Eight for '08: Brand and Marketing Trends

Eight for '08: Brand and Marketing Trends Avatar Posted by Becky under News
From http://chiefmarketer.com 3704 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 3696 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 3697 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

Kerry, Snowe Call on Administration to Fund Small Business Programs

Kerry, Snowe Call on Administration to Fund Small Business Programs Avatar Posted by alphalife under News
From http://www.forbes.com 3697 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 9, 2008 8:24 pm
One month before the President submits his 2009 budget request to Congress, Senators John Kerry (D-Mass.) and Olympia Snowe (R-Maine), Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, urged the Bush Administration to support America's small businesses by increasing funding for the Small Business Administration Read More

A peek at tomorrow's web customers

A peek at tomorrow's web customers Avatar Posted by JohnH under News
From http://www.pandia.com 3714 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 6, 2008 5:38 pm
Everyone who makes a living online needs to know what the web will be like in the future. Projecting from statistics showing current trends, researchers can make educated guesses, but you don't want to base your business decisions on nothing but statistics. I don't have a crystal ball, but I offer something even better: Have a look at the habits a Read More

When New Marketing Fails: Who Wants a Meatball Sundae?

When New Marketing Fails: Who Wants a Meatball Sundae? Avatar Posted by JohnH under News
From http://blogs.bnet.com 3717 days ago
Made Hot by: on December 28, 2007 2:07 am
Seth Godin is at it again. In his new book, “Meatball Sundae: Is Your Marketing Out of Sync?” — available on December 27th — Seth Godin dissects the 14 trends marketers need to embrace to avoid eating meatball sundaes, which Godin explains as such: A meatball is a worthwhile commodity. They are things we need and sold to everyone. The sundae is th Read More

Thrive in a Slowing Economy - Podcast

Thrive in a Slowing Economy - Podcast Avatar Posted by Becky under News
From http://www.businessweek.com 3726 days ago
Made Hot by: on December 16, 2007 10:29 pm
How can small businesses not only survive, but thrive, in a slowing economy? Brad Sugars, chairman and CEO of business coaching firm ActionCOACH, gives specific ways to prepare for 2008. Read More

8 important consumer trends for 2008

8 important consumer trends for 2008 Avatar Posted by Becky under News
From http://trendwatching.com 3727 days ago
Made Hot by: on December 12, 2007 4:43 am
Here are eight trends to watch and capitalize on in the new year. Read More

Marketing Executives Identify Top Marketing Trends, Concepts in 2008

Marketing Executives Identify Top Marketing Trends, Concepts in 2008 Avatar Posted by suzyQ under News
From http://www.marketingcharts.com 3731 days ago
Made Hot by: on December 10, 2007 6:25 pm
Web and green marketing are hot; Boomers are still the most important demo, though women, Gen X and Y, and Hispanics are catching up; and marketing basics are more important than ever, according to (pdf) a new survey of marketing executives conducted by Anderson Analytics. The survey focused on top marketing concepts, buzzwords, global areas of op Read More

Why Customers Write Reviews

Why Customers Write Reviews Avatar Posted by JohnH under News
From http://www.bazaarblog.com 3734 days ago
Made Hot by: on December 6, 2007 1:04 am
Because reviewers want to help others—that's the short answer. We just announced the results of a study we executed with Keller Fay Research to understand the intentions and motivations behind reviewers. Overwhelmingly, the survey found, reviewers are motivated by goodwill and positive sentiment. Read More

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