We work to make money. That’s the point. While many of us find fulfillment through our work, it still normally comes down to money as the driving force that gets us up in the morning, puts us in our cars, and heads us down the road to our job. While money might be the motivating factor for having a job, it’s not the most important motivator for keeping employees happy.
Let’s call it what it really is, shall we? Despite efforts by Bing/Yahoo to stay relevant as well as efforts by Facebook and Twitter to enter the search game, there really is only one. For years, I’ve always had to add the caveat when discussing search marketing that “When I say Google, I mean Bing and Yahoo as well.”
Traveling can be fun, but it tends to be more about the destination rather than the actual traveling, due to the chaos that ensues once arriving at the airport. Long line-ups, delays, and baggage issues can make going on a trip harder than it needs to be, but keeping focused on the actual arrival is what motivates most of us to tolerate this madness year after year.
Take extreme caution when becoming involved with online social forums such as chat rooms and even Facebook. The “Trolling effect” has been recognized by scientists as the shifting of our identities when we are online because we essentially have no worries of physical altercation or “real” social rejection since we are able to hide behind our computer screens. Recently, this phenomena has become one of the headlining issues within the online community, and many are concerned that the hateful words being tossed around without regard are contributing heavily towards depression and suicide rates. [Read more...]
Social networking sites have provided companies with a platform to reach their consumers in a new, fresh, and efficient way. Retailers are one industry that has jumped on the social media bandwagon, however, they all are not on the same playing field. Let’s take a look at what retailers are the top dogs on the various social media sites. [Read more...]