Archives for January 2014

Want to Thrive Like AirBnB and Uber? Build Growth Into Your Company's DNA.

The companies that win big are those that believe that everything they do is to support and drive growth. Continue Reading

Digital & TV ‘Double Coverage’ Key to Super Bowl Marketing Success

Adobe Digital Index research indicates record playoff audiences and surging social media buzz, suggesting Super Bowl XLVIII viewership is poised to capture the title of the U.S.’s largest television audience broadcast of all time. What’s more, Fox Sports’ announcement that it will live stream the game to iPads just about ensures that this year’s gameContinue Reading

Profits, Not Growth Could Rule 2014

With only half of small businesses expecting to hire, growth could remain at a standstill. Despite a sense of excitement for the new year, half the small business economy seems stuck in neutral based on results for the January 2014 SurePayroll Small Business Scorecard® survey. Hiring is down by 0.1 percent, and the level ofContinue Reading

Why stronger GDP growth isn't creating more jobs

Over the past decade, a percentage point jump in GDP has created about 115,000 extra jobs a month. These days it’s about half that. Continue Reading

Frog Chief Creative Officer Leaves To Start His Own UX Company

As of December 31, Mark Rolston is no longer chief creative officer at Frog. Instead, he’s building a design firm centered around the future of UX. After 19 years at Frog–eight of which he was the chief creative officer–Mark Rolston has left the illustrious design firm to start a new, self-funded firm of his ownContinue Reading

4 Ways Your Mobile Marketing Needs To Change This Year

Google’s search technology is changing the way customers get information, and online marketers need to keep up. With the launch of Hummingbird, Google’s new search algorithm, In 2013, the company proved beyond a shadow of a doubt that it hasn’t forgotten the all-important base of it’s business–its revolutionary search engine. Read Full Story      GoContinue Reading

12 Creative Uses for Jelly, the Hot New Q&A App

For those confused, this is not an article about grape spreadJelly, the new questions and answers app helmed by Twitter co-founder Biz Stone, is still, for the most part, a fringe app for the social media-obsessed. Less than a month old, the most practical uses of the app are still being discovered and fleshed outContinue Reading

How To Harness The Creative Power Of Introverts At Work

The person with the best, most creative ideas isn’t always heard. Here’s how to understand and work with introverts. What do Albert Einstein, Bill Gates, Warren Buffet, Mahatma Gandhi, Eleanor Roosevelt, Charles Darwin, J.K. Rowling, and Rosa Parks have in common? They are all people who made an impact on their world. They are alsoContinue Reading

Introducing Fast Company's Most Creative People In Business 1000

They’re an innovative community, a well of creative inspiration, and the source of breaking news across the quickly changing industries Fast Company covers. Get to know the MCP 1000 here. Today Fast Company launches the Most Creative People in Business 1000, a new resource that defines an influential, diverse group of modern Renaissance men andContinue Reading

13 Creative Uses for Jelly, the Hot New Q&A App

For those confused, this is not an article about grape spreadJelly, the new questions and answers app helmed by Twitter co-founder Biz Stone, is still, for the most part, a fringe app for the social media-obsessed. Less than a month old, the most practical uses of the app are still being discovered and fleshed outContinue Reading