.20.2013 | Politics
Arshad Hasan

Some people get into politics because their parents were political, or because their friends got them into it, or maybe they were idealistic in the...

Pregnancy Prevention Via Text?

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 07.14.2013 | Health News
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By: Chantell Williams Ever wonder what it’s like to own a giggling, spitting, peeing bundle of joy? Well now you can use your phone to find out....

Elizabeth Warren, a Great Investment

Robert Scheer | Posted 07.13.2013 | Politics
Robert Scheer

How astonishing to have a public servant who actually cares to inform the public about the inner workings of the system of crony capitalism that has wedded big government with big business. This comes at the expense of the free market that corporate lobbyists delight in invoking as an ideal while they subvert it as a reality.

Danny Trejo Will Kill You in a Movie if You Donate to This Kickstarter Campaign (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.27.2013 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Machete himself, legendary actor Danny Trejo, stops by the What's Trending studio to chat about raising money for his Snap Shot film on, the three Bs of fantastic filmmaking, and the future of his Machete films.

Ashley Judd Hints At Senate Bid

The Huffington Post | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 03.22.2013 | Politics

After weeks of denying speculation that she may run for the U.S. Senate, actress Ashley Judd publicly hinted on Friday her intention to run against Se...

Bernie Sanders: Citizens United Decision 'Must Be Reversed'

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 03.13.2013 | Politics

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Ted Deutch (D-Fla.) introduced a constitutional amendment on Tuesday, aimed at reversing the Supreme Court's ruli...

The Voting Rights Act, the Supreme Court and the Life of Lawrence Guyot

Doug Kendall | Posted 01.28.2013 | Politics
Doug Kendall

As we mark the passing of a civil rights warrior who wore his scars proudly, Lawrence Guyot's story should serve as a reminder of the truly heroic efforts that were necessary to win passage of iconic laws such as the Voting Rights Act.

Voters Need More Than Fiscal Arguments on Social Justice Issues

Inimai Chettiar | Posted 01.26.2013 | Politics
Inimai Chettiar

Social justice reformers are wise to cast arguments in economic terms. But when advocating to the public, they must remember that lurking alongside dollars and cents are values and misconceptions.

The Land of Milk and Honey Once More

Robert Scheer | Posted 01.16.2013 | Politics
Robert Scheer

How is it that the state that incubated the presidencies of Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan is now so deep blue Democrat that Mitt Romney hardly bothered to campaign there?

After Landslide Defeat, Republicans Must Reject Extremism

Brian Jencunas | Posted 01.15.2013 | College
Brian Jencunas

Voters in 2012 did not adore Obama like they did in 2008, but regardless of how much voters were disappointed by the economic recovery or for expanded financial regulation, voters trusted that he was not beholden to the lunatic fringe of his party.

Higher Education Can Learn from an Endless Campaign

Dr. Scott D. Miller | Posted 01.13.2013 | College
Dr. Scott D. Miller

As is true with some political campaigns, the college targeting strategy can overcome perceived negatives. One is cost, and the public's growing preoccupation with value for the investment of four years. Another is family history.