Are You Ready to Succeed? Check Out These Tips

Do you want to improve yourself? Would you like to have a “failure-resistant brain”? Well, sometimes we need to think outside the box and be open minded. 🙂 According to Nathalie Nahai, Chief Editor of The Web Psychologist: “Here [below] is an infographic that gives you 8 secrets revealing how to create a failure-resistant brain, […]

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Key Trends for 2014: Links to Several Forecasts

With the start of the new year, many predictions about 2014 have been published. Here is a compendium of some of the more interesting forecasts to watch out for: “100 Things to Watch in 2014” “7 Consumer Trends To Run With In 2014” “What Could Happen in China in 2014?” “10 Crazy Tech Predictions for […]

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Post-Holiday Shopping Tips

We offered a lot of holiday shopping tips last month. Here are several post-holiday shopping tips to keep in mind: January is a great month to shop. Retailers offer discounts to clear out the overstocks remaining from the holiday season. Keep looking at retailer ads and online comparison shopping sites to see if prices have […]

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A Global Look at Who’s Using Different Social Media

Different social media attract very different users, not only in the United States but around the globe. Let’s take a look at the user profiles by age for various countries. As reported by Ayaz Nanji for MarketingProfs:  “The social platform with the youngest global user base is Tumblr, followed by Instagram, and Pinterest, according to a recent report […]

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HubSpot’s Choices for Best Holiday Marketing Campaigns

The holiday shopping season is a time for a lot of advertising and other promotional campaigns, some of which is quite creative. As Matthew Bushery writes for HubSpot: “The end of the year typically entails some last-minute Christmas shopping, finalizing plans to see family and friends, and — if you’re marketers like us — prepping […]

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Big Data Mean Big Insights — and Big $

More and more companies have been using “big data” to gain further insights into their marketing activities. As Graham Stewart puts it: “Successful marketers have figured out how to use data to squeeze billions more from marketing and help their companies grow.” Take a look at this infographic.   by grantstewart.  Visually. Post suggested by […]

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Reducing Your Stress

At this time of the year, many people feel stressed about holiday shopping, end-of-year “must do” activities, work responsibilities, final exams and term papers, and other factors. So, what can we do to reduce our stress levels? According to Bite Size Wellness: “Sights: Being a visual person, visual-based activities tend to be soothing and uplifting […]

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One Last Pre-Thanksgiving/ Cyber Monday Shopping Tip

Last week, I offered 17 shopping tips for this holiday season. If you haven’t looked at that post yet, there is a lot of money-saving advice there. Now, I’d like to offer one more tip:  Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday do offer some very good deals, but ONLY for the few items that are offered at […]

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