Gin Wong

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How To Make Money On Social Media (Even With Fewer Than 1,000 Followers)

Social media seems to be growing by leaps and bounds every day. And with it come viable opportunities for individuals and business too.<p>Just the sheer number of active users on social media can make your jaw drop. Facebook has over 2 billion, Instagram has 800 million and Twitter has about 330 …

Public Relations

3 Common Mistakes in Mobile Marketing

This story originally appeared on PR Newswire's Small Business PR Toolkit<p>More than half of consumers now rely on mobile devices to stay connected to friends, work, email, social media and the Internet, for an average of three hours a day. By contrast, fewer than half of consumers still rely on …

Big data and creativity: What we can learn from 'House of Cards'

Data and creativity can work really well together. Don’t believe me?<p>On February 1, 2013, a TV series called <i>House of Cards</i> debuted on the video streaming service Netflix. It proved an immediate hit. Two years later, it has a nine out of 10 rating from more than 275,000 reviewers. Those numbers place …

TV

What is Continuous Integration and Why Do You Need It?

Of Continuous Integration and its benefits

Continuous Integration

4 Google Analytics features which you must use

Google Analytics is one of the most useful online tools available that helps you track the performance of your website by determining how many …

Analytics

Books on Analytics, Data Mining, Data Science, and Knowledge Discovery

Books on Analytics, Data Mining<br>and Knowledge Discovery<p>Michael Berry & Gordon Linoff, Mastering Data Mining, John Wiley & Sons, 2000.<br>• Patricia Cerrito, …

Data Science

The Best Free Online Courses for Professionals | Inc.com

It's never too late to invest in your career. Fortunately, we live in a time where we all have access to an elite education at our fingertips, not to mention completely free of charge. All you have to do is create a free account at Coursera, and you'll be ready to take your career into your own …

Northwestern University

99 Freebies To Help You Build Awesome Websites

Find Out in Three Minutes (or Less!) If a Career in Tech Is Right for You<p>Our quick and easy quiz will help you pinpoint exactly how to get started in …

Web Design

Marketing data technology: making sense of the puzzle

<i>The following is a guest post by the CEO of Sweetspot Intelligence, Sergio Maldonado. I had the pleasure of meeting Sergio at MarTech Europe last</i> …

Big Data

Determining What Topics to Cover with Your Content Marketing

Over the past year or so, I've used this blog as a platform to evangelize for content marketing in a wide variety of ways.<p>Whether I'm making a case …

Marketing

Three People To Get Out Of Your Life

Most of us have had the experience of running into two, three or four personal and professional challenges within a short timeframe.<p>One bad thing happens, and then another one follows right behind. The problems pile up until we start asking “Am I under an evil curse, or what? I can’t catch a break …

Self-help

7 Summer Reads for the Curious Mind

Charles Scribner's Sons<p>Dover Publications, Inc.<p>Kurt Wolff Verlag, Leipzig<p>Charles Scribner's Sons<p>International Publishers<p>Cassell<p>Norton Critical Edition<p>…

10 Success Books That People In Their Thirties Should Read

Your twenties are behind you. You have a job and responsibilities, but you know there’s more to life.<p>You’re looking for inspiration for that next …

Self-improvement

5 TED Talks That Will Inspire You to Be a Better Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’m a big fan of helpful and motivational content, especially business-minded podcasts and videos of keynote speakers from conferences around the world. TED Talks, a collection of thousands of presentations from some of the most brilliant …

21 Problems You Can Solve With Baking Soda

Seriously, store a box of this stuff in every room of your house.<p>Sure, it's a pro at making chewy chocolate chip cookies, but baking soda's real claim-to-fame is its power to freshen and clean many spots in your home. It's a super-effective (but gentle) abrasive and is a great natural deodorizer, …

How to Use Scotch Tape to Perfect Your Liquid Eyeliner

Luckily, sketching on exotic cat eyes just got a whole lot easier thanks to this one sticky trick.<p>Let's face it: Unless you have a degree in geometry, the steady hands of a surgeon, or an inclination for art, mastering the technique of liquid eyeliner is just plain hard. Luckily, sketching on …

Fudgy Nutella Swirl Brownies

What could be better than a fudgy chocolate brownie when a chocolate-craving strikes? The answer, of course, is a fudgy chocolate brownie that has a …

Positioning: The Battle for Your Mind

The first book to deal with the problems of communicating to a skeptical, media-blitzed public, <i>Positioning</i> describes a revolutionary approach to …

Channel Partners

opinion<p>For partners, big cloud sales growth might come from the middle of the pack.<p>article<p>The channel veteran is enjoying the rewards – and awards – …

Taiwanese Three Cup Chicken (San Bei Ji) Recipe

Cooked in soy sauce, rice wine, and sesame oil, and loaded with heaps of whole garlic cloves, slices of ginger, and fresh Thai basil, this classic Taiwanese chicken dish is a perfect reminder of just how good an over-abundance of flavor can be.<p><b>Why this recipe works</b>:<p>The bold and flavorful cooking …

Chocolate Marble Bread Recipe Demonstration - Joyofbaking.com

The 15 Hottest Games Coming 2014

This piece is already longer than it has any right to be. So lets make the intro akin to Bazooka Joe – short and sweet. These are the 15 most talked …

An Open Letter to the Makers of The Wolf of Wall Street, and the Wolf Himself

Let me introduce myself. My name is Christina McDowell, formerly Christina Prousalis. I am the daughter of Tom Prousalis, a man the <i>Washington Post</i> …

Baking By Hand: Make the Best Artisanal Breads and Pastries Better Without a Mixer

Stand mixers were developed to make the process of baking easier for commercial bakers, and they caught on with home bakers who wanted to be able to …

15 Websites with Beautiful Typography

We are continuing to see more an more web designers realize the importance of typography. And with services like Typekit, Google Fonts, and Fontdeck, …

Typography