Best Second Act Reinvention 2011: E-Book Author John Locke

  Click the image for the full story at Second Act “Every 7 seconds, 24 hours a day, a John Locke novel is downloaded somewhere in the world,” Locke boasts in his nonfiction book, How I Sold 1 Million eBooks in 5 Months. “All this was achieved part time, without an agent [or] publicist, and at […]

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The Dubious Science of Online Dating

  Click on the image to access the article According to Professors Eli Finkel and Benjamin Karney, as reported in the New York Times, “For a fee, many dating sites will collect data about you, crunch the numbers and match you with someone who, as eHarmony puts it, has been ‘prescreened for deep compatibility with […]

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Forrester Blogs: For Marketing & Strategy Professionals

   Click on the image to go to the Forrester Research blog This is a roll-up of all Forrester blogs written for Marketing & Strategy Professionals. Role-specific blogs are listed at this blog. Forrester Research is a technology and market research company that provides pragmatic advice to global leaders in business and technology. With hundreds of […]

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Apple vs. Google: The Stakes Are Rising

    Click on the image for the story According to Amrir Efrati and Ethan Smith of the Wall Street Journal, “Google Inc. is developing a home-entertainment system that streams music wirelessly throughout the home and would be marketed under the company’s own brand, according to people briefed on the company’s plans. The effort marks a […]

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Don’t Look Now: A Car That Tweets

 Photo by Tesla Motors.  Click on the image for the story As reported by Mike Ramsey of the Wall Street Journal, “Undaunted by fear of safety regulations, auto makers are piling new technologies into their vehicles: everything from 17-inch dashboard screens to services that check Facebook and buy movie tickets. Tesla Motors’ Model S electric […]

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Inside Yahoo: Less Show, More Sell

    Click on the image to access the article According to Amir Efrati of the Wall Street Journal, “New Chief Executive Scott Thompson’s plan for turning around Yahoo Inc. is beginning to take shape: He wants to push the Internet company away from its advertising roots and get more of its revenue from fees and […]

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Groupon’s Growing Pains

   Click on the image to access the article As Shayndi Rice of the Wall Street Journal reports, “Groupon Inc. went public on the promise of fast growth and future profits. But on Wednesday, some of those promises remained elusive. In its first major test since an initial public offering in November, the Chicago-based daily […]

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