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Understanding why Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, and Instagram Aren’t Really Competing

Recently Facebook raised quite a few eyebrows by purchasing several companies. The company spent an estimated $1 billion on Instagram and $19 billion to buy WhatsApp. The social media company also announced they will be releasing the Facebook Messenger app which will encompass all messaging and e-commerce. It certainly raises the question how all of these companies are seemingly cooperating while working under one roof with overlapping responsibilities and roles.

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4 Things to Do to Become a Better Public Speaker

Most people find public speaking to be a difficult process. Sure, there are some people who have an easy time standing up in front of a room full of people and delivering a 15-minute address without batting an eyelash. Others, however, might have trouble trying to convey ideas to a small meeting of 8 or so. Here are a few basic tips to help make your time speaking just a little bit easier:

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What is Value Investing

Value investing is a stock trading strategy in which the investor seeks out and purchases stocks that are selling for less than what the investor believes they are actually worth. These are stocks that the investor believes are undervalued by the market. The hope is to make a nice profit once the company’s real worth is realized by other traders. Value investing is similar to when you were a kid shopping for candy. What did you look for? Probably which kind you could get the most of for the amount of money you had.

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What is Corporate Social Responsibility?

Every businesses main goal should not only be to make a profit, but to also improve the world that we live in. Incorporating corporate social responsibility is one way that a business can do this. Corporate social responsibility is when a business is conscience of the decisions they are making and how it affects the world we live in and society. This can be achieved in my different ways it can vary depending on the industry of each business. Many companies incorporating this into their business focus on bettering either people as a whole or the planet. This helps raise standards of the business and the values of each of the employees as well.

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Finding a Company’s Annual Report and Their SEC Filings

Transparency is key for any business, and investor relations professionals must be transparent about all business dealings, revenue, losses and income when talking with investors and government regulators.

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NASDAQ Trends in 2015

NASDAQ is the biggest stock exchange in the United States based on market share and total volume traded, automatically making it arguably the most eminent in the entire world. Its stock exchange contains companies and corporations of the likes of Facebook, Microsoft, and Apple.

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The PRISM Advantage

What is the PRISM Advantage…

The PRISM Advantage is a strategy that unifies new and traditional media channels to generate exposure and drive awareness for your business. While many companies understand traditional media, the PRISM Advantage takes the next step by integrating social media into the overall messaging plan and creating an opportunity for dialogue and community building. Traditional media channels only support a monologue limiting your ability to engage the stakeholders you are trying to reach.

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Top Productivity Boosting Finance Apps for 2015

One of the great benefits of mobile computing is the ability to calculate costs, income, finances and do accounting on the move. Here are five mobile apps that help you manage your finances.

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Mitigating Data Breach Risk

Organizations of all sizes are susceptible to cyber attacks and a breach of their data if it is digitally stored on their own servers or accessed through the cloud. Combine that with sensitive material used on laptops or mobile devices and the risk jumps even higher. Companies must be diligent in securing information that they use. Without due diligence, the cost of just a single data breach could be highly detrimental.

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Social Media for Investor Relations

When you are trying to work with your investors, you do not have to do your work in a stodgy and traditional manner. Your investors are often more technologically-advanced than you think, and they would much rather find you online or through social media. When you are utilizing social media to find investors, you can make your business look much more modern and appealing.

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