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7 Sites Every Marketer Should Keep An Eye On. Although we would like to cover everything on marketing, it’s not possible.

7 Sites Every Marketer Should Keep An Eye On

We wish we could become your one stop marketing resource with live updates on industry news and insightful articles each day. We know how bad we wish it to happen but we also know that we are limited. It’s not just the time that limits us but we do have our limitations when it comes to knowledge as well. Although we have spent a fair share of our time in marketing, there are still new strategies that are being implemented as we write and you read. We would like to take this opportunity to share with you some of the marketing sites/blog that we visit regularly to keep our marketing hunger satisfied. Let’s get started with the list, Brandweek :This site covers news and information about the U.S. marketing industry and focuses on the brand activation process.

There are a lot more marketing sites that we all need to keep any eye on to increase our knowledge in marketing. Psychology of Color [Infographic] Perhaps no choice is as vital to marketing as color.

Psychology of Color [Infographic]

Whether you are selecting the color for a product or for your email marketing campaign, color has tremendous impact on all of us. Subconsciously, we associate different colors with different things. This infographic examines the psychology of color and looks at some common associations of different colors. It shows the overall importance of color to consumers and characteristics of many individual colors, and it also helps show the connection between graphic design and psychology.

The numbers are pretty fascinating! While color can be appealing to us visually, a lot more is going on behind the scenes than just an aesthetic. Why I Won’t Sign Your NDA. Why I Won’t Sign Your NDA Posted on Jun 2, 2009 - 6:31 PM PST In the vast majority of cases where I get a non-disclosure agreement, it makes absolutely no sense for me to sign it.

Why I Won’t Sign Your NDA

Instead of writing out my reasons to each one individually, I’ll post them here and link to this as the issue comes up. Reason #1: It puts all the obligation on me and none on you. It's Only An NDA. It is only a nondisclosure agreement, a one-pager, what can it hurt?

It's Only An NDA

Such is often the observation when confronted with a simple, often one-page, nondisclosure agreement (NDA). Since it is so simple, one need not contact legal counsel to review the terms, or so the client thinks. Yet an NDA is a critical document that can, by itself, impair rights or reduce risk, depending on the terms. There is no such thing as a standard NDA and many terms may vary widely with significant consequences for the parties. This article provides an examination into a few of these terms and their use. The NDA creates contractual and confirms equitable rights that provide protection for ideas and information. The elements of the action include a relationship of confidence, existence of specific confidential information and detriment arising from disclosure.

Harvard Business Review Case Studies, Articles, Books. Eye On Innovation Design & Tech. StartupNation - Source for Small Business Advice, Help Starting a Business, Entrepreneur Forum. IdeasWatch: Startup inspiration from the crowd. Startup, Inc - What You Need to Know Before Starting a Company. Often people start a company without any clear idea of what a company is.

Startup, Inc - What You Need to Know Before Starting a Company

Entrepreneurs closet themselves in the garage and start writing code. While the modern tech world could not exist without obsession, artistic inspiration and crazy engineers, there's more to a startup than passion. In this post, we explore the basics behind corporate entities, stock, financing, and the key non-technical infrastructure every company should have. To make an idea really powerful, a startup needs to become a real company. In former days, this might have meant bureaucracy, and lots of financial and legal infrastructure. Business Entities There are several ways of conducting business in the United States.

Another form of business is a Partnership. Corporations are a separate legal entity. In recent years, people have been incorporating in two principal ways - LLC and Inc. LLC enjoys the legal status of a corporation, but has partnership-like taxation. Shareholders, Directors and Management Key Documents. Crowdfunding big ideas. Social product development. Crowdfunding for Your Business – ProFounder. The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region - Immigration Department. SOPA protest gets intended effect. The Internet community's rally cry against anti-piracy legislation is triggering its intended effect, though the final outcome remains far from settled.

SOPA protest gets intended effect

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill were flooded with calls Wednesday morning in response to an online blackout by technology companies, including Wikipedia,, Reddit and thousands of other small sites protesting two related bills that would crack down on websites that use copyrighted materials and sell counterfeit goods. Some key lawmakers who've supported or co-sponsored the legislation are also backing off.

Many of the sites that went dark Wednesday explained the legislation and entreated users to call their representatives by listing their phone numbers and e-mail addresses. Start a business while you work for others. Work-life balance is a crock Digitalnative ( Anyone can start a business.

Start a business while you work for others