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The Secret Sauce to Successful Crowdsourcing Campaigns

Repost from HuffingtonPost Tech  Lately, I've had more people asking me what the secret sauce of a successful crowdsourcing campaign is. It's quite simple, but it's more than just getting consumers to vote, like, or jump on the bandwagon and buy the products you are creating. It's about actually creating an entire brand experience for followers. You need to be willing to dig into detailed planning that integrates streamlined action items into that plan. Strategic thinking is invaluable in crowdsourcing activities. We live in an age of entrepreneurial overload, after all -- how are you going[...]

Who are the Next Generation's Leaders in STEM?

Featured in HuffpostTech article In the next five years, STEM jobs are projected to grow twice as quickly as jobs in all other fields according to the U.S. Bureau of Statistics. While all jobs are expected to grow by 10.4 percent, STEM jobs are expected to increase by 21.4 percent. Similarly, 80 percent of jobs in the next decade will require technical skills. By this measure, future STEM jobs represent a huge opportunity to today's students. But to put these numbers into perspective, of the 3.8 million ninth graders in the U.S., only 233,000 end up choosing a STEM degree in college, accor[...]