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WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- When perusing our galleries here on crowdSPRING, we see some amazing work submitted in the projects. Today, we recognize a gem submitted in this logo project:   The challenge of this project was to create logo as fresh as a cool splash of wa
Recent headlines have forced advertisers and agencies to give ad verification a second look. With $16 billion set to be lost to fraud this year, its not surprising that marketers now want more reassurance that their digital media buys are actually be
Joining the growing list of companies denouncing white supremacists in the aftermath of Charlottesville, Spotify and Apple have publicly condemned hate groups.SpotifyJoining the growing list of tech companies denouncing white suprem
The low volatility factor is being glossed over this year in favor of growth and momentum, but that does not mean opportunity is lost with exchange traded funds such as the PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio (NYSEArca: SPLV). In fac
Real estate listings site Zillow home of the controversial Zestimate is in the regulatory hot seat over an advertising program for mortgage lenders that may violate federal anti-kickback law. Realtors pay to post properties on Zillow, but the website
Earlier from the Philly Fed: August 2017 Manufacturing Business Outlook Survey Manufacturing conditions in the region continued to advance in August, according to firms responding to this months Manufacturing Business Outlook Survey. The diffusion in
The world fears of a potential North Korean nuclear strike.Lee Jin-Man (Associated Press)Kim Jong-Un, North Korea's ruler, responded to Trump's threats of "fire and fury" by threatening to strike at US military bases in Guam, and tensions are running
Pershing Square, an activist hedge fund run by Bill Ackman, recently took a stake in ADP. ADP's board includes the dean of Columbia Business School, Glenn Hubbard. Pershing Square has close ties to the dean's school, donating hundreds of tho
Elkhorn Investments has filed plans with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to possibly list the Elkhorn Long Non-USD Currency ETF. The Fund is an actively managed exchange-traded fund that seeks to provide total return by investing in exch
Sponsored Post Productivity drag leeches time and money, and can hold your company back from achieving success. See how to painlessly leverage technology to get rid of that drag and be more productive.Sponsored Post Over the 14 years weve been in bus
A few weeks ago, I shared a post featuring 10 local Minneapolis influencers I’d be connecting with if I wereRead MoreA few weeks ago, I shared a post featuring 10 local Minneapolis influencers I’d be connecting with if I were a Mi
New report download - the Definitive Practical Guide to Influencer Relationship Management Influencer marketing has grown in importance in recent years as the popularity of content marketing has grown.Influencer marketing is an exciting strategy with
The photographer was able to catch a shot of the ball moments before painful impact.@SportingNews/Twitter Ceremonial first pitches are a bit like referees: if all goes well, no one notices, but if something goes wrong, people will never forget. On We
Bank of America is stepping up its game in the travel rewards credit card competition, revealing its new Premium Rewards card, which will launch in September, the Wall Street Journal reported this week.  The bank, the secon
As of July 31,the federal government's total debt stands at $19.845 trillion. Read a primer on the U.S. national debt, the debt limit and interest payments on the nation's credit line.
Its been a rough few weeks for HBO: Not one, but two unreleased episodes of its hit show Game of Thrones have been leaked online ahead of schedule, and hackers are claiming to hold massive amounts of the companys data for ransom. And on Wednesday nig
Google is plunging further into the fast-developing technology of computer vision with the acquisition of Belarus-based start -More- 
If you are trying to figure out what kind of entity to form for your new business, it can be difficult to determine the best one for your needs. However,… Read more » (c) Noobpreneur.com
The top U.S. military officer says a military solution to the North Korean missile threat would be "horrific."Thomson ReutersBEIJING (AP) — The top U.S. military officer says a military solution to the North Korean missile threat would be "
At least three Snap executives have sold shares following the company's post-IPO lockup expiration that has kept employees from selling until now, according to documents filed with the SEC on Wednesday evening. Chief Strategy Officer Imran Khan, CFO
Start signing up more customers by using these sales pitch ideas that focus on your clients and underscore the value of your products or services. The best seem smooth and effortless, but great sales pitches are carefully crafted and delivered. Sales
The Summer Lull edition of the Health Wonk Review is posted at Health System Ed. Here you’ll find a leisurely edition with plenty of explanation and context for a summer read. Host Peggy Salvatore has featured my post on free markets in hea
A recent survey from the World Federation of Advertisers found that 86% of marketers have taken more control over their progr -More- 
From the Fed: Industrial production and Capacity Utilization Industrial production rose 0.2 percent in July following an increase of 0.4 percent in June. In July, manufacturing output edged down 0.1 percent; the production
This campaign via The Monkeys, Sydney, for the Blackmores' Probiotic+ range takes the audience on a playful journey through the human digestive system. It's a voyage of discovery in which every step forward takes us closer to the secret of wellbeing
Wells Fargo tries to promote ex-Fed official as it comes under scrutiny from the Fed because of Senator Elizabeth Warren.Ryan Welsh/FlickrWells Fargo's effort to turn the page on consumer fraud scandals is falling short. That's according to 
For most, homebuying seems to be an overly complicated process. Viewed from a wider lens, you have multiple steps — mortgage application and approval, making an offer, competing with other buyers, contract negotiation, the due dili
When it comes to money and personal finance, there are so many behaviors that seriously grind my gears. For example, it bothers me when people in serious debt dont try to help themselves as in, theyre complaining about credit card debt one minute and
Market Recap for Wednesday, August 16, 2017 All of our major indices finished higher on Wednesday and seven of our nine sectors finished higher as well.  The primary laggard on the session?  Energy (XLE, -0.96%).  Go figure
Last-touch attribution retains its popularity among advertisers despite evidence that multitouch measurement is more valid.  -More- 
According to Grant Thornton India, the Indian fashion retail industry has evolved rapidly over the past decade propelled by investments to the tune of $13 billion flowing into the sector. Of this,... ___
Boost your social media engagement by writing powerful social messages with help from these 55 message templates and proven copywriting frameworks. It seems like social media engagement is all the rage for marketers these days. You wantmorelikes. You
The CEO of MoviePass, Mitch Lowe, brushes off AMC's threats, and defends his business model.Business InsiderMany in Hollywood are still scratching their heads about how MoviePass' new subscription model of $9.95-a-month, to see one film per
Steve Bannon, White House adviser, advocated for a trade war with China in a recent interview.  Bannon thinks China is taking advantage of the US and that we must fight to keep global economic dominance, but that overlooks some basi
A programmable thermostat can save money and keep you more comfortable. Here we cover these and other reasons why you should install a programmable thermostat. Do you dream of toasty winter nights and cool summer days inside your home? Reaching that
Procter & Gamble is the company that spent the most on advertising in the United States during the first quarter of 2017, according to recent research from Kantar Media. Read the full article at MarketingProfs
Marketers should celebrate Amazon's foray into the advertising business because the company offers an unrivaled wealth of con -More- 
In today’s fast-paced world, productivity is key to becoming successful at work. The work day only has so many hours, so learning to make the most out of this limited… Read more » (c) Noobpreneur.com
King James created a thought-provoking commercial for Santam, short-term insurers, positioning them as the insurers that are asking 'what could go wrong' with the supposedly amazing advancements the world is experiencing. The conclusion being that wh
Subscription apps are becoming increasingly popular among developers.BI Intelligence This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Counterintuitively, sub
Activist investor William Ackman laid out his case for changes at Automatic Data Processing Inc on Thursday, saying the payroll processor needs to improve its profit margins and integrate its business lines. Ackman's hedge fund Pershing Square Capita
Todays buyers and browsers have more ways to interact with businesses than ever. From voice search and proximity-based marketing to social media and live chat, its never been easier to connect with customers. But this increase in communication channe
The DOL reported:In the week ending August 12, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 232,000, a decrease of 12,000 from the previous week's unrevised level of 244,000. The 4-week moving average was 240,500, a decrease of 500 f
Pinterest has updated its visual search function and introduced a new feature that lets users pinch images to zoom in on Pins -More- 
In recent data from Indeed.com reveals some serious small business healthcare staffing shortages. Here's what you need to know. In recent data pulled from Indeed.com, the online jobs site says some of the most in-demand positions at small businesses
Collaborating with ESPN's creative team, we delivered a broadcast motion graphics toolkit and three tune-in spots that were rolled out during the 2016-17 FA Cup season. The campaign via Now We Collide, was a resounding success with sports enthusiasts
You may have heard people talk about B2B Marketing, and may have seen many successful companies mention it with relation to their marketing campaigns, but may not know exactly what… Read more » (c) Noobpreneur.com
The U.S. Attorney's Office in Massachusetts revealed the accord on Thursday, 10 months after Mylan said it reached a deal.Thomson ReutersBOSTON (Reuters) - Mylan NV has finalized a $465 million settlement with the U.S. Justice Department resolving cl
When Elon Musk first released a 2013 research paper outlining how a Hyperloop could revolutionize transportation, he said he wasn't interested in pursuing the system himself. Four years later, Musk changed his mind. The Tes
Analysis originally distributed on August 9, 2017 By: Michael Vodicka of Cannabis Stock Trades A new and innovative business model is emerging in Canadas cannabis industry. Not only is it a potentially safer way to invest in the highly volatile canna