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    How To Make Email Marketing Work in the Age of Gmail

    by Sara Angeles | Gmail has come a long way since its invite-only beta days. The email giant recently celebrated its 10th birthday — a reminder of how much the service has evolved over the years. From changing the way emails are viewed to the way they are delivered, features like strong spam filtering, highly visible unsubscribe …

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    Work from Home — Top 10 Companies That Will Allow It

    by Chad Brooks | Job seekers who want to join the remote workforce may want to start looking for positions in the health care or information technology industries, new data shows. A study by FlexJobs — an online service for professionals seeking telecommuting, flexible-schedule, part-time and freelance jobs — revealed that some industries are much moreflexible than others. …

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    10 Top Personality Traits That Get Hired Easily

    by Kim Ann Zimmermann | It takes all types — personality types, that is — to run a successful small business. Having the right mix of people is especially important in a small business, where people often must interact more closely than they might in a larger organization. “There is really nowhere to hide in a …

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    Premier Abstract Painter Chiqui Rodriguez Mounts Solo Exhibit at the Picasso

    by Homerun Nievera | My good friend, Filipino abstract painter, Chiqui Rodriguez announces her major new series entitled SUDDEN FLIGHT, her solo show to be held in Zurich by late summer will have its preview opening in a two-man show at the Picasso Boutique Serviced Residences, hosted by Altromondo Gallery on 22 May 2014 and …

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    Overseas Filipino Worker, Entrepreneur, Launches His Own Biz App

    by Homerun Nievera | Julio “JC” Ibay, was once a small business owner in the Philippines before deciding to augment his family’s income by going to Papua New Guinea to rejoin the workforce. Even though he worked there once before, this time, when his kids are fast growing up, loneliness has creeped-in only much deeper. …

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    Empowering Female Entrepreneurs: 126 Million Women Starting Businesses

    by Tracy Vides | The number of female entrepreneurs is on the rise worldwide. Globally, 126 million women are starting or running businesses, with 96 million running established ones. This is a heartening trend, and for the ambitious sparks out there, this is perhaps the best time there has ever been to be an entrepreneur. …

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    Latest Trends in Event Management You Should Know About

    Event management is the process of defining, executing, handling and organizing events. It involves studying the complexities of the brand, identifying the target audience, devising the event concept, planning the logistics and coordinating the technical requirements before actually executing the event. In most cases, event management is a marketing tool for brands and businesses. However, the role …

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    When Email Subject Lines Become a Science

    by Adam Auriemma | In the cutthroat world of corporate email, where attention spans are measured in fractions of a second, a well-crafted subject line can make all the difference. Just don’t try too hard. Dan Moskovitz, a rabbi based in Vancouver, used simple flattery to grab the notice of Amazon Inc. chief Jeff Bezos with the …

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    MBA Students Are Able Learn the Story of Apple via Comics

    by Melissa Korn | via WSJ | Pow! Bam! Harvard Business School’s publishing arm has moved into the comic-book business. In an effort to make its traditional case studies and management guides more relatable to a visually-driven generation of students, the organization has begun adapting some texts in the style of manga, the hugely popular Japanese …

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    Stats — Women Recovering Jobs from Recession, Men Haven’t

    by Jeffrey Sparshott | WSJ | U.S. businesses last month recouped the jobs lost during the deep recession and grinding five-year recovery. But the story looks different when you break down job creation between the sexes. “Although the job losses experienced by both women and men during the most recent recession were severe, the resilience of women’s employment and …

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    World’s Most Expensive Musical Instrument Expected to Fetch $45M

    by Bianca Bosker  | via Huffington Post | Stradivari’s “MacDonald” viola, poised to make history as the most expensive instrument in the world, has three bodyguards and its own white-gloved handler. But David Aaron Carpenter was going just a little crazy on it. For an informal recital Monday at the Manhattan headquarters of Sotheby’s, which …

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    Los Angeles’ Most Expensive, Fleur De Lys, Sells For $102 Million

    by Scott Gustin | via Fox8 | After several years on and off the market, a massive Los Angeles estate sold for $102 million on Monday. The Fleur de Lys sold to a “secretive French billionaire” for $102 million, making it the most expensive home ever sold in L.A. County. The home was sold by socialite and …

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