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How Broadband Has Changed The World: Part 3 - A Look at Modern Day Internet Culture

How Broadband Has Changed The World: Part 3 - A Look at Modern Day Internet Culture

Have a hard time remembering how much has changed in the last 20 years? 

Ask the people in the movie industry how legal services like Netflix are shaking them up. Ask the people in the newspaper industry how Craigslist has stolen their classified revenues.

It’s everywhere. As the internet has grown and gotten faster, it has been shaking up every area of our daily lives. And we're only just getting started. 

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How Broadband Has Changed the World: Part 1 - the Rise of Mainstream Internet

How Broadband Has Changed the World: Part 1 - the Rise of Mainstream Internet

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1995 was a wild time. 

Yahoo, eBay, Amazon & Craigslist were launching, chatrooms were in their golden age, and people were starting to create their own online spaces thanks to GeoCities and Tripod. 

There was only one problem, only 14% of adults knew what "The Internet" was, while 42% had never even heard of it. 

Little did they know the next few years were about to get crazy. 

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This Week in Podcasts: The Experiences Edition

This Week in Podcasts: The Experiences Edition

Hey there, do you like podcasts?

We do, but we also know the "where do I start" factor with podcast listening is very real, so we thought we'd try an experiment.

We decided to do a round-up of episodes of our favorite podcasts and our takeaways along with further reading suggestions. The goal? Help to contextualize the information, introduce you to some new podcasts (and resources) and experiment with a new format.

This week, you'll hear about:

  • The difference between content marketing and native advertising,
  • What Millennials' crave
  • Insights from David Allen - Author of "Get Things Done"
  • How to get better reviews for your business
  • And more... 

So get cozy, put on some headphones, and learn something this weekend. 

This is very much an experimental feature, so please let us know what you think!

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This Week in Podcasts: The Hiring Edition

This Week in Podcasts: The Hiring Edition

Like podcasts? Us too, but we know it can be hard to figure out where to start. 

We decided to do a round-up of episodes of our favorite podcasts and our takeaways along with further reading suggestions. The goal? Help to contextualize the information, introduce you to some new podcasts (and resources) and experiment with a new format.

This week, you'll hear about:

  • Tips on motivation and creating processes to offset bad habits from our very own Tommy Walker
  • Hiring secrets from Zappos and Warby Parker
  • Why enterprise businesses are turning to crowdfunding
  • The perils of inflated/vanity metrics
  • And more! 

So get cozy, put on some headphones, and learn something this weekend.

Check it out and let us know what you think!

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This Week in Podcasts: The Sell More Edition

This Week in Podcasts: The Sell More Edition

Welcome to another edition of This Week in Podcasts! This week, we're all about selling more - from perfecting your pitch to launching new products and businesses to using influencer marketing. If you want to learn more about how to captivate your listeners and grow from 0 to $80k in monthly revenue (in nine months flat, no less!), click on through to read this week's takeaways. 

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4 Fresh Facebook Shop Strategies to Incorporate For a Profitable 2016

4 Fresh Facebook Shop Strategies to Incorporate For a Profitable 2016

The world's largest social network is betting on commerce in a big way.

"If time is money, then Facebook represents the most valuable Internet property on the web today."

That’s what Needham analysts concluded when compiling data on how much time people spend on Facebook: it adds up to almost 20% of all time spent online being spent on Facebook alone.

Does that engagement translate into money? Absolutely - read on to find out how you can make the most of Facebook by using it as its own channel. 

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How to Create Better Project Management Habits in Your Employees

How to Create Better Project Management Habits in Your Employees

Pop Quiz: 

In your company, are your teams usually: 

1. Over-budget and behind schedule?

Or

2. Running like clockwork. 

As the saying goes, "time is money" and if your teams aren't getting things shipped and out the door, or simply don't work efficiently with other teams, at the end of the day, it's your profitability that takes a hit. 

Even if everything seems smooth, this article will help you get the sand out of the gears and get the organization moving faster.

 

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