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4 Things You Didn't Know About the Crazy Growth of Content Marketing

Find out what LinkedIn and Indeed reveal about the growing need for content marketing.<p>In January 2014, Rand Fishkin made the following prediction for the coming year:<p><i>Resumes listing "Content Marketing" will grow faster than either SEO or "Social Media Marketing"</i><p>A year later, we pondered whether or …

Marketing

Good Habits of Highly Effective Twitter and LinkedIn Users

I think it’s time we sat down and had a serious conversation about using Twitter and LinkedIn for business purposes. It’s no mystery that both of …

Social Media

This Is the Single Biggest Threat to Boomers' Retirement Savings

401(k) balances for longtime savers soared to $250,000, but many are taking big risks in the stock market.<p>IRA and 401(k) balances are holding steady …

I Let an App Tell Me What to Spend

I just spent six weeks with an app that watched over my spending like a hawk with an MBA. I figured I needed it. I’m a personal finance reporter …

Why the traditional ad agency is a dying breed

<i>This article is part of SWOT Team, a series on Mashable that features insights from leaders in marketing, brand-building and public relations.</i><p>Type …

3 Big Branding Mistakes to Avoid for Ultimate Success

There’s so much consideration that needs to go into effectively branding and marketing your business.<p>A lot of mistakes can be made along the way, …

Small Business

Why no one cares about your content | Marketing Magazine

<b>Ryan Griffin, senior account manager at Switched on Media, has some critical things to say about content marketing.</b><p>You may have noticed the phrase …

Six smart money strategies when interest rates rise—Consumer Reports

<b>Student loan borrowers</b><p>Federal loan rates are set by Congress at a fixed rate every year, so college students who have already secured their loans …

24-Hours of Luxury At The St. Regis Hotel In Florence With a 1-Year-Old

As I learned while travelling in Tuscany with my wife and our cute, and oh-so-bald one-year old, a luxuriously stimulating and restorative visit to Florence with an infant is easy—wink, wink. All we needed to do was check in to the St. Regis Hotel in the heart of Florence and let nature—the hotel …

Carrick best reads: Ten signs you’re retirement ready

<i>The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick</i>.<p><b>Ten signs you're retirement ready</b><br>Number one is that your mortgage is paid off. Please tell me you don't plan to retire with a mortgage.<p><b>Tax scammers using IRS</b> …

If Famous Logos Honestly Reflected The Brands They Represented…

<b>Jo Sabin,</b> head of community at graphic design marketplace DesignCrowd, recently published a collection of modified logos, reimagined to reflect the …

The Rich Really Aren't Like Us: They Think We're As Loaded As They Are

The rich may well be “different from you and me,” as F. Scott Fitzgerald put it, but they think everyone else is like them, according to a new study.<p>And the richer you are, the more likely you are to think that others are wealthy, too, according to the study published this month in the journal …

Demographics

What’s Your Lifetime Wealth Ratio?

A couple of weeks ago, I received an email from Social Security reminding me to check my Social Security Statement online. It is a good idea to check …