9 Best Practices of Successful Start Ups

Best Practices of Successful Start ups

[essb] You’re ready to start your own business, but there’s more to this than just buying a storefront and hanging a sign out front. You have to make a plan and get money to open those doors. So, before you jump in with both feet, make sure you understand what you’re getting yourself into. Here…

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4 Marketing Tips for Your Real Estate Business

Real Esate Marketing

[essb] While the housing market is slowly on its way up, it could be set for a correction, reports the Financial Post. This could trigger a decline in consumer confidence and limit the number of home buyers. With competition for buyers likely to increase, it’s time to educate yourself about the market and increase your…

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This is a Video EVERYONE Needs To See. It’s Sad but True.

Look Up

This spoken words video written, performed and directed by Gary Turk, titled “LOOK UP”, questions our digital relationships. “This media we call social is anything but, when we open our computers and it’s our doors we shut”… The questions now is, in today’s social environment, are we really being social or we are secretly dying…

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5 Ways to Managing Your Time on Twitter

Managing Time on Twitter

There’s little doubt that Twitter ranks amongst the most powerful business tools in today’s modern-age digital web environment. Given the immense business potential of Twitter, it is easy for new businesses to be overwhelmed with the wealth of information and features available. Therefore, time management forms a critical aspect of the Twitter strategy for any…

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7 Things You Need to Know About the Evolution of Social Media

Evolution of Social Media

[essb] I’ve always maintained that the true power of social media lies in its dynamism. Year after year, social media has reinvented itself and it will continue to do in the years to come. While social media started off in the form of blogs and wikis, the onus is now on using the optimal mix…

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Bud Light Does Its Own Version of “World’s Toughest Job”… for Dads

Toughest Job Dad

This was expected. In an attempt to ride on the American Greetings’ “World’s Toughest Job” viral phenomenon, celebrating moms, Budlight has released a spoof version to celebrate dads. The humour is sort of unclear, as I’m still left with a big, ‘WHAT?!’ question mark. Well, here you go! Here’s to those dads that thought, “what…

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24 Applicants Wouldn’t Imagine Doing this Job, Until They Found Out Why Billions Are Already Doing It

Toughest Job

This is definitely the World’s most difficult job. This fake “Director of Operations” job was posted by Mullen, a Boston based advertising agency, for a client called, Rehtom Inc. According to Adweek, this ad was posted online and newspapers and garnered 2.7 million impressions. The 24 respondents couldn’t believe the job description. Some of the…

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What to Tweet When You Don’t Know What to Tweet

What to Tweet

[essb] What to tweet? Many Twitter users experience a Tweeter’s block similar to writers who suffer from a Writer’s Block at some stage or the other in their life. They just don’t know what to tweet about? There are times when it becomes difficult for you as a Twitter user to decide what to tweet…

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How to Protect Data in a Workplace Using Employee-Owned Mobile Devices

Protect Data in a Workplace

[essb] Mobile businesses increasingly face challenges with protecting both sensitive information and their reputations. It takes years to build a reputation and only seconds for an employee to unknowingly do something that will destroy that reputation. According to research by Cisco, employees around the world are engaging in behaviors that put both corporate and personal…

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The secret structure of great talks

Structure of great talks

There`s a secret structure to great talks. A careful analysis of great speeches ranging from the “I have a dream” speech to Steve Jobs’ iPhone launch, you’ll notice a common thread and architecture. In this TED video, Nancy Duarte, author of slide:ology and resonate, breaks down the structure of great talks and how to make…

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Daily Twitter Habits You Must Cultivate

Twitter Habits

Old habits die hard and new habits don’t come easy – Twitter is no exception to that rule. If you’ve been using Twitter for a while, I’m sure you’ve become habitual with its use. Like our everyday lives, our Twitter lives also have good and bad Twitter habits. While it’s advisable to adopt the good…

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Double Your LinkedIn Connections in Just Five Minutes a Day (Infographics)

LinkedIn Connections

[essb] LinkedIn may not be a media darling compared to Twitter and Facebook, this over 260 million members strong social network remains the undisputed professional networking champion. According to a 2013 Wall Street Journal survey,  It’s no surprise 81% of Inc 500 companies use LinkedIn for social media, in comparison to 74% on Facebook and…

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How Britain’s Mega Rich are Making Their Money

Mega Rich

After seeing this BBC documentary, you’ll understand the common traits and trends among the mega rich, not just in Britain, but across the globe. While many may be quick to judge the lifestyles, there are hidden financial lessons to be gleaned from this video. [essb] [easy-share buttons=”facebook,twitter” native=”no”] Want more stuff like this? Hit the…

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Here’s What, How, and When to Post on Social Media (Infographic)

Perfect Post

If you’ve ever wondered what to post on the top social media platforms and the optimum time to post, you’re in luck. The infographical cheat sheets and iterations below will guide you all the way. Grab a pen and paper, there’s a lot of take-away here. [essb] Source: My Clever Agency Share this to share…

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7 Things Not to Do on Twitter

Things Not to Do on Twitter

When Twitter launched, critics questioned the limitation of 140 characters to make a meaningful conversation, especially for businesses. Over the years, Twitter has improved by leaps and bounds, added several business-friendly features and now ranks amongst the league of formidable social media tools for businesses. Businesses have realized the value of messages limited to 140…

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