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The Definitive Report About the Best Times to Post on Social Media [Infographic]

We've all been there: You read a study and learn a new best-practice, only to see <i>another</i> study that contradicts the first one.<p>Bang your head against …

Social Media Marketing

How to Win in Life Every Day

You're reading How to Win in Life Every Day, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please …

Productivity

6 foods that marketers want you to think are healthy

Y ou probably already know that real food is healthier than processed food. But sometimes it’s hard to tell what’s real because of the way foods are marketed. Once-healthy items such as vegetables, beans and nuts can become processed foods. Even if they start out as something good, what matters …

Eating

Ask Any Entrepreneur This Question, and Their Answer Will Tell You How Hard They're Working

There's nothing more telling than this.<p>Spend enough time in entrepreneurial circles, and you'll learn all the buzz phrases:<p><i>"Yeah so we're working on a content platform that syndicates shareable information between media companies."</i><p><i>"I want to solve for great content that goes unaccounted for, and</i> …

Entrepreneurship

The Top 19 Free SEO Tools [Infographic]

After years of search engine optimization (SEO) experience while utilizing countless SEO tools (free and paid), we have identified the top 19 free …

SEO

How to teach your child to cycle – and why so many parents get it wrong

It's summer. The days are long and the weather is warm (or it should be, anyway); now is the time to be teaching your Little One how to get off their feet and start pedaling on two wheels.<p>As a member of The Bicycle Society, I've helped to teach over 15,000 children to ride bikes, in 300 different …

Parenting

How to turn an idea into a dream job – by people who have done it

Three entrepreneurs tell how – starting from scratch – they created their successful businesses<p>Emily Brooke, founder of Blaze and inventor of the Laserlight bicycle light<p><b>What was your idea?</b><br>When I was in my final year at Brighton, a girlfriend and I decided to cycle across the UK for charity. At …

Entrepreneurship

The 6 Biggest Mistakes Trainers See You Making at the Gym

Tips from trainers<p>Ever wish you could eavesdrop on the personal training session taking place across the weight room and snag some inside …

Fitness

How to Defuse an Argument With a Few Words

I really dislike confrontation and will do pretty much anything in my power to avoid most arguments. Still, like anyone, I end up in a few every now …

Marriage

The 10 best everyday exercises for burning calories

There are a lot of great reasons to exercise. But one of the most basic goals is to burn calories.<p>The best way to do that is by picking something you …

Weight Loss

Terrifying Video Raises Important Point About Pool Safety

When it comes to keeping your kids safe in the pool, you can't possibly be too careful—and a video that's surfaced makes that point loud and clear.<p>As the last weeks of summer fade away, this video may be your not-so-gentle reminder that keeping your kids safe in the water requires constant …

Parenting

How to recognise high-functioning anxiety

And when to ask for support<p>Anxiety is a sensation that almost everybody deals with in some way. In fact, it's estimated that more than one in 10 people are likely to have a disabling anxiety disorder at some point during their lives.<p>Often, they can feel like anxiety prevents any possibility of …

Health

Analytics for Bloggers: What You Need to Know

Whether you write for yourself or you’re a hired gun, you need to answer a basic question: is your blog successful?<p>The only way to determine the …

Your Social Media Strategy Isn’t Complete Without These 21 Tactics

You’re ready to take social media to the next level.But if you aren’t building the traction you hoped for, there’s usually a reason.Just like any …

Social Media Marketing

11 Natural Remedies to Lower High Blood Pressure

Medications can be harsh, and while best avoided if possible, if you are on them, know that natural remedies can interfere with their functioning.<p>1. …

High Blood Pressure

4 Women in Their 60s and 70s Who Prove You Can Look Good Naked at Any Age

<i>Aging does not have to affect your body image if you don't let it. Our friends at YourTango rounded up a collection of inspiring photos that prove you can take pride in your body at any age.</i><p><b>Hashtag fitness goals.</b><p>Aging is typically thought of as a very scary thing.<p>Not only are you supposed to lose …

Fitness

SEO Is More Than a Numbers Game. The Real Goal Is Engagement.

Algorithms change, but quality content that engages your audience is always be a winning strategy.<p>The goals that are typically established for an SEO campaign are often aligned with a numbers-driven strategy and closely tied to the vagaries and constantly changing rules of the Google algorithm. …

SEO

Sisters Who Gave Birth 20 Minutes Apart Share Before/After Shots

The sisters who went viral after delivering their babies 20 minutes apart just took the most adorable shot to celebrate their babies' first birthdays.<p>Corey Struve Talbott and her sister, Katie Struve Morgan, have always been inseparable—but recently, a shared experience made the two even closer.<p>"My …

Pregnancy

The biggest reason people fail at diets, according to a dietitian

The act of "going on a diet" usually works in the short term, but rarely lasts. Oftentimes, people gain the weight they lost back soon after "going off" their diet.<p>So why do diets fail?<p>Business Insider reached out to registered dietitian Whitney Stuart of Whitness Nutrition about the problem.<p>Stuart …

Diets

How to Write Marketing Blogs Your Clients Will Actually Read

I’m sure you’ll agree…<p>There are way too many bloggers out there who publish blog after blog, with the hopes of pulling torrents of traffic in order …

Digital Marketing

Pediatricians offer strategies for talking to kids about bad news

Parents wondering how to talk to their children about tragedies such as natural disasters and terrorist attacks have a new resource to help them, published online in the medical journal JAMA Pediatrics.<p>“There have been a lot of changes in how we receive news and the types of news we receive, which …

Parenting

How to lose fat and gain muscle at the same time

There are a lot of reasons to work out, including improving health, burning fat, gaining muscle, and just simply feeling better. Many of us have …

Muscle

The Purpose of Life Isn't to Be Happy

<i>The following post originally appeared on Medium.</i><p>The term "happy" was traditionally synonymous with good fortune.<p>It found its way into the English language around the 14th century, and it wasn't something that people actively pursued. It was thought that you either stumbled onto it or you didn't. …

Happiness

How to Stop Wine Hangovers

And other priceless advice we learned at The Rosé Project's first Women in Wine panel.<p>If rosé had a mothership, it would probably be the Surf Lodge in Montauk, New York. Part hotel, part social club, and part Instagram honey trap, the beachy hub sells between 500 and 600 bottles of rosé <i>every …

Rosé

The 5 Habits That Will Make You Happy, According to Science

So what’s going to make you happy? Let’s get more specific: what’s going to make your <i>brain</i> happy? And let’s focus on things that are simple and easy …

Self-help

This Mom's Comics About Mornings With Kids Are So On-Point

Cartoonist Adrienne Hedger completely nails what hair-raising, hilarious mornings with kids looks like.<p>Cartoonist Adrienne Hedger has been inspired to create comics inspired by her #momlife for years. Her initial inspiration came in the form of one of her two daughters doing something she couldn't …

Parenting

Live Like You Could Lose Everything, But Know There's Nothing To Lose

For most people, the stakes simply aren't high enough.00<p>For most people, the stakes simply aren't high enough.00<p>There's not enough reason to get up early and work, get off Facebook, or get into shape.<p>Put most simply, most people don't have a compelling enough <i>why.</i> If they did, their whole life would …

Self-improvement

Check Out the Hilarious Way This Blogger's Kids Packed to Run Away From Home

They made sure to plan for sun, rain.... and some pretty festive parties!<p>It's funny—my kids are 14 and 11, and they've never once tried to run away. At least as far as I know. When I was their age, I'd already split at least 5 or 6 times. And by "split" I mean I threw my pillow and favorite stuffed …

Parenting

23 Things I Wish I Had Known About Business at the Start of My Career

Your path gets clearer once you tune out the corporate jargon and the fuzzy motivational nonsense on the Internet.<p>For some odd reasons, I feel I’ve had a pretty good career to date.<p>I’ve had a successful business.<br>I’ve done the corporate thing.<br>I’ve been an entrepreneur and an intrapreneur.<br>I’ve done …

Entrepreneurship