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Facebook and its changing metrics Brand marketers may 'like' Facebook, but the world's largest social network has created numerous challenges. ROI is often hard to find; Facebook says it can take a year to produce. And despite the promise, certain kinds of initiatives may simply not work. Now that it's a publicly-traded company, Facebook is under even greater pressure to live up to its valuation, which currently reflects the fact that investors believe the social network has significant room to grow.
Direction-Aware Hover with CSS3 and jQuery How to create a direction-aware hover effect using CSS3 and jQuery. The idea is to slide in an overlay from the direction we are moving with the mouse. View demo Download source In today’s tip we’ll show you how to create a direction-aware hover effect using some CSS3 goodness and jQuery. The idea is to have a little overlay slide in on top of some thumbnails from the direction that we are coming from with the mouse. When we “leave” the element, the overlay will slide out to that direction, following our mouse.
How to Screen for Hidden Champions Someone who reads my articles sent me this email: I recently read the book "Hidden Champions of the 21st Century" by Hermann Simon and I would like to attempt to uncover some of these types of highly entrenched, highly focused, “super-moat” companies. I think this ties in with your “watchlist” approach, and is something you touched on in your Invest with Style piece if I’m not mistaken. "Hidden Champions" is one of my favorite books. If I could recommend only one book for value investors to read it would be "Hidden Champions."
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It’s not just ROI. It’s RELEVANCE! The other day I was driving home from a family vacation using an iPhone app called “Navigon.” This is an excellent GPS and mapping application that gets me where I want to go without the expense and hassle of having schlepping another device. So I was wondering … why am I not using a mapping application from Rand McNally, the dominant market leader in all things maps for decades?