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Kiss Me Quick's Erotica: Sexy Stories with Rose Caraway

Dealing with “Haters”: How to Rise Above the Negative

<b>“The final proof of greatness lies in being about to endure criticism without resentment.” ~Elbert Hubbard</b><p>A splash of tequila to the unsuspecting …

Opace reveals why infographics should be a core internet marketing strategy for businesses in 2015

Great for sharing information in an easy-to-read format, they’re being used everywhere from websites and blogs to social media and marketing emails. …

Marketing Value Metrics: Are Yours Shiny or Profitable?

Are we collecting profits or just numbers? Marketing metrics are everywhere and increasing by the day. They’re things like Facebook Likes, Twitter …

100 Things You Are Doing Wrong on Social Media

Director, Content Strategy<p>1. You are tweeting press releases.<p>2. You are not following ANYONE back on Twitter.<p>3. You are not answering questions …

Marketing

10 content marketing mistakes to avoid

Content marketing is time-consuming.<p>Blog posts take hours to write, great images need to be found or created, and those social networks need to be …

Marketing

8 Ways to Increase Your Email Open Rates

How relevant is an old dinosaur like “email marketing” in today’s landscape? Consider the following statistics:<p>* 73% of marketers say <b>email marketing</b> …

Turkish wine finds place on UK supermarket shelves

It is one of the world's oldest wine-producing regions, although consumers struggle to find its products on restaurant wine lists, never mind track them down in their local off-licence.<p>This week Waitrose has become only the second UK supermarket to sell Turkish wine, as part of a new showcase of …

Welsh wine becomes toast of the valleys

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Large wine glasses are fuelling obesity epidemic, warns health expert

Professor Fiona Sim said the trend towards larger wine glasses meant few people realise how many calories they are consuming<p>The fashion for large wine glasses has fuelled a rise in the number of ‘invisible’ calories people are inadvertently consuming through alcohol, the chair of the Royal Society …

Beautiful Balanced Stones Sculptures in Rivers and Streams by Miha Brinovec

Slovenia-based artist Miha Brinovec creates precariously balanced stone sculptures in rivers and streams by painstakingly stacking stones by hand. …

12 Pivotal Lessons Steve Jobs Taught Guy Kawasaki

Guy Kawasaki is well known for his support of innovation and entrepreneurship, having been an early employee of Apple, then going on to start, advise, and assist a number of successful technology companies.<p>He also claims to be one of the only people to work for Steve Jobs twice and survive. He …

Top 10 Marketing Books of 2014 | Inc.com

My previous posts have identified the Top 10 Business Books of 2014 and the 7 Most Thought-Provoking Books of 2014. In this post, I turn to marketing, where it's been a <i>very</i> good year, with numerous groundbreaking titles. Here are the year's best:<p><b>Subtitle:</b> <i>Power Tips for Power Users</i><p><b>Authors:</b> Guy …

Marketing

How to Create a Social Media Marketing Strategy in 8 Easy Steps

A social media marketing strategy is a summary of everything you plan to do and hope to achieve on social media. It guides your actions and lets you …

Marketing

A Step-by-Step Guide to Hosting or Joining a Twitter Chat

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>A few months ago we started up a new Twitter chat series, #Bufferchat.<p>So far, we’ve talked about everything from productivity to social media monitoring and lots of other topics in between. These days, we have up to 185 participants each week, …

ModCloth Signs Pledge to Avoid Retouching Photos of its Models

Ever wish advertisers would just admit when they've airbrushed their models? Online retailer ModCloth promised to do so when it became the first …

Gertie's New Blog for Better Sewing

Visit My NEW Blog!<p>Okay, big news. I have started a new blog. It's hard to believe that it's been a decade since I started Gertie's New Blog for …

The secrets of the world’s most valuable brands

en_GB<p>article<p>This year’s BrandZ list of the 100 most valuable global brands sees Google knock the crown off long time holder Apple, Ford make a …

Marketing

LiNC 14 social media conference: five key takeaways

en_GB<p>article<p>Marketers and business leaders from global brands BuzzFeed, Sony and Telstra debated the future of social marketing and the value of …

Public Relations

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Sneaky Cards

"Sneaky Cards is a new card game that's the ultimate reminder that random daily moments and interactions with strangers can be a lot of fun."<p>-Upworthy<p>…

Board Games

Spiced beef stir-fry with garlic and oyster sauce

Ingredients<p>1½ tbsp oyster sauce<br>• 1½ tbsp black bean garlic sauce<br>• 2 tsp sugar<br>• 1 lime, halved<br>• 260 g rump steak, trimmed of fat and thinly sliced into …

Slow Cooked Beef with Gnocchi

Ingredients<p>450 g lean boneless shin or chuck steak, cut into 2.5cm/1inch cubes<br>• Salt and freshly milled black pepper<br>• ½ tsp cayenne pepper<br>• 1 tsp paprika<br>• 2 …

Slow Cooker Recipes: 20 Warming Soups for a Frosty Day

Ah, winter. It's bliss-sparkling ice-covered trees abound, making us long for warm places to curl up inside, and sip on warm liquids. It's time to grab your slow cooker and pour in the ingredients to craft a steamy slow cooked concoction that will warm up your dinner table tonight. Try one of our …

New Twist of Old Tradition of Old Finnish People With Things On Their Heads

View Gallery<p>In the wonderful Finnish tradition of not explaining oneself, here are some spectacular images of old Finnish people with things on their …

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