To commemorate a few special occasions in my life, I’ve been gifted elegant bottles of champagnes and wines. I knew that the giver had spent time and thought in choosing what to give me, and I would carefully store these bottles in a safe place. In 2000, New York Times Tastings columnists Gaiter and Brecher decided that the last Saturday of February would be the day that people should gather with friends or family, celebrate simply or splendidly, and enjoy Open That Bottle Night. The premise is simple—life is too short to save special bottles of wine for special occasions. Life itself is a special occasion; friends are a special occasion; family is a special occasion. What are we waiting for?
Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching, and nothing says "I love you" like a well-chosen word. Unless it's one of these awesome gifts for writers!
Social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and Instagram give music artists some powerful communication tools for branding, promotion, and public relations. To make sure that music labels, industry reporters, entertainment bloggers, and fans are benefitting from your content, here are 11 tips to help you hit high gear.
You always hear about how important internships are in college, and how companies want young people with experience. But what about high school? I never expected a high-school internship opportunity to be as beneficial as my time at Deeter Gallaher Group, and I couldn’t be more grateful that I learned so much. Even though it was a short five months, I feel more prepared for college from this experience than I do from any of my other high school classes.
In the limbo of recovery/recession, entrepreneurs are The Little Engine that Could—America’s economic epinephrine. But as an entrepreneur, I know firsthand that we don’t build businesses, create jobs, or grow revenue alone. We depend on the support and talent from many co-laborers in diverse sectors.
The online social scene is merely an extension of your real life social scene. Branching out into the online social space can feel like a big leap for some, but with a few simple steps you can keep your tweeting above reproach.
CFOs are thinking about how to create shareholder value and shore up the bottom line. Your job is to explain how social media will help achieve both goals via better communication, investor relations, smart marketing investments, better returns, more referrals, more press, and stronger communities.
The following is a Wall Street Journal Letter to the Editor by Anne Deeter Gallaher, which appeared in the March 5, 2010 issue. "The Weekend Interview With Alan Mulally" by Paul Ingrassia (Feb. 27) shows a rare glimpse of what we desperately need: an injection of realism. "It's all about producing products people want," says Mr. Mulally on Ford's long-shot restructuring and revival. It's a message entrepreneurs know firsthand—create a product to fill consumer demand.