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The 3 key ingredients to a successful crowd...

Nov 24, 2014No Comments2358 Views

(Business Finance) Crowdfunding has become an extremely competitive way to secure business funding, so how do you stand out and meet your goals?

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Nordic bank nails it with humorous ad about...

Nov 23, 2014No Comments2715 Views

(Business Marketing) Transparency tends to be an overused buzzword in corporate America, but one ad campaign delivers on the promise to be transparent.

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The top 3 sales blunders all boil down to t...

Nov 21, 2014No Comments3759 Views

(Business) Sales blunders are common, and can hold any business back - know the most common errors in today's world and what they have in common.

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6 traits embodied by successful female entr...

Nov 21, 2014No Comments142 Views

(Entrepreneurs) Entrepreneurs can tell you that leadership traits vary from person to person, but six traits are repeatedly seen in the most successful women entrepreneurs.

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City’s proposal to ban tobacco sales ...

Nov 20, 2014No Comments2303 Views

(Business News) The first city to attempt to ban tobacco sales has dropped their controversial proposal, drawing support and criticism.

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Wells Fargo refuses to cash widow’s C...

Nov 20, 2014No Comments3211 Views

30 years ago, a husband bought a CD for his wife, but Wells Fargo now says it's been cashed, despite the requirement that it be surrendered (which it clearly has not been).

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6 ways to avoid wasting time when applying ...

Nov 19, 2014No Comments3086 Views

(Business Finance) Applying for a business loan can be a huge timesuck, but it doesn't have to be if you know the right questions to ask yourself before beginning the process.

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Common traits of Millennials in the workfor...

Nov 19, 2014No Comments2062 Views

(Business News) Millennials are a unique breed as a result of an economic crash and technology; let's digest the most common traits of the generation.


Sortd is like crack for Gmail productivity ...

Nov 18, 2014No Comments6664 Views

(Tech News) Sortd is the first ever smart skin for Gmail that helps you organize and boost productivity immediately.


3 ways to increase the number of women in c...

Nov 17, 2014No Comments4343 Views

(Tech News) The gender gap in technology is clear, particularly in the computer science field, so what is being done to narrow this gap?

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Your secret weapon for retaining clients an...

Nov 16, 2014No Comments3411 Views

(Business News) Retaining clients can be cost saving, and a great way to attract loyalists - do you know how much a lost client can cost you? Here's how to avoid that.

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Cardboard Smartphone Projector cleverly pai...

Nov 16, 2014No Comments2564 Views

(Tech News) This fun Smartphone Projector fits almost every phone, expanding your tiny screen onto any wall. Genius!