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Nigel Farage earns at least €30,000 a month from media company

 Nigel Farage in the European parliament in Strasbourg on Tuesday. He is among the parliament’s highest earners. Photograph: Roberto Monaldo Lapress/LaPresse via ZUMA Press/REX/Shutterstock Nigel Farage is earning at least €30,000 (£26,900) a month from his media company Thorn in the Side, his latest earnings declaration reveals. Members of the European parliament are required to declare all income earned on top ... Read More »

Just 6% of Small Businesses Focus on Keeping Customers

The goal of a commercial business is to increase sales, and retaining current customers is key to making this happen. But according to a new report from The Manifest, only 6% of small businesses are focused on retaining their customers. This is despite the fact their main digital marketing goal is to increase sales. The data reveals most small businesses aren’t ... Read More »

How Entrepreneurs Can Start Benefiting From Social Media Batching

Social media, no matter how you feel about it, has become embedded in our daily lives. That’s not always a bad thing. After all, having a presence on social media does have numerous benefits for entrepreneurs. Social media gets the word out about you and your business and helps establish you as a thought leader. It gives you a chance ... Read More »

Trinamul’s Mahua Moitra calls for media house-wise government ad break-up

Trinamul Congress MP Mahua Moitra in Parliament on June 26, 2019. “We want to know what is the break-up of the ad spend via media houses and if certain print media (organisations) are being excluded. This is very important,” Mahua said.(PTI) AddThis Sharing Buttons 198 Trinamul Congress MP Mahua Moitra asked the government in the Lok Sabha on Thursday to ... Read More »

[Startup Bharat] Giving space isn’t enough, startups also need money: Anupam Jalote of iCreate

Startups from smaller towns often lack the advantages that those in metro cities take for granted. That’s why the role played by incubators and accelerators is so important. They not only function as coworking spaces, but also provide guidance and mentorship, and help startups scale. Ahmedabad-based iCreate is one such autonomous technology business incubation centre that identifies and nurtures aspiring entrepreneurs.  The brainchild of Prime Minister Narendra ... Read More »

Having Trouble Finding A Job? You Probably Aren’t Applying To Enough

“Why is finding a job so difficult?” I hear this question a lot. Of course, there are a lot of ways to answer, and most of them relate to the person asking. Is your resume well written and compelling? Does your experience match the positions for which you are applying? Are you prepared for your interviews? But, if the answer ... Read More »

CII calls for holistic national mission to drive job creation

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has called for a comprehensive National Employment Mission and setting up of an inter-ministerial and all-State National Employment Board to drive job creation. “Employment generation extends to multiple dimensions, and a national mission is required to address all aspects holistically. The government’s National Employment Mission should include flexibility in hiring, tax incentives, education and ... Read More »

The week in social media| Chatter

hame The first day of the first session of Parliament saw the swearing-in of MPs, but Rahul Gandhi only showed up at four in the afternoon. Perhaps he wanted to avoid the love-in for the prime minister, the chants of Modi, Modi’ resounding through the hall. Predictably, Pragya Thakur’s induction met with protests. She took her oath in Sanskrit and ... Read More »

CBS Sees Primetime, Late-Night Advertising Gains From Upfront (EXCLUSIVE)

Despite an array of new video options, Madison Avenue is still placing big bets on one of its standbys. CBS expects the volume of advance advertising commitments placed against its next primetime schedule to rise 5% to 6%, according to a person familiar with the matter, and advance commitments placed against its late-night programming to increase 20% in the industry’s annual ... Read More »

Project OAR’s bid to standardize addressable TV advertising moves into phase two

This article is part of the Digiday Video Briefing, which features must-reads, confessionals and key market stats. To receive the Digiday Video Briefing, please subscribe. Three months after Project OAR, a TV advertising industry group effort to open up addressable TV advertising, was announced, the consortium has a working prototype and more members, including official support from advertising agencies. Now comes ... Read More »