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Weekend Favs December Eight

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I spoke at a conference in Bahrain this week and this was the view out my hotel window. My weekend blog post routine includes posting links to a handful of tools or great content I ran across during the week.

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Startup Lessons Learned

One of the most important things we do with The Lean Startup Conference is make a livestream of the plenary talks available for free to groups around the world, supporting entrepreneurship communities everywhere. The number of hosts has grown annually, and this year, we have 200+ groups joining us on Monday, December 3. They represent more than 10,000 people total. If you're not attending the conference in person, consider meeting up with one of these groups to watch.

5 Ways to Use Online Tools to Drive Offline Sales

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The event was attended by over a thousand folks live and many more that gathered in 12 satellite in person events – from Santa Ana, CA to New Berlin CT in the US and in places around the world like Bahrain.

Rebtel Continues With Its Record Breaking Spree; Reaches 10 Million Users


This was also aided with enabling free international calls to mobiles in Bahrain, Jordan and Algeria along with the introduction of lower rates for calls in others. Rebtel continues to grow by leaps and bounds and set to continue with the same as per its recent growth.

Mounting Geopolitical Risks Threaten Middle East Economic Recovery


Projections were left stable in Bahrain, Israel, Jordan, Morocco, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, the UAE and Yemen. Mounting geopolitical risks threaten MENA’s nascent economic recovery The Middle East and North Africa’s (MENA) regional economy is gradually recovering from last year’s downturn.

Travel industry should learn how to listen to social media

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I’ve been an expat three times – Bahrain, Japan and the Netherlands – and that more than anything else it has taught me how to be pretty comfortable in many different environments. Contributing blogger Matt Scherer recently interviewed Sheila Scarborough. Scarborough, the co-founder of Tourism Currents, will speak at the Austin Innotech eMarketing Summit Oct. 28 at 1 p.m. She discussed the changes within social media for the travel industry.