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10 Great Twitter Marketing Article Links

Twitter Marketing can be tough. But with these 10 Resources, you’ll grow your Followers, drive more Traffic to your site, and revolutionize your Tweets.

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Business owners who have recognised the growing effectiveness of marketing their businesses via Twitter, need significant guidance, to be effective in this endeavour. Rather than re-inventing the wheel or proceeding haphazardly by trial and error, learning from those who have the knowledge is a recommended course of action. The information contained in the 10 links in this article, should prove invaluable, for any business owner seeking to effectively use Twitter to promote their business.

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We should host the Olympics in the same place every time

The Olympics are bad for cities. So why do we keep asking new places to invest billions of dollars in state-of-the-art stadiums they’ll never use again?

The game of the Games is rigged, with the IOC bearing no cost but reaping great profits. The competition is designed to force cities to bid ever upward, proposing state-of-the-art projects that they might not even need. Because of the mounting price tag, the vast majority of countries could never afford to host the Games. We need a new model, and I think the solution is obvious. We should build the Summer Olympics a permanent home.

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Urban Geographer John Rennie Short writes an intriguing Olympic proposal, with the idea of fixing the broken economic model (for hosts) as well as the Greek economy.  He is author of the fabulous new textbook Human Geography: A Short Introduction;  you can hear how he wanted to bring a new voice to geography students that would excitement an intellectual vitality to their studies.  You can preview the supplemental resources and digital exercises for this engaging new textbook here. 

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