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Have you ever noticed that the advertisements on websites have been getting increasingly personalized? Much of this is due to retargeting, a new way of focusing ads on a potential customer. Retargeting occurs when a customer has viewed a product on a company’s or individuals website, and that company or individual then advertises the same product on other sites that the customer visits.

For example, let’s say you were shopping for a jacket online, and clicked on a black leather jacket on JacketStore.com. If JacketStore.com has invested in retargeting, then when you leave the site and... Read More

SELECTING YOURSELF FOR SUCCESS: DEVELOPING THE ENTREPRENEURIAL MINDSET

A child was asked who made him. The answer was: “God made me this long (the child spreads his hands and measures the length of a baby) – and I grew the rest of me.” The little child left God out of his growth and this shows a deep conviction: We are what we make of ourselves.

If you hope to become a successful entrepreneur, if you want to build something useful, and make money in the process, then here’s the good news for you:

Most new businesses fail…

The few successful entrepreneurs are written... Read More

The coffee tip feud involved 2 lawsuits over who gets to put their hands in the Starbuck's tip jar. In the first, Starbucks' baristas argued that shift supervisors should not receive anything from the tip jar because under New York state law "employers and their agents" are prohibhited from sharing in waiter and busboy tips, reports CNNMoney. In the second case, Starbucks' assistant managers argued that they should be entitled to share in the money because they work with customers.

The New York Court of Appeals held that shift supervisors are entitled to tip access as they are part-time,... Read More

The Zappos' billionaire put up $350 million of his own cash in 2010 into an initiative called the Downtown Project has large plans to reboot downtown Las Vegas.

Hsieh's outcome for the area to be an area for forward-thinking entrepreneurial minded, creative visionaries and a "corporate campus" for thousands of Zappos’ employees.

The project is more than about building the largest "corporate city" to date as Hsieh is working closely with city planners and key players to ensure a directional change that will add value to the entire community that will be done in what's called a... Read More

Skype is pals with the NSA and have been almost twins ever since Microsoft bought it.

According to this report from The Guardian Skype is a spy.:

Skype, the web-based communications company, reportedly set up a secret programme to make it easier for US surveillance agencies to access customers’ information.

The programme, called Project Chess and first revealed by the New York Times on Thursday, was said to have been established before Skype was bought by Microsoft in 2011. Microsoft’s links with US security are under intense scrutiny following the Guardian’s revelation... Read More

Hostess filed for bankruptcy reorganization after a fight with its unionized workers last year and is now back up and running under new owners and a leaner structure. The company plans to have Twinkies and some of their other snack cakes back on shelves by July 15.

Based on the nostalgiac outpouring when Twinkies vanished from stores, the company expects they will make a blockbuster return. The company says the cakes will be the same taste though the packaging will now have a new tagline, "The Sweetest Comeback In The History Of Ever."

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/leisure/2013/06/23/sweetest-comeback-ever-twinkies-to-return-to-shelves-july-15/

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The recession of 2008 and 2009 caused many Americans to either lose their bank accounts, credit cards and debit cards. Other Americans have reconsidered the intelligence of paying for goods and services with money that they do not have.

According to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, or FDIC, approximately 17 million US adults do not have a checking or savings account. Classified as the “unbanked” population, and making up approximatel 8% of all American households, the shift in payments from cash to digital transactions has caused many of them to seek alternative forms of payment... Read More

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