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Top Tips from 17 Amazing Makers

For our 50th issue of <i>Make:</i> (April/May 2016), we decided to talk to a number of people who have contributed to the magazine, shown at Maker Faire, written for the website, and who have basically been a huge part of the success of Maker Media, to share some of what they’ve been up to recently. We …

The Better Way To Organize Your Junk Drawer

Make sense of your cluttered drawers by installing DIY custom-fit organizers.<p>We all have a junk drawer. The one that has become a catch-all for various desk supplies, tools, and gadgets, and is in desperate need of organization. The flimsy plastic inserts you can buy never fit well. But this DIY …

Happy Marriage Habits to Start *Before* You Tie the Knot

Think you'll figure out how to make your marriage work as you go along? That's one way to do it, sure. But, "starting healthy habits <i>before</i> marriage can mean the difference between a marriage that thrives and lasts and a marriage that crumbles and ends in divorce," says Janet Ong Zimmerman, …

George Zimmerman

Raspberry Pi gets an official touchscreen display

Although it's pretty easy to hook up a Raspberry Pi to a screen using its HDMI port, it's not exactly the most portable of solutions (especially if there isn't a TV or monitor around). The Raspberry Pi Foundation recognized this, so it set about finding a "simple, embeddable display" capable of …

Hands on with Microsoft Office 2016 for Windows desktop preview - ExtremeTech

By on September 4, 2015 at 3:30 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Microsoft is scheduled to launch …

Why Power BI is the future of Excel

In recent years, some of the most significant improvements to Microsoft Excel haven't been part of the familiar spreadsheet software directly. …

These 10 work apps have gone bonkers in the last few months

Cloud security company Okta works with 4,000 of them, helping big companies manage employee passwords for them.<p>By analyzing the data from its 2,500 enterprise customers in 185 countries, it discovered the 10 apps that are growing the fastest among business users last quarter, from April 2015 to …

Apps

Expert Content Marketing Advice: 13 Tactics To Improve Your Results

7 Experts Tell You How To Create Great Content Marketing<p><b>Want to stand out from the 86% of US B2B marketers who use content marketing as part of their</b> …

Marketing

5 Ways Marketing and Sales Can Collaborate for Better Content

If marketing and sales departments want to get firing on all cylinders, they need to work together. While the two groups have a reputation for not …

Marketing

70 Useful Inbound Marketing Checklists, Cheat Sheets and Advanced Guides

When you’re in a consulting or service -based business model – especially in digital marketing –having robust processes in place is the key to have a …

Marketing

40 Pros Share Tips for Successful Influencer Marketing Campaigns (Infographic)

Marketing to online audiences can be tricky. Between Facebook and Twitter going pay-to-play and the increased use of ad blocking software, it would …

Marketing

It’s Go Time for Facebook GIF Ads

Wendy’s and Coca-Cola's Brazilian brand Kuat are the first companies experimenting with the new GIF ad format Facebook is featuring on its business …

GIF Animations

Content Marketing Leaders Reveal Their Helpful Hacks

Do you remember when “hack” was slang for someone who did poor work? Today, the word has done a 180. It’s now used to reference a clever solution to …

Marketing

Excel 2016 for Mac review: Spreadsheet app can do the job—as long as you don’t rely on macros

One of the advantages of doing the last Office 2016 product review is that I can leverage work others have done to save you, the reader, some …

Product Reviews

The Path to Mobile Audience Engagement is Paved with Data

For large-scale advertising, television has long been the dominant medium. But despite its popularity and effectiveness, advertisers have always had …

Digital Advertising

Check out Asus’ gorgeous and very affordable Windows 10 computer-on-a-stick

Who said you have to buy an expensive new laptop or desktop to enjoy Microsoft’s recently launched Windows 10 operating system? There are other, more …

Living Rooms

Word for Mac 2016: How to use the best new features

Mastering the new Word for Mac<p>After an extended public beta period earlier this year, Microsoft finally took the wraps off Office 2016 for Mac - …

Software

First look: Google is taking the fight against Microsoft Office 365 to schools

The goal: Make it a lot more competitive with Microsoft Office 365, which has been a battleground for the two tech giants.<p>First, and probably coolest, of the new features is the new "Research" function in Google Docs for Android, which brings Google search right into the document you're working …

Google

5 Reasons Content Marketing Is Different From Other Marketing Approaches

By Heike Young<p>Every company has customers with questions, and every customer has a million places they can go to get answers.<p>Because content …

Marketing

Content Marketing Is Easier When You (Partially) Delegate These 12 Tasks - Copyblogger

You might believe that it somehow gets easier — or requires less time — to market your business as your online presence grows.<p>You’d be wrong.<p>Instead, …

Marketing

23 Tools and Resources to Create Images for Social Media

Through experimentation and iteration, we’ve found that including images when sharing to social media increases engagement across the board — more …

Outlook for iOS can now edit attachments with Office apps

Microsoft has updated its Outlook and Office apps for iPhone and iPad to allow users to open and edit attachments in Word, Excel and PowerPoint more easily.<p>Outlook users can now open Office documents that they receive as attachments in their respective apps. If you don’t have them installed, …

How Mobile Fundamentally Changes Marketing

Rethink everything, or risk repeating the mistake of the transition from radio to TV<p>“How many of you remember any mobile ad that you’ve seen in the …

Why Video Advertising is a Must for Your Mobile App or Game

Video has long proven its value as a powerful and compelling way to deliver interesting content and turn consumers into loyal fans. So it’s no …

Advertising

Why You Should Focus On Trust, Not Traffic

One of the most intoxicating measurements in all of marketing is “web traffic.”<p>It’s measurable. It’s binary. We can actually do something to affect …

Marketing

This startup wants to be the Uber of content marketing

You know how they say there's an Uber for everything? This new platform wants to add to the list.<p>ArticleBunny, which launched this week, says it …

15 Productivity Hacks For Procrastinators

Procrastination gets us all and is a hard habit to kick. Here are fifteen productivity hacks to help procrastinators.

The Brand Marketer’s Guide To Participatory Mobile Marketing

Free eBook – Brand Marketer’s Guide To Participatory Mobile Marketing. How video co-creation helps brands break through on mobile, expand campaign …