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Warren Buffett's Single-Best Piece Of Advice

When it comes to investing, you can’t do much better than Warren Buffett. He’s the financial equivalent of the New York Yankees and the Chicago Cubs (at least the 2016 version).<p>Although most of us will never come close to Buffett’s record on stockpicking — nor should we try — we can pick up on …

Investing

The Absolute Top Ten Best Things to Do in Seattle (The City of the Century)

Prior to moving to Seattle in 1996, I'd lived in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C. and San Francisco, and had traveled to many of the major cities of the world. By comparison, Seattle seemed beautiful, but small, provincial, and a little isolated...a pre-teen of a city.<p>But, somehow, …

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How to Create a Successful Social Media Marketing Plan

Social media has over the years transformed to become one of the critical business marketing tools used today. While every business is unique, there …

Marketing

The Best Tools to Start an E-Commerce Business in 2017 | Inc.com

Thinking about opening an online store? Thinking about adding ecommerce to your sales and distribution platform?<p>But not sure where to start?<p>The following is from Matthew Guay, a Content Marketer at Zapier, the tool that lets you easily connect apps and automate repetitive tasks. (Zapier is also one …

eCommerce

10 marketing trends to watch for in 2017

People have had some pretty harsh things to say about 2016.We lost many beloved celebrities and public figures (along with Harambe) and weathered a …

Marketing

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These Urban Wineries Bring Washington's Vineyards to Seattle

Seattle oenophiles rejoice: You no longer have to travel to the distant vineyards of Walla Walla or even the tasting room-rich town of Woodinville to taste the killer offerings of Eastern Washington's bountiful grape harvest. From Georgetown and the SoDo Urban Works tasting center to family-owned …

The Week in Review: Fake News Controversy

Scrutiny of online news coverage and its potential role in impacting the 2016 presidential election has increased since Election Day.<p>In an election that was marked by a host of controversies on both sides of the aisle, voters relied heavily on the internet for a better understanding of key issues …

Apple will try to address the battery issue that's causing iPhones to shut down early with the next iOS update

Apple first addressed the problem in late November, saying that a "very small number of iPhone 6s devices" were affected. It opened up a free battery exchange program for those phones it deemed vulnerable.<p>More and more complaints have come to light since then, though, with many claiming to suffer …

Mobile Technology

Selling On Social? Four Ways Small Business Owners And Franchisees Can Use Social To Boost Sales

In the last few weeks, I’ve had an opportunity to speak to hundreds of multiple franchisee and small business owners on the topic of sales and marketing in the digital age. And, one thing has become abundantly clear – most business owners are still not grasping the power of social media to help …

Small Business

10 Secrets to Building Mass

Here's what you need to know...<p>If you have 14-inch arms and want to start a mass building program, don't worry about your stupid abs (for a …

The NYLON Guide To Seattle

Where to eat, drink, and shop<p>Seattle is one of the most beautiful cities on the planet, thanks to its privileged position of being surrounded by lakes, sounds, bays, rivers, and every other body of water imaginable. And on a clear day, when the sun is out, the views of Mount Rainier are staggering. …

The best animated movies on Netflix

Animated films often offer a bit of escapism, roping us into fantastical candy-colored worlds and investing us in the lives of scrappy heroes and …

Animation

Should You Invest In Seattle Real Estate?

<b>Quick Hits: If you’re planning to buy a home do it now, because prices are going up for the next few years. Investments in single-family properties that are split into rental units have good potential in King County and Bellingham. Apartment developments have the best potential in King County and</b> …

Real Estate

Meet the glamorous Iranian model couple 'who fled to Dubai' after fashion industry crackdown

Like any fashion model, they shared images online of their glamorous moments and the minutiae of their daily looks but for one Iranian couple, their "un-Islamic" ways meant they were apparently forced to flee Iran and move to Dubai.<p>Elnaz Golrokh and Hamid Fadaei were among several models and …

The twenty best apps for small-business owners in 2016

Between handling customer complaints, keeping track of employee work schedules and monitoring expenses, running a small business is hard work. If …

Apps

Great Spots for Outdoor Dining and Drinking in Seattle, Summer 2017

Seattle's long-awaited summer is officially upon us. Restaurants and bars all over town are gradually starting to break out the patio furniture, so when the moment arises you'll want to be ready to seize it and stock up on some precious warmth and vitamin D.<p>Eater has you covered with this map, a …

Seattle

Google’s New “Plan A Trip” Feature Is Changing the Way You Search

Google is never one to miss a beat. To keep up with the trend in smartphone usage over traditional desktop searches, the company has unveiled a brand …

Air Travel

Long-distance flight in your future? Here's the pro checklist for comfort in the air

Long flights in stuffy airplanes are rarely fun, but there are ways to make them pleasant if you have the correct tools. Books, tablets, a good meal and a few drinks will make the time go by a little faster, but there are other ways that the flying pros have figured out how to truly make the trip …

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh shares 4 business books he thinks everyone should read

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh wants his employees to continuously explore new ideas. That's why there's a library of some of his favorite books at Zappos' Las Vegas headquarters.<p>Over the years he's recommended well over 20 business books— including his own, the 2010 bestseller "Delivering Happiness" — and …

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Can’t Get to the Gym Today? Try the Home Workout from Hell

You’ll do more work and burn more fat in 30 minutes than you normally do at the gym<p>Think it’s pointless to work out if you can’t make it to the gym?<p>Then you’ve never tried my Home Workout from Hell. (Note: It’s just as hellish in a hotel room.)<p><b>Related:</b> RIPTENSITY: The New Training System From <i>Men’s</i> …

Workouts

10 Classic Seattle Restaurants that Still Shine

Many classic Seattle restaurants have been around for a while: Canlis is celebrating its 65th year, El Gaucho is an elder statesman of the Seattle …

TE Graham excited to be in Seattle

Jimmy Graham, the newly-acquired tight end for the Seattle Seahawks, said there was something special he noticed about the Seahawks long ago while …

NFL