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Making close to $90,000 worth of mistakes has taught the business owners behind J. Paul, a line of skincare products for men, some pretty invaluable lessons. Watch to learn how the team managed to turn their mistakes into teachable moments that strengthened the brand.

"Everyone has a great idea, we all do," says Reddit’s Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of the online community platfrom and viral content discovery tool. “The way I like to think about it was in the Industrial Revolution, if you wanted to change the world you had to open a factory. In the Internet revolution, you only need to open a laptop.”

Ohanian spoke with J.J. Ramburg about executing an idea and focusing on a product in this great video.

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Vine launches web profiles and new full-screen ‘TV Mode’
Vine just launched web profiles for its community of over 40 million users, providing an easier way to keep up with new video clips uploaded with the popular app.

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Vine launches web profiles and new full-screen ‘TV Mode’

Vine just launched web profiles for its community of over 40 million users, providing an easier way to keep up with new video clips uploaded with the popular app.

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How should business partners divide up ownership of their company? A 50/50 split is not always the best arrangement because partners’ contributions can shift over time. In this interview with msnbc’s JJ Ramberg (MBA ’98), Lecturer Peter Wendell explains how to establish a forward-thinking partnership when starting a business: http://stnfd.biz/oi5aI 

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How should business partners divide up ownership of their company? A 50/50 split is not always the best arrangement because partners’ contributions can shift over time. In this interview with msnbc’s JJ Ramberg (MBA ’98), Lecturer Peter Wendell explains how to establish a forward-thinking partnership when starting a business: http://stnfd.biz/oi5aI 

The 22 Best TED Talks for Inspiration

This comprehensive list of TED Talks from Greatist.com includes some of our favorites that every employer, employee and person in between should watch today:

It’s impossible to watch the Bentley Boys ad campaign and not want to run out and buy a Bentley (MSRP starts at $174,000, by the way). No one can touch their story because it’s their story. It’s about relentless driving. It’s about why the excellence of man and machine and the unique Bentley Boys’ drivers make the car a luxurious, untouchable, classic and timeless vehicle. It’s not an ad to sell the car. It’s an ad to tell the story. Big difference
Read more on the secret to a killer ad campaign on OPEN Forum.

It’s impossible to watch the Bentley Boys ad campaign and not want to run out and buy a Bentley (MSRP starts at $174,000, by the way). No one can touch their story because it’s their story. It’s about relentless driving. It’s about why the excellence of man and machine and the unique Bentley Boys’ drivers make the car a luxurious, untouchable, classic and timeless vehicle. It’s not an ad to sell the car. It’s an ad to tell the story. Big difference

Read more on the secret to a killer ad campaign on OPEN Forum.

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An explainer video can act as your virtual salesperson, explaining your value proposition, 24 hours a day in any location. Explainer videos share, in clear words and pictures, just what it is you are offering to the marketplace.

(via Visual.ly)

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An explainer video can act as your virtual salesperson, explaining your value proposition, 24 hours a day in any location. Explainer videos share, in clear words and pictures, just what it is you are offering to the marketplace.

(via Visual.ly)

Will Instagram Videos Replace Vine? on OPEN Forum
The latest on the battle between Instagram and Facebook is now taking video form.
The First Newtonian Law of Social Media is this: for every Tweet there is an equal and opposite Status Update. Surely, the moment that Twitter acquired micro-video app Vine, the folks at Facebook began brainstorming on how to one-up them. Yesterday, we found out how Facebook proposes to rain on Twitter’s parade: video is coming to Instagram.
The reports are unconfirmed, but Facebook has been planning a big product launch for June 20, though the nature of the product itself has been strictly hush hush. While many have been expecting a news reader (to take advantage of the demise of Google Reader), a source has told TechCrunch, that no, it’s going to be Instagram videos. 
There aren’t too many more details—there is no answer to the question on everyone’s mind: does this mean I can use the Valencia filter to make my shiba inu’s backflip seem more wistful? 
Read more on OPEN Forum and TechCrunch on the “Vine effect.”

Will Instagram Videos Replace Vine? on OPEN Forum

The latest on the battle between Instagram and Facebook is now taking video form.

The First Newtonian Law of Social Media is this: for every Tweet there is an equal and opposite Status Update. Surely, the moment that Twitter acquired micro-video app Vine, the folks at Facebook began brainstorming on how to one-up them. Yesterday, we found out how Facebook proposes to rain on Twitter’s parade: video is coming to Instagram.

The reports are unconfirmed, but Facebook has been planning a big product launch for June 20, though the nature of the product itself has been strictly hush hush. While many have been expecting a news reader (to take advantage of the demise of Google Reader), a source has told TechCrunch, that no, it’s going to be Instagram videos. 

There aren’t too many more details—there is no answer to the question on everyone’s mind: does this mean I can use the Valencia filter to make my shiba inu’s backflip seem more wistful? 

Read more on OPEN Forum and TechCrunch on the “Vine effect.”

Why It Pays to Be Humble by Gary Vaynerchuk on OPEN Forum

These days, starting a new company, pivoting or bringing your existing company into the tech field is common fare for the small-business owner. In this video, expert and experienced entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk offers his best advice on how to succeed when you’re entering unknown territory. Hint: it’s much more discreet than you’d think.

(via Why It Pays to Be Humble | | The New OPEN ForumThe New OPEN Forum)

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Cartoon of the Day

Did you know that today is the 8th anniversary of YouTube? The innovative video platform that changed the way we watch and share video content online published it’s first video today in 2005.

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Cartoon of the Day

Did you know that today is the 8th anniversary of YouTube? The innovative video platform that changed the way we watch and share video content online published it’s first video today in 2005.