• LIFE
    10 Reasons Working From Home Still Rocks

    The idea of working from home remains alive and well with small business owners. Last week, news that Yahoo CEO, Marissa Mayer, was discontinuing a policy of allowing company employees to work from home electrified the Web. A similar policy decision from Best Buy has also caused ripples. In the U.S., an estimated 13 million, or one in 10 […]

  • STARTUPS
    Emmanuel Macron proves that he still cares about startups

    rench president Emmanuel Macron spent a good chunk of his afternoon at the ginormous Viva Technology conference in Paris (or “VivaTech” for short). It wasn’t just a quick visit, Macron wanted to send a message to the startup community — he still cares about technology very much, thank you for asking. There’s a weird annual tradition […]

  • SUCCESS
    Despite vaccination success, US still faces outbreaks

    This week, the World Health Organization kicks off World Immunization Week “to promote the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease.” In the U.S., overall vaccination compliance remains high for many childhood immunizations, with at least 90 percent of children getting the recommended vaccinations on time for measles/mumps/rubella, polio and chickenpox, […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Apple Beats Projections, But iPhone Earnings Still in Decline

    Apple has beaten analyst expectations again. But that victory is not without some bitterness.  And Apple’s troubles may be indicative of a much broader trend. Apple Earnings Report Q3 2016 In its 2016 third quarter results, the company reported earnings of $1.42 per share on revenues of $42.4 billion, above the $1.38 per share on […]

  • STARTUPS
    20 Things Your Business Still Doesn’t Get About Hyperlocal Marketing

    Surefire Social is rebranding and becoming Surefire Local, a marketing technology platform with a strong focus on hyperlocal marketing. In addition, the company has acquired Atlanta-based Promio to strengthen its offering. The company isn’t totally changing its direction though. Surefire Social already provided a number of different marketing services that could benefit local businesses, including […]

  • PODCASTS
    Email Marketing STILL Not Dead, New Podcast Claims

    “Email marketing is dead.” If you’ve been involved in the world of marketing over the last few years, you’ve likely heard that declaration more than once. But a new podcast wants to bring a new perspective to that discussion about email marketing. Email Marketing’s Grave is a new podcast from the team at marketing solutions […]

  • LIFE
    Rocket Internet Trims Losses; Still Working on Listings for Its Startups

    Rocket Internet Trims Losses; Still Working on Listings for Its Startups German e-commerce investor Rocket Internet reported progress on Thursday in cutting losses at its main startups with three set to generate profits by the end of 2017, while its shares were lifted by a plan to buy back convertible bonds. Rocket Internet shares, which […]