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Ben Bradley

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Staying Afloat Over the last 12 months, the number of underwater mortgages in the U.S. has fallen 35 percent, According to the Mortgage Monitor report released by Black Knight Financial Services this morning. It dropped 16 percent in just the first quarter of 2017. In total, 1.8 mil...
          With intense competition from U.S. and foreign buyers alike, a house flippers biggest concern is just finding properties which can be acquired at decent prices. Attracting families to actually buy the homes after renovation - that's easy by compariso...
Confident fraudsters welcome such calls because they know most merchants can be fooled over the phone with just a few simple confirmations or a short conversation. Despite their confidence most fraudsters don’t place orders by phone unless they’re convinced it’s a surefire method for g...
Join PaymentsEd and Worldpay for a webinar dedicated to understanding the payments landscape in Latin America and the complexities of each market. This will allow you and your company to make better and more informed decisions when possessing card transactions in the LatAm region. What...
The payments industry becomes more complex every day and sometimes a payment professional could use a helping hand. Whether you’re thinking of hiring a payment consultant, have already decided that it’s time, or aren’t a believer yet, this webinar will help answer all of your questions...
The FDA’s Groundbreaking Strides Toward a Quality-Centric Regulatory System Two famous pharmaceutical industry quotes encapsulate industry thinking and the push for progress in recent years. Upon launching Pharmaceutical cGMPs for the 21st Century – a Risk-Based Approach, Janet W...
The Hazards of Traditional Corrosion Prevention Methods Corrosion is an unforgiving and costly enemy of metal packaging. Corrosion prevention methods using traditional Vapor Corrosion Inhibitors (VCIs) are both costly and hazardous to operations personnel and the environment. To illust...
Bot traffic actually exceeds human traffic on the internet, which is an alarming statement. According to a security report by Imperva, bots are responsible for 52 percent of web traffic. Botnets are a type of malware that allows an attacker to take control over an affected computer. Th...
INTELLIGENT, IOT-BASED Solvent waste management Smart waste management and solvent recycling are vitally important today. Ask any segment of an industry that uses solvent recyclers for waste management and they would agree: there are many benefits to putting spent solvent through a pro...
If you’re looking to reduce the amount of solvent waste in your facility, there are several benefits to on-site recycling with a solvent distillation unit over using a third party solvent waste removal service. Maintaining efficient operations requires a clean solvent, but the purchase...
Mallory E. Lawler Concordia University-Portland Impact of Language on Assessments             Language assessments are often based on the state standards in addition to the language proficiency descriptors. A large impact on the student’s success on the assessment relies on the mastery...
Home foreclosures have fallen nationwide to a new post-recession low. Foreclosures in April 2017 were down to a level not seen since November 2005 - as the number of properties with foreclosure filings dropped 23 percent compared to a year earlier and fell 7 percent from March. That’s ...
CHICAGO – Macon Raine, a B2B SEO and PPC content marketing agency, has announced a new strategic marketing partnership with DAWGS Inc. “The new partnership with DAWGs is exciting,” said Anne Tuisl, director of account management for Macon Raine. “DAWGs is doing amazing things to combat...
Evaluating 4 Methods for Securing Vacant Property When investment properties are vacant during renovation, building owners often evaluate different methods for securing the vacant property to protect from break-ins, vandals, squatters, or thieves intent on stealing new appliances, copp...
The blight inflicted on communities by vacant properties is undeniable; in fact, a new white paper suggests just one year of vacancy causes around $150,000 in damages—namely due drops in property value, increases in crime, and increases in costs to police and fire departments that ser...
Under The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), which governs the proper management of hazardous waste and non-hazardous solid waste under the EPA, a solvent must first be classified as a solid waste before it can be considered a “hazardous waste.” Under RCRA, the term “solid ...
In printing, automotive, manufacturing, electronics and machining industries, solvents of many kinds are used for cleaning and curing. From coating, painting, line flushing, stabilizing and degreasing operations, solvents are essential to effective operations. Solvent users have a grea...
Exciting potential for Hydratron and Italcontrol partnership as it delivers first co-branded test bench, setting the standard in lead time and quality. Hydratron Ltd, the UK manufacturer and global supplier of high pressure testing equipment and its supply partner Italcontrol, an Itali...
This is a collection of marketing unicorn resources curated from sources across the web. Why Marketing Unicorns Are Such a Big Deal | Earnworthy earnworthy.com/marketing-unicorns/ Jun 29, 2015 – Let’s face it. Marketing is changing in a big way. The days of Don Draper ...
B2B marketing is no easy task. There’s a constant battle between: do I target my exact buyer with account-based marketing or do I go after the larger audience in the hope that my end buyer finds me? The reality is that generating demand for your B2B service or product has become a jugg...
FROM THE TRIBLIO WEBSITE A collection of 40 beautiful content hub examples. Multiple case studies have already proven that optimized content hubs help increase awareness, time spent on the website and lead conversions…and what marketer doesn’t want that? FROM ACROSS THE WEB A variety o...
We are entering a critical time in the real estate industry for home buying. Almost half of U.S. adults who don’t own a home say they plan to buy one within five years, according to a Gallup survey. Half of Non-Homeowners Expect to Buy Homes in Five Years… https://t.co/PiAE...
As a merchant, your success hinges on the happiness of your customers. Happy, satisfied customers translate directly to brand loyalty, good social media exposure, lower risk of returns, less intentional chargeback fraud, and ultimately repeat purchases. So often the degree of satisfact...
Get the Insight on Preventing Chargebacks We’re just going to state the obvious outright: no one wants to deal with chargebacks. The chargeback process is confusing, time-consuming, costly, and ultimately an overall negative experience for everyone involved. As a merchant, there are a ...
How flexible IOT licensing models create new revenue opportunities Although much of the developments in Internet of Things (IoT) have focused on hardware and connectivity – the things and the internet – it’s actually software in the form of applications, management systems and analytic...
Has Biometric Banking Finally Arrived? 5/11/2017  The widespread of integration of biometrics in banking is indeed a reality for most consumers that are taking advantage of mobile banking applications on their smartphone or smart pad devices. Mobile banking apps that had previously req...
What is the impact on the fintech industry of the new OCC Chartering initiative? The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (“OCC”) is embarking on a dual-track regulatory effort that may result in a comprehensive overhaul of the relationships between the fintech industry and regula...
A variety of VISA Chargeback Resources, VISA reason codes, and other links to the VISA website that explain the nuances of the chargeback process. Chargeback Management Guidelines for Visa Merchants Oct 10, 2016 – Acquirer receives the pre- arbitration and has the option of accep...
This is a collection of vendor links from across the web. CHARGEBACK REMEDIATION COLLECTION A collection of resources on chargeback remediation here on the B2BLabs website Ecommerce Fraud Prevention Tools Verifi provides chargeback solutions and fraud prevention. Our team protects your...
Six Things That Threaten Collaborative Work Management If you’re having process problems, I feel bad for you, son I got 99 problems, but a workflow ain’t one There are plenty of challenges implementing a collaborative work management environment in any organization. Work ma...
How are you reducing fraud rates? Spot more fraudulent orders faster and maintain a positive customer experience In the digital economy, fraud is sophisticated and increasingly hard to detect. Simultaneously, providing a seamless customer buying experience is critical to maximizing rev...
Please find here below more information about some recent M2M IoT market reports from Berg Insight. On the links below you can download executive summaries and tables of contents for each of the studies. Fleet management in South Africa – 2nd Edition – How will the market for fle...
A collection of collaborative work management research and from across the web Enterprise Collaborative Work Management Research: How to Get It Right The inundation of productivity apps in the workplace may be doing us more harm than good. The American Psychological Association found t...
The public health crisis that has seized Flint is only the latest struggle for the Michigan city, where one in six houses is vacant after a long period of decline.  The Flint metro area had the highest rate of vacancy in February at 7.5 percent, according to a RealtyTrac report tha...
It was a chance meeting on a Chicago bound flight where Jim Glass of DAWGS (Door and Window Guard Systems) and Mo Brown, Founder of Lipstick Saints stuck up a conversation. Mo shared with Jim the mission of Lipstick Saints and Jim immediately offered support for the organization on be...
Starting a side hustle is a great way to generate passive income and boost your earning potential. One lucrative way to earn money on the side is through a rental property — or two, or ten. But your potential for profit depends greatly on where you choose to buy property. Real estate ...
No Code Process Management In Salesforce.com, Process Builder allows the creation of fairly simple workflows such as pushing a chatter feed to an opportunity.  When Process Builder falls short, admins (and developers) spend significant time and resources coding business logic and workf...
There is nothing worse than that feeling you get when you open your credit card statement and see a charge for an item you don’t remember purchasing. Your heart skips a beat, you break out in a cold sweat, and you try to remember every single time you used your credit card in the last ...
Learn how Visa’s new Real Time Account Updater (VAU) will provide a streamlined solution for everyday account updates and provide increased value for merchants. What You Will Learn About How Real Time VAU works Benefits of VAU compared to the existing two-step VAU tool Important detail...
The Municipal Auditorium in New Orleans was opened on May 30th, 1930. The multi-purpose 7,853-seat arena is located within Louis Armstrong Park. The venue has a very long and rich history - hosting many concerts and events. The Municipal Auditorium was perhaps best known for hosting ...