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SEO Strategy in 2017: What's Most Important?

Don't trust what you've heard -- links are still king when it comes to search engine optimization.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everyone wants to get a high click-through rate and a good spot in Google's search algorithm. But, when it is generally accepted in the …

5 Writing Techniques that Stir Your Audience to Action - Copyblogger

We all want a positive response to the content we work so hard to create. Not all positive responses, however, are created equal.<p>I’m reminded of this …

Top 4 keywords every brand should monitor

Most marketers know that tracking keyword rankings properly is important and have keyword tracking tools to help them make sure their top keywords are performing well in Google and other top search engines. To add to tracking organic keywords, there’s social media monitoring that entered the …

Why Social Media Is Beneficial For Small Business Owners: 5 Sites And The Best Ways To Use Them

Keeping up with the growing number of social media sites and trying to put your small businesses mark on the map can seem overwhelming. <i>What platform</i> …

Chocolate Muffins You Might Be Able to Pass Off as Breakfast

Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 400°F. Grease or line a 12-cup standard muffin tin with paper liners.<p>Whisk the flour, cocoa …

39 Desk DIYs That Won't Feel Like Work

There's no place like home.

How Do You Start a Blog?

Updated April 18, 2018<p>Maybe because I am a marketing consultant and I have started and written for many blogs, many times entrepreneurs ask me: …

Top 10 Ways to Stay Safe On Public Wi-Fi Networks

Free Wi-Fi is a windfall, especially if you’re working from the library or airport, or if you just want to save data on your phone or laptop. Still, …

Make Money Online: How to Choose a Profitable Niche for Your Business

Determine Whether You Have a Money-Making Idea Before You Waste Your Time<p>Updated April 18, 2018<p>There's a lot of appeal to <b>make money online</b>. Starting …

What to eat before bed if you want a good night's sleep – and what to avoid

Lavender on your pillow, avoiding all digital screens, meditation - there are seemingly endless ways that supposedly promise a good night’s sleep.<p>But …

Sleep

How to Do SEO for a “Tiny” Website That Doesn’t Have Any Visitors or Money

I have consulted thousands of businesses ranging from Fortune 100 companies to your local mom and pop shops.One of the biggest objection I hear from …

George RR Martin: FREE Master Class on Storytelling

George RR Martin: Master Class on Storytelling<p>George RR Martin is one of the most beloved and hated storytellers of his generation. He’s best known …

Social Media

22 Cozy Slow-Cooker Casseroles That Make Life Easy

Slow-cooker season is in full swing, and these cozy casserole recipes are here to warm your soul. You'll be glad you won't have to bother with the …

3 Reasons Email Campaigns Remain the Best Marketing Tool

Mobile phones have made email inboxes portable, so that no one is ever really offline. Take advantage of that.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I used to think that email marketing’s days were numbered. But, as a recent study from marketing technology pioneer Zeta Global …

Eating Any of These Will Slow Down Memory Loss by 19 Years, According to Science

Want to slow down memory loss and cognitive decline? Start shopping for these amazing brain foods.<p>The harsh reality is that we're not getting any younger, and with aging come consequences, like losing your mental acuity. Ever forget names?<p>OK, I'll speak for me. But it does happen more frequently …

6 common mistakes content marketers should avoid in 2017

Below are the common content marketing strategies that content marketers should try to avoid in 2017<p>Mistakes are part of the growth process and are …

The Best Marketing Software for Your Small Business

In order to grow your small business, it's important to attract new clients while also nurturing your existing customer base<p>A well-planned, carefully-executed marketing strategy can be one of the best ways to get the word out about your brand, but without an expert to guide you, that can be a big …

17 Recipes That Should Be Part of Your Gym Routine

15 Design Secrets to Steal From Professional Home Stagers

Trust the professionals when they say details really do matter.<p>If you're a fan of HGTV, you appreciate the power of home stagers — a.k.a. the people who sweep in after a makeover and turn the shell of a house into a warm and inviting home. Use their secrets in your own abode to make it just as …

Home Decorating

Facebook wants you to watch longer videos, so it’s going to show you longer videos

Because that’s what’s on TV.<p>You know how mobile + social is supposed to = short attention span?<p>No more, says Facebook: It says it is going to start rewarding video makers who create longer clips.<p>This is a shift — yet another shift — from Facebook, which kick-started its move into video by crediting …

12 of the World’s Most Fascinating International Borders

It’s tough being a cartographer.<p>Not all international borders are uncomplicated, straight lines dividing one country from another. In reality, a …

The #1 Thing Every Nutritionist Does in the Morning (and You Don't)

Sometimes, despite all your best efforts, your grip on the reigns of life loosen a little more than you'd like, and those good habits you formed, …

4 Keys to Creating the Video Ad Your Business Needs

Distributing a message is easier via video than with other media, including your website. The catch is, that video has to be good.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Video marketing pays. Just ask software giant Adobe. After a recent $540 million acquisition, the company …

9 Celebrity Nutritionist–Approved Ways to Beat Your Sugar Cravings

As I sit here writing this, I'm munching on a pink Himalayan–salted dark chocolate caramel bar. I don't even like dark chocolate, but this particular …

Sleep Disorders

A Simple Formula for Mastering SEO the Easy Way

Great content and backlinks get you to the front of the line.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Trying to understand all the different facets and nuances of SEO is just about as difficult as trying to decipher an ancient language. There are hundreds of different factors …

11 Easy-but-Delicious Root Vegetable Recipes to Take You Beyond the Roasting Pan

Carrot tahini dips? Shaved celery root? We've got you covered<p>Root vegetables may not have the leafy green feel of vegetables, but they make up for …