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

"  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. The piece of the interview that most caught my eye was her response to a question on what Yahoo customers are looking for. 

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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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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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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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The Solopreneur Life “Friday Bits” Column #34

The Solopreneur Life

Don’t do what Yahoo does. Don’t Do What Yahoo Directory Does. I thought it would be cool for my Web sites to be listed in the Yahoo Directory, so I checked out their registration procedure. I found this: Yahoo! nonrefundable, recurring annual fee per submission…Yahoo! Directory Submit does not guarantee a listing in the Yahoo! Your payment and participation in Yahoo!

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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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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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5 Top Tech Entrepreneurs You Must Follow

Dumb Little Man

He began his career as a system administrator for Rockwell International and further moved on to work with various companies like Apple, Adobe Systems, and Yahoo Inc. Everyone wants to be an entrepreneur nowadays.

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How to Use Positive Energy to Achieve Better Results

Dumb Little Man

This was back in time where Yahoo Answers was still a well-known platform. On one side was Yahoo Answers which was full of spam answers. When I answered a question on Yahoo Answers, I just wrote whatever came to my mind.

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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?

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.

2013 158

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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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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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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How Awareness In Business Can Predict Your Future Success

Dumb Little Man

In 1999, Mark Cuban sold his publicly traded company,, to Yahoo for $5.7 By 2002, Yahoo shut down its broadcast services and also discontinued In 2000, Reed Hastings met with Blockbuster’s CEO, John Antioco, to propose adding another video rental delivery system. Antioco rejected the proposal and ignorantly followed the path that eventually led to the closure of Blockbuster.

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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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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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Sleep Hacking: How to Optimize Your Sleep for Success

Dumb Little Man

Marissa Meyer, Yahoo CEO. We spend a significant portion of our lives sleeping. Recharging, dreaming, and restoring are parts of everyone’s life no matter where you live or who you are. So, why do so many of us struggle with our sleep? And how can we change the way we think about sleep for success? Sleep hacking’ has become a buzzword in the world of startups and entrepreneurship. Essentially, sleep hacking is where you try to streamline your sleeping pattern.

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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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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."

2015 143

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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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.    According to a Kaiser Family Foundation study : "Over half of U.S.

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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.

2016 101

You Know You’re a Solopreneur When…

The Solopreneur Life

You have e-mail accounts with Google, Yahoo, MSN,, and you think you need all of them. Y ou’re thinking about changing your Elevator Speech. You’ve heard of e-junkie, Mailchimp, Ning, OneRiot, StumbleUpon, Evernote, Tumblr, Mixx, BizSugar, TweetDeck, Twaitter, and Hootsuite—and you know what they mean. You know the elements of a good landing page. You are certain no one else has ever thought of the idea you just came up with.

2010 163

5 Remote Collaboration Challenges and How to Overcome Them

Dumb Little Man

Big companies like Yahoo!, The trend of flexible working hours among the people is increasing exponentially. People prefer working from homes. As reported by Forbes, 73% of millennials are engaged in freelancing. On the other hand, companies struggle to fill the skills gap.

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Solopreneurs, Who’s Your Mentor? Who’s Your Coach?

The Solopreneur Life

In particular, Yahoo Groups seems to have groups for just about everything. is a local version of Yahoo Groups. T his was written by Jen Waak, who pens a monthly health column for The Solopreneur Life. Jen Waak.

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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The Best WordPress SEO Tips You Should Totally Try

Dumb Little Man

Be it Google, Yahoo or Bing, all modern search engines use some algorithm to arrange their search results. WordPress is one of the largest platforms for creating and managing a website. It offers free services for individuals and organizations which allow them to create a blog or a website. These services can be upgraded for an affordable fee by users at any time. Another great reason for the popularity of WordPress is its massive range of SEO friendly tools and plugins.

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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.

2016 59

Making The Most of Sales

Simple Productivity Blog

My husband is a Yahoo fan. And even if you are someone who prefers Yahoo (I’m sure there are others out there other than my husband), trust me, you can use Google for this without polluting yourself. One of my readers asked me how I keep track of sales. She wanted to know the magic formula for getting the best prices. The truth is that I really don’t shop around. I refuse to go store to store tracking down prices.

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How to Best Manage Telecommuters

45 Things

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

Customize Your Website! 12 WordPress Plugins I Can’t Live Without

The Solopreneur Life

Generates a special XML sitemap which will help search engines like Google, Yahoo, Bing, and to better index your blog. T his is a companion to an article I wrote last week, Online Business Software I Can’t Live Without. Plugins extend the functionality of WordPress, which is designed to be lean and flexible. Plugins offer features that make it possible for you to customize your website. There are more than 28,000 WordPress plugins, and most of them are free.

2013 113

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.

2016 53

How Evolving Technologies And Facebook Are Deploying Big Data

Dumb Little Man

After the launch of Hadoop by Yahoo for its search engine, Facebook also decided to empower its data scientists. Each day, 2.5 million TB of data are generated. This huge quantity of data needs to be stored so that they can be easily accessed later. They are data measured in zettabytes, petabytes and exabytes, which are lesser known terms. As companies gather rising amounts of data, requirements on infrastructure and technology have become larger.

2017 156

Eco Mobile and Broadband

Eco-Office Gals

You can use major search engines like Google, Yahoo and Bing to find companies that specialize in purchasing and recycling or refurbishing old cell phones. Cell phones and broadband are now an everyday part of life not only in the developed world but increasingly in many developing countries.

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.

2008 122

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.

2016 48

Open Loops 1/4/2011: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along

Simple Productivity Blog

You’ve probably already seen the uproar around Yahoo spinning off Delicious. Tuesdays are open loop at SimpleProductivity blog. Unclutterer’s title says it all: “Six reasons to let it go&#. Bloom’s post on being your own hero really hit home.

2011 158

5 Tasks You Can Delegate to Free Up Your Time

Office Organization Success

Add to: | Technorati | Digg | | Yahoo | BlinkList | Spurl | reddit | Furl |. Very often solopreneurs owners know they have a need to partner with a Virtual Assistant (VA), but are not really sure how a virtual assistant can help them grow their business – they don’t fully understand what services the VA provides.

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