6 Social Media Trends to Prepare for in 2018

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2018 is only four months away, and brands have prepare to take advantage of the opportunities social media presents -- or their competitors will. Social Media Toolkit

7 Content Marketing Trends Brands Need to Prepare for in 2018

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Whether you're a C-suite executive, a marketing leader, or a content creator yourself, here are seven content marketing trends to keep on your radar as you prepare for 2018.

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Here's What You Need To Know To Do Business In Europe In 2018

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Mishandling data on EU citizens could cost your company 20 million in 2018. Innovate

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20 Tech Innovators to Watch in 2018

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Technology, Innovators, 2017, Future. Technology

eCommerce inflection point coming in 2018: invest now

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I just saw this chart in a Morgan Stanley investor note with the subtitle eCommerce Hits it’s Stride.

Applying for a Job? This New Law Probably Means a Bigger Salary (Starting in 2018, Anyway)

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A new Massachusetts law, described as a model for the nation, changes the most important factor in negotiations: No more asking your current salary

5 Steps to Build a Social Media Marketing Plan for 2018

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It's hard to succeed without a proper social media marketing plan. Here's how to get ahead.

13 Places to Find Small Business Grants for 2017 and 2018

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Minority and women entrepreneurs, and others in startups, can find funding through grants. Money

5 Fashion Entrepreneurs Who Will Be Influencing Your Closet in 2018

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Meet the up-and-coming designers making waves in the fashion industry--and dressing big names like Michelle Obama, Rihanna, and Beyonc.

Research: Why Content Will Own 100% of Your Digital Marketing Budget by 2018

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Find out why 10x content is the future of learning

Facebook to Release a $200 VR Headset in 2018

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The new headset will be significantly cheaper than the current Oculus Rift, and is planned to work without an external power supply. Technology

Mark Zuckerberg Sets Himself a Personal Goal Every Year (and You Should Too)

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The Facebook founder plans to have visited people in all 50 states by 2018

California's Medical Marijuana Industry Will Be Tax-Free Until 2018

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Thanks to a missing date in the amendment's proposed law, medical marijuana will not be taxed until 2018

By 2018, these 10 industries might not exist:

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Some might not even exist in 2018. These industries do offer growth opportunities for investors, but are largely expected to decline the most between now and 2018. billion 2018 revenue: $3.16 billion 2018 revenue: $3.40 billion 2018 revenue: $1.66

Elon Musk Plans to Go to Mars as Early as 2018

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Musk's SpaceX has teamed up with NASA for a mission to the Red Planet


Why McDonald's Just Became a Major Player on Amazon's New $5 Billion Headquarters Battle

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As McDonald's prepares to move offices in 2018, its longtime base in Oak Brook, Illinois, has officially submitted a bid to be Amazon's new home. Technology

5 Ways to Get Organized for 2018 Tax Season

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Preparing and setting a game plan now will save you from scrambling next year. Money


Announcing: CXL Live 2018


CXL Live 2018 takes place March 28-30 in Austin, TX (the conversion capital of the world)! The format of CXL Live 2018 is the format our attendees love: A luxurious resort just for us, away from distractions. The post Announcing: CXL Live 2018 appeared first on CXL.

The 6 Most Important Marketing Conferences to Attend Before 2018

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Whether you're after digital know-how, networking contacts or new clients, you're bound to get a LOT accomplished by attending one of these can't-miss conferences. Marketing

Starbucks Will Open Its First Store in Italy

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The Milan location, described as "the quintessential Roastery," will open in 2018

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Apple Wants to Take on Snapchat With Smart Glasses of Its Own

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The tech giant reportedly is working on glasses that may incorporate augmented reality technology and roll out in 2018

Facebook Reportedly Working on an Amazon-like Smart Speaker

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The Echo Show rival gadget could be available as soon as early 2018, according to reports. Technology

Some Thoughts On Burn Rates

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Let’s say you are a $10mm annual revenue company in 2017 growing to $18mm in 2018. So there will be $50mm of value creation in 2018. If you want a 5x return on your burn, you should not burn more than $10mm in 2018. If you are willing to accept as little as 3x, you should not burn more than $16mm in 2018.

Apple to Set Aside $1 Billion for Original Video Content in 2018, According to Reports

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The money could fund as many as 10 television shows. Technology

This Burger-Flipping Bot Has Come for Fast-Food Jobs

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Miso Robotics, the startup that built a burger-flipping robot, will place the robot grill masters in CaliBurger restaurants in 2018. Innovate

Thoughts on the Salesforce ecosystem

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Salesforce highlighted for me this report which says “by 2018, Salesforce and its ecosystem of customer and partners will create 1 million jobs and generate $272 billion in GDP impact worldwide.”

Shinola Expands Its Empire From Watches to Hotels

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The luxury watch brand announced it will open a new boutique hotel in Detroit in 2018

NASCAR shakes up schedule for 2018 and adds road course

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AP) — NASCAR announced several changes to its 2018 schedule Tuesday, including new tracks for the final 11 races of the season CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP)

Blue Cross seeks lower rate hike in North Carolina for individual 2018 ACA health care plans

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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina plans to lower its premium-rate-increase request for 2018 individual Affordable Care Act insurance plans from 22.9

Blue Cross seeks lower rate hike for individual 2018 ACA health care plans

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plans to lower its premium rate hike request for 2018 individual Affordable Care Act insurance plans from 22.9 Blue Cross Blue Shield of N.C. percent to 14.1 percent, the insurer said Wednesday


6 Self-Driving Car Companies Taking On Tesla

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Elon Musk's company plans to have its autonomous vehicles on the road by 2018. But a few competitors are building self-driving hardware and software that could challenge it. Innovate

Sun Belt announces divisions for 2018 football season

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AP) — The Sun Belt Conference will split into two five-team divisions, broken up simply by east and west, starting in 2018 POINT CLEAR, Ala. (AP)


Kasey Kahne looking at several options for 2018

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) AP) — Kasey Kahne is not a candidate to replace Danica Patrick next season and, as he prepares to start NASCAR's playoffs, he's considering a future outside the series

Bidding Wars Erupt Between Facebook, Twitter and Snap for 2018 FIFA World Cup, According to Reports

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Fox will reportedly decide whether to offer exclusivity to one social media giant or spread the rights across several platforms. Technology

Carowinds adding new kiddie rides in 2018

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FORT MILL, S.C. (AP) AP) — The Carowinds theme park on the South Carolina-North Carolina state line will add new rides to its kiddie area next year

Legislators: New districts should be OK'd for 2018 elections

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) AP) — Republican lawmakers who drew new North Carolina House and Senate maps last month say they complied with a court ruling that struck down earlier boundaries as racial gerrymanders and the maps shouldn't have to be redone

How This Indian Startup Plans to Land on the Moon in 2018

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As part of a Google-funded competition, Team Indus could be the first privately held company to make a landing

Kasey Kahne to stay in NASCAR and drive for Leavine in 2018

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) AP) — Kasey Kahne will stay in NASCAR next season and drive for Leavine Family Racing in the No. 95 Chevrolet Camaro

2018 PanelPicker Process Opens June 26

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The Forrest Four-Cast: May 15, 2017 The almost year-long planning cycle for SXSW 2018 begins on Monday, June 26, when we start accepting speaking proposals for next year’s event. Badge sales for March 2018 begin on Tuesday, August 1.

U.K. Companies Will Have to Disclose Gender Pay Gap in April 2018

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The British government says its gender pay gap is "a record-low 18.1 percent" but that it should be eliminated altogether. Europe