Business Communication Today, 15th Ed.
Chapter 14. Planning Reports and Proposals
Drew Hendricks (photo, left) writes, "As communication technologies become steadily more comprehensive and intuitive, companies looking to expand globally in 2014 will have fewer logistical problems reaching out to other nations.
"The ability to identify relevant trends and stay one step ahead of them is crucial for keeping brands fresh and vibrant.
According to Todd Wasserman (photo, left), "Facebook announced that it intends to crack down on "promotional content" from brands, citing feedback on Friday from users who complained about too much hucksterism in their News Feeds.
Tessa Wegert (photo, left), gives us "a look at a selection of brands that are embracing the new capabilities of Twitter and using the platform to its full marketing potential, along with tips for ways you as a marketer can do the same for your own business.
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"The year was 1978, and young besties Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield decided they wanted to start a company.
"Voice mail is dying, and the world’s largest soda maker just pounded another nail in its coffin," declares Jillian Bergman in a piece at HuffingtonPost.
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According to Jacqueline Whitmore (photo, left), "When we’re young, our parents and teachers often instill the importance of saying, “thank you.
"In this post, seven Twitter power users in the online marketing field share their tips for getting the most out of the popular micro-blogging platform.
According to Jeff Dunn (photo, left), founder of Edudemic.
Dan Waldschmidt has the list.
"At Business Insider, it's our job to take notes," writes Drake Baer (photo, left).
Andrew Donnelly has some tips at Mikogo.
"According to a survey by CareerBuilder, some of the most common lies on resumes are: .
Olga Khazan (photo, left), of The Atlantic, covers the topic of "vocal fry.
"There is nothing more exciting or nerve-wracking than hearing you’ve been invited for an interview.
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