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Business & Finance | Business

How To Avoid A Common Confusion That Sinks Leaders And Stifles Startups

Do you know the differences between projects and processes? More importantly, do you know how to lead the kinds of very different people who are attracted to each?

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

Marketing Is More Than Just Advertisements. Here's 3 Ways to Create a Successful Marketing Strategy

Marketing for e-commerce and business is more than advertisements and ad campaigns. Here are three foundational inputs that are required to make a marketing strategy that succeeds.

Science & Technology | Tech

Steve Jobs Was Wrong About Computers (And We're Paying For It Right Now) | Inc.

Sometimes, entrepreneurs can be taken over by wishful thinking. Even the great ones.

Business & Finance | Business

Seven Lessons For Early-Stage Startup CTOs

While CTOs at early-stage startups are seen as the technology visionaries, the reality is, their roles and decisions truly revolve around making the business successful. The key is understanding that technology is a tool and not the destination.

Travel | Travel

24 famous airlines that have gone out of business

Around a half-dozen European airlines have closed in 2019, and several more ceased operations in 2017 and 2018.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

New Study Reveals Why Working from Home Makes Workers More Productive

How do virtual and in-office workers differ? It might surprise you.

Business & Finance | Business

Why San Francisco is still the gold mine for tech startups – TechCrunch

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where each week we discuss other people’s copious dollars and lacking sense. This week was special! Kate and Alex at Disrupt where they recorded live in front of an audien

Business & Finance | Business

How to Start a Multimillion-Dollar Amazon Business With Less Than $2,000

It takes just one hour a day.

Miscellaneous | NEW YORK CITY

$15 minimum wage hike is hitting, hurting NYC restaurants

Big Apple restaurants are feeling the heat from minimum-wage hikes, cutting staff hours and even closing kitchens as they struggle to shoulder the extra payroll costs.

Business & Finance | Business

The Agonizing Truth About Startup Funding Entrepreneurs Need to Face

Entrepreneurs need to stop depending on money to start a business. All it takes is action.

Business & Finance | Business

30 blue-collar jobs with the highest salaries

Here are the 30 occupations from those groups that had the highest median annual earnings in 2018, along with the number of people employed.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Why global brands need to be in Israel if they’re serious about innovation - ISRAEL21c

Digital marketing expert Jonathan Frenkel went to some of Israel’s biggest tech conferences and discovered an international thirst for new ideas.

Business & Finance | Business

5 Ways to Ensure Your Startup Makes Something People Actually Want (and Will Pay For)

Many entrepreneurs fail simply because they didn't properly vet their idea. Here's how to make sure that won't happen to your startup.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Disney CEO Bob Iger: I believe if Steve Jobs were still alive, we might have combined with Apple

Disney CEO Bob Iger writes in his autobiography that he believes he would have discussed combining Disney with Apple had Steve Jobs lived.

Business & Finance | BUSINESS

All You Need To Know About Pre-Seed Funding For Startups

Pre-seed funding also known as pre-seed capital or money is the first funding round for startups and one of the most crucial funding stages.

Business & Finance | Business

How Uber and Lyft got lost | VentureBeat

Uber and Lyft have been so focused on short-term super-growth and long-term domination that they completely overlooked the middle-term.

Advice & Self-Help | Tips & Tricks

Here’s the salary you need to earn to save 10% of your income and retire with $2 million

CNBC calculated the amount you'd need to earn annually in order to save $2 million by 65 without putting more than 10% of your earnings into investments.

Business & Finance | Business

10 Effective Email Marketing Tips Small Businesses Can Use

Reaching out via email can bring strong returns—or dead silence. Here are some ways you can draw in readers and improve engagement with what you send.

Business & Finance | Business

What Are The Basic Funding Requirements For A Startup?

Do you have any funding requirements to support growing your startup? This question was originally answered on Quora by Maaria Bajwa.

Business & Finance | Business

How early-stage startups can use data effectively | TechCrunch

TechCrunch - Reporting on the business of technology, startups, venture capital funding, and Silicon Valley

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

How to Write An Unforgettable Company Mission Statement

It's your best and earliest shot at telling employees and the world what you're about.

Business & Finance | Marketing

The State Of Influencer Marketing: Growing

Marketers' investments in influencers continue to rise, and a push toward authenticity leads to a broader set of influencer partners.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Influencer Fraud Costs Businesses Billions but Here's What You Can Do to Avoid It | Inc.

Hype isn't a good reason to invest in marketing tools without thoroughly checking them out.

Science & Technology | Technology

Dark Days Are Closing In On Apple

Unless Apple can pull off another iPod/iPhone/iPad megahit, its best days are gone.

Business & Finance | Business

AT&T reaches settlement with FTC over throttling- 9to5Mac

The FTC initially sued AT&T over its deceptive unlimited data claims, saying that the carrier failed to inform customers they would face throttling.

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

15 crucial content marketing resources and tools

Whether your team needs help with web design, SEO, social media or video production, this list is bursting at the seams with helpful digital assets. When Apple turned “there’s an app for that” into a global catchphrase in 2009, the company promised

Business & Finance | Business

Target’s same-day pickup and delivery services growing at double the rate of 2018 | TechCrunch

Target’s investment in same-day pickup and delivery options is paying off. The company, which today offers same-day in-store pickup, drive-up and same-day delivery through its acquisition of Shipt, said this week that these services combined have more t

Business & Finance | Business

Tech Insider | The Series A pitch decks that helped growing startups raise tens of millions — Quartz

Startups raising money in the Series A stage are usually just a few years old. But the size of Series A funding rounds has mushroomed in recent years and can now sometimes top $50 million. One thin...

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

Exploring America’s digital advertising trends

Digital media is ubiquitous in American life, coinciding with and driving significant growth in spending on related advertising. However, with so much scale and so many problems to address, there is also substantial public discussion around regulation and

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple reportedly launching new iPhone Pro and iPads with better cameras, 16-inch MacBook Pro and new AirPods | TechCrunc

Apple is getting ready for its usual fall iPhone launch event, which is rumored to be happening September 10, though the event hasn’t been officially confirmed this year. A new report from Bloomberg offers a preview of the lineup of hardware products Ap

Business & Finance | Startups

The alternative to VC investing everyone has been waiting for? | Sifted

It is no secret most VCs aren't profitable. So is this members-only blockchain token-based intestment club a better alternative?

Business & Finance | Business

Now That You Have A Startup, How Should You Fund It?

Let's face it: Even the leanest startups can’t get far without capital.

Science & Technology | Social Media

How Is Influencer Marketing Changing?

How is influencer marketing changing? This question was originally answered on Quora by Steve Oriola.

Business & Finance | Business

These are the Best Website Builders for Small Businesses | Digital Trends

Businesses of all kinds need an online presence these days. And small businesses are no exception. Check out our comprehensive list of the best website builders for small businesses, from Wix to Webs to Squarespace and others. You're sure to find one that

Miscellaneous | NEW YORK CITY

New York City businesses struggle after minimum wage increase

More than six months after the $15 minimum wage went into effect in New York City, business leaders and owners say the increased labor costs have forced them to cut staff, eliminate work shifts and raise prices.

Entertainment | Podcasts

The Top 7 Creative Business Podcasts You Should Listen to Right Now | Inc.

Need some inspiration? These seven podcasts will help get your creative business moving in the right direction.

Science & Technology | Social Media

How a Dentist Used Social Media to Reach 7 Figures in Revenue

Her social media strategies also helped patients overcome their fears.

Advice & Self-Help | Tips & Tricks

300 Examples Of Business Ideas To Help You Start A Successful Business

Are you looking for a business idea? But you want to make sure it's profitable first? You can learn from these 300 businesses to ensure your start-up launches on the right foot.

Business & Finance | Business

How To Save Your Business When You're Running Out Of Cash

Your company requires three main resources to stay alive: food (customers), water (employees, vendors and creditors) and air (cash).

Business & Finance | Business

How New Startups Can Scale From Scratch

Scaling can be difficult, so it's important to know how to keep your company moving forward.

Politics | From CNN

Trump says he won't exempt Apple's Mac Pro parts from China tariffs - CNN

Apple would like to avoid paying additional tariffs if the Trump administration escalates its trade war with China. President Donald Trump has thrown cold water on Apple's hopes.

Science & Technology | Tech

DoorDash uses a shady tactic that stiffs workers out of some tips and customers are furious

Angry customers urged fellow diners to tip with cash to ensure it gets to the courier, while politicians draft laws meant to enforce transparency.

Science & Technology | Tech

Facebook vs the feds: The tech giant will have to pay a record fine for violating users’ privacy. But the FTC wanted more.

The settlement the FTC brokered marks the most significant privacy punishment ever levied against a tech giant. But the story behind it -- described by 10 people familiar with the matter -- illustrates the challenges facing a 105-year-old agency tasked wi

Science & Technology | Technology

Netflix reports first net subscriber loss in the US, misses global subscriber growth predictions | TechCrunch

Netflix’s continued subscription price hikes might finally have reached the end of some customers’ patience in the U.S., judging from an overall paid subscriber decline the company reported in its quarterly earnings for its fiscal second quarter 2019 resu

Business & Finance | BUSINESS

3 Ways to Get the Funding You Need for Your Startup | Inc.

You can't get your business off the ground without some cold, hard cash. Here's where you can find it.

Science & Technology | Social Media

How starting a conversation boosts social media engagement - PR Daily

As algorithms begin to favor user interaction and community sharing, how can brand managers adapt their campaigns to get better organic reach? Here are some tips. How can PR pros break the ice and start a conversation? Even the most extroverted among us f

Science & Technology | Tech

If iGlasses are truly on ice, Apple's 2020 will be dull but lucrative | VentureBeat

Critics often conflate Apple's innovations with success, but in reality, the company's sales aren't as dependent on new product categories as on iteration.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

You’re getting screwed on Amazon Prime Day

Amazon Prime Day is a $4.19 billion business for Amazon, and a bad deal for shoppers.

News | Interesting Stories

Hotels Face Growing Backlash Against Resort Fees

Government officials and hotel booking sites have opened two new fronts in the war against hidden resort fees. Consumer Reports explains.

News | News

Ross Perot, self-made billionaire, patriot and philanthropist, dies at 89 | Dallas News

Ross Perot, self-made billionaire, renowned patriot and two-time independent candidate for U.S. president, has died after a five-month battle with...

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

More Proof (As If Needed It) that Open Plan Offices Are The Absolute Dumbest Idea Ever | Inc.

You won't believe how Panasonic plans to make the open plan office more productive.

Business & Finance | Business

The ultimate guide to scaling a startup — and common pitfalls to avoid

Top founders like Deepak Hegde, Alexi Robichaux, and Kara Goldin share their best advice on how to scale quickly and efficiently.

Business & Finance | Business

How startups can make influencer marketing work on a budget | TechCrunch

Influencer Marketing has ballooned into a $25 billion industry, yet many marketing managers are left confused by this, because for them, it’s really not delivering the results to justify the hype...

Business & Finance | Business

Grubhub is using fake websites to drive up commission fees from real businesses - The Verge

Grubhub has been buying up to 23,000 domains that resemble those of businesses they work with in an alleged effort to charge higher commission fees.

Business & Finance | Startups

4 Fast Ways to Fund Your Business (Without Venture Capital) | Inc.

Avoid raising money from venture capital firms with these four fast and effective alternatives to fundraising.

Business & Finance | Business

Pizza Hut is bringing back its classic red roof logo

It's 1967 all over again for the pizza chain.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Exclusive: LinkedIn goes niche - Axios

Users may have noticed that their notifications or engagements on LinkedIn have increased.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Success Is Hard Because You Overcomplicate It. Keep Your Strategy Simple With These 7 Questions | Inc.com

Entrepreneurs who overthink their strategy tend not to act on it. Keep it simple with these seven questions to grow your business successfully.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

Toys ‘R’ Us is back from the dead and will open U.S. stores in 2019 | AdAge

Maybe American kids will only have to live through one Christmas without Toys “R” Us.

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

7 Steps to a Cohesive Brand Content Strategy | Inc

Are you making the biggest mistake most marketers make? Here's how to avoid it.

Business & Finance | Business

What Should Every Startup Know About Funding?

What should every startup know about the world of fundraising? This question was originally answered on Quora by Justin Kan.

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

10 LinkedIn Background Photo Ideas To Make Your Profile Stand Out

What's the best LinkedIn background photo you can feature on your LinkedIn profile to make yourself truly stand out? Here are 10 ideas for your background photo that can reinforce your professional value and personal brand.

News | Standing With Israel

Arizona to set up Israel trade office later this year | The Times of Israel

Gov. Ducey approves budget for new fiscal year; in 2017 trade between Arizona and Israel totaled some $400 million, making Israel Arizona's 9th largest trading partner

Business & Finance | Startups

5 come-back tips for startups that have run out of cash | VentureBeat

My team encountered every startup’s worst nightmare: We ran out of money. But we were able to survive and are now thriving. Here's how.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Ford Launches Research Center In Tel Aviv To Tap Into 'Remarkable' Ecosystem | Technology News

The Ford Research Center aims to tap into Israel's vast wealth of innovative mobility startups and tech. | NoCamels

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Seven Ways To Save Time With Small Business Automation

Automation tools can help free up your time and allow you to focus on the most important aspects of your small business.

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

Learn How to Effectively Scale Your Content Marketing

Dive into essential content marketing skills with the Complete Content Marketing Master Class Course.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Lessons to Learn from Startups That Failed

According to the Startup Genome report, 70 per cent of startups fail due to premature scaling

Business & Finance | Startups

While Every Startup Doesn't Need a Business Plan, Every Startup Does Need This | Inc.

You have an idea for a startup. But do you need a comprehensive strategy and plan?

Science & Technology | Tech

How Ridiculous Is Apple's $1,000 Monitor Stand, Really?

At $5,000, Apple’s new Pro Display XDR definitely ain’t cheap, but with a 32-inch screen, 6K resolution, full HDR support (with a ridiculous peak brightness of 1600 nits), and color reproduction that some are claiming is better than OLED, you can sort of

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Over 40 Big European Corporations Operate Innovation Outposts In Israel | Technology News

Half of the innovation centers have been set up over the past three years, according to a new survey mapping the activities of 41 European corporations | NoCamels

Business & Finance | Marketing

Your Guide to Highly Addictive Product Marketing, According to Slack | Inc.

Here's how workplace messaging unicorn, Slack, uses copywriting to make its product addictive--and you can too.

Science & Technology | Tech

What if Amazon took Sprint’s place as the US’s fourth wireless carrier? - The Verge

Reuters is reporting something rather intriguing and inexplicable on its face: Amazon is interested in buying the Boost Mobile MVNO wireless network from T-Mobile and Sprint, reportedly so that Amazon can have access T-Mobile’s wireless network for a numb

Music | Music

Despite short-term anguish, the economics of leaving CDs behind turned out to be sneakily much better for record companies

With streaming poised to infuse billions of dollars into the record business, artists are once again hoping to get their fair share.

Business & Finance | Business

Why--And How--To Prioritize Weekly One-to-One Meetings | Inc.

Still conducting annual performance reviews? The case for meeting 50 times more often.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli entrepreneurs less prone to 'tantrums' than Americans: Tusk Ventures CEO | The Times of Israel

Bradley Tusk, often called the 'fixer' as he helps startups navigate the quagmire of regulation to grow their businesses, is recording a podcast on Israeli startups

Entertainment | Netflix

Netflix Has 175 Days Left To Pull Off A Miracle... Or It's All Over

Most investors assume Netflix is the future of TV, but it's actually the opposite—Netflix's days are numbered.

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

7 money mistakes millionaires like Warren Buffett and Bill Gates avoid

If you want to reach millionaire status, the most important thing you can do is to learn from the likes of the super wealthy, from Bill Gates to Eric Schmidt to Warren Buffett. Here are seven things you'll never find them doing, and how you can apply thei

Business & Finance | Business

Jeff Bezos personally dumps a truckload of dirt on FedEx’s future | TechCrunch

Amazon wants to be plenty of things, the most predictable of which is its ambition to control America’s shipping backbone. The company’s efforts to bring users whatever they desire in 24 hours requires movement by land, air and sea. Today, the company

Business & Finance | Business

5 Leading Entrepreneurs Share Their Best Advice for Bootstrapping a Business

Work with those you trust, pick the right business, and roll up your sleeves, say Kara Goldin, Tai Lopez, and others.

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

7 Times Burger King Wickedly Trolled McDonald’s, and How It’s Boosting Sales – Adweek

Grilling the Golden Arches has become a marketing mainstay for BK. We look back at each recent campaign.

Science & Technology | Tech

How the Apple store lost its 'wow' factor | AdAge

Current and former employees say brand building became more important than serving shoppers

Science & Technology | Israeli Inovation

539 multinationals operate in Israel, view nation as go-to place for ideas

Report by industry tracker maps activities of global firms and tracks evolution of their activities in Startup Nation

Travel | Israeli Culture

Taking Care Of Business: Essential Tips On How Best To Work With Israelis | Technology News

Organizational consultant Osnat Lautman wrote the book on Israel's unique business culture and how to navigate it.

Business & Finance | Marketing

Digital Marketers: Get Your Startups On The Fast Track

As a marketer, working with startups requires understanding the full scope of the digital marketing process -- including the skills you outsource.

Politics | Healthcare

Health insurance deductibles soar, leaving Americans with unaffordable bills - Los Angeles Times

Soaring health insurance deductibles have strained family budgets, saddled many with debt and driven millions to skip care. It's the result of a revolution that has transformed U.S. health insurance, shifting a growing share of costs to workers and their

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

Brand Positioning: Six Elements Great Companies Use To Differentiate

In building or evolving a brand’s position, there are a few key steps that simply can’t be skipped or circumnavigated without significant repercussions.

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

Why Marketing Your Product Is More Important Than The Product Itself

People do business with brands that they trust. Creating a relatable brand story can be just as powerful as advertising strategies that analyze conversion rates and individual shopping habits – and even more powerful than the product itself.

Business & Finance | Business

The Psychology Of Smarter Leadership: Principles Executives And Managers Must Understand

These principles can be successfully applied in almost any business environment to strengthen relationships and improve performance.

Business & Finance | Business

Why Startups Fail

CB Insights found that 70% of upstart tech companies fail. Why do start-ups fail? Nine of the top 20 reasons for start-up failures – and five out of the top 10 – were related to customers – not meeting customers’ needs, not listening to them, or even ig

Business & Finance | Business

Café that charged a ‘man tax’ and gave women priority seating is going out of business | Fox News

A lesbian-owned, vegan coffee shop in Brunswick, Australia, that made international headlines in 2017 for charging a voluntary 18 percent “man tax” will close its doors for good Sunday after less than two years in business.

Science & Technology | Tech

Facebook beats Q1 2019 profit estimates, sets aside $3 billion for privacy penalty | VentureBeat

Facebook blew away Wall Street profit estimates in the first quarter, and set aside $3 billion to cover a settlement with U.S. regulators.

Business & Finance | Business

It costs nearly nothing to open a Chick-fil-A — but there's a catch - Business Insider

Chick-fil-A is among the most successful fast-food chains in the US, and it's also one of the cheapest to open.

Business & Finance | Business

21 Ways To Earn $100 Every Day Online

Here are 21 ways you can start earning $100 a day taking advantage of online business.

Science & Technology | Technology

An in-depth look at the internal politics at HQ Trivia that has left the startup scrambling to stay afloat

This week’s banishment of host Scott Rogowsky was merely a symptom of the ongoing struggle to decide who will lead HQ Trivia. According to multiple sources, more than half of the startup’s staff signed an internal petition to depose CEO Rus Yusupov, w

Business & Finance | Business

MoviePass Denies Report Claiming It Lost Millions of Users

MoviePass’s never-ending death spiral gained a burst of momentum Thursday with the release of a new Business Insider report, which claims the service now only counts 225,000 subscribers. However, a spokeswoman for MoviePass is disputing the report.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Pinterest shares rise 28% on first day of trading, worth $13 billion | VentureBeat

Shares of Pinterest closed 28.58% higher than the IPO price on the first day of trading, giving the image-sharing site a $12.83 billion valuation.

Science & Technology | Technology

The Apple-Qualcomm Deal Reaffirms The Value Of IP And Technology Leadership

The settlement is a huge win for the U.S. patent system and all IP holders because one of the key arguments in Apple’s lawsuit and implied in the FTC’s lawsuit is that non-essential patents are worthless.

Business & Finance | Business

Why Uber Lacks A Sustainable Competitive Advantage

Sustainable competitive advantage means gaining the lion's share of an industry's profits. But ride sharing is a money-losing business and Uber's fancy-sounding Liquidity Network Effect is easy to copy. Skip its IPO.

Science & Technology | Technology

Mutiny at HQ Trivia fails to oust CEO | TechCrunch

Quiz Khalifa aka Host Malone aka Trap Trebek aka HQ Trivia’s Scott Rogowsky has been pushed out of the live mobile gaming startup. The two split due to disagreements about Rogowsky attempting to take a second full-time job hosting sports streaming service

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Intel Capital Expands Israel Team, Announces New $117M Global Investments | Technology News

At annual summit, semiconductor giant's venture arm marks significant year for portfolio companies, including Israeli startups

Business & Finance | Business

7 Ways to Dramatically Grow Your Email Marketing List

Eighty-six percent of people say they want to receive emails from brands that they love (at least once per month). Here's how to get those engaged fans--and future customers--on your list.

Science & Technology | Tech

Lyft closes up 9% on first day of trading | TechCrunch

Pink confetti fell from the ceiling Friday as Lyft co-founders Logan Green and John Zimmer celebrated their company’s IPO. The stock offering was a bona fide success, with shares selling for $87.24 apiece Friday morning — 21 percent higher than Lyft�

Business & Finance | Business

The Rules for Leading a Navy SEAL Team Are the Same as Leading a Startup. I Know, I've Done Both.

Alden Mills, creator of Perfect Pushup and former military commander, outlines the mindset and tactics for success.

Business & Finance | Marketing

6 Best Ways To Repurpose Your Old Content - Relevance

I am in love with content marketing because it helps to generate 3X more leads as compared to outbound marketing and the best part is, it costs 62% less. There is no doubt that content…

Business & Finance | Marketing

The Hands-Off Method of Online Marketing That's Both Fast and Easy

You don't have to do all the work yourself when it comes to marketing your passive income site. That's where affiliate marketing comes in.

Business & Finance | Marketing

Creating Content That Doesn’t Require Your Legal Department

Over the years, I have worked with companies who are used to having their legal department review all of their content before it’s released to the public. When I tell them that by shifting what they write about, they can ultimately speed up their intern

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

How Much Does a Trademark Cost?

The costs of filing a trademark application, including how to save by filing electronically.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

6 things small businesses can do to improve cybersecurity

NEW YORK (AP) — Small businesses can be more vulnerable to cyberattacks than larger companies because they often don't have sophisticated and comprehensive systems to protect themselves from...

Science & Technology | Tech

Apple's streaming service is 'a game changer,' to add 100 million users in 3 years, Wedbush says

Wedbush Securities is particularly bullish on Apple's move into streaming, estimating 100 million users in just three years.

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

How Ogilvy Plays To Win In The Ever-Evolving Advertising Industry

Ogilvy is known for creating innovative and iconic media campaigns, for some of the world’s leading brands. Staying on top of the rapidly evolving ad industry takes constant effort.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

US gaming firm Nvidia to buy Israeli chip maker Mellanox for $6.9 billion

Deal is second largest for Israeli tech, after Mobileye; founded in 1999 by Eyal Waldman, Mellanox makes high-speed servers and storage switching solutions

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

Branding vs Marketing: Innovative Solutions In Today's Digital Marketplace

Branding and marketing are two slices of a pie that gives companies a competitive edge over others in their industry. They differ slightly, but both of these things are needed for companies’ long term survival. Branding deals with an image and message t

Politics | Leftist Myths

Whole Foods Adopts $15 Minimum Wage, Then Starts Slashing Workers' Hours 'Significantly'

The dream of the $15 minimum wage was finally realized among Amazon employees after the company caved to mounting pressure and implemented it company-wide on Nov. 1.

Business & Finance | Business

The 7 Best Podcasts in Business and Finance

Business and finance podcasts are multiplying, and some of them are quite good. Here are our favorites.

Business & Finance | Business

11 Businesses You Might Not Know Were Started By Women

They include Pepperidge Farm, Proactiv, and your favorite soy sauce brand—which was founded by a samurai widow, according to legend.

Business & Finance | FINANCE & INVESTMENTS

Precursor Ventures just raised a second fund to zero in on pre-seed-stage startups | TechCrunch

Precursor Ventures, a 3.5-year-old, seed-stage investment firm in San Francisco, just closed its second fund with $31 million in capital commitments, roughly double what it raised for its debut effort in 2017. Somewhat amazingly, it has 75 portfolio compa

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

5 Ways Ride-Hailing Companies Like Uber and Lyft Are Hurting Cities | Inc.com

Lyft is about to IPO. That's good for early investors and employees, but it's lousy for cities.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice From Bobby

The 5 Entrepreneurial Factors That Distinguish 'Billionaires' From 'Millionaires'

'The rich are different from you and me,' F. Scott Fitzgerald famously said. Apparently they're different from one another, as well.

Science & Technology | Technology

Tesla launches long awaited $35,000 Model 3

Tesla's long-awaited Model 3 with a $35,000 price has finally arrived.

Business & Finance | Blogging

How to Turn a Single Blog Post Into a Month's Worth of Content Marketing | Inc.com

Creating high-quality marketing content on a regular basis is tough for any brand. Here's how to create a month's worth of it from a single blog post.

Business & Finance | BUSINESS

5 Reasons Why 2019 is the Best Year Yet to Start a Business

Startup life is tough, but the current market and available resources makes it a whole lot easier to get going. Here's why 2019 is a great year to launch.

Science & Technology | Social Media

How to Use Visuals Effectively for Social Media Marketing

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a meme or infographic must be worth a thousand likes, right?……

Business & Finance | BUSINESS

Uber is suing New York City... again

It's not the government's job to protect taxi companies

Business & Finance | Marketing

7 Women in Marketing to Watch Out For | DigitalMarketer

These 7 women are taking the lead in key areas of digital marketing. Here's who you should watch out for, because you need to be listening to and learning from all of them.

Business & Finance | Marketing

How To Use Marketing Automation Tools To Build Your Personal Brand

Automation tools can save you time and resources and help you create a strong voice online.

Science & Technology | Tech

Facebook reportedly negotiating multibillion dollar fine with FTC

Facebook could face a multibillion-dollar fine from the Federal Trade Commission.

Miscellaneous | NEW YORK CITY

Amazon cancels plans for New York City HQ2

E-commerce giant had faced fierce opposition for a planned New York location projected to cost $3 billion in incentives

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

Want to earn more money? 11 businesses you can start from home

Working from home means you can start your side hustle even while you’re still employed. Plus, working from home lets you spend more time with your family.

Science & Technology | TECH

LinkedIn debuts LinkedIn Live, a new live video broadcast service

LinkedIn — the social network for the working world with close to 600 million users globally — says that video is the fastest-growing format on its platform alongside original written work, shared news and other content. Now it’s taking