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The Danish Culture's Competitive Design Advantage

Soren Petersen | Posted 09.26.2014 | Business
Soren Petersen

Co-written by Pernille Grønbech Every culture has its own distinctive signature, which molds its unique competitive advantage. This is reflected i...

Ello Isn't Going to Work: 6 Things It Doesn't Address

Michael Morgenstern | Posted 09.25.2014 | Technology
Michael Morgenstern

Why are people excited about Ello? Because they can't wait to leave Facebook. Why do so many people want off Facebook? That's the problem: Everybody has a different reason.

Please Feel Free To Shut Up About Obama's Tan Suit

Bob Cesca | Posted 09.02.2014 | Politics
Bob Cesca

Congratulations, America. This is why we can't have nice things. And when historians of the future look for someone to blame, I hope they include a brief mention of the outrage over Obama's ordinary suit.

#IceBucketChallenge: Why You're Not Really Helping

Ben Kosinski | Posted 08.15.2014 | Technology
Ben Kosinski

If you've been on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram in the last week, you've probably seen it: countless videos of people dumping ice on themselves to help raise awareness of ALS. It's done a tremendous job at getting people to talk about a truly debilitating disease -- but that's mostly all it's done -- get people to talk.

3 Common Misconceptions About Social Selling for B2B

Ian Altman | Posted 09.14.2014 | Business
Ian Altman

Let's face it, none of this is new. It's the way we have always communicated. It's just that we now have new tools.

7 Ways Congregations Can Embrace People With Disabilities

David Briggs | Posted 09.14.2014 | Religion
David Briggs

The larger society may be moving forward in its understanding and inclusion of people with disabilities. But the above stories reported in a study of more than 400 parents of children with special needs illustrates how far behind many religious congregations are in this effort.

The Fading Lines Between Social Networks And What It Means For Our World

Stephanie Lynch Habib | Posted 06.05.2014 | Impact
Stephanie Lynch Habib

Imagine a world, though, where for every "fun" post there was a post that helped the world's most vulnerable population -- the impact that can have on awareness, fundraising and advocacy is exponential.

Il voto del Paese e il campo di distorsione di massa dei social network

Federico Mello | Posted 07.25.2014 | Italy
Federico Mello

Sembrava che Grillo avrebbe superato il Pd. Che i No-euro avrebbero fatto il botto. Sembrava che nel Pd ci fossero solo corrotti e criminali. Che l'esasperazione tra gli italiani fosse alle stelle. Che Berlusconi avrebbe preso meno voti di Tsipras. Niente di tutto ciò è avvenuto. A guardare questa campagna elettorale dallo specchio deformante del web e dei social network, sembrava che un'altra Italia ribollisse sotto la crosta dei "like" e dei "retweet".

9 Things We Can't Believe Didn't Exist Before 2005

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 05.09.2014 | Business

It's been a full nine years since The Huffington Post emerged into the virtual world, and in that time the world has become wildly different place. Gl...

How to Use Twitter to Create a Social Network

Scarlett Sieber | Posted 07.08.2014 | Technology
Scarlett Sieber

Twitter makes it easier to gain insights into people even when they are not yet part of your social network and it is here to stay.

Go Tell it on the Mountain

David Sable | Posted 06.14.2014 | Technology
David Sable

We are so jaded and skewed in our thinking that true creativity is being stymied and atrophied because we don't get that digital isn't everything.

6 Quick Tips To Get the Most Out Of Your Life Before You Die

Brian Hanley | Posted 03.07.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Brian Hanley

The fact is, in 2014, with the world becoming hotter, flatter, and rapidly more crowded, we're caught inescapably in a crippling blizzard of choices. And the problem is, we don't even know what we want anymore.

If You Want the American Dream, Go to Finland

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 02.13.2014 | Politics
Blake Fleetwood

The American dream --- the notion of equal opportunity for all, the chance to pull yourself up by your boot straps and make something of yourself --- is gone.

Use the Theory of Everyone to Build Your Twitter Followership

Chris Abraham | Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business
Chris Abraham

While it may well be important to have the top 100 influencers on any particular topic following you on Twitter or Facebook, it is not essential. You can make up for it by attracting, retaining, and activating everyone else.

Live Event Marketing - Content Strategy's New Star... and the Most Underutilized Content Marketing Tool!

Diane Primo | Posted 10.29.2013 | Business
Diane Primo

Customers remember experiences--from what they saw or heard to whom they met--far longer than they'll recall what they read in social media, a blog, an eNewsletter or a case study.

In Tough Economic Times: Market Smarter, Not Harder

MaryEllen Tribby | Posted 10.22.2013 | Business
MaryEllen Tribby

Perhaps one of the greatest benefits of multi-channel marketing is that it provides great customer relationship-building opportunities.

Google Has Killed Some Of Its Best Ideas.. Because Of Google+

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 08.02.2013 | Technology

By most accounts, Google+ has failed to make a significant dent in people's online habits, despite having 359 million members, according to one unoffi...

Making Change in a Snap: Social Action Digitized

Noah Fitzgerel | Posted 09.07.2013 | Impact
Noah Fitzgerel

While many websites have enabled charities and foundations to accrue vast amounts of money, Changesnap is predicated on the notion that time is often just as important as dollars to social change.

Thought Followship Marketing Results in Thought Leadership

Diane Primo | Posted 08.27.2013 | Business
Diane Primo

In this new era of marketing, the technology infrastructure of social media and the ability it gives us to search anything--instantly--online, has made it easier for thought-followers to find what they need when they need it.

The Piece Movement

Wendy Adams Mendenhall | Posted 07.28.2013 | Impact
Wendy Adams Mendenhall

As we race to the top in education let the race include all of our pieces, in connection and partnership.

Social Media Marketing: 7 Tools for Businesses and Brands

Scott Steinberg | Posted 06.11.2013 | Business
Scott Steinberg

While many great options exist to choose from, to save time, we've narrowed the list down to seven of our favorite tools that any corporate enterprise should be using.

Deepak Chopra: How Social Media Created the Global Brain

The Chopra Well | Posted 06.04.2013 | Healthy Living
The Chopra Well

In this week's episode of "The Rabbit Hole" on The Chopra Well, Deepak Chopra takes us into the inner working of the global brain, shaped by social networks and technology.

How Social Circles Affect Students' Grades

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.20.2013 | Science
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By Nick Miller Researchers asked 160 high school students in New York to identify their close friends, regular friends and acquaintances, and then ...

Tech Investors Should Take Note - The Female Consumer Is Changing Her Online Behavior

Kirsten Bischoff | Posted 05.13.2013 | Technology
Kirsten Bischoff

By now we all know the power of the online female consumer. She propelled Pinterest to lofty, billion dollar heights, she is the dominant user on Facebook, and she drives the conversation on Twitter.

Skip SXSW and Rent North By Northwest: What Classic Film Teaches Us About Social Media

April Rudin | Posted 05.11.2013 | Technology
April Rudin

SXSW has become little more than a cultish gathering of the masses with few true influencers in the marketing arena.