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Creating Tech Apprenticeships For Military Veterans [-0.10]

Posted on Aug. 1, 2017, 1:47 p.m. by AVC @ [source]

AVC community member Bill McNeely is doing a Kickstarter to create tech apprenticeships for military veterans.

I backed it this morning and I thought all of you should know about it too.

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Although setting up a small business does not require an extensive marketing strategy, it could be worthwhile to consider multiple avenues.

Although there is no one-size-fits-all marketing strategy for all small businesses, these seven ideas are definitely worth the consideration.

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It was presumed that online marketplaces like Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) would have a detrimental effect on small ecommerce businesses.

So, it would appear that these ecommerce marketplaces are helping small businesses that are listing their products there.

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Move-in ready: Free real estate WordPress themes [0.29]

Posted on Aug. 1, 2017, 1:30 p.m. by Garage @ [source]

It’s perfect for a real estate agent just starting out, with lots of space to add on as your needs grow and change. Its horizontal orientation makes it perfect for wide panorama and landscape photos.

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Millennials and Their Money – a Closer Look [0.16]

Posted on Aug. 1, 2017, 1:16 p.m. by Noobpreneur.com @ [source]

A recent study by Yes Lifecycle Marketing found that 74 per cent of millennials are influenced by social media, when it comes to deciding which products to spend their money on.

The results of a survey by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants showed that 75 per cent of those millennials questioned believed it was important to make the same purchases as peers, and 50 per cent of them were willing to use credit to do so.

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It’s guest post week again and today we’ll hear from the team at NCC Home Learning about how to deal with the external pressures on your business. A celebrity says ‘use this!’ and people can flock to buy your product or celebrities (and others) say ‘don’t use this!’ and your market can disappear in one tweet, one poster campaign, one Facebook post.

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Does the context in which we process information affect our willingness to verify ambiguous claims?

We set out to test how the context in which we process information affects our willingness to verify ambiguous claims.

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If you delay publishing your writing — while you try to improve your content before anyone else reads it — you are likely trying to avoid criticism.

And as you continue to get comfortable with the uncomfortable aspects of publishing, you strengthen your resilience and build your confidence.

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Gold Slightly Down Ahead Of Busy U.S. Data Day [0.05]

Posted on Aug. 1, 2017, 12:58 p.m. by Forbes Real Time @ [source]

Bulls are still feeling comfortable as their market is in a solid uptrend on the daily charts. The fact that gold prices have performed well the past couple weeks, in the face of record highs set in the U.S. stock indexes, bodes very well for the gold market bulls as the historically difficult months for the stock market approach—September and October.

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Zhang Lianpeng, the nephew of China billionaire businesswoman Cheung Yan, has joined the board of family-led Nine Dragons Paper, one of Asia’s largest paper producers. Zhang will hold the position of non-executive director, the company said in a statement today.

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Dubai Makes A Fresh Play For Crowdfunding Dollars [0.11]

Posted on Aug. 1, 2017, 12:57 p.m. by Forbes Real Time @ [source]

The emirate of Dubai has unveiled a new set of regulations for crowdfunding platforms, claiming it as a first for the Gulf region.

The regulatory framework covers both loan and investment-based crowdfunding and was announced by the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) – the regulator of the emirate’s offshore financial hub the DIFC – on August 1.

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India IT outsourcer Infosys used to say it needed to import software engineers from Bangalore on special worker visas because they couldn't find the skill set in the U.S. But both regions are seeing an increase in hiring locally not because of market growth, but mainly because of threats of fines and threats of tighter restrictions for visas granted to the major Indian outsourcing firms.

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Advertising on Facebook is an ever-evolving area of customer acquisition.

Clients don’t fully understand or aren't comfortable with, direct response advertising.

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Under Armour is cutting about 280 jobs as part of a restructuring plan as it looks to rein in costs in a difficult retail landscape.

Shares of Under Armour slipped 6% in pre-market trading.

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IRS To Pilot Online Tax Appeals Conferences [0.11]

Posted on Aug. 1, 2017, 12:49 p.m. by Forbes Real Time @ [source]

Resolving your tax issues with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) just got a little bit easier - assuming you have an internet connection. The IRS has announced that the Office of Appeals will pilot a new "web-based virtual conference option" for taxpayers and their representatives.

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The IRS is well-known for information matching. Take IRS Form 1099.

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