Thursday, August 6, 2015

Power Up Your Marketing Campaigns - Use Google Analytics

7 Ways You Can Use Google Analytics To Power Your Marketing Efforts

Web masters around the world use the Google Web Analytics application, however, they are not using it to its fullest potential. According to SimilarTech, almost 61% of the top 1 million websites (Alexa rankings) use Google Analytics.

Study to Help Move More Women Into Leadership Roles Reveals Interesting Findings

There is overwhelming evidence that in today's business force there is a shortage of women in key leadership roles. 

What is needed to move more women into these positions?

KPMG has conducted a Women's Leadership Study featuring a comprehensive survey of more than 3,000 professional working and college women. 

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

50 Of The Most Trustworthy Financial Institutions

It is important to note that companies that do not make the list are not deemed untrustworthy by default. Those that appear here are simply the 50 with the highest score for the past four fiscal quarters.

In fact, Ric Marshall, executive director of MSCI ESG Research notes that “beyond the 50 there are a lot of companies that do meet similar standards. 

Entrepreneurial Adventurer, Richard Branson, Shares His Success Secrets

In a recent interview with Richard Branson, Spartan Up went to Richard's island (Necker Island)  and recorded an excellent video. Richard Branson brings real life, determination and passion to everything he does. Such an inspiration! 

~ EmJ

Monday, August 3, 2015

Earl Nightingale's Inspiring "Essence of Success" Video

By Eugenia M. Jarrett

Essence of Success Video by Earl Nightingale
Earl Nightingale was a world renown writer, speaker, author and radio personality focusing on Motivation, Personal Development and Human Character. Over his lifetime, Earl Nightingale recorded over 7,000 radio programs, 250 audio as well as television programs and videos. His most famous work "The Strangest Secret" is still widely used in personal development and motivation training, spreading the message that "we become what we think about"

Monday, July 27, 2015

Important News For Businesses About Copyright and Twitter Use

What Businesses Should Know About Copyright and Twitter Use

Your Twitter page is a powerful brand-building tool – it can help you do everything from growing your customer base to landing you a book deal, which is why it makes perfect sense for you to protect what you tweet. 

While Twitter has always had policies for handling copyright infringement related to embedded media such as photos, videos, and links, it appears the social media giant also intervenes in cases when a user copies another's tweet without attributing the original user – a practice that's been happening since Twitter's beginnings.

Over the weekend, a Twitter user...Read the entire article from at:

6 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Successfully Brand Themselves

Over the last few years, personal branding has gone on from being an additional responsibility to one of the top priorities in marketing a business.

Over the last few years, branding has gone on from being an additional responsibility to one of the top priorities in marketing a business.

The reason being: Customers are looking for more than just a product. They’re looking for a personable brand to buy from. This is why it has become extremely important for entrepreneurs to brand themselves, too. 

Entrepreneurs are competing for resources and opportunities that... Read entire article at:

Friday, July 24, 2015

How To Use Pinterest To Market Your Business

Pinterest is a growing tool for marketing your business. But just how can we do it? 

It’s official, Pinterest is becoming the latest craze in social media – the chic new visually stimulating social sharing site is quickly joining the likes of Facebook, Twitter and StumbleUpon.

What is Pinterest and How do I use it to Market my Business

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Common Writing Errors Cheat Sheet

This is a really good and quick guide to writing errors we all find ourselves questioning on occasion. These are points that sometimes not even 'spell check' can save us. 

And then of course, there are just the ones that go unchecked all together. 

You’re looking at an e-mail you just wrote, and you’re not sure whether you have the right word: Do you want affect or effect? Further or farther? Gray or grey? 

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

DirecTV Purchase by AT&T for $48.5B is Recommended by the FTC

(AP) in New York reports that the head of the FTC recommended approving AT&T's $48.5 Billion purchase of DirecTV, which would make At&T the largest provider of cable and satellite TV.

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler said in a statement Tuesday that he approved the deal with certain conditions. The other four commissioners still have to vote on the proposal.

The Department of Justice approved the deal, saying Tuesday that it doesn't "pose a significant risk to competition."

The company would have 26.4 million cable and satellite TV subscribers in the U.S., topping Comcast as well as a possible new giant, Charter, which wants to buy Time Warner Cable. It would also include AT&T's nationwide network of tens of millions of wireless customers, its Internet and landline phone services and DirecTV's millions of customers in Latin America, where AT&T wants to grow.

Consolidation has swept the industry as people increasingly turn to the Internet for video and content costs rise for cable and satellite TV companies...

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