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13 apps for your iPhone that are better than the ones Apple made

Thankfully, though, the App Store is overflowing with alternative apps, many of which are better than Apple's.<p>Whether you're looking to organize your photos, get work done, or get around town, we've scoured the App Store for the best apps that are better than the default ones on your iPhone.

Apps

How to Keep Berries Fresher for Longer

There’s nothing worse than opening your fridge to mushy blueberries and moldy raspberries. If you want to prevent this scene from unfolding ever …

People Are Obsessing Over Sweet Potato Toast

And we're pretty excited about it.<p>In quite possibly the best food news <i>ever</i>, there's a new sweet potato cooking technique taking over that isn't so much a game changer as it is an entirely new game that you'll want to play forever and ever: You <i>toast</i> them. In an actual toaster. Yes, really.<p>When …

9 Portable Breakfasts You Can Make in a Muffin Tin

We know we're supposed to eat breakfast every morning, but on the days when we're already scrambling (so, every day), we tend to push it off. What we …

Breakfast

5 Tricks to Taking Magazine-Quality Photos With Your iPhone

You’ve probably seen the Apple billboards and ads with gorgeous photos that read underneath, “Shot with an iPhone 6.” There’s even a photo competition for images taken with said smartphone. These cameras are getting <i>so</i> advanced that the old point-and-shoot is semi-retired at this point.<p>Recently, …

14 Common foods that are actually great superfoods

Food marketers have done a fantastic job of leading consumers to believe that superfoods only come in expensive and exotic varieties.<p>Quite the …

5 Fantastically Fast Family Meals

Oh, the meals you could make if you had more time, right? Well, these family-friendly dinners are all delicious and surprisingly quick to make. You can have them on the table in 30 minutes -- <i>or less.</i><p><b>1. Orecchiette with Sausage and Broccoli</b><p>Sometimes it seems impossible to make a meal the whole …

Cooking

Foods to Curb Appetite, Cravings, Eat Less

When you're out to eat, ordering a vegetable soup is a way healthier move than reaching into the bread basket. But it's not just about the calories you'll save; hot liquids can also help you feel more full, so you'll actually eat less by the time your entrée comes. Since it's summer (and hot soup …

Nutrition

5 Ways To Flood Your Blog With Traffic Using Pinterest

Do you ever feel like you’re missing out?<p>You’re active on Facebook and Twitter, and they are sending some nice traffic to your blog.<p>But every now and …

FoodRECIPES

Chicken pasta bake<p>Preparation time<p>less than 30 mins<p>Cooking time<p>30 mins to 1 hour<p>Serves<p>Serves 6-8<p>A wonderfully comforting chicken pasta bake, this can be made ahead and will go down really well with the family.<p>Each serving provides 532 kcal, 35g protein, 46g carbohydrates (of which 10g sugars), 22g …

Recipes

6 Ways to Find Blog Topics When You're Stuck

You’re out of ideas.<p>Everything you could possibly write about in your niche…. You already have.<p>Well at least it feels that way.<p>Even worse, your …

Social Media

7 Facebook Mistakes to Avoid Like the Plague

When did Facebook become such a mystery?<p>I remember a time when a long list of Facebook followers meant a bigger email list, and a more profitable …

Facebook will favor posts in News Feed based on time friends spend looking at them

Facebook is about to get a much better idea of what you do and don't like in your News Feed — even if you don't click the like button. The company is about to start measuring how long you look posts, photos, and comments in your feed. The thinking is, if you linger on a status update and read a …

Content Marketing 101: All You Need To Know To Grow Your Business

It was a paperback book that someone I trusted and respected had recommended.<p>Its title was good but not <i>great</i>.<p>The headline wasn’t so compelling that …

Facebook Now Cares About How Long You Look At Stuff In Your News Feed

You probably don’t always like/share/comment on the stuff that pops up in your Facebook feed, even if it’s something you care to see. Take, for example, a breaking news items about an earthquake on the other side of the world — you’d probably feel weird hitting a button labeled “Like” on that one, …

Top 20 Content Marketing Blogs You Should Read Every Day | Marketing Insider Group

What are the top content marketing blogs you read every day?<p>This is a question I get asked, just about every day. And while there is a long list of …

Marketing

5 SEO Secrets for Bloggers

High search engine rankings are something that every blogger craves for. Even in this world of social media, nothing can beat the quality of organic …

Internet Marketing

How Image Tagging Can Help Your Brand's Social Media Marketing

Visual marketing is an integral part of reaching customers today. For brands concerned with SEO, however, it brings a wide variety of challenges. Search engine algorithms look for specific words, which makes it difficult to challenge competitors by coming up with better photos and videos to …

30 Tools for Advanced Content Marketers and Bloggers

Content marketing is not a simple task. It’s a complex machine with ever-changing rules in a system that’s never static. To try to do everything …

5 Top Tips For Driving a Ton of Free Traffic with Twitter

Twitter has been my secret sauce to building an online brand.<p>It became obvious to me early on that Twitter had the potential to drive traffic to my …

Social Media

7 Superfoods Every Woman Needs

You want to lose weight and improve your health so you’ve made a point to add nutritious foods like fruits, veggies and whole grains to your diet. …

Nutrition

5 Tips to Write a Blog Post People Will Actually Read

If you’re reading this blog post, then you probably have felt the familiar sting of writing something you were really excited about, only to discover …

Facebook Likes don't go as far as they used to in News Feed update

Most people just want to be liked — even if that means a cursory thumbs up on Facebook.<p>But a News Feed update announced Tuesday, which will roll out …

Instagram makes it super-easy to stalk your favorite accounts

Instagram quietly enabled an option today that makes it super-easy to keep track of your favorite accounts.<p>You can now set up push notifications for whenever a specific account posts a new photo. The timing of the new feature makes perfect sense with the impending release of the Apple Watch.<p>To …

Apple Watch

16 Excellent Ways To Generate New Blog Post Ideas for Months Instantly!

You work hard day and night to make your blog better. But, at some point, you lose the perception.<p><i>When</i> does that happen?<p>It is when you start facing …

Evernote for iPhone and iPad will now automatically find and scan your physical documents

• Auto-capture: Point the camera at docs, whiteboards, and business cards<br>• Business cards: Connect to LinkedIn to get more info when scanning …

3 ways small businesses can use video marketing

<i>This article is part of SWOT Team, a new series on Mashable that features insights from leaders in marketing, brand-building and public relations.</i><p>In …