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2 Ways that AirBnB Could Help Close the Achievement Gap

Teachers everywhere have heard about the achievement gap.

It’s the gap in performance between African- American and Hispanic students and their white peers.

The gap shows up… 906 more words


Ka-Ching! Get More E-Commerce Sales Today

E-commerce is getting more and more popular all the time. And it’s not hard to see why. We’re talking about a trillion-dollar industry here, after all. 543 more words


Monkey See, Monkey Do: Persuasion Part 4

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Influence is a book about how to be more persuasive, written by Robert Cialdini, Ph.D., who admits in the introduction that he wanted to research how and why he became such a patsy. 696 more words


100 Followers - An emotional side, a rational side and a few tips

First the emotional side of it:

Yesterday, I got a wordpress alert that I have reached 100 followers.  I felt really good.

100 is a significant number.   739 more words


Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Or is it an important lesson in the power of social validation?

We humans are pretty codependent at heart. Whenever we’re uncertain about what we should do next, we tend to look to those around us to guide our decisions. 314 more words

Human Nature #11: Social Proof

In the 1950s, Solomon Asch developed an experiment to study how individuals yielded to or defied a majority group. A group of 8 students would be shown a card with a reference line on it. 1,229 more words

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Are you overlooking this key element of social proof on your landing pages?

Proper writing – by which I mean correct spelling, grammar and punctuation, rather than anything creative – is vital to credibility and building a user’s confidence in what you’re asking them to do. 62 more words