Beyond The Billboard: The Future Of Out-Of-Home Advertising [Infographic]
The traditional billboard is getting a face lift. The advertising game has had to adapt to modern technology in other portals, and now out-of-home advertising isn’t far behind. Digital billboards are just the beginning; be prepared for multi-sensory and personalized ads whenever you leave the house. We explore what you can expect in the infographic below.
In an effort to rejuvenate struggling local economies and empower small business to compete with big business, political figures and organizations have begun to popularize “buy local” movements. The goal of “buy local” campaigns is to build a healthy feedback loop wherein the community buys from local merchants who then reinvest in the community via job creation, supply procurement, etc.
The Small Business Swindle: How Fraud Affects Independent Businesses [Infographic]
It’s a topic that doesn’t usually come up in casual conversation, but take note: One out of four businesses have been victims of fraud, with an average loss of $50,000. Small businesses are disproportionately impacted because they typically have fewer checks and balances to prevent or detect fraud, making them ripe targets in the eyes of crooks.
How to Detect a Dishonest Mortgage Loan Officer [infographic]
Mortgage loan officers with questionable ethical standards profited sweetly during the go-go years of the real estate boom, mostly by pushing risky loans to borrowers who didn’t necessarily have what it took to qualify for one the honest way. Now, thanks to new legislation and regulations, predatory loan officers are all but out of business. But that doesn’t necessarily mean you should trust your lender wholeheartedly. Here are some of the red flags that your loan officer may not be completely honest with you — along with signs that they do have your best interest at heart.
The tale of the videogame industry is a tale of conflict, heros, tears, fortunes made and lost, and merciless combat. Also, video games. The companies at this year’s E3 are competing for slices of a $65 billion pie. But as “Road to E3” reminds us, this is the way it has always been.
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As the economy struggles to rebound and households continue to scale back on spending, there is an increasing trend in the business world toward investing in corporate social responsibility. Even in these tough economic times, companies realize the importance of supporting local communities and philanthropic causes. Supporting a cause that positively reflects on a brand and its core values demonstrates a commitment to making a difference.
We’ve been talking about the new workstyle and how work is evolving now for several months including laying out the ten characteristics that define it and four reasons why it’s mobile. We’ve gotten so much great feedback and interest on the topic that we decided to create an infographic that provides a snapshot of what the new workstyle is all about along with a few interesting data points that support it.
Is there a little truth in all stereotypes? [Infographic]
Have you ever wondered how students in other departments spend their days? When they aren’t sitting behind you in a first year seminar, what’s on their minds and how are they working toward their goals? Here’s a fun look at a typical day for students in several common college majors.