SCMP: China’s booming live streaming industry may have reached its peak

Dealing with scandals, regulatory scrutiny and rising costs, China’s live streaming industry has reached a turning pointBy Amanda Lee The party could soon be over for China’s booming live streaming industry, which saw revenue triple last year, as the tens of millions of yuan a year paid out to top presenters becomes unsustainable amid a … Continue reading SCMP: China’s booming live streaming industry may have reached its peak

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Korn Ferry: Apple Puts on (Another) Show

There likely won’t be too many surprises at Apple’s product showcase Wednesday: a couple of tweaked iPhone models, a few new smartwatches, and maybe some revamped laptops. And yet, the “gather round,” as the company is calling it, is all the buzz inside and outside Silicon Valley. Investors, consumers and other stakeholders stop their day to … Continue reading Korn Ferry: Apple Puts on (Another) Show

Vox:The fall of “anti-aging” skin care

We are not anti-aging.”This might seem like a revolutionary claim from Neutrogena, which put the tagline on its website alongside pictures of 41-year-old Kerry Washington, 46-year-old Jennifer Garner, and 51-year-old Nicole Kidman. After all, Neutrogena is a big and important brand in an industry that has been promising women it can reverse the signs of … Continue reading Vox:The fall of “anti-aging” skin care

Introducing UPLIVE

The Gifto ProtocolGlobal content and social platforms such as YouTube, Instagram, Facebook have allowed anyone to easily create content and build a fanbase. However, these content platforms mostly still rely on advertising to generate revenue. The key limitation of the advertising model is that it places control of revenue generation with centralized companies, including content … Continue reading Introducing UPLIVE

Reblog: 20 Fatal Online Business Etiquette Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Phone and Video Call Business Etiquette Business Etiquette Mistake #20: Not Smiling Smiling and nodding show that you’re actively engaged and listening to the other person. Your facial expressions and hand movements play a huge role in how others perceive you. A study conducted in Sweden found that smiling really is contagious. What’s more, smiles … Continue reading Reblog: 20 Fatal Online Business Etiquette Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Reblog: 20 Fatal Online Business Etiquette Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Phone and Video Call Business Etiquette Business Etiquette Mistake #19: Not Preparing Properly Wherever you take your calls, you’ll want to appear professional and organized. More and more people are working from home. Last year, 43 percent of employed Americans said they spent at least some time working remotely. If you’re building your own e-commerce … Continue reading Reblog: 20 Fatal Online Business Etiquette Mistakes and How to Avoid Them