Articles in the category Social Business

How College Students Can Start a Home Business

College education is very expensive these days particularly if you’re in the western world. In the U.S., for instance, the average tuition for school year 2015-2016 based on data from the College Board was pegged at $32,405 at private colleges and $23,893 for out-of-state residents attending public universities. Prestigious universities can charge more at more […]

Lessons from Business Owners Who Successfully Leveraged Social Media

Certainly, social media use has become more widespread with both consumers and small businesses. Despite the increased popularity of all sorts of social networking sites, many small business owners find that they just really can’t find a way to leverage their efforts into increased revenue. In fact, Forbes reported on a study that found 60 […]

Twitter’s Moments Move Shows Importance of Interaction Online

The world of social media is a wonderful place to play. Between the trending topics, viral videos and hashtags you get to see everything from the sublime to the ridiculous. Indeed, from Akira Miyagawa’s Symphony No. 5/Mambo No. 5 mash-up to Kanye West getting snubbed by IKEA, the internet is awash with social media gems that keep us […]

Did You Know You Can Turn Your Social Media Obsession Into A Career?

We are obsessed with social media and obviously we aren’t the only ones. With millions of users sharing their lives on various channels from Facebook and Twitter to Instagram and Snapchat, many of us are dreaming on how to turn that social media obsession and turn it into a lucrative career. While it may sound […]

Chipotle Is Trying to Win Customers Back with Free Beer

For all the value of an eight dollar burrito the size of my head, it’s difficult to justify eating at Chipotle Mexican Grill. After the March 2008 hepatitis outbreak, I became cautious. After the April 2008 norovirus outbreak, I started having second thoughts. After the February 2009 campylobacter jejuni outbreak, I said “What the fuck is campylobacter jejuni, and should […]

For Shame, Zara! Indie Artists Call Out Fashion Brand’s Art Theft

We’ve pretty much established one important rule of playing nice on the interwebs: if you steal something, take a thing without permission or even giving proper credit, that’s just not cool. In this case, fashion powerhouse Zara is no exception to the rule. One of the world’s largest clothing retailers has been getting called out […]

Elon Musk Releases Part 2 Of His Master Plan—And It’s Brilliant

Technology magnate Elon Musk isn’t shy about his bold vision for the future. Ten years ago, he purposefully “leaked” his own “master plan” to put Tesla Motors, at the time a mere side-project, on the GPS-enabled map. Yesterday, Musk released a follow-up titled “Master Plan, Part Deux”, which addresses the direction Tesla Motors will take […]

Massive Wait List For New Naked Restaurant

Have you ever wanted to dine nude in public? Thanks to a new restaurant opening in London, you can. The latest food trend is taking all-natural food to an entirely different level. Maybe that is because you can dine au natural. You can dine at London’s very first naked restaurant and everything is natural. The […]