All posts by Lani Rosales

AGBeat Chief Operating Officer: Lani, named 100 Most Influential, as well as 12 Most Influential Women in Blogging, Bashh Founder, Out and about in Austin A Lister, is a business and tech writer and startup consultant hailing from the great state of Texas in the city of Austin. As a digital native, Lani is immersed not only in advanced technologies and new media, but is also a stats nerd often buried in piles of reports. Lani is a proven leader, thoughtful speaker, and vested partner at AGBeat.

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20 businesses offering the “Birchbox ...

Aug 14, 2014No Comments3279 Views

(Business News) Birchbox paved the way for the monthly subscription boom, which has led to dozens of companies launching in a rush to get goods to your door.

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Is Zillow lying to brokers to trick them in...

Aug 14, 2014No Comments2666 Views

(Business News) In a letter obtained by Realuoso.com, it appears that Zillow is contacting brokers claiming their feed is not showing up in Zillow, but ListHub has confirmed receipt of all listings in question.

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Why the IKEA Family Card is pretty much use...

Jul 25, 2014No Comments2464 Views

(Editorial) The IKEA Family Card and other retailers' discount cards are useless, despite your having to give up your personal identity to join a club that never benefits you.

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Additional thoughts on the shift in digital...

Jul 23, 2014No Comments4622 Views

(Editorial) Reading habits have dramatically changed and are continuing to change, but how did we get here and where are we going?

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How Facebook, Twitter, Instagram could inst...

Jul 04, 2014No Comments3453 Views

(Editorial) Facebook, Twitter and the like are all lacking in features, but there's one place that is pointing them in the right direction, even if they're ignoring it.

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Samuelson, Zillow dealt a massive blow in N...

Jul 02, 2014No Comments3977 Views

(Business News) After Errol Samuelson left Move, Inc. for Zillow without notice, many red flags were raised, and a judge has granted a preliminary injunction against Samuelson and Zillow.

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60% of “Kitchen Nightmares” res...

Jun 27, 20141 Comment4819 Views

(Business News) With only a 40% success rate for restaurants that have appeared on the Kitchen Nightmares reality show, should anyone really be calling this a failure?

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Flashing cash on Facebook: why some people ...

Jun 26, 2014No Comments3700 Views

(Business Marketing) You may scroll right past Facebook posts or users that flash cash and recruit "leaders" into their "team," but others don't - why don't they know better? Let's discuss.

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FAFSA apologizes for using “I’m...

Jun 25, 2014No Comments2565 Views

(Social Media) When the federal government tweets a meme from a raunchy movie, should it be taken with a grain of salt, or is it as offensive as the public has taken it?

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Why “let’s do coffee” is ...

Jun 24, 201410 Comments7319 Views

(Business Editorial) You've been told by the gurus that you should be sending out mass "let's do coffee" email requests to influencers, but I'm here to tell you that you've been misled.

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A call to entrepreneurs: for the love of Go...

Jun 23, 20143 Comments3575 Views

(Business Editorial) The world needs more genius ideas, and brilliant execution, but we're seeing the same ideas tweaked to death with entrepreneurs entering the scene clueless about competitors and basic business tasks.

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How we can all get over our glorified addic...

Jun 22, 20142 Comments7880 Views

We’re all so busy The day starts at 7:30 with coffee and a quick dog walk. A shower and oatmeal later, and email gets checked. News is read. Social media is managed. Work begins with a start