GiftHit is a social gifting platform where friends can send each other real items from restaurants, bars, and shops as eGifts that are delivered by Facebook wallpost, email, or text. GiftHit is the brainchild of Arielle and Natan, two New Yorkers who began dating after meeting at a random bar in the West Village in […]
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New York University will host the second annual NYU Entrepreneurs Festival on March 1 and 2, bringing together successful startup founders and renowned venture capital investors from NYU’s thriving entrepreneurial community of students, faculty, and alumni. The event will enable startup founders, investors, and prospective entrepreneurs from the New York community to share their experiences, […]
Memorable Presentations Require You To T.H.I.N.K. By Kevin E. O’Connor, CSP Too many presenters say things like: “I know you can’t read this but…” “This is pretty dull stuff so I’ll try to get through it quickly.” “You may be bored by my presentation today but it is really important.” “Let me tell you a […]
By Benjamin Lederer, Sage North America Businesses place significant reliance on social media to support sales, marketing and customer support goals. An organization’s social channels allow it to reach customers instantly, understand customer needs, gauge brand sentiment, see how it compares competitively and much more. Many business professionals are gaining greater access to their company’s […]
Valpak, a leader in local print and digital coupons will expand its print circulation and footprint in Canada, beginning immediately. In collaboration with Valpak of Toronto East, 360,000 additional homes in the greater Toronto area will begin mailing each month starting in April, in addition to the current 80,000 household circulation. “This is the first […]
Himanshu Palsule, CTO and Head of Product Strategy for Sage North America, a business systems and services provider to over 3 million small and midsized businesses, cites the following SMB technology trends heading into 2013. Adoption of employee-owned devices in the workplace will grow rapidly, impacting how business is transacted. By 2016 there will be […]
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Giving Up The Driver’s Seat Over the years, research has shown a counterintuitive fact about human nature: That sometimes, having too much choice makes us less happy. This may even be true when it comes to medical treatment. Baba Shiv shares a fascinating study that measures why choice opens the door to doubt, and suggests […]
Institutions Vs. Collaboration In this prescient 2005 talk, Clay Shirky shows how closed groups and companies will give way to looser networks where small contributors have big roles and fluid cooperation replaces rigid planning. Clay Shirky argues that the history of the modern world could be rendered as the history of ways of arguing, where […]
Welcomemat Services is a marketing strategies and technology company providing monthly direct mail packages to individuals and families who have recently changed their address. “Our welcoming program is designed to target new residents when they move into an area by presenting them with invitations to try various businesses and organizations, helping them get acclimated to […]
The Ryobi ONE+ Pole Saw offers the perfect solution for pruning hard-to-reach limbs and branches. Powered by the ONE+ lithium-ion battery, this pruner extends up to 9.5 ft. to help you reach tall trimming projects safely. Visit www.ryobitools.com to learn more about all of the Ryobi products to help you run your landscaping or gardening […]
By Moe Glenner Once again, a technology-based company has exposed to the world their classic misunderstanding of change. In Instagram’s case, the failure was two-fold: a failure in planning and an even bigger failure to communicate. In late 2012, Instagram tried to generate revenue by sharing its users’ photos. (The new policy has since been […]