Facebook’s $1.6 Billion Woman, Staying on Message

  Photo by Haraz N. Ghanbari/Associated Press Click the image for the full story Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s No. 2 executive, considers herself a role model for women. But her call isn’t simply about mentoring and empowering; it’s also a business strategy.         Click the image for the full story So, what does the average […]

Read more

Online Ad Spending Consolidates Among Search, Banners, Video

  Click the image for the full story Three ad formats will get at least 80% of online dollars through 2015. As US online ad spending closes in this year on $40 billion, the bulk of that spending will go toward just a few formats: search, banners, and video advertising.

Read more

P&G to Cut 1,600 Jobs, Bank on Digital for Long-term Savings

  Click the image for the full story P&G is the world’s largest advertiser, spending billions of dollars globally each year. Nontheless, according to Advertising Age, “Facing flat market shares and growing investor pressure to cut costs, Procter & Gamble Co. plans to eliminate about 1,600 ‘overhead’ or nonmanufacturing jobs, including some in marketing, and […]

Read more

Earning an Estimated $1 Million a Year, a Foul-Mouthed Comic Shows the New Rules of New Media Via YouTube

  Click the image for the full story According to the Wall Street Journal, “It doesn’t take the media to make a media star any more. The new economics of entertainment have enabled a foul-mouthed performer working on his own to carve out a very lucrative business. He doesn’t have the backing of a traditional […]

Read more

Learning Dreamweaver

For those who want to learn Dreamweaver on their own, these tutorials can be a big help. To get more hints — and see how to post a Web page through your Hofstra Pride account — look at the notes at the course Blackboard site.    (1)     (2)      (3)    Click the images […]

Read more

Women’s Influence on Purchase Decisions on the Rise

   Click the image for the full story Social networks and online ratings and reviews have amplified women’s voices online. Nearly half of all female Internet users in the U.S. say they influence others about products or services.

Read more