Archive for August, 2010

Email overload has finally met its match. Tomorrow, Gmail is rolling out a new feature called Priority Inbox that is going to be a Godsend for those of you who dread opening your email. In short, Google has built a system that figures out which of...

From energy expenditure to building materials, living in a smaller house is one of the best ways to reduce your ecological footprint. Giving up the luxury of space and living more minimally isn't always easy, but it does come with a few perks: fewer...

In this diagram, each level in this hierarchy trumps the next. So, if you get a new msg on Facebook, but your landline rings, you’ll take the landline call. You might have a spasmodic moment of ‘uh? wadd I do’. But, usually, you’ll take the...

This pedagogical reform boldly promotes innovation and self-directed learning in the Danish education system by recognizing this millennium's shift to an ideas-based global economy. Wanna Improve Education? Demolish the Classrooms |...

David McCandless turns complex data sets like worldwide military spending, media buzz, Facebook status updates into beautiful, simple diagrams that tease out unseen patterns and connections. Good design, he suggests, is the best way to navigate...

A British beekeeper has been working on creating a new strain of honeybee resistant to the varroa mite, a prime suspect in colony collapse disorder (CCD), and it looks like he's hit a high note after 18 years of careful observation and selective...

Looking to move your website's search listing up on Google, Yahoo! and Bing yet don't know where to start? Gregg Murray, online marketing and website consultant and author of Website Blueprint, shares his five basic tips to help you hit the ground...

Small and medium sized businesses need financial help to hit tough UK carbon emission reduction targets, a new report suggests. The report by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) calls for the government to provide financial loans and incentives to...

August 24, 2010 | In: Marketing

Selling to the over-50s

With someone in the UK turning 50 every 40 seconds, according to the Office of National Statistics ONS, the over-50s are a rapidly expanding socio-economic group. Read more via Selling to the over-50s | Marketing...

New York Times bestselling author and marketing guru, Seth Godin vows to never publish traditionally again. After over 12 books with a legacy publisher, Godin says he's had enough. via New York Times Bestseller Seth Godin to No Longer Publish Books...

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