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How to Get 1,034 Email Subscribers in Two Months Using Emotional Triggers - Jeffbullas's Blog

Seth Godin said in an interview a couple of years ago that everyone should start a blog.<p>The first thing I thought to myself was <i>“Yeah right! As if I</i> …

Get the Apple TV 'Aerial' Screensaver on Your Mac (or PC)

The Apple TV has a lovely screensaver called "Aerial." It shows beautiful, drifting scenes from around the world (you can spot New York, San …

3 Essential Social Media Tools Every Entrepreneur Needs to Survive (and Grow) | Inc.com

A few years ago, then 27-year-old Millennial woman entrepreneur Avi Loren Fox made a hooded-scarf out of some cozy old sweaters--simply because she wanted one, and couldn't find it in stores. When she wore it out into the world, so many people would stop her and say "What is that? I want one!" that …

Selling

With email marketing, timing is everything

To reach consumers through email, when you decide to hit “send” is almost as important as the content of your message.<p>To resonate with busy …

8 Camera Hacks in Just 90 Seconds

Toronto-based photographer Peter McKinnon created this short video that shares 8 clever, quick, and easy camera hacks in the span of about 90 seconds.<p>…

Videography

We Analyzed 120,000 Google Ads and Discovered How Local Businesses Can Crush Their Competition on a Tiny Budget

I recently conducted a massive search engine study to figure out Google’s local SEO) algorithm. (You can read all about the discoveries here.)<p>The …

Spend 30 Minutes and Learn How to Use 30 of Photoshop’s Most Important Features (VIDEO)

Whether you’re a photo enthusiast or a working pro, Photoshop is such a comprehensive tool that it offers many features that you may find unfamiliar. …

The Marketing Technique That Made This Entrepreneur Over $1 Million In Six Months | Inc.com

It's no secret that we live in a world of ubiquitous content. It's everywhere.<p>We read, stream and binge-watch content at all times of the day: on the train before work, during our lunch break, with friends at the bar.... even when we're on the toilet. (Warning: Just don't drop your phone.)<p>With so …

Marketing

How Strategic SEO Helps Small Businesses In A Big Way

The SEO market in the world has become very lucrative for small businesses that want to expand their reach and attract a wider audience.

Use These 4 Apps to Improve Your Social Marketing

Improve Your Social Marketing Strategy With These 4 AppsToday I have some social marketing resources to help you improve your reach. Here’s four …

Marketing

10 Social Media Predictions for 2017 (and Where You Should Be Spending Your Time) | Inc.com

Let's get the credibility stuff out of the way: I know social media. I know it because I don't just preach about it, and share posts like, "Be engaging! Tell your story!" There is an art to using social media the right way, and I've done so for big brands and small brands, personal brands and …

Marketing

Learn How To Use A DSLR Camera, With This Nifty Web Tool

Author: Margaret Rhodes. Margaret Rhodes Design<p>Date of Publication: 12.06.16.<p>Time of Publication: 5:45 am. 5:45 am<p>Serious photographers know that …

4 top SEO trends for 2017

Is your SEO strategy for 2017 finalized? If not, then you might want to refine it to reflect some of the predicted top SEO trends for 2017.<p>You should already know the top SEO trends for 2017 from the renowned industry experts. Now we’re going to share a few more predictions to help you continue …

70+ Free Web Design Resources You Never Knew Existed

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co<p>No matter how creative and knowledgeable you are in web design, you cannot come up with the best web …

Web Design

20 Best Movies of 2016

From incendiary tragedies to indie musicals, Martin Scorsese to 'Manchester by the Sea' – Peter Travers picks the year's top films<p>NOW PLAYING<p>20 Best …

Using these 13 words will help salespeople close deals faster and make tons of money

They say selling is more art than science.<p>And according to marketing-software maker HubSpot, there are certain words salespeople should use to boost …

Great Scifi Movies You May Have Missed in 2016 (But Shouldn't Have)

It’s a holiday weekend, which probably means you have some down time. What better activity, while you’re digesting that leftover Turkey, than …

Tom Hiddleston

How to launch a small business: 5 secrets to a successful startup company

Quietly daydreaming about starting your own company?<p>The United States may not have the best health care, education or political democracy in the …

Small Business

E-mail Outpacing Social Media in E-commerce, Stoking Innovation

Start-up Rebelmail is bringing weblike interactivity to the inbox.<p>The fastest-growing source of e-commerce orders doesn’t come from the buzzy social …

9 Reasons Nobody Pays Attention to Your Content

Let's point out how you can improve, shall we?<p>Everyone wants to know how to succeed online. That's the big question. "How do we get people to pay attention to us?"<p>So-called social media consultants will say things like, "You have to use photography and video. That's the future."<p>OK, that's like …

Romantic Comedy

For Aiayu, Aesthetics and Ethics Go Hand in Hand

Eco Fashion

A Few Mistakes Beginner Photographers Need to Avoid

Photography is a fun hobby (and a great job for some people). But it certainly isn’t something that you can just jump into and have tons of success. …

Photography

6 Top Marketing Strategies That Cost You Nothing to Implement

Who says marketing has to cost an arm and a leg? These six strategies can help get your brand name out there for free.<p>A. Social Media<p>Social media is so important and something that every business should be active on. It's a free and easy way to reach your potential customers, clients and consumers …

Marketing

On-Demand Photography that Converts

So, we’ve been keeping a secret. A pretty big one.<p>For the last year, we’ve been quietly working with some of the world’s best known companies to help …

Five Small Business Marketing and Retention Trends and ideas for 2017

Traffic, acquisition, and sales have always been critical priorities for marketers. Yet customer retention also plays a key role—but is too often …

Marketing

Millennial Entrepreneurs Are Successful Because of 1 Thing (and It's Not Their Age)

The science of success says that age is just a number.<p>From the <i>Forbes</i> 30 under 30 to the Thiel fellowship to the almost normative story of the college dropout-turned-startup-genius, it may seem like the secret to business success is youth. But a recent psychology finding has good news for all of us: …

Entrepreneurship

4 Ways to Differentiate Yourself and Your Brand

Tired of being overlooked by your competitors? Try leading with a content first approach.<p>Marketers nowadays lead with a content first approach. In fact, content is the core of most of the best brands' strategies. Technology has enabled companies of all sizes to leverage content as a means for …

Marketing

The Way to Reach Millennials? Brand Authenticity

<b>I</b>f your business targets younger consumers — millennials — you need a brand strategy that connects with this audience. Few people of any age respond …

Marketing

Everything You Need to Know About 6 of Our Favorite George Nelson Pieces - Dwell

As a designer, teacher, and writer, Nelson saw his work as a series of creative "zaps," which he described as being flashes or sudden realizations that he would translate into design ideas. The first true "zap" occurred in the 1930s when he was studying architecture in Rome. He began traveling …

Design

Behind the Scenes: How We’ve Built a $5M/Year Business in 3 Years With Content Marketing

We’re pulling back the curtain on three years of intensive learning and doing.<p>Last Thursday, I shared the story of how our startup almost died.<p>We …