Statistics Norway is the Norwegian statistics bureau. It was established in 1876. Relying on a staff of about 1,000, Statistics Norway publish about 1,000 new statistical releases every year on its web site. All releases are published both in Norwegian and English. In addition a number of edited publications are published, all are available on the web site for free; as the central Norwegian office for official government statistics, Statistics Norway provides the public and government with extensive research and analysis activities. It is administratively placed under the Ministry of Finance but operates independently from all government agencies. Statistics Norway has a board appointed by the government, it relies extensively on data from registers, but are collecting data from surveys and questionnaires, including from cities and municipalities. Statistics Norway was established in 1876; the Statistics Act of 1989 provides the legal framework for Statistics Norway's activities. Statistics Norway has been criticized in 2018 for misrepresenting employment levels for African and Asian immigrants due to employment was counted from 1 weekly hour of work.
Counting full-time employment as 30 hours of work per week, the figures were lower. While official figures show that 35.2% of Pakistani female immigrants are employed, only 20% are in full-time employment. The agency is led by a Director General. Geir Axelsen, Director General, Birger Vikøren, acting Director General Christine Meyer, Director General. In the autumn of 2017 resigned from that position after Finance Minister Siv Jensen declared that Meyer no longer had her confidence; the conflict was the question of. Kostra Official website
Seth W. Godin is an American author and former dot com business executive. After leaving Spinnaker in 1986, he used $20,000 in savings to found Seth Godin Productions a book packaging business, out of a studio apartment in New York City, he met Mark Hurst and founded Yoyodyne. After a few years, Godin sold the book packaging business to his employees and focused his efforts on Yoyodyne, where he promoted the concept of permission marketing. Yoyodyne, launched in 1995, used contests, online games, scavenger hunts to market companies to participating users. In August 1996, Flatiron Partners invested $4 million in Yoyodyne in return for a 20% stake. At Yoyodyne, Godin published Permission Marketing: Turning strangers into friends and friends into customers. In 1998, he sold Yoyodyne to Yahoo! for about $30 million and became Yahoo's vice president of direct marketing. In March 2006, Godin launched Squidoo. In July 2008, Squidoo was one of the 500 most visited sites in the world. By 2014, it was sold to HubPages.
Godin is the author of over 18 books. Free Prize Inside was a Forbes Business Book of the Year in 2004, while Purple Cow sold over 150,000 copies in more than 23 print runs in its first two years; the Dip was New York Times bestseller. In the early 1990s, he curated a 10-book series for children titled Worlds of Power; each of the book's plots is based on a video game. In June 2013, Godin raised more than $250,000 from readers with a Kickstarter campaign, which in turn secured him a book contract with his publisher for his book "The Icarus Deception."Godin was inducted into the American Marketing Association's Marketing Hall of Fame in 2018. Seth Godin's blog was named by Time among its 25 best blogs of 2009; the Smiley Dictionary. Berkeley: Peachpit Press. 1993. ISBN 1-56609-008-3. EMarketing: Reaping Profits on the Information Highway. New York: Berkley Pub. Group. 1995. ISBN 0-399-51904-1. Permission marketing: turning strangers into friends, friends into customers. New York: Simon & Schuster. 1999. ISBN 0-684-85636-0.
If You're Clueless about Selling: And Want to Know More. Dearborn Financial Publishing. 1998. ISBN 0-793-12989-3. Unleashing the Ideavirus. New York: Hyperion. 2001. ISBN 0-7868-8717-6. – Detailing the idea of Viral marketing The Big Red Fez: How To Make Any Web Site Better. New York: Free Press. 2002. ISBN 0-7432-2790-5. Survival is not enough: zooming and the future of your company. New York: Free Press. 2002. ISBN 0-7432-2571-6. Purple Cow: Transform Your Business by Being Remarkable. New York: Portfolio. 2003. ISBN 1-59184-021-X. Free Prize Inside!: The Next Big Marketing Idea. New York: Portfolio. 2004. ISBN 1-59184-041-4. All Marketers Are Liars: The Power of Telling Authentic Stories in a Low-Trust World. New York: Portfolio. 2005. ISBN 1-59184-100-3. Godin, Seth, ed.. The Big Moo: Stop Trying to be Perfect and Start Being Remarkable. New York: Portfolio. ISBN 1-59184-103-8. Small Is the New Big: and 193 Other Riffs and Remarkable Business Ideas. New York: Portfolio. 2006. ISBN 1-59184-126-7; the Dip: A Little Book That Teaches You When to Quit.
New York: Portfolio. 2007. ISBN 1-59184-166-6. Meatball Sundae: Is Your Marketing out of Sync?. New York: Portfolio. 2008. ISBN 1-59184-174-7. Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us. Portfolio. 2008. ISBN 1-59184-233-6. Linchpin: Are You Indispensable?. Portfolio. 2010. ISBN 1-59184-316-2. Poke the Box. Portfolio. 2011. ISBN 1-936719-00-2. We Are All Weird; the Domino Project. 2011. ISBN 1-936719-22-3; the Icarus Deception: How High Will You Fly?. Portfolio. 2012. ISBN 0-6709-2292-7. V Is for Vulnerable: Life Outside the Comfort Zone. Portfolio. 2012. ISBN 978-1591846109. Whatcha Gonna Do with That Duck?: And Other Provocations. Portfolio. 2013. ISBN 978-15918-4609-3. What To Do When It's Your Turn. Seth Godin. 2014. ISBN 978-19367-1931-0; this Is Marketing: You Can't Be Seen Until You Learn To See. Seth Godin. 2018. ISBN 978-0-525-54083-0. Godin and his wife Helene live in New York with their two sons. Official website Seth Godin at TED Seth Godin on IMDb "Seth Godin – Full Stop Failure". Subvert magazine. Interview. Archived from the original on Dec 7, 2011.
Marshall, Colin. "Thinker, "Agent of Change" Seth Godin". Interview. Notebook on Cities and Culture
XTRiPx is a Japanese visual kei rock band, active on the indie scene. Their first live performance was in October 2003, June 2005 saw the release of their first mini-album 『トウメイ。』. Vocals: 弥斗 Guitar: K Drums: ena Bass: るっち Bass: ゆきね Guitar: 将吾 Bass: ちょび Originally from Fukuoka, the band has completed several tours since their inception, but 2007 saw a number of changes for the band. Yukine departed xTRiPx due to his personal differences in music, he continued to play with the band up until September 21. By 1 October 2007, their previous bassist returned to their line-up. In 2009 they released their first song after the reunion entitled, "Dream Catcher", specially limited to 100 copies and sold at their free show on New Year's Eve, they released a single together entitled. In April 2009, xTRiPx decided to pack up and head to Tokyo for seek better opportunities for their music. On 3 February 2010, they released their maxi-single titled "InnovationIsm", which reached #189 on the Oricon singles chart.
It reached #7 on the Oricon Indies Singles chart. Another single, "DisturbbordeR", was released on 30 March 2011 and peaked at #130 on the Oricon chart. On 10 May 2011, they announced that Chobi and Shougo were leaving due to musical differences after their concert at Takadanobaba AREA on July 21; the band went on hiatus after that. On 9 April 2012, xTRiPx announced a revival concert that took place on 21 July 2012 at Takadanobaba AREA. At the concert, the limited single "Rest in Peace" and complementary one-coin single "Re, it has been announced that xTRiPx is going through a "reboot" prompted by their 10-year anniversary in July 2013 with the release of full album, Any Verse, a concert at Takadanobaba AREA on 13 July 2013