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Now What? CEO Asks Users How to Improve Twitter

Has the future of Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) come down to this — asking users for ideas on how to grow? It seems so. On Thursday, Twitter CEO and co-founder Jack Dorsey took to the site soliciting ideas for Twitter’s future. Follow jack [email protected] Following in the footsteps of Brian Chesky: what’s the most important thing you want to see Twitter improve ... Read More »

3 Ways to Market Your Local Business Online

According to research from Verisign, 91 percent of consumers use the Internet to look for local goods and services.¹ If your local business is not online, you may be missing out on a significant number of potential customers. Getting online and establishing a presence for your business doesn’t need to take much time or money. Here are three ways to ... Read More »

As the Job Market Heats Up, Consider These Bonuses to Keep Employees Happy

A bonus is additional compensation paid to an employee. As the job market heats up, the competition among employers to attract and retain good workers is growing. Bonuses may be a way for your company to gain a competitive edge in the job market. This is especially true for small businesses that may not offer the same menu of fringe ... Read More »

How Creative Entrepreneurs are Using Patreon to Build Their Businesses

For creators and artists, being able to work on what you love for a living is the ultimate dream. One tool is making it a bit easier to connect these creators and artists with the fans who love their content, while making the dream a more attainable reality. Founded in 2013 by artist Jack Conte, Patreon has spent the last three ... Read More »

12 Insider Flea Market Selling Tips to Increase Profits

Selling at flea markets doesn’t just mean clearing out some junk from your basement and throwing it on a table. You can actually build a business around selling at flea markets. But you’ll need some flea market sales tips to really increase your profits going forward. Here are some flea market selling tips to make your next flea market sale a ... Read More »

VR, education and customer service: The social media trends to watch in 2017

Social media continues to serve as an important part of online interactions, but what’s in store for social in 2017? Education, virtual reality and using social media for customer service are key trends that will develop next year, according to Ryan Holmes, founder and CEO of Hootsuite. Hootsuite, founded in 2008, helps organizations manage multiple social media accounts and understand ... Read More »

EDUCATION | MORE SUBSIDIES TO SUPPORT STUDENTS NEXT YEAR

Officials of the Education and Youth Affairs Bureau introduce the revamped centralized kindergarten registration scheme The Education and Youth Affairs Bureau (DSEJ) expects to spend 14 percent more on subsidies for students who attend schools that are part of the city’s free education system. Additional subsidies have also been planned to support Macau students studying in Guangdong’s non-tertiary schools. Aside ... Read More »

Mayor appoints former CPS official to Chicago Board of Education

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced on Thursday the appointment of Arnaldo “Arnie” Rivera to serve on the Chicago Board of Education. | Provided photo Jacob Wittich @JacobWittich | email Sign-Up for our News & Politics Newsletter  Sign-Up Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced on Thursday the appointment of a former top aide to the Chicago Board of Education. Arnaldo Rivera, a former educator ... Read More »

Pentagon told to boost manufacturing engineering education

t’s hard for Babatunde Ogunnaike to contain his excitement at the thought of a new federal grants program aimed at improving the U.S. manufacturing workforce. Last week, President Barack Obama signed the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), a bill setting policy for all activities at the Department of Defense (DOD). Buried within the 969 pages of legislation (S. 2943) is ... Read More »

Punjabi curriculum: Education officers to be held responsible for defaulter schools in Jalandhar

This year, in November, while celebrating the 50th anniversary of Punjab Day the government had asked the schools to implement Punjabi in schools. (Sikander Singh Chopra/HT Photo) The state government has asked the education officers to send report of the private schools not teaching Punjabi. As per the government instructions the officers will be held responsible if the private schools ... Read More »