Netflix prides itself on algorithmic magic that attempts to predict what you want to watch next. Most of the time, it works. But there are those occasions when you’re in the mood for something really specific, like a “Crime Thriller based on a book from the 1980s.” Read More
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Business owners, you ought to be blogging. If you are not, you should start. Blogging is a way to update your customers about changes in your business and engage with your customers on developments in your industry. But here’s the thing, don’t be boring. If you bore your readers once, you have lost them.
Learning how to write well and deliver interesting content is challenging, but the payoff is cold, hard cash. More than 80 percent of marketers who blog on a daily basis make more money on their investments than those who don’t, according to this infographic made for LinkedIn Marketing Solutions by Column Five Media. Read More
Sometimes you need to change your name to make it as a star in Hollywood or the music business.
When Michael Keaton accepted his Best Actor Golden Globe for “Birdman,” he told the crowd his birth name was actually Michael Douglas.
He changed his name early in his career to avoid confusion with the actor and TV host Mike Douglas. He is believed to have chosen Keaton because of comedian Buster Keaton.
Similarly, plenty of today’s biggest stars don’t go by their birth names, such as Reese Witherspoon, Mila Kunis, and Drake.
But you probably aren’t familiar with how they ended up with their current monikers.
Here are 45 stars who have changed their names: Read More