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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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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An Easy Guide to Developing a Blog with WordPress

Click on the link for a PDF file on “Tips for Setting Up a WordPress Blog (a Beginner’s Brief Guide)” by Professor Joel R. Evans, Zarb School of Business, Hofstra University (February 9, 2012). Tips for Setting Up a WordPress Blog  

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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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Correlating Social Media Success with Marketer Usage

   Click on the image for the eMarketer story The 2011 update of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Center for Marketing Research’s longitudinal study on social media marketing usage among the Inc. 500—the 500 fastest-growing private companies—indicates they are continuing to increase their usage of some social media tools, while pulling back from others.

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