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April Lougheed (ProfitGuider)
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This new brainwave headset allows a user to change a structure with their thoughts. How can this change the future for neurologists and architects?
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☹ "Online system may ID mental health disorders" -☺- Except it can't see your face.  ☠

#marketing   #neuromarketing  #psychology
By C. E. Huggins NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - An Internet-based system could be a useful tool for screening adults for mental health disorders and giving preliminary diagnoses, according to a new Dutch study. This eDiagnostics system is already used in primary care practices in The Netherlands, the researchers say, but nowhere else, and more study is needed to determine if it is reliable, valid and cost-effective. "Using the Internet to diagnose m...
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Even a cup of coffee ... triggers your brain.   #marketing   #neuromarketing  
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An excellent visual and concept from +Roger Dooley 

Nice that it uses #consumerpsychology  concepts within itself - like visual not text, contrasting color, "looking" where the subject looks, etc.
In my keynote at the ConversionSUMMIT in Frankfurt (an amazing one-day conference I highly recommend!), I introduced a new concept I’ve been working on: The Persuasion Slide™. In short, it’s a simple model for persuasion that encompasses a variety of […]
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Thanks, +April Lougheed, glad you like the concept!
 
Read it even if it hurts.  Don't assume you are immune.
Ever wondered what to test on your landing pages? Watch & learn as we throw 17 landing page examples under the bus - for educational purposes, of course.
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Virtual reality has a come a long way since the 1990s, the heady days of Lawnmower Man and epic battles with evil triangles and squares. But with the arrival of the Oculus Rift headset, VR is poised to change the way we play, work and learn. That may sound like hyperbole, but I assure you that it's entirely justified.
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By Andrew M. Seaman NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For people at high risk of depression because of a family history, spirituality may offer some protection for the brain, a new study hints. Parts of the brain's outer layer, the cortex, were thicker in high-risk study participants who said religion or spirituality was "important" to them versus those who cared less about religion. "Our beliefs and our moods are reflected in our brain and with new im...
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Comprehensive compilation on #BigData.  SlideShares, Audio
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A little help for us -> Visual Learners
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I always love a video demonstrating what it is really like to be a designer.  Glad I slammed thru this Badge.
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Now this is something my customers can use.  Remember when the web was supposed to "level the playing field"?

Still a believer, but big data could change things.
Learn what makes Coke's content so amazing, and how you can replicate it without their massive budget.
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April Lougheed: Profit Hunter | Consultant | Entrepreneur
Skills
marketing science, finance, web development, branding, graphic design, HTML5, CSS3, MySql, jQuery, WordPress (and other digital skills and code languages too numerous to list)
Employment
  • ProfitGuider.com
    Owner, Digital Marketing Consultant, 2010 - present
  • Guider.com
    Owner, Online Marketing Specialist, 1992 - present
  • Netafim USA
    NetafimUSA, Web Developer and Consultant, 1995 - 2008
  • Pearson Education
    Macmillan Computer Publishing, Online Marketing Manager, 1998 - 1999
  • Dow Chemical Company
    DowBrands, Brand Manager, New Media Marketing Manager, 1989 - 1995
  • Kraft Foods
    Brand Manager, New Products Manager, 1988 - 1989
  • GlaxoSmithKline
    Brand Management, New Products Manager, 1986 - 1988
  • Eastman Kodak
    Kodak Scholarship Intern, 1983 - 1985
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Previously
Indianapolis - Pittsburgh - Chicago - Greenville, South Carolina - Fort Wayne, Indiana
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April Lougheed: Profit hunter. Entrepreneur. Lover of business adventures.
Introduction
April Lougheed loves profit hunting on the digital frontier. Relentlessly seeking the magic mix of customer message, service and technology to set a business on fire.

Motto: Opportunities multiply as they are seized. ~Sun Tzu.

Business is an adventure I truly love. If you want a dedicated partner as enthusiastic about your business as you, please get it touch. Exciting success stories await us.

MY GOAL

Turn your web presence from expense center to balance sheet asset.


EXPERIENCE

Business

  • Strategic marketing
  • ROI consulting
  • Brand management 

Internet
  • Web development 
  • Graphic design
  • Interactive programming

 

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Passionately dedicated to your success!
Education
  • Indiana University Bloomington, Kelley School of Business
    MBA, Marketing/Finance Major, Brand Management Concentration, 1985 - 1986
  • Indiana University Bloomington, Kelley School of Business
    BS cum laude, Business Analysis Major, Management & Statistics Concentration, 1981 - 1985
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A. L. Lougheed, A. Lougheed, April L. Lougheed
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Thicker brain sections tied to spirituality: study
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Brainwave Headset Allows Control Architecture With Your Thoughts - Bee C...
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This new brainwave headset allows a user to change a structure with their thoughts. How can this change the future for neurologists and arch

The Future: What Businesses Need to Know
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If there's one thing for certain, we're in the midst of a radical shift -- both technologically and socially. The desire for increased insig

Online system may ID mental health disorders
ca.news.yahoo.com

By C. E. Huggins NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - An Internet-based system could be a useful tool for screening adults for mental health disorder

Why We Should All Learn a Little Code: Answer and Infographic - The Indu...
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To learn or not to learn code. It's been the topic of debate around the web for some time. From general discussions between the development

The Persuasion Slide: An Introduction | Neuromarketing
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In my keynote at the ConversionSUMMIT in Frankfurt (an amazing one-day conference I highly recommend!), I introduced a new concept I’ve been

Text Editors and HTML Badge
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One of the primary tools that web designers and developers use all the time is called a text editor. We'll use a text editor to write our HT

17 Landing Page Design Examples Get a Good Old Fashioned Roasting
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Ever wondered what to test on your landing pages? Watch & learn as we throw 17 landing page examples under the bus - for educational purpose

How to Pull Off Coca-Cola Marketing on a Diet Coke Budget
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Learn what makes Coke's content so amazing, and how you can replicate it without their massive budget.

Screen Time: Cross-Platform Consumer Behavior [Infographic] | Get Elasti...
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Screen Time: Cross-Platform Consumer Behavior [Infographic] - infographic Digital Commerce

Pieces of mind: introducing the Guardian's new psychology blog
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Pete Etchells, Molly Crockett, Nathalia Gjersoe and Chris Chambers: Welcome to Head Quarters, the Guardian's new centre of operations for ps

ProfitGuider Insider News
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ProfitGuider Insider News, by ProfitGuider: business wisdom : profit savvy

The Power of Relevancy The Biometric Impact of Online Advertising
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At the Advertising Research Foundation’s (ARF) 2011 annual re:think convention, a key issues forum presentation was held entitled The Power

How Not to Steal People's Content on the Web
blog.hubspot.com

Learn how to give proper credit to content you've sourced from other locations on the internet.

Apps | Common Craft
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The chances are you've been using apps for years. Your home or work computer has apps like a spreadsheet program, calculator or photo editor

Pardot
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Pardot, a salesforce.com Company

What 7 Masters Of Persuasion Can Teach You About Behavioral Marketing
www.rohitbhargava.com

This past weekend one of the first ever conferences on consumer psychology and behavior focusing on marketing, sales and business strategy q

Large Website Backgrounds Do’s and Don’ts
www.webdesignerdepot.com

Large backgrounds make a very impressive visual impact on websites. A web designer has the possibility to play with different design variabl

Influence Through Storytelling
www.slideshare.net

From a workshop I facilitated at Vizthink 2009 on why stories are more effective than fact based methods at communicating complex ideas and