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News Archive for June, 2012

New Google+ Platform for Local Businesses

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

Learn about the newly introduced Google+ Local from the article “Google+ Local: Finding Your Business Just Got More Social” from Google+Local, which has replaced Google Places, provides a new way for customers to find your business online.

Google+ Local …

Chicago Bans Teens from UV Tans

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

Proponents of a measure to ban sunbed salon usage by clients under age 18 cited New Jersey “Tan Mom” Patricia Krentcil as the inspiration for moving their resolution through the Chicago City Council very quickly — despite the fact that …

Leaders Need Coaching Too

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

Become a more aware and more effective leader with these tips for the article “How Coachable Are You?” from Wall Street Journal contributor Toddi Gutner recommends that business leaders seek advice from “coaches” in order to become more self-aware. …

Quote of the Week
Column Attacks Anti-Tan Motivations

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

“Let’s be real. We’re going after Patricia Krentcil not because we’re concerned for her or her daughter’s health and safety, we’re going after her for the same reasons we always go after people — because she looks different and behaves

‘D’ Linked To Melanoma Reduction

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

Another study is showing that ‘the sunshine vitamin’ — already linked to risk reduction for heart disease, autoimmune disorders and most forms of cancer — may play a role in melanoma risk reduction. A Stanford University study has shown that …

Expanding Your Brand’s Facebook Reach

Monday, June 4th, 2012

Just because thousands of people “like” your Facebook page, doesn’t mean that they all see your posts regularly. Online marketing consultant Stacey Politi describes how to reach your Facebook fans most effectively in “5 Tips to Maximize Your Brand’s Facebook …

Report: Does SPF Cause Cancer?

Monday, June 4th, 2012

The dermatology and pharmaceutical industry’s defense of potentially carcinogenic compounds in most over-the-counter sunscreen lotions contradicts the arguments the same groups make to suggest that UV exposure is harmful — one more indication that

Men’s Health and reported this …

Spray Tanning Safe, Report Says

Friday, June 1st, 2012

Spray tanning applications using dihydroxyacetone (DHA) are a safe application method, according to a 2010 report published by the European Commission’s Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety.

“Based upon the available data, the SCCS is of the opinion that the use …