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4 Ways Diverse Sales Staff Increase Revenues

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Happy International Women’s Day.  Women bring so much to the table and hiring women and people of color as part of a diverse sales team can boost revenue can boost revenue. That’s what the CEO of leading B2B sales recruiting company launched in 2006. Peak Sales Recruiting says. CEO argues in this below guest post four values of […]

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Covering the White House: A Blogger’s Perspective at National Arts Medaling Ceremony

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Last week, at the White House the President of the United States Barack Obama officially medaled the 2015 National Arts and National Humanities Awards winner in an intimate ceremony in the East Room. Of course, the Press was there to capture and document the event which involved formal reading of each winner’s citation, the president […]

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Why Twitter’s biz model is not as lucrative as Facebook & Pinterest.

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Twitter‘s CEO Dick Costolo will step down, New York Times reports. Part of the reason the 5-year Chief of the popular social media company is relinquishing his post is because of its struggles to grow its user database, increase ad revenue and get side projects launched and successful. Unfortunately, Twitter doesn’t have the same flexibility […]

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50 Tips for New Media & Independent Publishers (FREE DOWNLOAD)

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It’s the 96-page leaked NYT Innovation Report from 2014 condensed into 50 easy to follow lessons for independent publishers, website owners, bloggers and content creators and marketers

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Twitter IPO: “It’s Economics, stupid!” -The Case for a more diverse board

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“Twitter lost $69 million in the first 6 months of this year.  Clearly, whatever, it was doing before, which includes relying on an insular circle of men, is NOT working …” You might have seen the several articles this weekend (New York Times, The Next Web, WSJ, BRW, The Verge, Entrepreneur, BuzzFeed) that all summarized […]

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“Greedy” Mom Bloggers & Pseudo Celeb Gossip Bloggers; Bloggers Continue to Teeter On Edge of Legitimacy

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This month, Gawker broke a story about a New York Times blogger who was demanding public relations companies pay his travel expenses in exchange for mentioning the firms’ client in his blog. An independent publicist tipped off Gawker which revealed in a July 1 story that Cliff Oxford, a former exec & business man who […]

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Congress approves Start Up crowdfunding bill; 22 Crowdfunding sites to apply to now

Today,  the Senate passed its version of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) act, which helps small start ups raise capital by supporting and authorizing crowdfunding, a process of raising money. Instead of seeking out angel investors or venture capitalists, crowdfunding enables individuals, collectives and startups to gather donations or microinvestments in their product, project […]

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Digital Divide is a Matter of Income

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New York Times is reporting: Household income is the greatest predictor of Internet use for Americans, according to a recent study by the Pew Research Center. In both their access to and use of the Internet and a suite of other technological devices and applications, ho useholds earning more than $75,000 a year significantly outpace […]

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