Most Effective Email Marketing Tactics–I’m printing this chart right now and putting it on my wall

Most Effective Email Marketing Tactics I’m printing this chart right now and putting it on my wall. If your company does email marketing you should do the same. This chart can provide a constant reminder of what works best in email marketing….and that often the most important factors are overlooked. I’ve been a huge fan of MarketingSherpa for more than 10 years. All online marketers and entrepreneurs should become familiar with their benchmark surveys, their...
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Turbo Charge the Learning Registry

Have you ever heard of the Learning Registry? I hadn’t until recently. Here’s an O’Reilly article about it from last November. If the Learning Registry is more fully developed and populated with content, students and teachers all over the U.S. will have easy access to all the best online resources that map to any of the Common Core State Standards for education. Actually, the Learning Registry is not limited to common core and I suppose...
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Google has an incredible iOS design and development team. I just downloaded the new search app fo…

Google has an incredible iOS design and development team. I just downloaded the new search app for iPhone and it's about as perfect as any app I've ever used. After a few minutes I'm totally loving it. And I use the Google+ iPhone app for like 30-60 minutes a day. It is an absolutely amazing way to consume content from my carefully built circles on Google+. The large photos with text overlays are brilliant. When...
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Did a social media hit squad derail the Buddy Roemer presidential campaign?

Did a social media hit squad derail the Buddy Roemer presidential campaign? This week I was disappointed that +Buddy Roemer wasn’t able to get the support he needed on Americans Elect to become an official candidate for President of the United States in all 50 states. I think his message that our political system has been corrupted by money is spot on, but even with TV coverage by Morning Joe and Dylan Ratigan, and with...
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Epic blog post on eve of Facebook’s historic IPO — coming soon

Epic blog post on eve of Facebook’s historic IPO — coming soon I’ve been planning to devote much of today to writing an epic blog post on the eve of the historic Facebook IPO. But I’m not sure I have it in me — and I’ve got a lot of other things to do as well. However, if I do write the post, here’s how it will unfold. First, I’ll establish my (cough) psychic powers...
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Hangouts for Entrepreneurs: please take our quick survey and vote for the topic you want to discu…

Hangouts for Entrepreneurs: please take our quick survey and vote for the topic you want to discuss (And please share this with other entrepreneurs that you know. We need hundreds of responses to make the results meaningful.) Next week we'll be experimenting with Hangouts for Entrepreneurs. Based on the principles in the books "Love is the Killer App" and "Never Eat Alone," we are going to bring networking and idea sharing among entrepreneurs to a...
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Dallas Fed President: Financial Crisis Will Happen Again

Dallas Fed President: Financial Crisis Will Happen Again Here’s a 40-second video clip to remind all of us that the largest “banks” are much larger than before the 2008 crisis, and are not only too big to fail, but they are too big and complex to regulate and to manage. http://to.pbs.org/Jf3MgT [Transcript] “So we know this [financial crisis] will happen again, the question is will the taxpayers be held hostage once more, if we have such...
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Cloud Computing Question: Running Old Software in the Cloud

Cloud Computing Question: Running Old Software in the Cloud Is there a cloud computing solution that would allow me to actually run old software (from 1995) in the cloud? My #1 favorite software in the world is Folio VIEWS, the 3.14 version from 1995. I’ve been using Folio VIEWS since about 1990 to keep a personal knowledge base of everything I read that is interesting, all my meeting notes, conversations, etc. My personal “infobase” is...
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Americans Elect: best user registration process design I’ve ever seen.P.S. Vote for +Buddy Ro…

Americans Elect: best user registration process design I've ever seen. P.S. Vote for +Buddy Roemer! I just verified my voter identity at AmericansElect.org and have to say this is perhaps the best design of a user registration process that I have ever seen. I'm not saying it's the most frictionless. But whoever designed this is brilliant. The color schemes. The forms themselves. The look and feel. The overall flow. And the backend validation of my...
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The Presidential Candidate You Haven’t Heard About – The One Who Wants to Get Money Out Of Politics

Two weeks ago I had never heard of Buddy Roemer. Now I follow him on Twitter, subscribe to his channel on YouTube, and am hoping to go to one of his events on the east coast next week. He’s the most refreshing political voice on the national stage. Buddy Roemer on MSNBC I encourage you to take ten minutes, at least, and listen to what he is saying about money corrupting politics. He’s articulating what...
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