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Businesses From Across America Are Investing in Britain

Patrick Davies | Posted 08.06.2014 | Business
Patrick Davies

As we at the Embassy are very fond of repeating, Britain and the US do a huge amount of business together. Perhaps that's what you would expect from two of the largest, most advanced and most open economies in the world. But you needn't take my word for it: The investment numbers for 2013-14 are in, and they are impressive.

Marketing Prerequisites for Businesses in the Billion Dollar Age

Lee Traupel | Posted 08.03.2014 | Small Business
Lee Traupel

Digital silos are collapsing right in front of us. Today's social curated, lean, API-hungry businesses built at the blurred intersection of design and user experience are forcing CMOs and CEOs to adjust their marketing strategy accordingly.

Argentina Slides Into Default As Debt Talks Fail

AP | ALMUDENA CALATRAVA | Posted 07.31.2014 | World

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina entered economic limbo Thursday, forced into a default that could undermine an already frail economy if a d...

Twitter Is Still the Best Water Cooler Ever for Brands

Lee Traupel | Posted 07.28.2014 | Business
Lee Traupel

How much time is Twitter going to take to be effective for your business? The simple answer is probably an hour or two a day, depending on your products and services, community service sophistication, how you're using the platform and how aggressively you want to grow your brand.

Why Content and Social Media Marketing are the New SEO

Lee Traupel | Posted 07.22.2014 | Business
Lee Traupel

SEO is the process of making your web site more accessible to search engines. Google's algorithmic updates the last 3-5 years ("panda" "penguin" "hu...

Content Marketing Best Practices for B2B Brands

Lee Traupel | Posted 07.21.2014 | Business
Lee Traupel

I wish I could tell you it is this easy. It's not; but, here are critical benchmarks you should be aware of to create meaningful content.

The Only Social Network You'll Ever Need How to Feed & Take Care of It

Lee Traupel | Posted 07.08.2014 | Business
Lee Traupel

LinkedIn has over 300 plus million users, doubling in size the last calendar year, adding 2 new members per second and an estimated 180M unique visit...

Why Many Social Media Experts are Selling Snake Oil

Lee Traupel | Posted 07.03.2014 | Business
Lee Traupel

So much content written today by social media "experts" featuring Toms, McDonalds, Pepsi, Cisco, SalesForce, Intel, Zappos is a false line on the ho...

Is Your Business Attention Starved In Today's Always-On World?

Lee Traupel | Posted 07.02.2014 | Business
Lee Traupel

It's a noisy world, your marketing resources and headcount are limited and in some case, you're still defining who your customers are. How Mark...

Content Heroes and Heroines are Made not Born

Lee Traupel | Posted 07.01.2014 | Business
Lee Traupel

The heat, light, buzz and hype about all things social has overshadowed plain old content marketing for much of the last 2-3 years. But social media has failed to deliver for many businesses and for good reason.

What I Learned about Social Media from Andy Warhol

Lee Traupel | Posted 06.23.2014 | Business
Lee Traupel

Women rock social media marketing and for good reason. They intuitively know how to build "community" into any marketing process, are empathic, goal oriented, nurturing and much more. Brands: market accordingly.

Why So Many Web Site Designs Are Just Lipstick on a Pig

Lee Traupel | Posted 08.16.2014 | Small Business
Lee Traupel

The world is full of great web sites with no thought about an overarching digital strategy. It's like "putting lipstick on a pig." Great web site...

How to Generate More Revenue & Lower Costs Using the Cloud

Lee Traupel | Posted 08.13.2014 | Business
Lee Traupel

Don't be intimidated by the terminology. The cloud is a collection of servers and apps accessed via a browser and an internet connection to utilize, modify, store and retrieve data.

How to Win Your Darwinian Digital Battles

Lee Traupel | Posted 08.08.2014 | Business
Lee Traupel

In today's smartphone, always on and connected world marketing success is now defined by creating and deploying a digital marketing strategy.

I Want to MASTER Entrepreneurship!

Victoria Louise Rabin | Posted 07.19.2014 | HuffPost Home
Victoria Louise Rabin

"I want to master Entrepreneurship!!" The first word that came to my mind to describe this bizarre marriage of words was - "Oxymoron." Entrepren...

Why United's Jeff Smisek Is Perhaps the Worst CEO in the Business

David Fagin | Posted 07.02.2014 | Business
David Fagin

Whether it's a relationship with your spouse, or a relationship with your customers/partners, is there any more important factor than trust?

The Guardian's Chief Digital Officer on Going 'Digital-First'

Vala Afshar | Posted 05.16.2014 | Technology
Vala Afshar

The task of converting old school business into the digital world will be championed by chief digital officers. By 2015, 25 percent of the large globa...

50 Incredible WiFi Tech Statistics That Businesses Must Know [SLIDE DECK]

Vala Afshar | Posted 04.14.2014 | Technology
Vala Afshar

50 Incredible Wi-Fi Tech Statistics That Businesses Must Know from Vala Afshar No matter what business you are in, wireless technology is causin...

That Time Twitter Absolutely Tore Apart JPMorgan's Terrible Marketing Stunt

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 11.14.2013 | Business

JPMorgan Chase, the country's biggest bank by assets, and a company that's dealt with more than $30 billion-plus in fines and legal costs since 2009, ...

Why Are Large Companies So Slow at Migrating to Windows 7? (Part One)

Sumir Karayi | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Sumir Karayi

We, at 1E, believe there are five major factors which prevent IT from staying current in terms of the Operating System, and many other technologies.

50 Digital Marketing Metrics [SLIDESHARE]

Vala Afshar | Posted 12.31.2013 | Business
Vala Afshar

50 Digital Marketing Metrics For CMOs, CIOs, CDOs, and CFOs Are you ready for a chief data officer? This question was asked by Thomas Redman in a ...

Why We Need Slack in Our Lives, and Why Organizations Should Start Giving It to Us?

Jon Jachimowicz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Jon Jachimowicz

The idea of structuring processes and tasks to most efficiently utilize employees' time and workload has an intuitive appeal -- isn't efficiency a goal many countries cherish and many people strive towards?

WATCH: Worker Calls Out McDonald's President Over Low Wages

The Huffington Post | David Winograd | Posted 10.22.2013 | Business

Video of a verbal confrontation between a McDonald's employee and McDonald's USA President Jeff Stratton has surfaced nearly a week after a group of r...

50 Powerful Mega Trend Statistics For CIOs And CMOs [SLIDESHARE]

Vala Afshar | Posted 11.23.2013 | Technology
Vala Afshar

50 Powerful Statistics About Tech Mega Trends Affecting Every Business from ValaAfshar Mobile Statistics The mega trend of the 21st century is ...

HubSpot CEO: 4 Ways To Build Magnetic Inbound Marketing

Vala Afshar | Posted 11.10.2013 | Business
Vala Afshar

Developing valuable content is a key component of a successful CMO's inbound marketing strategy. That said, the real power, and the future of marketin...