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Five Google Analytics Shortcuts to Speed Your Analysis

Are you spending too much time fiddling within Google Analytics?<p>Do you want to streamline your analysis experience?<p>Monitoring and reporting Google …

Blogging Basics: How to Write Blog Posts People Love to Read

Are you blogging for business? Do you want people to come back for more after reading your blog for the first time? Write posts that people love to …

Digital Marketing

The truth about blogging on Medium

<i>“Look, I am not telling you not to write on</i> <b>Medium</b><i>, OK? You can give it a try. I am just saying you’ll regret it big time for not having blogged on your website. Do you know why?”</i><p>Without waiting for my answer, he opened an article on his computer and started reading the following sections out</i> …

Digital Marketing

A 6-Step Writing Process to Blog More and Stress Less

Blogging is sucking the life out of you.<p>Every time you hit publish, it all just starts again.<p>Again… and again.<p>Like a never ending loop, you sit down …

Writing

Thinking of Quitting Blogging? What Dooce Did Next

When Heather Armstrong from Dooce decided to wind back blogging after 14 years, it became headline news – New York Magazine even ran a piece called …

How to Get Off Your Ass and Start Blogging

Every week I hear the excuses.<p>“I don’t have time to blog.”<p>“I don’t know what to write about”<p>“I don’t know my niche. Isn’t everything taken …

3 Growth Hacking Strategies for Bloggers to Quadruple Their Blog Traffic without SEO

<i>This is a guest contribution from Anil Agarwal.</i><p>Who else wants more blog traffic?<p>Hands down, everyone wants it.<p>Unfortunately getting traffic to a blog …

23 Tools and Resources to Create Images for Social Media

1. Canva — A start-to-finish design program perfect for non-designers<p>Probably our most-used image tool at Buffer, Canva makes image creation super …

10 Blogging Tools That Made Me A Better Blogger

Five months ago, I wrote my first blog post because my company decided to start doing content marketing. I had no experience whatsoever in blogging, …

7 Must-Check Stats In Your Google Analytics Report

Any blogger who’s worth her pageviews knows to check in on Google Analytics from time to time to see how her site is doing. But have you spent much …

Why I'm shifting my entire personal blog to Medium

Medium announced some impressive changes today to its service to foster its future growth, which made me start paying a lot more attention to the service. So much, in fact, that I’ve decided to move my personal blog over.<p>I’ve always run my own blogs, be it on WordPress, Svbtle, Squarespace or even …

Publishing

The secret to brand-blogger relations? Learn the difference between these two words:

<i>(Disclaimer: This is not a post about parenting. I put on my professional hat for this one. I did however, do a recap of all the recaps that my</i> …

Marketing

How to Easily Create Quality Social Media Images

Do you use images to support your social media marketing?<p>Are you looking for an easier way to create strong visual content?<p>You don’t have to be a …

Social Media Marketing

Start thinking of your blog as the business tool it truly is.

I am often asked how I was able to “break into” the writing business. I am fortunate that I now consider myself a freelance writer who makes money …

Blogging Report: Conclusion

the conclusion<p>Blogging is still what powers the growth of small online businesses<p>Over 850 bloggers spent more than twenty minutes each telling us …

7 Things Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know About Getting Funded

She who owns the financial model owns the deal.<p><i>What is the best advice for women entrepreneurs in terms of funding? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Bonnie Foley-Wong, CEO Pique</b> …

Women Entrepreneurs

This Female Entrepreneur Wants To Make Travel Accessible For All

For entrepreneur Ileaa Swift, travel isn’t just about places — it’s about people, too.<p>In 2012, she founded Swift Travel Deals with a vision of helping everyone, no matter their income, find opportunities to experience the world firsthand.<p>Since starting the agency, she and her 38 full-time employees …

Entrepreneurship

Why Women Entrepreneurs Should Seriously Consider Starting Up in New York

Between the money and the culture, New York makes a strong case.<p>Despite all the recent news about the toxic environment for women entrepreneurs, especially in Silicon Valley, new research from Dell finds that many of the best cities for women entrepreneurs are in the United States. Indeed, the Bay …

Women Entrepreneurs

5 Strategies for Women Entrepreneurs to Save for Retirement

Since, in general, women live longer than their male counterparts, a robust retirement savings plan is even more critical.<p>Saving for retirement can be challenging for anyone, but especially for business owners who invest much of their own savings and earnings into their companies. Although to many …

Retirement

How Cities Can Unlock The Potential Of Women Entrepreneurs

Cities play a unique and critical role as the breeding grounds for entrepreneurs who start and grow innovative scalable companies that drive economic growth and create jobs, according to research by Richard Florida, Jane Jacobs and Paul Romer. The density of interactions among people, the diversity …

Women Entrepreneurs

50 Best Cities for Women Entrepreneurs Around the World, Ranked

Diversity in the workplace has been proven to be good for business. Yes, your little boys club might feel comfortable, but stepping outside of it and …

Cities

3 Ways to Change the World With Your Wonder Woman Mindset

Discover how changing your mindset can change the world in the latest installment of Patti Fletcher's Wonder Woman article series.<p>In the beginning of the <i>Wonder Woman</i> movie, Diana Prince openly reflects on the darkness consuming mankind. Although that gloom-and-doom sets an ominous tone, Diana …

Wonder Woman

Side Hustle Pro is the perfect entrepreneurship podcast

It takes a certain kind of person to risk it all and follow their startup dreams.<p>A person with a serious safety net, and access to traditional forms of funding, for one.<p>But dedicating your free time outside your day job is a more accessible way to launch the idea that could eventually become a …

Entrepreneurship

Tips that pay off: How to grow rich in the future by setting yourself up now

Humans crave instant gratification. This craving is one reason we are attracted to short-term financial goals like getting rich fast — as opposed to …

Money

Business Schools Don't Teach This Extremely Important Skill (but All Entrepreneurs Need It)

You might learn to grow a business, but few will teach you how to build one from scratch.<p><i>What's one thing about building a business you won't learn in business school? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand</i> …

Business School

How to Use Micro-Influencers for Your Small Business

According to Twitter research, 49 percent of consumers seek purchase guidance from social media influencers.<p>You probably know that word-of-mouth is the most valuable form of marketing out there. With 92 percent of consumers trusting referrals from people they know, one way to generate word-of-mouth …

Marketing

3 Common Travel Blogger Mistakes

Shares 0<p>If you are having a tough time gaining traction with your travel blog you may be falling prey to a few common mistakes.<p>These errors plague …

Empire State Building

How to Effectively Rock Social Media Platforms

The Basics of Social Media<p>By Chris Morphart<p>In this day and age, one cannot go through the day without having to check something or communicate …

PB082: 8 Tips for Busy Bloggers - How to Make the Most of the Time You Have

Note: you can listen to this episode above or load it up in iTunes.<p>8 Ways to Make the Most of Your Blogging Time<p>Today’s episode is about how to make …

Time Management