July 2011

Monthly Archives

  • 10 Bizarrely Inappropriate Children’s Products that Somehow Hit the Shelves

    Despite the fact that most parents put an awful lot of time and effort into selecting only the most suitable and age-appropriate toys for their children, companies seem hell-bent on putting out products whose inappropriateness beggars belief. Of course, this almost always leads to a backlash from concerned consumers, leaving the company with egg on […]

  • 13 Entrepreneurs’ Business Tips to Follow – or Not

    Those trying to start their own business love looking to other successful entrepreneurs for advice and guidance. It’s only natural to expect that someone with infinitely more success than you would have something intelligent to say, but emulating that knowledge may not always be the best idea. Here are the pros and cons of 13 […]

  • The Best Apps to Grow Your Business

    Technology plays a pivotal role in helping businesses, both large and small, grow and advance with the times. The most recent example of this is how reliant businesses have become on smartphone apps that provide them with the tools and resources they need to advance and grow. There are over 1,000 different smartphone apps for […]

  • Twitter Marketing Lessons from the Fortune 50

    It’s true, not all of the older business executives understand the value of using Twitter. The micro-blogging tool is placing a human face on corporations that otherwise wouldn’t be able to directly communicate with their stakeholders. The Fortune 50 is an exclusive club of the top companies in the United States with a minimum entry […]

  • 10 Most Influential Media Moguls in History

    Since the dawn of mass media, newspapers, radio and television have all been used to inform and educate the public. They have also been used to whip mobs into a frenzy, control the world of politics and consolidate their owners’ power. These media moguls all straddled the line between entertainment and politics, preaching to the […]

  • 11 Dumb Scandals vs. Actual Important Issues

    The Internet (and the American public) are never short of scandals. We peddle them like fruits, always calling a new celebrity out on their addiction, affair, private text messages or offensive jokes. While we are busy paying attention to crap that really doesn’t matter, we’re distracted from larger (and more important) issues at hand. Here […]

  • 10 CEOs Who Were Murdered in Cold Blood

    It’s a stressful job being a CEO but it isn’t normally physically dangerous. CEOs may sometimes make a killing, but they don’t get killed ― usually. However, when some people say they want to strangle their boss, they may be speaking literally. CEOs are magnets for public anger, especially since the credit crunch, and have always […]

  • 10 Business Execs Suspected of Murder

    People say business is a cutthroat world, but some executives have been known to take this a bit too literally. Capitalism is a tough game, and to be a truly successful executive, you have to have a ruthless personality, often straddling the dividing line between genius and madness. What’s more, CEOs and high-level businessmen have […]

  • Why Going Back to School can Help You Run a Business

    Going back to school is a tough decision to make. You must consider how it will affect your life as well as the cost of tuition and other factors that may change. If you’re looking to get ahead and run your own business, going back to school is going to help you do that. Here […]

  • 15 Accidentally Awesome Inventions

    Inventions often happen by accident when scientists, or sometimes even regular people, are looking for one thing and end up finding another. Like when Nicholas Cage tried to make a fantasy movie and instead ended up with a hilarious ironic comedy. Here are 15 of those happy accidents.