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6 Advanced Techniques to Generate Leads with Social Media

Are you struggling to generate additional leads for your growing business through social media? In a poll, 63% of online marketers admitted that …

Marketing

How Often You Should Post on Social Media, According to 10 Studies

There's a lot of debate when it comes to recommended frequency for social media publishing. Here's what the data has to say about it.<p>When it comes to determining the optimal frequency for posting on social media, even the industry giants can't seem to be able to come to a consensus. One publication …

Social Media

21 Awesome Places to Learn Critical Skills That Will Change Your Life

We tend to think of learning a new skill or “going back to school” as something you’d do when looking to change careers, or to upgrade within your …

Learning

20 Books As Inspiring As A TEDTalk — According To The People Who Give The Talks

Want to spend your vacation working on self-improvement and -enrichment? There are 20 books TED speakers want you to read this summer, and I've got …

Books

Infographic: Timeless tips to make you a better writer

Writing is darn near impossible to master, but there are methods to ease our editorial madness.An infographic posted by GrammarCheck serves up eight …

Public Relations

To have what you want, you must give up what’s holding you back

If you pay attention to your life, you’ll begin to see the patterns.<p>In 2005, the National Science Foundation published an article showing that the …

Motivation

Social Media Engagement is the New Social Media Marketing: How To Do It Well

At Buffer, we think a lot about the future of social media.<p>It started as a way for friends to connect online, evolved into a broadcasting channel, …

Social Media

The Secret Language of Teens: 100 Common Text and Social Media Acronyms

If you've ever glanced at your teen's conversations over text or you've seen how she chats on social media, there's a good chance you have no idea …

Social Media

This Is Where Italian Girls Go on Summer Vacation (and Why You Should Too)

When planning your first trip to Italy, there are a few standout cities that provide a perfect first glimpse at the Italian way of life. But after …

Italy

51 Travel Essentials Travel Experts Never Go on Vacation Without

Whenever I pack, mistakes are made. Though I'm a meticulous list-maker, I always manage to forget something vital—pads and tampons, deodorant, you …

Shopping

30 behaviors that will make you unstoppable

A lot of people are good at what they do. Some are even elite. A select few are completely unstoppable.<p>Those who are unstoppable are in their own …

Motivation

15 Books You Probably Hated In High School — And Why You Should Give Them A Second Chance

For many reasons, high school English class has gotten a bit of a bad reputation. Remarkably few people think back fondly on their forced encounters …

Q&A: Teen Marketer Connor Blakley Schools Brands on Gen Z Authenticity

Connor Blakley is 18 and already knows more about marketing than most marketers twice his age.<p>He started his first company when he was 14, helping …

62% of Small Businesses Fail with Facebook Ads. Here’s How to Fix That

Everyone is using Facebook these days. There are over 2.2 billion active daily users.China, the largest country in the world, only contains 1.4 …

How To Stop Being So Hard On Yourself

Even the most confident person has moments of self-doubt (and if you don't, please teach us your ways).<p>But, as much as it can suck to doubt yourself, …

Self-help

14 Hacks to Improve Your Google Searches

In the 20 years since Google was founded, it’s grown into one of the biggest companies on earth—but its original purpose, search, is still as …

Google Search

The Last Thing Your Audience Wants From You is More Content

Facebook recently announced some big changes coming to their newsfeed algorithm that impacts brands of all sizes. As the social ecosystem of …

16 Audio Books That Will Improve The Way You Live, Work And Love

If there's an area in your life that could do with some improvement, a good audio book might be able to steer you in the right direction. Best of …

Three Hacks To Help You Increase Organic Traffic With Voice Search

Online search users are excited about voice search. Its popularity has only grown since 2014 research by Google found that 55% of teens and 41% of adults were using voice technology every single day.<p>So you don’t miss out on this new and growing wave of user search, consider the following hacks you …

SEO

4 things to do when interviewing for a job that feels out of your league

It’s been reported that compared to men, women don’t always go out on a limb by applying for positions even though they don’t meet all the …

The 50 Best Books of 2017

Whether you like your reading sexy and satirical or political and polarizing, these stand-out books are guaranteed to challenge the status quo and spark timely conversation.<p>Whether you prefer your reading sexy and satirical, political and polarizing, or simply amusing, the year's best releases are …

Try This Exercise to Be a Better Speaker, and Have More Fun in a Room Full of People

This nugget of mental jiu jitsu has turned many nervous executives into great speakers.<p>Public Speaking makes people very nervous. Jerry Seinfeld famously joked that most people would rather be in the casket than speaking at their own funeral. And, it makes sense. Public speaking is dangerous! Look …

9 things smart people won’t do

My recent post, 10 Ways Smart People Stay Calm, really struck a nerve. The trick is that managing your emotions is as much about what you won’t do as …

What Not To Say To The Terminally Ill: 'Everything Happens For A Reason'

Kate Bowler's new memoir, <i>Everything Happens for a Reason And Other Lies I've Loved,</i> isa funny, intimate portrait of living in that nether space between life and death. In it, she shares her experiences with incurable stage 4 cancer and gives advice on what not to say to those who are terminally ill.<p>…

Medicine

12 books that every leader should read

I have been maintaining – and occasionally updating — a list of “Books That Every Leader Should Read” on my old <i>Work Matters</i> blog since 2011. These …

Books

Guide To Dealing With Negative Search Results

Almost everyone becomes a victim to negative search results at some point in time. Whether it is a link to bad reviews, a negative news story or …

Recommended reading: These are Patti Smith’s 40 favourite books of all time

Even from a young age, Patti Smith was enamoured by the written word. If you’ve read her fantastic memoir <i>Just Kids</i>, you’d recall romantic passages …

We Are At Risk Of Leaving This Generation Of Children Chasing 'Likes' To Feel Happy

We need to consider what role social media is playing in shaping young people’s sense of self<p>anucha sirivisansuwan via Getty Images<p>Children in …

How to take a ‘think week’ (or day) like Bill Gates

Twice a year, Microsoft co-founder and billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates is known for going off the grid for what he calls “think weeks.” During …