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8 Ways to Create an Instagram Campaign That Will Blow Up Your Brand

Do you want to start an Instagram campaign?If so, you need to do it right.Instagram is an exciting platform, and it’s one of the fastest growing out …

Marketing

How to Keep Your Brain Young and Healthy

Learn how mindfulness can protect your brain from aging, make you more productive, and improve your overall happiness.<p>The death of Muhammad Ali is a somber reminder of what can happen when we take our neurological health for granted. A magical and iconic figure, Ali, the most eloquent of pugilists, …

25 Simple Ways for Entrepreneurs to Find Inspiration

Does inspiration always seem just beyond your grasp? The answer lies in paying attention to yourself.<p>Entrepreneurs are a rare breed. Many things set them apart including: Independence, dedication and a willingness to take risks. However, one significant quality stands out when we consider the …

The Only 6 Content Marketing Tips You Need for 2015

Content continues to be one of the most important aspects of online marketing; however, methods are rapidly changing. In 2015, successful businesses will be the ones that understand this dynamic shift and develop a strategy that accounts for new changes.<p><b>More Valuable Than Ever Before</b> <b></b><p>Content …

Marketing

7 Floating Destinations That Are SO Much Better Than A Cruise

<b>Lindsey DeSimone for Architectural Digest.</b><p>From Thailand to Canada, these floating structures feature the kind of innovative design and masterful engineering that you have to see to believe.<p><i>(photo: Piyatat Hemmatat, courtesy of Búro Ole Scheeren)</i><p>Devised by 2014 AD Innovator Ole Scheeren, the …

The Role of Web Design in Conversion Rate Optimization

Most marketing services try to sell you traffic. They will tell you that if you let them do certain things, you will receive a truckload of traffic. …

Web Design

8 Subject Line Strategies You Should Add to Your Marketing Template

The first thing to know about your email newsletters is they probably won’t get read.<p>It’s the hard truth. You can be offering your subscribers a map …

Setting Objectives for Your E-Mail Marketing Strategy

<b>Increase sales:</b> E-mail can lead directly to a sale — a customer clicking a link to buy from your website — and can lead to potential sales as when …

Why Should An Entrepreneur Start A Consulting Company?

Being an entrepreneur is both liberating and enslaving. On the one hand, you are free from bosses, their schedules, and their sometimes arbitrary job …

Conversion Rate Optimization Techniques: The Complete List

This is the most comprehensive list of conversion optimization techniques on the planet.Whether you run an ecommerce site, a blog, or a brick and …

eCommerce

Instagram Study | Q3 2014

Growth on Instagram has shaken up the way social marketers think about visual content and marketing to mobile audiences. In this study, we analyzed …

Facebook's Secret Success? Our Psychological Addiction

<i>Dr. Liraz Margalit is the Customer Experience Psychologist at ClickTale.</i><p>The past decade has been a time of incredible growth for social media, and Facebook in particular. The fact that the site has even topped Google as the most visited site in the US suggests that Facebook has become an integral …

How to Take Charge and Light Up a Room | Inc.com

What is executive presence? I hear that phrase a lot. Companies want executives who can take charge and light up a room.<p>A few thoughts. I relate presence to charisma, charm, and savoir faire. Granted, they may not be identical triplets, but they are members of the same family. I think it's …

Charisma

Give it Away Now: Why Free Product Samples Always Pay Off | Inc.com

Do all those free food samples in the supermarket actually increase in-store sales?<p>Yes, but that's not altogether surprising. What is suprising is just how large the increase in product sales is after giveaways. Interactions, the company that handles sampling programs at many national retailers, …

Loyalty

The Future of B2B Marketing: Predictions From 31 Pros [Slide Show]

Some marketers seem to have an uncanny ability to predict the future. That includes the speakers at next month's MarketingProfs' B2B Marketing Forum …

Pinterest To Launch New Ad Targeting And Conversion Tracking Features

Pinterest may still be a relatively young social network, compared to rivals like Facebook and Twitter, but its advertising products are quickly catching up to the rest of the market. The company recently quietly announced that it will soon offer new conversion tracking and audience targeting …

Defining Problems: The Most Important Business Skill You've Never Been Taught

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Albert Einstein once said, “If I were given one hour to save the planet, I would spend 59 minutes defining the problem and one minute resolving it.” While that may sound extreme, it does highlight the importance of defining problems. It …

The 7 WordPress Plugins Your Site Needs to Succeed

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>At least one website you visited today is powered by WordPress. In all likelihood, most of your favorite sites utilize the world’s most popular content management system (CMS). Perhaps your business runs on it too.<p>According to WordPress, …