Study names Facebook and MySpace 'types'

Study names Facebook and MySpace 'types' Avatar Posted by dobbie under News
From http://idolator.typepad.com 3810 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 21, 2008 12:31 am
Ever wonder what types of people frequent MySpace and Facebook? MySpace commissioned a study of user personalities on these two social networks. The user sample consisted of 1000 people, aged 18-24. Here are the resulting six types... Read More

TV ads no longer main influencer of men

TV ads no longer main influencer of men Avatar Posted by ArmadaIG under News
From http://www.marketingcharts.com 3803 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 20, 2008 9:30 pm
For men 18 and older, TV advertising is no longer the main influencer in purchasing decisions - just 22% say it is (down 8 points), compared with 24% who now cite advertising inserts as the most influential medium, according to the Customer Focus: Decade of Data report from Vertis Communications.

Overall, 27% of total adults survey said they t Read More

Strategy Matters: 7 Steps to the Right Kind of Market Research

Strategy Matters: 7 Steps to the Right Kind of Market Research Avatar Posted by melanee under News
From http://bmighty.com 3802 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 20, 2008 7:58 pm
Listening to your customers and to the business can be the critical difference between winning and losing. The right methodology, the right data, and the right tools can help you listen to your business -- and even smaller companies have more data available today than ever before. Read More

Half of U.S. Consumers Reduce Spending to Combat High Gas Prices

Half of U.S. Consumers Reduce Spending to Combat High Gas Prices Avatar Posted by Jenny under News
From http://www.nielsen.com 3804 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 19, 2008 3:49 am
New research from The Nielsen Company finds that half (49 percent) of U.S. consumers are reducing their spending to compensate for rising gas prices, up four points from June 2007. Consumers are also battling high gas prices by combining shopping trips and errands (70 percent), eating out less (41 percent) and staying home more often (39 percent). Read More

Female Business Owners Fault New Rules on U.S. Contracts

Female Business Owners Fault New Rules on U.S. Contracts Avatar Posted by Jenny under News
From http://www.nytimes.com 3804 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 18, 2008 10:44 pm
Women who own small businesses — about a third of all small businesses in the United States, in fact — have been pushing for years for a bigger piece of government contracts, which now total $400 billion a year. But few were happy when the Small Business Administration finally announced new rules in December to ensure that 5 percent of the cont Read More

Health Care's Champions Of Change

Health Care's Champions Of Change Avatar Posted by jnelson under News
From http://www.forbes.com 3805 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 17, 2008 7:25 pm
Small-business lobbyists on both sides of the aisle will do their best to keep health care reform near the top of the next president's agenda. The difference, it seems, in this election: They are looking to compromise. Both sides have come a long way since 1993, when the United States' largest small-business lobbying group, the National Feder Read More

Employer concerns for 2008

Employer concerns for 2008 Avatar Posted by ureach under News
From http://www.goerie.com 3807 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 16, 2008 2:34 am
You can expect a changing workplace in 2008, centered around three themes: rising health-insurance premiums, expanding workers' rights and reforming immigration.

Although not increasing as fast as in previous years, health-care premium costs are expected to swell. Mercer Health & Benefits, a part of the global consulting company, projects that Read More

Eight for '08: Brand and Marketing Trends

Eight for '08: Brand and Marketing Trends Avatar Posted by Becky under News
From http://chiefmarketer.com 3819 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 13, 2008 5:40 pm
Here are eight trends that will have direct consequences to the success — and failure — of marketing efforts in the coming year. Read More

A Conversation With My Niece About Facebook

A Conversation With My Niece About Facebook Avatar Posted by jimkukral under News
From http://www.jimkukral.com 3811 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 11, 2008 4:18 pm
Learn how a college student uses Facebook. Read More

Small-Business Hiring Up

Small-Business Hiring Up Avatar Posted by alphalife under News
From http://www.nytimes.com 3812 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 11, 2008 2:40 pm
Following declines in 2006, small-business hiring rose by 4.3 percent last year, even as labor costs went up, according to SurePayroll. Based on payroll data from more than 18,000 small businesses, salaries rose by 4.2 percent to an average $32,609, the Chicago-based payroll services firm reported. Read More

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