Today, more and more people are opting to work from home, instead of working in commercial office environments. In the US alone, 43 percent of workers work from home at least some of the time, with around 30 percent of workers working at the home front the entire time. Over the past 12 years, the […]
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“I’ve got 10,000 likes on my Facebook page,” proudly proclaimed the business owner sitting next to me at the conference lunch I was speaking at. Not a bad start, but as it turns out, not nearly sufficient to translate into sales.
A recent study soon to be featured in the Journal of Marketing Research explores what Facebook likes are worth, and how they translate (or not) into sales and offline action. Author Daniel Mochon, assistant professor of marketing at Tulane University, and his colleagues found that likes alone don’t directly translate into purchases. Instead, the team concluded that to convert social media followers into customers, a business needs to engage them with, wait for it … advertising.
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Did you know that people are expected to open 4.9 billion email accounts by the end of 2017, an Email Statistics Report for 2015-2019 shows.
Currently, there are 4.35 billion email accounts generated by 2.58 billion users. The annual growth is expected to be at least six percent for the years to come.
What do all of these numbers mean?
Statistics show that 33 percent of people decide whether to read email on the basis of the subject line. Thus, every aspect of your email has to be perfect for it to impact people in the best possible way.
Want to learn how to write killer emails for business communication and marketing?
Follow these tips to make the most of your web-based interactions with others.
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Genealogists are coming together this week at RootsTech, a conference exploring family history and technology. Here’s a look at a few genealogy blogs on WordPress.com.
Did you know older Australian’s are part of a strong, growing movement who are using technology to enhance their lives? Here’s how and why…
Forget age old stereotypes, the numbers are showing those of us with a few years of experience under our belts are embracing new technology like never before. In fact, there is such a strong movement that it has been given a name …. ‘Grantech’. That age old generation gap is quickly closing as grandparents Australia wide are keeping up with their kids and grandkids when it comes to new technology.
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Only YOU can create your own life!! Yes that’s true. There is no one who can write the way you have to live your life except for you. You have to create your own opportunities, you own LUCK. YOU, yes..YOU!! Life isn’t about the opportunities that are handed to us, it is about creating the […]
Everything and all experiences have their starting point in imagination. The computer you are staring at was at one point an image in someone’s mind. The building you are sitting in was first created in someone’s imagination. The contract you just wrote for your client began in your imagination. The fight you had with your boss or partner, you […]
Raising happy, healthy, and self-confident children is a much more difficult job than it seems.
I’ve studied this topic for many years and have even developed many programs and speeches on this very topic. I found out before I had my first child, and I have 4 children and 5 grandchildren, that there are certain ways that parents respond to and interact with their children that help ensure their success in life.
1) Ensure Your Children Have Rules
A boatload of research offers practical advice you can use to start being happier today. Science has landed a probe on a comet hurtling through space, wiped smallpox from the face of the earth, and split the atom. Surely research can come up with a few ways to make humans happier. Thanks to the advent of the relatively new field of positive psychology, science has been doing just that for the last decade or so. Researchers are churning out studies on the underpinnings of human flourishing, pinpointing what makes people truly happy, and offering actionable suggestions to help people become the best, most joyful versions of themselves. Here are few of the field’s recent discoveries on how to be happy. 1. Exercise. Study after study has shown that people who exercise lead happier, more fulfilled lives. Sources: Winthrop University, University of Colorado Boulder 2. Find your sleep routine. People who sleep through the night and who experience high quality sleep are less irritable