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In a hyper-politicized world, brands must stay true to themselves

<i>Paul Lawton is director of planning at Weber Shandwick Canada. Cameron Summers is SVP & national practice leader of corporate and public affairs of Weber Shandwick Canada.</i><p>In our hyper-politicized environment, what should a brand do when it's confronted with the question: Should we take a stand?<p>Our …

Canadian Government

Social Media Marketing 2016: Top 100 Influencers and Brands

Below you can see another network map created with our Influencer Relationship Management software (IRM) showing the number 1 brand Social media …

Here's What You Need to Know About the #YouTubeIsOverParty Uproar

Twitter and YouTube erupted in a frenzy of outrage on Thursday after a number of prominent YouTube artists received notices from the service saying …

Internet

7 Powerful Habits That Make You More Assertive | Inc.com

Everyone wants to be more confident, but not everyone knows how to be assertive. Assertive falls right between passive and aggressive. If you're passive about voicing your opinion, you may come across as submissive. And if you are aggressive with your viewpoint, you may come across as a hostile or, …

Body Language

Seven Habits Of Memorable People

Being forgettable is the kiss of death for your career. Here’s what memorable people do to stay top of mind.<p>Improving your memory is a hot topic, but what if you want to influence someone else’s memory–especially when it comes to how (or if) they will remember you? It’s an important thing to …

Leadership

The Next Level: These Podcasts Will Supercharge Your Powers Of Productivity

The Next Level <i>is a new bi-weekly column that will rate, evaluate, and comment on the content that can help you improve your quality of life. Books, apps, podcasts,</i> <i>websites — we’ll detail the tools that will hep you achieve your goals — whether they pertain to time-management, fitness, productivity,</i> …

50 Inspirational Motivational Quotes to Boost Your Confidence and Self-Belief

Plenty of quotes to help you feel more confident--and courageous--when times get tough.<p>Some people don't need motivational quotes. Some people don't need inspirational quotes. Some people seem to naturally believe in themselves. (Here's how you can tell if someone is genuinely confident.)<p>It's like …

Motivation

The 5 Best Alternative Social Media Platforms For Your Brand

These days, every business has Facebook and Twitter. If you find that you are lost in the crowd, don’t fret: there are other places to promote your …

Public Relations

Five Content Writing Tips That Will Automatically Make You a Better Blogger

In today's digital world, blogging is an important piece of the marketing pie. By minimizing its importance, you're throwing away an opportunity to …

Marketing

7 Powerful Beliefs That Lead to Monumental Success | Inc.com

We all have that inner voice--the that tells you you're not going to make it.<p>That you're not good enough. You're undeserving. It's too late. You can't win. You fail at everything.<p>If you listen to it, that voice will dictate the beliefs you hold about yourself.<p>With these seven powerful beliefs, you …

Motivation

6 TED Talks You Should Watch To Up Your Mindset

Engaging your mind is the best way to keep it sharp, but in the hustle and bustle of daily life, it’s easy to fall into a slump. If you need a mental pick-me-up, check out these fascinating TED Talks. Get inspired. Get engaged. Give your brain a boost.<p><b>1. Daniel Levitin: How To Stay Calm When You</b> …

TED Talks

Which Online Marketing Strategy Has the Best ROI?

Let's take a look at some of the most popular marketing strategies around today and how they compare with each other.<p>When it comes down to it, there's one factor that matters more than any other when it comes to an online marketing campaign: your return on investment (ROI). If you can maximize your …

Marketing

Top Mindfulness Quotes to Change Your Life Forever

Mindfulness is a process of exploring ourselves. Mindfulness is a way to know yourself. It is a new way to look at your own thoughts. It is a way to …

9 Strategies to Bring More Balance into Your Life

I’ve learned that you can’t have everything and do everything at the same time. ~Oprah Winfrey<p>By far the question I receive the most is this: How do …

Oprah Winfrey

Top of Mind: 7 Tips for a Healthy Work-Life Balance

First, define what is really important to you in life. Second, starting today, manage <i>you</i>! Make time to be your best! When you are the best version of …

Work-life Balance

5 Social Media Metrics You Must Check Regularly To Grow

Are you confused by which social media metrics you need to check regularly?A track and field star needs to measure how long it takes them to complete …

Google Analytics

How to Write Email Subject Lines Like a Pro

When your email subscribers open their inbox, it's like they enter a candy store. Dozens, even hundreds of treats are staring at them from the shelves. <b>Your subject line is the candy wrap for your bon-bon</b>; you've got to make sure it stands out, because the competition in this inbox candy store is …

Marketing

One Simple Phrase That Can Bring You Joy, Peace and Happiness

<i>This article originally appeared on Completed Thoughts.</i><p>I feel fortunate to be able to say that most of the time I feel happy and calm, and that is for many reasons. However, this was not always the case and there is one short little phrase which played a major role in transforming my life.<p><b>This</b> …

Happiness

The Motivation Strategy That Works Every Time

An expert claims this simple strategy can help anyone achieve just about anything.<p>Here's how most of us approach motivation: we wait around for something to fire us up to reach a goal (maybe it's the inspiration of a new year, maybe it's a particularly amazing role model) and then we expect that …

Motivation

6 Lazy Girl Yoga Poses You Can Do Without Leaving Your Bed

Getting out of bed in the morning to take on the challenges of a new day isn’t always the highlight of our daily routine. Couple that with the idea of fitting in an early workout, and… well, that can be enough to send anyone into a self-induced winter hibernation. Luckily, you can fit in your daily …

Yoga

25 books that every entrepreneur should read

We spoke with wildly successful entrepreneurs and VCs like Mark Cuban and Peter Thiel and pored over years of interviews with star founders to find the books that every aspiring entrepreneur should read.<p>Here are their top recommendations.<p><i>Bianca Male, Aimee Groth, Richard Feloni, Natalie Walters,</i> …

Self-improvement

SEO Manager's Digital Marketing Tools

There are hundreds of digital marketing tools, but it can be hard to decide which to use. One expert breaks down his go-to tools.<p>There are many …

20 Essential Books, Podcasts, TED Talks & Blog Posts for Every Stage of Your Career

TED Talks

The 10 most influential books I read last year

However, my biggest reading win was that I broadened my perspective from the business-book-only approach I took in 2013 and 2014 to a lot of adjacent domains: writing, investing, science, finance, sociology, and military strategy among others.<p>2015 was also my best year in business. I don't believe …

U.S. Air Force

What Your 2016 Content Marketing Strategy Should Look Like

Seventy-six percent of B2C marketers report using content marketing, yet only 37% say their strategy is actually effective. Blindly pursuing content marketing and hoping it works isn’t a useful strategy. In the early days of social media, a single tweet could be heard around the world. Brands just …

Marketing

The One Poisonous Thing That Really Prevents Success | Inc.com

<i>What are some things that hold people back from being successful? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Rebecca Massey, who quit a 'safe, reliable' full-time job to be a writer, on Quora:</b><p>When I …

Motivation

4 Challenges Facing Nonprofit Marketers in 2016 (And How To Beat Them)

2016 is throwing some big hurdles at nonprofit marketers. These tips will help you leap them with ease.