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Samsung to Invest $1.2 Billion in IoT Research in US

Samsung to Invest $1.2 Billion in IoT Research in US

Samsung announced plans Tuesday to invest $1.2 billion (roughly Rs. 8,111 crores) for US-based research over the next four years on "human-centered" applications for...
Yahoo's Tumblr Launches Live Video

Yahoo’s Tumblr Launches Live Video

Tumblr, the Yahoo-owned blogging platform, said Tuesday it was launching live video to help compete against similar offerings from Facebook and Twitter. The new feature,...
Facebook Signs Deals With Media Companies, Celebrities for Facebook Live

Facebook Signs Deals With Media Companies, Celebrities for Facebook Live

Facebook Inc (FB.O) has signed deals worth more than $50 million with media companies and celebrities to create videos for its live-streaming service, the...
Tesla made a $2.8 billion offer to buy SolarCity

Tesla made a $2.8 billion offer to buy SolarCity

Tesla made a $2.8 billion offer to buy SolarCity. Both are Elon Musk’s companies (he owns 21% of Tesla and 22% of SolarCity). US electric...

A glimpse into the future?

18 years ago, Kodak had almost 200,000 employees and sold 85% of all photo paper. In 2012 they went bankrupt. And according to a...
Microsoft to buy LinkedIn for $26bn

Microsoft to buy LinkedIn for $26bn

Microsoft is buying the professional networking website LinkedIn for just over $26bn (£18bn) in cash. The software giant will pay $196 a share - a...

Why have we fallen out of love with Air Travel?

Whatever happened to the glamour of being an international jet setter and when did flying become as banal as taking a bus? The golden age...

Instagram Update: Business Profiles Look Like Facebook Pages #TechTuesday

IT WAS JUST LAST WEEK I WAS TALKING ABOUT TWITTER’S HUGE 140-CHARACTER UPDATE, AND NOW I AM ONCE AGAIN, WRITING ABOUT ANOTHER ALGORITHM UPDATE...
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5 down, 7 to go – what’s your 1 thing?

We’ve completed 5 months of 2016 and there are 7 to go. How are you feeling? Excited because you’re on track with your business plan? Or perhaps...

BUHARISM, BUHARITICS AND BUHARICONOMY: ASSESSMENTS OF PMB 365 DAYS IN OFFICE

Without doubt, President Muhamadu Buhari (PMB) ascended office as the President of Nigeria, the largest black nation in the world and the powerhouse of...

5 Social Media Experts Share Their Secrets To Success

72% OF ALL INTERNET USERS ARE NOW ON SOCIAL MEDIA BUT HOW MANY OF THE 72% REALLY, TRULY UNDERSTAND HOW TO USE EACH SOCIAL...

Top 5 most epic social media fails ever

Scott Disick, the tinseltown clown kicked to the kerb by the Kardashian clan, has recently tried to reinvent himself as an icon of Instagram....

6 things that money can’t buy in Business…

The Beatles told us that money can't buy you love. But in business, arguably, that doesn't really apply. So apart from love, according to...

The Art Of Storytelling By A Storyteller

In 1748, John Montagu the 4th Earl of Sandwich played a lot of cards in his free time. The problem he had, was that...

‘Meternity Leave’ vs ‘Maternity Leave’ – a massive mistake?

Ex-magazine editor, Meghann Foye, was so jealous of her co-workers being able to claim maternity leave that she decided that she needed a break. One...

#TechTuesday: How To Create A Twitter List

If there are 300 million active Twitter users, with over 500 million tweets a day, how can YOU hone in on what’s important to...

UK Blog Awards 2016

After 78,000 votes, 2,000 Bloggers entered and 18 categories I am very happy to announce I have been commended in the PR, Media Marketing...

Are YOU mispronouncing brand names like Nike, Porsche & Ikea?

Wonder why people smirk when you say Stella Artois, giggle when you utter Givenchy or howl laughing when you attempt Hyundai? It's maybe because these...

#TechTuesday: Record GIFs From Your Desktop Using Giphy Capture

GIFs are now a huge part of social media. Social media users are now 9 times more likely to search for a GIF in...

Best Times To Post On Social Media

Do you know the best times to post on social media for each specific network? Social media is great, but it will only provide results...

Social goes Hollywood – FaceFlix anyone?

Not content with pushing out clips of cats scared of cucumbers (yep it's a thing), the likes of Facebook and Google now want to...

#TechTuesday: How to Drive Traffic Using Photo’s and PDF’s

Have you ever wanted to send a potential customer to URL about a great piece of content from someone else, but still want them...

How to be a Top 10 Writer on LinkedIn – the...

After being named as one of LinkedIn's top 10 writers for Marketing & Social and 'Agency Publisher of the Year' for EMEA in 2015, I asked myself a...

#TechTuesday: Why SME’s Need to Understand Instagram’s New Algorithm

Did you know: 20% of all internet users have an Instagram account? Instagram is one of the most important social networks for small businesses as...

LIVE WEBINAR: How To Use LinkedIn To Generate Sales

Whilst as a business you might have a social media strategy to connect with your target customers, as a business owner, entrepreneur or sales...

Business Networking – Day 5 of the Summit

In 12 hours’ time, we’ll be going live with Day 5 of the FREE Business Networking Online Summit. I hope you’ll join us. We continue...

Business Networking – Day 4 of the Summit

In 12 hours’ time, we’ll be going live with Day 4 of the FREE Business Networking Online Summit. I hope you’ll join us.  We continue...

Zuckerberg unveils 10-year plan to expand Facebook empire, with political tones

SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg laid out a 10-year plan to connect the world that sounded as much like a political cause as a grab for...

Business Networking – Day 3 of the Summit

In less than 12 hours’ time (Wednesday at 12 noon EDT/5pm BST), we’ll be going live with Day 3 of the FREE Business Networking...

Start-Up Culture: What Makes It Great And Vibrant?

It is often the case that when people bring up the topic of “start-up culture,” it’s done with more than a little bit of...

Are Emoji’s the new (smiley) face of Marketing?

When Facebook augmented their ‘Like’ feature with 5 new emoji reactions it seemingly became a catalyst for major advertisers to jump on the bandwagon....

#TechTuesday: The 5 Minute LinkedIn Marketing Plan

As I have said in other blogs, I come across a lot of great infographics which I like to write about, and share with...

Winners never quit and quitters never win…

Vince Lombardi was one of the most successful coaches in the history of American Football, but he also had an uncanny knack of providing some...

Google ‘Plastic’ – really realer than real? Get real

Virtual Reality is so last year. Who says? Google do. They have just rewritten the rule book by launching the World's first 'actual reality' headset called...

New Tesla Model 3 revealed: price, specs and 2017 release date

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has revealed the new Tesla Model 3 electric car at a California launch event. It's due in 2017 priced around...

Self-Letting.com Launches the long awaited Premier Letting & Property Sharing Platform

You may surprise yourself with how beneficial a share can be, but if you wouldn’t mind a little more cash, and a little more...

Are you Burned Out or Bored Out?

The classic notion of 'burnout' conjures up mental images of high-flying executives, working insane hours in stressful situations but being paid top dollar for doing...

#TechTuesday 10 Unique Ways to Build a Successful Business Through Content...

Content marketing is such an important part of promoting your business online. 76% of businesses have said that they will produce more content throughout...

Forget IQ… a high EQ will make you succeed in business

What makes you successful at work? Being smarter? Being more assertive? Being better looking? Well according to a recent CNN report it's proven that...

#TechTuesday: [Latest App] Personalise Your Brand with Visual Marketing

In the world that I live in, I do have to spend a lot of time checking out new apps and tools. Whilst this...

Your Business Networking Questions Answered

Unless you have an exclusively online business, we small business owners/entrepreneurs around the world must network in order to grow our business.  Agreed? Yet, so...

[FINALLY] The Biggest Social Networks Get Personal

There have been some big movements in the last week or so regarding some of the big social media names. Even though some people...

The Power of Saying ‘No’ in Business

In the movie 'Yes Man' Jim Carrey's perpetually negative character attends a positivity seminar and becomes brainwashed into pursuing an exclusively affirmative life which leads him...

#TechTuesday: Facebook Articles Integrates with WordPress

If you read my content on a weekly basis, you may remember an article I wrote in September of last year, talking about Facebook’s...

Entrepreneurs: Know when and how to ask for help!

It’s a common belief among entrepreneurs. The notion that if you have to ask for help growing, expanding, or even getting your business off...

#TechTuesday: 7 Pinterest Tools to Fast Track You to Sales Success

Using tools associated to each social network helps you automate and market your business in a more effective and time sensitive way. Just a...

Just (Don’t) Do It… are Maria Sharapova’s sponsors too quick to...

Tennis superstar Sharapova has flunked a drugs test and been suspended from the sport. That's astounding in itself but the alacrity with which key...

The ONE thing that will make the difference in your business

‘A pinch and a punch for the first of the month…..’ A new month dawned 6 days ago. March. The beginning of Spring in the...

6 Stupid Office Rules that should be Banned

Rules in the workplace. Without them we'd have anarchy right? Or would we? According to an article by Dr Travis Bradbury in the Huffington Post most...

Top 12 Contributors on Business Gists

Business Gists is an online community for inspiration, educative, discovering powered by contributor worldwide where everybody are welcome. Our mission is to provide the...

#TechTuesday: 10 Twitter Tools You Need To Know About

We all have our favourite social network. Most visual brands in industries such as beauty or fashion might say their favourite social network is...

Who asks the World’s toughest interview question? (and how would YOU...

The toughest question asked at an interview is posed by Facebook according to a recent Business Insider article. Why? Because Mark Zuckerberg will... "only hire someone...

Did Chris Rock Just Create Another Problem?

I’m not going to say “unless you’ve been living under a Rock”, even though the pun-value is quite tempting, but suffice it to say,...

The Future for Sales in Online Retail is… Social Media

Yes, you read the title correctly and yes, I am going on the record and saying that social media will be the biggest driver...

#TechTuesday: What’s Trending in Social Media for 2016

2015 was a great year for social media. Facebook grew its user count to over 1.3 billion, Twitter introduced advertising for all users, Instagram...

Three Reasons Why You Need To Stop Blogging For SEO And...

Looking to establish yourself as a thought leader?  Stop worrying about search engine optimization and start doing this. Earlier last year, we produced a video for...

Looking for love. On LinkedIn?

Valentines Day isn't a big thing on LinkedIn. Well it wasn't until BeLinked was launched, a Tinder style dating app that syncs with a users...
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#TechTuesday: [BREAKING NEWS] Hootsuite Finally Update Streams

Today is a great day for Hootsuite as they finally update their streams. I have been a huge advocate of them and have used...

#TechTuesday: Take a Look at the Money Google, Facebook & Twitter...

This is going to be a slightly different blog, as I am going to be sharing a GIF (graphics interchange format) which is in...

The World Economic Forum Is Missing An Important Voice To Succeed

Few week ago executives and policy makers from around the world gathered in Davos, Switzerland for the annual World Economic Forum (#WEF16) to “improve the...

Five million jobs to disappear in 15 leading countries by...

The world presently is experiencing  changes in the labour market which including the rise of robots and artificial intelligence, was projected by the World...

20 Key Actions that Make You a Better and Happier Person

Understanding the true meaning of  "less is more" is highly important to have clarity about where we are and where we want to go in...

Modernize Your Resumes for 2016

From fashion to the world of business, nearly everything is subject to trends. Resumes are no different, even though traditional resume formatting and content...

2016: THE Why – What – Who – How – When

2016.  It’s not that far away – excited? I certainly am although I’m going to finish 2015 strongly first. While we close off 2015 and...

Self – less Selfies!

So at the end of the year we get bombarded by lists of all sorts, most of which are fun. Who has the most money? Bill...
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Google’s top searches in 2015

Google today released the 15th installment of its year-end zeitgeist meter. There are a myriad of categories, and you can really dive into very...

Google’s Most Popular Search Terms of 2015

Google has been part of the Merriam-Webster dictionary since 2006, which tells you just how vital the search engine has become. Google’s annual list...

Google’s Blogger will get Featured Submit widget that will help you...

Google is introducing a new tool for bloggers to highlight articles they’ve written on their own blogs. As bloggers, we all know how important it...

Ways of Un-rushing

You know how it goes. Rush rush rush rush. And then rush some more. Especially during the month of December. End of year reports. Gift...

WordPress.com now has its own Windows app

Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com, released a Windows app this morning. Here’s a closer look at the app.

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Airplane Wi-Fi is not safe

Airplanes, once a refuge from the Internet, are now home to the riskiest Wi-Fi networks you can find. For cybercriminals, Wi-Fi guzzling passengers are...

Living Your Passion: Reality or Fiction?

“Be Like the Bluebird who never is blue, for he knows from his upbringing what singing can do.” –Cole Porter, Be Like the Bluebird,...
5 Tips to Hook Your Reader with a Compelling LinkedIn Summary Section

5 Tips to Hook Your Reader with a Compelling LinkedIn Summary...

Did you know that after the headline section LinkedIn is the second most widely-read section on your profile? Furthermore, studies show readers spend more...

Coaching vs Mentoring: What’s The Difference?

Since leaving the corporate world of working with Disney, New Look, and Walmart, I have focused my last 8 years on SME’s and through...

Is communication the most important soft skill?

“The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn’t said.” - Peter Drucker Is communication the most important soft skill? I believe it is,...
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