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Warren Buffett Wants to Pay You $1 Billion for the Perfect March Madness Bracket
Growth Strategies

Warren Buffett Wants to Pay You $1 Billion for the Perfect March Madness Bracket

How do you like odds of 1 in 9.2 quintillion? That's how likely it is to predict a flawless NCAA bracket.
Nina Zipkin
Move Over Big Data -- Here Comes 'Fast' Data
Analytics

Move Over Big Data -- Here Comes 'Fast' Data

Learn how businesses are using data in real-time to react to customer feedback more quickly and efficiently.
Neil Parmar
Study: Brands Simply Aren't Replying on Twitter
Marketing

Study: Brands Simply Aren't Replying on Twitter

If you manage a brand's Twitter account, chances are you're not interacting as much as you could be. And that's not a good thing.
Kevin Allen
TiVo Takes a Look at America's Viewing Habits
Technology

TiVo Takes a Look at America's Viewing Habits

While 69 percent of people say they surf the internet while the TV is on, 76 percent said their primary focus is actually watching what's on TV, according to a new survey.
Nina Zipkin
The Next Big Thing on the Web: Sites Tailored for You
Marketing

The Next Big Thing on the Web: Sites Tailored for You

Dynamic website personalization is a powerful tool that can boost business.
Luke Summerfield
Afraid of Sharks? No Problem. Just Check Twitter.
Marketing

Afraid of Sharks? No Problem. Just Check Twitter.

Scientists in Western Australia have outfitted more than 320 sharks with transmitters that trigger warning tweets when they arrive within one kilometer of popular beaches.
Geoff Weiss
How Building a Community Helped Launch an International Brand
Marketing

How Building a Community Helped Launch an International Brand

When Livefyre launched it was looking to help bloggers build up a community by engaging with commenters. Now it is the fourth largest site network online. Here is how they did it.
Melanie Spring
Are You Really Seeing the Big Picture?
Growth Strategies

Are You Really Seeing the Big Picture?

When entrepreneurs launch a startup, they often get knee-deep in the day-to-day tasks. While this is necessary to get your business of the ground, it is imperative to continue to focus on the long-term strategy.
Michelle Shemilt
5 Ways to Market Your Startup on a Dime
Marketing

5 Ways to Market Your Startup on a Dime

Getting your startup noticed doesn't have to cost an arm and a leg. You just need to be smart. Here are five ways to get attention on a budget.
Kirsten Green
Pinning in Motion: Pinterest Said to Be Testing Posts With GIFs
Marketing

Pinning in Motion: Pinterest Said to Be Testing Posts With GIFs

The popular social-media site is toying with the idea of allowing users to add the animated images to their pinboards.
Geoff Weiss
5 SEO Trends Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know for 2014
Marketing

5 SEO Trends Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know for 2014

From Google's continuous search updates to mobile making waves, here are a few ways to keep you up-to-date with SEO.
Jayson DeMers
Smart Twitter Guidelines to Follow
Social Media

Smart Twitter Guidelines to Follow

If you're new to Twitter, these guidelines can help you 'think before you tweet.'
Scott Levy
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How Denny's Weirdness Wins the Social Media Game
Franchises

How Denny's Weirdness Wins the Social Media Game

Denny's stands out in social media by breaking the rules-- and posting photos of pugs in seas of ranch dressing.
Kate Taylor
Survey: Email Is 40 Times More Effective Than Facebook and Twitter
Marketing

Survey: Email Is 40 Times More Effective Than Facebook and Twitter

Just when you thought you'd never have to spam a customer or an employee inbox again, a new article argues the power of email.