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17+ Guest Blogging Rules All Blog Managers Wish You Knew
Miss Manners hasnt written the handbook on how to be a good guest blogger. Yet, anyone who manages an organizations blog likely has run into guest bloggers (or wannabe guest bloggers) who focus too much on the blog part and not enough on the guest part. Writers focus too much on the blog part and not enough on the guest part, says @AnnGynn.
Nov 21, 2017 11:12AM - Content Marketing Institute (contentmarketinginstitute.com)
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4 Proven Ways to Prepare Tonight for a Productive Tomorrow
It's well known the way you start your morning affects the rest of your day. A productive morning leads to a productive day. But preparing for your day the night before can make your days even more successful.
Nov 19, 2017 10:15PM - Inc.com (inc.com)
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Digital transformation: A theory of change that frequently changes
The development sector could learn a lot from the approaches being used in instructive digital organisations. The digital approach promotes the idea that organisations can and will thrive by understanding their customers, being data driven, and using fit-for-purpose methodologies in their work. The principles of Lean-Agile are key to the performance of digital organisations, but their purposes are quite distinct: Lean is used in environments where the work is predictable and repetitive, and where waste is minimised, and performance maximised through efficiencies of scale and production.
Nov 18, 2017 3:00AM - IT News Africa Africa's Technology News Leader (itnewsafrica.com)
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10 Perfect Holiday Gifts For Your Employees
With the holidays coming up, it's time to start putting together your roster of gifts to give. And while it's important to include customers and clients, don't forget about the people that make the business run--your employees! Below you'll find the top ten holiday gift ideas for your employees: The bobblehead is probably the most prolific desk item in existence. That's what makes it the perfect fun holiday gift for employees.
Nov 18, 2017 12:17AM - Inc.com (inc.com)
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An Autonomous Future: Whats the Way Forward for Logistics?
Earlier this year, the International Transport Forum (ITF) published a report on global action and legal issues pertaining to the transition to driverless trucks. While technology and innovation move at a swift pace, indeed regulatory and infrastructure changes will lag a few years behind. We may still be a long way away from a future where trucks and ships will be controlled by artificial intelligence (AI) alone.
Nov 17, 2017 7:35PM - IndustryWeek (industryweek.com)
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3 Ways More Sleep Will Make You a Better Entrepreneur
It doesnt matter who you are, what you do or where you do it, one thing unites us as entrepreneurs we all want to be more efficient and productive at what we do. There is a lot of advice out there on how to achieve this, whether it is the latest game-changing productivity app for your phone or an essential e-book you simply must download and read. However, while there may be merit to the above, there is one tip consistently overlooked, despite it being one of most effective and cost effective lifehacks you can ever adopt as an entrepreneur.
Nov 21, 2017 3:54PM - Noobpreneur.com (noobpreneur.com)
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10 Myths About Moving Your Business to the Cloud
When you first propose moving your small business to the cloud, youre likely to get some pushback. A small part of this resistance is the opposition change always brings. People like the status quo more often than not and do not want to shift their way of working.
Nov 21, 2017 3:30PM - Small Business Trends (smallbiztrends.com)
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39% of Small Businesses Have Never Heard of Alternative Financing (INFOGRAPHIC)
One of the biggest obstacles to growth for small businesses is access to capital. But with so many options, more than two thirds or 39 percent of small businesses have never heard of alternative financing. This is according to the November 2017 Reliant Funding Small Business Report and infographic.
Nov 21, 2017 2:30PM - Small Business Trends (smallbiztrends.com)
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Master the Art of Ecommerce Shipping with These Simple Options
Ensuring on-time delivery is a great way to boost customer satisfaction and increase sales. And luckily for small business owners, there are some simple yet effective options to meet this goal. Texas-based ecommerce software developer BigCommerce has compiled a list of four useful ecommerce shipping options.
Nov 21, 2017 1:30PM - Small Business Trends (smallbiztrends.com)
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5 of the Most Common Social Media Marketing Mistakes
ByEileen OShanassy Its no secret that social media has become one of the main sources of communication between friends and family, but also, between businesses and their audience online. A brand without a strong social media presence is hindering its own success, which is why social media marketing has become a crucial tool for businesses today. Although social media marketing has the potential to grow your business fast, there are many common mistakes that must be avoided to ensure success.
Nov 21, 2017 1:10PM - Small Biz Daily (smallbizdaily.com)
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CEO of HQ, the Hottest App Going: If You Run This Profile, Well Fire Our Host
Every day, hundreds of thousands of people all over the world fire up their smartphones and log onto HQ, a live trivia app that has attracted enormous online buzz and been called the Future of TV in the past week. The co-founder and CEO of the app, however, threatened in a tirade to fire its star host simply for speaking to press on Monday. HQ Trivia allows users all around the world to tune in and participate in twice-per-day live trivia shows where they have the chance to win real cash.
Nov 21, 2017 8:15PM - The Daily Beast (thedailybeast.com)
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Colorado fines Uber $8.9M for allowing dozens of unauthorized drivers
Colorado authorities have issued an $8.9 million fine against Uber for authorizing drivers who had prior disqualifying criminal or vehicle-related offenses. According to the Colorado Public Utilities Commission, Uber allowed 57 drivers over the last 18 months who should not have been permitted to drive for the company.
Nov 21, 2017 6:28PM - Ars Technica (arstechnica.com)
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Mulaka studio Lienzos video series explores Tarahumara mythology and culture
Mulaka explores the legends and culture of the Tarahumara, a group of indigenous people who live in northwestern Mexico. Nintendo featured it in itsindie game showcasewith a trailer that highlighted its vibrant colors and stunning desert landscape. Its the second game from Mexican indie studio Lienzo, and its slated for release in 2018 for PC, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch.
Nov 21, 2017 4:16PM - VentureBeat (venturebeat.com)
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Inside Facebooks early efforts to attack TV
Watch, Facebook's three-month-old hub for original shows, has yet to produce any commercial hits. The Facebook-funded shows that have been renewed for second seasons all share the same trend of initial spikes in viewership followed by steep declines. Facebook is judging the success of shows largely based on the repeat viewersthat comeback to watch subsequent episodes, rather than the sheer number of viewsthe shows garner.
Nov 21, 2017 3:05PM - Business Insider (businessinsider.com)
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HopSkipDrive raises another $7.4 million for its Uber for kids business
Uber and Lyft have made it easier to get around town, but the service isnt designed for young people. Unaccompanied passengers under the age of 18 are forbidden from ordering cars. So how are children supposed to go from one activity to the next when theirparents are busy? Well, theres carpools or nannies, but a ridesharing startup called HopSkipDrive is combining these concepts by hiring drivers that double as caregivers.
Nov 21, 2017 12:00PM - TechCrunch (techcrunch.com)
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As Silicon Valley Gets Crazy, Midwest Beckons Tech Investors
Venture capital, the financial fuel for new companies, is also concentrated on the coast. More than 50 percent of all venture capital money spent in the United States goes to companies in California alone, according to the National Venture Capital Association. But some investors, led by people like Mr.
Nov 19, 2017 10:21PM - nytimes.com (nytimes.com)
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Why Im leaving Silicon Valley
Heres something I never thought Id say: this is my last week in Silicon Valley. This post is a personal one. Rather than sharing insights on Blockchain or Javascript, Id like to walk through my inner journey the past few years.
Nov 19, 2017 7:21PM - Medium (medium.com)
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100 cryptocurrencies described in four words or less
This list describes cryptocurrencies. Each gets four words. There are many.
Nov 19, 2017 6:00PM - TechCrunch (techcrunch.com)
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The battle for control of data could be just starting
Companies like Facebook, Google and Amazon happily take our data in exchange for convenience, lower prices or free services, but individuals and businesses are beginning to understand the value of controlling their data instead of simply handing it over to the worlds largest technology companies. The battle to regain control over that data could be starting in earnest. I saw a couple of examples of this in stories I wrote this past week.
Nov 19, 2017 5:30PM - TechCrunch (techcrunch.com)
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Unsure how much you should pay yourself? Check out this Founder Salary Calculator.
Founder salaries are not a topic Ive had to spend a lot of time with so far. I usually just OK them, since the founders we are working with are all super reasonable people who carefully weigh how much they need against the interests of the company their company. But sometimes founders ask me for a suggestion or some guidance because they are uncertain as to what is fair, and so I thought it might be useful to create a simple model.
Nov 18, 2017 1:51PM - christophjanz.blogspot.com (christophjanz.blogspot.com)