Building a marketing campaign around a former meth head and ex-convict may seem a little crazy to some people. Dave’s Killer Bread was based on that and yet, the baking company, continues to thrive. It has shown it’s perseverance and true character. But it didn’t come easy. To make a long story short, Dave received 18 months for 2nd degree Robbery and 4th degree Assault. Not to mention his constant involvement in the drug game. He became more humbled after being released though. Since then he has made positive changes in his life and has blazed a trail on his entrepreneurial journey.
Do status expectations affect how we interpret interruption in conversation? Two experiments examined how interrupters and their targets are perceived in same and mixed-gender dyads. In Experiment 1, participants listened to a brief audiotaped conversation in which one person interrupted the other five times. In Experiment 2, four confederates (two men and two women) systematically interrupted naive participants while discussing an article.
Keeley Tillotson started making peanut butter in the kitchen of a small two-bedroom apartment with her best friend, Erika Welsh, mixing everything from pretzels to sun flower seeds, while attending the University of Oregon. Behind all of the fun and games though are two serious entrepreneurs dedicated to making the company they’ve started a huge success. Welsh and Tillotson, both in their early twenties, are the proud owners of Wild Squirrel Nut Butter, an all-natural peanut butter company.
Learn how a 17-year-old kid from India dropped out of high school, started three companies, and became a millionaire all before hitting the age of 30. Meet Gurbaksh Chahal, the person behind these operations. His achievements are already well-known and have been raved about throughout the advertising industry for years. But it didn’t come without the doubters, cynics, and negative-minded peers.
The popular social network Facebook is rumored to buy facial recognition tech startup Face.com for up to $100 million. Although there are similar sites, it’s typically known in the industry as the world’s largest and most accurate face recognition platform out there. The company allows developers and publishers to automatically detect and recognize facial features in photos by using this robust software.
Since the launch of the website I’ve had many friends ask me how to use Pinterest. Most of them being other Internet marketers and some just regular people. And I must say, it is a great site for wasting time on the Internet, but can it actually help you live better?
When Rob Walling found himself in the rat race, he instantly knew he had to find a way out of salaried work. Eventually, he decided to enter the startup world. The techpreneur has since created HitTail, a website that guarantees to increase your organic search traffic. He is also founder of The Microprenuer Academy, which helps others launch successful software products as well as he did.