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Jennifer Walpole is a Senior Staff Writer at The American Genius and holds a Master's degree in English from the University of Oklahoma. She is a science fiction fanatic and enjoys writing way more than she should. She dreams of being a screenwriter and seeing her work on the big screen in Hollywood one day.


At what age did these top 21 entrepreneurs ...

Feb 08, 2016No Comments

Being an entrepreneur is hard. Long hours, no pay in the beginning, and endless miles of stress. But, if you stick with it, the rewards

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As suspected, Amazon has plans to open hund...

Feb 08, 2016No Comments

Remember when we told you about the physical Amazon bookstore? Brace yourself, Amazon has plans to roll out hundreds of these stores nationwide.


AT&T files to test 5G in Austin: can t...

Feb 08, 2016No Comments

Recently, we covered Verizon's ambitious plan to launch into 5G wireless. Now, AT&T has hopped on board. They've filed a plan with the FCC to


Whitestone is changing the future of music,...

Feb 08, 2016No Comments

The creators of Whitestone see a great opportunity to “bring back album art and create rich online experiences that are auditory, visual, and interactive.”

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Which of your Facebook posts is pissing peo...

Feb 05, 2016No Comments

A recent survey of over 10,000 social media users reveals the five most annoying Facebook posts, as broken down by state.

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Believe it: You can volunteer at non-profit...

Feb 05, 2016No Comments

Considering that college grads now owe in the neighborhood of $29,000-30,000 or more upon graduation (and plenty of industry experts still feel that number is

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How beauty brands tap influencers (and you ...

Feb 04, 2016No Comments

Recently, more and more brands and companies are leveraging influencers to drive engagement and awareness, and usage isn’t slowing. Marketers are teaming up with influencers

career staff

Survey: Employers reveal hiring plans for 2...

Feb 04, 2016No Comments

According to a recent study conducted by Indeed, small businesses in 2016 are planning to aggressively grow their workforce and hire more people. But wait,

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How marketers are measuring customer engage...

Feb 04, 2016No Comments

All marketers should evaluate their strategy. If you’re not currently using any of the above metrics to evaluate the success of your consumer engagement levels

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Pop-up coffee shop tricked hipsters into lo...

Feb 04, 2016No Comments

It’s a formula that works for marketing in general; present your product in an appealing, trendy or familiar way, and the consumer will (more likely)

google cardboard

Google Cardboard downloads surpass 25 milli...

Feb 04, 2016No Comments

You saw how popular original apps were when they were first introduced and if you missed that train, this is the next one to catch,

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SQUEE! Etsy is coming to a brick and mortar...

Feb 04, 2016No Comments

Located in New York, and strategically placed inside of Macy’s Herald Square, this first of its kind store offers over 50 products including jewelry, stationary,