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After Apple’s announcement to enter the payment industry, some were quick to claim Apple must now be regulated by banking standards. While there might be a point to it, there are some other more important points to consider with that announcement. One of the points is stated below:

Soccer Is Life – With the new Barclay’s English Premier League Season on its way the press and other soccer experts are already busy letting the world know who will be on top comes May 2015. Well, there sure is lots to talk about. Manchester United, for example, is a preferred topic for experts all over the place. An that with good reason. 
The New “Theater of Nightmares”
After Sir Alex Ferguson’s retirement at the end of the 12/13 season the club and its fans didn’t have a lot to enjoy. As a matter of fact, the “Theater of Dreams” became a source for nightmares for the ManU fans. With a new coach and mostly the same staff on the field ManU missed out of European football for the current 2014/15 season. And looking at it closely, a change might be hard to force through. While United secured the service of master coach Luis van Gaal, the first game was lost against Swansea, at home, in the new “Theater of Nightmares”. 

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The most expensive car ever auctioned was sold Thursday night in Pebble Beach, California for a record-breaking $38.1 million. The very-rare Ferrari 250 GTO has sat at the top of the classic-car pyramid for years. Bonhams Group Motoring Director James Knight explains why this car is worth millions. Video by: Alyssa Zahler, Drew Beebe, Justin Beach. (Source: Bloomberg)

Somewhere between marketing, copywriting and computer programing, Growth hackers slowly became the key figures of successful start-ups. What are the qualities needed to become a good growth hacker? Here are few answers designed by 24 Motion design

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Starbucks has well over 20,000 stores worldwide, and most of those stores follow the same cookie-cutter design, but in a handful of cases, the company has taken pains to make a location stand out. Here’s a look at five Starbucks stores that are truly unusual. (Source: Bloomberg)

In my opinion, this is something that many industries can take as an example. For example, the banking industry is suffering from high costs and shrinking traffic in their branches. Does that surprise anyone? Honestly, have you ever seen a more boring business place than a bank branch?

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If you run a blog or website you should have a look at the two posts below. Creating traffic for your site, or making sure your traffic is not breaking away is mandatory for your site success.

Ever heart of growth hacking? If not and you are a start-up, have a look at this post.

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Facebook has put itself on the “hitlist” (not hotlist) of many business page owners, including brands and high caliber individuals. A few algorithm changes have caused reach on business pages to drop dramatically. Facebook, and some supporters that have more or less interest in the company, claim the step was necessary to “control” content and make sure people find what they are looking for in their newsfeed. Relevance is a popular word used in their explanations. Correct me if I am wrong, aren’t you the one who decides what is relevant for you? Read the rest of this entry »

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Have you ever wanted to get more followers on Twitter?

Watching as others amassed a huge number of followers and wondered what you can do to replicate their success?

I felt exactly the same and for a long time I struggled to make much progress, but eventually after trying different tactics I was able to make serious headway.

And I want to help you do the same thing.

In this post I’ll show you how to setup your account so it stands out, how you can leverage your blog to grow your following and give you actionable tips for smarter tweeting.

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Take for Granted …

Posted: September 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

Originally posted on Tobey Deys:

… nothing.

Never take for granted your beauty ~ however you see yourself, those who love you will see you shine.

Never take for granted your insight ~ however you see yourself, those who love you will  hear your voice.

Never take for granted your legs ~ however you see yourself, they will take you where you need to go.

Never take for granted your doubt ~ however you see yourself, doubt will enlighten you to your purpose.

Never take for granted your fear ~ however you see yourself, fear will transform you and, if you allow it, will show you the light.

Never take for granted that light ~ however you finally see yourself, it will guide you. Believe it. Trust it.

The light is you.

∞ peace ∞

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U.S. banks collectively reduced the nation’s branch total by 390 locations during the third quarter, according to research firm SNL Financial. The closings are part of an ongoing trend of banks closing more branches than they open, as customers increasingly transact with their financial institutions through mobile and online Banking.

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China is a huge consumer market everyone would like to tap in. The Chinese are not only shopping offline in brick-and-mortar-stores, but online business is growing out of the roof for years. A big chunk of online shopping is coming from mobile devices. With the popularity of mobile shopping, the advertising industry is looking for the best ways to reach the huge pool of shoppers on their smartphones, knowing very well that reaching these consumers will increase sales. 

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Successful people lead their lives on purpose with uplifting truths, empowering habits, and strong principles. Their life of success is a direct result of their conscious choices and healthy habits.


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