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Creating Social Media Buzz

Christel Quek | Posted 10.09.2012 | Technology
Christel Quek

How do you build buzz in social media? What makes social media real-life marketing events successful? It is not one thing in particular, but many things: your vision, the people you involve, and the strategies you employ.

Why I'm Excited for the 8th Annual BlogHer Conference

Toni Nagy | Posted 09.11.2012 | Women
Toni Nagy

The BlogHer conference is a chance to meet bloggers, to network, to hone your writing skills, to get advice on blogging business skills and to connect to the community.

One (Simple) Way To Connect With Others

Nancy Colier | Posted 08.03.2012 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

Have we become so distracted and disconnected that we now have to thank each other for basic kindness, as if remembering what another is living is somehow an extra service and not an integral part of relationship?

America's Best Places To Live

DailyFinance | Special to DailyFinance | Posted 10.15.2011 | Home

With the current state of the economy -- and the dispiriting sight of the nation's leaders endlessly battling about how to fix it -- the phrase "small...

Creative Capitalism, a CEO's Viewpoint

Akhtar Badshah | Posted 06.14.2011 | Impact
Akhtar Badshah

Corporate social responsibility is a strategic weapon. If you're not doing CSR, then you're not going to be as successful, and you're not truly engaged with all your team members.

Lifting Up America's Voices on Education -- and Acting on Them

Brian Gallagher | Posted 06.14.2011 | Education
Brian Gallagher

If ever there was an issue on which Americans can mobilize for change -- on which they yearn to engage -- it is education.

Inception Under Threat

Lucy P. Marcus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lucy P. Marcus

companies are making tough decisions about where money is spent, and they are having a hard time justifying investing in their future when their present looks so shaky.

Travelers of the World Unite: Stop the Wars

Judie Fein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Judie Fein

In short, we are opinion leaders, opinion makers, the vanguard of the modern wave of exploration.

Dancing to End Female Genital Cutting

Julia Lalla-Maharajh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Julia Lalla-Maharajh

Communities are changing, shifting, abandoning. The very people who have perpetuated the practice of female genital cutting for centuries are choosing to change.

Neighborhood Sites Can Awaken Community Involvement

Michael Wood-Lewis | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael Wood-Lewis

Finding quality, timely and accessible local information is a daunting task in our current environment, with traditional media's convulsions and new media's fits and starts.

Too Many CEOs Need A Reminder About Layoffs ... They Really Hurt.

Frank Koller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Frank Koller

People who lose their jobs can suffer "large and persistent earnings losses that last over twenty years." In other words, if you lose your job in mid-career, you will likely never earn as much as you used to.

America's Top 10 Best Green-Built Neighborhoods

Robyn Griggs Lawrence | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robyn Griggs Lawrence

Natural Home just published its Top 10 Green-Built Neighborhoods list, applauding forward-thinking, responsible housing developments.

FCC Launches Examination of the Future of Media and Information Needs of Communities in a Digital Age

Peter M. Shane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Peter M. Shane

The FCC just released a public notice, FCC LAUNCHES EXAMINATION OF THE FUTURE OF MEDIA AND INFORMATION NEEDS OF COMMUNITIES IN A DIGITAL AGE. It quo...

Village Green: The Year's Top Stories for Sustainable Communities and Smart Growth

F. Kaid Benfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
F. Kaid Benfield

All in all, we had a mixture of good, disappointing, and great news for smart growth and sustainability in 2009. Taking a long view that considers where this issue was fifteen or even ten years ago, I remain very optimistic.

Fear of A Double Dip Recession

Stephen C. Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stephen C. Rose

The enemies remain the car, the superhighway, the notion of endless oil and the willingness to grit teeth and accept the constraints of what passes for life in metrosprawl.

Fix the Roads to Fix the Economy

James P. Hoffa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James P. Hoffa

President-elect Barack Obama wants to spend hundreds of billions of dollars to rebuild this country's neglected infrastructure. He's right. It's really a no-brainer.

Poverty in America: The Problems and Solutions

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Vivian Norris

We need to make communities strong again. Our local money does not need to be mixed in with some guy's hedge fund abstract tranche of nothing all to make a fee for some banker in New York.

Gender Apartheid

Amy Coen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Amy Coen

Boge explained her biggest challenge decades earlier was to convince the first mother that her 'uncut' daughter would have a good life; she would be an acceptable wife, bear children and be healthy.