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The Top 14 Content Marketing Trends of 2014
Content marketing

The Top 14 Content Marketing Trends of 2014

From an explosion in video to brands embracing micro-content, 2014 was a busy year for marketers.
Jon Salm
'Vape' Is the Oxford Dictionaries' Word of the Year
Culture

'Vape' Is the Oxford Dictionaries' Word of the Year

As more people are switching to electronic cigarettes, the word vape hit its peak in 2014.
Laura Entis
Will Podcasts Like 'Serial' Be the Binge-Worthy Successors to TV?
Trends

Will Podcasts Like 'Serial' Be the Binge-Worthy Successors to TV?

The record-shattering success of 'Serial' points to a storytelling medium that is at once seemingly groundbreaking and also oddly old-fashioned.
Geoff Weiss
How Hacking Is Helping Businesses Beyond the Tech Sector
Hackathons

How Hacking Is Helping Businesses Beyond the Tech Sector

A variety of businesses, from retail to service industries, are organizing internal events using the creative talents of their own employees to solve, or hack, problems.
Will the Workplace Lead Wearable Technology Adoption?
Wearable Tech

Will the Workplace Lead Wearable Technology Adoption?

Experts say adoption of wearables at work will outpace it at home thanks to improved safety, productivity, and collaboration.
The 10 Biggest Restaurant Trends for 2015
Trends

The 10 Biggest Restaurant Trends for 2015

Get ready for a year filled with small plates, signature beverages and the rise of the post-millennial generation.
Kate Taylor
Madison Square Garden to Explore Splitting Into Two Companies
Trends

Madison Square Garden to Explore Splitting Into Two Companies

The owner of the New York Knicks and New York Rangers said it is considering a plan to separate its entertainment business from its media and sports business.
This Guy Just Made Opening Coconuts a Whole Lot Easier
Inventions

This Guy Just Made Opening Coconuts a Whole Lot Easier

By inventing a low tech cutting device that easily rips through the coconut's fibrous shell.
Coeli Carr
The Latest – and Unlikeliest – Man to Reinvent Online Education
Business Unusual

The Latest – and Unlikeliest – Man to Reinvent Online Education

This pioneer in adult web content has idea to revolutionize education through virtual reality. And he might be on to something. Maybe.
Laura Entis
More Startups Are Cashing in on the Growing Worker Skills Gap
News and trends

More Startups Are Cashing in on the Growing Worker Skills Gap

Opportunity: The growing divide between prospering American workers and those falling further behind.
Kate Rogers
Dessert, Re-Designed
Franchises

Dessert, Re-Designed

American food franchises are offering treats that satisfy refined tastes.
As 'The Walking Dead' Thrives, So Do Zombie Survival Camps
pop culture

As 'The Walking Dead' Thrives, So Do Zombie Survival Camps

America has an insatiable appetite for the undead -- and survivalist zomb-preneurs are rising up to meet the creepy demand.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
4 Tips for Getting Your Business in the News Without a Big PR Budget
Publicity

4 Tips for Getting Your Business in the News Without a Big PR Budget

You can learn to recognize opportunities for getting your company that favorable mention in the press you've been needing.
Ann Smarty
How to Prepare for the Future of Work
Trends

How to Prepare for the Future of Work

Employers can ready their companies and employees for the changes ahead in five critical ways.
Heather R. Huhman