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4 Ways to Optimize Old Content

If you have a decent blog with more than 50 posts, it’s always a good idea to go back and evaluate things from time to time, regardless of how well …

Google Analytics

Want to Know if Someone is a Psychopath? They Need 1 Thing Really, Really Badly

Psychopaths seek rewards to an extreme degree.<p>How do you know if someone you know is a psychopath? As <i>Inc.</i> colleague Jessica Stillman writes, for a definitive answer you'd need to assess the individual based on a long list of scientifically validated traits like lack of empathy, egocentricity, and …

Here Are Nearly 1,200 Coursera Courses That Are Still Completely Free

Courses from 166 universities, including Stanford, Georgia Tech, Yale, Duke, and Michigan, are part of the list.<p>Are Coursera courses still free? At Class Central, we get that question so often that I wrote a guide to answer it. Generally speaking, Coursera courses are free to audit but if you want …

Online Education

5 Social Media Automation Tools to Help you Grow Your Business’ Online Following

Whether you handle the marketing for your own web design or development business, or work with a Shopify store owner on their social media needs, …

You Don't Need to Be on YouTube to Make Money With Video Content

With changes to YouTube's Partner Program, many small content creators are looking elsewhere.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There's been a dramatic shift within the digital world, and consumers are no longer simply consuming content. Everyone with a smartphone who …

This mindfulness trick is super-effective at calming anxiety

People are saying the results are instant<p>When anxiety starts to take over, it can feel impossible to gain perspective and get out of the spiral of …

Mindfulness

How to Train Your Brain to Get What You Want in 60 Days | Inc.com

In April 2015, I got serious about my goal to become a professional writer. I had written an e-book, <i>Slipstream Time Hacking,</i>and was anxious to know how to traditionally publish it. At that time, I had just barely put up my own website and had a subscriber base of zero.<p>I decided literary agents …

Self-improvement

Here's how to scam your way into becoming an Instagram influencer

If you're on social media, you've most likely heard of the side-hustle. Work your 9 to 5, sure, but you also should be making yourself known in the …

Now MailChimp Is Helping Small Businesses Buy Facebook Ads

The company famous for email campaigns wants to be a one-stop shop for online marketing.<p>While MailChimp has made its name as an email marketing tool, the Atlanta company is branching out into other areas of digital advertising, starting with a feature launched on Thursday that lets customers buy …

How to Give Your Content Wings: We Analyzed 11,541 Viral Articles from 2016 to Uncover the Secret Formula

I’ve been blogging for more than 10 years. After launching and growing multiple successful blogs, there’s one thing that doesn’t change — the amount …

Infographics

6 Instagram Tools to Improve Your Social Media Marketing

Visual content is a key element to your social media marketing strategy.<p>In fact, content with relevant images gets 94% more views than content …

5 Digital Marketing Ideas That Could Improve Your Brand Growth in 2017

With 2016 officially in the rear-view mirror, it’s time to start thinking about how your marketing strategy will evolve in 2017. It’s a good idea to step back for a moment, assess the success of last year’s marketing campaigns, and consider ways to evolve your digital strategy in the year to …

Marketing

Eight rappers you need to hear in 2017

Despite having lived through Erykah Badu, Lauryn Hill, Missy Elliott, ‘Lil Kim, and Nicki Minaj, it seems as though hip hop, even in 2017, is still very much a man’s world. Hopefully, that’s all about to change, with a new crop of rappers set to reign in 2017. Those who stand poised to make a …

6 Tools to Turbocharge Your Content Marketing in 2017

Buffer. Almighty. Press. SumoMe. Why not use them all together in one turbocharged work flow?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A fresh year presents the perfect opportunity for your brand to recap its 2016 content marketing performance: You may want to examine ways to …

10 Podcasts Every Business Owner Should Listen To | Inc.com

One of the best, fastest, and easiest ways to improve your business is by checking out the right podcast. Avoiding mistakes made by others, getting up-to-date advice, and expanding your knowledge base are all paramount to successful business ownership. However, podcasts have exploded in popularity …

Entrepreneurship

4 Digital Marketing Tools That Will Improve Your Strategy

Use These Digital Marketing Tools and Improve Your Reach<p>Monday Tips is a short list of the best finds across the internet to start your week off …

Marketing

Bigger Than Hip-Hop: The Best Non Hip Hop Albums Of 2016

What’s going on world! With 2017 just started, I would be remiss if I didn’t make a list of some great 2016 projects that weren’t Hip Hop or rap. …

2017 Logo Design Trends Forecast

Enjoy this forecast of the top logo design & branding trends of 2017.It’s also important to remember, that despite the fact that design trends vary …

Graphic Design

17 Overlooked Content Marketing Promotion Ideas To Try in 2017

As marketers, we often face tight time frames and demanding deadlines when it comes to publishing our newest content offering. From hitting publish …

Marketing

The Best Music Of 2016, Broken Down By Genre

Ranking the best albums of the year is a tedious exercise. Taking everyone’s opinions into consideration, and determining what kind of critical statements you want to make as a site are part of the process, but I’ve always been of the mind that choosing only ten or twenty albums to define a year …

Albums

10 must-have apps to be more productive as an entrepreneur

Share36<p>Tweet<p>Share38<p>+15<p>Shares 79<p>A lot has been written about technology. Some call it a time –consuming distraction from life’s important tasks. But …

Apps

32 Tips to Help You Step Up Your Snapchat Game

Confused by the new Snapchat? These tips make social superstardom a snap.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions …

Easy To Use Tips To Boost Your Social Media Marketing

Posted by Social Media with Carmen Lascu on 12/17/2016<p>Social Media Marketing is one marketing channel where, if you are not an expert, you can learn …

Soba with Seared Tuna Recipe

Combine store-bought Japanese sesame-soy sauce dressing, honey, and wasabi paste or to taste; set aside.<p>Soak dried wakame seaweed in a bowl of warm …

15 Great Albums You Didn't Hear in 2016

15<p>By<p>These albums may not have burned through your playlists in 2016, but a <i>Rolling Stone</i> editor or contributor thinks at least one should have.<p>Next …

Music

How to Build a Digital Marketing Plan for a Startup

This guest column is authored by Saji Nair, Founder and Director at Wisoft Solutions<p>As is the case with big corporate companies, SME/SMBs, and …

Marketing

9 Podcasts to Make You a Better Marketer in 2017 | Inc.com

Though podcasting has been around since the early '00s, 2016 was arguably the year of the podcast, with so many great ones hitting high points, with more and more terrific luminaries joining the medium.<p>For those of us looking to bring our ability to succeed to an entire other level, here are the …

Marketing

The New Reality of Media

<i>by Thomas Baekdal</i><p><b>Understanding media no longer means talking about formats — print versus digital or desktop versus mobile. It’s actually about the</b> …

17 Marketing Trends To Watch Out For In 2017

December is the time of year when every strategist should be taking a step away from the day-to-day and giving a good hard look at the past year’s performance. After all, if you’re not paying attention to what has worked (or hasn’t worked) over the past 12 months, how are you going to know what to …

Marketing

What It Feels Like To Have Anxiety And Depression At The Same Time

<i>YourTango writer Rebecca Jane Stokes shares what it feels like to have both anxiety and depression.</i><p>Anxiety and depression are two mental illnesses …