Yahoo: The next Apple?

The Small Business Blog

New Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has already made a few controversial decisions in her brief tenure, but the decision this week to purchase Tumblr – currently one of the most popular social networks – will likely be the most “make or break” moment in the history of the company. As well as the Tumblr purchase,… Read the full article here: Yahoo: The next Apple? Business Technology Social Media technology tumblr yahoo

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Yahoo CEO on Local Content

Small Business Labs

Blog powered by TypePad Member since 01/2005 « Frugal Innovation and Homemade Nuclear Fusion | Main | Wisconsin, Illinois Companies Feeling the Recovery » June 30, 2010 Yahoo CEO on Local Content Interesting interview with Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz in the Wall Street Journal  (registration required).  "  She is also known as a tough, demanding and skilled manager who did an impressive job as CEO at Autodesk prior to talking over Yahoo.

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Is Your Yahoo Email Account Secure?

Small Business CEO

Yahoo recently disclosed it asked an undisclosed number of its email customers to reset their passwords. The company discovered hackers had obtained a number of Yahoo email login credentials from a third-party database and then used the credentials to access Yahoo email accounts. Yahoo has a history of being targeted for email-related attacks. stole 400,000 Yahoo usernames and passwords and posted the information online.

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IAAP, Yahoo and Air Travel

Laughing all the Way to Work

I thought I would pass on something from the e-newsletter because this week there was a link to a Yahoo article with a list of 20 Tips from Air Travel Insiders. I am a member of the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP). As part of my membership I get a subscription to IAAP's magazine OfficePro and also to their e-newsletter OfficePro Express. Both of these are excellent sources of information for the administrative assistant.

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How can WinWeb help your business grow?

The Small Business Blog

This great review on Yahoo! Business Technology Business Growth WinWeb yahoo Small Business Advisor provides almost everything you will need to know about WinWeb software. Have a quick read to see which apps would be most appropriate to your business and then why not start using them to immediately make your working life much easier? Read the full article here: How… Read the full article here: How can WinWeb help your business grow? on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG.

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Spy state shock [?]: Gmail, Yahoo Mail, Facebook, Skype, AOL, Apple all secretly sharing private user communications with NSA

Denise Aday

Gmail, Yahoo Mail, Facebook, Skype, AOL, Apple all secretly sharing private user communications with NSA : You’re only shocked if you haven’t been paying attention. Spy state shock [?]: Otherwise you were already pissed. That it’s happening isn’t news. That it’s being reported is. surveillance state government corruption spying Death of Democracy invasion of privacy civil rights

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Are You Being Naive -- and Just Plain Stupid -- About Your Online Reputation?

On The Job

So, I'm going to share some really good advice and comments from online reputation management folks that I couldn't fit in my column: * "Search for your name in Google, Yahoo! Google covers most of the Web, but MSN and Yahoo! Tags: Facebook reputation management yahoo online reputation management Twitter google career advice job loss economy business Anita Bruzzese If you do nothing else today, Google yourself.

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Elon Musk Agrees To Buy Twitter For Original Price


As of yesterday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has agreed to move forward with his $44 billion deal to buy social media app Twitter. . After the news was announced, shares of Twitter surged and rose to more than 12.7% before being stopped due to volatility.

Most Politicians, Bankers and big companies have no idea what it is like to be a small business owner

The Small Business Blog

As I was going through all of the articles, I came across Most small business owners have skipped paychecks from Yahoo! Recently, I was going through my Evernote archives of articles that I had ‘clipped’ over the last month and that I thought would be good feedstock for blog posts. Small Business Advisor. When I…

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Stay Focused Tip #4: Unsubscribe from Online Groups

Office Organization Success

Unsubscribe from online groups such as Yahoo, Google, and Facebook groups that no longer serve you. If you’re not actively participating anyway, why add to your inbox by receiving group emails. You’ll only be tempted to check them, and so waste time. Quick Biz Tip

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Why Networking Is Not Overrated


Carol Bartz, former CEO of Yahoo, says the issue is that “women spend more time doing and less time networking.”. In 2017, I read an editorial in The New York Times with one eye on the paper and the other one rolling in the back of my head. Metaphorically, that is. Do not try this at home!).

It Had to Happen. A Gig Economy SPAC

Small Business Labs

    According to Yahoo Finance's What the SPAC frenzy tells us about the market and ourselves : In 2019 59 SPACs worth $13 billion were created. A SPAC is a special purpose acquisition company.    A good description comes from CNBC's SPACs used to be a joke in Silicon Valley — now they’re going mainstream. Key quote: In a SPAC, a group of investors raise money for a shell company with no underlying business.

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How 100% remote workforce works

The Small Business Blog

The remote working debate has become quite heated in recent weeks, following Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer’s decision to recall all of her employees back into the office. Here’s a great article at the Harvard Business Review explaining how things work at WordPress and why remote working is essential to the way they operate. Small Business / SOHO remote working Working From Home

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Remote Working: Yes, No or Maybe?

The Small Business Blog

If you were Yahoo CEO Marissa Meyer, you would be firmly on the “no” side of the debate so that you would have greater hands-on control over your workforce. Most bosses have a strong opinion about whether or not they want their staff to be able to work from home or not. However if you… Read the full article here: Remote Working: Yes, No or Maybe? on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG.

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10 Project Management Tips for Introverts

Brilliantly Better

by Wavebreakmedia – Do you know what do the Oracle of Omaha Warren Buffet, Microsoft founder Bill Gates, Google’s Larry Page, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, Yahoo CEO Marissa Myers, and former Apple executive Guy Kawasaki have in common?

Online Mental Health Marketplaces Democratizing Therapy

Small Business Labs

   Key quote from the founder of Frame in Yahoo Finance's article This startup works like a dating site for therapy : “We facilitate free intro calls,” she said. The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a substantial increase in mental issues. 

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How to Best Manage Telecommuters

On The Job

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer put the kabosh on work-from-home deals and ordered everyone to return to the office so they could be more collaborative and innovative. The problem is that many companies, Yahoo included, manage telecommuters exactly the same as they would manage people in the office. Allowing employees to work from home or other remote locations is often touted as a way to keep workers more engaged and retain key employees. With more than 3.3

CES: Everything is Better With Bluetooth (and Sensors)

Small Business Labs

It's covered in the NY Times article and also in Yahoo's The next groundbreaking mobile device: your car.  Fans of the TV show the Big Bang Theory know that everything is better with Buetooth (see the clip below). Evidently the consumer electronics industry agrees and also thinks sensors make everthing better.

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Bitcoin Booms

Small Business Labs

As Yahoo points out , this undermines its use as a traditional store of value. Bitcoin got an unexpected endorsement this week -  federal authorities signaled they view the digital currency as a legal means of exchange and legitimate payment alternative. This sent the price of bitcoins soaring to over $700. As I write this the price has settled back to about $620.

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Twitter is a Broadcast Medium

Small Business Labs

Interesting academic study on Twitter from Yahoo Research.    The bottom line of the study is Twitter is dominated by a small number of users and much more of broadcast medium than a social network. Key quote from the study: “We find a striking concentration of attention on Twitter—roughly 50% of tweets consumed are generated by just 20K elite users—where the media produces the most information, but celebrities are the most followed.”.

The Rise of Digital Nomads

Small Business Labs

Yahoo Travel's The New Digital Nomads - Run Your Business From Anywhere in the World covers the growing trend towards people professionals who are choosing a location-independent lifestyle that allows them to travel and work anywhere in the world.

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How Silicon Valley is Changing How and What We Eat

Small Business Labs

According to Time's How Silicon Valley is Addressing the World's Food Crisis : the food industry and tech industry have started to intersect and companies like Google and Yahoo have major research projects related to the future of food. KQED's 6 Technology Trends That are Changing How We Eat covers a group technology startups that "help people choose healthier, and affordable, food options."

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Is PPC Marketing Dead?

Small Business CEO

In order to get online campaigns converting in 2018 and beyond, marketers need to be smart about how and what they choose to market on pay-per-click advertising platforms like AdWords, Yahoo, Bing, Facebook, Instagram, and the other numerous lesser-known ad networks out there like One by AOL.… If you ask a hundred people when they think the world is going to end, you’ll get a hundred different answers. Nobody could possibly know, right?

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EarthTalk: Impact of Spending Time Online

Eco-Office Gals

Google, Facebook, and are already deeply committed to the cloud computing model, with Microsoft, Yahoo and others following suit accordingly. Yahoo, and Microsoft scored best in use of renewable alternative energy sources for cloud services. Dear EarthTalk: What is the environmental impact of so many people now using sites like Facebook and spending so much time online? – Bob Yearling, Paris, TX.

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15+ Inspiring Recruiting Quotes That'll Motivate You To Hire The Right Way

Recruit CRM

Getting the best people, retaining them, nurturing a creative environment & helping to find a way to innovate." — Marissa Mayer (Former President & CEO of Yahoo) Quote #7 "At this stage, I am convinced that nothing we do is more important than hiring and developing people.

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Yes, You Need a Website. Here’s 7 Reasons Why.

Tips From T. Marie

Are you still using that Yahoo or Gmail address for business? Look, I get it. I know that starting and running a business means a constant evaluation of what to spend money on. Maybe that’s why so many new business owners ask, “Do I need a website?” The answer is, “Yes.” Not maybe, not it depends, it’s just a simple, “Yes, you need a website.”. Period. Those same new business owners are inevitably going to follow up with a big, old, “Why?”.

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5 Factors Every Business Website Owner Should Consider

Small Business CEO

However, if you don’t do the groundwork when your website is being developed, it becomes much more difficult for search engines like Google, Yahoo! Is your business website producing the results you want? You may be losing website visitors, business leads and potential shoppers and customers simply because you haven’t taken some simple actions. Below are five of the main factors every business website owner should consider.

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10 Tips to Beat the Overwhelm and Stay Focused

Office Organization Success

Likewise, unsubscribe from online groups such as Yahoo & Google groups that no longer serve you. Staying focused and on track is one of the hardest things for a business owner to do. After all… there are the emails to check. the client calls to take. the follow-up to do. the product to launch. the program to create. the social media to update. The list goes on and on … And it’s a constant hamster-wheel of busyness and things to do. And guess what?

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Why Having Talent Isn't Always Enough

On The Job

Oh, and in case these brilliant minds think they can always stay one step ahead of the boss, just consider Yahoo’s CEO Marissa Mayer’s checking VPN logs and discovering how telecommuting workers were slacking.) Reports were that Yahoo employees working from home were spending much of their time and energies launching their own enterprises.

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3 Tips for Opening Your First Store Location to Accompany an Online Business

Small Business CEO

photo credit: Yahoo! Many businesses who started out as purely online business are now branching out and trying their hand at opening physical locations to accompany their already successful online business. However, just because you’ve found success online doesn’t mean that opening your first brick and mortar store is going to be a walk in the park for you.

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5 Local SEO Tips for Cash-strapped SMB CEOs

Small Business CEO

If you want to build a local SEO presence, then ensuring that you have a local business page for all three major search engines i.e. Bing , Yahoo and Google , is imperative. Are you a small business CEO working on a shoestring budget? Are you looking to make your mark on the local SEO scene? Then here are some tips to help you cruise along the online route smoothly without stretching your budget. Related: Local Onpage SEO: My 11 Point Checklist. Create Local Places Pages.

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3 Valid Reasons for Not Having a Website for Your Business

Tips From T. Marie

You also don’t care that an email address that ends with your business name is viewed by everyone as much more professional than one that ends in yahoo or gmail. In light of my recent post admonishing businesses for relying on Facebook as their online presence the title of this post may sound a bit strange. For those of you who thought I was being a bit harsh about the need for a website I decided to see if I could find any reasons at all not to have one for your business.

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Podcast 136: I’m not in the mood!

Clutter Coach

It’s verified by Yahoo and Google and protects your data and security. by Listen or subscribe here: iTunes ? Stitcher ?. Soundcloud ? YouTube ? Google Play ? iHeartRadio You can leave a review here! This is podcast 136 and it’s about not being in the mood, dang it. On this podcast I talk about ways to have less clutter, use your time effectively and be organized with what I hope is a light touch rather than a rigid prescription.

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How to Scale Up Excellence

On The Job

Companies like Facebook and Google have added thousands of employees successfully without sacrificing excellence, while Starbucks and Yahoo faltered as they focused more on creating a big footprint instead of ensuring the right mindset permeates an organization. One of the most difficult problems a leader can face is how to spread and grow success throughout a team or organization.

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Why the Lone Wolf Mentality Won't Work Anymore

On The Job

Sales teams have an “eat what you kill” mentality, which means they don’t collaborate or brainstorm, but instead zealously guard their territory and are rewarded individually for their successes, says Tim Sanders, former Yahoo! No other group in the workplace operates quite the way that the sales department does. Human resources doesn’t ring a cow bell and jump around when they sign up an employee for benefits.

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Virtual Book Tour: Becoming An Online Business Manager

Office Organization Success

Add to: | Technorati | Digg | | Yahoo | BlinkList | Spurl | reddit | Furl |. Earlier in the summer Tina Forsyth interviewed me for her upcoming book, Becoming an Online Business Manager , Playing A Bigger Game With Your Clients (And Yourself). It was a great interview and I enjoyed talking with Tina about the role of the Online Business Manager.

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8 Ways To Eliminate Distractions When Working On A Computer

Productivity Bits

Yahoo, MSN, AOL and other similar free web emails have their portals that serve news and entertainment sources. Copyright © 2011 Marlon Ribunal. Visit the original article at [link]. Post written by Marlon Ribunal. Follow me on t witte r. W ith all the cool social networking tools that are available to us today, our need to be connected are easily satisfied by a simple click on the mouse. We are in an era where collaboration and communication are the main elements that drive the society.

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Blockchain In Recruiting: Will That Impact A Recruiter's Job?

Recruit CRM

Safe Data Storage Though the largest data breach was uncovered in late 2016-2017 when Yahoo reported that hackers had stolen information from at least 3 billion user accounts worldwide, it has been seen time and again how companies with more than 1000 employees are prime targets of cyber-attacks.

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Rage Against the Machines

Small Business Labs

 Yahoo's Whoa: That Police Officer is a. There's been a regular stream of articles about robots and automation taking jobs from humans of late. Techcrunch's Jobs, Robots, Capitalism, Inequality and You nicely sums up many of the negatives associated with the technology replacing jobs.   This article focuses on growing income equality.

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The Next Emerging Markets - CIVETS and N-11

Small Business Labs

Great quote from HSBC Strategist Phil Poole in Yahoo Finance's article The Next Generation of Emerging Market Investing  describes why they are recommending investing in the CIVETS: "The underlying theme is demographics," Poole says, as he points to the basket of nations that is home to 600 million people with an average age of 26.

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