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How to Write an Email That Actually Gets Replies (It's All About 2 Key Questions) | Inc.com

Some days, there's nothing more annoying than an email miscommunication. You spend time pulling together a thoughtful message, and one of the following things happens:<p>The other person fires back a quick reply which makes you question if they even read yours.<br>• They write something cryptic and so you …

Productivity

How to Save 6 Hours a Week on Social Media

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>You know the feeling. You’re sitting there, staring at your hands, at the keyboard, at the screen, at the ceiling. You’re supposed to post something on Twitter, but you have no idea what to post.<p>I’ve been there before. I think we’ve all been there. …

How to Buy Groceries: Supermarket Shopping 101

We take you from the front door to the checkout aisle of the typical supermarket to help you buy (and not buy) food the right way<p><i>This is the second part of a two-part series on how to get the most of your supermarket-shopping experience. Part One discussed how supermarkets try to get you to spend</i> …

Personal Finance

Fundamentals: How to Make Crème Fraîche

Crème fraîche is the sophisticated French cousin of sour cream. Its texture is smoother and the flavor subtler, not quite so sour, but still a bit …

How to Eat Clean in 6 Simple Steps

This easy guide to clean eating highlights the six steps you can take for better, healthier, cleaner eating. Eating clean doesn't have to equal …

Nutrition

How to organise your fridge to keep food fresh for longer

Storage and packing tips<p>The way food should be stored depends on the temperature the food will need to be cooked in order to be eaten.<p>Frozen products …

Personal Organizing

What Sending 100 Million Emails Taught Me About Email Marketing Engagement Tactics That Don’t Work

Email marketing is the number one most effective channel for ecommerce businesses.• It drives direct traffic.<br>• It speaks to both existing customers and …

Marketing

Engage People With Interactive Content With These 7 Cost-Effective Strategies

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all love a good story. It dates back to the Neanderthal days, when that species enjoyed sharing hunting tales and illustrating adventures on cave walls.<p>Although the ways through which we share stories these days have advanced …

How to Write Clearer, Simpler, and Faster in Any Niche

Published 03/22/2016 by Jayson DeMers | 0 Comments<p>Shares 17<p>No matter what industry you’re in or who your target demographics are, a powerful writing …

Marketing

3 BuzzFeed Copywriting Tips to Steal (God Help Us All)

Admission is the first step.<p>Each time my wife walks into the room and glances at the illicit images on my screen, I quickly jolt to change browser …

11 Mind-Blowing Copywriting Hacks To Improve Your Website

Every business, regardless of its size, needs killer copy to power it.<p>From start-ups to global corporations, from customer-facing copy to internal …

Does Copywriting Have a Place In UX?

June 24, 2016Visuals, both static and interactive, are at center stage for website and app design. Consequently, the power of written words have …

Web Design

7 simple editing tips for crisp, clean copy

It doesn’t matter whether you’re a New York Times best-selling author or a blogger from Kansas—you have to edit your work.<p>Every writer’s goal is to …

Writing

Why and How You Should Build Your Brand Playbook

We know that as an entrepreneur your 2017 list of goals must already be long–but we’re going to ask you to add one more thing: We’re encouraging you …

Marketing

11 Ways to Beat Procrastination | Inc.com

Instead of being lazy or disorganized, people usually put things off because they aren't in the right mood to complete the task. Doing so places you firmly inside the procrastination doom loop. Since you've decided you aren't in the right mood to work, you distract yourself with other …

Procrastination

26 Lessons From Social Media Marketing World 2017

Forget Paris, I love San Diego in the springtime. I particularly love the Social Media Marketing World event.<p>It is a great chance to catch up with …

An analysis of 700 presentations revealed that adopting one speaking skill can make you more persuasive

The data firm Quantified Communications has added to the growing body of evidence that storytelling plays a critical role in effective business presentations.<p>Quantified Communications maintains a large database of written and spoken communication from Fortune 500 executives, TED speakers, political …

15 Incredible Tech Tools For Teachers To Use In 2016

When education is combined with technology, wonderful things can happen. Students are happier, more curious, and they receive the educational support …

Education Technology

Copywriting For Landing Page: How To Write For Higher Conversion Rates

<i>EDITOR’S NOTE: This marketing infographic is part of our 25 part series. Subscribe to our blog and enjoy more creative posts like this one.</i><p>Ever …

Marketing

9 Public-Speaking Lessons From The World's Greatest TED Talks

Depending on your perspective, 2006 was either a really bad year for public speaking or the start of a world-changing transformation. In that year the famous TED conference began streaming 18-minute presentations from the world’s top minds for free. Today TED talks are viewed more than two million …

Toastmasters champion shares public-speaking tips

How To Be The Best Public Speaker on the Planet

I was scared to death. I thought I was going to cry.<p>Polls say people would rather be dead than speak in public. Seinfeld joked that a guy giving a …

5 Tips on How to Present Like Steve Jobs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whenever I’m asked to speak to a group -- whether it’s a large gathering like a college commencement, or a smaller one like those found at a local chamber of commerce’s monthly breakfast -- I think of Steve Jobs, the master presenter. The …

5 Ways to Give a Presentation That Nobody Will Ever Forget | Inc.com

<i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>We've all been there: In the audience at a dry pitch event or witnessing a lackluster presentation in a work meeting and counting the minutes until you can stop pretending to …

Public Speaking

7 Public Speaking Tips From A Toastmasters Pro

How did Rinaldi transform from someone who could barely stand in front of people to a public speaking teacher in such a quick time? Practice, he says, noting that this short learning curve isn't uncommon.<p>"People improve very quickly," Rinaldi says. The intense fear that people get before speaking …

7 Excellent Ways To Start A Presentation

When we speak, we have about 60 seconds to capture our audience's attention, establish credibility, orient them to our topic, and motivate them to listen, says Darlene Price, president of Well Said, Inc., and author of "Well Said! Presentations and Conversations That Get Results."<p>If you waste those …

7 Little Tricks To Speak In Public With No Fear

There was once a time when I had no fear. I was 11 years old and I entered a story telling competition. I was confidently telling the story and …

Public Speaking

20 Public Speaking Tips of the Best TED Talks

Concrete ways to be a better speaker ... and some great TED Talks, too!

Public Speaking