Alexei Huper

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Seven Ways To Take Your Business From Concept To Reality

Every startup begins with a grand idea that is just waiting to hatch. While you may have considered the idea and gone over the details a million times in your head, it may be a real challenge to move it to the beginning stages of a business.<p>You may have doubt or hesitation that is holding you back …

The Best Rain Jackets of 2018

<i>Last updated April 2018: We’ve added all-new picks for 2018 as well as two new sections designed to teach you how to re-waterproof a rain jacket and</i> …

7 Ways to Boost Your Small-Business Marketing

These marketing strategies can help small businesses gain new customers and increase repeat business.<p>This story originally appeared on Bizness Apps<p>Marketing is important to every business’ survival, whether it’s for the local business up the street or the mega-corporation that spreads across all …

Direct Trade is Dead, Long Live its Founding Principles

We have devoted a fair amount of real estate within this site’s pages to the popular specialty coffee industry term “direct trade.” More …

The Unofficial Gimlet Reading List: Books about ‘Audio Storytelling’ i.e. Making Good Podcasts

As an intern at Gimlet Media’s <i>Science Vs</i>, I’ve learned a lot about making podcasts. The process of making a podcast can seem mysterious, if not …

How to use Dictation on Mac

<b>Updated March 2017:</b> Added information about choosing different languages with Dictation and dictating punctuation and formatting.<p>If you have mobility …

Operating Systems

4 Tricks for Using Bookmarks Folders in Safari

If you’re using Safari’s Favorites Bar (which can be revealed by choosing View > Show Favorites Bar from the program’s menus at the top), there are a …

macOS: Archiving Old Contacts

I’ve got so many contacts at this point. Too many. All right, 500 or so isn’t actually <i>that</i> bad, considering I’ve seen some folks that have <i>thousands</i>. …

Infographic: The Millennial Coffee Market Is Lit

Millennials are really into their coffee. (It’s no coincidence that BuzzFeed recently launched their own roast … sold through a personality quiz.)<p>But …

Who Are Micro-Influencers How to Find Them

Recently, we released a data-driven Top 100 Marketing Influencers report. It’s based on 2 million mentions and 4 million interactions influencers …

29 free social media tricks for nonprofits

<i>This article originally appeared on PR Daily in May of 2017.</i><p>There is great room for growth for nonprofit brand managers on social media—and many ways …

4 Unknown Facebook Features Your Business is Missing

These powerful tools can take your Facebook marketing to the next level.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Facebook has hundreds of features built into its platform to help small businesses thrive. However, if you’re like most entrepreneurs, you’re only taking advantage of …

Does Microfinance Actually Work?

How well does it work, though? In the last decade, researchers have taken a closer look at that question and their conclusions aren’t as positive as …

Homemade Ginger Ale

An advertisement caught my eye yesterday while I was looking for something to read on the airplane… In the seat pocket in front of me, I found a …

The Future of Social Media and Content Marketing for All-Inclusive Resorts

Last month we launched a new FREE Skift Trends Report, <b>The Evolution of the All-Inclusive Resort</b>, brought to you in partnership with <b>Club Med</b>.<p>Below is …

The Four Skills Digital Marketers Need Today by @avidpi

<i>By Avi Levine</i><p>We all know that marketing is changing, and businesses are taking note of the move online, which requires the need for digital marketers.<p>…

Engage like a pro with these social media sharing tips

Back in February, I wrote a column about 5 engaging ways to share social media content. I provided examples with a straightforward way, an alternative way and a bit of reasoning to tie it all together. I ended it with the promise of more in a future column.<p>The future is here. Here are 5 more ways …

Jaw-dropping Digital Marketing Stats and What They Mean for You

As a marketing professional who believes in the power of big data, I see statistics all of the time. But every once in a while I read something that …

10 Resources to Help You Teach Inbound Marketing

Here's a few resources for instructors, professors and educators to teach inbound marketing. It also includes free tools to pass onto your students.

Pager Turns Your Facebook Pages Into Full-Fledged Websites

Meet Pager, a neat little hack developed during our 24-hour Disrupt NY Hackathon by a team of three engineers. It’s the perfect idea for small business owners who want to turn their Facebook page into a more traditional website.<p>The team has already worked for restaurant owners, doing freelance work …

Mint's personal finance app comes to Windows devices with Live Tile support

It's been a long time coming, but Mint has finally released a version of its personal finance app for both Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8. Just like its Android and iOS iterations, the app lets users track their account balances, spending habits and net income over time so that they can make …

Trends for Social Media Marketing Success from #SMMW15

Leaders across social media, digital and content marketing descended upon San Diego in late March for Social Media Marketing World 2015. With …

Best Practices for Video Marketing on Social Networks from Cisco, SAP & Bally Switzerland

Driven by consumers' insatiable appetite for video content, video marketing has become an important part of social media marketing. With platforms …

5 Essential Elements of Any Social Media Campaign

If you spend any length of time surfing social media channels than you have bumped into thousands of social media marketing campaigns. The channels I tune into include LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. If, as a campaigner, I am doing my job properly, you would be intrigued enough to read, …

How to Determine Goals for Your Social Media Marketing Campaign

Do you suffer from pie in the sky delusions when it comes to setting goals for your social media marketing campaigns? Or perhaps, you have the …

100+ Brilliant Insights From Social Media Marketing World 2015 #SMMW15

The world’s <b>top marketing experts shared excellent educational content</b> at the recent Social Media Marketing World mega conference in sunny San Diego, …

16 Essential Tools for Your Social Media Marketing Toolkit - Marketing Mojo for Small Business

Social Media Marketing can be a challenging (and very time consuming) job. Between finding sharable content, writing high quality blog posts, …

9 Actions That Define a Working Day In The Life of a Social Media Marketer

Social media marketing is one of the best ways for businesses to increase their revenues. Given the fact that social media platforms have a large …