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    How Marketing Budgets are Changing for Successful Companies

    by Daniel Burstein, Marketing Sherpa Director of Editorial Content| “You have to spend money to make money,” so goes the old dictum.  But is there a correlation between changes in a marketing budget, either up or down, and success? In this MarketingSherpa Research Chart of the Week, take a look at data from 1,745 marketers to …

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    5 Ways to Create More Time In Your Schedule

    by Jeff Boss | Independence Day is a time to honor the many freedoms that we enjoy every day as Americans such as the freedom of speech, freedom to innovate or freedom to opine. What freedom also represents, though, is an opportunity to allocate time as we see fit, to create more freedom in our …

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    4 Ways to Give Your Website That Local Flavor All Over the World

    by Rachel Chilson | The economic potential of online communication is $45 trillion, according to research by Common Sense Advisory. Clearly, the Internet is rich with opportunities to sell your products globally. According to that same study, however, if you have only an English version of your website, you’re limiting yourself to one-third of that revenue. Your …

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    Video Consumption Habits of US Consumers

    by Ayaz Nanji | More than half of US consumers (59%) say their television set is being transformed into an overgrown monitor for viewing content they select from an online device,according to a recent report from Adroit Digital. Men and young adults are significantly more likely to say so than women or older adults: 69% of men …

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    Why the Philippines is Tops in Education

    shared from Manila Bulletin | The Philippines has been noted for many things – its beautiful women, its lovely scenery, its hospitality – but recently it has received a new accolade: the education center of Asia. More foreign students are coming to the Philippines to study, because of its growing reputation for quality education, quality …

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    Check if You’re Leadership Material

    by Moira Forbes, via Forbes | According to Sylvia Ann Hewlett, CEO of the Center For Talent Innovation, how you perform in your job isn’t enough to land you a spot in the corner office. In her latest book, Executive Presence: The Missing Link Between Merit And Success, Hewlett argues that being perceived as “leadership material” is just …

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    20 Most Memorable Quotes From Steve Jobs

    by Chelsea Pieroni | In honor of Steve Jobs, the late co-founder of Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), here’s a list of some of his most memorable quotes about success in business. 1) “We don’t get a chance to do that many things, and every one should be really excellent. Because this is our life. Life is brief, and then …

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    How This Ex-Con Became A Millionaire via Facebook

    by Allison Shontell | Jason Fyk, founder of WTF Magazine and FunnierPics.net, owns a business that generates about $275,000 a month. Three years ago, Fyk was bankrupt, in jail, and borderline suicidal. He used Facebook to turn his life around. Fyk’s financial troubles dated to 2005. Fyk had been working in real estate. As the months went …

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    5 Hot Strategies to Keep the Customer Experience Momentum Going

    by Brandon Sawalich | We’ve all heard the amazing stories of businesses that “surprise and delight” customers, like the airline that slyly asked passengers what they wanted for Christmas as they boarded their plane, then had those gifts waiting for them when the customers arrived at their destination. These initiatives are certainly great ways to go above and beyond for customers—and …

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    3 Simple Tactics to Increase Customer Loyalty

    by Mike Kamo | For years, my business approach was this: If you make something truly remarkable, it will sell itself. I know, it’s very “Field of Dreams,” but that’s how I thought. And then I read The Challenger Sale, a book by Matthew Dixon and Brent Adamson, and it changed my perspective forever. In the book, …

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    15 Most Memorable Quotes from Billionaire Warren Buffet

    by Chelsea Pieroni | Investor and philanthropist Warren Buffett is considered to be one of the most successful businessmen of the 20th century. Here are a few of his pieces of advice on investment. 1) Rule No. 1: never lose money; rule No. 2: don’t forget rule No. 1. 2) The stock market is a …

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    Jorge Paulo Lemann: 12 Steps To Financial Success

    by Ricardo Geromel | Brazil’s richest citizen, Jorge Paulo Lemann, may not be a household name–yet. But the brands he controls are already quite familiar to consumers around the world. With his partners, Lemann runs the makers of Budweiser beer, the Whopper and soon even Heinz ketchup. Lemann made international headlines when he partnered with Warren Buffet in the largest …

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    No-Brainer Financial Advice — How to Get Rich in 365 Ways

    by Janet Novak | shared from Forbes | From the Forbes 2014 Investment Guide, wealth building tips to last  you through the year. #1 Sir John Templeton: “Invest at the point of maximum pessimism.” #2 Don’t mistake a low P/E ratio for a value stock. #3 Benjamin Graham: “Patience is the fund investor’s single most powerful ally.” #4 Let your …

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