Bryan @ Technorati: Top Online Universities Are Leading the Pack for “Responsible Conduct” Standards

“In the past online degrees from for-profit colleges and universities were viewed as subpar alternatives to their brick-and-mortar brethren. In a study of 449 human resource professionals by the Society for Human Resource Management released in September indicates that 87-percent regard online degrees in a more favorable light than they did merely five years ago. Degrees from top online universities were viewed even more favorably.”

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Bryan @ Search Engine Journal: Does the Google +1 Button Signal The End of “Don’t Be Evil”?

“Google announced that the +1 button won’t factor into search engine results, until an article was published by Forbes, and then unpublished, only to resurface again on the Raven Blog. The Forbes article, titled: “Stick Google Plus Buttons On Your Pages, Or Your Search Traffic Dies,” was a summary of a meeting between reporter Kashmir Hill and the Google ads team.”

Bryan Clark at: SearchEngineJournal.com

Bryan @ Personal Branding Blog: You Can’t Do What I Do and Neither Can I

“When I met Nate, I told him this story, and he said it might be a great one to share with all of you. I don’t claim that the decisions made in this story were intelligent ones, nor do I think that I’d do this the same way again, but I do think that it makes for a good story and shows you just how branding works and how important it is to your business.”

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Bryan @ Entrepreneurs Journey: What Can A Falafel Truck Teach Us About How To Do Business

“I’m never sure what the appeal is, but every time the falafel truck pulls up outside my office I’m inexplicably drawn to it. This isn’t a bad thing when I’m hungry, but the falafel truck holds its spell on me even after I’ve put down my lunch for the day. Well, two lunches is better than one, right?”

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College Graduates a Dying Breed? I Hope So

Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Frank Lloyd Wright, Richard Branson, Ted Turner, Henry Ford and Steve Wozniak all have one thing in common – not a single one of them has a college degree.

You’ve been thrown numbers your entire life about why college is the answer. You’ve heard that the average person with a bachelor’s degree makes 62% more over the course of their lifetime than a non-college graduate. You’ve heard that those with a bachelor’s or graduate degree suffer lower instances of unemployment than those with no degree or an associates. I’m not going to bore you with numbers. What if I told you that these numbers meant nothing?

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