3 ways bulk email verification can prevent free trial abuse

Businesses have learned how to mend the weak spots in free trial marketing.

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  • Free trials are an excellent marketing tool but people can take advantage of the system by using disposable emails, jumping from one free trial to the next.
  • You can use free trial marketing to great effect if you know how to protect your business against those who want to take advantage.
  • Here are 3 ways to identify email addresses that will never lead to a genuine sale and remove them from your lists.
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Live on Monday: Does the US need one billion people?

What would happen if you tripled the US population? Join Matthew Yglesias and Charles Duhigg at 1pm ET on Monday, September 28.

Nutrisystem review: The key to losing weight—and keeping it off

Nutrisystem is a smarter weight-loss program that users enjoy.

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  • The societal and economic consequences of obesity cannot be ignored.
  • The economic impact is up to $190 billion every year in America.
  • Americans spend up to $2.5 billion each year on popular weight-loss programs.
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Learn innovation with 3-star Michelin chef Dominique Crenn

Dominique Crenn, the only female chef in America with three Michelin stars, joins Big Think Live.

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Having been exposed to mavericks in the French culinary world at a young age, three-star Michelin chef Dominique Crenn made it her mission to cook in a way that is not only delicious and elegant, but also expressive, memorable, and true to her experience.

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Thinking of reselling jewelry? You need to know about Worthy.

Worthy returns 2-3x more money than local jewelers and pawn shops.

  • The jewelry resale market notoriously undervalues the true worth of many pieces.
  • Sellers that investigate their options tend to receive higher returns than those who go to local jewelers. Keeping jewelry that you do not wear can be a bad financial choice; the value of diamonds is down more than 10% over the last 5 years, while the Fortune 500 index is up 40%+ over the same period.
  • Local marketplaces like Craigslist or Ebay are fraught with scammers who can leave sellers empty handed.
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The COVID effect: How more time at home translated to record porn views

The line between work and play has became blurred during the pandemic.

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  • Pornhub measured its daily traffic and reported an average increase of 24% in daily traffic compared to days before COVID-19 lockdown.
  • During lockdown, VR porn has helped breach the gap between social distancing and human connection.
  • There are many reasons it's better to pay for porn than rely on free websites: it reduces exploitation, the quality is better, and you can dive into the world of VR.
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How to make Instagram your side hustle

Here are 5 simple steps to creating a side hustle you can cash in on—just remember: quality should be at the heart of each step.

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  • If you choose a niche you are passionate about and people are interested in, you can create a lucrative side hustle on Instagram.
  • Once you gain an engaged fanbase, you can monetize your account through advertising and affiliate links.
  • Here are 5 simple steps to get your on your way to becoming an influencer.
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What is the viewing experience of VR porn really like?

Recent studies suggest virtual reality porn can produce a more positive experience than viewing from a monitor or screen.

VR porn is a totally immersive experience that research claims is much more positive than other ways to consume adult entertainment.

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  • Since early 2014 when Ela Darling, an adult entertainment actress recorded her first VR performance, the world of virtual porn has taken off.
  • Recent studies suggests VR porn produces a more positive experience than typical porn viewing through a monitor or screen.
  • RealityLovers, a top VR porn website, speaks about the benefits of virtual reality porn experiences and the future of VR adult entertainment.
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