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McDonald's Still Loves New York

BurgerBusiness | Posted 05.07.2013 | Business
BurgerBusiness

This is Australia's year to get McDonald's promotions it's previously been denied, apparently. It's just finishing its first exposure to that McMarket...

4 Things Your Boss Will Never Tell You About Getting a Raise or Promotion

Eric Barker | Posted 05.04.2013 | Small Business
Eric Barker

Hard work isn't all it's cracked up to be. Performance is only loosely tied to who succeeds.

How Not To Handle A Tourism Crisis: Lessons From Egypt

John Nicholson | Posted 04.22.2013 | Travel
John Nicholson

While riots, violence, and other domestic and civil disturbances frequently flare up in places like Mexico, Brazil, Greece, Korea, Thailand and many other popular international destinations, American travelers still flock to these hotspots to soak up their sun, tour their sites and spend hoards of money. While this trend may seem counterintuitive, it reflects the successful adoption and sponsorship of a more advanced and nuanced set of strategies and tactics to promote continued tourism to these destinations.

Content Marketing: A Creative Case Study, Part Two

Gordy Grundy | Posted 03.24.2013 | Business
Gordy Grundy

There are many, many articles on content marketing and social media with tips and steps and plenty of generalities. Very few seem to offer any real concrete ideas or practical examples. In this series of articles, we are publishing an actual case study for a very real company.

6 Surprising Social Media Tactics to Help You Get Noticed Now

Women & Co | Posted 03.19.2013 | Small Business
Women & Co

For Women & Co. by Suzanne Rust, LivingWithRust.com Are you using social media effectively to market yourself or your business? Based on findings fr...

Content Marketing: A Creative Case Study, Part 1

Gordy Grundy | Posted 03.13.2013 | Business
Gordy Grundy

Marketing articles on this subject tend to offer platitudes, generalities and a flow chart to nowhere. Here, we will offer an actual idea-filled Case Study that will better illuminate new marketing systems.

The Apocalypse of Advertising and the Dawn of the Promotional Age

Gordy Grundy | Posted 03.09.2013 | Business
Gordy Grundy

Today, marketing has to be more clever than ever before. A marketeer must be multi-disciplined, multi-tasking and multi-technological. And much multi-more. Welcome to the Golden Age of Promotion. Now, it's personal.

How Your Parents Could Cost You a Promotion

Brazen Life | Posted 02.26.2013 | College
Brazen Life

Did your parents ever tell you that if you work real hard and keep your head down, the rest will take care of itself? As far as career advice goes, that's B.S.

Lady Gaga Helps Toni Braxton's Sister Top iTunes

The Huffington Post | Treye Green | Posted 12.07.2012 | Entertainment

Lady Gaga broke one of her personal rules to offer a little support to her friend Tamar Braxton. Braxton released her new single "Love & War" on Th...

Catherine New

Major Computer Company's Black Friday Fail Enrages Customers

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 11.28.2012 | Money

Customers are fuming at Dell Computer after the company's widely promoted laptop sale went off the rails on Black Friday. The Austin-based PC-maker...

How Would Your Colleagues Vote?

Sara Canaday | Posted 01.27.2013 | Business
Sara Canaday

If you were on the ballot for advancement as a corporate leader, how would your colleagues vote?

Buying Underwear and Headphones: Selling Higher Education

Frank H. Wu | Posted 11.23.2012 | College
Frank H. Wu

I bought some underwear the other day at Walmart. I felt pretty good about the price. The package of three was a national name, all cotton. It was che...

Seven Design Tips for Making Great Infographics

Karl Gude | Posted 01.17.2013 | Media
Karl Gude

Bad design does irreversible harm to an infographic. It trivializes good content (for the rare visitor who chooses to wade through the ugliness and confusion instead of fleeing in horror at the sight of it) and reflects badly on you and your business.

How to Drive Clients Away With a Stick

Liz Ryan | Posted 01.16.2013 | Business
Liz Ryan

There is a tug-of-war that goes on in marketing and promotion. Part of the marketer's brain wants to engage and open up conversation. The other part of the marketer's brain wants to close business.

Don't Rely on Your Boss to Advance Your Career

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 12.09.2012 | Women
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

Don't rely on your boss to grow your career. You alone have accountability for where you want to go.

Be The Next Big Thing: The Best Way To Land That Job Or Promotion

Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. | Posted 10.31.2012 | Healthy Living
Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.

There is no shortage of advice out there on how to make a good impression -- an impression good enough to land you a new job, score a promotion, or bring in that lucrative sales lead.

10 Cities With Cursing Problems

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 08.12.2012 | Business

Where a worker lives may determine how much they swear at work, according to a recent survey from CareerBuilder.com (h/t NBC News). Those who work...

Big Pharma Is Basically An Advertising Industry

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 05.08.2013 | Business

Big Pharma might be working a lot harder to sell you products than to develop new ones. Prescription drug companies aren't putting a lot of resourc...

7 Ways to Pick Up, Practice or Perfect a New Skill

Women & Co | Posted 09.23.2012 | Women
Women & Co

Here are seven of the best ways to pick up, practice or perfect a new skill and increase your visibility -- and network -- while doing it.

11 Ways To Score A Promotion

LearnVest | Posted 09.17.2012 | Money
LearnVest

Even if you're not specifically looking for a flashier title or more money (although who isn't?), these tips will help you become--or remain--a valued employee.

Promote Your Business: 6 Ways Technology Can Help

Women & Co | Posted 07.31.2012 | Small Business
Women & Co

Whether your company is fully established or is in the "start-up" phase, here are six things you can do to improve your business' findability and increase its exposure to potential customers in the interactive space.

Rise to a Leadership Position in 7 Steps

Women & Co | Posted 07.24.2012 | Women
Women & Co

Leadership is earned. It is the sum total of your words and actions -- the interactions, behaviors, qualities and decisions you make every day.

Ask for What You Want!

Rebecca Shambaugh | Posted 05.28.2012 | Women
Rebecca Shambaugh

If we don't ask for what we want, we will never know what we can really have.

11 Surefire Ways To Get A Promotion

Chris Barez-Brown | Posted 04.28.2012 | Books
Chris Barez-Brown

I believe the way to get spotted is to shine more brightly and to stand out from the crowd by being more you. We all have what we need to be amazing in business, but so often we hide it away as we believe it's safer to do so. Head above the parapet may get blown off.

About Leadership: Changing Jobs

Bernie Bulkin | Posted 04.25.2012 | Business
Bernie Bulkin

In a company where people destined for success change jobs regularly, it is possible for individuals to get very confused about what they are doing at work.