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GEN Z SHOPPING HABITS PROFILED- Where are these digital natives shopping? In a new Teen Survey, 83% of teens have an iPhone and 50% claim Amazon as their favorite website. Chick-fil-A, Starbucks and Chipotle are the three most popular restaurants for these teenagers.

The report by Piper Jaffray said that Generation Z, which encompasses people born between 1997 and 2012, spend more than $830 billion annually. More


DIFFERENCE BETWEEN MARKETING, ADVERTISING, AND BRANDING- Having trouble differentiating these for your client or even in your head? Peter Gasca, writing for Inc. has a great suggestion. Simply apply them to yourself. For example, Marketing is the image of yourself that you are trying to present to others. More


EGYPT CONSIDERING STAMP TAX ON SOCIAL MEDIA AND ONLINE SEARCH ADS- No word on how it plans to collect the fees, but “companies using ads on social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter & Instagram, and search ads on Google, will have to pay 15-20% stamp tax.” That is according to a news article posted by MenaBytes website. More


ACCESSING ANDROID PHONE TEXTS AND PHOTOS IN WINDOWS 10- We’ve been there. Took a picture on your cell and want to use it on your Windows 10 computer. Or and this is interesting, you just texted someone and you want to continue the conversation on your computer? There is an app for that. More


Our #WednesdayWisdom cover image is from a tweet by Christy Birmingham @christybis (background graphic added).

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