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4 secrets for breaking the 7-figure ceiling

By: Staff Stanford, CA (CLN) – Can both recent reports on the economic muscle of black women in the United States be correct? On the one hand, businesses owned by women of color – 42 percent of them African American – have skyrocketed since 1997, far surpassing even the impressive growth rate of businesses owned by all women. And they’ve … [Read More...]

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Cracking the Code to Innovation – 7 steps to guarantee success

By: Staff Los Angeles, CA (CLN) – Everyone says they want innovation in their organization, but when an ambitious employee offers it to a CEO, for example, the idea is often shot down, says Dr. Neal Thornberry, faculty director for innovation initiatives at the Naval Postgraduate School in California. “Senior leaders often miss the … [Read More...]

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5 ways to ensure your marketing video will suck

By: Staff Miami, FL (CLN) – Online video marketing has become a staple, with 81 percent of companies producing video content for their websites and 69 percent producing it for social media, according to the 2014 Online Video Production Trends Report. “There are loads of marketing videos on the web now, and some extremely effective,” says … [Read More...]

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Ron Paul: Will the Swiss vote to get their gold back?

By: Ron Paul Clute, TX (CLN) – On November 30th, voters in Switzerland will head to the polls to vote in a referendum on gold. On the ballot is a measure to prohibit the Swiss National Bank (SNB) from further gold sales, to repatriate Swiss-owned gold to Switzerland, and to mandate that gold make up at least 20 percent of the SNB's assets. … [Read More...]

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3 tips to be an effective communicator at the office

By: Staff Washington, D.C. (CLN) – It’s easy to take words for granted; most of us use them as effortlessly as we breathe. But words hold power that we often overlook at our own peril, says media expert Steve Kayser. “Language is the code that translates ideas so they can be shared. They give us an advantage in the natural world, which has … [Read More...]

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Over the years, Google+ has become a necessary social media channel for marketers. Google+ has a consistently growing user base, unique functionality and easy interconnectivity with other services offered by Google. According to the Global Web Index, Google+ had overtaken Twitter to become the second largest online social network. When Google+ was introduced, many marketers […]

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New home sales fall to four-month low

By: Staff Washington, D.C. (CLN) – In July, new-home sales declined unexpectedly to a four-month low. According to a new report published Monday by the U.S. Commerce Department, sales slipped 2.4 percent to a 412,000 annualized pace, which is the fewest since March and smaller than the initial Bloomberg forecast. There were a variety of … [Read More...]

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Obamacare tax credits may hurt tax refunds: report

By: Staff Washington, D.C. (CLN) – If you’re betting on a nice tax refund next year then perhaps you should start preparing for the worst as Obamacare tax credits may have a negative effect on income tax returns. According to one report, if your income this year is actually going to be higher than what you listed on your initial application … [Read More...]

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Economists support Federal Reserve stimulus program, White House

By: Staff New York, NY (CLN) – A majority of economists support the Federal Reserve’s stimulus program and have conceded that the United States central bank is doing the right things to help the national economy recover, says a new survey released Monday by the National Association of Business Economists (NABE). The survey also found that a … [Read More...]