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How Blogging For Your Small Business Drives Traffic To Your Website

What entrepreneur doesn’t scratch their head in bewilderment trying to figure out how to drive more traffic to their website! When properly …

How To Program Your Mind To Stop Buying Crap You Don't Need

We all buy things from time to time that we don't really need. It's OK to appeal to your wants every once in a while, as long as you're in control. …

110 essential resources for creative freelancers and small business owners

It’s here. Creative Boom’s list of 110 highly recommended, essential resources for creative freelancers and entrepreneurs, because a hundred wasn't …

Small Business

How iOS developers use code signing to get their apps on iPhones

Image copyright Maksim Kabakou.Developing apps is actually the easy part. Things get difficult when it comes to getting apps onto devices. One of the …

How to Monetize Your App: Banner Ads Vs Native Ads vs In-App Purchases

The iOS App Store, and the subsequent rush of mobile development that followed its creation, has been around since 2008. It can no longer be said that this is a brand new space. Mobile app development has already taken on a known and familiar pace and a common set of rules for what makes a …

The to-do list method that actually works

I'm pretty sure there is no new information you could come up with as it relates to productivity and procrastination. Just about anything I could tell you has been written about at some point by someone, and in many cases, at many points by many someones.<p>So with that in mind – knowing that you've …

10 Best Industries For Starting A Business In 2015

Small business owners are reportedly the most optimistic they’ve been since early 2008, with several surveys indicating they also plan to hire more workers in 2015. And even though formation of businesses with more than one employee has declined over the past 30-plus years, the number of sole …

Stores Boasting Improved Price-Matching Offers Big Change

The Case Against Paying Designers By The Hour

Creativity doesn’t start when you punch a clock. Here’s a better way to charge for design work.<p>Someone, somewhere, at some time decided that the value of design directly correlates to the time spent solving a client’s problem. Today, most design firms use an hourly rate to determine creative …

Here's What Small Business Owners Are Grateful For This Year

This is the season to count your blessings, both in your personal life as well as professional life. As a small business owner, there are many things I’m grateful for, which you can surely relate to if you’re an entrepreneur or business owner yourself.<p><b>1. Being in Control of Your Life</b><p>Sure, sometimes …

3 Simple ways to market your small business during the holiday season

The holiday season is a great way to market your small business, it's a season filled with joy and gifts, you can join this joyous and market your …

10 Things to Be Grateful for as an Entrepreneur

Right around Thanksgiving, I tend to count my blessings, both in my personal life and my professional one. If you’re an entrepreneur, you can probably relate to many of these things that I’m grateful for as a small business owner.<p><b>1. Being in Control of Your Life</b><p>Sure, sometimes running a business is …

New York Post Dares You to Ignore Its New Ads

It's as true in the New York Post's advertising as it is in the tabloid's in-your-face editorial content: "A good headline kicks you in the …

10 least expensive states to live in the U.S.

How important is your location to you? When searching for a place to live, generally each person (or family) has something at the very top of their priorities list, which is the single most important factor for them in choosing a home. For many people, this factor is location.<p>Golan's Moving and …

The Kid Who Crowdfunded His College Education — In 1987

Would you give a penny to help a deserving stranger attend college?<p>A plethora of crowdfunding and peer-to-peer lending services such as Kickstarter and Upstart have grown up in recent years to help you answer that Sally Struthers-esque question and to provide prospective college students with a …

Acorns Micro-Invests Your Spare Change

There’s a growing arsenal of apps that integrate with your daily spending habits to deliver smart tips on how to make the most of your money. BillGuard, for example, helps you combat credit card fraud and hidden merchant fees. But a new entrant to the personal finance space is looking to go the …

27 of the Best Chrome Extensions You Should Check out Today

We love the Web. Seriously, we do. But sometimes, achieving what you want is a little harder and takes a little longer than you’d really want. It’s for that reason that we’ve put together a list of 27 of the best Chrome extensions you can find around.<p>We’ve broken them down into groups of a few per …

Your Cheat Sheet To A Stress-Free Move

7 tips for making your next move as painless as possible<p>If there's a move in your future and you want to hire help with all or part of it, here are the best suggestions to unpack and stow away, all from highly rated movers and satisfied customers:<p><b>1. Plan ahead.</b> Start at least six weeks before the …

Health Care

What Clients Say Vs. What They Mean

When you see entries on sites like Clients From Hell, you wonder why anyone would enter, or stay in the creative field, or question if humankind has …

How To Wisely Use The Font Combinations into A Logo

A considerable part of the total created logos contains letters or words. It means that a logo designer should be able to wisely play with letters. …

Typography

Review: Samsung’s U28D590D 28-inch 4k monitor finally brings quality 4k at an affordable price

Ever since the Mac Pro was released in December, we’ve faced an onslaught of 4k displays. We reviewed Seiki’s budget offering last year, and while we liked it overall, it did have more than its fair share of set backs. For instance, you could only use the full 4k resolution at 30Hz, which meant …

BehindTheOverlay Chrome Extension Kills Overlay Popups

Have you ever wished you could just get rid of the annoying popup message on a site that is blocking the actual content? BehindTheOverlay is a Chrome extension that does exactly that. You can grab it directly from the Chrome Web Store.<p>If you’ve ever been bothered by a website that hides its content …

The 5 Best Ways To Learn How To Code

Photo: Courtesy of Skillcrush.<p>It’s no secret that the world of tech has a serious diversity problem. From bro-y CEOs and founders behaving badly on …

5 reasons you should forget the coding bootcamp & study online instead

Teaching coding languages and skills is a critical need in today’s technology-infused society, but we’re falling behind in the talent wars.<p>Even though programming jobs are some of the best paying in the world, the gap of qualified developers and programmers is only projected to increase in the next …