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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Urban Outfitters “apologizes” f...

Sep 16, 2014No Comments2286 Views

(Editorial) Urban Outfitters screws up, fails to apologize, and craps on a national tragedy (the same tragedy that kickstarted my career).

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$100 for endless pasta: Olive Garden’...

Sep 08, 2014No Comments4728 Views

(Business News) As Olive Garden grabs headlines for their never ending pasta pass, we ponder how your brand could demand the same attention.

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Huge move: Point2 listing syndication acqui...

Sep 04, 2014No Comments2516 Views

(Business News) With ListHub acquiring Point2, a major shot has been sent over the bow, putting Move, Inc. at an advantage.

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20 businesses offering the “Birchbox ...

Aug 14, 2014No Comments3790 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 Comments3110 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 Comments2752 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 Comments5392 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 Comments3604 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 Comments4106 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 Comment4960 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 Comments3820 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 Comments2674 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?