The carrot (Daucus carota subsp. sativus; etymology: from Late Latin carōta, from Greek καρωτόν karōton, originally from the Indo-European root ker- (horn), due to its horn-like shape) is a root vegetable, usually orange in colour, though purple, red, white, and yellow varieties exist. It has a crisp texture when fresh. The most commonly eaten part of a carrot is a taproot, although the greens are sometimes eaten as well. It is a domesticated form of the wild carrot Daucus carota, native to Europe and southwestern Asia. The domestic carrot has been selectively bred for its greatly enlarged and more palatable, less woody-textured edible taproot.
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  • An Important Holiday Message from the Streets

    … to the ground and crawled on his belly under a barb-wire fence and into the planted rows. Pulling one carrot at a time from the ground, he ate quietly, weeping silently between mouthfuls of carrot, roughly sprinkled with chunks of dirt. Having eaten as much as he could without disturbing too much of the garden, he backed out – still on his belly…

    Randy Milanovic/ KAYAK ONLINE MARKETING BLOG - 19 readers -
  • UK agencies feel pinch of high cost of London living

    … to buy a home, cycle to the office, support a family and have a good standard of living. But that carrot is looking increasingly mouldy. According to an article in The Times, it now takes a salary of £100,000 to afford a family home in or around the capital. How many people in your agency earn that?” Ogilvy & Mather Group U.K. is feeling the same…

    Chris Smith/ Digiday- 8 readers -
  • Drive More Email Conversions With “Pull-Back” Campaigns

    … to put a little more carrot on the stick to get that customer off the fence and into your next webinar or checkout page. You don’t want to use this approach all the time but, when used judiciously, it’s often very effective in pull-back use. I’ve spoken about this approach extensively in a number of interviews (including Yaro Starak’s “Entrepreneur’s…

    Daniel Faggella/ Marketing Landin Display EMail- 19 readers -
  • How Much Could I Pay You to Quit Affiliate Marketing?

    … it, you don’t want to give it up. This stubborn defiance to conform, even under the carrot of a fixed 500K salary, is what drives affiliates to be the best damn marketers in the business. It’s the reason why corporations have to pay extreme money to attract us. And if you want to carve your own career in affiliate marketing, this needs…

    Finch Sellsin Affiliate How To's- 7 readers -
  • Habits > Hacks

    … ourselves to stay the course. The tendency to falter here is known as the What the Hell! effect: Oops! I didn’t mean to eat that big piece of pie. There goes my diet. Oh well, what the hell! Since I’ve already blown my diet, I might as well have another piece. Uh-oh. Now I’ve really done it. What the hell! Might as well have a third piece…

    Gregory Ciotti/ Sparring Mind- 23 readers -
  • The Best Ways to Get Customers to Engage on Facebook

    Well, it’s official. The time when businesses could use the “like-gate” in order to promote engagement in their Facebook pages is over. No longer can you offer content and giveaways only when a user likes your Facebook page; the social network has decided it wants to focus on the quality of connections instead of allowing businesses to dangle a carrot in front of a consumer to force engagement.

    Murray Newlands/ Adknowledge Blog- 31 readers -
  • You say Ello and I say goodbye (to Facebook?)

    …, from Diaspora to Movim. The reason for scepticism, though, is that the history of the web is littered with acquisitions and the sense that success in gaining users predicates 'monetisation'. It's simply too tasty a carrot to hang back from. So, how does Ello intend to make money? Paid features and donations. See this list for planned features…

    Ben Davis/ Econsultancyin Social Google Facebook Twitter- 4 readers -
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