Good Writing Can Help You Succeed

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We live in an era of sound bites and 140 character messages, but good writing still matters when it comes to the business world.

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Grammar rules still rule: Paying attention to grammar, spelling and…

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7 Things Really Persuasive People Do

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While many people don’t like to sell,…

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Starbucks: A Model of Success

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A new book offers a glimpse behind Starbucks’ massive success. Pour yourself a cup of inspired leadership, and maybe you can caffeinate your business.

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Create great rituals to build customer…

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How Data Analysis Boosts Productivity

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If you want to increase productivity in your company, consider making changes based on big data. Data analysis reveals surprising insights about what does—and doesn’t—improve worker performance.

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Best Practice won the 2012 Campaign

How the Obama campaign won the race for voter data with‪ #‎research‬‪#‎testing‬‪#‎analysis‬ and ‪#‎innovation‬.

 

 

The Social Influence 2013

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7 Best Practices for Improving Your Website’s Usability via Mashable & Jakob Nielsen. 

An oldie but a goodie on #usability  & #readability:via Mashable & Jakob Nielsen

1. Keep Content as Concise as Possible

2. Use Headings to Break Up Long Articles

3. Help Readers Scan Your Webpages Quickly

4. Use Bulleted Lists and Text Formatting

5. Give Text Blocks Sufficient Spacing

6. Make Hyperlinked Text User-Friendly

7. Use Visuals Strategically

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fastcompany:

Yahoo has confirmed it is buying Tumblr for $1.1 billion. “We promise not to screw it up,” Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer wrote on her Tumblr blog.
Tumblr CEO David Karp reassured users in his own Tumblr post that the acquisition would not change his six-year-old site’s user experience or mission, but rather make it faster.
Updates here

fastcompany:

Yahoo has confirmed it is buying Tumblr for $1.1 billion. “We promise not to screw it up,” Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer wrote on her Tumblr blog.

Tumblr CEO David Karp reassured users in his own Tumblr post that the acquisition would not change his six-year-old site’s user experience or mission, but rather make it faster.

Updates here