"I thought they'd fact-check it, and it'd make them look worse," said Horner. "I mean that's how this always works: Someone posts something I write, then they find out it's false, then they look like idiots." Facebook’s struggle with ‘fake news’ underscores the urgent need for a new social media legal framework, warned experts. “It’s … Continue reading Facebook’s ‘fake news’ highlights need for social media revamp, say experts
What tools are needed to grow your online business? This is one of the most common home business questions. Why are home-based business so fascinating? The number of people involved in home business is increasing yearly. The most common type of home business is direct sales…often direct sales tied to network marketing. Here are a few statistics from … Continue reading 9 Must-Have Tools To Grow Your Online Business
What is a Swipe File? Swipe files are very common in the advertising world and sets a great example for marketing your home business online. A swipe file is a collection of materials that have been proven to be effective in attracting attention. How can a swipe file help? Last week, I was feeling a … Continue reading 3 Must Have Swipe Files For Home Business Owners
Deactivating your Facebook account doesn’t mean shunning social media altogether Some of us female entrepreneurs were talking the other day… about deleting our Facebook profiles, not our business pages, just our profiles… while deactivating your Facebook account can be liberating. No more humble-brag status updates; no more photo albums of babies, dogs, and all-inclusive vacations; … Continue reading Tired of Facebook?!
Today is just an emotional day. While I am not known to be one of President Obama’s supporters… I AM a US Citizen. He was and will always be our 44th President. This being his last day as President is kind of a sad day. I’ve watched has his daughters grew up. I’ve also watched … Continue reading A Sad/Happy Day… all wrapped up!
It’s time that beliefs and theories about business catch up with the way great companies operate and how they see their role in the world today. Traditionally, economists and financiers have argued that the sole purpose of business is to make money—the more the better. That conveniently narrow image, deeply embedded in the American capitalist … Continue reading How Great Companies Think Differently
There are three main categories that I typically group logo designs into: illustrative, iconic, and typographical. All three have many great attributes, and each also has drawbacks. But the best way to know which is the right one for you is to figure out how you will mostly be using your logo. Once you do, … Continue reading 3 TYPES OF LOGOS & WHICH IS RIGHT FOR YOU
When you think of a natural product, do you think of muted colors, green and brown earthy tones and kraft paper — to represent healthy, all natural, simple/clean ingredients, wholesome, maybe even organic and non-GMO? Think again. Natural products certainly looked their expected part when they first started to enter the marketplace. Now that more … Continue reading What Should a Natural Product Look Like?
Looking Forward to 2016 The festivities have now ended in our house. The Christmas tree will be coming down today and the decorations put away. I had intended to get back to work on Wednesday (last). However, with my inbox not filling up too rapidly, I decided to take the full week off, and have … Continue reading Happy New Year
Did Christmas sneak up on you? Whether you are scrambling for that last minute hostess gift or forgot to get a friend-of-a-friend’s sister in-law a little something, here are some last minute ideas you can make yourself in an afternoon or less! Happy gifting. Whether you fell behind on your Christmas shopping or are looking … Continue reading 14 Last Minute DIY Christmas Gifts
Before you fork over your credit card number and other sensitive information, make sure you're following these safety tips. 1. Make sure you are buying from a secure site. Look at the URL and make sure it says HTTPS. Along with the HTTPS in the web address make sure you see the small padlock icon … Continue reading Four Tips for Safe Online Holiday Shopping
Buying or selling items online can be frustrating. But if you know the ins and outs of the online auction business, you can be sure to make a few spectacular purchases. But there are a few different ways you can be a savvy online shopper. And the best part is that I have a few … Continue reading 7 awesome online shopping tricks and tips
Facebook is a scammer's dream come true. Where else can they find an easy-to-reach audience of 1.3 billion people? Even if only 1% of people see the scam and only 1% of those people fall for the scam, that's 13,000,000 people, and you could be one of them if you aren't careful. Spotting Facebook scams can be tough … Continue reading 3 Facebook scams you might see in the coming weeks
I recently got an email from Toni in Greenville, SC, describing an odd experience she had on the phone. I wanted to share it with you and bring out some important points that everyone needs to know. Writes Toni: I received a phone call from a phone number (215-454-2121) saying he was an IT tech with … Continue reading Spot and avoid a dangerous phone tech support scam
As a security analyst and researcher, I often find myself exploring some of the darker corners of the Internet. In the course of staying current on security issues, I frequently must browse the sorts of Web sites no average person should go anywhere near; I'm also far more likely to be targeted in an attack. … Continue reading Super-safe Web Browsing
Holiday shopping today isn’t exactly like as it was 20 years ago! Most people today turn to the internet to do at least some of their shopping. With the convenience of having packages delivered straight to your home and avoiding the crunch of physically going to the brick-and-mortar stores, it only makes sense. However, a … Continue reading Top Tips For Safe Online Holiday Shopping
Hello and Happy Wednesday everyone! Hope each of you have the best day every! I want to start this day (and post) off with a big shout out to my parents. I want to thank them for raising me, not just letting me do whatever I wanted. They raised me that during this life, everything … Continue reading Reflections
Do you know how to reach your potential consumers? Today's consumer is completely different from those of the previous century. Consumer’s psychology and their behaviors evolve every day. Today’s consumers are on average less loyal and get fed up with the product quicker than ever before. The life cycle of the product therefore becomes shorter … Continue reading How can companies get closer to consumers through sharing information?