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A new study by Facebook brings some big news that, curiously, at first blush might not seem like much news at all. It's this: If you want to create successful ads for the...

Every day I immediately delete about 20 percent of the messages in my inbox. Historically, the em-ails I trashed were mostly relegated to Nigerian scams and requests for...

I believe one of the most powerful methods for synching up your brand with the zeitgeist, or people’s unrealized wants and needs, is by tapping into good old-...

At twilight on Monday, something new will light up a Times Square billboard. An original work of art, 23 stories high, will replace a bright yellow ad for Sprint. The...

So Facebook buys Instagram for $1 billion. Then last week, out of nowhere, Facebook releases the Facebook Camera app--what is clearly the not-so-secret Instagram knockoff...

During rehearsals for his new Off Broadway play, Storefront Church, John Patrick Shanley rewrote the final scene 20 times before he was satisfied. But it wasn...

It’s the mouthwash principle. And it’s critical to powerful leadership. If you want to make an impact on people, to influence their behavior in some way, you...

As an e-commerce company with more than 4 million subscribers to our daily fashion-sale alerts, we keep a close eye on what makes e-mails most effective.

We've sent...

Last month, I learned what Dian Fossey must have felt like in Gorillas in the Mist, surrounded by mysterious creatures and unknown dangers, and yet compelled to...

Effective communication never consists of words alone. There must be a purpose behind those words that calls an audience to action. The result of this action is, ideally,...

This is a tricky subject, and a difficult one for many nonprofits to address: How can you get your board to raise more money on your behalf? I’m not talking about...

These days, more Kickstarter campaigns are achieving success than we can keep track of. The iPhone-friendly Pebble watch earned $7.6 million more than its $100,000 goal....

You know that feeling when you see something really cool in action? You see it unfold right before you. Last fall, I had the incredible opportunity of attending in NYC and...

As my company has been managing pay-per-click advertising since the dawn of the medium, I've been thrilled to turn its attention to the Facebook advertising platform's...

Almost 100 years have passed since the first regularly scheduled international flight. It’s been 85 years since the first international telephone call, and more than...